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Yale University Director Says Gender a Determining Factor in Value of Student’s Degree

A director at a Yale University institute dedicated to promoting “equitable and engaged teaching” said in a recent interview with Inside Higher Ed that gender is a determining factor in the value of a student’s college degree. Nancy S. Niemi, head of faculty teaching initiatives …

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Sharpton: Jefferson Memorial Should Not Be Supported by Public Funds

Civil rights activist Al Sharpton said the Jefferson Memorial and other public monuments to people who owned slaves should not receive public funds during an interview Tuesday night. The Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington, D.C., dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, the third U.S. …

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Scarborough: ‘President Bannon’ Talks in Interviews Like He’s in Charge

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough said Thursday that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was acting like “President Bannon” again after his interview with a left-wing publication went public. Bannon gave an interview published Wednesday in the American Prospect, which aides said he thought was off the record, …

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Trump: Graham Telling ‘Disgusting Lie’ About My Stance Against White Supremacy, Flake Is ‘Toxic’

President Donald Trump ripped into Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) Thursday for his criticism of Trump’s response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Va., tweeting he was telling a “disgusting lie” who couldn’t forget his “election trouncing.” Trump has been under fire since a Tuesday …

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Nikki Haley Increasing Scrutiny of Iran Amid Nuclear Deal Review

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has ramped up pressure on Iran ahead of a trip to Vienna next week, where she will meet with international atomic watchdog officials concerning Tehran’s nuclear activities. Haley on Tuesday rejected threats from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, …

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Virginia State Police Say They Didn’t Find Weapons Caches in Charlottesville Despite McAuliffe Claim

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.) was contradicted by the Virginia State Police again on Wednesday after he claimed weapons were hidden around Charlottesville during a white supremacist rally turned riot. During an interview with Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson, McAuliffe explained why police were often …

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NY Times Floats Appeasement Advice From Center for American Progress on North Korea

The New York Times on Wednesday allowed the liberal think tank Center for American Progress to dictate foreign policy advice on North Korea, but experts disagree. The Times used Adam Mount, a senior fellow at CAP, as the basis of a news story arguing in …

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Chicago Pastor Wants Names Removed From Washington, Jackson Parks Due to Slavery

A Chicago pastor has called on Mayor Rahm Emmanuel to rename two parks named for former Presidents George Washington and Andrew Jackson, both slaveholders. Bishop James Duke of the Liberation Christian Center said that the city should not honor slave owners in black communities, CBS Chicago reports. A statue …

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In Interview, Bannon Says ‘Economic War with China is Everything,’ Calls Ethno-Nationalists ‘Losers’

In a candid interview Wednesday, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon discussed his focus on economic warfare with China and blasted so-called “ethno-nationalists” as “losers.” The interview, which was given to Robert Kuttner, appeared in the American Prospect. Bannon explained to Kuttner how economic nationalism formed …

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Pence Cancels Virginia Visit With Gillespie

Vice President Mike Pence has canceled plans to campaign with Republican Virginia gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie this coming weekend. A Pence aide told CNN’s Ryan Nobles that the vice president wanted to “open up his plans” upon his return to the U.S.   JUST IN: …

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