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Infinitely Polar Bear

Though it's the weaker of TIFF's two Mark Ruffalo mental-illness dramas , Maya Forbes's Infinitely Polar Bear can at least claim to be the more heartwarming.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Telluride: A Film Fest That Knows How to Party

Hosts included THR and the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and TV; the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; Sony Classics; and Fox Searchlight The Telluride Film Festival isn't just about screening movies.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Movies, Entertainment, Brandeis University, Marymount University

American Thinker

Hamas's Academic Apologists

Reaction by Middle East studies professors to Israel's recent effort to destroy Hamas's terrorist infrastructure epitomizes their perennial pro-Hamas, anti-Israel, and anti-American biases.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Palestinian Territories, Life, Self Defense

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Times of India

Hyderabad sends more students to US than Delhi, Mumbai

Indian students ponied up more than $5 billion in the 2008-2012 period to study in the US .

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Pakistan,

The Motley Fool

Has Ukraine Shot Itself in the Foot With Gas Pipeline Deal?

This article was written by Oilprice.com , the leading provider of energy news in the world.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Energy

Forbes.com

United Alters Policy on Peanut Allergies as Mom Pushes Airlines for Change

I've been covering the transportation industry for 20 years. Past publications include The Charlotte Observer, Miami Herald and Sacramento Bee.

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Related Topix: Wesleyan University, Livingston, NJ

Courier News

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This world premiere program "A Flamenco Tap Happening' being presented on Sept. 13 shows the similarities and differences between the flamenco dance tradition and the jazz-based tap dance tradition Alborada program combines tap, flamenco This world premiere program "A Flamenco Tap Happening' being presented on Sept.

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Related Topix: African-American, Spain, World News, Entertainment

National Public Radio

Syrian Artists Denied Visas, And A Voice In The U.S.

It's about a group of women who struggle to survive in Troy after the town has been sacked.

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Related Topix: Georgetown University, Jordan, World News,

American Thinker

Islam, Postmodernism, and Poltiical Correctness

One of the most important tools humanity needs right now is frank speech about Islam.

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Related Topix: Journalism, George Bush, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Influx of Chinese students into U.S. may be tapering off

For years, soaring numbers of Chinese graduate students in the U.S. have been a boon for American universities and local economies, especially in places like Southern California.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, UC Berkeley

Counterpunch

A Rubber Bullet to the Head

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

WCAX-TV Burlington

NY race shows influence of Asian-American voters

The two Democratic candidates for New York lieutenant governor are courting the votes of Asian-Americans, highlighting the political influence of the nation's fastest growing minority group.

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Related Topix: Asian-American

Chicago Reader

Celebrating the Sun Ra centennial

May 22 was the official centennial of the birth of the brilliant bandleader, composer, and keyboardist Sun Ra , but I'm thankful that the entire year is being used to celebrate his memory and particular brand of visionary genius.

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Related Topix: Space Is the Place, Music!, Science Fiction Movies, Sun Ra, Jazz, Chicago, IL

The Nation

Columbia University Email Reveals Disdain for Anti-Rape Campus Movement

Students fighting to improve campus sexual assault policies are beginning to give up on the notion that Columbia will ever work with them in good faith.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, UC Berkeley, Emerson College, US News, Liberal Political News

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Q&A: Jefferson Parson

The singer and songwriter plays at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Admission costs $10.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, The Stanley Brothers, Peter Rowan, Arts, Literature

The Newtown Bee

Snapshot: Robbie DuBroff

Occupation: I grew up in San Diego and graduated from Berkeley with a degree in social work, and attended school at the University of Texas and University of Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Texas, Canada

Science Daily

Global warming pioneer calls for carbon dioxide to be taken from atmosphere and stored underground

Wally Broeker, the first person to alert the world to global warming, has called for atmospheric carbon dioxide to be captured and stored underground.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science, World News, Iceland

Daily Policy Digest

Tax Credit Scholarships Create Academic Opportunities

Brittany Corona, research assistant at the Heritage Foundation, reports that 14 states across the nation have tuition tax credit programs, enabling students to enroll in schools that they may otherwise not be able to access.

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The Ashland Daily Tidings

Q&A: Jefferson Parson

The singer and songwriter plays at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Admission costs $10.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, The Stanley Brothers, Peter Rowan, Arts, Literature

Thu Aug 28, 2014

University Business

The quest for change in higher education

First American's 5th Annual Peer Discussion event at the Seattle Space Needle during NACUBO was facilitated by David Helfand, former Columbia University professor and current president of Quest University - the first private university in Canada, which opened in 2007 with an innovative approach to higher education.

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