Student side-hustles to help pay for university

Dana is typical of a host of students who are making money from self-employment or part-time jobs which are moving beyond stereotypical bar work. Student loans: Would the proposed changes help poorer students? Getting through uni without the bank of mum and dad Drag queen or delivery driver: What’s your ‘side hustle’? As a result, nearly four in five worried about making ends meet, while 57% said they suffered poor mental health because of money worries – up 11% from the previous year. “This year we have seen a shocking jump in the number of students suffering from the stresses of rising living costs, especially surrounding mental health, socialising and academic performance,” says Jake Butler, from Save the Student. ‘Working …

Chick-fil-A adds mac and cheese to the menu

(CNN)America’s favorite restaurant chain just added to its menu for the first time in three years. Chick-fil-A is one of the most profitable restaurant chains in the country, according to Nation’s Restaurant News. It generated $10.6 billion in annual sales, behind only McDonald’s and Starbucks. The company is also known for its customer service, even helping one customer change a flat tire last month. Original Article : HERE ;

World’s biggest milk exporter hurt by turmoil in Venezuela and China’s slowdown

Hong Kong (CNN Business)The world’s largest dairy exporter says it expects to lose nearly half a billion dollars this year, and won’t pay its shareholders a dividend. Fonterra said it expects to report a loss of as much as $436 million in the latest financial year, which just ended. The company will report its annual results next month. Fonterra shares sank 5.1% in New Zealand on Monday. The company attributed its struggles in overseas markets to a wide range of problems. Economic conditions in Brazil are hurting sales volumes and prices, while Fonterra’s Australian business has been hit by drought, reduced milk supplies and industry competition. Business in China and New Zealand also hasn’t been as strong as the company …

Conservative Pundit S.E. Cupp Quits The NRA In Powerful Plea For Gun Control

S.E. Cupp, a longtime NRA advocate once featured as an “ “I am so sick and tired of participating in this predictable cycle of politics, where a mass shooting happens, the left calls for new gun laws ― some meaningful, some unproductive ― the right yells ‘slippery slope’ and hides behind the Constitution,” she said on her “Nothing happens, nothing changes,” she said. “And with the next mass shooting, we do it all over again.” El Paso, Texas, and Gilroy, California.  But not this time:  Cupp specifically called for universal background checks, gun violence restraining orders, raising the minimum age for gun purchases to 21, banning 100-round drums, fixing the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and mental health programs …

John Oliver tackles Trump’s ‘lack of humanity’ in response to recent mass shootings

(CNN)John Oliver was not impressed by President Donald Trump’s response to the recent mass shootings. “Just consider the thought process that happened there,” Oliver added. “He visited a hospital filled with victims of a mass shooting and thought to himself, ‘Remember that other time when I was the center of attention and it was better?’ And then he thought, ‘Do you think anyone else remembers that?’ Then he thought, ‘I should remind them, right?’ Then he thought, ‘Great idea!’” He reminded the audience that Trump’s unusual behavior should not distract Americans from fighting for stricter gun laws. “What action, if any, will be taken on guns?” he asked. “While you’re kind of conditioned at this point to think, ‘Absolutely none.’ …

Joe Biden: ‘Moral’ Failure If U.S. Doesn’t Move To Ban Assault Weapons

Joe Biden said it’s a “moral” failure on the part of the federal government if it does not pass significant gun control legislation, including banning assault weapons, in response to the torrent of mass shootings in recent years. an op-ed for The New York Times. During his time in the Senate, Biden wrote the assault weapons ban legislation that was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1994. The measure barred the manufacture of 19 specific semi-automatic firearms and made it illegal to possess newly manufactured magazines holding 10 or more rounds of ammunition. “Those gun safety reforms made our nation demonstrably more secure,” Biden wrote in the Times. “They were also, sadly, the last meaningful gun legislation we …

John Bolton in UK to meet Johnson and Brexit hardliners

US security adviser expected to urge tougher line on Tehran and Chinese tech firm Huawei John Bolton, the hawkish US national security adviser, has started two days of meetings in London with key figures in Boris Johnsons government as the US pitches to steer a post-Brexit UK further away from Europe on a range of issues including trade, the role of the Chinese technology firm Huawei. Bolton is the most senior Trump official to visit since Johnson became prime minister, and the move is seen to have increased the chances of the UK leaving the EU on 31 October without a withdrawal agreement a position more in line with the Brexit policy favoured by the US president. Bolton will be …

How do you get a loan when your business is in the ‘wrong’ part of town?

