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Global Media DOJ: Affirmative Action Investigation Limited to One Case Involving Asian-Americans
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The U.S. Justice Department is looking in-house for lawyers to work on a project challenging universities over affirmative action policies believed to discriminate against whites . The story comes just over a year after the Supreme Court narrowly upheld race-based admissions consideration at the University of Texas , which allows for race to be a factor among other elements of offering enrollment as an effort to promote student body diversity.

Global Media Harvard's Incoming Class Of Freshman Has A Non-White Majority
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Having spent almost a decade investigating and litigating discrimination and the meaning of tests scores in selective admissions - including claims of reverse discrimination against white applicants - I can say the topic is confusing and often totally removed from college admissions reality.

Global Media IS claims mosque attack in Afghanistan's Herat
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Mohammad Asif Qaderyan, father of 14-year-old Fatemah Qaderyan, was wounded in Tuesday's blast in the western city of Herat and died later, said Farhad Jelani, the provincial governor's spokesman. The combined U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troop contingent now in Afghanistan is around 13,500. The troops, who are mostly American, are part of a mission to train, advise, and assist Afghan soldiers during special operations.

Global Media Delhi Court extends Shabir Shah's custody by six days
Author: 0 Delhi Court extends Shabir Shah's custody by six days

The prosecutor told the court that Shah, arrested on 25 July in the money laundering , was "totally non-cooperative" during his questioning by the ED. Shah was arrested by the ED a day after several Hurriyat leaders were taken into custody of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) in a case of alleged terror funding in the Valley to fuel unrest.

Global Media Rwanda counts votes as Kagame eyes third-term
Author: 0 Rwanda counts votes as Kagame eyes third-term

In the tidy capital, Kigali, there is little hint of the coming vote. Kagame is running again after millions of Rwandans voted in favour of constitutional changes to extend his mandate in a December 2015 referendum the opposition and the worldwide community deemed as "non-democratic".

Global Media Alert passenger uncovers Tacoma pair sex abuse plans
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A female passenger told police she had caught 56-year-old Tacoma resident Michael Keller, who was sitting in front of her, texting about sexually assaulting children with large font on a smartphone, The Associated Press reported . The man is now jailed in San Jose, where he was arrested after the flight landed. Kellar was being held without bail at the Santa Clara County Jail on suspicion of two felony counts of attempted child molestation and solicitation of a sex crime .

Global Media Raymond James Boosts Rating On GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) To
Author: 0 Raymond James Boosts Rating On GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) To "Market Perform"

Analysts giving shares a rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded GoPro from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Shares of GoPro, Inc . are presently 38.56% off the 52 week low. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC Buys 2,347 Shares of GoPro, Inc ".

Global Media Danish prince refuses to be buried with his wife, the queen
Author: 0 Danish prince refuses to be buried with his wife, the queen

The Royal House instead had his son, the Crown Prince Frederik take his mother's place, noted The Local . It's hotly debated what title Camilla Parker Bowles, the Duchess of Cornwall, will be given if her husband, Prince Charles becomes King of England after the death of his mum, Queen Elizabeth II.

Global Media Israel Builds New Stretch of Wall at West Bank Border
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It mimics the image of Trump touching the Western Wall in Jerusalem, the holy prayer site for Jews, on his visit to the region in May. It has not yet been confirmed whether the murals are the work of Banksy, but they do share a likeness to his signature style.

Global Media Child Who Drank Boiling Water From Straw Dies Months Later
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Ki'ari Pope was taken to hospital with breathing difficulties on Monday July 31 and passed away the same day. Ki'ari was unresponsive on arrival and pronounced dead just after midnight. Since the surgery, the girl had gone to the emergency room twice because she couldn't breathe, Bonner said. In addition, state authorities say Ki'ari has been involved in at least nine other allegations of child abuse or neglect since her birth.

Global Media Vatican opposes Venezuelan government's plan for new constitution
Author: 0 Vatican opposes Venezuelan government's plan for new constitution

The assembly's members were accompanied to the palace by Maduro and thousands of supporters carrying portraits of late president Hugo Chavez. Ledezma was later returned to house arrest after spending three days in jail. "There has been a gradual erosion of democratic practise and this is a significant line that has been crossed", said Michael Shifter, president of the Washington-based think tank Inter-American Dialogue.

Global Media Tillerson tightens the reins at US State Department
Author: 0 Tillerson tightens the reins at US State Department

President Donald Trump "has told me that". Speaking to reporters at the State Department days after Pyongyang tested its second intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Tillerson reiterated that Washington sought to persuade North Korea to give up its missile and nuclear weapons programs through peaceful pressure.

Global Media Vice Presidential poll: Venkaiah vs Gandhi tomorrow
Author: 0 Vice Presidential poll: Venkaiah vs Gandhi tomorrow

Vice President Ansari's term comes to an end on August 10. "I would like to assure that on being elected as the vice-president, it shall be my endeavour to defend and uphold the ideals that propelled the freedom struggle, the spirit and the principles of the Constitution of India, including justice, liberty, equality and fraternity and the cherished values of national unity and integration", Naidu said.

Global Media US, China near deal on sanctions against the North
Author: 0 US, China near deal on sanctions against the North

The diplomat indicated that China and Russian Federation were prepared to support the draft resolution, which would be the seventh set of United Nations sanctions imposed on North Korea since it first carried out a nuclear test in 2006. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley has called for crippling sanctions that will force the regime in Pyongyang to stop its missile and nuclear programs.

Global Media US Secretary of State Tillerson to attend Asean forum in August
Author: 0 US Secretary of State Tillerson to attend Asean forum in August

Secretaries of state typically don't turn down money from Congress. "It causes unnecessary delays and confusion", Bruen said. Issue-specific meetings, such as the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Ministerial - the product of the Barack Obama years - also offer additional opportunities for the administration to begin to build out a wider multilateral beyond the specific USA interests it has been focused on thus far.

Global Media Sharad Yadav will never support Lalu Yadav: JD (U)
Author: 0 Sharad Yadav will never support Lalu Yadav: JD (U)

He was asked about Yadav's opposition to Nitish Kumar's decision to form a government with the BJP in Bihar after dumping the Grand Alliance with the RJD and the Congress. He has called a meeting under the banner of "Sajhi Virasat" (common heritage) on August 17 to which leaders of various opposition parties will be invited, sources close to him said.

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