Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:45 UTC
Live-streams from across the Cannon Ball River showed police and what looked like National Guard troops entering the mostly abandoned encampment on Thursday morning, accompanied with armored vehicles and construction equipment.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:09 UTC
Academics at the University of Sussex have come under fire for arranging a meeting called "dealing with right-wing attitudes and politics in the classroom."
Critics have accused researchers and lecturers of trying to clamp down on free expression, but the university insisted the meeting was organized to address extreme views such as racism and homophobia.
The seminar was organized by International Relations Professor Jan Selby, who specializes in the Israel-Palestine conflict and is director of the Sussex Centre for Conflict and Security Research (SCSR).
Fox 5 NY
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:30 UTC
The park set up a webcam in order to share the precious and educational moment with the world. Park officials in a little more than 12 hours they've seen between 20-30 million views.
April the giraffe is 15-years-old and is expecting a calf with her mate, Oliver. Park officials say April could give birth at any moment, but now the world might not get to see it.
Seriously disturbed: Tattoo artist cuts off her own little finger with bolt cutters, shares picture on Facebook (GRAPHIC)
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:54 UTC
Essex body piercer and "modification artist" Torz Reynolds used a pair of bolt cutters to sever the little finger of her left hand last week, sharing the process with her followers on Facebook.
Liberal hypocrisy: Students at University of Michigan demand school provides 'no-whites' space to organize social justice activism
The College Fix
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:53 UTC
The demand is one of several lodged by "Students4Justice," who this month ratcheted up campus demonstrations to pressure administrators to cave, complaining in a newly launched petition that President Mark Schlissel has snubbed their demands.
The clamor for a segregated space for students of color to organize social justice efforts comes even as the public university builds a $10 million center for black students in the center of campus.
In their demands, students explain why the new black student center is not enough, "because we want a space solely dedicated to community organizing and social justice work specifically for people of color."
Comment: As the student news outlet pointed out in the article, it's incredibly hypocritical of a group that calls for diversity on campus to then ask for a space that completely nullifies diversity and inclusion. Do these liberal snowflakes even hear themselves?
Surrey 'sex traffickers' plied underage girls with drugs and alcohol, pimped them at Travelodge hotels
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:41 UTC
Diane Chilcott, a 39-year-old mother from Chertsey, Surrey, who allegedly used her home as the center of the group's operations, is accused of getting the minors drunk before driving them to a hotel with 20-year-old Daniel Pusey.
The gang of four was picked up after Pusey was arrested in bed with a missing 13-year-old.
Sentencing delayed in trial of 10yo guilty of rape over psychological capacity concerns - Boy returns to school
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:35 UTC
Sentencing was delayed after concerns were raised over the child by Magistrate Andree-Marie Horrigan, who told the court a psychologist's report on his welfare "raises a number of issues, one of which is capacity." The matter requires further consideration, Horrigan said, ordering the boy to appear in court again on March 15, The Australian reports.
Representing the child, who cannot be identified due to his age, his lawyer Neville Barber told the court he disputed the psychologist's findings. "(The offender) was well aware of what he should not have done," he said. "On my instructions he is well aware that he did what he should not have done."
'No place in America for hatred': Vice President Pence condemns anti-Semitism at vandalized Jewish cemetery
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:43 UTC
On Wednesday afternoon, Pence and Missouri Governor Eric Greitens (R) visited the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, where more than 150 headstones were toppled and broken on Sunday evening. The damage was concentrated in an area holding the cemetery's oldest graves.
"There is no place in America for hatred, prejudice, or acts of violence, or anti-Semitism," Pence said, speaking through a bullhorn.
"I must tell you that the people of Missouri are inspiring the nation by your love and care for this place and the Jewish community," he told volunteers who were there to clean up the vandalism. "I want to thank you for that inspiration. For showing the world what America is all about."
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:18 UTC
Hundreds of students have taken to the streets for the demonstration, LCI TV reports.
Up to 16 high schools in Paris were totally blocked by protesters, while 12 others were partially blocked. The protest is trending under the hashtag #BLOCUSPOURTHÉO (Bloc for Theo).
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:07 UTC
The tapes contain soundbites from current and previous CNN employees including Joe Sterling, Arthur Brice, and Nicky Robertson. O'Keefe is releasing the tapes under 'Project Veritas' in a series of WikiLeaks-style dumps.
O'Keefe is offering a reward of $10,000 to anyone who exposes media malfeasance on the tapes and has asked the public to help listen to the hours of recordings and transcribe their information.