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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 abo...

Teacher fired for pro-choice abortion posts on Facebook sues Catholic school

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An Indiana Catholic school fired a gay teacher for same-sex marriage. Now, a settlement Indianapolis Cathedral High School was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
22:13, 07/10/2019

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 goes against the church's long-held teachings....
04:26, 07/12/2019

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.        ...
16:39, 07/11/2019

School fires gay teacher to keep its ‘Catholic identity’ A Catholic school in Indiana will fire a gay teacher to avoid losing its “Catholic identity” and getting booted from its diocese. Cathedral High School in Indianapolis released an open letter on Sunday to its “Catholic family”...
15:52, 06/24/2019

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.        ...
10:39, 07/10/2019

Indianapolis Catholic School Fires Teacher in Same-Sex Marriage, at Archbishop’s Request Cathedral High School fired a teacher in a same-sex marriage on Sunday, just days after another Catholic school in Indianapolis defied a similar order from the archdiocese....
07:00, 06/25/2019

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...
02:13, 06/21/2019

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.        ...
02:26, 05/21/2019

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....
16:39, 06/22/2019

US Teacher Sues School, Says Forced To Censor Trump Slogan In Yearbook The 2017 edition of the Wall High School yearbook had something missing - the slogan "TRUMP Make America Great Again!" was edited out of at least one student's T-shirt....
13:52, 05/08/2019

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....
02:26, 07/19/2019

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....
12:39, 06/05/2019

To save its 'Catholic identity,' Indianapolis' Cathedral High School is firing a gay teacher Cathedral High School is one of 68 schools Catholic recognized by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and serves about 1,100 students in grades 9-12.        ...
06:26, 06/24/2019

North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion....
22:26, 06/25/2019

Covington Catholic High student Nick Sandmann sues NBC for $275M Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann is suing NBCUniversal for a whopping $275 million over the media coverage he received earlier this year, his lawyer said Wednesday. ...
01:26, 05/02/2019

IN Teacher Fired For Same Sex Marriage A Catholic High School is firing a teacher to avoid having its ties cut with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. The school announced Sunday they are terminating a gay teacher to avoid a with the diocese. This announcement comes as the archdiocese strip...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Nick Sandmann: Covington Catholic student's legal team sues NBC, MSNBC for $275M The lawsuit against NBCUniversal comes after Nick Sandmann's legal team sued the Washington Post and CNN. The suit seeks $275 million in damages.        ...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Teacher says she was fired over breaks to pump breast milk PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A former Falmouth elementary school teacher contends the school district declined to renew her contract because she took three breaks a day to pump breast milk for her baby. Thirty-three-year-old Shana Swenson, of Portland, sue...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Russian teacher who told infant to kiss ground to be fired A Russian kindergarten teacher who forced a boy to his knees and ordered him to kiss the ground is being fired and police have opened an investigation into the matter...
19:00, 05/03/2019

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...
10:13, 06/27/2019

Teacher fired after disturbing video shows her kicking 5-year-old student on the floor The first-year teacher teacher from Kansas was fired. "I don’t like my teacher. She’s really mean. She hit me on my arm," the girl told her mom.        ...
22:52, 04/30/2019

Folau fired by Rugby Australia for contentious online posts Israel Folau's status as the unrivaled star of Australian rugby wasn't enough to save his job in the wake of a social media post that condemned gay people and other so-called sinners to eternal damnation....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Catholic group is protesting the governor of Guam’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory where no doctors are currently willing to terminate pregnancies. The Pacific Daily News reported Friday that Dem...
00:52, 06/16/2019

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Catholic school principal resigns after boozy strip-club jaunt The principal of a Louisiana Catholic high school has resigned after he was arrested for drunkenly refusing to pay a bill at a Washington DC strip club — while he was in town for a field trip, according to reports. Michael Comeau, principal of Holy F...
07:00, 06/03/2019

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....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Catholic School Principal Arrested at a D.C. Strip Club While on Student Field Trip In an incident that shocked communities Friday, Michael Comeau, a school principal and recipient of the prestigious Milken award for educators, thought it was a good idea to get belligerently drunk, hit up the strip club, then refuse to pay … all whi...
02:52, 06/03/2019

Catholic school music director sought sex with undercover cop posing as teen: affidavit A Catholic school teacher was busted after he sought sex with an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old girl, saying he wanted to get intimate with her on a “desk in his classroom,” court documents reveal. Lazaro Benito Rocha — a 26-year-old dire...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Catholic school principal resigns after arrest at strip club while on DC field trip Principal Michael Comeau of the Holy Family Catholic School in Port Allen, La. was arrested at a D.C. strip club, while visiting on a school trip.        ...
16:26, 06/03/2019

Teacher charged with threatening to ‘shoot up’ her school HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina teacher has been charged with threatening to “shoot up” her school. A news release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office says Kristen Thompson was arrested Tuesday on a felony charge of c...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Indiana school firing gay teacher to keep archdiocese ties INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A private high school is firing an educator to avoid having its ties cut with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Star reports Cathedral High School announced Sunday it’s terminating a gay teach...
18:39, 06/24/2019

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....
12:52, 06/21/2019

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......
04:00, 07/07/2019

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 ...
17:52, 07/10/2019

High school teacher goes viral with Gen Z slang list Parents: You may want to bookmark this page. A Massachusetts high school teacher recently became “Internet famous” after his impressive comprehensive running list of slang terms went viral. James Callahan, 43, teaches sociology at Lowell ...
02:13, 05/08/2019

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...
09:13, 05/22/2019

Ex-priest who got teen pregnant can keep job as middle school teacher A veteran New Jersey teacher who had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl and eventually got her pregnant — all while he was a Catholic priest — will be allowed to keep his job dealing with middle-schoolers, a state arbitrator ha...
19:52, 05/03/2019

Charter school teacher charged with raping 10-year-old boy A teacher at a public charter school in Louisiana has been charged with raping a 10-year-old boy, deputies said. Deidre R. Smith, 34, was arrested Tuesday on charges of first-degree rape and felony indecent behavior with a juvenile after investigator...
17:13, 05/02/2019

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...
08:26, 06/14/2019

School investigating video of teacher’s aide sitting on student’s lap A Utah school district launched an investigation this week after a video of a female teacher’s aide sitting on a male student’s lap surfaced on social media....
01:26, 05/03/2019

A Crisis Of Faith: Pope Francis Has Left The Catholic Church To Worship A Monster Truck He Saw Flatten 30 School Busses Today marks an abrupt end to the six-year reign of perhaps the most beloved and popular Pope of the modern era. On the steps of the Vatican this morning, Pope Francis announced that he is leaving the Catholic church to worship a monster truck he saw ...
21:52, 05/07/2019

ACLU sues over new Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion law The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed a lawsuit Friday challenging Georgia's new "heartbeat" abortion law in a case that could potentially take the issue back to the U.S. Supreme Court....
18:26, 06/28/2019

Mother of son with Down syndrome sues hospital, would've had abortion A mother of a 4-year-old son with Down syndrome is suing a British hospital alleging they failed to test for the condition, otherwise, she would've had an abortion....
17:13, 07/10/2019

Utah Family Sues After Son With Diabetes Is Kept From School The school district placed the boy on “home and hospital status,” denying him “his right to attend school with his non-diabetic peers,” the lawsuit says....
11:39, 06/29/2019

Sri Lanka School Principal, Teacher Arrested For Link To Terror Attack Sri Lankan Police said Friday they have arrested a school principal and a teacher for their alleged links to the local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ) blamed by the government......
16:39, 05/17/2019

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 ...
00:26, 05/23/2019

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......
21:26, 07/02/2019

Texas School District Fires Teacher After She Tweeted to Trump About Immigrants Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
17:13, 06/05/2019

