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Prosecution urges murder conviction of former New England mob boss

By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor on Monday urged jurors to find a former New England mob boss guilty of murdering a nightclub manager in 1993, citing the eyewitness testimony...

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Asian-American applicants face Harvard bias, says lawsuit

Harvard consistently rated Asian-American applicants lower than others on traits like “positive personality,” likability, courage, kindness and being “widely respected,” according to an analysis of...

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Asian-American group sues Harvard University over ‘startling magnitude of discrimination’ in acce...

Boston: Even though they bring stronger academic records than any other racial group, Asian-Americans who apply to Harvard University face the lowest acceptance rates, according to a study of admis...

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Harvard, Asian-Americans group spar over data in bias case

In a federal court case deciding if Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants, both parties say the evidence is firmly on their side. Harvard and the group Students for Fai...

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Everyone is getting richer but the rich are getting richer faster, says new survey

by Suzanne WoolleyThe rich are getting a lot richer and doing so a lot faster.Personal wealth around the globe reached $201.9 trillion last year, a 12 percent gain from 2016 and the strongest annua...

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Billionaires and millionaires now control half the world's personal wealth

Read more about Billionaires and millionaires now control half the world's personal wealth on Business Standard. Personal wealth around the globe reached $201.9 trillion last year, a 12 per cent ga...

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