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Submitted by Siddheshwar S. Salvi on Tuesday, 8/25/2009, at 12:56 PM

First Meeting of the Semester - Times TBA.


The New York Times

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Countries Questioning Indonesia’s Push to Execute Drug Offenders

25 min 24 sec ago
With six convicts put to death in January, and 10 more set to be executed soon, countries like Australia, Brazil and the Netherlands are questioning the harsh policy.

China’s Military Budget Increasing 10% for 2015, Official Says

38 min 43 sec ago
A legislative spokeswoman has estimated that military spending will expand at a rate faster than the overall Chinese economy.

In Congress, Netanyahu Faults ‘Bad Deal’ on Iran Nuclear Program

3 hours 31 min ago
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said that negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program were proceeding on a false hope that Iran is acting in good faith. President Obama dismissed the speech as “theater.”

Debate Over ‘Redskins’ as Nickname Trickles Down to Buffalo Suburb

3 hours 42 min ago
Several hundred people attended a meeting at Lancaster Central High School to discuss whether to change the school’s nickname and mascot, which have been in use since 1953.

Using Private Email, Hillary Clinton Thwarted Record Requests

Tuesday, 3/3/2015, at 10:57 PM
For nearly two years after Hillary Rodham Clinton stepped down from her secretary of state post, the State Department was unable to search her emails in response to records requests because they were in her possession, and not on the department’s servers, officials said.


Harrisburg Patriot-News

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Overnight temps dip into high 20s with little ice accumulation

Tuesday, 3/3/2015, at 11:05 PM

Forecasters with the National Weather Service are calling for rain or freezing rain tonight between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Highways across midstate get 45 mph speed restriction in wintry conditions

Tuesday, 3/3/2015, at 8:19 PM

State police and Turnpike officials have imposed a 45 mph speed limit for much of the highway.

'We just want to know that he is OK,' mother of missing Fairview Twp. man says

Tuesday, 3/3/2015, at 11:06 PM

The Fairview Township resident and auto mechanic was last seen in either the New Cumberland or Mechanicsburg area on Feb. 25.

Freezing rain, more cold temps on tap for Tuesday evening

Tuesday, 3/3/2015, at 11:05 PM

Freezing rain should persist until about midnight, with less than one-tenth of an inch of ice accumulation.

College students come out winners in Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal

Tuesday, 3/3/2015, at 10:00 PM

Wolf expects community colleges and the 14 schools in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education to freeze tuition for a year. He also is asking Penn State, Pitt, Temple and Lincoln universities to keep their tuition increases to within the rate of inflation.


Boston Globe: Students Switching Activism to Boardroom

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