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Author: 0 Justice Department Accuses Harvard of Failing to Cooperate in Affirmative Action Probe

The Department of Justice is probing Harvard University's admissions process regarding race and says the Ivy League school is not cooperating, according to The Wall Street Journal . "This investigation is a welcome development". "Harvard's Asian quotas, and the overall racial balancing that follows, have been ignored by our federal agencies for too long", Blum said in a statement.

Esteri Google to 'derank' results from Russia Today and Sputnik
Author: 0 Google to 'derank' results from Russia Today and Sputnik

When asked why Russian-backed sites enjoy favorable placement on Google's platforms, Schmidt said, "We are working on detecting this kind of scenario ... And last week, both sites were required to register as foreign agents in the United States. The move doesn't restrict the channel's content, but the network is required to publicly disclose details about its funding and operations as well as mark certain content distributed in the US with labels.

Esteri Zimbabwe's ruling party to hold rally as anti-Mugabe tide rises
Author: 0 Zimbabwe's ruling party to hold rally as anti-Mugabe tide rises

A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a smooth transfer of power, Reuters reports. "We also heard that there was Tourism minister Edgar Mbwembwe who is also related to Grace by marriage and former CIO director now the Justice minister, Happyton Bonyongwe, but by and large everybody refused to go, and this shows you that even in cabinet Mugabe no longer have mandate", he said to the ululating crowd who had also came along with him at ...

Esteri Main Punishment For 'Sanctuary Cities' Ruled Unconstitutional
Author: 0 Main Punishment For 'Sanctuary Cities' Ruled Unconstitutional

Congress could also enforce President Trump's policy simply by enacting legislation to deny federal funding to sanctuary cities. "The Counties have demonstrated that the Executive Order has caused and will cause them constitutional injuries by violating the separation of powers doctrine and depriving them of their Tenth and Fifth Amendment rights", U.S.

Esteri Egyptian President Sisi to meet Lebanon's El-Hariri in Cairo Tuesday
Author: 0 Egyptian President Sisi to meet Lebanon's El-Hariri in Cairo Tuesday

Hariri had been in Paris since Saturday when he met French President Emmanuel Macron. He said he would attend Lebanese Independence Day celebrations on Wednesday and clarify his position on the crisis in the region, following his sudden resignation two weeks ago while in Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 State Troopers Release Safety Enforcement Points for Thanksgiving Weekend

Boyd said. The highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005 is predicted, with 1.6 million more people venturing out compared with a year ago. The official Thanksgiving Holiday begins Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at 6 p.m. "Each holiday travel period, troopers investigate wrecks that could have been preventable, had the drivers put safety first". "Buckle up, allow ample time to reach your destination, be courteous to other drivers, obey the speed limit, and do not drive distracted", he ...

Esteri 2 men accused of offering bribes to Uganda, Chad officials
Author: 0 2 men accused of offering bribes to Uganda, Chad officials

It identified the chairman of the unnamed company as someone who was appointed as a "special honorary advisor" to the president of the UN General Assembly in 2015, when Ugandan Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa held that position. CEFC's role was apparent in the formal complaint. On its website, CEFC describes itself as an NGO and "high end strategic think tank" and lists Dr.

Esteri Tractor-Trailer Carrying Elephants Catches Fire On The Freeway
Author: 0 Tractor-Trailer Carrying Elephants Catches Fire On The Freeway

The Chattanooga Fire Department posted about the unique call on their Facebook page a few hours later. The tractor was on fire, but the trailer was not. The fire department wrote that they took no pictures because they didn't want to spook the animals, but some have been shared on social media. Following the incident, the owner got a new trailer and the crew continued their trek to Sarasota, Fla.

Esteri Congressman pleads ignorance to sexual misconduct claims
Author: 0 Congressman pleads ignorance to sexual misconduct claims

Four former staffers signed affidavits, three of which were notarized, saying that Conyers, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, repeatedly made engaged in unwanted sexual behavior with his female staff, BuzzFeed News reported Monday night.

Esteri Skype disappears from mobile app stores in China
Author: 0 Skype disappears from mobile app stores in China

Mozur speculates that Beijing likely called for Skype's removal because it features encryption options which make monitoring messages more hard for the government. Many Google services are barred in China, so Android users rely on alternative venues instead of the Google Play Store. The app isn't available in the Chinese language app store for Apple and Xiaomi Corp., a local phonemaker that uses the Android operating system.

Esteri Foreign Office updates Bali advice following volcanic eruption
Author: 0 Foreign Office updates Bali advice following volcanic eruption

National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the minor eruption began at about 5 p.m. and the plume rose about 700 meters (2,300 feet) from the volcano. On Tuesday the alert level remained at three, having been downgraded on 29 October. "At this point this is very, very small", tweeted New Zealand volcanologist Dr Janine Krippner.

