Ole Miss vote to ax chancellor riles alums

A decision last week to ax the popular University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones has rippled into Wednesday with demonstrations planned at the Oxford campus, powerful alumni denouncing the decision, and wealthy donors threatening to withhold funding to the school.

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Source:: CNN


Italy extends Knox courtroom drama to Friday

Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito were both convicted last year of the 2007 murder of a British student

Italy’s top court has put back a ruling on Amanda Knox’s murder conviction to Friday, delaying what could be the final act of an eight-year legal drama that has captivated a global audience. The court met Wednesday to examine the verdict that found Knox and her ex-lover Raffaele Sollecito guilty of killing British student Meredith Kercher in a case rich with sub-texts of drugs, alleged sexual debauchery and police bungling.

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