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Universities mourn 'Mother of the nation' Winnie Mandela

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A quintessential African woman, Winnie Mandela was looked up to as a feminist icon who was never afraid to speak her mind and always stood her ground against odds. Winnie Mandela during her exile in Brandfort in 1977. 'The best years of my life have been spent under banning orders. The convicted murderer, Jerry Richardson, claimed that Winnie had ordered the attack, and she was sentenced to six years in jail on charges of kidnapping and accessory to assault. Read More »

Florida vehicle crash: Tributes paid to Stephenson family

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Investigators aren't certain whether they were in the SUV when it tumbled into the sea. The woman and her husband have three children - one of whom is disabled - and have been accused of obtaining the property to sell it for property under the Right to Buy housing scheme. Read More »

Habitat for Humanity ReStore Opening May 1st

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Statistics show that homeownership provides stability because an individual is secure in the knowledge of knowing where they will be living in the future. LHFH is an equal housing lender, and follows a non-discriminatory policy of homeowner selection. Eligible applicants must have current housing need, be able to make an affordable monthly mortgage payment, and be willing to partner with Habitat to accomplish sweat-equity hours and other requirements, like completing financial education and ... Read More »

Tracy Morgan Heckles Jimmy Fallon in Hilarious 'Tonight Show' Skit

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She is set to join Mr. Fallon on stage throughout the program, interview scheduled guests and end the night with a performance. The network said it's the first time two people have ever shared the show's host duties. One person tweeted: "This is bad!" while another said: "WTF is up with this Jimmy Fallon Cardi B collab?" Cardi B is still out here making money moves, and this time said movements are in late-night television. Read More »

Lok Sabha less likely to take up no-trust motion

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And thereafter it kept getting adjourned till 5.15 PM repeatedly and was finally adjourned for the day. Earlier, adjournments were ordered till 2 p.m., and again till 2.45 p.m. While leaders of the ruling BJP have been maintaining that the opposition is stalling parliamentary debate and discussion, some in the opposition say it suits the government to not have any business, which is why they are not making any reconciliatory efforts as the UPA leaders used to in the past. Read More »

Zuckerberg to testify before US Congress over privacy row

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Asked about those tweets and whether he would consider taking legal action against any companies that illicitly accessed user data, Mr Zuckerberg said Facebook would allow the UK's Information Commissioner to investigate first but would "take legal action if we need to do that to protect people's information". Read More »

Transgender Kids Are Born to Women Wearing Jeans: Kerala Teacher

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The name of these children is "transgender" or 'napumsakam' . "Already, more than six trans people have been born in Kerala", he continued, according to the Deccan Chronicle . While Kumar's derogatory and offensive remarks betray a severe lack of knowledge regarding the transgender community and gender in general, according to reports , the professor claimed to have a "scientific explanation for why transgender and autistic children are born". Read More »

MP: 5 religious leaders get MoS status ahead of state elections

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The opposition Congress Party slammed the move by the party. Digvijaya Singh, who would be finishing his Narmada Yatra on 9 April, has been documenting the illegal mining and the pollution taking place in the river. "With his yatra covering 70 Lok Sabha constituencies and support of the babas on the tree plantation scam, it is possible that our CM must have sensed danger", said a party leader. Read More »

Quake of magnitude 6.8 strikes Bolivia

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The quake struck in the southeast of the country at a depth of 562 kilometers (348 miles), about 200 kilometers from Tarija, and near the border with Paraguay, the USGS said. People gather outdoors after sensing an quake in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on April 2, 2018. "Soon after, the administration of the building told us to evacuate". Read More »

Luann de Lesseps denies she wore blackface on 'Real Housewives'

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Bravo TV star Luann de Lesseps is catching major heat for her controversial Diana Ross costume! And while de Lesseps garnered some sympathy talking about her failed relationship, she also stirred up a lot of anger and outrage when she dressed as Diana Ross for Medley's Halloween party by wearing a massive afro wig and darkened skin. Read More »

Brother of Scottsdale CEO found responsible for Rebecca Zahau's 2011 hanging death

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Shacknai, 54, hung his head as the verdicts were being read. A coroner ruled Zahau's death a suicide, but her family believes Adam killed her and staged her death to make it look like she took her own life. The decision was the culmination of a civil case against Shacknai, the brother of Zahau's boyfriend, millionaire Jonah Shacknai. Adam Shacknai said he emerged from his room early the next morning and saw Zahau's nude body hanging from the balcony. Read More »

Will force Nawaz to quit politics: Zardari

The Senate website also shows them as independent senators hitherto, making Pakistan People's Party against the largest party in the House with 20 senators, followed by PML-N with 17 senators and PTI with 12 lawmakers. "PPP suffered the most due to wrong decisions of the court but still we respect our institutions and are seeking justice for judicial murder of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ". Read More »

