Day: February 15, 2017

Refugees risking life and limb to escape to Canada

“Sometimes we were crawling,” Ahmed, 34, says. “It was terrible. … I thought I would never survive such a field of ice.” The two men were part of a group of five Somalis who crossed illegally through Mexico into the United States, begging for asylum there. Now they find themselves crossing a border to beg […]

Spotify expands with World Trade Centre move

NEW YORK: Spotify on Wednesday (Feb 15) announced an expansion amid the rapid growth of streaming, with the company moving its US headquarters to New York’s rebuilt World Trade Centre complex. The Swedish company, which is the world’s largest streaming service, will create 1,000 jobs and retain 832 existing ones as it moves early next […]

College baseball preview: UCLA aims for bounceback season

As an annual preseason ritual, the UCLA baseball team thinks of key words it hopes will define the coming season. The words go on posters and the posters go on the locker room walls. They are then used to make a mission statement. The mission statement goes in every player’s locker. The mission statement is […]