• Syracuse U Permanently Expels Fraternity Over Racist, Anti-Semitic Video
Syracuse U Permanently Expels Fraternity Over Racist, Anti-Semitic Video

Campus newspaper The Daily Orange posted the latest video Saturday, shortly after Theta Tau's expulsion. This is not uncommon for universities nationwide, which have been dealing with racism and uproar in the Greek community. The chapter apologized for its contents, which its members tried to play off as satire of a conservative frat brother....

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  • Mitt Romney Confronts Senate Run off in Utah
Mitt Romney Confronts Senate Run off in Utah

Romney won 49 percent of the delegate vote, but he was edged by Mike Kennedy, a Utah state representative who is also a medical doctor, attorney, and a leader of the new Utah School Safety Commission, which took form after the Florida school shooting, CBS Salt Lake City affiliate KUTV reports .

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  • Pres. Trump Sounds Off on James Comey's Recently Released Memos
Pres. Trump Sounds Off on James Comey's Recently Released Memos

Whenever he had a conversation with President-Elect or President Trump, he immediately dictated a self-serving memo of the conversation. I wrote last June about false testimony that Comey gave before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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  • G7 foreign ministers gather in Canada
G7 foreign ministers gather in Canada

Kono said that none of the G-7 members said North Korea's announcement - which critics see as an attempt to win relief from United Nations and other sanctions - would lead to an easing of sanctions on Pyongyang. Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, center, talks with Elder Garry Sault, Ojibwa Elder of the Mississaugas of the New ...

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  • Arizona teachers vote to walkout starting next week
Arizona teachers vote to walkout starting next week

However, the teachers argue that the governor's proposed plan neglects other demands, including increased school funding and pay raises for school receptionists and bus drivers. Joe Thomas, president of the AEA, said 78 percent of the teachers voted for a walkout. "He's willing to sit down with people who want to actually solve problems and get...

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  • North Korea freezes missile, nuclear tests; world hails move
North Korea freezes missile, nuclear tests; world hails move

The leader of North Korea decided to make it public that his country wouldn't be involved in any further testing of nuclear capabilities just one week prior to a slated meetup between Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in, the President of South Korea.

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  • Saudi Arabia ends cinema ban screenings start Friday
Saudi Arabia ends cinema ban screenings start Friday

While the Ministry of Culture and Information highly praised the historic opening, some religious clerics with conservative leanings consider foreign movies and cinema as a whole inconsistent with Islam. The Saudi government has dubbed Wednesday's event as "the showing of the first commercial film in the kingdom after more than 35 years". The t...

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  • Soldiers Head to US-Mexico Border to Aid Patrol
Soldiers Head to US-Mexico Border to Aid Patrol

However, the recent deployment - which Trump has said could include as many as 4,000 guardsmen at the southern border - has generated an especially loud buzz, coming in the context of widening national political divisions, Trump's hardline immigration and border security stance, and a long-term decline in illegal border crossings.

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  • Korea high on summit agenda / Japan hopes for best, but Trump unpredictable
Korea high on summit agenda / Japan hopes for best, but Trump unpredictable

Trump confirmed earlier today that Mike Pompeo recently spoke to Kim Jong Un and North Korean officials about arranging a diplomatic summit in the coming months. The summit with Abe comes as the President prepares for historic talks with Kim, a prospect that Abe has warned will come with risks. During the 40-minute tour, the first lady and...

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  • Teachers Skip School, March To Call For More Funding
Teachers Skip School, March To Call For More Funding

Some district teachers will head to the Capitol. Oklahoma teachers were heading back to classrooms after staging a nine-day walkout, in which they filled the state capitol building in Oklahoma City to demand the restoration of funding for education they say has been drastically reduced over the past decade.

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  • Tornado Watch In Effect Until 9 PM
Tornado Watch In Effect Until 9 PM

Meteorologists with the National Weather Service office in Huntsville said Saturday could see a storm containing damaging winds in the 60-70-mph range. The EF1 storm struck around 8:05 p.m. "And it's Alabama and it's April, so we can't rule out the possibility of a tornado". Strong winds are expected, with gusts up to 35-40 miles per hour and...

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  • Israel lauds US-led airstrikes on Syria as
Israel lauds US-led airstrikes on Syria as "appropriate" response

The Syrian government has denied the accusations. Syria fired surface-to-air missiles in response to the attacks but Russian Federation said it did not. There has been no other official Israeli response yet. Hassan Nasrallah said Monday's attack on the T-4 air base ushers in a new phase that puts Israel in a state of "direct confrontation" wi...

