Image of Kellogg's sorry for 'racist' cereal box - BBC Newsbeat
Kellogg's sorry for 'racist' cereal box - BBC Newsbeat
Cereal giant Kellogg's has apologised after it was accused of "teaching racism" on one of its cereal boxes.It's after a complaint about the pictures on the front of the Corn Pops box which shows yellow characters having fun and a brown character scrubbing the floor.Author Saladin Ahmed tweeted the company saying it is "teaching kids racism".He was outraged because the only brown Corn Pop on the bo... [Read More]
Image of 78 homicides make October Chicago's 2nd deadliest month this year | Chicago Sun-Times
78 homicides make October Chicago's 2nd deadliest month this year | Chicago Sun-Times
October 2016 was the second deadliest month of the year, according to newly released statistics from the Chicago Police Department.The city saw 78 murder victims last month, compared with 31 killed in the city during the same period in 2015, CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. October closed with 353 shooting incidents and 427 shooting victims.In August — the only month to record more homicide v... [Read More]
Image of 5 Cities With Driverless Public Buses On The Streets Right Now: Dec 2015
5 Cities With Driverless Public Buses On The Streets Right Now: Dec 2015
Last week it was announced that the US will be getting its first driverless bus fleet in a Bay Area office park as soon as next year. But say you can’t wait that long. You want to see the future now. So why not hitch a ride to one of these cities where you can ride in a public, autonomous vehicle in 2015.They’re not fast—most go less than 15 mph—and with some exceptions, they don’t travel particul... [Read More]
Image of Twitter bans Russia Today and Sputnik from advertising on its service  |  TechCrunch
Twitter bans Russia Today and Sputnik from advertising on its service | TechCrunch
Twitter has banned Russian media companies Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik from advertising on its service after it found that both had “attempted to interfere with the [2016 U.S.] election on behalf of the Russian government” using the social network.“This decision was based on the retrospective work we’ve been doing around the 2016 U.S. election and the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion tha... [Read More]
Image of Meet Sophia, the first robot to be granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia | world-news | Hindustan Times
Meet Sophia, the first robot to be granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia | world-news | Hindustan Times
Her name is Sophia. She looks a bit like Audrey Hepburn and gives facial expressions while talking. She has an answer for every question. And she is the first robot to be granted citizenship of Saudi Arabia.Sophia is a humanoid robot developed by Hanson Robotics, who is programmed to be witty, was interviewed by business writer Andrew Ross Sorkin at a Future Investment Conference in Riyadh on Tues... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-‘Sexual harassment in UK is structural’
PressTV-‘Sexual harassment in UK is structural’
A new survey indicating that over half of women and a fifth of men in Britain have experienced sexual harassment at work or a place of study highlights that the UK suffers from structural perversity and demeaning of women, says an academic in London."It is bad enough that half of women and a fifth of men have experienced some form of sexual harassment at work but the issue goes wider than that. Th... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Half of UK women sexually harassed at work: Poll
PressTV-Half of UK women sexually harassed at work: Poll
Over half of women and a fifth of men in Britain have experienced sexual harassment at work or a place of study, according to a new survey.The ComRes survey conducted for the BBC found that 53 percent of women and 20 percent of men said they were sexually harassed, which ranged from inappropriate comments to actual sexual assaults.Of the victims who said they had been harassed, 63 percent of the w... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-‘British police failing to tackle slavery cases’
PressTV-‘British police failing to tackle slavery cases’
A new report criticizes British police for failing to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking, leaving the victims unprotected.“While modern slavery cases can be complex and require significant manpower, many of the shortcomings in investigating these cases reflect deficiencies in basic policing practice,” Wendy Williams, the Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services said on Tu... [Read More]
Image of The new feminism is a threat to women’s liberation | Books & Essays | Feminism | spiked
The new feminism is a threat to women’s liberation | Books & Essays | Feminism | spiked
This month, spiked’s Ella Whelan publishes her first-ever book. Titled What Women Want: Fun, Freedom and an End to Feminism, and published by Connor Court, it is a powerful polemic on the illiberal drift and grossout obsessions of the new feminism and a defence of women’s liberation.Here is Brendan O’Neill’s foreword to the book:I have always felt very privileged to have been born in an era of wom... [Read More]
Image of Czech election: another blow to the EU | Europe | For Europe, Against the EU | spiked
Czech election: another blow to the EU | Europe | For Europe, Against the EU | spiked
Britain has long been seen as the exception in Europe: we have bad coffee, we don’t smoke much, and we’re bad at foreign languages. When it comes to the European Union, this is even more the case. Our refusal to join the Euro and our close ties to the US have long had us viewed – unfavourably – as a special case among member states. When Brexit happened, the overriding feeling among European and B... [Read More]
2017 Chicago Murders - Timeline - Chicago - DNAinfo
DNAinfo is Chicago's leading neighborhood news source. We deliver up-to-the-minute reports on entertainment, education, politics, crime, sports, and dining. Our award-winning journalists find the stories - big or small - that matter most to Chicagoans. [Read More]
Image of Chicago tops 500 homicides in 2017 - and that's a good sign | Fox News
Chicago tops 500 homicides in 2017 - and that's a good sign | Fox News
