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Muslim spokesman: As boy departs, Muslims feel 'under siege'

...The foundation's umbrella includes outposts of American universities, a business hub designed to foster technological...national library and a philharmonic orchestra.American university campuses, which attract both Qataris and foreign...
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He? She? Ze? Colleges add gender-free pronouns, alter policy

...think that's not appropriate," said Michael Burke, registrar of Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences.American University posted a guide on its website explaining how to use pronouns like "ey," and how to ask someone which pronouns...
IS group loses key town on the Turkish border

...beginning of a large-scale decline process for IS," said Hilal Khashan, a political science professor at the American University of Beirut.While IS could still bring forces across the border in Syria's Aleppo province where it holds territory...
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Obama: Critics of Iran nuclear deal 'selling a fantasy'

...that it would not stop Iran from building a bomb.The president's blunt remarks, in an hour-long address at American University, were part of an intense lobbying campaign by the White House ahead of Congress' vote next month to either approve...
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Saudi cables: Money links with media

...but Saudi Arabia took it to a very high level," said Jad Melki, director of the Media Studies Program at the American University of Beirut.The authenticity of the cables could not be verified by The Associated Press, and the Saudi government...
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Today in sports history

...Diego Chargers for their second AFL title.1997 - In one of the biggest upsets in college basketball, Division II American University of Puerto Rico defeats No. 12 Arkansas 64-59 in the Puerto Rico Holiday Classic.2000 - Marshall Faulk breaks...
My Turn: Diversifying Alaska's economy through a mega university

...announced hiring eight professors for their new Arctic Studies program. Harvard has the biggest endowment of any North American university with some $30 billion. Alaska has saving accounts of twice that, so talk of the University of Alaska having...
Today In Sports History

...Dionne of the Los Angeles Kings scores his 500th goal in a 7-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.1985 - UCLA beats American University 1-0 in the eighth overtime period, in the longest soccer match held in the United States, to capture the NCAA...
My Turn: The oppressive message behind 'McKinley'

...Filipinos were already Catholic and that the Philippines already had a university by 1611 - long before the first American university was founded in 1636. Filipinos were regarded as children or uncivilized savages, needing to be trained and taught...
This Day in History

...valid. In 1937, Neville Chamberlain became prime minister of Britain. In 1985, David Jacobsen, director of the American University Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, was abducted by pro-Iranian kidnappers (he was freed 17 months later). In 1987...


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