The Daily Populous

Thursday October 7th, 2021 evening edition

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Signage is seen at the Federal Trade Commission headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S., August 29, 2020.

Complaints about for-profit schools rose some 70% between 2018 and 2020, the agency said.

The notices echo an effort by the Obama administration to pursue for-profit schools whose former students have high loan default rates.

At least one chain of schools, Corinthian Colleges, collapsed when its students were denied access to federal student loans.

"Working closely with our state and federal partners, we’ll be monitoring this market carefully.".

The letters were sent to the University of Phoenix, DeVry University and Grand Canyon University, among others.

The other two schools did not respond to a request for comment. »

‘Eco-anxiety’: fear of environmental doom weighs on young people

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The climate crisis is taking a growing toll on the mental health of children and young people, experts have warned.

Increasing levels of “eco-anxiety” – the chronic fear of environmental doom – were likely to be underestimated and damaging to many in the long term, public health experts said.

Although not yet considered a diagnosable condition, recognition of eco-anxiety and its complex psychological effects was increasing, they said, as was its “disproportionate” impact on children and young people. »

Electronic Arts Announces Record-breaking FIFA 22 Launch and Provides Comments on the Future of Football

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It’s been an exciting couple of weeks for EA SPORTS, as we officially launched FIFA 22.

As we look ahead, we’re also exploring the idea of renaming our global EA SPORTS football games.

Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality brands such as EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Apex Legends™, The Sims™, Madden NFL, Need for Speed™, Titanfall™ and F1™. »

Why China Is Alienating the World

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The European Union, which Beijing worked to court during the Trump era, has officially branded China a “systemic rival,” and NATO leaders have begun to coordinate a common response to Beijing.

Unlike previous eras of backlash against China, such as the one that followed the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989, this one has not prompted a recalibration in Beijing.

But even more striking than the backlash against China has been the country’s inability to recalibrate. »

China could be ready to mount a 'full-scale' invasion of Taiwan by 2025, island's defense minister says

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(CNN) China could be capable of mounting a "full-scale" invasion of Taiwan by 2025, the island's defense minister said Wednesday -- days after record numbers of Chinese warplanes flew into Taiwan's air defense zone.

But [China] has to pay the price," Chiu Kuo-cheng, the defense minister, told Taiwanese journalists on Wednesday.

But he said that by 2025, that price will be lower -- and China will be able to mount a "full-scale" invasion. »