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Watch this overjoyed 16-year-old Louisiana boy get accepted to Harvard

Watch this overjoyed 16-year-old Louisiana boy get accepted to Harvard

Little attends T.M. Landry College Preparatory in Breaux Bridge, La ., and judging from the school's description it's brutal - but you can't deny the results. Little told The Huffington Post he plans to study math and computer science, and when he graduates wants to "find a job on Wall Street with the intention of opening a nonprofit to help children from my community get to the position that I'm now in".


Himachal to go to BJP, exit polls predict

Himachal to go to BJP, exit polls predict

IndiaToday-Axis My India exit poll predicted 99-103 seats for BJP, 68-82 for Congress and 1-4 for Others. The Congress, led by its poll mascot Rahul Gandhi and joined by youth leaders Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakore and Jignesh Mevani, has put up a solid challenge, but it will nevertheless fail to unseat the BJP from its throne and the incumbency of 22 consecutive years.


Israel strikes Gaza, raids West Bank University

Israel strikes Gaza, raids West Bank University

The Israeli military said it will close border crossings into Gaza beginning Thursday until further notice "due to the security events and in accordance with security assessments". Hamas was created in 1987 to resist Israel's illegal occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. "We expect the state to respond forcefully against so called 'trickles.' Terror organizations must understand that there is a high price for firing rockets at Israel".


Parliament Winter Session: Opposition parties plan to corner Centre

Parliament Winter Session: Opposition parties plan to corner Centre

The winter session of Parliament starts from today December 15, ahead of which the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) held departmental level meeting, chaired by MSME Minister Giriraj Singh. The Government is expected to table 25 pending Bills and 14 new ones, including a Bill providing Muslim women the right to seek maintenance in case of triple talaq , during the Session.


Syria peace deal failure can lead to fragmentation: Mistura

Syria peace deal failure can lead to fragmentation: Mistura

The U.N. envoy said he was " disappointed ", after going in with ambitions to get the two sides to talk to each other. As a result, the Syrian government's chief negotiator, Bashar al-Jaafari, delayed his arrival at the talks, broke off for a week-long trip to Damascus, Syria's capital, in the middle and left on Thursday denouncing the opposition for setting preconditions in a bid to "blackmail" the process.