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Altoona Mirror
G-M-Oh no!"generally unsafe." Some believe there has not been enough independent testing
G-M-Oh no!
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 hours ago
"generally unsafe." Some believe there has not been enough independent testing of GMO foods, though the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, World Health Organization and American Medical Association all back GMOs for human consumption. There are... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey ratchets up Syria offensive, says warplanes hit Kurdish militiaal-Amarna south of Jarablus, causing civilian casualties. It called the action
Turkey ratchets up Syria offensive, says warplanes hit Kurdish militia
Swissinfo / Posted 18 hours ago
al-Amarna south of Jarablus, causing civilian casualties. It called the action "a dangerous escalation". The Kurdish-led administration that controls parts of northern Syria said Turkish tanks advanced on al-Amarna and clashed with forces of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey ratchets up Syria offensive, says warplanes hit Kurdish militiaal-Amarna south of Jarablus, causing civilian casualties. It called the action
Turkey ratchets up Syria offensive, says warplanes hit Kurdish militia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
al-Amarna south of Jarablus, causing civilian casualties. It called the action "a dangerous escalation". The Kurdish-led administration that controls parts of northern Syria said Turkish tanks advanced on al-Amarna and clashed with forces of the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Imagining Hillary Clinton as presidentcan be. Oh well. No longer a problem. “So what’s happened to the travel office
Imagining Hillary Clinton as president
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
can be. Oh well. No longer a problem. “So what’s happened to the travel office?” she asks. “You know, back in my husband’s administration, I never really said: ‘fire the sons of bitches.’ We were just looking to give our good friends and donors,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How Hillary Clinton's health care missteps shaped her cautious futureannounced the President's Task Force on National Health Reform and said it woul
How Hillary Clinton's health care missteps shaped her cautious future
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
announced the President's Task Force on National Health Reform and said it would submit legislation to Congress within his administration's first 100 days. Its chair would be Hillary Clinton, he said, who "can bring people together around complex... Read more
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Slate
“Breathable” Crib Mattresses Are Selling False Reassurances, Not Science. Don’t Buy In.they can be used, but they should not be marketed as preventing SIDS or suffoca
“Breathable” Crib Mattresses Are Selling False Reassurances, Not Science. Don’t Buy In.
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
they can be used, but they should not be marketed as preventing SIDS or suffocation,” she added. The Food and Drug Administration agrees. If a company claims that its product reduces the risk of SIDS or suffocation, then it is, by... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Bread Grains: The Last Frontier In The Locavore Movementis apropos, given the owners' recent decision to start grinding their own flour
Bread Grains: The Last Frontier In The Locavore Movement
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
is apropos, given the owners' recent decision to start grinding their own flour by stone — a veritable step back in time. Blair Marvin, who co-owns the bakery and mill with her husband, Andrew Heyn, says the motivation to build the mill came from... Read more
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asianage
Find if drones being flown in Andaman, Army asks policealerted the police after an advertisement, in which someone was trying to sell
Find if drones being flown in Andaman, Army asks police
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
alerted the police after an advertisement, in which someone was trying to sell drone, appeared in a local newspaper. Port Blair: Amidst concerns that drones are being flown in the strategically-important Andaman and Nicobar islands, the Army has... Read more
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dna
Indian army asks police to investigate if drones being flown in Andaman & Nicobar islandsdrones are being flown in the strategically-important Andaman and Nicobar islan
Indian army asks police to investigate if drones being flown in Andaman & Nicobar islands
dna / Posted 4 days ago
drones are being flown in the strategically-important Andaman and Nicobar islands, the Army has asked the Union Territory administration to investigate the matter. An official of the tri-service Andaman and Nicobar Command said they have recently... Read more
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The News-Herald
Area students graduate from Kent State Universityof Aurora, Master of Public Health from the College of Public Health. Matthew
Area students graduate from Kent State University
The News-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
of Aurora, Master of Public Health from the College of Public Health. Matthew Baranauskas of Concord, Bachelor of Business Administration from the College of Business Administration. Samantha Barfield of Painesville, Associate of Arts. Tiffany... Read more
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The Atlantic
Could Reviving a Defunct Banking Rule Prevent a Future Crisis?nation, the U.S. effectively bans non-financial corporations from owning bank a
Could Reviving a Defunct Banking Rule Prevent a Future Crisis?
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
nation, the U.S. effectively bans non-financial corporations from owning bank affiliates. During the George W. Bush administration, some of the best-run American corporations—including Walmart, Home Depot, and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
A Hard Look at the War Criminals, Um, Hawks Who Say "Never Trump"treaty with; and the third seems incapable of even feeding its own population.
