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New Jersey gets first Sikh attorney general in U.S. history

By S.P. Sullivan, ssullivan@njadvancemedia.com, NJ Advance Media for NJ.comBergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal addresses the press after Governor-elect Phil Murphy nominates him for attorney general on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in Trenton.(Jeffrey Granit) Gov. Phil Murphy‘s pick for New Jersey’s top law enforcement job got swift legislative approval Tuesday, hours after Murphy took office. […]

Kim Jong Un — smart and strategic?

Fareed Zakaria, London    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/kim-jong-un–smart-and-strategic/2017/09/14/0c28a516-9988-11e7-82e4-f1076f6d6152_story.html?utm_term=.11ca4888b4ed I am sometimes asked what world figure I most want to interview. For me, the answer is obvious: Kim Jong Un. The general impression around the globe continues to be that the North Korean leader is crazy, provocative and unpredictable, but I think that he might well be […]

USA: Priyanka Chopra is making an American series inspired by the life of Madhuri Dixit

Priyanka Chopra has been a busy bee in Hollywood! After Baywatch, the Quantico star has already started shooting two other films; A Kid like Jake and Isn’t It Romantic?. But that wasn’t enough for PC! The star decided to juggle an ABC series with it all. https://images.dawn.com/news/1178096 According to Variety, Priyanka is developing a TV series based […]

USA: Prayer Patrol for Kentucky streets

Kentucky Governor Will Fight Violent Crime With ‘Prayer Patrols’ June 2, 2017 by Michael Stone 19 Comments Pray the crime away? Smells like theocracy: Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has a novel new plan to fight violent crime – “prayer patrols.” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2017/06/kentucky-governor-will-fight-violent-crime-prayer-patrols/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=BRSS&utm_campaign=Nonreligious&utm_content=367 At a press conference earlier this week Governor Bevin unveiled his plan to fight […]

The insecurity of inequality

May 16,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Kaushik Basu Global inequality today is at a level last seen in the late nineteenth century — and it is continuing to rise. With it has come a surging sense of disenfranchisement that has fuelled alienation and anger, and even bred nationalism and xenophobia. As […]