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North Carolina: Plea expected in 3 Muslim students’ slayings

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students is expected to enter a plea more than four years after the slayings, which the victims’ families blamed on bigotry. Craig Hi...

North Carolina: Plea expected in 3 Muslim students’ slayings

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North Carolina man pleads guilty to 2015 murders of three Muslim students Judge said Craig Stephen Hicks agreed as part of his plea to accept three consecutive life sentences without paroleA North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university students, as one of the victims’ relatives fainted in court, others wept openly and a man hurled an exple...
01:45, 2019-06-13

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man hanging from a rope....
06:30, 2019-07-04

Suspect in killing of three North Carolina Muslims expected to plead guilty A man charged with killing three North Carolina Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama is expected to plead guilty to murder charges next week, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
02:45, 2019-06-08

Muslim students return to pool a year after told to leave WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A group of Muslim students have returned to a Delaware public pool a year after they were asked to leave because of their cotton garments. The News Journal reports the group went back to the Wilmington pool Thursday. Darul-Amaanah Academy principal Tahsiyn Ismaa’eel say...
19:30, 2019-06-29

Jackpot: More than 2,000 winners in North Carolina lottery RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Turns out that zero can be a lucky number. North Carolina’s state lottery Saturday said it set a record payout after the winning numbers in a Pick 4 game came back “0-0-0-0.” The lottery said about 1,000 tickets at $1 were sold and will pay out at $5,000. Anoth...
21:15, 2019-06-23

North Carolina edges Virginia 3-2 in 10 innings in ACC DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Angel Zarate scored the winning run on a hit batsman with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting North Carolina past Virginia 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Aaron Sabato drew a one-out walk and reached second on a wild pitc...
09:45, 2019-05-23

Plane crashes into North Carolina home A single-engine plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and someone inside, authorities said. Another person in the house was seriously hurt. (June 28)        ...
19:45, 2019-06-28

North Carolina proposes ban on smokable hemp North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze surrounding a compound in the plant known as CBD....
23:15, 2019-07-04

Police say former NFL player shot in North Carolina North Carolina police say former NFL quarterback Anthony Wright is recovering in the hospital from being shot in a domestic dispute       ...
22:15, 2019-07-02

North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Aaron Sabato hit a game-tying homer and Danny Serretti scored the winning run on an error as North Carolina used a marathon ninth-inning rally to edge UNC Wilmington 7-6 in NCAA regional action Friday. North Carolina’s ninth-inning comeback was interrupted by a three-h...
05:15, 2019-06-01

Boy bitten in third North Carolina shark attack this month An 8-year-old boy was bitten by a shark on a North Carolina beach over the weekend — marking the third shark attack in the state so far this month. The boy, whose name was not released, was in the water at Bald Head Island around 4 p.m. Sunday when a shark grabbed him by the......
16:00, 2019-06-17

North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title Aaron Sabato and Ashton McGee each hit 2-run homers during 4-run 6h inning, North Carolina wins Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title by beating Georgia Tech 10-2        ...
22:15, 2019-05-26

North Carolina authorities: Kittens being thrown off highway NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say people have been throwing kittens off of two state highways, and some into the Neuse River below. News outlets report the Craven County Sheriff’s office says they’ve received “multiple reports” of kittens being tossed from ...
16:45, 2019-06-19

3 North Carolina sheriffs to speak out against detainer bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina sheriffs who’ve refused to hold people who would otherwise be released from jail if federal agents say they might be in the country unlawfully are still opposed to updated legislation aiming to address the issue. Sheriffs from Mecklenburg, Wake and Bunc...
16:45, 2019-06-19

Shark bites 8-year-old boy off North Carolina, reports say The bite occurred around 4 p.m. on Bald Head Island, about 40 miles south of Wilmington, the village manager told local TV stations.        ...
13:00, 2019-06-17

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Every time 28-year-old Poet Williams applies for a job, his arrest record comes up: three nonviolent misdemeanors. Those drug charges have followed the Durham resident since he was 21, barring him from jobs, apartments and opportunities. “I’ve put out so many applica...
17:30, 2019-05-26

Boy on unicorn raft drifted into ocean off North Carolina A boy floating on a unicorn-shaped raft drifted into the ocean off the coast of North Carolina and needed to be saved, a report said. The child was visiting from Ohio last week when his rainbow-colored blow-up raft suddenly blew out to sea, prompting a search and rescue effort, according to WWAY-TV....
06:00, 2019-06-12

Woman dies in house explosion in North Carolina A woman was found dead in the remains of a home leveled by a fire and explosion in Charlotte, North Carolina. (July 3)        ...
20:45, 2019-07-03

Devastated North Carolina town still reeling from Florence TRENTON, N.C. (AP) — Nine months after Hurricane Florence inundated North Carolina, communities such as Trenton illustrate the slow and uneven pace of recovery. With hurricane season starting June 1, the courthouse and jail have yet to reopen as judges hear cases in an office building and inmates ar...
17:15, 2019-06-22

Hundreds Of Rats Removed From North Carolina Home Hundreds rats and an assortment of other animals were removed from a Cary, North Carolina home Tuesday. Several officials in white hazmat suits were seen entering and leaving the home with animal cages and kennels, many of which were stacked outside the house. According to officials, there were 252 ...
02:45, 2019-07-11

North Carolina rejects polygamy-themed beer Polygamy and beer reportedly don’t mix in North Carolina. A polygamy-themed beer was rejected for sale in North Carolina because “polygamy is illegal.” The beer in question is already being sold in at least 20 other states, including Utah. Utah based Wasatch Brewery recently filed a request to sell ...
21:15, 2019-07-15

North Carolina man sentenced for raping unconscious wife BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to four years in prison for raping his wife, who was a service member at a military base in Washington state. The Bellingham Herald reports 28-year-old Jimmy Indarte was sentenced Monday in Tacoma federal court after pleading guilty to...
22:30, 2019-06-05

Murder conviction overturned: North Carolina man released STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who received a life sentence for murder in 2011 is no longer behind bars. News outlets report 51-year-old Mark Carver left the Gaston County Jail on Tuesday. A Superior Court judge last week overturned Carver’s conviction for the 2008 slaying of a ...
00:15, 2019-06-12

Sheriff: Five-year-old North Carolina boy killed by crossfire RED SPRINGS, N.C. — A 5-year-old North Carolina boy has been killed by crossfire between people fighting near state Highway 72. Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins tells news outlets that Alva Paisley Oxendine was wounded Wednesday night near Red Springs and pronounced dead at a hospital hours lat...
14:15, 2019-06-06

North Carolina teen's leg amputated after shark attack A teenage girl who survived a shark attack had her leg amputated due to injuries sustained in the incident at a North Carolina beach, she confirmed Monday....
03:30, 2019-06-04

North Carolina wants to know who owns voting-machine makers RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s elections board is delaying a decision on certifying voting-machine makers until learning more about who owns them as worries grow about foreign interference. Elections board chairman Robert Cordle said Friday that the board wants to look more closely at w...
22:30, 2019-06-14

Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing two HOPE MILLS, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another. A release from the State Highway Patrol says the single-engine civilian plane went down shortly before midnight on Thursday in Hope Mills. The pilot and an occupant of the...
16:45, 2019-06-28

‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot Law allowing state to trace citizens’ votes breaks one of the most sacred tenets of democracy, say voting rights advocatesNorth Carolina may be violating state and federal constitutional protections for the secret ballot in the US by tracing some of its citizens’ votes.The situation has arisen becau...
10:45, 2019-07-11

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennessee investigators....
02:45, 2019-05-28

North Carolina Is Eyeing a Hyperloop One System for the Research Triangle North Carolina is the latest state to throw its hat into the Hyperloop One ring. Today, Virgin Hyperloop One announced that North Carolina’s Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) was launching a pre-feasibility study to connect the cities of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and the RDU International A...
03:15, 2019-07-13

North Carolina wealth manager guilty in $15M Ponzi scheme RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina jury has found an investment adviser guilty of lying to clients, forging documents and swindling people out of more than $15 million in a Ponzi scheme. News outlets report 46-year-old Stephen Peters was found guilty on 20 counts of fraud Thursday. Authorities sa...
21:30, 2019-06-07

The Latest: Veto of North Carolina ‘born alive’ upheld RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on North Carolina’s “born alive’ abortion measure (all times local): 4:15 p.m. North Carolina Republican leaders have failed to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nu...
22:30, 2019-06-05

North Carolina man admits murdering Muslims, gets life in prison A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama....
22:30, 2019-06-12

North Carolina officials cast spotlight on ‘zombie snakes’ Parks officials in North Carolina are alerting the public about a “zombie snake,” a mild-mannered critter indigenous to the state that often plays dead to defend itself from predators. The Eastern Hognose snake — usually brown or gray with dark brown blotches — is known for lying on its ...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Woley, Julien rally Auburn past North Carolina 11-7 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Rankin Woley had a 3-run double in the eighth inning, Edouard Julien a 3-run homer in the ninth and Auburn scored nine runs in the last two innings on Saturday to rally for an 11-7 win over North Carolina in the first game of the Chapel Hill super regional. Tar Heels’ ...
23:00, 2019-06-08

11-year-old North Carolina boy stops home invasion with a machete An intruder was stopped by an 11-year-old North Carolina boy wielding a machete. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
21:30, 2019-06-18

Shark bites child in third North Carolina attack this season BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials say a shark bit an 8-year-old boy in what is now the third attack this season along the North Carolina coast. News outlets report the boy was swimming in open water Sunday afternoon when a shark grabbed him by the leg, causing multiple bite woun...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Trump plans rally in North Carolina on same day as Mueller testimony President Trump will hold a 2020 campaign rally in North Carolina on July 17 – the same day former special counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to appear before Congress....
13:30, 2019-07-03

North Carolina burglar attacked by boy with machete flees hospital North Carolina police were hunting on Sunday for a suspected burglar who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and later fled a hospital where he had sought treatment for a head wound before police could arrest him....
01:15, 2019-06-17

Suspected North Carolina burglar caught after being fought off by boy with machete North Carolina police arrested a suspected burglar on Sunday who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and sought treatment at a hospital for a head wound, but managed to flee before police could arrest him....
03:15, 2019-06-17

He broke into a North Carolina home and was hit in the head with a machete. That was just the beginning A suspect in a North Carolina break-in who police say was hit in the head by an 11-year-old with a machete has been captured.        ...
04:30, 2019-06-17

North Carolina Senate debates bill to fix voter ID denials RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Voter ID legislation now goes before North Carolina’s Senate after the House eased rules around authenticating student and employee identification cards for use in next year’s elections. The House bill is set for Senate elections committee debate on Tuesday. The phot...
14:45, 2019-05-21

3rd Shark Attack in North Carolina This Month Injures 8-Year-Old Only three shark attacks were reported in the state in all of 2018, according to the International Shark Attack File. But experts say there is often year-to-year variation....
00:45, 2019-06-18

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence.        ...
01:15, 2019-06-23

North Carolina explores Hyperloop One system to connect the Triangle North Carolina may be a future destination for a Hyperloop One transit system. The company and several transit partners are exploring a hyperloop that could link Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the RDU International Airport, near the Research Triang......
22:45, 2019-07-12

Julian Castro joins McDonald’s strikers in North Carolina DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro has joined a march to a McDonald’s restaurant in North Carolina to draw attention to workers’ efforts to raise minimum wage and secure other protections. Democratic presidential candidates are making pay equity a top iss...
17:45, 2019-05-23

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in at just over 90 minutes....
05:00, 2019-07-19

Coast Guard rescues man from cruise ship off North Carolina HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has helped take a man from a cruise ship to the mainland for a medical problem. The Coast Guard’s Portsmouth, Virginia, command center received a call Friday morning that a passenger on the cruise ship was suffering abdominal pain. Helicopters were then la...
22:30, 2019-06-15

1-year-old killed when golf cart overturns in North Carolina A 1-year-old died Sunday after the golf cart he was riding in with his family hit a pothole which caused a steering malfunction before it overturned, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol....
17:15, 2019-05-28

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaigning for lieutenant governor in North Carolina, but he announced Monday he’s switching 2020 races...
12:30, 2019-06-17

