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The Forward
French Teacher at Elite High School Shares Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theorieshis belonging to that community to ascend in politics and who now denies this,”
French Teacher at Elite High School Shares Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories
The Forward / Posted 4 hours ago
his belonging to that community to ascend in politics and who now denies this,” pretending to have a Catholic father on Wikipedia. Hollande “is Jewish and denies it. Backpedaling will begin all over, now that it is less beneficial for Jewry,”... Read more
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International Business Times
WikiLeaks vs Edward Snowden: Twitter feud kicks off over recent data leaks a pardon from Clinton & curation is not censorship of ruling party cash flows,"
WikiLeaks vs Edward Snowden: Twitter feud kicks off over recent data leaks
International Business Times / Posted 5 hours ago
a pardon from Clinton & curation is not censorship of ruling party cash flows," the account replied, adding in a link to a Wikipedia page detailing 'digital curation'. The Turkey leaks, which were billed as internal correspondence involving the... Read more
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The Register
Encyclopedia Dramatica user hit with £10k damages after calling ex-councillor a 'paedo'is one of the more amusingly offensive destinations on the web. Imagine what ha
Encyclopedia Dramatica user hit with £10k damages after calling ex-councillor a 'paedo'
The Register / Posted 6 hours ago
is one of the more amusingly offensive destinations on the web. Imagine what happens when you combine early 4chan users, Wikipedia and the Urban Dictionary. Full of savagely offensive material, ED has been a mainstay of a certain subset of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Are Students Graduating Without Reading Whole Books?undergraduate students are using the index to find relevant points, reading art
Are Students Graduating Without Reading Whole Books?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
undergraduate students are using the index to find relevant points, reading articles and looking for information up from Wikipedia. University of Zimbabwe lecturer, Tanaka Chidora believes the internet has degraded the desire to acquire... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
196 tonnes of hazardous waste being sent back to Japanmonitors are typically packed into low stacks on wooden pallets for recycling a
196 tonnes of hazardous waste being sent back to Japan
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 hours ago
monitors are typically packed into low stacks on wooden pallets for recycling and then shrink-wrapped (Source: Wikipedia) HOW COMMON IS THIS? WHAT IS THE LAW ON ELECTRONIC WASTE? Legal action will be taken by Thai authorities against... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Meet University of Rwanda's PhD Graduandsrelated to criminal investigation that harms human life. It started after biot
Meet University of Rwanda's PhD Graduands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
related to criminal investigation that harms human life. It started after bioterrorism emergence in 2001. According to Wikipedia, Bioterrorism is terrorism involving the intentional release or dissemination of biological agents. These agents... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Exposing Hillbama's Big Lie: The Central Issue In The U.S. Presidential CampaignPolicy on Myth”, she described her efforts to inform congressman Larsen about t
Exposing Hillbama's Big Lie: The Central Issue In The U.S. Presidential Campaign
Zero Hedge / Posted 15 hours ago
Policy on Myth”, she described her efforts to inform congressman Larsen about the reality of the U.S. operation in Ukraine. Wikipedia says: “Richard Ray ‘Rick’ Larsen is the United States Representative for Washington’s 2nd congressional district... Read more
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USA Today
Women in politics: Key dates in U.S. historythe Equal Rights Party.1913 Official program for the Woman Suffrage Procession
Women in politics: Key dates in U.S. history
USA Today / Posted 18 hours ago
the Equal Rights Party.1913 Official program for the Woman Suffrage Procession in Washington D.C. on March 3, 1913 (Photo: Wikipedia) Thousands, urging the right to vote, march down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., the day before President... Read more
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The Register
IPv6 now faster than IPv4 when visiting 20% of top websites – and just as fast for the restIPv6: out of the most well known, Netflix leads the way, followed by Yahoo, wit
IPv6 now faster than IPv4 when visiting 20% of top websites – and just as fast for the rest
The Register / Posted 22 hours ago
