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Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced Monday that a Providence jury found Matthew Sheridan guilty of first-degree sexual assault. State police had concluded that the assault wasn't connected to Sheridan's role as a…
06.19 / 22:13
sfgate.com
Coppola's Civil War South is all mossy woods, buttoned-up dresses and gated plantations, realized in immaculate detail. While Coppola broadens the story's female characters beyond the stereotypes shown in 1971, she leaves the soldier's motives less clear, which makes his life-altering transgression harder to understand. Despite the war raging right outside her property, Ms. Farnsworth (Nicole Kidman) has continued to run her Seminary for Young Ladies, with a single teacher, Edwina…
06.19 / 22:13
sfgate.com
As the school year winds down and the weather warms up, bond with your family during a lively round of golf, by watching a race or by exploring your creative side. 1. Catch a race With the Columbia Triathlon & Duathlon on May 21 and smaller races popping up all month long, the late-spring…
06.19 / 22:11
baltimoresun.com
The year is flying by and July 4th will be here before we know it. June is the perfect time to plan holiday festivities, whether you stay inside and keep cool, or hang out with friends and family at festivals. Check out our “boombastic” list of events around the Valley. Buckeye JULY 4 All-American eats [...] The post Have a Blast! Celebrate America’s history with these great events appeared first on Entertainer Magaz…
06.19 / 22:08
entertainermag.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc4WYG_sdMc With a driving layup late in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Sparks Sunday evening, the Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi became the WNBA's all-time leading scorer. Taurasi now stands alone atop the league's all-time scoring table with 7,494 points, an average of 19.9 points per game . It took her less than 13 full seasons to set the record; she surpassed Tina Thompson, who racked up 7,488 points over 17 seasons before retiring in 2013.…
06.19 / 22:08
wprl.org
Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
06.19 / 22:08
wprl.org
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
06.19 / 22:08
wprl.org
On Monday, Seattle officials released dash cam audio of a Sunday morning police shooting that left Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of three, dead. The two Seattle police officers had been called to Lyles' apartment so she could report a burglary. The shooting is under investigation by the Seattle Police Department's Force Investigation Team, and also SPD's Office of Professional Accountability, but here's what we know now: - Lyles, 30, was African-American. - The two officers were…
06.19 / 22:08
wprl.org
Apple CEO Tim Cook implored an audience of new MIT graduates to keep humanity at the center of their…
06.19 / 22:07
slice.mit.edu
Story archives separate an established news organization from a new competitor. They provide an essential, unmatched historical record for communities. They are a mostly untapped potential source of revenue and reader…
06.19 / 22:06
rjionline.org
Hanna HansenOn June 14, 2017, Dr. John Lenczowski testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on the topics of countering terrorism and the threat of establishing an Islamist caliphate worldwide by confronting the underlying…
06.19 / 22:03
iwp.edu
Position Description Reporting to the Director Student Success, GPS this GTA will maintain effective and close working relationships with enrollment, accounting, and financial aid teams. This position is expected to teach currently enrolled students about Averett student resources, Moodle, tutoring options, and PC Self-service. They will provide vision, leadership, and excellent customer service and responsiveness.…
06.19 / 22:03
averett.edu
Kim WallAbout two decades too late, the Internet is cautiously breaking Cuba's spell of isolation. What impacts on culture and identity does the island's defiant re-connection to the outside world…
06.19 / 22:02
pulitzercenter.org
By the last class of the semester, everyone involved is usually pretty tired, and it can be a challenge to keep students engaged when you are reviewing material they’ve already seen. Instead of giving a greatest hits of the semester, I like to have students work through problems that combine multiple topics. This time around, I decided to up the ante and make the problems a little provocative. We started with a standard duopoly (two firm) problem, but quickly introduced i…
06.19 / 22:01
teachbetter.co
AbeXXa Biologics is now ranked among the 40 Best University Startups…
06.19 / 21:50
theshorthorn.com
Almost a year after his dismissal from the University for not disclosing his history of sexual misconduct at his prior school, former Associate Dean of Students Scott Backer was arrested on Monday, May 15, in West Hartford for allegedly propositioning someone whom he believed to be a minor—but was actually an adult male—over the anonymous [&#…
06.19 / 21:45
wesleyanargus.com
A Muslim teenager is missing and believed dead after she was abducted by a man as she and her friends were walking to a suburban Virginia mosque for Ramadan prayers, police…
06.19 / 21:44
collegian.psu.edu
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Police blamed "road rage" on Monday for the killing of a teenage Muslim girl who was attacked by a driver while walking with friends to her mosque between Ramadan prayers this w…
06.19 / 21:44
collegian.psu.edu
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A former Miss America who helped rally the nation during World War II by selling millions of dollars' worth of war bonds has died. Venus Ramey was 9…
06.19 / 21:44
collegian.psu.edu
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial (all times l…
06.19 / 21:44
collegian.psu.edu