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Evening Standard
The best tiki bars and rum cocktails in LondonHendricks adore it. For such a small place, they squeeze an awful lot in: plent
Evening Standard / Posted 16 hours ago
Hendricks adore it. For such a small place, they squeeze an awful lot in: plenty of wines, classic cocktails given a stern shake up, buckets of gin, a lovely choice of armagnac and a magnificent scotch list, gleaming with rarities. 69... Read more
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CNET
This dorky headset cheaply turns your iPhone into a HoloLenslike Google Cardboard for augmented reality... at a higher price. The Los Ange
CNET / Posted yesterday
like Google Cardboard for augmented reality... at a higher price. The Los Angeles-based company, Mira, is founded by Ben Taft, Matt Stern and Montana Reed. All three are former students of USC's Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Robert Pattinson says he is 'kind of engaged' to FKA twigs31, has now admitted that he is 'kind of' engaged to other half FKA Twigs, 29,
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
31, has now admitted that he is 'kind of' engaged to other half FKA Twigs, 29, while chatting on Sirius XM’s The Howard Stern Show this week. The Twilight actor Pattinson, 31, got down on bended knee to the singer in early 2015, a few months... Read more
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Evening Standard
London bar named best in the world at Oscars of the cocktail sceneHendricks adore it. For such a small place, they squeeze an awful lot in: plent
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Hendricks adore it. For such a small place, they squeeze an awful lot in: plenty of wines, classic cocktails given a stern shake up, buckets of gin, a lovely choice of armagnac and a magnificent scotch list, gleaming with rarities. 69... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Liberals want Republicans not to be Republicansas the most discouraging weakness our governing system has shown since Trump to
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
as the most discouraging weakness our governing system has shown since Trump took office. He singles out Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse for scorn because "he leads all senators in his thoughtful, scholarly 'concern' about the norms Donald Trump is... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Ramesh Ponnuru: Liberals want Republicans to stop being Republicansas the most discouraging weakness our governing system has shown since Trump to
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
as the most discouraging weakness our governing system has shown since Trump took office. He singles out Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse for scorn because “he leads all senators in his thoughtful, scholarly ‘concern’ about the norms Donald Trump is... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California bill would boost electric car rebates by $3 billion, but where will the money come from?he said a “very significant subsidy program” is needed to jump-start electric c
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
he said a “very significant subsidy program” is needed to jump-start electric car sales. The new rebate program would benefit all electric car makers, but Tesla most of all. In part that’s because the Palo Alto company will probably hit... Read more
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walesonline
What we learned from Cardiff City's battling win over Bodmin Towncame through thanks to Loic Damour's double either side of the break and Kennet
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
came through thanks to Loic Damour's double either side of the break and Kenneth Zohore's third goal of the tour. Ben Watson's penalty had brought the South West Peninsula League side level in the first half, but Warnock's side rallied and... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Local golf results, July 19, 201735. First Flight Net — 1. (tie) Jim Bruner/Don Ghiloni, Mike Hirons/Tom Lefebre
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
35. First Flight Net — 1. (tie) Jim Bruner/Don Ghiloni, Mike Hirons/Tom Lefebre 32; 3. (tie) Alan Bateman/Corey Lovern, Ben Vigil/Shannon Albright 33. Second Flight Gross — 1. Paul Arnhold/Thomas Boita 36; 2. Mitchell Marosi/Dennis Shellhorn... Read more
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CNBC
The perk companies should be offering employees—help with housingassets, so the scale and impact of providing housing assistance to employees co
CNBC / Posted 7 days ago
assets, so the scale and impact of providing housing assistance to employees could be significant. In return, it would be beneficial to companies in a couple of ways: 1) The company would get interest on that loan and 2) It would help companies... Read more
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asianage
