First job fair for Afghan refugees in San Antonio has overwhelming response
The sanctuary of Resurgent Church in the 8100 block of Fredericksburg Road was standing room only Tuesday, packed with at least 200 Afghan refugee men applying for jobs at the J.W. Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa.
LinkedIn career expert on "Great Resignation,” changing workforce
With Americans quitting their jobs at a record pace, LinkedIn career expert, Catherine Fisher joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss how to quit gracefully. She also discusses the best places to look for a new job and how companies and employees can keep up with the changing work landscape.news.yahoo.com
Militants gun down Pakistani soldier near Afghan border
Militants targeted an army post in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt near the Afghan border, killing a soldier in a firefight overnight, Pakistan's military said. The attack took place in the Shewa area of the district of North Waziristan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the army said in a statement Saturday. It said a search of the area was being carried out to find the militants.news.yahoo.com
New York's street vendors still waiting for pandemic recovery
After his small Manhattan food stand lost its customers during the coronavirus pandemic, Abdul Rahman -- an Afghan vendor who arrived in New York in 1992 -- has resumed service, albeit at a fraction of former business since offices are still far from full. Rahman and the thousands of street vendors like him were hoping things would finally go back to normal in September. But that's far from the case.news.yahoo.com
Army: Soldier says she was assaulted by Afghan refugees
A soldier reported that she was assaulted by a small group of Afghan refugees at a shelter complex set up for the refugees in New Mexico, Fort Bliss officials said. A Fort Bliss statement said the assault happened Sept. 19 at the Fort Bliss Doña Ana County Range Complex about 40 miles (65 kilometers) north of El Paso, Texas. “We take the allegation seriously and appropriately referred the matter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation,” said a Fort Bliss statement.news.yahoo.com
Dutch court upholds terror conviction in station attack
THE HAGUE – An Amsterdam appeals court upheld Monday the terror conviction of an Afghan asylum-seeker who stabbed two American tourists, seriously injuring them, at Amsterdam’s main railway station in 2018. The court said he took a train from Germany to the Dutch capital to avenge what he perceived as insults to Islam and didn't know his victims were Americans. “The appeals court calls it a cowardly attack,” it said in a statement. The court said that the attacker only expressed remorse during the appeals case. The attacker was ordered to pay them a total of nearly 3 million euros ($3.55 million) in damages.