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Harvard affirmative action 'investigated by Justice Dept'

Harvard affirmative action 'investigated by Justice Dept' The U.S. Justice Department is pressing Harvard University to release a trove of records as part of an investigation into the school's admissions practices. "The Department of Justice is committed to protecting all Americans from all forms of illegal race-based discrimination", she said. The letter, dated 17 November, was first obtained by the Wall Street Journal . [Full Article...]

Mueller Requests Justice Department Documents Related to Comey's Firing

Mueller Requests Justice Department Documents Related to Comey's Firing The theory was posited Monday by Vanity Fair , which fleshed out of the work Mueller has done since he was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in May following the dismissal of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. [Full Article...]

State Police: Holiday Safe Driving Enforcement Project

State Police: Holiday Safe Driving Enforcement Project During this time in 2016, state police reported 896 speeding violations, 311 seatbelt violations, 2,503 "other hazardous" violations, 51 DUI arrests, in addition to one fatality and 42 injuries out of 392 accidents investigated. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding Ohioans to buckle up, never drive impaired and always follow traffic laws. Driving under the influence is unacceptable. [Full Article...]

Jet crash reported near Laughlin AFB in Del Rio

Jet crash reported near Laughlin AFB in Del Rio One pilot has died and another wounded after an Air Force T-38 Talon crashed around 4 p.m. Monday near Spur 454 and USA 90, according to Laughlin Air Force Base . Authorities did not immediately identify the pilots, citing the need to notify their families. The Air Force wants to replace the Talons, but a contract to do so has been delayed. [Full Article...]

Eagles and Jimmy Buffet announce Denver concert for 2018

Eagles and Jimmy Buffet announce Denver concert for 2018 The Eagles were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 in their first year of eligibility and received the Kennedy Center Honors in 2016. The rediscovered material, which includes originals and covers of Gordon Lightfoot and the Mamas and the Papas, predates his stamping of Key West as a musical destination. [Full Article...]

Additional remains of U.S. soldier Johnson found in Niger

Additional remains of U.S. soldier Johnson found in Niger The military and an Federal Bureau of Investigation team in Niger discovered more remains of Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed when Islamic militants ambushed a military convoy in Niger, were recovered weeks after he was laid to rest, the Pentagon said Monday. [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan: Sexual Harassment Claims Against John Conyers Are 'Extremely Troubling'

Paul Ryan: Sexual Harassment Claims Against John Conyers Are 'Extremely Troubling' The AP reported that Conyers - who answered the door of his Detroit home Tuesday morning - had "been looking at these things with amazement" and said he learned of the report just hours earlier. The Wisconsin Republican says House employees "deserve and are entitled to a workplace without harassment or discrimination". John Conyers (D-MI) not only denied settling a complaint in 2015 with a wo... [Full Article...]

Skype pulled from Chinese app stores

The apps are available in other markets. As you may know, it's quite hard for foreign messaging services to operate in the country, and popular services like Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram are all blocked in China. A Microsoft spokesperson told The New York Times that Skype's removal from Apple's store is temporary, and the company is "working to reinstate the app as soon as p... [Full Article...]

TT Electronics plc (TTG) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital

TT Electronics plc (TTG) Receives About 1.83 million shares traded or 130.93% up from the average. President Energy PLC (LON:PPC) has 0.00% since November 21, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Among 22 analysts covering Centrica PLC ( LON:CNA ), 6 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Royal Mail Plc has GBX 625 highest and GBX 320 lowest target. [Full Article...]

'Roadmap agreed' with Robert Mugabe, says Zimbabwe's military chief

'Roadmap agreed' with Robert Mugabe, says Zimbabwe's military chief Earlier, Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF resolved to bring a motion in parliament on Tuesday to impeach Mugabe, after a noon deadline expired for the besieged leader to resign and bring the curtain down on almost four decades in power. Several million people would be bussed into Harare from all parts of the country and would not leave until the president, the world's oldest head of state, had gone, ... [Full Article...]