IPv6: out of the most well known, Netflix leads the way, followed by Yahoo, with YouTube and Google behind them. Facebook, Wikipedia and Microsoft basically run at the same speed regardless of protocol. Despite the good news that the internet's... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Corrupt Or Just Stupid? Markets Hand Corporations An Unlimited Credit Cardanything – this guy was a roll-up artist who eventually bought and ran the Frui
Corrupt Or Just Stupid? Markets Hand Corporations An Unlimited Credit Card
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
anything – this guy was a roll-up artist who eventually bought and ran the Fruit of the Loom underwear company. As Wikipedia tells it: Farley would soon establish himself as a nationwide leader in leveraged-buyout transactions. Over the... Read more
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The Gadgeteer
A coin bank for kids who don’t like baconThat’s an elephant for those of you who are not up on the 19th-century taxonomi
A coin bank for kids who don’t like bacon
The Gadgeteer / Posted yesterday
That’s an elephant for those of you who are not up on the 19th-century taxonomic order of mammals (yes, I got that from Wikipedia. Don’t judge me). Elli is made of plastic and comes in three colors: Pink, White, and Black. Coins roll down her... Read more
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The Washington Times
North Carolina GOP apologizes for tweet blasting Tim Kaine over ‘shameful’ lapel pinTrump, who has cast doubt on his commitment to the 67-year-old defensive allian
North Carolina GOP apologizes for tweet blasting Tim Kaine over ‘shameful’ lapel pin
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Trump, who has cast doubt on his commitment to the 67-year-old defensive alliance. The Honduras flag is described by Wikipedia as “a horizontal triband of blue (top and bottom) and white with five blue five-pointed stars arranged in an X... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Man accused of killing India Chipchase had Little Mix clippings at home"I'm one of the most inquisitive people anyone in here will ever have met. "I'
Man accused of killing India Chipchase had Little Mix clippings at home
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
"I'm one of the most inquisitive people anyone in here will ever have met. "I'm just interested in most of the world. Wikipedia is a gift from the Gods for me." Mr Donnellan said: "The gift from the Gods in front of you at the moment on that... Read more
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Daily Star
Rugby WAG trial: Accused 'once dated famous model' and had 'kinky sex' with victimsaid: "I'm one of the most inquisitive people anyone in here will ever have met
Rugby WAG trial: Accused 'once dated famous model' and had 'kinky sex' with victim
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
said: "I'm one of the most inquisitive people anyone in here will ever have met. I'm just interested in most of the world. Wikipedia is a gift from the Gods for me." Mr Donnellan replied: "The gift from the Gods in front of you at the moment on... Read more
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Raw Story
Scientists reconstruct dinosaur using x-rays Specimen Heterodontosaurus tucki (Wikipedia) Don't miss stories. Follow Raw
Scientists reconstruct dinosaur using x-rays
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
Specimen Heterodontosaurus tucki (Wikipedia) Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Scientists used high-energy X-rays to non-invasively reconstruct the skeletal structure of a 200 million-year-old... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami Nightlife's Five Biggest Failuresto the Miami market in 2006, had drive in spades. Hell, despite having been clo
Miami Nightlife's Five Biggest Failures
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
to the Miami market in 2006, had drive in spades. Hell, despite having been closed for a decade, it still has a sizable Wikipedia page free of typos and misinformation. But alas, despite being “equipped with a custom Phazon sound system” and... Read more
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PhysOrg
See a wonderful Aldebaran occultation with a spectacular twistwhen it’s covered either by the lunar limb during occultation or by mountains a
See a wonderful Aldebaran occultation with a spectacular twist
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
when it’s covered either by the lunar limb during occultation or by mountains along the grazing path. Credit: Wikipedia Aldebaran hangs near the edge of the moon two minutes before it was occulted last October in this photo taken with... Read more
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Miami New Times
Congratulations on Major Key, DJ Khaled — You Weird, Beautiful Creaturethat day from Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado. A teacher got up to introduce him in
Congratulations on Major Key, DJ Khaled — You Weird, Beautiful Creature
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
that day from Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado. A teacher got up to introduce him in a speech that was most definitely written by Wikipedia, mispronouncing his name in the process — DJ Khaleed, she said as giggles erupted from the crowd. The ceremony... Read more
