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Migrant abuses continue in Libya; so does EU border training

BRUSSELS (AP) — A confidential European Union military report calls for continuing a controversial EU program to train and equip Libya’s coast guard and navy despite growing concerns about their treat...

EXPLAINER: Who are 3 officers on trial in Floyd's killing?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three former Minneapolis police officers on trial on federal civil rights charges in the killing of George Floyd aren’t as familiar to most people as Derek Chauvin, a fellow office...

Wildfire along California's Big Sur forces evacuations

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Strong winds pushed a wildfire that broke out in the rugged mountains above Big Sur to the sea, forcing hundreds of residents on this precarious stretch of the California coast ...

Omicron wave leaves US food banks scrambling for volunteers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food banks across the country are experiencing a critical shortage of volunteers as the omicron variant frightens people away from their usual shifts, and companies and schools that ...

MSIG Launches 'Pledge A Difference' Initiative To Assist Food Aid Foundation In Supporting B40 Families Through Difficult Times

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - MSIG Insurance (Malaysia) Bhd "(MSIG Malaysia)", has partnered with Food Aid Foundation (FAF), a non-profit governmental organization (NGO) ...

Who are the 3 officers on trial in George Floyd's death?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three former Minneapolis officers headed to a federal trial on civil rights charges this week in the death of George Floyd aren’t as familiar to most people as Derek Chauvin, a fel...

Student Volunteerism Hits New High as Student Volunteers Contributed 16,000 Hours to Singapore’s Cybersecurity Community in 2021

AiSP continues to partner with Ensign InfoSecurity and other industry players to support more youths to explore their interests and pursue a cybersecurity career in the future SINGAPORE - Media OutRea...

Thousands in Hong Kong volunteer to adopt hamsters amid COVID-19 fears

Thousands of people in Hong Kong volunteered on Wednesday to adopt unwanted hamsters after a mass cull order from the government over COVID-19 fears raised alarm that panicky owners would abandon thei...

Who are the 3 officers on trial in George Floyd's death?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three former Minneapolis officers headed to a federal trial on civil rights charges this week in the death of George Floyd aren’t as familiar to most people as Derek Chauvin, a fel...

New Mexico asks Guard to sub for sick teachers amid omicron

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is the first state in the nation to ask National Guard troops to serve as substitute teachers as preschools and K-12 public schools struggle to keep classrooms open am...

Julius Erving, aka Dr. J, talks about NBA life in the 1980s

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Hall of Famer Julius Erving, an NBA and ABA champion, is considered one of the greatest basketball players ever and one the greatest ambassadors of the game off the court. He is an 11-...

Iowa coach disbands diversity group created after 2020 probe

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz has disbanded an alumni advisory committee that was created after a 2020 investigation found evidence of racial bias against Black players in hi...

With more girls pregnant, Zimbabwe pushes a return to school

MUREHWA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Inside a sparsely furnished two-room home in rural Zimbabwe, a 3-month-old baby cries. His mother, Virginia Mavhunga, spends her days making trips to the well with a bucket on...

Suspected wreckage from Taiwan's missing F-16V found

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fisherman on Wednesday (Jan. 12) found pieces of an aircraft near where an F-16V fighter jet crashed into the ocean off the coast of southwest Taiwan the previous day. ...

Trinidad Olympic sprinter Deon Lendore killed in Texas crash

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Deon Lendore, an Olympic bronze medal-winning sprinter for Trinidad & Tobago and former NCAA champion at Texas A&M, was killed in a head-on collision in Texas, st...