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The Advocate
The Role of LGBT Heroes, From Josephine Baker to Evan WolfsonOn August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. stepped to a podium in front of the
The Role of LGBT Heroes, From Josephine Baker to Evan Wolfson
The Advocate / Posted an hour ago
On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. stepped to a podium in front of the Lincoln Memorial and delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech to 250,000 people. The March on Washington was the largest demonstration ever held in the U.S. up to that... Read more
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iol.co.za
What Wes Craven ruinedAFPWes Craven on June 26, 2014 in Hollywood, California. Picture: Jason Kempin/
What Wes Craven ruined
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
AFPWes Craven on June 26, 2014 in Hollywood, California. Picture: Jason Kempin/Getty Images/AFP I can no longer watch horror movies, and that's thanks to Wes Craven — which is actually a compliment. The writer-director-producer was just that good... Read more
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Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register Brookings native trains to be ninjaBROOKINGS � Ninjas are renowned masters of assassination and stealth from feuda
Brookings Register Brookings native trains to be ninja
Brookings Daily Register / Posted 7 hours ago
BROOKINGS � Ninjas are renowned masters of assassination and stealth from feudal Japan. So it might come as a surprise to hear that the longhaired 28-year-old rock climber and skateboarder Jake Murray has been training to become one. But not just... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
FBI spied on Burning Man music festival, documents revealNewly-released documents show that FBI spied on the Burning Man music festival
FBI spied on Burning Man music festival, documents reveal
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 hours ago
Newly-released documents show that FBI spied on the Burning Man music festival in 2010. It remains unclear if FBI agents actually attended the event. Burning Man is going on now in an isolated Nevada desert, where up to 70,000 people gather annually... Read more
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Connecticut Post
FBI spied on Burning Man music festival, documents revealNewly-released documents show that FBI spied on the Burning Man music festival
FBI spied on Burning Man music festival, documents reveal
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 hours ago
Newly-released documents show that FBI spied on the Burning Man music festival in 2010. It remains unclear if FBI agents actually attended the event. Burning Man is going on now in an isolated Nevada desert, where up to 70,000 people gather annually... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Sketch of gunman in slay of Baler judge releasedCAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga, Philippines – Police have released a sketch of the gunma
Sketch of gunman in slay of Baler judge released
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 8 hours ago
CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga, Philippines – Police have released a sketch of the gunman in the killing of Baler Regional Trial Court Branch 91 Judge Jude Erwin Alaba. The gunman was described to be around 5’6” tall, of medium build and between 30 to 40... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Durbin in familiar role as he approaches record tenure in SenateAs U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin sat on a chair on Northerly Island after celebrating t
Durbin in familiar role as he approaches record tenure in Senate
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
As U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin sat on a chair on Northerly Island after celebrating the new park's opening, he admitted that Washington's summer recess had been anything but free time for him. Illinois' senior senator found himself in a familiar role,... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Fresno State hands ACU opening game loss, 34-13Marteze Waller ran for 154 yards and two touchdowns and Chad Olsen caught two s
Fresno State hands ACU opening game loss, 34-13
KTXS Abilene / Posted 9 hours ago
Marteze Waller ran for 154 yards and two touchdowns and Chad Olsen caught two scoring passes as Mountain West Conference power Fresno State University defeated FCS member Abilene Christian University 34-13 Thursday night in in a season-opening game... Read more
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Daily Herald
Muslims from around the world meeting in RosemontAbout 20,000 Muslims from Chicago, North America and around the world are in Ro
Muslims from around the world meeting in Rosemont
Daily Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
About 20,000 Muslims from Chicago, North America and around the world are in Rosemont this weekend for an annual convention celebrating the faith and its accomplishments Held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center for the first time in four... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Saturday, September 5, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kah
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 hours ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kahnivore_photography: Good 'Ol Bundeena wharf at sunset (colour version) #bundeena State of the nation Need a national news snapshot first thing - well, we have you... Read more
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The Young Witness
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kah
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015
The Young Witness / Posted 11 hours ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kahnivore_photography: Good 'Ol Bundeena wharf at sunset (colour version) #bundeena State of the nation Need a national news snapshot first thing - well, we have you... Read more
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Western Advocate
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kah
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015
