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Mashable
J.K. Rowling confirms that Harry Potter's son is a GryffindorWhat's This? J.K. Rowling at the Empire State Building on April 9, 2015 in New
J.K. Rowling confirms that Harry Potter's son is a Gryffindor
Mashable / Posted yesterday
What's This? J.K. Rowling at the Empire State Building on April 9, 2015 in New York City. Time flies, even in the wizarding world. On Tuesday, J.K. Rowling reminded us all that Harry Potter's eldest son, James Sirius Potter, is starting his first... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Finland family introduced to baseball at St. George ballparkFlemming and Karen Abildgaard of Finland wanted to do something different durin
Finland family introduced to baseball at St. George ballpark
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
Flemming and Karen Abildgaard of Finland wanted to do something different during their recent trip to New York City. "We came for a cousin's wedding and it's our first visit to the United States," said Mrs. Abildgaard, "so we wanted to see something... Read more
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The Washington Times
CAL THOMAS: Tragedy in RoanokeThe horrible murder of two local journalists in Roanoke, Va., has affected me m
CAL THOMAS: Tragedy in Roanoke
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
The horrible murder of two local journalists in Roanoke, Va., has affected me more than I thought it would. Journalists are taught early on to compartmentalize. As a local TV reporter, I saw bodies from plane crashes and victims of mass murder. I... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Brain-eating amoeba kills local 14-old boyTRAGIC NEWS FROM OVER THE WEEKEND, A HOUSTON AREA TEEN BATTLING BRAIN-EATING AM
Brain-eating amoeba kills local 14-old boy
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 days ago
TRAGIC NEWS FROM OVER THE WEEKEND, A HOUSTON AREA TEEN BATTLING BRAIN-EATING AMOEBA HAS PASSED AWAY. CHANNEL 2'S HALEY HERNANDEZ REPORTS ON WHEN AND WHERE HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THIS DEADLY INFECTION IS MOST LIKELY TO STRIKE. Reporter: A BRAIN-EATING... Read more
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The News-Herald
Cal Thomas: Tragedy in Roanoke hits homeThe horrible murder of two local journalists in Roanoke, Virginia, has affected
Cal Thomas: Tragedy in Roanoke hits home
The News-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The horrible murder of two local journalists in Roanoke, Virginia, has affected me more than I thought it would. Journalists are taught early on to compartmentalize. As a local TV reporter, I saw bodies from plane crashes and victims of mass murder.... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
BNY computer glitch | Mayor's emergency homeless assistance plan | Support for topless womenPricing problems related to a computer glitch could cause problems for Bank of
BNY computer glitch | Mayor's emergency homeless assistance plan | Support for topless women
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
Pricing problems related to a computer glitch could cause problems for Bank of New York Mellon clients today. The situation is the result of an outage that has prevented some mutual-fund and exchange-traded fund firms from accurately valuing their... Read more
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Brisbane Times
China slowdown forces global economy to adaptEven as China's markets show signs of stabilising, the resulting shock waves co
China slowdown forces global economy to adapt
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
Even as China's markets show signs of stabilising, the resulting shock waves could be lasting. Photo: Reuters The commodities giant BHP Billiton spent heavily for years, mining iron ore across Australia, digging for copper in Chile, and pumping oil... Read more
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WA Today
China slowdown forces global economy to adaptEven as China's markets show signs of stabilising, the resulting shock waves co
China slowdown forces global economy to adapt
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
Even as China's markets show signs of stabilising, the resulting shock waves could be lasting. Photo: Reuters The commodities giant BHP Billiton spent heavily for years, mining iron ore across Australia, digging for copper in Chile, and pumping oil... Read more
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The Age
China slowdown forces global economy to adaptEven as China's markets show signs of stabilising, the resulting shock waves co
China slowdown forces global economy to adapt
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
Even as China's markets show signs of stabilising, the resulting shock waves could be lasting. Photo: Reuters The commodities giant BHP Billiton spent heavily for years, mining iron ore across Australia, digging for copper in Chile, and pumping oil... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China slowdown forces global economy to adaptEven as China's markets show signs of stabilising, the resulting shock waves co
China slowdown forces global economy to adapt
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Even as China's markets show signs of stabilising, the resulting shock waves could be lasting. Photo: Reuters The commodities giant BHP Billiton spent heavily for years, mining iron ore across Australia, digging for copper in Chile, and pumping oil... Read more
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CNET
Watch as Vine becomes the next great news-gathering toolA Vine showing police officers patrolling San Francisco on Super Bowl Sunday ev
Watch as Vine becomes the next great news-gathering tool