Facebook removes hundreds of accounts linked to Russian troll factory

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Warner added. Even past year, Facebook noticed that the IRA was involved with over three thousand divisive ads, targeted at American users during the elections. None of those Russians have been arrested, and Russia is not expected to extradite any of them to the United States. Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook's Head of Cybersecurity Policy, told CBS News that Tuesday's announcement was the result of a lengthy technical analysis that was separate and distinct from the Mueller indictments. Read More »

My govt has done most for BR Ambedkar, says Modi

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The bandh was held to oppose the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the SC/ST Act which allows the accused to seek anticipatory bail, apart from making a preliminary inquiry mandatory for registering an FIR. "Instead of dragging him into politics, we should all try to walk on the path he has shown us". This building will serve as transit accommodation for Members of Parliament, Modi said, while noting that the project has been completed well within the stipulated time and cost. Read More »

Unemployment unchanged at 6.1pc in March

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In the euro area, the indicator has declined to 8.5 per cent against 8.6 per cent in January and 9.5 per cent in February past year. Furthermore, Ireland's jobless rate is nearly than two-and-a-half percentage points below the current Eurozone average of 8.5%. Read More »

More Syrian rebels exit stronghold near Damascus

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The government's key ally Russian Federation announced on Sunday that Jaysh al-Islam had agreed to an evacuation. The rebel enclave in eastern Qalamoun includes several towns and a barren expanse of mountainous territory. It said those on board were fighters and family members belonging to the Army of Islam, the largest rebel group in eastern Ghouta. Out of the almost 400,000 people besieged in eastern Ghouta for years by Syrian government forces, 130,000 had fled in the last three weeks, ... Read More »

Send National Guard to border? California is undecided

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Trump wants to send the USA military to protect the border with Mexico while the new border wall he wants is built and Nielsen also said the administration was "looking into options for the military to build a wall" on military installations on the border. Read More »

Police shoot man holding metal pipe in Brooklyn

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At just before 5 p.m., the New York Police Department received multiple 911 calls about a man described as "pointing what is described as a silver firearm at people on the street", Chief of Department Terence Monahan said in a statement, noting that three different callers said the man had a gun. Read More »

Donald Trump: US preparing military to secure border with Mexico

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Trump has been frustrated that Congress has not turned over funding to make good on his campaign promise to build a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border. While announcing his military plan for the border, Trump praised Mexico for efforts to break up the caravan. "I think that it's something we have to do", Mr. Read More »

President-elect Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone

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The heads of International Observation Missions have met ahead of announcement of official results of Saturday's Sierra Leone presidential run-off election. Now is the time for all leaders to demonstrate their continued commitment to the Constitution, Sierra Leone's democratic institutions, and her people. Read More »

Fury in Cork as Norwegian cuts flights

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In January, Norwegian had doubled its frequency from two to four flights a week on its service to Providence Green Airport, Rhode Island , located just over one hour from Boston. Norwegian will continue to assess the routes before confirming its 2019 schedule. However, Shannon Airport has confirmed that Norwegian's service to Stewart International Airport, Orange County - just 90 minutes from NY - will expand from three to four for Winter 2018/19. Read More »

Former MSU football players in court, change pleas

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Their guilty pleas were accepted Wednesday morning by Judge Rosemarie Aquilina in Ingham County Circuit Court. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. King originally was charged with first- and third- degree criminal sexual conduct, which means he could have faced up to life in prison. The charges stem from a January 2017 incident at an apartment on MSU's campus. Read More »

Leaders of Iran, Russia and Turkey to Fulfill on Syria

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US President Donald Trump has said "nobody has been tougher" on Russia than him even as he expressed hope that having a good relationship with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin would be a "great thing". The format Russia-Turkey-Iran has become one of those tools that helped radically change the situation in Syria . Rouhani also reiterated that there can be no military solution to the Syrian crisis . Read More »

Bowhead whales have diverse songbook

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While most research on baleen whale songs to date has focused on the humpback whale, University of Washington oceanographer Kate Stafford and fellow researchers concluded after their three-year study of bowhead whales that they are rivaled only songbirds in the diversity and interannual variability of songs. Read More »

A family born from the heart, not the womb

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In each state, either neighbors or teachers reported possible child abuse and authorities investigated the complaints. The couple's other children - Hannah , 16, Devonte , 15, and Sierra, 12 - are still missing. It is believed they continued south along Highway 101 until they reached Highway 1 in Leggett, California. A British family of four killed in a crash on a Florida motorway have been pictured for the first time. Read More »

Why Has the Dow Jones Plunged 500 Points in One Day?

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The Dow tumbled as much as 500 points, or about 2%, at the open as wary investors sold off industrial giants with heavy exposure to China . As China slapped retaliatory tariffs on numerous USA agricultural goods, investors may fear a global trade war . Read More »

Trump's new economic adviser says it's possible China tariffs won't happen

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Beijing has already rolled out reprisal measures. "Because they've been going on for many years". I don't know how high it is. "President Trump is going to deal with it. "Trump is putting his cards on the table, he's standing up for this country", he said . "He's standing up for this country, but he's also standing up for a better world trade". Read More »