Mira Prism is Microsoft’s Hololens on a budgetThe initial prototype device was made out of wall-mounted fish bowl available o
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
The initial prototype device was made out of wall-mounted fish bowl available off the shelf. Mira co-founders – Matt Stern and Ben Taft, utilised 3D printed parts and the glass lens from the fish bowl to make a working prototype. The finished... Read more
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FOX News
Kid Rock for Senate? A look at the musician's political past– said on social media last week that the website kidrockforsenate.com is, in f
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
– said on social media last week that the website kidrockforsenate.com is, in fact, real. He plans to challenge incumbent Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., who has held office since 2001. I have had a ton of emails and texts asking me if this... Read more
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Business Insider
Two USC seniors walked into Sequoia Capital with a prototype made out of a fishbowl and landed $1.5 millioncriticized for offering a low-end experience. "Right now this is the only acce
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
criticized for offering a low-end experience. "Right now this is the only accessible hardware solution for AR," Mira CEO Ben Taft said. With Mira, the iPhone's screen reflects onto a custom-molded clear lens. The result is sharp, colorful images... Read more
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Tom's Hardware
Mira Announces Prism, $99 Augmented Reality Headsetcommunity to provide compelling content in this nascent entertainment arena. F
Tom's Hardware / Posted 8 days ago
community to provide compelling content in this nascent entertainment arena. First, The Headset The company's CEO, Ben Taft, wouldn't commit to a final weight, but he said Mira is aiming to ship it at less than a pound. The Samsung Gear VR... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Two USC seniors walked into Sequoia Capital with a prototype made out of a fishbowl and landed $1.5 millioncriticized for offering a low-end experience. "Right now this is the only acce
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
criticized for offering a low-end experience. "Right now this is the only accessible hardware solution for AR," Mira CEO Ben Taft said. "This is really a vehicle to deliver our software platform and the content we're co-creating," Mira COO Matt... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Two USC seniors walked into Sequoia Capital with a prototype made out of a fishbowl and landed $1.5 millioncriticized for offering a low-end experience. "Right now this is the only acce
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
criticized for offering a low-end experience. "Right now this is the only accessible hardware solution for AR," Mira CEO Ben Taft said. "This is really a vehicle to deliver our software platform and the content we're co-creating," Mira COO Matt... Read more
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Business Wire
Augmented Reality Company Mira Opens Pre-Order for Prism, a Headset That Will Deliver Premium & Shareable AR Experiences to the Massesannounced $1.5 million in seed funding from Sequoia Capital, Troy Capital Partn
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
announced $1.5 million in seed funding from Sequoia Capital, Troy Capital Partners, S-Cubed Capital, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, global music artist and tech investor will.i.am, Jaunt VR founder Jens Christensen and more. The funding will be... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Opera Wilmington's 'Carmen' has sex, death and toreadorsBizet's classic opera opens July 21 at UNCW for a two-weekend run as part of th
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
Bizet's classic opera opens July 21 at UNCW for a two-weekend run as part of the Lumina Festival of the Arts By Ben Steelman StarNews Staff Now in its fourth summer, Opera Wilmington will serve up one of the genre's favorite soap operas, Georges... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
First start-up from Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre's USC innovation academy is augmented reality firm Miraare projected onto the shield’s lenses, making it feel as if computer-generated
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
are projected onto the shield’s lenses, making it feel as if computer-generated, 3-D objects are floating before you. Ben Taft, Matt Stern and Montana Reed say the design-centric approach to hardware development instilled in them by USC... Read more
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CNET
Mira Prism turns an iPhone into a mini-Hololenslike Google Cardboard for augmented reality... at a higher price. The Los Ange
CNET / Posted 8 days ago
