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iol.co.za
Go ahead, buy yourself flowersWashington - The last time I was in a romantic relationship on Valentine's Day,
Go ahead, buy yourself flowers
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
Washington - The last time I was in a romantic relationship on Valentine's Day, George Bush was president. But I've never gone a year without a valentine. In fact, every year I have at least three. Single or coupled, I've always treated Feb. 14 as... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
PredictIt aims to find out if political bettors could be more accurate than pollstersWhile traders think Bernie Sanders will run away with New Hampshire, they still
PredictIt aims to find out if political bettors could be more accurate than pollsters
Rolling Good Times / Posted 14 hours ago
While traders think Bernie Sanders will run away with New Hampshire, they still like Hillary Clinton to win the Democratic nod by more than a 2-1 margin. (photo by Gage Skidmore) Last week's Iowa caucuses marked the beginning of the U.S.... Read more
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The Irish Times
The importance of keeping your friends closeFROM BEST MATES: TO BROMANCES: All week on the irishtimes.com/life-and-style, w
The importance of keeping your friends close
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
FROM BEST MATES: TO BROMANCES: All week on the irishtimes.com/life-and-style, we take a closer look at friendship When Bob Marley said, “Everyone is going to hurt you, you just need to find the ones worth suffering for”, he might have come across as... Read more
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dna
This Valentine's week, open yourself to the joys and regrets love can bringWe are a week away from Valentine’s Day and soon we will be inundated with mush
This Valentine's week, open yourself to the joys and regrets love can bring
dna / Posted yesterday
We are a week away from Valentine’s Day and soon we will be inundated with mushy hearts. Some people love the Valentine’s week. Some cringe at the very thought of Valentine’s. For some Valentine’s is a reason to celebrate and for others, a time for... Read more
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Rappler
Rodriguez, Rizal ex-mayor faces case over hot lumberMANILA, Philippines – The Office of the Ombudsman filed a criminal case with a
Rodriguez, Rizal ex-mayor faces case over hot lumber
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Office of the Ombudsman filed a criminal case with a "no bail" recommendation against a former mayor of Rodriguez, Rizal, for illegal possession of hot lumber and other forest products amounting to at least P9 million... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Be grateful for flat-earthersWhen I was a freshman at Stanford, a physics instructor introduced the topic of
Be grateful for flat-earthers
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
When I was a freshman at Stanford, a physics instructor introduced the topic of relativity by exploding our brains with the following problem: Take a railroad car straight up 50 miles and then drop it. Given that the earth is curved, shouldn't the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Banish those midlife blues – the secret to happiness starts with one small stepFeeling on the verge of a midlife crisis? The key to a happier you can be simpl
Banish those midlife blues – the secret to happiness starts with one small step
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Feeling on the verge of a midlife crisis? The key to a happier you can be simple: switch off your mobile now and again, listen to music, head outdoors, or spend some time with friends. However, the academic behind the happiness questions in the... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Why Making A Career Leap Might Be A Bad StrategyNot long ago, my friend Bryan quit his corporate job working as a technical wri
Why Making A Career Leap Might Be A Bad Strategy
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
Not long ago, my friend Bryan quit his corporate job working as a technical writer for a Fortune 500 company in order to do something new. On his last day, everyone in the office expressed a mix of envy and surprise. They couldn't believe he was... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Awakenings: How Oliver Sacks put a human face on the science of the mindIn February, 2015, neurologist Oliver Sacks – arguably the world’s best-known b
Awakenings: How Oliver Sacks put a human face on the science of the mind
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
In February, 2015, neurologist Oliver Sacks – arguably the world’s best-known brain doctor and the greatest physician writer in English, wrote an article in The New York Times called My Own Life, announcing that “my luck has run out.” Dr. Sacks, 81... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The interpretation of dreamsStaged at the Cairo Opera House Main Hall on 27 and 28 January, A Sculptor’s Dr
The interpretation of dreams
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Staged at the Cairo Opera House Main Hall on 27 and 28 January, A Sculptor’s Dream, directed and choreographed by Walid Aouni, is a production of the Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre Company, the troupe he founded in 1993. Conceived by Aouni, the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Two date-night romance films for an eye-rolling Valentine’s DayDirected by Ross Katz Written by Bryan Sipe Starring Benjamin Walker, Teresa
Two date-night romance films for an eye-rolling Valentine’s Day
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Directed by Ross Katz Written by Bryan Sipe Starring Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Tom Wilkinson Classification PG; 111 minutes A Date with Miss Fortune 1.5 stars Directed by John L’Ecuyer Written by Ryan K. Scott, Jeannette Sousa Starring... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
The Calamitous World Order and How it Relates to SAI’m a bona fide history nut. Whether it’s a subject, country or person the only
The Calamitous World Order and How it Relates to SA
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
I’m a bona fide history nut. Whether it’s a subject, country or person the only sure-fire way to understand it, is to know the history. Take for example, mathematics. Through the Ancient Greeks’ love of abstract and deductive reasoning did Pythagoras... Read more
