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Commentator behind 'It's OK To Be White' speech due in court

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Gregory was among a large group of protesters who showed up for the November 28 speech by Lucian Wintrich titled "It's OK To Be White". Wintrich is the White House correspondent for the right-wing blog Gateway Pundit . Gregory, who is free on a $1,000 bond, is due in court on Wednesday. Wintrich then goes after her and grabs her before being led away by police. The 28 November event attracted over 100 protesters and prompted the university to change their guidelines for guest speakers. Lire la suite »

Deputy's K9 found dead in North Port

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He was last seen in his kennel at approximately 8 p.m. They also used a drone near the Cranberry area to search. That's near the Port Charlotte/North Port border. The garage door was open because of the cooler weather, but investigators don't know how he got out or if he was removed. CCSO said Edo had a "very friendly disposition - police dogs are trained to listen to their handler's commands, not to be vicious". Lire la suite »

Meat tax 'inevitable' to beat climate and health crises, says report

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A tax on meat is being considered to reduce the negative impact that its consumption has on climate change, water pollution, deforestation and diseases like obesity, cancer or diabetes. Meat tax - analysis suggests it could very well become a reality. "It's hard to imagine concerted action to tax meat today, but over the course of the next 10 to 20 years, I would expect to see meat taxes accumulate". Lire la suite »

What are your thoughts regarding the upcoming vote on net neutrality?

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On Dec. 14 this year, the vote to end net neutrality is scheduled to take place. However, these fast lanes are only even considered "fast" because all other sites are purposely slowed down. Many major websites have been working in conjunction with activists to drive calls to Congress since the day Pai unveiled his plan to eliminate net neutrality rules just before Thanksgiving. Lire la suite »

Simple Minds and The Pretenders combine for West Sussex date

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They now come together on the same stage for the first time since Live Aid to present a unique opportunity to see both bands as they tour throughout the United Kingdom in 2018. Jim Kerr, lead singer of Simple Minds, said: "When we started Simple Minds, our objective was to be considered as one of the great live bands - a band that had the desire to go all around the world - playing everywhere and anywhere". Lire la suite »

WWE Wrestler Arrested for Beating Wife

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Wrestler Rich Swann is being held without bail in a Florida jail after he was arrested and charged with battery and false imprisonment. The report says the witness also saw Swann put Riggs in a headlock and dragged her back to his vehicle. Lire la suite »

Chesapeake minister launches campaign for US Senate

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The victor of next year's primary will face off against U.S. Sen. Jackson was the Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia back in 2013. "They just moved a little too early". On policy differences, Jackson called himself a fiscal hawk, while "Corey has never seen a tax or an increase in spending in Prince William County that he hasn't liked". Lire la suite »

Ishaq Dar declared proclaimed offender after repeated no shows in court

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After listing the arguments accountability court judge Mohammad Bashir reserved the order. Dar is in London since October and has been seeking treatment of an undefined heart complication at a Harley Street hospital. In a previous hearing of the case, the court had declared Dar an absconder and warned his guarantors of the confiscation of surety bonds worth Rs5 million if the accused did not join trial proceedings. Lire la suite »

Militant attack on bank vehicle kills 2 guards in Indian-controlled Kashmir

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They later died at a hospital. "Militants intercepted a van and killed two bank guards, but they could not loot any cash ", confirmed deputy inspector general of police (South Kashmir) SP Pani. Meanwhile Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has condemned the killing of two security guards accompanying a cash van at Kellar in Shopian district today. Lire la suite »

"Un nouveau sentiment d'optimisme" — May

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Et c'est ce que nous avons fait', selon un extrait du discours que Mme May doit prononcer devant la Chambre des Communes lundi et transmis par ses services. "Pas d'accord signifie que nous ne paierons pas", a-t-il insisté, venant contredire les déclarations du ministre britannique des Finances, Philip Hammond, qui avait assuré que Londres honorerait ses engagements financiers envers l'UE quoiqu'il arrive. Lire la suite »

Corsica's nationalists dream bigger after election win

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The nationalists on the once-restive island of 320,000 people want more autonomy from Paris but unlike those in the nearby Spanish region of Catalonia, they aren't seeking full independence - yet. The governing For Corsica coalition (Pè a Corsica ) won 56.5% of votes in the second round of polling on Sunday. Candidates under the banner of the ruling centrist "Republic on the Move" party lagged behind with 13.3 percent, mirroring Corsican discontent with the government's policy. Lire la suite »

Suspect in killing of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind pleads guilty

