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Fortune
Israelis and Palestinians Inch Toward Point of No ReturnThree brutal stabbings by Palestinians on Thursday have left Israel unnerved an
Israelis and Palestinians Inch Toward Point of No Return
Fortune / Posted 4 hours ago
Three brutal stabbings by Palestinians on Thursday have left Israel unnerved and its leadership more bullish than ever. An Israeli cabinet minister from the hardline Jewish Home party whose 13-year-old cousin was among the victims lost no time... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria's Human Rights Activists in HistoryNigeria has been blessed with men and women, that have over the years kept ster
Nigeria's Human Rights Activists in History
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Nigeria has been blessed with men and women, that have over the years kept sterling records in the pursuit of social justice, equity and fair play in their quest to ensure the entrenchment of an egalitarian society in which the fundamental rights of... Read more
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The Hill
A summer surprise: the case for CTE reformIn less than 16 days, the United States Congress will adjourn for their summer
A summer surprise: the case for CTE reform
The Hill / Posted 5 hours ago
In less than 16 days, the United States Congress will adjourn for their summer recess. The backlog of legislation waiting for lawmakers during an election year makes it unlikely our nation’s youth should expect legislative action that helps increase... Read more
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New York Magazine
Liberals Need to Stop Writing Off Non-College Educated Workers – Before the White Working Class Writes Off LiberalsObama with construction workers in New York City. Photo: Pool/2010 Getty Images
Liberals Need to Stop Writing Off Non-College Educated Workers – Before the White Working Class Writes Off Liberals
New York Magazine / Posted 10 hours ago
Obama with construction workers in New York City. Photo: Pool/2010 Getty Images A specter haunts the left's last bastions of white working class support – the specter of right-wing populism. As the New York Times’ Nate Cohn notes, outside of London,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Legislature OKs state budget, critics say it’s not balancedOKs state budget, critics say it's not balanced The Pennsylvania State Capitol
Legislature OKs state budget, critics say it’s not balanced
TribLIVE / Posted 18 hours ago
OKs state budget, critics say it's not balanced The Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg.Photo by Jasmine Goldband | Tribune Review The House approved what leaders say is a $31.6 billion state budget for 2016-17 – a 5 percent increase... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
159 new laws take effect in Florida on July 1will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more
159 new laws take effect in Florida on July 1
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 22 hours ago
will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more choice over where they play sports or study, and local governments won't be able to regulate the use of Styrofoam containers. Those are among the 159 new laws that will... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Florida's budget, new laws begin July 1TALLAHASSEE - As of Friday, clergy who don't want to marry same-sex couples wil
Florida's budget, new laws begin July 1
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted yesterday
TALLAHASSEE - As of Friday, clergy who don't want to marry same-sex couples will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more choice over where they play sports or study, and local governments won't be able to regulate... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
159 new Florida laws go into effect July 1, 2016will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more
159 new Florida laws go into effect July 1, 2016
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more choice over where they play sports or study, and local governments won’t be able to regulate the use of Styrofoam containers. Those are among the 159 new laws that will... Read more
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Reuters
In Egypt, Sisi's star fades as problems pile upEgyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks during the opening of the first
In Egypt, Sisi's star fades as problems pile up
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks during the opening of the first and second phases of the housing project ''Long Live Egypt'', which focuses on development in the country's slums, at Al-Asmarat district in Al Mokattam area, east of... Read more
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The Star
In Egypt, Sisi's star fades as problems pile upCAIRO (Reuters) - It is a hot afternoon in the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan
In Egypt, Sisi's star fades as problems pile up
The Star / Posted yesterday
CAIRO (Reuters) - It is a hot afternoon in the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan and the New Cairo club house is empty. Hisham Genena, Egypt's erstwhile corruption tsar, settles in a corner. "It's quiet here," he says. "We can speak freely." It has... Read more
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The Christian Post
How California's 'Nondiscrimination' Bill Threatens Christian Colleges, Religious FreedomChelsen Vicari serves as the Evangelical Program Director for the Institute on
How California's 'Nondiscrimination' Bill Threatens Christian Colleges, Religious Freedom
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
Chelsen Vicari serves as the Evangelical Program Director for the Institute on Religion and Democracy. One year after the Supreme Court's ruling to redefine marriage, threats to religious liberty are growing. On June 30, the California State... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Conservative leadership race: who are the five candidates?last week, leading Tory figures who led the campaign for Brexit quickly emerged
Conservative leadership race: who are the five candidates?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
last week, leading Tory figures who led the campaign for Brexit quickly emerged as the favourites to replace him as leader of the party and, by extension, prime minister. But after almost a week of political upheaval, the confirmed candidates in... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs SucceedIn The Business of Good, serial and social entrepreneur Jason Haber intertwines
Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs Succeed
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
In The Business of Good, serial and social entrepreneur Jason Haber intertwines case studies and anecdotes that show how social entrepreneurship is creating jobs, growing the economy, and ultimately changing the world. In this edited excerpt, Haber... Read more
