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US expels Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington

The U.S. has ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats from their embassy in Washington following mysterious attacks on American officials in Havana. U.S. officials said the diplomats must leave the country within seven days. 193 more words

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Illinois Virtual School has released its annual report, IVS Now! for fiscal year 2017

The IVS Now! annual report highlights courses available, course enrollment and trend data, statewide school partnerships, and professional development for educators.  Total participation in IVS 5-12 courses continues to remain healthy, with FY17 again setting records at 5,848 enrollments for the year. 212 more words

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In the news: OECD Report on the UK Economy

The latest Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Economic Survey of the United Kingdompublished yesterday, attracted a lot of press coverage of its assessment of the challenges posed to the UK economy following the decision to leave the European Union, and in particular, of its claim that the… 144 more words

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Aggression as first response by Susan Grimsdell

When we all hear about Trump ranting and raving over North Korea, I’m sure there would hardly be anyone on the planet who wouldn’t think how stupid it is to poke and prod at a guy like Kim Jong-un; a bit like poking a cornered possum or an angry grizzly bear. 341 more words

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SA white hat hackers disable Bitcoin-mining virus

Published by ITWeb on 17 October 2017.

A dangerous Bitcoin-mining virus has been detected and disabled by two Johannesburg-based IT experts.

A potentially devastating Bitcoin-mining virus has been stopped in its tracks, thanks to the vigilance and quick actions of two local IT experts. 584 more words

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France To Fine Men On-The-Spot For Cat-Calling

France’s gender equality minister, Marlene Schiappa, on Monday set out plans for new legislation aimed at fighting sexual violence and harassment.

Schiappa, 31, told RTL radio in an interview that the new law, to be voted on next year, would among other things impose on-the-spot fines on people harassing women in the streets or indulging in lecherous behavior in public. 230 more words

Rape Culture

Linking Generations Continues to have More of our Get Acquainted Visits !

As the 2017-2018 Program Year continues, more and more of the seniors and students meet each other. Some of the groups that have already met: 44 more words

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