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School honoring Jefferson Davis to be renamed after Barack Obama

The school's student body is around 97 percent black. Preliminary plans are under way to have a ceremony next year to commemorate the name change, and Jefferson said President Obama will "absolutely" be invited. "Jefferson Davis, although infamous in his own right, would probably not be too happy about a diverse school promoting the education of the very individuals he fought to keep enslaved being named after him", Jefferson said to the board on Tuesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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SG Ranjit Kumar resigns citing personal reasons

SG Ranjit Kumar resigns citing personal reasons

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta confirmed this. Among the cases in which he represented the Gujarat government was the 2005 killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh in an alleged staged shootout. In June this year, Kumar got an ad-hoc extension of his tenure. There been rumours few months ago that his name was in the consideration as a judge of the apex court but there been no confirmation over this. Consulte Mais Informação

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Court Grants Senator Misau Bail to Sum of N5m

Misau's counsel, Godwin Obla had earlier prayed the court to grant the Senator bail on self recognition. The defendant pleaded not guilty to the five-count. In the second seven-count charge marked FHC/ABJ/CR/170/2017, FG alleged that Misau falsely declared his age in affidavits he deposed to at FCT High Court and the Bauchi State Health Management Board Birth Certificate. Consulte Mais Informação

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Employee fatally shot himself at Ford Stamping Plant near Detroit

Employee fatally shot himself at Ford Stamping Plant near Detroit

According to WDIV, the man came to the plant carrying a gun and had a package. The suspect was declared dead at the scene; it's not clear if police shot the suspect or if the shooting was self-inflicted. "We're assisting them with what they characterize as an active shooter", said Lt. Joseph Brodeur of the Michigan State Police. Check back for more updates to this story . Consulte Mais Informação

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Fox News Retracts Story About Fake Navy SEAL

Fox News Retracts Story About Fake Navy SEAL

In the segment, Garofalo spoke of his time in Vietnam as a Navy SEAL, but records show that while he was a member of the Navy for four years, he never served in Vietnam and was not a SEAL, according to the Military Times . "A lot of love went into that", John Garafalo said of the 150 pound glass and bronze seal. He posted a short video on October 9 saying Garofalo was "a total phony". Consulte Mais Informação

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Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie dies

Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie dies

According to a statement from his bandmates, he passed away on Tuesday evening surrounded by his family. "Gord was my friend and was everyone's friend - it's who he was, our buddy Gord, who loved this country with everything he had". After decades of making music, Downie's doctors made public his condition in May 2016, saying he had rebounded after undergoing surgery and chemotherapy but that the cancer was "incurable", prompting an outpouring of support. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rangers: Pedro Caixinha not discussing Kenny Miller furore - 'period'

Rangers: Pedro Caixinha not discussing Kenny Miller furore - 'period'

The furore surrounding the veteran striker flared up again this week after his agent, Dave Baldwin , took to social media to complain about the treatment his client has received. So I'm very focused on my work". Caixinha stated last week that Miller was still "one of ours" after apparently holding clear-the-air talks but the former Scotland worldwide was again absent for Friday night's 3-0 win over St Johnstone. Consulte Mais Informação

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Concurso do IGP de Santa Catarina tem inscrições prorrogadas

Para não prejudicar quem pretende se inscrever no concurso IGP, a Ieses pediu ao Instituto Geral de Perícias a prorrogação das inscrições para até a segunda-feira, 23, como mostra o aviso que a banca publicou na internet. São 49 vagas para os cargos de perito criminal, perito criminal bioquímico, perito médico-legista e perito odontolegista. Outras duas vagas são para a função de papiloscopista. Consulte Mais Informação

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