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Author: 0 Shifting boundaries on religious liberty

Critics of the decision from the nation's highest court have shown concern over what implications the decision could have for the future, and have argued Monday's ruling could create a slippery slope for the separation of church and state.

Global Media Chicago police cite reforms after 3 indicted
Author: 0 Chicago police cite reforms after 3 indicted

The indictment goes on to state that the officers engaged in the alleged conspiracy to protect Jason Van Dyke , who was charged with shooting and killing McDonald after dashcam video of the event was released , "by furnishing false information, making false police reports, failing to report or correct false information, ignoring contrary information or evidence, obstructing justice, failing to perform a mandatory duty, and performing acts each knew he was forbidden to perform", the ...

Global Media Lorde's Glass Box Makes a Return for Glastonbury Festival Set!
Author: 0 Lorde's Glass Box Makes a Return for Glastonbury Festival Set!

Highlights of the musical extravaganza in Pilton, Somerset, have included Radiohead , Foo Fighters , Ed Sheeran , Stormzy , Katy Perry and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn . "It's such an honour to have been invited, I can't even begin to say", he remarked. Well, not playing the guitar bits live, anyway. His fellow Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Tilda Swinton delighted film fans as they staged a late-night "premiere" for upcoming movie Okja at the festival.

Global Media From woke to zyzzyva - the new words added to the OED
Author: 0 From woke to zyzzyva - the new words added to the OED

LONDON •Whether you are a millennial who is exhausted of getting blank stares when speaking in slang, or someone who can not understand what the terms in the younger generation's hashtags mean, you now have cause for celebration: " Woke " and "post-truth" have officially been added to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED).

Global Media BC NDP to introduce throne speech confidence motion Monday, vote Thursday
Author: 0 BC NDP to introduce throne speech confidence motion Monday, vote Thursday

British Columbia's Liberal government is being accused of stalling on its expected defeat in the legislature by seeking procedural advice from the Speaker before a confidence vote. It is curious that no mainstream media is making a similar comparison to the current John Horgan-NDP and Andrew Weaver-Green preliminary discussions about cancelling contracts with independent contractors at the Site C dam and the federal government, which has approved not only site C but also a controversial ...

Global Media Tweed shooting victim known as 'the enforcer'
Author: 0 Tweed shooting victim known as 'the enforcer'

The 33-year-old, who is known to police, is expected to face an extradition hearing in Southport Magistrates Court later today or tomorrow. Drug enforcer Ace John Anthony Hall, 31, was sent to the facility in Thornlands, southeast of Brisbane, in May.

Global Media March 2009 Time cover of Trump is phony
Author: 0 March 2009 Time cover of Trump is phony

Curiously, the barcode displayed on Trump's fake magazine cover leads to karaoke software that lets users "DJ, VJ, and even sing karaoke". The fake cover also features two exclamation points - something that a cover from TIME normally wouldn't feature.

Global Media FARC rebels mark historic disarmament
Author: 0 FARC rebels mark historic disarmament

The move carried out by Colombia's biggest rebel group under a 2016 peace accord brings Latin America's oldest civil conflict close to a complete end. The historic step was taken as President Juan Manuel Santos traveled to this demobilization camp in Colombia's eastern jungles to join guerrilla leaders as they begin their transition to civilian life.

Global Media Top GOP Senator Challenges Trump Arms Deals Over Qatar Crisis
Author: 0 Top GOP Senator Challenges Trump Arms Deals Over Qatar Crisis

They later sent a list of 13 demands to end the dispute including Qatar's closing of broadcaster Al Jazeera , the shutting down of a Turkish military base in the country and reduce ties with Iran. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, who was also in Washington , was unbudging amid attempts by USA and Kuwaiti diplomats to mediate the row which has left Qatar, a United States ally, isolated under a trade and diplomatic embargo set by its Gulf Arab neighbors.

Global Media Grenfell Tower: Hotpoint fridge freezer started fire, say police
Author: 0 Grenfell Tower: Hotpoint fridge freezer started fire, say police

United Kingdom police said the blaze began inside a faulty fridge. Police said they are focused on how the blaze started, how it spread and whether any person or organizations should be held responsible. "This is painstaking work that is going on 24/7 and the working conditions down at Grenfell Tower are hard and distressing in many ways", she said.

Global Media Justin Trudeau Wears Islam-Themed Ramadan Socks to LGBT Pride Parade
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau Wears Islam-Themed Ramadan Socks to LGBT Pride Parade

Despite the lack of uniformed police in the parade (the officers were invited to join the NYC pride instead) this year's Toronto Pride was another celebration of nationwide diversity and inclusivity. We take very seriously allegations that anyone has suffered an injustice due to their sexual orientation, gender identity or race. "We are here. This is our community as well".

Global Media Dirk Nowitzki contract option not renewed, Dallas Mavericks plan to restructure deal
Author: 0 Dirk Nowitzki contract option not renewed, Dallas Mavericks plan to restructure deal

ESPN's Marc Stein reported Sunday that the Dallas Mavericks will decline Nowitzki's $25 million option for next season with the intention of signing him to a new multi-year contract. Pelicans' point guard Jrue Holiday has always been known to be a target, but there will be others. They haven't won a playoff series since Nowitzki led them to the first championship in team history in 2011.

Author: 0 Trump to welcome India's prime minister to White House

Trump nodded to their possible differences during a meeting in the White House , but struck an optimistic tone. While Trump champions the idea of "America First" and wants to stop the migration of jobs overseas, Modi has his own drive to boost manufacturing at home, dubbed "Make in India".

Global Media Kidnapped Border Patrol agent says he feared for family
Author: 0 Kidnapped Border Patrol agent says he feared for family

In Monday's ruling, the justices also resurrected the claim that Hernandez's Fifth Amendment rights were violated because he was deprived of life or liberty without "due process of law". Verdugo-Urquidez in 1990 that the Constitution affords no protection against unreasonable searches and seizures to noncitizens by government agents beyond the US border.

Global Media Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says
Author: 0 Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

The FBI said it was investigating the shooting as an assault on a member of Congress and an assault on a federal officer. A week after an IL man shot a top Republican in Congress and wounded several others, law enforcement officials said the investigation has found that the gunman acted alone when he fired dozens of bullets at lawmakers gathered for a Republican baseball practice, and that no links to any wider plot had been found by the FBI .

Author: 0 GRAPHIC VID: Watch horrifying moment teen girl plunges from theme park ride

The girl lost her grip and fell to where Mr Howard, Ms Winchell and others were waiting. "When she released, I just braced my body", Howard said . Eventually they chose to form a buffer with their arms, promising the girl that if she fell they would catch her as she quickly began to lose grip.