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Great Bend Tribune
Celebrate the Chinese New Year by giving your baby a Chinese nameabout their daughter, Max, and how they had chosen a Chinese name for her. Spe
Celebrate the Chinese New Year by giving your baby a Chinese name
Great Bend Tribune / Posted an hour ago
about their daughter, Max, and how they had chosen a Chinese name for her. Speaking in Mandarin, the couple said they had given her the Chinese name “Chen Mingyu,” — which means “Break of the day” and “enlightening” — as Chan’s family name and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Beneath the City of LightsPicasso. Highly recommended are the soft-boiled eggs, which come with baguette
Beneath the City of Lights
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
Picasso. Highly recommended are the soft-boiled eggs, which come with baguette crisps for dipping. Menus are available in English and French; the highest compliment I was paid during my trip was to be given a French menu after uttering a few words... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova enters race for UN leadershipMrs Irina Georgieva Bokova for the post of secretary-general of the United Nati
Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova enters race for UN leadership
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 hours ago
Mrs Irina Georgieva Bokova for the post of secretary-general of the United Nations," the ministry said in a statement. "Given her background and experience, Mrs Bokova may be one of the top candidates in the upcoming campaign for UN... Read more
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Philboxing
CARL FRAMPTON-SCOTT QUIGG CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT FOR FEB. 27 UNIFICATION FIGHT, LIVE ON SHO EXTREMEIt�s the fastest selling sporting event of all time at the arena and split into
CARL FRAMPTON-SCOTT QUIGG CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT FOR FEB. 27 UNIFICATION FIGHT, LIVE ON SHO EXTREME
Philboxing / Posted 9 hours ago
It�s the fastest selling sporting event of all time at the arena and split into two (sections) -- 10,000 Irish, 10,000 English. I think it�s gonna be an atmosphere like never seen before on a night of boxing. I mean, I feel like boxing and live... Read more
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Variety
Vice Media Under Pressure: New Backers Bring New Challengesthe traditional boundaries between content and commercials with 30-second and 9
Vice Media Under Pressure: New Backers Bring New Challenges
Variety / Posted 14 hours ago
the traditional boundaries between content and commercials with 30-second and 90-second branded videos that weave big brand names into Vice-devised vignettes. It’s an approach Smith has used online, where Vice has crafted brand-integration videos... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Math RevolutionProgram at Ohio State, both of which have been around for decades. But lately,
The Math Revolution
The Atlantic / Posted 19 hours ago
Program at Ohio State, both of which have been around for decades. But lately, dozens of new math-enrichment camps with names like MathPath, AwesomeMath, MathILy, Idea Math, sparc, Math Zoom, and Epsilon Camp have popped up, opening the gates... Read more
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Vavel
Attack, attack, attack: Why it's the perfect time for Sunderland to swap Jones for Yedlinthe Black Cats find themselves down there come this time of every year. The 28
Attack, attack, attack: Why it's the perfect time for Sunderland to swap Jones for Yedlin
Vavel / Posted 20 hours ago
the Black Cats find themselves down there come this time of every year. The 28-year-old right-back has made his way up the English football pyramid, grafting his way to the top through spells with Crewe Alexandra, Preston North End and West... Read more
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Squawka
Liverpool Could Soon Replace Everton As Masters Of Merseyside's Talent Pool23 Under 23: Merseyside - The talent pool which never runs dry | Squawka News |
Liverpool Could Soon Replace Everton As Masters Of Merseyside's Talent Pool
Squawka / Posted 20 hours ago
23 Under 23: Merseyside - The talent pool which never runs dry | Squawka News | Features English Barclays Premier League 23 Under 23: Merseyside – The talent pool which never runs dry By Jack Watson at 12:10 on February 9, 2016 From Robbie Fowler... Read more
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Goal.com
Memphis blame game no help to Man United or struggling Depayfan groups as a difficult first season in England reached its lowest ebb. Havi
Memphis blame game no help to Man United or struggling Depay
Goal.com / Posted 23 hours ago
fan groups as a difficult first season in England reached its lowest ebb. Having begun the season as one of the first names on the teamsheet, Depay’s general lack of form was highlighted by an anonymous first-half display in the 3-0 hammering... Read more
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SportsFan
I would rather play All Stars: SmithNRL pre-season getting too packed: Smith Photo Source: AAP If given the choic
I would rather play All Stars: Smith
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
NRL pre-season getting too packed: Smith Photo Source: AAP If given the choice, Cameron Smith says he would opt for the All Stars to take precedence over the NRL Auckland Nines in a reshuffled pre-season. World All Stars captain Smith admitted... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
