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Trump to urge colleges to ignore race in admissions: media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded an extensive set of guidelines put in place under President Barack Obama that had called on colleges and universities to consider race as a way of promoting diversity. FILE PHOTO: Graduating seniors line up to receive their diplomas during Commencement at …

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Diane Bryant has left Google after less than a year

Google Cloud COO Diane Bryant has left the company, Google confirms to ZDNet. As Business Insider first reported, Bryant’s departure comes only about seven months after she joined Google. “We are grateful for the contributions she made while at Google and we wish her the best in her next pursuit,” …

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Oprah Winfrey reiterates she will not run for president

LONDON (Reuters) – American television mogul Oprah Winfrey has reiterated she will not run for president, saying it would “kill” her, drawing a line over speculation about a potential 2020 bid. FILE PHOTO: Cast member Oprah Winfrey poses at the premiere of “A Wrinkle in Time” in Los Angeles, California, …

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Trump spoke with Senator Mike Lee about Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump spoke on Tuesday with three possible candidates to fill a coming vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, the White House said, a day after he interviewed Republican Senator Mike Lee of Utah about the job. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court is seen as …

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New oil phase under way for offshore Guyana

July 3 (UPI) — A contract for a floating production vessel offshore Guyana marks the start of the second phase of development of the giant Liza oil field, SBM Offshore said. The offshore services company said Tuesday that an Exxon Mobil subsidiary in Guyana gave it a contract to start …

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