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Princeton professor cancels class in wake of racial slur uproar

TRENTON, N.J. – A Princeton University professor canceled a course he teaches on cultural freedoms and hate speech after his use of a racial slur during a class discussion led some students to walk out. Colleagues say Professor Emeritus Lawrence ...

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Eagles' Wentz shares love for Haiti in wake of Trump comment

PHILADELPHIA – Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz spiked the notion that Haiti is a “s–thole.” Wentz, who tore up his knee in December, was not available to help the Birds in Saturday’s NFC divisional playoff game against Atlanta. But the hobbled ...

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Mourners attend uplifting wake of NYC model stabbed in Jamaica

Bouncy beats and beaming photos greeted dozens of loved ones who turned out Friday to pay their respects to a Queens woman found murdered in Jamaica. A stream of hip hop music muffled quiet cries as friends and family members ...

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Trump tweets insults at NYT in wake of Port Authority attack

Shortly after being briefed on an attempted terror attack on his hometown, President Trump took to Twitter to sound off — on a New York Times story from the weekend. Trump was informed about the New York City pipe bomb ...

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‘House of Cards’ hiatus extended in wake of Kevin Spacey probe

The production hiatus on “House of Cards” has been extended an additional two weeks as an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against former star Kevin Spacey continues to press on. Production on the Netflix drama has been halted since Oct. ...

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Wake Up and Smell the Traffic? London Tries Coffee to Power Buses

The first batch of 6,000 liters, or about 1,580 gallons, would power one bus for a year, Bio-bean said in a news release. According to official figures in 2015, London’s buses used 240 million liters of diesel fuel a year. ...

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Amazon Wants You to Wake Up With Alexa, and That’s Just the Start

If the strategy works, Amazon could gain an edge in a new wave of computing. Most big technology companies are convinced that voice commands and intelligent assistants will be primary ways that people interact with technology, perhaps more vital than ...

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Kris Jenner was surprised to wake up to Kylie pregnancy reports

Kris Jenner was apparently surprised to learn that the news of her own daughter’s pregnancy went public. The 61-year-old momager was at Milan Fashion Week sitting front row at Bottega Veneta on Saturday morning, when she told The Hollywood Reporter ...

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Cuomo: Puerto Rico faces ‘long road’ to recovery in wake of Maria

After surveying damage in Puerto Rico, Gov. Cuomo said the island faces “a long road” to recovery but might emerge better off for having gone through the devastating experience of Hurricane Maria. Speaking at a press conference with Puerto Rico’s ...

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U2, Ed Sheeran cancel St. Louis concerts in wake of protests

U2 and Ed Sheeran canceled two respective concerts slated for Saturday and Sunday in St. Louis out of concern for fan safety amid sporadic protests over a police officer’s acquittal. The Irish rock band published a statement Saturday morning saying ...

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