In defence of pretentiousness | Dan Foxwhy the films of Jean-Luc Godard are “pretentious nonsense”. Marisa Gerber, rep
In defence of pretentiousness | Dan Fox
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
why the films of Jean-Luc Godard are “pretentious nonsense”. Marisa Gerber, reporting on the proper way to pronounce the names of Hispanic neighbourhoods in Los Angeles, discovers that “no one can seem to agree if using the Spanish pronunciation... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Nipissing University must consider significant downsizing: auditwas obtained by The Globe and Mail. Non-essential courses that are losing mone
Nipissing University must consider significant downsizing: audit
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
was obtained by The Globe and Mail. Non-essential courses that are losing money should be eliminated, it says. The report names six departments in particular: chemistry, computer science, fine arts, history, political science and arts and cultural... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ticket-price war places clubs at a tipping pointChelsea than it would have been Bayern Munich; for the Glazer family to buy Man
Ticket-price war places clubs at a tipping point
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Chelsea than it would have been Bayern Munich; for the Glazer family to buy Manchester United rather than Barcelona. English football is less complicated; less accountable to fans – and therefore more malleable. It means market forces will... Read more
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Daily News
REVISITING THE FEARLESS COMRADEand gone, but the account of 'real-life prison break of 1942' will never get bu
REVISITING THE FEARLESS COMRADE
Daily News / Posted yesterday
and gone, but the account of 'real-life prison break of 1942' will never get buried beneath the sands of time as it has given the patriot Sri Lankan strong reasons to look back and ponder on the courage their forefathers possessed to challenge... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
US officials downplay impact of Department of Justice hackingphone numbers to fingerprints. Though the DHS breach appears far less severe, i
US officials downplay impact of Department of Justice hacking
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
phone numbers to fingerprints. Though the DHS breach appears far less severe, it is nevertheless particularly embarrassing given that the department has been designated the point of entry for all corporate data shared with government agencies in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Lord Harlech, obituaryThe Ormsby Gore children, meanwhile, became leading lights in “Swinging London”
Lord Harlech, obituary
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The Ormsby Gore children, meanwhile, became leading lights in “Swinging London” and put their names on the books of English Boy, a model agency founded by the Queen’s page-turned-hippie, the baronet Sir Mark Palmer. When Palmer bought a gipsy caravan... Read more
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International Business Times
The Bishops Avenue: London's notorious Billionaires Row is returning from the dead "Billionaires Row", as it's known for its magnetism to the super-affluent, is a
The Bishops Avenue: London's notorious Billionaires Row is returning from the dead
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
"Billionaires Row", as it's known for its magnetism to the super-affluent, is a surprisingly accessible residential street given its notorious exclusivity. Jump on the Northern line, hop off at East Finchley and walk a short distance. Then here you... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
SCAD president to honor Savannah's 'women of vision'statement. “I created the Savannah Women of Vision to illuminate trailblazers a
SCAD president to honor Savannah's 'women of vision'
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
statement. “I created the Savannah Women of Vision to illuminate trailblazers and their transcendent work, keeping their names and deeds not only in our hearts, but publicly acclaimed. These are our heroines.” The genesis of the initiative,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sure, Judiciary Needs to Tie Up Loose EndsThe law is an 'ass', an often-quoted pick from 'Oliver Twist', a novel by celeb
Sure, Judiciary Needs to Tie Up Loose Ends
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The law is an 'ass', an often-quoted pick from 'Oliver Twist', a novel by celebrated 18th century English writer Charles Dickens, remains evergreen so many years down the line. On the surface, why the proverbial 'ass' , which is essentially... Read more
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Evening Standard
Jamie XX to headline day to dawn festival in south Londonlead an eclectic lineup of acts performing at a brand new London festival this
Jamie XX to headline day to dawn festival in south London
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
lead an eclectic lineup of acts performing at a brand new London festival this summer. The xx member will be joined by names including Goldie, Joy Orbison, Mind Against and Zomby at Sunfall, the first UK music festival from the team behind... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The MLS winter loan is dying – in part because the league is so physically taxingof a trek in MLS. Only in the Pacific north-west, or on the east coast, do MLS
