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The Courier
Darley’s best flag chance in yearsThe Devils are preparing for an all-out finals assault. STAR: Jake Edwards kic
Darley’s best flag chance in years
The Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
The Devils are preparing for an all-out finals assault. STAR: Jake Edwards kicked seven goals against Sunbury in round one. DARLEY coach Jarrod Edwards says the brand of football his side played last week would knock off any side in the Ballarat... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Rutgers University Warns Students - "There Is No Such Thing As Free Speech"Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Ironically, U.S. colleg
Rutgers University Warns Students - "There Is No Such Thing As Free Speech"
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 hours ago
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Ironically, U.S. college campuses are rapidly becoming the least free, most censored places in the country. Many people have commented on this, including high profile, enormously talented... Read more
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The Courier
Darley’s best flag chance in yearsThe Devils are preparing for an all-out finals assault. STAR: Jake Edwards kic
Darley’s best flag chance in years
The Courier / Posted yesterday
The Devils are preparing for an all-out finals assault. STAR: Jake Edwards kicked seven goals against Sunbury in round one. DARLEY coach Jarrod Edwards says the brand of football his side played last week would knock off any side in the Ballarat... Read more
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Times of Malta
Local and foreign authors converging in Malta this weekLibya-born author Hisham Matar established himself internationally with his pri
Local and foreign authors converging in Malta this week
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Libya-born author Hisham Matar established himself internationally with his prize-winning novel In the Country of Men. The 10th edition of the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival, organised by Inizjamed, will be held on Thursday, Friday and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Islamic State destroys 1,583-old monastery in SyriaDAMASCUS, Syria -- The Islamic State on Friday demolished a monastery founded m
Islamic State destroys 1,583-old monastery in Syria
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
DAMASCUS, Syria -- The Islamic State on Friday demolished a monastery founded more than 1,500 years ago in central Syria, near a town where the extremists abducted dozens of Christians earlier this month, activists and a priest said. The destruction... Read more
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Canberra Times
Islamic State is systematically destroying heritage sites, says UNESCO chiefThis October 26, 2014, satellite image provided by UNESCO shows levees and road
Islamic State is systematically destroying heritage sites, says UNESCO chief
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
This October 26, 2014, satellite image provided by UNESCO shows levees and roads dug across the Northern Necropolis at Palmyra, Syria. IS fighters overran the historic town in May 2015. Amman, Jordan: Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq are... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Islamic State is systematically destroying heritage sites, says UNESCO chiefThis October 26, 2014, satellite image provided by UNESCO shows levees and road
Islamic State is systematically destroying heritage sites, says UNESCO chief
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
This October 26, 2014, satellite image provided by UNESCO shows levees and roads dug across the Northern Necropolis at Palmyra, Syria. IS fighters overran the historic town in May 2015. Amman, Jordan: Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq are... Read more
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WA Today
Islamic State is systematically destroying heritage sites, says UNESCO chiefThis October 26, 2014, satellite image provided by UNESCO shows levees and road
Islamic State is systematically destroying heritage sites, says UNESCO chief
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
This October 26, 2014, satellite image provided by UNESCO shows levees and roads dug across the Northern Necropolis at Palmyra, Syria. IS fighters overran the historic town in May 2015. Amman, Jordan: Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq are... Read more
114 related stories
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The Age
Islamic State is systematically destroying heritage sites, says UNESCO chiefThis October 26, 2014, satellite image provided by UNESCO shows levees and road
Islamic State is systematically destroying heritage sites, says UNESCO chief
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
This October 26, 2014, satellite image provided by UNESCO shows levees and roads dug across the Northern Necropolis at Palmyra, Syria. IS fighters overran the historic town in May 2015. Amman, Jordan: Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq are... Read more
114 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Islamic State is systematically destroying heritage sites, says UNESCO chiefThis October 26, 2014, satellite image provided by UNESCO shows levees and road
Islamic State is systematically destroying heritage sites, says UNESCO chief
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
This October 26, 2014, satellite image provided by UNESCO shows levees and roads dug across the Northern Necropolis at Palmyra, Syria. IS fighters overran the historic town in May 2015. Amman, Jordan: Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq are... Read more
114 related stories
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The Atlantic
What ISIS Really WantsWhere did it come from, and what are its intentions? The simplicity of these qu
What ISIS Really Wants
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
Where did it come from, and what are its intentions? The simplicity of these questions can be deceiving, and few Western leaders seem to know the answers. In December, The New York Times published confidential comments by Major General Michael K.... Read more
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Evening Standard
BBC Proms 2015: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra/BarenboimDaniel Barenboim has never been one to shirk a challenge. Some 16 years ago he
BBC Proms 2015: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra/Barenboim
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
Daniel Barenboim has never been one to shirk a challenge. Some 16 years ago he embarked, with his friend Edward Said, on what seemed an impossible mission: to persuade Arabs and Israelis to share desks in the same orchestra. Even if a political... Read more
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Times of Malta
Middle East maelstromEurope and the West are paying a high price for their damage limitation policie
Middle East maelstrom
Times of Malta / Posted 8 days ago
