Meet the Activists Offering to Pay Off Student Debt

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 23:25
Belle Goldman only completed two and a half months of Everest Colleges’ medical assisting program back in 2012. But the short stint at the for-profit college left her with thousands of dollars in federal loans and $2,000 in debt from a private loan company, an albatross that has been weighing on her ever since. In the years that followed, Goldman said she fielded calls from Everest and then a debt collector several times a day,…
Asia shares rise on Fed, China policy speculation
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 23:24
By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares were tentatively higher on Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded on speculation the Federal Reserve would maintain a pledge on low rates when a two-day policy meeting ends later in the session. The Dow hit a fresh record while the U.S. dollar took a knock after the Wall Street Journal's Fed watcher Jon Hilsenrath said the central bank would keep the words “considerable time” in its policy statement,…
Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Martin: Their Cozy Date Nights At Home
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:34
View Gallery 49 Photos Just because Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin aren’t spotted out and about together all the time, that doesn’t mean their relationship isn’t heating up! The duo are enjoying quiet, romantic dates at Chris’ home, according to a new report.
Kate Middleton Abuse: Princess Eugenie, Camilla Parker-Bowles Jealously Insult “Commoner Kate”
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:24
Kate Middleton has apparently been coming under attack from members of the Royal Family who think that the “commoner” is only good for making babies. According to Celeb Dirty Laundry, Princess Eugenie and Camilla Parker-Bowles are hugely jealous of the media attention that has come Kate’s way ever since she got married to Prince William. This has only increased since she became pregnant with, and then subsequently gave birth, to Prince George, and has gone…
Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis'
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:24
There have been outbreaks of bacterial meningitis -- caused by the bacteria shown here -- recently at Princeton and the University of California, Santa Barbara. STORY HIGHLIGHTSAndrea Jamie was a student at Georgetown's Nursing and Health Studies schoolShe posted to Twitter late last week that she had a high fever, "I think I'm dying"Jamie dies of what officials believe is meningitis; tests are being done to confirmMeningitis outbreaks have been reported at universities in New…
Bringing humanity to the Middle East
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:24
"We told her to sit with us so we could share her sadness."
NY store owner tried to support ISIS, feds say
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:24
STORY HIGHLIGHTSMufid A. Elfgeeh, 30, is a naturalized citizen who owns a Rochester, New York, storeAuthorities say he made arrangements, set up contacts for two would-be ISIS recruitsThey say he also bought guns, talked about shooting U.S. troops who had served in Iraq (CNN) -- A man who owns an upstate New York food store funded ISIS, tried to send jihadists to Syria to fight with the terrorist group and plotted to do some killing…
U.S. cools talk of combat role in Iraq
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:23
Washington (AFP) - The White House and the US military scrambled to play down a suggestion by the nation's top officer that deploying ground forces in Iraq to fight Islamic State jihadists was an option. General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff and President Barack Obama's top military advisor, had said US military advisors could be sent into combat alongside Iraqi forces. Dempsey said the US personnel could "provide close-combat advising,"…
'100 children died' in Malta sinking
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 21:46
16 September 2014Last updated at 21:25 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint Maltese authorities have launched naval missions to find and rescue migrants in trouble Continue reading the main story Migrant disastersMapping the routesOn Italy's migration front line Graphics: Europe's asylum seekersQ&A: Migrants and asylum Up to 100 children may have been among 500 people who drowned after a migrant boat was sunk by traffickers near Malta last week, a migration body says.
Ray Rice appeal filed by players' union
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 21:24
STORY HIGHLIGHTSRay Rice was released by Baltimore Ravens, suspended by the NFLUnion: Running back was denied due processGoodell suspended Rice for two games, then changed it after shocking video released (CNN) -- Ray Rice took the first step toward a possible return to the football field Tuesday evening when the NFL players' union announced it had filed an appeal of his indefinite suspension by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell initially had suspended the running back…

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