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Ghanaweb.com
The true nature and intentions of ISIL or ISISFeature Article of Tuesday, 1 September 2015 The ISIL also known as ISIS is an
The true nature and intentions of ISIL or ISIS
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Feature Article of Tuesday, 1 September 2015 The ISIL also known as ISIS is an organization formed out of existing extremist organizations in Syria and Iraq and later expanded to other parts of the world. From 2014 it has done a lot of damage to... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Researchers: Drought, heat waves more likely to mixBy Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times A drought can make a hot day hotter, while
Researchers: Drought, heat waves more likely to mix
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 4 hours ago
By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times A drought can make a hot day hotter, while a heat wave can make dry conditions even drier. Now scientists are making the case that heat waves and droughts have become more likely to overlap throughout most of the... Read more
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The MidWeek
SMS names third quarter honor rollSYCAMORE – The following students were named to the honor roll at Sycamore Midd
SMS names third quarter honor roll
The MidWeek / Posted 5 hours ago
SYCAMORE – The following students were named to the honor roll at Sycamore Middle School for the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year. Eighth grade: Brock Russell Alexander, Kailee Renae Aluli, Alexis Nicole Anderson, Nicole Lynn Anderson,... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Hillary Clinton plans five Bay Area fundraisersDemocratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton, beset by allegations that
Hillary Clinton plans five Bay Area fundraisers
Inside Bay Area / Posted 5 hours ago
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton, beset by allegations that she improperly used a private email server while serving as U.S. secretary of state, will return to the Bay Area later this month for a series of fundraisers. And the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Hillary Clinton plans five Bay Area fundraisersDemocratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton, beset by allegations that
Hillary Clinton plans five Bay Area fundraisers
The Mercury News / Posted 5 hours ago
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton, beset by allegations that she improperly used a private email server while serving as U.S. secretary of state, will return to the Bay Area later this month for a series of fundraisers. And the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Hillary Clinton plans five Bay Area fundraisersDemocratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton, beset by allegations that
Hillary Clinton plans five Bay Area fundraisers
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 6 hours ago
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton, beset by allegations that she improperly used a private email server while serving as U.S. secretary of state, will return to the Bay Area later this month for a series of fundraisers. And the... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Notre Dame releases depth chart for TexasWith a large core of returning players, Notre Dame’s depth chart was already a
Notre Dame releases depth chart for Texas
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 7 hours ago
With a large core of returning players, Notre Dame’s depth chart was already a competitive situation. Heading into the season’s first game week, we get our first official look at how the two-deep is shaking out coming out of fall camp. There are... Read more
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Salon.com
Iranian Guard chief says US ‘still the Great Satan’TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday t
Iranian Guard chief says US ‘still the Great Satan’
Salon.com / Posted 8 hours ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday that the U.S. is still the “Great Satan,” regardless of the nuclear deal struck with Americans and world powers over the Islamic Republic’s contested nuclear program. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study shows increase in concurrent droughts and heat waves in USHeatwaves place substantial stress on natural and man-made environments. The im
Study shows increase in concurrent droughts and heat waves in US
PhysOrg / Posted 10 hours ago
Heatwaves place substantial stress on natural and man-made environments. The impact is exacerbated when heatwaves and droughts occur simultaneously. Credit: Jennie Brewton (University of California, Irvine, CA). (Phys.org)—A pair of researchers with... Read more
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Squawka
European Transfer Round-up: All The Deals You May Have MissedWhat with all the furore over the David De Gea transfer we recognise that there
European Transfer Round-up: All The Deals You May Have Missed
Squawka / Posted 11 hours ago