Western Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kahnivore_photography: Good 'Ol Bundeena wharf at sunset (colour version) #bundeena State of the nation Need a national news snapshot first thing - well, we have you... Read more
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Kiama Independent
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kah
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 hours ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kahnivore_photography: Good 'Ol Bundeena wharf at sunset (colour version) #bundeena State of the nation Need a national news snapshot first thing - well, we have you... Read more
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Manning River Times
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kah
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015
Manning River Times / Posted 11 hours ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kahnivore_photography: Good 'Ol Bundeena wharf at sunset (colour version) #bundeena State of the nation Need a national news snapshot first thing - well, we have you... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kah
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 11 hours ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kahnivore_photography: Good 'Ol Bundeena wharf at sunset (colour version) #bundeena State of the nation Need a national news snapshot first thing - well, we have you... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Johnson, Dodson Battle for Soul of Flyweight Division"I am going to kick him repeatedly. He’s going to try to shoot, and when he sho
Johnson, Dodson Battle for Soul of Flyweight Division
Bleacher Report / Posted 11 hours ago
"I am going to kick him repeatedly. He’s going to try to shoot, and when he shoots I’m going to stop his takedown, and I’m going to hit him more and more and more until somebody pulls me off of his lifeless corpse. I’m going to dribble his head off... Read more
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The North West Star
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kah
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015
The North West Star / Posted 11 hours ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kahnivore_photography: Good 'Ol Bundeena wharf at sunset (colour version) #bundeena State of the nation Need a national news snapshot first thing - well, we have you... Read more
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Daily Liberal
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kah
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 hours ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kahnivore_photography: Good 'Ol Bundeena wharf at sunset (colour version) #bundeena State of the nation Need a national news snapshot first thing - well, we have you... Read more
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Daily Mail
Funeral underway for Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren GoforthMore than 11,000 mourners gather at funeral of deputy who was 'assassinated' -
Funeral underway for Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth
Daily Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
More than 11,000 mourners gather at funeral of deputy who was 'assassinated' - and led to 'cop lives matter too' plea by chief Thousands gathered at Second Baptist Church in Houston on Friday for funeral of slain Harris County Sheriff's Deputy... Read more
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The Border Mail
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kah
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015
The Border Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kahnivore_photography: Good 'Ol Bundeena wharf at sunset (colour version) #bundeena State of the nation Need a national news snapshot first thing - well, we have you... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio police officers honor slain Harris County deputy Darren Goforth in somber ceremonySAN ANTONIO — More than a hundred San Antonio area law enforcement officers gat
San Antonio police officers honor slain Harris County deputy Darren Goforth in somber ceremony
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 hours ago
SAN ANTONIO — More than a hundred San Antonio area law enforcement officers gathered at the Alamodome Friday morning to pay tribute to a Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputy who was gunned down at a gas station on Aug. 28. At 11 a.m., officers from... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kah
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 hours ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kahnivore_photography: Good 'Ol Bundeena wharf at sunset (colour version) #bundeena State of the nation Need a national news snapshot first thing - well, we have you... Read more
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The Courier
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kah
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 5, 2015
The Courier / Posted 12 hours ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @kahnivore_photography: Good 'Ol Bundeena wharf at sunset (colour version) #bundeena State of the nation Need a national news snapshot first thing - well, we have you... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
FBI spied on Burning Man music festival, documents revealNewly-released documents show that FBI spied on the Burning Man music festival
FBI spied on Burning Man music festival, documents reveal
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 hours ago
Newly-released documents show that FBI spied on the Burning Man music festival in 2010. It remains unclear if FBI agents actually attended the event. Burning Man is going on now in an isolated Nevada desert, where up to 70,000 people gather annually... Read more
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Times News
Carbon to expand offices with building purchaseCarbon County commissioners on Thursday agreed to a Jim Thorpe property for $95
Carbon to expand offices with building purchase
Times News / Posted 13 hours ago
Carbon County commissioners on Thursday agreed to a Jim Thorpe property for $95,000 to handle the need for more office space. Commissioners Chairman Wayne Nothstein and Commissioner Thomas J. Gerhard approved an agreement of sale between Edward M.... Read more
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Slate
