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Of Texas over removal of Confederate statues

A group called the Sons of Confederate Veterans has filed a lawsuit against the University of Texas and its president over the recent removal of statues honoring three Confederate leaders and a former governor of Texas. "These events make it clear, now more than ever, that Confederate monuments have become symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism", Fenves said in the email.

Bill Nye The Science Guy Wants His Damn Money!

According to the complaint, the limited documentation provided to auditors showed revenues were skewed and royalties went unreported. The suit that Nye and his lawyers put before the court contends that "the disturbing size of the supposed 'accounting error, ' coupled with the seeming indifference of both BVT and WDC, left Nye suspicious of the veracity of the accounting".

Singapore's industrial output jumps 21% in July year-on-year, beats forecasts

Also recording year-on-year growth in July output are the general manufacturing industries cluster (+4.9 per cent), chemicals (+4.8 per cent) and transport engineering (+2.3 per cent). The electronics cluster, which includes products such as semiconductors, computer inputs and data storage, makes up nearly a third of overall manufacturing.

Police missed chances to catch paedophile Lostprophets singer

The Lostprophets frontman from Pontypridd was jailed for 29 years in 2013 after admitting a string of depraved sex offences against children. The Independent Police Complaints Commission has raised "serious concerns" about the investigation in its latest report - something the force has accepted.

Watch the first trailer for Black Mirror series 4

The second episode, " Arkangel ", featuring Rosemarie DeWitt, plays on the evil child trope we've seen so many times before, only now with an updated, technological angle fitting of the series. " Hang the DJ " stars Georgina Campbell, Joe Cole and George Blagden. " Crocodile " stars Andrea Riseborough, Andrew Gower and Kiran Sonia Sawar.

Short Interest in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS) Grows By 9.4%

Instead, they should also do their own research-such as reading the prospectus for new companies or for public companies, the quarterly and annual reports filed with the SEC-to confirm whether a particular investment is appropriate for them in light of their individual financial circumstances.

Another Accuser Says R. Kelly Abused Her

Pace - who never went to the police about Kelly's alleged sexual abuse - claimed she signed a non-disclosure agreement and received a settlement from the singer with the help of Chicago attorney Susan E. Kelly after attending his 2008 Cook County courthouse appearances when the star was facing child pornography charges. Kelly's publicist, Trevian Kutti, released a statement in response to Pace's allegations.

Taimur Will Be Debuting The Silver Screen With This Movie

The movie is titled as " Veere De Wedding ", which also stars Sonam Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor. They made a decision to write Kareena's pregnancy into the plot and shoot the film.That's how Taimur would have been featured in the film. And so what if he couldn't make it into Veere De Wedding with his mother during her pregnancy. "Taimur does not make a guest appearance in Veere Di Wedding and this is purely a figment of someone's imagination".

Stunning new Blade Runner 2049 poster

Earlier today, we got a look at 2 new posters for the film, one worldwide and the other domestic, that featured stars Ryan Gosling , Harrison Ford and Jared Leto. You might think it's a little late but no such thing, fans have been craving this extra little glimpse into that dystopian world to keep us all going just a bit longer.

United Kingdom will pay Brexit bill 'as we see it'

The Foreign Secretary went significantly further than Theresa May in his criticism of the US President. Asked whether Britain would have to pay, Mr Johnson told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Of course we will meet our obligations, we are law-abiding, bill-paying people".

I can't see well enough to read a book, says Judi Dench

Dench told Good Housekeeping that old age alarmed her. Friend? No. Boyfriend? No. Chap? "One hot night during the summer, we swam and then had a glass of champagne in the garden and I said, "This is so fantastic". A sense of humour is the most attractive thing of all. "[I'm] dealing with it, getting on with it, doing what I can do". 'You don't know where the next job is coming from, ' she said.

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (ETH) Lowered to "Hold" at BidaskClub

About 5.24 million shares traded. (NYSE:ETH) to B- in a statement released on 6/29/2017. Ethan Allen Interiors had a net margin of 4.74% and a return on equity of 10.17%. (NYSE:ETH). Gagnon Securities Lc reported 0.49% in Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. Since March 20, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 sales for $26,043 activity.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (PNW) Receives $79.57 Consensus PT from Analysts

Tarbox reported 454 shares. The average true range of the stock is observed at 0.95 and the relative strength index of the stock is recorded at 60.12. Massachusetts-based Cadence Capital Management Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.05% in Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW). It has outperformed by 1.73% the S&P500.

