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CUNY Will Refund Thousands Of Tuition Dollars To Immigrants

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:28 GMT // 0 Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — City University of New York is returning thousands of dollars to about 150 immigrant students who live illegally in the U.S. and overpaid for their tuition.City University of New York student Monica Sibri, right, speaks during an interview as student Freddy Vicuna listens in the school cafeteria, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, […]

Lenovo Being Investigated For Use Of Superfish Software

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 20:23 GMT // 0 Comments

BOSTON, March 2 (Reuters) – Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen’s office said on Monday it has launched an investigation into Lenovo Group Ltd’s sales of laptops preloaded with Superfish software, which the U.S. government last month warned made users vulnerable to cyberattacks.The Lenovo Group Ltd. logo is displayed in the company’s headquarters in Beijing, China, […]

Is A Prenuptial Agreement A Must For Most Couples? – WSJ

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 18:28 GMT // 0 Comments

www.wsj.com: It may not be the most romantic idea, but many couples planning to marry opt for prenuptial agreements. In a survey of 1,600 members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a professional group based in Chicago, published in October 2013, 63% of the respondents reported an increase in prenups over the previous three […]

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 5 Ep. 12 Recap: ‘Remember’ Welcomes Team Rick To The Neighborhood

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 18:21 GMT // 0 Comments

After being on the move for what feels like forever, our group of survivors has found a suburban paradise to call home. But can people this hard-worn and traumatized settle back into society? Or, as Glenn put it, were they almost “out there” too long?AMC Spoiler alert! The following recaps contains spoilers. There is no […]

How Islamic Is The Islamic State? Not Very, Experts Say

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 16:46 GMT // 0 Comments

Three British schoolgirls believed to have gone to Syria to become “jihadi” brides. Three young men charged in New York with plotting to join the Islamic State group and carry out attacks on American soil. A masked, knife-wielding militant from London who is the face of terror in videos showing Western hostages beheaded.In this June […]

Research Group Media Matters To Scrutinize Hispanic News More Closely

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 15:00 GMT // 0 Comments

Media Matters is taking a closer look at Latino news. The research group known for calling out what it considers “conservative misinformation” in the mass media launched a Hispanic engagement initiative on Monday aimed at undermining what it views as attempts by rightwing organizations to influence Latinos through Spanish-language media and digital upstarts with diverse […]

Iraq Reportedly Launches Large-Scale Military Operation To Recapture Tikrit From Islamic State

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 07:28 GMT // 0 Comments

Iraq’s state TV says government forces backed by allied Shiite and Sunni fighters have begun a large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein’s hometown from the Islamic State extremist group. Al-Iraqiya television said Monday that the forces were attacking the city of Tikrit, backed by artillery and airstrikes by Iraqi fighter jets. It said the […]

Scott Walker Denies Comparing Protesters To ISIS, Says Obama Loves America

by The Huffington Post // March 1, 2015 // Updated 15:32 GMT // 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Sunday made an effort to walk back recent controversial comments comparing union protesters to the Islamic State group and expressing doubt over whether President Barack Obama loves America. Appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” Walker said he was “not comparing” union protesters to the terrorist group known as ISIS. […]

Scott Walker Denies Comparing Protesters To ISIS, Says Obama Loves America

by The Huffington Post // March 1, 2015 // Updated 15:32 GMT // 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Sunday made an effort to walk back recent controversial comments comparing union protesters to the Islamic State group and expressing doubt over whether President Barack Obama loves America. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the winter meeting of the free market Club for Growth winter economic conference at […]

Kerry: ISIS is being defeated

by CNN // March 1, 2015 // Updated 15:30 GMT // 0 Comments

He said opponents of the group have regained “a fixed, significant percentage” of the ground that the group had taken. READ: Perry pushes ground troops in ISIS fight – “But that’s not what’s important,” he said. “What’s important right now is what James Clapper said. There is an uptick in the level of terrorism and […]