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities for all their medical needs. As Republicans reveal...
21:00, 2019-06-18

North Carolina to Investigate After Concerns Raised at Children’s Hospital The state health secretary announced an inquiry after a report in The New York Times revealed doctors’ fears that children seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
02:45, 2019-06-01

Tim Tebow meets North Carolina college shooting survivor A student who was wounded in a shooting at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte in April finally got to meet his hero in person before their game at BB&T Park in Charlotte....
20:15, 2019-06-21

Burned Down Colonial Tavern that May Have Doubled as a Brothel Found in North Carolina Archaeologists examining a recently discovered colonial tavern in eastern North Carolina were stunned to discover that when the 18th Century building burned to the ground a “treasure trove of merchandise” was trapped beneath the charred floorboards, and many of the artifacts hint at the building’s u...
19:15, 2019-06-16

North Carolina dad swept into ocean, dies trying to save kids, officials say A North Carolina father died Sunday after he was swept out in rough waters while trying to rescue four of his kids who were struggling off the coast. ...
15:15, 2019-07-17

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
00:15, 2019-07-16

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chair of the right-wing Ho...
04:30, 2019-07-10

‘Zombie snake’ found in North Carolina can 'play dead,' officials say A snake that plays opossum? The eastern hognose snake is famous for flipping over on its back and playing dead, the North Carolina State Parks and Recreation said....
21:45, 2019-06-10

In North Carolina special, national questions intrude on local issues WADESBORO, North Carolina — By the end of the summer, towns such as this will be flooded with national reporters covering the special election for the 9th Congressional District....
23:45, 2019-07-05

North Carolina Zoo worker dies after fall during ‘aerial rescue drill’ An arborist at the North Carolina Zoo was killed after toppling out of a tree during a safety drill this week, according to new reports. The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro worker was “engaged in an aerial rescue drill” Thursday morning, and suddenly “fell 20 to 30 feet from a tree and died at the......
17:15, 2019-07-19

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
18:00, 2019-07-15

North Carolina man charged with animal cruelty after killing turtle in video Police say they were notified of the disturbing video via Facebook, with notices coming from as far away as South Africa.        ...
23:00, 2019-06-06

Study: Heavy metals in North Carolina lake bottom extensive RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Duke University scientist says a toxic stew of coal ash has spilled repeatedly from storage pits at a Wilmington power plant into an adjoining lake, and flooding from Hurricane Florence was only the latest example. Duke geochemistry and water quality professor Avner Vengosh sa...
21:45, 2019-06-03

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Systems, a voting software firm targeted by Russians, took a gigantic risk in 2016 by using remote access......
12:15, 2019-06-06

North Carolina animal rescue group wants old bras to save turtles Ladies, pull that old bra out of the trash; it just might save a life — a turtle’s life. An animal rescue group in North Carolina is appealing to Americans to send in their discarded bras. Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is after bra clasps, in particular, which can be grafted onto the shells of tur...
19:00, 2019-06-29

Slain North Carolina student gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A University of North Carolina student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded the highest military honors. Twenty-one-year-old Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. The Cha...
13:45, 2019-05-24

Teen girl bitten by shark at North Carolina state park beach ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — A park ranger says a 17-year-old girl was bitten by a shark at a North Carolina beach and suffered severe injuries. Fort Macon State Park ranger Paul Terry tells WCTI-TV that the teen was attacked by a shark while swimming around noon Sunday. Atlantic Beach Fire Department off...
11:30, 2019-06-03

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina shore has experts puzzled A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and has asked for the public’s help....
21:15, 2019-06-04

Trump to hold 2020 rally in North Carolina on day of Robert Mueller’s testimony Trump has frequently criticized Democrats’ efforts to get Mueller to testify. The president tweeted Tuesday that “this Witch Hunt must now end,” adding, “No more Do Overs.”...
09:15, 2019-07-03

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina beach baffles experts A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and is asking for the public’s help. A passerby found the “weird” worm-like object covered in what appeared to be white thorns at Shackleford Banks on Saturday, ...
06:45, 2019-06-07

U.S. battle over partisan electoral maps to face major test in North Carolina After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal judges cannot curb partisan gerrymandering, reform advocates vowed to take their fight to state courts that retain the power to police the practice of drawing electoral lines for political advantage....
18:30, 2019-07-12

North Carolina woman, Australian boyfriend murdered along remote Canadian highway Police in Canada are investigating after a 24-year-old North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were found murdered along a remote stretch of highway in Canada....
23:15, 2019-07-19

Teacher charged with threatening to ‘shoot up’ her school in North Carolina North Carolina teacher Kristen Thompson was arrested Tuesday after abruptly resigning days earlier from Pathways Elementary School in Hillsborough.        ...
22:30, 2019-05-22

North Carolina man charged with attempted murder after attacking ex-girlfriend with machete: police A North Carolina man is charged with two counts of attempted murder after attacking his ex-girlfriend and another person during a domestic dispute Sunday, police said. ...
20:01, 2019-06-27

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans misled a federal court to avoid a special election....
22:00, 2019-06-06

North Carolina beaches see 20 rip current rescues on Memorial Day, 8 fatalities this year, officials say At least 20 people were rescued from rip currents on Memorial Day at two different beaches in North Carolina as the dangerous waters have already claimed eight lives this year....
17:15, 2019-05-28

North Carolina coach Mack Brown has knee replacement surgery done by former player North Carolina Tar Heels football coach Mack Brown underwent knee replacement surgery Monday and the operation was done by one of his former players, the team announced....
17:45, 2019-06-04

North Carolina Film Office denies that tax screw-ups are what killed the Swamp Thing Earlier this week, the minds behind the DC Universe streaming service made a somewhat surprising announcement: The Swamp Thing TV show, initially presented as one of the big flagship series of the superhero-themed subscription offering (complete with backing from horror mastermind James Wan), was al...
01:00, 2019-06-09

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mill Village, which served as the home of the three main characters from the movie The Hunger Games, was named a historic place last month and announced ...
05:30, 2019-06-22

At North Carolina Rally, Trump Bets on Divisive Attacks as Way to Bolster Re-election Bid “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish his comments....
04:45, 2019-07-18

A small plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and one resident Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another.        ...
16:15, 2019-06-28

North Carolina shark attack victim’s father reveals how he saved daughter: 'I hit it with everything I could' The father of a 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark earlier this month opened up about the horrifying incident and detailed how he freed the teen from the fish’s jaws....
21:30, 2019-06-15

Ex-NFL quarterback Anthony Wright shot multiple times in North Carolina, police say Former NFL quarterback Anthony Wright was hospitalized Monday after being shot multiple times stemming from a verbal altercation with his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend, police said....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Trump slams progressive congresswomen at fiery 'MAGA' rally in North Carolina President Trump took the stage Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, for a "Make America Great Again" campaign rally -- his first since a developing feud with progressive Democrats, and a string of comments they slammed as "racist."...
02:15, 2019-07-18

Kentucky Fried Chicken in North Carolina explodes, blast caught on camera (NBCNEWS) – Surveillance video caught the moment a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in North Carolina exploded, reducing it to rubble. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Eden, which is about 35 miles north of Greensboro. Eden police said the fast-food restaurant closed betwe...
05:45, 2019-07-13

Trump renews attack on Ilhan Omar, praises crowd at North Carolina rally President Trump on Friday appeared to walk back regrets he’d expressed a day earlier over the “Send her back!” chants at his North Carolina MAGA rally aimed at Somali-born Rep. Ilhan Omar. “No,” Trump replied in the Oval Office when asked by reporters if he was unhappy with the chanting. “You know w...
06:30, 2019-07-20

North Carolina county euthanizes family’s dog by mistake, offers $300 and replacement animal from shelter The North Carolina Department of Agriculture is investigating after a family’s pet dog was euthanized by mistake by a county-run animal shelter, according to reports....
21:30, 2019-06-15

Bomb-making materials found in boxes for homeless donated to church in North Carolina Authorities found bomb-making materials inside donated boxes designated to benefit the homeless at a warehouse near a church in North Carolina, according to a report....
00:45, 2019-06-28

Crowd Chants ‘Send Her Back!’ at President Trump’s Combative North Carolina Rally (GREENVILLE, N.C.) — Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally Wednesday into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the women of color, deriding them for what he painted as extreme positions and suggesting they j...
05:15, 2019-07-18

North Carolina Man Sues Hardees for Civil Rights Violations for Shorting Him on Hash Rounds If you look at the menu for Hardees’ breakfast platter—as you might be wont to do if you were craving a quick, affordable morning meal—you’ll notice that along with two slices of bacon, two scrambled eggs, and two biscuits sopped in sausage gravy, you’ll also get roughly a half dozen hash rounds....
17:45, 2019-06-30

Jewel found in ruins of Colonial-era North Carolina tavern reveals coded message Archaeologists say that the pea-sized bead, first thought to be a clump of dirt, would've been used by American rebels to signal opposition to King George III....
20:45, 2019-07-11

North Carolina father punches shark in the face to save teen daughter, who loses her leg When Paige Winter, 17, was attacked by a shark, her dad, Charlie Winter, punched the shark repeatedly. Paige survived but had her leg amputated.        ...
04:30, 2019-06-05

Opinion: Why Mack Brown's return to North Carolina at age 67 makes perfect sense Mack Brown was out of coaching for five seasons and at age 67 it seemed his career was over. But his return to North Carolina makes perfect sense.       ...
20:15, 2019-07-17

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
07:15, 2019-05-30

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an unsuccessful abortion. Enough Democrats sided with...
01:30, 2019-06-06

North Carolina lawmakers fail to override veto of ‘Born Alive’ abortion bill North Carolina Republican lawmakers failed on Wednesday to override a veto issued by the state's Democratic governor against a proposal create criminal penalties for doctors and nurses with failing to care for an infant during an unsuccessful abortion. ...
02:00, 2019-06-06

North Carolina shark attack victim who had leg amputated says marine life 'are still good people' The North Carolina teenager who had to get her leg amputated after being attacked by a shark over the weekend said Monday that she has a long recovery ahead, but still has respect for marine life....
20:30, 2019-06-04

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner....
21:01, 2019-06-27

North Carolina father of 6 has neck broken by 'intense' wave, killing him in 'freak accident,' wife says A North Carolina father of six died on Friday after he was struck by an "intense wave" that knocked him to the ground and broke his neck, according to his wife....
18:15, 2019-07-21

Teen girl survives shark bite at North Carolina beach, suffers severe injuries The 17-year-old marine life advocate, Paige Winter, suffered injuries to her leg, pelvic, and hand areas.        ...
16:45, 2019-06-03

North Carolina man clad only in tennis shoes told deputies he took ‘date rape’ drug: police A North Carolina man wearing nothing but tennis shoes in a Kentucky parking lot Tuesday morning told deputies he had taken the “date rape” drug before they arrested him, police said.  ...
15:15, 2019-07-17

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
06:30, 2019-05-23

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
06:00, 2019-07-10

Army soldier allegedly opened fire in North Carolina home while on active duty, in uniform: police An active-duty soldier was arrested after he allegedly — while wearing his military-issued ballistic gear — shot into a home in North Carolina on Sunday, leaving him injured in the process....
21:15, 2019-06-13

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of “born-alive” abortion bill upheld in Republican-led legislature RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of “born-alive” abortion bill upheld in Republican-led legislature. The post North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of “born-alive” abortion bill upheld in Republican-led legislature a...
22:30, 2019-06-05

Girl loses 'one leg above the knee' in North Carolina shark attack, father punched fish 5 times: grandmother A teenage girl who lost part of her leg and suffered severe hand injuries after a shark attack at a North Carolina beach Sunday was freed from the fish's jaws when her father jumped into the fray and began beating the sharp-toothed terror....
18:30, 2019-06-03

FACT CHECK: Trump rally in North Carolina, Democrats’ statements lead to heated week in U.S. politics U.S. President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of colour hate America....
16:30, 2019-07-20

Held for More Than a Year in a Men’s Prison, North Carolina Finally Agrees to Transfer Trans Inmate to Women’s Facility After holding a trans woman inmate for more than a year in a men’s prison, North Carolina has announced that it will finally move Kanautica Zayre-Brown to a women’s facility....
00:01, 2019-05-29