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...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Democrat Warren says she would pick a public school teacher for education post Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren pledged on Monday that if she wins the White House in 2020, her education secretary will be "a former public school teacher who is committed to public education."...
21:26, 05/13/2019

Century After Grandfather's School Expulsion, Harvard Teacher Fights Bias In 1926, Sarah Lewis's grandfather, Shadrach Emmanuel Lee, was expelled from a Brooklyn public high school for asking why black people were not in his history textbook. His teacher told him African......
05:13, 05/04/2019

Teacher won’t face charges for filming porn in school, posting it online A substitute teacher in Texas was axed after recording pornographic videos of herself inside a classroom – and then uploading the footage to a commercial website, police and school officials said. But the teacher, who worked at El Campo High School i...
18:13, 06/26/2019

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 then attempting suicide by threatening to jump off a highway on the same day the alleged crime was reported to police, sources told The Post. Jonathan Pol, 28, a ...
22:13, 05/29/2019

Ex-school chief sues over being outed a ‘mystery pooper’ The ex-New Jersey superintendent outed as the school’s “mystery pooper” may have defecated on campus grounds — but law enforcement were the ones that leaked, he claims in a new lawsuit. Thomas W. Tramaglini — a former he...
14:00, 05/02/2019

2 more deputies fired over Parkland school massacre response Two more Florida deputies involved in last year’s Parkland school massacre have been fired for neglect of duty, the Broward County sheriff announced Wednesday. Deputies Edward Eason and Josh Stambaugh were fired Tuesday for their inaction in the Feb....
18:13, 06/26/2019

2 more deputies fired after shooting at Florida high school PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony said two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the agency’s response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkla...
17:26, 06/26/2019

Sheriff Says Shots Fired At School In Suburban Denver HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say a shooting at a suburban Denver school has injured two people. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says deputies are trying to find the shooter or shooters, calling it an “active and uns...
23:26, 05/07/2019

School district tries to rehire fired N.H. lunch lady A New Hampshire lunch lady fired in March for feeding a student who did not have money to pay has been offered her job back, but she hasn't accepted the offer....
02:13, 05/19/2019

She Served $8 School Lunch To Teen Who Couldn't Pay. Then She Was Fired A cafeteria worker in Canaan, New Hampshire, was fired after a supervisor caught her violating her employer's policy. Her offense? Giving food worth $8 to a student with no money in his account....
08:52, 05/17/2019

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...
10:39, 07/04/2019

California man arrested on suspicion of DUI, allegedly spit at officers is gym teacher, school officials say A California man who was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of driving under the influence and allegedly spat at police officers is a P.E. teacher in Sacramento, school district officials said Thursday....
16:13, 05/10/2019

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.        ...
02:52, 06/06/2019

Florida college student, suspended over gun photo, sues school A Florida woman is suing a technical college after she was suspended indefinitely when a photo of her posing with a hand gun at a shooting range on social media was reported to school leaders. ...
03:26, 06/01/2019

School cafeteria worker says she was fired for giving lunch to boy who couldn’t pay A New Hampshire cafeteria worker claims she was fired after providing lunch to a high school student who didn’t have money for a meal. Bonnie Kimball was working the register at the Mascoma Valley Regional High School cafeteria on March 28 when...
22:00, 05/17/2019

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...
05:39, 06/05/2019

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....
11:39, 07/03/2019

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.        ...
22:39, 07/03/2019

Convicted North Carolina felon faked degree to become high school teacher, officials say A 40-year-old North Carolina man has been arrested and charged after allegedly submitting forged documents to obtain a position as a high school teacher....
02:52, 06/27/2019

Christian anti-abortion clinic chain sues HHS over Title X rules California's Obria Medical Clinics, a chain of anti-abortion pregnancy centers that bills itself as an alternative to Planned Parenthood, sued the Trump administration Monday because it says it will be forced to refer patients for abortions in exchan...
06:52, 05/21/2019

Student sues Long Island school over off-campus party beating A Long Island high school student who had his nose broken, teeth knocked out and face cut in a beating by several other classmates off campus, filed a $10 million notice of claim against his school district for failing to protect him from the bullies...
10:52, 06/12/2019

Two more Broward County deputies fired for neglect during Parkland school shooting _____ Two more deputies have been fired for alleged inaction during the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead, the Broward County sheriff said Wednesday. Sheriff Gregory Tony said Edward E...
23:00, 06/29/2019

Ohio middle school students under investigation for allegedly putting bodily fluids in teacher’s crepes A group of middle school students in Ohio allegedly served urine-and-semen-filled crepes to their teachers during a “gourmet” cooking competition — and are now being investigated by the local authorities, a report says....
11:52, 05/21/2019

Warren promises to pick public school teacher as education secretary in response to 'terrible' DeVos Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made a surprise promise regarding her potential cabinet on Monday, in a tirade against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. ...
22:39, 05/13/2019

Minnesota Superintendent Promises 'Aggressive Action' After Middle School Teacher Filmed Using Racist Language Wendy Brilowski, a teacher in Highland Park Middle School, Minnesota, has been placed on leave after video proof showed her hurling racial slurs to students. Saint Paul Public Schools Superintendent Joe Gothard has vowed to take appropriate action af...
19:52, 05/12/2019

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....
18:39, 07/16/2019

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...
20:39, 06/19/2019

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...
04:39, 07/23/2019

Sheriff says shots have been fired at a school in suburban Denver and believes two people are injured HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Sheriff says shots have been fired at a school in suburban Denver and believes two people are injured....
23:26, 05/07/2019

Facebook contract workers look at your private posts to help train its AI A new report from Reuters has revealed how contract workers for Facebook and Instagram are looking at your private posts to help the social media platforms train their AI systems. Reuters suggests contractors are annotating the posts based on five “d...
19:26, 05/06/2019

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.”...
15:26, 07/03/2019

Facebook contractors categorize your private posts to train AI At any given time, Facebook has thousands of third-party staffers around the world looking at and labeling Facebook and Instagram posts. The work is meant to help train AI and to inform new products. But because the contractors see users' public...
21:52, 05/06/2019

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...
06:13, 07/03/2019

Gay Man Posts Bullying Note On Facebook Before Committing Suicide A gay Myanmar man posted a note on Facebook including screenshots of alleged homophobic bullying before taking his life, prompting activists to call Tuesday for more protection for the emerging LGBTQ......
13:52, 06/25/2019

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 human rights groups....
10:13, 07/18/2019

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...
19:52, 06/18/2019

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...
02:13, 07/17/2019

Facebook fact checkers will soon review Instagram posts Fake news, conspiracy theories and misinformation aren't just problems for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. They're also rampant on Instagram. While Instagram has been working to reduce the reach of false posts, starting this week, it will go...
21:52, 05/06/2019

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.        ...
18:13, 07/23/2019

New Jersey 'pooperintendent' who defecated on another high school’s field sues police over mug shot release A former New Jersey superintendent who pleaded guilty to defecating on another high school’s track field last May sued the police department for releasing his mug shot, claiming the agency’s actions smeared his reputation and “altered his life foreve...
19:52, 05/01/2019

2 more deputies fired following internal investigation into shooting at Parkland, Florida, high school that killed 17 PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — 2 more deputies fired following internal investigation into shooting at Parkland, Florida, high school that killed 17....
17:26, 06/26/2019

Fired Ohio State coach Zach Smith arrested at kids’ school after altercation Former Ohio State receivers coach Zach Smith has been arrested for violating a civil protection order as he tried to pick up his children at an elementary school, according to multiple reports. Smith, who was fired in July over allegations that he be...
17:52, 05/10/2019

CBP leader decries 'deplorable' Facebook posts, as probe launched Customs and Border Protection confirmed Friday that it has opened an investigation into a second Facebook page containing posts that mock migrants and members of Congress -- as an internal memo showed a top agency official blasting the “deplorable” s...
17:26, 07/05/2019

