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Showdown in Georgia Governor's Race Reflects a Larger Fight Over Voting Rights

ATLANTA – Reports that tens of thousands of Georgia residents, predominantly African Americans, were placed on a list for further investigation have exploded into the Georgia Governor's race, leading to bitter exchanges between the candidates and leaving many voters uncertain what to expect As the state began early voting Monday. The uproar over voting seems almost an inevitable development in …

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Harvard Admissions Chief defends the policy on the first day of trial

BOSTON-Harvard University's long-term dean defended school's recruitment of potential students on the first day of a landmark attempt that accused Harvard of discriminating against American American applicants. On Monday, lawyers for plaintiffs focused on internal documents that showed Harvard sends targeted letters to high school students who are doing good on PSAT and encouraging them to consider applying for prestigious …

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Silent Sam | UNC student Maya Little found guilty

A UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student who poured blood and ink on the Silent Sam Confederate statue was found guilty Monday by an Orange County judge. But Maya Little, who defaced the statue April 30, will not be punished, District Court Judge Samantha Cabe ruled. Little's defense attorney, Scott Holmes, argued that Silent Sam, who stood on a pedestal on campus …

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U.S. to require drug companies to include prices in their ads

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Drug companies will have to give list prices for their products in television ads under a new proposal the Trump administration released Monday. The new rule, which is open for discussion, would affect any drug covered by Medicare or Medicaid. …

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Harvard admissions trial opens with university accused of bias against Asian Americans

A view of the Harvard University campus in Cambridge, Mass. (Charles Krupa / AP) Nick Anderson Reporter covering higher education, national education policy and the global education market October 15 at 9:12 AM BOSTON – Accusations that the Harvard University admissions process is rigged against Asian Americans were lobbed and parried Monday as the trial opened in a case that …

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Request placed for employment by Top Murphy Officially accused of sexual assault

The governor claimed that he had not been aware of Ms Brennan's allegations until October 2 when The Wall Street Journal provided details of his findings to his office. But Mr. Murphy said he believed that his administration had handled the statement appropriately when it was noted by his chief executive Matt Platkin in March. "These processes, at least the …

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Trump, first lady tour parts of Florida, Georgia devastated by Hurricane Michael

President Trump, first lady Melania Trump and Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) turn injury from hurricane Michael in Lynn Haven, Florida, on Monday. Felicia Sonmez National Reporter at Washington Posts Criminal Bulletin News October 15 at 14:41 President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are toured parts of Florida and Georgia destroyed by Hurricane Michael because hundreds of thousands residents …

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U.S. TV drug ads to carry information on prices

(Reuters) – TV advertisements for drugs made by major U.S. bedrijven zullen snel direct patiënten naar informatie over de mogelijke prijs van medicijnen, een farmaceutische industrie lobbyinggroep gezegd hier op maandag. Used blister packets containing drugs, tablets and pills are seen, in this picture illustration taken June 30, 2018. REUTERS / Russell Boyce / Illustration The move, which will help …

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To Prevent Wildfires, PG & E Pre-Emptively Cuts Power To Thousands In California: NPR

PG & E pre-emptively shut down power in multiple Northern California counties to try to prevent wildfires, such as this recently four in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.                                                                            Noah Berger / AP                                       hide caption toggle caption Noah Berger / AP               PG & E pre-emptively shut down power in multiple Northern California counties to try …

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