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3 hrs ago | State Department

Young African Leaders Town Hall With President Obama

Young African Leaders Town Hall with President Obama Open Press Coverage. Press Entrance: West Lobby Glass Doors The town hall will be streamed live at www.whitehouse.gov /live .

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7 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Jose Antonio Pando, MD, will present insight on the Evolution of...

Jose Antonio Pando, MD, will present insight on the Evolution of Incan Spirituality at the Summer Spirituality Series from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, July 31. The weekly presentations are held in the Parish Hall of St. Peter's Episcopal Church at 211 Mulberry St. in Lewes.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, World News, Peru, Yale University

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Traversing two D.C.s, from Dunbar High to Georgetown U.

When Johnathon Carrington makes a trip home to visit his mother or get what he considers a decent haircut, the Georgetown University student takes a G2 Metrobus that carries him four miles east across a divide that separates the city where he goes to school from the city where he grew up.

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Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Violent Crime

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Washington Times

Democratic House bios for Michigan's 11th District

TOP ISSUE AND PLAN TO ADDRESS IT: I am a strong advocate for making health care accessible and affordable for every American.

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Related Topix: Dearborn Heights, MI, Michigan State University

AME Info

Masdar Institute's Summer Research Internships help develop UAE Nationals in science and technology

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, announced that its summer research internship programs for undergraduate students is working to contribute to Abu a Qatar's Supreme Education Council has signed a memorandum of understanding ... (more)

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Related Topix: Northwestern University

PennLive.com

Movie-themed campaign has Newport pit stop

Nick Troiano, 25, an independent candidate for U.S. Congress in Pennsylvania's 10th district, poses by a 1981 DeLorean, which he has been driving across the district to promote his movie-themed campaign.

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The Jewish Journal

Dear Madeleine Albright, Israel is not "Overdoing It"

It's been 22 years since Madeleine Albright was a foreign policy adviser to President Jimmy Carter, 17 years since she was America's ambassador to the United Nations, and 13 since she was secretary of state.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Self Defense, Terrorism, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion

The News Tribune

Pay penalty haunting recession grads as economy mends

She and other students who earned diplomas in the aftermath of the deepest U.S. recession since the 1930s are experiencing an earnings hangover that could last a lifetime, even as the labor market heals.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Towson University, Yale University

Union County Weekly

News editor Ciera Choate says goodbye

Leaving Union County Weekly has pulled me through multiple emotions. Part of me doesn't want to move on, I love this paper and the people I work with every day, but the other part knows it's time for a new chapter.

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Related Topix: Union County, NC, Journalism, Weddington, NC, Stallings, NC, Waxhaw, NC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Free Republic

Company In Which Joe Biden's Son Is Director Prepares To Drill Shale Gas In East Ukraine

Recall what we said earlier today: the proxy Ukraine war just like that in Syria preceding it, "is all about energy."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

Concord Monitor

Letter: Feltes is a true public servant

Dan has a master's degree in public policy from Georgetown University and law degree from the University of Iowa.

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Related Topix: Henniker, NH, Concord, NH, University of Iowa, Opinion

The Washington Post

Congress is more and more polarized, and so is almost every other legislature in America

We all tend to conflate "polarization" -- how far apart two groups of people are -- with "partisanship," which is a scale of loyalty to a party.

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Mortgage Lender Implode-O-Meter

The Muddled Case of Argentine Bonds

"Up to half the debt could be in or out depending on how these questions are resolved.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

CIO

For Half, STEM Degrees Lead to Other Jobs

For instance, among those with college degrees in computer-related occupations, men are paid more than women , and African American workers are more likely to be unemployed than a white or Asian worker.

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Related Topix: African-American

CNN

'Acting white' and being black

Editor's note: Crystal Wright is a conservative writer who runs the blog ConservativeBlackChick.com .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Opinion

Reason Magazine

Why Capitalism is Better than Socialism

Star Trek . We want to engage in private projects we do by ourselves and not with others," says Jason Brennan , an associate professor of philosophy at Georgetown University.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

MarketWatch

Elizabeth O'Brien's Retire Well: Exercise now, save a ton of money in retirement

Can you walk one lap around a track? That may sound like an absurd question now, but it may not be for your parents-or for you, after you retire.

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Related Topix: Florida, University of Florida

PE Hub

Catalyst Investors promote Bihler to vice president

Growth equity firm Catalyst Investors has named Susan Bihler as vice president. Bihler is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and structuring new investment opportunities and managing the firm's existing portfolio companies.

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University Business

Extra credit for non-credit

Georgetown University officials had a bit of an epiphany recently about the impact of their noncredit courses.

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Related Topix: University of Denver

The Item

Millburn-Short Hills engagement: Nugent to marry Hughes

John and Helen Nugent of Spring Lake, formerly of Short Hills, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kathleen Mary, to Scott Edwin Hughes, son of Christopher and Rebecca Hughes of San Antonio, Texas.

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Related Topix: Short-Hills, NJ, Millburn, NJ, Spring Lake, NJ, Summit, NJ, New York University

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