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Raw Story
Requiem for the American Dream: New Noam Chomsky documentary on income inequality draws praiseIn the new documentary Requiem for the American Dream, produced and directed by
Requiem for the American Dream: New Noam Chomsky documentary on income inequality draws praise
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
In the new documentary Requiem for the American Dream, produced and directed by Peter Hutchison, Kelly Nyks and Jared P. Scott, Noam Chomsky argues that the collapse of American democratic ideals and the rise of the 1% means that the American dream... Read more
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express
How to have sex the 17th Century way - Contents of Britain's first sex guide REVEALED A RARE raunchy Western sex manual is set to go under the hammer - filled with
How to have sex the 17th Century way - Contents of Britain's first sex guide REVEALED
express / Posted 4 days ago
A RARE raunchy Western sex manual is set to go under the hammer - filled with 17th century erotica and graphic love-making tips. The 17th century book with love... Read more
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New Kerala
From Athens to Silicon Valley, a quest to understand genius (Title: The Geography of Genius; Author: Eric Weiner; Publisher: Simon & Schuste
From Athens to Silicon Valley, a quest to understand genius (
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Title: The Geography of Genius; Author: Eric Weiner; Publisher: Simon & Schuster; Pages: 368; Price: Rs.599 Calling someone a genius may be a subjective opinion but you are unlikely to go wrong with the likes of Socrates, Michelangelo, Adam Smith,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Community engagement can be a vote winner - if you get it right External Link: Mike Baird on Twitter Come election time, politicians will no
Community engagement can be a vote winner - if you get it right
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
External Link: Mike Baird on Twitter Come election time, politicians will no doubt be falling over themselves to appear as open, engaged and accessible as possible. It's a high-risk,... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Why Facebook friends matterFriendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has
Why Facebook friends matter
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
Friendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has doomed it. Ahead of Facebook's 12th anniversary Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg said the company's goal is to have 5 billion of the world’s 7 billion humans connected to the... Read more
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USA Today
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friendsFriendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friends
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Friendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has doomed it. Ahead of Facebook's 12th anniversary Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg said the company's goal is to have 5 billion of the world’s 7 billion humans connected to the... Read more
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First Coast News
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friendsFriendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friends
First Coast News / Posted 4 days ago
Friendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has doomed it. Ahead of Facebook's 12th anniversary Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg said the company's goal is to have 5 billion of the world’s 7 billion humans connected to the... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friendsFriendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friends
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
Friendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has doomed it. Ahead of Facebook's 12th anniversary Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg said the company's goal is to have 5 billion of the world’s 7 billion humans connected to the... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friendsFriendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friends
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
Friendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has doomed it. Ahead of Facebook's 12th anniversary Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg said the company's goal is to have 5 billion of the world’s 7 billion humans connected to the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friendsFriendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friends
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
Friendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has doomed it. Ahead of Facebook's 12th anniversary Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg said the company's goal is to have 5 billion of the world’s 7 billion humans connected to the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friendsFriendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friends
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
Friendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has doomed it. Ahead of Facebook's 12th anniversary Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg said the company's goal is to have 5 billion of the world’s 7 billion humans connected to the... Read more
8 related stories
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WKYC Cleveland
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friendsFriendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friends
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
Friendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has doomed it. Ahead of Facebook's 12th anniversary Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg said the company's goal is to have 5 billion of the world’s 7 billion humans connected to the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friendsFriendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has
Why there's nothing fake about Facebook friends
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
Friendship keeps us alive, so it's no wonder we worry whether social media has doomed it. Ahead of Facebook's 12th anniversary Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg said the company's goal is to have 5 billion of the world’s 7 billion humans connected to the... Read more
