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International Education: Illinois Revoked Job Offer After Professor Criticized Israel

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Thousands of scholars and others are objecting after the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign revoked the offer following Twitter posts about Israel.

John Edwin Mroz, Who Held Secret Talks With Arafat for the Reagan Administration, Dies at 66

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John Edwin Mroz, Who Held Secret Talks With Arafat for the Reagan Administration, Dies at 66
Mr. Mroz was a co-founder and chief executive of the EastWest Institute, a New York-based group specializing in international conflict resolution.

22 Trapped Miners Freed in Nicaragua as Rescue Efforts Continue

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Rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 miners trapped after a gold and silver mine collapsed on Thursday.

World Briefing: Central America Hit by Severe Drought

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A severe drought has ravaged crops in Central America, and as many as 2.8 million people are struggling to feed themselves, the United Nations World Food Program said Friday.

World Briefing: Nicaragua: Landslide Traps Miners

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Rescuers on Friday located 20 of at least 24 gold miners trapped by a landslide in northern Nicaragua but were not immediately able to extract them safely.