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The Irish Times
Artificial intelligence is dead: long live data analyticsWatson system can read in text documents and answer questions about their conte
Artificial intelligence is dead: long live data analytics
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
Watson system can read in text documents and answer questions about their content. Watson was fed the entire contents of Wikipedia and competed in the US game show Jeopardy against two previous champions. Watson won. Jeopardy is like a cross... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Dairy Queen's Miracle Treat Day to benefit local children's hospitalshorse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halte
Dairy Queen's Miracle Treat Day to benefit local children's hospitals
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
horse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halter-type quarter horse (Courtesy: Wikipedia) Officials are warning South Carolinians to vaccinate their horses due to the spread of a serious mosquito-borne... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Several fire departments battle house fire in Andersonhorse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halte
Several fire departments battle house fire in Anderson
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
horse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halter-type quarter horse (Courtesy: Wikipedia) Officials are warning South Carolinians to vaccinate their horses due to the spread of a serious mosquito-borne... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Crews battle outbuilding fire near Travelers Resthorse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halte
Crews battle outbuilding fire near Travelers Rest
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
horse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halter-type quarter horse (Courtesy: Wikipedia) Officials are warning South Carolinians to vaccinate their horses due to the spread of a serious mosquito-borne... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Families outraged that convicted church bomber could be paroledChurch bombing in 1963. Thomas Blanton Jr., who was convicted for his role in t
Families outraged that convicted church bomber could be paroled
The Birmingham Times / Posted yesterday
Church bombing in 1963. Thomas Blanton Jr., who was convicted for his role in the deaths, will soon be up for parole. (Wikipedia Commons) I remember so vividly that day back in 2001 when the decision was handed down in Jefferson County Circuit... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Fans hunt real places in Japan featured in animethe Butaitanbou Archive, http://legwork.g.hatena.ne.jp. You can usually find th
Fans hunt real places in Japan featured in anime
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
the Butaitanbou Archive, http://legwork.g.hatena.ne.jp. You can usually find the Japanese name of a series in its English Wikipedia entry, which you can paste into the search box. Warning: If you've got the slightest interest in Japan and... Read more
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FOX Carolina
One dead after reported "road rage" incidenthorse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halte
One dead after reported "road rage" incident
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
horse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halter-type quarter horse (Courtesy: Wikipedia) Officials are warning South Carolinians to vaccinate their horses due to the spread of a serious mosquito-borne... Read more
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Rappler
Gov’t to restore Laguna Lake to ‘original, pristine condition’ECOTOURISM ZONE. The Duterte administration plans to convert Laguna Lake into a
Gov’t to restore Laguna Lake to ‘original, pristine condition’
Rappler / Posted yesterday
ECOTOURISM ZONE. The Duterte administration plans to convert Laguna Lake into an ecotourism zone. File photo from Wikipedia MANILA, Philippines – The Duterte administration wants to restore Laguna Lake to its "original, pristine condition" by... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Fans hunt real places in Japan featured in animewith the Butaitanbou Archive, legwork.g.hatena.ne.jp. You can usually find the
Fans hunt real places in Japan featured in anime
Guelph Mercury / Posted yesterday
with the Butaitanbou Archive, legwork.g.hatena.ne.jp. You can usually find the Japanese name of a series in its English Wikipedia entry, which you can paste into the search box. Warning: If you've got the slightest interest in Japan and... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Tchula Police Chief at it again: "NOW...LET'S HAVE SOME FUN SHALL WE!!!"horse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halte
Tchula Police Chief at it again: "NOW...LET'S HAVE SOME FUN SHALL WE!!!"
