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» Southern Poverty Law Center fires co-founder Morris Dees

Friday, March 15th, 2019, 1:21 PM - by Michele
The Southern Poverty Law Center, one of the nation's leading civil rights organizations, has fired co-founder Morris Dees but didn't say exactly why.

The SPLC's president, Richard Cohen, suggested in a statement Thursday that the 82-year-old's employment was terminated Wednesday over a matter of conduct.

"As a civil rights organization, the SPLC is committed to ensuring that the conduct of our staff reflects the mission of the organization and the values we hope to instill in the world," Cohen said. "When one of our own fails to meet those standards, no matter his or her role in the organization, we take it seriously and must take appropriate action."

NBC News was unable to reach Dees on Thursday. He told the local newspaper, the Montgomery Advertiser in Alabama, that he did not know why he was let go but that he wished the organization "the absolute best."

The newspaper reported that Dees, who... [Read More]
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» NZ: Massacre at mosques - PM confirms 40 people dead in 'terrorist attack'

Friday, March 15th, 2019, 12:33 AM - by Tom Servo
https://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/in...-christchurch/Massacre at mosques - PM confirms 40 people dead in 'terrorist attack'

NZ Herald | Friday, 15 March 2019, 2:09p.m.

• Dozens feared dead as at least two gunmen open fire at two central Christchurch mosques
• Four people arrested, including one woman
• One of the gunmen livestreamed shooting at Al Noor Mosque in chilling 17-min video
• PM Jacinda Ardern calls this 'one of NZ's darkest days'

Gunmen have opened fire at mosques in Christchurch, with reports of up to 30 people killed. Four people are in custody - three men and one woman.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she's been fully briefed on the unprecedented events in Christchurch.
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» Will children at center of college admissions scandal pay a price along with their parents?

Thursday, March 14th, 2019, 2:18 PM - by Gingersnap
Will children at center of college admissions scandal pay a price along with their parents?
MAR 14, 2019 | 8:35 AM

Will children at center of college admissions scandal pay a price along with their parents?

Their parents face criminal charges, with federal prosecutors alleging massive fraud to get them into some of America’s most elite schools.

But it’s still unclear what is going to happen to the children who were the beneficiaries of what prosecutors called the largest college admissions scam ever uncovered.

Federal prosecutors allege cheating on standardized tests, bribery and faking athletic achievements to get into college — the types of misdeeds that would lead to serious discipline. But in many cases, they said, the students
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