The MLS winter loan is dying – in part because the league is so physically taxing
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
of a trek in MLS. Only in the Pacific north-west, or on the east coast, do MLS fixtures command any kind of away following, given the distances in question. Such travelling between fixtures makes MLS the most physically taxing division in world... Read more
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International Business Times
Why it is selfish and bad for the planet to keep a pet you would refuse to eat in many cultures – Italy and France, for example, have butchers' shops that spe
Why it is selfish and bad for the planet to keep a pet you would refuse to eat
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
in many cultures – Italy and France, for example, have butchers' shops that specialise in horsemeat. In the UK and other English-speaking countries, the idea of eating horsemeat is regarded as outrageous. This is not at all rational: a horse is... Read more
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Evening Standard
Juventus tell Chelsea to forget about hiring Massimiliano Allegritargets, Chelsea are at a big disadvantage with only an interim boss in Guus Hi
Juventus tell Chelsea to forget about hiring Massimiliano Allegri
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
targets, Chelsea are at a big disadvantage with only an interim boss in Guus Hiddink at the helm. Abramovich has many other names on his wish-list, including Diego Simeone, Antonio Conte and Massimiliano Allegri. Manuel Pellegrini’s name is also in... Read more
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Squawka
23 Under 23: Jack Butland - A Premier League giant taking shape in the Potteries | Squawka News | Features English Barclays Premier League 23 Under 23: Jack
23 Under 23: Jack Butland - A Premier League giant taking shape in the Potteries
Squawka / Posted 2 days ago
| Squawka News | Features English Barclays Premier League 23 Under 23: Jack Butland – A Premier League giant taking shape in the Potteries By Kevin Blundell at 8:50... Read more
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The Chronicle
Demystifying Duke KunshanA sketch of the Fall 2015 Global Learning Semester students made by Qiu Jingpin
Demystifying Duke Kunshan
The Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
A sketch of the Fall 2015 Global Learning Semester students made by Qiu Jingping, an English major from Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou, China. “Are you serious?” “There are better options...” After we decided to spend our junior fall... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
How smart is your dog?"ball" and "treat" are words most canine family members understand. Your dog ma
How smart is your dog?
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
"ball" and "treat" are words most canine family members understand. Your dog may have a much better grasp of the English language than you realize. The average dog has a vocabulary of 165 words. With training, some learn many... Read more
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Salon.com
“My mother and aunt were killed. Everyone but me was killed”willful blindness. In an airstrike on one Syrian village — also detailed below
“My mother and aunt were killed. Everyone but me was killed”
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
willful blindness. In an airstrike on one Syrian village — also detailed below — it seems that simple confusion over place names meant that civilian casualties were never investigated and were left uncounted. A coalition spokesman eventually said... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Kasingkasing Press breathes new life into West Visayan literaturenoteworthy is its support for Ilonggo writers promoting Visayan-laced Filipino
Kasingkasing Press breathes new life into West Visayan literature
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
noteworthy is its support for Ilonggo writers promoting Visayan-laced Filipino and West Visayan literature in the English language. ​Founded under the brainchild of college lecturer Noel G. de Leon, who is also an author, language... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
From athletes to stars: What it takes to become a sports celebrityNewsAsia found out that perhaps there are other ways. Tiger Woods; Roger Feder
From athletes to stars: What it takes to become a sports celebrity
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
NewsAsia found out that perhaps there are other ways. Tiger Woods; Roger Federer; Cristiano Ronaldo – these names roll easily off the tongues of sports fans around the world. Some of them may no longer be at the height of their... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
From darkness to arc lights: Sex workers dream of silver screenwas a sex worker in Basirhat, on the outskirts of the city. But she has spent e
From darkness to arc lights: Sex workers dream of silver screen
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
was a sex worker in Basirhat, on the outskirts of the city. But she has spent every evening the past week taking spoken English and dance lessons at an NGO’s office in Sonagachi. They aren’t alone. Hundreds of sex workers and their children are... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Netflix Stock: Is It Time to Buy?month were able to stop the stock price slide for long. It's impossible to kno