like Google Cardboard for augmented reality... at a higher price. The Los Angeles-based company, Mira, is founded by Ben Taft, Matt Stern, and Montana Reed. All three are former students of USC's Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China upset about 'negative' Taiwan content in US defence billBEIJING: China said on Monday it had lodged a stern complaint with the United S
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
BEIJING: China said on Monday it had lodged a stern complaint with the United States after the U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of a big annual defence bill that would expand exchanges with self-ruled Taiwan. China considers... Read more
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The Star
China upset about 'negative' Taiwan content in U.S. defence billBEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday it had lodged a stern complaint with t
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday it had lodged a stern complaint with the United States after the U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of a big annual defence bill that would expand exchanges with self-ruled Taiwan. China... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Farke Awaits News On Pritchard And Klose injuries suffered by Timm Klose and Alex Pritchard in the 0-2 win at Cambridge
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 11 days ago
injuries suffered by Timm Klose and Alex Pritchard in the 0-2 win at Cambridge over 120 minutes. Cambridge United provided stern opposition to the Canaries who went 0-2 up in the first half of what was billed as two matches over 120 minutes, a... Read more
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New Kerala
Emmy Nominations 2017: Here's the complete list - newkerala news #254050Witherspoon, Big Little Lies (HBO) -Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Witherspoon, Big Little Lies (HBO) -Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Riz Ahmed, The Night Of (HBO) Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Lying Detective (PBS) Robert De Niro, The Wizard of Lies (HBO) Geoffrey Rush, Genius... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Attention turns to freedom of Liu Xiaobo's widow after Chinese dissident's deathXia was at the hospital as her husband's health deteriorated over the past coup
Bdnews24.com / Posted 12 days ago
Xia was at the hospital as her husband's health deteriorated over the past couple of weeks. Rights groups and Western governments have mourned Liu Xiaobo's death and also called for authorities to grant his wife and the rest of his... Read more
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Business Standard India
List of 2017 Emmy nominationsand Joan”) Reese Witherspoon (“Big Little Lies”) Best Actor, Limited Series o
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
and Joan”) Reese Witherspoon (“Big Little Lies”) Best Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie Riz Ahmed (“The Night Of”) Benedict Cumberbatch (“Sherlock: The Lying Detective”) Robert De Niro (“The Wizard of Lies”) Ewan McGregor... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Owners of the Patriots, Mets and Heat are among founding members of a new video game leagueprinciples is something that will offer us one of the more rewarding opportunit
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
principles is something that will offer us one of the more rewarding opportunities in e-sports,” Misfits Chief Executive Ben Spoont said. For sports team owners such as the Kraft family, e-sports is also a welcome hedge against tepid youth... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
Wild Ones sail to AlaskaSo there was paddlers, kayakers, paddle-boarders and sailboats.” Rink’s team,
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
So there was paddlers, kayakers, paddle-boarders and sailboats.” Rink’s team, ‘West Coast Wild Ones,’ made of skipper Ben Biswell, Becky McCleery, Chantelle Boudrou, and Rink, finished with a time of seven days, 17 hours and 22... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Wild Ones sail to AlaskaSo there was paddlers, kayakers, paddle-boarders and sailboats.” Rink’s team,
Peace Arch News / Posted 15 days ago
So there was paddlers, kayakers, paddle-boarders and sailboats.” Rink’s team, ‘West Coast Wild Ones,’ made of skipper Ben Biswell, Becky McCleery, Chantelle Boudrou, and Rink, finished with a time of seven days, 17 hours and 22... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Rafael Nadal Shocked by Gilles Muller in 5-Set Thriller at 2017 Wimbledonapproach helped Muller notch the first (and only) break of the first set to lea
Bleacher Report / Posted 16 days ago
approach helped Muller notch the first (and only) break of the first set to lead 4-2 thanks to Nadal hitting the net on a stern return. Both players served out the remainder of their points to mark a surprisingly clean set for Muller, who ended a... Read more
