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“Comments from a student on social media are disturbing and hateful, and antithetical to our university’s core values of diversity and respect,” said George Washington University president Thomas LeBlanc. “We will not tolerate anti-Semitism or bigotry on our campuses.”

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A cease-fire between Israel and Gaza’s Islamic Jihad appeared to be holding Thursday despite an earlier barrage of rocket fire that briefly disrupted a truce to end two days of intense fighting that killed at least 34 Palestinians, including three women and eight…