learningandfinance.com

National

Alleged rape victim's family sues William Paterson University over 'botched' investigation

Her family's attorneys say that after Locklear was hospitalized, she reported the rape to victim services, but they say that nothing was done. The suit says Locklear had been raped at the Sigma Pi Fraternity house on or about September 25, 2015.

National

Donald Trump reveals more details of his scaled-back tax plan

Default is out of the question, he said in NY on Thursday. Trump set 4 percent as a goal for economic growth, in a message reminiscent of that of his former Republican rival Jeb Bush. Trump's speech was met with immediate skepticism. The U.S. has not reached a 3.5 percent growth rate since 2004. "There have been a lot of barriers to that kind of growth - potential growth has come down, the barriers being a mature business cycle and weak global demand".

National

Obama hosting political, business leaders for trade event

John Kasich will meet with President Barack Obama at the White House Friday as part of an effort to push the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Obama has made passing the trade deal one of his key priorities in the months he has left in office, but he has met with a wall of congressional opposition that includes Democrats and Republicans alike.

National

United States to increase refugee intake in 2017

The White House has tried to emphasize that the refugee program is safe and doesn't pose a major threat to national security. After the initial screening process, refugees undergo an integration course to learn about the USA culture and about how are they going to be received by locals.

National

'Bridget Jones' Baby' Review: Renée Zellweger Is Back, Better Than Ever

Those strengths are an adult comic style, with embarrassing slapstick moments as well as single-girl pathos that make up her search for a connection, for physical attraction, and maybe even for lasting love. This dilemma gets tedious as the movie drags on over two full hours, and while Zellweger is still immensely likable as Bridget , her antics are not as endearing as they were 15 years ago.

National

Brock Turner, sex assault convict, registers as sex offender in Ohio

Judge Persky was criticized for what many critics said was a sentence that was too lenient, and he is now moving off criminal cases, returning to the civil division. In the meantime, supporters of the judge responded with their own campaign this week with a website called "Retain Judge Persky". Turner's case, and the gripping testimonial his victim read in court and later published online, drew national attention to the disparity.

National

Former Kansas State Student Makes Racist Social Media Post in Blackface

This racially offensive photo with a derogatory message has upset the K-State family and is not in concert with our principles of community. He said some students then used the anonymous social media app "Yik Yak" to post racial slurs. "Where breakfast in the morning is some K-State Family with a side of Racism", wrote one user. On Thursday afternoon, a letter to the K-State community from Zelia Wiley, interim associate provost for diversity, announced that "the involved person is no longer ...

National

Stanford commits NCAA violations in football, softball

The incidents were internally investigated and reported by Stanford in 2014. The school said the NCAA had accepted undisclosed penalties that Stanford had imposed on itself but also imposed the additional penalties. The NCAA investigation explored whether there was a possibility of other violations. The university self-reported the violation to the NCAA. In Muir's statement, "In the spring of 2014, the university began an internal inquiry into the softball program after learning of ...

National

2 people stabbed near Disneyland

Upon their arrival, authorities located a 32-year-old man on the sidewalk suffering from a an apparent stab wound. Anaheim police believe the two events are related, though at this point the exact timeline is not yet clear. The suspect was described as a Hispanic man of between 20 and 30, weighing 220 to 240 pounds and wearing dark jeans and a hoodie. Guests staying in hotels within walking distance frequently walk from Downtown Disney to "Good Neighbor" hotels on nearby streets.

National

Smith claims right to demand NY climate-change documents

The AGs claim the House has no authority to intervene. "If Congress can not investigate things like this, the Watergate committee would have never gotten off the ground". "For people that object to these investigations, they're making the same types of arguments that it is in fact the state attorneys general who are intervening and threatening the First Amendment".

National

Student dead, another hurt in US school shooting

Whoever is responsible could face federal charges. Pupils, two weeks into their new term after summer holiday, described their harrowing account of the incident, which caused significant panic in the school. Authorities eventually gave the all-clear for the Sul Ross campus, along with all Alpine schools and the local hospital. Further details about the injured officer's and student's conditions were not available.

