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Michigan professor embroiled in Israel boycott row

Image copyright University of Michigan Image caption Professor Cheney-Lippold A University of Michigan professor has come under fire for declining to provide a recommendation letter, citing his support for an Israel boycott. John Cheney-Lippold turned down the student’s request after he learned it was for studying in Israel. A Zionist group later shared his response […]

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'Multiple deaths' in Maryland shooting

Image copyright EPA Image caption FBI agents were deployed to the scene just minutes after the shooting There were “multiple fatalities” in a shooting at a pharmacy distribution centre in the US state of Maryland, local officials say. The shooting happened on Thursday morning in the Perryman area, Harford County, about 40km (25 miles) north-east […]

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Bobi Wine back in Uganda 'to fight'

Image copyright AFP Image caption Bobi Wine spoke atop a vehicle to jubilant crowds outside his home Ugandan pop star-turned-MP Bobi Wine has returned home after receiving medical treatment in the US for injuries he says he suffered in custody. “It’s great to finally be home,” he told supporters outside his house. Police escorted him […]