Myanmar-Kofi Annan Story : Myanmar Buddhis Group Says Post Insulting Kofi Annan Was Fake

A Ma Ba Tha leader says  that the post and the Facebook page on which it appeared are fake. Myanmar’s government announced last week that Annan will lead an advisory panel aimed at finding “lasting solutions” to the conflict in Rakhine state, where human rights groups have documented widespread abuses against minority Rohingya Muslims. Rakhine Buddhist nationalists have denounced the commission. Annan was criticized Monday on a page that appeared…

September 1, 2016
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Police Response : Chris Brown’s Home Search After Gun Allegation

August 31, 2016

The Latest on a police response at singer Chris Brown’s Los Angeles home (all times local): 5 p.m. Los Angeles police detectives were searching the home of Chris Brown after a woman says he pointed a gun at her. Baylee Curran tells The Los Angeles Times that she and a friend went to Brown’s house with a business associate Monday night. She says she was admiring the diamond necklace of a…

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Justin Timberlake apologized for tweet after backlash

July 2, 2016

Timberlake tweeted Sunday that he was inspired after Williams spoke passionately about racism and social injustice. A responder tweeted to Timberlake: “Does this mean you’re going to stop appropriating our music and culture?” NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake, who praised actor-activist Jesse Williams’ moving speech at the BET Awards, has apologized for responding to a tweet claiming he appropriates black culture. Timberlake responded: “The more you realize that we…

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Kornheiser leaving DC radio station and plans to do podcast

June 3, 2016

Sports talk station ESPN 980 announced that Kornheiser’s final show will later this month. The ESPN personality who co-stars with Michael Wilbon on “Pardon the Interruption” said he will be launching a podcast in September. ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Tony Kornheiser is leaving the Washington-area radio station he has been with for 24 years. Kornheiser was part of WTEM’s original lineup in 1992 when he was a columnist for The…

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