What with all the furore over the David De Gea transfer we recognise that there may have been a lot of transfers going through in Europe that you may have missed. The window has shut across in Europe so we decided to round up some of the transfers... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Iranian Guard chief says US 'still the Great Satan'TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday t
Iranian Guard chief says US 'still the Great Satan'
New Jersey Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday that the U.S. is still the "Great Satan," regardless of the nuclear deal struck with Americans and world powers over the Islamic Republic's contested nuclear program. The... Read more
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Salon.com
Even Netanyahu calls them “terrorists”: How the U.S. aids Israelis convicted of violent crimes against PalestiniansA complaint filed last week with the New York state attorney general by T’ruah:
Even Netanyahu calls them “terrorists”: How the U.S. aids Israelis convicted of violent crimes against Palestinians
Salon.com / Posted 13 hours ago
A complaint filed last week with the New York state attorney general by T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights is casting light on the fact that an Israeli organization called Honenu has been getting a U.S. tax write-off. There is nothing... Read more
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MLive.com
Hear Amir Hekmati's phone call from an Iranian prison: 'Your words have reached me'BAY CITY, MI — Despite his imprisonment in Iran, Amir Hekmati spoke to supporte
Hear Amir Hekmati's phone call from an Iranian prison: 'Your words have reached me'
MLive.com / Posted 14 hours ago
BAY CITY, MI — Despite his imprisonment in Iran, Amir Hekmati spoke to supporters gathered at a Bay City rally on Aug. 29, thanking them via recorded phone call for their support. He is alive and grateful for the community's attention, Hekmati said,... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
ZCPO awards 12 barangay chairmen, many othersTuesday, 01 September 2015 13:27 Zamboanga City Police Office has recognized a
ZCPO awards 12 barangay chairmen, many others
Zamboanga Today / Posted 18 hours ago
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 13:27 Zamboanga City Police Office has recognized at least 12 barangay chairmen and personalities including officials in the city who have actively been spending time, efforts and support to the local police that... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
Two more teens arrested for murder of 18-oldUpdated: Mon, Aug 31 2015, 11:48 PM AVONDALE, Ohio (WKRC) -- Two more teenager
Two more teens arrested for murder of 18-old
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 20 hours ago
Updated: Mon, Aug 31 2015, 11:48 PM AVONDALE, Ohio (WKRC) -- Two more teenagers were arrested for the murder of an 18-year-old in Avondale. Charles Fann and Amir Evans face charges of murder and aggravated robbery. Investigators think they, along... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Trio's long road to redemption startsFormer Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif can return to
Trio's long road to redemption starts
Khaleej Times / Posted yesterday
Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif can return to cricket this week following five-year spot-fixing bans, but age and public hostility mean the pair face a hard road to redemption. On Wednesday they will join left-arm... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Jared Sullinger, Tyler Zeller Have Discussed Contract Extensions With CelticsThe Boston Celtics have begun preliminary talks about potential contract extens
Jared Sullinger, Tyler Zeller Have Discussed Contract Extensions With Celtics
New England Sports Network / Posted yesterday
The Boston Celtics have begun preliminary talks about potential contract extensions for big men Jared Sullinger and Tyler Zeller, according to Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge. “Obviously, those are two guys that we like moving... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Last looks: Wide receiversNotre Dame’s wide receiving depth chart features talent at just about every lev
Last looks: Wide receivers
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted yesterday
Notre Dame’s wide receiving depth chart features talent at just about every level. Starting with All-American candidate and sophomore record-setter Will Fuller and working down to freshmen like Equanimeous St. Brown and C.J. Sanders, top to bottom... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Celtics' Isaiah Thomas Ranked 88th-Best NBA Player, Calls List 'A Joke'Sports Illustrated on Monday released the first half of its Top 100 NBA Players
Celtics' Isaiah Thomas Ranked 88th-Best NBA Player, Calls List 'A Joke'
New England Sports Network / Posted yesterday
Sports Illustrated on Monday released the first half of its Top 100 NBA Players ranking, and one Boston Celtics guard wasn’t pleased with his position on the list. Isaiah Thomas, who checked in at No. 88, took to Twitter to express his displeasure... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Meralco-MVPSF jin bags medal in World Cadet championshipMANILA, Philippines - Another Meralco-MVP Sports Foundation taekwondo fighter –
Meralco-MVPSF jin bags medal in World Cadet championship
