Despite ruling, districts don't move kids to 4th grade Nearly two months ago, a judge ruled that some Florida school districts, including several in Central Florida, wrongly barred from the fourth grade students who had refused to answer questions on the state's third-grade reading test. Florida's opt out ... 10/20/2016 - 10:59 am | View Link
Orlando Pirates supporters to march for Senzo Meyiwa justice on October 26 Orlando Pirates supporters will paint the streets of Vosloorus black next week Wednesday during a march for justice for their fallen hero Senzo Meyiwa. Wednesday, 26 October will be exactly two years since the former Pirates and Bafana Bafana captain was ... 10/20/2016 - 10:51 am | View Link
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Gear Up for Halloween With Theatre UCF's Costume Sale Haven’t found that perfect Halloween costume yet? Check out Theatre UCF’s annual costume sale Friday, Oct. 21, to find what you need to create your new look. The department will offer a variety of costumes and accessories such as hats, shoes and other ... 10/20/2016 - 9:51 am | View Link
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"We are now just a few weeks from Election Day, which means it's time for every American to perform their civic duty: threatening to move to Canada if their candidate doesn't win," Stephen Colbert said on Thursday's Late Show. "Talk like this happens every four years — Canada is like America's safety school." But can Americans unhappy with President-elect Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump really just made a run for the northern border?
On Thursday, Britain's Conservative government said that it will posthumously pardon thousands of men convicted of crimes relating to homosexuality, like buggery, gross indecency, and loitering with intent, often in men's restrooms. Homosexuality was decriminalized in the UK in stages between 1967 and 1982, and same-sex marriage was legalized in 2014.
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The leader of Thailand’s junta, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, has warned that anyone upsetting those still mourning the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej risks violent attack.
According to the Bangkok Post, Prayuth, whose remarks were conveyed by a junta spokesman, said that “insensitive remarks” and behavior could prompt physical retribution.
The general’s stark warning reflects the paranoia that persists in the country a week after the monarch’s passing.
Five people have been arrested under lèse majesté laws since the King died last Thursday, according to the Bangkok Post, while a number of others have been attacked by ultra-royalist mobs, beaten or forced to publicly prostrate themselves before images of the late monarch.
Despite evidence of mob-style justice being carried out in several towns across the country, there have been no reports of legal action taken against vigilantes.
Thailand’s draconian lèse majesté legislation is meant to protect the monarchy from defamation, but in practice it is freely used by authorities to neutralize dissent.
The battle to retake the ISIS stronghold of Mosul is in full swing, with armored truck bombs and burning oil fields making for an apocalyptic scene. And this guy is taking the ultimate selfie. The man was caught on camera photographing himself in the town of Qayyarah, around 30 miles south of the Iraqi city.