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The Atlantic
Why America's Old Libraries Are Becoming NewMy piece highlights three areas -- education, technology, and community -- wher
Why America's Old Libraries Are Becoming New
The Atlantic / Posted 3 hours ago
My piece highlights three areas -- education, technology, and community -- where public libraries are becoming integral to the social and civic health of towns. The reporting for the piece comes from the dozens of public libraries that I have visited... Read more
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Task & Purpose
The 16 People Who Make Up Every Operational Planning TeamSupporting the decision cycle of a joint force commander is important to leader
The 16 People Who Make Up Every Operational Planning Team
Task & Purpose / Posted 7 hours ago
Supporting the decision cycle of a joint force commander is important to leaders at the operational and strategic levels of warfare. Commanders pull together operational planning teams from across their staff to solve specific problems. Often,... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Patriot parent gives staffers stockSTAMFORD >> The parent company of Patriot Bank, which has branches in Milford a
Patriot parent gives staffers stock
The Middletown Press / Posted 15 hours ago
STAMFORD >> The parent company of Patriot Bank, which has branches in Milford and Trumbull, has given every one of its employees 100 shares of stock in the financial institution. Patriot National Bancorp officials announced Monday that they had... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Lecturers' union, UC reach tentative contract agreement FridayThe union representing lecturers at UC campuses and the university reached a te
Lecturers' union, UC reach tentative contract agreement Friday
The Daily Californian / Posted 15 hours ago
The union representing lecturers at UC campuses and the university reached a tentative agreement on a new contract Friday. The agreement, which comes after nearly a year of bargaining, establishes a 6.2 percent raise within six months for lecturers... Read more
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Air Force Times
34 militant groups allegedly pledge allegiance to ISIS, UN chief saysUNITED NATIONS — Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reported
34 militant groups allegedly pledge allegiance to ISIS, UN chief says
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
UNITED NATIONS — Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group as of mid-December — and that number will only grow in 2016, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sahel - the Threat of AQIM and Daesh RivalryThe renewed activities of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), of its branch
Sahel - the Threat of AQIM and Daesh Rivalry
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The renewed activities of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), of its branches and of groups linked to this terrorist organization, are of particular significance. They coincide, on the one hand, with the third anniversary of the launching of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Even donkey-carts will carry EFF message as party takes campaign 'kraal to kraal, city to city'That’s according to the party’s declaration of its second annual plenum‚ which
Even donkey-carts will carry EFF message as party takes campaign 'kraal to kraal, city to city'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
That’s according to the party’s declaration of its second annual plenum‚ which took place in Benoni over the weekend. “We shall ensure to cover every corner of South Africa‚ from village to village‚ township to township‚ suburb to suburb‚ kraal to... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
EFF aiming for 'total takeover'EFF leader Julius Malema addresses his supporters. Credit: AFP The Economic Fr
EFF aiming for 'total takeover'
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted yesterday
EFF leader Julius Malema addresses his supporters. Credit: AFP The Economic Freedom Fighters are aiming to use the local government elections as a springboard to taking over national government in 2019. In a statement issued on Sunday following the... Read more
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iafrica.com
EFF aiming for 'total takeover'EFF leader Julius Malema addresses his supporters. Credit: AFP The Economic Fr
EFF aiming for 'total takeover'
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
EFF leader Julius Malema addresses his supporters. Credit: AFP The Economic Freedom Fighters are aiming to use the local government elections as a springboard to taking over national government in 2019. In a statement issued on Sunday following the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Year of the big beastsMethas Leelarasamee, third generation of the Golden Cup family. Life visits fi
Year of the big beasts
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
Methas Leelarasamee, third generation of the Golden Cup family. Life visits five multi-generational family firms to discover how they have adapted to stand the test of time. Forever in first place Gone are the days when pain-relieving balms are... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Thirty-four groups pledged allegiance to ISUNITED NATIONS: Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedl
Thirty-four groups pledged allegiance to IS
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
UNITED NATIONS: Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the militant Islamic State (IS) group as of mid-December - and that number will only grow in 2016, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon... Read more
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The Jewish Press
ISIS Now Multi-Generational & Global With 34 AffiliatesISIS toddler beheading his teddy bear.Photo Credit: YouTube screenshot No matt
ISIS Now Multi-Generational & Global With 34 Affiliates
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
ISIS toddler beheading his teddy bear.Photo Credit: YouTube screenshot No matter what you call it: Islamic State, Da’esh, ISIS or ISIL, the radical Islamist terror group that began as an Al Qaeda offshoot of a caliphate has become a multi-generation... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Clay County military veterans have resource close to homeGREEN COVE SPRINGS | A 20-year U.S. Navy veteran stands ready, willing and able
Clay County military veterans have resource close to home
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
GREEN COVE SPRINGS | A 20-year U.S. Navy veteran stands ready, willing and able to help Clay County veterans and their families navigate the necessary but sometimes seemingly overwhelming paperwork, policies and procedures to get services they’re... Read more
