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David H. Petraeus, former Army general and head of the Central Intelligence Agency, speaks at the annual dinner for veterans and ROTC students at the University of Southern California, in downtown Los Angeles on March 26, 2013. It marked Petraeus' first public remarks since he retired as head of the CIA after an extramarital affair scandal (Associated Press) **FILE**

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This Oct. 28, 2013, aerial photo shows the Sandy Hook Elementary School, relocated to the former Chaulk Hill School building in Monroe, Conn., after the original building in neighboring Newtown was razed following a Dec. 14, 2012, shooting rampage where 26 people were killed. A threat Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, led to the evacuation of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Monroe. The superintendent's office said the students were being moved to a nearby school where they could be picked up by their parents. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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FILE--This undated file photo shows convicted police killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. Goddard College, a liberal arts college in Plainfield, Vt., with 600 students, said on its website Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, that Mumia Abu-Jamal's recorded remarks will be played Sunday at a commencement, along with a video about him. (AP Photo/Jennifer E. Beach, File)

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FILE--This undated file photo shows convicted police killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. Goddard College, a liberal arts college in Plainfield, Vt., with 600 students, said on its website Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, that Mumia Abu-Jamal's recorded remarks will be played Sunday at a commencement, along with a video about him. (AP Photo/Jennifer E. Beach, File)

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Higher education is an integral part of governmental policy and why Northern Cyprus is considered an oasis of higher education.

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Lufthansa is launching its new premium class seat in November. The seat offers more space, more pitch and more comfort than coach class and is expected to be available in all long-haul flights by the end of 2015. (Photo: Lufthansa)

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Two elementary students were suspended in Albuquerque, New Mexico last week after bringing rock candy to school that resembled crystal meth. (KOAT 7)

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A historical marker stands in front of the Saint Paul's College sign in Lawrenceville, Va., Thursday, June 19, 2014. Federal officials held a town meeting to give local residents details on a proposed plan to house immigrant children at the closed school. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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A sign is seen in front of the Yardville Elementary School Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Hamilton Township, N.J. A 4-year-old student at Yardville Elementary School, died Thursday of a yet-unidentified respiratory illness, according to a pre-recorded call sent to parents Friday morning from school principal Elena M. Manning. The state Health Department is trying to determine if the boy died of a form of influenza and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has agreed to expedite tests to determine whether enterovirus, which has sickened children in New Jersey and 21 other states, is to blame. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Danica McKellar played Winnie Cooper in the television show The Wonder Years, and later wrote four non-fiction books: Math Doesn't Suck, Kiss My Math, Hot X: Algebra Exposed and Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape, which encourage middle-school and high-school girls to have confidence and succeed in mathematics. McKellar, 39 divorced from her husband in 2013.

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This photo provided by the Edmonson family shows Brooke Edmonson of Oakland, Ore., with a turkey she shot in 2011 at age 9. Under an Oregon program that allows youngsters to be hunters without first passing a hunter education class if they’re under the mentorship of a qualified adult. She’s now a middle school student whose younger sister, Paige, turns 9 next month and hopes to go hunting on her birthday. (AP Photos/Courtesy of the Edmonson Family)

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A coffee shop run by special needs students at Patapsco High School in Baltimore is being forced to shut down due to Maryland's rules against caffeine in public schools. (WBAL-TV)

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sanctuary: Luis Lopez (center), a Guatemalan in deportation proceedings, and his wife, Mayra Canales (left), pray with the Rev. Erin Tamayo (right) at University Presbyterian Church of Tempe, Arizona. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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A National Guard recruiter was barred from distributing promotional t-shirts at a New York high school after teachers realized the shirts featured the silhouette of a soldier holding a rifle. (CBS 6 Albany)

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A list accusing a dozen University of Chicago students of sexual assault was circulated over the Internet this past weekend, just as students are preparing to return to classes at the Hyde Park campus on Monday. (Wikipedia)

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Illustration on the curative foundation of education in a child's life by Donna Grethen/Tribune Content Agency

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Thousands of Hong Kong students boycotted classes Monday to protest Beijing's decision to restrict electoral reforms. The protesters plan a weeklong strike, marking the latest phase in the battle for democracy in the Chinese city-state. (Associated Press)

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Many of the Syrian refugees were women, children and the elderly, fleeing an onslaught by Islamic State militants on their villages. (Associated Press)

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Fraternities at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, must start accepting women and all residential fraternities must become fully co-educational over the next three years, the school’s Board of Trustees has ruled. (Wikipedia)

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A fifth-grade Michigan boy who brought a loaded .25-caliber pistol to school had also created a list of classmates' names that he may have intended to harm. (GunAuction.com)