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chad
Leaders Bulldogs are muzzled by hungry Wolf Huntlooked back after opening the game with arguably their best try of the season s
chad / Posted 16 days ago
looked back after opening the game with arguably their best try of the season so far. Quick play from Anthony Symcox and Ben Lee allowed Al Symcox enough space to release Tobias Lieber, who then linked up with Mason Hardwick to register the... Read more
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Boston Globe
The best lobster roll at a Portland festival wasn’t from Maine—or even New Englandsome from as far away as Los Angeles and Phoenix, for the prize at the competit
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
some from as far away as Los Angeles and Phoenix, for the prize at the competition organized by Down East magazine. Owners Ben and Lorin Smaha posed with a trophy Saturday bearing the words “WORLD’S BEST LOBSTER ROLL,” with Ben wearing a red hat in... Read more
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Evening Standard
Untitled bar review: A public apology to Tony ConigliaroHendricks adore it. For such a small place, they squeeze an awful lot in: plent
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
Hendricks adore it. For such a small place, they squeeze an awful lot in: plenty of wines, classic cocktails given a stern shake up, buckets of gin, a lovely choice of armagnac and a magnificent scotch list, gleaming with rarities. 69... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘I think they’ve got ahead of themselves’Dees agitator Tom Bugg directly to the tribunal for his hit on Swan Callum Mill
Herald Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Dees agitator Tom Bugg directly to the tribunal for his hit on Swan Callum Mills, while four Demons — Jay Kennedy-Harris, Ben Kennedy, Dean Kent and Jake Spencer — were also not considered for senior selection last week because of a drinking... Read more
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Business Wire
Warner Bros. Pictures Gets Ready to Run the Gamut at Comic-Con International: San DiegoVilleneuve; And the greatest Super Heroes of the DC universe, united for the f
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
Villeneuve; And the greatest Super Heroes of the DC universe, united for the first time on the big screen, with stars Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller and Ray Fisher talking all things “Justice League,” as well as an early look... Read more
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metro
Where is the Winston Churchill statue and when was it vandalised?was intended to be erected in Parliament Square, Westminster, in a ‘resolute po
metro / Posted 19 days ago
was intended to be erected in Parliament Square, Westminster, in a ‘resolute posture looking towards Parliament with a stern gaze’. Plans for Margaret Thatcher statue outside Parliament blocked in case it’s vandalised But a planning... Read more
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CBC.ca
Swiss miss: Pole vaulter Shawn Barber's struggles continue35-year-old former Olympic 100 champion, ran into a slight headwind Thursday an
CBC.ca / Posted 20 days ago
35-year-old former Olympic 100 champion, ran into a slight headwind Thursday and stopped the clock in 9.96 seconds to edge Ben Youssef Meite of Ivory Coast by 0.02. It was believed the American Gatlin would face a stern test from Akani Simbine,... Read more
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The Courier
GLORY DAYS: 101 great Hunter momentsthe big picture. This magazine is the Hunter in iceberg theory. Just as the vi
The Courier / Posted 20 days ago
the big picture. This magazine is the Hunter in iceberg theory. Just as the visible tip of an iceberg masks a greater mass beneath, these 101 tips of the Hunter “iceberg” hide a bulk unseen but, hopefully, felt. Welcome to The Hunter: Glory Days,... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Musical treats coming all summerSan Francisco Symphony isn't going away. The hardy musicians celebrate the Summ
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
San Francisco Symphony isn't going away. The hardy musicians celebrate the Summer of Love performing free concerts at Stern Grove Festival, July 9, and on the Waterfront at Pier 27, July 23. Dress in layers, and bring your out-of-town visitors... Read more
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walesonline
The NZ v Lions head to heads: Who comes out on top?form to see where they stand...BACK THREE New Zealand field just one of their
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
form to see where they stand...BACK THREE New Zealand field just one of their first-choice back three,with full-back Ben Smith and left-wing Rieko Ioane, who touched down twice in the Kiwis' 30-15 first Test success, being sidelined. Julian... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Hollywood Job Envy: Entertainment's Most Powerful Reveal Who They'd Trade Places With for a DayImagine the relationships you'd forge, the stories you'd hear, your control ove
