Pastor Andrew Brunson freed by Turkey

Pastor Andrew Brunson freed by Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, October 12, 2018 A Turkish judge on Oct. 12 ordered American pastor Andrew Brunson be released and sentenced to time served. Brunson was arrested in October 2016 and was detained for 18 months before being charged by the Turkish government with being connected to outlawed Kurdish groups and opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, […]

UNC prof nominates Christine Blasey Ford for distinguished alumna award

UNC prof nominates Christine Blasey Ford for distinguished alumna award

by WorldTribune Staff, October 11, 2018 A professor at the University of North Carolina has nominated Dr. Christine Blasey Ford to receive the university’s distinguished alumna award. Jennifer Ho, a professor in UNC’s Department of English and Comparative Literature, said in a letter nominating Ford that “What Dr. Blasey Ford did on September 27, 2018 […]

English professor arrested for stealing political signs in Asheville

English professor arrested for stealing political signs in Asheville

by WorldTribune Staff, October 10, 2018 A UNC-Asheville English professor has been  charged with stealing political signs, including some reading “Drain the Swamp” and “Vote Republican,” a report said. Dr. Amanda Wray, an associate professor in the university’s English Department, turned herself in on Oct. 7 at the Buncombe County Detention Facility, according to a […]

Most indicted non-citizen voters in NC registered at DMV

Most indicted non-citizen voters in NC registered at DMV

by WorldTribune Staff, September 26, 2018 Federal officials last month indicted 19 people in North Carolina on charges of voting illegally as non-citizens. All but one of them registered to vote at DMVs in the state, a report said. Logan Churchwell at the Public Interest Legal Foundation, which reports on non-citizens on voting rolls, told […]

ICE orders North Carolina to turn over voting records from 44 counties

ICE orders North Carolina to turn over voting records from 44 counties

by WorldTribune Staff, September 6, 2018 The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina has subpoenaed records from the state board of elections and 44 county elections boards for voting records from Jan. 1, 2010 through Aug. 30, 2018, a report said. The subpoena came at the request of Immigration and Customs […]

‘The way a master owns a slave’: Court-enforced ‘guardianship’ of seniors emerges as national issue

‘The way a master owns a slave’: Court-enforced ‘guardianship’ of seniors emerges as national issue

by WorldTribune Staff, September 2, 2018 At least 1.5 million adults in the United States are under the care of guardians and, critics say, are trapped in a flawed system which controls everything from a person’s finances to visits with family members. In North Carolina, Ginny Johnson described how, just three months after her 95-year-old […]

Public education alert: Fifth-grader punished by teacher for calling her ‘ma’am’

Public education alert: Fifth-grader punished by teacher for calling her ‘ma’am’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 26, 2018 A 10-year-old North Carolina student was punished after what his parents said was a respectful gesture toward his teacher – he referred to her as “ma’am.” Parents Teretha Wilson and McArthur Bryant said their 10-year-old son, Tamarion, was punished by his fifth-grade teacher at North East Carolina Preparatory School in Tarboro […]

UNC mum on whether police allowed toppling of Silent Sam statue

UNC mum on whether police allowed toppling of Silent Sam statue

by WorldTribune Staff, August 24, 2018 The University of North Carolina Board of Governors on Aug. 23 said an outside firm would be retained to investigate how university and local police responded to the toppling of the Confederate Silent Sam statue on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. A mob of some 250 protesters toppled the statue […]

Black defender of Confederate soldiers takes stand on downed statue

Black defender of Confederate soldiers takes stand on downed statue

by WorldTribune Staff, August 23, 2018 A black man and “loyal southerner” was outraged that a mob of protesters toppled a Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. On Aug. 22, two days after protesters knocked down the Silent Sam statue, H.K. Edgerton stood at the scene holding a Confederate flag, […]

Jordan B. Peterson fires back after Durham City Council questions his ‘right to a platform’

Jordan B. Peterson fires back after Durham City Council questions his ‘right to a platform’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 12, 2018 A Canadian psychology professor and author who has been referred to as “kryptonite” to the Left’s identity politics is fighting back after what he said was an assault on his character launched by the City Council of Durham, North Carolina. Jordan B. Peterson, University of Toronto psychology professor and […]