It was the novelty hit that legitimized an entire genre of music. Released on September 16, 1979, the Sugarhill Gang’s ‘Rapper’s Delight’ introduced hip-hop to the world: to the black, white, red, brown, purple and yellow.
HCL Technologies will add some 1,237 jobs at its operations in Cary after signing an agreement with the state of North Carolina to includes nearly $20 million in tax incentives and grant money.
Clayton Lawrence, a Tuskegee airman who fought battles at home and abroad in World War II, is remembered as a trailblazer and loving father – NY Daily News
Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Clayton Lawrence broke barriers as a Tuskegee Airman in World War II. He died last week at the age of 91. Clayton Lawrence fought battles overseas and at home during World War II as he made history as one of the first African-American military aviators.
The Arizona Cardinals deactivated Jonathan Dwyer after learning of the accusations against him. Dwyer, led to the jail in handcuffs on Wednesday, was charged with three counts, including “aggravated assault causing a fracture” involving the unidentified 27-year-old victim.
Australian police on Thursday disrupted what they described as a pending attack “on a member of the public,” part of a sweeping counter terrorism operation a killing, in which alleged assailants planned to kidnap a member of the public, behead the victim and then drape him or her in an ISIS flag.
The man involved is alleging police brutality and filing a $5 million lawsuit against the officer, who claims he feared for his safety. The confrontation actually started minutes before it was caught on tape.
In the wake of Sept. 11, 2001, an aggressive brand of policing called “highway interdiction,” which involves authorities seizing money and property during traffic stops, has grown in popularity. Thousands of people not charged with crimes are left fighting legal battles to regain their money.