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asianage
United Nations chief 34 groups now allied to ISISThirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegi
United Nations chief 34 groups now allied to ISIS
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the ISIS extremist group as of mid-December and that number will only grow in 2016, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report. Mr Ban said UN member... Read more
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asianage
United Nations chief: 34 groups now allied to ISISThirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegi
United Nations chief: 34 groups now allied to ISIS
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the ISIS extremist group as of mid-December and that number will only grow in 2016, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report. Mr Ban said UN member... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Celebrating the 'Best of British': why we couldn't do without the Pony ClubThe early years Back in 1929, young riders paid five shillings (25 pence) a ye
Celebrating the 'Best of British': why we couldn't do without the Pony Club
Horse and Hound / Posted 3 days ago
The early years Back in 1929, young riders paid five shillings (25 pence) a year to join the Pony Club — a junior offshoot of the nationwide Institute of the Horse. With a membership badge remarkably similar to that worn today and a network of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
UN chief: 34 groups now allied to Islamic State extremists United Nations – Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had report
UN chief: 34 groups now allied to Islamic State extremists
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
United Nations – Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) extremist group as of mid-December – and that number will only... Read more
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New Kerala
SEBI grants license to Mahindra Mutual FundNew Delhi, Feb 6 : Mahindra Finance's wholly owned subsidiary, Mahindra Asset M
SEBI grants license to Mahindra Mutual Fund
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 6 : Mahindra Finance's wholly owned subsidiary, Mahindra Asset Management Company Private Limited, received a license to manage the Mahindra Mutual Fund today. Ramesh Iyer, the Financial Services sector President of the Mahindra Group... Read more
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The Hindu
UN chief: 34 groups now allied to Islamic State extremistsThirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegi
UN chief: 34 groups now allied to Islamic State extremists
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group as of mid-December and that number will only grow in 2016, UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon said in a report. Mr. Ban said UN... Read more
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Business Standard India
34 militant groups have pledged allegiance to ISIS: Ban Ki-moonHe further added that UN member states should also prepare for an increase atta
34 militant groups have pledged allegiance to ISIS: Ban Ki-moon
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
He further added that UN member states should also prepare for an increase attacks by ISIS associated groupsHe further added that UN member states should also prepare for an increase... Read more
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dna
34 groups now allied to Islamic State extremists, says UN Chief Ban Ki-moonThirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegi
34 groups now allied to Islamic State extremists, says UN Chief Ban Ki-moon
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group as of mid-December and that number will only grow in 2016, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report. Ban said UN member... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
One year later, student who called 911 remembers slain USC professorAlong Assembly Street outside USC's Public Health Research Center, a certain tr
One year later, student who called 911 remembers slain USC professor
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
Along Assembly Street outside USC's Public Health Research Center, a certain tree might look out of place, but it's actually a monument with a fitting story. It’s a Weeping Cedar of Lebanon for the Lebanese teacher who died there one year ago. On... Read more
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Salon.com
UN chief: 34 groups now allied to Islamic State extremistsUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had rep
UN chief: 34 groups now allied to Islamic State extremists
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group as of mid-December — and that number will only grow in 2016, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
ISIS-Related Groups Likely to Grow in 2016: U.N.Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegi
ISIS-Related Groups Likely to Grow in 2016: U.N.
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 3 days ago
Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group as of mid-December — and that number will only grow in 2016, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report Friday. Ban... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A character called Yarny helps tie together memories and personal connections in 'Unravel'Meet Yarny. Yarny doesn't look like much at a quick glance. Yarny is red, the
A character called Yarny helps tie together memories and personal connections in 'Unravel'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
Meet Yarny. Yarny doesn't look like much at a quick glance. Yarny is red, the size of an index finger with an alien, triangular face and nimble body made up of a single piece of, well, yarn. Yarny is quite fragile. Keep Yarny out of water, and... Read more
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New Kerala
SEBI grants licence to Mahindra Mutual FundNew Delhi, Feb 5 : Mahindra Finance on Friday announced that its wholly owned s
SEBI grants licence to Mahindra Mutual Fund
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 5 : Mahindra Finance on Friday announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Mahindra Asset Management Company Private Limited, has received a license to manage the Mahindra Mutual Fund. Ramesh Iyer, the Financial Services sector... Read more
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Christian Today
What can theology teach us about how to live in the world?Theology has a bad reputation. Too many people believe it is stagnantly soporif
What can theology teach us about how to live in the world?
