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Ex-University of Mississippi Student Indicted for Noose on James Meredith Statue
A former University of Mississippi student was indicted Friday on federal civil rights charges for allegedly hanging a rope and a flag featuring the Confederate battle flag around the neck of a statue of James Meredith, the university's first black student. Graeme ...
Ole Miss Student Indicted For Hanging Noose Around Statue Honoring School's ...Huffington Post
Man indicted on 2 federal charges in case of noose left on integration statue at ...U-T San Diego
Man charged in noose left on integration statue at Ole MissWHP Harrisburg
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Jury reaches verdict in Ellen Pao case
SAN FRANCISCO — Reporters and lawyers raced back to San Francisco Superior Court Friday on the news that the jury had reached a verdict in Ellen Pao's gender bias suit against Kleiner Perkins and would announce it at 2 p.m. San Francisco time.
Jury Finds Pao's Gender Not A Major Factor In Firing From Kleiner PerkinsCBS Local
Jury finds Kleiner Perkins not liable in any claims in Ellen Pao's gender ...The Verge
Jury reaches verdict in Silicon Valley gender-bias lawsuitSan Francisco Chronicle
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OU probe: SAE chant originated on national frat cruise
The University of Oklahoma will hire a new vice president to handle diversity efforts in the wake of the racist chant that made national headlines earlier this month, the university's president announced Friday. University president David Boren announced the ...
University of Oklahoma unveils racist chant probe findingsWashington Times
Okla. fraternity members learned racist chant on SAE cruiseNew York Daily News
Racist chant taught on fraternity leadership cruise, university saysLos Angeles Times
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OU: SAE Learned Racist Song at 2011 National 'Leadership Cruise'
*The Sigma Alpha Epsilon members who were caught on video singing a racist song learned the offensive lyrics at a national fraternity leadership cruise four years ago, the University of Oklahoma revealed Friday. In a document obtained by The Huffington ...
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Fed rate hike may be warranted later this year: Yellen
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is giving "serious consideration" to beginning to reduce its accommodative monetary policy and a rate hike may be warranted later this year, although a downturn in core inflation or wage growth could ...
Yellen Sees Gradual Pace of Rate Rises Starting This YearBloomberg
Fed's Janet Yellen Pitches Cautious Tack on Rate IncreasesWall Street Journal
Fed Chair Yellen: Rate hikes will be gradualUSA TODAY
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Indiana Gov. Pence Signs Religious Objections Bill
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence vigorously defended the state religious objections bill that he signed into law Thursday as businesses and organizations including the NCAA pressed concerns that it could open the door to legalizing discrimination against gay ...
Anti-Gay Law Angers Everyone From Miley Cyrus To The NCAARefinery29
19 states that have 'religious freedom' laws like Indiana's that no one is boycottingWashington Post (blog)
Indiana Governor Gets 'Right Side of History' Tattoo on ForeheadHuffington Post (blog) (satire)
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Man Loses 'Beloved Home' in NYC Explosion, Fire
A New Yorker feels lucky to be alive after a fire and explosion destroyed his "beloved home of two years" in New York's East Village Thursday afternoon. Parker Voss considers himself lucky he wasn't at home when the blaze and building collapse ruined ...
Actress Drea de Matteo loses apartment in NYC blastWashington Post
Drea de Matteo's Home Burns In New York City FireHuffington Post
Drea De Matteo's Apartment Destroyed in New York City Building CollapseVariety
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Watch Barack Obama and 'The Wire' Creator Talk Criminal Justice Reform
President Barack Obama sat down with The Wire creator David Simon for a thought-provoking conversation about criminal justice reform, our nation's "bank-breaking" habit of incarcerating drug-related offenses and the challenges facing police. Obama, who ...
What the New White House Video Gets Wrong About PrisonsPacific Standard
Obama talks drug war with 'The Wire' creator: HBO show 'greatest piece of art' in ...Boston Herald
Barack Obama Interviews 'The Wire' Creator David Simon About The War on ...Headlines & Global News
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The popular group chat tool Slack suffered a hack of its central database last month, the company admitted Friday, potentially compromising users' profile information like log-on data, email addresses and phone numbers.
The database also holds any additional information users may have added to their profiles like their Skype IDs.[ Watch out for 11 signs you've been hacked -- and learn how to fight back, in InfoWorld's PDF special report. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld's Security newsletter. ]
The passwords were encrypted using a hashing technique. There was no indication the hackers were able to decrypt the passwords, Slack Technologies said in a blog post. No financial or payment information was accessed or compromised, it said.
Actress Drea de Matteo loses apartment in NYC blast
FILE - This March 5, 2015 file photo shows, actress Drea de Matteo during the Wizard World Comic Con Fan Fest Chicago at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. Among those who lost their homes in the powerful blast and fire in ...
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The U.S. Congress is moving forward quickly with legislation that would encourage private companies to share cyberthreat information with government agencies, despite concerns that two leading bills weaken consumer privacy protections.
The House of Representatives Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to approve the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (PCNA), just two days after the bill was introduced.[ Deep Dive: How to rethink security for the new world of IT. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld's Security newsletter. ]
The House bill "is a cybersurveillance bill at least as much as it is a cybersecurity bill, and it is written so broadly that it could wind up making the Internet less safe," Robyn Greene, policy counsel at the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute [OTI], said by email.
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Gunmen storm Mogadishu hotel, detonate car bomb
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Somali police take position after Islamist group al Shabaab attacked Maka Al-Mukarama hotel in the capital and killed at least 9 people. A soldier walks past at the scene of a car bomb attack that turned the gate MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/Getty Images ...
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Google's latest enhancement to Cloud Platform is not a new feature but a repackaging of an existing innovation. But it's a downright useful offering all the same.
Cloud Launcher is a gallery of applications that can be deployed to Google Cloud Platform with one click. Many of the offered apps are courtesy of a partnership with an existing app-packaging solution, Bitnami. The service's catalog includes many commonly deployed applications, such as WordPress or SugarCRM, plus development stacks (LAMP) and stack components (Nginx, Node.js).
Apple CEO Tim Cook To Donate His Fortune To Charity
Aside from paying for his nephew's college education, Cook has pledged to give away what is believed to be close to a billion dollars. By David Lumb. Apple CEO Tim Cook is donating his entire fortune to charity. Well, minus his nephew's college education, ...
The rich give away their wealthReuters
Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortuneseattlepi.com
Apple's Tim Cook to donate his wealth (after paying his nephew's college fees)Fox News
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