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Salon.com
Fox News’ right-wing thought police: Donald Trump, Bill O’Reilly and the hypocritical, phony bluster choking our politicsIn a declaration of his hatred for political correctness, Norman Mailer called
Fox News’ right-wing thought police: Donald Trump, Bill O’Reilly and the hypocritical, phony bluster choking our politics
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
In a declaration of his hatred for political correctness, Norman Mailer called it “the enemy.” Political correctness is an adversary of freedom and education, because it not only dictates to people what they cannot say, but also “what they cannot... Read more
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New York Post
Public school pushes students to buy books from its own storeby either buying them or borrowing one from a library, they said. Students are
Public school pushes students to buy books from its own store
New York Post / Posted 6 hours ago
by either buying them or borrowing one from a library, they said. Students are told they must use only a specific edition of the book — and those are conveniently sold in the school store. Maspeth sells 45 different books, mostly for English,... Read more
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York Daily Record
Moving Up for Feb. 7, 2016Lawrence V. Young, a shareholder with CGA Law Firm and chair of the bankruptcy
Moving Up for Feb. 7, 2016
York Daily Record / Posted 6 hours ago
Lawrence V. Young, a shareholder with CGA Law Firm and chair of the bankruptcy practice group, was recognized by the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the York County Bar Association with the Jeffrey A. Ernico Award in January. The award celebrates... Read more
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CBC.ca
How trauma changes the way our brain forms memoriesWhere were you, on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when you learned that a passe
How trauma changes the way our brain forms memories
CBC.ca / Posted 6 hours ago
Where were you, on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when you learned that a passenger jet had slammed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center? What were you doing? Who were you with? Memories of that day, which was deeply painful for so many... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Patrick Francis Kelly(Tim), Christine (Chrissy), and Moira. He graduated from Noble and Greenough S
Patrick Francis Kelly
The Aspen Times / Posted 9 hours ago
(Tim), Christine (Chrissy), and Moira. He graduated from Noble and Greenough School in 1996. In 2000, he earned a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College with a degree in English and Religion. He spent his junior year studying at Trinity College... Read more
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Boston Globe
Keep McKenna, fix Suffolk U. boardquestion is: Can this marriage be saved? McKenna is the embattled Suffolk Univ
Keep McKenna, fix Suffolk U. board
Boston Globe / Posted 9 hours ago
question is: Can this marriage be saved? McKenna is the embattled Suffolk University president, and Meyer is the chairman of the school’s governing board who has been orchestrating a coup to oust her. They’ve spent the past couple of days in what... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
As I See It: Which vendor for MCAS 2.0?The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Baker Administrat
As I See It: Which vendor for MCAS 2.0?
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Baker Administration took a step in the right direction in November when they allowed Massachusetts to chart its own course in K-12 public education by adopting next-generation MCAS tests... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh Symphony retirees find the music goes ongoes on | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Performing music is a consuming profession
Pittsburgh Symphony retirees find the music goes on
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
goes on | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Performing music is a consuming profession. The mental concentration and physical precision and accuracy required are intense. And after thousands of hours in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Segregation in Pittsburgh-area schools an enduring issueand definitely not for him and three younger brothers. Initially, Schueler, wh
Segregation in Pittsburgh-area schools an enduring issue
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
and definitely not for him and three younger brothers. Initially, Schueler, who is white, found the diverse student makeup of City Charter High School in downtown Pittsburgh to be striking and a bit intimidating. Nearly four years later, just a few... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Garland for Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, the Amazon of the Stage and Screen At 75eulogised the thespian, philanthropist, motivational speaker and educationist,
Garland for Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, the Amazon of the Stage and Screen At 75
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
eulogised the thespian, philanthropist, motivational speaker and educationist, who represents for them a perfect example of who any actress should strive to be like, both off and on stage. They hold, and rightly too, that TAL has lived an... Read more
