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Scott Walker, Bobby Jindal Aim to Slash Higher Ed Funding

Colleges and universities in Wisconsin and Louisiana are facing potentially devastating funding cuts as each state attempts to close gaping budget holes. And while the Republican governors leading both states claim the measures are fiscally necessary, university employees are increasingly criticizing the moves as politically motivated attacks on public higher education. Wisconsin Gov Continue reading

Parents of slain journalist James Foley: US should do more

By ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The government — and the press — failed to do enough to save the life of the freelance journalist who was the first American killed by Islamic State militants, James Foley’s parents said at a university forum Thursday. John and Diane Foley echoed the sentiments of the family of Kayla Mueller, a young international aid worker who recently was killed while held captive by militants. Continue reading

Harrison Ford to reprise role in ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

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Petrol stations fined €32m for ‘price-fixing agreements’

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Spanish homebuyers typically go house-hunting on their mobiles during commercial breaks

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LeBron scores 42, Cavs beat Warriors for 18th win in last 20

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night for their 18th victory in 20 games. James added 11 rebounds, outplaying fellow MVP candidate Stephen Curry and leading Cleveland past the team with the NBA’s best record for its 11th straight home victory. Continue reading

Investigators find 32,000 emails in IRS probe

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency’s tea party scandal. But they don’t know how many of them are new. The emails were to and from Lois Lerner, who used to head the IRS division that processes applications for tax-exempt status Continue reading

No. 2 South Carolina women top No. 11 Mississippi St. 69-50

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Kanye West tweets apology to Beck for Grammys disruption

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Bush: I’m a conservative, with a record of fiscal prudence

By THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is telling an influential anti-tax group he is a conservative with a proven record for voters to examine, should he continue on his all-but-declared Republican candidacy for president. Continue reading