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Liverpool Echo
Grand launch of Runcorn Hill ParkAn ice cream cafe and pavilion have been launched at Runcorn Hill Park as part
Grand launch of Runcorn Hill Park
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
An ice cream cafe and pavilion have been launched at Runcorn Hill Park as part of a £2m makeover. More than 400 visitors and dignitaries including Halton mayor Ellen Cargill and mayor’s consort Cllr Dave Cargill attended the grand opening to do the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'Transporter' reboot without Jason StathamThe first "Transporter" film was shown in the year 2002, followed by sequels in
'Transporter' reboot without Jason Statham
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted yesterday
The first "Transporter" film was shown in the year 2002, followed by sequels in 2005 and 2008. The main character was Frank Martin, a mercenary "transporter" with mad driving skills whom people hire to deliver people or packages anywhere. This series... Read more
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Daily Mail
The historical heroines you've never heard of: From the Sumerian priestess poet to the English queen who revolutionised lite
The historical heroines you've never heard of
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
: From the Sumerian priestess poet to the English queen who revolutionised literature, the women who deserve to be remembered Enheduanna, a Sumerian priestess from Iraq, was among the first writers Other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who Is an Educated Nigerian?There was never a kidnap of Chibok girls. That supposed kidnap was set up to em
Who Is an Educated Nigerian?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
There was never a kidnap of Chibok girls. That supposed kidnap was set up to embarrass the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan. Besides, the girls who escaped couldn't speak basic English, I mean basic English. How come people who are in... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle magistrates fine 22 people as city's litter crackdown continuesA litter crackdown has seen a total of 22 people fined by magistrates. Fines r
Newcastle magistrates fine 22 people as city's litter crackdown continues
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
A litter crackdown has seen a total of 22 people fined by magistrates. Fines ranged from £200 to £600 with additional costs also being added to the final amounts issued by the magistrate to each offender. Coun Nick Kemp, cabinet member for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rare Chinese bowl, imperial portrait among top lots at Asian art auctionHONG KONG - A rare peach bowl from China's last imperial dynasty and a two-cent
Rare Chinese bowl, imperial portrait among top lots at Asian art auction
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
HONG KONG - A rare peach bowl from China's last imperial dynasty and a two-centuries old portrait of an emperor's consort by Italian painter Giuseppe Castiglione could each fetch up to US$7 million when they go under the hammer at Sotheby's autumn... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
'Jade Dragon Mountain' is engrossing debut by Elsa Hart AP News | 08/31/15 06:55 am "Jade Dragon Mountain" (Minotaur), by Elsa Hart
'Jade Dragon Mountain' is engrossing debut by Elsa Hart
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
AP News | 08/31/15 06:55 am "Jade Dragon Mountain" (Minotaur), by Elsa Hart Elsa Hart's fiction debut perfectly melds history with the mystery genre for a lush look at China on the cusp of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Married to Alzheimer’s: We’ll always have Paris, even if airport security isn’t dementia-friendly Tony has always loved Paris. He was stationed at Fontainebleau when he was su
Married to Alzheimer’s: We’ll always have Paris, even if airport security isn’t dementia-friendly
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
Tony has always loved Paris. He was stationed at Fontainebleau when he was supposed to be doing his National Service. Naturally, he had a love affair... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
'Jade Dragon Mountain' is engrossing debut by Elsa HartElsa Hart's fiction debut perfectly melds history with the mystery genre for a
'Jade Dragon Mountain' is engrossing debut by Elsa Hart
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
Elsa Hart's fiction debut perfectly melds history with the mystery genre for a lush look at China on the cusp of change. Set in the early 1700s, "Jade Dragon Mountain" delivers a compelling look at Chinese politics, culture and religion, delivering... Read more
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The Borneo Post
178 contingents take part in Merdeka Day celebrationHead of State Tun Haji Juhar Haji Mahiruddin (front row, fourth right) and his
178 contingents take part in Merdeka Day celebration
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
Head of State Tun Haji Juhar Haji Mahiruddin (front row, fourth right) and his consort, Toh Puan Hajah Norlidah Tan Sri R.M. Jasni accompanied by Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Haji Aman (front row, fifth right) and his wife, Datin Seri... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