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  • KY Governor claims
KY Governor claims "child was sexually assaulted" because of teacher protests

Brandon Smith called on lawmakers to override Bevin's veto of the budget to keep the governor from calling lawmakers back for a special legislative session. Earlier this month teachers lost a battle over pensions, but lawmakers responded with a budget plan that included record-high classroom spending. The vote was 66 to 28 in the House with onl...

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  • Paul Ryan: Kevin McCarthy Is 'Right Person' to Be Next Speaker
Paul Ryan: Kevin McCarthy Is 'Right Person' to Be Next Speaker

Already, behind the scenes, the race for Speaker is unfolding. "Another name circulating as a possible Ryan replacement was House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, who was wounded by a gunman past year". Neither McCarthy nor Scalise has announced he will run for speaker. Rep. Jim Jordan, an Ohio Republican and prominent member of th...

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  • James Comey interview: Trump asked if he could disprove prostitute allegations
James Comey interview: Trump asked if he could disprove prostitute allegations

The dossier included intelligence suggesting the Kremlin was engaged in an effort to assist Trump's campaign for president. Mr Comey accuses Mr Trump of being "untethered to truth" and details an unproven evening the United States leader spent with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel.

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  • PM Modi inaugurated the Defence Expo
PM Modi inaugurated the Defence Expo

DMK working president MK Stalin has asked his party's workers to hoist black flags at the party office and homes to register their protest. In Chennai , the Prime Minister used chopper to reach the DefExpo venue and briefly took the road route to attend the cancer institute event.

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  • Trump Says Talks With North Korea's Kim In 'May Or Early June'
Trump Says Talks With North Korea's Kim In 'May Or Early June'

The session came ahead of Kim's envisioned talks with South Korean President Moon Jae In on April 27 and with U.S. President Donald Trump possibly by the end of May or in early June. It is unclear whether the changes were made because of a possible agreement between Seoul and Pyongyang to lower the temperature on North Korea's militant rhetoric...

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  • Simmons' 76ers Close In On Third Seed
Simmons' 76ers Close In On Third Seed

Philadelphia will need others to pick up some of the scoring slack while Redick is out, and the combination of Belinelli, Dario Saric and Robert Covington figures to see additional playing time on the wing. Brown wound up with 27 points. In Cleveland, LeBron James scored 10 points and then sat out the rest of the game as the Cavaliers los...

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  • Iran says 7 dead in Syria strike will 'not go unanswered'
Iran says 7 dead in Syria strike will 'not go unanswered'

Speaking at an event in the southern Israeli city of Sderot on Monday, Netanyahu discussed Israeli security in the shadow of violent protests along the nearby Israel-Gaza border, and to Israel's north, in Syria. Israel did not acknowledge carrying out the strike. Videos of the incident posted online showed piles of crumpled bodies, many of them...

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  • Trump promises quick decision on Syria response
Trump promises quick decision on Syria response

It was the first direct U.S. military action against forces commanded by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. President Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron had already agreed to co-ordinate a "strong, joint response" after talks by telephone.

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  • Adidas Looks to Level the Playing Field With Equal Pay Day Campaign
Adidas Looks to Level the Playing Field With Equal Pay Day Campaign

If you're a black woman , you're probably missing out on a little over $22,300 a year . Right now, American women must do 30% more work than men to earn their fair share of pay. The sector continues to be dominated by men, which is part of the reason that their salaries are higher than women's. On average, these companies offer women 4% less th...

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  • White reveals details of texts with McGregor after arrest
White reveals details of texts with McGregor after arrest

On Saturday night, while Khabib Nurmagomedov was defeating Al Iaquinta to win McGregor's lightweight championship belt, another fighter on the UFC 223 card posted a very interesting image to Twitter. McGregor was released on $50,000 bond - pocket change for a fighter who was guaranteed $30 million a year ago in his ballyhooed boxing matc...

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  • Iran warns Trump he would regret dropping nuclear deal
Iran warns Trump he would regret dropping nuclear deal

Iran's Fars news agency said "four Iranian military advisers" were killed in Monday's attack on the military airport. According to Press TV, Iran unveiled 84 achievements in the areas of centrifuge technology, nuclear fission, nuclear medicine, and power plants.

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  • Vanuatu foreign minister denies China military base claim
Vanuatu foreign minister denies China military base claim

No formal proposal for the base has been made, but discussions between the Chinese and Vanuatu governments are taking place, the Sydney Morning Herald Reports. It is China's first overseas naval base, but Beijing describes it as a logistics facility. Chinese money has already helped finance a new wharf on the north island of Espiritu Santo,...

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  • Kim acknowledges talks with US
Kim acknowledges talks with US

United States media reported that U.S. and North Korean intelligence officials have spoken several times with a focus on nailing down a location for the summit. The paper filled its front page with KCNA's report, along with pictures of Kim chairing the politburo meeting. It said the two officials are expected to exchange views on the recent dev...

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