TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 21:34

South Carolina teacher says she was fired for pro-choice posts on Facebook

A South Carolina teacher has filed a lawsuit against a Catholic school that fired her because she posted on Facebook several statements supporting abortion rights, which ...

South Carolina teacher says she was fired for pro-choice posts on Facebook

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Teacher fired for pro-choice abortion posts on Facebook sues Catholic school School's out for the summer but one teacher at a Charleston, S.C. Catholic school found herself in hot water and out of a job over Facebook posts supporting abortion rights, which goes against the Church's longheld teaching....
2019-07-11 21:34

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissioner announced on Thursday....
2019-07-19 03:17

South Carolina Deputy in Video of Violent Arrest Is Fired Surveillance footage at an auto repair shop showed Greenville County sheriff’s deputies hitting a 56-year-old man who was later charged with traffic violations and resisting arrest....
2019-09-25 21:00

Fired Over Facebook Posts On Hong Kong Protests: Cathay Flight Attendant A flight attendant on Friday accused Cathay Pacific of summarily firing her over Facebook posts linked to Hong Kong's political crisis, adding to concerns about a China-driven witch-hunt to root out......
2019-08-24 00:00

Hurricane Dorian is cranking up tornadoes along the South Carolina and North Carolina coasts At least 10 tornadoes have been reported in South Carolina and North Carolina over the past day as Hurricane Dorian approached.        ...
2019-09-06 01:00

Georgia, South Carolina issue evacuation orders; North Carolina declares state of emergency The governors of Georgia and South Carolina issued mandatory evacuation orders Sunday as Hurricane Dorian is expected to impact the coastal states later this week....
2019-09-02 06:34

Teacher fired over transgender pronoun fight files suit A former Virginia high school teacher who was fired after refusing to say a transgender student’s pronouns has filed a suit against the district, claiming his religious rights were violated, a report said. Teacher Peter Vlaming, a former French...
2019-10-02 05:00

Teacher fired over ‘mock slave auction’ loses new Westchester gig A white teacher fired from a Westchester County private school for staging a “mock slave auction” has now been suspended by Mount Vernon school officials — who hired her ignorant of her controversial past, according to a report. Rebecca A...
2019-09-25 23:34

Justice Department sides with Catholic archdiocese that fired gay teacher The U.S. Department of Justice issued a statement of interest Friday in support of the  Archdiocese of Indianapolis over a decision that led to the firing of a Catholic teacher in a same-sex marriage, according to a report. ...
2019-09-29 11:00

Queens Catholic school teacher claims she was fired for being single A Catholic-school teacher claims she was singled out for being single. Andrea Puma, 34, says the principal of Our Lady of the Snows in Floral Park, Queens, demanded that parents and teachers “never” communicate outside of school, then fired her after...
2019-09-01 07:34

NJ teacher posts racist jab about family of missing child Dulce Alavez: report A New Jersey teacher is under fire for posting a racist comment to Facebook about missing 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez, according to a report. Jennifer Hewitt Bishop, who is in her second year of teaching in the Vineland Public School District, said...
2019-09-26 02:34

Substitute teacher fired after recording pornographic videos in empty classrooms (KPRC/NBC News) A Texas substitute high school teacher has been fired after police determined she recorded nearly a dozen pornographic videos in empty classrooms and a teacher workroom at El Campo High School. El Campo Police Chief Terry Stanphill sa...
2019-06-27 20:34

Virginia teacher sues after being fired for refusing to call trans student 'he' Peter Vlaming lost his job after claiming his religion prohibited him from using male pronouns for a student who transitionedA Virginia high school teacher who was fired for refusing to use a transgender student’s new pronouns has filed a lawsuit.The...
2019-10-01 20:00

Georgia substitute teacher fired for labeling kids ‘devils’: report A substitute teacher in Georgia was fired for penning two lists slamming some kids as “devils” and praising some as “angels,” according to a report. An Awtrey Middle School student photographed the missive — which was spread on social media by ...
2019-09-19 21:34

Texas Teacher Who Asked Trump to Deport ‘Illegal Students’ at Her School Gets Fired When someone is a complete and total jerk for no reason, we as a collective love to see them get what is coming to them. Don’t bother denying it; there is a (not so) secret satisfaction in watching a deserving jackass get their comeuppance....
2019-09-19 00:00

Teacher sues, saying she was fired for taking breaks to pump breast milk for her child A Portland, Maine, elementary teacher says her contract was not renewed and she faced "extreme animosity and hostility” from some colleagues.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Virginia teacher sues school after fired for not using transgender student’s preferred pronouns Shelby Lum / Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP file KING WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. (NBC NEWS) – A Virginia high school teacher who was fired for refusing to use a transgender student’s preferred pronouns has filed a lawsuit against school official...
2019-10-02 09:34

Georgia substitute teacher fired for writing list that labeled students as ‘angels’ or ‘devils,’ district says A Georgia school district says it has fired a substitute teacher this week after she wrote a list that categorized students as either “angels” or “devils”....
2019-09-21 00:34

Texas teacher fired for allegedly tweeting to Trump to ‘remove’ illegal immigrants from her school: report A Texas high school teacher was fired Tuesday for urging President Trump in a series of tweets to help remove illegal immigrants from her school, according to a report....
2019-06-05 13:34

13 Philadelphia police officers fired for racist, violent social media posts Thirteen Philadelphia police officers will be fired for making racist and violent social media posts, Police Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thursday....
2019-07-19 04:00

One high school fired a gay teacher. Another school protected one. They are married to each other Joshua Payne-Elliott alleges in lawsuit that archdiocese interfered with his contractual and employment relationship with his school.        ...
2019-07-11 15:34

A Texas teacher asked President Donald Trump via Twitter to 'remove the illegals.' She was fired this week A Texas school board fired Georgia Clark after an investigation revealed she'd written a series of racially insensitive tweets.        ...
2019-06-06 12:51

2 killed in South Carolina bar shooting At least one person opened fire inside and outside a crowded South Carolina bar early Saturday, killing two people and injuring eight others before fleeing, authorities said....
2019-09-22 23:00

Facebook to test removing the ‘like’ counter from posts Facebook is finally testing a much-needed change to its social network – hiding Like counts on posts. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong posted this development with screenshots on Twitter. Wong’s post suggests the social network is testing this featur...
2019-09-03 21:00

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory sexual and racial content....
2019-07-16 13:34

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re p...
2019-06-19 20:17

NHC says 40% chance of cyclone formation near South Carolina A small area of low pressure located few hundred miles southeast of Charleston, South Carolina has 40% chance of cyclone formation in the next 48 hours, the U.S. Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
2019-10-09 00:34

‘SEC on CBS’ schedules starts with Alabama-South Carolina Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS’ SEC football schedule this season; Notre Dame’s trip to Georgia the next week positioned to be prime-time game for network...
2019-05-29 20:34

LSU rallies to beat South Carolina 8-6 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Josh Smith homered and scored three times as No. 5 seed LSU erased an early four-run deficit and defeated No. 12 seed South Carolina 8-6 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament game that ended early Wednesday morning. LSU (35-22) ...
2019-05-22 11:51

Top 25 roundup: South Carolina stuns No. 3 Georgia Georgia's Rodrigo Blankenship missed a 42-yard field-goal attempt wide left at the end of the second overtime Saturday as visiting South Carolina shocked the No. 3 Bulldogs 20-17 in Athens, Ga....
2019-10-13 05:51

Surging Warren has yet to prove herself in South Carolina Elizabeth Warren, now a co-front-runner with Joe Biden for the Democratic presidential nomination, has put in some of her most dazzling performances in front of black audiences....
2019-09-30 10:00

Dad sentenced to die, but executions rare in South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when — or even if — Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure. South Carolina has no drugs to carry out lethal Injections and companies ref...
2019-06-14 19:51

On the Edge: South Carolina’s coastline under threat On The Edge: Combahee to Winyah is the work of the environmentalist and photographer J Henry Fair, who brings attention to the tragic effects created by the human impact on the planet’s coastlines. They “define us, contain us, and connect us to the o...
2019-06-27 22:34

The Trailer: What we learned in South Carolina this weekend In this edition: The lessons of a hot South Carolina weekend, the Iran (and ICE) debate that never happened, and the presidential candidate with Pennsylvania roots named "Joe" (not that one)....
2019-06-24 04:34

Facebook downgrades posts that promote miracle cures Facebook has revealed that it's downgrading content that makes dubious health claims, including posts that try to sell or promote "miracle cures."Read More...
2019-07-02 15:51

Facebook’s New Content Moderation Tools Put Posts in Context The audit noted that asking reviewers "to consider whether the user was condemning or discussing hate speech, rather than espousing it, may reduce errors.”...
2019-07-03 17:17

Myanmar Filmmaker Charged Over Facebook Posts About Military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial despite concern over his health and an outcry from......
2019-07-18 16:51

Facebook was granted a patent to silo group posts Moderators of Facebook Groups could soon get more leeway in controlling who sees the comments made on their forums. The US Patent Office today granted Facebook a patent for content moderation that would let moderators limit viewership of posts by "pr...
2019-07-17 00:17

Croatian diplomat suspended over bigoted Facebook posts Croatia has suspended a senior diplomat over Facebook posts praising a “pure” white Europe and blaming the LGBTQ community for pedophilia. Elizabeta Madjarevic was recalled from her posting in Germany on Monday after screenshots of numero...
2019-08-20 22:00

Facebook exempts politicians' posts from fact-checking The social network has said it won't be an arbiter of appropriate political speech following public scrutiny over freedom of expression versus dubious content. The stance comes ahead of the 2020 presidential elections....
2019-09-25 17:34

Facebook Posts Strong Earnings, Revenue Growth Facebook pushed past a record-setting privacy fine in the second quarter to post strong earnings and revenue of $16.9 billion, up 28% from a year ago....
2019-07-25 00:17

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses...
2019-06-18 19:51

Instagram, Facebook Ban 'Miracle' Diet Posts, but That's Only a First Step Instagram and Facebook recently announced they will block users under age 18 from seeing posts that promote certain weight loss products or cosmetic procedures....
2019-09-25 14:34

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. ...
2019-06-13 23:34

| WATCH: Democratic hopefuls descend on South Carolina More than 20 Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on South Carolina, which is a critical primary state, to make their case to voters on who will be the strongest candidate to defeat Donald Trump. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-24 02:17

2 dead and 9 injured after shooting at crowded bar in South Carolina A shooting at a bar in Lancaster, South Carolina, early Saturday left two people dead and nine injured, according to authorities.        ...
2019-09-21 19:00

South Carolina dad found guilty of killing his 5 kids A South Carolina father was found guilty on Monday for killing of all five of his children in an attempt to “send them to heaven,” a report said. Timothy Jones, who was described as a fanatical religious fundamentalist, was convicted of s...
2019-06-05 03:17

Two-headed turtle spotted on South Carolina beach Twice the body parts, twice the cuteness. A two-headed spotted turtle hatchling was found on Hilton Head Island, SC, on Wednesday, Fox 46 Charlotte reports. Nonprofit Sea Turtle Patrol Hilton Head Island posted the adorable picture to Facebook Wednes...
2019-08-30 00:00

ICE responds to fraudulent flyers posted in South Carolina (WCBD)  Fake U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement flyers were plastered throughout North Charleston, South Carolina Wednesday. North Charleston Police said they received numerous calls about the flyers. That flyer reads: “The city of N. Cha...
2019-08-16 19:00

XFL’s Rod ‘He Hate Me’ Smart found safe in South Carolina Rod Smart — aka “He Hate Me” — has been “found safe” in South Carolina, according to police. The former XFLer and NFL running back had been missing for nearly a week after vanishing on June 12. He was apparently located on Tue...
2019-06-19 03:34

South Carolina man charged with branding sharks like cattle AWENDAW, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Natural Resources officials say a man has been branding sharks with an insignia burned into their skin, like the brands used to mark cattle. News outlets report the unidentified 56-year-old Awendaw man was charged ...
2019-06-17 20:17

South Carolina man, 90, charged with murdering 83-year-old wife A 90-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the murder of his 83-year old wife after investigators said he admitted he shot her Saturday morning in South Carolina....
2019-08-18 22:34

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. He says he wants to call attention to government debt and spending. (July 1...
2019-07-17 11:34

South Carolina dad sentenced to death for killing his 5 kids The South Carolina dad convicted of murdering his five young children was sentenced to death on Thursday, with jurors voting unanimously to kill him. Timothy Jones Jr., 37, had been convicted by the same Lexington County jury a week ago after being c...
2019-06-14 06:01

South Carolina Upends No. 3 Georgia in Double Overtime The upset by South Carolina, an underdog by 24½ points to one of the top teams in the Southeastern Conference, reshuffles the landscape for other national championship contenders....
2019-10-13 05:51

Shooting at South Carolina bar leaves two dead, eight wounded Police in South Carolina were hunting for suspects on Saturday after at least one person opened fire before dawn at a crowded bar in the city of Lancaster, killing two people and wounding eight others, officials said....
2019-09-22 04:34

South Carolina looks to weed its way into hemp farming boom COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is projecting a 1,200% increase in hemp farming acreage, as the state looks to join in on the booming market with others in the region. The Post and Courier reports South Carolina has 113 permitted growers this ye...
2019-06-24 11:00