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....
06:26, 07/16/2019

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014....
04:13, 05/06/2019

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...
01:13, 07/02/2019

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
22:00, 06/05/2019

Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
17:13, 06/05/2019

Facebook sues firm for allegedly misusing app data to target ads Facebook is trying to preempt Cambridge Analytica-style scandals with legal action. The social network has sued the South Korean analytics firm Rankwave for allegedly misusing its app data for ad targeting (thus breaching its contract) as well as fa...
00:13, 05/12/2019

Facebook Sues South Korea Data Analytics Firm Facebook is suing South Korean data analytics firm Rankwave to make sure it isn't breaking the leading social network's rules, the US company said Friday....
10:00, 05/11/2019

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)....
21:26, 07/03/2019

Celebrity chef offers job to school cafeteria worker fired for giving student free lunch A celebrity chef says he wants to hire the New Hampshire school-cafeteria worker who was fired after giving a hungry student a free lunch. Chef José Andrés — who has his own Spanish TV show and is credited for bringing small-plate-style dining to the...
23:39, 05/20/2019

American Medical Association sues North Dakota, takes rare stance in Trump-era abortion debate The American Medical Association has filed a lawsuit to block North Dakota rules that would require physicians to give patients false information.        ...
03:52, 07/03/2019

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...
13:52, 07/02/2019

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...
17:00, 07/03/2019

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...
09:00, 07/05/2019

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...
05:39, 06/06/2019

Vietnam throws Facebook user in jail over ‘anti-state’ posts HANOI — A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison Thursday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform that the Southeast Asian country’s government said were “anti-state.” Despite sweeping economic reform and...
08:13, 06/07/2019

FOCUS-Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates and other content posted since 2014....
03:52, 05/06/2019

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...
23:13, 07/19/2019

Family Of Murdered Utah Track Athlete Lauren McCluskey Sues School Over "Deliberate Indifference" Before Her Death The parents of Lauren McCluskey filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Utah and several administrators on Thursday over the school’s alleged failure to take their daughter’s calls for help seriously before she was murdered, as well as thei...
06:52, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
19:39, 06/05/2019

Dutch billionaire and Big Brother creator sues Facebook over fraudulent Bitcoin ads The creator of the Big Brother reality television format is suing Facebook for allowing advertisements to fraudulently feature his name and image, Reuters reports. Dutch billionaire John de Mol, one of the brains behind entertainment studio Endemol, ...
19:26, 06/05/2019

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....
03:39, 07/23/2019

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......
13:26, 07/23/2019

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and a former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
02:00, 05/23/2019

| 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....
19:00, 05/23/2019

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...
19:00, 06/20/2019

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....
19:13, 07/07/2019

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....
00:13, 06/18/2019

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....
16:26, 06/04/2019

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.        ...
03:13, 07/19/2019

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....
04:13, 07/23/2019

Teacher at Prince George's School Is Engaged to Prince William's Friend Prince George...the matchmaker? Lucy Lanigan-O'Keeffe, the assistant head teacher at Thomas' Battersea School in southwest London, where the 5-year-old royal is enrolled, is......
20:13, 06/23/2019

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, the masked gunman ...
23:13, 06/17/2019

Facebook sues South Korean analytics company to send ‘message’ about privacy to app developers Facebook on Friday said it had filed a lawsuit against Rankwave, a South Korean analytics company that may have mishandled users’ personal information, a legal salvo that the social-media giant described as a “message” meant to demonstrate its height...
03:39, 05/11/2019

Facebook Sues South Korean Analytics Company to Send a 'Message' That It Means Business Now Facebook has filed a lawsuit against South Korean data analytics company Rankwave over a breach of contract after the company allegedly failed to prove that it was complying with Facebook’s data policies.Read more......
11:39, 05/11/2019

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....
12:00, 07/23/2019

Ocasio-Cortez accuses border officers of ‘violent culture’ after report on graphic Facebook posts New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused U.S. Customs and Border Protection of having a “violent culture” and questioned how officers treat migrants after a report surfaced Monday about a secret Facebook group where Border Patrol agents purport...
22:39, 07/01/2019

Bias against private pupils 'like Jews being discriminated against in Nazi Germany', claims head teacher of £12,000-a-term school A leading head teacher has compared bias against private schools to Jews being discriminated against in Nazi Germany, adding that parents are complaining their children are being edged out of Oxbridge by "social engineering"....
13:39, 05/11/2019

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...
19:39, 06/18/2019

Two more deputies fired after Parkland school shooting: 'It was neglect of duty' Two more Florida sheriff's deputies have been fired following a teen gunman's rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year.        ...
22:39, 06/26/2019

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time, though, it’s more than a handful of viral links making the rounds; it’s the overwhelming majority of...
20:52, 05/29/2019

'Yeet???' High School teacher creates 'Gen Z Dictionary' of all the terms students use High school teacher James Callahan created a list of slang terms students use. The list includes definitions to sus, sis, periodt and i'm dead.        ...
22:13, 05/01/2019

Hotel manager's Facebook offer: Need an abortion? Come to Michigan. After several states passed new abortion laws, Shelley O’Brien offered any woman struggling with access a free place to stay and a ride to the clinic.        ...
02:00, 06/08/2019

School investigates racist post from board member's Facebook A school district outside Pittsburgh says it's investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member's personal page....
02:13, 05/18/2019

School investigates racist post from board member’s Facebook MCMURRAY, Pa. (AP) — A school district outside Pittsburgh says it’s investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member’s personal page. Screenshots have been circulating of the since-removed...
23:39, 05/17/2019

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....
19:52, 06/02/2019

Devon Erickson, Colorado school shooting suspect, shared anti-Trump post on Facebook The 18-year-old accused in the fatal shooting at a Colorado charter school shared social media posts that were critical of President Trump and Christians, but heaped praise on former President Barack Obama. On what appears to be his Facebook page, De...
16:52, 05/08/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement comes amid a battle over abortion rights in the United...
18:39, 05/29/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen in states like New York, and exaggerated the extent of the proposed measures....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Tates Creek Elementary School Named National Green Ribbon School LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lexington Elementary School is turning heads nationally for going green and this year alone, saved Fayette County School District about $18,000 for their efforts. Tate’s Creek Elementary School earned the title ...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Colorado school officials ask voters to consider tearing down, rebuilding Columbine High School Twenty years after infamous U.S. massacre, Columbine High School faces scrutiny of another kind: Whether it should be torn down and replaced.        ...
04:13, 06/07/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
02:39, 05/22/2019

How to talk to your kids about school shootings, like the one at Colorado's STEM school After the shooting at STEM school Highlands Ranch in Colorado, we revisit how to talk to your kids about school shootings.        ...
14:13, 05/08/2019

BREAKING: School shooting Denver – ‘At least seven hurt’ at US high school police say A SCHOOL shooting in Denver has injured at least seven people, with police still actively trying to hunt down a possible third gunman, US media reported....
00:39, 05/08/2019

Probably Awesome! The Kid Who Left High School To Go To Hockey School In Like Canada Or Vermont Seems To Be In Some Sort Of Pre-NHL League Now While we don’t know enough about how the hockey world works to be 100% sure, here’s some news that seems like it’s pretty great: The kid who left high school to go to hockey school in, like, Canada or Vermont seems to be in some sort of pre-NHL leagu...
20:39, 05/21/2019

Colorado school shooting updates: STEM school to be closed this week after 1 dead, 8 injured One student is dead and eight others injured after two students opened fire at a suburban Denver STEM school on Tuesday. Here's the latest news.        ...
14:13, 05/08/2019