How the Manhattan Project Scientists Came to Unwittingly Abet the Vietnam WarThis year marks two somber anniversaries: Seventy years ago, the United States
How the Manhattan Project Scientists Came to Unwittingly Abet the Vietnam War
Slate / Posted 16 hours ago
This year marks two somber anniversaries: Seventy years ago, the United States became the first and only country ever to use atomic weapons in war, incinerating the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the last days of World War II. Two decades later,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
TIFF 2015: The buzziest movies at this year's filmfestThe 40th anniversary edition of the Toronto International Film Festival has to
TIFF 2015: The buzziest movies at this year's filmfest
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
The 40th anniversary edition of the Toronto International Film Festival has to rock 'n' roll to live up to expectations. But on the upside, there are 15 programs that showcase the latest and (we hope) the greatest in world cinema. As always, we... Read more
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The Manila Times
Strategy to mitigate Philippine assassinationsSeptember 4, 2015 11:34 pm WE call attention today to a proposed initiative, w
Strategy to mitigate Philippine assassinations
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
September 4, 2015 11:34 pm WE call attention today to a proposed initiative, which sought the Times’ support for the launching of a strategy and program to stop the epidemic of assassinations that has... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Pope Francis' U.S. visit this month presents unprecedented security issuesNEW YORK — Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming Un
Pope Francis' U.S. visit this month presents unprecedented security issues
Naples Daily News / Posted 18 hours ago
NEW YORK — Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect storm. That day, Francis is to address world leaders at the United Nations,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PJA condemns killing of RTC judge The country’s trial court judges condemned the killing last Tuesday of Judge
PJA condemns killing of RTC judge
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 hours ago
The country’s trial court judges condemned the killing last Tuesday of Judge Erwin Alaba of the regional trial court (RTC) in Baler, Aurora. In a manifesto, the judges called on the authorities to arrest the... Read more
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The Local
Sweden jails Rwanda genocide suspect AFP/The Local · 25 Sep 2014, 17:19 Published: 25 Sep 2014 17:19 GMT+02:00 A
Sweden jails Rwanda genocide suspect
The Local / Posted 19 hours ago
AFP/The Local · 25 Sep 2014, 17:19 Published: 25 Sep 2014 17:19 GMT+02:00 A Swede of Rwandan origin who is suspected of involvement in the 1994 genocide has been remanded in custody, while a Rwandan national... Read more
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The Local
Sweden charges Rwanda genocide suspectKigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Rwanda. Photo: Ben Curtis/TT AFP/The Loca
Sweden charges Rwanda genocide suspect
The Local / Posted 19 hours ago
Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Rwanda. Photo: Ben Curtis/TT AFP/The Local · 4 Sep 2015, 15:55 Published: 04 Sep 2015 15:23 GMT+02:00 Updated: 04 Sep 2015 15:55 GMT+02:00 A Swede of Rwandan origin was... Read more
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New Kerala
UNESCO chief condemns killing of Philippine journalist, calls for inquiry The head of the United Nations agency charged with promoting press freedom co
UNESCO chief condemns killing of Philippine journalist, calls for inquiry
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
The head of the United Nations agency charged with promoting press freedom condemned on Thursday the killing of Philippine journalist Cosme Diez Maestrado, who was shot by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reinterpreted - the Gospel According to Chris HaniA new art exhibition has opened at Goethe on Main in Johannesburg, where young
Reinterpreted - the Gospel According to Chris Hani
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
A new art exhibition has opened at Goethe on Main in Johannesburg, where young artists respond to a seminal interview with slain anti-Apartheid activist and South African Communist Party leader Chris Hani. The interview was recorded just a few... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cinema Needs to Set Itself FreeBy Jyoti Mistry, University of the Witwatersrand South African cinema has a lo
Cinema Needs to Set Itself Free
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
By Jyoti Mistry, University of the Witwatersrand South African cinema has a long history of production. Yet, similar to the country's segregated past, it too has a segregated history of representation. From stories that perpetuated apartheid to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
William McC. Blair Jr., Democratic political confidant, dies at 98William McC. Blair Jr., a low-key eminence of Washington high society who had b
William McC. Blair Jr., Democratic political confidant, dies at 98
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
William McC. Blair Jr., a low-key eminence of Washington high society who had been a law partner and confidant of Democratic presidential candidate Adlai E. Stevenson II in the 1950s, held ambassadorships in Europe and Asia, and helped raise money to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Han Hui Hui's 'creative approach' to the truth was why RP did not field her: Kenneth JeyaretnamSINGAPORE: The chief of the Reform Party (RP), Mr Kenneth Jeyaretnam, on Friday
Han Hui Hui's 'creative approach' to the truth was why RP did not field her: Kenneth Jeyaretnam
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
SINGAPORE: The chief of the Reform Party (RP), Mr Kenneth Jeyaretnam, on Friday (Sep 4) said that independent candidate Han Hui Hui's claims about failing to find a place in an opposition party were "wholly fabricated", and a "smear" on the party and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pope's U.S. visit poses security challengesNEW YORK -- Those planning security for the New York City leg of the United Sta