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Inquirier.net
As Syria rebels face rout, Saudi, Turkey may send troops—expertswestern Turkey, in Gaziantep, Turkey, on Nov. 27, 2015. AP RIYADH, Saudi Arabi
As Syria rebels face rout, Saudi, Turkey may send troops—experts
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 hours ago
western Turkey, in Gaziantep, Turkey, on Nov. 27, 2015. AP RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — With rebel forces facing the prospect of a crushing defeat by Syria’s Russian-backed regime, their allies Saudi Arabia and Turkey may send in limited numbers of... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Universities could face performance auditspodcast. Your Right to Know A bill giving the state auditor the ability to pee
Universities could face performance audits
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 17 hours ago
podcast. Your Right to Know A bill giving the state auditor the ability to peek under the curtain into the operations of Ohio’s public universities breezed through the House, but some worry that it could now face more opposition. The Ohio... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Adult education sees expansion, improvementsenrolled in an educational program.In 2013, in Michigan, over 1.1 million adult
Adult education sees expansion, improvements
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 21 hours ago
enrolled in an educational program.In 2013, in Michigan, over 1.1 million adults lacked high school credentials. Out of those people, 22,233 tested, and from that number, 13,641 passed with a 75.7 percent pass rate.Adults do have an option in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Friend of Madonna, royalty, now enters Swedish politicsBreaking protocol, Joel Magnhem gives a bouquet to Princess Lilian of Sweden (l
Friend of Madonna, royalty, now enters Swedish politics
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Breaking protocol, Joel Magnhem gives a bouquet to Princess Lilian of Sweden (left). He is a true-blue Ilocano but has a Swedish name. His name is Joel Magnhem—the only one who has this name “on earth,” he says. Listen to these: “I socialized with... Read more
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The Hindu
After Rohith Vemula: the Sunday Magazine team discovers the new contours of discriminationmuch we try to brush it under the carpet, every now and then a Rohith Vemula fo
After Rohith Vemula: the Sunday Magazine team discovers the new contours of discrimination
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
much we try to brush it under the carpet, every now and then a Rohith Vemula forces our attention on the sensitive issue of caste in the country. The Sunday Magazine team discovers the new contours of discrimination Not every Dalit student... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Excessive Facebook Checking Linked With Sleep ProblemsChecking Linked With Sleep Problems Facebook was launched in 2004 by Mark Zuck
Excessive Facebook Checking Linked With Sleep Problems
Doctors Health Press / Posted yesterday
Checking Linked With Sleep Problems Facebook was launched in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg and his roommates from Harvard College, and since then it has become one of the most popular social media websites in the world. It has helped millions of... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Students urged to vote by local MPhave been urged to register to vote. National campaign Bite the Ballot spoke t
Students urged to vote by local MP
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
have been urged to register to vote. National campaign Bite the Ballot spoke to Nottingham students about the importance of registering as part of National Voter Registration Day. With the support of Nottingham East MP Chris Leslie, a... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes--EMDASH--Feb. 7annual conference with awards in photography, writing and advertising. Dispatc
Business Notes--EMDASH--Feb. 7
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
annual conference with awards in photography, writing and advertising. Dispatch awards included: First place—use of photography—Dispatch. First place—sports photography—Steve Kohls. First place—photo story—Kelly Humphrey. First... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Letters to the editor Saturdaydon’t get to choose who our leaders are. So please stop sending us these little
Letters to the editor Saturday
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
don’t get to choose who our leaders are. So please stop sending us these little subliminal messages. A censure is a waste of time, especially for an elected official that the people want in that elected post. Barton seems to think that the only... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Family of football icon Joe Kapp copes with game’s painful aftermathFormer NFL quarterback Joe Kapp shows off his Minnesota Vikings jersey at his h
Family of football icon Joe Kapp copes with game’s painful aftermath
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Former NFL quarterback Joe Kapp shows off his Minnesota Vikings jersey at his home in Los Gatos on Thursday. (LiPo Ching -- Bay Area News Group) LOS GATOS >> Joe Kapp was walking up the street to a local hardware store recently to buy chicken feed.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: James E. Taylor | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Noteworthy: Taylor has been named the chief diversi
