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ICE to foreign students: If you’re just taking online classes, you can’t stay in the U.S.

ICE is making it harder for foreigners in the U.S. on a student visa to stay in the country if their school is still doing remote courses due to the coronavirus. Image: Salwan Georges / The Washington Post via Getty Images By Matt Binder2020-07-06 22:38:26 UTC The coronavirus pandemic has made education hard enough with the abrupt shift to online learning that schools, teachers, and students have had to suddenly

Bird says it didn't apply for a PPP loan. The government's response is...confusing.

Tough times for Birds all around. Image: Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images By Rachel Kraus2020-07-06 22:18:15 UTC A trove of juicy financial data just became public, but it could have some major errors. The Small Business Administration released a massive spreadsheet listing the companies that received a forgivable loan of $150,000 or more as a component of the coronavirus relief plan called the Paycheck

Hungry wolf shows up on bear cams, scarfs dozens of fish

A wolf on the bear cams on July 4, 2020. By Mark Kaufman2020-07-06 18:35:32 UTC Alaska’s Brooks River, home to the livestreaming bear cams, is the dominion of big, fat bears. Yet early Saturday morning, when the waterfall where the bears feast was quiet, a gray wolf appeared on the cams and started pouncing on 4,500-calorie sockeye salmon. Bear cam viewers — who are global, devoted, and passionate documenters of

'Hamilton' teases fans with a very satisfying new clip ahead of Disney+ release

By Amanda Yeo2020-06-30 00:58:38 UTC [embedded content] The filmed original cast performance of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton is now only a moment away, due to land on Disney+ on July 3. To tide over eager fans as they wait for it, Disney has just released a sneak peek of Renée Elise Goldsberry’s Angelica Schuyler performing her iconic song “Satisfied.” The unexpectedly heartbreaking song is one of the musical’s most lauded numbers

Every platform that took action against Trump accounts and groups so far

The yelling is no longer going unchecked. Image: Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images By Rachel Kraus2020-06-29 21:34:00 UTC President Donald Trump has been saying covertly and overtly racist stuff since before he became the president.  Now, after protests against police brutality and systemic racism swept the country, some social media companies are finally doing something about it.  In May, after Trump called for violence

YouTube bans David Duke, Richard Spencer, and other white nationalist personalities

YouTube banned six prominent white nationalist channels from its platform on Monday for repeatedly breaking the site’s hate speech rules. Image: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images By Matt Binder2020-06-29 21:07:16 UTC A slew of major far-right video personalities just lost their online home. On Monday, YouTube banned a half dozen white nationalist channels from its platform for continually violating its policies. The accounts belonged to a range of far-right groups

A wounded journalist speaks out — Mashable Originals

Journalist Linda Tirado lost her eye to a foam bullet during the Minneapolis George Floyd protests. Now, she’s being attacked by trolls online.   Read more… More about Watercooler, Twitter, Mashable Video, Donald Trump, and Mashable Originals Go to Source Author:Tulika Bose Powered by WPeMatico