South Carolina man found guilty of murdering his five children A South Carolina man was found guilty on Tuesday of murdering his five children after he confessed to killing them at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama....
2019-06-05 06:01

A Top Executive at Boeing’s Troubled South Carolina Plant Is Out David Carbon’s departure follows a New York Times article that detailed shoddy production and weak oversight at the company’s 787 Dreamliner factory in North Charleston....
2019-05-23 03:34

Lightning strike injures up to 12 people in South Carolina A lightning strike on the Fourth of July injured as many as a dozen people near a South Carolina sand bar, according to reports. The incident was reported around 2:10 p.m. Thursday near a river by the Lawshe Plantation, where a tree was struck by the...
2019-07-05 05:17

Iowa teacher on leave after threatening Facebook post about climate activist Greta Thunberg An Iowa science teacher has been placed after posting to social media that he didn't have a "sniper rifle" for climate change activist Greta Thunberg before her planned visit to the state....
2019-10-05 01:34

Louisiana cop fired for Facebook post saying AOC ‘needs a round’ The Louisiana police officer who wrote on Facebook that New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round” has been fired, officials said Monday. Gretna Police Chief Arthur Lawson told reporters that Charles Rispoli, a 14-year veteran...
2019-07-23 01:51

Greenpeace posts protest sign over Hyundai billboard in South Korea Greenpeace campaigners climbed a 40-metre billboard advertisement for Hyundai Motor's near its head office in South Korea to post a sign reading "No more internal combustion engines", the environmental group said on Monday....
2019-09-16 08:00

Facebook will not label or remove politicians' rule-breaking posts Facebook on Tuesday said it would not take down politicians' posts that violate its community standards and will not label them as rival Twitter has promised, saying it should not be the arbiter of acceptable speech in the political arena....
2019-09-25 04:34

62 U.S. border patrol employees under internal investigation for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants....
2019-07-16 07:34

Border Patrol Chief: Sexist Facebook posts ‘inappropriate’ CLINT, Texas (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol says sexist posts and comments mocking migrant deaths in a closed Facebook group for agents and employees are “completely inappropriate.” Carla Provost said in a statement Monday that...
2019-07-02 04:34

Facebook must remove illegal posts if ordered, top EU court rules The European Union's top court said in a landmark ruling Thursday governments in the 28-nation bloc can order social media giant Facebook to monitor and remove posts that are deemed unlawful....
2019-10-04 00:00

Businesses can now schedule Instagram posts and IGTV videos with Facebook — here’s how Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Earlier this week, Facebook released a new update for its Creator Studio, allowing businesses on the platform to...
2019-09-22 02:34

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's eastern coast....
2019-08-06 01:51

South Carolina scrambles ahead of Dorian's storm surge A large digital screen alongside a major highway running into Charleston, South Carolina, issued a stark warning to residents on Wednesday: 'HURRICANE DORIAN, LEAVE NOW."...
2019-09-05 03:34

South Carolina man found guilty of kidnapping missing mistress A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for kidnapping his former mistress who hasn’t been seen for nearly six years. Sidney Moorer was found guilty Wednesday on charges stemming from the December 2013 disappearance of Hea...
2019-09-20 05:34

Lightning strike in South Carolina kills at least 1; others injured: reports At least one person was killed and as many as 12 others were injured on Independence Day when lightning struck in South Carolina at a popular river gathering spot, according to reports....
2019-07-05 07:34

South Carolina father who killed his five children gets the death penalty Timothy Jones Jr., convicted of killing his five children, ages 1 to 8, reportedly showed no emotion as the verdict was handed out.        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

In must-win South Carolina, Biden must seal the deal with black voters A marching band played and several hundred people roared for former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at a South Carolina country general store this week, a stark contrast to the respectful but less enthusiastic applause given to several of his Democrati...
2019-09-19 00:00

Evacuations Have Been Ordered for Parts of Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has ordered a mandatory evacuation order for more than 830,000 people as Hurricane Dorian approaches the East coast. Earlier on Sunday, the storm made landfall in the northwest Bahamas as a Category 5 storm, NBC New...
2019-09-02 15:00

Watch: Alligator knocks on South Carolina family's door A South Carolina woman said she expected a package delivery when she heard knocking outside her house, but it turned out to be an alligator at her door....
2019-08-06 14:00

Heat forces South Carolina bridge to close for several hours SULLIVANS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The extreme heat that’s been scorching the Deep South prompted the closure of a swinging bridge to a South Carolina beach town for several hours. The state Department of Transportation says the heat caused the stee...
2019-05-28 18:34

20 dead in Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian pushes toward South Carolina The Bahamian health minister said that the death toll from Dorian had risen from seven to 20 on the islands and that the number was expected to rise....
2019-09-05 10:00

One dead, others injured in lightning strike near South Carolina river Authorities say lightning struck a popular river gathering spot in South Carolina on Independence Day, killing one person and injuring as many as a dozen.        ...
2019-07-05 02:34

Two homemade pipe bombs detonated outside a South Carolina courthouse Police are investigating after two bombs detonated outside of a South Carolina courthouse late Sunday night.        ...
2019-07-08 18:51

Jake Fromm implodes as South Carolina stuns No. 3 Georgia ATHENS, Ga. — Jake Fromm knew better than to blame Georgia’s first loss on Rodrigo Blankenship’s missed 42-yard field goal that ended the game. It was four turnovers — on the usually rock-solid Fromm’s three interceptions and lost f...
2019-10-13 04:51

All the Details on Hailey and Justin Bieber's South Carolina Wedding Do you hear those wedding bells ringing? After months of planning, Hailey and Justin Bieber have chosen the perfect location to say 'I Do' for the second time. A source tells E!......
2019-08-23 06:34

Biden holds onto double-digit lead in South Carolina In spite of his recent flubs and rocky debate performances, Joe Biden has maintained a double-digit lead over fellow Democratic presidential hopefuls Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in South Carolina, a poll released Wednesday shows. ​ ​The...
2019-08-14 18:17

Democrats aim their fire at Trump in South Carolina, vie for frontrunner status Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls took to the stage in South Carolina to take a successive series of swings at President Trump and position themselves as the front runner in a packed race for the Democratic nomination in a vital primary state....
2019-06-22 22:17

Nine-foot alligator bites South Carolina woman walking her dog A South Carolina woman was bitten by a nine-foot alligator while walking her dog on Monday night, police said. The 68-year-old woman was walking her dog near a pond in Sun City at about 10 p.m. when the massive animal attacked her, the Beaufort Count...
2019-08-14 15:17

Hurricane Dorian lashes South Carolina at Category 3 strength Hurricane Dorian lashed the South Carolina coast early Thursday and forecasters projected strong hurricane conditions all the way to the Virginia border....
2019-09-05 13:34

South Carolina teen charged after threatening videos, report says A 16-year-old boy who called himself "a hater of all black men" and shot several black boxes that he said represented African-Americans in a series of videos was charged with making threats, according to media reports. ...
2019-08-07 10:34

Toddler nearly impaled by flying umbrella at South Carolina beach A day at the beach for a North Carolina family nearly turned into tragedy when their toddler was almost impaled by a beach umbrella that was launched in the air by a gust of wind. ...
2019-06-18 21:00

South Carolina shocks No. 3 ranked Georgia in double overtime The University of South Carolina (3-3) shocked the unbeaten Georgia Bulldogs (5-1) 20-17 in double overtime on Saturday, giving college football one of the more surprising upsets of the 2019 season....
2019-10-13 22:17

Deluge of Democratic presidential hopefuls descends on South Carolina South Carolina is at the epicenter of the Democratic presidential primary contest this weekend as 22 candidates descend on the state's capital to make their pitch for the party's nomination for president of the United States....
2019-06-22 16:51

South Carolina Republicans vote to skip 2020 primary The South Carolina Republican Party executive committee voted Saturday to skip a presidential primary in 2020, leaving an open path for President Donald Trump to win all of the Palmetto State's delegates without competition....
2019-09-08 20:00

Watch: Alligator resists being removed from South Carolina pool An alligator that decided to take a swim in a South Carolina resident's pool resisted a security guard's attempts to remove it and ended up breaking a capture lasso....
2019-05-30 04:51

Charleston, South Carolina: Must-see spots the tour guides may not show you From beaches to restaurants to souvenir shops, Charleston insiders share their favorite off-the-beaten-track spots.       ...
2019-10-03 16:34

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the end...
2019-06-02 01:34

South Carolina woman's birthday lottery win predicted by friend A North Carolina woman was given extra reason to celebrate her 64th birthday when she won a $1 million lottery prize -- and it was predicated by a friend....
2019-09-13 04:34

Fired Johns Hopkins professor won't work for Facebook after all Daniel Povey, a professor who was fired by Johns Hopkins University, said he will no longer go work at Facebook after the company asked him to work as a contractor while it investigated circumstances around his firing....
2019-08-17 03:34

2 Officers fired for Ocasio-Cortez Facebook post Two Louisiana police officers have been fired over a Facebook post calling U.S. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez a "vile idiot" and suggesting that she be shot.        ...
2019-07-23 18:17

U.S. Concentration Camp Guards Promise Investigation Into Hateful Facebook Posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Monday that it will investigate the shocking Facebook posts of some employees, the same employees who oversee the vast network of concentration camps that have been described by independent obser...
2019-07-02 21:17

EU calls for release of Vietnamese Facebook user over 'anti-state' posts European Union called for the immediately release of a Vietnamese Facebook user sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday for posts he made on the social media platform, saying the case marked a "worrying development."...
2019-06-06 22:17

Vietnam throws Facebook user in jail over ‘anti-state’ posts HANOI – A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison on Thursday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform which the Southeast Asian country’s government said were “anti-state”. Despite sweeping economic ...
2019-06-06 20:34

Philadelphia cops will lose jobs over racist, homophobic Facebook posts More than a dozen Philadelphia police officers will be fired after a series of racist, homophobic and violent Facebook posts that they allegedly shared were exposed by a watchdog group, the city’s top cop announced. At least 13 officers were determin...
2019-07-19 21:00

AOC blasts border officials after new report on offensive Facebook posts: ‘Looks like CBP lied’ In a Twitter message Thursday, Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez branded the leadership of U.S. Customs and Border Protection as liars after a news site reported that CBP officials knew much longer than they claimed about a Facebook group on which some pa...
2019-07-05 12:51

Phoenix cops’ offensive Facebook posts lead to misconduct investigation PHOENIX (KPNX) — Declaring her “shock” at Phoenix police officers’  inflammatory posts on Facebook, Police Chief Jeri Williams said Tuesday she was assigning an undisclosed number of officers to desk jobs while they’re investi...
2019-06-06 06:51

U.S. DHS boss orders probe into border agents' 'disturbing' Facebook posts The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's acting secretary, Kevin McAleenan, has ordered an investigation into reports that border patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers in a secret Facebook g...
2019-07-03 16:34

South Korea says it fired hundreds of warning shots at Russia warplanes South Korean defense officials on Tuesday said Seoul launched fighter jets in response to "multiple" Russian military planes that entered into the country's airspace. ...
2019-07-23 11:00

Third round of short-range missiles fired by North Korea, says South Seoul news agency reports early-morning launches off eastern coast into the Sea of JapanNorth Korea has fired additional unidentified short-range projectiles, the South Korean news agency Yonhap has reported, citing the country’s military as a source...
2019-08-02 01:17

South Korea Says Shots Fired After Russian Plane Violated Its Airspace South Korea said it fired warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday after it violated the country's airspace off its east coast. The Russian jet breached South Korean airspace twice......
2019-07-23 06:34

South Australia gas-fired power station sued over 2017 blackout Market operator was unaware that Pelican Point could make full capacity available, regulator allegesThe Australian Energy Regulator has launched federal court action against a power station operator in Adelaide over its conduct ahead of the 2017 blac...
2019-08-27 10:34

Ex-South Carolina Mark Sanford announces challenge to Donald Trump Mark Sanford, the former governor and U.S. House member from South Carolina, announced Sunday he will run for president, becoming the third Republican to challenge Donald Trump....
2019-09-09 03:00

South Carolina man burns down home because he suspected wife of affair, police say Cops say a man in South Carolina who allegedly discovered his wife was having an affair is the real homewrecker after he decided to get even by torching his home....
2019-09-10 00:34

Amazon owes South Carolina millions in sales taxes, court says A court ruling in South Carolina says Amazon must pay up on sales taxes from other vendors who use Amazon.com to conduct transactions.       ...
2019-09-12 00:34

Police suspect longstanding 'beef' led to deadly shooting at South Carolina bar Police say a longstanding 'beef' turned deadly Saturday, leading to a shooting that killed two and injured several in South Carolina        ...
2019-09-22 00:34

Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for the party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination will appear at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting...
2019-06-15 13:34

Justin and Hailey Bieber celebrate nuptials with South Carolina wedding Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin celebrated their nuptials with a wedding. Stars like Kendall Jenner and Justine Skye were in attendance.        ...
2019-10-01 21:00

Sanders to unveil criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
2019-08-18 17:00

South Carolina Republican Party cancels 2020 presidential primary With some other states mulling the idea, South Carolina's Republican Party on Saturday officially canceled the state's 2020 Republican presidential primary....
2019-09-08 01:00

Sanders unveils criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
2019-08-18 22:00

