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Yale University Rescinds Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree

Yale University Rescinds Bill Cosby's Honorary DegreeThe Yale University Board of Trustees has voted to rescind Bill Cosby's



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After Cosby's conviction, his alma mater rescinds honorary degree

After Cosby's conviction, his alma mater rescinds honorary degreeTemple University on Friday rescinded an honorary doctorate it had awarded to Bill Cosby, a longtime fundraiser and graduate of the Philadelphia school, where years later he met the victim of the sexual assault that resulted in his conviction this week. Temple joined several other major U.S. universities that have taken back honorary degrees since Thursday’s verdict, reflecting a broader reappraisal of the 80-year-old comedian’s place in American culture. “Today the Temple University Board of Trustees has accepted the recommendation of the University to rescind the (1991) honorary degree,” the school said in a statement.



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University Faculty Votes To Revoke Donald Trump's Honorary Degree

University Faculty Votes To Revoke Donald Trump's Honorary DegreeFaculty members at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, have voted by a large majority that the school should annul the honorary degree awarded Donald Trump in 1988. Almost 83 percent of faculty members who participated in this week’s ballot  approved the motion calling on the school’s board of trustees to rescind Trump’s degree, reports Lehigh Valley Live. BREAKING: 83 percent of @LehighU faculty voted in support of a motion to rescind @realDonaldTrump’s honorary degree.



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Woman who shot boyfriend for YouTube prank pleads guilty to second degree manslaughter

Woman who shot boyfriend for YouTube prank pleads guilty to second degree manslaughterMonalisa Perez of Halstad, Minnesota, shot her boyfriend through a book he was holding to his chest for a stunt the couple intended to upload to YouTube. Ms Perez said they did not believe the bullet would make it through the 1.5-inch tome. Ms Perez was pregnant at the time, and the couple’s 3-year-old daughter was standing nearby, authorities said.



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Community buy Texas man car after finding him walking 3 miles to and from work in 32 degree heat

Community buy Texas man car after finding him walking 3 miles to and from work in 32 degree heatA man who was forced to walk miles to work in sweltering heat, has been bought a car by members of his local community. Justin Korva regularly braved temperatures of 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 Celsius) to get to his job at Taco Casa in Rockwell, Texas. The 20-year-old was picked up on his three-mile trek one morning by Andy Mitchell, who posted a picture of pair on Facebook next to a message explaining his journey.



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Community buy Texas man car after finding him walking 3 miles to and from work in 32 degree heat

Community buy Texas man car after finding him walking 3 miles to and from work in 32 degree heatA man who was forced to walk miles to work in sweltering heat, has been bought a car by members of his local community. Justin Korva regularly braved temperatures of 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 Celsius) to get to his job at Taco Casa in Rockwell, Texas. The 20-year-old was picked up on his three-mile trek one morning by Andy Mitchell, who posted a picture of pair on Facebook next to a message explaining his journey.



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Richard Collins III: Father of black student murdered in suspected hate crime accepts his son’s degree

Richard Collins III: Father of black student murdered in suspected hate crime accepts his son’s degreeIn an emotional ceremony at Maryland’s Bowie State University, Richard Collins Jr was cheered as he took the podium. “I really have not tried to process motive or intentions behind this yet,” he told NBC News before the ceremony. Police have charged 22-year-old Sean Urbanski with his murder.



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14-Year-Old Graduates College With a Degree in Physics: 'I Was Very Comfortable'

14-Year-Old Graduates College With a Degree in Physics: 'I Was Very Comfortable'He graduated high school at 10.



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