Israeli security experts oppose Netanyahu speech

by CNN // March 1, 2015 // Updated 15:16 GMT // 0 Comments

On Friday, Meir Dagan, the former head of Israel’s intelligence agency, Mossad, told one of the leading Israeli newspapers, Yedioth Ahronoth: “The person who has caused the greatest strategic damage to Israel on the Iranian issue is the prime minister.” – Commanders for Israel’s Security is a nonpartisan group of nearly 200 veteran senior security […]

Fugitive American minister caught in Brazil

by CNN // March 1, 2015 // Updated 02:56 GMT // 0 Comments

Barnardwho was featured on CNN’s “The Hunt With John Walsh” in 2014 and again earlier this weekwas last seen in the United States in Spokane, Washington, in 2014. In April of that year, prosecutors in Pine County, Minnesota, issued a criminal complaint that accused him of 59 felony counts of criminal sexual conduct. The manhunt […]

Venezuela’s Maduro Cracks Down On American Visitors

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 23:12 GMT // 0 Comments

(Refiled for wider distribution) CARACAS, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday his government had captured American citizens involved in “espionage activities,” and said U.S. citizens in the future will have to seek visas to come to the OPEC nation. Speaking during a rally, he said his government will prohibit some […]

Excommunicated Mormon Kate Kelly Loses Final Appeal

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 21:54 GMT // 0 Comments

The co-founder of a Mormon women’s group who was excommunicated last year has lost her final appeal to regain membership in the Utah-based church. Kate Kelly, founder of Ordain Women, addresses supporters outside the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Sunday, June 22, 2014, after saying “I will not be […]

Kurdish Fighters Capture Tel Hamees, ISIS Stronghold In Syria

by The Huffington Post // February 27, 2015 // Updated 21:02 GMT // 0 Comments

Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, Kurdish fighters fought their way Friday into a northeastern Syrian town that was a key stronghold of Islamic State militants, only days after the group abducted dozens of Christians in the volatile region, Syrian activists and Kurdish officials said.In this image posted on a militant social media account by the […]

Marco Rubio Attempts To Win Back Conservatives On Immigration

by The Huffington Post // February 27, 2015 // Updated 15:57 GMT // 0 Comments

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said on Friday that the single biggest lesson he learned from the failure of comprehensive immigration reform in Congress in 2013 is that Americans will not accept proposals to deal with the undocumented residents in the U.S. until the border is secure. Joe Raedle via Getty Images […]

Watch These Bolivian Grandmas Play A Mean Game Of Handball

by The Huffington Post // February 27, 2015 // Updated 14:51 GMT // 0 Comments

When you think of the aches and pains that often accompany old age, you’d imagine women in their 70s and 80s taking it easy — not playing a competitive sport. But that’s what a group of grandmas and great-grandmas are doing in a Bolivian town, all while wearing skirts. – Well done, ladies!

Obscure Group Says It Set Off Blasts in Egypt, Raising Alarm

by The New York Times // February 27, 2015 // Updated 02:33 GMT // 0 Comments

CAIRO — A wave of explosions killed a passer-by and wounded at least nine other people early Thursday morning across the Nile from Cairo, raising alarms about a pattern of attacks by diffuse groups against retail stores. A Vodafone store was among four mobile telephone shops struck by bombs. A group calling itself the Popular […]

Hell Is For Sale, And These Damned Artists Would Really Like Your Help Buying It

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 23:33 GMT // 0 Comments

For the group that puts on an art show called “DAMNED: An Exhibition of Enlightened Darkness,” an abandoned church seems like an appropriate venue. But hosting in 5 acres of Hell is even more fitting. A group of artists launched a Kickstarter campaign to purchase holdings in Hell, Michigan. | Andy Sacks via Getty Images […]

10 Things To Know About Mohamed Emwazi, or ‘Jihadi John’

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 21:14 GMT // 0 Comments

On Thursday, British and American security officials revealed they believe the Islamic State member commonly referred to in the media as “Jihadi John” is a British citizen by the name of Mohamed Emwazi. YouTube A prominent figure in the brutal beheading videos the terrorist group releases as propaganda, the English-accented figure clad in black robes […]

