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A Broken Bridge: How the travel ban is affecting international students

The Chilling Effect It’s been five years since Pooria Manoochehri immigrated to the U.S. — and five years since he’s seen his parents. Like most university students, Manoochehri would like to head home for a few weeks during winter break, but that option isn’t available to him. He said that …

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Chinese transfer student worried about his family, himself in light of North Korean nuclear tension

Fengyi Zhang is not sure how much longer he will be in America. He is a transfer student from Dalian, China, which is near the North Korean border. As global tensions rise in response to North Korea’s fervent displays of nuclear power, he spends each day questioning the fate of his hometown, …

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Top news from around the world on Nov. 13

Arizona man run over by wife for not voting Following the re-election of President Barack Obama, 28-year-old Holly Solomon was arrested after she pinned her husband, Daniel Solomon, 36, underneath her vehicle, according to NBC News. Daniel Solomon said his wife became angry over his “lack of voter participation” and …

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Top 5: News stories from around the world on Oct. 19

Eight dead in Beirut blast A bomb exploded in the Christian section of Beirut, Lebanon and killed eight, including Lebanese security official, Brig. Gen. Wissam al-Hassan, reports The New York Times. The blast also wounded dozens and counting. Five hour evacuation at Texas A&M Texas A&M University campus was evacuated …

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