Airbnb’s motto — “Belong anywhere” — has become hard for many users to believe lately, since the company has gotten a lot of attention for the racist practices of some of its hosts. That’s why there are now two new … Read the rest
The Republican Party started the year with 17 bona fide candidates for President. This was more candidates than any major party in history.
Trump has more wins than any other Republican or Democrat candidate in this year’s race with 36. … Read the rest
Hillary Clinton claiming the Democratic presidential nomination hasn’t put off Bernie Sanders. He addressed an emotional crowd in California as polls closed, vowing to continue the struggle to create a government that “works for everyone, not just 1 percent.”
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Claiming her place in history, Hillary Clinton declared victory Tuesday night in her bruising battle for the Democratic presidential nomination, becoming the first woman to lead a major American political party and casting herself as the beneficiary of generations who … Read the rest
The Craziest Demands of College Kids in 2016: No grades, no Shakespeare, and no students of different stripes—welcome to campus insanity in 2016.
“We have spoken. We are speaking. Pay attention.”
So said Yale University students to the faculty of … Read the rest
The far-right Freedom Party of Austria filed a legal challenge on Wednesday over the results of the country’s presidential election, disputing the outcome of the May 22 runoff, in which the party’s candidate, Norbert Hofer, was narrowly defeated.
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As Britain prepares to vote on June 23 on whether to remain in the European Union, skepticism about the bloc is on the rise across Europe, with about two-thirds of Britons wanting some powers returned to their national government, according … Read the rest
Illegal immigrants are kidnapping children and bringing them across the border, hoping to appear to be families so they can take advantage of lax enforcement policies, the Obama administration told a federal appeals court on Tuesday.
Leon Fresco, a deputy … Read the rest
THE migrant crisis and rise of the far-right in Europe is threatening to pull Angela Merkel’s government apart in what has been dubbed the party’s “worst internal crisis in 40 years”.
Germany’s president, Joachim Gauck, has also announced he will … Read the rest
She is haunted daily by the image of the decapitated head of her 9-year-old son. Police asked Edna Cedrick to identify it after the boy, who had albinism, was snatched from her arms in a violent struggle.
The death in … Read the rest
Arabic is the fastest-growing language in American households — and that’s leading the US Census Bureau to explore the tricky task of adjusting its questionnaires to accommodate the language’s right-to-left script.
The bureau is using focus groups to explore possible … Read the rest
It is interesting that even in politically correct university circles doubts are surfacing about the nature of South African democracy. In the Business Day of 3 June 2016, Professor Anthony Butler of the University of Cape Town published a column … Read the rest
On Thursday morning a black armed gunman jumped over the back wall at a local high school and robbed students at gunpoint.
Learners and teachers from Grenswag High School were going about their normal morning routine on 26 May 2016. … Read the rest
The Daily Bruin, UCLA’s official school newspaper, issued a correction Thursday for describing the shooter in a murder-suicide on campus as a six-foot-tall “white male” before authorities ultimately determined Mainak Sarkar was the gunman.
In a statement issued around 1:30 … Read the rest