How's this for good fortune? North Carolina man wins $344.6M Powerball with numbers from a fortune cookie A North Carolina man said he chose the winning Powerball numbers from a fortune cookie his stepdaughter had years ago.        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

North Carolina Dem candidate vows to 'get tough' with China - despite investing in company that outsourced to China A Democratic Congressional candidate trying to win a seat in September’s special election has promised to “get tough with China,” even as he invested in a solar power company that outsourced production to China and imported devices from a Chinese company deemed a national security risk....
18:01, 2019-05-28

'Fox & Friends' hosts on Trump's North Carolina rally: 2020 race is becoming Trump vs. The Squad The hosts of "Fox & Friends" said Thursday that the 2020 presidential race is quickly becoming President Trump against the so-called "squad," as the Democratic Party's candidates struggle for media attention. ...
20:15, 2019-07-18

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
20:30, 2019-05-22

These colleges let students ditch extra loans. But will students pay more in the long run? Don't take out another student loan, colleges say. We'll give you money - if you give us a percentage of your income after college. Is it a good deal?       ...
21:30, 2019-06-20

Prosecutors accuse MS-13 of seven ‘medieval-style’ slayings Los Angeles MS-13 gang members were charged Tuesday with the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people, including a rival gang member who had his heart cut out of his chest. The federal RICO indictment with the murder charges targets an MS-13 group in the San Fernando Valley and spells out other act...
12:30, 2019-07-17

Admitted serial killer indicted for 2 Cleveland slayings A man who has confessed to killing more than 90 women across the U.S. has been indicted in Cleveland for the strangulation deaths of two women decades ago....
23:30, 2019-05-31

Morocco: 3 sentenced to death in Scandinavian women slayings Three men have been convicted of terrorism and sentenced to death by a Moroccan court for the brutal slaying of two Scandinavian women hiking in the Atlas Mountains...
23:30, 2019-07-18

Detroit hurries to board vacant houses after serial slayings Stanley Allen mowed the lawn at a vacant house next to his Detroit home as teams of police and city workers scoured nearby empty houses as part of an investigation into a suspected serial killer who used similar structures as stash houses for the bodies of at least three women....
00:00, 2019-06-14

Colombia's Duque says working to stop slayings of community leaders Colombia is working to halt scores of slayings of community leaders by criminal groups and remnant bands of rebels following the country's historic 2016 peace deal, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, during a visit from the UN Security Council....
02:30, 2019-07-13

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings more than a decade ago. Documents from Colombia’s prosecutor’s office show that Gen. Nicacio Martínez Espinel in 2005 signed off on at least s...
17:30, 2019-05-25

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade ago....
18:45, 2019-05-25

Jake Patterson sentenced to life for slayings, kidnapping of Jayme Closs A Wisconsin judge handed down a life imprisonment sentence Friday to Jake Patterson, a 21-year-old man who killed a husband and wife before kidnapping their daughter, Jayme Closs....
23:45, 2019-05-24

California prison slayings were part of Aryan Brotherhood conspiracy, prosecutors say A 2016 murder at Salinas Valley State Prison was part of a statewide conspiracy by 16 members and associates of the Aryan Brotherhood, prosecutors say.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-07

Trio sentenced to death for beheading backpackers in ISIS-inspired slayings Three jihadists were sentenced to death in Morocco for butchering two female Scandinavian backpackers in an ISIS-inspired execution. Ringleader Abdessamad Ejjoud, Younes Ouaziyad and Rachid Afatti were convicted of terror charges Thursday in the trial over the grisly slaughterings back in December. ...
00:30, 2019-07-19

Prosecutors accuse MS-13 of 7 'medieval-style' slayings, including cutting heart out of rival Los Angeles MS-13 gang members were charged Tuesday with the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people, including a rival gang member who had his heart cut out of his chest....
23:15, 2019-07-16

Leader of jihadist cell admits to beheading backpacker in ISIS-inspired slayings The suspected leader of a jihadist cell accused of butchering two Scandinavian backpackers in Morocco confessed to beheading one of the women. Abdessamad Ejjoud, 25, told a Moroccan court Thursday that he carried out the murder to pledge allegiance to the Islamic State, the BBC reported. “I be...
18:15, 2019-05-31

Cops arrest suspected serial killer linked to Detroit sex worker slayings Police in Detroit arrested a homeless man in a suspected serial murder case after linking the slayings of three sex workers last week. DeAngelo Kenneth Martin, a 34-year-old homeless man, was arrested Friday at a city bus stop as “a person of interest” in connection with the deaths of th...
20:15, 2019-06-08

Tesla posts bigger-than-expected loss, bigger-than-expected revenue [Updated] Tesla's Model 3 page in July 2018. Tesla expects to be "cashflow positive every quarter from here on out, absent paying down a big loan," said Elon Musk during a Wednesday financial call. The CEO was contrite when he came to the call. He apologized to the analysts that had snapped at on last quart...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death DALLAS (AP) — Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death. The post Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death appeared first on LEX18.com....
04:00, 2019-06-13

19 MS-13 gang members indicted in 'medieval-style' California slayings were in country illegally, officials say Nearly all of the members and associates of an MS-13 gang charged in the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people in California were in the country illegally, according to officials. ...
23:15, 2019-07-17

Who are the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat? The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the world's largest organized Muslim community, is celebrating its annual congress in Germany, where many of its members live. DW profiles the professed liberal Islamic organization....
16:00, 2019-07-07

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants....
19:00, 2019-06-03

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
05:30, 2019-07-02

France: Muslim women in Grenoble defy burkini ban Muslim women have pushed back against a ban on burkinis at a public pool, provoking a firm response from the far right. National Rally leader Marine Le Pen said the all-encompassing swimsuit has "no place in France."...
19:45, 2019-06-27

"Deplorable": BJP's Gautam Gambhir On Attack On Muslim Man In Gurgaon The BJP's Gautam Gambhir has come out strongly against the attack on a man in Gurgaon by a gang that knocked off his skull cap and demanded that he chant "Jai Shri Ram"....
09:45, 2019-05-27

Under Modi, the Hindu-Muslim divide worsens in India NAYABANS, India — Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths and people from either faith chatted when they frequented each other’s shops and went to festivals together. Such interactions no longer happe...
21:00, 2019-05-21

Mass grave in Bosnia presumed to hold Muslim war victims The prosecutor's office in Bosnian says a mass grave has been discovered near the capital of Sarajevo that is presumed to hold the remains of Bosnian Muslims killed during the country's 1992-95 war....
19:45, 2019-06-05

Muslim Men Beaten Up In Assam's Barpeta, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" Complaints were filed against a little-known right-wing organisation on Thursday for allegedly assaulting a group of Muslim men in Assam and forcing them to utter slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Pakistan......
23:30, 2019-06-20

China accused of rapid campaign to take Muslim children from their families Relatives tell of more than 100 missing children amid reports of Xinjiang boarding school building driveChina is reportedly separating Muslim children from their families, religion and language, and is engaged in a rapid, large-scale campaign to build boarding schools for them.The attempts to “remov...
12:00, 2019-07-05

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send open letters to the UN Human Rights Council to slam a country's record....
08:00, 2019-07-11

Boris Johnson claimed Islam put Muslim world 'centuries behind' Anger as 2007 essay lamenting ‘no spread of democracy’ in Islamic world comes to light Boris Johnson has been strongly criticised for arguing Islam has caused the Muslim world to be “literally centuries behind” the west, in an essay unearthed by the Guardian.Writing about the rise of the religion in...
04:00, 2019-07-16

Muslim community shuns women released from prison, says report There is a ‘much more forgiving attitude’ towards Muslim male offenders, say former convictsThe Muslim community in Britain shuns women who have been to prison while forgiving convicted men, “no matter what they’ve done”, according to a report.Female former prisoners told researchers, Muslim experts...
04:00, 2019-07-16

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
01:15, 2019-06-04

How Muslim model Maria Al-Sadek is shaking up the fashion industry It’s the American Dream for the digital age. Three years ago, Maria Al-Sadek was a college student living in Alabama. Now she’s a rising model, writer, stylist and influencer — working with brands such as Marc Jacobs and ­Armani Beauty — who lives in Brooklyn. She also boasts more than 400,000 follo...
04:00, 2019-06-23

US Man Gets Life In Jail For Killing Muslim Couple, Relative In 2015 A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the......
10:15, 2019-06-13

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he showed how China built internment camps and surveillance networks and recruited police officers to run t...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Gay pilots? Muslim quarterbacks? There's a financial advisor focusing in on every niche customer Only 15 percent of financial advisors specialize in niche clients but they account for a third of advisor assets. A look at five niche practice areas....
15:00, 2019-05-21

‘You should be ashamed’: Conservative MP lashes out at Muslim witness during hearing on online hate A Tory MP told a Muslim witness at a hearing exploring online hate that he “should be ashamed” for linking conservative and alt-right commentators to Quebec mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette....
23:30, 2019-05-31

| WATCH: Thai Muslim family keeps silk weaving heritage alive Over the click-clack of the teak loom, Niphon's family laments the lack of apprentice weavers at his Bangkok silk shop, as modernity lures young Muslims away from a trade their community has dominated for generations....
01:15, 2019-06-04

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Once Claimed Islam Had Put the Muslim World ‘Centuries Behind’ the West Boris Johnson, the U.K. lawmaker expected to become the country’s prime minister, once argued that the practice of Islam had historically put the Muslim world “literally centuries behind” western countries, an article unearthed by a British newspaper reveals. “There must be s...
20:15, 2019-07-16

Indian Court Convicts 6 Hindus in Rape and Murder of Muslim Girl, 8 The men were handed sentences of five years to life imprisonment in the case, which reflected bitter religious divisions in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir....
18:15, 2019-06-10

A Muslim Family Sought Help at the Belgian Embassy in Beijing. The Police Dragged Them Out. The Belgian Embassy is facing criticism after the forcible removal of the family, members of the Uighur minority group that China treats as a security threat....
21:00, 2019-06-18

The last major opponent of China's Muslim oppression has retreated into silence. Here's why that's a big deal. Roman Pilipey/Pool via Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently said that Uighurs — the Muslim ethnic minority under oppression by the Chinese government — actually lead happy lives in China, Chinese state-media reported. This apparent capitulation is particularly signifi...
15:15, 2019-07-06

IMA Scam SIT Arrests Muslim Cleric Who Was Allegedly Gifted 3 Crore House A prominent Muslim cleric was arrested yesterday by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Rs 15,000-crore IMA Jewels scam. He claimed he was "in no way connected with the IMA"...
10:30, 2019-07-12

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural sensitivity....
03:15, 2019-06-06

Ayatollah Khamenei calls U.S. plan for Palestine a 'betrayal of the Muslim world' The U.S. plan for Middle East peace will "never materialize" and is doomed to fail, the leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said....
00:00, 2019-06-06

A Muslim comic took on neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer and won $4.1 million judgment A comic and radio host from New Jersey was awarded a $4.1 million judgment against a neo-Nazi website that falsely accused him of terrorism.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-13

'Star Wars' actor Riz Ahmed says he was racially profiled: 'It's really scary to be Muslim right now' "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" actor Riz Ahmed claimed he was racially profiled on a flight in April, causing him to miss a Star Wars Celebration convention in Chicago....
22:00, 2019-06-30

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim; North says talks would be 'meaningful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, and North Korea said a meeting would be "meaningful" if it happened....
12:45, 2019-06-29

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
22:45, 2019-05-21

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks on its nuclear programme....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Indonesia Muslim Group Slaps Fatwa On Popular Mobile Game PUBG A hugely popular but brutal online game was slapped with a fatwa Wednesday by an Indonesian Muslim group who say it insults Islam and makes addicted players violent....
15:45, 2019-06-19

Unsubstantiated claims Muslim doctor sterilized women raise tensions in Sri Lanka On May 23 Sri Lankan newspaper Divaina, known for its nationalist stance, published a front page article alleging a Muslim doctor had secretly sterilized 4,000 Sinhala Buddhist women after caesarean deliveries....
15:45, 2019-06-06