Christian Today / Posted 4 days ago
Theology has a bad reputation. Too many people believe it is stagnantly soporific and sadly we theologians are oftento blame for failing to communicate the electrifying power of deep thinking about God. In part one we explored four ways that theology... Read more
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Business Standard India
Obit: A G Krishnamurthy, an outsider by choiceObituary of A G Krishnamurthy, Founder, Mudra & MICAObituary of A G Krishnamurt
Obit: A G Krishnamurthy, an outsider by choice
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Obituary of A G Krishnamurthy, Founder, Mudra & MICAObituary of A G Krishnamurthy, Founder, Mudra & MICA A G Krishnamurthy, founder of Mudra Communications, passed away in Hyderabad on Friday morning... Read more
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BruDirect.com
Monarch Visited Major Infrastructures for the PeopleHis Majesty first consented to visit the home of the Penghulu of Mukim Gadong '
Monarch Visited Major Infrastructures for the People
BruDirect.com / Posted 4 days ago
His Majesty first consented to visit the home of the Penghulu of Mukim Gadong 'B', retired Major Awang Haji Bakar bin Sapar who is also the Acting Ketua Kampung of Beribi and in charge of the administrative affairs of Kampung Katok 'B' Land Scheme... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
LinksOn her FB page, Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Hellery — and is getting hammered i
Links
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
On her FB page, Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Hellery — and is getting hammered in the comments under the endorsement. Deservedly so IMO. Kinda sad. I thought Kirsten was one of the handful of real progressives in congress. Just another wall street... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Response to BuHo Criticism, Part One: On the Other Side of Your ExperienceLast week’s article on BuHo was a very thought-provoking and interesting read.
Response to BuHo Criticism, Part One: On the Other Side of Your Experience
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 5 days ago
Last week’s article on BuHo was a very thought-provoking and interesting read. The author beautifully expressed her perspective in depth as a Thai Buddhist student on campus, and I deeply appreciate this perspective. In response to her article, I, a... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for Feb. 4Lee Holder, Jr., was born in Upland, Calif., on Jan. 19, 1932, to Lee Newcomer
Tributes for Feb. 4
Greeley Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Lee Holder, Jr., was born in Upland, Calif., on Jan. 19, 1932, to Lee Newcomer Holder and Mattie Richards Holder. He passed away on Jan. 30, 2016, in Windsor. Lee grew up in the small northern Oklahoma farming community of Dacoma. His grandparents... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Sydney’s best patties (rated by Fatties)Sydney’s top burger joints: As rated by Facebook expert group ‘Fatties’ | Daily
Sydney’s best patties (rated by Fatties)
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Sydney’s top burger joints: As rated by Facebook expert group ‘Fatties’ | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Fatties Burger Appreciation peeps get down to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Training sees astronauts left on their own in the Russian wildernessNow THAT'S a tough day at work: Brutal Nasa training sees astronauts left on th
Training sees astronauts left on their own in the Russian wilderness
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Now THAT'S a tough day at work: Brutal Nasa training sees astronauts left on their own in the freezing Russian wilderness The crash landing training was done by US astronaut Randolf Breznik, cosmonaut Sergei Ryazanskii and Norishige Kanai of... Read more
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Air Force Times
Military hospitals fill unique roles, commanders tell lawmakersWholesale changes to military health care could destroy a system that achieved
Military hospitals fill unique roles, commanders tell lawmakers
Air Force Times / Posted 5 days ago
Wholesale changes to military health care could destroy a system that achieved a 98 percent survival rate for hospitalized troops in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, military hospital commanders told members of Congress on Wednesday. Addressing the... Read more
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ABC News
NASA Astronaut Braves Russian Winter for Crash Landing TrainingA U.S. astronaut has spent two nights braving the Russian snows with his crew a
NASA Astronaut Braves Russian Winter for Crash Landing Training
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
A U.S. astronaut has spent two nights braving the Russian snows with his crew at a space center outside Moscow, simulating what to do in the event of a crash-landing in a remote winter environment. The simulation was meant to prepare NASA astronaut... Read more
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CNET
Bose's new beatBob Maresca had just returned from a product launch event in New York when he g
Bose's new beat
CNET / Posted 6 days ago
Bob Maresca had just returned from a product launch event in New York when he got the call. His boss and mentor, 83-year-old Amar Bose, had been rushed to Lahey Hospital in Burlington, Massachusetts, and they didn't know whether he'd make it through... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Rule of Law Is the Fulcrum of CivilisationPresident Buhari in his speech, delivered at the NBA Annual General Conference
The Rule of Law Is the Fulcrum of Civilisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
President Buhari in his speech, delivered at the NBA Annual General Conference last year described corruption as the greatest human rights violation as it results in the suffering and the denial of basic amenities to the masses. However, the current... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
SDA launches 75th anniversary celebrationReligion of Tuesday, 2 February 2016 The Hansen Road Seventh-Day Adventist Chu
SDA launches 75th anniversary celebration
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 6 days ago