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
horse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halter-type quarter horse (Courtesy: Wikipedia) Officials are warning South Carolinians to vaccinate their horses due to the spread of a serious mosquito-borne... Read more
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Observer
The night the world explodedthe Lehigh Valley Railroad won the suit it had filed — that Imperial Germany wa
The night the world exploded
Observer / Posted yesterday
the Lehigh Valley Railroad won the suit it had filed — that Imperial Germany was judged responsible. However, as noted by Wikipedia, it took until 1953 for a reparations figure of $50 million to be reached, and “the final payment was made in... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Shooting sends one person to hospitalhorse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halte
Shooting sends one person to hospital
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
horse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halter-type quarter horse (Courtesy: Wikipedia) Officials are warning South Carolinians to vaccinate their horses due to the spread of a serious mosquito-borne... Read more
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FOX Carolina
NC Highway Patrol: One injured in attempted suicide crashhorse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halte
NC Highway Patrol: One injured in attempted suicide crash
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
horse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halter-type quarter horse (Courtesy: Wikipedia) Officials are warning South Carolinians to vaccinate their horses due to the spread of a serious mosquito-borne... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Former detention center officer accused of criminal sexual conducthorse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halte
Former detention center officer accused of criminal sexual conduct
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
horse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halter-type quarter horse (Courtesy: Wikipedia) Officials are warning South Carolinians to vaccinate their horses due to the spread of a serious mosquito-borne... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Man caught on camera stealing phones from storehorse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halte
Man caught on camera stealing phones from store
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
horse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halter-type quarter horse (Courtesy: Wikipedia) Officials are warning South Carolinians to vaccinate their horses due to the spread of a serious mosquito-borne... Read more
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Wired News
It’s Hot, But the Heat Index Means It Feels Even Hottertakes both the air temperature and the relative humidity and returns the heat i
It’s Hot, But the Heat Index Means It Feels Even Hotter
Wired News / Posted yesterday
takes both the air temperature and the relative humidity and returns the heat index. You can find that equation on this Wikipedia page—but it’s not really fun to look at. Instead, let’s make a plot. There are two input variables, so the best... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Dollar General buys Gray Court Walmarthorse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halte
Dollar General buys Gray Court Walmart
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
horse disease confirmed in Greenville Co.; officials warn to vaccinate A halter-type quarter horse (Courtesy: Wikipedia) Officials are warning South Carolinians to vaccinate their horses due to the spread of a serious mosquito-borne... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
This startup is rethinking plus-sizein 1998, catering to Filipino-American families, and it now has more than 30, m
This startup is rethinking plus-size
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
in 1998, catering to Filipino-American families, and it now has more than 30, mostly on the West Coast. According to Wikipedia, the restaurant chain's Jollibee mascot—a bee in a chef's hat—is probably the most widely recognized character in... Read more
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The Scientist
Nose Bacterium Inhibits S. aureus GrowthWIKIPEDIA, NIAIDHumans harboring a type of Staphylococcus bacterium—S.lugdunens
Nose Bacterium Inhibits S. aureus Growth
The Scientist / Posted yesterday
WIKIPEDIA, NIAIDHumans harboring a type of Staphylococcus bacterium—S.lugdunensis—in their noses have a lower abundance of S. aureus, the kind that can cause nasty infections. The reason, researchers reported today (July 27) in Nature, is that... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
This startup is rethinking plus-sizedin 1998, catering to Filipino-American families, and it now has more than 30, m
This startup is rethinking plus-sized
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
in 1998, catering to Filipino-American families, and it now has more than 30, mostly on the West Coast. According to Wikipedia, the restaurant chain's Jollibee mascot—a bee in a chef's hat—is probably the most widely recognized character in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New Zealand's Greatest Olympians - Number 9: Blyth Taityears ago were Tait's crowning glory. Riding Ready Teddy, the little chestnut w
New Zealand's Greatest Olympians - Number 9: Blyth Tait
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
years ago were Tait's crowning glory. Riding Ready Teddy, the little chestnut who could (and who, incidentally, has his own Wikipedia page), Tait led New Zealand's dominance at the Georgia International Horse Park, which also saw Sally Clark take... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New Zealand's Greatest Olympians - Number 9: Blyth Taityears ago were Tait's crowning glory. Riding Ready Teddy, the little chestnut w
