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Suit claims Harvard admissions policy discriminates against Asian-Americans; is DOJ investigating?

Suit claims Harvard admissions policy discriminates against Asian-Americans; is DOJ investigating? The Department of Justice might reconsider the 2015 discrimination complaint against Harvard admission process filed by a group of 64 Asian American associations as it has issued a job in its Civil Rights Division for "volunteers" to investigate the complaint. [Full Article...]

'Little Mermaid' live musical gets delayed at ABC

'Little Mermaid' live musical gets delayed at ABC And then earlier today, word got out that ABC had actually very quietly postponed the event, which in TV terms basically means "canceled," and excuse us while we go find a rock formation in a treasure trove to cry on for a while. Its executive producers would have been Hamish Hamilton , Ian Stewart , David Jammy, Katy Mullan and Richard Kraft. Whether the "Little Mermaid" project will be ... [Full Article...]

Spicejet aircraft skids, veers off runway while landing at Calicut International Airport

Spicejet aircraft skids, veers off runway while landing at Calicut International Airport Even as the pilot was able to control the aircraft, six guiding lights on the landing strip were damaged. This scare happened when SpiceJet's Chennai-Calicut flight was landing amid very heavy rainfall and strong winds. In the same month, a passenger on Air Asia flight had opened the exit door before landing at Ranchi airport. Airport emergency fire and rescue personnel, paramedics rushed to the... [Full Article...]

Woman dies in wrong-way crash on I-495

Woman dies in wrong-way crash on I-495 The incident is still under investigation, but state police said they received numerous 911 calls reporting seeing a vehicle headed south in the northbound lanes, and within a minute or two the violent crash occurred. Authorities are still notifying the next-of-kin of the dead driver, whose name has not been released. "At this time we believe the deceased victim was the driver who was going the ... [Full Article...]

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull responds to Donald Trump call transcripts

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull responds to Donald Trump call transcripts The standoff on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea over the closure of Foxtrot Compound at the Australian-run asylum seeker camp has come to a head today. "All I want is to respect and love others and be loved and respected in return", he said on Friday in a statement released by the Human Rights Law Centre. [Full Article...]

Trump endorses merit-based system that would cut legal immigration by half

Trump endorses merit-based system that would cut legal immigration by half Backers said the bill would sharply increase the proportion of green cards available to high-skilled workers and would not affect other high or low-skilled worker visa programs such as H1-B and H2-B visas. Now it is the legal immigration system in general, which the administration is blaming for lowering wages for American workers and burdening the welfare system. [Full Article...]

Grand jury declines to indict officer who fatally shot man

Grand jury declines to indict officer who fatally shot man Canton's police chief has said Stutz told officers several times that he had a pistol and didn't care what happened. Officer Ryan Doran fatally shot 26-year-old Saif Alameri in a wooded area near the Ohio Turnpike on December 4. "Our thoughts and prayers remain with his family, and we will continue to support them in any way possible", the embassy said. A team of officers from Abu Dhabi Police... [Full Article...]

USA rig count drops by four

USA rig count drops by four Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas gained four rigs and Alaska increased by one. Combined, the total oil and gas rig count in the USA now stands at 954 rigs, up 490 rigs from the year prior, with oil rigs in the United States decreasing by 1 and gas rigs decreasing by 3. [Full Article...]

Rajya Sabha members demand action against suicidal online game Blue Whale Challenge

Rajya Sabha members demand action against suicidal online game Blue Whale Challenge BJP MP Amar Shankar Sable raised the issue during the Zero Hour and said the teenager, Manpreet, was playing "Blue Whale" game for 50 days before jumping to death from the fifth floor of a high-rise. Sable further elaborated that the participants in the game are given instructions like "watch horror movies", "travel without ticket in train", and are finally asked to commit suicide. [Full Article...]

Rogue chatbots deleted in China after questioning Communist Party

Rogue chatbots deleted in China after questioning Communist Party Facebook Inc.'s WhatsApp messaging service was partially blocked in China in July, and the government has begun cracking down on virtual private networks - a technology that allows users to route their data overseas to get around the Beijing's Internet firewall. [Full Article...]