South Carolina and Kansas GOP Scrap 2020 Presidential Primary, Caucus COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican leaders in South Carolina and Kansas have voted to scrap their presidential nominating contests in 2020, while party officials Nevada were deciding whether to follow suit as the GOP erects more hurdles for the long s...
2019-09-08 02:34

England's Jubb: NCAA title for South Carolina to Wimbledon 19-year-old Englishman Paul Jubb goes from winning NCAA title for South Carolina to competing at Wimbledon        ...
2019-07-01 21:51

Elizabeth Warren Is Officially a Frontrunner—Except Among Black South Carolina Voters Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren certainly appears to be living some version of “hot nerd fall.” New polls show the presidential hopeful, who’s branded herself as the candidate with a detailed plan for everything, surging ahead of contenders in...
2019-10-02 19:00

Fox, CNN, C-SPAN barred from live coverage of South Carolina 2020 convention In a first, only one TV outlet — MSNBC — will be allowed to deliver live coverage of Saturday’s South Carolina Democratic Convention where 21 presidential candidates are expected to speak, drawing heated complaints from other networks....
2019-06-18 20:17

South Carolina man, 37, gets life sentence for impregnating 10-year-old girl, officials say A 37-year-old South Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday after raping and impregnating a 10-year-old girl while she watched cartoons, officials said....
2019-08-08 23:00

Georgia, South Carolina issue evacuation orders as Dorian approaches The governors of Georgia and South Carolina issued mandatory evacuation orders Sunday as Hurricane Dorian is expected to impact the coastal states later this week....
2019-09-02 06:00

Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford to challenge Trump in primary Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford will challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican Party primary, he announced on Sunday in an interview with Fox News....
2019-09-09 06:34

A South Carolina woman was pulled over for driving drunk ... in a motorized toy truck South Carolina woman Megan Holman avoided a DUI after police found her driving drunk because of her unconventional ride: a toy truck.        ...
2019-06-21 07:00

Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting s...
2019-06-16 02:00

BMW supplier cites 'significant operating difficulties' at South Carolina plant Plastic Omnium, in its third-quarter report, said the difficulties at its South Carolina plant relate to the size and complexity of the operation along with increasing production demands since this summer. ...
2019-10-10 23:00

11-year-old South Carolina boy drove three hours by himself to live with man he met on Snapchat, police say An 11-year-old South Carolina boy has been reunited with his parents after driving 300 miles by himself to live with a man he met on Snapchat, Charleston police said. ...
2019-09-25 08:00

Fox News Poll: Biden expands lead among South Carolina Democrats Joe Biden increases his lead in the Palmetto State, as a growing number of South Carolina Democratic primary voters want a candidate who can defeat President Trump. ...
2019-10-06 18:00

Former Republican South Carolina Congressman Sues State for Cancelling GOP Primary COLUMBIA, S.C. — A Republican former South Carolina congressman is part of a lawsuit filed Tuesday over the state’s decision to cancel its GOP primary ahead of the 2020 election, a move taken by several states in erecting hurdles for the ...
2019-10-02 06:34

Suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a South Carolina postal worker A 22-year-old man was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of South Carolina postal worker Irene Pressley, the Williamsburg County Sheriff's Office said....
2019-09-30 23:34

South Carolina Will Host 21 Presidential Candidates, and C-Span Can’t Do Live Coverage After the state Democratic Party cut an unusual deal granting MSNBC live broadcasting rights, the public affairs network and Fox News lodged complaints....
2019-06-20 01:34

New species drawn to restored pine savanna patches in South Carolina Efforts to restore and reconnect isolated patches of pine savanna in South Carolina are paying off, say researchers examining a two-decade project to increase the number of plant species and stem the loss of animals....
2019-09-27 20:34

South Carolina to evacuate entire coast as Hurricane Dorian closes in South Carolina’s governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation of his state’s entire coast as Hurricane Dorian threatens. Gov. Henry McMaster’s order goes into effect at noon Monday, when state troopers will begin reversing lanes so t...
2019-09-02 11:00

‘E for Effort’: Can Bernie Sanders Pass the South Carolina Test in 2020? The state, where black voters dominate the Democratic electorate, delivered a huge setback to Mr. Sanders in early 2016. He knows things need to be different this time....
2019-09-18 22:34

Hurricane Dorian: South Carolina governor warns people: 'You need to get out' – as it happened Republican Henry McMaster says there is still time for people to leave at-risk areas but residents should do so immediately – get the latest nowSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.11pm BST •Governors of southern states warned resi...
2019-09-05 14:34

‘Time is running out’ to escape Dorian, South Carolina governor warns Hurricane Dorian is on a collision course with the Carolinas, where the devastating storm is expected to make landfall as early as Thursday, with gusts of up to 74 mph and storm surges of up to 7 feet. The storm, which remained a Category 2 hurricane...
2019-09-05 13:34

Joe Biden’s South Carolina Trip Will Test Whether His Recent Stumbles Matter Joe Biden has sat atop the crowded Democratic presidential field from virtually the moment he joined the race, leading the polls, raking in money and campaigning with the air of an inevitable nominee. But his recent fumbles on abortion and race are a...
2019-06-21 11:34

Hurricane Dorian is churning towards Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina – Here is where and when it's due to strike Google Crisis Map Hurricane Dorian is forecast to hit the Bahamas and near the coasts of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina over the weekend and early next week. The storm is currently a Category 4 hurricane with winds reaching 145 mph. Google p...
2019-08-31 22:00

The cause of the deadly Amtrak crash in South Carolina? Easy-to-fix human errors Amtrak is to blame, says the National Transportation Safety Board, for the the deadly 2018 train crash near Columbia, South Carolina.        ...
2019-07-24 06:34

Watch: Civil War cannonballs found on South Carolina beach after Dorian A South Carolina couple walking on a beach after Hurricane Dorian discovered the storm had washed up some unusual debris -- a pair of Civil War cannonballs....
2019-09-11 21:00

South Korea's LG Display posts deeper second quarter loss on TV panel supply glut South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd on Tuesday posted a deeper second-quarter operating loss that missed analyst estimates, as a global supply glut pushed down prices of screens for television sets....
2019-07-23 10:17

Schumer calls for CBP leadership to be fired over offensive Facebook group Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Wednesday for the Trump administration to remove top officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
2019-07-03 23:00

Vietnam blogger jailed for six years for Facebook posts calling for peaceful protests European Union criticises imprisonment of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, saying he has right to peaceful freedom of expression An environmental activist has been jailed for six years in Vietnam for “anti-state” Facebook posts, as part of the country’s continuing c...
2019-06-07 10:51

Border agency knew of troubling Facebook posts in 2016: acting secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials knew in 2016 about a private Facebook group where border agents posted racist and misogynistic comments, acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan said on Sunday....
2019-07-07 20:34

Bridesmaid posts picture of bride's dress to Facebook and tags her fiance: 'I am so gutted' In a post that is sure to make every bride-to-be shudder with horror, one woman has revealed how her bridesmaid committed the ultimate faux pas by posting an image of her wedding dress on Facebook....
2019-06-18 03:34

City corrections captain posts disturbing anti-police rant on Facebook A disturbing anti-police rant calling for “cop killers” to “stand up” was posted to the shared Facebook account of a city corrections captain and her husband on Wednesday. “Y’ALL UPSET ABOUT SOME PIGS GETTING WATER...
2019-07-24 20:34

7 police officers resign after offensive Facebook posts bashing immigrants, Muslims The Philadelphia Police Department says seven officers whose Facebook posts were flagged in an investigation have resigned.        ...
2019-08-01 18:17

Philadelphia Police Department reassigns 72 cops over racist and violent Facebook posts Seventy-two police officers in Philadelphia have been placed on desk duty as department officials investigate racist, offensive or violent Facebook posts, the city’s top cop said. Police Commissioner Richard Ross said Wednesday that he expects severa...
2019-06-20 20:17

| Mother posts tragic message on Facebook before plunging to her death with 2-year-old daughter The bodies of German national Tanja Ludwig and her daughter were found at the base of a cliff below a tourist hotspot in Wollongong, south of Sydney in Australia....
2019-05-23 23:00

Dems call for firing Border Patrol agents over ‘vile’ Facebook posts Senior Democrats touring migrant detention facilities on Monday called for the immediate firing of Customs and Border Protection agents who joked about migrant deaths and posted vulgar images of freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez among a secret F...
2019-07-02 02:01

Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide: EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top court said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 15:17

Philadelphia to fire 13 police officers after series of racist, discriminatory Facebook posts Examples included posts with the words “Death to Islam,” referring to blacks as “thugs,” and homophobic memes that referenced violence.        ...
2019-07-19 03:17

2 South Carolina teens arrested for kidnap, rape of 14-year-old girl: police Two teens are behind bars for kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from a South Carolina bus stop earlier this year then raping her at gunpoint, authorities said....
2019-06-03 08:17

South Carolina police K-9 attacks suspect hiding in dishwasher, video shows A suspect was trying to evade arrest by hiding in a dishwasher underneath a porch in South Carolina when a police K-9 found him and began to attack, authorities said....
2019-06-12 23:00

Bernie Sanders calls for eliminating all medical debt at South Carolina event Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., told an audience in South Carolina Friday that he is working on legislation that would "eliminate medical debt in this country."...
2019-08-31 15:00

Beto O'Rourke backs slavery reparations in South Carolina campaign stop Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations for descendants of slaves and addressing climate change at a town hall with members of the Gullah Ge...
2019-06-15 03:17

WWE superstar Jeff Hardy arrested in South Carolina, charged with public intoxication Wrestling superstar Jeffrey Hardy, half of the "The Hardy Boyz" tag team, was arrested by Myrtle Beach police on Saturday and charged with public intoxication....
2019-07-14 13:00

With Hurricane Dorian looming, South Carolina starts evacuating hundreds of thousands As Hurricane Dorian threatens, the evacuation order for 820,000 people living along the entire South Carolina coast is going well, according to Gov. Henry McMaster....
2019-09-03 13:00

South Carolina man arrested in US Postal Service worker's slaying on mail route A 22-year-old South Carolina man has been charged with killing a U.S. Postal Service worker who was on her delivery route when she was shot to death....
2019-09-30 08:34

Democratic Candidates Talk Black Money Matters at South Carolina Forum With more than 20 (at last count) Democrats in the running to win the party’s presidential nomination, it’s probably more important than ever to differentiate oneself, especially among black voters, one of the most important voting blocs in the Democ...
2019-06-18 09:51

Former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford Launches GOP Primary Challenge Against President Trump Mark Sanford, a former governor and congressman from South Carolina, announced on Sunday that he will mount a primary challenge to Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential race. “I’m here to tell you now that I am going to get in,” San...
2019-09-09 10:34

South Carolina Republican Mark Sanford Announces He Will Challenge Trump in 2020 After months of buildup, former governor and representative of South Carolina Mark Sanford made it official Sunday by announcing he will primary Donald Trump in the Republican Party race for president in 2020....
2019-09-09 01:00

Democratic presidential hopefuls seek black support at South Carolina fish fry A fish fry in South Carolina on Friday drew the largest crowd of Democratic presidential candidates yet and gave them a chance to gauge support among black voters, who will be a crucial voting bloc in the early primary state next year....
2019-06-22 10:51

11-year-old boy drives stolen car 200 miles for Snapchat meetup: South Carolina police The boy told Charleston police that he had driven his brother's car from Simpsonville, North Carolina, about 200 miles away.        ...
2019-09-25 17:34

Watch: Alligator with soccer ball stuck in mouth rescued in South Carolina A pair of wildlife trappers were called to a South Carolina retention pond for an unusual rescue involving an alligator with a soccer ball stuck in its mouth....
2019-07-10 00:00

South Carolina calls newspaper's Ryan Hilinski headline 'unacceptable,' says apology not enough The State apologized for printing a headline in Sunday's paper that linked a football loss to a foundation in honor of QB Ryan Hilinski's brother.       ...
2019-09-24 03:34

South Carolina deputy saves choking 12-day-old infant after stopping speeding vehicle A South Carolina sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero after a dramatic video showed how his quick thinking saved the life of a 12-day-old baby girl last month....
2019-07-12 17:34

Registered sex offender attempts to kidnap child at South Carolina Walmart, cops say Authorities in South Carolina said they arrested a registered sex offender on Friday who allegedly attempted to abduct a child inside a Walmart bathroom, reports said....
2019-06-24 10:17

South Carolina dad walks into police station, confesses to killing 15-year-old daughter A South Carolina dad walked into a local police station this week and fessed up to brutally killing his own daughter, authorities said. Joshua Lee Burgess, 32, strangled Zaria Burgess, 15, and then slit her throat, officials said in court Monday, acc...
2019-08-20 22:00

Jeep owner explains why vehicle was left on South Carolina beach during Dorian The owner of the Jeep abandoned on Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Thursday has been in contact with authorities in hopes of recovering his vehicle when the storm calms down....
2019-09-07 00:34

South Carolina declared a state of emergency after Hurricane Dorian got an updated forecast Hurricane Dorian is now an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm, with winds of nearly 145 mph, the National Hurricane Center said Saturday morning. The hurricane is expected to approach Florida on Monday, but an updated Saturday morning forecast no...
2019-08-31 22:00