A study has found that businesses in lower-income and minority areas received surprise a smaller share of bank loans than those in richer, whiter areas Want to improve your relationship with your banker? The answers easy: just move your business to a nicer part of town. Unfortunately, thats the very real problem faced by many small businesses around the country who are located in lower-income or minority areas. This conclusion was reached in a told the Woodstock Institute. Beard cannot obtain a traditional bank loan so her new business, Marys Master Cleaning Service, can bid on contracts and hire formerly incarcerated people who need jobs. Shes certainly not alone. Ive been my own bank. No one should have to do …

Russia’s secret nuclear-powered cruise missile may have been factor in mysterious blast that killed at least 5

Buildings at a military base in the town of Nyonoska, Russia, the site of an accident during a test of a nuclear-powered engine where at least 5 people were killed on Thursday. (AFP/Getty Images) While the Russian military has remained quiet about what type of rocket may have been involved in the test, the research institute that employed five of the scientists that died said Sunday night a small nuclear reactor had exploded during the experiment in the White Sea. Vyacheslav Solovyov, the scientific director of the Russian Federal Nuclear Center, said in a video statement to a local newspaper that the agency was working on a number of experimental technologies, including studying “small-scale sources of energy with the use of …

Wild oversharing comic Phoebe Robinson: ‘I do dumb things. That’s who I am!’

Is the fringe ready for the brash standup who used to get paid in nachos and chicken wings? We meet one half of 2 Dope Queens as she fills her shoes with sweat What does Phoebe Robinson want to see when she arrives at the Edinburgh fringe? Just tons of dudes smuggling their bangers and mash in their kilts. Observational comic, astute social critic, signee of a deal with ABC studios, bestselling author (2 Dope Queens (the podcast duo turned HBO stars), Robinson has a philosophy: that comedy thirsty, uninhibited, occasionally gross, with riffs on Googling David Bowies penis size after learning he has died can be a force for good. At Edinburgh, Robinson will tour her show, called Sorry, …

Wild oversharing comic Phoebe Robinson: ‘I do dumb things. That’s who I am!’

Is the fringe ready for the brash standup who used to get paid in nachos and chicken wings? We meet one half of 2 Dope Queens as she fills her shoes with sweat What does Phoebe Robinson want to see when she arrives at the Edinburgh fringe? Just tons of dudes smuggling their bangers and mash in their kilts. Observational comic, astute social critic, signee of a deal with ABC studios, bestselling author (2 Dope Queens (the podcast duo turned HBO stars), Robinson has a philosophy: that comedy thirsty, uninhibited, occasionally gross, with riffs on Googling David Bowies penis size after learning he has died can be a force for good. At Edinburgh, Robinson will tour her show, called Sorry, …

‘Coal is over’: the miners rooting for the Green New Deal

An area desperately in need of an economic transformation looks to new promise after Trumps prove empty Set in a wooded valley between the Tug Fork river and the Mate creek, Matewan, West Virginia was the site of the forecast conducted in 2018 by the University of West Virginia estimates coal production will continue to decline over the next two decades. promises made by Donald Trump throughout his 2016 election campaign that he would bring those jobs back. A lot of guys thought they were going to bring back coal jobs, and Trump stuck it to them, said 69-year-old Bennie Massey, who worked for 30 years as a coal miner in Lynch, Kentucky. The town was at the about 500,000 …

Sarah Silverman Was Fired Recently From Movie For Blackface Photo

Sarah Silverman’s Comedy Central show featuring her in blackface recently cost her a job. The comedian told “The Bill Simmons Podcast” that she got dropped from an upcoming film. posted Aug. 8. (Listen to the audio clip below.) In the episode below, her character wears blackface after arguing with a Black person about whether it’s “harder” to be Jewish or Black. She attracts scorn from many people she encounters. As for the recent lost project, Silverman said filmmakers hired someone else, who she described as “wonderful” but also as someone “who has never stuck their neck out.” Silverman expressed regret for the episode in a  h/t Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ;

Meghan has made Harry less popular, says Farage

Image copyright EPA He said he hoped the Queen would live a “very, very long time” to prevent the Prince of Wales becoming king. “When it comes to her son, when it comes to Charlie Boy and climate change, oh dear, oh dear, oh dear,” he said. “Her mother, Her Royal Highness the Queen’s mother was a slightly overweight, chain-smoking gin drinker who lived to 101 years old. “All I can say is Charlie Boy is now in his 70s… may the Queen live a very, very long time.” Mr Farage’s comments have been criticised on social media, with Labour MP David Lammy urging Mr Farage to “lay off Meghan”. And BBC political correspondent Mark Lobel said Number 10 was …