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Exclusive: U.S. standards council to investigate New Oriental after Reuters report
A U.S. standards-setting body said it would investigate New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc in the wake of a Reuters report that detailed allegations of academic fraud at the company. The American International Recruitment Council, which certifies agencies that recruit foreign students on behalf of U.S. colleges, will investigate the company in response to the report, said Jeet Joshee, AIRCs president-elect. Shares of New Oriental plunged after Reuters reported the councils plan to open a probe.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:40:59 -0500
Man stabbed to death on California university campus
A man who may have been a faculty member at the University of Southern California was stabbed to death on the downtown Los Angeles campus on Friday, and a suspect was taken into custody, authorities said. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported stabbing around 4:30 p.m. local time and arrived to find a male victim who was about 25, department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said by phone. The Los Angeles Police Department said a suspect was subsequently arrested, though no further details were immediately available. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:33:59 -0500
FBI captures a Top 10 Most Wanted fugitive in Los Angeles
Jones was wanted in connection with an early-morning shootout with a rival gang on October 15 that left four people dead and 10 wounded at a Los Angeles-area house that was being used as a restaurant, the FBI said in a statement. The suspect was captured during a pursuit, the agency's field office in Los Angeles said on Twitter, without giving any other details on his arrest. FBI officials were not immediately available for comment. Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:06:53 -0500
Jury going into next week in ex-officer's murder trial
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) The jury in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer charged with gunning down a black motorist will continue deliberating next week, despite at one point Friday appearing deadlocked by a juror who told the judge he could not "with good conscience approve a guilty verdict."
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 03:57:04 -0500
Dazed Tennessee residents get first look at wildfire rubble