Esteri Palestinians 'freeze' communications with United States over PLO office row
Author: 0 Palestinians 'freeze' communications with United States over PLO office row

In a video statement on social media, Erekat said: "We will put on hold all our communications with this American administration". These are conditions Israel can never accept, and that the Palestinians will never relinquish, meaning Trump's proposal is as doomed as those before it, even before it's been presented.

Esteri Washington's War on Poor Grad Students
Author: 0 Washington's War on Poor Grad Students

House of Representatives, and the state's federal delegation is counting on the Senate to fix the issue. In-state UF grad students would be taxed as if their income were $24,740 and would owe around 15 percent, or $3,711 per year in taxes.

Esteri El opositor venezolano Antonio Ledezma llega a Madrid
Author: 0 El opositor venezolano Antonio Ledezma llega a Madrid

Ledezma anunció a la prensa que va a viajar por el mundo para denunciar la grave crisis política, social y económica que atraviesa su país , y precisó que trabajará dentro del movimiento Soy Venezuela , impulsado por la ex diputada y destacada figura opositora María Corina Machado .

Esteri London to Amsterdam in 16 months a 'demanding challenge' says EMA
Author: 0 London to Amsterdam in 16 months a 'demanding challenge' says EMA

The EMA and the smaller European Banking Authority (EBA) are set to leave London , in what Estonia's EU minister Matti Maasikas called "a sad reminder of the concrete consequences of Brexit " ahead of the vote that he will chair. An internal survey found that 72 percent would rather quit than move to Bratislava . Nevertheless, "our activities will be impacted and we need to plan for this now to avoid the creation of gaps in knowledge and expertise", Rasi said.

Esteri Triple Talaq law likely to come in winter session
Author: 0 Triple Talaq law likely to come in winter session

Sources in the government say that the call for reforms in the personal law had arisen from the Muslim community itself. As the law stands today, a victim of "talaq-e-biddat" would have no option but to approach the police for redressal of her grievance as a Muslim clergy would be of no assistance to her.

Esteri Jim Harbaugh provides a medical update on QB Brandon Peters ...sort of
Author: 0 Jim Harbaugh provides a medical update on QB Brandon Peters ...sort of

Peters has been the guy as of late but after taking a bit hit this past Saturday against Wisconsin, whether he can play or not remains to be seen. Perhaps the biggest question surrounding the Michigan Wolverines, as they prepare to take on arch-rival Ohio State this Saturday at home (Noon ET on FOX), is the quarterback position.

Author: 0 Wes: Unusually dry pattern will continue for several more days

Thanksgiving Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Highs will continue in the low 60s. We are starting off the day with chilly temperatures in the upper 20s and lower 30s. Most areas will be dry, with lots of sunshine for most locations. That's right, the whole week. As a result of this process, an area of steadier rain will develop late tonight along the shore, and linger into early Wednesday morning.

Author: 0 Bereaved parents charged $25000 hospital bill in India

Meanwhile, the health ministry has taken note of the incident. The girl was taken to FMRI, but "after a whooping 15 days of hell like situation, where round-the-clock our lips were chanting unending prayers, doctors hinted to us with an MRI analysis that child's brain has got hugely damaged where from the recovery was not possible", said the post.

Esteri Mugabe to meet army chiefs Sunday
Author: 0 Mugabe to meet army chiefs Sunday

In the statement issued Tuesday morning, the former vice president said he refused to return to Zimbabwe until he was sure he would be safe, despite an invitation from Mugabe to discuss "the current political events in the nation". A draft impeachment motion published by Zanu-PF said the ageing leader was a "source of instability" who had shown disrespect for the rule of law and was to blame for an unprecedented economic tailspin over the past 15 years.

Esteri Russian Federation admits nuclear leak near site of 1957 disaster
Author: 0 Russian Federation admits nuclear leak near site of 1957 disaster

After several weeks of denial, Russian Federation has finally admitted that "extremely high" concentrations of radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 caused the recent mysterious radioactive cloud over Europe. It is sometimes used as a source of energy, known as radioisotope thermoelectric generators, used to power satellites. When Moscow's state-run nuclear corporation Rosatom released a statement earlier rejecting reports of a possible radioactive leak, it said the "radiation around all ...

Esteri At least 50 dead in Adamawa mosque bombing
Author: 0 At least 50 dead in Adamawa mosque bombing

The blast happened during early morning prayers at the Madina mosque in the Unguwar Shuwa area of Mubi, some 200 kilometres (125 miles) by road from the Adamawa state capital, Yola. "We were made to understand that there was a bomb blast at a mosque in Mubi and over 30 lives were lost". Immediately after the morning prayers, the teenager set off the bomb.

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