Netflix Stock: Is It Time to Buy?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
month were able to stop the stock price slide for long. It's impossible to know what's going on in investors' heads at any given moment. Nevertheless, the recent weakness in Netflix stock could indicate that many investors are ready to cash in... Read more
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SB Nation
Cam Newton is changing the definition of Southern Gentlemanclear, paths will be made. Cam Newton is from Georgia, dabs like Migos and went
Cam Newton is changing the definition of Southern Gentleman
SB Nation / Posted 2 days ago
clear, paths will be made. Cam Newton is from Georgia, dabs like Migos and went to Auburn. He is Southern as hell, by a given definition of Southern. Not that this is a very simple or easy word to define, if we're throwing it around here. I'd... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
What's in a name? A lot. Adoptees given rights to original birth certificatesWhat’s in a name? A lot. Adoptees given rights to original birth certificates
What's in a name? A lot. Adoptees given rights to original birth certificates
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
What’s in a name? A lot. Adoptees given rights to original birth certificates When a law allowing adoptees to access their original birth certificates went into effect in Colorado on Jan. 1, thousands of people gained the right to see the first... Read more
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Canberra Times
Wrong turn over the first maps of Australia's coastsand olhos, meaning ''eyes''. So in 16th century Portuguese seamen's slang the w
Wrong turn over the first maps of Australia's coasts
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
and olhos, meaning ''eyes''. So in 16th century Portuguese seamen's slang the word meant ''open your eyes'' - or in the English vernacular, ''keep your eyes peeled'' (for hidden reefs). The National Library's newly acquired Desceliers map... Read more
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The Hindu
After Rohith Vemula: the Sunday Magazine team discovers the new contours of discriminationteam discovers the new contours of discrimination Not every Dalit student leav
After Rohith Vemula: the Sunday Magazine team discovers the new contours of discrimination
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
team discovers the new contours of discrimination Not every Dalit student leaves a well-written and poignant note in English that will be considered worthy of sympathy and outrage by social media, but our colleges and universities leave... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The real estate technique fuelling Vancouver's housing marketin Vancouver’s West Side for more than $2-million in recent years, 11 per cent
The real estate technique fuelling Vancouver's housing market
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
in Vancouver’s West Side for more than $2-million in recent years, 11 per cent involved buyers and sellers with the same names as real estate brokers. Some listed their occupation as “Realtor,” several others as “businessperson.” In Vancouver, 1... Read more
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Daily Mail
Family-six found dead in their home in ChicagoPictured, Noe Martinez Sr Authorities have not officially confirmed their iden
Family-six found dead in their home in Chicago
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Pictured, Noe Martinez Sr Authorities have not officially confirmed their identities, but family members posted their names on a GoFundMe page set up to help pay for the costs of sending their bodies to their native Mexico for their... Read more
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Daily Mail
Joey Feek's daughter 'makes mama smile' in sweet set of imagesold photos of their vow renewal in Sweden, as well as pictures of them posed wi
Joey Feek's daughter 'makes mama smile' in sweet set of images
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
old photos of their vow renewal in Sweden, as well as pictures of them posed with his cousin Aaron Carnahan Joey was given just six months to live by doctors in October after her stage IV cervical cancer diagnosis She had been showing signs... Read more
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Daily Mail
Benedict Cumberbatch among celebrities appointed to Oxford collegeMA in classical acting, while Miss Watson has a degree from Brown University in
Benedict Cumberbatch among celebrities appointed to Oxford college
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
MA in classical acting, while Miss Watson has a degree from Brown University in the US. Mr Rusbridger added: ‘Some of the names we announce today did not go to university. One left school at 16. We think we can learn much from them – and we hope... Read more
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Daily Mail
Emma Watson cuts a classy figure for Colonia première in Berlininch the successful moviestar at the Berlin première of her latest film Colonia
Emma Watson cuts a classy figure for Colonia première in Berlin
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
inch the successful moviestar at the Berlin première of her latest film Colonia Dignidad inside the Potsdamer Platz. The English actress, 25, oozed sophistication in a cream overcoat with a stylish cut and clean lines worn over an elegant white... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Pod Rods: Jacksonville gets an indoor hot rod show; Seinfeld goes Super Bird; and SVRA goes racing in FernandinaMatt LeBlanc has a new gig, according to the BBC. He will become the first Ame
