• Howard University students protest after president admits financial aid scandal
Howard University students protest after president admits financial aid scandal

The statement included a list of HU Resist's demands and information on efforts he said the university had made or has planned for each item - though he did not address the call for his resignation. In December 2016, Dr. Frederick and the board of trustees became aware that financial aid funds may have been mishandled, quickly prompting an inter...

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  • Facebook pledges to make it easier to manage your privacy
Facebook pledges to make it easier to manage your privacy

The notice to Facebook comes even before the deadline of responses sought through a notice to Cambridge Analytica . "Who reads that agreement form?" "This isn't just cowardly", Tom Watson MP, deputy leader of the Labour Party said in a tweet.

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  • Woman in cliff crash pleaded guilty to assault
Woman in cliff crash pleaded guilty to assault

Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman said there were no skid or brake marks where the Hart family's auto plunged 100 feet off a cliff. "We know that an entire family vanished and perished during this tragedy", said Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman.

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  • Former Disney Chanel Actress Caroline Sunshine Joins White House Press Team
Former Disney Chanel Actress Caroline Sunshine Joins White House Press Team

Sunshine joins a list of members from the Trump administration with a background in television, including incoming head of the White House National Economic Council Larry Kudlow. Of course we could maybe stake a claim to having subliminally guided her to her current position as a White House press assistant . Sunshine apparently applied for inte...

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  • Chandrababu Naidu vows to build world-class capital with overseas funds
Chandrababu Naidu vows to build world-class capital with overseas funds

We want discussion, and government to inform to people how Bill was passed, what promises were made, what all has been fulfilled and what all not delivered. Pawan Kalyan, the Jana Sena Party chief has rejected the invitation of the TFP for the all-party meeting on the special status issue. He recalled that when YSRCP demanded that the Chief Minis...

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  • India Puts National Airline Up For Sale
India Puts National Airline Up For Sale

The preliminary information memorandum on eligibility criteria for bidders has also been released by the Indian government. The memorandum states that Air India Engineering Services, Air India Air Transport Services and Airline Allied Services are not part of the sale and will be moved into a separate company.

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  • Britain urges Iran to stop supplying weapons to Yemen's Houthi militia
Britain urges Iran to stop supplying weapons to Yemen's Houthi militia

The coalition intervened in Yemen in 2015 to push back the Huthis who captured the capital Sanaa and forced the government into exile. Since then, around 10,000 people have been killed and 53,000 wounded in Yemen. Those weapons allegedly include ballistic missile technology used to target Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition of Arab n...

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  • Final number of victims 64 people, no one is missing
Final number of victims 64 people, no one is missing

Investigators said the victims were burned alive or suffocated because emergency exits were locked, notably in a cinema where children watched cartoons. Although authorities say they have recovered all of the bodies from the charred remains of the mall, numerous corpses were so badly damaged by the fire that they can only be identified via DNA ...

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  • Trump floats possibility of military funding his border wall
Trump floats possibility of military funding his border wall

Perhaps the most notable refrain from Trump's 2016 presidential campaign rallies was an audience call-and-response in which Trump, after whipping up his crowd by first insisting that he would build a wall if elected, then asked, "And who's going to pay for the wall?" The most recent budget deal in Congress still has no wall funding, and s...

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  • Prosecutors portray Orlando gunman's widow as a liar
Prosecutors portray Orlando gunman's widow as a liar

Salman was interviewed by authorities for 11 hours and her IQ score is 84, which makes her "below average in intelligence", Frumkin said. Sweeney showed surveillance video of the Disney Springs complex that captured Mateen walking near the House of Blues club in the hours before the Pulse attack.

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  • Jewish Groups Attack Corbyn Over Anti-Semitism
Jewish Groups Attack Corbyn Over Anti-Semitism

Mr Corbyn has dismissed the idea but suspicions have lingered. The drama invites hand-wringing on all sides, yet the "pain" is surely felt most acutely by the 26% of British Jews who voted Labour at the last election. I am sorry for not having studied the content of the mural more closely before wrongly questioning its removal in 2012", he said ...

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  • Kan. man arrested for alleged sexual assault of woman jogger
Kan. man arrested for alleged sexual assault of woman jogger

Police say Farris sexually assaulted the woman, pointed a gun at her and threatened to kill her and killed her cat. As a result of extensive and protracted investigations, Gold Coast Detectives located and arrested a man at Bundamba over the weekend.

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  • Sen. Mitch McConnell eyes legalizing hemp as agricultural commodity
Sen. Mitch McConnell eyes legalizing hemp as agricultural commodity

In Washington, the state approved a hemp production pilot program in 2016, and licensed the first industrial hemp farmers in 2017 , but Inslee declined to include additional funding in his 2018 budget proposal , and fees collected from hemp farmers didn't offset the costs of running the program, so it ran out of money and is no longer processing...

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  • Asansol violence: Situation under control, says police
Asansol violence: Situation under control, says police

According to the media, the Ministry of Home Affairs has asked the West Bengal government to send a report about the incidents, the steps being taken to restore normalcy and the action taken against those involved in the violence . Officer in-charge (OC) Pramit Ganguly also received head injuries in the violence , he added. #3. Union minister...

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  • Afghan media hail Tashkent conference an opportunity for bolstering peace efforts
Afghan media hail Tashkent conference an opportunity for bolstering peace efforts

The declaration was adopted by Afghanistan, China, France, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, EU and UN.

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  • United States to add citizenship question in 2020 Census: Commerce Dept
United States to add citizenship question in 2020 Census: Commerce Dept

Opponents of the change to the Census worry that the administration's aggressive rhetoric has already made immigrants less willing to respond to government surveys, and that adding a question which asks if they are USA citizens will further depress their participation.

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  • Man arrested in Everett after suspicious packages sent to DC military sites
Man arrested in Everett after suspicious packages sent to DC military sites

As reported by Vox , the first package apparently arrived at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington at around 8:30 in the morning. Howard said in a statement. No injuries were reported. Among the facilities where the packages turned up were Fort McNair in the southwest District of Columbia and Fort Belvoir in Fairfax ...

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  • Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu hospitalized with 'high fever'
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu hospitalized with 'high fever'

The waiver will be valid for three years. Breaking with decades of USA policy, President Donald Trump in December officially recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital and pledged to move the embassy from Tel Aviv. Until now, the United States embassy has been located in Tel Aviv with a separate consulate general located in Jerusalem that represe...

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  • CNN Poll Shows Highest Approval for Trump in almost a Year
CNN Poll Shows Highest Approval for Trump in almost a Year

But, as CNN notes, it is only 4 points behind Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan when compared to this point in their respective presidencies. A pair of polls this week - by CNN and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research - both say that 42 percent of Americans approve of his performance as president, the highest figures ...

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  • Trump reportedly wants to bring back top aide accused of domestic abuse
Trump reportedly wants to bring back top aide accused of domestic abuse

Even though Trump has reportedly told his advisers he knows that Porter can not come back, he has also said he missed the staff structure that Porter, as de facto deputy chief of staff for policy, has helped create and implement. The allegations proved all the more credible after Porter's first ex-wife, Colbie Holderness, shared a photo of he...

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