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Trinity professor who made controversial comments placed on leave

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Trinity professor who made controversial comments placed on leave

- HARTFORD — The Trinity College sociology professor who made controversial comments in a social media post has been placed on leave according to the school’s president. President Joanne Berger-Sweeney sent an email to the college community late Monday. In the email, she said, “I write to inform you that Professor Johnny Williams has been placed on leave, effectively immediately. We’ve determined that a leave is in the best interest of both Professor Williams and the college

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Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

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Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

- The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved."

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Attacks On Trinity Professor: Free Speech Or Intimidation?

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Attacks On Trinity Professor: Free Speech Or Intimidation?

- Trinity Professor Johnny Williams was added this week to a national "Professor Watchlist," a list that academic leaders say conservative groups use to attack professors with views antithetical to theirs. Williams, who made national headlines last week because of two controversial Facebook posts, joined a roster of 200 faculty members who have been selected for advancing "a radical agenda in lecture halls

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UDel professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

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UDel professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

- The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved."

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Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

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Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

- The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved." The Wilmington News Journal reports that anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler said on her personal Facebook page that Otto Warmbier was "typical of a mindset of a lot of the young, white, rich, clueless males" she teaches

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Otto Warmbier, U.S. student who died after N. Korea detention, 'got exactly what he deserved,' Delaware prof says

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Otto Warmbier, U.S. student who died after N. Korea detention, 'got exactly what he deserved,' Delaware prof says

- WILMINGTON, Del. — The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea “got exactly what he deserved.” The Wilmington News Journal reports that anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler said on her personal Facebook page that Otto Warmbier was “typical of a mindset of a lot of the young, white, rich, clueless males” she teaches

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Otto Warmbier, U.S. student who died after N. Korea detention, 'got exactly what he deserved,' Delaware prof says

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Otto Warmbier, U.S. student who died after N. Korea detention, 'got exactly what he deserved,' Delaware prof says

- WILMINGTON, Del. — The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea “got exactly what he deserved.” The Wilmington News Journal reports that anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler said on her personal Facebook page that Otto Warmbier was “typical of a mindset of a lot of the young, white, rich, clueless males” she teaches

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Professor Says Otto Warmbier 'Got What He Deserved' in North Korea

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Professor Says Otto Warmbier 'Got What He Deserved' in North Korea

- (WILMINGTON, Del.) — The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved." The Wilmington News Journal reports that anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler said on her personal Facebook page that Otto Warmbier was "typical of a mindset of a lot of the young, white, rich, clueless males" she teaches

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Melania Trump Captivates Former Prime Minister Of Italy: What He’s Says About The First Lady

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Melania Trump Captivates Former Prime Minister Of Italy: What He’s Says About The First Lady

- With her impeccable style, flawless poise, and smoldering beauty, Melania Trump makes many Americans proud that she’s their first lady. It should come as no surprise that she’s also admired universally. It’s not often world leaders, or those once in powerful positions, gush about the the wives of a U.S. president. Being a former model and possessing extraordinary beauty, Melania is bound to make an impression in a scene rarely comprised of women like her

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Funeral arrangements set for NDSU professor who died from cancer

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Funeral arrangements set for NDSU professor who died from cancer

- MOORHEAD — Funeral arrangements have been made for Amy Taggart, an English professor at North Dakota State University who died from cancer on June 13.Visitation

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World leaders to press Trump on climate change at G20 meeting

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World leaders to press Trump on climate change at G20 meeting

- ROME (AP) — Italy’s premier says that world leaders will keep up the pressure on President Donald Trump to re-think his opposition to the Paris climate pact. Paolo Gentiloni said Monday the Group of 20 meeting of major countries’ leaders, on July 7-8 in Hamburg, Germany, would present the opportunity to lobby the U.S. administration. Gentiloni announced last month at the Group of Seven he hosted in Sicily that Trump wasn’t on board with the other participants in supporting the climate pact

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At least 58 feared dead in London tower fire as prime minister admits failings

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At least 58 feared dead in London tower fire as prime minister admits failings

- LONDON – At least 58 people are feared to have died in the fire that engulfed a London tower block this week, police said on Saturday, as Prime Minister Theresa May admitted that the response from the authorities had not been good enough. With anger mounting over the government's handling of the blaze, May met residents from the Grenfell Tower and vowed to personally oversee the recovery as protesters gathered to demonstrate in the streets around her residence for a second day

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Spurs legend James Silas and son Xavier team up on Father’s Day

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Spurs legend James Silas and son Xavier team up on Father’s Day

- His favorite videotape wasn’t produced in the high definition we enjoy today. Doesn’t matter. Xavier Silas still finds joy in the fuzzy images it produces. He has viewed it countless times; it contains legendary footage of Julius Erving dunking a red, white and blue ABA basketball from the free-throw line during the 1976 All-Star Game. But most important are the eye-opening moves by a bearded tank of a guard named James Silas

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Neil Young Quits Legendary Bridge School Concert For 'Personal Reasons'

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Neil Young Quits Legendary Bridge School Concert For 'Personal Reasons'

- Rock legend Neil Young announced he’s no longer sponsoring the Bridge School Benefit Concert in California, a legendary annual event that has featured some of the biggest names in music for three decades. Young, 71, said he is dropping the concert for “personal reasons,” and did not elaborate. This year’s concert, which usually takes place in October, has been canceled. It’s unclear if it might return in the future

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Australian prime minister says he ‘channels’ Trump in speech

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Australian prime minister says he ‘channels’ Trump in speech

