“It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, comedic legend and civil rights activist Mr. Dick Gregory departed this earth tonight in Washington, DC,” reads the statement. “The family appreciates the outpouring of support and love and respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.
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If you really want to understand a people, don’t study the statues they erect. Look at the ones they’ve pulled down. In 1357, local officials in the Tuscan town of Siena voted to remove a nude sculpture of Venus, the Roman goddess of beauty, sex and fertility, that was then frolicking saucily in a public
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A new hedge fund has raised over $100 million and plans to use troves of data from other managers to select its investments. Epsilon Asset Management plans to scrape decades of regulatory documents to analyze positions of other active managers and turn these into investment strategies for institutional clients, cofounder Faryan Amir-Ghassemi told Business Insider.
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When the original Star Wars trilogy concluded in the 1980s, there were quite a few attempts to launch a similar family-friendly science-fiction/fantasy franchise, and The Dark Tower could be mistaken for one of them. It’s apparently set in the present day, but the rumpled fashions and the dated visual effects have a Reagan-era feel to
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Import of coal saw a decline of 6.37 percent to 191.95 million tonnes (MT) in 2016-17 on higher production by Coal India (CIL) that saw the country move to a regime of surplus coal. Comparatively, in 2015-16 fiscal, coal imports stood at 203.95 MT, as per official data by the government. “On enhanced production by
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Jese, who was thrust straight into Mark Hughes’ side after arriving from Paris St-Germain on Wednesday, slid in from a tight angle after being left unmarked to pick up Saido Berahino’s pass. The Spaniard’s strike came just 90 seconds into the second half, after an opening 45 minutes the visitors had dominated. Arsenal thought they
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The winger claimed his fifth goal in four games to maintain Cardiff’s 100% start to the season, while at the same time ending Wolves’ perfect record. Joe Ralls had broken the deadlock after half-time with a well-placed shot. Leo Bonatini levelled after an error by Cardiff keeper Neil Etheridge, but Mendez-Laing ended Wolves hopes. Relive
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Three major indexes turned higher in mid-morning trading and were modestly up by early afternoon. Mr Bannon, a right-wing nationalist, helped shape the “America First” message of Mr Trump’s election campaign. He also supported some of Mr Trump’s more radical economic positions. In a recent interview with the left-leaning American Prospect magazine, Mr Bannon said
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Decisions by Google, GoDaddy and Cloudflare to eject a neo-Nazi site from their services were “dangerous”, a US-based digital rights group has said. The Daily Stormer had denigrated 32-year-old Heather Heyer who died while protesting against a far-right rally in Charlottesville. This led to a backlash in which multiple web firms kicked the site off
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Even though travel around the world has never been easier, or inexpensive for those on a budget, for those who are seeking luxury no matter the cost, travel has never been so expensive. Elite Traveler just came out with their annual Top 100 Suites, and for those with enough money, luxury is waiting. They ranked
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