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops. The post Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops appeared first on LEX18.com....
10:45, 2019-05-31

Myanmar police hunt for anti-Muslim monk dubbed 'Buddhist bin Laden' A court in Myanmar issued an arrest warrant for the notorious firebrand Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu, known as the “Buddist Bin Laden”, over alleged insulting remarks about the government of leader Aung San Suu Kyi....
21:01, 2019-05-29

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties. The post North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties appeared first on LEX18.co...
10:15, 2019-06-30

Muslim nations are defending China's crackdown on Muslims. It shatters the myth of Islamic solidarity Last week, a number of Muslim-majority countries praised China's human rights record, dismissing reports of a widespread crackdown on Muslims there. Experts say it's proof of Beijing's growing power....
07:30, 2019-07-17

Ilhan Omar and Muslim Members of Congress Host Historic Iftar on Capitol Hill Over the last three years, American politics have been shaped by a White House that has made a habit and sport of attacking Muslims in the U.S. and abroad with hateful rhetoric and policies. But that same time period has begotten another important political development: there have never been more Mu...
05:45, 2019-05-22

Twitter Racist Who Allegedly Sent Death Threats to Muslim Lawyer Now Facing Federal Charges After allegedly sending a death threat to a Muslim lawyer on Twitter last year, a North Carolina man is facing federal felony charges of issuing a threat via interstate commerce that could land him in prison for up to five years, the New York Times reported on Monday.Read more......
07:15, 2019-07-02

Muslim soccer star Mohamed Salah credited with reducing Islamophobia in Liverpool since joining club Liverpool FC star Mohamed Salah had a hand in helping the Reds with the Champions League over the weekend, but a recent study showed the Egyptian phenom is doing more off the pitch....
23:00, 2019-06-05

‘Stand united against anti-Muslim hatred’ urges Guterres, after mosque shootings in New Zealand leave 49 dead The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged the international community to ‘stand united against anti-Muslim hatred’ following a mass shooting in New Zealand on Friday targeting two mosques, which has left at least 49 dead and many others wounded, some critically....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Marking international day, UN experts call for urgent action to end racial discrimination, in wake of New Zealand anti-Muslim attack States must take urgent action, to “stem the tide of hate and discrimination” and ramping up of “ethno-nationalist populism”, which helped fuel the deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques last Friday by a self-declared white supremacist, several top UN officials and human rights experts have str...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Philadelphia Police Department puts 72 officers on desk duty amid investigation into anti-Muslim social media posts Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross confirmed Wednesday that seventy-two Philadelphia police officers were placed on administrative duty amid an internal investigation into alleged racist, inappropriate and anti-Muslim social media posts made by officers on the force....
23:45, 2019-06-20

Philadelphia police union calls commissioner ‘irresponsible’ amid investigation into alleged racist, anti-Muslim social media posts The head of Philadelphia's police union has accused the city’s police commissioner of being “premature and irresponsible” with comments about expecting officers to be fired over alleged racist and anti-Muslim social media posts....
00:15, 2019-06-21

Gunnarsson's OT plea: 'Need one more chance' After ringing the puck off the post late in the third period, Carl Gunnarsson told Blues coach Craig Berube he needed just "one more chance." He went on to score the winning goal at 3 minutes, 51 seconds of overtime....
13:30, 2019-05-30

On the Doorstep With a Plea: Will You Support Medicare for All? The nation’s largest nurses’ union is pushing Medicare for all from door to door to door in swing House districts. But the campaign for a single-payer health system is slow going....
17:15, 2019-06-15

Marchionne’s plea to not buy Fiat EV sold at least 1 Most Fiat models could desperately use more buyers. One, the 500e, is notable for a time when Fiat Chrysler’s then-CEO Sergio Marchionne urged people not to buy it. One buyer wasn't listening....
09:00, 2019-06-10

'Hear us, see us': a plea to the UN for Indigenous women June Oscar tells of trauma, discrimination, and the link between jailing mothers and child removalThe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social justice commissioner has used a speech to the UN in Geneva to demand the federal government take action on the rising rates of Aboriginal women in jail.A...
11:30, 2019-06-29

Guilty plea in hit-an-run crash that killed 2 politicians NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) — A former corrections officer accused of killing a prospective state legislative candidate and a Republican Party official in a hit-and-run accident has pleaded guilty to death by auto charges. Hudson County prosecutors will recommend Michael Hansen get a 20-year prison term...
19:30, 2019-06-04

Plea Against Indiabulls Housing For Misappropriating Rs 98,000 Crore The petition alleged that money worth thousands of crores were siphoned off by Sameer Gehlaut, the chairman of the firm, and the directors of Indiabulls for their personal use...
19:30, 2019-06-10

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids prison after plea Former USC assistant Tony Bland was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years of probation after pleading guilty to bribery conspiracy....
19:00, 2019-06-05

Let us bring in the workers we need to succeed, say bosses in plea to new PM A plea for the next prime minister to tear down Theresa May's hostile immigration rules and bring in the talent the country needs to succeed was made by a new coalition of business leaders and universities today....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Tory leadership debate: Boris Johnson challenged over comparison of veiled Muslim women to 'letterboxes' Boris Johnson was forced to apologise for comparing veiled Muslim women to "letterboxes" as he was challenged by an Imam during a Tory leadership TV debate....
23:30, 2019-06-18

Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boyd County to wanton endangerment. The agreement call...
01:30, 2019-05-27

Declare Chanting "Jai Shri Ram" A Fundamental Right, Says Plea In Court The Calcutta High Court on Friday adjourned hearing in a plea seeking its intervention on alleged prevention of and penal action against those who are chanting "Jai Shri Ram" in West Bengal....
19:00, 2019-06-14

The Latest: No plea from Army vet charged with hate crime SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a California man accused of intentionally driving into a group of pedestrians (all times local): 3:30 p.m. An Army veteran accused of running his car into a crowd of pedestrians in California because he believed two of the people looked like they were Muslim or Ind...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Court Issues Notice To CBI On Plea By Mehul Choksi A special court today issued notice to the CBI on an application by fugitive diamond merchant Mehul Choksi who termed the investigation into the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case as ''incomplete"......
15:45, 2019-06-03

Acosta defends his handling of Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta held a news conference Wednesday to defend his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein saying he tried to avoid a deal allowing the wealthy financier to "walk free." (July 10)        ...
23:45, 2019-07-10

US answers Taiwan's plea for tanks despite Beijing’s anger Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team authorized the sale of military equipment valued at $2.2 billion to Taiwan, just a few months after President Tsai Ing-wen made a public appeal for new tanks and fighter jets in response to the Chinese Communist Party’s saber-rattling....
07:30, 2019-07-11

"Every Minute Counts": Dad's Plea For Backpacker Son Missing In Australia The father of an 18-year-old Belgian backpacker made a heart-rending appeal for help finding his son Monday, as Australian police admitted they were "baffled" by his disappearance from a picturesque......
10:30, 2019-06-17

Gun buyer in San Bernardino attack wants to pull guilty plea The man accused of buying the rifles a husband and wife used to kill 14 people in the San Bernardino terrorist attack in 2015 will ask to withdraw his guilty plea....
23:30, 2019-05-22

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea A judge says a former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California won't be going to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young athletes to a manager        ...
20:15, 2019-06-05

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea Against "Article 15" The Supreme Court this morning refused to entertain a plea seeking cancellation of certificate issued by the Central Board of Film Certification to movie Article 15 and asked the petitioner to......
11:15, 2019-07-08

Lawyer: Synagogue massacre suspect wants plea deal PITTSBURGH (AP) — A lawyer for the man charged in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre says he still wants to plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence. Judy Clarke appeared in a federal courtroom Thursday and told a judge she hopes the case against Robert Bowers can be resolved without a trial. The...
17:45, 2019-05-23

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly forcing a tribal engineer do sit-ups....
10:15, 2019-07-02

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as too lenient....
00:00, 2019-07-11

Reputed Brooklyn gangster out on ‘diversion’ plea deal caught with gun A reputed Brooklyn gangster who is awaiting sentencing for gun possession was caught red-handed with a loaded pistol — less than a month after scoring a “diversion” plea deal to avoid prison, The Post has learned....
05:00, 2019-05-28

Top Court Rejects Urgent Hearing On Plea Against States Over Lynchings The Supreme Court today declined an urgent hearing on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against some states for their alleged failure in curbing incidents of lynching....
09:45, 2019-07-18

Release Plea Of Jessica Lal, Priyadarshini Mattoo's Killers Rejected Release pleas of model Jessica Lal and law student Priyadarshini Mattoo's killers were rejected by the Delhi Sentence Review Board on Friday, sources said....
07:45, 2019-07-20

'Value it more': Marta's impassioned plea to Brazil at Women's World Cup – video An emotional Marta bid farewell to another unsuccessful World Cup campaign with a challenge to Brazil's future stars: work harder and do more if you want to win. With tears in her eyes after the 2-1 extra-time defeat to hosts France, the woman considered by many to be the greatest ever to play the g...
02:15, 2019-06-28

Sara Netanyahu Cuts Plea Deal in Catering Case The wife of Israel’s prime minister was accused of misusing about $100,000 in public funds. The prime minister’s own corruption case still looms over his run for another term....
13:15, 2019-06-12

Alleged GoFundMe scam ringleader rejects plea deal MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A man charged with scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake feel-good story about a homeless veteran has pleaded not guilty. Mark D’Amico entered the plea Tuesday in Mount Holly, New Jersey, to a half-dozen fraud and money laundering charges. He rejected a p...
09:01, 2019-05-29

On Politics: Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, said he had faced a tough decision in 2008, when he oversaw Jeffrey Epstein’s prosecution and approved a lenient sentence....
08:45, 2019-07-11

Ex-Florida officer accused of rape gets 2 months in plea deal TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A former Florida police officer accused of sexually assaulting a female driver during a traffic stop will spend two months in jail as part of a plea deal after two mistrials. The Tallahassee Democrat reports that 44-year-old Vincent Crump pleaded no contest Friday to aggravated a...
09:45, 2019-07-13

Plea Seeking Appointment Of Lok Sabha Leader Of Opposition Rejected The Delhi High Court Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking directions to the Lok Sabha speaker to appoint a Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the House....
14:15, 2019-07-08

2 indicted, 1 taking plea in California doctor slaying case A former roommate is taking a plea deal after cooperating with authorities in the prosecution of a former magazine model and the model's boyfriend on murder and conspiracy charges in the killing of a 71-year-old California psychiatrist in Las Vegas, the woman's attorney said Monday....
23:00, 2019-06-03

Acosta Defends Role in Brokering Epstein Plea Deal R. Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, rebuffed resignation calls by Democrats, who criticized his decision as a prosecutor in 2008 to accept a lenient sentence for Jeffrey Epstein....
21:15, 2019-07-10

Top Court To Hear Plea Of 5 More Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Tomorrow The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly Speaker to accept their......
09:30, 2019-07-15

Mysterious illness that paralyzes healthy kids prompts plea from CDC Enlarge / 13-year-old boy recovering in a Denver hospital from a suspected case of human enterovirus 68 during a 2014 outbreak. (credit: Getty | Cyrus McCrimmon) After a record number of cases in 2018 of a rare, puzzling illness that causes paralysis in otherwise healthy kids, officials at the Ce...
00:30, 2019-07-11

Jeffrey Epstein: Florida looks at possible lax monitoring after 2008 plea deal Epstein joined program that gave him time away from jailOfficials: ‘All aspects of the matter will be fully investigated’Authorities in Florida have launched an investigation into whether the financier Jeffrey Epstein was properly monitored during a 13-month sentence for soliciting prostitution from...
06:45, 2019-07-21

Democrats Demand Briefing and Documents on Epstein Plea Deal In a letter to the deputy attorney general, Democrats on a House judiciary subcommittee on crime said that they wanted access within two weeks to all information on the 2008 nonprosecution agreement....
06:00, 2019-07-12

Top Court To Hear Janardhana Reddy's Plea To Go To Ballari Tomorrow The Supreme Court will hear a plea tomorrow by former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy, who has sought permission to travel to Ballari in the state to visit his ailing......
11:30, 2019-06-06

