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City of Hollywood Celebrates Black History Month

City of Hollywood Celebrates Black History Month Harris told the Times that she believed employees had come to decisions about the menu not out of malice, but out of ignorance of its implications. You'd think that institutions would know how to properly celebrate Black History Month by now, but unfortunately, some are still struggling to get it right. [Full Article...]

Kerala Love Jihad case: SC adjourns hearing till Mar 8

Kerala Love Jihad case: SC adjourns hearing till Mar 8 The three-judge bench also said it was "troubling" that there could be a "roving inquiry" into such a marital relationship, the observations coming in the alleged love jihad case involving a Kerala woman. She had urged the court to set aside the judgement of the Kerala HC that had annulled the marriage terming it an instance of "love jihad". "What we are concerned with is the consent to marriage... [Full Article...]

Boston Dynamics has released a new video bullying robot

Boston Dynamics has released a new video bullying robot After the robot persists in reaching for the door handle, despite the person's hockey stick batting it away, it then resists the man's attempt to hold the door closed. "Software provides locomotion, balance and adjusts behaviour when progress gets off track", says Boston in a characteristically short and vague statement posted alongside the video. [Full Article...]

Japan tour by Nitish Kumar futile, says Tejashwi Yadav

Japan tour by Nitish Kumar futile, says Tejashwi Yadav Tej Pratap, who served as health minister for 20 months as part of Bihar's erstwhile grand alliance government, had doggedly refused to vacate his 3, Deshratna Marg bungalow when the new NDA government sent him notices. RJD spokesperson Shakti Singh Yadav, however, said Pratap had chose to vacate the bungalow after he got a second notice from the state building construction department. [Full Article...]

Kulsoom Nawaz to be made new PML-N president

Kulsoom Nawaz to be made new PML-N president Haq told reporters outside the ECP that as chairman of the party, he held the authority to issue tickets. Mr. Sharif was disqualified as an MP in July past year, following a Supreme court-ordered probe into the Panama Papers revelations on his family's offshore assets. [Full Article...]

Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce resigns following extramarital affair scandal

Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce resigns following extramarital affair scandal When contacted for comment yesterday, Mr O'Dowd said the National Party "meets each and every Monday in the party room during sitting weeks". Earlier , Australia's acting Prime Minister Mathias Cormann described the new allegation levelled at Mr Joyce as "very serious", saying the formal complaint needs to be investigated. [Full Article...]

After Online Abuse, Lindsey Vonn Relies On Her Furry Friends

After Online Abuse, Lindsey Vonn Relies On Her Furry Friends Sofia Goggia carved up the Jeongseon slope "like a Samurai" to win the women's downhill yesterday and leave American Lindsey Vonn with a bronze medal in her final run in the marquee event of Olympic Alpine skiing . Shiffrin, who won the giant slalom gold in Pyeongchang , but could only finish fourth in her favored slalom , was nearly a second back, while another Swiss racer, W... [Full Article...]

'Small explosion' near USA embassy in Montenegro, investigation 'evolving'

'Small explosion' near USA embassy in Montenegro, investigation 'evolving' A US State Department spokesperson said officials were "working closely with police to identify the assailant (s)". The AP stated he was "an ex-soldier decorated by former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic after NATO's bombing of Serbia and Montenegro in 1999". [Full Article...]

Man crashes auto into hospital before setting himself on fire

Man crashes auto into hospital before setting himself on fire Witnesses at the scene said he then set himself on fire. A man is in critical condition after crashing his far into Middlesex Hospital and then setting himself on fire in Middletown , Conn. "The bomb squads were there". Local authorities evacuated homes in the neighborhood where the driver lives and notified federal authorities. The suspect has always been known to local authorities, with... [Full Article...]

Texas Gov. Abbott grants clemency hours before scheduled execution

Texas Gov. Abbott grants clemency hours before scheduled execution The last time the board has recommended clemency for a death row inmate was almost a decade ago, in 2007, CBS San Antonio affiliate KENS reports . Almost 150 Texas executions have taken place since then. State Rep. Joe Moody , a Democrat from El Paso who chairs the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, sent a letter to Abbott Thursday saying that he understood the jury's desire to carry out... [Full Article...]

