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An autistic student needed a quite place to work. His desk was put in a bathroom stall

A school district in Washington state is facing criticism for putting an autistic student's desk in a bathroom stall after his mother said he needed a "quiet place" to do his best work.

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VIDEO: Shane Greene's Interview After Braves Clinched the NL East is Absolute Gold

There was a big party in Atlanta Friday night, as the Braves clinched the NL East title for the second consecutive season. As you can imagine, the clubhouse, which is full of players in their early-20's, was celebrating hard. It wasn't just the Ronald Acuña Jr.'s of the world having a good time. 30-year-old reliever Shane Greene was clearly enjoynig himself, and gave quite the "interview" with Paul Byrd. This Shane Greene "interview" from last night... ? pic.twitter.com/SrAxQ7Ceof — FOX...

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Craig Kimbrel's Latest Meltdown Proves the Cubs Can't Trust Him in October

The Chicago Cubs thought they won the lottery when they signed Craig Kimbrel midway through the regular season. The boost to their bullpen seemed a flawless addition at first glance, but he's failed to live up to expectations throughout the season. And his struggles came to light once again on Saturday, when he blew a save against the Cardinals in what was arguably the most pivotal game of the season for the Cubs. Despite being handed the ball with a one-run lead, it took just two Cardinal...

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Anti-Sisi protesters clash with security forces in Suez

Egyptian security forces clashed with hundreds of anti-government protesters in the seaport city of Suez on Saturday, firing tear gas

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Battling internal rifts, Congress stares at an uphill challenge

In Maharashtra, not only has the Congress agreed to share an equal number of seats – 125 -- with the NCP, it also seems to have given Pawar the lead role in countering the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena combine.

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BJP eyes solo win, better margin

The BJP has set a target of 220-plus in the 288-member Maharashtra assembly (along with its ally, Shiv Sena) and 75-plus in the 90-seat Haryana House.

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VIDEO: Yadier Molina and Paul DeJong Go Back-to-Back off Craig Kimbrel as Cards Take Lead Over Cubs

Just when the Cubs thought they had a shot to take a game over the Cardinals in their pivotal four-game series, St. Louis found a way to strike back. Tony Kemp gave Chicago a lead in the seventh with a home run, and with a one-run cushion, the Cubs handed the ball over to Craig Kimbrel for the ninth. Well, he didn't handle the challenge with grace, as he served up a huge home run to Yadier Molina to open up the inning. YADIER MOLINA! ? pic.twitter.com/fl7n3sflv3 — St. Louis Cardinals...

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The real threat from China isn't "spy trains" (opinion)

Bruce Schneier writes that while many countries spy using the internet, the notion that China is going to spy on commuters using subway cars is unfounded. There are much more likely avenues for collecting intelligence

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VIDEO: Tony Kemp Mashes 2-Run Blast as Cubs Retake the Lead vs Cards in Wild Back-and-Forth Game

Tony Kemp? Yes, THAT Tony Kemp, has given the Cubs the lead in the bottom of the seventh, in a game which is as close to a must-win at this portion of the season as it gets in the Windy City. The Cubs have lost the first two games to their division rivals, and Saturday's matchup is likely giving fans a heart attack with the lead continuously changing hands. Kemp provided the latest chapter. Baseball gonna baseball. #KempinAintEasy pic.twitter.com/iVRSn2UO1q — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) September 21,...

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Browns DE Myles Garrett Issued Big Fine for 2 Flagged Hits on Jets' Trevor Siemian

Myles Garrett was wreaking havoc in the backfield against the Jets on Monday night, but it seems that he was going a bit too hard for the NFL's liking. Garrett picked up three sacks against the Jets in Week 2, but he was flagged on two of them for roughing the passer, including one hit which ended Trevor Siemian's season. As a result, the NFL has slapped him with a hefty fine-- he'll be forced to fork over $42,112 for the pair of hits. Browns DE Myles Garrett was fined $42,112 for two roughing...

