Miami Beach: The hedonistic spirit of the early 90s

Miami Beach: The hedonistic spirit of the early 90s

A new photo book shows the diverse and hedonistic spirit of Miami Beach in the late 80s and early 90s, as it emerged from an era of crime and economic hardship. Image copyright Barry Lewis Photographer and film-maker Barry Lewis started to document Miami Beach in South Florida in the late 80s, regularly flying out […]

Morehouse College student: 'I want to change the world'

Morehouse College student: 'I want to change the world'

Dwytt Lewis is one of the 400 Morehouse College graduates whose entire student loan debt is being wiped by billionaire philanthropist Robert F Smith. Mr Smith, 56, is the founder of the private equity firm Vista Equity Partners and one of the nation’s most prominent African-American philanthropists. His net worth is estimated to be around […]

Don McGahn: White House directs former lawyer not to testify

Don McGahn: White House directs former lawyer not to testify

Image copyright AFP The White House has directed one of its former legal advisers not to appear before a congressional committee to testify about the Mueller report. The Department of Justice and White House both released statements on Monday arguing that Donald McGahn was under no obligation to give evidence. The Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee […]

Martin Tower, former Bethlehem Steel headquarters, demolished

Martin Tower, former Bethlehem Steel headquarters, demolished

It took just 16 seconds to bring down 16,000 tonnes of steel, as the defunct Bethlehem Steel company’s former headquarters was demolished on Sunday. The 21-storey structure in Pennsylvania was opened in 1972, but had been vacant for the past 12 years. Source link

Robert Smith: The billionaire paying off black students' debt

Robert Smith: The billionaire paying off black students' debt

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Robert Frederick Smith with his wife, former Playboy model Hope Dworaczyk Four hundred college seniors in the US state of Georgia just received a dream graduation present from billionaire investor Robert Frederick Smith: he paid off their student loans. Who is this American philanthropist? During his speech on Sunday […]

Ford announces 7,000 job cuts

Ford announces 7,000 job cuts

Image copyright Reuters US car giant Ford has announced it will cut 7,000 jobs globally by the end of August in an effort to save costs. The plan will reduce Ford’s workforce by 10% and will be made through both voluntary and forced redundancies, according to the firm. Ford said the plan, which includes 2,300 […]

Trump's 'genocidal taunts' will not end Iran – Zarif

Trump's 'genocidal taunts' will not end Iran – Zarif

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mohammad Javad Zarif has insisted that Iran does not want a war Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed US President Donald Trump’s “genocidal taunts” and warned him not to threaten the country. With tensions rising, Mr Trump tweeted on Sunday: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be […]

Transgender woman shot, killed in US weeks after assault

Transgender woman shot, killed in US weeks after assault

Image copyright Facebook Image caption No arrests have yet been made over the death of Muhlaysia Booker, who was assault last month A transgender woman has been fatally shot in Dallas, Texas, according to local police. Muhlaysia Booker, 23, was found dead on a street on Saturday morning, and police are investigating the case as […]

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