School district considers tearing down Columbine High School due to increase in 'morbid fascination' Jeffco School District in Colorado is asking the community for their opinion on whether Columbine High School should be torn down and rebulit due to the increase of others 'morbid fascination' with the school, a letter from the district says....
16:13, 06/07/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to organizations that either fund abortions or help elect pro-choice candidates....
03:13, 05/16/2019

High school student's graduation cap sends people to a list of school shooting victims One high school student decorated her graduation cap with a QR code that led people to a list of high school shooting victims.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Lincoln Co. School Board Votes To Close Elementary School LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to close McKinney Elementary School Thursday night. The change will be effective at the start of the next school year. This story is developing....
02:13, 05/10/2019

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'Old school racism minus the school' Late-night hosts continued to discuss the US president’s racist tweets and his attempts to prove that they were not racistLate-night hosts spent a second night attacking Donald Trump over his racist Twitter attack on four Democratic congresswomen of ...
17:52, 07/17/2019

N4T School Supply Drive: Amphitheater Unified School District TUCSON- News 4 Tucson continued its 3rd annual News 4 Tucson School Supply Drive Tuesday at Amphitheater Unified School District’s La Cima Middle School.  Leslie Ferre is a teacher at the school and said that she is always looking for supplies....
02:13, 07/24/2019

N4T School Supply Drive: Marana Unified School District MARANA- News 4 Tucson kicked off its 3rd annual News 4 Tucson School Supply drive Monday, beginning with Marana Unified School District. Butterfield Elementary School principal Joshua Bayne said that they are looking for donations including backpacks...
05:26, 07/23/2019

A high school football player in Amite City, Louisiana died Tuesday night, following a practice at his school (WDSU) A 15-year-old football player in Amite City, Louisiana died this week after a late-night practice at his high school. Coaches and teammates say Terrance Allen was walking back to the locker room around 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Tuesday, whe...
07:39, 06/21/2019

Pennsylvania school district threatens to place children in foster care if parents don't pay off school lunch debt William Thomas Cain/ Getty Wyoming Valley West School District in Pennsylvania sent letters to 1,000 parents, threatening to place their children in foster care if school lunch debts are not paid off. The director of federal programs, Joseph Muth, ...
02:26, 07/22/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the grounds that they interfere with doctors' free-speech rights....
07:39, 06/26/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
13:52, 06/28/2019

Idaho high school drops Redskins name after four-hour school board debate, two walk-outs, community vitriol Teton High School in Driggs, Idaho, dropped the Redskins mascot after two student walkouts, hours of debate, and contentious period.       ...
16:13, 07/18/2019

Yankees avoid old school-vs.-new school clash — this time Which task required more effort by J.A. Happ on Wednesday? A. Throwing 64 pitches over 5 ¹/₃ innings to lead the Yankees to a 5-3 victory over the horrid Orioles in the opening game of a doubleheader. B. Talking in a postgame news conference for 3 ¹/...
08:52, 05/16/2019

Oprah gives $500,000 to high school after-school program NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey announced she’s giving $500,000 to an initiative at a New Jersey high school that’s aimed at keeping kids off the streets. Principal Akbar Cook’s “Lights On” program keeps West Side High...
23:13, 05/19/2019

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Catholic Church donating to aid migrants TUCSON- Pope Francis is donating $500,000 to Catholic church organizations in Mexico that help with the migrant population. Part of that donation will go towards the Kino Border Initiative. The non-profit runs a shelter and center that sits in Nogale...
05:26, 05/08/2019

US Catholic abuse victims to sue Vatican Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican. They aim to force the Catholic Church to release the names and details of thousands of priests involved in alleged abuse cases....
07:39, 05/14/2019

Ukrainian Catholic Church in US installs new leader PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Eastern Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has installed a new leader. The Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia has named the Rev. Borys Gudziak as the metropolitan archbishop, which makes him the head of the Ukrainian ...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Roman Catholic church could allow married men to become priests Vatican summit to discuss proposal to address clergy shortage in remote Amazon areasA Vatican document has called on the Roman Catholic church to consider allowing older married men to become priests in remote areas of the Amazon as a way to overcome...
16:26, 06/17/2019

Crystal Cathedral reopens as Catholic church California’s famed Crystal Cathedral — once the home of the late evangelical pastor Robert Schuller’s famed “Hour of Power” TV show — has been purchased by the local Catholic diocese and re-dedicated following a two-year, $72....
01:52, 07/19/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
23:00, 05/24/2019

5 former Michigan Catholic priests charged with sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades....
21:39, 05/24/2019

Catholic women take on new role in Cologne Cathedral The timing couldn't be better: Just as women across Germany are demanding more rights and offices in the Catholic Church, the Cologne Cathedral has presented its first four female supervisory stewards. A coincidence?...
18:26, 05/15/2019

She’s 83 and a Famous Nun. Australia’s Catholic Leaders Want Her to Stay Away. Sister Joan Chittister, a well-known American feminist, was planning to speak at a Catholic conference in Melbourne, but the archbishop apparently intervened....
22:39, 06/24/2019

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany’s richest Catholic archdiocese doesn’t have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Italy's Catholic establishment faults Salvini for rosary Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is defending his invocation of God at a political rally, after Italy's Catholic establishment criticized it as a cynical exploitation of faith ahead of European Parliament elections this weekend....
18:52, 05/20/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children ...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Arkansas Catholic diocese settles abuse claims from 5 men Arkansas attorneys say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has agreed to settle accusations from five men who said a priest abused them when they were children decades ago....
16:13, 06/28/2019

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution that is at the political and social heart of this cu...
14:52, 06/12/2019

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher....
20:52, 05/21/2019

Pope tends to Orthodox ties, Catholic minorities in Balkans Pope Francis, who opened 2019 with trips to the Muslim world, is shifting gears to tend to Orthodox relations, with a delicate visit starting Sunday to the Balkan nations of Bulgaria and North Macedonia....
10:26, 05/04/2019

Catholic services in Sri Lanka capital canceled for 2nd week Catholic services are being canceled for a second weekend in Sri Lanka’s capital after the government warned of more possible attacks by the same Islamic State-linked group that carried out Easter suicide bombings...
07:13, 05/02/2019

Catholic Church considers married priests for Amazon A historic shift in policy could pave the way for married men to preach in areas where clergy are scarce. The requirement for priests to have never been married has been in place for centuries....
21:39, 06/17/2019

Catholic Cardinal George Pell says his conviction should be 'quashed' Roman Catholic Cardinal George Pell could not have sexually assaulted two choirboys in 1996 because of testimony during the trial made it improbably, his attorneys argued to appeals court judges Wednesday....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
10:52, 05/21/2019

Catholic Schools In Sri Lanka To Reopen After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church on Thursday announced it will reopen its schools next week for the first time since Easter Sunday bombings killed 258 people....
13:52, 05/09/2019

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
11:13, 05/21/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue to open Vatican archives Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican to get the names and details of priests involved in abuse, an attorney for the group has said....
10:39, 05/14/2019

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activists are brave enough to speak out. By Adam WillisO...
11:26, 07/18/2019

Police search Dallas Catholic Diocese offices Authorities conducted a search of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas offices and a storage unit following an investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse. (May 15)        ...
08:13, 05/16/2019

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests' names West Virginia's only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state....
01:26, 05/29/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to denounce pope as heretic A group of 19 Catholic priests and academics have urged bishops to denounce Pope Francis as a heretic, in the latest ultra-conservative broadside against the pontiff over a range of topics from communion for the divorced to religious diversity....
16:26, 05/01/2019

