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People US Supreme Court gives black death row inmate reprieve
Author: 0 US Supreme Court gives black death row inmate reprieve

Tharpe "wasn't in the "good" black folks category in my book, should get the electric chair for what he did", Gattie's statement said, adding that after "studying the Bible, I have wondered if black people even have souls". The majority in Tharpe v. Sellers acknowledges that Tharpe faces a "high bar" for showing that jurists of reason could find that that the district court abused its discretion in denying his motion.

People Nick Kyrgios has to avoid 'next big thing' category, says Mark Philippoussis
Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios has to avoid 'next big thing' category, says Mark Philippoussis

Zverev played a shot near the net and Kyrgios reached the net thinking to defend the ball but that decision backfired as Kyrgios or his raquet missed the ball completely and hit him right on the face. A week later Harrison and Kokkinakis had to be separated by officials during a fiery match, with Harrison reportedly saying "Wawrinka should've decked Kyrgios and I should deck that kid".

People Netanyahu defends son taped illicitly outside strip club
Author: 0 Netanyahu defends son taped illicitly outside strip club

In the recording Yair Netanyahu can apparently be heard telling Ori Maimon, son of Kobi Maimon, "Bro, you got to spot me". The recording, aired late on Monday by Israeli Hadashot News, was made in 2015 while Netanyahu's son, Yair, toured strip clubs in Tel Aviv while partying with two friends.

Author: 0 Oprah's Mates Say She's Actually Thinking About Running For Prez In 2020

Oprah Winfrey's best friend, Gayle King, is downplaying any suggestion that Winfrey might run for president . In his opening monologue, host Seth Meyers joked that his comments at the White House Correspondents' Dinner in 2011 about Donald Trump being unqualified to run for president reportedly encouraged Trump to throw his hat in the ring.

People Macron appeals to China for partnership in climate, Africa
Author: 0 Macron appeals to China for partnership in climate, Africa

Macron started his three-day visit in Xian as a gesture to Chinese President Xi Jinping's huge New Silk Road project , an initiative to connect Asia and Europe by road, rail and sea. Emmanuel Macron - Président de la République Française - Pékin - Janvier 2018" ("Mr. Emmanuel Macron - President of the French Republic - Beijing - January 2018 ").

People CBB: Drag queen Courtney Act red-hot favourite to scoop crown
Author: 0 CBB: Drag queen Courtney Act red-hot favourite to scoop crown

She attacked the art of drag after housemate Shane Jenek , who is better known for performing as Courtney Act , helped a fellow contestant, Apprentice star Andrew Brady , to transform into a drag queen. 'Please don't associate trans people with India Willoughby , she's a bad representative for the trans community... "It is more complex cos there is more than two answers and people aren't used to that".

People Molson Coors acquires Aspall cider
Author: 0 Molson Coors acquires Aspall cider

After 280 years and eight generations of family ownership, Suffolk cider brand Aspall is set to sell up to USA beer giant Molston Coors. But the United Kingdom remains the largest market for cider on the continent, accounting for roughly 45% of all sales.

People Oprah Winfrey
Author: 0 Oprah Winfrey "Actively Thinking" About Running for President in 2020

In 2011, at the White House correspondents' dinner, comedian and talk show host Seth Meyers tore into Donald Trump for considering a run at the U.S. "The question is, does she want to do it?" political commentator Van Jones said. The reason behind the whispers, however short-lived and unlikely, of an Oprah candidacy, is obvious: In her speech, as in her life, she presents a welcome contrast to the incumbent USA president, or men with the arrogance of privilege everywhere.

Author: 0 President Trump Caught Flubbing the National Anthem On-Camera at NCAA Title Game

In the footage, you see Trump, standing alongside students before the NCAA College Football Playoff Championship game between Alabama and Georgia in Atlanta, USA. Previous surveys have found that many American's don't know the full lyrics to the United States anthem, but for the U.S. president, a man who has attacked footballers for their actions during the anthem, his inability to sing the lyrics proved unpopular online.

People Winter weather advisory posted for SC upstate
Author: 0 Winter weather advisory posted for SC upstate

Snow amounts should be light, however, before the quick hit system moves out. Regardless of how much falls, it is nearly a sure bet that the metro area will see its largest snowfall of the season. Today and tonight - some freezing drizzle is possible late tonight, leading to slick spots on untreated surfaces. This winter storm watch includes the Sierra Nevada between Yosemite National Park and the Kern County line.

People BJP targeting youth leaders: Jignesh Mevani
Author: 0 BJP targeting youth leaders: Jignesh Mevani

The organisers, however, said that the programme would go on as per the intended schedule. "If an elected representative does not have the right to do so, then this is Gujarat model", Mevani said to loud cheers from a crowd comprising student activists from Delhi, Lucknow and Allahabad among other places.

People Top Indian politician jailed over corruption scam
Author: 0 Top Indian politician jailed over corruption scam

IMAGE: RJD chief Lalu Yadav escorted by police officials after appearing at the special CBI court in Ranchi on Wednesday. Sumit Yadav, Madan Yadav's neighbour in Ranchi , lodged a case of assault and theft of Rs.10,000 against him and Laxman Mahto.