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Thomas Cook: Holidaymakers in Tunisia 'told to pay again or they cannot leave'

Dozens of Thomas Cook holidaymakers about to fly home have reportedly been told by a hotelier in Tunisia to pay

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A winning combination

An indefatigable Gandhi. A generous Bombay. Together, they created a synergy that changed the course of history, for it is here that the first nationwide Non Cooperation, and Quit India movements were launched.

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Gandhi’s Bombay days in Mumbai

Bombay was where Gandhi made public speeches at mill compounds, where the supporters included elite families, shopkeepers, women and students.

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Heavyweights set for a tough test in Maha battle of alliances

The main electoral battle is likely to be between the two main alliances – BJP-Sena and Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), unlike in 2014 when all parties contested separately.

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Jaguars Reportedly Have No Deal in Place for Jalen Ramsey as Likelihood of Trade Thins

Jalen Ramsey was hoping to be a member of a new franchise by now, but with the Sunday slate of Week 3 action set to get underway, the star cornerback has yet to get dealt by the Jaguars. And according to Ian Rapoport, the likelihood of a deal getting done is getting lesser by the day. Rapoport reports that the Jags currently do not have a trade in place for the former Florida State star, though his request to be traded has not been revoked. After a week of speculation, the #Jaguars currently...

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6 Things You Can Expect to See During the Remainder of the 2019/20 WSL Season

​The Women's Super League pauses on Sunday, with teams turning their attention to the League Cup. Attendance records were sent tumbling on the opening weekend as club sides capitalised on the wave of post World Cup positivity, and the action on the field has equally as pulsating. There have been talking points galore, stunning individual goals and unexpected results - so what more is there left to see? Here, 90min takes a look at what might be to come... This Could Be the Closest WSL Season...

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Recession Fear Drives Australian Fund to Load up on Treasuries

(Bloomberg) -- One of Australia’s biggest money managers has used this month’s sell-off in Treasuries as an opportunity to buy

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Funding That Dream

By LEE CHIPONGIAN Young Filipinos or those aged 16 to 24 years old may not be aware of this yet but they, too, can access microfinance services. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) defines microfinance as “deposits, loans, payment services, money transfers, and insurance” to the low-income group or the “economically active, entrepreneurial port” for […]

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Miss Pure Nectar

As told to JOHN LEGASPI Images by CEDIE SALIDO Fruit Magic started in 1993. But my dad (Allan Escalona) began to manage it in 1999. Of the three of us, I was the one who was most involved with the business back then. It was very challenging, because my dad was (still is) the president […]

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BUILDING DREAMS

By ANGELA CASCO Going into business is not a common activity for a teen to take up. It’s far from a hobby. If anything, it’s a matter of the socalled “real world,” typically not for youngsters. That’s not the case for Miguel Tan, though. Growing up in a family of business owners, venturing into this […]

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Bravo To The Street Food Vendor!

By AA PATAWARAN Images by JULES VIVAS I was at Sabores de Visayas early this year, a rather casual invite-only affair in Jaro, Iloilo. It was casual because it was a buffet, although the buffet had all the stuff you would serve at a fine dining restaurant, an exquisite seafood broth, for instance, or a […]

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Building a Modern Bahay Kubo

By JESSICA PAG-IWAYAN With global population continuously rising, various environmental problems are also emerging. From advocating for healthier diets to an overhaul of people’s lifestyles, today’s generation is clamoring for a more sustainable way of life. This strong awareness became the inspiration for a pair of young Filipino entrepreneurs to come up with an award-winning […]

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UAAP: Eagles eye fifth straight win vs hard luck Bulldogs

Ateneo stakes its unbeaten record against a hungry National University today in UAAP season 82 men’s basketball at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City.

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Old Bougainvillea Transformed Into A Beauty Of High Value

By ZAC B. SARIAN Do you have an old, old bougainvillea in your garden that has developed a big trunk and is so monstrous you would like to eliminate it? Cut it down and throw it away? Use it as fuel wood? Wait a minute. Don’t make that drastic move. Actually you can transform that […]

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