Europe and the West are paying a high price for their damage limitation policies in the Middle East. The fundamental challenges of successive waves of migration into Europe from the Middle East and the threats posed by ISIS will continue to dog... Read more
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The Christian Post
ISIS Threatens Sexual Slavery for Kidnapped Christian Assyrian Women If Ransom Not Paid, Photos WarnWomen hold a banner during a demonstration marking the first anniversary of Isl
ISIS Threatens Sexual Slavery for Kidnapped Christian Assyrian Women If Ransom Not Paid, Photos Warn
The Christian Post / Posted 10 days ago
Women hold a banner during a demonstration marking the first anniversary of Islamic State's surge on Yazidis of the town of Sinjar, in front of the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, August 3, 2015. The Islamic State terror... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
SAS selection tests set to be changed following death of three soldiersSELECTION tests taken by recruits hoping to join the SAS are to be changed to p
SAS selection tests set to be changed following death of three soldiers
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
SELECTION tests taken by recruits hoping to join the SAS are to be changed to protect them from dangers such as extreme temperatures, it has been reported. It comes less than a month after a coroner ruled that neglect played a part in the deaths of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The kimono is big - and not just in Japan. But where is the line between appropriation and appreciation?From left: The Kyoto design house creates its limited-run kimonos using modern
The kimono is big - and not just in Japan. But where is the line between appropriation and appreciation?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
From left: The Kyoto design house creates its limited-run kimonos using modern production methods, like inkjet printers (Prestel); A designer who references industrial music, science fiction and cyber culture, Angel pairs kimono fabrics with PVC and... Read more
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The Christian Post
ISIS Releases 22 Assyrian Christian Hostages After 'Tireless Work' by Church; Priest Greets Weeping CaptivesAssyrians hold banners as they march in solidarity with the Assyrians abducted
ISIS Releases 22 Assyrian Christian Hostages After 'Tireless Work' by Church; Priest Greets Weeping Captives
The Christian Post / Posted 14 days ago
Assyrians hold banners as they march in solidarity with the Assyrians abducted by Islamic State fighters in Syria earlier this week, in Beirut, Labanon, February 28, 2015. Militants in northeast Syria are now estimated to have abducted at least 220... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo murder suspect remains on the runKALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Kalamazoo murderer is still on the run. O
Kalamazoo murder suspect remains on the run
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted 15 days ago
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Kalamazoo murderer is still on the run. On Sunday, Public Safety detectives say 26-year-old George Mack shot and killed 26-year-old Edward Bell. Bell was the brother of Mack’s girlfriend, Erica Bell. According... Read more
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Sky News Australia
IS frees 22 Assyrian Christians in SyriaThe Islamic State group has released 22 Assyrian Christians that it had abducte
IS frees 22 Assyrian Christians in Syria
Sky News Australia / Posted 16 days ago
The Islamic State group has released 22 Assyrian Christians that it had abducted in northeastern Syria almost six months ago, activist groups say. They were among more than 200 members of the Christian minority who were kidnapped by IS in February... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Christians flee Syria city as militants move closerBEIRUT -- Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as Isl
Christians flee Syria city as militants move closer
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
BEIRUT -- Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as Islamic State fighters advance toward it, activists said Saturday, the anniversary of the start of U.S.-led airstrikes against the extremists in Iraq. A U.S.-led coalition... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic StateBEIRUT (AP) � Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic State
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) � Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as Islamic State fighters advance toward it, activists said Saturday, the anniversary of the U.S. beginning airstrikes against the extremists in Iraq. A U.S.-led coalition... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic StateBEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic State
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as Islamic State fighters advance toward it, activists said Saturday, the anniversary of the U.S. beginning airstrikes against the extremists in Iraq. A U.S.-led coalition... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic StateBEIRUT — Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as Isla
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic State
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 19 days ago
BEIRUT — Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as Islamic State fighters advance toward it, activists said Saturday, the anniversary of the U.S. beginning airstrikes against the extremists in Iraq. A U.S.-led coalition has... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic StateA U.S.-led coalition has conducted nearly 6,000 airstrikes against the Islamic
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic State
The Oklahoman / Posted 19 days ago
A U.S.-led coalition has conducted nearly 6,000 airstrikes against the Islamic State group, expanding its operations to target the extremists in Syria as well. But a year later, the Islamic State group remains able to launch attacks across its... Read more
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Toronto Star
Activists say ISIS advance is forcing Syrian Christians to flee“People are living in fear in the area,” Edward said. He said many Christians a
Activists say ISIS advance is forcing Syrian Christians to flee
Toronto Star / Posted 19 days ago
“People are living in fear in the area,” Edward said. He said many Christians around Sadad fear what happened to ethnic Yazidis in Iraq and other Christians in Islamic State-controlled territory could happen to them: Choosing between fleeing,... Read more
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ABC News
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians Flee Islamic StateHundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as Islamic State
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians Flee Islamic State
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as Islamic State fighters advance toward it, activists said Saturday, the anniversary of the U.S. beginning airstrikes against the extremists in Iraq. A U.S.-led coalition has conducted... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic StateBEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic State