Roseville boy saves drowning brother, credits movie starring The Rock

San Andreas stars Johnson as a rescue helicopter pilot based in California when an quake caused by the San Andreas fault devastates Los Angeles and San Francisco. Jacob's mother Christa O'Connor told the BBC: "I'm at a loss for words". Johnson got wind of the news and was impressed with the young man. Dylan was rushed to the hospital after being face down in the water for nearly a minute.

Darden Restaurants Inc (NYSE:DRI) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

Over the past five trading sessions shares of Darden Restaurants, Inc . It has outperformed by 15.26% the S&P500. On Tuesday, June 27 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy". The stock decreased 0.76% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $119.08. The stock traded at a volume of 1.23 million shares. It has underperformed by 6.99% the S&P500.

Flake: Trump 'Inviting' a GOP Primary Challenge in 2020

At a recent meeting in Mesa, a conservative suburb east of Phoenix, more than 70 GOP grass-roots leaders gathered to discuss party business. Flake has sharpened his criticism of Trump recently, but has largely cosigned the president's agenda regardless.

The Walking Dead Comments on Latest Game of Thrones Episode

This led to speculation that three dragons would equal three riders, with Tyrion and Jon the likely candidates. But the nuttiest scene of them all: White Walker ruler (guess that's what you'd call him?) The Night King took some kind of ice javelin and killed a dragon with it! One thing is certain - the Night King and the rest of the White Walkers were well prepared for Daenerys and her dragons swooping in to save the day.

Game of Thrones too racy for Vic street

However, there have been no complaints yet about the other street names in the estate and a lot of them were inspired by characters and locations found in Foxtel hit Game of Thrones . The majority of the other street names in the yet-to-be-developed estate were inspired by " Game of Thrones " characters and will remain unchanged, including Stannis Street, Greyjoy Street, Baelish Drive, Tywin Street and Winterfell Road.

Marvel TV exec teases new ABC series that's 'Jessica Jones-esque'

In addition to Agents of SHIELD , Marvel and ABC are also teaming up on Inhumans , set to launch in IMAX theaters (in an unprecedented move for the company, IMAX is also a production partner) next month. Zreik also said that Marvel Television wants to produce a comedy show, specifically referencing the successful Guardians of the Galaxy movie as a guide.

Mandatory evacuations underway for fire in Helena's South Hills

No evacuation orders had been issued for Helena late Thursday afternoon, but some residents south of the city were told to leave their homes. Additional animal housing & transportation is available in Clancy & Boulder areas if needed, call the sheriff's office for that info.

Sabrina Carpenter Joins YA Adaptation 'The Hate U Give'

As reported by Variety , Rae will join the star-studded cast of The Hate U Give , alongside Amandla Stenberg , Regina Hall , Russell Hornsby , Algee Smith, Lamar Johnson, and Common . At just 16, the teen has to decide if testifying against the police officer who killed her friend Khalil before her eyes is worth risking her own life.

Price of National Parks Lifetime Senior Pass Increases Aug. 28

This is the first cost increase since 1994, and is a result of legislation passed by the U.S. Congress on December 16, 2016. The revenue from Senior Passes will go to a National Park Foundation Endowment and a National Park Centennial Challenge Fund.

'Game of Thrones': Who Is the Night King? Does It Even Matter?

With the season finale imminent though, what are the odds this speculation is correct? In short, Bran is the Night King . White Dragon? Ice Dragon? Kill one of the icy villains, it transpired, and all of the wights created by that particular Walker will instantly drop dead.

Laura Prepon & Ben Foster Welcome Their Baby Girl!

Now that Laura and Ben have welcomed their baby, a wedding must be on the cards! In July of previous year, the two thespians were rumored to be a couple. "It's so wonderful. It's such a blessing. She's already kicking", Prepon added. Last month, in an interview with People , Prepon joked that it was impossible to design a small wedding for her group of friends, telling the magazine, "the cast of OITNB has 50 people alone!" "[My dad] was a doctor, and when he would have a break, we would ...

