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White House press secretary Jen Psaki says teaching systemic racism at American colleges and universities is 'responsible' and not 'liberal indoctrination'

Conservatives have made theories of 'critical race theory' a key campaign issue Sen Tom Cotton this week proposed tax on 'liberal,' wealthy universities to fund job training schemes Jen Psaki was asked whether young people were being indoctrinated with theories of 'systemic racism' She said it was 'responsible' to teach tomorrow's leaders about the subject White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki defended American colleges and universities teaching theories of systemic racism as 'responsible' on Thursday as she denied allegations that it amounted to 'liberal indoctrination.'

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White House press secretary Jen Psaki says teaching systemic racism at American colleges and universities is 'responsible' and not 'liberal indoctrination'

MARKET REPORT: Cyber crime fighter NCC Group bulks up buying part of US data company Iron Mountain in £156m deal

Investors piled into cyber security specialist NCC Group after it bought part of an American data company.On a day when much of the market was faltering, NCC shot to the top of the FTSE 350 leaderboard after it struck a £156million deal to buy Iron Mountain’s Intellectual Property Management (IPM) business.

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MARKET REPORT: Cyber crime fighter NCC Group bulks up buying part of US data company Iron Mountain in £156m deal

Heading to Mexico? These Are the COVID Restrictions in Place

Considering a getaway south of the border?As we all inch back out there, Mexico certainly has appeal, thanks to its proximity to the United States and familiarity for American travelers—especially at a time when traveling abroad is still nebulous.In fact, with most of Europe and many other destinations off the table as of late, some parts of Mexico saw an increase in American arrivals late last year when compared to the same time in 2019.

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Heading to Mexico? These Are the COVID Restrictions in Place

Colonial Pipeline paid ransomware hackers $5 million, U.S. official says

The FBI has historically discouraged, but not prohibited, American ransomware victims from paying their hackers.Colonial Pipeline paid the hackers who shut down some of its networks nearly $5 million in ransom, a U.S. official familiar with the matter said Thursday.News of the payment was first reported by Bloomberg.

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Colonial Pipeline paid ransomware hackers $5 million, U.S. official says

Survey finds that 42 percent of people in U.S. can't name one Asian American

“Hopefully an increased awareness about these issues will, in fact, turn the tide," the director for the Institute for Asian American Studies said.Forty-two percent of Americans cannot name a well-known Asian American, according to a new survey released Monday.The survey, commissioned by the nonprofit Leading Asian Americans to Unite for Change, polled 2,766 American adults across the country.

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Survey finds that 42 percent of people in U.S. can't name one Asian American

NYPD Asian Hate Crimes Task Force chief: Attacks are 'not new'

The commander of the New York Police Department's (NYPD) Asian Hate Crimes Task Force said anti-Asian hate crimes in the state are "absolutely not new," despite the recent spike in the number of offenses.Inspector Tommy Ng said Asian Americans are "more vocal" today because newer generations are being born in the U.S. "We speak the language, we cultivate the American ways of life," he added.

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NYPD Asian Hate Crimes Task Force chief: Attacks are 'not new'

‘Concerning’ levels of ‘forever chemicals’ in US mothers’ breast milk, study says

‘The study shows that PFAS contamination of breast milk is likely universal in the US’ A new study that evaluated American women’s breast milk for toxic PFAS “forever chemicals” has shown “cause for concern” in the levels found in the 50 samples it analysed.

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‘Concerning’ levels of ‘forever chemicals’ in US mothers’ breast milk, study says

Amazon Is Secretly Full of Retro American Girl Doll Merch That'll Give You So Much Nostalgia

For the longest, American Girl Doll has been a staple toy in homes everywhere.There’s just something about the lineup of American Girl dolls that holds a special place in our hearts and continues to do so through adulthood.What can we say, it’s a classic toy that never seems to go out of style.

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Amazon Is Secretly Full of Retro American Girl Doll Merch That'll Give You So Much Nostalgia

Prince Harry is talking in 'therapy speak' so how would a therapist decode what he's really saying?

As a former therapist, it’s often fairly easy to pinpoint the type of therapy someone has had by the words and phrases they use After years as a senior practising therapist (I did 15 before retiring), you tend to be able to spot what we call “therapy speak” from a mile off.

telegraph.co.uk ,  3h 14
Prince Harry is talking in 'therapy speak' so how would a therapist decode what he's really saying?