National

Cubs beat Cardinals, could clinch division title at Wrigley Thursday

Louis 7-0. The Cubs won 7-0. Moss bounced out of a three-week skid with a tiebreaking home run and Aledmys Diaz connected in his return to the starting lineup, leading the Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night. "I'm very disappointed in myself", Garcia said. "We've got to figure out ways to grind through at-bats". Garcia gave up two runs on three hits, including Fowler's seventh leadoff homer of the season.

National

Man suspected of stealing officer's car dies during arrest

Deputies later found the suspect at a local restaurant in the 6900 block of Rosemead Boulevard in San Gabriel. At some point, deputies contacted the man, Barraza said. An autopsy was pending to determine the cause of death. The Los Angeles Times reports the man jumped in the vehicle and drove off while the parking officer was writing a ticket.

National

Boy, 13, with BB gun shot dead by police

The demonstrators called for independent prosecutors to investigate deadly police shootings. A black 13-year-old boy has been shot dead by a white police officer after he pulled a replica gun from his waistband. Attorneys representing the king family said in a statement, the family is distraught and is asking for support as they seek answers into the shooting.

National

Full inquiry promised in fatal police shooting of boy, 13

Since the beginning of last year, the only person younger than Tyre and Ciara killed by police was Jeremy Mardis, a 6-year-old shot while his father tried to flee officers in Louisiana. "Officers do not have the luxury of knowing if it's a real gun or not", union president Jason Pappas said. In 2012 an officer with the same name was involved in another fatal shooting.

National

NFLPA, NFL to review handling of hit on Cam Newton

We can only hope no one else gets roughed up like this on Sunday. It doesn't reflect the two times he scampered out of trouble and ran for a first down, or that he guided the team to at least three first downs on six of their nine non-kneeldown series while averaging 36.0 net yards on those drives.

National

Clinton resumes campaign after illness

With less than eight weeks until Election Day, her aides said it was critical that Clinton begin to tell voters more about her own motivations, rather than simply continuing the onslaught against her opponent. The White House aspirant was quick to turn her attention on criticising the policies of her 70-year-old Republican rival Donald Trump. I spent time with our very sweet dogs.

National

Officials recall 1M Samsung Note 7 phones for risk of battery explosion

On Thursday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission stepped in with a formal recall. For replacements, consumers can choose another Note 7 or a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, with a refund of the price difference. However, not long after the phone hit the shelves, reports of its exploding or catching fire began to surface on social media. Samsung's recall site claims that September 21 is the date.

National

Dollar General hiring 10000 in expansion push

General Dynamics Corp .'s quarterly revenue was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter past year. 1 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company. Analysts projected the minimum sales estimate of $5,312.00M and some analysts told that the stock may achieve maximum sales of $5,523.10M. Franklin Resources Inc.

National

Parents of Racer Robby Gordon Found Dead

Police in the city about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles said the cause of the deaths had not been determined. He said he talked to Robby Gordon briefly Thursday after learning the news. Cecil, who owns a sign and graphics company, created stickers and graphics for the family's racing ventures. Gordon, 47, is a former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and owner.

National

Sandra Bland's Family Gets $1.9M Settlement In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The agency will pay $100,000. CNN reports that some changes coming to the jail include using automated electronic sensors to ensure timely cell checks, providing an on-duty staff nurse or medical technician for all shifts and providing continuing education for jailer screening.

National

Settlement Reached In Sandra Bland Wrongful Death Lawsuit

She was in Texas from her home in Naperville, Illinois to interview for a job at Prairie View A&M University. However, her family still insists she wouldn't have killed herself. "The settlement was an opportunity for the family to make changes that we think are really important and are going to save lives in the future so this won't happen again".

National

Road rage: NJ school bus, FedEx truck swerve toward oncoming traffic

The video was originally posted to Facebook Wednesday by Stephen O'Connor, who says in his post that the bus driver appeared to be "upset" that the truck was only driving about 20 miles per hour. The bus, which is numbered 256, is labeled "Jay's Bus Service", which is based in Lakewood. "All I can tell you is the driver was terminated", the company said.

National

Gulf states 'profoundly worried' about being sued by 9/11 families

The White House first suggested the president would decline signing the bill into law citing complication in diplomatic relations. The bill addresses a 1976 law that gives foreign nations broad immunity from US lawsuits by amending it to allow for nations to be sued in federal courts if they are found to have played any role in terrorist attacks that killed Americans on home soil.

