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How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help
By ANNE FLAHERTY WASHINGTON (AP) — For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help.

Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'
By AARON BEARDEMERY P. DALESIO CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A's and B's over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.

Court: NY woman can keep $10K ring from ex-beau
By The Associated Press MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a Long Island woman who broke up with her boyfriend can keep the $10,000 ring he gave her because he never proposed to her.

Wanted sex offender was hiding in homemade fort
By The Associated Press BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A convicted sex offender wanted on charges he molested a 3-year-old girl in West Virginia has been found hiding in a homemade fort in the Pennsylvania woods.

Man suspected of killing 7 women in Indiana refuses to respond to judge; hearing postponed
By The Associated Press CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Man suspected of killing 7 women in Indiana refuses to respond to judge; hearing postponed.


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  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) WIPO is responsible for the promotion of the protection of intellectualproperty throughout the world through cooperation among States, and for the administration of various multilateral treatiesdealing with the legal and administrative aspects of intellectual property.
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