Duke volleyball game in Utah moved after racist abuse hurled at Black player

Duke University women’s volleyball match on Saturday was moved to an alternate location in Provo, Utah, after racial slurs were hurled at a black player from the crowd during Friday’s match with BYU, school officials said. The incident prompted BYU to apologize and ban a fan identified as the perpetrator. Lesa Pamplin, godmother of the black Duke player, wrote on Twitter that while playing her … Continue reading Duke volleyball game in Utah moved after racist abuse hurled at Black player

Colorado secretary of state claims Americans could ‘lose right to vote within months’ if GOP wins election

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold claimed Republicans plan to attack Americans’ right to vote if they are able to win this year’s midterm elections. “What we can expect from the extreme Republicans running across this country is to undermine free and fair elections for the American people, strip Americans of the right to vote, refuse to address security breaches and, unfortunately, be more beholden to … Continue reading Colorado secretary of state claims Americans could ‘lose right to vote within months’ if GOP wins election

Teens trash Philly restaurant, sending workers searching for cover as city crime surges

The caught-on-video rampage at Jamaican restaurant Zion Cuisine in the city’s Germantown neighborhood sent workers scrambling for cover behind a locked door and security glass shattered by a chair thrown by one of the assailants. The viral video from Saturday made the rounds on social media showing a dozen or more teens enter the restaurant after some sort of confrontation. A man, who appears to … Continue reading Teens trash Philly restaurant, sending workers searching for cover as city crime surges

Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years for cannabis possession, smuggling in Russia

WNBA star Brittney Griner was convicted Thursday in Russia of cannabis possession and sentenced to nine years in prison — despite her insistence that she “made an honest mistake” and her tearful pleas for mercy. Standing in a cage reserved for defendants at the Khimki court outside Moscow, Griner, 31, remained stone-faced upon hearing the verdict. As part of the punishment phase, Griner also will be required to … Continue reading Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years for cannabis possession, smuggling in Russia

Kohl’s confirms it has received multiple preliminary buyout offers

( CNBC.com ) Kohl’s on Monday confirmed it has received multiple preliminary offers from parties interested in acquiring the department store chain. Kohl’s said in a press release the proposals are nonbinding and without committed financing. The company’s board of directors has hired bankers at Goldman Sachs to coordinate with bidders. Hudson’s Bay Co., a Canadian department store operator owned by HBC, is one of the … Continue reading Kohl’s confirms it has received multiple preliminary buyout offers