Mom accused of abusing, imprisoning kids reaches plea deal One of two Michigan parents accused of punishing their five children with whippings and confinement in a dark, locked bedroom described by one officer as a dungeon has pleaded guilty to child abuse....
16:45, 2019-06-19

"Daughter In Depression": Polish Woman In Plea To PM For Visa Renewal Polish national Marta Kotlarska, whose 11-year-old daughter Alicja Wanatko had written to PM Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for help in renewing visa, today tweeted the girl was......
20:30, 2019-06-05

Missouri woman to spend life in prison after plea agreement A Missouri woman will spend the rest of her life in prison after admitting that prosecutors had evidence to convict her of killing a mentally disabled man in what authorities believe was part of a complicated plot to divert attention from another homicide case....
00:45, 2019-06-20

9/11 first responder in hospice care issues final plea to Congress A 9/11 first responder in hospice care issued a final plea to Congress on Fox News on Thursday afternoon, urging them to reauthorize the fund that provides health benefits to first responders....
23:30, 2019-06-20

Man With Cancer Moves Bail Plea In Supreme Court To "Die In Mother's Lap" An accused who has been diagnosed with third stage oral cancer in jail and wants to "die in the lap of his mother" has moved a bail plea in the Supreme Court which sought Rajasthan Police's response......
18:30, 2019-05-28

Centre's Reply Sought On Plea Over Parties With Religious Connotation The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Centre to file a response to a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Election Commission (EC) to review political parties having names......
12:15, 2019-05-24

Indiabulls Housing Seeks Urgent Listing Of Plea Filed Against It The petition has alleged that money worth thousands of crores were siphoned off by Sameer Gehlaut, the chairman of the firm, and the directors of Indiabulls for their personal use....
10:45, 2019-06-12

Court Declines Plea Asking For Marital Rape To Be Made Ground For Divorce The Delhi High Court today declined to entertain a plea seeking direction to the Centre to frame guidelines for registration of FIR for marital rape as also laws for making it a ground for divorce....
14:15, 2019-07-09

US judge tosses former SAC Capital trader's insider trading guilty plea A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday threw out the 2013 insider trading guilty plea of a former trader at SAC Capital Advisors LP, the hedge fund once run by billionaire Steven A. Cohen, saying recent changes in the law meant there were not enough facts to support the plea....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Leon Black kept Jeffrey Epstein as charity director after plea deal After his pedophile conviction in Florida more than a decade ago, Jeffrey Epstein was shunned by most on Wall Street — with the notable exception of one of New York’s most affluent and powerful financiers. Leon Black — a billionaire buyout king who last year was named chairman of New York’s Museum o...
04:15, 2019-07-10

Delhi High Court To Hear Plea On Population Control In India The Delhi High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions to the Centre to implement measures to control the country's rising population on the ground that it was......
14:45, 2019-05-28

Top Court To Hear Plea Seeking Urgent Hearing Of Petition On Article 370 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would consider the plea seeking urgent hearing of a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir......
19:30, 2019-07-10

Top Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Entry Of Women Into Mosques For Prayers The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea filed by the Kerala unit of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha seeking directions allowing entry of Muslim women into the Mosques for offering prayers....
18:45, 2019-07-08

Acosta defends Epstein plea deal as Dems call for his resignation Alex Acosta defended his handling of a controversial plea deal with billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Tuesday as the top three Senate Democratic leaders called on the labor secretary to resign. Acosta took to a Twitter offensive on Tuesday, saying he supports the “horrific” new charges against t...
22:45, 2019-07-09

U.S. judge tosses former SAC Capital trader's insider trading guilty plea A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday threw out the 2013 insider trading guilty plea of a former trader at SAC Capital Advisors LP, the hedge fund once run by billionaire Steven A. Cohen, saying......
01:00, 2019-06-22

Top Court To Hear Plea Challenging Order Upholding Law On Maratha Quota The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear on Friday a plea challenging the Bombay High Court's decision to uphold the law by which the Maratha community would get reservation in admissions and......
11:15, 2019-07-08

After Justice Dept. plea, Supreme Court yet to decide census case One day after the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on its proposal to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, justices did not immediately issue a decision Friday on the divisive case....
19:15, 2019-06-21

Supreme Court to Hear Plea Against Agusta Case Accused On Tuesday The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea by the Enforcement Directorate against the permission granted to Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland......
09:45, 2019-06-24

Trump labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will hold news conference later on Wednesday to address the 2008 plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein that he made as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida, the Labor Department said in a statement....
18:15, 2019-07-10

AIIMS To Examine Issue In Rape Survivor's Plea To End Pregnancy: Court The Delhi High Court today asked AIIMS to set up a medical board to examine whether it was necessary to end the pregnancy of a 14-year-old rape survivor and to carry out the procedure expeditiously if......
19:00, 2019-06-14

Ex-Pak President Nawaz Sharif's Bail Plea Rejected On Medical Grounds A Pakistani court on Thursday turned down a plea by jailed ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif to suspend his sentence in a corruption case and grant him bail on medical grounds....
22:00, 2019-06-20

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resources Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to finalize a rule with the goal of promoting safer, cleaner, and more affordable vehicles.”...
05:15, 2019-06-08

Israeli PM’s wife accepts plea deal in case of catered meals Prosecutors say that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israel’s prime minister, has agreed to a plea bargain settling allegations that she misused some $100,000 of state money on lavish meals...
16:45, 2019-06-12

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan To Respond On Plea Challenging His Poll Win The Delhi High Court sought Union minister Harsh Vardhan's response today on a plea challenging his election to the Lok Sabha from the Chandni Chowk constituency in Delhi....
12:45, 2019-07-11

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of pro-charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the Legislature to lift a cap that’s blocking more charters in the city. James Merriman, CEO of NYC Charter School Center, joined with represent...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Final Hearing For Plea Challenging Devendra Fadnavis Election On July 23 The Supreme Court today fixed for final hearing a petition challenging the election of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to the state assembly for alleged non-disclosure of pending criminal......
12:30, 2019-07-03

With Gift Of Mangoes, Nitish Kumar Makes Plea To "Save The Environment" Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today gifted lawmakers in the state a basket containing seven mangoes and mango saplings, and claimed the gift represented his government's concern for the environment...
16:30, 2019-07-03

Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary Alexander Acosta is facing renewed calls for his resignation over the lenient 2008 plea deal he cut with Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier wh...
04:30, 2019-07-09

Plea deal for serial online harasser fits lenient pattern Only hours before women marched through many U.S. cities in January, Christopher Cleary set off a manhunt when he posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" in retaliation for years of romantic rejection....
10:45, 2019-05-22

Robert Vadra Seeks Time To Reply To Plea Against His Anticipatory Bail Robert Vadra on Wednesday sought more time in the Delhi High Court to file his response to the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) plea challenging his anticipatory bail in a money laundering case....
11:00, 2019-07-17

Israel PM's Wife Admits "Fund Misuse" In Plea Deal, Will Pay Fine The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked a Jerusalem court Sunday to approve a plea bargain convicting her of fraudulently using state funds for meals, an AFP reporter said....
12:45, 2019-06-16

Top Court Notice To Bengal Government On BJP Activist's Plea In Meme Case The West Bengal government has been issued a show cause notice by the Supreme Court over the delay in the release of BJP activist Priyanka Sharma who was arrested in May for allegedly posting a meme......
10:15, 2019-07-01

Acosta Defends His Role in Brokering Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal R. Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, rebuffed calls for his resignation by Democrats, who criticized his decision as a prosecutor in 2008 to accept a lenient sentence for Mr. Epstein....
04:15, 2019-07-11

Top Court Seeks Centre's Stand On Plea Challenging Money Laundering Law The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre on Congress lawmaker Jairam Ramesh's plea challenging the amendments made to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), through money bills......
12:45, 2019-07-02

Plea Deal Reached In Social Media Bomb Threat Case LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Last fall a student at the University of Kentucky made a bomb threat on social media that sent the whole campus into panic. The student who police say is responsible pled “not guilty” to the crime but we’ve learned that she might be changing that plea...
13:15, 2019-06-18

Top Court Notice To Centre, State On Plea Against Sikkim Chief Minister The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and the Sikkim government on a petition challenging the appointment of Prem Singh Tamang as the chief minister of the Himalayan state. The......
06:15, 2019-07-13

Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife takes plea deal in fraud case Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, agreed Wednesday to cop a plea to settle allegations she misused some $100,000 of state funds on fancy catered meals. The State Attorney’s office said she will cough up roughly $15,000 in fines to close the case, which accused her of runn...
19:15, 2019-06-12

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life or in case of abnormal foetus and allegedly violate......
17:00, 2019-07-15

Israeli PM's wife accepts plea deal in case of catered meals Prosecutors say that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israel's prime minister, has agreed to a plea bargain settling allegations that she misused some $100,000 of state money on lavish meals....
18:15, 2019-06-12

Calcutta High Court To Hear Ex-Top Cop's Plea In Saradha Scam On July 2 The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday fixed July 2 for the hearing of former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking quashing of a notice served on him by the CBI....
22:15, 2019-06-12

Kamala Harris took money from firm behind Jeffrey Epstein plea deal Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris ripped a law firm’s work on a controversial plea deal involving deep-pocketed pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — the same day she took money from some of its attorneys at a fundraiser. Harris had no problem allowing six partners from the firm, Kirkland & Ellis, help raise...
00:15, 2019-07-16

Chance the Rapper tweets an emotional plea for help to find a kidney donor for his aunt Chance the Rapper is turning to social media in a last-ditch effort to locate a kidney donor for a beloved family member.        ...
00:15, 2019-05-24

Pelosi calls for Acosta to step down over Epstein plea deal, hits Trump House Speaker Nancy Pelosi late Monday called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to step down for what she called an “unconscionable agreement” with Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged earlier with sex trafficking in New York City federal court....
08:15, 2019-07-09

Top Court Rejects Asaram's Bail Plea In Sexual Assault Case In Gujarat The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of self-styled preacher Asaram Bapu in connection with a sexual assault case registered against him in Gujarat....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. President Donald Trump, with Acosta at his side...
22:30, 2019-07-12

House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged this week with sex trafficking in underage girls....
04:00, 2019-07-12

In Rakesh Asthana Case, Court Reserves Plea Seeking More Time For Probe The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a CBI plea seeking more time to complete investigation into a police complaint filed against its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana in a......
15:45, 2019-05-22

‘Looney Tunes terrorist’ in plea talks over foiled Times Square plot The “Looney Tunes terrorist” is already in plea talks with the government following his foiled plot to shoot up Times Square, according to a federal prosecutor. Ashiqul Alam pleaded “not guilty” Thursday to an indictment charging him with possessing a firearm with an oblitera...
21:30, 2019-06-27

Accused Russian temptress takes plea deal in separate robbery case The Russian “masseuse” accused of trying to murder a Queens woman with poisoned cheesecake so she could assume her identity copped to a sweetheart deal in a separate Brooklyn robbery case Tuesday — admitting only to a single misdemeanor charge in exchange for 90 days in jail. Viktoriya N...
03:15, 2019-06-05

Calvin Klein’s ex-boy toy has costume change before taking plea deal in frying-pan beating Calvin Klein’s former boy toy Nick Gruber made sure he was picture-perfect ready Wednesday before taking a plea deal for allegedly beating a foe with a frying pan. Moments after Gruber entered the Manhattan Criminal Courthouse, he popped into a bathroom with his pal to swap his wrinkled white T-shir...
01:15, 2019-07-04

Sara Netanyahu signs plea deal in private chef case; to repay $15K Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel's prime minister, signed a plea deal Wednesday for ordering prepared meals at taxpayers' expense, the Israeli Justice Ministry said....
02:45, 2019-06-13

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Florida in 2008, saying that “facts are being overlooked” and he acted to make sure Epstein didn’t “walk free.” “The Pa...
23:45, 2019-07-10

Delhi High Court To Hear Plea Seeking Stay On Release Of Bharat The Delhi High Court today said it will hear later today a plea seeking a stay on the release of Salman Khan starrer "Bharat", saying it was "inappropriate" to name the film after the official name of......
15:45, 2019-06-03

Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal: Axios U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will hold news conference later on Wednesday addressing the 2008 plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein that he made as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida, Axios reported....
17:30, 2019-07-10

Robert Vadra Withdraws Plea Seeking Protection From Probe Agency Action Businessman Robert Vadra Thursday withdrew his plea, filed in the Delhi High Court, for direction to the Enforcement Directorate not to take any coercive action against him in a money laundering case....
09:45, 2019-07-18

Court Reserves Order On Plea Of Rajiv Kochhar In ICICI-Videocon Case A special court today reserved its order till June 7 on the plea of Rajiv Kochhar, brother-in-law of former ICICI CEO Chanda Kochhar, seeking cancellation of the Look Out Circular (LOC) against him in......
12:45, 2019-06-03

'So hideous' that 16-year-old New York girl's killer is being released, Pataki says in plea to Cuomo An outraged community – and a former New York governor – are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to force the New York State Parole Board to reconsider its decision to release a teenage girl's convicted murderer before he’s set to walk out of prison a free man as early as this coming Monday....
06:30, 2019-07-04

House panel wants Alexander Acosta to explain Jefferey Epstein plea deal Democratic members of the House Oversight Committee want Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to appear before the panel to explain his role in a plea deal that put sex offender Jefferey Epstein behind bars for only 13 months. Acosta was the US attorney in Miami in 2008 when he allowed the wealthy finan...
23:15, 2019-07-10

Epstein plea deal casts light on Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance's role Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is among a growing group of federal prosecutors nationwide who've come under fresh scrutiny in the wake of charges of conspiracy and sex trafficking against billionaire Jeffrey Epstein....
05:00, 2019-07-11

White House poised to rebuff automakers’ plea not to roll back fuel standards The decision to dismantle the Obama-era policy — over the protests of 17 automakers — is likely to pit the Trump administration against California in court....
19:45, 2019-06-08

Exclusive: Arbitration court rejects India's plea in case against Nissan - sources, document The Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore has rejected India's argument that the court does not have the jurisdiction to rule on a case brought against India by Japan's Nissan Motor, according to two people and documents reviewed by Reuters....
17:30, 2019-05-29

House oversight panel asks Alex Acosta to testify on Jeffrey Epstein plea The House oversight committee asked Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to testify about his involvement in negotiating a deal that put billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in jail for 13 months for sex crimes....
07:45, 2019-07-11

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida....
19:00, 2019-07-12

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For Uniform Civil Code The Delhi High Court, today, sought the response of the Centre on a petition seeking framing of a uniform civil code to promote unity, fraternity and national integration....
13:45, 2019-05-31

Accused Terrorist Shocks New Zealand Courtroom With Not Guilty Plea For 51 Murders Livestreamed on Facebook The white supremacist accused of killing 51 people and livestreaming the carnage on Facebook has pleaded not guilty in a Christchurch, New Zealand court today. The courtroom was filled with friends and family of the victims who reacted with gasps as the plea was entered, according to the New Zealand...
15:45, 2019-06-14

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will be stepping down in a week over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking charges. ...
16:00, 2019-07-12

Netanyahu's wife reaches plea bargain in meals fraud case: Israel Radio Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, Sara, has reached a plea bargain in a fraud case over allegedly misusing state funds to order catered meals, Israel Radio said on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-05-29

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the terms of a non-prosecution agreement he made 10 years ago with the financier Jeffrey Epstein, who a...
10:45, 2019-07-11

Eid al-Fitr is coming. Here's what you should know about 'the Muslim version of Christmas' Millions of Muslims across the globe will celebrate one of their biggest religious festivals, Eid al-Fitr, starting this Tuesday.        ...
07:30, 2019-06-03

Kamala Harris, a critic of Acosta's Epstein plea deal, under fire for agreement she negotiated as California AG Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is facing questions over a plea deal her office negotiated during her stint as California’s attorney general that allowed a disgraced former San Diego mayor to avoid registering as a sex offender and dodge jail time....
12:45, 2019-07-19

Courtroom gasps as New Zealand mosque massacre suspect smirks while lawyer enters not guilty plea The accused New Zealand mosque shooter prompted gasps from the audience attending a public court hearing Friday after he pleaded not guilty to the charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder....
16:15, 2019-06-14

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
00:00, 2019-07-11

71% of students would prefer a Mac to a PC – if they could afford one It appears that students in higher education would rather use a Mac than a Windows PC, with 71% of respondents to a recent survey expressing their preference for Apple’s devices.The survey was conducted by Vanson Bourne, a third-party research firm, for Jamf, an Apple device management compan...
12:00, 2019-05-24

AP with D-Day vet as he speaks to French students D-Day veteran Ray Lambert told French students he still hears voices when he looks out on the English Channel. AP is following the 98-year-old D-Day vet as he returns to France. Lambert says kids are the key to history never repeating itself. (June 4)        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

‘SEC on CBS’ schedules starts with Alabama-South Carolina Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS’ SEC football schedule this season; Notre Dame’s trip to Georgia the next week positioned to be prime-time game for network...
19:45, 2019-05-29

3rd South Carolina airman dies in as many weeks SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. (AP) — Officials at a South Carolina military installation say a third airman has died in as many weeks. Authorities at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter tell news outlets 30-year-old Senior Airman Aaron Hall died Saturday morning from “health complications” at Pris...
21:45, 2019-06-03

The Trailer: What we learned in South Carolina this weekend In this edition: The lessons of a hot South Carolina weekend, the Iran (and ICE) debate that never happened, and the presidential candidate with Pennsylvania roots named "Joe" (not that one)....
01:45, 2019-06-24

On the Edge: South Carolina’s coastline under threat On The Edge: Combahee to Winyah is the work of the environmentalist and photographer J Henry Fair, who brings attention to the tragic effects created by the human impact on the planet’s coastlines. They “define us, contain us, and connect us to the outside world”.More and more people are migrating t...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live Acosta was under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, following sex trafficking ring investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.02pm BST Representative Veronica Escobar, a Democrat in El Paso, just testified before the House ove...
17:15, 2019-07-12

BMW X7 pick-up truck designed by students News 5 Jul, 2019 Based on BMW's flagship SUV, the X7 pick-up features a teak-lined load bed and seating for five adults (plus one motorcycle)...
16:30, 2019-07-05

Odisha To Shut 1,000 Schools Having Less Than 10 Students Close to 1000 schools having less than 10 students on the roll will be shut down in Odisha to tackle the teachers'' shortage issue, the government said on Sunday....
23:45, 2019-06-23

Bus with international students catches fire A coach bus carrying 20 international students visiting Tufts University caught fire on Route 128 North in Burlington, Massachusetts. Nobody was hurt. (July 11)        ...
11:45, 2019-07-11

Two students go missing from city schools Two students went missing from city schools Friday morning, police said. Junior Parker, 21, who suffers from autism, slipped out of the Stuyvesant HS at about 8:45 a.m. while attending a program there, cops said. A flurry of police cars, helicopters and harbor units descended on the area in the effo...
07:15, 2019-05-25

More than 20 Mississippi students hospitalized in bus crash MCCARLEY, Miss. (AP) — More than 20 Mississippi high school students were taken to hospitals after a bus fell onto its side on a busy highway. Neither the extent of the injuries nor what caused the bus to turn over Monday was immediately clear. Carroll County Emergency Management Director Ken Strach...
00:30, 2019-06-18

New mural on the eastside created by students TUCSON – Murals are popping up all over Tucson. A new one is in the works on the east side and it is different than the others. This mural in the works at Palo Verde Pool and is being created by students. They are also getting paid for their work through a program by the Arts Foundation for Tu...
22:30, 2019-07-10

N Carolina transgender inmate to transfer to women’s prison RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prison officials in North Carolina are honoring the wishes of a transgender inmate and transferring her to a women’s prison. The state’s Department of Public Safety on Friday told lawyers for the ACLU of North Carolina that they plan to transfer Kanautica Zayre-Brown...
04:30, 2019-05-25

XFL’s Rod ‘He Hate Me’ Smart found safe in South Carolina Rod Smart — aka “He Hate Me” — has been “found safe” in South Carolina, according to police. The former XFLer and NFL running back had been missing for nearly a week after vanishing on June 12. He was apparently located on Tuesday afternoon, though it’s unclear how or w...
08:30, 2019-06-19

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. He says he wants to call attention to government debt and spending. (July 17)        ...
16:30, 2019-07-17

South Carolina dad found guilty of killing his 5 kids A South Carolina father was found guilty on Monday for killing of all five of his children in an attempt to “send them to heaven,” a report said. Timothy Jones, who was described as a fanatical religious fundamentalist, was convicted of slaying the kids and dumping their bodies in rural ...
03:30, 2019-06-05

Lightning strike injures up to 12 people in South Carolina A lightning strike on the Fourth of July injured as many as a dozen people near a South Carolina sand bar, according to reports. The incident was reported around 2:10 p.m. Thursday near a river by the Lawshe Plantation, where a tree was struck by the lightning bolt, according to news station WPDE. E...
22:45, 2019-07-04

South Carolina man found guilty of murdering his five children A South Carolina man was found guilty on Tuesday of murdering his five children after he confessed to killing them at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama....
22:15, 2019-06-04

| WATCH: Democratic hopefuls descend on South Carolina More than 20 Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on South Carolina, which is a critical primary state, to make their case to voters on who will be the strongest candidate to defeat Donald Trump. WATCH NOW....
17:45, 2019-06-23

South Carolina guard A.J. Lawson withdraws from NBA draft COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina freshman guard A.J. Lawson has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft. Lawson announced his choice on Tuesday, a day before the deadline for those who want to return to college to pull out of the draft pool. Lawson is a 6-foot-6, 172-pound guard from Toronto, Cana...
04:15, 2019-05-29

A Top Executive at Boeing’s Troubled South Carolina Plant Is Out David Carbon’s departure follows a New York Times article that detailed shoddy production and weak oversight at the company’s 787 Dreamliner factory in North Charleston....
04:45, 2019-05-23

South Carolina law enforcement helicopter crashes at airport SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina law enforcement say a helicopter on a flying mission crashed at an airport. News outlets report the SC Law Enforcement Division copter crashed at Summerville Airport Wednesday. The pilot was the only one in the helicopter and was taken to the hospital for non-...
19:00, 2019-06-27

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. ...
01:00, 2019-06-14

Theo Hayez missing: Father of Belgian backpacker who vanished in Australia breaks down as he makes emotional plea for information The father of missing teen Theo Hayez, who vanished while backpacking in Australia two weeks ago, has broken down in tears as he made an emotional plea for clues about his son's whereabouts....
11:00, 2019-06-17

John Oliver and Tracy Morgan Make a Plea About Glenn Close’s Spleen and Medical Examiners on Last Week Tonight “In an ideal world, no one would ever die,” said John Oliver on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. “I’m certainly never going to, and, at the risk of sounding too prescriptive, I don‘t think you should either.” Unfortunately, as he notes, “Death is one of the...
17:15, 2019-05-21

PM's New Outreach To Minorities: Scholarships For 5 Crore Students The Narendra Modi government has set a new target - to give out scholarship worth Rs 5 crore for the education of minorities over the next five years. Various scholarships - for before and after......
18:00, 2019-06-11

Venezuela releasing judge, journalist, 20 students - U.N. Venezuela is releasing 22 people, including judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday, and an opposition lawmaker called for more releases....
19:30, 2019-07-05

Venezuela frees judge, journalist, 20 students: U.N Venezuela has released 22 prisoners including the emblematic cases of judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday....
14:30, 2019-07-05

Huawei is No. 1 place Chinese students want to work The long-running US campaign against Huawei may be starting to hurt its business but it hasn't damaged the tech company's reputation among Chinese students looking for work....
05:00, 2019-06-21

Arizona teacher may have been grooming other students for sex, report says Brittany Zamora was scheduled to be sentenced for molesting her 13-year-old student after pleading guilty. Records provide more details of the abuse.        ...
23:45, 2019-07-10

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesday morning when two bullets struck the vehicle. Aut...
17:45, 2019-05-22