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
A Vine showing police officers patrolling San Francisco on Super Bowl Sunday evening. Screen shot by CNET What if the Arab Spring, or Hurricane Sandy had been Vined? Much has been made over the years about how Twitter is one of the world's most... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Now More than a Dozen Democratic Reps Against Nuclear Iran DealCong. Maloney said that despite the diplomatic efforts of Obama and Kerry, her
Now More than a Dozen Democratic Reps Against Nuclear Iran Deal
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
Cong. Maloney said that despite the diplomatic efforts of Obama and Kerry, her conscience would not allow her to support the Nuclear Iran Deal. New York Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) became the 13th Democratic member of the U.S. House... Read more
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TechCrunch
Amazon Adds Music And Water Controls To Echo As Part Of Alexa Fund Roll-OutAmazon has today announced that two new companies, Musaic and Rachio, are being
Amazon Adds Music And Water Controls To Echo As Part Of Alexa Fund Roll-Out
TechCrunch / Posted 6 days ago
Amazon has today announced that two new companies, Musaic and Rachio, are being added to the Amazon Echo platform with investments from the $100 million Alexa Fund. With the Amazon Echo, which is in many ways a first-of-its-kind device, Amazon is... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Guinness Book of Records book toasts continued success after 60 years | Irish Examiner Sixty years ago today, if Swede Hans Jeppson wanted to toa
Guinness Book of Records book toasts continued success after 60 years
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
| Irish Examiner Sixty years ago today, if Swede Hans Jeppson wanted to toast the appearance of his name in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Stunning snaps show sunrise and sunset at iconic landmarks and beauty spotsThe world often appears at is most beautiful at sunset and sunrise. And these
Stunning snaps show sunrise and sunset at iconic landmarks and beauty spots
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
The world often appears at is most beautiful at sunset and sunrise. And these stunning shots are perfect examples. Paul lingered in the dusk and dawn in all climes as he waited for the perfect moment to get the perfect shot with his £30,000 80... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Global economy forced to adapt as China faltersHONG KONG >> The commodities giant BHP Billiton spent heavily for years, mining
Global economy forced to adapt as China falters
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 6 days ago
HONG KONG >> The commodities giant BHP Billiton spent heavily for years, mining iron ore across Australia, digging for copper in Chile, and pumping oil off the coast of Trinidad. The company could be confident in its direction as commodities orders... Read more
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International Business Times
Cristiano Ronaldo buys Fifty Shades of Grey-inspired apartment in New York Soccer ace Cristiano Ronaldo has bought a 2,509sq ft loft in Trump Tower on Fif
Cristiano Ronaldo buys Fifty Shades of Grey-inspired apartment in New York
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
Soccer ace Cristiano Ronaldo has bought a 2,509sq ft loft in Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, New York for $18.5 million (28.5 million euro). The three-bedroom apartment has been rendered by world-renowned designer Juan Pablo Molyneux. The property is... Read more
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Canberra Times
China slowdown forces global economy to adaptEven as China's markets show signs of stabilising, the resulting shock waves co
China slowdown forces global economy to adapt
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
Even as China's markets show signs of stabilising, the resulting shock waves could be lasting. Photo: Reuters The commodities giant BHP Billiton spent heavily for years, mining iron ore across Australia, digging for copper in Chile, and pumping oil... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Brother of murder victim looks to scrub Internet of violent contentA quick google search, and the traumatizing videos showing the last moments of
Brother of murder victim looks to scrub Internet of violent content
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 6 days ago
A quick google search, and the traumatizing videos showing the last moments of reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward are easily accessible. Sites like LiveLeak—a website known to post any and all types of videos- had hundreds of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Guinness World Records book is 60 - so which feats have lasted the course?The idea for the book came in the 1950s when Sir Hugh Beaver, managing director
Guinness World Records book is 60 - so which feats have lasted the course?
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
The idea for the book came in the 1950s when Sir Hugh Beaver, managing director of the Guinness Brewery, got in a discussion while shooting about the fastest game bird in Europe (*see below). They hosted kids’ TV hit Record Breakers, until Ross was... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Dust Lady,' immortalized in 9/11 photo, diesPhoto: Stan Honda, AFP/Getty...
'Dust Lady,' immortalized in 9/11 photo, dies
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
Photo: Stan Honda, AFP/Getty... Read more
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Connecticut Post
'Dust Lady,' immortalized in 9/11 photo, diesPhoto: Stan Honda, AFP/Getty...
