Read the email Mazie Hirono released on Brett Kavanaugh

(CNN)Brett Kavanaugh wrote that government programs targeting Native Hawaiians “as a group” is “of questionable validity under the Constitution” and would be “subject to strict scrutiny” in an email sent during his time in the Bush White House. Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using…

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Africas Jumo raises $52M led by Goldman to bring its fintech services to Asia

Asia’s fintech scene is poised to get a little larger after Jumo, a company that offers loans to the unbanked in Africa, revealed plans to expand into the continent. To get the ball rolling, Jumo has opened an office in Singapore to lead the way and landed a massive $52 million…

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World Surf League to offer equal prize money to men and women

The decision comes after intense blowback to a social media post that revealed the gender pay gap among league surfers The photo told the story in unmissable large block letters: a shot of followed suit, particularly over the past decade: they include speed skating, mountain biking, squash and beach volleyball.…

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Botham Jean’s family says warrant is part of a smear campaign against slain man

(CNN)The mother of Botham Shem Jean says her son has become the target of a smear campaign since an off-duty Dallas police officer killed him in his own apartment more than a week ago. The search warrant indicates that officers went inside the apartment looking for drugs the night of…

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‘Screaming nightmare’: William Shatner boldly goes into VR

Star Treks Captain Kirk voices concerns about virtual reality after simulating a walk on Mars As Captain Kirk in Star Trek, William Shatner took us to places where no man has gone before, with stories that foreshadowed the invention of the mobile phone and tablet computers. Now, in real life,…

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‘It’s more relevant than ever’ photo exhibition puts focus on immigration

At this years Photoville in Brooklyn, themes of immigration and multiculturalism run through much of the work on show In the coming weeks, a set of shipping containers will be installed at Brooklyn Bridge Plaza in Dumbo a clear sign that Laura Roumanos, co-curator of Photoville Brooklyn. Among the immigration-themed…

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