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
Imagine the relationships you'd forge, the stories you'd hear, your control over the pecking order! Talk about power!” Ben Sherwood, co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC TV Group (No. 22) “Dave Roberts, manager of the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Local golf results, July 5, 2017putt: Zac McCullough (No. 18). Chipeta Men’s League Two-Man Scramble Front N
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
putt: Zac McCullough (No. 18). Chipeta Men’s League Two-Man Scramble Front Nine First Flight Gross — 1. Pepe Flores/Tim Stern 29; 2. Matt Jones Jr. 29. First Flight Net — 1. Ted Frady/Keith Maxfield 22; 2. Jack Buford/Bill Kyle 24*. Second... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Bill Blain Finds A Conspiracy Theory Amid Europe's Bank FailuresBanco Popular in Spain being “sorted” and closed out, the Vento banks consigned
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
Banco Popular in Spain being “sorted” and closed out, the Vento banks consigned to history, Bremer Landesbank getting a stern ticking off. We wonder who is next? I have a little list of banks that never will be missed…. Such concerted action... Read more
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The Mercury News
Tupac Shakur confesses in prison letter: He broke up with Madonna because she’s whiteBlack Panther Party. “I never meant to hurt you,” he added, saying “Can you un
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
Black Panther Party. “I never meant to hurt you,” he added, saying “Can you understand that?”Madonna in September 2016. (Ben STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images) Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images Both Tupac’s brother Mopreme Shakur and Madonna... Read more
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Evening Standard
London’s best Piña coladasHendricks adore it. For such a small place, they squeeze an awful lot in: plent
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
Hendricks adore it. For such a small place, they squeeze an awful lot in: plenty of wines, classic cocktails given a stern shake up, buckets of gin, a lovely choice of armagnac and a magnificent scotch list, gleaming with rarities. 69... Read more
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The Indian Express
As PM Modi visits Israel, Chorus from Gaza: ‘He should have come to Palestine’Tel Aviv :Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Neta
The Indian Express / Posted 22 days ago
Tel Aviv :Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during welcome ceremony upon arrival in Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday. PTI Photo INSIDE A windowless room near the Erez border crossing between... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘I think they’ve got ahead of themselves’Dees agitator Tom Bugg directly to the tribunal for his hit on Swan Callum Mill
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Dees agitator Tom Bugg directly to the tribunal for his hit on Swan Callum Mills, while four Demons — Jay Kennedy-Harris, Ben Kennedy, Dean Kent and Jake Spencer — were also not considered for senior selection last week because of a drinking... Read more
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News.com.au
‘I think they’ve got ahead of themselves’Dees agitator Tom Bugg directly to the tribunal for his hit on Swan Callum Mill
News.com.au / Posted 23 days ago
Dees agitator Tom Bugg directly to the tribunal for his hit on Swan Callum Mills, while four Demons — Jay Kennedy-Harris, Ben Kennedy, Dean Kent and Jake Spencer — were also not considered for senior selection last week because of a drinking... Read more
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CBS News
Hong Kong residents protest for democracy as China tightens gripcity is the only place in China where you can openly protest against the Chines
CBS News / Posted 25 days ago
city is the only place in China where you can openly protest against the Chinese government, reports CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy. That's because when Hong Kong was given back to China, the agreement stated it would retain most of the freedoms... Read more
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Akron Zips
University of Akron AwardsJulie Villard (SB-1st Team), Melissa Hurley (SB-1st Team), Lisa Keenan (SB-1st
Akron Zips / Posted 26 days ago
Julie Villard (SB-1st Team), Melissa Hurley (SB-1st Team), Lisa Keenan (SB-1st Team), Tracee McCoy (SB-1st Team), Becky Stern (SB-2nd Team), Rashon Brown (MBB-HM). 2002-03 Alex Odwell (MSOC-1st Team), Mike Marich (MSOC-1st Team), Kirk Harwat... Read more
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