Month: July 2021

The board of trustees at the University of North Carolina approved granting tenure to prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, who led the 1619 Project.

In a 9-4 vote, the board of trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Wednesday approved tenure for Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones. The vote Wednesday after a closed session comes after a controversy about why…

After 129 years of playing college baseball — mostly high quality baseball — Mississippi State claimed its first national championship in any team sport.

OMAHA It began as a baseball game. It ended as a wild, maroon and white celebration. After 129 years of playing college baseball mostly high quality baseball Mississippi State claimed its first national championship in any team sport Wednesday night….

‘I feel like, a lot of times, trans voices aren’t heard or aren’t as respected, so to have my platform to say ‘hey look, this is my life and look at what we’re doing’ – it means the world,’ says artist Victor Langlois

“I feel like, a lot of times, trans voices aren’t heard or aren’t as respected, so to have my platform to say ‘hey look, this is my life and look at what we’re doing’ it means the world,” Langlois said…

A judge has shot down Britney Spears’ request to have her father removed from her conservatorship — at least for now. New court documents that were filed by …

A judge has shot down Britney Spears request to have her father removed from her conservatorship at least for now. New court documents that were filed by the Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday show that the judge has denied…

Music promoter Brent Eccles said there were no VIP tickets issued for Lorde’s upcoming tour, and anyone who shelled out $1,300 for them was unlikely to get in.

Lorde fans are being cautioned not to purchase bogus $1,300 VIP tickets from controversial ticket resale site Viagogo for the singers Havelock North gig. In fact no tickets should be purchased through Viagogo, said promoter Brent Eccles. Its just a…

Manchester United are set to make Jadon Sancho the second most expensive English football of all time, and have already lined up a shirt number suitable for the title.

Manchester United are set to make Jadon Sancho the second most expensive English football of all time, and have already lined up a shirt number suitable for the title. Standard Sport understands United have agreed a deal in principle with…

Comet Berardinelli-Bernstein is estimated to measure at least 100km long, with a mass 1000 times that of most comets.

A comet believed to be the largest ever discovered has been exposed by a pair of US astronomers and is heading towards the sun. Comet Berardinelli-Bernstein, named after its founding astronomers, is estimated to measure at least 100km long and…

Aaron Finch praised the coach for tackling the issues “head on”

Finch: IPL return ‘hard to justify’ for Australia players missing tours

SINGAPORE – A man who repeatedly dealt with duty-unpaid cigarettes has been jailed 39 months and fined $16 million, and will serve an additional 25 months and a day of jail as he did not pay the fine.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

SINGAPORE – A man who repeatedly dealt with duty-unpaid cigarettes has been jailed 39 months and fined $16 million, and will serve an additional 25 months and a day of jail as he did not pay the fine. Singaporean Loh…