Sharonda Watson

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North Korea to put US spy ship captured in 1968 on display

The only US navy ship being held by a foreign government is expected to go on display this week as the centrepiece of a North Korean war museum.<p>With …

Senate Voting On Student Loans Bill

<i>By PHILIP ELLIOTT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS</i><p>WASHINGTON — Lower interest rates on all student loans are in sight.<p>The Senate was set to take up a bill Wednesday that would link interest rates to the financial markets, providing lower rates for all college students this fall but perhaps prescribing higher …

Obama to Nominate Caroline Kennedy as Ambassador to Japan

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>President Obama will nominate Caroline Kennedy as the new ambassador to Japan on Wednesday, …

Zimmerman attorney says crash family doesn't want to go public

A Florida family helped by George Zimmerman after a car accident called a press conference on Wednesday to talk about it — and then abruptly canceled because they feared "blowback," according to Zimmerman's lawyer.<p>“I think what happened with them today was they were very worried, and I think were …

You're More Likely to Die a Violent Death in Rural America Than in a City

South Korea economic growth beats forecasts

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/997000/997573_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524641882_471c31880b8b413930c9cc16eb344764<p><b>South Korea's economy grew by more than forecast in the April to June period, boosted by a jump in domestic consumption and government …

Economics

Before Trayvon Martin, there was Oscar Grant

A new Williamsburg mural commemorates the Oakland native gunned down by BART police in 2009<p>A mural by street artist LNY, with some help from artists COST, ENX, and Ellis Gallagher, now dominates the very busy corner of Bedford Avenue and North 6th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The work is a …

More community colleges facing accreditation problems

Cutbacks are seen as one reason for lack of maintaining standards. Students' credits can be in jeopardy if campuses lose their status.<p>July 21, 2013|By Carla Rivera<p>The Culinary Arts Institute on the campus of Los Angeles Mission College… (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles…)<p>A warning to Los Angeles Mission …

Higher Education

China's big debate over 'Tiny Times' film

BEIJING -- Forget Zach Snyder's "Man of Steel" or Keanu Reeves' "Man of Tai Chi." China's movie of the summer is a chick flick that has touched off a mini-culture war while raking in the renminbi -- and a sequel is just weeks away.<p>"Tiny Times" tells the story of four fashionable college girls in …

China

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George Zimmerman Rescued A Family Of 4 From An Overturned Truck

Zimmerman and another man reportedly helped a family of four, including two children, out of the overturned SUV before police arrived, according to the Orlando Sentinel.<p>The SUV's occupants weren't injured, and Zimmerman apparently did not witness the crash.<p>It was the first time Zimmerman was seen …

Meet North Korea's New Girl-Pop Band

The Moranbong Music Band's hits include, "Let's Study!" and "Our Dear Leader"<p>South Korea may have global sensations like Psy and infectious pop stars like Girls' Generation, but its northern neighbor is now offering the steadfast rhythms of ... the Moranbong Music Band:<p>On July 7, 2012, Kim Jong Un …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

George Zimmerman: half of jurors 'initially favoured conviction'

One of the six female jurors who acquitted the Florida neighbourhood watch leader George Zimmerman of murdering Trayvon Martin has revealed that …