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Justice Dept. investigating Harvard over affirmative action policies

Edward Blum, of Students for Fair Admissions, told the Boston Globe he is gratified the DOJ has launched an investigation into Harvard's admissions practice allegations. "Rather than provide the documents and materials that the Department requested, your letter again erroneously challenges our authority to investigate Harvard under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and proposes an unacceptable plan to provide the United States restricted access to limited documents", the letter reads, ...


Trump administration sued over move on elephant and lion trophies

Trump administration sued over move on elephant and lion trophies

Will update soon with Secretary Zinke. It also caused a social media firestorm, with opponents posting photos of President Donald Trump's sons Donald Jr. Sanders repeatedly stressed that the decision was not "finalized". Trump reversed his position on this just hours after White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended removing the ban .


More remains of slain United States soldier found in Niger

More remains of slain United States soldier found in Niger

Investigators found the remains on November 12 and military medical examiners have verified that the remains were Johnson's, Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said in a statement. The team became separated during the firefight, United States officials and a Nigerien soldier told CNN. Two more American troops were wounded and five Nigerien troops were also killed in the incident.


Coast Guard Rescues 4 Men From Boat In Raritan Bay

Coast Guard Rescues 4 Men From Boat In Raritan Bay

A distress call from fishing boat Kalyeshwari that was relayed to the Coast Guard by another fishing boat around 10:30 am on Monday, an official release from the defence spokesperson stated in Ahmedabad.


CBFC refuses to speed up certification process for Padmavati

CBFC refuses to speed up certification process for Padmavati

Chouhan's Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh backed the protests against Padmavati , saying that the Rajput community is right in protesting against the movie. However, dealing with the movie in question, it said, "It is very premature petition. Prasoon Joshi , the chief of the board has called it an irresponsible way of pressurising" the board.


Michigan Rep. Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

Michigan Rep. Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

Rep. John Conyers said he had no knowledge of any claims of sexual misconduct and had only learned of the allegations hours earlier when the story was published. House Speaker Paul Ryan labeled the report "extremely troubling". House Speaker Paul Ryan says it's "deeply troubling" that the MI lawmaker settled the complaint, and that the House is changing its procedures for handling charges of harassment and discrimination, which have been called too weak and cumbersome.