'Dust Lady,' immortalized in 9/11 photo, dies
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
Photo: Stan Honda, AFP/Getty... Read more
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Denver Post
Improving economy shares blame for worst US traffic everWASHINGTON (AP) — More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downs
Improving economy shares blame for worst US traffic ever
Denver Post / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside: U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the rearview mirror. Commuters in Washington, D.C., suffer the most, losing an average of 82 hours... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
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Improving economy shares blame for worst US traffic ever
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
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Houston Chronicle
Improving economy shares blame for worst US traffic evergallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6465899|article-gallery-6465899|0 gall
Improving economy shares blame for worst US traffic ever
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
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San Antonio Express-News
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You can blame the beeping economy for worst US traffic ever
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
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Daily Record
Movie fantasy world of brothers shut in New York apartment for 14 yearsIt is hard to imagine anyone understanding the escapist quality of films better
Movie fantasy world of brothers shut in New York apartment for 14 years
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
It is hard to imagine anyone understanding the escapist quality of films better than the Angulo brothers. For 14 years, a cramped and spartan New York apartment was the entire world for the six boys, who were kept as virtual prisoners by... Read more
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Connecticut Post
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You can blame the beeping economy for worst US traffic ever
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
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Houston Chronicle
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You can blame the beeping economy for worst US traffic ever
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
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Stamford Advocate
You can blame the beeping economy for worst US traffic everTraffic crawls along the Capital Beltway during rush hour, in Greenbelt, Md., T
You can blame the beeping economy for worst US traffic ever
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Traffic crawls along the Capital Beltway during rush hour, in Greenbelt, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Traffic congestion nationally reached a new peak last year and is greater than ever before, according to a report by the Texas A&M Transportation... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Week 4 Stock Report for Giants PreseasonThese days, the Giants safeties are dropping faster than pennies falling from a
Week 4 Stock Report for Giants Preseason
Bleacher Report / Posted 7 days ago
These days, the Giants safeties are dropping faster than pennies falling from atop of the Empire State Building. That’s not a good thing for a new defense that relies on its safeties to get guys lined up almost as much as it relies on its middle... Read more
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TheStreet.com
GE is Prize in Bidding War Between Connecticut and New York"I have had some discussions with GE lately," Malloy said this week, after repo
GE is Prize in Bidding War Between Connecticut and New York
TheStreet.com / Posted 7 days ago
"I have had some discussions with GE lately," Malloy said this week, after reports that the blue-chip manufacturer was entertaining offers from not only New York, its former home, but urban centers in the South and Southwest. "They are going through... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Stewart set for air showTo feature military, historic planes Posted Aug. 25, 2015 at 8:35 PM Posted A
Stewart set for air show
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 7 days ago
To feature military, historic planes Posted Aug. 25, 2015 at 8:35 PM Posted Aug. 25, 2015 at 8:35 PM STEWART AIRPORT – Stewart International Airport hasn’t seen this much plane activity at one time in years.The airport, which has struggled to hold... Read more
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Perth Now
Opera House: bold, beautiful and greenIT'S already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become
Opera House: bold, beautiful and green
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
IT'S already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become a star for the environment. THE national icon has joined a select group of World Heritage buildings after being awarded a 4-star Green Star - performance rating by the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Urban Umbrella: Winner on iceAndr�s Cort�s' Urban Umbrella may yet go up in Toronto before it's seen in New
Urban Umbrella: Winner on ice
Crain's New York Business / Posted 8 days ago
Andr�s Cort�s' Urban Umbrella may yet go up in Toronto before it's seen in New York. In January 2010, city officials unveiled a gleaming white alternative to the little-loved blue scaffolding that landlords erect to shield pedestrians from falling... Read more
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Daily Mail
Vintage vacation snaps show NYC in 1967Stunning vintage vacation photos of New York City in 1967 reveal how much Manha
Vintage vacation snaps show NYC in 1967
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Stunning vintage vacation photos of New York City in 1967 reveal how much Manhattan has changed during the last 50 years - and which areas of the Big Apple which have stood the test of time Josh Burdick, 42, from Houston, Texas, shared the pictures,... Read more
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Herald Sun
Opera House: bold, beautiful and greenIT'S already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become
Opera House: bold, beautiful and green
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
IT'S already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become a star for the environment. THE national icon has joined a select group of World Heritage buildings after being awarded a 4-star Green Star - performance rating by the... Read more
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Digital Spy
Zedd suggests One Direction have copied him on their new single 'Drag Me Down'The Russian-German musician has highlighted similarities between his own track