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TechCrunch
The 4 Reasons You’re Addicted To TechnologyMore posts by this contributor: “Nearly everyone I know is addicted in some me
The 4 Reasons You’re Addicted To Technology
TechCrunch / Posted 4 days ago
More posts by this contributor: “Nearly everyone I know is addicted in some measure to the Internet,” wrote Tony Schwartz in a recent essay in The New York Times. It’s a common complaint these days. A steady stream of similar headlines accuse the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ex-Rizal mayor faces forestry code caseFebruary 4, 2016 9:34 pm THE former mayor of Rodriguez, Rizal had been sued fo
Ex-Rizal mayor faces forestry code case
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
February 4, 2016 9:34 pm THE former mayor of Rodriguez, Rizal had been sued for possession of timber without a permit and later manufacturing them into pieces of furniture in a makeshift factory inside the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
"Husbands must entertain wife with all kind of dalliance and wanton behaviour"A rare raunchy Western sex manual is set to go under the hammer - filled with 1
"Husbands must entertain wife with all kind of dalliance and wanton behaviour"
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
A rare raunchy Western sex manual is set to go under the hammer - filled with 17th century erotica and graphic love-making tips. 'Aristotle's Master-Piece' - dubbed the dirtiest book of the time when published in 1684 - was sold secretly from under... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rare 17th century sex manual expected to fetch £15,000 at auctionThe FIRST 50 Shades: Rare 17th-century sex manual which was dubbed the 'dirties
Rare 17th century sex manual expected to fetch £15,000 at auction
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
The FIRST 50 Shades: Rare 17th-century sex manual which was dubbed the 'dirtiest book of its time' for advising on 'actions of the genitals' goes up for auction for £15,000 Aristotle's Masterpiece was first published in 1684 and contains advice... Read more
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Crikey
Govt has mangled its moral calculus on asylum seekers –The government’s growing political problem around returning asylum seekers to N
Govt has mangled its moral calculus on asylum seekers –
Crikey / Posted 5 days ago
The government’s growing political problem around returning asylum seekers to Nauru flows directly from its decision to favour a policy of punitive detention over one of offshore processing for maritime arrivals. While it constantly uses the phrase... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
The Pickle of Political Correctness“Where are the pickled vegetables?” As I watched a bemused professor eye Bartl
The Pickle of Political Correctness
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 5 days ago
“Where are the pickled vegetables?” As I watched a bemused professor eye Bartlett’s lackluster rendition of banh mi (the classic Vietnamese sandwich traditionally topped with pickled vegetables and served on a baguette), I could not help but think... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Chicago Judge Richard Posner Gives Talk on Greek Philosophers and American FoundersNewsThe talk focused on the influence Greek philosophers had on American foundi
Chicago Judge Richard Posner Gives Talk on Greek Philosophers and American Founders
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 5 days ago
NewsThe talk focused on the influence Greek philosophers had on American founding documents. Last Thursday, Chicagoans gathered at the National Hellenic Society to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Marxist scholar Ellen Meiksins Wood had a towering intellectBarely five feet tall but considered an intellectual giant, Marxist scholar and
Marxist scholar Ellen Meiksins Wood had a towering intellect
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Barely five feet tall but considered an intellectual giant, Marxist scholar and political science professor Ellen Meiksins Wood was instrumental in making Toronto’s York University a centre for the radical critique of social and political thought... Read more
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The Washington Times
Pray to God, but read James MadisonAt the Battle of Marston Moor during the English Civil War, Oliver Cromwell ser
Pray to God, but read James Madison
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
At the Battle of Marston Moor during the English Civil War, Oliver Cromwell sermonized to his Roundheads, “Pray to God, and leave the powder dry.” And thereby hangs a tale. All the prayers in the world are no substitute for unstarry-eyed thinking... Read more
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The Boy Hotspur
Lies, Untruths & Cobblers – Harry HotspurPremier! Are those Ron’s new battery free hearing aids? Hindsight is a wonder
Lies, Untruths & Cobblers – Harry Hotspur
The Boy Hotspur / Posted 6 days ago
Premier! Are those Ron’s new battery free hearing aids? Hindsight is a wonderful thing they say! Well for the first time I can see the positives in having squandered the Bale money. They have nothing to show for it. Even if we got 100 million for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Taking Advantage of Falling Stock PricesGoddy Egene writes that as stocks prices plummet, it is high time investors loo
Taking Advantage of Falling Stock Prices
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Goddy Egene writes that as stocks prices plummet, it is high time investors looked in the direction of the equities market The stock market has been bearish for the past two years, having declined by 16.1 per cent in 2014 and 17.4 per cent in 2015.... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Art-World Insider Who Went Too FarThe Geneva Freeport, which may be the world’s most valuable storage facility, c
The Art-World Insider Who Went Too Far
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
The Geneva Freeport, which may be the world’s most valuable storage facility, consists of seven beige warehouses and a large grain silo in La Praille, an industrial zone a short tram ride from the city’s lakeside panorama of banks and expensive... Read more
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The Courier
Why Rainbow Serpent must continueRainbow Serpent punter Ariane Virgona argues why the festival is so important.