National

ACC pulls athletic championships from North Carolina

Virginia Tech's statement on the ACC's move: "Today's action by the ACC Council of Presidents is consistent with and reflects the value Virginia Tech places on inclusion and diversity". "Although we are disappointed, we remain steadfast in providing an inclusive environment at Bank of America Stadium". "It's a challenge, our next challenge".

National

USA to accept 110000 refugees next year - White House

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., a Trump adviser on immigration and refugee issues, said refugees from Syria have caused mayhem throughout Europe and could do the same in the US if more are accepted. A case appealing the ban is set for the U.S. Court of Appeals, according to the Indy Star . The judges seemed to side with Pratt that Pence could not target only Syrians.

National

Could disaffected Pennsylvania voters win the state for Trump?

Obama spoke to a pumped-up crowd of approximately 6,000 supporters for almost 35 minutes, touting Clinton's years of service as a USA senator and a secretary of state as proof that she is "the most qualified man or woman to ever run for president".

National

Person With Weapon Barricaded At Rehoboth Cumberland Farms

Just before noon, officers used a flash grenade and beanbag bullets and were then able to take him into custody after he rammed his auto into armored vehicles. It happened just before 7 a.m.at the Cumberland Farms on Winthrop Street in Rehoboth . Cumberland Farms said in a statement that to its knowledge no employees or customers are inside the store and the gas pumps have been turned off.

National

Cam Newton's father 'grossly disturbed' by helmet hits

Cecil Newton also questioned whether the Broncos players were deliberately head-hunting Cam. The NFL will review how the Panthers' medical team handled a hit to Cam Newton's head during Carolina's loss to Denver in the season opener. QB Cam Newton ran in for a 2-yard touchdown in the second quarter. He became defensive previous year after his quarterback stayed in for three plays and completed a touchdown drive before being tested for a concussion in the locker room early in the third ...

National

Former inmate: Man accused of arson was bullied

The man accused of setting fire to the mosque sometimes attended by Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen was ordered held without bail Thursday after a judge called him a danger to the community and a flight risk. Mateen killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others in the June 12 attack. Rabbi Bruce Benson , a chaplain with the Port St. Lucie Police Department, was outside Schreiber's home Wednesday night.

National

Arizona's 1st female governor, Rose Mofford, dies at 94

A Democrat known for her signature beehive hairdo, Mofford served as governor from 1988 to 1991. She was 94 years old. "Rose Mofford came into office at a disruptive time", said Tucsonan Jan Lesher, former chief of staff for Napolitano. Despite a popular two years in office, Mofford decided against running for a full four-year term and left public office. Arizona Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema said Mofford "embodied the true meaning of public service - a tireless, thoughtful leader who ...

National

Explosion on recreation boat Gilicat 2 killed two foreign tourists in Bali

Get breaking news right in your inbox. . Investigations concluded that the reason was generated from the fuel tank. He also said the other 19 injured passengers treated at several hospitals in Denpasar and Badung had been allowed to go home.

National

Oklahoma man to return to California to face murder charges

Durfor says that at the meeting with the families, "enormous emotion [came] rushing back to them but also a tremendous amount of relief". Harbour, who was 22 at the time of the murders, was arrested on Tuesday during a traffic stop in Olivehurst.

National

Sandra Bland's Family Reaches $1.9 Million Settlement, Lawyer Says

Over a year after the suspicious death of Sandra Bland in Waller County, Texas, her family has been awarded with $1.9 million in their wrongful death lawsuit. An argument ensued as Encinia attempted to pull Bland from her vehicle. Waller County will pay $1.8 million of the settlement, according to the Texas Tribune , and the state's department of public safety will pay $100,000.

National

Falcons face a familiar issue after no sacks in Week 1 loss

With four of the next five games on the road, Atlanta desperately needs someone — Vic Beasley? DE Dwight Freeney (not injury related) did not practice on Wednesday. "They're going to run the ball down our throat, and we feel like they have a really good quarterback that can make every throw". CARDINALS QB Carson Palmer registered a very respectable 104.7 QB rating in Week 1 loss (24-37-271-2 TDs-0 INTs), but Pats Jimmy Garropolo was just a little bit better.


Begin ← Back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 Forward → End