[United States], April 12 (ANI): Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, who became the first Muslim and black woman to serve as a United States judge, was found dead in New York's Hudson River on Wednesday. Sify Also reported by •DNA •ANI News
The makeup of the Bill Cosby jury is coming clear as the selection process is underway in Pennsylvania. One of the jurors is a black woman in her 30s and five of the jurors are white men in their 20s.. Source: InsideEdition -
as lawyers and prosecutors worked to select panelists who they believe would be favorable to their side, The jury that will hear Bill Cosby's sexual assault case filled quickly Tuesday. a young white.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
'Saturday Night Live' just had one of its most successful seasons ever but now that its over, the show is losing three longtime cast members. Bobby Moynihan, Vanessa Bayer and Sasheer Zamata are.. Source: Wibbitz Studio -
* Actress Viola Davis completed her award season haul with a well-deserved best supporting actress Oscar for her forceful portrayal of Rose Maxson in the movie revival of August Wilsons play.. Deccan Herald
*London:* UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin will insist on European teams being given 16 slots when FIFA expands the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026. Speaking at UEFA's Nyon headquarters after a meeting.. Mid-Day
*Mumbai:* Fashion designer-turned-polo player Rinaa Shah's polo team Rinaldi Polo team won the Trunks Company Polo Cup 2017 defeating Mumbai Polo team here at Mahalaxmi race course on Wednesday.. Mid-Day
*Women in the film industry have to be thick-skinned to make it big, women directors said in the session on 'Women Power in the Film Industry' at Biffes. *
"The white male dominates the industry... Deccan Herald
The United States Mint will release a commemorative gold coin in April that will feature Lady Liberty as a Black woman, marking the first time that the American symbol has been depicted as anything.. IndiaTimes
For the first time in the history of its currency, the United States Mint has unveiled a $100 gold coin featuring an African-American woman as Lady Liberty's face. This coin marks the 225th anniversary.. Zee News
DALLAS (Reuters) - A video showing a white Fort Worth police officer in an escalating argument with a black woman he took into custody along with the woman's daughters touched off a social media storm.. Reuters India
By Patricia Reaney | NEW YORK NEW YORK The United States lost some literal and figurative pioneers in 2016 with the deaths of famed sons and daughters from John Glenn, the first American to orbit.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India
A first-of-its-kind TV series that combines documentary with scripted drama is set to take audiences around the world on a new Mars mission from next week.
National Geographic Channel's new series.. DNA
*Islamabad*: Two more staffers of the Indian High Commission in Islamabad on Thursday left Pakistan after being declared "persona non grata" for alleged spying, diplomatic sources told Geo News.
*London:* At least seven people were killed and more than 50 injured after a Croydon Tramlink tram overturned in London, British Transport Police announced on Wednesday.
The 42-year-old tram driver.. Mid-Day
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When Mildred Loving, a black woman banned from her rural Virginia hometown for marrying a white man, wrote to U.S. Attorney General Bobby Kennedy in 1963, she never imagined.. Reuters India
After a black woman's employment offer was rescinded because she refused to cut off her dreadlocks in violation of a company grooming policy, the EEOC sued under Title VII for discrimination on the.. Mondaq