Posts Tagged ‘apologises’

Report: Virginia Tech Instructor Apologises In Syllabus For Being White

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, tried to downplay the 2020 Black Lives Matter riots in an effort to prevent Donald Trump from invoking the Insurrection Act, arguing that they were mainly centered around the use of “spray paint.” That’s according to the new book, ‘Peril’, written by Bob Woodward and […]

Merkel successor hopeful Armin Laschet apologises for book plagiarism

A politician hoping to replace Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel late this year has apologised for committing plagiarism in a 2009 book. Armin Laschet, the CDU nominee to succeed Merkel, admitted that he failed to credit a source in his book about immigration. “There are obviously mistakes for which I bear responsibility … I would like […]

Medical school apologises to applicant rejected in 1959 because he was Black

A top university in Georgia has extended an official apology to a man whose application was rejected in 1959 solely because he was Black. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Marion Hood applied to study medicine at Emory University 62 years ago but was swiftly rebuffed due to the colour of his skin. The Admission director […]

Germany: Merkel apologises and scraps plans for five-day Easter lockdown

Angela Merkel has apologised and admitted an error over plans to impose a five-day shutdown in Germany over Easter. Speaking on Wednesday afternoon, Germany’s chancellor scrapped the proposal, which had provoked criticism and confusion. “An error must be called an error and, more importantly, it must be corrected and if possible in time,” said Merkel. […]

Swiss newspaper apologises for ‘inappropriate’ headline about new WTO Director-General

A Swiss newspaper has apologised for publishing an offensive headline about new World Trade Organisation (WTO) chief Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Okonjo-Iweala was the first woman and first African woman to be appointed as the Director-General of the WTO. But the regional daily Aargauer Zeitung caused outrage by headlining that “this grandmother will be the new […]

UK free school meal supplier apologises for quantity of food parcels

There has been an outcry in England over the paltry size of food parcels being sent to low-income households in lockdown. One viral tweet, shared more than 28,000 times, was posted by a UK mother complaining about the shortage of food she had received to feed her child for five days. The tweet was shared […]

Roald Dahl’s Family Quietly Apologises For Hurt Caused By Author’s Anti-Semitism

Over 30 years after his death, the estate of Roald Dahl issued a quiet apology Saturday for the “prejudiced” anti-Semitic positions the celebrated children’s author had regularly expressed, calling them “incomprehensible.” “The Dahl family and the Roald Dahl Story Company deeply apologise for the lasting and understandable hurt caused by some of Roald Dahl’s statements,” […]

Sinn Fein politician apologises for tweeting about two IRA attacks which ‘taught British army cost of occupation’

A member of the Irish parliament has apologised for posting a tweet that celebrated two historical attacks by the IRA on the British Army. Brian Stanley, the Sinn Fein representative for Laois/Offaly, posted the message on Saturday and has subsequently deleted it. The chairman of the Dail’s public accounts committee wrote to his 3,700 followers: […]

Car-maker Audi apologises over ‘insensitive’ girl with banana ad

German automaker Audi apologised after a new ad showing a little girl eating a banana in front of a red high-performance vehicle stirred controversy. “We sincerely apologize for this insensitive image and ensure that it will not be used in future,” Audi tweeted on Monday after the ad drew a negative response. “Lets your heart […]

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JEWISH LOBBY CHOOSES CLINTON – WE HAVE TO SUPPORT TRUMP

by The New Observer The Jewish Daily Forward—one of America’s largest Jewish newspapers—has openly declared Hilary Clinton to be Israel’s candidate in the event of a Trump-Clinton presidential clash in November. In an article headlined “If It’s Trump vs. Hillary, She’s the Pro-Israel Candidate,” the Forward says that “Trump’s neutral position on Israel” is in fact an […]

Zimbabwean Man Wakes Up In Bed With Diplomat, Then Kills Him

A man from Zimbabwe stabbed a Moroccan diplomat 42 times in an uncontrollable frenzied attack after waking up in the envoy’s bed. Nigel Kahari was not sure what transpired between himself and his victim while sleeping in the same bed but assumes that they might have had sex. Kahari testified in a South African court that […]

Top officials at Rome’s Israelite Hospital arrested in fraud probe: Zio-Watch, October 25, 2015

The California Democrat helped found the Israel Project. He’s been a leader in initiating and advancing pro-Israel legislation, and has for decades warned about Iran’s nuclear intentions. He is one of just 25 Democrats who voted to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal in September.At a hearing Thursday on Palestinian incitement, which culminated in a […]

Julian Burnside apologises to Tony Abbott over ‘Paedos in speedos’ tweet

Julian Burnside’s comments about Tony Abbott, and his ensuing apology, as it unfolded on his twitter account. Picture: Twitter Source: Supplied Julian Burnside QC has apologised to Tony Abbott for an inappropriate tweet that was sent to 5000 of his followers. Picture: Darryl Gregory Source: Herald Sun Prev  of 2 Next HUMAN rights lawyer Julian Burnside […]

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