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

Undercover Israeli agents kill Palestinian in raid on West Bank hospital

Undercover Israeli agents kill Palestinian in raid on West Bank hospital

Agence France-Presse Undercover Israeli agents pretending to transport a pregnant woman raided a West Bank hospital overnight and killed a Palestinian while arresting his cousin over a knife attack, officials said Thursday. The Palestinian health ministry said 21 agents participated in the raid targeting Azzam Shalaldeh in the surgery department of the hospital in Hebron.

Tom Cruise is ‘freaking out’ over Leah Remini’s Scientology tell-all: ‘She’s evil in his mind’

Tom Cruise is ‘freaking out’ over Leah Remini’s Scientology tell-all: ‘She’s evil in his mind’

International Business Times

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.…

Calif. college dean resigns after protests over email about students who didn’t fit school ‘mold’

Calif. college dean resigns after protests over email about students who didn’t fit school ‘mold’

Los Angeles Times

Claremont McKenna dean resigns after students protest campus racial bias

LOS ANGELES — Student protests roiled college campuses Thursday, when Claremont McKenna College’s dean of students resigned under pressure over racial tensions and protesters at more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide demanded the cancellation of student debt. Dean Mary Spellman at Claremont McKenna stepped down after she sparked a campus protest and hunger strikes by…

Where have all the tropical cyclones gone?

Where have all the tropical cyclones gone?

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