South Carolina woman arrested for cruising down the road in a child’s toy truck while impaired South Carolina police charged a woman with public intoxication after finding her cruising down the road in a child’s motorized toy truck, according to reports....
2019-06-16 02:00

South Carolina man found guilty of killing his 5 children could face death penalty The Lexington County jury considered the case for about six hours over two days before returning the five guilty verdicts for murder against Timothy Jones Jr., who showed no reaction....
2019-06-05 08:34

Iowa Science Teacher Placed On Leave After ‘Sniper Rifle’ Facebook Comment Directed at Climate Activist Greta Thunberg (WATERLOO, Iowa) — An Iowa high school science teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he made what appeared to be a threatening social media comment about 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg. The Waterloo Community School...
2019-10-05 04:34

Two Cops Fired Over Facebook Post Suggesting Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Should Be Assassinated Two police officers in Gretna, Louisiana have been fired over a Facebook post that suggested Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be killed. One of the officers published the content and another police officer liked it.Read more......
2019-07-23 15:34

Two Police Officers Are Fired Over Facebook Post Saying Ocasio-Cortez ‘Needs a Round’ One police officer from Gretna, La., referred to the congresswoman as a “vile idiot” and suggested she should be shot. Another officer liked the post....
2019-07-23 03:51

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
2019-05-22 20:34

Ex-Facebook engineer takes to YouTube to mock the culture and joke about how he was fired Patrick Shyu, a former tech lead at Google, has posted a series of videos making fun of Facebook, where he worked as a software engineer until last month....
2019-09-19 22:34

Customs and Border Protection moving to fire and discipline dozens of agents for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection has proposed firing and disciplining dozens of federal agents for posting vulgar comments and offensive memes on a private Facebook page that was exposed in July, according to a senior agency official....
2019-09-06 05:34

Dallas gunman flashed ammo, warned of approaching ‘storm’ in bizarre Facebook posts A gunman who opened fire on a Dallas courthouse on Monday morning shared photos of ammunition and warned of an approaching “storm” on Facebook days before he was killed by police in the firefight. Clad in tactical gear and carrying 150 ro...
2019-06-18 01:51

South Korea Says It Fired 360 Rounds of Warning Shots After a Russian Warplane Violated Airspace (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korean jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots after a Russian military plane violated South Korea’s airspace on Tuesday, Seoul officials said, in the first such incident between the countries. Three Russian mi...
2019-07-23 13:51

Hurricane Dorian's waves swallow a Jeep abandoned on a South Carolina beach There was no occupant on scene when police arrived, nor do officials have any information on the vehicle's abandonment, police said.        ...
2019-09-06 01:00

South Carolina man who mistakenly shot, killed daughter arrested on drug charges, police say A man in South Carolina who shot and killed his daughter after mistaking her for a potential intruder was arrested Monday on drug charges, according to police. ...
2019-05-21 20:17

South Carolina deputy caught in department’s own undercover child sex sting operation, sheriff says A South Carolina sheriff says he is “sick to his stomach” after one of his own deputies was busted by his department in an undercover child sex sting operation....
2019-08-15 03:51

Supreme Court says it won’t hear appeals case of South Carolina ex-cop who shot unarmed black man The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it wouldn’t hear the case of Michael Slager, the white North Charleston police officer who received 20 years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in 2015, according to a report....
2019-06-04 14:00

Corey Lewandowski: Joe Biden won't make it past South Carolina primary, predicts 'socialist' will win Dem nod Former Vice President Joe Biden will not last long in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, according to ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski....
2019-07-11 01:34

South Carolina dad guilty of killing 5 young children, prosecutors seek death penalty A South Carolina father accused of killing his five young children by exercising one to death and strangling the other four was found guilty and mentally viable on Tuesday, allowing prosecutors to seek the death penalty....
2019-06-05 11:00

‘The Black Vote Is Not Monolithic’: 2020 Democrats Find Split Preferences in South Carolina Though many African-Americans in South Carolina have favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. they are taking a hard look at several other candidates and considering all issues, not just race....
2019-06-22 19:17

Louisiana policemen fired over Facebook post suggesting Ocasio-Cortez be shot A Louisiana policeman who suggested on Facebook that high-profile U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed to be shot was fired on Monday, along with a second officer who "liked" his post....
2019-07-23 07:17

Country star Travis Tritt's tour bus involved in fatal crash in South Carolina Travis Tritt's tour bus was involved in fatal crash in South Carolina Saturday that left two people dead.        ...
2019-05-21 19:34

South Carolina pastor, buddy killed in DUI accident while helping to change a flat tire: cops A South Carolina pastor and father of four died the night before Father’s Day after he was struck by a suspected drunken driver while helping to change a flat tire on the side of the highway....
2019-06-18 06:51

Shark swallowed whole during rare deep-sea feeding frenzy off South Carolina coast, video shows Researchers exploring the depths of the ocean off the coast of South Carolina recorded a rare sight last month when they stumbled upon a shark feeding frenzy that had a surprise ending....
2019-07-08 22:34

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2019-07-12 02:34

Rodrigo Blankenship's Missed Field Goal Was The Anticlimactic Ending South Carolina-Georgia Deserved In a game that could not have gone anymore haywire if it tried, South Carolina-Georgia still found a way to end in a rather anticlimactic, though still totally unexpected, way: a missed field goal from the usually reliable Rodrigo Blankenship....
2019-10-12 23:51

South Carolina police are now searching for the remains of missing 5-year-old based on their interview with lead suspect The search for a missing 5-year-old South Carolina girl has shifted to a "recovery effort" based on information provided by a suspect, the Sumter Police Department said Tuesday....
2019-08-08 11:00

South Carolina Coroner Confirms Local Dairy Queen's Burgers Are Not Made Of Human Flesh A coroner in Greenville, S.C. confirmed on Friday that the ground beef patties from a local Dairy Queen were not, in fact, made out of human flesh. The confirmation comes in the wake of rumors swirling about the fast-food joint after it was hit with ...
2019-08-26 06:34

South Carolina woman threw snake, carjacked victim before crashing into barriers, another vehicle, police say A bizarre carjacking in South Carolina on Friday -- that started with a snake being thrown at a woman -- ended in a chase and crash into another vehicle, according to police....
2019-07-10 20:00

South Carolina Sen. Jim Clyburn Defends Biden’s ‘Boy’ Comments, Accuses Nancy Pelosi of ‘Tokenism’ in Staffing House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) has gone on record as the first black man to run to former Vice President and current Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s defense for controversial comments that caused quite a stir amongst black fol...
2019-06-21 06:34

Italian Youth Soccer Coach Fired For Calling Greta Thunberg A "Whore" On Facebook Fourth-division Italian soccer club Grosseto fired youth coach Tommaso Casalini this week after he called 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg a “whore” who “can take a pounding” in a Facebook comment, according to Football Italia....
2019-10-01 18:00

Mark Zuckerberg told employees that he would have been fired several times over if it weren't for his total control of Facebook (FB) Samuel Corum/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees he would have been fired from the company he founded multiple times, were he not in total control. Casey Newton at The Verge obtained audio recordings and published transcripts...
2019-10-01 18:34

Two police officers fired over Facebook post suggesting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot Two Gretna, La., police officers were fired Monday following revelations last week that one of them suggested on social media that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot, authorities said....
2019-07-23 07:34

Dallas courthouse shooter’s disturbing Facebook posts paint troubling picture as search for motive continues A disturbing picture emerged Tuesday of 22-year-old Dallas shooter Brian Isaack Clyde, with the Army veteran's social media posts providing a glimpse into the man who -- for some reason -- opened fire with a rifle outside of a federal courthouse yest...
2019-06-18 21:00

Labor Department official reinstated after Bloomberg report on 'anti-Semitic' Facebook posts sparks backlash Trump Labor Department official Leif Olson was reinstated on Wednesday after a Bloomberg Law piece suggesting he had posted anti-Semitic comments on Facebook in 2016 triggered backlash and claims the reporter misrepresented his comments....
2019-09-05 10:34

North Korea fired 2 short-range ballistic missiles, the second launch in less than a week, the South Korean military says Reuters North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles Wednesday, days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the US to stop upcoming military drills. North Korea test-fired two new short-range ballistic miss...
2019-07-31 18:34

Alligator in South Carolina rescued after soccer ball found lodged in mouth: 'It looked like he wasn't alive' An alligator in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was rescued after it was found with a green soccer ball lodged in its mouth — an item that had reportedly been stuck in the gator’s jaws for days. ...
2019-07-10 21:00

Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he gets life or death COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he gets life or death. The post Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he...
2019-06-04 20:51

One of the missiles North Korea fired was new design: South Korea official At least one of the two missiles North Korea test fired on Thursday was a newly developed design and flew some 690 km (428 miles), an official at South Korea's defense ministry told Reuters....
2019-07-25 08:34

North Korea fired 2 projectiles off east coast, South Korea says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the launches were made from the North's northeastern Hamgyong province on Saturday morning....
2019-08-24 07:34

North Korea fired 'multiple' projectiles off east coast, South Korea reports North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles off its east coast Wednesday, South Korean military officials told Yonhap News, just days after firing two short-range missiles from the east coast of the Korean peninsula. ...
2019-07-31 18:51

South Korea says North Korea has fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea's military said, the first launches in more than two months as North Korean and U.S. officials work to restart nuclear diplomacy....
2019-07-25 03:00

South Korea Says North Korea Fired 2 Unidentified Projectiles Into Sea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, the first launches in more than two months as North Korean and U.S. officials work to restart nuclear diplomacy. Th...
2019-07-25 02:34

South Korea says North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s military said Friday North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea to extend a recent streak of weapons tests believed to be aimed at pressuring Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear diplomacy. South Korea&...
2019-08-16 13:34

South Carolina father Timothy Jones Jr. found guilty of 'obscene, outrageous' murders of his five children Jones murdered his five children after grappling with substance abuse and living as a single father.        ...
2019-06-05 07:17

Jewish groups call for Labour to disown Peterborough by-election candidate after she 'liked' anti-Semitic Facebook posts Jewish groups have called for Labour to disown its candidate for the Peterborough by-election after it was revealed she had liked anti-Semitic posts on Facebook....
2019-06-02 20:51

South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ us toward 2030 goals, UN Chief says on International Day Collaboration among countries of the global south offers a “unique pathway” that accelerates us towards the key 2030 sustainable development targets, UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, told a commemorative event for South-South Cooperation (SSC)...
2019-09-13 03:00

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told w...
2019-08-14 13:51

Facebook warns about iPhone privacy change that could unsettle Facebook users The blog post appears to be a way to get out in front of software changes made by Apple and Google that could unsettle Facebook users given the company's poor reputation for privacy....
2019-09-10 02:34

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
2019-07-23 04:34

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
2019-07-31 20:17

Elizabeth Warren Facebook ad mocks Facebook's fact checking policies Earlier this year Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign ran ads on Facebook that proposed breaking it up, and they were temporarily pulled. Now, after Mark Zuckerberg talked at company meetings about the threat she poses, and as Facebook affi...
2019-10-12 23:17

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update A recap of Thursday’s top stories: UN Chief’s global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ towards SDGs; Guterres on West Bank annexation threat; WHO says one in 10 children not getting proper vaccines; Protestor pr...
2019-09-13 09:34

Calling all Facebook singles, you can now find a match with Facebook Dating Facebook Dating might be new to America, but it's a service that is already available in 19 other countries.       ...
2019-09-05 21:34

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting: Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement....
2019-09-20 03:00

How to Get the Most Out of a Parent-Teacher Conference Parent-teacher conferences are the speed-dating of the education world. You sign up for a 10-minute slot (15 if you’re lucky), the teacher pulls out a timer, and away you go. How are his reading skills progressing? Is she doing okay with transitions?...
2019-09-05 23:00

Teacher jailed for having sex with boy, 13, said 'he's to blame' A TEACHER jailed for 20 years after having sex with a 13-year-old boy while his pal watched has blamed him – calling him “obsessed” and “very aggressive”....
2019-07-23 19:17

| Bhutan to double teacher pay In many countries teachers have a rough time but not in Bhutan, the small Himalayan kingdom famous for striving for Gross National Happiness, where their pay is being doubled....
2019-06-15 09:00

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
2019-06-28 02:17

Here's where it’s best (and worst) to be a teacher There are over 3 million public school teachers around the country, but some states host them better than others.       ...
2019-07-10 02:34

The states where it’s best (and worst) to be a teacher There are over 3 million public school teachers around the country, but some states host them better than others.        ...
2019-07-09 16:51

Teacher, son die in apparent murder-suicide MARYVILLE, Tenn. — Police say the deaths of a school teacher and his son are being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide after the pair were found shot in the burning bedroom of a home for sale in Tennessee. News outlets report a home inspector ...
2019-06-11 07:51

The type of teacher most likely to be remembered by their students Late night hospital visits, class cookouts in the mountains and horse rides dressed as Shakespeare – these are just some of the best memories Americans have of their favorite teachers, according to a new survey. Americans owe a lot to their teachers:...
2019-07-23 05:00

TEKNET: Where does Arizona rank in teacher’s pay TUCSON – After the Red for Ed Movement in 2018, Gov. Doug Ducey approved higher salaries for teachers. So where does Arizona rank for teacher’s pay across the country? Aalia Shaheed has more in the video below:...
2019-06-06 13:51

