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Rhodes Scholar who went to a $30k-a-year private school is accused of faking poverty to win a place at Oxford University, report says
A tip-off email included images of Mackenzie Fierceton sky-diving and riding a horse from the yearbook of her expensive private school, per reports.
A substitute teacher in Florida resigned after she repeatedly used a racial slur at school where the majority of students are Black, report says
The teacher continued to use the slur in front of the schools' principal, who is Black, the Tampa Bay Times reported.
Police are on a search in South Carolina for the person who tampered with an electronic road sign, changing its […] The post South Carolina road sign changed to display racist message, officials say appeared first on TheGrio.
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“Without the (security) instruction we received, we would not have been prepared to act and flee when the situation presented itself,” Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker said.
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Virginia Gov. Youngkin's day-one executive orders include investigating Loudoun County officials, CRT ban
Virginia’s newly sworn-in Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed 11 executive actions on his first day in office, including ending the use of Critical Race Theory in schools, investigating officials' alleged wrongdoing in Loudoun County, and allowing parents to decide if their children should wear masks in schools.
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Homeless man shoves stranger to her death in Times Square subway station, then confesses: NYPD sources
An oft-arrested homeless man silently shoved an unsuspecting stranger to her death beneath a Times Square subway train Saturday morning, then quickly confessed to the heinous attack, authorities said. Michelle Alyssa Go was randomly targeted about 9:30 a.m. by Simon Martial, 61, as she waited for the R train in the Times Square-42nd St. station, a high-ranking police source said. There was no ...
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The FBI is being slammed for saying the Congregation Beth Israel hostage taker’s demands were “not specifically related to the Jewish community.”
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With St. Louis getting $790 million from the NFL over the re-relocation of the Rams to L.A., someone in San Diego has gotten an idea. As explained by Jeff McDonald of the San Diego Union-Tribune, there’s a movement in the former home of the Chargers to sue the NFL over the team’s departure. Former City [more]
A 74-year-old woman was exonerated of the rape and murder of her niece after spending 27 years in prison
"I thank all the people for their prayers and helping me get out of this mess which has cost me half of my life for nothing," Joyce Watkins said.
Cartels have begun to target the lucrative crop and farmers are arming themselves.
The estranged wife of indicted leader of Oath Keepers tells CNN he is a 'dangerous man' and 'complete sociopath'
The wife of Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes said she was relieved that he has been indicted as she "lived in fear" of him showing up at her house.
Tanya Nguyen-Do learned of the 5 Little Monks of Thiền Am Bên Bờ Vũ Trụ in Vietnam three months ago. She hopes to bring attention to their plight.
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GoFundMe/Antoinajah EdwardsWhen a 16-year-old girl was shot and killed while working at a Burger King drive-thru in Milwaukee earlier this month, the horrific news reverberated around the nation. Tens of thousands of dollars in donations poured in and Niesha Harris-Brazell’s devastated family wondered how she could be taken “in the blink of an eye.” But after spending two weeks piecing together events, investigators have made the bombshell allegation in court documents that Harris-Brazell was ki
- The Fayetteville Observer
As reported, Cumberland County Sheriff Lt. Jeffrey Hash left his vehicle and shot Jason Walker. If those are the circumstances, it raises questions.
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Virginia’s newly sworn-in AG Jason Miyares announced investigations into the Virginia Parole Board and Loudoun County Public Schools within hours of being sworn in while also reportedly gutting the Civil Rights division in his office.
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Mexico seizes 380,000 boxes of Kellogg's cereal, claiming they feature cartoons that breach laws designed to improve children's diets
The raid mainly took place at a warehouse located north of Mexico City. The country is clamping down on food companies that market to children.
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Letter to the editor: Jordan has a style of talking much and saying little.
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Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/WikiCommonsAbout a year and a half ago, I moved across the country to escape my Hasidic community.After years as an activist and abuse advocate, I was exhausted and defeated. I had finally admitted to myself that the Haredi (or “ulra-Orthodox”) Jewish community was by definition extreme and impossible to truly reform without changing the very core of its beliefs and societal structure.Which is why, when the story of Chaim Walder, the once-
- The Montgomery Advertiser
Tory Johnson posted $860,000 bail after his original bail amount was increased. He was released on Saturday.
- WLS – Chicago
More than $23,000 in merchandise was stolen from the Oakbrook Center Burberry store Friday morning, police said.