Newsmaker: James E. Taylor
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Noteworthy: Taylor has been named the chief diversity and inclusion officer at UPMC, replacing Candi Castleberry-Singleton, who was the first person to hold the position. He will lead UPMC's... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Concussion's impact... I was a little confused." She got back up, sat on the bench for a few minu
Concussion's impact
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
... I was a little confused." She got back up, sat on the bench for a few minutes. She felt fine and then played the rest of the away game. "Mara is one tough cookie," her mother Lisa Roberts said. "I mean when she went into the boards—as a... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
The struggles of Joe Kapp: A football family copes with game’s painful aftermath77, who led the Vikings against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV in 1970
The struggles of Joe Kapp: A football family copes with game’s painful aftermath
The Monterey County Herald / Posted yesterday
77, who led the Vikings against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV in 1970, just can’t remember anymore. The effects of Alzheimer’s disease are holding his mind captive. The man known for taking a licking on the field shared his condition... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
The struggles of Joe Kapp: A football family copes with game's painful aftermath77, who led the Vikings against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV in 1970
The struggles of Joe Kapp: A football family copes with game's painful aftermath
Inside Bay Area / Posted yesterday
77, who led the Vikings against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV in 1970, just can't remember anymore. The effects of Alzheimer's disease are holding his mind captive. The man known for taking a licking on the field shared his condition... Read more
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The Mercury News
The struggles of Joe Kapp: A football family copes with game's painful aftermath77, who led the Vikings against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV in 1970
The struggles of Joe Kapp: A football family copes with game's painful aftermath
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
77, who led the Vikings against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV in 1970, just can't remember anymore. The effects of Alzheimer's disease are holding his mind captive. The man known for taking a licking on the field shared his condition... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
The struggles of Joe Kapp: A football family copes with game's painful aftermath77, who led the Vikings against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV in 1970
The struggles of Joe Kapp: A football family copes with game's painful aftermath
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted yesterday
77, who led the Vikings against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV in 1970, just can't remember anymore. The effects of Alzheimer's disease are holding his mind captive. The man known for taking a licking on the field shared his condition... Read more
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The Daily Review
The struggles of Joe Kapp: A football family copes with game's painful aftermath77, who led the Vikings against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV in 1970
The struggles of Joe Kapp: A football family copes with game's painful aftermath
The Daily Review / Posted yesterday
77, who led the Vikings against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV in 1970, just can't remember anymore. The effects of Alzheimer's disease are holding his mind captive. The man known for taking a licking on the field shared his condition... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Phillips' Big Personality Is Heart of Broncos' DefenseThe Denver Broncos have been through a roller-coaster regular season on their w
Phillips' Big Personality Is Heart of Broncos' Defense
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
The Denver Broncos have been through a roller-coaster regular season on their way to Super Bowl 50. Led by one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history in the twilight of his career, Peyton Manning is on a quest for what is likely his final chance... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
A Baltimore tragedy compoundedWe were both shaken by the death of bicyclist Robert Ponsi last month, allegedl
A Baltimore tragedy compounded
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
We were both shaken by the death of bicyclist Robert Ponsi last month, allegedly at the hands of three young people who have since been arrested and charged with murder and armed robbery. One of us is a regular bike commuter who has ridden home... Read more
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News 8000
Western and UW-Green Bay to sign transfer agreementWestern Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay are set to
Western and UW-Green Bay to sign transfer agreement
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
Western Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay are set to sign a new transfer agreement on Thursday, February 18th giving Western students expanded educational and career opportunities. The agreement provides a seamless... Read more