Teacher gives birth on sidewalk outside of school That’s one way to start off the new school year. A teacher in Colorado reportedly gave birth on the sidewalk outside her school after mistaking labor pains for false contractions. Fortunately, the school’s principal and dean were on hand to help out....
2019-09-09 21:00

How we live together: 'Our drama teacher made us act as if we were about to kiss' The opera students who share a homeTom and I are both on the opera course at the Royal Academy of Music, in London. One of our most vivid early encounters was when our drama teacher made us walk into the middle of a circle of our peers and act as if ...
2019-07-13 18:00

Last day! July 20 is last day to get Target's 15% teacher discount Teachers can save 15% on select school supplies, clothes and more for Target's Teacher Prep Event through July 20. Here's how educators can save.       ...
2019-07-20 04:51

The Best Toys to Make Your Kid Independent, According to a Montessori Teacher One of the hallmarks of the Montessori method is an emphasis on independence. I’m seeing this firsthand as—I kid you not—my seven-month-old infant came home from his first week of Montessori having learned how to hold his own bottle with two hands li...
2019-07-13 09:17

TUSD teacher vacancies continue to drop TUCSON – Students are back in school this week in the Tucson Unified School District, and for the third year in a row, the number of teacher vacancies has dropped. Of the nearly 3,000 teachers in TUSD’s 89 schools, just over 60 teacher position...
2019-08-16 19:00

Florida teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on student’s homework This image shows a homework assignment that a teacher wrote an inappropriate comment on. WJHG/WECP/Melinda Smith) BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A Rutherford High School teacher may have to face consequences after writing a slang term for a cus...
2019-05-30 01:00

Teacher disciplined after boy with autism given ‘most annoying’ award An Indiana special education teacher is in hot water for mocking a fifth-grader with autism by giving him a trophy for “most annoying male.” Rick Castejon said he was “blindsided” when the bizarre award was handed to his 11-ye...
2019-06-05 00:00

Teacher’s aide gets 5 years for sex with special-needs student A twisted former teacher’s aide in Pennsylvania will spend at least five years in prison for having sex with a 13-year-old special-needs girl — who hopes he rots behind bars for taking her “happiness away,” according to a report. Jean Pierre Larue, 3...
2019-08-01 21:51

FX is turning Hannah Fidell's A Teacher into A Miniseries Ah, young love. There’s nothing quite like it. No, just kidding. We’re not doing that shtick here, because FX has announced that it’s developing a miniseries adaptation of Hannah Fidell’s 2013 film A Teacher, which centered on the relationship betwee...
2019-07-31 20:34

Rescued yoga teacher has already left the hospital The yoga teacher who spent 17 days lost and injured in a Hawaiian jungle is already out of the hospital. Amanda Eller, 35, was discharged from Maui Memorial Medical Center on Sunday, the hospital’s chief officer, Michael Rembis, announced in a ...
2019-05-28 00:00

Mom crashes son’s class as punishment for him being rude to teacher A United Kingdom mother is teaching her son a lesson — by crashing his math class. Becky Crandley, 30, punished her 12-year-old son, Harley, for his misbehaving at The Sittingbourne School in Kent by showing up on Friday to keep an eye on him, ...
2019-09-23 17:34

Bronx civics teacher inspired by AOC to run – for her seat Meet Bronx resident John Cummings, a Republican and former Harbor Unit cop-turned-high school civics teacher who is mounting a long-shot bid to topple Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez next year. “But to just come from the outside and take somebody on is...
2019-07-13 00:34

Teacher gives birth on sidewalk outside of school: 'I was in so much pain' After apparently mistaking early signs of labor for false contractions, a teacher in Colorado gave birth outside of her school, with the help of the principal and dean of students....
2019-09-09 16:34

Target’s teacher discount is coming back Summer just got started but Target is already thinking about back to school! The retail chain is bringing back their extra discount for teachers. Starting July 13, Target is giving educators 15 percent off on school supplies, clothes and other back-t...
2019-06-27 20:34

NJ teacher busted for sex with student after her kids confront her A depraved New Jersey substitute teacher charged with having sex with a 14-year-old pupil was busted when her own children had a heated confrontation with her about the long-running abuse, according to a criminal complaint Jersey City teacher Elyse C...
2019-09-12 21:00

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets. The post South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest...
2019-05-30 10:51

Teacher who rarely consumed alcohol dies from wine A UK teacher who rarely drank alcohol died after having a few glasses of wine, a probe into her demise revealed this week. Gillian Howe, 46, was drinking in the garden at her house in East Yorkshire last June when she became incoherent and “slu...
2019-06-06 20:34

US teacher strikes generated victories. So why are they ready to strike again? Many say authorities have reneged on agreements and schools are still facing low pay, poor working conditions and shortagesThe new school year has just begun and teachers across the US are preparing to continue the wave of strikes that made 2018 one ...
2019-08-30 12:00

Maine student teacher busted on charges he had sex with pupil An anonymous letter sent by an “outraged citizen” tipped off cops in Maine about a student teacher accused of having sex with a female pupil he met in one of his classes, court documents show. Eben Wight, a 21-year-old music teacher who started at Ca...
2019-06-05 23:17

Former Queens teacher behind $71M ticket scam gets 2 years in prison A Ponzi schemer who admitted to looting over $70 million from clients in an attempt to keep his ticket-selling business afloat was spared major prison time and sentenced to just two years behind bars Friday. Manhattan federal court Judge Paul Engelme...
2019-09-07 02:34

Teacher gives student shoes off his own feet moments before graduation A Virginia teacher gave the shoes off his own feet to a graduating fifth grader — whose own footwear busted just as he was about to walk across the stage, according to a new report. The boy was graduating from George Mason Elementary in Mason w...
2019-06-14 21:51

A teacher’s five tips for this year’s high school juniors I wished, 15 years in, that I would have placed a quick pause on my introductory lesson for American Lit and instead begun a little life chat. So here you go....
2019-09-10 16:00

NJ gym teacher charged with sexually assaulting sleeping woman Ryan Zamorsky, 29, was arrested last week after the woman told a family member about the alleged assault — and the relative called police, county prosecutors said in a statement....
2019-09-25 00:00

Teacher adopts student after removed from transplant list COLORADO (WTHR) — A Colorado teacher is taking on a big responsibility to help one of his students. Finn Lanning, a math teacher, is giving 13-year-old Damien a second chance by adopting him. Damien/GoFundMe Damien has been in foster care since a you...
2019-05-31 02:01

Teacher takes in foster child to help him get kidney transplant When a Colorado boy in foster care was bumped off the list to receive a kidney transplant due to a lack of stable housing, one teacher decided to step in to help his former student. The seventh-grader now expects to receive a new kidney within the ne...
2019-05-31 21:34

Teacher guilty of classroom sex with teen is sprung from prison A former Ohio middle school teacher convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old inside a locked classroom is out of prison — after trying twice unsuccessfully to be sprung early, correction officials said. Jessica Langford, a 33-year-old who previousl...
2019-05-31 00:17

School Teacher In Assam Tries To Sacrifice 3-Year-Old With A Sword A school teacher and his family allegedly tried to sacrifice a three-year-old in their house in Udalguri district of Assam on Saturday, but locals intervened and immediately informed the police and......
2019-07-06 23:51

Teacher ’asked to perform oral sex on boy, 14, and called him scaredy-cat when he said no' A TEACHER allegedly asked a 14-year-old boy if she could perform oral sex on him after driving into an empty car park then called him a “scaredy-cat” after he told her no....
2019-06-01 08:51

Meet the Bake Off 2019 contestants – from the teacher to the Terminator Who is most passionate about sponge – and who preferred the minibus they rode in on? We rank the bakers about to enter the tent, and predict the winner! Another year, another series of the Great British Bake Off. You know the deal by now. There’s a t...
2019-08-20 19:00

With $42 Billion, Jack Ma, Ex-Teacher, Steps Down As Alibaba Big Boss Jack Ma is giving up the reins of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. after presiding over one of the most spectacular creations of wealth the world has ever seen....
2019-09-10 11:34

Ex-teacher charged with inappropriately touching young girls LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A former physical education teacher accused of inappropriately touching dozens of first-grade girls in incidents captured on school surveillance video has been indicted on charges of gross sexual imposition in Ohio. Warren County...
2019-06-18 03:34

Last chance! July 20 is last day to get Target's 15% teacher discount Teachers can save 15% on select school supplies, clothes and more for Target's Teacher Prep Event through July 20. Here's how educators can save.       ...
2019-07-20 07:34

Special education teacher accused of sexting students, having sex with one A depraved Alabama special education teacher traded racy text messages with two students and had sex with one of them, authorities said. Lyndsey Sherrod Bates — a former teacher and volleyball coach at Madison County High School in Gurley ̵...
2019-10-10 20:34

New Hampshire mom claims daughter's teacher cut hair as punishment A New Hampshire mother says her daughter’s middle school teacher should be fired after he allegedly cut the girl's hair because she wouldn't stop playing with it, according to a report....
2019-09-26 14:34

Drama teacher accused of recording students as they got undressed HERNDON, Va. — Police now say a northern Virginia drama teacher in jail on child-pornography charges recorded multiple students in states of undress at the school. Initially Fairfax County Police said they had no evidence that Herndon High School stu...
2019-06-20 14:34

Survey: 21% of K-12 teacher positions in Arizona considered ‘vacant’ ARIZONA, USA — Educators who track teacher vacancies in Arizona say they are observing a subtle but nonetheless encouraging trend in the teaching ranks since statewide raises were implemented in 2018. “Initially, and even currently, we see grea...
2019-09-20 22:00

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
2019-06-11 23:34

I quit Maspeth HS because I didn’t want to be complicit in corruption: teacher In a scathing letter to investigators and shared with The Post, the teacher describes a horrendous record of "intimidation and harassment" at Maspeth HS in Queens....
2019-09-29 03:34

Russian village's last teacher stays on for her one remaining pupil Uminur Kuchukova, 61, could have retired years ago, but she continues to teach at this dying Russian village's once bustling school for the sake of its last pupil, a 9-year-old boy. When she leaves......
2019-10-07 17:00

Yoga teacher rescued after two weeks alone in Hawaiian forest Rescue crews found the yoga instructor who went missing for two weeks in a Hawaiian forest — and revealed she lived on plants and water to survive. Amanda Eller, 35, was found late Friday, 16 days after she went missing during a hike on the Mak...
2019-05-25 16:34

An Archbishop told a Jesuit school to fire a gay teacher. They said no A Jesuit high school in Indiana can no longer call itself "Catholic" because it employs a teacher engaged in a same-sex marriage, the Archbishop of Indianapolis says....
2019-06-21 13:17

High school teacher had inappropriate relationship with student A Texas high school teacher and dance coach turned herself in to cops for having an inappropriate relationship with a female student, according to authorities. Tayler Seymour, 26, who taught at Lockhart High School, admitted to police that she and th...
2019-09-11 18:34

Criminal Justice Teacher Arrested For Stealing From Students A criminal justice teacher at a high school in Fort Pierce, Florida has been arrested and accused of stealing money from students and the school. Court records show Sharonda Johnson, 47, faces grand theft, witness tampering and petit theft charges. J...
2019-06-22 01:34

Florida teacher charged with bringing gun, knives to school SEMINOLE, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida teacher was arrested after bringing a handgun and knives to the elementary school where she worked. The Tampa Bay Times reports 49-year-old Betty Jo Soto was arrested and fired Monday. Pinellas County School...
2019-05-22 17:00

Charlottesville drama teacher to get special Tony Award The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal rifts...
2019-05-23 21:34

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
2019-05-23 05:17

On Video, Kashmir School Teacher Threatens To "Slaughter" Boy With Axe A young boy shrieks as a man holds an axe over him, threatening to "slaughter" the child, a video that has emerged from Jammu and Kashmir shows. The man in the video is a teacher at a private school......
2019-07-03 08:34

Teacher accused of making terroristic threat fights for job MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia school teacher charged with making terroristic threats is fighting to keep her job after her school system didn’t renew her contract. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Tymille Baker appealed...
2019-06-19 08:51

Teacher allegedly stapled 10-year-old student's ear for not doing homework Droplets of blood were found on the boy's uniform, which led his parents to file a report with police. Malaysian officials are investigating.        ...
2019-10-01 07:34

Andrei Kramarevsky, Influential Ballet Teacher, Is Dead at 90 After a successful dance career in the Soviet Union, he turned up at the School of American Ballet looking for work. He taught there for more than 40 years....
2019-05-21 16:51

Wisconsin teacher accused of enslaving Filipino woman, her son A Wisconsin high school teacher lured a Filipino woman and her son to the US with promises of a better life — but instead forced them to work as his personal servants, according to a report. Mandarin Chinese teacher Christian Mothershead, 46, met the...
2019-09-06 04:34

TUSD: Teacher salary increases for new school year TUCSON – Tucson Unified School District teachers will see a pay raise this new school year, the district announced Tuesday night. The Tucson Unified School District Governing Board approved the 2019-2020 Certified Salary Schedule –they will increase ...
2019-07-10 18:34

It feels bad being a good teacher in Fire Emblem: Three Houses Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
2019-08-16 17:34