Weekend gun violence across Chicago pushed the city to 500 homicides in 2017, an infamous milestone that comes as Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced nearly 100 new police officers would be hitting the streets.Last year, the city reached the grim mark 14 days earlier, during the Labor Day Weekend, according to data from the Chicago Sun-Times.  There has been a nearly 7 percent drop in homicides from... [Read More]
Image of USC Prof: 'Whiteness' Must Be 'By Any And All Means, Destroyed' » Alex Jones' Infowars
USC Prof: 'Whiteness' Must Be 'By Any And All Means, Destroyed' » Alex Jones' Infowars
The University of Southern California is employing a self-described “black identity extremist” who says “whiteness” “must be, by any and all means, destroyed.”Charles H.F. Davis, according to his bio, is an “assistant professor of clinical education at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California and chief strategy officer and director of research at the USC Race and Eq... [Read More]
Image of One In Five German Residents Come from Foreign Background » Alex Jones' Infowars
One In Five German Residents Come from Foreign Background » Alex Jones' Infowars
A newly released report has shown the true extent of the impact of mass migration on Germany as 18.6 million residents, over one-in-five of the total population, now come from foreign backgrounds.The statistics come from the German Federal Statistical Office’s new yearbook for 2017 which finally shows the extent of demographic change that many Germans have assumed for years. The figures also show ... [Read More]
Image of UK Has Allowed More Jihadists to Return Than Anywhere Else In Europe » Alex Jones' Infowars
UK Has Allowed More Jihadists to Return Than Anywhere Else In Europe » Alex Jones' Infowars
The pathetic weakness of the British position on returning jihadists has been laid out by information in a new report that shows the UK has allowed more foreign fighters back from Syria and Iraq than any other country in Europe, and most other countries in the world.‘Beyond the Caliphate: Foreign Fighters and the Threat of Returnees’ is authored by Richard Barrett and highlights the dangers posed ... [Read More]
Image of Uncle Sam Poster Outrages Liberals: 'Don’t apologize for being white' » Alex Jones' Infowars
Uncle Sam Poster Outrages Liberals: 'Don’t apologize for being white' » Alex Jones' Infowars
College liberals were extremely triggered when posters with the classic Uncle Sam “I Want You”  image and text reading, “I want you to love who you are. Don’t apologize for being white,” were put on kiosks at Boston College during an anti-racism protest.The flyers were found to be so offensive that they were taken down and prompted a police response where they revealed there is an investigati... [Read More]
Image of Mass Migration Turns Another German Neighbourhood into No-Go Zone » Alex Jones' Infowars
Mass Migration Turns Another German Neighbourhood into No-Go Zone » Alex Jones' Infowars
A new report claims that migrant youth gangs in the Ebertplatz area of Cologne are becoming increasingly violent, leading some to describe the area as turning into a no-go zone.Authorities in the Eberplatz area say that in recent months young migrants from the Middle East and Africa have turned the place into a no-go zone once the sun goes down. Over just the past nine months, police have been inv... [Read More]
Image of Scientists Can Now Control How You Think » Alex Jones' Infowars
Scientists Can Now Control How You Think » Alex Jones' Infowars
In briefWhat if you could improve your mental aptitude and performance by directly stimulating specific parts of the brain? That’s what a team of researchers from Boston University wanted to find out, and they developed an experimental procedure that can change how you think.Hitting the right lobesA team of researchers from Boston University (BU) has explored the possibility of enhancing a person’... [Read More]
Image of Actor Corey Feldman Arrested After Speaking Out About Hollywood Pedophiles » Alex Jones' Infowars
Actor Corey Feldman Arrested After Speaking Out About Hollywood Pedophiles » Alex Jones' Infowars
Actor/musician Corey Feldman was arrested Saturday night on ‘unspecified’ drug charges, according to the Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana.“The Goonies” star and his band were scheduled to play that night at the Live Oaks Bar and Ballroom, but was arrested before the show started.Sheriff Gary Gilley says more information about the arrest is forthcoming, and Feldman will be booked at th... [Read More]
Image of EU Parliament ‘An Absolute Hotbed of Sexual Harassment’ » Alex Jones' Infowars
EU Parliament ‘An Absolute Hotbed of Sexual Harassment’ » Alex Jones' Infowars
An investigation has revealed that the European Parliament is a “hotbed of sexual harassment,” where senior MEPs who “feel they can do whatever they want” prey on young women.The Sunday Times reports speaking to over a dozen junior staffers — professional, multilingual women, some graduates of the College of Europe which trains people to work for the EU’s standing bureaucracy — who suffered the un... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Trump links crime surge in UK to 'Islamic terror'
PressTV-Trump links crime surge in UK to 'Islamic terror'
US President Donald Trump has blamed a rise in crime in the UK on what he calls “radical Islamic terror”, but presented no evidence to support his claim."Just out report: ‘United Kingdom crime rises 13% annually amid spread of Radical Islamic terror.’ Not good, we must keep America safe!”Trump said in a tweet on Friday morning. The mainstream media and several politicians, like Trump, describ... [Read More]
Image of Clinton Foundation Did Not Report Russian Uranium One Payments, Wall Street Analyst Argues » Alex Jones' Infowars
Clinton Foundation Did Not Report Russian Uranium One Payments, Wall Street Analyst Argues » Alex Jones' Infowars
WASHINGTON, D.C. As Senator Chuck Grassley and the Senate Judiciary Committee are starting to evaluate public disclosures of the Clinton Foundation and of its affiliate in Canada, the Clinton-Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative (“CGSGI”), Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel, in a detailed analysis of Clinton Foundation financial accounting reports, reveals what he believes is a systematic pattern ... [Read More]