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An effort to end sexual assaults on college campus

There is a new effort to end sexual assaults on college campuses. New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is leading the charge to shop what she calls a growing problem.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Forward

American Jews Rally Mostly to Israel's Side as Gaza Conflict Rages - Minority Objects

On a different day, Max Segall and Simone Zimmerman might have been protesting together for some other cause.

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

The Honolulu Advertiser

Actor born in Hawaii pushed the ethnic envelope

Shigeta briefly attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa, as well as the University of Southern California and New York University, but his studies were interrupted when he joined the Marines during the Korean War.

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Related Topix: University of Southern California

Courier News

U.S. Botanic Garden's new director is Rutgers alumU.S. Botanic...

Ari Novy, who was recently appointed executive director of the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C., discovered his passion for working with plants as a volunteer in the gardens of a Renaissance era villa.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

CIO

Twitter acquires image search firm Madbits

Madbits, a year-old company that uses deep learning technology to assign relevant information to raw images, has sold itself to Twitter, according to the Madbits website .

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Mathematics

The Real Deal

Investment firm to back East Side biotech incubator

Alexandria Center for Life Sciences is looking to attract more biotech startup tenants to its 700,000-square-foot campus at 450 East 29th Street, and now it has the financial backing to do just that.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Chicago Jewish Community

High-flying, yet down-to-earth

He has studied biomedical engineering and piloted a glider over the Rockies, but the experience that has guided Rabbi Aaron Panken's career the most, he says, was running Jewish youth groups.

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Related Topix: Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Religion, Judaism, Johns Hopkins University

The Yonkers Daily Voice

Graduate Of White Plains' Stepinac Named Theater Scholarship Winner

Christopher Guzman, a 2014 graduate of Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, has been named the recipient of the Bob Fitzsimmons Scholarship from Westchester Broadway Theatre.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, White Plains, NY

KHOU-TV Houston

Photos: Houston Miss Chinatown Pageant 2014

For over forty years, the Chinese American Citizens Alliance Houston Lodge has made the Houston Miss Chinatown Pageant an integral event in the Houston community.

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Related Topix: Houston, MS, Rice University, Duke University, Harvard University, Entertainment

The Daily Caller

Organizer Of Job Fair For Gay MBA Students Seeks To Ban Straight People

The organizer of a yearly conference for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students pursuing MBAs is in a huff because entirely too many straight students are attending the event, which includes a recruitment fair.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Rice University, College of William and Mary, US News, Conservative Political News

KDXY-FM Jonesboro

Miyoshi Umeki and James Shigeta star in Flower Drum Song in 1961.

The Honolulu-born star studied acting at New York University before joining the United States Marines and serving during the Korean War.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Flower Drum Song, Musical Movies, Paradise, Hawaiian Style, Animation Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Mulan, Adventure, James Shigeta, Troy Donahue

Washington Post

National roundup: Fugitive killed after shooting law officers in New York

Two U.S. marshals and a New York City police detective were shot and injured Monday during a shootout in Manhattan while trying to capture a fugitive charged with child molestation, authorities said.

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Related Topix: New York, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Actor James Shigeta is dead at age 81

Mr. Shigeta was a Hawaiian born third-generation American of Japanese descent. After studying drama at New York University, Shigeta served in the Marines during the Korean conflict, rising to the rank of Staff Sergeant.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Paradise, Hawaiian Style, Musical Movies, Animation Movies, Flower Drum Song, Family, Drama Movies, Mulan, Adventure, James Shigeta, Entertainment, Drama, Television

WSB-TV

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: San Diego County, CA

Foreign Policy

The United States Lowers Israel's Diplomatic Shield at the United Nations

Despite a history of rocky relations between U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Obama administration could largely be counted on to watch Israel's back in the U.N. Security Council, where it succeeded for more than five years in blocking successive efforts by the Palestinians to gain more of the trappings ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Consumer Reports

Must-have small appliances for college students

If you are among the parents packing college students off to school for the first time, you may be tempted to equip their dorm rooms with all the creature comforts of home, including small appliances to satisfy their needs.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee

TurkishPress.com

Learning the smell of fear: U-M team shows moms transmit fears to babies via odor

Babies can learn what to fear in the first days of life just by smelling the odor of their distressed mothers, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry

Right Wing News

Typical US Household Worth One-Third Less Than Under Bush

The inflation-adjusted net worth for the typical household was $87,992 in 2003. Ten years later, it was only $56,335, or a 36 percent decline, according to a study financed by the Russell Sage Foundation .

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ABA Journal

Center studying law and culture moves to NYU

This summer the forum - along with its director, Thane Rosenbaum - moved to the New York University School of Law, where it will carry on its tradition of telling the story of the law through movies, novels and other cultural works.

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Related Topix: Fordham University, US News, US Supreme Court

The Detroit News

Cops: 'Spider-Man' slugged officer in Times Square

New York -- A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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