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What Students Are Saying About: The Government Shutdown, Dream Travel Spots and the Role of the Media – New York Times

What Students Are Saying About: The Government Shutdown, Dream Travel Spots and the Role of the Media – New York Times

Robert Frost once wrote, “Good fences makes good neighbors,” so do good walls … The United States government does not need the added work of taking care of all of these illegal immigrants, who sneaked here to flea danger in their country. Not only is it fair to the U.S. government, but it is also […]

WATCH LIVE: 3 CPD officers accused of Laquan McDonald shooting cover-up aquitted – WLS-TV

WATCH LIVE: 3 CPD officers accused of Laquan McDonald shooting cover-up aquitted – WLS-TV

CHICAGO (WLS) — Three Chicago police officers accused of trying to cover up the deadly shooting of Laquan McDonald learned their fate Thursday. Retired Chicago police officers David March and Joseph Walsh – as well as Thomas Gaffney, who is currently suspended without pay – were on trial for conspiracy, obstruction of justice and official […]

Clouds form over risk appetite in Asia – MarketPulse

Clouds form over risk appetite in Asia – MarketPulse

  Despite another positive performance on Wall Street yesterday, the mood across Asian markets was less enthusiastic today.   Huawei under investigation One of the clouds hanging over markets was news that US Federal authorities were launching an investigation into China’s Huawei Technologies for allegedly stealing trade secrets from US companies. As the investigation deepens […]

As Brexit deal goes down in flames, exasperated Europe wonders what Britain wants – The Washington Post

As Brexit deal goes down in flames, exasperated Europe wonders what Britain wants – The Washington Post

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders on Wednesday called on Britain to give them a clear plan to split from Europe amid concern that the political chaos that led to a historic defeat for British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan could lead to an uncontrolled departure. May was widely expected to lose Tuesday’s vote in […]

Strong Weather Front Brings Hail, Sandstorms to Middle East – TIME

Strong Weather Front Brings Hail, Sandstorms to Middle East – TIME

(CAIRO) — A harsh weather front brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle East on Wednesday, with visibility down in the Egyptian capital as an orange cloud of dust blocked out the sky and pedestrians covered their faces from the wind gusts. The winter’s first snow fell on the Syrian capital Damascus […]

No-deal Brexit warning for UK drivers – BBC News

No-deal Brexit warning for UK drivers – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters If UK motorists plan to drive abroad after 29 March, they need to act soon or risk breaking the law. That’s because a no-deal Brexit would leave drivers needing to have a Green Card to prove they have insurance. EU regulations will hit businesses and individuals. They will also apply to anyone […]

Football Leaks: 'Suspected hacker' detained in Hungary – BBC News

Football Leaks: 'Suspected hacker' detained in Hungary – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Benfica was one of the clubs targeted by the suspected hacker Portuguese police say a man has been detained in Hungary and media reports suggest he is a suspect in the hacking of documents from football clubs. The 30-year-old Portuguese, who has not been officially named, was detained with […]

Pentagon seeks to expand scope and sophistication of U.S. missile defenses – The Washington Post

Pentagon seeks to expand scope and sophistication of U.S. missile defenses – The Washington Post

A Dec. 10, 2018, photo provided by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency shows the launch of the U.S. military’s land-based Aegis missile defense testing system from Hawaii. (Mark Wright/Missile Defense Agency/AP) Paul Sonne National security reporter focusing on the U.S. military January 16 at 9:00 PM The Trump administration is seeking to expand the scope […]

Months after opening new North Side headquarters, Thor Cos. runs into financial bind – Star Tribune

Months after opening new North Side headquarters, Thor Cos. runs into financial bind – Star Tribune

Thor Cos., the Minneapolis-based construction firm that is the state’s largest minority-owned company, has run into financial trouble, only months after it celebrated its move into a new North Side headquarters partly funded by Hennepin County. Target Corp., which long has used Thor on store projects and holds a lease on Thor’s office space, has […]

Anti-vaxxers among top 'threats to global health,' WHO says – Fox News

Anti-vaxxers among top 'threats to global health,' WHO says – Fox News

Anti-vaxxers, or those who oppose vaccines, were deemed a top “threat to global health” in 2019 by the World Health Organization (WHO). “Vaccine hesitancy,” as the United Nations agency calls it, “threatens to reverse progress made in tackling vaccine-preventable diseases.” DR. MARC SIEGEL: PREVENT NEEDLESS DEATHS — GET VACCINATED FOR ALL THESE REASONS The organization in […]