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Bill Maher scolds 'social justice warriors' over Oberlin lawsuit: 'There's a price to pay'

Added: 15.06.2019 6:18 | 15 views | 0 comments

"Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday's show slammed the "social justice warriors" at Ohio's Oberlin College, a school recently ordered to pay $44 million to resolve a libel dispute stemming from a shoplifting incident at a nearby bakery.

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Berlin housing crisis sparks rent cap proposal

Added: 14.06.2019 23:17 | 23 views | 0 comments

German chancellor Angela Merkel has promised an additional €5 billion to fund affordable apartments to combat the country’s growing housing crisis. Her announcement came as Berlin’s city government considers legislation next week for a five-year rent cap. On Friday, meanwhile, a citizens’ initiative cleared the first hurdle for a referendum that could force large property investors in the German capital to sell their holdings to the government. Dr Merkel’s federal government has no direct responsibility for housing but she promised new subsidies to state and local authorities who ensure that “really every euro is spent in this area” of affordable housing. At a gathering of German...

German doctors fined over abortion ads

Added: 14.06.2019 17:08 | 13 views | 0 comments

A Berlin court rules that it was illegal to advertise how abortions were carried out.

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Oberlin College to pay bakery the now-massive sum of $44M over racism dispute

Added: 13.06.2019 23:09 | 6 views | 0 comments

Owners of a market accused of racism have been awarded more than $44 million in a lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their business and libeled them.

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Market awarded $44M in racism dispute with Oberlin College

Added: 13.06.2019 22:55 | 6 views | 0 comments

Owners of a market in a famously liberal town were awarded $44 million in damages this week in their lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their business and libeled them in a case some observers said embodied racial hypersensitivity and political correctness run amok.

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Ships operating in Gulf region urged to take extreme caution

Added: 13.06.2019 15:54 | 19 views | 0 comments

BERLIN (AP) — Governments and maritime agencies urged an abundance of caution Thursday for ships operating in the Persian Gulf region after two oil tankers were damaged in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Though details of the suspected attack on the ships in the Gulf of Oman of the coast of Iran were still vague, the incident comes amid growing friction between Washington and Tehran in an area already fraught with tension. "The shipping industry views this as an escalation of the situation, and we are just about as...

Michael Knowles: Oberlin learns high price of 'social justice'

Added: 13.06.2019 9:00 | 23 views | 0 comments

Oberlin College has learned an $11 million lesson that other colleges should learn as well. "Social justice" finally has a price tag.

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Openly gay reporter presses Iran's top diplomat on death penalty for homosexuals

Added: 12.06.2019 20:55 | 19 views | 0 comments

"Why are homosexuals executed in Iran because of their sexual orientation?" asked Paul Ronzheimer, the Berlin-based chief correspondent for the tabloid Bild.

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Today in History for June 12th

Added: 12.06.2019 4:16 | 22 views | 0 comments

Highlights of this day in history: President Ronald Reagan demands the tearing down of the Berlin Wall; Civil rights activist Medgar Evers killed; O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman murdered; Baseball Hall of Fame opens. (June 12)


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