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Georgetown to offer slave descendants preferential admission status

In an effort to acknowledge its ties to slavery, Georgetown University will offer the descendants of nearly 300 slaves preferential treatment in its admissions process. In 1838, the school sold 272 slaves who were working on plantations in southern Maryland to pay down its debts. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Big ticket items: The CFB stars who are worth the price of admission

9:20 AM ET During the college football offseason, we have ranked everything from the weakest position groups to Hail Mary grabbers. This week, using the ESPN College Football Power Rankings as our guide, we answer this question: Who’s the player on each top 25 team that is single-handedly worth the price of admission? Tim Williams When Williams puts his hand in the dirt and pins his ears back on third down, watch out. Alabama’s senior outside linebacker is a ferocious pass-rusher. Just ask Michigan right tackle Kodi Kieler, who was ...

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California hospital makes rare admission of hack, ransom payment

LOS ANGELES/BOSTON (Reuters) – While it was not the first hacked organization to acquiesce to attackers’ demands, the California hospital that paid $ 17,000 in ransom to hackers to regain control of its computer system was unusual in one notable way: It went public with the news. Reuters: Technology News

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