Anti-racism protest at New York’s Ithaca College draws hundreds of students and faculty

Anti-racism protest at New York’s Ithaca College draws hundreds of students and faculty

International Business Times

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff members took part in a protest against racism Wednesday afternoon on the academic quad of Ithaca College, amid recent similar actions on a few other U.S. campuses, the Cornell Daily Sun reported. The protesters called for a change in leadership and for action to be taken against President Tom Rochon…

More than 40 Native American nations push feds to keep grizzly bears listed as endangered species

More than 40 Native American nations push feds to keep grizzly bears listed as endangered species

Reuters Native American tribes on Wednesday called for the U.S. government to halt plans to strip grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone of Endangered Species Act protection because it would open the way for trophy hunting in Idaho and two other states bordering the national park. Government bear managers have said the 700-plus grizzlies in

Billionaire Charles Koch says he will not endorse any GOP candidate during primaries

Billionaire Charles Koch says he will not endorse any GOP candidate during primaries

Tom McCarthy, The Guardian Activist who with his brother David has donated hundreds of millions to conservative causes says he has no plans to endorse anyone in nomination race Activist billionaire Charles Koch, who with his brother David has contributed hundreds of millions of dollars to advance “conservative” causes from voter ID laws to for-profit

Six people killed as Turkish military launches attack on rebels in mostly-Kurdish town

Six people killed as Turkish military launches attack on rebels in mostly-Kurdish town

Agence France-Presse Fighting raged Wednesday in a flashpoint town in southeastern Turkey as the death toll mounted from attacks blamed on Kurdish rebels and local lawmakers warned of a humanitarian crisis. Turkish security forces backed up by tanks and combat helicopters launched a large-scale operation against the militants in the battered town of Silvan, which