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo is president of the U.S. Conference of Cathol...
17:00, 06/11/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue Vatican to name predatory priests Five Americans who say they were sexually molested by Catholic priests filed a lawsuit against the Vatican to compel the church to open its archives and hand over the names and details of abusive clergy....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore....
19:26, 06/09/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to declare pope a heretic A group of Roman Catholic priests, academics and intellectuals have issued an open letter to bishops asking them to declare Pope Francis a heretic, in the latest broadside by ultra-conservatives against the pontiff....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Catholic priest hospitalized after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker approach...
13:39, 06/10/2019

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests’ names CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state. The two priests are accused of committing the abuse while...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade in Burkina Faso Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
19:52, 05/15/2019

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
21:13, 06/10/2019

Italy’s Catholic establishment faults Salvini for rosary ROME (AP) — Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is defending his invocation of God at a political rally, after Italy’s Catholic establishment criticized it as a cynical exploitation of faith ahead of European Parliament elections this week...
18:13, 05/20/2019

'Clearly a racist act': After biracial boy dragged by school bus, school settles lawsuit The teen's mother sued the school district in May, alleging a bus driver intentionally closed the door on her 13-year-old biracial son's backpack.        ...
00:39, 07/20/2019

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed to be operating within a year....
04:13, 06/13/2019

German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms German Catholic women have launched a weeklong boycott by suspending voluntary work in churches. Their protest has crystallized fury over a male-only priesthood and bishops' foot-dragging on sex scandals....
15:26, 05/11/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
04:26, 06/11/2019

California campus removes bell marking Catholic missions SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California university has removed a bell marking the 18th century Catholic missions that Native Americans say glorifies racism. The University of California, Santa Cruz invited community members to witness the rem...
01:26, 06/22/2019

‘Tell No One,’ documentary on pedophile priests, rocks deeply Catholic Poland “Tell No One,” a new documentary revealing cases of sexual abuse by priests, has deeply shaken Poland, one of Europe’s most Roman Catholic societies....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Catholic bishop challenges Dallas police affidavit accuracy The Roman Catholic bishop of the Dallas diocese has challenged the accuracy of a Dallas police affidavit's allegations that the diocese had "thwarted" its investigation of past sexual misconduct by priests....
04:13, 05/18/2019

Catholic bishops vote to create new sex-abuse reporting hotline U.S. Catholic bishops voted on Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity. The move marks one of the church’s most notable steps in confronting its sex-abuse crisis....
04:26, 06/13/2019

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
06:26, 05/24/2019

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The Church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
17:26, 06/13/2019

Does the Catholic Church back right-wing populists? Depends on the country. The Catholic Church's decision on whether to reject associations with nationalists has varied by country, often depending on how under siege it is over the global rise in church-related scandals....
17:13, 05/14/2019

Fire destroys main sanctuary of Catholic church in Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) – A fire of unknown origin destroyed the main sanctuary of a Catholic church in north Phoenix. The Phoenix Fire Department says crews arriving early Wednesday morning found the fire well involved inside St. Joseph Catholic Church a...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepres...
05:13, 07/16/2019

Roman Catholic diocese suspends priest accused of misconduct FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Massachusetts says a longtime priest has been suspended amid an allegation of sexual misconduct. The Herald News reports that Fall River Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha said in an email Sunday that F...
23:39, 05/27/2019

Vatican Encourages Chinese Catholic Priests to Register With Beijing The Vatican encouraged Catholic bishops and priests in China to register with state authorities, a sign of the pope’s bigger push for rapprochement with Beijing even at a cost to the church’s independence....
18:39, 06/28/2019

Dallas police execute search warrant at Catholic diocese Dallas police on Wednesday were searching the headquarters and other properties of the Texas Catholic diocese, Catholic Diocese of Dallas spokeswoman Annette Gonzales Taylor confirmed....
00:39, 05/16/2019

Conservative Catholic group wants Pope Francis denounced as a heretic "We take this measure as a last resort to respond to the accumulating harm caused by Pope Francis's words and actions over several years, which have given rise to one of the worst crises in the history of the Catholic Church," the group said in a 20-...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Gunmen attack Catholic church in Burkina Faso; 6 killed OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Authorities say gunmen have attacked a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, killing a priest and five worshippers. The attack on Sunday took place in Dablo, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) from the capital, Ouagadougou. ...
23:00, 05/12/2019

German churches lose 430,000 Catholic and Protestant members in 2018 The Catholic and Protestant churches both lost over 200,000 members last year. The losses have hit the churches hard, as members of both churches pay up to 9% of their taxable income as church taxes....
04:00, 07/20/2019

Italy’s Catholic bishops ‘morally obliged’ to report abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a “moral obligation” to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police. The Italian bishops’ conference approved the guidelines durin...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has...
08:13, 06/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
17:13, 05/09/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a lengthy and extremely convincing argument for breaki...
22:00, 05/09/2019

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....
02:00, 07/23/2019

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka Urges the Government to Crackdown on Islamists as If ‘on a War Footing’ (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — The Catholic church in Sri Lanka said Tuesday that the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermath of the Easter bombings. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, the ar...
10:39, 04/29/2019

Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of seven aging Catholic activists assembled outside Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base and cut a padlock at a maintenance gate....
19:52, 07/11/2019

Police raid Catholic offices in Dallas as part of sex abuse inquiry Dallas police on Wednesday raided the local headquarters for the Catholic diocese and two other buildings associated with the church, looking for records and evidence related to a child sex abuse case, officials said....
19:39, 05/15/2019

Rural Catholic church defies Sri Lanka threats, holds Mass The checkpoints started just outside of the east Sri Lanka village, the strictest seen in the days after Islamic State-aligned militants launched suicide attacks that killed over 250 people....
12:13, 04/30/2019

Pope to canonize British Catholic luminary John Henry Newman Cardinal John Henry Newman, one of the most influential and controversial Christian figures of the 19th century and a leading Anglican before converting to Catholicism, will be made a saint, the Vatican said on Monday....
17:52, 07/01/2019

Germany's Protestant and Catholic churches predicted to lose millions of members Germany's Catholic and Protestant churches may lose half their members by 2060, according to a study. A drop in membership is expected to lead to a major budget shortfall....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
22:13, 06/09/2019

Famed Crystal Cathedral reopens as Roman Catholic church after $72M renovation After a two-year, $72.3 million renovation, the famous Crystal Cathedral in Southern California reportedly reopened its doors Wednesday as a Roman Catholic church -- now called Christ Cathedral....
18:13, 07/18/2019

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
18:39, 06/02/2019

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland A newly released documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests has shaken the country, bringing a once-taboo topic to the fore. Now, the Catholic Church and politicians are under pressure to act....
02:52, 05/16/2019

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline for reporting abuse....
14:13, 06/14/2019

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 —...
02:39, 06/28/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
04:13, 05/01/2019

U.S. suit seeks names of accused Catholic priests, 'secret' evidence at Vatican Five Minnesota men will file a lawsuit Tuesday against the Vatican in an effort to order the Catholic Church to release names and files involving thousands of clergy who've been accused of sex abuse....
15:26, 05/14/2019

Poland's Walesa urges Catholic church action on abuse after his priest accused Polish Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa has urged the Catholic Church to prevent further sexual abuse of children by members of its clergy after a new documentary film showed his priest to be one of the accused....
14:26, 05/13/2019

Catholic priest to drop holy water from helicopter 'to exorcise demons from city' DEMONS lurking in the Colombian city of Buenaventura beware as a catholic priest is all set to rid it of evil by dropping holy water on it in a mass exorcism....
21:00, 07/12/2019

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
19:13, 05/26/2019

Catholic Church in Sri Lanka holds first regular Sunday Mass since Easter bombings  The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 people....
20:26, 05/12/2019

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Catholic church attack in Burkina Faso leaves at least 6 dead, including priest, reports say At least six people were killed -- including a priest -- after a Catholic church was attacked and then set ablaze by a group of armed men in Burkina Faso, according to local reports....
19:00, 05/12/2019

