In just the past decade, vexingly different figures have been reported — 1.8 million in The New York Times in 2009, four million by The Associated Press in 2013.
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Three police officers are injured and one gunman has been "contained," after a shooting broke out near a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, the Associated Press reports. A journalist with the Colorado Springs Gazette seconds that report, and suggests that multiple civilians have also been injured. The Colorado Springs... More »
The number of children directly involved in the violence in South Sudan is on the rise as more youth continue to be recruited by and join armed militias, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) stated in a press release on Friday.
Freestyle Photographic Supplies, the distributor of Holga cameras in the United States, has announced it will no longer produce or sell Holga cameras and accessories. In the press release, Freestyle Photographic Supplies seems almost passive aggressive towards other manufacturers who created ‘tens of thousands of cameras were sold in twenty different countries with almost no [...]Show More Summary
One of the standard tropes of American politics is about global leadership. The automatic assumption on nearly all pressing issues is that we lead, and one of the charges typical of presidential campaigns is that the other candidate doesn't, can't or won't lead. Show More Summary
Even though I had a lovely Thanksgiving on Thursday, I think I might have preferred being in Australia, attending Ridley Scott's ALIEN: COVENANT press conference. The legendary director is in Oz to formally begin pre-production onShow More Summary
The guys of One Direction pose for photos at a press conference to promote their new album Made in the A.M. on Wednesday (November 25) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Mexico City, Mexico. Liam Payne just announced the next single off their album – “Infinity!” The song was originally released as a promotional single [...]
No one can tell a southern ghost story quite like Cullen Bunn. Author of such down-home tales as Dark Horse’s HARROW COUNTY and Oni Press’s THE SIXTH GUN (as well as a very impressive resume with Marvel and DC), Bunn has been spinning scary yarns for most of his career. So it’s no surprise that […]
Rumours Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is set to become the next Manchester City boss continue to intensify, and speculation will only increase after the Spaniard skipped a press conference ahead of the Bundesliga match againstShow More Summary
To some, job searching can wait; to others, it’s a luxury they can’t afford. There are no right or wrong answers; rather it all depends on your personal circumstances and goals. If income is no problem and there are no pressing issues that require you to work right away then taking time off during the holidays
The Real Madrid dressing room has been the source of some fascination this season, as the press have analyzed the players’ response to the arrival of Rafa Benitez. It’s well documented and established that the majority of the squad were...Show More Summary
Adapted from Places of the Heart: The Psychogeography of Everyday Life by Colin Ellard. Out now from Bellevue Literary Press. In 2007, Whole Foods Market built one of its largest stores in New York City’s Bowery District in its storied Lower East Side. Show More Summary
Drake Seen At Toronto Raptors Game With New Big Booty Chick Named Layla Aubrey Graham hosted the 3rd annual “Drake Night” for the Toronto Raptors this past Wednesday. While he was seen in numerous press photos smiling with his mom,
Turkish authorities must not press charges against two Cumhuriyet newspaper journalists and must release them, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) media freedom representative said Friday.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Around 2,000 people protested on Friday over the arrest of two prominent journalists on charges of espionage and terrorist propaganda, a case that has revived long-standing criticism of Turkey's record on press freedom under President Tayyip Erdogan.
“Ben Carson, who is facing increasing scrutiny over his grasp of foreign policy, is traveling to Jordan on Friday to visit Syrian refugees, in order to gain an understanding of the pressing issue and to polish his candidacy,” the New [...]
Whether it's the color of his tie, his suit - or shell suit - his beard, his position on Trident or airstrikes in Syria, the Labour party's new leader Jeremy Corbyn has been "systematically" undermined by the British press.
The Mariinksy and Munich music director was asked at a Tokyo press conference whether he had plans to perform in Turkey. The question was tagged to the shooting down of a Russian military plane by Turkish ground forces. Gergiev, who is often an apologist for President Putin, said (according to the semi-official Tass news agency): […]