Zedd suggests One Direction have copied him on their new single 'Drag Me Down'
Digital Spy / Posted 8 days ago
The Russian-German musician has highlighted similarities between his own track 'True Colours (Empire State Building)' and the boyband's latest hit 'Drag Me Down'. Aside from posting the video with an upset emoji face, Zedd hasn't made any further... Read more
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International Business Times
Guinness Book of Records at 60: These are the unbeatable records from the first annual in 1955 It is 60 years since the first Guinness Book of Records was published back in 1
Guinness Book of Records at 60: These are the unbeatable records from the first annual in 1955
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
It is 60 years since the first Guinness Book of Records was published back in 1955. Since then, it has been the definitive source of world records and the settler of many boozy disputes. It is still updated yearly with broken records and entirely new... Read more
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Evening Standard
Ronaldo buys '50 Shades of Grey' apartmentReal Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo has splashed out £12m on a New York apart
Ronaldo buys '50 Shades of Grey' apartment
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo has splashed out £12m on a New York apartment which inspired the erotic book “50 Shades of Grey." The 30 year-old forward snapped up the 2,000 square foot property on Fifth Avenue's Trump tower amid rumours that... Read more
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News.com.au
Opera House: bold, beautiful and greenbreaking news IT'S already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera
Opera House: bold, beautiful and green
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
breaking news IT'S already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become a star for the environment. THE national icon has joined a select group of World Heritage buildings after being... Read more
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Perth Now
Opera House: bold, beautiful and greenIT'S already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become
Opera House: bold, beautiful and green
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
IT'S already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become a star for the environment. THE national icon has joined a select group of World Heritage buildings after being awarded a 4-star Green Star - performance rating by the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Opera House scores top green ratingIt's already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become
Opera House scores top green rating
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
It's already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become a star for the environment. The national icon has joined a select group of World Heritage buildings after being awarded a 4-star Green Star - performance rating by the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Opera House: bold, beautiful and greenIT'S already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become
Opera House: bold, beautiful and green
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
IT'S already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become a star for the environment. THE national icon has joined a select group of World Heritage buildings after being awarded a 4-star Green Star - performance rating by the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Opera House: bold, beautiful and greenIT'S already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become
Opera House: bold, beautiful and green
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
IT'S already the star of the harbour, and now the Sydney Opera House has become a star for the environment. THE national icon has joined a select group of World Heritage buildings after being awarded a 4-star Green Star - performance rating by the... Read more
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sportsmole
Ronaldo 'buys £11m New York apartment'Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly purchased an apartment in New
Ronaldo 'buys £11m New York apartment'
sportsmole / Posted 9 days ago
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly purchased an apartment in New York worth $18.5m (£11.8m). The three-time Ballon d'Or winner's new US base is said to have inspired the setting for the Hollywood movie Fifty Shades of Grey. According... Read more
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Daily Mail
Inside Ronaldo's new $18.5million luxury New York loft apartmentCristiano Ronaldo buys $18.5m luxury New York loft apartment in Trump Tower 'wh
Inside Ronaldo's new $18.5million luxury New York loft apartment
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo buys $18.5m luxury New York loft apartment in Trump Tower 'which inspired setting of 50 Shades of Grey' Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has bought 2,509 sq ft Fifth Avenue loft in Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue Exclusive... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Castellanos: Unicorns, Donald Trump and 2016Has there ever been a more interesting presidential contest than this one? A fe
Castellanos: Unicorns, Donald Trump and 2016
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 9 days ago
Has there ever been a more interesting presidential contest than this one? A few observations, as random as the race itself: 1. "Never trust a man who combs his hair straight from his left armpit." Alice Roosevelt, daughter of Teddy Roosevelt. 2.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experiencing the Hustle and Bustle of the Big AppleMy first thought after arriving in New York was about the overwhelming populati
Experiencing the Hustle and Bustle of the Big Apple
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
My first thought after arriving in New York was about the overwhelming population of Mexicans, Latinos, Chinese, blacks and Indians. Another thought was that the city and indeed the US will never fully recover from the 9/11 attack and finally, that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Caitlyn Jenner tries on glitzy outfits for pride event on I Am Cait'Just cool me down': Caitlyn Jenner tries on glitzy outfits including colourful
Caitlyn Jenner tries on glitzy outfits for pride event on I Am Cait
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
'Just cool me down': Caitlyn Jenner tries on glitzy outfits including colourful sequined miniskirt for NYC Pride event on I Am Cait She usually opts for a more demure and chic look but Caitlyn Jenner tried on something a little more outrageous for... Read more
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