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The News-Times
Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs SucceedIn The Business of Good, serial and social entrepreneur Jason Haber intertwines
Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs Succeed
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
In The Business of Good, serial and social entrepreneur Jason Haber intertwines case studies and anecdotes that show how social entrepreneurship is creating jobs, growing the economy, and ultimately changing the world. In this edited excerpt, Haber... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Jeff Radebe - Collins Chabane YouthBuild School Launchvery important occasion as we launch the Collins Chabane YouthBuild School. The
Minister Jeff Radebe - Collins Chabane YouthBuild School Launch
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
very important occasion as we launch the Collins Chabane YouthBuild School. The late Collins Chabane was a dedicated cadre of our movement, who occupied various positions in the Limpopo ANC provincial structures as well as the Limpopo Provincial... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
159 new laws go into effect in Florida on Fridaywill have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more
159 new laws go into effect in Florida on Friday
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted yesterday
will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more choice over where they play sports or study, and local governments won't be able to regulate the use of Styrofoam containers. TALLAHASSEE — Starting Friday, clergy who... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
159 new laws go into effect in Florida on Fridaywill have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more
159 new laws go into effect in Florida on Friday
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more choice over where they play sports or study, and local governments won't be able to regulate the use of Styrofoam containers. TALLAHASSEE — Starting Friday, clergy who... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
159 new laws go into effect in Florida on Fridaywill have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more
159 new laws go into effect in Florida on Friday
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted yesterday
will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more choice over where they play sports or study, and local governments won't be able to regulate the use of Styrofoam containers. TALLAHASSEE — Starting Friday, clergy who... Read more
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The Atlantic
A Middle-Class Stronghold’s Uncertain FutureSHEBOYGAN, Wisc.—There is still a sizable middle class in this county of 115,00
A Middle-Class Stronghold’s Uncertain Future
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
SHEBOYGAN, Wisc.—There is still a sizable middle class in this county of 115,000 on the shores of Lake Michigan, a pleasant hour’s drive from Milwaukee. You can see it in the cars that pour in and out of the parking lots of local factories, in the... Read more
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Salon.com
Adjunct professorships hurt students and educators alike. Is it time to abandon tenure?The State College of Florida recently scrapped tenure for incoming faculty. Ne
Adjunct professorships hurt students and educators alike. Is it time to abandon tenure?
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
The State College of Florida recently scrapped tenure for incoming faculty. New professors at this public university will be hired on the basis of annual contracts that the school can decline to renew at any time. The decision has been highly... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Govt goes soft on student unions, says they strengthen democracyCampus politics is here to stay. The government seems to have gone back on a p
Govt goes soft on student unions, says they strengthen democracy
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Campus politics is here to stay. The government seems to have gone back on a plan to restrict student groups and free speech on college and university campuses, shows the draft of the national education policy, parts of which were put out on... Read more
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The Financial Express
Draft National Education Policy 2016: 20 Salient featuresThe 43-page document focuses on addressing gender discrimination, the creation
Draft National Education Policy 2016: 20 Salient features
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
The 43-page document focuses on addressing gender discrimination, the creation of educational tribunals, and a common curriculum for science, mathematics and English. The draft of New Education Policy 2016 was made public on Wednesday on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brexit - the Hijacking of a Working-Class RevoltIt has been a week since British citizens voted 52 % to 48 % in favour of leavi
Brexit - the Hijacking of a Working-Class Revolt
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
It has been a week since British citizens voted 52 % to 48 % in favour of leaving the European Union. But, make no mistake, this was never a referendum about Europe, this was a revolt by the working-class against a political establishment, which God... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Lawmakers slap together on-time budget with limited new moneyBOSTON >> Responding to instability in the stock market that has shredded
Lawmakers slap together on-time budget with limited new money
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
BOSTON >> Responding to instability in the stock market that has shredded revenue estimates for next year, House and Senate leaders on Thursday will seek passage of a $39.15 billion budget accord for the fiscal year beginning Friday that... Read more
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The Advocate
School leaders need flexibility on disciplineOn Tuesday, while speaking at the National Association of Public Charter School
School leaders need flexibility on discipline
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
On Tuesday, while speaking at the National Association of Public Charter Schools conference in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. Secretary of Education John King called on charter school leaders to rethink school discipline. As the founder of New Orleans... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Devoted to public service on local and state levels Jimmy Panetta has led a life devoted to public service, not just on a nation
Devoted to public service on local and state level
The Monterey County Herald / Posted yesterday