Neymar: Leaving Barcelona 'one of the toughest' decisions of my life

Neymar: Leaving Barcelona 'one of the toughest' decisions of my life That is why France is the number one exporting country in football. Neymar thanked al-Khelaifi for the "new challenge, at PSG, in this wonderful city". Meanwhile, Neymar said he is ready to play for PSG on Saturday. He added: "We want to win the Champions League but other titles as well". Neymar's wages will reportedly triple to 30 million euros ($35.5 million) a year after tax at PSG but ... [Full Article...]

India mum on troop numbers in Doklam

India mum on troop numbers in Doklam It said there were still 40 Indian troop in Chinese territory, although the number has dropped from a peak of 400. "Patience and bhasha saiyam (restraint) are very important to resolve the issue". In Doklam, as Shyam Saran, former foreign secretary, has pointed out elsewhere, this was the "first time that Indian forces have engaged China from the soil of a third country". [Full Article...]

Kansas City IRS employees sickened by suspicious package

Kansas City IRS employees sickened by suspicious package The package arrived at the building early Friday morning, though investigators haven't determined it's what caused the illnesses. HAZMAT teams were evacuating potions of the building. He said the airborne substance in question has not been identified. The I.R.S. offices are in a busy commercial and tourist district in downtown Kansas City. [Full Article...]

Senate Democrats set their conditions for tax reform

Senate Democrats set their conditions for tax reform James Lankford said Thursday while calling for a debate on President Donald Trump's plan to switch to a more merit-based immigration system. President Trump, referring to them as "bailouts", has threatened to end them, a move that would roil the markets. [Full Article...]

Girl, 8, dies months after 'dare' to drink boiling water through straw

Girl, 8, dies months after 'dare' to drink boiling water through straw Her mom said Pope and her cousin, who is the same age, had got the idea from a YouTube video. DCF, the state's child-welfare agency, is investigating the girl's death. One was to report the boiling water incident once again, the other was over concerns that the girl was not being properly supervised. After spending months in the hospital, Ki'ari was finally released to go back home. [Full Article...]

Calamos Global Dynamic Income F (CHW) Trades at New 52-Week High

The ATR is an indicator developed by J. Welles Wilder. The general interpretation of the ATR is the higher the ATR value, the higher the volatility. The Williams Percent Range or Williams %R is another technical indicator worth checking out. [Full Article...]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told by John Kelly 'your job's safe'

It may be hard to stop this president from tweeting, but at a minimum he needs to tweet based on a policy process managed by the chief of staff. Scaramucci's role was to make Priebus' life hard, and he excelled at that. McMaster. With respect to the last, he might start by asking why the White House has not even nominated an ambassador to South Korea or filled any of the senior regional posts fo... [Full Article...]

Blackwater Guard Facing Life Over Iraq Massacre Gets Retrial

Blackwater Guard Facing Life Over Iraq Massacre Gets Retrial The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit overturned the conviction of Nicholas Slatten, finding the trial court had abused its discretion when it refused to allow him to be tried separately from three other guards. The guards, who were hired to protect U.S. State Department personnel, were accused by prosecutors of going on an out-of-control shooting spree, firing recklessly on unarmed civil... [Full Article...]

Palestinian critically wounds Israeli in supermarket stabbing attack

Palestinian critically wounds Israeli in supermarket stabbing attack In another drawing, Trump is depicted wearing a Jewish skullcap and placing a hand a wall - a scene taken from the US president's May visit to Jerusalem's Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray. It says it is required to stop gunmen entering the country. The following video is taken by security cameras in the Yavne Shufersal supermarket, the scene of the Wednesday, 10 Av stabbing at... [Full Article...]

McMaster: North Korean missiles a 'grave threat' to US

McMaster: North Korean missiles a 'grave threat' to US North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un claimed early past year to have tested an H-bomb, but most experts debunked such claims, arguing that the North had developed what is called a boosted fission weapon - or in layman's terms, a more powerful atomic bomb. [Full Article...]


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