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School responds to assignment asking students to list 'positives' of slavery

School responds to assignment asking students to list 'positives' of slavery A charter school in Texas apologized on Friday after students were asked to write a list of the positive aspects of slavery. Livar told HuffPost that Great Hearts staff invited his family and other concerned parents to a meeting on Thursday to discuss the matter, and that Manu was "commended for his action of bringing this to light and was even told he was 'very courageous'". [Full Article...]

India seeks death penalty for rape of girls under 12

India seeks death penalty for rape of girls under 12 Now Superintendent of Police, Akhilesh Chaurasia, has spoken about a second rape and murder: "The body of the girl was found in an under-construction house in the vicinity of the marriage venue". A group of 49 retired civil servants wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi , holding him responsible for what they called a " terrifying state of affairs ". [Full Article...]

Momina Musteshan breaks silence on sexual harassment

Momina Musteshan breaks silence on sexual harassment Meesha's tweet has propelled a whole new movement against the actor-singer as more women , mostly female fans have come forward to share their stories of harassment. "Nothing will change until they acknowledge, take responsibility and make amends". Ali Zafar's mother defended her son after allegations of sexual harassment, adding that their family would deal with the case in court. [Full Article...]

Barbara Bush funeral today: Melania Trump, the Obamas and Clintons among attendees

Barbara Bush funeral today: Melania Trump, the Obamas and Clintons among attendees The former president was helped in with a wheelchair behind his sons, former President George W. Bush and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush , and other Bush relatives. HOUSTON (AP) - Former ambassadors along with sports and entertainment stars arrived on a gray, cloudy day to attend Saturday's private funeral for Barbara Bush at the nation's largest Episcopal church - a day after more than 6,000 pe... [Full Article...]

Sessions might quit if Rosenstein is fired

Sessions might quit if Rosenstein is fired The phone call came amid a series of attacks on Rosenstein and special counsel Robert Mueller by Trump, following the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on April 9 on the home and office of the President's personal attorney Michael Cohen. [Full Article...]

CPI(M)'s political line not altered: Brinda Karat

CPI(M)'s political line not altered: Brinda Karat A day after the CPI (M) settled the differences over its long-debated political line, the party's Polit Bureau member Brinda Karat said on Saturday that the political resolution had only been "redrafted" and the official line on alliance with the Congress, in essence, remained the same. [Full Article...]

Chingford fire: woman dies in blaze at block of flats

Chingford fire: woman dies in blaze at block of flats One local resident who works at another care home told BBC Radio London: "It was about 05:15 when I heard all the noise and it woke me up". The woman, whose name and age were not known, was pronounced dead at the scene. "Crews expect to be here into the day, tackling hot spots". The London fire brigade said they were called to the building, which contains Connington Court and Connington House, s... [Full Article...]

China defends Pakistan after Modi's "terror export factory" remarks

China defends Pakistan after Modi's China on Friday defended Pakistan against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that Islamabad was a "terror export factory", saying the country must be supported in the fight against "terrorism". "The global community should work together to fight against it", Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, when asked about China's response to Mr. [Full Article...]

Syrian army to retake control of Qalamoun enclave

Syrian army to retake control of Qalamoun enclave Western countries launched their first coordinated action against Assad on Saturday to punish him for a suspected gas attack they say killed scores of people during an advance that captured the town of Ghouta near the capital. "Displacement continues with people moving to the neighboring area of Yalda, to escape the fighting", Chris Gunness said. UNRWA, the United Nations agency that cares for P... [Full Article...]

Milind Soman-Ankita Konwar dance their heart out at mehndi ceremony

Milind Soman-Ankita Konwar dance their heart out at mehndi ceremony Pictures posted by fellow runner Abhi Asha Mishra, musician Devashish Guruji and photographer Anju KP provides enough proofs. Pictures of friends and family of the couple can also be seen in the celebrations. No one brings sexy back better than the timeless Milind Soman . The wedding will be held on April 21st and we can't wait to see adorable pictures of Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar who ma... [Full Article...]