Even community colleges are too expensive for low-income students Lyric Young’s financial experience in community college was luckier than most. Yet she is now struggling to afford to continue her education at a public four-year college. Young, who lives in Manhattan, was part of the City University of New York’s Accelerated Study in Associate Program, while she a...
04:15, 2019-06-04

Jennifer Hudson embraces Parkland students At the Pulitzer Prize awards ceremony where she honored Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson met students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (May 29)        ...
18:15, 2019-05-29

San Miguel High School students out in the workforce TUCSON – At News 4 Tucson we love to teach future journalists the ways of the industry and we are happy to welcome a new member to our intern team, Jason Bailey! Bailey is a freshman at San Miguel High School. This is part of the school’s “Corporate Work Program” where studen...
09:00, 2019-07-20

Bus with international students catches fire, no injuries A coach bus carrying 20 international students visiting Tufts University caught fire on Route 128 North in Burlington, Massachusetts. Nobody was hurt. (July 11)        ...
11:45, 2019-07-11

Green Fields students searching for new school TUCSON – Parents and students picked up their transcripts and said their goodbyes, Monday. Now they are scrambling to find the next best fit. After nearly 85 years and thousands of students, a well known Green Fields school has closed its doors and is filing for bankruptcy. Parents said there ...
16:30, 2019-07-16

Why Students for Life is backing paid leave Advocates for the anti-abortion organization Students for Life of America met with lawmakers this week to make the case for Republicans backing paid leave as part of their goal to eliminate abortions....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Extra-mural studies: why students should not look away from uncomfortable art The case of George Washington high school in San Francisco is mirrored by the covering of harsh images in Harlem. But such images must be seenEven urging a “truer history”, Paloma Flores, a member of California’s Pitt River tribe, questions the validity of showing an image of a murdered Native Ameri...
13:45, 2019-05-26

My mother never gave up on my brother. Because of her, I never give up on my students. My actress mom believed her severely disabled son would get better until he died at 44. I've carried that lesson through 3 decades of teaching teens.        ...
19:45, 2019-05-21

Survey reveals students’ hopes and fears about sex A survey of people aged 18 to 25 found that women are more interested in the quality of their sexual encounters, while men are more focused on quantity...
16:30, 2019-07-10

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
15:00, 2019-05-21

UK students stripped of visas over cheating accusations Around 34,000 international students were plunged into illegality after being accused of cheating on an English language test. Some gave up and returned to their home countries. Others found themselves stuck in Britain....
19:45, 2019-06-12

To Help Cops Respond Better To Attacks, These US Students Shoot At Them On a Friday afternoon in April, Texas State University freshman Kendyl Cutshall stopped by a research facility near campus to shoot a police officer for class credit. Inside a simulated classroom......
22:15, 2019-07-09

Over 30 USC students probed in college admissions scandal More than 30 students at the University of Southern California are under investigation for their ties to the mastermind behind the sweeping college admissions scandal, according to a new report. The 33 students identified in USC’s own probe — all linked to college prep whiz William “Rick...
22:01, 2019-07-18

Students found safe after disappearing from NYC schools Both students who disappeared Friday from their respective New York City schools have been found safe, police said Saturday. Junior Parker, the 21-year-old autistic man who disappeared from lower Manhattan’s Stuyvesant High School, where he had been attending a program, was found around 2:15 p...
23:00, 2019-05-25

China warns students: Be careful if studying in US The Chinese Ministry of Education has warned students to be careful if studying in the United States -- the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries....
20:45, 2019-06-03

Google's Chromebook App Hub for students and teachers is live We can argue about the merits and flaws of Chromebooks all day long, but one thing is clear: They've found a strong foothold in the education market. Indeed, today Google is announcing that more than 30 million Chromebooks are in use by students arou......
19:00, 2019-06-19

MSNBC deal with S. Carolina Dems rankles other media outlets South Carolina’s Democratic leader says he granted MSNBC exclusive live rights to this weekend’s party convention because the network agreed to show 21 presidential contenders speak...
12:15, 2019-06-20

South Carolina teacher says she was fired for pro-choice posts on Facebook A South Carolina teacher has filed a lawsuit against a Catholic school that fired her because she posted on Facebook several statements supporting abortion rights, which goes against the church's long-held teachings....
01:00, 2019-07-12

Deluge of Democratic presidential hopefuls descends on South Carolina South Carolina is at the epicenter of the Democratic presidential primary contest this weekend as 22 candidates descend on the state's capital to make their pitch for the party's nomination for president of the United States....
13:15, 2019-06-22

One dead, others injured in lightning strike near South Carolina river Authorities say lightning struck a popular river gathering spot in South Carolina on Independence Day, killing one person and injuring as many as a dozen.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-05

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the endorsement, making three trips to the tiny southern ...
01:15, 2019-06-02

South Carolina forum pushes abortion into 2020 spotlight COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nearly every Democratic presidential candidate is addressing a Planned Parenthood Action Fund forum. It’s the campaign season’s first such event focused on abortion, an issue already roiling the packed filed of White House hopefuls. Saturday’s event is happeni...
17:15, 2019-06-22

McCann leads Georgia Tech past Coastal Carolina, 10-8 ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle McCann drove in four runs and Georgia Tech rallied from a 7-4 deficit and beat Coastal Carolina 10-8 in an NCAA tournament elimination game. McCann’s bases-loaded triple highlighted a 5-run seventh inning that gave the Yellow Jackets (43-18) a 9-7 lead. Jonathan Hughes (9-2...
00:00, 2019-06-03

4 Florida residents killed in N Carolina small plane crash NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Four Florida residents and two dogs are dead after their private plane dropped off the radar and crashed into a wooded area of central North Carolina. North Carolina’s State Highway Patrol said Saturday the four victims lived in the Naples, Florida, area and were traveli...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Democrats aim their fire at Trump in South Carolina, vie for frontrunner status Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls took to the stage in South Carolina on Saturday to take a series of swings at President Trump, and position themselves as the front runner in a packed race for the Democratic nomination in a vital primary state....
01:30, 2019-06-23

Toddler nearly impaled by flying umbrella at South Carolina beach A day at the beach for a North Carolina family nearly turned into tragedy when their toddler was almost impaled by a beach umbrella that was launched in the air by a gust of wind. ...
22:30, 2019-06-18

Heat forces South Carolina bridge to close for several hours SULLIVANS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The extreme heat that’s been scorching the Deep South prompted the closure of a swinging bridge to a South Carolina beach town for several hours. The state Department of Transportation says the heat caused the steel in the Ben Sawyer Bridge to Sullivans Island to ...
18:15, 2019-05-28

Two homemade pipe bombs detonated outside a South Carolina courthouse Police are investigating after two bombs detonated outside of a South Carolina courthouse late Sunday night.        ...
22:15, 2019-07-08

Former Clemson, East Carolina running back Tyshon Dye drowns Tyshon Dye was a running back at Clemson from 2014 through 2016 and transferred to East Carolina for his final season of eligibility.       ...
05:30, 2019-07-06

East Carolina routs Quinnipiac 13-3 in NCAA elimination game GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jake Washer hit two of East Carolina’s four home runs, and the Pirates beat Quinnipiac 13-3 on Sunday night in an NCAA Tournament elimination game. Bryant Packard and Bryson Worrell also hit two-run homers to help the top-seeded Pirates (45-16) advance to the championsh...
11:15, 2019-06-03

Lightning strike in South Carolina kills at least 1; others injured: reports At least one person was killed and as many as 12 others were injured on Independence Day when lightning struck in South Carolina at a popular river gathering spot, according to reports....
12:30, 2019-07-05

Louisville routs East Carolina 14-1 in NCAA super regional LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente and Jake Snider each knocked in three runs and Reid Detmers held East Carolina to five hits in seven innings in Louisville’s 14-1 blowout win in Friday’s first game of the NCAA Tournament super regional. Hitless for 3 1/3 innings against Pirates ace J...
23:00, 2019-06-07

Agnos, Washer lead East Carolina past Wolfpack, 9-2 GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jake Agnos allowed just four hits and pitched into the ninth inning and Jake Washer homered and drove in three runs Sunday as East Carolina beat North Carolina State 9-2 in an elimination game in the NCAA tournament. Agnos (11-2) struck out nine and left after allowing a home...
00:00, 2019-06-03

Watch: Alligator resists being removed from South Carolina pool An alligator that decided to take a swim in a South Carolina resident's pool resisted a security guard's attempts to remove it and ended up breaking a capture lasso....
01:30, 2019-05-30

Mexico accuses designer Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation Does the Resort 2020 fashion line evoke ‘the playful and colourful mood of a Latin holiday’ or rip off indigenous designs? Three months after calling on Spain to apologise for its colonial abuses, the Mexican government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador has found a more contemporary and cultural bone t...
19:30, 2019-06-13

South Carolina father who killed his five children gets the death penalty Timothy Jones Jr., convicted of killing his five children, ages 1 to 8, reportedly showed no emotion as the verdict was handed out.        ...
23:45, 2019-06-13

U.S. May payrolls rose less than expected U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, suggesting the loss of momentum in economic activity was spreading to the labor market, which could increase calls for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
16:30, 2019-06-07

After Warning, US Universities Worry At Possible Loss Of Chinese Students China's warning Monday about the "risks" to students of coming to the United States could pose a major challenge for U.S. higher education because China is the largest source of international......
04:30, 2019-06-04

China is warning students of risks of studying in US during trade war BEIJING — China warned students and academics on Monday about risks involved in studying in the United States, pointing to limits on the duration of visas and visa refusals, amid a bitter trade war and other tension between the two countries. Relations between China and the United States have ...
04:15, 2019-06-04

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students of Color Up to Fail When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to the World Health Organization. And a recent study shows how students of color are more likely to face high exposure to road or aviation noise while in school....
04:30, 2019-06-18

Homeless in College: Students sleep in cars, on couches when they have nowhere else to go With many college students saying they've been homeless, schools, lawmakers and community groups are trying to take on the crisis.       ...
04:15, 2019-06-11

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate change....
20:15, 2019-05-24

Dance Moms Returns: Where Are Abby Lee Miller's Students Now? For Abby Lee Miller's most beloved students, the beat goes on long after livin' on the dance floor. Back in the summer of 2011, Lifetime premiered a reality show that followed the......
12:30, 2019-06-04

Students graduating in these states are drowning in loan debt 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average student debt among borrowers of the class of 2017 to identify the states where students graduate with most debt.       ...
14:15, 2019-07-20

Billionaire paying off students’ loans is known for savvy dealmaking Buyout king Robert Smith was wildly generous to the graduates of Morehouse College last weekend — but he’s savvy and hard-nosed when it comes to business. Smith, who runs private-equity giant Vista Equity Partners, wowed college students Sunday when he vowed to pay off the student loan debt of Moreh...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
19:45, 2019-06-04

Convicted killer of 2 Virginia college students has cancer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The convicted killer of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with cancer. Jesse Matthew Jr. is serving multiple life sentences in the 2009 murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington and the 2014 murder of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. He pleade...
17:45, 2019-05-22

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70,000. For rural areas, declining enrollment ...
08:00, 2019-06-17

China Warns Students, Academics Of Risks Of Studying In US China's education ministry urged students and scholars planning to visit the United States to more carefully evaluate the associated risks, state media said....
12:15, 2019-06-03

Security tight in Tiananmen 30 years after students 'died for nothing' Tourists thronged Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Tuesday amid tighter-than-usual security, although most visitors approached by Reuters said they were unaware of the bloody crackdown on student-led protests 30 years ago or would not discuss it....
13:30, 2019-06-04

UA law students help create website to curb eviction problem TUCSON — Antonio Coronado hopes the new web tool https://hellolandlord.org/ will be a cyber middleman “It’s the beginning of the conversation, it’s opening the door of that conversation,” he said. Coronado is one of the law students at the University of Arizona’s ...
08:30, 2019-07-01

Students recognized for naming new natural resource park TUCSON – Six students were recognized on Tuesday for their role in naming a county-owned land, “Desert Haven Natural Resources Park.” The 15-acre park, located on 36th Street and Kino Parkway, will feature ramadas, picnic tables, walking trails, security lighting, fencing and a water feature for wil...
07:15, 2019-05-22

