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The Trump administration is threatening to cut funding for a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University, arguing that it’s misusing a federal grant to advance “ideological priorities” and unfairly promote “the positive aspects of Islam” but not Christianity or Judaism. The Trump administration is threatening to cut […]

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Screenshot: Netflix Welcome to October on Netflix, featuring a lot of splashy originals with massive stars that some executive somewhere is gnashing their teeth to powder over, hoping against hope their multimillion-dollar, big-name gambles will become hits. Netflix Originals The big debut of the month—if not the year, or your lifetime—is Steven Soderbergh’s The Laundromat […]

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LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Britain has shared technical papers with the European Union setting out the changes it is seeking to a Brexit deal with the bloc and will put forward formal proposals when it is ready, the government said on Thursday. Earlier EU sources said Britain had submitted some written proposals. On Wednesday […]

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Journalists Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, authors of the newly published book “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh,” discuss the controversies over their reporting on the alleged past sexual misconduct of the Supreme Court Justice. … read more at: https://www.yahoo.com/news/robin-podrebin-kate-kelly-authors-220717100.html

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An accountability court here on Wednesday extended remand of Maryam Nawaz and her cousin Yousaf Abbas Chaudhry in Sugar Mill case till September 25. Earlier, PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday told an accountability court that investigators of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had been repeatedly asking as to why her grandfather gave his […]

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I guess it stands to reason that Helena Dalli would be nominated for the ‘Equality’ portfolio within the new European Commission – and not ‘Justice’, for which she was originally considered. After all, ‘equality’ is part of the reason Malta wanted to join the European Union in the first place: so we would ‘take our […]

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— By Annette Alstadsæter Summary How widespread is tax evasion – and what does that imply for the true extent of inequality? New research explores these questions by analyzing a unique dataset of leaked customer lists from offshore financial institutions (‘’Swiss Leaks’ from HSBC Switzerland and the ‘Panama Papers’ of Mossack Fonseca) and tax amnesties […]

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