• Hank Azaria Offers to Stop Voicing Apu on 'The Simpsons'
Hank Azaria Offers to Stop Voicing Apu on 'The Simpsons'

Now, Azaria himself says he's given this a lot of thought and "my eyes have been opened". The character has come under criticism for decades for being a hurtful stereotype of an immigrant ethnic minority, but a documentary in the fall, titled The Problem With Apu , sparked a new firestorm.

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  • Dunkin' Brands (DNKN) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance
Dunkin' Brands (DNKN) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance

Forward P/E is a measure of the price-to-earnings ratio using forecasted earnings for the P/E calculation for the next fiscal year. "These accomplishments were achieved against a tough backdrop of intense competitive activity and adverse weather, which, along with the national roll-out of menu simplification, negatively impacted Dunkin' Donuts U....

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  • Presidential Aspirant Accuses Party Leaders Of Tokenism — APC National Convention
Presidential Aspirant Accuses Party Leaders Of Tokenism — APC National Convention

Abdullahi said in a short statement made available to newsmen in Abuja that ward congresses will not hold on the 5th of May, while local government and state congresses will now hold on the 12th and 19th May respectively. "The observation was that the timetable as now constituted was determined because of the Ramadan". Speaking on the plan to shi...

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  • Jaguars add to QB room, select Tanner Lee at No. 203
Jaguars add to QB room, select Tanner Lee at No. 203

Lee was picked 203rd overall by the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was the 10th quarterback selected in the draft. Lee declared for the draft following his junior season at Nebraska last fall and is the fourth Husker early-entrant to be selected in the past four NFL Drafts .

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  • Good days will come, Asaram says in viral audio clip from jail
Good days will come, Asaram says in viral audio clip from jail

I also do so". He claims a few people are on a campaign to defame his ashram and want to take its control. Bhartishree was born to Asaram and Laxmi Devi in 1975, two years after the self-styled godman converted his hut, which was built in Gujarat's Motera, into an ashram in 1973.

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  • Ayodhya row | Babri Masjid-Ram Temple case purely 'property dispute': Hindu bodies
Ayodhya row | Babri Masjid-Ram Temple case purely 'property dispute': Hindu bodies

Disputing Salve's submission, Ramachandran said, "Matters which affect the constitutional ethos of the country can also be referred to a Constitution bench". During the last hearing, senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who too appeared for the Muslim sides, asked the court if issues such as nikaah halala and polygamy could be sent to Constitution Bench,...

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  • Fighting continues between Syrian troops and Islamic State in Damascus
Fighting continues between Syrian troops and Islamic State in Damascus

Yarmouk, which has been besieged by the Syrian government and opposition groups since 2013, was once home to almost 200,000 people, among them Palestinian refugees, Syrians and others. "And we are asking that civilians, the wounded, the sick who want to leave to have safe passage". Daesh conducted the attack from their advanced outposts in Al-Haj...

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  • New US Secretary of State Pompeo starts Mideast tour in Riyadh
New US Secretary of State Pompeo starts Mideast tour in Riyadh

He was removed from the post by US President Donald Trump recently. "They are hopeful that the State Department will get its swagger back, that we will be out doing the things that they came onboard at the State Department to do", he promised.

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  • 'The Person I Am Now Is Not The Person I Was Then'
'The Person I Am Now Is Not The Person I Was Then'

Many of them are homophobic , discriminatory, and outright weird and hateful. "Frankly, I couldn't imagine where they'd come from or whose voice that was". Vox reports that the most recent posts included remarks that "most straight people cringe at the sight of two men kissing" and that "adult gay men tend to be attracted to very young, post-p...

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  • Chinese aircraft enters South Korean defence territory, military jets scrambled
Chinese aircraft enters South Korean defence territory, military jets scrambled

The reconnaissance aircraft was reportedly flying in the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone off South Korea's coast for over four hours before the Korean Air Force chased off the interloping spy aircraft. The Foreign Ministry in Beijing said in February the flights were completely in line with global law and practice and that " air defense iden...

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  • Malawi's Joyce Banda ends self-imposed exile
Malawi's Joyce Banda ends self-imposed exile

Former president Joyce Banda received a tumultious welcome as she returned home Saturday from four-year absence with police failing to execute their much publicised "ghost" warrant of arrest. The Cashgate scheme in 2013 involved $30 million that government officials were alleged to have taken from government coffers. JB attained the office of the...

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  • UN Security Council team in Bangladesh, to visit Rohingya refugee camps
UN Security Council team in Bangladesh, to visit Rohingya refugee camps

The recent spasm of violence in Myanmar began when Rohingya insurgents staged a series of attacks on August 25 on about 30 security outposts and other targets. In a statement, the Council condemned "ongoing widespread, systematic grave human rights violations committed by Myanmar/Burma military and security forces, including rape and killings".