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FOX News
The science of suicide clustering: How silence can increase stigmaAt least 25 percent of children and adolescents have suicidal thoughts at some
The science of suicide clustering: How silence can increase stigma
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
At least 25 percent of children and adolescents have suicidal thoughts at some point during their lives, but what causes a young person to attempt, and succeed, in taking his or her life requires a unique set of conditions. Conditions that drive... Read more
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FOX News
The New, More Responsible Home-Equity Line of Creditlooking for something bigger and better may find it cheaper to renovate than to
The New, More Responsible Home-Equity Line of Credit
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
looking for something bigger and better may find it cheaper to renovate than to relocate. For them, a home-equity line of credit is an option. With a home-equity line of credit, or Heloc, lenders make available a certain amount over a set... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Undocumented worker injured on job seeks aid in courtINDIANAPOLIS — The case of undocumented immigrant permanently injured on the jo
Undocumented worker injured on job seeks aid in court
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS — The case of undocumented immigrant permanently injured on the job is raising legal and ethical questions for employers. Noe Escamilla, 29, slipped and fell in 2010 while he and other workers were lifting a heavy piece of stone at... Read more
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Daily Mail
Inside the glamorous world of one of Africa's richest familiesLavish parties, nights at the opera and dinner with Valentino: Inside the VERY
Inside the glamorous world of one of Africa's richest families
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Lavish parties, nights at the opera and dinner with Valentino: Inside the VERY glamorous world of the Nigerian socialite sisters set to inherit millions Temi Otedola, 19, is daughter of energy tycoon Femi Otedola Business man Femi is worth an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
At Home With the Kibuli Muftiagreed to have an interview with us at his home. On more than one occasion, we
At Home With the Kibuli Mufti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
agreed to have an interview with us at his home. On more than one occasion, we had to postpone the interview due to official engagements. On all these occasions, Ndirangwa would call and reschedule. However, on February 2, we finally had it... Read more
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Business Wire
Nuance Appoints Ken Siegel as Chief Legal OfficerWIRE)--Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) today announced that it has ap
Nuance Appoints Ken Siegel as Chief Legal Officer
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
WIRE)--Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) today announced that it has appointed Ken Siegel as Chief Legal Officer to oversee Nuance’s legal organization and operations. Bruce Bowden, who has served as interim General Counsel since... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rosemont firm trying to make football helmets saferPeyton Manning, whose Denver Broncos meet the Carolina Panthers Sunday in Super
Rosemont firm trying to make football helmets safer
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Peyton Manning, whose Denver Broncos meet the Carolina Panthers Sunday in Super Bowl 50. Quarterbacks Jay Cutler of the Chicago Bears and Ryan Tannehill of the Miami Dolphins also wore the SpeedFlex. "It's all about research and... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Lack of sleep may lead to compulsive Facebook usebetween chronic fatigue, crankiness and greater reliance on social media browsi
Lack of sleep may lead to compulsive Facebook use
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
between chronic fatigue, crankiness and greater reliance on social media browsing. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine demonstrated that lack of sleep - in addition to affecting busy college students' moods and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Lack of sleep leads to more social media browsingyou find yourself toggling over to look at Facebook several dozen times a day,
Lack of sleep leads to more social media browsing
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
you find yourself toggling over to look at Facebook several dozen times a day, it's not necessarily because the experience of being on social media is so wonderful. It may be a sign that you're not getting enough sleep. In a recently completed... Read more
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iol.co.za
Student ‘met slow, agonising end’Cairo - Naked from the waist down, the mutilated body was found on the outskirt
Student ‘met slow, agonising end’
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Cairo - Naked from the waist down, the mutilated body was found on the outskirts of Cairo, lying in a ditch beside the road that runs through the desert to Alexandria. Giulio Regeni, a 28-year-old Italian student in Egypt, had met a slow and... Read more
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USA Today
Undocumented worker injured on job seeks aid in courtINDIANAPOLIS — The case of undocumented immigrant permanently injured on the jo