A Hard Look at the War Criminals, Um, Hawks Who Say "Never Trump"
Naked Capitalism / Posted 6 days ago
treaty with; and the third seems incapable of even feeding its own population. Fortunately for the free world, the Bush administration also had some second-string enemies to draw on. In 2002, John Bolton, then an undersecretary of state (and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Scene: Good Shepherd Garden Gala raises $320,000B. Braun Medical, Lutron Electronics Co., PPL Corp., and Jim and Gail Miller.
Scene: Good Shepherd Garden Gala raises $320,000
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
B. Braun Medical, Lutron Electronics Co., PPL Corp., and Jim and Gail Miller. Gala Committee members included Ed Blair, Mary Pat Brake, Sarah Carter, Marie Clemens, Lynn Conti, Anne Episcopo, Cindy Feinberg, Gregg Feinberg, Bonnie Fisher,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Schools receive opioid antidotecertified to do so, and Wesley Culp, a state Department of Health spokesman, sa
Schools receive opioid antidote
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
certified to do so, and Wesley Culp, a state Department of Health spokesman, said that certification is at no cost. Some Blair County school districts already have developed policies for administering naloxone and applied for the grant program,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Business Digest: Baxter to head Dominion Livingand effective advice," said Kenny Dyer, Pinnacle's Chattanooga president. Doug
Business Digest: Baxter to head Dominion Living
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
and effective advice," said Kenny Dyer, Pinnacle's Chattanooga president. Douglas earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from Auburn University. Eslinger earns MetLife platinum status Chris Eslinger has recently earned MetLife's... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A bankrupt frac-sand company, millions in losses, a Texas state senator and the FBIeducational background is unclear. He posted on his LinkedIn page that he rece
A bankrupt frac-sand company, millions in losses, a Texas state senator and the FBI
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
educational background is unclear. He posted on his LinkedIn page that he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill through a Marine Corps program. But the university has no... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Latest updates and video from the Labour Leadership Debate in Solihullusing PFIs to build hospitals, and not building enough housing. Smith says he
Latest updates and video from the Labour Leadership Debate in Solihull
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
using PFIs to build hospitals, and not building enough housing. Smith says he should like a lot of the policies of the Blair era - including raising pensioners out of poverty, sure start and the minimum wage. There were mistakes, he accepts,... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Top Hollywood PR Gurus on Marvel's Drama, Hillary Events and Why Roger Ailes Shouldn't Be Photographed in Pajamashas held positions at Universal and Miramax, Zukerman at E!, iFilm and her own
Top Hollywood PR Gurus on Marvel's Drama, Hillary Events and Why Roger Ailes Shouldn't Be Photographed in Pajamas
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
has held positions at Universal and Miramax, Zukerman at E!, iFilm and her own PR shop). Now, along with partner and chief administration officer Hans-Dieter Kopal, they are moving into China with new client Wanda and helping Wasserman bring the... Read more
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The Age
How smartphones keep us chained to the officeby both men and women have dramatically increased, thus reducing the amount of
How smartphones keep us chained to the office
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
by both men and women have dramatically increased, thus reducing the amount of available time to manage household duties/administration and making leisure time more valuable than ever." Imagine how much our reliance on smartphones has leapt... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
How smartphones keep us chained to the officeby both men and women have dramatically increased, thus reducing the amount of
How smartphones keep us chained to the office
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
by both men and women have dramatically increased, thus reducing the amount of available time to manage household duties/administration and making leisure time more valuable than ever." Imagine how much our reliance on smartphones has leapt... Read more
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Canberra Times
How smartphones keep us chained to the officeby both men and women have dramatically increased, thus reducing the amount of
How smartphones keep us chained to the office
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
by both men and women have dramatically increased, thus reducing the amount of available time to manage household duties/administration and making leisure time more valuable than ever." Imagine how much our reliance on smartphones has leapt... Read more
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Daily Herald
Review: Clinton, Obama, Congress, Iraq all helped IS growto Washington to meet the team that would help shape Iraq's future once the tro
Review: Clinton, Obama, Congress, Iraq all helped IS grow
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
to Washington to meet the team that would help shape Iraq's future once the troops and tanks were gone. Over dinner at the Blair House, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke of how her department's civilian experts could help Iraqis avoid... Read more
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heraldscotland
Controversial ex-council leader Purcell: 'There'll be no political comeback'of their time recently. "I will continue to campaign for Labour values and for
Controversial ex-council leader Purcell: 'There'll be no political comeback'
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
of their time recently. "I will continue to campaign for Labour values and for the return of Frank McAveety's Labour administration in Glasgow. This group are best placed to continue the struggle for social justice in Scotland's biggest and... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Controversial ex-council leader Purcell: There'll be no political comebackof their time recently. "I will continue to campaign for Labour values and for
Controversial ex-council leader Purcell: There'll be no political comeback
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
of their time recently. "I will continue to campaign for Labour values and for the return of Frank McAveety's Labour administration in Glasgow. This group are best placed to continue the struggle for social justice in Scotland's biggest and... Read more
