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Raw Story
Here’s why raising the minimum wage isn’t the best way to reduce income inequalityWalmart is giving more than one million of its employees a raise later this mon
Here’s why raising the minimum wage isn’t the best way to reduce income inequality
Raw Story / Posted 7 hours ago
Walmart is giving more than one million of its employees a raise later this month as part of a plan that will lift all but its newest hires to at least US$10 an hour. The move, first announced last year, follows an aggressive campaign to get the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Police investigating 11th New York subway slashing attack this yearSubway slashers strike again: Man becomes 11th victim this year of random New Y
Police investigating 11th New York subway slashing attack this year
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Subway slashers strike again: Man becomes 11th victim this year of random New York attackers after he is knifed in the face The 32-year-old male victim was attacked at a subway station in the Bronx He was slashed across the face with a knife by two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Hijab Day IconA lot has been made of US president Barack Obama's visit to a mosque in Marylan
World Hijab Day Icon
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A lot has been made of US president Barack Obama's visit to a mosque in Maryland, even before he made it. But the significance of this step can only be appreciated by an American Muslim like Aljazeerah's Mehdi Hasan. In the following piece, the... Read more
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International Business Times
Walmart: Raising the US minimum wage is not the best means of reducing inequality In the US, Walmart is giving more than a million of its employees a raise in Fe
Walmart: Raising the US minimum wage is not the best means of reducing inequality
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
In the US, Walmart is giving more than a million of its employees a raise in February as part of a plan to provide all but its newest staff with at least $10 (£6.90) an hour. The move, announced last year, follows an aggressive campaign to get the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Woman stabbed with a NEEDLE on Times Square subway platform as fears grow amid rise in random slashings in New York City Victim was waiti
Woman stabbed with a NEEDLE on Times Square subway platform
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
as fears grow amid rise in random slashings in New York City Victim was waiting for the R train at 49th St/7th Ave at 7pm on Wednesday A man pushed past her and she felt a 'poke' in her... Read more
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Daily Mail
Three more victims slashed in separate incidents in NYCTHREE MORE victims slashed in separate incidents on New York City streets amid
Three more victims slashed in separate incidents in NYC
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
THREE MORE victims slashed in separate incidents on New York City streets amid a wave of subway knife attacks Attacks occurred Tuesday in Brooklyn, Manhattan and The Bronx in a span of seven hours An 18-year-old high school student was slashed in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
'Father figure' arrested after 3-old found unresponsive in Jacksonville homeA 33-year-old man left to care for two children when their mother went to work
'Father figure' arrested after 3-old found unresponsive in Jacksonville home
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
A 33-year-old man left to care for two children when their mother went to work has been arrested after the 3-year-old was found unresponsive Tuesday night, then revived and hospitalized in life-threatening condition, according to the Jacksonville... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Schizophrenic man, 37, slashed another man's face on the train''Schizophrenic man, 37, slashed another man's face on the train, making it the
'Schizophrenic man, 37, slashed another man's face on the train'
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
'Schizophrenic man, 37, slashed another man's face on the train, making it the EIGHTH knifing attack on the subway this year' Police say that Stephen Brathwaite used a folding knife on a 30-year-old Steve Jean Baptiste's face Baptiste, told police... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. Photos are welcome. Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Teen seeks funds for peanut-sniffing dogFor years, 19-year-old Arielle Davis has been coping with a peanut allergy that
Teen seeks funds for peanut-sniffing dog
Mountain View Voice / Posted 7 days ago
For years, 19-year-old Arielle Davis has been coping with a peanut allergy that used to be completely under control. But over the course of 2015, Davis found herself in and out of the hospital nearly a dozen times as her allergic reactions became... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Junior BowlingCasey Vincent upended a 700 in the junior bowling league Saturday. Vincent spu
Junior Bowling
The Post-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Casey Vincent upended a 700 in the junior bowling league Saturday. Vincent spun a 248-703 and Nik Suter rolled a 253-655 in the 12-And-Up League. Other 200s in the 12-And-Up League were a 239 by Austin Aldrich, a 234 by Jeremy Becker, a 233 by... Read more
