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Nebraska college hires organization to probe gymnast’s fall

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Union College in Lincoln has hired an outside organization to investigate the Jan. 14 accident that seriously injured a 23-year-old gymnast from Southern California.

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East St. Louis boys basketball coach on paid leave

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — East St. Louis High School’s basketball coach has been placed on paid administrative leave while the district undertakes an unspecified investigation of him.

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Penn State president: Freeh acted like prosecutor in review

In this Feb. 17, 2014 file photo, Eric Barron answers questions after a news conference on the announcement of his approval as the new president of Penn State University, in University Park, Pa. Barron on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, criticized former FBI director Louis Freeh for acting “as if he were a prosecutor” during his university-commissioned review of how top administrators handled complaints about Jerry Sandusky in 1998 and 2001.(AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Nabil K. Mark, FILE) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State’s president on Wednesday dismissed the university-commissioned review of how top administrators handled child molestation complaints about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky as “not useful to make decisions.”

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Amal Clooney on legal team in Armenian genocide case

Geoffrey Robertson, left, and Amal Clooney, members of a legal team representing Armenia, arrive at the European Court of Human rights in Strasbourg, eastern France, Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015. Clooney, the wife of George Clooney, is among the lawyers arguing at the European Court of Human Rights against a Turkish man convicted in Switzerland for denying the 1915 Armenian genocide. Armenia, which argues that denying the genocide should be a crime as denying the Holocaust is in many European countries, is challenging a decision that ruled the man’s right to free expression was violated. (AP Photo/Christian Lutz)

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Lawyer Amal Clooney went before Europe’s top human rights court Wednesday to argue against a man convicted of denying the 1915 Armenian genocide.

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Ex-UNC athletes: Lawsuit aims to protect college athletes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two former University of North Carolina athletes suing the school and NCAA say the goal is to ensure athletes receive a quality education.

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