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Tensions continued at the University of Missouri Thursday after police said they were investigating a report of vandalism at the Columbia campus black culture center, the Associated Press reported. Police said someone spray-painted over a part of a sign at the center. The word black on a sign at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center was apparently
Bethania Palma Markus After Houston voters struck down an ordinance protecting LGBT people from discrimination, a creationist state senator would like Dallas to reconsider its own 13-year-old law that protects the group. Freshman State Sen. Don Huffiness (R) has been holding town hall meetings to advocate bringing the protections for LGBT people, which have been
David Edwards Law enforcement officials in Oklahoma said this week that they were considering recommending charges against a Yukon police officer after witnesses said that he assaulted a woman. An Oklahoma City police report obtained by KOCO said that the woman reported the attack early Saturday morning. According to the report, witnesses observed 29-year-old Zachary
Arturo Garcia The police chief at a college in Tifton, Georgia was suspended, then reinstated after dismissing the possibility of sexual assaults on campus in an interview with the student newspaper, WALB-TV reported. I might sound insensitive, but Im not. Most of these sexual assaults are women waking up the next morning with a guilt
Fox anchor dismisses Mizzou racism: If this poop swastika existed wouldnt there be a picture of it?
David Edwards Fox News host Jon Scott on Thursday suggested that former University of Missouri President Tim Wolf had been forced out unfairly because students could not produce evidence of a poop swastika that had been reportedly seen in a school bathroom. Wolf resigned last week after the schools football team refused to play because
Reuters A controversial Noahs Ark-themed amusement park in Kentucky will open on July 7, 2016 and should attract 1.4 million people annually, the parks founder said on Thursday. Currently under construction in Williamstown, northern Kentucky, Ark Encounter will include a full-sized wooden replica of the ship from the Biblical story of Noah and the great
Jana Kasperkevic, The Guardian Workers group Our Walmart announces 15-day fast to protest companys wages, demanding $15 an hour and full-time schedules ahead of busy holiday season Walmart employees are so poor that they are skipping lunch, sharing it or, in some cases, stealing it from their coworkers, some of the companys workers claimed on
Alan Yuhas, The Guardian Gun control advocates examined data from January 2009 and 15 July states that checked for a criminal history had 64% fewer domestic violence shootings States with background checks for all handgun sales had 52% fewer mass shootings as states with more lax rules, according to a report by reform advocates
Climate Central By Andrea Thompson, Climate Central After several weeks of hurricanes setting records left and right, the ocean basins of the world have gone quiet: There are no tropical cyclones anywhere around the globe right now. With #Kate going extra-tropical, there are no active tropical cyclones anywhere around the globe. pic.twitter.com/4t6LFb4cr4 Philip Klotzbach
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Tom cruise is reportedly freaking out about the claims by Leah Remini in her new book Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology, which follows her 20/20 interview last month criticizing Cruise and his former wife Katie Holmes, along with Scientology. The report follows claims last week that Cruise was furious with his wife for apologizing to Remini.
Dominic Rushe, The Guardian Analysis by left-leaning Citizens for Tax Justice concludes presidential candidates plan to shut down the IRS and set up a flat tax would be devastating Firebrand senator Ted Cruzs tax plans are crazy and would cost the US at least $16.2tn, according to an analysis by thinktank Citizens for Tax Justice
Reuters U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday he had removed his senior military assistant, Lieutenant General Ron Lewis, from his position after learning about allegations of misconduct. Carter said he had referred the matter to the inspector general of the Defense Department. The Department of the Army will then take action as appropriate,