'Jade Dragon Mountain' is engrossing debut by Elsa Hart(AP) "Jade Dragon Mountain" (Minotaur), by Elsa Hart Elsa Hart's fiction debut
'Jade Dragon Mountain' is engrossing debut by Elsa Hart
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) "Jade Dragon Mountain" (Minotaur), by Elsa Hart Elsa Hart's fiction debut perfectly melds history with the mystery genre for a lush look at China on the cusp of change. Set in the early 1700s, "Jade Dragon Mountain" delivers a compelling look... Read more
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Salon.com
‘Jade Dragon Mountain’ is engrossing debut by Elsa Hart“Jade Dragon Mountain” (Minotaur), by Elsa Hart Elsa Hart’s fiction debut perf
‘Jade Dragon Mountain’ is engrossing debut by Elsa Hart
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
“Jade Dragon Mountain” (Minotaur), by Elsa Hart Elsa Hart’s fiction debut perfectly melds history with the mystery genre for a lush look at China on the cusp of change. Set in the early 1700s, “Jade Dragon Mountain” delivers a compelling look at... Read more
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Bennington Banner
'Jade Dragon Mountain' is engrossing debut by Elsa Hart"Jade Dragon Mountain" (Minotaur), by Elsa Hart Elsa Hart's fiction debut perf
'Jade Dragon Mountain' is engrossing debut by Elsa Hart
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
"Jade Dragon Mountain" (Minotaur), by Elsa Hart Elsa Hart's fiction debut perfectly melds history with the mystery genre for a lush look at China on the cusp of change. Set in the early 1700s, "Jade Dragon Mountain" delivers a compelling look at... Read more
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Daily Mail
Temple of Bel is ‘still standing’ despite Isis attempt to blow it up2,000-year-old Palmyra as ‘basic structure and columns are intact’, experts sa
Temple of Bel is ‘still standing’ despite Isis attempt to blow it up
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
2,000-year-old Palmyra as ‘basic structure and columns are intact’, experts says Syrian state official denies the temple has been completely destroyed Syrian antiquities chief... Read more
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New Kerala
On Raksha Bandhan, demand for ghevar soars in Braj area If it's Raksha Bandhan, can the demand for the 'ghewar' specially-made sweatm
On Raksha Bandhan, demand for ghevar soars in Braj area
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
If it's Raksha Bandhan, can the demand for the 'ghewar' specially-made sweatmeat be far behind? This year, the halwais say the demand has peaked to new heights. Except for the tourists, no one... Read more
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walesonline
The most haunted places in WalesWould you be brave enough to visit these places alone at night? Whether you be
The most haunted places in Wales
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
Would you be brave enough to visit these places alone at night? Whether you believe in the paranormal or not, some stories are enough to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. Here are the stories of some of the ghosts said to haunt... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Mental Freedom for the Ordinary Ghanaian. Part VFeature Article of Thursday, 27 August 2015 Working Our Way to Happiness - If
Mental Freedom for the Ordinary Ghanaian. Part V
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 8 days ago
Feature Article of Thursday, 27 August 2015 Working Our Way to Happiness - If we don’t train ourselves to be happy right here on earth, we might miss out on the unique opportunity to enjoy the most essential purpose in life. And if we are waiting... Read more
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DNA Info
Upstate New York Hates the City So Much It Wants to SecedePro-secessionists want to divide New York into an upstate region and a downstat
Upstate New York Hates the City So Much It Wants to Secede
DNA Info / Posted 8 days ago
Pro-secessionists want to divide New York into an upstate region and a downstate one. View Full Caption There's always been some beef between New York City and the rest of the state; city residents and upstaters will dispute the respective merits of... Read more
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The Hindu
Wait, there’s another sequelTelugu cinema is undergoing an interesting phase of creative churning, part of
Wait, there’s another sequel
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Telugu cinema is undergoing an interesting phase of creative churning, part of which is squeezing the success of a film through a sequel Sequels are laboured attempts at squeezing the success of a film. It’s mostly an afterthought based on the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Experts predict ISIS siege of Palmyra will end in 'total destruction'Will ISIS siege of Palmyra end in 'total destruction'? Experts warn Syria's 'gl
Experts predict ISIS siege of Palmyra will end in 'total destruction'
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Will ISIS siege of Palmyra end in 'total destruction'? Experts warn Syria's 'glories of the Ancient World' will be blasted one by one ISIS demolished ancient Temple of Baal Shamin, the Lion of al-Lat and several Greco Roman ruins in city of... Read more
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Independent
