Few phone makers will survive industry’s brutal economics: Huawei

BARCELONA (Reuters) – The smartphone industry is bound to consolidate as the heavy investments required to remain competitive mean that, in the long-run, only a handful of firms can make money, the consumer chief of China’s Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] said on Sunday. Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei’s consumer business … Continue reading

DACA recipient, 21, threatened to ‘shoot all of ya b—-es’ at NY high school, police say

Abigail Hernandez, 21, is a DACA recipient and an illegal immigrant who was arrested last week in Rochester, N.Y. for making terroristic threats against students in a high school, officials said. A 21-year-old illegal immigrant who was allowed to stay in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals … Continue reading

Florida school shooting survivors make emotional return to Stoneman Douglas

For the first time since 17 people were killed on their school campus on Valentine’s Day, students, parents and teachers made an emotional return Sunday for a voluntary orientation at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The thousands of students returned to a campus covered in signs, balloons, … Continue reading

Born in the U.S.A. and still hassled about the immigration status of their parents

By Jay Mathews, J.E.B. Stuart High School in Fairfax County will soon be renamed Justice High, honoring an American value denied to some students there by three of Virginia’s most distinguished public colleges and universities. Twelfth-grader Quetzali Cruz, a native-born American citizen, applied to the College of William & Mary, … Continue reading

A CDC researcher left work sick two weeks ago — then vanished

Timothy J. Cunningham. (Atlanta Police Department) Timothy J. Cunningham had been a rising official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Harvard-educated epidemiologist was promoted in July at the U.S. public health service in Atlanta and contributed to responses following outbreaks of Zika, Ebola and health emergencies caused by Hurricane … Continue reading