s Jimmy Panetta has led a life devoted to public service, not just on a national level but on a local level as well. Jimmy served with the armed forces, as an intelligence officer with the United... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Hebert takes GSU helm FridayDr. Jaimie Hebert’s schedule for Friday, his first day as president of Georgia
Hebert takes GSU helm Friday
Statesboro Herald / Posted yesterday
Dr. Jaimie Hebert’s schedule for Friday, his first day as president of Georgia Southern University, includes meeting with his presidential cabinet, touring campus with a student Southern Ambassador, having lunch in the Dining Commons, and an... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Education Stakeholders To Inform State Plan, Policies To Transition To New Federal LawA diverse set of education stakeholders will inform the new state plan and coll
Tennessee Education Stakeholders To Inform State Plan, Policies To Transition To New Federal Law
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
A diverse set of education stakeholders will inform the new state plan and collaborate to ensure that Tennessee’s key education policies are best for Tennessee students, the Tennessee Department of Education announced Wednesday. This work will build... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Florida's buget, new laws begin July 1will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more
Florida's buget, new laws begin July 1
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more choice over where they play sports or study, and local governments won't be able to regulate the use of Styrofoam containers. Those are among the 159 new laws that will... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Federal government to fund college courses for TX inmatesFor decades, the federal government has banned the use of Pell Grants funds for
Federal government to fund college courses for TX inmates
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
For decades, the federal government has banned the use of Pell Grants funds for such rehabilitation efforts. But last week, the Obama administration launched the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program as a way to study whether reinstating Pell Grants for... Read more
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Daily News
CABINET DECISIONSMoU between Singapore and Sri Lanka The Singaporean government has awarded a f
CABINET DECISIONS
Daily News / Posted yesterday
MoU between Singapore and Sri Lanka The Singaporean government has awarded a five-day training programme titled ‘Public Sector Leadership Programme for Senior Officials from Sri Lanka’ which is be held at the Civil Service College, Singapore. It has... Read more
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Daily News
CABINET DECISIONSMoU between Singapore and Sri Lanka The Singaporean government has awarded a f
CABINET DECISIONS
Daily News / Posted yesterday
MoU between Singapore and Sri Lanka The Singaporean government has awarded a five-day training programme titled ‘Public Sector Leadership Programme for Senior Officials from Sri Lanka’ which is be held at the Civil Service College, Singapore. It has... Read more
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CNET
Clinton's tech policy backs entrepreneurs and more internet accessHillary Clinton sees technology as the key to a thriving economy and an importa
Clinton's tech policy backs entrepreneurs and more internet access
CNET / Posted yesterday
Hillary Clinton sees technology as the key to a thriving economy and an important tool in reducing social and economic inequality. It hits five key areas: Ensuring better STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education to promote... Read more
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FSView
Koch Foundation provides over $800,000 to FSUKoch Foundation will provide Florida State University over $800,000 to help sup
Koch Foundation provides over $800,000 to FSU
FSView / Posted 2 days ago
Koch Foundation will provide Florida State University over $800,000 to help support research in areas at the forefront of scholarship within the university. Academic programs in the fields of psychology, economics and criminal justice will... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Federal Government to Fund College Courses for Texas Inmates - Federal Government to Fund College Courses for Texas Inmates by Khorri Atkinson and Annie Daniel The Texas Tribune June 29 2016 More than 2 500 Texas inmates will participate in a nati...More than 2,500 Texas inmates will participate in a national experiment startin
Federal Government to Fund College Courses for Texas Inmates - Federal Government to Fund College Courses for Texas Inmates by Khorri Atkinson and Annie Daniel The Texas Tribune June 29 2016 More than 2 500 Texas inmates will participate in a nati...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
More than 2,500 Texas inmates will participate in a national experiment starting next month, using federal money to take college courses. For decades, the federal government has banned the use of Pell Grants funds for such rehabilitation efforts.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hijab, CAN and Religious Tolerancegrader, Nashala Hearn, wearing a Muslim headscarf. The school's dress code proh
Hijab, CAN and Religious Tolerance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
grader, Nashala Hearn, wearing a Muslim headscarf. The school's dress code prohibited students from wearing "hats, caps, bandanas, plastic caps, or hoods on jackets inside the building." One of the teachers sent Nashala to the principal, who... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Clinton wants high-speed Internet in every U.S. home by 2020If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored presidential candidate, H
Clinton wants high-speed Internet in every U.S. home by 2020
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton put an end to that Tuesday. The presumptive Democratic nominee released a comprehensive tech plan that reads like a Silicon Valley wish list. It calls for... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Federal Government to Fund College Courses for Texas InmatesMore than 2,500 Texas inmates will participate in a national experiment startin
Federal Government to Fund College Courses for Texas Inmates
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
More than 2,500 Texas inmates will participate in a national experiment starting next month, using federal money to take college courses. For decades, the federal government has banned the use of Pell Grants funds for such rehabilitation efforts.... Read more
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Raw Story
Is it time to eliminate tenure for professors?The State College of Florida recently scrapped tenure for incoming faculty. New
Is it time to eliminate tenure for professors?
