Pivotal Civil Rights protest highlighted in children’s book

DENVER — A children’s book is highlighting a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement. The book “People, Pride & Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-In” focuses on the story of a group of young people who led a civil rights protest. In 1958, African Americans were not allowed to sit at the counter … Read more

Boris Johnson meets with President Zelenskyy in Kyiv

It was billed as a surprise visit to show solidarity with the Ukrainian people. Boris Johnson had reportedly been ‘desperate’ to get to Kyiv and meet Ukraine’s president. When they got together this afternoon, the prime minister promised Volodymyr Zelenskyy 120 armoured vehicles and new anti-ship missile systems. Source link

Kevin Spacey asks judge to throw out Anthony Rapp’s sex abuse lawsuit, denies incident took place

NEW YORK CITY — Actor Kevin Spacey asked a judge Friday to throw out actor Anthony Rapp’s sex abuse lawsuit, saying through his lawyers that allegations that he abused the then-teenage Rapp at a 1980s party are false. The lawyers wrote in papers filed in Manhattan federal court that the alleged events Rapp described never … Read more

Trayce Jackson-Davis says he’s declaring for the 2022 NBA draft

BLOOMINGTON — Trayce Jackson-Davis announced on Instagram Saturday that he is declaring for the 2022 NBA draft while also maintaining his eligibility. Jackson-Davis has spent the past three years on the IU mens basketball team. “I have cherished every moment wearing the candy stripes uniform with pride,” he wrote. “To my teammates: I’m thankful to … Read more

AP PHOTOS: 10 weeks of Ukraine, documented by Vadim Ghirda

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — An elderly woman draped in snow. A child peering out a train window into the unknown. A pair of hands bound. From Jan. 25 to April 8, AP photographer Vadim Ghirda took some of the most recognizable images of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Ghirda spent his earliest days in Ukraine’s eastern … Read more

Former Metea Valley High School choir teacher accused of sexually assaulting student

AURORA, Ill. — A former Metea Valley High School choir teacher has been charged with having inappropriate sexual contact with a former student, the DuPage County State’s Attorney said in a release. A judge set bond for Nathan Bramstedt, 42 of Oswego at $500,000 on Saturday morning. Bramstedt is accused of sexually assaulting the victim, … Read more

Idaho Supreme Court temporarily blocks state’s 6-week abortion ban

In the lawsuit — brought by Planned Parenthood Great Northwest, Hawaii, Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky, as well as Caitlin Gustafson, a physician in Idaho — abortion providers argued the ban violates the Idaho Constitution’s separation of powers doctrine, its prohibition against “special” laws, its right to privacy provisions, its due process guarantees and its equal protection … Read more

Daily Lotto results: Saturday, 9 April 2022

Get the Daily Lotto results as soon as they are drawn on The Citizen. While great care has been taken to ensure accuracy, The Citizen cannot take responsibility for any error in the Daily Lotto results. We suggest verifying the numbers on the National Lottery website. The winning Daily Lotto numbers will appear below after the draw. Usually within … Read more