Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:11 UTC
The boy's mother, Felda Wani Ahmad, claimed that her 11-year-old-son, Mohamad Thaqif Amin Mohd Gadaffi, was beaten numerous times by a warden at the Islamic 'Tahfiz' boarding school he attended during separate incidents in March, according to The Straits Times.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:47 UTC
Despite police appearing to be nowhere in sight, their sirens were heard blaring almost immediately after Posobiec was struck and the tattooed vagrant, whom police identified as24-year-old Sydney Ramsey-LaRee, was swiftly placed under arrest.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 03:44 UTC
Thomas had been charged with shooting one man and opening fire inside of a casino. Family members claimed that Thomas, who had untreated bipolar disorder, was in the throes of a mental breakdown. He started his stay in Milwaukee County Jail loud and belligerent, according to prosecutors, even flooding a neighboring cell.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:29 UTC
The allegations come in a new lawsuit filed in Manhattan District Court on Monday by suspended Fox News host Andrea Tantaros.
The lawsuit states that Fox News executives, including co-President Bill Shine, hacked into Tantaros's digital devices and eavesdropped on her phone calls as retaliation for her claims against Ailes.
Tantaros says in the suit that a fleet of anonymous social media accounts, known as "sock puppets," used the information to send her subtle and disconcerting signals that she was being watched.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00 UTC
The left's intense focus on false news stories exploded in the wake of what seemed like an inexplicable Republican victory in the 2016 election, with Donald Trump beating Hillary Clinton despite an avalanche of bad press directed at the former, especially in the final weeks of the campaign. The GOP also unexpectedly retained control of the Senate, winning surprise victories in Wisconsin and Indiana to confound the Democratic Party's advantage in incumbent seats and normal presidential-cycle turnout models.
Attention quickly focused on a BuzzFeed story about traffic generated by stories on Facebook, and how much more popular fake news was over real news. The analysis had significant flaws, however, beginning with the fact that there was no evidence of correlation between Facebook traffic and voting behavior, let alone causation. Furthermore, the top five "real news" articles in the analysis turned out to be four opinion essays opposing Trump and the New York Post's story on Melania Trump's suggestive modeling pictures from two decades earlier.
Nonetheless, much of the left and the mainstream media stuck with the fake news narrative to explain the election outcome, and have continued to pressure Facebook to take action against it.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:35 UTC
With the liberation of Aleppo comes the surrender of US-Saudi-Turkey back ISIS jihadists.
Somewhere in America, John McCain is very pissed off to see his ISIS army fold to Assad.
Comment: See also: Wild boars attack ISIS base in Iraq killing three jihadists
'A child dies every 10 minutes': UN and Amnesty call to stop Saudi-led attack on critical lifeline in Yemen
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:26 UTC
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed for the multi-million aid package for Yemen on Tuesday during the opening session of a donor conference in Geneva.
"On average, a child under the age of five dies of preventable causes in Yemen every 10 minutes," Guterres said. "This means 50 children in Yemen will die during today's conference, and all of those deaths could have been prevented," he added.
"We are witnessing the starving and the crippling of an entire generation," the UN Secretary-General warned, saying that two-thirds of the population or nearly 19 million people need emergency aid in Yemen.
Comment: Gee, what is Ivanka Trump's "conscience" telling her about Yemen?
The Daily Beast
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:57 UTC
Filing his suit under the pseudonym "John Doe," the former student is asking for undisclosed damages, but first his lawyers say he just wants to be let back in.
John's case joins dozens of other pending lawsuits nationwide alleging colleges and universities have over-corrected in recent years when it comes to the investigation of sexual assault and harassment on campus. Parroting several other suits currently making their way through the courts, the complaint alleges that in recent years Notre Dame has "created an atmosphere of institutional hostility toward accused male students."
The investigation against John began in 2016, according to the complaint. During a year-long "intimate but tumultuous" relationship with his girlfriend, named under the alias "Jane Roe," John says he developed depression and started having suicidal thoughts after the suicide of a colleague during a summer internship. When the couple broke up in November 2016, the suit says, Jane filed a complaint with the University, alleging John was harassing her and inundating her with texts threatening suicide.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:31 UTC
Officers on the southern resort island said they were alerted to the video by friends of the man and rushed to an abandoned hotel near the international airport on Monday afternoon.
"They had already died when I arrived there," Lieutenant Jullaus Suvannin, one of the first on the scene, told AFP, adding a smartphone was found propped up against a wall.
Police said they believed the man had previously argued with the mother of the murdered child, an 11-month-old girl. The man had hung himself and his daughter, they said.
Channel 3 television broadcast footage of the child's distraught mother, flanked by relatives, picking up both her daughter's body and the man's corpse from the local hospital on Tuesday.
Facebook was not immediately available for comment.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:19 UTC
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger says children are regularly living on crisps (potato chips) and energy drinks when school canteens close at holiday time.
According to its latest report, compiled over the course of a two-month inquiry, an estimated 1 million children from the poorest backgrounds rely on free school meals.
However, up to 2 million pupils whose parents are on low wages do not qualify for free meals at all.
The report highlighted the case of one group of children who had to quit football practice because their bodies could not cope with the physical strain as a result of under-nourishment.