New Zealand's Greatest Olympians - Number 9: Blyth Tait
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
years ago were Tait's crowning glory. Riding Ready Teddy, the little chestnut who could (and who, incidentally, has his own Wikipedia page), Tait led New Zealand's dominance at the Georgia International Horse Park, which also saw Sally Clark take... Read more
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The Verge
This flower smells like a rotting corpse, and you can watch it bloom live right nowAnd even the smell is appealing, at least for insects that naturally feed on or
This flower smells like a rotting corpse, and you can watch it bloom live right now
The Verge / Posted 2 days ago
And even the smell is appealing, at least for insects that naturally feed on or make nests in dead animals. According to Wikipedia, the chemicals released from the bloom share commonalities with limburger cheese, sweaty socks, rotting fish, and,... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
10 'Life Hacks' for the beach you should know aboutto the strap under the hole in the sole – it should keep you flip flopping alon
10 'Life Hacks' for the beach you should know about
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
to the strap under the hole in the sole – it should keep you flip flopping along the beach. Image source: Danielgamage via Wikipedia 5. If you’re ears are clogged from swimming, simply inflate a balloon. This one also comes from LifeHack.org:... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Betty Go-Belmonte, the ‘star’ of The Philippine STARabout what responsible journalism is all about. Allow me to quote from article
Betty Go-Belmonte, the ‘star’ of The Philippine STAR
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
about what responsible journalism is all about. Allow me to quote from articles written about this journalism icon. Wikipedia reveals that the STAR’s maiden issue carried the day’s biggest news – the death of 22-year-old Steven Rodriguez at... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan State raises $272 million in 2015-16 — most successful fundraising year Photo by Wikipedia Michigan State University reported that it raised $272 mil
Michigan State raises $272 million in 2015-16 — most successful fundraising year
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
Photo by Wikipedia Michigan State University reported that it raised $272 million during the 2015-16 fiscal year. EAST LANSING — Michigan State University raised $272... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan State raises $272 million in 2015-16 fiscal year Photo by Wikipedia Michigan State University reported that it raised $272 mil
Michigan State raises $272 million in 2015-16 fiscal year
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
Photo by Wikipedia Michigan State University reported that it raised $272 million during the 2015-16 fiscal year. EAST LANSING — Michigan State University raised $272 million during the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Iraq blocked internet to prevent online cheating on examscollege." Cheating is endemic in Iraq. And that's not that surprising. Lots of
Iraq blocked internet to prevent online cheating on exams
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
college." Cheating is endemic in Iraq. And that's not that surprising. Lots of tools, such as custom writing services, wikipedia, math tools, and others, are available in the internet today. When asked about corruption in the country, one... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Water park closed Wednesday as staff honor the parks managerafter chair collapses under herWoman suing Upstate Goodwill after chair collaps
Water park closed Wednesday as staff honor the parks manager
FOX Carolina / Posted 2 days ago
after chair collapses under herWoman suing Upstate Goodwill after chair collapses under her Goodwill industries. (Source: Wikipedia) A Cherokee County woman is suing an Upstate thrift store after she claims she was hurt when one of the store’s... Read more
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Ars Technica
How DNC, Clinton campaign attacks fit into Russia’s cyber-war strategythe target audience." Through its news media, through covert information operat
How DNC, Clinton campaign attacks fit into Russia’s cyber-war strategy
Ars Technica / Posted 2 days ago
the target audience." Through its news media, through covert information operations, through use of social media (including Wikipedia leaks and possibly fake Twitter accounts spewing populist/nationalist propaganda in various countries that the... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Roper Mountain Science Center opens Be-Well Trailafter chair collapses under herWoman suing Upstate Goodwill after chair collaps
Roper Mountain Science Center opens Be-Well Trail
FOX Carolina / Posted 2 days ago
after chair collapses under herWoman suing Upstate Goodwill after chair collapses under her Goodwill industries. (Source: Wikipedia) A Cherokee County woman is suing an Upstate thrift store after she claims she was hurt when one of the store’s... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Helping Hands of Clemson opens new children's shelterafter chair collapses under herWoman suing Upstate Goodwill after chair collaps
Helping Hands of Clemson opens new children's shelter
FOX Carolina / Posted 2 days ago
after chair collapses under herWoman suing Upstate Goodwill after chair collapses under her Goodwill industries. (Source: Wikipedia) A Cherokee County woman is suing an Upstate thrift store after she claims she was hurt when one of the store’s... Read more
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