GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Richard Spencer came to the University of Florida hoping to spread his white nationalist ideas, but his speech was instead quickly drowned out Thursday by a hailstorm of chants, shouting and mockery. At one point, Spencer said, "You know that what I am saying here will change the world." At another point, he described the audience as a mob. People chanted, "Black lives matter!" and "Go home, Spencer!" "Are you adults?" Spencer asked. "It doesn't look like it." Spencer called the crowd "shrieking and grunting morons."
This might be hard to believe, but I have never starred in a choreographed cheer-and-dance routine for a college homecoming event. So I don't know what type of wardrobe choices I would make in that scenario. No judgies. It probably wouldn't include fanny packs, but to each his own, guys. Anyway, here are members of Sigma Tau Gamma, a fraternity at the University of Central Oklahoma, showing their true and deep commitment to jean shorts (a.k.a.
Natasha De Alencar had just returned home on April 12 after making T-shirts and pillowcases in her husband's memory when the Army casualty assistance officer told her there was someone on the phone for her. It was President Donald Trump. Days before, two Army men told her that her husband, Army Staff Sgt. Mark R. De Alencar, had been killed in Afghanistan on April 8. "I'll never forget those super-white, clean gloves, or the expressionless look on their faces," she previously told The Washington Post.
WASHINGTON - White House chief of staff John Kelly said Thursday that President Donald Trump "bravely" called families of four fallen soldiers, lending his credibility as a retired four-star general and the experience of losing his son in battle in defense of a president accused of politicizing tragedy.
Encouraged by her sister Ashley Schaus, Hannah Schaus said her vows at an Indiana bed-and-breakfast as friends and family looked on. But Hannah wasn't the bride, Ashley was. Ashley's groom, Will Seaton, not only married his wife, he also exchanged vows with her younger sister, Hannah, who has Down syndrome. "Hannah, I'm thankful that you're my sister and my best friend," Seaton said to Hannah as the wedding guests looked on. "I promise to take you fishing, tell you plenty of funny jokes and, most importantly, I promise to always look out for you."
SEATTLE -- Amazon has driven an economic boom in Seattle, bestowing more than 40,000 jobs upon a city known for Starbucks coffee and Seahawks fandom. Its growth remade a neglected industrial swath north of downtown into a hub of young workers and fixed the region, along with Microsoft before it, as a premier locale for the Internet economy outside of Silicon Valley.
Last month in the Pearl City community on Oahu, Safeway customer Arlene Sua watched as a man suddenly grabbed eight cases of Spamand head for the door. She thought "'OK, this isn't real. No, he's not going to take it, no, no," she told KHON TV. But it was real. The man took off with the Spam and disappeared.
Target is stepping up its plan to remodel stores, a bid to regain its cachet and fend off incursions by Wal-Mart Stores and Amazon.com. The retailer now plans to revamp more than 1,000 locations by the end of 2020, part of a sweeping overhaul of its operations. The Minneapolis-based company had previously said it was remodeling 600 stores by 2019.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The University of Florida is bracing for the possibility that thousands of demonstrators will descend Thursday to protest a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer even as administrators pleaded with students to stay away from the corner of campus where Spencer is scheduled to appear. In an interview Wednesday, UF president W. Kent Fuchs said he believes Spencer benefits from demonstrations.
The vast majority of 17,000 U.S. workers in 19 industries who participated in a survey conducted by the nonprofit group Mental Health America and the Faas Foundation said they are unhappy with their jobs. They are so unhappy that 71 percent also said that they are looking to change employers. So what gives? Two big reasons are cited, according to this report in The Ladders.