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by | August 31, 2018 | 18:13

The move comes two months after President Donald Trump's administration announced it was cancelling the previous Obama administration's support for so-called affirmative action programmes. In this case, the losers appear to be hard-working Asian-Americans who are routinely judged to be drones lacking positive personality traits in order to make the numbers work out the way Harvard want them to work out.

by | August 31, 2018 | 16:12

Labour MP Louise Ellman and Owen Jones, political commentator and labour activist are in the studio to discuss this latest development. In a letter, Mr Field said: 'I am resigning the whip for two principal reasons. "Few events would give me greater pleasure than to apply to the Parliamentary Labour Party for the whip". But he said his hope "could not have been more wide of the mark" and the party is now intolerant.

by | August 31, 2018 | 14:16

It is not clear yet whether the proposed plan to purchase all the information from American Media has attracted the interest of federal prosecutors in NY, who last week obtained a guilty plea from Cohen over a $130,000 payment to the adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, also known as Stormy Daniels , and a $150,000 payment to a Playboy model, Karen McDougal .

by | August 31, 2018 | 14:12

Biden then told an anecdote about how both and he and McCain were reprimanded by party leaders in 1996 for their seating arrangements. "John believed in us, John believed in the American people ". Several presidents, including Abraham Lincoln, have also lain in state and McCain's casket will lie atop Lincoln's catafalque, a wooden structure that has been used in several ceremonies in past years.

by | August 31, 2018 | 09:58

A motorist who came upon the scene described it as chaotic as passengers were on the ground and people were screaming. Truck driver Santos Soto III shot video showing the front of the Greyhound sheared off and the semi split open, with its contents strewn across the highway.

by | August 31, 2018 | 08:26

Oddly enough, the jury found Oliver not guilty of the lesser counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by a public servant. The sentencing phase of the trial is scheduled to resume Wednesday. Washington said black American youths should feel a little safer because officers know they will be held accountable. The black teen was in the passenger seat of a auto leaving a house party when Oliver shot and killed him.

by | August 30, 2018 | 23:22

Meanwhile, authorities have filed charges against the dead boy's father, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj , and his partner, Jany Leveille. Charges against Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and Leveille in connection with the death of a previously missing three-year-old boy remain, Fox News reports.

by | August 30, 2018 | 21:40

Russian Federation expressed openness to the idea. After more than seven years of fighting, more than 400,000 people are dead or missing, and more than half the population have been driven out of their homes. "That area most likely is under government control, so that requires a constructive, effective government support and a United Nations presence", he said.

by | August 30, 2018 | 21:31

The Australian organiser of her speaking tour, Think Inc , has written to supporters asking them to lobby the newly installed Immigration Minister, David Coleman . Senator Wong told ABC Radio the possible refusal "seems pretty inconsistent", following this week's revelations about how Home Affairs minister Peter Dutton intervened to spare an au pair from deportation.

by | August 30, 2018 | 20:10

The suit argued that Trump blocked the plaintiffs after they criticized the president, which constituted "viewpoint discrimination". In May, Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of the U.S. After the ruling in May, the Justice Department complained about the decision, claiming that Trump's @ RealDonaldTrump Twitter account "belongs to Donald Trump in his personal capacity and is subject to his personal control, not the control of the government".

by | August 30, 2018 | 20:06

The dueling sides hurled pyrotechnics and other objects at each other Monday night, causing several injuries, as a police tried to keep them separated, according to Deutsche Welle . Police said it started with a "verbal dispute" and a 35-year-old German was fatally injured. A brawl broke out on the streets of Chemnitz on Saturday night, following the end of the local Chemnitz festival earlier that evening.

by | August 30, 2018 | 19:47

An image of a partially dressed woman, with what appear to be broken restraints dangling from her wrists, is seen in a still image from security camera video released by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office in Montgomery County, Texas , U.S., on August 26, 2018 and obtained by Reuters August 28, 2018.

by | August 30, 2018 | 19:39

He said he was not out and not ready to be out as far as sexuality'. "He kind of broke down and told me he was married". Since hearing of the accusations against Chris Watts , the anonymous man says although he believed his alleged lover at the time was not happy, there's a chance he was simply saying "what I wanted to hear".

by | August 30, 2018 | 19:27

Authorities raised the death toll from last year's storm to 2,975 on Tuesday, which surpasses that of both Hurricane Katrina in 2005, which is responsible for 1,833 deaths, and the 1928 Okeechobee hurricane in Florida, which killed 2,500 people.

by | August 30, 2018 | 15:41

The EU's Barnier said earlier this month that if solutions could be found to the outstanding issues, "I am sure we can build a future partnership between the EU and the United Kingdom that is unprecedented in scope and depth". "I think when they came out I was very clear on a previous trip that those figures were a work in progress at that particular time", she said according to Sky.

by | August 30, 2018 | 15:41

However, Suzi Jamil , owner of the company organizing Manning's speaking tour in Australia, said late on Wednesday Manning had received a notice from the Australian government informing her Canberra was considering cancelling her visa. The classified and sensitive documents leaked by Manning - who was assigned to an army unit in Iraq as an intelligence analyst - shone a light on the nature of warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan.

by | August 30, 2018 | 14:38

A section 60 order to give police increased stop-and-search powers was imposed on the festival on both days in response to "the recent increase in violent crime in the capital". Notting Hill Carnival Gold Commander Dave Musker said: "On Sunday, my officers along with colleagues from the British Transport Police arrested 133 individuals for a range of offences and 20 weapons were seized, including knives".

by | August 30, 2018 | 10:54

Trump's refusal to direct criticism at Kim and instead blame other parties for a lack of progress comes despite reports the U.S. received a belligerent letter from Pyongyang , which prompted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to cancel a planned trip to North Korea last weekend.

by | August 30, 2018 | 09:04

Speaking at the pro-Israel think tank Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Haley was asked by FDD President Cliff May about the United States relationship with UNRWA, following the restrictions imposed on the agency by the White House and statements from President Trump and others in the administration questioning its viability.

by | August 30, 2018 | 08:35

Russian Federation will hold its biggest war games in almost four decades next month, a massive military exercise that will also involve the Chinese and Mongolian armies. In remarks carried by Russian media, Shoigu said Vostok-2018 would "in some senses [be] even bigger" than 1981 war games staged in eastern Europe during the-then Soviet era.