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Daily Mail
Subway slasher suspect who 'threatened victim' appears in courtSubway slasher suspect who 'threatened to chop up his victim with a machete' ap
Subway slasher suspect who 'threatened victim' appears in court
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Subway slasher suspect who 'threatened to chop up his victim with a machete' appears in court after handing himself in to NYPD Ras Alula Nagarit appeared Brooklyn criminal court for his arraignment on Friday He was charged with felony assault,... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Rihanna Made Money by Giving 'Anti' Away for FreeThe village had no name. Everyone who had known the name of the village was now
How Rihanna Made Money by Giving 'Anti' Away for Free
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
The village had no name. Everyone who had known the name of the village was now dead or had fled. When the Kurdish peshmerga fighters had recaptured the settlement from ISIS that spring, it was so full of booby-traps that they just torched the place... Read more
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The Atlantic
Empty Chairs at the Syrian Peace TalksThe village had no name. Everyone who had known the name of the village was now
Empty Chairs at the Syrian Peace Talks
The Atlantic / Posted 11 days ago
The village had no name. Everyone who had known the name of the village was now dead or had fled. When the Kurdish peshmerga fighters had recaptured the settlement from ISIS that spring, it was so full of booby-traps that they just torched the place... Read more
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The Atlantic
What’s Wrong With Stripping Terrorists of Citizenship?The village had no name. Everyone who had known the name of the village was now
What’s Wrong With Stripping Terrorists of Citizenship?
The Atlantic / Posted 11 days ago
The village had no name. Everyone who had known the name of the village was now dead or had fled. When the Kurdish peshmerga fighters had recaptured the settlement from ISIS that spring, it was so full of booby-traps that they just torched the place... Read more
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The Atlantic
Thirty-Six Days UndergroundThe village had no name. Everyone who had known the name of the village was now
Thirty-Six Days Underground
The Atlantic / Posted 11 days ago
The village had no name. Everyone who had known the name of the village was now dead or had fled. When the Kurdish peshmerga fighters had recaptured the settlement from ISIS that spring, it was so full of booby-traps that they just torched the place... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Americans Who Volunteer to Fight ISISThe village had no name. Everyone who had known the name of the village was now
The Americans Who Volunteer to Fight ISIS
The Atlantic / Posted 11 days ago
The village had no name. Everyone who had known the name of the village was now dead or had fled. When the Kurdish peshmerga fighters had recaptured the settlement from ISIS that spring, it was so full of booby-traps that they just torched the place... Read more
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Daily Mail
Subway slasher suspect hands himself into NYPD after woman attacked'I will chop you up' Subway slasher suspect hands himself into NYPD after woman
Subway slasher suspect hands himself into NYPD after woman attacked
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
'I will chop you up' Subway slasher suspect hands himself into NYPD after woman is attacked with machete A female subway rider claimed she was slashed with a machete Tuesday The victim took a photograph of her alleged attacker and gave it to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man, 21, in court for 'slashing the face of grandmother, 71'Man, 21, in court for 'slashing the face of grandmother, 71, on New York subway
Man, 21, in court for 'slashing the face of grandmother, 71'
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Man, 21, in court for 'slashing the face of grandmother, 71, on New York subway' as fears grow amid rise in random knife attacks in the city Damon Knowles glowered in court as he was charged with slashing woman Grandmother-of-nine Carmen Rivera,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Spate of random slashings across New York City sows fearFear grows in New York City after spate of random slashings Tony-award winning
Spate of random slashings across New York City sows fear
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Fear grows in New York City after spate of random slashings Tony-award winning playwright David Henry Hwang was on a Brooklyn street when he was slashed by a blade by someone Since December, about a dozen such unprovoked slashings have been... Read more
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Denver Post
Rocky Mountain PBS looks to build new home in Denver's Arapahoe SquareA gritty block in Denver's Arapahoe Square neighborhood soon could be home to "
Rocky Mountain PBS looks to build new home in Denver's Arapahoe Square
Denver Post / Posted 12 days ago
A gritty block in Denver's Arapahoe Square neighborhood soon could be home to "Masterpiece," Big Bird and Viewers Like You. On Thursday, as Rocky Mountain PBS marks its 60th anniversary at a Denver Central Library exhibit recounting the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Spate of random slashings puts New Yorkers on edgeOne woman was slashed by a man after getting into an argument with him on a tra
