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‘Symbol of oppression:’ German college in hot water over controversial burqa course

A German college has provoked massive public outrage with its Muslim face veils course. The move was slammed as supporting the oppression of women and promoting Islamization which the college denied. The “Headscarf and Hijab in Dresden – dress codes in Islam” – listed by the Dresden adult education center as part of its curriculum for the spring and summer ...

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Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to fund college scholarships for Dreamers

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are donating $ 33 million in the form of a scholarship grant to help 1,000 undocumented immigrant high school graduates with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status attend college. The Bezos grant comes through TheDream.US, a scholarship fund for Dreamers. The organization, which is less than four years old, says this is ...

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GOP-led bills jeopardize public university funds, as private college presidents get richer

The PROSPER Act is one of the Republican-led bills that eliminates some federal student aid programs for lower-income undergraduates. Meanwhile, a new study finds 58 private college presidents raked in at least $ 1 million each in annual salary in 2015. Republicans in the House recently revealed a new bill titled the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity through Education ...

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Muslim student files complaint after being kicked off college basketball team for anthem incident

Rasool Samir, a student at Garden City Community College (GCCC), Kansas, who was dismissed from the basketball team following refusal to participate in the anthem ceremony, has filed a complaint for violation of his civil rights. The incident occurred on November 1 before Garden City’s game against Sterling when Samir, 19, continued shooting baskets during the playing of the national ...

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Brother of LA Lakers’ Lonzo Ball among college players arrested in China for shoplifting – reports

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 14:21 Three US college basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, the younger brother of LA Lakers player Lonzo Ball, have been released on bail after being arrested in China on suspicion of shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton store, US media report. The trio are all from the UCLA Bruins basketball team, and includes freshmen Cody Riley and Jalen ...

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Investigation launched after cop KOs drunk college football fan (VIDEO)

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 14:26 Edited time: 7 Nov, 2017 14:36 An investigation has been launched after a Miami police officer knocked out a drunk University of Miami football fan in retaliation for her lashing out at him while being ejected from a recent game. Video footage of the incident that has surfaced online shows the fan, who appears ...

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Afghan-style West Africa invasion played out in US war college drill

A simulation game for US war-college students prepared participants for an invasion of West Africa in response to a terrorist attack on US soil, investigative news website The Intercept reports. The hypothetical scenario involved a populist president reacting to a domestic terrorist attack by starting a war in West Africa. The war is touted as a three-year operation but turns ...

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‘A college campus’: Facebook security chief slams company’s safeguards in leaked call

Published time: 21 Oct, 2017 16:29 Facebook faces the same cyber threats as a large defense contractor but runs its own security “like a college campus” – that’s the judgement of the company’s top security chief, according to a leaked internal phone call. READ MORE: Yahoo: All 3bn accounts breached in 2013 Alex Stamos, the social media giant’s chief security ...

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Ted Cruz's college roommate dishes the dirt on Texas Senator

Ted Cruz’s college roommate relived the “misery” of living with the Texas senator during their freshman year at Princeton after the politician sent the internet alight with his x-rated social media activity. Craig Mazin, the screenwriter and director who has famously aired his long-standing grievances against Cruz, was back at it again after the senator liked a porn video on ...

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Pittsburgh college student killed while 'train hopping'

A 21-year-old college student died while “train hopping” with a friend in Pittsburgh, according to authorities. Lindsey Marie Michaels, a junior at Carlow University, was hit by a train early Sunday morning along with a young man. Police told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that the pair were “train hopping” when they both fell, though the man only injured his ankle. The ...

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