“It’s like if Brightwood College didn’t exist, they have completely thrown everybody to the dirt and left us,” one student said. Education Corp. of America (ECA), one of the largest for-profit college chains in the United States, said it was suddenly closing roughly 70 campuses around the country.
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Journalist Patricia Karvelas has been kicked out of the Australian parliament for showing too much skin on her arm. Now many people are taking to social media in support of the ABC News presenter, with some calling the decision to remove her outrageous and a joke.
Members of the "yellow vest" movement say hardliners have warned them not to meet the PM. The yellow vests have been protesting about a controversial fuel tax since mid-November. But the protests now reflect more widespread anger at the government.
Jamal Khashoggi disappeared after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. In an announcement made in Riyadh, the Saudi general prosecutor also claimed that Khashoggi, who was critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was involved in a "quarrel and fighting by hand" which led to his death.
The world's longest commercial flight took off from Singapore with passengers on board for a marathon 19 hours in the air to New York. The long-range Airbus A350-900ULR is configured to carry up to 161 passengers, 67 in business class and 94 in premium economy with no regular economy seats available.
Holding global warming to a critical limit would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, says a key report from the global scientific authority on climate change.
Many more people lost their homes in the disaster. But where sasak homes, houses made of concrete and brick collapsed or were severely damaged in the quakes, traditional houses made of wood and bamboo remained standing.