“It just felt like day care,” said one student. By Caroline Preston 11/10/2018 05:00 am ET PHILADELPHIA and GREENVILLE, Pa. — Back when he still lived with his family, when school was across the street from his home in West Philadelphia, Johnathan Hamilton used to plow through reading assignments and research religious questions online. He stumbled over fractions — math was always a struggle — but started getting into philosophy as an early teen. Then, at 15, his relationship with his parents grew violent, and Hamilton went to live in a city shelter for foster youth. When a bed became available at a residential facility in suburban Glenmoore, Pennsylvania, run by the nonprofit Devereux Foundation, Hamilton was sent to live there. For roughly nine months, he went to school on the grounds of the facility — and he says it was mostly lost time. Classes were full of kids of different ages. The material he was assigned seemed many grade … [Read more...] about How Schools For Kids In Foster Care Act As ‘Educational Black Holes’
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Read more transcripts from Face the Nation here. MARGARET BRENNAN, CBS NEWS: It's Sunday, May 27, on this Memorial Day weekend. I'm Margaret Brennan. And this is FACE THE NATION. We have got breaking news this morning, as it looks like that on-again/off-again meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is back on. And there's word that U.S. officials have crossed the border into North Korea this morning to meet with officials there. After a tumultuous week of international diplomacy and deal-making, South Korean President Moon Jae-in made a surprise trip across the border yesterday to meet with Kim, at the North Korean's leader's request. That public show of unity and some candid talk behind the scenes appears to have put the June 12 summit back on track. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: I think there's a lot of good will. I think people want to see if we can get the meeting and get something done. We have got … [Read more...] about Full transcript: “Face the Nation” on May 27, 2018
ALFIE Evans' life support was switched off at 9.17pm on April 23, 2018, despite his parents' multiple appeals to keep their son's treatment ongoing. Although Tom Evans said Alfie had been breathing unassisted since support was withdrawn, he lost his battle for life five days later. Here's the latest on the case. Who was Alfie Evans and when did he die? Alfie, 23 months, was born with a degenerative brain condition and had been in a semi-vegetative state since December 2016. His parents lost fights over Alfie's treatment in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and European Court of Human Rights. The tot lost his fight for life on April 28 at 2.30am. April 11, 2018: Alfie's parents Tom Evans and Kate James learned that a High Court judge had set a date for doctors to end the tot's life support. The details cannot be published, as the judge ruled that Alfie was entitled to privacy at the end of his life. His parents want to take Alfie abroad for treatment, and believe … [Read more...] about Alfie Evans latest updates – when did the baby die, when was his life support switched off at Alder Hey hospital and what have his parents said?
IT is ironic that Bill Cosby may have finally faced retribution for his sick sex crimes because of a joke. Allegations had swirled around the funnyman for years when stand-up comic Hannibal Buress took to the stage at a Philadelphia nightclub in October 2014. During the gig, a Cosby joke which Buress had been telling for six months was captured on a camera-phone by a punter and spread across social media like wildfire. Commenting on Cosby’s love of moralising, which had included a lecture tour, Buress told the audience: “He gets on TV, ‘Pull your pants up black people, I was on TV in the Eighties! I can talk down to you because I had a successful sitcom!’ “Yeah, you rape women, Bill Cosby, so turn the crazy down a couple notches.” When the crowd — in Cosby’s home town — met the punchline with a quizzical reaction Buress, then 32, added: “When you leave here, Google ‘Bill Cosby rape’. “That s*** has more … [Read more...] about The joke from comedian Hannibal Buress that set off the firestorm that brought down ‘America’s Dad’ Bill Cosby
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Sanjay Sahay April 25, 2018 7:22 pm Change Font Size A subordinate court in Tenughat has sentenced 10 persons to life imprisonment in a case of mob lynching in Bokaro district of Jharkhand in 2017. A mob had accused victim Samsuddin Ansari of being a child lifter and had beaten him up brutally in Narra village under Chandrapura Thermal Power Station police station on April 4. The victim had died during the course of treatment at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi. Additional session judge-II Gulam Haider on Tuesday sentenced Kishore Dasoundhi, Suraj Barnwal, Chandan Dashoundhi, Jiten Rajak, Sagar Turi, Manoj Turi, Sonu Turi, Jitendra Thakur, Ram Kumar Koeri and Chhotia Koeri to life term in connection with the case. While providing information about the judgment, additional public prosecutor Sanjay Kumar Singh added that the judge has also imposed a total fine of Rs 1,40,000 on the convicts. … [Read more...] about 10 Get Life Term For Lynching Man In Jharkhand