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Sunday, April 1st, 2018

 

Tens of thousands of teachers planning massive rallies and classroom walkouts

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Tens of thousands of public school teachers in Kentucky and Oklahoma plan to attend rallies on Monday at their state capitols in what they hope will be the latest display of muscle by the nation’s educators demanding higher wages and better classroom resources. The double demonstrations come less than a month after West Virginia teachers went on a nine-day strike that ended with the governor there signing legislation giving them a 5 percent pay hike — their first raise in four years. BruceRead More


Aggressive bailiff behaviour remains ‘lingering concern’ – MoJ review

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Image copyright Getty Images Concerns persist over bailiffs using aggressive behaviour to pursue debts despite a legal crackdown, a Ministry of Justice (MoJ) report has found. New laws were introduced in England and Wales in 2014 aimed at protecting people with debts from unfair tactics. But the MoJ review reveals “lingering concerns” about the behaviour of a minority of bailiffs. Justice minister Lucy Frazer said aggression would “not be tolerated” and called for victims to give evidence. Bailiffs are typically used by creditors,Read More


Poulter delivers to win Houston Open and get in Masters

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Ian Poulter delivered another big moment Sunday, this one for himself. Down to his last putt, Poulter made a 20-foot birdie on the 18th hole to force a playoff with Beau Hossler, and then he won the Houston Open with a par on the first extra hole to earn the last spot in the Masters. One week after Poulter was mistakenly told he had locked up a spot at Augusta National through the world ranking, he left no doubt by winning with aRead More


The Latest: Miss St leads Notre in title game

Daily World News Top Stories business politics The Latest on the NCAA women’s national championship (all times local): ——— 6:40 p.m. Mississippi State has rallied to take 17-14 lead over Notre Dame at the end of the first quarter in the women’s national championship game. The Irish reeled off an 8-2 run to start in front of an energized full house at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. Mississippi State stormed back, finishing with an 11-2 run of its own to erase the Notre Dame lead. Teaira McCowan has seven points forRead More


Trump warns of migrant caravan following Fox News report, but organizers say reality far from their portrayal

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Shortly after a report on Fox News this morning about a “caravan” of migrants approaching the border, President Trump tweeted that the U.S.-Mexican border was “getting more dangerous” and “caravans” were “coming.” Interested in Immigration? Add Immigration as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Immigration news, video, and analysis from ABC News. But the reality is far from how the president portrayed it, according to a coordinator of a so-called “caravan” that prompted the report — and apparently theRead More


More than 3s: Villanova must move ball, rebound vs. Michigan

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Villanova has made more 3-pointers than any team in NCAA Division I history and fittingly set a Final Four single-game record for made 3s to reach Monday’s national championship game . It’s made them a clear favorite to beat Michigan for their second national championship in three seasons. And sure, their ability to keep hitting from outside — even if it isn’t at a record pace — against the Wolverines’ tough defense will play a big role in reaching that goal. Yet there’sRead More


From humble beginnings, 3-point shot now the key to a title

Daily World News Top Stories business politics It used to be considered a gimmick, an experiment and even worse — a shot employed only by risk-taking coaches with teams that were big on dreams, short on talent and unafraid of the low-percentage play. More than 30 years later, and with plenty of help from Billy Donovan, Steph Curry and Steve Nash, to name a few, the Villanova Wildcats have officially made shooting the 3 a bona fide way to win a championship. Villanova is making 3s at record-setting levels thisRead More


Data breach hits Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor stores

Daily World News Top Stories business politics A data breach at department store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor has compromised the personal information of customers who shopped at the stores. The chains’ parent company, Canada-based Hudson’s Bay Co., announced the breach of its store payment systems on Sunday. The company said it was investigating and taking steps to contain the attack. The disclosure came after New York-based security firm Gemini Advisory LLC revealed on Sunday that a hacking group known as JokerStash or Fin7Read More


Megachurch pastor with ties to Presidents Bush, Obama to surrender Monday: Attorney

Daily World News Top Stories business politics The notable Houston reverend and former spiritual adviser to both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, who stands accused by federal prosecutors of bilking millions from investors in a Chinese bond scheme, plans to turn himself in, ABC News has learned. “The surrender date will be arranged on Monday,” said attorney Dan Cogdell, who represents Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell. Caldwell is expected to go before a magistrate judge at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of Louisana to be arraigned, CogdellRead More


Villanova and Michigan have no need for one-and-dones

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Oklahoma’s Trae Young captivated the college basketball world, dashing and dishing and filling up the hoop. Arizona’s Deandre Ayton was called a cyborg and a unicorn, whatever people could think of to describe his unique combination of power and athleticism. Marvin Bagley III seemed to be playing a different game than everyone else, dunking, slashing, shooting and dominating at Duke. All three are headed to the NBA, Ayton and Bagley potentially as the draft’s top two picks. None made it to college basketball’sRead More