US Green Card Lottery Applications Lost, Must be Resubmitted

All entries submitted to the U.S. Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, also known as the Green Card Lottery, between October 3 and 10 have been lost due to a technical glitch. Individuals who submitted applications during these dates are directed to reapply. “Entries submitted during October 3-10 are not valid and have been excluded from the system;… Continue reading “US Green Card Lottery Applications Lost, Must be Resubmitted”

MONEY MYTHS | The truth behind 13 money myths that could derail your finances

Unless you live, well, under a tree, you’ve probably heard the phrase, “money doesn’t grow on trees.” What you probably haven’t heard is that financial experts say expressions like this one — even when intended to motivate people to work hard — can actually have a negative impact on how people view money. Here’s why: Money… Continue reading “MONEY MYTHS | The truth behind 13 money myths that could derail your finances”

Here’s a long list of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving this year

Many retailers will once again start their Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day, but dozens of stores are choosing to keep their doors shut this year. The retailers that are staying closed on Thanksgiving will let their employees spend the holiday with family and friends. RELATED: 25 secret Black Friday shopping tips revealed These retailers won’t… Continue reading “Here’s a long list of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving this year”

Australia sends naval support to Vanuatu’s volcano island

Australia has sent a naval ship to help evacuate thousands of people from Vanuatu’s Ambae island, where a volcano is threatening a major eruption. The Vanuatu government announced last week that all 11,000 residents on Ambae — in the north of the Pacific archipelago — would be moved, after the Manaro Voui volcano rumbled to life… Continue reading “Australia sends naval support to Vanuatu’s volcano island”

O.J. Simpson released from Nevada prison

LAS VEGAS — Former football star O.J. Simpson was released from a Nevada prison early Sunday after serving nine years in prison for a 2007 armed robbery and kidnapping in Las Vegas. The onetime football legend whose earlier murder trial in Los Angeles inspired years of debate over race and justice was paroled only minutes after… Continue reading “O.J. Simpson released from Nevada prison”

Fighter jets, drones on table as Mattis visits key ally India

Fighter jets, drone deals and shared concerns over Afghanistan’s security challenges look set to dominate the agenda when US Defence Secretary James Mattis visits India this week. Mattis is scheduled to arrive in Delhi late Monday and is set to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his new defence minister in the first visit by… Continue reading “Fighter jets, drones on table as Mattis visits key ally India”

US to Provide $32M in Humanitarian Aid to Rohingya Muslims

The United States is set to contribute $32 million worth of humanitarian aid to help the Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar, the U.S. State Department said Wednesday. The U.S. aid package — the first major response from the Trump administration to the situation in Myanmar — will include food, medical supplies, water and emergency shelter, along with… Continue reading “US to Provide $32M in Humanitarian Aid to Rohingya Muslims”

Truck follows GPS directions onto boardwalk, leaving trail of damage behind

VENTNOR CITY — A tractor-trailer driver found himself in an unusual situation Wednesday morning because of what the driver said was a GPS error. Ventnor City Police Chief Doug Biagi said an officer spotted an 18-wheel tractor trailer the near Washington Avenue section of the Boardwalk around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. “It is something that I haven’t… Continue reading “Truck follows GPS directions onto boardwalk, leaving trail of damage behind”

Wild elephants kill two Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Wild elephants trampled two elderly Rohingya refugees to death Monday as they slept underneath a plastic sheet near a forest in Bangladesh, police said. The incident occurred on the outskirts of Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar district, where tens of thousands of Rohingya have set up makeshift shelters since fleeing violence across the border in… Continue reading “Wild elephants kill two Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh”

‘El Grito’ From El Zocalo Live Stream: Watch Mexican Independence Celebrations!

¡Viva México! is what you’ll be hearing all day today if you are celebrating the Independence Day of our neighbors down south. The traditional celebration has all of the Mexican citizens gathering at the Zócalo plaza in México City. The President then does what is called “El Grito” based on “El Grito De Dolores” which is… Continue reading “‘El Grito’ From El Zocalo Live Stream: Watch Mexican Independence Celebrations!”