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TX City Requires That Aid Recipients Do Not Boycott Israel

TX City Requires That Aid Recipients Do Not Boycott Israel

Section 11 of the application's agreement states: "By executing this Agreement below, the Applicant verifies that the Applicant: (1) does not boycott Israel; and (2) will not boycott Israel during the term of this Agreement". HuffPost is hitting the road this fall to interview people about their hopes, dreams, fears ― and what it means to be American today. The ACLU hasn't sued Dickinson, but they are asking to hear from locals asked to sign the form. Read More

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Over 50 policemen killed in clashes with terrorists in Egypt

Over 50 policemen killed in clashes with terrorists in Egypt

The Ministry said that the police forces killed and injured 15 terrorists during the clashes. Egypt has been struggling to contain an insurgency by Islamic militants led by an affiliate of the Islamic State group, centred mostly across the Suez Canal, in the northern region of the Sinai Peninsula, but attacks on the mainland have also recently increased. Read More

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President Trump to allow JFK assassination files to be released

President Trump to allow JFK assassination files to be released

Trump's announcement comes after a number of government agencies requested he hold off on making the documents public, lest they expose relatively recent intelligence and law enforcement operations. The Warren Commission reported after their 1964 study, that they believed that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the shooting, although some official later studies concluded that the shooting was the result of a conspiracy. Read More

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Storm Brian set to batter the UK

Storm Brian set to batter the UK

Gusts of up to 50mph are expected to bring big waves off our coast too and we're told it could be particularly risky around high tide. "As we go through Saturday morning and early afternoon the strong southwesterly winds affecting the south west will transfer east and slowly change direction as they will become westerly towards the end of the warning period", Suri said in a statement on the Met Office website. Read More

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It's 2017 And Nivea Wants To 'Visibly Lighten' Dark Skin

It's 2017 And Nivea Wants To 'Visibly Lighten' Dark Skin

Folks trouped to social media using the hashtag #pullitdownnow to blast Nivea for the ad, calling for the total boycott of all Nivea products and a removal of the campaign. In the ad, it's clear that because the model's skin is "fairer", she is perceived more lovely. "All black skin is handsome, no exceptions, so celebrate us as we are instead of asking us to adhere to unattainable and racist ideals". Read More

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At least seven martyred, 22 injured in Quetta truck bombing

At least seven martyred, 22 injured in Quetta truck bombing

In a separate incident, Police Inspector Abdul Salam was shot dead on Quetta's Qambrani Road, in what security sources claim was a targeted killing. He said the bomb was so powerful that they could find only the engine of the vehicle used in the blast. He further said that a forensic team from Lahore would arrive in Quetta tomorrow (Thursday) to aid in the probe. Read More

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Lego sets release date for Women of NASA sets

Lego sets release date for Women of NASA sets

Nancy Grace Roman was the first woman to hold an executive role at NASA , and was instrumental in planning the Hubble Telescope. When science editor and writer Maia Weinstock put up her idea combining three of her personal passions: space exploration , the history of women in science and engineering, and LEGO building, she reached over 10,000 supporters-and it caught the attention of the LEGO team. Read More

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PAK vs SL: Babar, Shadab steer Pakistan to win

Accordingly, the 15-member squad will be announced on 20 October. Upon his arrival at Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport after attending the International Cricket Council's (ICC) meeting in New Zealand, PCB chief Najam Sethi said that the Sri Lankan cricket chief has confirmed that the Sri Lankan cricket team would play the Third T20 in Lahore on October 29. Read More

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European Union toughens sanctions against North Korea

European Union toughens sanctions against North Korea

The comments from North Korea came soon after Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Defence Minister Marise Payne made their visit to South Korea , the arch-rival of Pyongyang. "The Australian foreign minister personally expressed her support for the stand of the United States to consider all options, including the use of force towards the DPRK, and turned up at Panmunjom on October 11 together with the Australian defence minister to condemn the DPRK during her visit to South ... Read More

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Hamas, Fatah Ink Deal on Palestinian Reconciliation

Hamas, Fatah Ink Deal on Palestinian Reconciliation

Negotiations are now expected to be held on forming a unity government, with the various Palestinian political movements invited to another meeting in Cairo on November 21. The 2011 agreement stipulated that legislative, presidential and national council elections should be conducted within one year of its signing. Palestinian media reported that the two sides agreed to form a committee to solve, within four months, one very local problem that has dogged previous attempts at ... Read More

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Modi praises Kumar's commitment to Bihar; Launches projects worth crores

Modi praises Kumar's commitment to Bihar; Launches projects worth crores

We should remove this blot or not. "I exhort Patna University to seize this opportunity", he said in the presence of a host of dignitaries, which included Kumar and his Deputy Sushil Kumar Modi . "It is for the first time that the IIMs are out of government control and have been professionally opened up". Modi said, "We are a nation of 800 million young people, 65 per cent of our population is below the age of 35 years". Read More

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Harvey Weinstein timeline: How the scandal unfolded

Harvey Weinstein timeline: How the scandal unfolded

At least three women who spoke to the New Yorker said they had been raped by Weinstein, who has maintained that he believed all the encounters were consensual. David Boies , a lawyer who represented Harvey Weinstein when his contract was up for renewal in 2015, said in an interview that the board and the company were made aware at the time of three or four confidential settlements with women. Read More

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Isis 'White Widow' Sally Jones is killed by United States drone strike

Isis 'White Widow' Sally Jones is killed by United States drone strike

The Sun reported on Thursday that the Central Intelligence Agency told their British counterparts that Jones, 50, died in an airstrike near the Syria-Iraq border. MI6 spies were reportedly tracking the movements of Jones, who travelled with Jojo to Syria in 2013 to marry Hussain. A 2015 airstrike killed Hussain, and now experts say she died the same way, along with her 12-year-old son. Read More

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Sylvester Stallone Announces He's Directing, Producing 'Creed' Sequel

The action icon took to Instagram to announce the news. That director is Sylvester Stallone , going behind the camera for the first time since 2010's The Expendables . Stallone also announced that the movie will go on floors next year. Cor, as if we couldn't love him any more. It's been confirmed that the blockbuster will have strong ties to one of the franchises' most popular sequels, Rocky IV , and will feature the return of Dolph Lundgren's Ivan Drago . Read More

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Spain can stop Catalan independence: PM Mariano Rajoy

Spain can stop Catalan independence: PM Mariano Rajoy

Madrid had also made it clear that they will respond immediately should Catalonia announce any unilateral declaration. "It seems that the one who yells the most wins the argument". Separatist politicians have said there will be a declaration of independence during that session, although some ruling coalition lawmakers say the move would be "symbolic". Read More

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France squad play basketball ahead of key Bulgaria clash

France squad play basketball ahead of key Bulgaria clash

France lost N'Golo Kante to a hamstring problem in the latter stages of the first period as Adrien Rabiot entered the field, and Bulgaria should have been level in the 36th minute when Hugo Lloris made a meal of a strike from Simeon Slavchev , but the Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper somehow kept out a close-range header from Georgi Kostadinov . Read More

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