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Israel's Supreme Court overturns deportation of US student

Oct. 18, 2018 5:36 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned an appeals court ruling that agreed with the government's decision to bar an American graduate student from entering the country over her alleged involvement in the boycott movement against the Jewish state. The court accepted Alqasem's appeal,...

City: Don't punish kids over show with police at gunpoint

Oct. 17, 2018 7:32 PM EDT

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — After initially expressing outrage, leaders in one Mississippi city now say high school band students should not be punished for a performance that depicted police officers being held at gunpoint. The Brookhaven mayor and aldermen on Tuesday voted to ask the Mississippi High School...

American student fights deportation in Israeli high court

Oct. 17, 2018 12:33 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — A U.S. graduate student on Wednesday asked Israel's Supreme Court to overturn an expulsion order over her alleged involvement in the boycott movement against Israel. Lara Alqasem, 22, has been held in detention since arriving in the country on Oct. 2 with a valid student visa. Alqasem,...

Judge declines to punish student who poured ink on statue

Oct. 15, 2018 6:15 PM EDT

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge declined Monday to punish a black University of North Carolina graduate student who admitted to pouring red ink and her own blood on a Confederate statue in a headline-grabbing protest that preceded the statue's toppling months later. After a day of impassioned testimony,...

The Latest: Judge withholds Confederate vandalism punishment

Oct. 15, 2018 5:40 PM EDT

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a University of North Carolina student accused of vandalizing a Confederate monument (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A judge has declined to punish a University of North Carolina graduate student who admitted to splashing red ink on a Confederate statue on...

Israel's Supreme Court halts deportation of American student

Oct. 14, 2018 2:01 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court on Sunday agreed to hear the appeal of an American graduate student who is fighting an expulsion order over her involvement in the boycott movement against Israel. Lara Alqasem has been held in detention since arriving in the country on Oct. 2 with a valid student...

Oklahoma City student charged with felony in alleged assault

Oct. 12, 2018 6:20 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City high school student was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon Friday for allegedly using a broom handle to assault another student. Court records indicate the felony charge was filed against Dawson Michael McClain, 18, of Bethany in connection with...

Teacher suspended after saying Trump aide ate glue as child

Oct. 12, 2018 11:26 AM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California school district has suspended a teacher who recounted how a senior aide to President Trump ate glue as a third-grader. Nikki Fiske told the Hollywood Reporter that when Stephen Miller was a student in her classroom, he was a loner with a messy desk who...

Mom protests teen son's 10-year prison sentence for robbery

Oct. 12, 2018 8:11 AM EDT

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman is protesting her 15-year-old son's 10-year prison sentence for robbery and handgun possession. The Kentucky New Era reports Amanda Campbell protested outside the county justice center Wednesday on behalf of Isaiah Campbell. Campbell says Isaiah was 14 when he...

Sexual assault accusation led to suspension of Indiana RB

Oct. 11, 2018 2:11 PM EDT

Running back Morgan Ellison may have played his last down at Indiana after a university panel determined he sexually assaulted a female student. The conclusions of the panel were first reported by The Indianapolis Star . A person with knowledge of the accusations confirmed the panel's decision Thursday to The...