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines - Another Meralco-MVP Sports Foundation taekwondo fighter – Wendil Jay Rama – made waves for the Philippines recently by winning a bronze medal in the World Cadet Championships in Muju, Korea. Rama was impressive in his two... Read more
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PhysOrg
New, ultrathin optical devices shape light in exotic waysCaltech engineers have created flat devices capable of manipulating light in wa
New, ultrathin optical devices shape light in exotic ways
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Caltech engineers have created flat devices capable of manipulating light in ways that are very difficult or impossible to achieve with conventional optical components. The new devices are not made of glass, but rather of silicon nanopillars that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram Leaders Arrested - State SecurityBy Yemi Akinsuyi And Michael Olugbode Abuja/Maiduguri — - Sect kills 56 in fre
Boko Haram Leaders Arrested - State Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Yemi Akinsuyi And Michael Olugbode Abuja/Maiduguri — - Sect kills 56 in fresh attacks, says Shettima In line with the Department of State Service's (DSS) renewed counter-terrorism measures to combat the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, the DSS... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'Britain's worst boxer' has hilarious response to win after 50 straight defeats'Britain's worst boxer' finally has something to celebrate after suffering more
'Britain's worst boxer' has hilarious response to win after 50 straight defeats
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
'Britain's worst boxer' finally has something to celebrate after suffering more than 50 straight defeats - his second ever WIN. 'Rockin' Robin Deakin has notched-up the second win of his decade-long career - in 53 professional fights. The boxer,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DSS - Boko Haram Chiefs Arrested in Kano, LagosThe Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday announced the arrest of 10 all
DSS - Boko Haram Chiefs Arrested in Kano, Lagos
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday announced the arrest of 10 alleged Boko Haram commanders and some of their foot soldiers. The operatives, in convert operations arrested the suspects in Lagos, Kano, Plateau, Enugu and Gombe States... Read more
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New Kerala
Butt says he wants to prove himself again Former Pakistan Test cricketer Salman Butt has said that his redemption will
Butt says he wants to prove himself again
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Former Pakistan Test cricketer Salman Butt has said that his redemption will start on the cricket field, and added that he wants to prove himself again. The tainted player, who is expecting to return to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DSS Warns of B'Haram Attacks in Southern CitiesBy Karls Tsokar and Njadvara Musa Cruel disregard for human life is yet to aba
DSS Warns of B'Haram Attacks in Southern Cities
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Karls Tsokar and Njadvara Musa Cruel disregard for human life is yet to abate in the North east as a gang of suspected Boko Haram gunmen in a convoy of Toyota Hilux vehicles and motorcycles laden with Improvised Explosives Devices (IEDs) attacked... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DSS Arrests Boko Haram Masterminds of Jos, Zaria Potiskum BombingsThe Department of State Services (DSS) said it has arrested a number of alleged
DSS Arrests Boko Haram Masterminds of Jos, Zaria Potiskum Bombings
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Department of State Services (DSS) said it has arrested a number of alleged Boko Haram commanders who are in covert operations across the country. A statement on Sunday by DSS official Tony Opuiyo said: "a number of them have been arrested in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DSS Arrests 21 Boko Haram Suspects in Lagos, Enugu, OthersAbuja — The Department of State Services, DSS, said yesterday that it had arres
DSS Arrests 21 Boko Haram Suspects in Lagos, Enugu, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Abuja — The Department of State Services, DSS, said yesterday that it had arrested notable commanders and front line members of the notorious Islamic sect, Boko Haram, from different parts of the country, especially, those responsible for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Simba Succumb to JKU DefeatSIMBA SC suffered their first defeat since Briton tactician Dylan Kerr took cha
Simba Succumb to JKU Defeat
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
SIMBA SC suffered their first defeat since Briton tactician Dylan Kerr took charge of the team, two months ago, after losing 2-0 to Zanzibar's JKU in a build up encounter at the Amaan Stadium in Zanzibar. JKU took the lead in 32nd minute of the game... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Iran sentences unnamed 2 as spiesTEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's judiciary on Sunday sentenced two people to 10 years in
Iran sentences unnamed 2 as spies