Missouri's Republican Governor Eric Greitens Was Just Indicted for Invasion of Privacy

Missouri's Republican Governor Eric Greitens Was Just Indicted for Invasion of Privacy The indictment charges Greitens with one count of felony invasion of privacy for taking the picture, and then storing it in a way that it could be accessed by a computer. It further alleges that he transmitted the image "in a manner that allowed access to that image via a computer". "I did not commit a crime". The charges against my client are baseless and unfounded. [Full Article...]

Ivanka won't meet North Koreans on trip

Ivanka won't meet North Koreans on trip Ivanka , also Trump's advisor, was scheduled to have dinner on Friday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at his office in Seoul during her weekend trip to South Korea, said senior White House officials at a background briefing in the day. [Full Article...]

No. 14 Arizona's Trier suspended for trace amount of PED

No. 14 Arizona's Trier suspended for trace amount of PED The UA issued a statement Thursday afternoon saying that a "minuscule" amount of what appeared to be the same banned substance that sidelined Trier last season reappeared in a test taken last month. "The NCAA agreed that I had no knowledge of receiving the substance and my eligibility was restored". It has not been made public how much of the substance was in his system as the NCAA continued to de... [Full Article...]

Juvenile arrested after threats made at Austin High School

Juvenile arrested after threats made at Austin High School The Peyton school threat is only the latest in the string of alleged threats made at schools in El Paso and Pueblo County. Detectives arrested a Springville High School student after they say a Snapchat post was discovered that suggested a threat of violence at the school. [Full Article...]

Team USA beats Canada to take home Olympic gold

Us Weekly exclusively spoke to Team USA's women's hockey players about their motivation. The way it got there was also fairly unsatisfying to Larocque and her teammates. "I can't think about anything except pure pride, excitement, and honour for our team", winning captain Meghan Duggan told the IIHF. The U.S. was aiming to snap a 20-year drought at the Olympic Games. [Full Article...]

Some Nigerian schoolgirls rescued after militant attack

Some Nigerian schoolgirls rescued after militant attack The governor of Nigeria's Yobe state told locals in the village of Dapchi on Thursday that 76 of their schoolgirls who were reported to have been rescued from Islamist Boko Haram kidnappers were in fact still missing. Reacting to the statements of Sen Bukar, Sen Hassa Mohammed opined, "There are no actual numbers of the girls missing, the police have their numbers and the school has a different nu... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu associate to testify in corruption probe

Netanyahu associate to testify in corruption probe Two of Netanyahu's confidants were apprehended over alleged involvement in corruption and a third agreed to become a state witness against the long-time prime minister. Gerstel said she turned down the offer and was "deeply shocked" by it, Maariv reported. The attorney's office discussed with police the option of interrogating Gerstel under caution, but eventually decided against it, the report ... [Full Article...]

'It's devastating': Cop stayed outside during Florida massacre while students died

'It's devastating': Cop stayed outside during Florida massacre while students died The shooting revealed the need for schools to be better equipped to handle violence, Israel said. "Deputy Peterson was on campus", Israel said. "In two of these cases, after being briefed by internal affairs, I've restricted two of our deputies while we delve further into this, to take statements and make a decision whether or not they could have done more or should have done more", he said, a... [Full Article...]

Cuomo announces coalition with other states to fight for tough gun laws

Cuomo announces coalition with other states to fight for tough gun laws The governors of Connecticut , New York , New Jersey and Rhode Island are forming a coalition of like-minded states on gun control , hoping to make progress where they see the federal government has faltered. "And we know what happens down south: they have these things, those guns get on I-95, and stops are made in Washington and Philadelphia and other cities, and in my state Bridgeport or ... [Full Article...]

Stormzy Wins Top Honors at 2018 Brit Awards

Stormzy Wins Top Honors at 2018 Brit Awards Even after winning Best British Male and Best British Album for his debut Gang Signs and Prayer , Stormzy used his platform to speak on behalf of the British people and make a plea for the government to hear their calls. He fell to the ground in shock while in the audience as he was announced the victor for his debut record Gang Signs And Prayer . "I'm so sorry I can't be there in person", ... [Full Article...]


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