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Ohio State course reprimands white heterosexual masculinity – The College Fix

A class taught this spring at Ohio State University will review a parade of reasons why white heterosexual masculinity is allegedly problematic, tackling the topic from the constructs of racial issues, bullying, pop culture, societal expectations and much more, according to its syllabus. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR https://www.thecollegefix.com/post/40991/ Advertisements

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L.A. County sheriff’s deputy is charged with selling drugs and offering to hire other cops to protect dealers – LA Times

Deputy Kenneth Collins and three other men were arrested by FBI agents Tuesday morning in a sting operation when they arrived to what they thought was a drug deal, according to records unsealed after the arrest. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-sheriff-deputy-drug-conspiracy-20180116-story.html

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Earthquake-causing meteor leaves southeast Michigan residents awestruck – ABC News

Residents of southeast Michigan were left a bit shaken Tuesday night after a big bright flash lit up the sky and the ground beneath them shook. A flying saucer? No. A shooting star? Not quite. The National Weather Service eventually solved the mystery, tweeting “USGS confirms meteor occurred around 810 pm, causing a magnitude 2.0 earthquake.” FOLLOW THE LINK FOR

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House Republicans mull funding extension; ‘Dreamer’ deal not set

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House Republicans considered on Tuesday a stopgap bill to fund the U.S. government through Feb. 16 to avert a shutdown, but the measure would not include Democrats’ demands for protections for young people brought to the United States illegally as children. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR https://ca.news.yahoo.com/house-republicans-mull-funding-extension-dreamer-deal-not-021837073–business.html

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White House doctor says president ACED cognitive test

Trump scored a perfect 30 out of 30 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, a standard test that helps primary care physicians spot early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia. Jackson said the test is ‘sensitive enough’ to identify any potential problems. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5276791/White-House-doctor-says-president-ACED-cognitive-test.html

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GOP Access to FBI Files Rattles Agents Caught in Political Fight – Bloomberg

The Justice Department’s decision to give congressional Republicans access to documents about FBI investigations risks exposing sensitive sources or material and poses a critical early test for bureau Director Christopher Wray, current and former U.S. law enforcement officials say. Some officials view the department as capitulating to a small group of Republicans who are intent on helping President Donald Trump

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Iowa lawsuit pits gay rights against religious freedom

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is caught up in a legal fight with a conservative Christian student group that denied a leadership position to a student who is gay. The case pits a university policy barring discrimination based on sexual orientation against the religious beliefs of a 10-member group called Business Leaders in Christ. The group

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