Posts Tagged Social affairs

Georgia Tech hires N’Diaye as assistant coach

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory has added Coastal Carolina assistant and former NBA player Mamadou N’Diaye to his coaching staff.

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Judge rules in favor of Picayune School District

PICAYUNE, Miss. (AP) — A Pearl River County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that alleged Picayune school officials were liable for a high school baseball player’s injuries by failing to protect him from a hazing incident.

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In ’1971,’ an analog precursor to NSA, Snowden

This April 16, 2014 photo shows Laura Poitras, left, and Johanna Hamilton in New York to promote their documentary film "1971," premiering Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — A trove of government documents reveals widespread domestic surveillance of Americans. Leaked revelations hit the front pages of newspapers. A powerful governmental agency is brought under scrutiny.

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Ex-AD pleads guilty to stealing from Ky. college

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Northern Kentucky University athletic director Scott Eaton pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $300,000 from the school during a six-year scheme that included taking gift cards meant to help feed student-athletes, the state’s attorney general said.

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Defend ‘Obamacare’ unabashedly, some Democrats say

President Barack Obama speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The president spoke about health care overhaul and the situation in Ukraine.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s full-throated defense of his health care overhaul seems perfectly timed for Democrats who want their party to embrace the law more enthusiastically.

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