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heraldscotland
NEW: Controversial ex-council leader Purcell: 'There'll be no political comeback'of their time recently. "I will continue to campaign for Labour values and for
NEW: Controversial ex-council leader Purcell: 'There'll be no political comeback'
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
of their time recently. "I will continue to campaign for Labour values and for the return of Frank McAveety's Labour administration in Glasgow. This group are best placed to continue the struggle for social justice in Scotland's biggest and... Read more
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Reuters
Republicans seek Trump presidency votes in IsraelRepublican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a campaign rally at B
Republicans seek Trump presidency votes in Israel
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a campaign rally at Blair County Convention Center in Altoona, Pennsylvania August 12, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Thayer JERUSALEM The Israeli branch of the U.S. Republican party began a campaign on... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Leak Prosecution That Lost the Space Racearrest. An Army investigator took note of the still-warm ashes in the fireplace
The Leak Prosecution That Lost the Space Race
The Atlantic / Posted 12 days ago
arrest. An Army investigator took note of the still-warm ashes in the fireplace. Over the past seven years, the Obama administration has prosecuted twice as many leakers as all previous administrations combined. The accused have worked at the... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Why do more mantra applicable to Pakistan onlyThe RSM is likely to be halved by the end of this year and probably exit by Dec
Why do more mantra applicable to Pakistan only
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
The RSM is likely to be halved by the end of this year and probably exit by December next year. Reasons why Obama administration decided to pullout was increasing rate of casualties, in-house killings, suicide cases, post stress disorders,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
McLanahan ‘doing OK’ despite policiesSpeaking to a packed Blair County Convention Center, Trump praised the 181-year
McLanahan ‘doing OK’ despite policies
Altoona Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
Speaking to a packed Blair County Convention Center, Trump praised the 181-year-old family-owned company, but also warned that it had suffered under President Barack Obama. "They're really having a hard time, folks, because of Obama and his... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Group for blind faces financial woesWalters, prevention of blindness director, uses a Spot Vision Screener to check
Group for blind faces financial woes
Altoona Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
Walters, prevention of blindness director, uses a Spot Vision Screener to check the eyes of Anastasia Lundberg, 6, at the Blair-Clearfield Association for the Blind on Friday. If that happens, preschoolers would be affected most, said Elaine R.... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale feedingthat we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpb
Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale feeding
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
that we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpback whales are very adaptable," said Hannah Blair, a graduate student at Stony Brook University in New York who led the analysis on the data. Whales, dolphins and other... Read more
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Scotsman
Made in Fife: the Olympian swimming for Hungaryoften either. Indeed, Kozma remains Dunfermline’s record transfer to this day.
Made in Fife: the Olympian swimming for Hungary
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
often either. Indeed, Kozma remains Dunfermline’s record transfer to this day. “Jim Leishman (the Dunfermline manager) and Blair Morgan (Dunfermline director), they came to Bordeaux to talk to me,” he recalls. “They told me Dunfermline had just... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Central Pa. flocks to Trump rallyGary M. Baranec / Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to his s
Central Pa. flocks to Trump rally
Altoona Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
Gary M. Baranec / Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to his supporters after his speech on Friday at the Blair County Convention Center. Trump said he is “going to be in Pennsylvania a lot. I’m going to come back.” Trump also... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Trump receives warm welcome campaigning in AltoonaMcLanahan Corp., an 181-year-old agricultural and mineral equipment company he
Trump receives warm welcome campaigning in Altoona
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
McLanahan Corp., an 181-year-old agricultural and mineral equipment company he had toured earlier after landing at Altoona-Blair County Airport, as an example of Obama's alleged economic mismanagement. Repeatedly praising the company for its... Read more
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The Scientist
Study: Ship Noise Disturbs Humpback Whales' MealsMassachusetts’s Cape Cod and Cape Ann—for decades, study coauthor David Wiley o
Study: Ship Noise Disturbs Humpback Whales' Meals
The Scientist / Posted 16 days ago
Massachusetts’s Cape Cod and Cape Ann—for decades, study coauthor David Wiley of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration told the Associated Press (AP). Now, the results of his team’s study sounds “another warning that we do need... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Thomas Friedman – Deregulation Makes Banking Safethe TPP. Friedman’s heroes as heads of state were Bill Clinton (he urges Hillar
Thomas Friedman – Deregulation Makes Banking Safe
Naked Capitalism / Posted 17 days ago
the TPP. Friedman’s heroes as heads of state were Bill Clinton (he urges Hillary to emulate his economic policies) and Tony Blair. Blair consciously modeled driving “New Labour’s” economic policies far to the right on the identical strategy that... Read more
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Scotsman
Jobs saved as buyer found for subsea engineer IMESa buyer for the Aberdeen-based company. IMES, which provides inspection, exami
Jobs saved as buyer found for subsea engineer IMES
Scotsman / Posted 17 days ago
a buyer for the Aberdeen-based company. IMES, which provides inspection, examination and engineering services, called in Blair Nimmo and Geoff Jacobs of KPMG as joint administrators after suffering cash flow problems linked to the oil sector... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Russell Home works out deal with statefrom local residents and political representatives. "I was shocked by all the
