2 UH physics professors indicted on charges

Author: Andy Cerota, Anchor/Reporter, acerota@kprc.com

Jill Courtney, Sr. Web Editor, Click2Houston.com
Published On: Apr 28 2014 11:55:23 AM CDT   Updated  6 m
HOUSTON –Two University of Houston professors are facing federal charges for making false statements and wire fraud as part of a 29-count indictment, according to the United States Attorneys’ Office.

Authorities said Abdelhak Bensaoula, Ph.D., 57, and David Starikov, Ph.D, 58, surrendered to authorities Monday morning.

Officials said Bensaoula and Starikov are professors in the Physics Department at the University of Houston.

NYC Pastors Fight To Hold Worship Services In School Buildings

NYC Pastors Fight To Hold Worship Services In School Buildings

By Nigel Boys Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City, is in favor of allowing public schools to be used as venues for worship services, even though a recent court order has enforced that ban, according to William Delvin, interim senior pastor of Manhattan Bible Church, New York. READ MORE via NYC Pastors Fight […]

Cinderella Surgery: Women clipping their feet to fit designer shoes

Reported By Liku Zelleke There is a new fad going around in plastic surgeon’s offices across the US – that of clipping, trimming and padding feet so that women can fit into designer shoes. They call it the “Cinderella Surgery”. Just like the girl from the fairy tale, women are having their feet altered so […]

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Are Universities Properly Handling Rape Cases?

Are Universities Properly Handling Rape Cases?

The demand for accountability from higher education in its dealing with sexual harassment cases is reaching national heights. Within the hallowed halls of the college campus, sexual harassment cases are not given the attention it needs to change on an institutional level. Annie E. Clark and Andrea Pino, former University of North Carolina students and […]

Teen Tried To Poison Her Grandmother For Taking Her Cell Phone

Teen Tried To Poison Her Grandmother For Taking Her Cell Phone

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Tyt’ana Lisa-Nicole Johnson, 17, of Fayetteville, NC was charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder for dumping chemicals into a pot of greens being cooked by her grandmother, Gaylon Moody, 51, while she was at Easter Mass. The teenager was upset because her grandmother took her cell phone away, authorities say. […]

Sterling’s Wife Says She’s Not a Racist, Court Docs Say Differently (Video)

by Robert Littal | Posted on Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Rochelle Sterling

Rochelle Sterling is at the Clippers vs. Warriors game decked out in all black and made some strong statements to ESPN’s Lisa Salters even though she declined to go on air.  She claims she isn’t a racist, doesn’t agree with anything that was said on the tape and isn’t sure if it is her husband or not on the tape (they have only been married for 57 years, of course she can’t ID his voice).

Read more at http://blacksportsonline.com/home/2014/04/sterlings-wife-says-shes-not-a-racist-court-docs-say-differently-video/#gjSgi8mOiyUFdleR.99

New Film Shares Untold Stories Behind The Biggest Black Male Movement In the 20th Century:  The Million Man March

New Film Shares Untold Stories Behind The Biggest Black Male Movement In the 20th Century

Reported by Barry Burch Jr. It has been nearly 20 years since the Million Man March, and as time passes by, memories weaken.  However, Vanguard Television and the Washington, D.C. Ministry of Arts and Culture have united to make sure the memories are not completely lost.  Moreover, they are making an attempt to reveal more […]

Ex Google+ Engineer Says It’s Clear That The Product Is Over As A Social Network

  APR. 25, 2014, 5:08 PM MAIL

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Nicholas Carlson

Former Google+ boss Vic Gundotra

Former Google+ engineer Danny Crichton says that the product has ultimately failed as a social network, he wrote on TechCrunch earlier today.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ex-google-engineer-says-product-is-over-2014-4#ixzz307vMMGic

This Startup Is Going To Revolutionize The Credit Card You Already Have In Your Wallet

    APR. 24, 2014, 12:00 PM 

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Admittedly, the bank was doing something most do: trying to stay one step ahead of card thieves.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ondot-card-app-2014-4#ixzz307uKJWDR

Racist Comment: “…it’s not that egregious.”

In reference to the racist comments made by the L. A. Clippers owner;

Here’s the comment I rec’d from a former African American news reporter. “It won’t matter what the commissioner says… he’s in no position to chastise an owner for his words. Only the other owners can vote to punish him, another owner and they won’t, becuz it’s not that egregious. It’s news today… but by Monday it will be gone.”

Cop won’t be convicted for taking the life of black teenager

Cop won’t be convicted for taking the life of black teenager

A judge has dropped charges against a former Little Rock police officer whose manslaughter trial in the fatal shooting of a teenager while on duty in 2012 twice resulted in deadlocked juries. Josh Hastings returned to court Monday morning for a hearing before a third trial that had been scheduled to begin next month. But […]

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Mitzi Miller Is Named The New Editor-In-Chief Of Ebony Magazine

Mitzi Miller Is Named The New Editor-In-Chief Of Ebony Magazine

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Congratulations are in order for Mitzi Miller; she is the new editor-in-chief for Ebony Magazine! Mitzi’s new position is effective immediately, according to a press release. “Mitzi is a gifted editor with tremendous energy and passion, and her strong editorial background will catapult the Ebony brand to greater heights,” this announcement was […]

Ex-Soldier Guilty of Murdering 5-Year–Old Daughter

Ex-Soldier Guilty of Murdering 5-Year–Old Daughter

A former Hawaii soldier was convicted of murder by a federal jury Thursday in the beating death of his 5-year-old daughter, the New York Daily News reports. Although Hawaii abolished capital punishment in 1957, Honolulu jurors must decide if Naeem Williams should be sentenced to death for killing Talia Williams since the crime was committed […]

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Women In African Tribe Protest Painful ‘Lip Plate’ Beautification Process

Women In African Tribe Protest Painful ‘Lip Plate’ Beautification Process

Reported by Barry Burch Jr. The phrase “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” typically means that beauty is unique to the person viewing it.  However, beauty may also be interconnected with geography.  While rather skinny women may grace our magazines in America, a rather plump one would have all the guys chasing after […]

Warren Ballentine Esq: Racist Clippers Owner shows why we need affirmative action

The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on affirmative action in public university admissions on Tuesday in a case called Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action. This ruling has opened the door for the dismantling of Affirmative Action in America. While it is quite they accomplishment that we have a African American has President the […]

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