Fresno State says Barbara Bush-bashing professor can be fired despite tenure

Fresno State is investigating comments made by professor Randa Jarrar, who said former first lady Barbara Bush was an “amazing racist,” among other things, just an hour after her death was announced.  (California State University, Fresno) California State University’s Fresno campus is investigating after one of their English professors tweeted…

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Queen wants Charles to lead Commonwealth

Image copyright PA Image caption The Queen arrived at the state dinner for the heads of the Commonwealth countries flanked by Prince Charles, Baroness Scotland and Theresa May The Queen has appealed to Commonwealth leaders to appoint her son, Prince Charles, to succeed her as their head. She said it…

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May: Brexit allows more for NHS and schools

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: Brexit will offer new opportunities for the UK Theresa May has said that Brexit means there will be more money available to spend on the NHS and schools. The prime minister told the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg Brexit “would deliver a…

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Cabinet agrees ‘need for action’ in Syria

Image copyright EPA Image caption In April 2017 the US launched cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase after a chemical weapons attack Cabinet ministers have agreed “on the need to take action” in Syria to “deter the further use of chemical weapons”, Downing Street has said. Ministers at a cabinet…

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Windrush generation treatment ‘appalling’

Image copyright PA Image caption The Windrush generation began arriving in the UK in 1948 The home secretary has apologised for the treatment of the Windrush generation, saying it was “wrong” and “appalling” that some face deportation. Many immigrants who arrived from the Commonwealth decades ago as children have been…

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Facebook Scans the Photos and Links You Send on Messenger

System aims to detect content that violates standards Company on the defensive about how it handles private data Mark Zuckerberg raised questions about Messenger’s practices and privacy. Zuckerberg told Vox’s Ezra Klein a story about receiving a phone call related to ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. Facebook had detected people trying…

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These Key Psychological Differences Can Determine Whether You’re A Liberal Or Conservative

Politically, Americans are highly divided. When it comes to issues of race, immigration, national security, and environmental protection, they disagree about how the government should handle things like never before. Relative to polls in the 1990s, Republicans are now much more likely to say poor people have it easy, while Democrats…

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North Korea announces end to missile testing as Trump cites ‘big progress’

close Video Report: North Korea to suspend nuclear testing Pyongyang to freeze long-range missile tests, plans to close nuclear test site. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced Friday that his country will be suspending missile testing and closing a nuclear test site, several reports said. “From April 21, North…

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Flight Records Disprove Trump’s Claim About ‘Pee Tape’ Weekend Whereabouts

President Donald Trump reportedly told former FBI Director James Comey — twice — that he didn’t spend a single night in Moscow when the infamous “pee tape” was allegedly made. But Bloomberg and Politico have obtained flight records for Trump’s jet that indicate he actually spent two nights in the Russian capital when he…

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Ex-spy ‘improving rapidly’ after poisoning

Image caption Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, remain in hospital Russian former spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in a critical condition after being poisoned by a nerve agent, doctors have said. Salisbury District Hospital said Mr Skripal is responding well to treatment and “improving rapidly”. Mr…

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Conservative Pundit Urges Melania Trump: It’s Time To Leave Your ‘Jerk Of A Husband’

Conservative pundit and HLN host S.E. Cupp urged first lady Melania Trump on Tuesday to leave her husband for the humiliation she’s had to endure as women come forward alleging they’ve had affairs with President Donald Trump. Earlier this week, adult film star Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, provided…

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