The social network that you can wear

by CNN // February 26, 2015 // Updated 16:23 GMT // 0 Comments

A joint venture between design teams at MIT’s Tangible Media Group and the Fluid Interface Group have incorporated the social network into a garment which signals to other wearers your interests, associations and even if people are compatible organ donors. The group of MIT students behind the project – Viirj Kan, Katsuya Fujii, Judith Amores, […]

New ISIS Video Shows Militants Smashing Ancient Iraq Artifacts

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 13:45 GMT // 0 Comments

The Islamic State group released a video on Thursday showing militants using sledgehammers to smash ancient artifacts in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul, describing them as idols that must be removed.Volunteer Shiite fighters who supports the Iraqi government forces in the combat against the Islamic State (IS) group, hold a black Islamist flag allegedly belonging […]

Introvert Travel Just Became A Thing, Thanks To New ‘Introvert Retreat’ In England

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 12:00 GMT // 0 Comments

Group tours, guided treks and big-name cruises sound like great vacation ideas at first, but then there are all. those. people. The point of travel is often to escape our fellow humans and get in touch with ourselves, not to schmooze and booze with a mashup of noisy others we’ve only just met. David Clapp […]

Numbers Of Christians Abducted In Syria By Islamic State Rises To 220, Monitor Says

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 08:16 GMT // 0 Comments

BEIRUT, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Islamic State militants have abducted at least 220 people from Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria during a three day offensive, a monitor that tracks violence in Syria said on Thursday. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the abductions took place when Islamic State took 10 villages inhabited […]

How Many Americans Have Traveled To Syria To Join ISIS?

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 22:00 GMT // 0 Comments

U.S. officials said on Wednesday they have thwarted the plans of three New Yorkers to join the Islamic State militant group in Syria, once again highlighting the risks posed by the flood of foreign fighters traveling to the Middle East.In this undated file photo posted on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center […]

‘Unreasonable mother’ shapes a world that embraces disabled children

by CNN // February 25, 2015 // Updated 20:56 GMT // 0 Comments

When my son was born, I picked the name Alexander because the baby names book said it meant “Leader of Men,” and I was sure he was destined for greatness. Here’s how I pictured it: He would be very smart, win awards, go to a prestigious university and maybe even be famous. At 5 months […]

Fate Of Christians Abducted By ISIS Unclear

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 17:55 GMT // 0 Comments

Islamic State militants have moved a large group of Christians they abducted to one of their strongholds as fighting raged on Wednesday between the extremists and Kurdish and Christian militiamen for control of a chain of villages along a strategic river in northeastern Syria, activists and state-run media said.ASSOCIATED PRESS The Khabur River in Hassakeh […]

WATCH: Little Mix Secretly Drops a New Music Video and Song, ‘Dreamin’ Together’

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 16:09 GMT // 0 Comments

Little Mix is coming out with another album this year, but Mixers now have an extra-special treat because the band secretly released a music video for their new song, “Dreamin’ Together,” with a Japanese pop group called Flower!Bennett Raglin via Getty Images Read the whole story

Woman Who Drove Drunk To Group Sex Meet-Up Had Son In Car: Police

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 15:50 GMT // 0 Comments

A Pennsylvania woman arrested after driving drunk with her son in the car was on her way to have group sex with three other people, according to police. – Charges for Young include assault, drunken driving, indecent exposure, resisting arrest, aggravated assault, and child endangerment, among others.

More Than 130 Islamic State Fighters Killed In Syria Clashes, Airstrikes: Monitor

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 06:48 GMT // 0 Comments

BEIRUT, Feb 25 (Reuters) – At least 132 Islamic State fighters have been killed since Saturday in fighting with Kurdish militia backed by U.S.-backed air strikes in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasaka, a group monitoring the conflict said. The Kurdish YPG forces which drove Islamic State from Kobani last month with the help of […]

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