- CANBERRA, Australia | Australia’s prime minister on Friday denied he was impersonating President Donald Trump during an off-the-record speech he gave at Parliament House, describing his performance as “lighthearted and affectionate channeling.” Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has attempted to limit any diplomatic fallout from the speech he gave on Wednesday night at an annual charity ball hosted by the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery after an Australian television network on Thursday broadcast excerpts recorded with a phone

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Turkey's prime minister slams protest by opposition leader

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Turkey's prime minister slams protest by opposition leader

- ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's prime minister on Friday slammed a protest march led by the leader of the country's main opposition party following a 25-year prison sentence handed down to a party lawmaker. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Kemal Kilicdaroglu, as the head of the secular Republican People's Party, should respect the judiciary's decision. "You cannot seek justice on the streets, and Turkey is a state of law

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UD cuts ties with professor over controversial remarks
UD cuts ties with professor over controversial remarks The University of Delaware announced Sunday it has cut ties with an adjunct professor who came under fire for reportedly writing online that an Ohio man who died after a period of captivity in North Korea “got exactly what he deserved.” Katherine Dettwyler, a Newark resident and an anthropology instructor at UD since 2005, will not be hired back to teach at the university, UD said in an unsigned statement   Read More ...
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Death toll climbs after fuel tanker inferno
Death toll climbs after fuel tanker inferno MULTAN, Pakistan -- Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a as authorities on Monday raised the death toll from the blaze to 157. The truck, carrying some 6,600 gallons of gasoline, was traveling from the southern port city of Karachi to Lahore, the Punjab provincial capital, when the driver lost control and crashed on a highway outside the town of Bahawalpur early on Sunday   Read More ...
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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu to Host India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi In A Historic First Visit
Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu to Host India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi In A Historic First Visit Israel and India hope to strengthen their relationship, with a historic first visit. Benjamin Netanyahu plans for the visit of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It will be the first time in history that a sitting Prime Minister of India has ever traveled to Israel according to the Jerusalem Post. Narendra Modi will arrive in Israel on July 4, which happens to be the United States Independence Day   Read More ...
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Update On Hall Of Presidents In Magic Kingdom At WDW – New Opening Date And Will The Other Donald Speak?
Update On Hall Of Presidents In Magic Kingdom At WDW – New Opening Date And Will The Other Donald Speak? Fans of Walt Disney World have been waiting to see exactly what was going to happen to the Hall of Presidents attraction at Magic Kingdom, and now, they’ll have to wait a bit longer. It is originally scheduled to reopen this upcoming week, but there has been a great concern as it appeared as if Donald Trump was not working the company to get it going, but now, there is a new reopening date and an update on whether the president is going to say a few words   Read More ...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Joins Toronto's Pride Parade
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Joins Toronto's Pride Parade Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did what Donald Trump has refused to do for all of June ... walk among his LGBT citizens to honor Pride Month. Trudeau joined in on Canada's largest Pride parade in Toronto Sunday, where he took to the streets to march with members of the LGBT community. He made many stops along the way ... shaking hands and talking to reporters   Read More ...
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Corruption Crackdown Intensifies in Tunisia, and the People Cheer
Corruption Crackdown Intensifies in Tunisia, and the People Cheer Photo TUNIS — The Tunisian prime minister has embarked on a sweeping crackdown against organized crime, arresting nearly a dozen mafia bosses and smuggling barons in recent weeks in an effort to stamp out what has become a nearly existential threat to the young democracy. The campaign, led by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, is proving popular among Tunisians frustrated at increasingly brazen corruption, a stagnating economy and an ever-widening gap between rich and poor   Read More ...
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#BlackLivesMatter professor who went on anti-white rant on Tucker Carlson fired, compares it to being raped
#BlackLivesMatter professor who went on anti-white rant on Tucker Carlson fired, compares it to being raped Adjunct professor Lisa Durden went on with Tucker Carlson and advocated for a segregated Black Lives Matter event on Memorial Day weekend. Watch: Tucker makes a good point in that he (like the rest of us) thought Black Live Matter was working on unity and that a deliberately segregated event such as this one took them backwards. Trending. And she wonders why she got fired? The #BlackLivesMatter Professor who went on a racist anti-White rant on Tucker Carlson was fired   Read More ...
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Attacks On Trinity Professor: Free Speech Or Intimidation?
Attacks On Trinity Professor: Free Speech Or Intimidation? Trinity Professor Johnny Williams was added this week to a national "Professor Watchlist," a list that academic leaders say conservative groups use to attack professors with views antithetical to theirs. Williams, who made national headlines last week because of two controversial Facebook posts, joined a roster of 200 faculty members who have been selected for advancing "a radical agenda in lecture halls   Read More ...
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UDel professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'
UDel professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved' The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved."   Read More ...
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Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'
Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved' The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved." The Wilmington News Journal reports that anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler said on her personal Facebook page that Otto Warmbier was "typical of a mindset of a lot of the young, white, rich, clueless males" she teaches   Read More ...
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Otto Warmbier, U.S. student who died after N. Korea detention, 'got exactly what he deserved,' Delaware prof says
Otto Warmbier, U.S. student who died after N. Korea detention, 'got exactly what he deserved,' Delaware prof says WILMINGTON, Del. — The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea “got exactly what he deserved.” The Wilmington News Journal reports that anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler said on her personal Facebook page that Otto Warmbier was “typical of a mindset of a lot of the young, white, rich, clueless males” she teaches   Read More ...
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