Ex-Harlem teacher gets up to 4 years for sending sex videos to students A former Harlem charter school teacher was sentenced Monday to 1-1/3 to four years in prison for sending sexually explicit videos to a student. Jeffery Bryant, 26, copped to disseminating indecent material to a minor in August as part of a plea deal ...
2019-10-08 01:00

Teacher shot, killed by police in Pittsburgh suburb GLENSHAW, Pa. — Police in a Pittsburgh suburb shot and killed a teacher who they say pointed a gun at them outside his home. Allegheny County Police say Shaler Township officers responded to a report about a man behaving erratically on Tuesday aftern...
2019-08-07 13:34

Support a Local Teacher for Free With Your Verizon Up Membership If you’re a Verizon Up member, you get $10 to support a teacher near you—a promotion that’s good through the end of the month. To use it, go to your Verizon Up app and find the offer. Click “Use now” on the page to get your specific coupon code....
2019-08-14 02:51

Pretrial appeal dismissed in 2005 slaying of teacher ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court has ruled that it lacks authority to hear a pretrial appeal from a man charged with killing a high school teacher whose disappearance remained a mystery for more than a decade. The state Supreme Court in M...
2019-06-10 16:34

Teacher of chemistry lab gone wrong neglected safety protocols: expert A chemistry safety expert testified Thursday in the trial for a Beacon High School student who was burned in an experiment gone wrong in 2014 to say that his chemistry teacher and the school neglected a slew of safety protocols. “It never should have...
2019-06-20 22:51

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX, teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private conversation, the Washington Post reported today....
2019-06-04 22:34

Oro Valley Police to hold ’15th Annual Shop with a Teacher’ For the 15th consecutive year, Oro Valley Police and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 53 will be celebrating a “Shop with a Teacher” event. Officers will be at the Oro Valley Target store on Oracle Road on Tuesday, August 20, at 2 p.m. It will be ...
2019-08-10 09:34

Former Estill Co. Teacher Arraigned On Charges Tied To Sex Abuse Case ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Estill County teacher made an appearance in court Tuesday morning for her arraignment. Sherry Murphy’s attorney, Michael Eubanks, told LEX 18 that his client is worried, anxious and doesn’t und...
2019-06-04 23:51

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a spotlight on the Southeast Asian country's justice system....
2019-07-12 07:17

Teacher sexually assaulted two girls during class: court papers An elementary school teacher in Montana is accused of sexually assaulting two girls during class — giving them backrubs and touching their private parts, court documents show. Brent David Skelton, a 30-year-old fifth-grade teacher at Orchard El...
2019-09-23 19:34

Brooklyn teacher admits to sexually abusing 14-year-old student A former Brooklyn educator has admitted to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student on seven separate occasions while on school grounds. Andre Braddy, a once-beloved teacher at the Lenox Academy middle school in Canarsie, pleaded guilty Wednesday to 14...
2019-07-06 02:34

NYC middle school teacher used Venmo to pay for child porn: feds A Queens middle school teacher was busted with kiddie porn on his phone Tuesday — which prosecutors said he bought using payment app Venmo. Eric Paulino, 30, a Department of Education employee who a source says works as a special ed teacher at ...
2019-08-28 05:34

Public raises £36k for cyclist who hit yoga teacher after she stepped out on phone More than £36,000 has been raised for a cyclist facing bankruptcy after he was ordered to pay compensation to a pedestrian who stepped out in front of him while on her phone....
2019-06-22 20:34

Teacher busted for stealing over $8K worth of school supplies in Queens What a way to kick off the school year. A city teacher was busted this week for swiping more than $8,000 worth of supplies from the Queens public school where she works, police said Thursday. Sherran Fields, 44, was working at IS 59 Wednesday — the d...
2019-09-05 17:34

Swami Vivekananda Death Anniversary: 10 Quotes From The Spiritual Teacher Swami Vivekananda Death Anniversary: It was Swami Vivekananda's 1893 speech at the World's Parliament of Religions in Chicago that made him popular as "Messenger of Indian wisdom to the western......
2019-07-04 18:00

British Retail Tycoon Charged With Spanking Fitness Teacher In US The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanour assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her......
2019-06-01 04:00

Teacher ‘traumatized’ remembering screams of student in school lab fire All she remembers is her victim’s screams. In a deposition read aloud at the civil trial against Beacon High School chemistry teacher Anna Poole, she describes the moment a lab demo caused a fireball that engulfed 10th-grader Alonzo Yanes, who is now...
2019-06-14 00:51

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s father. Rick Castejon told The Times of Northwest...
2019-06-04 18:51

New York City teacher arrested for slamming student to ground Cops arrested a city schoolteacher for slamming a West Village middle school student to the ground during a fight, authorities said Friday. Andrew Adler, 47, was busted Thursday on charges of assault, harassment, and acting in a manner injurious to a...
2019-06-22 00:17

Germany: Primary school teacher shortage worse than expected The shortage of teachers is one of the dominant topics in German education. But a recent study by the Bertelsmann Foundation has shown the problem is even worse than the government has calculated....
2019-09-09 17:34

Koran teacher gets 10 years for sending porn to teen student A married mosque teacher in Washington, DC will spend a decade behind bars for sending pornographic images to a 15-year-old girl with whom he was “absolutely” infatuated, a judge has ruled. Seitu Sulayman Kokayi, 30, of Alexandria, Virginia, was sent...
2019-07-01 19:17

Colorado teacher provides home to help foster child, 13, get kidney transplant When a Colorado boy in foster care was bumped off the list to receive a kidney transplant due to a lack of stable housing, one teacher decided to step in to help his former student. The seventh-grader now expects to receive a new kidney within the ne...
2019-05-31 11:01

Florida dance teacher gets 26 years in prison for sex acts with girl A dance teacher in Florida who was found guilty of molesting a 15-year-old female student has been sentenced to 26 years in prison, prosecutors said. Lauren Debenedetta, 41, was sentenced Monday after a jury found her guilty in July of four counts of...
2019-09-26 02:34

Teacher admits recording teens in his bathroom for years: feds A creepy former high school teacher in Missouri has admitted to secretly recording teenagers in a basement bathroom at his home for five years, federal prosecutors said. William Derek Williams, 39, pleaded guilty Monday to producing child pornography...
2019-08-28 04:00

NJ teacher faces discipline after posting ‘they’re Mexican’ about missing 5-year-old VINELAND, NJ (NBC NEWS) – A New Jersey school teacher faces discipline over a Facebook comment she made about Mexican people while discussing the disappearance of Dulce Maria Alavez, a 5-year-old girl who vanished last week from a park in Bridg...
2019-09-26 12:34

Jennifer Walsh sex case: Teen professes ‘love’ for former teacher An Ohio teen professed her devotion to a former special education teacher facing prison time for sex acts with her, saying she’s “completely in love” and never felt pressured into getting intimate. The female student — who police in Montgomery ...
2019-07-11 16:51

Karate teacher who preyed on young girls to get 10 years in prison A Manhattan karate instructor pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually abusing four young girls and possessing a trove of child porn documenting the sick acts. Hector Bencosme copped to five counts of use of a child in a sexual performance and four counts...
2019-10-11 14:34

Class act: Thai teacher learns how to make English lessons fun Thai English teacher Theeraphong Meesat has a unique way of boosting his students' confidence in class and making sure they loosen up - by wearing outrageous outfits and makeup....
2019-07-17 12:51

New NYC teachers given book with essay titled ‘Dear White Teacher’ A cadre of newly hired teachers will report to city schools this week following orientation sessions where they were given a book that includes an essay titled “Dear White Teacher,” The Post has learned. But unlike the Department of Education’s contr...
2019-09-04 13:00

Teacher puts autistic student’s desk in a bathroom stall What a crap idea. A Washington mother asked her autistic son’s teacher to give him a “quiet place” to work, only later to find out the 11-year-old’s desk was placed in the bathroom, reports CNN affiliate KOMO. “I was stu...
2019-09-24 08:34

Teacher resigns after ‘sniper rifle’ comment about Greta Thunberg An Iowa high school teacher who made a comment about using a “sniper rifle” on teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg has resigned, according to a report Friday. Matt Baish, who taught chemistry at Waterloo West High School, posted the off-color...
2019-10-12 10:00

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
2019-07-10 06:34

High Profile Labor Leader Has a New Gig Fighting Against Teacher's Unions Andy Stern spent 14 years as the head of the SEIU, America’s most politically active labor union. He was perhaps the most visible union leader in America. And what is he doing now? He’s lending his name to a billionaire-funded astroturf group that ai...
2019-07-23 00:17

Teacher, biologist, nurse: These are some of the victims of the California boat fire Authorities have yet to release the names of the victims of the dive boat fire, but families and friends have identified those who are missing        ...
2019-09-04 18:34

Letter From Former Middle School Teacher Accused Principal Of Bullying ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/Anderson County News)– A letter written by a former middle school teacher accused of threatening to cut off a student’s genitals in 2017 has surfaced this week. The letter was obtained by the Anderson County N...
2019-06-06 00:51

Brooklyn teacher gets 4 years for sexually abusing 14-year-old student A Brooklyn middle school teacher, who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student multiple times on school grounds, was sentenced to four years behind bars Thursday....
2019-08-23 01:00

Substitute teacher allegedly had sex with teen student at her grandparents’ home A substitute teacher in Maryland plied a teen student with snow cones and booze, and late last month, had sex with him at her grandparents’ house, police said. Alexis Mercedes Boberg, 25, of Severn, surrendered to police Monday after a student at the...
2019-06-19 19:00

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally. The Fort Worth Independent School District board voted 8-0 at a special m...
2019-06-05 08:34

When "Super 30" Teacher's Rejection Earned Anand Mahindra's Respect Celebrated tutor Anand Kumar, widely praised for his initiative in training underprivileged students for entrance exams to the prestigious IITs, which is now the subject of a major Bollywood movie,......
2019-07-14 15:00

Whoa, Is That The Same Guy? This History Teacher Got Crazy Hot Over The Summer After Finally Going Through Puberty Prepare for your head to turn and your jaw to drop, because someone at Conestoga High School in Berwyn, PA has gone through an extraordinary transformation: This history teacher got crazy hot over the summer after finally going through puberty....
2019-09-10 04:00

Video Shows Teacher Threatening To Kill Student With Axe In J&K: Police The police on Tuesday registered a case after an undated video surfaced showing a teacher of a private school from Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir allegedly threatening to kill a student with an......
2019-07-03 01:17

Ex-Arizona teacher sentenced to 20 years for molesting teenage student Former Arizona teacher Brittany Zamora has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty for molesting a 13-year-old student.        ...
2019-07-13 19:00

Payout for yoga teacher hit by cyclist as she crossed road... on her phone A yoga teacher knocked unconscious by a cyclist when she stepped into the road while looking at her phone has won compensation, despite a judge ruling the crash was partly her fault....
2019-06-18 15:34

Florida teacher placed on leave after telling students he'd 'be the best school shooter' A Florida high school teacher was placed on administrative leave after reportedly bragging to students on Aug 13 that he would make a great school shooter and describing ways he would go about the violent act....
2019-08-24 19:00

UGC Sets Six-Month Time Frame For Teacher Recruitment Process "These guidelines should be followed by HEIs to ensure timely filling up of vacant faculty posts with appropriately eligible and competent candidates," the UGC said....
2019-06-07 15:17

Yoga teacher Amanda Eller reunites with ‘hero’ rescuers Yoga teacher Amanda Eller had a tearful reunion with the rescuers who saved her after spending 17 days lost in a Hawaiian jungle. Wheelchair-bound Eller, 35, hugged many of the hundreds of volunteers who helped in her search operation — including the...
2019-05-29 00:34

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
2019-05-29 04:00

Indiana HS cuts ties with gay teacher to stay in archdiocese: report A high school in northern Indianapolis said Sunday that it will cut ties with a gay teacher in order to stay in the city’s archdiocese, a decision made about a week after another school in the area declined to terminate a gay teacher and split from t...
2019-06-24 10:17

Pak Teacher Charged For Making Boy Eat Grass As He Forgets Lesson: Report A Pakistani school teacher has been charged for allegedly forcing a boy to eat grass for failing to study a lesson, a media report said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 17:34

This teacher earns six figures teaching Dungeons & Dragons classes online Most people play games like Dungeons & Dragons to get away from their problems. But Megan Hardy isn’t most people. She used it to solve hers. When her husband was laid off in 2016, she signed up to teach D&D classes on Outschool, an online learning p...
2019-05-22 04:34

Arizona teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing teen student GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora, 28, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
2019-06-12 08:00

Yoga teacher found alive after 17 days lost in Hawaii forest Rescuers in Hawaii have found a yoga instructor who went missing for 17 days while hiking in a forest reserve and survived by drinking from streams and eating plants....
2019-05-26 05:17

Teacher allegedly touched two sleeping students at New Jersey boarding school A 23-year-old teacher at a New Jersey prep school sneaked into two teen boys’ dorm rooms and touched them as they slept, authorities say. Dominic Brown, who taught history at the high-end Lawrenceville School, was busted Monday and charged with...
2019-10-08 01:00

A couple married for 60 years, a veteran, a teacher: the lives cut short in El Paso Friends and family members reflect on the victims of the Texas massacre as they mourn their loved onesWhat was supposed to be a normal Saturday morning for shoppers at the Walmart next to the popular Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, turned into a ...
2019-08-09 16:34

