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4 hrs ago | CFR.org

Will Shia Divisions Hamstring Iraq?

Interviewee: Mohamad Bazzi, Associate Professor of Journalism, New York University Interviewer: Mohammed Aly Sergie , Senior Online Writer/Editor August 29, 2014 Iraq's next prime minister Haider al-Abadi must maintain the support of the country's powerful Shia factions while he builds a new administration and attempts to reverse the sectarian ... (more)

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News

8 hrs ago | Virginia Business

Locked out of debates, Libertarian finds another venue

Robert Sarvis complains that he has been unfairly shut out of debates between his opponents in the U.S. Senate race - Republican Ed Gillespie and Democratic incumbent Mark Warner.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Pension, Personal Finance, Harvard University, George Mason University, Fairfax County, VA, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

State Department

Collected Department Releases: 2014-15 Fulbright-mtvU Fellows To Explore the Power of Music

Five U.S. graduate students and recent graduates have been selected to participate in the 2014-15 Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship to explore the power of music to foster cross-cultural communication, overcome cultural barriers between nations, and identify the ideas that unite our diverse societies.

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Related Topix: University of Puget Sound, University of Texas at Austin

SouthCoastToday.com

Rhonda Veugen joins Ymca Southcoast

YMCA SOUTHCOAST has hired Rhonda Veugen as the development director for the association.

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EurekAlert!

NYU researchers ID process producing neuronal diversity in fruit flies' visual system

New York University biologists have identified a mechanism that helps explain how the diversity of neurons that make up the visual system is generated.

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The Brooklyn Paper

Hospitals in Crisis: Back-to-court season: Nurses fight for spot in Lich vestige

Former staffers of shuttered Long Island College Hospital have taken the state back to court - and temporarily halted the sale of the valuable medical campus - saying they aren't getting promised jobs in a remaining freestanding emergency department.

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Related Topix: Long Island College Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, New York

Customer Interaction Solutions

The Future of American Politics: Understanding Political Polarization

HACKENSACK, N.J., Aug. 26 -- Fairleigh Dickinson University issued the following news release: In a country that operates on a two-party political system, there tends to exist strongly opposing extremes.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Books, The Righteous Mind

Brandeis' News

New hirings bolster African diaspora studies

Two professors and a fellow have joined the faculty at Brandeis as part of a measured approach to expand studies of the African diaspora.

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Related Topix: George Washington University, Northwestern University, Norton, MA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CNN

New York study reveals hidden profit behind hotel fees

A new study by New York University professor Bjorn Hanson finds that hotels will bill their customers an incredible $2.25 billion in surcharges and fees in 2014.

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Forbes.com

2014 Fab 50: Asia's Tech Takes Over The World

As a Forbes data reporter, I spearhead projects that highlight the numbers behind the world's biggest companies and wealthiest people.

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Related Topix: Grinnell College, Home, Mortgage, Toledo, OH, Personal Finance

KMIZ

2008: Worse than the Great Depression?

Ben Bernanke, the former head of the Federal Reserve, said the 2008 financial crisis was the worst in global history, surpassing even the Great Depression.

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Related Topix: Ben Bernanke

JD Supra

Renowned Architect Wins Retraction From The New York Review of Books

On August 25, 2014, The New York Review of Books issued a retraction in response to a defamation suit filed in New York State Court by well-known architect Zaha Hadid.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar

Deseret News

Would you rather: get married earlier, or stay married longer?

Tall men marry earlier but are more likely to cheat and divorce. Short men are more likely to stay married, according to new research that indicates it's the height of ignorance to discount personal stature as a factor in several aspects of one's life.

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Deseret News

Would you rather: get married earlier, or stay married longer?

Tall men marry earlier but are more likely to cheat and divorce. Short men are more likely to stay married, according to new research that indicates it's the height of ignorance to discount personal stature as a factor in one's life.

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Examiner.com

Film buff and real estate developer buys third movie house in Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village's Quad Cinema was bought by a film buff and real estate magnate Charles S. Cohen, a report on the Boston Herald said.

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NorthJersey.com

Picatinny honors witness to atomic bomb development

Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, views with Benjamin Bederson the plaque he received during his induction into the Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharpe.

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Related Topix: Electrical Engineering, Science, Ohio State University, Los Alamos, NM

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Science Daily

Fact or fiction: Which do moviegoers prefer?

Do you feel sadder watching a documentary about war or a drama about a young person dying of cancer? According to a new study, consumers mistakenly believe they will have stronger emotional reactions when stories are based on true events rather than fiction.

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Related Topix: Brandeis University, University of Chicago

Forward

After 30 Years, First Klezmer Festival Says 'Mission Accomplished'

Thirty years ago, klezmer music was a dying art, played mostly by aging musicians at the occasional wedding or bar mitzvah.

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Related Topix: Kerhonkson, NY, University of Wisconsin Madison, World News, Poland, Canada

Sag Harbor Online

Stand-Up Comedian and Professional Doodler Demetri Martin Coming to Westhampton Beach

Demetri Martin , the king of nerd humor and that standup comedian who doodles on television, is coming to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 31. Known for his monotone style, one-liners and insights, Mr. Martin performs with a notepad, in which he has entertaining drawings, charts and graphs.

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Related Topix: Taking Woodstock, Comedy, Entertainment, Westhampton Beach, NY, Emmy Awards

ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Nora Volkow From Mexico | Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse

The great-granddaughter of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky , Nora Volkow directs the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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Related Topix: National University, World News, Mexico

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