Why Rainbow Serpent must continue
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Rainbow Serpent punter Ariane Virgona argues why the festival is so important. As the Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius put it, “Almost nothing material is needed for a happy life”. We must acknowledge that the current way of living leaves little room... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Should the Polluter Pay? Historical Responsibility, Reparative Justice and Climate Change – Opinion – ABC Religion & EthicsShould the Polluter Pay? Historical Responsibility, Reparative Justice and Clim
Should the Polluter Pay? Historical Responsibility, Reparative Justice and Climate Change – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
Should the Polluter Pay? Historical Responsibility, Reparative Justice and Climate ChangeJanna ThompsonABC Religion and Ethics 2 Feb 2016 Demands of reparative justice have a force that is hard for morally conscientious people to resist. Most can be... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Home Affairs sucks!Just when I thought that things have taken a turn for the better at Home Affair
Home Affairs sucks!
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Just when I thought that things have taken a turn for the better at Home Affairs, my dreams have been shattered. In a previous article: “Home Affairs shines!” I sang praises to the Department of Home Affairs (DHA). I was wrong. Home Affairs is, in... Read more
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Task & Purpose
Why Is Military Innovation So Hard?A full replica of a Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton stands in the entrance of Google
Why Is Military Innovation So Hard?
Task & Purpose / Posted 7 days ago
A full replica of a Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton stands in the entrance of Google Corporation’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. Its jaw is open as it leans forward, stretching 36 feet from tail to nose. It looks every bit the hunter that we... Read more
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Spencer Daily Reporter
A life filled with grace"The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the b
A life filled with grace
Spencer Daily Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
"The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances." -- Aristotle I've been thinking a lot about grace these past few days. Grace, in the secular sense, defined in part as " kind, polite and fair"... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Our hopes,politics and the futureFeature Article of Monday, 1 February 2016 For many years,a lot of changes has
Our hopes,politics and the future
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 8 days ago
Feature Article of Monday, 1 February 2016 For many years,a lot of changes has occurred in our governance and economic system in Ghana. Voices have been raised, foes and friends created, and above all, debate, although sometimes degenerative has... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rush to ID voters skirts security concernsWASHINGTON -- When presidential candidates turn to data crunchers at Rocket Fue
Rush to ID voters skirts security concerns
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON -- When presidential candidates turn to data crunchers at Rocket Fuel in Silicon Valley for help finding voters who want tougher immigration enforcement, the firm comes up with a surprisingly specific answer: Chevrolet truck drivers who... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Privacy at risk in hunt for data on votersWASHINGTON — When presidential candidates turn to data crunchers at Rocket Fuel
Privacy at risk in hunt for data on voters
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON — When presidential candidates turn to data crunchers at Rocket Fuel in Silicon Valley for help finding voters who want tougher immigration enforcement, the firm comes up with a surprisingly specific answer: Chevy truck drivers who like... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Yates shines to clinch cupSTUART Yates caught nearly 30lb of carp as he won Littlemore AS’s M Whipp Cup,
Yates shines to clinch cup
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
STUART Yates caught nearly 30lb of carp as he won Littlemore AS’s M Whipp Cup, on Lens Lake and Campbell’s Lake at Milton Pools. The latter venue provided the top four weights. Yates, who used both waggler and pole, won with a combined weight of... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
When was the last time you changed your mind? “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without
When was the last time you changed your mind?
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 10 days ago
“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it”, said Aristotle. In an age of highly politicised debates and partisan society, when was the last time that... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
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The Young Witness
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
The Young Witness / Posted 10 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
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Western Advocate
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves
Asylum seekers – is there a better way?
Western Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
The best response to migrant crises in our part of the world probably involves resettling those on Nauru and Manus Island. Call it the exception that proves the rule. When it comes to the big policy challenges facing the nation, from tax reform to... Read more
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