Body found in Kerala suspected to be of missing foreign tourist

Body found in Kerala suspected to be of missing foreign tourist Police suspect decomposed body to be of missing tourist (Eds; adding details) Thiruvananthapuram , Apr 21 (PTI) The highly decomposed body, with its head severed, which was recovered from Thiruvallam near Kovalam, is suspected to be of a Lithuanian tourist, reported missing since March 14, police said today. [Full Article...]

On May, 7 Analysts See $0.05 EPS for Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS)

Luminus Management LLC now owns 3,584,787 shares of the energy producer's stock valued at $30,148,000 after buying an additional 1,284,787 shares during the period. BBBY's price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 5.21. Moving average of Oasis Petroleum Inc . ( NYSE : OAS ). Kessler Group Limited Com reported 0.16% in Oasis Petroleum Inc . [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says response to latest U.S. sanctions will be 'precise and painful'

Reports that followed said Trump was in fact watching Haley announce the sanctions on Sunday night, after having already sent out information about them to to surrogates. In the past, Ambassador Haley has been very vocal in the United Nation's Security Council regarding her opposition to Russian Federation. "The policy was changed and she wasn't told about it, so she was in a box". [Full Article...]

Telangana BJP unit lodges complaint against actor Balakrishna

Telangana BJP unit lodges complaint against actor Balakrishna The legislator allegedly made the statement at a meeting where his brother-in-law and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was holding a 12-hour fast to protest the Centre's inaction on the state's demand for special status. Stating that Modi was being carried away by the praises from BJP President Amit Shah and his bandwagon, Balakrishna said: "If you have heart, you should listen to... [Full Article...]

EJ Dionne Jr.: Was Haley confused? Don't bet on it

EJ Dionne Jr.: Was Haley confused? Don't bet on it Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyMnuchin on Haley's Russian Federation sanctions comments: "She wasn't left twisting in the wind" The Hill's 12:30 Report Maxine Waters asks Haley: Why suffer "endless humiliation" with Trump? The Late Show host began by telling viewers former Playboy model Karen McDougal and her efforts to speak out about her alleged te... [Full Article...]

Islamic Jihad : Israeli Mossad Assassinated Palestinian Engineer in Malaysia

Islamic Jihad : Israeli Mossad Assassinated Palestinian Engineer in Malaysia Malaysian police say the 36-year-old al-Batsh was gunned down early on Saturday by two assailants who shot at least eight bullets from a motorbike as he was heading to a mosque for dawn prayers in Kuala Lumpur. 'Therefore, they tracked this young educated man'. Palestinian Ambassador to Malaysia, Anwar H. Al Agha, was quoted by the New Straits Times newspaper as saying the victim was a second im... [Full Article...]

Sevilla looks to save its season with Copa del Rey title

Sevilla looks to save its season with Copa del Rey title Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said his side have learned from their shock Champions League exit not to take anything for granted as they prepare to face Sevilla in the King's Cup final on Saturday. "When the ball is at his feet it's very hard to stop him so it's important that we don't allow him to get near the ball". For now, we'll have to settle with watching the Brazilian midfielder... [Full Article...]

Myanmar police ordered setup of Reuters journalists: Testimony

Myanmar police ordered setup of Reuters journalists: Testimony Deputy Police Major Moe Yan Naing said in his appearance yesterday that he had been questioned about meeting Wa Lone in November and that his superior then set up a sting in which he told others to pass on sensitive security documents. That case has been closely linked to a massacre of Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine State village of Inn Din, which the Reuters journalists were reporting on at th... [Full Article...]

Chris Gayle's ton helps KXIP to score over SRH

Chris Gayle's ton helps KXIP to score over SRH Gayle revealed that Sehwag's only serious suggestion to him was to work on his fitness and spend time working with a yoga instructor and a masseur. With 11 sixes and a boundary, Gayle notched up his 21st T20I ton and sixth in IPL as he helped his side post a match-winning total of 193 for 3 on board. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation releases airport video of poisoned ex-spy's daughter

Russian Federation releases airport video of poisoned ex-spy's daughter The Russian Embassy, responding to unfounded accusations of cyberthreats allegedly emanating from Moscow , stated that London is "frightening its population with an imaginary "Russian threat" instead of engaging in army planning" and added that the United Kingdom government is just seeking to get money from taxpayers. [Full Article...]


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