advertisement

7 Tips to Fund College With Scholarships

7 Tips to Fund College With ScholarshipsAs the oldest of five children, Jocelyn Paonita Pearson knew her parents didn't have a lot of money to pay for her college education. "I basically wasted an entire year and had almost nothing to show for it," Pearson says. The one success story she had that year was a local organization's essay-based scholarship, which led Pearson to change her strategy.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/7-tips-fund-college-scholarships-140000100.html

Former Facebook employees regret working for company as Russia election probe continues aposWhat have I doneapos

Former Facebook employees regret working for company as Russia election probe continues: 'What have I done?'Less than a month before Facebook executives appear in front of US intelligence officials to explain the role their platform played in Russian meddling at the 2016 US election, former employees have come forward and expressed regret at having worked at the company. The social network, used by a quarter of all people on the planet, is at the centre of growing outrage at the scale of the Russian disinformation campaign staged on the platform, and is facing claims it has done little to address the issue. Critics have accused Facebook of failing to properly acknowledge and deal with the Russia problem.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/former-facebook-employees-regret-working-113500004.html

Taliban kill at least 43 Afghan troops as they storm base

Taliban kill at least 43 Afghan troops as they storm baseThe Afghan Taliban stormed a military base in the south of the country killing at least 43 troops on Thursday, the Defence Ministry said, with the militants putting the toll at at least 60. Of 60 soldiers manning the base in the province of Kandahar, 43 were killed, nine were wounded and six were missing after the militants attacked in the middle of the night, the ministry said in a statement. At least ten Taliban were also reported killed. Qari Yousuf Ahmadi, a local spokesman for the militant group, said the attack began with a suicide car bomb followed by an assault that overran the base. The attack killed at least 60 Afghan soldiers and wounded many more, he said. The Taliban have been waging an insurgency for a decade and a half in an attempt to overthrow the Western-backed government in Kabul and reestablish a fundamentalist Islamic regime. 


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/taliban-kill-least-43-afghan-093309198.html



advertisement


The Opinion Poll

Favor - 50%
Oppose - 50%
Unsure - 0%

National Weather

 

advertisement