Former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo, who is now a Yale University professor, has been sued in Connecticut for alleged crimes against humanity in connection with the 1997 killings of 45 people in a Mexican village, a lawsuit that he called slanderous, the Associated Press reports. Lawyers for 10 unnamed plaintiffs filed the lawsuit last Friday in U.S. District Court in Hartford, alleging Zedillo was responsible for the massacre by paramilitary groups in the village of Acteal, in the southern state of Chiapas, and tried to cover up the killings……Read More
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College football players collecting millions in grants
Tattoo- and merchandise-related issues involving football players at Ohio State and an investigation into the activity of a booster at Miami (Fla.)—coupled with discussion at a summit between college presidents and NCAA president Mark Emmert—have fueled campus debate this summer, USA Today reports. Should athletes receive money beyond what scholarships, Pell Grants, and a little-publicized financial pot called the Student Assistance Fund provide?…Read More