Soldier shot in Ottawa has died, guard injured -cabinet minister


OTTAWA, Oct 22 (Reuters) – The soldier shot at the Canadian war memorial in Ottawa has died, and a guard in the nearby parliament buildings has been wounded, Canadian cabinet minister Jason Kenney said on Wednesday. “Condolences to family of the soldier killed, & prayers for the Parliamentary guard wounded. …

Continue reading

“Dear White People” in theaters today! Trailer here:


Review by Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post “Satire is the weapon of reason,” one character tells another in “Dear White People,” a movie that exemplifies that sentiment with a potent combination of playfulness and pointed cultural critique. This alternately thoughtful and hilarious comedy of campus manners is the bracingly …

Continue reading

Texas college bans students from ‘Ebola countries’


At least two students from Nigeria who applied to a Texas college were told they wouldn’t be admitted because of Ebola.  Kamorudeen Abidogun, a Texas man originally from Nigeria, said he received two letters from Navarro College, a two-year community college with a campus about 58 miles from Dallas. Abidogun …

Continue reading