Spate of random slashings puts New Yorkers on edge
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
One woman was slashed by a man after getting into an argument with him on a train, after the pair bumped into each other. Photo: Frank Franklin II A 71-year-old grandmother sitting by herself on a subway car in Lower Manhattan. A 30-year-old man... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Spate of random slashings puts New Yorkers on edgeOne woman was slashed by a man after getting into an argument with him on a tra
Spate of random slashings puts New Yorkers on edge
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
One woman was slashed by a man after getting into an argument with him on a train, after the pair bumped into each other. Photo: Frank Franklin II A 71-year-old grandmother sitting by herself on a subway car in Lower Manhattan. A 30-year-old man... Read more
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Canberra Times
Spate of random slashing puts New Yorkers on edgeOne woman was slashed by a man after getting into an argument with him on a tra
Spate of random slashing puts New Yorkers on edge
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
One woman was slashed by a man after getting into an argument with him on a train, after the pair bumped into each other. Photo: Frank Franklin II A 71-year-old grandmother sitting by herself on a subway car in Lower Manhattan. A 30-year-old man... Read more
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WALB Albany
Evidence Based Prison Program unveiledIt was a big day at Lee State Prison, as leaders cut the ribbon for Georgia's f
Evidence Based Prison Program unveiled
WALB Albany / Posted 12 days ago
It was a big day at Lee State Prison, as leaders cut the ribbon for Georgia's first Evidence Based Program. It's designed to help inmates turn their lives around. "I'm changed; that's what it's all about -- evidence." Jimmy Trimble is one of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
NYC subway rider slashed in another random attack'I will chop you up on this train': Chilling words of armed madman who slashed
NYC subway rider slashed in another random attack
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
'I will chop you up on this train': Chilling words of armed madman who slashed a woman in ANOTHER random New York City subway attack A 29-year-old woman suffered a cut to the right hand on board 3 train at Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn Tuesday... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brave grandmother, 71, returns home after being slashed across facePICTURED: Grandmother, 71, still smiles as she returns home after needing 30 st
Brave grandmother, 71, returns home after being slashed across face
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
PICTURED: Grandmother, 71, still smiles as she returns home after needing 30 stitches when random man slashed her face in random NYC subway attack Carmen Rivera, 71, needed 30 stitches to close the cut on her left cheek following the attack... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Five Bears boost B.C. to football winFive members of the Mt. Boucherie Bears helped Football B.C.'s U18 team snare t
Five Bears boost B.C. to football win
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 14 days ago
Five members of the Mt. Boucherie Bears helped Football B.C.'s U18 team snare the top prize at the 2016 High Roller Football Showdown. In Saturday's championship game in Las Vegas, the B.C. selects defeated Team Vegas USA Varsity 23-20. Bears'... Read more
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Daily Mail
Woman, 71, slashed across the face in New York City subway after string of similar attacks The victim was attacked by a stranger while r
Woman, 71, slashed across the face in New York City subway
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
after string of similar attacks The victim was attacked by a stranger while riding southbound 6 train Monday morning Elderly Hispanic woman suffered a 4-inch cut to left side of her... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Couple faces trial after losing appealLANSING — The Michigan Court of Appeals avoided making a ruling that a partiall
Couple faces trial after losing appeal
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
LANSING — The Michigan Court of Appeals avoided making a ruling that a partially hidden license tag or driving 2 miles above the speed limit is enough probable cause to stop and search a vehicle in a Branch County drug case.Instead it ruled that... Read more
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Daily Mail
New York man who slashed face of stranger kept a diary of the attackNew York man who slashed the face of an innocent stranger in the East Village '
New York man who slashed face of stranger kept a diary of the attack
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
New York man who slashed the face of an innocent stranger in the East Village 'boasted about the attack in his diary' Francis Salud, 28, was refused bail in Manhattan Supreme Court Friday He is charged with slashing Anthony Christopher-Smith, 30,... Read more
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The Washington Times
