Category: News

June 17, 2017 / by Sherlyn Southerne / News / No Comments

Scores gather outside Pulse to honor massacre victims

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Scores of people gathered outside the perimeter of the Pulse nightclub Monday to pay their respects while inside the site’s fences, the names of the 49 victims of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history were read out loud in a private service. The early morning service was closed to […]

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June 17, 2017 / by Rose Headen / News / No Comments

Services to mark 1 year since 49 killed in Orlando gay club

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Church bells will toll throughout the Orlando area as residents reflect on the 49 patrons killed during a massacre at the gay nightclub Pulse in the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history. Starting in the early hours Monday, and continuing almost 24 hours later, survivors, victims families, city officials and […]

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June 16, 2017 / by Pearl Drabel / News / No Comments

News-Decoder webinars: Tackling the big issues

By Nelson Graves Immigration, Syrias civil war, climate change, populism, fake news, the international economy, human rights, Islam, the Panama Papers. News-Decoder has examined all of these issues, not only on our website but also in online seminars featuring experts and young people side-by-side tackling the worlds biggest problems. The webinars are a way of […]

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June 14, 2017 / by Joshua Shorter / News / No Comments

This Is Bad: Slizzard White ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Contestant Now Claims She Didn’t Consent To Sex With Black Cast Mate

Image via Getty/Axelle/Bauer-Griffin Corinne Olympios Blames Bachelor In Paradise Producers For Drunken Sex Scene Earlier this morning we reported on some freaky-deeky activity between two contestants on Bachelor In Paradise that lead to contestant releases and suspension of production. What wasnt mentioned in the previous story were alleged complaints that cast members made to producers […]

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June 13, 2017 / by Starla Fellowes / News / No Comments

Ansari Lets Others Shine in Season 2 of ‘Master of None’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aziz Ansari says he knew he couldnt be the only storyteller on season two of Master of None if he wanted to keep the shows momentum going. The show premiered on Netflix in 2015, quickly garnering critical acclaim for honest depictions of Asian and immigrant families. The first season relied heavily […]

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June 11, 2017 / by Zac Maggotson / News / No Comments

Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State

COLUMBUS (WCMH) The Ohio State University says Thad Matta will no longer be the head men’s basketball coach. Matta coached the Buckeyes to two Final Fours while he was there from 2005 to 2017. Ohio State finished 21-14 this year. Matta has been troubled by back pain following surgery complications and walks with a limp. He […]

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June 9, 2017 / by Yolonda Saise / News / No Comments

White House: Trump won’t seek to block Comey testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump will not assert executive privilege to block fired FBI Director James Comey from testifying on Capitol Hill, the White House said Monday, setting the stage for a dramatic public airing of the former top law enforcement officials dealings with the commander in chief. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said […]

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May 26, 2017 / by Madelein Friswid / News / No Comments

Kraft Heinz Lays Off 200 White-Collar Workers

PITTSBURGH (AP) Kraft Heinz Co. has laid off 200 white-collar workers in Canada and the United States. Michael Mullen, the companys senior vice president of corporate and government affairs, says the company is realigning its administrative functions to be more efficient. The company didnt say where the layoffs occurred. Join The Conversation On The KDKA […]

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May 26, 2017 / by Braedon Marginson / News / No Comments

Students Spend Time In Court During PAL Mock Trial Competition

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) Some middle school students in Philadelphia argued before a real common pleas judge on Wednesday as part of a Police Athletic League mock trial at the Criminal Justice Center. All rise! With Judge Joel Johnson presiding, teams of prosecutors and defense attorneys argued over evidence in a fake arson case. Program Director Chase […]

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