LAGOS, Nigeria — Gunmen kidnapped 317 girls from a boarding school in northern Nigeria on Friday, the police said, the latest in a series of mass kidnappings of students within the northern part of the country. The police and the army have begun joint operations to rescue the students after […]

Newness, a startup co-founded by former Twitch employees, has raised $3.5 million in a Sequoia-led seed round for its live-streaming platform geared toward magnificence creators and their fan communities. Although today’s creators aren’t with out choices in relation to livestreaming — Twitch, YouTube, TikTok, Instagram and Fb are all standard […]

False alarm. Though rumors swirled on Thursday that Emma Watson was retiring from performing, the “Harry Potter” star’s manager has introduced that she’s not. “Emma’s social media accounts are dormant but her career isn’t,” he told Entertainment Weekly in a statement. When requested for comment, Watson’s manager directed us to […]

A broad-based zoning reform motion is gathering momentum in Connecticut, as racial justice activists step up their efforts to interrupt down limitations to reasonably priced housing and economic alternative at a time of national awakening round such points. DesegregateCT, an all-volunteer organization based by Sara C. Bronin, a Mexican-American lawyer […]

“I’m sure she has no chance, and equally sure that she knows that,” said Edward Mortimer, a former United Nations official who was the chief speechwriter for Kofi Annan, the secretary general from 1997 to 2006. “It’s a brave way of demonstrating unhappiness which I’ve no doubt is quite widely […]

Right here’s what you could know: Commuters in Osaka, Japan, this month. The Nikkei stock index in Japan fell 4 p.c on Friday, part of a widespread fall in shares following an increase in yields in U.S. Treasury bonds.Credit…Hiroko Masuike/USA News Hunt U.S. stock futures fluctuated on Friday, and indicated […]

For 90 years, the name of the writer McGraw-Hill, rendered in intricate Art Deco terra-cotta lettering, has adorned the crown of the eponymous blue-green modernist constructing on West forty second Avenue, which rose above a scraggly tenement neighborhood throughout the Nice Melancholy. Even after the company left within the early […]

In Sunnyside Gardens, the low-rise landmark section of the Sunnyside neighborhood, where builders within the Nineteen Twenties deliberately didn’t max out their allowed footprint, sales grew barely between 2019 and 2020. There have been 15 sales within the section wealthy with greenery — between Skillman Avenue and Lengthy Island Rail […]