Queen Elizabeth II to become Britain's longest reigning monarch, surpassing Queen VictoriaOn 9 September she will claim the title, as a reign which began 63 years and se
Queen Elizabeth II to become Britain's longest reigning monarch, surpassing Queen Victoria
Independent / Posted 9 days ago
On 9 September she will claim the title, as a reign which began 63 years and seven months ago when she was just 25-years-old continues. Queen Elizabeth II acceded to the throne following the death of her father King George VI on 6 February,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Lamar Thames: CalaVida Arts Festival spotlights a charming corner of ClayIf you have not heard about the CalaVida Arts Festival coming up in Green Cove
Lamar Thames: CalaVida Arts Festival spotlights a charming corner of Clay
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
If you have not heard about the CalaVida Arts Festival coming up in Green Cove Springs, you better hurry and get in line for your tickets. Actually, you won’t need tickets since most of the events are free, thanks to a plethora of sponsor donations... Read more
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Gamasutra
Mechanics and characterization: A Remember Me boss fight analysisMadame, the Bastille’s dapper prison warden from Capcom and Dontnod's Remember
Mechanics and characterization: A Remember Me boss fight analysis
Gamasutra / Posted 9 days ago
Madame, the Bastille’s dapper prison warden from Capcom and Dontnod's Remember Me, proclaims this from a digital throne of trauma that makes for one of the single most expressive boss fights I’ve ever played. Your character, Nilin, fights against... Read more
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Business Standard India
Odisha, West Bengal in a syrupy sweet warCan wars be sweet? Why, this one definitely is. Two neighbouring Indian states
Odisha, West Bengal in a syrupy sweet war
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
Can wars be sweet? Why, this one definitely is. Two neighbouring Indian states — West Bengal and Odisha — have drawn up the battle lines, and formed ranks as they get ready to defend their respective claims as the birthplace of 'Rasgulla', one of... Read more
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birminghammail
A look back at August 26 in years gone by1346: Edward III of England, aided by his son Edward the Black Prince, defeated
A look back at August 26 in years gone by
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
1346: Edward III of England, aided by his son Edward the Black Prince, defeated the French at The Battle of Crecy. 1740: Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, pioneer balloonist, was born in Annonay, France. He and his brother created the idea for the hot air... Read more
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The Hindu
A bitter interstate war over rosogolla’s provenanceWho invented this explosion of sweetness? As Odisha makes its claim, West Benga
A bitter interstate war over rosogolla’s provenance
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
Who invented this explosion of sweetness? As Odisha makes its claim, West Bengal tries to get it GI tag. Paintings by Bengal masters like Jamini Roy adorn the walls of the nearly 100-year-old Rosogolla Bhavan, the ancestral north Kolkata residence... Read more
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Orange County Register
Musical bucket list: 50 classical pieces to hear before you dieThe list that follows is not the same thing as the 50 greatest classical pieces
Musical bucket list: 50 classical pieces to hear before you die
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
The list that follows is not the same thing as the 50 greatest classical pieces ever, like a set of recordings available only in a TV offer, though every piece listed is indubitably great in some way. No, “50 classical pieces to hear before you die”... Read more
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International Business Times
Westminster paedophile ring: Ex-Tory MP Harvey Proctor questioned over rape and murder of three boys Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor has revealed he is a suspect in the murder of thr
Westminster paedophile ring: Ex-Tory MP Harvey Proctor questioned over rape and murder of three boys
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor has revealed he is a suspect in the murder of three boys after being questioned over allegations he was involved in a paedophile ring at Westminster. Proctor was questioned, but not arrested, by Metropolitan Police on 24... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Former Tory MP denies child murder claimsMr Proctor added: "I have nothing to hide and nothing to fear. I appeal to any
Former Tory MP denies child murder claims
Channel 4 News / Posted 10 days ago
Mr Proctor added: "I have nothing to hide and nothing to fear. I appeal to any witness who truthfully can place me at any of the former homes of Edward Heath or Leon Brittan at any time to come forward now. I appeal to any witness who can truthfully... Read more
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Arts Journal
WHAT MAKES A GREAT OPERA SINGER?In America today there is a strange anomaly: more and more young men and women
WHAT MAKES A GREAT OPERA SINGER?
