Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

Cal Thomas: Students at Seattle Law School are being denied a well-rounded education by the free speech police

Seattle University Law School  (Google Earth ) If it were a plague, the government would rush to quarantine the infected, as occurred during Europe’s Black Death in the 14th century. An immigration debate at Seattle University School of Law is a plague of a different sort, but deadly in a different way. The victim here is the right to free ...

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Liberia awaits 1st-round results in election to succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Liberia’s provisional election results are expected Thursday, the election commission said Wednesday, as the West African nation waits to see who will succeed the Nobel Peace Prize winner who led the country’s recovery from Ebola and civil war. A runoff election was widely expected with 20 candidates vying to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first female president. The National Election ...

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Andrew Wiggins, Timberwolves finally agree to mega deal

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Facebook to launch new virtual reality headset, 'Oculus Go'

Facebook Inc plans to release a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing for more mobile uses than the company’s existing Oculus Rift product, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) Facebook Inc plans to release a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing ...

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After warm welcome for Trudeau, Trump hints at bilateral trade deal with Canada

U.S. President Donald Trump says he’d be willing to negotiate a free trade deal directly with Canada in the event NAFTA talks fail. But Trump said it’s not yet clear whether talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement will succeed. “We’ll see what happens,” the president told reporters during a photo op with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “We ...

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Did Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie seal Harvey Weinstein's fate?

They waited years to speak, but two of Hollywood’s most powerful women might have helped seal the fate of Harvey Weinstein. Both Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie added their first-person accounts of uncomfortable experiences with Weinstein to the ever-growing list of accusations against the movie mogul from women alleging decades of systematic sexual harassment and assault. The accusers have come ...

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NFL says anthem issue to be 'front and centre' in upcoming meeting

NFL owners will meet next week to consider changes to a game manual that says players “should” stand during the national anthem, a guideline the league has left to the discretion of players who kneeled in large numbers after criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump. Commissioner Roger Goodell told club executives Tuesday in a memo obtained by The Associated Press ...

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