Sohag court imprisons 3 teens for abuse of disabled elderly man
The Sohag Misdemeanor Court on Sunday sentenced three teenagers to three years in prison, with a LE50,000 fine for throwing a disabled elderly man in a canal at Sohag governorate’s al-Maragha region.The case began in September when a video of the teens bullying an elderly man went viral on TikTok. The three teenage suspects can be seen mocking and laughing at the victim, with one of them pushing him into a canal.Security personnel in Sohag began to investigate the incident upon being notified about the video.They were able to trace the location to al-Okhider village in Maragha.The victim was i...
Adventuring into middle age
Adventuring into middle ageTime-travelling teens return as grown men with daughters in Bill & Ted Face The Music and set out to save the world… againpublished : 2 Oct 2020 at 04:00newspaper section:[Life](http://search.bangkokpost.com/search/result_advanced?category=news&xNewsSection=Life)Time-travelling teens return as grown men with daughters in Bill & Ted Face The Music and set out to save the world… again.Playing the role of Ted Logan along with his pal Bill Breston — played by Alex Winter — the first two Bill & Ted movies had a sense of wonderful fluffy excitement about them. The characte...
The Bangkok Post
Who says teens cannot be in business
“Small businesses are the backbone of the economy...”It’s an adage bordering on cliché. Yet, clichés become so for a reason. Small businesses provide entrepreneurial opportunities, create jobs and promote competition, making them integral to economies. The UAE, too, has recognised this, evident in the Ministry of Economy’s plans to support SMEs through training sessions, conferences and exhibitions.SMEs operate in almost all industries, and the UAE’s support for youth in particular has prompted more teenagers to enter this sphere, with one market in particular standing out.An instant magnetE-c...
Living with Children: The realities of teens and smart phones
A mother in California seeks her pastor’s opinion on allowing her 15-year-old son to have a smart phone. The boy claims that if he can’t use social media, he will have no friends. Mom is skeptical concerning the claim and afraid of other Internet experiences the youngster might be drawn to if he has a smart phone.The pastor tells Mom that her son needs to learn to navigate the realities of the Internet and learn to use a smart phone responsibly before he goes off to college. Three years! The Doomsday Clock is ticking!“Help me out here,” Mom asks me.With all due respect for the pastor, here is ...
Tribune News Service
Borussia Dortmund. The football factory where superstars are made (Part 2)
Markus Pilawa, head of Borussia Dortmund’s small but vitally significant outfit that scouts potential young football talents even in their early teens, is only too well aware of the heavy responsibility that weighs on his shoulders.“We are a Champions League club and we are competing with Bayern Munich, so we need a top level of talent and there are not that many guys on the planet,” he emphasized.“Most of them are coming from abroad, so you need a big personality to come from your own country to a new club, a new language. It’s very, very difficult.”The latest entry amongst the current crop o...
Football Tribe Asia
Will a new US TV series on the ‘Macedonian teens who helped elect Trump’ perpetuate a tired cliché?
The book “How we elected an American president” was sold at Skopje Book Fair in September 2020. Photo by Filip Stojanovski, CC BY.The so-called “Macedonian teenagers” who set up networks of fake news sites in the lead-up to the 2016 United States election continue to turn a profit — not so much for themselves anymore, but for producers looking to capitalize on the exaggerated trope.To recap: In 2016, a group of Macedonians from the city of Veles set up various sensationalist websites that peddled disinformation catering to the tastes of Donald Trump voters, including baseless conspiracy theori...
PROOF POINTS: Depression and anxiety rise among Chinese teens during coronavirus pandemic
By Jill BarshayPsychological disorders often show up during the teenage years. Between 10 and 20 percent of adolescents experience mental health problems, according to the World Health Organization.What happens when you add a stressful health pandemic to the developing teenage brain? A recent study of the psychological consequences of Covid-19 on teenagers in China suggests that both depression and anxiety could be soaring, particularly among girls, high-school seniors and low-income students.There have been plenty of anecdotal reports of emotional distress in the United States since the virus...
The Hechinger Report
Certain parental messages to Black teens might preemptively dampen the emotional fallout from discrimination
Parental messages about racism can help buffer Black teens against the psychological consequences of experiencing everyday discrimination, according to new research published in Child Development. The study provides new insight into how different messages about race can have impacts on children.“I am interested in this topic because I care about the well-being and psychological health of Black adolescents. The many changes and challenges that adolescents go through is hard enough; but in addition to the developmental challenges that all adolescents go through, Black adolescents and other adole...
For teens with severe obesity, bariatric surgery works, but is rarely used. Experts say that needs to change
PHILADELPHIA — Gavin Perrin has his work cut out for him this semester. The Susquehanna University sophomore is taking a hefty 22 credits in a demanding accounting program. But as he planned to head back to campus this month, the pandemic permitting, Perrin was thinking about the fun stuff: seeing all the friends he made last year, moving in with his new roommates, playing sports.It’s a far cry from Perrin’s high school days.“I was that type of kid in high school who would rather be anywhere else,” Perrin said.It’s not that his high school was a bad place. The difference is him: “I feel like a...
The Philadelphia Inquirer
2 dead, at least 11 shot — including six teens — in yet another violent Philly weekend
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia’s violent streak continued this weekend as six teenagers were shot, one fatally, in the city from Saturday night into Sunday morning, with gunfire resuming late Sunday afternoon and ending the life of a 29-year-old man, police said.In all, at least 11 people were shot in the city from late Saturday night to late Sunday night, according to police.In the fatal shooting Sunday morning, police said, a 16-year-old boy was shot outside on the 2200 block of West Diamond Street in North Philadelphia shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday and ran to the southwest corner of Van Pelt and...
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