Barcelona terrorists visited convenience store before attack

Hychami stopped by the store about 4 p.m. August 17, before Abouyaaqoub's deadly van attack that claimed 13 lives in Barcelona's tourist-packed Las Ramblas promenade, the Telegraph reported . Radical preacher Abdelbaki Es Satty is said to have planned the attack. The killers went on to buy knives from a nearby shop in Cambrils before a last visit to the motorway service station around 10pm last Thursday in which another of the Cambrils terrorists was filmed buying bread and energy drinks.

Alec Baldwin's Trump Says Goodbye to Grim Reaper Bannon on Special 'SNL'

No one could have predicted this. I figured it out all by myself. The actor parodied Trump's rally in Arizona this week and joked about the president's response to the violence in Charlottesville , the solar eclipse , and the firing of Steve Bannon .

Un concerto è stato annullato a Rotterdam per una minaccia terroristica

Anche le perquisizioni a casa dell'uomo hanno dato esito negativo. La polizia sta indagando per capire se fossero proprio loro i destinatari del progetto di attentato . Nel pomeriggio di mercoledì dalla Spagna giunge la segnalazione di una concreta minaccia terroristica a Rotterdam , seconda città olandese e più grande porto d'Europa .

What the 'Game of Thrones' dragon twist may mean for the future

Many have pointed out that it is also rather odd that the wights didn't try to attack the squad before the Mother of Dragons swooped in. But now that Viserion is the Night King's ice dragon , that theory seems to have been blown to smithereens.

Energy Dept: Government should ease rules on power plants

President Donald Trump has vowed to revive the coal industry. "Trump and his dirty DOE refuse to face the facts - thanks to growth in renewable energy and efficiency, America's demand for electricity is flatlining, and clean energy options like solar and wind power are outperforming dirty energy like coal".

Chris Hemsworth, Margot Robbie push for gay marriage in Australia

Someone in Australia is illegally using my picture for a campaign on marriage equality . Marriage equality will bring us together and is simply about allowing all Australians to be treated equally under our civil law. The local council and lots of small business are helping out the campaign, and recently an elderly woman from the community painstakingly crafted a attractive quilt that was to be auctioned off in support for marriage equality.

SNL season 43 premiere: Ryan Gosling to host, JAY-Z to perform

Be sure to tune in on Saturday, Sept. 30 to find out. Baldwin made an appearance on the show's prime-time " Weekend Update " summer special Thursday, portraying the president at his recent campaign-style rally in Phoenix, Arizona. As we suspected , the La La Land actor is set to host Saturday Night Live's Season 43 premiere on September 30. JAY-Z has performed in Studio 8H on four occasions - the last time being in 2010.

Peraza's late double lifts Reds over Cubs

Lester was placed on the 10-day disabled list last Friday, a day after leaving a start in the second inning of a loss. As a starter, Montgomery owns a 5.13 ERA. Chicago sent nine batters to the plate for five more runs in the eighth against Blake Wood, with Zobrist driving in another run. The Reds (53-73) are rebuilding around young pitching.

A Look at recent Insider Trading activities: Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)

Duke Energy Corp now has $60.60 billion valuation. Zooming in closer, company stock has been 12.84% for the quarter, -3.44% over the past month, and 0.36% over the past week. Moneta Invest Advsrs Ltd Co accumulated 3,284 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Associated Banc reported 0.13% stake. Voloridge Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.15% or 279,478 shares.

Is the Night King a Greenseer?

In Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones , fans were shocked when, in a fiery and icy battlebeyond the wall, one of Dany's trusted dragons was killed by the Night King . Now the question is: What will happen when the fire and ice dragons face off? People pointed out that it was ridiculous that the Night King and the White Walkers would have the large iron chains that were used in pulling Viserion's corpse out of the ice.

Elon Musk posts first photo of SpaceX's new spacesuit

In the Instagram post Musk said: "First picture of SpaceX spacesuit ". But, as noted at the Verge , the SpaceX suits are simply pressure suits, worn by astronauts during transport in case the capsule they're riding in depressurizes.