NYC initiative registers more than 18,000 high school students to vote A new de Blasio administration initiative successfully registered more than 18,000 city students to vote this year, according to the Department of Education. City Hall’s inaugural Civics for All campaign swept into city schools for a full week and netted a record-high number of new ballot-cast...
02:30, 2019-05-22

Students abused by Ohio State doctor want answers An man who says he was sexually abused by a now-dead Ohio State team doctor wants the school to release the names of coaches and administrators who allegedly knew about the wrongdoing but did nothing. (May 21)        ...
00:30, 2019-05-22

Museum apologizes to minority students told: ‘No watermelon’ BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected to racism by staff and some other patrons during a field trip. Museum officials in a letter posted on its website Wednesday apologized to the students a...
17:45, 2019-05-23

NYC teacher who paid students to build bombs sentenced A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited these “dangerous times” when schools and places of worship must guard against violence....
05:45, 2019-05-23

USC was reportedly told gynecologist could be targeting Asian students Administers at the University of Southern California were reportedly informed by medical experts that there was evidence that a school gynecologist—Dr. George Tyndall—was targeting Asian students and showed evidence of “psychopathy” and kept him in place....
11:45, 2019-05-24

Museum apologizes to minority students told: 'No watermelon' Boston's venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected to racism by staff and some other patrons during a field trip....
16:45, 2019-05-23

14 more rejected students sue universities, mastermind of admissions scheme Fourteen more students whose applications were rejected by schools tied to the college admissions scandal have filed a class-action lawsuit.        ...
08:45, 2019-06-19

"There Was Smoke": Man Who Saved Lives Of 10 Students In Surat Fire Ketan Jorawadia said, "I took the ladder and first helped the children to get out of the place. I managed to save 8-10 students from the back side of the building."...
17:30, 2019-05-25

Democrat Klobuchar announces plan to help U.S. teachers and students Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar rolled out a plan on Friday to provide additional resources for America's public school teachers and students as she and her rivals seek the support of teachers' unions....
22:15, 2019-07-05

Tripping grad students over and over for science (and better prosthetic limbs) Prosthetic limbs are getting better, but not as quickly as you’d think. They’re not as smart as our real limbs, which (directed by the brain) do things like automatically stretch out to catch ourselves when we fall. This particular “stumble reflex” was the subject of an inter...
00:00, 2019-06-21

| SA Students Rugby Sevens aiming for medal finish The South African Students Rugby Sevens Men and Women’s teams are aiming for a strong start and an even stronger finish at the 30th Summer Universiade Games....
17:30, 2019-07-04

20 students killed in Surat tutoring center fire Twenty students were killed and 17 more are being treated for injuries after a fire tore through a commercial building in Surat, in the Indian state of Gujarat....
15:30, 2019-05-25

Watch: Students help create world's largest jute bag An eco-friendly shopping bag company teamed up with a marketing agency and elementary school students to break the Guinness record for the world's largest jute bag....
01:15, 2019-07-06

| US university doctor sexually abused at least 177 students: investigation An Ohio State University team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades and was never disciplined at the US school despite reports of his actions, an investigation found Friday....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Criminal justice teacher arrested for stealing from students A criminal justice teacher at a high school in Fort Pierce, Florida has been arrested and accused of stealing money from students and the school. Court records show Sharonda Johnson, 47, faces grand theft, witness tampering and petit theft charges. Johnson is accused of stealing at least $2,500 from...
04:45, 2019-06-22

Drama teacher accused of recording students as they got undressed HERNDON, Va. — Police now say a northern Virginia drama teacher in jail on child-pornography charges recorded multiple students in states of undress at the school. Initially Fairfax County Police said they had no evidence that Herndon High School students had been targeted by Raphael Schklowsky of R...
16:15, 2019-06-20

Students graduating in California town torched by wildfire Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the Northern California mountains....
17:45, 2019-06-06

Students face prosecution over 'Doc Holiday' sick notes German prosecutors are mulling action against university students suspected of using sick notes that were illegally issued. Dozens of examinees quit a test midway through — later citing uncannily similar health reasons....
13:30, 2019-06-06

New Filipino law requires students to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate A new law has been introduced in the Philippines which requires all elementary school, high school and college students to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate....
18:01, 2019-05-28

NYPD won’t arrest students for low-level offenses in schools Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday that he’s ordered cops to stop arresting or summonsing Big Apple students “whenever possible” for a host of crimes — such as boozing, smoking pot and vandalism — in city schools. Controversial Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza went so far as to say cops s...
00:30, 2019-06-21

Why do 3 million students struggle to keep up with homework? They don't have internet In what has become known as the "homework gap," an estimated 17% of U.S. students do not have access to computers at home.       ...
18:30, 2019-06-10

DOE may have claimed Asian students benefit from ‘white supremacy’ A city DOE-sponsored panel designed to combat racism told parents that Asian-American students “benefit from white supremacy” and “proximity to white privilege,” an outraged mom told The Post....
05:30, 2019-05-27

Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study DENVER (AP) — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project. The Denver Post reported Monday that professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveillance camera in an office window at the Colorado Sp...
21:15, 2019-05-28

South Carolina Will Host 21 Presidential Candidates, and C-Span Can’t Do Live Coverage After the state Democratic Party cut an unusual deal granting MSNBC live broadcasting rights, the public affairs network and Fox News lodged complaints....
01:45, 2019-06-20

Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for the party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination will appear at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state....
12:45, 2019-06-15

A South Carolina woman was pulled over for driving drunk ... in a motorized toy truck South Carolina woman Megan Holman avoided a DUI after police found her driving drunk because of her unconventional ride: a toy truck.        ...
13:45, 2019-06-21

Fox, CNN, C-SPAN barred from live coverage of South Carolina 2020 convention In a first, only one TV outlet — MSNBC — will be allowed to deliver live coverage of Saturday’s South Carolina Democratic Convention where 21 presidential candidates are expected to speak, drawing heated complaints from other networks....
22:15, 2019-06-18

Mexico accuses fashion house Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation The Mexican government has called out fashion house Carolina Herrera for the "cultural appropriation" of indigenous patterns and textiles from Mexico in its latest collection....
03:45, 2019-06-13

Joe Biden’s South Carolina Trip Will Test Whether His Recent Stumbles Matter Joe Biden has sat atop the crowded Democratic presidential field from virtually the moment he joined the race, leading the polls, raking in money and campaigning with the air of an inevitable nominee. But his recent fumbles on abortion and race are a reminder that early front-runners often face the ...
18:45, 2019-06-21

Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state....
23:15, 2019-06-15

England's Jubb: NCAA title for South Carolina to Wimbledon 19-year-old Englishman Paul Jubb goes from winning NCAA title for South Carolina to competing at Wimbledon        ...
02:30, 2019-07-02

Lesbian couple sues over South Carolina's foster care waiver South Carolina is again at the center of federal litigation spawned by a waiver allowing a state-contracted foster care agency to deny services to same-sex and non-Christian families....
19:45, 2019-05-31

Avocado prices expected to rise If you are planning on having guacamole or avocado toast this weekend, expect to pay more for it because avocado prices are up. In the first week of July, wholesale prices of avocados from Mexico were 129 percent higher than this time last year. That cost is getting passed on to consumers. Accordin...
04:30, 2019-07-13

Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 'went better than expected,' US president says President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's face-to-face meeting on trade relations in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday "went better than expected," Trump said after the talks....
13:15, 2019-06-29

Tuesday Forecast: Another breezy day expected TUCSON – It will be another breezy and cool day in the Old Pueblo. A storm system passed through our area yesterday, leaving behind cool conditions here in Southern Arizona. Temperatures this morning dropped to freezing and near-freezing levels. A Freeze Warning remains in effect until 7 a.m....
18:30, 2019-05-21

Who Expected What When Bitcoin’s “Death” Was Pronounced? Dana Weeks talks to EWI's Currency Analyst Jim Martens, about what it REALLY means when headlines about financial markets turn extreme. Case in point: Bitcoin...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Apple expected to close iTunes Tim Cook will announce separate apps for music, TV and podcasts, according to reportsIt was once heralded as a possible saviour of the music industry in the digital age, famously annoyed fans by forcing a U2 album on them, and its 20,699-word terms and conditions have even inspired a graphic novel, ...
17:30, 2019-06-02

Euro zone sentiment better than expected in May Euro zone economic sentiment was better than expected in May, rebounding after 10 consecutive monthly falls thanks to more optimism in the biggest sector, services, but also in industry and among consumers, European Commission data showed on Tuesday....
11:30, 2019-05-28

U.S. job growth seen accelerating, rate cut still expected U.S. job growth likely rebounded in June, with wage gains expected to pick up, but that would probably not be enough to discourage the Federal Reserve from cutting interest rates this month amid growing evidence the economy is slowing....
11:45, 2019-07-05

Edinburgh gives female medical students their degrees – 150 years late Victorian women who were prevented from qualifying as doctors are finally recognisedSeven women who were among the first females to be admitted to a British university have been awarded posthumous degrees 150 years after they started their studies.The group, known collectively as the Edinburgh Seven...
20:30, 2019-07-06

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases....
14:45, 2019-05-21

College students secretly photographed for facial recognition study DENVER — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project funded by US intelligence and military agencies, a newspaper reported. Professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveillance camera in an offi...
04:15, 2019-05-30

Tucson area students graduate in special ceremony of former dropouts Hundreds of high school students, many former dropouts, are getting their diplomas Thursday night. Three hundred high school students, some from the Tucson area and Southern Arizona, graduated as part of the grad solutions dropout recovery program. The event was scheduled to happen at North Phoenix ...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Security forces use tear gas to disperse students in Sudan's Khartoum Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of students demonstrating against the ruling military council at a financial academy in the heart of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Thursday, a Reuters witness said....
20:45, 2019-06-27

Michigan agrees to make it easier for college students to vote An settlement between the secretary of state and College Democrats will change the enforcement of a 20-year-old law that made it harder for students to vote while at school....
00:30, 2019-06-06

The Latest: Hong Kong students protest bill in Taiwan HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 2 p.m. Dozens of people are protesting outside the Hong Kong Consulate in Taiwan to denounce proposed amendments to Hong Kong’s extradition laws. Hong Kong students sitting outside the consulate i...
08:30, 2019-06-12

Trump’s Trade War Targets Chinese Students at Elite U.S. Schools First trade, then technology — now talent. The Trump administration has started taking aim at China’s best and brightest in the U.S., scrutinizing researchers with ties to Beijing and restricting student visas. Several Chinese graduate students and academics told Bloomberg News in recent...
05:30, 2019-06-04

A School With No Heat or Computers but Many College-Bound Students. Mostly Girls. At an Afghan mountain school, there are no computers, lights or heat. Even books are few. Yet 90 percent of graduates get into college. Most of them are girls....
21:15, 2019-06-27

Med-Start students learn pharmacists’ skills, chest-compression-only CPR TUCSON –The University of Arizona Health Sciences’ Med-Start program is marking its 50th anniversary this summer. Related: High schoolers across AZ start UA Health Sciences summer program On Monday, students learned about pharmacists’ compounding skills by making generic hand sanitizer from scratch....
13:45, 2019-07-09

Many college students doubt they'll be able to pay off their student loans – ever At a time when college students are billions of dollars in debt, many doubt they'll ever be able to pay back what they've borrowed on time or in full.        ...
22:45, 2019-05-29

Observe APJ Abdul Kalam's Birthday As National Students Day: BJP Leader India should observe October 15, the birth anniversary of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, as National Students Day, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader from Telangana has proposed to the government....
02:45, 2019-06-17

Tucson Teen’s legacy lives on through scholarships for needy students TUCSON – San Miguel High School alum Victoria Teresa Arias died tragically in the family pool just a couple months after her graduation. She was set to attend St. Mary’s on a full scholarship. Now, her family is continuing her legacy of giving by raising money for a scholarship in her na...
04:15, 2019-05-30

Afghan car bomb kills 12 and wounds dozens, including students Attack on security forces in Ghazni comes as conference including Taliban starts in DohaA car bomb in central Afghanistan has killed at least eight members of the security forces and four civilians and wounded dozens, many of them students attending a nearby school.Hasan Raza Yousafi, a provincial c...
13:00, 2019-07-07