Pod Rods: Jacksonville gets an indoor hot rod show; Seinfeld goes Super Bird; and SVRA goes racing in Fernandina
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
Matt LeBlanc has a new gig, according to the BBC. He will become the first American presenter – or host in our version of English – on the rebooted version of Top Gear when it returns in May. “Matt’s a lifelong fellow petrolhead and I’m thrilled... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kylie Jenner plays favorites with new Lip Kit color named after KhloeNo prizes for guessing her favorite sister! Kylie Jenner names lip kit color af
Kylie Jenner plays favorites with new Lip Kit color named after Khloe
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
No prizes for guessing her favorite sister! Kylie Jenner names lip kit color after Khloe, and devotes shades to her grandma and a dog, but leaves the other Kardashians out Kylie Jenner, 18, revealed three new shades in her Lip Kit shades on... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sunday's other big game: 5 Super Bowl ads I'm eager to seeHelen Mirren spot. The St. Louis-based, European-owned manufacturer of rice bee
Sunday's other big game: 5 Super Bowl ads I'm eager to see
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Helen Mirren spot. The St. Louis-based, European-owned manufacturer of rice beer brings one of the grand dames of English-language acting into the frame to scold drunk drivers, or potential drunk drivers. She talks directly to the camera... Read more
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The Atlantic
Inside a Plot to Overthrow the President of the Gambiaon a map. The country, home to fewer than 2 million people, is a narrow strip o
Inside a Plot to Overthrow the President of the Gambia
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
on a map. The country, home to fewer than 2 million people, is a narrow strip of territory carved out of the banks of its namesake river. The Atlantic forms the western edge; Senegal surrounds the rest. Weak borders and weak governments still... Read more
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London24
How England have a good chance this summer if Hodgson changes approachgrowing, but our man Brad Pinard has a few worries. England of course will be
How England have a good chance this summer if Hodgson changes approach
London24 / Posted 4 days ago
growing, but our man Brad Pinard has a few worries. England of course will be written off by most, but deep inside every Englishman has a small ‘what if?’ The Premier League has been as exciting as ever this season, with Leicester’s success,... Read more
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Football365
Football people on TV: Gabriele Marcottiquality, which suggests he enjoys life to the full. Lingo bingo The only subje
Football people on TV: Gabriele Marcotti
Football365 / Posted 4 days ago
quality, which suggests he enjoys life to the full. Lingo bingo The only subject of this column to speak Italian, German, English, Spanish and Japanese. Japanese? Not for me, Clive. Also the only to have two University degrees and neither are from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
VPL At the Helm of Sporting Barshave any connection with Spanish soccer League. They, however, all and other o
VPL At the Helm of Sporting Bars
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
have any connection with Spanish soccer League. They, however, all and other over hundred bars and clubs that have taken names of popular sports arenas, show live soccer matches played in big European leagues. It is from these bars that names... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A brief history of Waitangi Dayor rangatira, signed the Treaty. However, a number of chiefs challenged the Cr
A brief history of Waitangi Day
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
or rangatira, signed the Treaty. However, a number of chiefs challenged the Crown's right to rule and refused to add their names. Taraia Ngakuti, a chief of Ngati Tamatera in the Coromandel, was one of many notable chiefs who refused to sign the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Girls have always been game, now the industry needs to catch upidentify with or feel good about. There is hope, however. Recently, one of gam
Girls have always been game, now the industry needs to catch up
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
identify with or feel good about. There is hope, however. Recently, one of gaming's most well-known icons Lara Croft was given a make-over. The Tomb Raider franchise was "rebooted" to make Lara more ... realistic. Both proportionally and with... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The silence of trauma: A Holocaust story finds unique roots and resonance in South Africain Nazi Germany. Their surname then was Robinski, later altered to Robins to hi
The silence of trauma: A Holocaust story finds unique roots and resonance in South Africa
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
in Nazi Germany. Their surname then was Robinski, later altered to Robins to hide its Jewish roots and pass as a more “English” surname. It was the expression in the eyes of one of the women in the photograph, Edith Robinski, Robins' aunt,... Read more
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