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  • Boney Kapoor Dines Out With Daughters
Boney Kapoor Dines Out With Daughters

A quick bite before the workout with friend is a good thing to do. Janhvi is quite diligent when it comes to sticking to schedule. Even before her signing the first film she was seen flitting from one class to another all busy in preparing herself to create an impact.

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  • 12 killed in UP road accident
12 killed in UP road accident

The injured were rushed to a hospital, where the condition of three is said to be critical. Initial investigations have revealed that the driver - 25-year-old Anup Awasthi - may have taken his eyes off the road and therefore, not seen the truck parked on the side.

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  • Stephens Analysts Give Devon Energy (DVN) a $47.00 Price Target
Stephens Analysts Give Devon Energy (DVN) a $47.00 Price Target

Exelon Corp (Put) now has $38.34B valuation . The stock decreased 2.56% or $2.83 during the last trading session, reaching $107.74. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $106.18 but has recovered 50.45% since then. Dupont Cap Management owns 3,137 shares. Tph Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.25% of its portfolio in Exe...

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  • Gary Dauberman to direct new 'Annabelle' project
Gary Dauberman to direct new 'Annabelle' project

He is also writing its script. The project is likely to be produced by James Wan's Atomic Monster and the Peter Safran Company. Dauberman's writing credits include 2014's Annabelle and 2017's Annabelle: Creation , and It as well as Corin Hardy's upcoming The Nun (out September 7) and It: Chapter 2.

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  • Meridian Bioscience (VIVO) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday
Meridian Bioscience (VIVO) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday

The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $155.15. About 141,949 shares traded. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) has risen 76.59% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 0 are positive. Meridian Bioscience has a fifty-two week low of $13.23 and a fifty-two week high of $16.45. The firm h...

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  • Scientific Games (SGMS) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows
Scientific Games (SGMS) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

About 4.25M shares traded. Ticker's shares touched $50.8 during the last trading session after 2.11% change.Currently Scientific Games Corporation is uptrending after 96.55% change in last April 20, 2017. The Belgium-based Kbc Group Incorporated Nv has invested 1.03% in Facebook, Inc. California Public Employees Retirement Systems owns 127,798 sh...

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  • Protests over the screening of film 'love jihad' at JNU
Protests over the screening of film 'love jihad' at JNU

The screening had been organised by Vivekananda Vichar Manch in collaboration with Global India Foundation. "Those who have suffered injuries will be sent for medical examination following which appropriate action will be initiated by us", a senior police officer said.

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  • Cooper Tire & Rubber (CTB) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday
Cooper Tire & Rubber (CTB) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday

The stock increased 5.55% or $13.24 during the last trading session, reaching $251.93. The shares were purchased at an average price of $32.30 per share, for a total transaction of $48,450.00. Among 30 analysts covering Stryker Corporation ( NYSE:SYK ), 20 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Flushing Financial had 18 ana...

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  • Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC) Analysts See $0.57 EPS
Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC) Analysts See $0.57 EPS

The highest sales estimate is $2.08 billion and the lowest is $1.97 billion. If $0.57 is reported, EVHC's profit will hit $68.18M for 16.71 P/E. 5.56 % EPS growth is what Wall Street's sees after $0.54 reported EPS last quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Envision Healthcare by 140.4% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc....

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  • How DNA from family members helped solved the 'Golden State Killer' case
How DNA from family members helped solved the 'Golden State Killer' case

Carole was 18 at the time , and has walled off that part of her life until now. The Sacramento Bee reported Thursday that investigators compared DNA from one of the crime scenes to profiles available on genealogical websites to which people curious about their family history submit samples.

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  • How did the Browns do on Day 2 of the draft?
How did the Browns do on Day 2 of the draft?

On Thursday, Georgia had a school record three first round picks. Chubb is clearly talented, but it will be interesting to see how much fantasy relevancy he will be able to have on a team that already includes Carlos Hyde and Duke Johnson .

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  • Helen of Troy (HELE) Given New $102.00 Price Target at DA Davidson
Helen of Troy (HELE) Given New $102.00 Price Target at DA Davidson

Shares of NASDAQ:HELE traded up $3.15 on Thursday, reaching $88.05. About 467,855 shares traded or 213.22% up from the average. Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE) had a decrease of 3.66% in short interest. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can invested 0% of its portfolio in Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE). The firm has "Neutral" ratin...

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  • Dr Shakil Afridi relocated from Peshawar prison to 'safe location'
Dr Shakil Afridi relocated from Peshawar prison to 'safe location'

Dr Shakil, Afridi is moved due to presence of hardcore TTP militants at the jail. Qamar Nadim, a lawyer for Dr. Shakil Afridi, said he doesn't know where his client was taken. U.S. special forces entered Pakistan by helicopter and killed Bin Laden in a raid in Abbottabad in May 2011. In 2012, he was sentenced to 33 years in prison by the politi...

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