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's judiciary on Sunday sentenced two people to 10 years in prison for spying for the United States and Israel, but their names were not released, local media reported. It is not uncommon in Iran to hand down sentences without... Read more
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Super Sport
Fixing trio start road to redemption Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif can return
Fixing trio start road to redemption
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif can return to cricket this week following five-year spot-fixing bans, but age and public hostility mean the pair face a hard road to... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian hockey camp from September 5 The Indian hockey team will take part in a preparatory camp at the Major Dhya
Indian hockey camp from September 5
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
The Indian hockey team will take part in a preparatory camp at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from September 5 to 29 to train for the Hockey World League (HWL) Final to be held in Raipur from November... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kerr - Missing Players Affected SimbaZanzibar — Coach Dylan Kerr conceded that Simba were below par as they suffered
Kerr - Missing Players Affected Simba
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Zanzibar — Coach Dylan Kerr conceded that Simba were below par as they suffered a 2-0 defeat to JKU in a pre-season match and attributed it to the absence of some key players who have joined the national team, Taifa Stars, ahead of the African Cup of... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
PTI Nazims elected from nine KPK districtsPESHAWAR: The candidates of ruling PTI were elected nazims in nine districts of
PTI Nazims elected from nine KPK districts
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted yesterday
PESHAWAR: The candidates of ruling PTI were elected nazims in nine districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, followed by four district nazims of its coalition partner Jamaat-i-Islami, as the process of local government elections completed on Sunday in the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Pakistan cricket fixing trio start long road to redemptionKARACHI - Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif can
Pakistan cricket fixing trio start long road to redemption
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
KARACHI - Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif can return to cricket this week following five-year spot-fixing bans, but age and public hostility mean the pair face a hard road to redemption. Salman Butt, now 30, had... Read more
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SportsFan
Pakistan fixing trio can return to cricketFormer Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif can return to
Pakistan fixing trio can return to cricket
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif can return to cricket this week following five-year spot-fixing bans, but age and public hostility mean the pair face a hard road to redemption. On Wednesday they will join left-arm... Read more
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Super Sport
This Week in History: August 31 - September 6 What is so special about 3 000 runs in an English season? And who has batted
This Week in History: August 31 - September 6
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
What is so special about 3 000 runs in an English season? And who has batted for five days of a test? How many players have played test cricket for more than one country? This and much more when you... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
15 Boko Haram Suspects Nabbed in Lagos, Enugu, OthersNo fewer than 15 members of the Boko Haram terrorists were arrested in several
15 Boko Haram Suspects Nabbed in Lagos, Enugu, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
No fewer than 15 members of the Boko Haram terrorists were arrested in several parts of Lagos State by the Department of State Services (DSS) while Enugu, Plateau, Gombe and Kano also recorded similar arrests. A statement yesterday by a DSS... Read more
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New Kerala
Tanvir Ahmed admits Pak players refused to play with tainted trio Out-of-favour Pakistani cricketer Tanvir Ahmed has revealed that some players
Tanvir Ahmed admits Pak players refused to play with tainted trio
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Out-of-favour Pakistani cricketer Tanvir Ahmed has revealed that some players of the national squad have refused to play with the tainted trio of Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asif and... Read more
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The Local
'Kidnapped' man found dead in western SwedenA search was launched last week after witnesses said they had seen the man, Ant
'Kidnapped' man found dead in western Sweden
The Local / Posted yesterday
A search was launched last week after witnesses said they had seen the man, Anton, being beaten by a group of three to four other men in a car park before being bundled into a red Passat. The police released his picture with the family's permission,... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Michigan family marks 4 years since former Marine imprisoned by IranWASHINGTON (CNN) — Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment o
