Tag Archives: From

NYC seeks $25M to protect cultural institutions from hate crimes

Amid a spate of hate crimes and bomb threats against Jewish groups, City Council members are asking for $ 25 million to offer grants for increased security for cultural institutions. “We are responding to a dramatic increase in hate crimes in New York City,” said Councilman Mark Levine, chair of the Jewish Caucus, which is making the request to Mayor ...

Read More »

From Brooklyn, Jim Boeheim rips Greensboro after ACC ouster

Tell them how you really feel, Jim. Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim — who made his bones in the Big East before crashing into the ACC three years ago — made his preferences perfectly clear Wednesday: Greensboro is not Brooklyn, and it certainly isn’t Manhattan. “I think the big city is where it should be played,” Boeheim said about the ACC ...

Read More »

Francois Fillon in hot water AGAIN after he failed to declare €50,000 loan from pal

Mr Fillon could be in hot water again after he failed to report the loan to a committee responsible for transparency among people in public life, according to Le Canard Enchaine newspaper. And the move could finally sink his run to become president, after Le Canard Enchaine’s stunning revelation that he allegedly paid his wife and children thousands of euros ...

Read More »

Outrage as school SEGREGATES foreign pupils from local classmates… for an EXPERIMENT

Teachers told five classes in a school in the Italian town of Vercelli they would be segregating students based on nationality.  They said students who had at least one foreign parent would be taught separately from others and then given special extra exams at the end of the school year. The teachers said these exams would test pupils on their ...

Read More »

Blackhawks' Panarin sorry for racially-charged comment from 2012

You can’t hide from your past stupidity in the internet era. That’s what Chicago Blackhawks winger Artemi Panarin found out after a racially-charged comment he made back in 2012 while playing in Russia resurfaced over the weekend. Panarin said he could never “have sex with a black woman,” while being quizzed by a teammate as part of a Russian TV ...

Read More »

Bulls’ Jimmy Butler denied high-five from Pistons’ Marcus Morris

Jimmy Butler did not want to be left hanging. The Bulls guard tried to mess with Pistons forward Marcus Morris at the free throw line, but Morris wasn’t having any of it. In the third quarter, with the Bulls up 65-61, Morris bricked a free throw and, as most NBA players do, stuck his hands out for high fives after ...

Read More »

BREAKING: RAF jets scrambled to intercept flight over North Sea from Romania

The flight, a Saab 340, had earlier taken off from Bucharest in Romania at around 1.30am. The plane was said to have been escorted to Birmingham Airport. It landed in the Midlands at around 7.30am. Reports on Twitter suggest the plane was “unresponsive”. No further information has been released. More to follow… This is a breaking news story. Revisit this ...

Read More »

North Korea BANS Malaysians from leaving the country over Kim Jong-nam death dispute

The North’s foreign ministry notified the Malaysian embassy in Pyongyang of the ban – but it is unclear how long it could last. According to a statement the ban will last “until the safety of the diplomats and citizens of the DPRK in Malaysia is fully guaranteed through the fair settlement of the case that occurred in Malaysia”. The move ...

Read More »

British backpacker 'raped and held captive for TWO MONTHS’ rescued from Australian outback

The 22-year-old woman, who has not been named, was reportedly choked and assaulted and held against her will until police pulled over the vehicle she was driving in Queensland on Sunday. According to reports the young backpacker had visible facial fractures, bruises and cuts. Queensland Police said officers noticed she was visibly distressed and had injuries to her face before ...

Read More »

Relative ‘admits’ killing family of four that vanished from Paris in gold bars feud

Officers say the suspect named as Hubert C admitted killing his exwife’s brother Pascal Troadec, 49, his wife Brigitte, 49, and their children Sebastien, 21, and Charlotte, 18. Advertising executive Mr Troadec’s sister Lydie Troadec has also been detained as a result of the mystery near Nantes, Western France. Police have not found the victims’ bodies but traces of blood ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!