Arts Journal / Posted 11 days ago
In America today there is a strange anomaly: more and more young men and women studying to become opera singers and a decline in subscribers to opera companies. I specify subscribers even though single-ticket buyers are down, too, because opera... Read more
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Daily Mail
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Harper, four, has a Posh Spice manicure and pedicure Undeterred by critics who said her four-year-old daughter Harper
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Harper, four, has a Posh Spice manicure
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
and pedicure Undeterred by critics who said her four-year-old daughter Harper shouldn't still be using a dummy, Victoria Beckham has treated her to a manicure and pedicure. It was no... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Music calendarSEPTEMBER 4 Houston Symphony: "Music of the Beatles." Michael Krajewski, condu
Music calendar
Houston Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
SEPTEMBER 4 Houston Symphony: "Music of the Beatles." Michael Krajewski, conductor. 8 p.m. Jones Hall. Also, Sept. 5-6. 4 Apollo Chamber Players: "Rhapsody Nouveau," premiere by Gilad Cohen, works of Milhaud, Gershwin. 6 p.m. MATCH. 12 Houston... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
London designer aims to bring back street theatre with Majestic ResurrectionInside the red brick building of the Jamaican High Commission on Prince Consort
London designer aims to bring back street theatre with Majestic Resurrection
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
Inside the red brick building of the Jamaican High Commission on Prince Consort Road in London the search is on for a mas woman. T&T Guardian has arranged to meet Melissa Simon-Hartman here, the principal designer of the Notting Hill Carnival band,... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Looking-Queen-NefertitiThe beautiful Queen Nefertiti, wife of the monotheistic King Akhenaten and her
Looking-Queen-Nefertiti
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
The beautiful Queen Nefertiti, wife of the monotheistic King Akhenaten and her son-in-law the golden Boy King Tutankhamun, has always perplexed archaeologists. Nefertiti acquired unprecedented power during the first 12 years of the reign of her... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Politics and Social SecuritySocial Security was 80 years old Friday and by general accounts more popular th
Politics and Social Security
Arkansas Times / Posted 16 days ago
Social Security was 80 years old Friday and by general accounts more popular than ever, but the celebration was muted by the wild Republican presidential race. If you awoke from a 30- or even a 10-year slumber to catch the Republican presidential... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Fall Arts CalendarAUGUSTVISUAL ARTS: THE GOODWILL BIENNIALKeith Banner and Bill Ross, the imagina
Fall Arts Calendar
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 16 days ago
AUGUSTVISUAL ARTS: THE GOODWILL BIENNIALKeith Banner and Bill Ross, the imaginative operators of Thunder-Sky, Inc., have come up with another clever idea, asking Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries to set aside a year’s worth of donated handmade art.... Read more
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heraldscotland
Planned £15m George Square upgrade put on holdBut within minutes of the announcement, Mr Matheson said the facelift plan had
Planned £15m George Square upgrade put on hold
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
But within minutes of the announcement, Mr Matheson said the facelift plan had been scrapped as it did not have the backing of the public. Instead, he said the square would get a makeover in time for the Commonweath Games in 2014 and promised the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Married to Alzheimer’s: Being mayor is one thing. Having my consort nod off is quite another Being elected town mayor has forced me to weigh up the risks and benefits of h
Married to Alzheimer’s: Being mayor is one thing. Having my consort nod off is quite another
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
Being elected town mayor has forced me to weigh up the risks and benefits of having Tony as my consort Tony and Steph Booth: Tony was born to perform and... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Shelved: £15m George Square facelift is put on iceA PLANNED £15million upgrade of George Square has been put on hold indefinitely
Shelved: £15m George Square facelift is put on ice
EveningTimes Online / Posted 17 days ago
A PLANNED £15million upgrade of George Square has been put on hold indefinitely. In 2012, city council leader Gordon Matheson launched a design competition to give the historic heart of the city a new look. It attracted entries from some of the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
George Square revamp on holdA PLANNED £15million upgrade of George Square has been put on hold indefinitely
George Square revamp on hold
EveningTimes Online / Posted 17 days ago
