Tag: America

New York’s legendary columnist Jimmy Breslin dies

Jimmy Breslin, who died Sunday at 88, was a central character of New York journalism, notably with the New York Daily News. Breslin won a Pulitzer Prize for some amazing articles which include his works exposing police harassment in Queens. Of his remarkable works, the most impressive was an interview with[Read More…]

Starbucks popularity declines after CEO’s refugee remarks

Starbucks’s customers seem to be offended by Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz’s declaration, promising to employ thousands of refugees, post President Donald Trump’s first executive order that temporarily banned travel from seven mostly-Muslim nations. Schultz in a letter to employees said the promise of the American Dream was “being called into[Read More…]

American man gets life for drug smuggling in Indonesia

Philip Russell, an American, has been found guilty of drug smuggling and been given a life sentence by an Indonesian court. Russell was sentenced on Wednesday by the District Court in Semarang, the provincial capital of Central Java. On Thursday, a court spokesperson said that 56-year-old Russell was arrested with[Read More…]

Dallas shooting: 4 officers shot dead, 11 injured

In one of the deadliest attacks on the law enforcement, two snipers from elevated positions opened fire at a protest in Dallas, Texas, killing four officers and injuring eleven on Thursday evening (Friday morning IST). Homeland Security officers arrived at the scene to take stock of the situation. The attack[Read More…]

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