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
The State College of Florida recently scrapped tenure for incoming faculty. New professors at this public university will be hired on the basis of annual contracts that the school can decline to renew at any time. The decision has been highly... Read more
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The Irish Times
'UK was groomed’: Irish writers throw book at BrexitIn an EU referendum campaign marked by mendacity, some of the pithiest truths h
'UK was groomed’: Irish writers throw book at Brexit
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
In an EU referendum campaign marked by mendacity, some of the pithiest truths have been uttered by writers. “If your head says Remain but your heart says Leave, remember that one is specifically designed for thinking and the other is a pump,” tweeted... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Galbraith: Paying for college tuition is within reach Bernie Sanders campaigned for president with a proposal to provide free tuiti
Galbraith: Paying for college tuition is within reach
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Bernie Sanders campaigned for president with a proposal to provide free tuition at public colleges and universities to all high school graduates. We can do this in Vermont at no cost to working... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: Chris Bonneau | TribLIVE University of Pittsburgh political science professor Chris Bonneau
Newsmaker: Chris Bonneau
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
| TribLIVE University of Pittsburgh political science professor Chris Bonneau's 2015 book, 'Voter Verdicts,' recently won the Virginia Gray Best Book Award presented by the American Political Science Association for the best... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Clinton tech plan reads like Silicon Valley wish listSAN FRANCISCO — If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored president
Clinton tech plan reads like Silicon Valley wish list
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton put an end to that Tuesday. The presumptive Democratic nominee released a comprehensive tech plan that reads like a Silicon Valley wish... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Clinton tech plan reads like Silicon Valley wish listSAN FRANCISCO — If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored president
Clinton tech plan reads like Silicon Valley wish list
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton put an end to that Tuesday. The presumptive Democratic nominee released a comprehensive tech plan that reads like a Silicon Valley wish... Read more
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TribLIVE
Five join Plum High School Distinguished Alumni ranks as 2016 inducteesAlumni ranks as 2016 inductees | TribLIVE A hall-of-fame musician, a college
Five join Plum High School Distinguished Alumni ranks as 2016 inductees
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Alumni ranks as 2016 inductees | TribLIVE A hall-of-fame musician, a college official and a public-safety innovator were among those inducted into the Plum High School... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Clinton tech plan reads like Silicon Valley wish listSAN FRANCISCO — If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored president
Clinton tech plan reads like Silicon Valley wish list
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton put an end to that Tuesday. The presumptive Democratic nominee released a comprehensive tech plan that reads like a Silicon Valley wish... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Boris The ‘Great’, the man behind the day that will live in infamyHe’s especially hard at work on this right now, following the fate of that part
Boris The ‘Great’, the man behind the day that will live in infamy
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
He’s especially hard at work on this right now, following the fate of that particularly unfortunate Tory, David Cameron – the country’s new zombie prime minister. Cameron was outflanked by the defections of around half his MPs in Parliament, as well... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson to join new city schools cabinetCivil rights activist and former Baltimore mayoral candidate DeRay Mckesson wil
Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson to join new city schools cabinet
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Civil rights activist and former Baltimore mayoral candidate DeRay Mckesson will return to his old stomping grounds at city school headquarters to lead the district's office of human capital. Mckesson was named Interim Chief Human Capital Officer on... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Clinton tech plan reads like Silicon Valley wish listSAN FRANCISCO — If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored president
Clinton tech plan reads like Silicon Valley wish list
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton put an end to that Tuesday. The presumptive Democratic nominee released a comprehensive tech plan that reads like a Silicon Valley wish... Read more
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11 News Houston
Clinton tech plan reads like Silicon Valley wish listSAN FRANCISCO — If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored president
Clinton tech plan reads like Silicon Valley wish list
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton put an end to that Tuesday. The presumptive Democratic nominee released a comprehensive tech plan that reads like a Silicon Valley wish... Read more
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