People Syria: Israeli missiles target Damascus military outposts
Author: 0 Syria: Israeli missiles target Damascus military outposts

A statement from the General Command of the Army and Armed Forces posted on the website of the Syrian government claimed that the attacks began just before 3 a.m. The statement said the Syrian army holds Israel "fully responsible" for the actions. Israeli officials have, however, confirmed in the past that strikes inside Syria have targeted weapons shipments believed to be headed to the Lebanon-based militant group Hezbollah.

People 226 people injured in South Africa trains collision
Author: 0 226 people injured in South Africa trains collision

Paramedics arrived on the scene to find that one of the carriages had derailed, but had not overturned, spokesperson Russell Meiring said. Officials and rescue services personnel on the scene of a train collision in Germiston on 9 January 2018.

People Slip-sliding down the Sahara snow
Author: 0 Slip-sliding down the Sahara snow

Snow rarely falls in the Sahara where temperatures in the summer frequently hit 38C to 40C (100F to 104F), but it is the third time in nearly 40 years that Ain Sefra has seen snow, with it also receiving a blanketing in 2016 and 2017. The town received snowfall in December of 2016 as well. "We were really surprised when we woke up to see snow again". TSA Algeria reported that just over 40 cm of snow fell, starting in the early hours of the morning and that it began to thaw after 5 ...

People Indian Newspaper Society expresses 'serious concern' over Aadhaar data breach FIR
Author: 0 Indian Newspaper Society expresses 'serious concern' over Aadhaar data breach FIR

Named Aadhaar , the programme is backed by the world's biggest biometric database, which operator Unique Identification Authority of India , or UIDAI , says was not breached. "Rather than addressing the loopholes which would actually ensure safety and security of the data and allay the general concerns about this, the UIDAI has chosen to persecute those whose actions appear to have been only in public interest, that is, drawing attention to the possibility of data insecurity before someone ...

People Man causes $11000 in damages trying to kill spider inside apartment
Author: 0 Man causes $11000 in damages trying to kill spider inside apartment

The man used a torch-style lighter to try and kill the huge wolf spider after spotting it in the bedroom of his flat, said Lyndsey Wisegarver, a caregiver to the residents. The fire, which started shortly before noon in the 2500 block of Waldon Street in downtown, was extinguished within 20 minutes, Pitt said. Ms Wisegarver and the two men living in the apartment were told it was uninhabitable and that they would have to find another place to live.

People Alligators, encased in ice, endure North Carolina's cold snap
Author: 0 Alligators, encased in ice, endure North Carolina's cold snap

The park's general manager George Howard said the alligators' form of hibernation is called brumation. 'Just hanging out in the water, ' said the narrator of the video. With noses poked through the ice they can breathe but don't have to move. At least not while the water is still frozen around them. The reptiles will lower their body temperatures and metabolism so they can survive the frigid weather.

People Theresa May's chaotic Cabinet reshuffle: Brandon Lewis appointed Conservative Party chairman
Author: 0 Theresa May's chaotic Cabinet reshuffle: Brandon Lewis appointed Conservative Party chairman

Ms Greening replaced Nicky Morgan as Education Secretary on July 14 2016 after Theresa May won the Conservative Party leadership election and became Prime Minister. THERESA MAY'S cabinet reshuffle fuelled fears that she has lost authority - with reports that frontbenchers refused to be moved. East Hampshire MP Damian Hinds has been appointed as the new Education Secretary.

People Coulter On Salvadorans: 'They've Got To Go'
Author: 0 Coulter On Salvadorans: 'They've Got To Go'

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has decided that El Salvador has finally recovered enough from a 2001 natural disaster that it can handle the return of its citizens, who had been allowed to remain in the U.S.by the Bush and Obama administrations under special Temporary Protected Status .

People Russian Federation says troops left in Syria are enough to repel attacks
Author: 0 Russian Federation says troops left in Syria are enough to repel attacks

He recalled that in making the decision to pull out its military personnel from Syria "Russia proceeded from the assumption there are no grounds for conducting major offensive operations". During a visit to the Hmeimim air base on December 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory over "the most combat-capable worldwide terrorist group" - a reference to the extremist group Islamic State (IS) - and announced a partial withdrawal of Russian troops.

People Media Mogul Oprah Winfrey Draws US Presidential Interest
Author: 0 Media Mogul Oprah Winfrey Draws US Presidential Interest

But watching that speech again makes us day dream of a world where President Winfrey rules. Following the speech, hordes of celebrities took to Twitter to praise her for her courageous words, while others suggested the speech indicated she might be planning to run for USA president in 2020.

People ACLU wants prisons to end ban on mass incarceration book
Author: 0 ACLU wants prisons to end ban on mass incarceration book

They said the book already was being used as a teaching tool in a state program that requires inmates to enrol in college-level courses while incarcerated. She said that the ban had reinforced one of the key themes of the book: that mass incarceration was not at its core a system of crime prevention but instead "a system of racial and social control".