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusing the nominee of opposing religious freedom and expressing anti-Catholic views....
10:52, 06/01/2019

Bill Maher attacks Barr's, Kavanaugh's Catholic faith: 'Strange cult he's never been able to leave' HBO host Bill Maher went on a long diatribe in which he appeared to air his grievances with his childhood faith of Catholicism, suggesting that public officials like Attorney General William Barr and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sought power...
18:52, 05/18/2019

Dozens of Catholic clergy arrested on Capitol Hill protesting treatment of child migrants U.S. Capitol Police arrested 70 people Thursday who were part of a coalition of Catholic clergy members and supporters protesting the treatment of child migrants being held in detention facilities along the southern border....
02:26, 07/19/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg......
21:26, 05/09/2019

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsApp....
07:26, 07/09/2019

Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church....
14:26, 05/09/2019

Historic Catholic marker deemed 'racist symbol' removed by University of California Santa Cruz A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Native American community members argued the marker highlighted a period of racism in the state....
16:13, 06/22/2019

| Catholic abuse hits Vatican | US presidential race: WATCH the top World news videos for today Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse | Montana governor in Democratic presidential race; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:00, 05/15/2019

Pope Francis issues groundbreaking law requiring Catholic priests and nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
20:00, 05/09/2019

| 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....
10:00, 06/15/2019

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”....
11:52, 07/23/2019

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.       ...
05:52, 07/10/2019

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 ...
08:13, 06/11/2019

Mom furious after teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on son’s homework A Florida teacher didn’t mince words when grading one of her student’s homework assignments — telling him, “WTF is this?” — in a note at the top of his paper. “Absolutely no credit,” the teacher added, ...
07:26, 05/30/2019

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:...
08:39, 06/06/2019

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:...
15:39, 07/23/2019

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.       ...
17:39, 07/09/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
01:39, 05/12/2019

Teacher Has Two Students Receive Prestigious Scholarship LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lee County school teacher feels like she shot a hole in one, now that two of her students have received a prestigious national scholarship that empowers women on the golf course and in the boardroom. In the mountains...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Beacon HS teacher in botched experiment says she put safety first The Manhattan teacher accused of botching a chemistry experiment that left a student badly burned claimed Tuesday that she always put safety first in the classroom. “Stop, drop and roll yourself when your clothes are on fire,” Anna Poole ...
21:26, 06/25/2019

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.       ...
04:26, 07/20/2019

Arizona teacher may have been grooming other students for sex, report says Brittany Zamora was scheduled to be sentenced for molesting her 13-year-old student after pleading guilty. Records provide more details of the abuse.        ...
22:13, 07/10/2019

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...
01:26, 05/30/2019

Mississippi teacher killed in Louisiana; 2 arrested FERRIDAY, La. (AP) — The body of a missing Mississippi school teacher has been found in Louisiana and two suspects have been arrested. News outlets in both states report that Concordia Parish authorities identified the victim as Fred McCray Jr. McCra...
01:52, 06/25/2019

Garrard Co. Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To DUI Charge GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The attorney for a Garrard County elementary school teacher pleaded not guilty to charges she drove to school drunk. Last month, police say that 39-year-old Belinda Vance crashed in the parking lot of Paint Lick Elementa...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Recently honored teacher gunned down in Louisiana FERRIDAY, La. — A Mississippi school teacher who had recently been honored by his school district was found fatally shot Monday across the state line in Louisiana. Two people have been arrested in connection with his death. Concordia Parish, Louisian...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Teacher had sex with student in SUV behind hotel: court docs A 16-year-old boy told state police that a gym teacher in upstate New York sent him nude photos before having sex with him in a car behind a hotel, court records show. Lindsey M. Halstead, 29, was arrested Tuesday on charges of sexual misconduct and ...
17:26, 05/17/2019

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...
23:13, 07/12/2019

Portugal's government warns of quitting over teacher pay Portugal's prime minister is warning opposition parties his minority government will resign if parliament approves a bill giving teachers retroactive pay to replace income they lost due to national austerity measures....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Choir teacher heads to U.S. strongman competition (KWQC) A choir teacher in Bettendorf, Iowa possesses much more than a strong voice. After only a year of training, David Baxter won the Anvil Strongman Competition in Cedar Rapids last month. He’s now headed to the US Strongman National Competi...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Portugal’s government warns of quitting over teacher pay LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s prime minister is warning opposition parties his minority government will resign if parliament approves a bill giving teachers retroactive pay to replace income they lost due to national austerity measures. So...
20:13, 05/03/2019

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 ...
12:00, 07/13/2019

Teacher suspended after her pupils criticise Italian far-right law Schoolchildren’s video presentation compared Salvini decree to 1930s racial lawsAn Italian teacher has been suspended over a video made by her students that compared a security law drafted by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to Mu...
12:39, 05/19/2019

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...
16:13, 06/27/2019

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 ...
00:39, 05/28/2019

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...
00:13, 07/13/2019

Legacy Of Teacher Walkouts Could Be More Political Activism OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn’t been to the state Capitol in Oklahoma City until last spring, when she educators throughout the state walked off the job to protest for...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Piano teacher gets to keep $40K in feud with noisy neighbor SELAH, Wash. (AP) — An appeals court says a piano teacher in Washington state deserved the $40,000 she was awarded in a dispute with a neighbor who revved his pickup truck engine for months to drown out the sound of her lessons. The Yakima Herald-Rep...
18:13, 06/27/2019

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...
02:13, 06/22/2019

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...
20:00, 06/06/2019

NYC teacher who paid students to build bombs sentenced A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited these “dangerous times” when schools and places of worship must guard against violence....
08:13, 05/23/2019

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....
01:39, 05/23/2019

Substitute teacher arrested for allegedly assaulting 14-year-old boy COCHISE COUNTY – A substitute teacher in Cochise County has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a 14-year-old boy. Officials with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a reported assault at Coronado School, south of ...
12:26, 05/12/2019

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...
01:52, 06/18/2019

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...
02:26, 06/01/2019

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...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Police: Teacher, son die in apparent murder-suicide at home 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....
04:39, 06/11/2019

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...
09:39, 06/20/2019

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...
21:13, 05/30/2019

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...
11:52, 06/19/2019

Yoga teacher dragged out to sea is latest to die in Dominican Republic A 42-year-old yoga teacher from Pennsylvania died this week when she was swept out to sea in the Dominican Republic — the eighth American tourist death reported in the country in recent weeks. Surely Miller’s body was recovered by a local fishe...
20:52, 06/13/2019

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...
20:26, 05/23/2019

Police: Louisiana students laced teacher’s drink EUNICE, La. (AP) — Authorities say two Louisiana high school students poured a chemical into a teacher’s drink and filmed it on Snapchat. Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot says the 17-year-old Eunice High School juniors were arrested Friday on...
23:26, 05/18/2019

San Francisco parents rally around teacher with cancer who has to pay for her own substitute A group of parents in San Francisco are rallying around a second-grade teacher with breast cancer who was required to pay for her classroom’s substitute teacher while she is on medical leave. The parents at Glen Park Elementary School were stun...
02:00, 05/10/2019

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...
16:26, 06/10/2019

Judge Refuses To Block Subpoenas Sent Over Teacher Sickouts FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to block subpoenas issued by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration during an investigation into teacher sickouts that closed some schools. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Thursday denied...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Harlem teacher accused of lewd conversations with 18 students A former Harlem charter-school teacher allegedly had lewd communications with at least 18 students, claiming he did it “to be the cool teacher,” according to prosecutors and court papers. Jeffery Bryant, 25, was busted in March for asking a student f...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Trial Date Set For Teacher Accused Of Threatening Student ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (The Anderson News/LEX 18)– A trial date has been set for a former Anderson County teacher accused of threatening a male student in 2017. According to the Anderson News, 36-year-old Chrystal Graham was charged with second...
16:39, 05/09/2019