Undocumented worker injured on job seeks aid in court
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS — The case of undocumented immigrant permanently injured on the job is raising legal and ethical questions for employers. Noe Escamilla, 29, slipped and fell in 2010 while he and other workers were lifting a heavy piece of stone at... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Oleinikov Teaches Creative CodingJeremy Auerbach, Staff Photographer The first of a series of workshops on basi
Oleinikov Teaches Creative Coding
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 2 days ago
Jeremy Auerbach, Staff Photographer The first of a series of workshops on basic but creative coding was held on Wednesday, Feb. 3, hosted by Visiting Assistant Professor of Quantitative Analysis Pavel Oleinikov from the University’s Quantitative... Read more
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examiner.com
Requiem for a Heisman trophy: Cleveland Browns ready to jettison Johnny Manzielis: does Jerry Jones really want to play the game next? We've been clear about
Requiem for a Heisman trophy: Cleveland Browns ready to jettison Johnny Manziel
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
is: does Jerry Jones really want to play the game next? We've been clear about expectations for our players on and off the field. Johnny's continual involvement in incidents that run counter to those expectations undermines the hard work of... Read more
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The Rocket
Vast majority of SRU students are registered to vote or intend to register February 4, 2016 With the presidential election cycle officially underway, o
Vast majority of SRU students are registered to vote or intend to register
The Rocket / Posted 2 days ago
February 4, 2016 With the presidential election cycle officially underway, over half of Slippery Rock University students are registered to vote and more intend to do... Read more
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Science Daily
Researchers link compulsive Facebook checking to lack of sleep: Study correlates tiredness, crankiness, distractibility and social media browsingIn a recently completed study, researchers at the University of California, Irv
Researchers link compulsive Facebook checking to lack of sleep: Study correlates tiredness, crankiness, distractibility and social media browsing
Science Daily / Posted 2 days ago
In a recently completed study, researchers at the University of California, Irvine demonstrated that lack of sleep -- in addition to affecting busy college students' moods and productivity -- leads to more frequent online activities such as browsing... Read more
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The Indian Express
Riyadh deports man wanted for terror plot a decade agobefore a local court which granted transit remand to the Telangana police who t
Riyadh deports man wanted for terror plot a decade ago
The Indian Express / Posted 2 days ago
before a local court which granted transit remand to the Telangana police who took him away. Believed to be a veteran of jihadist campaigns in Bosnia and Chechnya, and sought by police for his alleged role in planning attacks on temples in... Read more
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USA Today
Corrections & ClarificationsLife: Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney are the authors of Exceptional: Why the World
Corrections & Clarifications
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Life: Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney are the authors of Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America. Liz Cheney's name was incorrect on USA TODAY's Sept. 10 Best-Selling Books list. News: An earlier version of the following story misstated whom... Read more
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The Rocket
Majority of SRU students are registered to vote or intend to register February 4, 2016 On February 2 and 3, a survey of 99 students was conducted,
Majority of SRU students are registered to vote or intend to register
The Rocket / Posted 2 days ago
February 4, 2016 On February 2 and 3, a survey of 99 students was conducted, 79 of whom were in American national government and 20 of whom were in public speaking, and found... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Post University offers tuition savings to Derby residentsDERBY — It had all the hoopla of a national signing day for college-bound footb
Post University offers tuition savings to Derby residents
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
DERBY — It had all the hoopla of a national signing day for college-bound football stars. But this signing was bigger than a football player or two going off to ply his trade at a major college. This signing gives every resident of Derby — nearly... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Shoalhaven residents gain Australia Day honoursA doctor of language, a naval officer in charge of helicopter purchasing for th
Shoalhaven residents gain Australia Day honours
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
A doctor of language, a naval officer in charge of helicopter purchasing for the defence force and another officer who was part of the team bringing the new Seahawk Romeo helicopters to Nowra are among the Shoalhaven residents recognised in the... Read more
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