Gym teacher caught on video touching dozens of first-grade girls: prosecutor A former gym teacher at an Ohio elementary school allegedly touched 28 first-grade girls inappropriately, often grabbing their backsides or positioning them to straddle him, a prosecutor said. John Austin Hopkins, 25, of Springboro, was indicted Mond...
2019-06-18 17:51

Bronx middle school teacher allegedly raped 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher is accused of raping a 13-year-old student four times and attempting suicide by downing over-the-counter medication while the cops were looking for him, sources told The Post. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall...
2019-05-29 19:51

Hundreds of teachers are preparing for ‘Train a Teacher Day,’ where they’ll learn how to shoot guns Getty "National Train a Teacher Day" is an annual movement put forth by pro-gun groups meant to teach educators how to use firearms. Nearly 300 gun shops around the country will offer free training and safety programs to teachers. Pro-gun activist...
2019-07-20 01:17

Ex-teacher Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for molesting student Ex-Goodyear teacher Brittany Zamora will be on probation for the rest of her life and must register as a sex offender.        ...
2019-07-13 19:00

Bronx middle school teacher charged with raping 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher who allegedly forced himself on a 13-year-old student has been charged with rape, police said Thursday. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall Community School, was arrested at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday at a Jacobi Hospi...
2019-05-31 00:51

Wisconsin parents outraged after teacher gives transgender lesson to K-5th grade without permission Parents at an elementary school in Madison, Wisconsin are upset officials allowed a science teacher to give a presentation on transgenderism without parents' permission....
2019-06-05 00:34

A teacher opens his home to students with deported parents. The tweet went viral. It reads like a feel-good story, but James Tilton – a freshman English teacher at Eastside High School in Lancaster, California – says it isn't.        ...
2019-06-20 13:34

‘Simply an obsession’: Bronx teacher caught hiding under bed of teen lover A Bronx high school teacher was discovered hiding in the bedroom of one of her female students, disturbing disciplinary records show. Tamara Alvarez, 35, who taught history at the Bronx HS for Writing and Communication Arts, was spotted in the girl’s...
2019-07-21 04:00

California teacher, 24, gunned down ‘for no reason’ while sitting in truck with son, boyfriend, reports say Police in California are on the hunt Monday for a gunman who they say shot and killed a 24-year-old middle school teacher over the weekend while she was sitting in a truck with her son and boyfriend....
2019-08-19 23:34

Yoga teacher lost for over 2 weeks in Hawaiian forest followed intuition to survive Amanda Eller, who is from the Maui town of Haiku, went missing on May 8. Her white Toyota RAV4 was found in the forest parking lot with her phone and wallet inside....
2019-05-27 01:51

Jammu And Kashmir Teacher Thrashes Students For Turning Up Late To Class The students at a boy's hostel in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda were thrashed by their teacher for allegedly turning up late for the class, a video that was widely circulated on social media shows....
2019-06-20 14:51

US Catholic archdiocese cuts ties with school that refused to fire gay teacher Brebeuf Jesuit prep school was ordered to let employee go ‘because this teacher’s marital status does not confirm to church doctrine’ The Archdiocese of Indianapolis has announced that it will no longer recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic beca...
2019-06-21 03:51

Kentucky high school teacher charged with raping 15-year-old student A high school science teacher in Kentucky was busted for having sex with a 15-year-old boy in her car and at her home over summer break, authorities said. Kendall Burk, 23, has been removed from Grant County High School in Dry Ridge after being charg...
2019-08-24 03:00

BN Verdict: Genius Lomachenko plays teacher to Campbell’s A-grade student Vasyl Lomachenko adds the WBC lightweight belt to his WBA and WBO versions and serves up a masterclass against plucky Luke Campbell, writes Elliot Worsell The post BN Verdict: Genius Lomachenko plays teacher to Campbell’s A-grade student appeared fir...
2019-09-02 02:00

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
2019-06-16 02:34

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
2019-06-02 08:17

Teacher investigated for quiz question calling President Trump an ‘Idiot’ A Florida teacher is under investigation for giving her students a quiz with a question that referred to President Trump as an “Idiot.” A student at Watson B. Duncan Middle School in Palm Beach Gardens took a photo of the multiple-choice ...
2019-09-27 06:00

Teacher’s aide falls to her death in Yosemite rock climbing accident A California educator died while rock climbing in Yosemite National Park, “doing what she loved most in the world,” friends and authorities said. Patricia “Trish” Stoops, a 57-year-old teacher’s aide at Glick Middle School in Modesto, died during a r...
2019-06-19 16:34

Teacher carries student with spina bifida on outdoor field trip When a wheelchair-bound schoolgirl couldn’t attend a field trip due to her disability, a kind-hearted teacher saved the day by carrying her the whole way on his back. Ryan Neighbors, a 10-year-old student at Tully Elementary School in Louisvill...
2019-09-25 19:34

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged in U.S. with spanking pilates teacher The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inappropriately, Britain's Press Association reported on F...
2019-06-01 06:17

‘Period-shamed’ student kills self after teacher taunted her in front of class A Kenyan student killed herself after her teacher “period-shamed” her for staining her uniform during her monthly cycle, according to local outlets. Jackline Chepngeno, 14, hanged herself Friday after she was allegedly taunted at Kabiange...
2019-09-12 01:34

So Annoying: This Woman Who’s Doing All The Steps Wrong In A Zumba Class Is Really Getting In The Way But She’s Too Elderly For The Teacher To Do Anything About It If you were planning on joining today’s Cardio Sweat Zumba class at the LA Fitness on First street, turn around now, because there’s a situation unfolding you do NOT want to get in the middle of: This woman who’s doing all the steps wrong at Zumba cl...
2019-09-06 00:00

Psychology teacher pens inspiring list of 101 ways to combat stress IS stress affecting your well-being? Here are some ways to de-stress and reduce the amount of worries in your life, according to a psychology teacher....
2019-05-23 20:51

Teacher allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ school, had signal to warn some colleagues An elementary school teacher in North Carolina threatened to “shoot up” her school — and plotted a secret message to warn colleagues before she was to open fire, authorities said. Kristen Michelle Thompson, 38, abruptly resigned from her position at ...
2019-05-23 00:17

Pak Teacher Of 'American Taliban' Calls Him "Pure Person", Hails Release A Pakistani religious teacher who spent six months with "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh has hailed his release, describing him as a "good person" who became upset over the situation in......
2019-05-24 11:34

An Arizona Teacher Helped Migrants. Jurors Couldn’t Decide if It Was a Crime. The trial of Scott Warren, a 36-year-old geology teacher, on charges of helping migrants who had illegally crossed the border ended with a hung jury on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 07:34

Teacher drove to school drunk, was 4 times over legal limit: cops A high school teacher in Michigan arrived at work drunk and epically failed a Breathalyzer, blowing more than four times the legal limit, police said. The 44-year-old teacher showed up to work at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Lakeland High School in White Lake...
2019-09-19 21:34

Assam Teacher Accused Of Teaching Namaz, School Claims "Misunderstanding" A video of a teacher allegedly showing students how to offer namaz at a school in Assam's Charaideo district has cropped up on social media, spurring outrage among parents and right-wing groups. Three......
2019-07-02 21:34

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
2019-07-12 12:17

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean l...
2019-07-21 01:51

Oil Posts Worst Week Since May Oil prices edged higher Friday but still logged their worst week since May, the latest turn lower for crude in 2019 as fears of excess supply buffet prices....
2019-07-20 02:51

S&P 500 Posts Best First Half in 22 Years Stocks notched solid gains during a second quarter defined by an escalation in the U.S.-China trade fight and a perceived shift in the Federal Reserve’s appetite for interest-rate cuts....
2019-06-29 01:51

Mother-of-three teacher, 42, died after swallowing $75 bag of cocaine in first class lounge before flight to Dubai A mother-of-three accidentally killed herself when she swallowed a bag of cocaine in a first class airport lounge whilst waiting to fly home to Dubai....
2019-06-04 17:00

Iowa teacher on leave after 'sniper rifle' comment about Greta Thunberg visit The high school science teacher wrote "Dont have my sniper rifle" on a post about Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old climate activist's visit to Iowa City.        ...
2019-10-07 14:34

A family of five, a physics teacher and a dive instructor among the missing in California boat fire A broken-hearted mother loses her family while a school district feels the loss of a teacher and a community mourns one of their ownA devastated mother posted on her Facebook page that her three daughters, their father and his wife were among those p...
2019-09-04 09:34

Target's teacher discount is coming back July 13 with more ways to save Target's weeklong Teacher Prep Event returns July 13 with a 15% discount on select school supplies, clothes and more. Here's how educators can save.       ...
2019-06-28 11:17

"Exam Scam Shamed Entire Bihar": Nitish Kumar Opens Up On Teacher's Day Nearly three years after a probe uncovered a massive scam in the Bihar School Examination Board, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has finally opened up on what many described as a "blot" on the state's......
2019-09-07 20:34

Kindergarten teacher at Baptist school accused of sexually assaulting teen student BURBANK, Ill. — Cook County prosecutors say a suburban Chicago kindergarten teacher supplied alcohol to a 15-year-old student and had sex with him while he was underage. Jordan Baptist School teacher Shannon Griffin also allegedly sent nude images to...
2019-07-04 08:34

Cue The Eye Roll: This School Banned ‘Harry Potter’ Just Because It Taught A Kid A Spell He Used To Turn His Teacher Into A Pig The religious right has a long history of imposing its own values on American public schools, and it looks like conservative zealots have once again struck a blow against educational freedom: This school banned Harry Potter books just because a stude...
2019-10-04 08:00

Florida teacher reassigned during investigation of quiz that called President Trump an “idiot” (WPTV/NBC News)  A Florida middle school teacher is under investigation over a question on a school quiz at Watson B. Duncan Middle School in Palm Beach Gardens. The question was reported to school officials by a parent, who wished to remain anonymou...
2019-09-28 19:00

U.S. teacher mistakes labour pains for false contractions, gives birth on school sidewalk There was reportedly no time to transfer the teacher to hospital, despite paramedics showing up at the last minute, and she gave birth to her daughter on the sidewalk outside....
2019-09-11 17:00

Indonesia Frees Canadian Teacher Convicted of Child Abuse With ‘Magic Stone’ Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison and permitted to return home....
2019-07-12 09:51

Indiana father says teacher gave autistic son, 11, award for ‘most annoying male’: report An Indiana father said his 11-year-old son – who is autistic – was given an award from his teacher last month for “most annoying male,” according to a Monday report....
2019-06-04 14:00

Special education teacher sexually assaulted 9-year-old student in school: cops A special education teacher sexually assaulted a 9-year-old girl in the basement of a Manhattan school, police sources said Saturday. School paraprofessional Kevin Lemon, 28, allegedly took a 9-year-old student—who was not in his special needs class—...
2019-09-28 15:00

This teacher found a 2.12-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas Crater of Diamonds State Park lets you keep any diamond you find, and one man found a big one! Buzz60’s Keri Lumm reports.        ...
2019-07-31 20:00

How yoga teacher Amanda Eller survived 17 days lost in a Hawaiian jungle A jogger who spent 17 days lost and injured in a dense jungle on the Hawaiian island of Maui — where she survived by eating wild fruits and even a few moths she was able to catch — has been rescued. Amanda Eller, 35, a yoga instructor and physical th...
2019-05-26 04:34

Georgia teacher on leave after saying Confederate flag means you 'intend to marry your sister' A Georgia teacher was reportedly placed on administrative leave this week after posting in a high school classroom a description of the Confederate flag as an announcement that you “intend to marry your sister.”...
2019-10-06 00:34

Jesuit high school stripped of 'Catholic' label over gay teacher, Indianapolis Archdiocese says A Jesuit high school in Indianapolis, Indiana will no longer be recognized as Catholic by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis because it refuses to fire a teacher who’s in a same-sex marriage....
2019-06-22 19:34

N.J. teacher faces discipline over ‘they’re Mexican’ post about missing child, Dulce Alavez (NBC News) — A New Jersey school teacher faces discipline over a Facebook comment she made about Mexican people while discussing the disappearance of Dulce Maria Alavez, a 5-year-old girl who vanished last week from a park in Bridgeton. Joseph ...
2019-09-30 06:34

Math teacher Jason Zuffranieri climbs 'Jeopardy!' rankings. Is he the new James Holzhauer? With 15 'Jeopardy!' wins, math teacher Jason Zuffranieri has become a force to reckon with. Can he beat James Holzhauer's record?        ...
2019-09-20 18:34

Ohio teacher allegedly touched dozens of female first-graders inappropriately, prosecutor says A former Ohio gym teacher was indicted on dozens of charges after he was allegedly caught on surveillance video touching dozens of first-grade girls inappropriately during class....
2019-06-19 23:00

It’s Esper’s Pentagon now. Job one is getting more civilians in top posts CONFIRMED!: There will likely be a little extra spring in his step as Mark Esper ascends the stairs at the Pentagon’s River Entrance around 7:30 this morning. Esper coasted to easy confirmation on a strong bipartisan 90-8 vote on the Senate floor jus...
2019-07-24 16:17

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
2019-05-24 15:51

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
2019-05-21 14:51

Honeywell Posts Higher Profit Honeywell’s second-quarter profit jumped 22% on lower taxes, but the conglomerate remained cautious on the remainder of the year, citing uncertainty around the economy....
2019-07-19 00:34

