Sex offender, former Jaguars employee who hacked jumbotron sentenced to 220 years in prison

A U.S. district judge in Florida sentenced a convicted sex offender to 220 years in federal prison for producing, receiving and possessing child pornography and hacking into the jumbotron at the Jacksonville Jaguars’ stadium after the team failed to renew its contract after learning he was a registered sex offender. U.S. District Judge Brian J….

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Ukraine qualifies for Euro 2024: “The world will watch and see that we never give up”

More than 40 members of the Ukrainian national team party were spread around the center circle of Wroclaw’s Tarczynski Arena. Players, coaches and backroom staff gazed upon the 30,000 spectators wearing blue and yellow as they ignited their version of the Viking Thunder. Iceland, the architects of that celebration during the 2016 European Championship, could…

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The UN Security Council calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza while the United States abstains

The United Nations Security Council on Monday passed a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip during the remaining weeks of Ramadan, breaking a five-month impasse during which the United States had vetoed three requests of cessation of fighting. The resolution passed with 14 votes in favor with the United States abstaining,…

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Indiana law requires professors to promote “intellectual diversity” or risk sanctions

A new law in Indiana requires professors at public universities to foster a culture of “intellectual diversity” or face disciplinary action, including firing even for tenured ones, the latest in an effort by Republicans to assert greater control on what is taught in classrooms. The law links the employment status of faculty, regardless of whether…

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