Cleveland clergy join Tamir Rice’s family in request for prosecutor to step down

Cleveland clergy join Tamir Rice’s family in request for prosecutor to step down

Reuters A group of Cleveland area clergy members on Thursday asked the prosecutor in charge of the shooting case of 12-year-old Tamir Rice to step aside in light of comments he made about the family’s “economic motives.” “The public trust in (Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty’s) representation of the public interest has been significantly compromised,”

US unemployment claims hold steady near 4-decade low

US unemployment claims hold steady near 4-decade low

Agence France-Presse New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits held steady last week, close to a four-decade low as the jobs market firms, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Initial jobless claims, an indicator of the pace of layoffs, totaled 276,000 in the week ending November 7, the same as the previous week. New filings remain low

Howard University braces for attack after chilling racist threat: ‘It’s not murder if they’re black’

Howard University braces for attack after chilling racist threat: ‘It’s not murder if they’re black’

David Edwards The president of Howard University announced on Thursday that the school had increased security after receiving a racist death threat against all students. “We are aware of the threat made against the University and its students and are working with campus, local, and federal law enforcement on this serious matter,” President Wayne A.

Meet the poop truthers: Conservatives deny Mizzou feces swastika even though police saw it

Meet the poop truthers: Conservatives deny Mizzou feces swastika even though police saw it

Bethania Palma Markus Conservative news outlets rushed to declare a racially charged incident at the University of Missouri a hoax — only to have their conspiracy theory easily debunked by another conservative website. Amid rising tensions at the University of Missouri over racist treatment of the school’s African-American student population and failure of school administrators

Rush Limbaugh’s brother: ‘Pro-abortionists lay a trap’ by demanding exceptions for ‘saving a mother’s life’

Rush Limbaugh’s brother: ‘Pro-abortionists lay a trap’ by demanding exceptions for ‘saving a mother’s life’

David Edwards Conservative author David Limbaugh, the brother of Rush Limbaugh, told Fox Business Network on Thursday that advocates for the reproductive rights of women insisted on exceptions for the life of the mother as a way to “trap” opponents of abortion. Fox Business host Ashley Webster kicked off an interview with Limbaugh by noting