March for Life: Thousands brave impending blizzard to stand for ‘life’Braving cold temperatures and a blizzard barreling toward the nation’s capital,
March for Life: Thousands brave impending blizzard to stand for ‘life’
The Washington Times / Posted 18 days ago
Braving cold temperatures and a blizzard barreling toward the nation’s capital, tens of thousands of pro-life activists gathered for the 43rd March for Life Friday. “There is no sacrifice too great to fight the human rights abuse of abortion,” said... Read more
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Bleacher Report
John Farrell Comments on Pablo Sandoval's WeightBoston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval, nicknamed "Kung Fu Panda," has lon
John Farrell Comments on Pablo Sandoval's Weight
Bleacher Report / Posted 18 days ago
Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval, nicknamed "Kung Fu Panda," has long drawn attention due to his weight. It rarely got in the way of his performance on the field, but Sandoval's first season of a five-year, $95 million deal with the Red... Read more
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NBC New York
Cops Make Arrest in Face-Slashing That Left Man ParalyzedPolice have made an arrest in the random Manhattan street slashing that left a
Cops Make Arrest in Face-Slashing That Left Man Paralyzed
NBC New York / Posted 18 days ago
Police have made an arrest in the random Manhattan street slashing that left a man partially paralyzed with over 100 stitches to his face, officials announced Thursday. The 28-year-old man was taken into custody without incident Thursday morning at... Read more
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NBC Chicago
'Gushing Out Blood': Man Slashed by Stranger in NYCA man walking in Manhattan's East Village was pushed to the ground and slashed
'Gushing Out Blood': Man Slashed by Stranger in NYC
NBC Chicago / Posted 20 days ago
A man walking in Manhattan's East Village was pushed to the ground and slashed in the face Saturday afternoon, leaving him partially paralyzed and requiring at least 100 stitches, according to the victim and NYPD. The victim, Anthony Christopher... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
McCall to lead U16s in VegasRutland Voodoos' field boss Peter McCall will serve as head coach of B.C.'s U16
McCall to lead U16s in Vegas
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 20 days ago
Rutland Voodoos' field boss Peter McCall will serve as head coach of B.C.'s U16 team for the 2016 High Roller Football Showdown this week in Las Vegas. Three teams representing Football B.C.—Grade 8, U16 and U18 —will be competing against American... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man randomly slashed in the face by knifeman in NYC East VillageMan randomly slashed in the face by knifeman in New York's East Village Anthon
Man randomly slashed in the face by knifeman in NYC East Village
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Man randomly slashed in the face by knifeman in New York's East Village Anthony Christopher-Smith, 30, was attacked on East Sixth St. near Second Avenue on Sunday night The attack has left his face partially paralyzed and needing 150... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Graft Fears As IEBC Seeks BillionsWhile the polls agency seeks Sh45 billion to finance the next General Election,
Graft Fears As IEBC Seeks Billions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
While the polls agency seeks Sh45 billion to finance the next General Election, the shadow of corruption hangs over it. The vice has now come to be associated with the management of elections in Kenya. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries... Read more
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The Express-Times
Gains, growing pains for Northampton County mental health courtIn its first year, Northampton County's mental health court has helped some men
Gains, growing pains for Northampton County mental health court
The Express-Times / Posted 28 days ago
In its first year, Northampton County's mental health court has helped some mentally ill criminal defendants begin to turn their lives around. Limited resources and tough-to-reach defendants can be frustrating, but court officials have adapted and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Court Orders Seizure of 'Chickengate' Firm's Assets, to Pay Sh357 Million FineSmith & Ouzman, the London-based security printer convicted of bribing Kenyan e
UK Court Orders Seizure of 'Chickengate' Firm's Assets, to Pay Sh357 Million Fine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Smith & Ouzman, the London-based security printer convicted of bribing Kenyan election and examination officials, was on Friday fined £2.2 million (Sh357 million) as authorities move in to attach its assets. London's Southwark Crown Court made the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Wayne and Pike county sentencingsThe following were sentenced by Wayne County President Judge Raymond L. Hamill:
Wayne and Pike county sentencings
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
The following were sentenced by Wayne County President Judge Raymond L. Hamill: • Baldev Sohi, 61, Honesdale, two to 23½ months in the Wayne County Correctional Facility, a sex offender evaluation, a drug and alcohol evaluation, submit to the... Read more

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