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Report: Abuse reports by Black immigrant detainees are high
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Report: Abuse reports by Black immigrant detainees are high

WASHINGTON —  After analyzing the records of nearly 17,000 calls between 2016 and 2021 from its national immigrant detention hotline, Freedom for Immigrants released a report Wednesday that it and other advocacy groups say indicates a pattern of racism and abuse toward Black migrants. Among the findings of the report, the groups concluded that 28% of...

Illinois School Board of Education releases 2022 Report Card
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Illinois School Board of Education releases 2022 Report Card

2022 marks the first complete Illinois Report Card since 2019. The Illinois School Board of Education released the latest report card for the state Thursday morning. While the pandemic’s affects are still being felt, as the data indicates, ISBE is counting some notable wins in the area of high school graduation rates, students’ academic growth...

Report: Global climate ambitions still fall short ahead of COP27
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Report: Global climate ambitions still fall short ahead of COP27

Last November, world leaders gathered in Glasgow, Scotland, for COP26, the United Nations’ annual climate conference, to negotiate a new pact to keep global warming at bay. Although many countries had scaled up their commitments to cut emissions prior to the meeting, officials at the conference determined that these plans were still not ambitious enough...

TRAI’s concerns over draft telecom Bill provisions duly addressed: Report
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TRAI’s concerns over draft telecom Bill provisions duly addressed: Report

TRAI’s apprehensions over potential dilution of powers under the draft telecom bill have been addressed, and the government may look at the option of taking up provisions related to strengthening of the regulatory body separately at a later stage, DoT sources said. On Over-the-top (OTT) communication apps, sources said, the focus is...

US accelerates plan to send upgraded nuclear weapons to Europe as Russia continues to threaten Ukraine: report
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US accelerates plan to send upgraded nuclear weapons to Europe as Russia continues to threaten Ukraine: report

The United States will be accelerating its plan to locate upgraded nuclear weapons in European NATO bases as Russia continues to threaten Ukraine, according to a report. Politico reports, citing various sources familiar with the issue, that U.S. officials told NATO allies during a closed-door meeting that an upgraded B61-12 air-dropped gravity bomb initially scheduled...

Fossil fuel demand expected to peak within 15 years, says IEA report
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Fossil fuel demand expected to peak within 15 years, says IEA report

The International Energy Agency finds that the war in Ukraine has accelerated the world’s transition to cleaner energy sources Environment 27 October 2022 By Madeleine Cuff Climate protesters in Glasgow, UK, in November 2021 Lafargue Raphael/ABACA/Shuttersto​ck Demand for fossil fuels is expected to peak within 15 years, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which...

Giant 6,000-pound sunfish sets world record as largest bony fish: report
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Giant 6,000-pound sunfish sets world record as largest bony fish: report

A giant, ocean sunfish weighing more than 6,000 pounds was found in Portugal and the fish has posthumously set a world record for being the largest bony fish known to man, according to a recent report. The deceased fish was discovered afloat near Faial Island, which is a Portuguese island located within the Azores archipelago...

Giant 6,000-pound sunfish sets world record as largest bony fish: report
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Giant 6,000-pound sunfish sets world record as largest bony fish: report

A giant, ocean sunfish weighing more than 6,000 pounds was found in Portugal and the fish has posthumously set a world record for being the largest bony fish known to man, according to a recent report. The deceased fish was discovered afloat near Faial Island, which is a Portuguese island located within the Azores archipelago...

Google, Temasek, Bain report on Southeast Asia digital economy in 2022
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Google, Temasek, Bain report on Southeast Asia digital economy in 2022

Two women using their mobile phones at Raffles Place, the central business district area of Singapore. Nicky Loh | Bloomberg | Getty Images SINGAPORE — South East Asia’s top digital economies grew faster than expected in 2022 and is set to reach $200 billion in total value of transactions made this year, according to a...