Watch: Guilty thief returns stolen Christmas lights and apologizes

NY guilty thief returns Christmas lights apology-7
A thief who was shamed on social media for taking holiday decorations from a New York home has since returned the goods with a letter of apology. The man was seen in surveillance footage plucking the festive holiday laser lights from a Staten Island front yard. Michael Reilly, Community Education Council President, posted the video on Facebook that was seen more than 130,000 times with a caption: "There is no fun in being the Grinch, you're going to ruin someone's holiday". Since then, the thief ...  View More
December 3, 2016 Megan

British Army apologizes for blackface tweet “sense of humor”.

The UK Ministry of Defence was accused of racism after a bizarre photo was posted on the Army's Twitter feed. The tweet showed a soldier in a jungle with black paint covering his face. The image was accompanied by the message: 'Being a #soldier in the jungle requires a robust sense of humour'. The tweet was later taken down. But the picture sparked angry accusations of racism, with critics comparing it to the caricatures of black people by early 20th century 'minstrels'.  View More
October 29, 2016 Joshua

In Canada, saying “I’m sorry” in court cannot be used against you

In 2009, Ontario passed a legislation called the "Apology Act". It ensures that an apology cannot be considered as an admission of fault or liability and is not admissible in any civil proceeding initiated by the person apologized to. An apology is broadly defined to include: "an expression of sympathy or regret, a statement that a person is sorry or any other words or actions indicating contrition or commiseration, whether or not the words or actions admit fault or liability or imply an ...  View More
October 19, 2016 Jason