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University of Wisconsin-Madison is top party school in US

University of Wisconsin-Madison is top party school in US

Only about 15 percent of the nation's 2,500 four-year colleges are profiled in the college guide, which was released Monday. "Since 1992 when we created this guide to the colleges we believe are the nation's best, academically, our objective has been twofold", said Robert Franek, Princeton Review's Senior VP-Publisher and lead author of the book.



Singapore is dealing with an outbreak of locally transmitted Zika infections

The first case of a local transmission of the mosquito-borne virus has been linked to a 47-year-old woman from neighbouring Malaysia. While the cases identified so far involve workers and residents in the Aljunied Crescent and Sims Drive area, more new cases can be expected, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong.



Thailand shaken by another series of bomb blasts

Narongchai Wongthanavimok, the chief financial officer at Thai Airways, Thailand's national airline, said on Friday the bombings would hurt business and consumer confidence. Police say they have ruled out global terrorism and denied some analysts' suggestions that the attacks were connected to a simmering insurgency in Thailand's southern tip.



Germany Expects Fewer Than 300000 Refugees This Year

Weise said fewer than 1 million refugees came to Germany previous year, far less than the 1.1 million people who were reported to have come to the country in 2015. Despite problems we have had as a country and as a society, we can cope with this task. "Doing everything to stop the current wars in Syria and others from where we see awful pictures, to find a solution that is sometimes very, very difficult.we here in Germany should consider ourselves happy to be able to live in peace ...



Challenger predicts victory as Gabon awaits vote results

I am waiting for the outgoing president to call to congratulate me", Ping told journalists and his supporters in the capital Libreville. Ping, meanwhile, said there had been a "total rejection" of Bongo and warned his supporters to be on guard against fraud.



Germany expects sharp drop in refugees numbers this year

Der Spiegel reported on August 27, Merkel will decide if she will run for Germany's Chancellor in early 2017. That move prompted a further wave of migration through the Balkans that culminated in the daily arrival of more than 10,000 asylum seekers at German borders at one point.