Religion of Tuesday, 2 February 2016 The Hansen Road Seventh-Day Adventist Church, has launched its 75th anniversary celebration in Accra, on the theme: “Celebrating our rich heritage- Living in the light of His word.” Giving a brief history of the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Temple Street to restructure under new parent; targets global marketTemple Street Productions, the Toronto-based studio that creates popular televi
Temple Street to restructure under new parent; targets global market
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Temple Street Productions, the Toronto-based studio that creates popular television shows such as Orphan Black, is restructuring under a new parent company, carving out separate branches designed to grow its digital, animation and branding... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Massive storm cleanup effort underway across San Diego8 Weather Update: February 2, 2016 (6:00 a.m.) SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Cold weather
Massive storm cleanup effort underway across San Diego
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
8 Weather Update: February 2, 2016 (6:00 a.m.) SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Cold weather and frost are expected early Tuesday in parts of San Diego County. A National Weather Service frost advisory for the valleys is scheduled to expire at 8 a.m. Tuesday.... Read more
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Business Wire
AeroVironment’s Puma AE UAS Supporting Coast Guard Ice Breaker for Operation Deep Freeze Resupply Mission through Treacherous Antarctic Seas“Operation Deep Freeze is one of the U.S. military’s most complex peacetime mis
AeroVironment’s Puma AE UAS Supporting Coast Guard Ice Breaker for Operation Deep Freeze Resupply Mission through Treacherous Antarctic Seas
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
“Operation Deep Freeze is one of the U.S. military’s most complex peacetime missions due to the harsh Antarctic environment,” said Kirk Flittie, AeroVironment vice president and general manager of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems business... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Little Leo helps make the Giving Tree growKanahooka's Leo Lagana - a primordial dwarf - has had a tough year but is still
Little Leo helps make the Giving Tree grow
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
Kanahooka's Leo Lagana - a primordial dwarf - has had a tough year but is still helping others. Giving back: KidzWish ambassador Leo Lagana, 15, is on a mission to get people to donate to the Giving Tree. Picture: Karouna Micheal,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Little Leo helps make the Giving Tree growAustralia's only primordial dwarf - Kanahooka's Leo Lagana - has had a tough ye
Little Leo helps make the Giving Tree grow
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
Australia's only primordial dwarf - Kanahooka's Leo Lagana - has had a tough year but is still helping others. Giving back: KidzWish ambassador Leo Lagana, 15, is on a mission to get people to donate to the Giving Tree. Picture: Karouna Micheal,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Chinese New Year celebrations coming to Washington’s Kennedy CenterWhile 2016 is officially a month old, this week the District’s Chinese-American
Chinese New Year celebrations coming to Washington’s Kennedy Center
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
While 2016 is officially a month old, this week the District’s Chinese-American community will celebrate the Spring Festival, also known as Lunar New Year. The Kennedy Center will be getting in on the celebrations this weekend, with dance... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Rain eases, wind continues to wreak havocSAN DIEGO -- The rain and snow from the winter storm that wreaked havoc on San
Rain eases, wind continues to wreak havoc
KGTV San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
SAN DIEGO -- The rain and snow from the winter storm that wreaked havoc on San Diego County roadways over the weekend, caused widespread power outages and delayed play in the Farmers Insurance PGA tournament were easing up Monday morning, but... Read more
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Business Insider
The CIA has been distributing false memos for years to deceive its own workforceSenior CIA officials have for years intentionally deceived parts of the agency
The CIA has been distributing false memos for years to deceive its own workforce
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Senior CIA officials have for years intentionally deceived parts of the agency workforce by transmitting internal memos that contain false information about operations and sources overseas, according to current and former U.S. officials who said the... Read more
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Air Force Times
Cloud, cyber policy documents trickle out of DoDIn recent days Defense Department entities publicly released documents outlinin
Cloud, cyber policy documents trickle out of DoD
Air Force Times / Posted 8 days ago
In recent days Defense Department entities publicly released documents outlining strategies and policies related to cloud practices and cyber operations, months after they were issued internally to personnel. The Defense Information Systems Agency’s... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
ANC top brass to intervene in WCA flag displaying the African National Congress centenary logo (left) and curre
ANC top brass to intervene in WC
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 8 days ago
A flag displaying the African National Congress centenary logo (left) and current logo (right). AFP The African National Congress (ANC) top brass will be in Cape Town today to intervene in problems facing the party's Western Cape’s leadership. The... Read more
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iafrica.com
ANC top brass to intervene in WCA flag displaying the African National Congress centenary logo (left) and curre
ANC top brass to intervene in WC
iafrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
A flag displaying the African National Congress centenary logo (left) and current logo (right). AFP The African National Congress (ANC) top brass will be in Cape Town today to intervene in problems facing the party's Western Cape’s leadership. The... Read more
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