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  1. Low voter turnout could erode Japan PM Abe's call for fresh mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... will win a majority anyway, could register protest votes, leaving Abe in power, but weakened, said Columbia University professor Gerry Curtis. "More likely is that those who feel there is no choice don't vote so turnout is low, the LDP gears up its ...


  2. Is It Time for the U.S. to Lift Its Restrictions on Oil Exports?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... depend on them, discourage innovation among energy companies and hurt the environment. Jason Bordoff, a Columbia University professor and former energy adviser to President Obama, argues in favor of lifting the ban. Tyson Slocum, director of the ...


  3. Albert Theodore RaedleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Albert Theodore Raedle - author, painter, beloved father and husband, teacher, school board member and selectman - passed away at 11:48 p.m. November 19th in his hometown of New York City. He was 77. Albert studied at Colby College in Maine and received his BA from Columbia University in New York with a small stint as a "Yank" at Oxford University in London.


  4. Lehigh University men's basketball team remains winless after loss to ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Sophomore reserve Jeff Coby scored a career-high 16 points Sunday afternoon to lead the Columbia University men's basketball team to a 54-44 victory over winless Lehigh at Stabler Arena. Columbia scored the first five points in leading from start to finish.


  5. Rolls-Royce to eliminate 200 plant jobs, trim engineering forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Indianapolis Business News

    ... a grand tradition of IBJ staffers educated in Indianapolis public schools. After graduating from Columbia University, he stumbled into print journalism, thanks to a Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship at The Indianapolis Star. Among his favorite gigs were ...


  6. Obituaries today: Robert Shanley was professor emeritus at UMassRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... retired in 1994 after 32 years of teaching and research. He received a BA at Columbia College, an MA at Columbia University, and a PhD at Georgetown University. He taught political science at the University of Detroit and Oglethorpe University, ...


  7. National Taiwan University delivers blow to kinky bondage clubRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... so. Iowa State University established a bondage club called Cuffs back in 2003, and Conversio Virium at Columbia University, established 1994, claims to be the oldest student-led bondage education group in the United States. What all these student ...


  8. Study provides estimates of obesity-attributable costs of absenteeism among U.S. workersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Medical News

    A study conducted by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health shows that obesity costs the U.S. $8.65 billion per year as a result of absenteeism in the workplace --more than 9% of all absenteeism costs. The consequences of obesity among the working population go beyond healthcare and create a financial challenge not only for the nation but for individual states as well.


  9. Be cautious at not-so-free trade dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Mercury

    ... countries. Jagdish Bhagwati, one of the world's most eminent trade economists and a Professor at Columbia University in New York, says of bilateral free trade deals: "Trade economists generally agree that preferential trade agreements are a pox on ...


  10. Montclair writer's thriller focuses on staying forever youngRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... And, the science feels researched enough. Peikoff is pursuing a master of science in bioethics from Columbia University, so this has the feeling of the possible. The sickening thought would be if it were happening. What feels forced is the premise ...


  11. On the lighter side: NTU strikes down BDSM clubRead the original story

    19 hrs ago |

    ... so. Iowa State University established a bondage club called Cuffs back in 2003, and Conversio Virium at Columbia University, established 1994, claims to be the oldest student-led bondage education group in the United States. What all these student ...


  12. Ghanaian Leads Successful Community Forum on EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... give in to fear that breeds baseless hysteria." The panel of ten was moderated by Dr. Barbara Wallace of Columbia University's Teachers College. It included representatives from Doctors without Borders, a senior public health advisor to Liberia's ...


  13. UKIP victory sets stage for EU upheavalRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... major peers. "The markets have a lot to worry about," Edmund Phelps, a Nobel Prize-winning economist at Columbia University in New York, said in an interview before the British vote. "It's possible that we could see a swing toward the extreme right, ...


  14. NFL-Tillman Military Scholar knows what it means to serve countryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... Virginia, the younger Christman was on a different track. He earned an electrical engineering degree at Columbia University and was completing his graduate work at Virginia Tech. He decided to serve by working for the government in Washington, D.C. ...


  15. Solomon Hoffman Recital at Sands Point PreserveRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    ... ranging from quintets, to solo pieces, to songs. The program will also include a world premiere. A Columbia University alum with a BA in music and psychology, Hoffman remains a fixture in the Port Washington arts community. He's conducted the Port ...


  16. Student Spotlight: Emily Ward, 17-year-old senior at Boulder's Fairview High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    ... During the summer of 2013, Emily also participated in the Medicine & Healthcare Conference at Columbia University, a weeklong workshop for students interested in medicine. Additionally, she took a course titled Nontraditional Careers in Life ...


  17. Technology set journalism free, now new platforms are in controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GigaOM

    Emily Bell, the former Guardian digital editor who now runs the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, gave a speech recently at the Reuters Institute in the UK about the crossroads at which journalism finds itself today. It's a place where media and journalism - and in fact speech of all kinds - has never been more free, but also paradoxically one in which speech is increasingly controlled by privately-run platforms like Twitter and Facebook .


  18. UVA suspends all fraternitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    ... campuses with the release of a new report. A group of 23 students have filed a federal complaint against Columbia University alleging the school failed to protect victims of sexual assault. Rape is a longstanding issue on college campuses, but the ...


  19. U.S. analyst urges Obama to be courageous at Iran issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Tehran Times

    An American analyst has urged U.S. President Barack Obama to show courage and make his decision about Iran's nuclear issue before the current Congress ends its work in January 2015. George Saliba, a professor at Columbia University, told IRNA that President Obama has wasted much time regarding Iran's nuclear issue.


  20. Kerry, Kissinger, and Nuclear Deals That FailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wall Street Journal

    ... a deal with Iran if he says he expects relations to stay bad. Stephen Sestanovich, a professor at Columbia University and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations , is the author of "Maximalist: America in the World From Truman to Obama." ...