Michigan family marks 4 years since former Marine imprisoned by Iran
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) — Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of a former U.S. Marine in Iran due to what Secretary of State John Kerry has said are false espionage charges. Amir Hekmati became the first American to receive the death... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security Services Announce Boko Haram Leaders' ArrestsThe State Security Service, SSS, has stated that it arrested over a dozen Boko
Security Services Announce Boko Haram Leaders' Arrests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The State Security Service, SSS, has stated that it arrested over a dozen Boko Haram leaders in the past two months including nine in Lagos and one in Enugu State. The SSS, also known as DSS, said this in a statement by its spokesperson, Tony... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Family of Marine imprisoned in Iran protest in Bay CityBAY CITY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Saturday marked four years since a former U.S
Family of Marine imprisoned in Iran protest in Bay City
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted 2 days ago
BAY CITY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Saturday marked four years since a former U.S. Marine was arrested and imprisoned in Iran. Amir Hekmati was taken captive in 2011. His family says he was visiting relatives, but the Iranian government claims he is... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Bersih rally ends with ‘message’ to mayorKOTA KINABALU: Disappointed with the mayor’s continued rejection to allow them
Bersih rally ends with ‘message’ to mayor
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
KOTA KINABALU: Disappointed with the mayor’s continued rejection to allow them to hold a peaceful assembly in public spaces, Bersih 4 Kota Kinabalu (B4KK) decided to hand over their dissatisfaction directly at the Kota Kinabalu City Hall grounds... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
FOOTBALL 2015: West Scranton InvadersOn offense West Scranton endured a season that included some adversity in 2014
FOOTBALL 2015: West Scranton Invaders
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
On offense West Scranton endured a season that included some adversity in 2014, but it is coming back with a vengeance. The Invaders return several key players, including last season’s breakout star in running back Andre Chollete, who dashed his... Read more
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The Local
Man survives ‘attempted murder’ in GothenburgSwedish police are investigating. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT The Local · 17
Man survives ‘attempted murder’ in Gothenburg
The Local / Posted 2 days ago
Swedish police are investigating. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT The Local · 17 Aug 2015, 10:06 Published: 17 Aug 2015 07:54 GMT+02:00 Updated: 17 Aug 2015 10:06 GMT+02:00 UPDATED: Police in west Sweden... Read more
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The Local
Two charged with plot on Gothenburg 'killers'Police investigating the shooting at a pub in Gothenburg in March. Photo: Björn
Two charged with plot on Gothenburg 'killers'
The Local / Posted 2 days ago
Police investigating the shooting at a pub in Gothenburg in March. Photo: Björn Larsson Rosvall/TT The Local · 15 Jul 2015, 16:05 Published: 15 Jul 2015 15:18 GMT+02:00 Updated: 15 Jul 2015 16:05... Read more
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The Local
Gothenburg struggling to stop gang violence TT/The Local · 1 Jun 2015, 07:31 Published: 01 Jun 2015 07:31 GMT+02:00 You
Gothenburg struggling to stop gang violence
The Local / Posted 2 days ago
TT/The Local · 1 Jun 2015, 07:31 Published: 01 Jun 2015 07:31 GMT+02:00 Young people identified by Gothenburg authorities eight years ago as being at risk of joining gang violence have since continued to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Taliban kill Afghan officials in 3 attacks in southKABUL, Afghanistan -- Taliban insurgents killed three prominent local governmen
Taliban kill Afghan officials in 3 attacks in south
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Taliban insurgents killed three prominent local government officials and at least nine other people in three separate attacks in southern Afghanistan on Saturday. The attacks came as the insurgents continued to hold the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Community marks fourth year of U.S. Marine's Iran imprisonmentBAY CITY, MI (WURT/CNN) It has been four years since a former U.S. Marine was a
Community marks fourth year of U.S. Marine's Iran imprisonment
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
BAY CITY, MI (WURT/CNN) It has been four years since a former U.S. Marine was arrested and forced to remain behind bars in Iran. Amir Hekmati was taken captive in the country in 2011. His family says he was visiting relatives, but the Iranian... Read more
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