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.       ...
08:00, 07/20/2019

San Francisco teacher has to pay substitute's salary while battling cancer due to law Support poured in for a Glen Park Elementary School in San Francisco after she was forced to pay a substitute teacher’s salary as she battled cancer....
20:00, 05/10/2019

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....
02:39, 05/11/2019

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...
21:26, 06/14/2019

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...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Student, teacher charged with sex crime plan to be together once he’s 18: deputies A teacher’s aide at a high school in Washington state had sex with a 17-year-old boy who told deputies the two plan to be together once he turns 18, authorities said. Wendy Wagoner, a 49-year-old paraprofessional at Graham Kapowsin High School in Pie...
21:13, 05/10/2019

Jazzy Ellis Was A Teacher Who Wanted To Be Set On Fire, So She Became A Stuntwoman Jazzy Ellis got an Ivy League education, became a teacher, and then left to fulfill everything on her bucket list the only way she knew how: by becoming a stunt performer....
12:39, 05/02/2019

Former North Carolina teacher pleads guilty to sex charges WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina high school science teacher accused of abusing almost 20 victims during his career has pleaded guilty to child sex charges. News outlets report the New Hanover County District Attorney’s Office sa...
22:26, 06/25/2019

| Czech teacher survives 34 years with heart transplant A Czech teacher survived more than 34 years with a heart transplant, making him one of the longest living transplant patients, Czech media and a hospital say....
22:39, 05/14/2019

Teacher battling breast cancer forced to pay for own substitute A San Francisco community is outraged after learning a local school teacher with breast cancer is paying for her own substitute. “Parents were outraged and incredulous — like, this can’t be,” says Amanda Fried, mother of two at Glen Park Elemen...
17:26, 05/10/2019

NY teacher on leave after complaints of mock slave auction WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A fourth-grade teacher in a northern New York school district has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of having white students bid on black classmates during a mock slave auction. The mother of one of the bl...
00:26, 05/31/2019

Parents Outrage As US Teacher With Cancer Forced To Pay For Substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
15:52, 05/10/2019

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....
08:00, 06/01/2019

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...
02:13, 05/31/2019

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...
17:00, 05/25/2019

| Parent outrage as sick US teacher forced to pay for substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
05:00, 05/11/2019

Catholic Church rejects transgender identity, calls gender change a 'trend' in statement LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."        ...
22:13, 06/10/2019

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...
21:39, 05/28/2019

North Carolina teacher arrested on child pornography charge HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina fifth-grade teacher has been arrested on child pornography charges. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says in a release that Stefan Winfried Anders was arrested Wednesday after a month...
14:26, 05/09/2019

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....
17:26, 06/18/2019

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....
01:39, 05/29/2019

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....
20:13, 05/29/2019

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....
19:00, 06/22/2019

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...
06:42, 07/06/2019

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 grandparent’s house, police said. Alexis Mercedes Boberg, 25, of Severn, surrendered to police Monday after a student at the...
17:52, 06/19/2019

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...
00:13, 06/05/2019

NJ arbitrator saves job of teacher who fathered a child when he was a priest 29 years ago An arbitrator has refused to terminate a New Jersey sixth-grade teacher who fathered a child with a 16-year-old girl nearly three decades ago when he was a parish priest....
23:26, 05/03/2019

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....
14:00, 06/07/2019

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 ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Sri Lanka Blasts: Tamil Medium Teacher Among 106 Suspects Arrested Sri Lanka police has arrested 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, in connection with the Easter Sunday blasts, the police said today....
20:13, 04/28/2019

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....
22:00, 06/04/2019

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...
09:52, 06/24/2019

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......
03:52, 06/01/2019

Raw video shows Kansas teacher kick 5-year-old student Bluejacket Flint Elementary School teacher Crystal Smith is shown grabbing the girl from the bookshelf, then later appears to kick her.        ...
22:52, 04/30/2019

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...
20:39, 06/04/2019

Where teachers can get free food and discounts for Teacher Appreciation Week May 6-10 Teacher Appreciation Week starts Monday, May 6 and businesses across the nation are showering educators with freebies and special discounts.        ...
01:39, 05/04/2019

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...
23:26, 06/21/2019

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....
11:26, 07/12/2019

A California teacher with breast cancer needs more sick days. She has to pay for a substitute. California teachers are required by state law to cover the costs of a substitute while they are on extended sick leave.        ...
02:26, 05/10/2019

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...
19:13, 07/01/2019

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......
23:26, 07/02/2019

Selfless stranger buys supplies for teacher after learning about her $35K salary An Arizona elementary school teacher, who drew widespread sympathy last year when she shared her meager salary on Facebook, said a New York City businessman has "adopted" her classroom to ensure her students have crucial school supplies....
04:00, 05/03/2019

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...
12:13, 05/31/2019

Florida teacher arrested after allegedly bringing loaded gun into classroom A fourth-grade teacher was arrested Monday after allegedly bringing a loaded gun and two knives into her classroom at Starkey Elementary School in Seminole, Fla., officials said....
11:52, 05/21/2019

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...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet 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....
07:39, 06/05/2019

North Carolina teacher accused of storing student’s gun in class WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A North Carolina teacher is accused of storing a student’s gun in her classroom. The Winston-Salem Journal reports Paisley Magnet School teacher Sarah Melissa Wilson was arrested Monday and charged with helping a minor pos...
17:26, 05/14/2019

More classes canceled ahead of South Carolina teacher rally School districts in South Carolina are continuing to cancel classes ahead of a Wednesday teacher rally that's expected to pull thousands of educators out of school....
19:39, 04/30/2019

Portugal parliament rejects teacher pay rises, avoids PM resignation Portugal's parliament rejected on Friday proposed retroactive pay hikes for teachers, quelling the prospects of a political crisis following last week's threat by the government to resign if the measure was approved....
16:39, 05/10/2019

Teacher who stopped student shooter honored as Carnegie Hero PITTSBURGH (AP) — A high school teacher who subdued a gun-wielding student as he opened fire in the school cafeteria is one of 18 people being honored with Carnegie Medals for heroism. The Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission announced the ...
20:00, 06/25/2019

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...
22:13, 07/22/2019

Peoria fifth grade teacher accused of sexually molesting students PEORIA, Ariz. (KPNX) — A Sun Valley Elementary School teacher was arrested and booked on five counts of molestation of a child and one count of sexual abuse of three different fifth-grade students, court documents say. Ricky Ordway, 43, allegedly rea...
02:13, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Alabama teacher latest to die in the Dominican Republic from cosmetic surgery An Alabama high school teacher who traveled to the Dominican Republic for elective procedures died from complications, according to a report. Alicia Renette Williams, a 45-year-old mom, suffered blood clots from going under the knife June 2 on the Ca...
19:00, 06/20/2019

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....
13:13, 07/17/2019

Tenured New Jersey teacher accused of calling students the n-word A New Jersey school district is fighting to fire a tenured teacher accused of calling students the n-word in class, according to a report. Bruce Bassetti was teaching seventh-grade science at Penns Grove Middle School in February when he allegedly fl...
23:39, 05/13/2019

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....
22:39, 07/19/2019

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...
04:13, 07/20/2019

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...
10:52, 06/12/2019

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....
06:52, 06/02/2019

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....
07:39, 05/27/2019

Teacher caught on video kicking 5-year-old could face criminal charges A Kansas elementary school teacher who was seen in a surveillance video kicking a 5-year-old student could face criminal charges. The second-year teacher, identified by a spokesman for the Shawnee Mission School District as Crystal Smith, was fired a...
17:26, 05/02/2019

