Civil

Former Obama officials launch legal group to challenge DeVos

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of former Obama education officials on Thursday launched a legal aid organization to challenge the Trump administration's policies on student lending and civil rights.<p>The National Student Legal Defense Network will partner with state attorneys general and advocacy groups …

News (U.S.)

Luke Wilson Nails Impression Of Millennials At The Airport

"They're sprawled out to where it looks like a Civil War battlefield," the actor said on "Conan."<p>Actor Luke Wilson tried some observational comedy on “Conan” Wednesday, noting how millennials make themselves at home in airports.<p>“They’re just sprawled out to where it looks like a Civil War …

Civil servants 'highlighting Brexit concerns in official emails to guard against Chilcot-style inquiry'

Civil servants are spelling out concerns about the Government’s Brexit strategy in official emails to protect themselves from a potential “Chilcot-style” inquiry into the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, according to reports.<p>Officials at the Department for Exiting the European Union have reportedly …

Democratic senator calls Alabama runoff race 'Republican civil, political war'

Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., expressed confidence in the Democratic party's position in the upcoming Alabama senate race, where he said there is a …

Elections

Could you pass this test given to black people registering to vote in America in 1964?

If you were a black American in the 1950s and early 60s, chances are you wouldn’t have been able to vote.<p>It was the height of the Jim Crow era, and …

Writing

In Bihar, Rs 389-Crore Dam Collapses Hours Before Inauguration By CM

A canal wall broke up after being forcefully hit by the Ganga river waters when the pump was switched on for a trial run yesterday at of the</b> …

India

A handy guide to the Tories for the under-10s

The Conservatives used to have big ideas and shout a lot; now they’re frightened of looking silly<p><b>What are Tories?</b><br>Tories are real people who live in the real actual world. Tories are quiet people and they don’t like to talk about what they believe in. Let’s try to understand the Tories. First, what …

Brexit

Magic Johnson subpoenaed as witness in Draymond Green civil lawsuit

Magic Johnson has been subpoenaed as a witness in a civil lawsuit accusing Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green of assault, according to court …

Sports

Episode 1: The Beginning.

I’m Preet Bharara, and I used to have the greatest job in America.<p>I was the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, working with the …

U.S. Attorneys

Protests in Barcelona after police raid Catalan government buildings

Protests were sparked after Spanish police raided several offices of the Catalan government in Barcelona on Wednesday (September 20) morning.<p>Josep Maria Jove, Catalonia’s junior economy minister, and a dozen high-ranking officials have been arrested, according to reports.<p>Spain’s Guarda Civil barged …

Carles Puigdemont

Non-smoker, not a second wife: Requirements for civil servant positions

This year, 60 ministries and agencies and one provincial government are reportedly looking for civil servants, offering a combined 17,928 …

Public Policy

*Interpreting the Civil War* Now On Sale

Today is the official release date for my new book, <i>Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites</i> with Rowman & Littlefield Press. This is …

American Civil War

Magic subpoenaed to testify in Green civil suit

9:00 AM GMT<p>Magic Johnson has been subpoenaed as a witness in a civil lawsuit accusing Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green of assault, according …

Sport (Australia)

List of 111 powers SNP say Scotland will be denied after Brexit

The Scottish Government has published a list of the 111 powers returning from Brussels after Brexit that it will be denied as a result of the EU …

Environment

Rs 389 crore dam collapses in Bihar, inauguration by Nitish Kumar cancelled

The inauguration of the Rs 389.31 crore Ganga pump canal scheme scheduled for today has been cancelled after wall of the canal collapsed during a …

India