Rodriguez posts 18th win as Red Sox down Giants Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez earned his career-best 18th win, and his teammates rocked San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner on Thursday afternoon, allowing the host Boston Red Sox to salvage one win in the three-game interleague series with a ...
2019-09-20 04:34

On Amitabh Bachchan's Birthday, A Look At His 10 Best Posts Superstar Amitabh Bachchan needs no introduction. As Big B turns turns 77 today, take a trip down the memory lane and look at his 10 best social media posts....
2019-10-11 15:34

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
2019-05-21 18:51

Teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders barred from returning to the school to finish his education A teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders will not be allowed to return to the school where he filmed the confrontation....
2019-07-03 12:51

Teacher Placed on Administrative Leave After Being Accused of Selling Black Students in Mock Slave Auction I’ve never participated in a mock slave auction, but I would imagine a fourth-grade classroom isn’t the ideal place to have one—especially in 2019. Yet here we are, admonishing another teacher for contaminating their learning environment with racist ...
2019-06-01 03:00

Investigation underway after teacher’s lesson said Confederate flag means ‘you intend to marry your sister’ RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (NBC NEWS) – A Georgia high school teacher who allegedly presented the Confederate flag as “a sticker you put on the back of your pickup truck to announce that you intend to marry your sister,” has been placed o...
2019-10-05 04:34

New Jersey man sentenced to 8 years after pigeon dispute triggers deadly stabbing of Catholic teacher A New Jersey man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for fatally stabbing a retired Catholic school teacher during a dispute over feeding pigeons at a local park....
2019-10-08 05:00

Texas teacher asked Trump to deport ‘illegal students from Mexico’ in Twitter tirade A tech-challenged Texas teacher who apparently thought she was communicating directly with President Trump on Twitter asked for his help in booting “illegal students from Mexico” from her school. Georgia Clark, an English teacher at Carter-Rive...
2019-06-05 20:17

School where teacher allegedly held mock slave auction agrees to make changes, officials say The Chapel School in Bronxville must make changes after a teacher was accused of holding mock slave auctions.        ...
2019-05-30 01:17

Christian school kindergarten teacher charged with sexual assault, soliciting child porn Shannon Griffin, a teacher at Jordan Baptist School near Chicago, was charged with criminal sexual assault and solicitation of child pornography.        ...
2019-07-04 00:17

Oregon teacher resigns after allegedly telling students they’re lucky not to be ‘picking cotton’: report An Oregon elementary school teacher has resigned after allegedly telling a group of black students last month that they were lucky not to be “picking up cotton and cleaning or painting a house,” the district confirmed Tuesday....
2019-06-13 12:34

Iowa teacher who posted 'sniper rifle' comment about Greta Thunberg visit resigns Science teacher Matt Baish had been placed on administrative leave after posting "Dont have my sniper rifle" on an article about Greta Thunberg.        ...
2019-10-12 17:34

Texas Teacher Outs Herself on Twitter as MAGA-t Who Wants to Help Trump Round Up 'Illegal Students' in Her School Georgia Clark is an English teacher in Fort Worth, Texas. Much like the president of the United States, she’s not fond of undocumented immigrants attending Carter-Riverside High School, where she’s been a teacher since 1998. So, Clark decided that sh...
2019-06-05 04:17

Teacher carries 10-year-old student with spina bifida so she wouldn’t miss anything on field trip JEFFERSONTOWN, Ken. (CNN) – A field trip for a 10-year-old Kentucky girl who’s confined to a wheelchair almost did not happen. But one special teacher refused to leave her behind. With eye-catching wheels, Ryan Neighbors navigates these h...
2019-09-26 12:34

Twitter Celebrates Equinox Day With Funny Posts Today is the autumn equinox in the Northern Hemisphere - one of the two days in the year when the sun is exactly above the equator. Here is how people are celebrating equinox day....
2019-09-23 18:00

Woods posts 1st round under par at US Open in 7 years Tiger Woods overcame an early double bogey and some errant shots on the back nine to post his first round under par at the U.S. Open in seven years        ...
2019-06-14 06:00

EU leaders enter third day of summit to carve up top posts The European Union's leaders gathered on Tuesday for a third consecutive day of arm-wrestling over the 28-nation bloc's key posts, with little sign that fundamental differences had narrowed....
2019-07-02 11:51

Why are celebrities 'trademarking' their Instagram posts and is it a hoax? From Julia Roberts to the US energy secretary, people are sharing a strange copyright message on Instagram. One Guardian Australia staffer asked another to explain what it meant ... quicklyHi Naaman. Perhaps you can help me. I hear that it’s apparent...
2019-08-22 19:00

GE Posts Quarterly Loss but Raises Forecasts General Electric reported a second-quarter loss and flat sales but said it was making progress in restructuring its power division. The company also raised its full-year financial projections...
2019-07-31 19:00

UK car market posts marginal growth in September Despite a slight year-on-year increase in car sales, industry bosses say Brexit uncertainty is hampering further growth New car registrations in the UK rose slightly year-on-year in September, but car industry bosses have warned that ongoing politic...
2019-10-04 16:00

Fox posts highest US Open ratings since 2013 LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year’s U.S. Open was the most watched since Fox started televising the event in 2015. Nielsen ratings show Sunday’s final round averaged 7.31 million viewers and peaked at 10.17 viewers from 9:15 to 9:30 p.m. EDT, ...
2019-06-18 03:34

Snap Posts Record User Growth Snap reported its strongest user growth as a public company and accelerating revenue, signs that long-awaited Snapchat app improvements and a leadership overhaul are translating into gains for the business....
2019-07-24 04:00

LendingClub posts smaller quarterly loss LendingClub Corp on Tuesday reported a smaller quarterly loss as the online lender originated more loans through its platform. The San Francisco-based company's net loss narrowed to $10.7 million, or 12 cents per share, in the second quarter ended Ju...
2019-08-07 00:00

Neymar Says He's Fit, Posts Mischievous Barcelona Video PSG were upset at Neymar's no-show at the resumption of training last week, an absence that fuelled speculation of his possible departure back to Barcelona....
2019-07-14 11:00

Peru's Credicorp posts 12.3% yr/yr rise in net profit in Q2 Peruvian financial holding company Credicorp posted 1.099 billion soles ($325.7 mln) in net profit in the second quarter, up 12.3% from the same period a year earlier thanks to growth in loan balances, the company said on Thursday....
2019-08-09 04:34

S&P 500 posts biggest drop since May after Fed cut, Powell comments The Dow and S&P 500 suffered their biggest daily percentage drops since May 31 on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in a decade, but remarks by Fed Chair Jerome Powell dampened expectations for further cuts goi...
2019-07-31 22:51

Canada Goose posts better-than-expected revenue Canada Goose Holdings Inc's first-quarter revenue beat analysts' estimates on Wednesday, as the company sold more expensive jackets and parkas to department stores and opened several retail outlets....
2019-08-14 14:51

Workday posts 32% rise in quarterly revenue Workday Inc reported a 32% rise in quarterly revenue on Thursday, as the financial and human resources software maker signed up more companies on its platform....
2019-08-29 23:34

FCA posts strong N.A. performance in Q2, powered by Ram, Jeep Fiat Chrysler painted a robust picture for its truck and SUV business in North America, powered by the Ram brand, with second-quarter margins rising by nearly a full percentage point to 8.9 percent. FCA CEO Mike Manley also left the door open for ren...
2019-08-01 02:34

Uber Posts Its Largest Quarterly Loss Uber reported its largest-ever quarterly loss, weighed down by heavy competition in Latin America and elsewhere, as well as a large expense related to its initial public offering....
2019-08-09 04:34

Japan Posts Solid Growth in the Second Quarter The Japanese economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the April-June quarter as demand ahead of a sales-tax increase and a 10-day holiday to celebrate the imperial succession boosted consumption....
2019-08-09 04:34

Vatican stops Indianapolis Archdiocese from stripping Jesuit high school of 'Catholic' label over gay teacher The Vatican has stopped a decision by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis which attempted to no longer recognize a Jesuit high school in Indianapolis, Ind.  as Catholic because it refused to fire a teacher who’s in a same-sex marriage....
2019-09-24 01:00

Mad With Power: The Drama Teacher Is Making Everybody Come In On A Saturday To Paint A Shitty Looking Wall That Says ‘STORE’ For The ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Backdrop Here’s a frustrating story about a faculty member at Sutherland High School in Pittsfield, NY, whose authority has gone straight to her head: This drama teacher is making everybody come in on a Saturday to paint a shitty-looking wall that says “STORE...
2019-09-10 23:00

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students gender identity cards A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender identity and sexual attraction. ...
2019-08-11 10:34

NC teacher's alleged Mike Pence remark gets her placed on leave, prompts Secret Service probe: reports A North Carolina high school teacher is being investigated by the Secret Service after allegedly telling a classroom of students that Vice President Mike Pence “should be shot in the head,” according to reports....
2019-09-21 18:34

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged with assault after pilates teacher alleges inappropriate touching The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inappropriately....
2019-06-01 01:00

| Rassie: Pumas will be fired up Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus is under know illusions as to how difficult his charges upcoming Rugby Champioship clash against the Pumas in Salta will be....
2019-08-07 21:34

What's the Worst Band to Get Fired to? On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that WeWork CEO Adam Neumann once fired a bunch of employees and then, a few weeks later, tried to sooth the pain for his remaining workers by giving them tequila shots and hosting a concert by DMC of th...
2019-09-19 02:00

Shane Gillis has been fired from SNL After a weekend of questions about why Saturday Night Live is so bad at doing research on its new hires, the sketch comedy institution has decided to just go ahead and do the thing it should’ve done five days ago by cutting new cast member Shane Gill...
2019-09-17 09:34

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very dif...
2019-08-03 15:34

A Georgia high school teacher was put on leave after saying people who have Confederate flag bumper stickers probably want to marry their sisters. WRDW On Monday, a high school teacher in Hephzibah, Georgia, sparked controversy when she implied people who like Confederate flags may be inclined to marry their siblings. In a PowerPoint slide projected on the classroom whiteboard, the teacher sa...
2019-10-04 22:34

National Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson Continues Virginia State University’s Tradition of Lifting Up the Next Generation Rodney Robinson’s journey to becoming the 2019 National Teacher of the Year was like a road littered with obstacles. One of the major challenges was needing to work a full-time job while earning his undergraduate degree at Virginia State University i...
2019-05-29 22:00

It’s scarily easy to see and share private Instagram posts It turns out that private Instagram posts and videos can be accessed with relative ease by people who aren’t even following you, according to a new report....
2019-09-11 22:00

7 Thoughtful Posts That Show Why Mental Health Is So Important World Mental Health Day is observed every year on October 10 in order to raise awareness about mental health issues. Here are some posts that explain why mental health is important....
2019-10-11 15:34

Baltic index posts biggest fall in nearly 2 months The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, fell for the 11th consecutive session on Thursday, marking its biggest percentage fall in nearly two months, on waning capesize demand....
2019-09-19 16:00

Bank of Jinzhou Posts Net Loss After Filing Delay Hong Kong-listed lender Bank of Jinzhou reported a net loss, citing increased bad loans and a change of accounting measures that have more-stringent requirements on loan impairment....
2019-08-31 16:00

Framed Tweets immortalizes celebrities’ greatest posts Oh, Twitter. Where would we be without you? If not for the weird and wonderful world of Twitter, we wouldn’t have had the pleasure of witnessing many iconic celebrity moments over the past decade. This magical world has given us the bizarro inner ram...
2019-10-10 18:34

NYC posts record low in murders, other major crimes: cops Murders in New York have reached an all-time low, police announced Monday as they revealed “record” reductions in major crimes — along with an uptick in shootings. There have been just 135 murders reported since the beginning of the year — narrowly e...
2019-07-08 22:51

Boeing posts biggest loss on 737 MAX, may have to halt production of jet Boeing Co posted its largest-ever quarterly loss on Wednesday due to the spiraling cost of resolving issues with its 737 MAX, warning it may have to shut production of the grounded jet completely if it runs into new hurdles with global regulators ge...
2019-07-24 20:34

General Electric posts loss due to Boeing, CFO to leave General Electric raised its 2019 forecast on Wednesday, helped by improvement in its industrial businesses, even as its latest earnings dipped into the red after two profitable quarters, sending shares up 3 percent in premarket trading. GE swung back...
2019-07-31 18:51

UK posts steepest downturn in manufacturing data in almost three years The Brexit stockpiling boom of early 2019 gave way in May to the steepest downturn in British manufacturing in almost three years as new orders dried up....
2019-06-03 16:51

European Parliament opens with stalemate over leadership posts The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
2019-07-02 18:51

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants the...
2019-05-25 00:00

It’s bizarrely easy to see private Instagram posts and share them with anyone you want Facebook has been doing its best to convince us that it’s concerned about user privacy and security, but it’s not doing a great job. Just a few days ago, we saw the latest proof that Facebook isn’t ready to protect all of your data....
2019-09-11 11:00

US oil rises 1.2% to $58.63 per barrel, but posts worst week of 2019 Oil prices rose Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but posted their biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and concern over an economic slowdown....
2019-05-24 21:17