Education issues

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, American Lara Alqasem sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel. Lawyers for Alqasem who was denied entry to Israel because of alleged support for a boycott campaign say the Supreme Court has accepted her appeal and will allow her study at Hebrew University, where she had been registered for classes. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)
October 18, 2018 - 3:13 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned an appeals court ruling that agreed with the government's decision to bar an American graduate student from entering the country over her alleged involvement in the boycott movement against the Jewish state. The court accepted Alqasem's...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, American Lara Alqasem sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel. Lawyers for Alqasem who was denied entry to Israel because of alleged support for a boycott campaign say the Supreme Court has accepted her appeal and will allow her study at Hebrew University, where she had been registered for classes. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)
October 18, 2018 - 1:59 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned an appeals court ruling that agreed with the government's decision to bar an American graduate student from entering the country over her alleged involvement in the boycott movement against the Jewish state. The court accepted Alqasem's...
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Candles, flowers, icons, and toys are seen during a ceremony commemorating the people killed during an attack in the vocational college in Kerch, Crimea, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. An official says that authorities on the Crimean Peninsula are searching for a possible accomplice of the student who carried out an attack on a vocational school, killing 20 people and wounding more than 50 others. (AP Photo/Str)
October 18, 2018 - 9:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Crimea school attack (all times local): 4 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has called the deadly shooting and bomb attack by a teenager in Crimea a "result of globalization" and says that adults are failing to offer young people an alternative to an outburst of...
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Police vehicles are parked near a vocational college in Kerch, Crimea, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. An 18-year-old student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoodie covering his blond hair, then pulled out a shotgun and opened fire on Wednesday, killing scores of students and wounding dozens of others before killing himself. (AP Photo/Sergei Demidov)
October 18, 2018 - 6:26 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Authorities on the Crimean Peninsula were searching for a possible accomplice of the student who carried out a shooting and bomb attack on a vocational school, killing 20 people and wounding more than 50 others, an official said Thursday. An 18-year-old student, who later killed...
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October 14, 2018 - 1:16 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court on Sunday agreed to hear the appeal of an American graduate student who is fighting an expulsion order over her involvement in the boycott movement against Israel. Lara Alqasem has been held in detention since arriving in the country on Oct. 2 with a valid...
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October 14, 2018 - 10:21 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court has suspended the planned deportation of an American graduate student who has been held in detention while fighting an expulsion order over her involvement in the boycott movement against Israel. The court ruled Sunday that Lara Alqasem's deportation be...
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American Lara Alqasem, center, sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. A senior Israeli cabinet minister on Wednesday defended the government's handling of the case of an American graduate student held in detention at the country's international airport for the past week over allegations that she promotes a boycott against the Jewish state. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
October 11, 2018 - 11:01 am
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An American graduate student who has been held in detention while fighting an expulsion order over her involvement in the boycott movement against Israel appeared in court on Thursday, asking a judge to allow her to enter the country to begin her studies. It was the first...
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October 06, 2018 - 10:55 am
OAKDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island karate teacher has been arrested on charges he sexually abused a 14-year-old student last month. Michael Carretto was arraigned Friday on misdemeanor counts of sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. Police say the 26-year-old Ronkonkoma man taught...
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October 06, 2018 - 10:11 am
OAKDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island karate teacher has been arrested on charges he sexually abused a 14-year-old student last month. Michael Carretto was arraigned Friday on misdemeanor counts of sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. Police say the 26-year-old Ronkonkoma man taught...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
October 04, 2018 - 8:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 8 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is acknowledging he "might have been too emotional" in Senate testimony but says he can be counted on to be an "even-keeled" judge. Kavanaugh said Thursday in an op-...
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