Pope's U.S. visit poses security challenges
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK -- Those planning security for the New York City leg of the United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars, preparing for a busier day than usual. That day, Francis is to address world leaders at the United... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tabliq Muslims Storm Court for Kamoga HearingKampala — Work in and around the High Court in Kampala yesterday paralysed as h
Tabliq Muslims Storm Court for Kamoga Hearing
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — Work in and around the High Court in Kampala yesterday paralysed as hundreds of Muslims stormed the court to follow the proceedings of nine Sheikhs including leader of Tabliq sect Amir Ummah Yunus Kamoga. The accused were seeking to be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Country's Resources SacredAs animal lovers in every corner of the world are demanding that the US based d
Country's Resources Sacred
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
As animal lovers in every corner of the world are demanding that the US based dentist Walter Palmer, accused of murdering Cecil the Lion on Zimbabwean soil be brought to justice, Africans must accept the challenge of maintaining proper historical... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Lebanon’s-gradual-revolutionDemonstrations on 29 August in Martyrs’ Square in the heart of Beirut took many
Lebanon’s-gradual-revolution
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
Demonstrations on 29 August in Martyrs’ Square in the heart of Beirut took many observers by surprise, as well as Lebanese politicians who had hoped that the storm would blow over after the clampdown on riots preceding the protest, which should have... Read more
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Boston Herald
Stage struck: The curtain rises on an exciting theater seasonIt’s time to play the music. It’s time to light the lights. It’s time to check
Stage struck: The curtain rises on an exciting theater season
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
It’s time to play the music. It’s time to light the lights. It’s time to check out the fall theater lineup. What? You expected Muppets? While we’re all excited about the Muppets’ return to TV this fall, our city’s stages will have all the songs,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issuesNEW YORK — Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming Un
Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issues
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK — Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect storm. That day, Francis is to address world leaders at the United Nations,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Pope Francis' U.S. visit this month presents unprecedented security issuesNEW YORK — Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming Un
Pope Francis' U.S. visit this month presents unprecedented security issues
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK — Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect storm. That day, Francis is to address world leaders at the United Nations,... Read more
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People Magazine
Why Rosemary Kennedy's Siblings Didn't See Her for 20 Years After Her Lobotomy Courtesy JFK Library Foundation For the first time, two new books, excerpted
Why Rosemary Kennedy's Siblings Didn't See Her for 20 Years After Her Lobotomy
People Magazine / Posted yesterday
Courtesy JFK Library Foundation For the first time, two new books, excerpted in this week's PEOPLE, answer some of the questions surrounding their separation. It began... Read more
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J Weekly
off the shelf | Historical fiction pulls off an artful feat: keeping it realAt its best, historical fiction manages to illuminate both its characters’ inne
off the shelf | Historical fiction pulls off an artful feat: keeping it real
J Weekly / Posted yesterday
At its best, historical fiction manages to illuminate both its characters’ inner lives and the environment in which those lives transpire. Here are some of this summer’s most interesting entries in the genre. Kim van Alkemade’s debut novel, “Orphan... Read more
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indieWIRE
The 11 Best Modern Westerns Saddle up and hit the trail with these 11 contemporary Western classics. "Th
The 11 Best Modern Westerns
indieWIRE / Posted yesterday
Saddle up and hit the trail with these 11 contemporary Western classics. "The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford" [Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Time Warner Cable Movies... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Reinterpreted: The Gospel According to Chris Hani Marelise van der Merwe writes a lot about gender issues, which has led people
Reinterpreted: The Gospel According to Chris Hani
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
Marelise van der Merwe writes a lot about gender issues, which has led people to ask whether she is a lesbian or, worse, a feminist (at the very least, a sad spinster with a unibrow). However,... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Pope Francis' U.S. visit this month presents unprecedented security issuesNEW YORK — Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming Un
Pope Francis' U.S. visit this month presents unprecedented security issues
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK — Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect storm. That day, Francis is to address world leaders at the United Nations,... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
gravest-threat-worldThroughout the world there is great relief and optimism about the nuclear deal
gravest-threat-world
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
Throughout the world there is great relief and optimism about the nuclear deal reached in Vienna between Iran and the P5+1 nations, the five veto-holding members of the UN Security Council and Germany. Most of the world apparently shares the... Read more
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