People Inferno at Cricklewood paint factory shoots 'fireballs' into the sky
Author: 0 Inferno at Cricklewood paint factory shoots 'fireballs' into the sky

Firefighters are tackling a massive fire at a North London paint factory tonight as eyewitnesses reported seeing the blaze for miles around the city. "There is a huge trail of thick black smoke". An electrical cupboard on the ground floor was destroyed, but the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

People Relief for Indians as Trump drops H-1B visa proposal
Author: 0 Relief for Indians as Trump drops H-1B visa proposal

In the last few days, a gloom has descended over India's technology industry after a report stated that the Donald Trump administration is planning to deny an extension of H-1B visa to foreign workers beyond the maximum permissible period of six years.

People Giant fire at the University of Bristol
Author: 0 Giant fire at the University of Bristol

Students have been evacuated from the library, with the university announcing: "Everyone's accounted for". There are no reports of any injuries. The fire is reported to be in the Fry Building, which has been under refurbishment, in the shadow of Wills Memorial Building.

People Ryan murder: 16-year-old student accused of killing Pradyuman denied bail
Author: 0 Ryan murder: 16-year-old student accused of killing Pradyuman denied bail

The additional district sessions court JS Kundu gave alternative names to be used during reporting for the media: the court ordered the accused to be referred to as Bholu and the victim to be Prince. CBI said that the boy killed Pradyuman to postpone the examination and parents meeting in the school. On 20 December 2017, the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) declared that the accused boy will be treated as an adult and undergo the regular trial in court.

People Experts Warn: Throw Out Your Romaine Lettuce. Like, Now
Author: 0 Experts Warn: Throw Out Your Romaine Lettuce. Like, Now

It's unusual for Consumer Reports to issue a food warning when the CDC and FDA haven't issued a recall, Halloran said. Investigators at the U.S. CDC have confirmed through whole genome sequencing that the E. The agency linked the outbreak to romaine lettuce and encouraged individuals in the five provinces with known cases to consider eating other varieties of lettuce instead.

People US Vice President to Visit Middle East on January 20
Author: 0 US Vice President to Visit Middle East on January 20

Vice President Mike Pence will visit Israel later this month, his office announced. Palestinian officials have pressured local church leaders to reject Pence's visit and follow the example of the Egyptian Coptic Church whose pope has refused to meet the U.S.

Author: 0 North, South Korea begin rare talks at the border ahead of Olympics

Critics called Kim's mixed message a gambit to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington, weaken US -led worldwide pressure and buy time for North Korea to flawless its nuclear weapons. But North Korea could demand some rewards in exchange for those steps, such as the revival of stalled cooperation projects that are lucrative for the North or the suspensions of annual U.S.

People Netflix Plans To Take The FCC To Court Over Net Neutrality
Author: 0 Netflix Plans To Take The FCC To Court Over Net Neutrality

Net neutrality was a way for the internet to stay a free market, but by repealing the act it deregulates the broadband indusry and eliminates rules that have prohibited internet providers from blocking certain traffic. He has also argued that the change would withstand any legal challenge, as it essentially restores the rules to what they were before 2015. A spokeswoman for the FCC directed CNNMoney to a section of the final order for net neutrality, in which the FCC asserts authority ...

People How Michael Wolff Got All Trump's Secrets For Fire And Fury Book
Author: 0 How Michael Wolff Got All Trump's Secrets For Fire And Fury Book

Wolff is not the first person to suggest that a friendly, or flattering, relationship with the president goes a long way. Mr Bannon still stands by the remarks, but claims they were directed at then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort and not Donald Trump Jnr, whom he calls a "patriot and a good man".

People North and South Korea talks result of my 'tough stance': Donald Trump
Author: 0 North and South Korea talks result of my 'tough stance': Donald Trump

While South Korea's skating pairs did not qualify for the 2018 Winter Games, North Korean skaters Ryom Tae-ok, 18, and Kim Ju-sik, 25, made the cut at the Nebelhorn Trophy in Germany past year. USA officials are right to be concerned that Moon could agree to too many concessions with the North, but détente should be given a chance. The South Korean government is also prepping for the talks with several strategic meetings this weekend.

People Response to Kansas lawmaker's remarks uncertain
Author: 0 Response to Kansas lawmaker's remarks uncertain

Alford have no place in our Statehouse, in our state or in our country". During Saturday's coffee, Rep. John Doll, a Republican from Garden City, said Kansas shouldn't even consider legalizing recreational marijuana in light of U.S. "He come up and told me I'm a racist", Alford told The Topeka Capital-Journal. Basically, I got called a racist, which I'm really not, and it's just the way people - the interpretation of people.

People Shooter's wife knew about Pulse attack beforehand, records show
Author: 0 Shooter's wife knew about Pulse attack beforehand, records show

Questions about how much Salman knew of her husband's plans have circulated since the beginning. She faces charges of aiding and abetting by providing material support to a terrorist , and obstruction of justice. When she caught him looking at the Pulse nightclub website , he told her, "This is my target", Salman recounted. Mateen then shot into the crowd, killing 49 and wounding an addition 58.