Month: February 2016

LPSB to hear on Career Center, Moss Prep futures – The Daily Advertiser

Carpentry students at the W.D and Mary Baker Smith Career Center work on a new building for Edgar Martin Middle School in 2008.(Photo: File photo) Lafayette Parish School Board members will hear new reports Tuesday about two of the district’s specialized programs. At an executive committee workshop, district officials will review the offerings at the W.D. […]

Argentina Debt Deal Poised to Deliver Big Payday to Holdouts

Updated Feb. 29, 2016 6:36 p.m. ET Argentina has reached a preliminary agreement to end one of the longest and most contentious battles over government debt in history, potentially handing a big payday to hedge funds that held out for a decade and a half. The government agreed in principle on Sunday to pay $4.65 […]

New York Police Faulted by Agency for Unlawful Searches

A team of plainclothes New York City police officers, tracking the signal of a stolen cellphone, pushed past a man who denied the officers permission to enter his home and searched it floor by floor. A sergeant forced the man to wait outside in his underwear in the rain. “I can do anything I want,” […]