The mysterious 'Havana Syndrome' has reportedly affected over 130 people, far more than previously known

The mysterious "Havana Syndrome" has affected more people than previously thought, The New York Times reports.At least 130 spies, diplomats, military service members, and other US personnel have been affected.The Biden administration is investigating cases and reports, but the cause is still unknown.

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The mysterious 'Havana Syndrome' has reportedly affected over 130 people, far more than previously known

Mysterious brain injuries in US spies and diplomats now number 'more than 130 people' says report

Diplomats have complained of ear popping, vertigo, pounding headaches and nausea, sometimes accompanied by a 'piercing directional noise' More than 130 American spies, diplomats and soldiers have suffered brain injuries after targeted “energy attacks” at home and abroad, according to a new report.

telegraph.co.uk ,  4h 2
Mysterious brain injuries in US spies and diplomats now number 'more than 130 people' says report

After beating cancer and COVID, Lowe refuses to back down

Olympic medallist Chaunte Lowe said that beating breast cancer only to come down with a potentially life-threatening case of COVID-19 has added fuel to her desire to defy the odds and make a fifth U.S. Olympic team.In 2019, the American high jumper discovered a lump and, after initially being told by a doctor not to worry about it, later discovered it was an aggressive form of cancer that required a double mastectomy and gruelling chemotherapy sessions.

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After beating cancer and COVID, Lowe refuses to back down

Are drug patents worth it?

ONE OF THE first rules of American politics is not to pick a fight with Big Pharma.Its army of lobbyists in Washington, DC, has ensured that presidents from both parties, from Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama, have upheld the industry’s stout defence of intellectual-property (IP) rights, including in international treaties.

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Are drug patents worth it?

British celebs with American accents as Harry Styles debuts his new twang

Harry Styles isn't the first, and won't be the last, Brit to change his accent - here are some of the most famous accent changers "Harry Styles' hybrid Cheshire/American accent is weird af," wrote one social media user during The BRIT Awards yesterday.

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British celebs with American accents as Harry Styles debuts his new twang

Prince Harry 'adapting accent' to sound American, says speech expert

Prince Harry is 'adapting his accent' by dropping his Ts and using Americanisms to 'fit in better and be liked', according to a speech expert.She added: 'This softening of his own accent is really his psychology at play...He has a strong desire to be liked and to connect.

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Prince Harry 'adapting accent' to sound American, says speech expert

Who bears the burden of a corporate tax?

JOE BIDEN wants to rebuild America, and he reckons that American firms can help foot the bill.Central to the president’s grand infrastructure-investment push is a plan to raise the tax rate on corporate income from 21% to 28% (though he has hinted he may settle for less).

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Who bears the burden of a corporate tax?

Will shareholders halt the inexorable rise of CEO pay?

LAST YEAR was a terrible one for travel of any sort.You would not know it from the way some American chief executives trousered pay.Annual filings show that Larry Culp, boss of GE, whose jet-engine business stalled as aviation nosedived, earned $73m, almost triple his total pay in 2019.

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Will shareholders halt the inexorable rise of CEO pay?

David Swensen, an influential investor, died on May 5th

STARTING IN THE 1980s, the endowments of a handful of big American universities began to divert their investments away from publicly traded equities and bonds towards “alternative” assets, such as venture capital and private equity.David Swensen, who died on May 5th aged 67, perfected the approach.

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David Swensen, an influential investor, died on May 5th

55-Year-Old American Dies of Exhaustion While Climbing Mount Everest

An American climber was one of two people who died of exhaustion on Wednesday while summiting Mount Everest, the first reported fatalities of a climbing season that comes highly anticipated following last year's COVID-related shutdown.Puwei Liu, 55, suffered from snow blindness and exhaustion while descending from Hillary Step, between the mountain at South Col and the summit, a spokesperson for Seven Summit Treks, which organized the expedition, confirms to PEOPLE.

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55-Year-Old American Dies of Exhaustion While Climbing Mount Everest

Boxing sensation Garcia returns to gym after admitting depression struggle

Ryan Garcia is back in training after the lightweight star cancelled his July boxing match against Javier Fortuna, stepping back from the sport due to his struggles with anxiety and depression American boxing prospect Ryan Garcia made his return to training on Wednesday, a little more than two weeks after withdrawing from his fight against Javier Fortuna.

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Boxing sensation Garcia returns to gym after admitting depression struggle