For years, hundreds of foreign students eagerly enrolled in a seemingly legitimate Detroit-area university that suspiciously lacked classes, professors or a formal campus. But the University of Farmington still managed to offer immigrants something valuable: proof that they were enrolled in a full-time university so they could stay in the U.S. and work on a…
Nicolas Maduro urged Americans not to let Donald Trump turn Venezuela into “another Vietnam” Wednesday, as both he and his rival Juan Guaidó directly pitched the U.S. public for their support. Speaking in Spanish in an English-subtitled Facebook video, the embattled leader said he was sending “a message to the people of the United States”…
A record of facilitating ethnic cleansing, leaking private data and generally undermining democracy would usually impact badly on a business. For Facebook it means record revenue, record profits and a record number of users. The company published its earnings report for the final three months of 2018 after markets closed Wednesday, revealing that despite near-constant…
California's largest utility company, Pacific Gas & Electric, filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday after facing mounting scrutiny for its role in November's Camp Fire. While climate change is partially to blame for California's deadliest fire, most residents of Paradise, California almost immediately pointed the finger at the largest utility company in the state. The investigation…
Over the past 25 years, teacher salaries have fallen drastically behind. It’s a phenomenon called the “teacher pay gap,” and two years ago, it reached an all-time high. Public school teachers earned 19 percent less than workers with similar levels of education and experience in 2017, according to an analysis of the most recent data…
Indiana Republican state Sen. Chip Perfect wants to scrap child labor rules for teens — including the hundreds he employs at a ski resort in the southeastern part of the state. Under current state law, 16- and 17-year-old workers often have to clock out of their jobs before 10 p.m., and they can only work…
Donald Trump gave a cautiously optimistic take on Afghanistan Wednesday, saying negotiations with the Taliban were “proceeding well.” “Fighting continues, but the people of Afghanistan want peace in this never-ending war,” Trump said. “We will soon see if talks will be successful.” His comments followed a breakthrough announcement by U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad Monday that…
On orders from the Department of Homeland Security, the Pentagon is preparing to deploy “thousands” more troops to the southwestern border to put up barbed wire and conduct surveillance, amid President Trump's repeated claims of an immigration crisis. Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said at a press conference Tuesday that “thousands” of troops are expected…
A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Capitol Hill are hoping to upend nearly half a century of American foreign policy by using the War Powers Act to end U.S. military support for the civil war in Yemen. If the resolution that’s being introduced Wednesday passes both chambers of Congress — and its sponsors believe it…
A pastry chef who worked for President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club has sued the Florida resort, alleging he was fired after trying to stop managers from sexually harassing young women. In a lawsuit filed in a state judicial circuit court last week, Graham Randall alleges that he complained to the human resources department that two…
0FansLike
0FollowersFollow
11,203SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -

Recent Posts