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U.S. sues Yale University over undergraduate admissions practices

Oct 8 (Reuters) - Yale University was sued on Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice, which accused the Ivy League school of illegal discrimination in undergraduate admissions, including against white and Asian applicants.

The Justice Department said Yale's alleged discrimination on the basis of race and national origin violated Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

(Reporting by Jonathan Stempel in New York Editing by Chris Reese)