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Watch: Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick tweets he’s ‘still ready’ for work

Watch: Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick tweets he’s ‘still ready’ for work

Sports
Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has not played since January 2017, tweeted he is "still ready" to play. Kaepernick posted a video of himself working out in a gym to Instagram and Twitter. The video starts with a counter saying he has been "denied work for 889 days." Kaepernick's last NFL game was Jan. 1, 2017. The 49ers lost 35-23 to the Seattle Seahawks that day. Kaepernick filed a grievance in October 2017 against the NFL under the collective bargaining agreement. He alleged the league's 32 owners colluded against signing him to a contract. Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem in 2016 to protest racial injustice and police brutality. Both his and current Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid's grievances were settled in February. Kaepe...
Defrauded students are still waiting for debt forgiveness from Betsy DeVos

Defrauded students are still waiting for debt forgiveness from Betsy DeVos

Finance
File photo of an ITT Technical Institute campus in Anaheim, California.Susan Goldman | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesWhen Morgan Marler's 5-year-old daughter, Lilian, asks her why she doesn't work anymore, Marler doesn't know what to say. "I can't explain debt to her," Marler, 29, said. "And how I went to school and it was all for nothing."Marler attended ITT Technical Institute, a now-shuttered for-profit school, between 2013 and 2016. The school has since been found to have misled students with false advertisements. Marler, for her part, was told students typically went on to make $ 70,000 a year. After she graduated, the best jobs she could find were at call centers that paid $ 10 an hour — less than she'd been making before she enrolled at the school.Her associates degree at ITT left her wit
Fishermen ‘still illegally discarding dead fish’ says report

Fishermen ‘still illegally discarding dead fish’ says report

Science
Fishermen are continuing to illegally discard dead fish back into the sea, according to a House of Lords inquiry.The inquiry looked at the impact of the ban on fishing discards six months after new rules took effect.The committee's report said the new regulations have had "little impact", but industry leaders said this was the wrong conclusion.Fishing discards were prohibited after a campaign by the chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. North Sea cod stocks fall to 'critical' level Fish discard ban 'can only harm industry' The EU regulations were designed to stop fishermen throwing unwanted fish back into the sea dead, instead obliging skippers to land them.But the inquiry report claimed little had changed since the ban came into force, with no indications of...