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......
12:26, 05/24/2019

Target's teacher discount is coming back 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.       ...
14:00, 06/26/2019

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...
23:00, 05/31/2019

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....
03:13, 06/16/2019

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....
03:26, 06/12/2019

Lost yoga teacher Amanda Eller was ‘bawling’ when her rescuers arrived The yoga teacher who spent 17 days lost and injured in a Hawaiin jungle has recalled the moment she started "bawling" as she knew she was finally getting saved....
00:00, 05/27/2019

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....
02:13, 05/26/2019

Sick of getting schooled in Fortnite? Here’s what happened when we hired a Battle Royale teacher This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals. Standing in the middle of Pleasant Park’s soccer pitch, an ascending snake of construction begins to win...
23:00, 05/06/2019

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...
17:52, 06/19/2019

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...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Tennessee teacher arrested after allegedly dragging child by ankles down hallway A teacher in Tennessee was arrested and charged with child abuse last week after she was allegedly caught on camera dragging a child down a hallway into her classroom....
21:52, 05/01/2019

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...
03:13, 05/22/2019

Teacher breaks down, denies responsibility for fireball that badly burned student The former Beacon High School teacher accused of botching a chemistry experiment that left one of her students horribly burned broke down on the witness stand Tuesday while denying responsibility for the 2014 fireball. Defendant Anna Poole — who cond...
01:52, 06/26/2019

Federal judge hears request in Kentucky teacher sickout case LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge says he’ll decide soon on a request for a temporary restraining order in a case involving Kentucky teachers who protested at the Capitol during sickouts this year. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that U...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Special ed teacher suing California union in case that could cost labor big A California educator is battling a state teachers' union over his problems leaving the organization, in what his attorneys say could be a precedent-setting legal case that ultimately forces labor unions across the country to reimburse billions in ba...
21:39, 05/07/2019

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....
16:52, 06/20/2019

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....
21:13, 06/04/2019

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....
23:00, 05/23/2019

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.        ...
23:00, 07/13/2019

Retired teacher admonishes de Blasio at South Carolina campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio got thrown his first curveball in the early days of his quixotic presidential campaign Saturday as a local, prominent Democratic activist urged him not to battle President Trump in the gutter....
00:00, 05/19/2019

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......
11:52, 07/12/2019

Madrasa Teacher Pushed Off Bengal Train Over "Jai Shri Ram" Chant: Report A madrasa teacher was allegedly beaten up and pushed out of a moving train in West Bengal last week by a group of men who were forcing him to shout the "Jai Shri Ram" slogan, news agency IANS quoted a......
18:00, 06/26/2019

Florida preschool teacher who admitted to molesting 4-year-old avoids prison ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/WESH) – A former preschool teacher has been sentenced to 15 years of probation for molesting a boy under his care at a child care center in Orlando. Court records who Jayrico Hamilton pleaded guilty to three counts of lewd and...
02:52, 05/10/2019

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.        ...
05:13, 06/20/2019

‘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...
02:26, 07/21/2019

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'...
13:00, 05/02/2019

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....
20:26, 07/18/2019

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....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his controversial rule, which has entailed a brutal crackdo...
19:26, 05/11/2019

AutoCanada posts $4.1M net loss on U.S. costs in Q1 AutoCanada posted a $4.1-million net loss in the first quarter due in large part to rising operating costs in the United States, where it launched a plan to reduce expenses and optimize its portfolio....
05:00, 05/04/2019

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....
14:00, 05/24/2019

Bunge posts first-quarter profit U.S. agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd posted a first-quarter profit on Wednesday, compared with a year-ago loss, aided by higher crushing margins in its oilseeds business in the United States, Brazil and Europe....
12:39, 05/08/2019

SEC Sues Kik Over $100 Million Token Sale Canadian social-media company Kik Interactive on Tuesday became the most prominent business targeted by U.S. regulators for illegally raising capital by selling its own cryptocurrency....
19:52, 06/04/2019

Paraplegic man sues Avenatti over missing $4M A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County. (June 13)        ...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Police searching for man who fired at officers ERLANGER, Ky. (AP) — Police say they are searching for a suspect who fired at officers during a traffic stop and then fled on foot. The Erlanger Police Department said in a Facebook post that officers are searching for the suspect, who is described a...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Guantánamo Bay Prison Commander Has Been Fired Rear Adm. John C. Ring has been let go because of a “loss of confidence in his ability” to lead, the United States Southern Command said Sunday in a statement....
23:26, 04/28/2019

Congressman’s ex-aide says she was fired for being pregnant AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former senior aide to U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar has filed a lawsuit against the Texas Democrat that claims she was wrongly fired for being pregnant. Kristie Small filed the federal suit in Washington D.C. on Monday against Cuella...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Shots Fired Into Apartments, Cars LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after someone fired shots into two apartments and two cars. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex near the intersection of Man o’ War and Todds Road. At the scene...
11:52, 06/19/2019

Police Investigating Shots Fired LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington Police are investigating after a witness said shots rang out along Alumni Drive Monday evening. Police say that it happened around 7:45 p.m. on Alumni Drive at Yellowstone Parkway. The witness told police that...
05:39, 05/14/2019

UK goes a whole week without using coal-fired electricity Enlarge / The cooling towers of Willington Coal-Fired Power Station, first commissioned in 1957, contains four 104MW generating units. Each unit, when on full load, burns approximately 1,000 tons of coal per day, which produces 200 tons of ash. Willi...
20:13, 05/08/2019

90 rockets fired from Gaza towards Israel: IDF Approximately 90 rockets have been fired by Gaza militants towards Israel in the space of an hour Saturday morning, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)....
15:13, 05/04/2019

Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired Military officials say the commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired for a "loss of confidence in his ability to command."...
08:13, 04/29/2019

Deputy is fired a day after filing to run against sheriff KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy was fired a day after filing to run against his boss in a 2020 sheriff’s race. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson fired Deputy Marco Lopez last week after he refused to r...
17:13, 05/23/2019

They had just purchased fireworks. Then a man fired his gun into their car, igniting it Two young Houston-area children are in critical condition after a motorist fired into their family car and ignited fireworks.        ...
17:39, 07/05/2019

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.       ...
18:26, 06/27/2019

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....
16:13, 06/04/2019

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...
04:39, 05/26/2019

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....
21:52, 06/19/2019

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....
12:26, 06/04/2019

Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky Is Criticized for Blaming Teacher Strikes for Girl’s Shooting The remarks were the latest to ignite controversy for the governor, who had previously linked the teachers’ strikes with a rise in crimes committed against or by children....
23:39, 04/30/2019

Teacher, who rowed across the Atlantic in record time, makes history in Ohio marathon Last summer, teacher Bryce Carlson rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Sunday, he made history at the Flying Pig Marathon, completing first 5-Way.        ...
22:26, 05/05/2019

Oregon Teachers Stage Mass Walkout as Teacher Revolt Continues to Spread Teachers strikes and walkouts continued to sweep the country this week, as Oregon teachers took personal days off school on Wednesday to protest at six sites across the state, according to CNN. Though the walkout was not technically a strike, 600 sch...
16:13, 05/09/2019

Park Slope parents walking kids to gym after homeless woman spit on teacher Fuming moms and dads at PS 107 are escorting third graders to gym class across the street after a homeless shelter resident cursed at and spit on their traumatized teacher, sources told The Post Friday....
03:52, 05/04/2019

BlackBerry posts smaller quarterly loss Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd reported a smaller quarterly loss on Wednesday, benefiting from its acquisition of cybersecurity firm Cylance....
13:39, 06/26/2019

'China's Google' Posts First Loss Since 2005 Baidu reported its first quarterly loss since going public and warned that the cause—weak advertising—is likely to linger due to China’s slowing economy....
15:00, 05/17/2019