Wildcats Blank Hoosiers to Advance to Big Ten Tournament Semifinal

Story Links BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Northwestern opened its stay at the 2019 Big Ten Tournament with a 2-0 victory over the hosting Indiana Hoosiers on Friday. The Wildcats advance to the semifinals for the second-consecutive season. They will face the winner of No. 3 seed Minnesota and No. 11 seed Purdue tomorrow at approximately 10:35 a.m. CT . […]

GoBear, a Singapore-based financial comparison platform with 40M+ users in South East Asia, has raised $30M+ in early-2019, bringing the total raised to $80M (Kristie Neo/DealStreetAsia)

Kristie Neo / DealStreetAsia: GoBear, a Singapore-based financial comparison platform with 40M+ users in South East Asia, has raised $30M+ in early-2019, bringing the total raised to $80M  —  GoBear, a Singapore-based financial comparison platform, has raised over $30 million in early-2019, bringing the total funds raised to $80 million. Source link

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder

(Reuters) – The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming from his death, according to court documents. Joann Cunningham and Andrew Freund, the parents of 5-year-old Andrew “AJ” Freund, were arrested last month when police found […]

Reduce the Cost of Summer Plans for Kids With a Camp Co-Op

Summer camp doesn’t come cheap. Parents can end up doling out thousands of dollars to occupy their children’s time while school is out. However, some families find a financial break in organizing their own summer camp cooperatives. In a cooperative, or co-op, a group of parents collectively provide child care for their children over the […]

Tourist gets jail for sexually assaulting woman during flight

A tourist who sexually assaulted a woman on a February flight from Mumbai to Manchester has been sentenced to 12 months in jail. Hardeep Singh, originally from Hoshiarpur, India, was apprehended upon landing at England’s Manchester Airport on Feb. 23, after police say he targeted a 20-something woman seated next to him and “subjected her […]

Federal Student Loans Are Getting Cheaper — NerdWallet

At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. Federal student loan rates are going down. Interest rates for student loans in the federal direct loan […]

Pentagon to transfer $1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces, other areas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico, U.S. official said on Friday, including taking about $600 million in savings from an account meant for Afghan security forces. FILE PHOTO: Acting U.S. Defense Secretary […]

What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak

(This April 29 story corrects seventh bullet point to remove erroneous mention of California, which eliminated all non-medical exemptions in 2015) FILE PHOTO: A vial of the measles, mumps, and rubella virus (MMR) vaccine is pictured at the International Community Health Services clinic in Seattle, Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson (Reuters) – The […]

Google says that all Chromebooks launched this year will be Linux-ready right out of the box (Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols/ZDNet)

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / ZDNet: Google says that all Chromebooks launched this year will be Linux-ready right out of the box  —  Google has announced that all new Chromebook devices will be Linux ready.  —  At Google I/O in Mountain View, Google quietly let slip that “all devices [Chromebook] launched this year will be Linux-ready […]