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The pair indicated to police that the infant was Greywind's but would not answer questions about her whereabouts. North Dakota prosecutors filed murder conspiracy and kidnapping conspiracy charges against Crews and Hoehn. Kayakers found her body wrapped in plastic in a river. She'll be sentenced January 16. Defense attorney Steven Mottinger said he hoped the plea will reduce sentence for Crews. Lire la suite »

Cut your own Christmas tree: Farm offers chance at a family tradition

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But instead of planting and harvesting each year, they usually plant a grove of trees and wait closer to a decade to harvest. "The average (growth) is probably a foot a year". At Post Street Farm - 122 Post St in Santa Cruz - Matt Hodel tries to curate the trees he sells. The Arizona Cypress are up to 8 feet tall. Test out your own tree by sliding your fingers across a branch to see if any needles fall off. Lire la suite »

Venezuela's ruling party wins big in mayoral elections

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Venezuela's ruling socialists swept almost all the races for mayors across the country, and President Nicolas Maduro is now threatening to ban key opposition parties from future elections in the oil-rich country wracked by economic crisis. "It's clear that the result of the municipal elections does not reflect the political preferences of the majority of Venezuelans, but it dramatically worsens the opposition's ability to fight and motivate, something that Chavismo will surely know how to take ... Lire la suite »

Report on digital reach

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The State of the World's Children 2017: Children in a digital world presents UNICEF's first comprehensive look at the different ways digital technology is affecting children's lives and life chances, identifying dangers as well as opportunities. Lire la suite »

Désormais, Ouigo part aussi de Montparnasse

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Après les grimaces liées à la gigantesque panne qui a paralysé la gare Montparnasse le 3 décembre, place aux sourires. Enfin, il faut accepter d'aller prendre son TGV dans l'une des trois gares suivantes: Massy , Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy ou Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle... Lire la suite »

Spain orders removal of art work from Catalonia

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Several hundred people gathered outside the museum chanted "Hands up!" Some demonstrators briefly scuffled with police as officers tried to move them on. But Catalonia's ousted leader, Carles Puigdemont , took to Twitter to accuse the Spanish government of "taking advantage of a coup d'etat to plunder Catalonia with total impunity". Lire la suite »

Russian Federation launches $27 billion LNG project

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It is the world's seventh biggest LNG exporter. Leonid Mikhelson, ranked Russia's richest businessman and head of Novatek which has a 50.1 percent stake in Yamal LNG, said on Friday he discussed gas projects with Saudi officials but did not give details. Lire la suite »

Manhattan Pipe-Bomb Suspect Identified as Akayed Ullah, 27

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Four people, including the suspect, were injured in the blast, authorities said. Akayed Ullah, the man suspected of trying to bomb New York City's Port Authority, had no criminal record in Bangladesh and last visited his home country in September, Bangladesh's police chief told Reuters on Monday. Lire la suite »

Microsoft looks into the future with free preview of Quantum Development Kit

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Microsoft today released the first public preview of Quantum Development Kit which will help developers learn how to program a quantum computer which is believed to be the future of computing. As Microsoft stated at the time, developers won't have to be a quantum computing expert to use the language. A preview version of Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit is available here as a free download. Lire la suite »

Iran President Due in Istanbul to Attend OIC Summit on Al-Quds

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The Summit will be preceded by the Council of Foreign Ministers Meeting, which will be attended by Foreign Minister, Khawaja Muhammad Asif. The OIC expressed deep regret over the US President Donald Trump's announcement of the United States' recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his orders to move his country's embassy to the city, which constitutes a provocation of Muslims' sentiments. Lire la suite »

India to skip warm-up match against South Africa

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It is for this long and challenging tour that regular captain Virat Kohli was rested from the ongoing ODIs as well as the upcoming T20s against Sri Lanka at home and Rohit Sharma was made the stand-in captain. India have opted for training sessions on those days", the CSA said in a release. However, CSA did not provide any official reason for the cancellation. Lire la suite »

Jony Ive Is Back As Apple Inc. (AAPL) Design Head

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Ive, alongside Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, is known for defining Apple's extremely particular design philosophy, as commemorated in a book he co-authored on the topic. He then handed off some administrative duties to Apple design executives Alan Dye and Richard Howarth to focus on broader efforts like Apple's retail stores and new "spaceship" campus in Cupertino, Apple Park. Lire la suite »

Google's Pixel AR stickers are available starting today

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To kick things off, Google has provided a couple (five to be precise) of interesting sticker packs such as characters from Stranger Things , Star Wars , food items like an exhausted coffee-to-go, and a few more. "AR Stickers", in case you missed it, is essentially a mode that lives inside the native camera app's hamburger menu along with others such as Portrait and Panorama. Lire la suite »