Lake Placid News / Posted 19 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as Islamic State fighters advance toward it, activists said Saturday, the anniversary of the U.S. beginning airstrikes against the extremists in Iraq. A U.S.-led coalition... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic StateBEIRUT (AP) - Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic State
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 19 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) - Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as Islamic State fighters advance toward it, activists said Saturday, the anniversary of the U.S. beginning airstrikes against the extremists in Iraq. A U.S.-led coalition... Read more
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The Advocate
Gubernatorial contenders back State Police in New Orleans -- for nowNew Orleans needs a special contingent of State Police to curb crime but it can
Gubernatorial contenders back State Police in New Orleans -- for now
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
New Orleans needs a special contingent of State Police to curb crime but it cannot remain on the state tab indefinitely, three candidates for governor said Saturday. Democrat John Bel Edwards, a state representative from Amite, said the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic StateBEIRUT (AP) - Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as
Activists: Hundreds of Syrian Christians flee Islamic State
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) - Hundreds of Christian families have fled a central Syrian town as Islamic State fighters advance toward it, activists said Saturday, the anniversary of the U.S. beginning airstrikes against the extremists in Iraq. A U.S.-led coalition... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Islamic State abducts 230 in SyriaBEIRUT -- The Islamic State has abducted 230 residents, including dozens of Chr
Islamic State abducts 230 in Syria
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
BEIRUT -- The Islamic State has abducted 230 residents, including dozens of Christians, from a central Syrian city captured by the extremists the day before, activists said Friday. The Islamic State extremists overran the heavily populated Qaryatain... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
State Rep. Alfred Williams passes away at age 64State Representative Alfred Williams has died at 64 years old, according to a f
State Rep. Alfred Williams passes away at age 64
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 days ago
State Representative Alfred Williams has died at 64 years old, according to a family friend. Williams passed away earlier Tuesday night at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital. Williams has been a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Camus-–-counter-investigationFrench novelist Albert Camus wrote three novels set in his native Algeria – L’E
Camus-–-counter-investigation
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 29 days ago
French novelist Albert Camus wrote three novels set in his native Algeria – L’Etranger and La Peste, both written in the 1940s, and Le Premier Homme, published posthumously in 1994. The last is probably the most personal thing he ever wrote and is... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lake Minneola cornerback Deon Edwards commits to ArkansasLake Minneola cornerback Deon Edwards has committed to Arkansas, letting the Ra
Lake Minneola cornerback Deon Edwards commits to Arkansas
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
Lake Minneola cornerback Deon Edwards has committed to Arkansas, letting the Razorback staff know by phone Wednesday afternoon. "It feels great and it's a lot of pressure off of me," Edwards said. "I know I'm going to a place that feels like home... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Tornado touches down in southwestern ManitobaAt least one tornado tore through southwestern Manitoba Monday night, causing f
Tornado touches down in southwestern Manitoba
Calgary Sun / Posted 30 days ago
At least one tornado tore through southwestern Manitoba Monday night, causing flash floods and damaging winds over a dramatic three-hour period. “This was probably the ‘best’ tornado event in North America in 2015. We haven’t seen reports of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Whither Palestine? (Part Two)After the 1947-48 catastrophic Nakba the response of the dispossessed Palestini
Whither Palestine? (Part Two)
Daily Maverick / Posted 30 days ago
After the 1947-48 catastrophic Nakba the response of the dispossessed Palestinian people was initially seen as a matter of armed resistance to reclaim their land and expel alien Jewish settlers. After decades of struggle and sacrifice the notion of a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
TCU Calls for More Turnout to Science, Technology ExhibitionTanzania Commission for Education (TCU) has appealed to high school students, p
TCU Calls for More Turnout to Science, Technology Exhibition
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
Tanzania Commission for Education (TCU) has appealed to high school students, parents and other education stakeholders to visit the 10th Higher Learning, Science and Technology Exhibition. "Despite the current flurry of activities such as... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Student creates copy of 17th-century instrument - Chichester Observer with your email account {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddre
Student creates copy of 17th-century instrument
Chichester Observer / Posted 1 months ago
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NZCity
Jedward are going to record a song with David Hasselhoff The twins - John and Edward Grimes - met The Hoff on the set of new movie 'Sha
Jedward are going to record a song with David Hasselhoff
NZCity / Posted 1 months ago
The twins - John and Edward Grimes - met The Hoff on the set of new movie 'Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!' and during breaks between shooting the trio made plans to write a track together. Speaking... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Was the Queen's uncle a Nazi?There is no doubt that it is an extraordinary image. Just ten months before it
Was the Queen's uncle a Nazi?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
There is no doubt that it is an extraordinary image. Just ten months before it was captured, the man at its centre was the King of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Defender of the Faith, and Emperor of India. And yet... Read more
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Daily Mail
Was the Queen's uncle Edward VIII a Nazi?Was the Queen's uncle a NAZI? After shocking film of Edward VIII teaching his n
Was the Queen's uncle Edward VIII a Nazi?
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Was the Queen's uncle a NAZI? After shocking film of Edward VIII teaching his niece to salute comes disturbing evidence his fanaticism went FAR deeper There is no doubt that it is an extraordinary image. Just ten months before it was captured, the... Read more

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