Russell Home works out deal with state
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
from local residents and political representatives. "I was shocked by all the people who spoke out for us," said Vantrease Blair, the charity's executive director. "We went months without making any progress, but when that happened, it seemed like... Read more
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The Columbian
Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale feedingthat we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpb
Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale feeding
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
that we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpback whales are very adaptable,” said Hannah Blair, a graduate student at Stoney Brook University in New York who led the analysis on the data. Whales, dolphins and... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale feedingthat we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpb
Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale feeding
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 17 days ago
that we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpback whales are very adaptable," said Hannah Blair, a graduate student at Stoney Brook University in New York who led the analysis on the data.Whales, dolphins and other... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale feedingthat we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpb
Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale feeding
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
that we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpback whales are very adaptable," said Hannah Blair, a graduate student at Stoney Brook University in New York who led the analysis on the data. Whales, dolphins and... Read more
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CBS News
New, unexpected threat to humpback whales revealedthat we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpb
New, unexpected threat to humpback whales revealed
CBS News / Posted 17 days ago
that we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpback whales are very adaptable," said Hannah Blair, a graduate student at Stoney Brook University in New York who led the analysis on the data. Whales, dolphins and... Read more
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Salon.com
Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale feedingthat we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpb
Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale feeding
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
that we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpback whales are very adaptable,” said Hannah Blair, a graduate student at Stoney Brook University in New York who led the analysis on the data. Whales, dolphins and... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale feedingthat we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpb
Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale feeding
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 17 days ago
that we were able to detect any response statistically just because these humpback whales are very adaptable," said Hannah Blair, a graduate student at Stoney Brook University in New York who led the analysis on the data. Whales, dolphins and... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Fighting poverty won't defeat terrorismexplanation for eruptions of terrorism. Since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a su
Fighting poverty won't defeat terrorism
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 18 days ago
explanation for eruptions of terrorism. Since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a succession of global leaders—among them Tony Blair, Pope John Paul II, the Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Oscar Arias Sanchez, and Elie Weisel —fastened on poverty, illiteracy... Read more
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New Kerala
Pre-Neolithic Sentinelese tribe in Andamans back in focus (August 9 is International Day of the Indigenous Peoples) - newkerala.com #102434New Delhi, Aug 9 : They live about 58 km from Port Blair on the North Sentinel
Pre-Neolithic Sentinelese tribe in Andamans back in focus (August 9 is International Day of the Indigenous Peoples) - newkerala.com #102434
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
New Delhi, Aug 9 : They live about 58 km from Port Blair on the North Sentinel island of the Andaman and Nicobar. But the pre-neolithic Sentinelese tribe is far removed from modern civilisation. And they can be extremely violent with outsiders. Much... Read more
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Brisbane Times
How smartphones keep us chained to the officeby both men and women have dramatically increased, thus reducing the amount of
How smartphones keep us chained to the office
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
by both men and women have dramatically increased, thus reducing the amount of available time to manage household duties/administration and making leisure time more valuable than ever." Imagine how much our reliance on smartphones has leapt... Read more
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dna
Now, civilians in Andaman & Nicobar islands can fly in an IAF helicoptera week in the remote Andaman and Nicobar islands. A Dornier 228 aircraft, flown
Now, civilians in Andaman & Nicobar islands can fly in an IAF helicopter
dna / Posted 20 days ago
a week in the remote Andaman and Nicobar islands. A Dornier 228 aircraft, flown by a crew of the Air Force, connects Port Blair with Car Nicobar and Campbell Bay -- the two islands which lie further south in the archipelago. Meant solely for use... Read more
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The Economic Times
Air Force now flying civilian passengers in Andaman & Nicobarforce some charges based on the number of flying hours. Our tickets are subsidi
Air Force now flying civilian passengers in Andaman & Nicobar
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
force some charges based on the number of flying hours. Our tickets are subsidised for islanders," he told PTI from Port Blair. The twin engine turbo-prop aircraft which can cruise at a speed of 200 knots can carry up to ten passengers. Fitted... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
youngstown state university spring 2016 commencementin Applied Science in Allied Health Paul Gruver, Bachelor of Arts in Geography
youngstown state university spring 2016 commencement
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
in Applied Science in Allied Health Paul Gruver, Bachelor of Arts in Geography Adam Bohr, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Management Inormation Systems Kelsey Musch, Bachelor of Science in Applied Science in Criminal... Read more
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