A PLANNED £15million upgrade of George Square has been put on hold indefinitely. In 2012, city council leader Gordon Matheson launched a design competition to give the historic heart of the city a new look. It attracted entries from some of the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Iran Skeptics Have A New Bargaining ChipWASHINGTON -- A critical, cash-strapped U.N. agency has found itself in the mid
Iran Skeptics Have A New Bargaining Chip
The Huffington Post / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON -- A critical, cash-strapped U.N. agency has found itself in the middle of a game of diplomatic tug of war as lawmakers in Washington wrestle with the Iran nuclear deal. The International Atomic Energy Agency, or IAEA, hasn’t captured as... Read more
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Weekly Times
WB Entourage named best novice at EkkaMANY Victorians grasped the opportunity to escape the freezing winter and took
WB Entourage named best novice at Ekka
Weekly Times / Posted 17 days ago
MANY Victorians grasped the opportunity to escape the freezing winter and took their horses to the sunshine at Brisbane Royal known as the Ekka. While entry numbers suffered greatly due to a compulsory Hendra vaccination, quality was still... Read more
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Evening Standard
London chefs choose their favourite neighbourhood restaurantsLater this year Hawksmoor founders Will Beckett and Huw Gott will open two new
London chefs choose their favourite neighbourhood restaurants
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
Later this year Hawksmoor founders Will Beckett and Huw Gott will open two new branches of Foxlow in Balham and Chiswick, following the launch of a branch in Stoke Newington earlier this year. They are among many restaurateurs who are looking beyond... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Queensland, what have you done?JOIN political straight-shooter John McCarthy and his archrival, conservative s
Queensland, what have you done?
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
JOIN political straight-shooter John McCarthy and his archrival, conservative streetfighter Des Houghton as they go toe-to-toe on the issues of the week, from 6am. Add your comments below, and then step back and watch the fireworks. This week... Read more
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Ipswich Star
New-look McDonalds gets the mayoral seal of approvalBusiness Manager Marina McWalter and franchise owner Mark Richards help Clinton
New-look McDonalds gets the mayoral seal of approval
Ipswich Star / Posted 19 days ago
Business Manager Marina McWalter and franchise owner Mark Richards help Clinton Chisholm and his dad Mayor Glen Chisholm make a Big Mac during a visit to the refurbished McDonalds in Cardinal... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
John Switzer: Pioneer cemetery documents Ohio settlers’ dangerous pastFrom the Stump Local If you’ve ever had the experience of stumbling upon a we
John Switzer: Pioneer cemetery documents Ohio settlers’ dangerous past
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
From the Stump Local If you’ve ever had the experience of stumbling upon a weathered pioneer cemetery, your mind probably became filled with all sorts of questions. Who is buried... Read more
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BBC News
Viewpoint: Japan's 'sorry' seems to be the hardest word to remember - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Viewpoint: Japan's 'sorry' seems to be the hardest word to remember
BBC News / Posted 21 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Viewpoint: Japan's 'sorry'... Read more
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Herald Sun
Solving the mystery of Nefertiti, ancient Egypt’s sleeping beautyShe was the beauty queen of ancient Egypt, her delicate cheekbones, sensuous li
Solving the mystery of Nefertiti, ancient Egypt’s sleeping beauty
Herald Sun / Posted 22 days ago
She was the beauty queen of ancient Egypt, her delicate cheekbones, sensuous lips and fine jaw balanced on an impossibly long, slender neck. Her name translates as “the beauty has come”. Nefertiti is also recognised as a political regent, wielding... Read more
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Mashable
Remains of Egyptian queen Nefertiti could be in King Tut's tombWhat's This?The Nefertiti bust is pictured at the Neues Museum in Berlin, Germa
Remains of Egyptian queen Nefertiti could be in King Tut's tomb
Mashable / Posted 23 days ago
What's This?The Nefertiti bust is pictured at the Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany, Dec. 5, 2012. Image: Michael Sohn/Associated Press The final resting place of the Egyptian queen, Nefertiti, is a mystery that's long puzzled archaeologists, but new... Read more
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express
Will the grave of Queen Nefertiti reveal how Egypt's most powerful woman died? A BRITISH archaeologist claims to have discovered a secret doorway leading fr
Will the grave of Queen Nefertiti reveal how Egypt's most powerful woman died?
express / Posted 24 days ago
A BRITISH archaeologist claims to have discovered a secret doorway leading from King Tutankhamun’s tomb to the fi nal resting place of the woman believed to be his... Read more
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