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In stunning news, the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) voted on Wednesday to recommend that the U.S. Department of Education suspend for one year the ABA’s power to accredit new law schools due to the ABA’s “lack of attention to student achievement”: via Pocket
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Why We Should Expect Algorithms to Be Biased

Technologies driven by algorithms and artificial intelligence are increasingly present in our lives, and we are now regularly bumping up against a thorny question: can these programs be neutral actors? Or will they always reflect some degree of human bias? via Pocket
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Five things Trump must do to win the election | New York Post

To hear the media tell it, Donald Trump was finished last week. For calling a first-generation judge of Mexican heritage a “Mexican,” he had injected racism into the campaign. For firing his strong-arm campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, he admitted his insurgency was adrift. via Pocket
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Evangelical Leader Claims Trump Made the ‘Fairly Recent’ Decision to Accept Christ | TheBlaze.com

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump met with nearly 1,000 evangelical Christian voters Tuesday in New York City. The event, titled, “A Conversation About America’s Future With Donald Trump and Ben Carson,” addressed concerns such as abortion and the future of the Supreme Court. via Pocket
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Bill Maher Challenges Brexit ‘Xenophobia’ Claims, Then Harshly Calls Out Liberal for Comparing GOP to UK Muslims | Video | TheBlaze.com

Responding to claims that the “Brexit” vote was fueled by “xenophobia” in Britain, HBO’s Bill Maher asked a thought-provoking question of his panel: “Is it really phobia if you have something to be afraid of?” Maher noted that 52 percent of British Muslims believe being gay should be via Pocket
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8 Of The Worst Military Leaders In History

Throughout history there have been both good and bad military leaders, here are some of the worst military leaders who have led their troops and countries into irreversible defeats. The list is far from complete, many more could be added but you have to start somewhere! via Pocket
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Working Class British Voters Led the European Union Rejection | Newgeography.com

On Thursday night the first results from Britain’s referendum on pulling out of the European Union came in. People in Newcastle are known locally as ‘takems’ (said with a short a, like tack um); those in Sunderland are called ‘makems’. via Pocket
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