USA threatens to close Palestinians' DC office amid renewed peace push

USA threatens to close Palestinians' DC office amid renewed peace push The comments made by the former United States presidential hopeful came to light in a recording published by Israeli Channel 10 yesterday in which Kerry praises the Palestinians for showing "extraordinary" restraint against Israeli provocations. [Full Article...]

Triple Talaq ban: Centre likely to introduce bill in Winter Session

Triple Talaq ban: Centre likely to introduce bill in Winter Session On August 22, three of five judges on a Constitution Bench - Justices Rohinton F Nariman, Uday U Lalit and Kurian Joseph - called the practice un-Islamic and "arbitrary" and disagreed with the view that triple talaq was an integral part of religious practice. [Full Article...]

Ryan school murder case: Bus conductor Ashok Kumar gets bail

Ryan school murder case: Bus conductor Ashok Kumar gets bail Ashok Kumar was given bail by the Gurgaon district court on a bond of Rs 50,000. Haryana Police insisted that he committed the murder. Gurgaon police had arrested Ashok Kumar on September 8 within hours of murder of class 2 student of Ryan International School, Bhondsi as a prime accused. [Full Article...]

Gujarat elections: Congress releases second list of 40 candidates

Gujarat elections: Congress releases second list of 40 candidates BJP , which dropped three sitting ministers, gave tickets to former minister Saurabh Patel from Botad and ex-chief of Gujarat BJP R.C. Faldu from Jamnagar South. The Congress and the NCP had a short-lived seat-sharing agreement in 2012. The revision of the list is being dubbed as Congress "bowing down" by PAAS's Surat co-convener Dharmik Malaviya who was happy at the decision and claimed they ... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation reports radioactivity 986 times above normal after claims of nuclear accident

Russian Federation reports radioactivity 986 times above normal after claims of nuclear accident The high pollution of Ru-106 has exceeded the natural background pollution by 986 times. After several weeks of denial, Russian Federation has finally admitted that "extremely high" concentrations of radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 caused the recent mysterious radioactive cloud over Europe . [Full Article...]

White House says President Trump not endorsing Roy Moore

White House says President Trump not endorsing Roy Moore Almost 60 Alabama pastors have signed a letter denouncing Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore , saying "his extremist values and actions are not consistent with traditional Christian values or good Christian character" and that he's not fit for office. [Full Article...]

Massive gas line fire ignites at Brown and Joselyn roads

Massive gas line fire ignites at Brown and Joselyn roads Auburn Hills Police told people to avoid the area, tweeting: "Avoid the area of Brown [Road]/Joslyn [Road] and Brown [Road]/Baldwin [Road]". "We had a rupture of a 22-inch diameter steel gas transmission line", said Roger Morgenstern, spokesperson for Consumers Energy . [Full Article...]

Long Island weather: Sunny, breezy, high temps in high 50s

We will have mostly cloudy skies and the sun will try to peek out at times during the day. Even though temperatures will be below average, forecast models are indicating dry weather from Wednesday through Friday morning. A few isolated rain showers will be possible late in the day, but it's not looking great for much needed rainfall. THANKSGIVING: Sunny, with a high near 43. [Full Article...]

The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people

The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people Fifteen people were initially confirmed dead. PREMIUM TIMES reported how a suicide bomber detonated his explosive at the packed mosque during the ‎early morning prayer. He entered the mosque along with other worshippers for the morning prayers. The security has been stepped-up in Mubi and the Governor of Adamawa State has called for calm among residents. [Full Article...]

Hope fades for 44 crew on board missing submarine

Hope fades for 44 crew on board missing submarine The noise was heard in the South Atlantic about 220 miles (360 kilometers) from the Argentine coast and at a depth of about 650 feet (200 meters). The submarine , one of three in the Argentine Navy, was returning to its base from a routine patrol near the southern tip of South America to interdict illegal fishing when it suddenly went silent on Wednesday. [Full Article...]


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