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Chicago Tribune
The good, the bad and the potentialDepending on your point of view, the Chicago Jazz Festival provides: A. A glor
The good, the bad and the potential
Chicago Tribune / Posted 51 minutes ago
Depending on your point of view, the Chicago Jazz Festival provides: A. A glorious way to spend Labor Day weekend — for free. B. A rare opportunity to sample a broad swath of jazz, from traditional to avant-garde. C. A musical gathering that... Read more
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Quartz
Could the Wright Brothers have invented the airplane under social media scrutiny? - Quartz flight risk In a psychiatrist’s office at the bottom of the ocean,
Could the Wright Brothers have invented the airplane under social media scrutiny?
Quartz / Posted an hour ago
- Quartz flight risk In a psychiatrist’s office at the bottom of the ocean, a cartoon... Read more
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Salon.com
Amazon, Facebook and Google have the same secretDid Bill Gates intend, when he set out, to exploit the extraordinary economies
Amazon, Facebook and Google have the same secret
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Did Bill Gates intend, when he set out, to exploit the extraordinary economies of scale in software—which, unlike perhaps any other type of business, occur on both the supply and demand sides? It seems likely. In the 1970s, his corporate motto was... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Letters about Texas prisons, politicians as usual, faithInferno on Earth When I was first incarcerated I suffered from extreme depress
Letters about Texas prisons, politicians as usual, faith
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
Inferno on Earth When I was first incarcerated I suffered from extreme depression. Thoughts of suicide assailed me daily. By the grace of God, I overcame that dark moment of time. Now five years later in prison, I struggle to stay alive in an... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Workplace firm holds grand openingBentonville Workplace at 900 S.E. Fifth St., Suite 22, offers private offices,
Workplace firm holds grand opening
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
Bentonville Workplace at 900 S.E. Fifth St., Suite 22, offers private offices, virtual office services and conference room rentals to businesses of all sizes. The company started accepting business users in June and celebrated its grand opening last... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Dictionaries evolve with society, cultureIt was recently announced that Oxford Dictionaries, an online branch of the Oxf
Dictionaries evolve with society, culture
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 7 hours ago
It was recently announced that Oxford Dictionaries, an online branch of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) which focuses on being a "guide to the language of today," added several new words to its annals. Among the new words are fur baby, hangry,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Giorgio Armani on 40 years in fashion and creating a legacyHis talent and vision has made fashion houses the empires they are today. Victo
Giorgio Armani on 40 years in fashion and creating a legacy
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
His talent and vision has made fashion houses the empires they are today. Victoria Moss meets the man behind the label in an excusive extract from his autobiography, offering a rare insight into his life and work. As he celebrates 40 years in... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Letters to the editor: Aug. 30Prefers not tax, but if it has to happen do it right I am not convinced that a
Letters to the editor: Aug. 30
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 8 hours ago
Prefers not tax, but if it has to happen do it right I am not convinced that a new tax for roads is the right thing to do. However, if the commission decides to go ahead with the two-eighths of one percent, that is how I believe it should be... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fads rise and fade in schoolsEducation, like other human activities, is subject to ever-changing whims, fads
Fads rise and fade in schools
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 hours ago
Education, like other human activities, is subject to ever-changing whims, fads and notions. That seems to be particularly true in California, whose political climates evolve very rapidly. Every time a new governor takes office, or the Legislature... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Fashion: Timeless with a twistNorth Yorkshire brand Charlotte Lucy’s designs are inspired by the moors. Heath
Fashion: Timeless with a twist
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 8 hours ago
North Yorkshire brand Charlotte Lucy’s designs are inspired by the moors. Heather Dixon talks to founder Charlotte Hazell. As Charlotte Hazell works into the small hours in the bedroom-turned-workshop at her home in Norton, meticulously sewing her... Read more
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Times of Malta
Libya’s glimmer of hopeThe Libyan political agreement initialed in Skhirat, Morocco, on July 11 and br
Libya’s glimmer of hope
Times of Malta / Posted 9 hours ago
The Libyan political agreement initialed in Skhirat, Morocco, on July 11 and brokered by UN envoy Bernar­dino León sent a message of hope to a shattered country. Libya is a country with many heavily armed militias, two competing governments and... Read more
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TechCrunch
Graduated From An Engineering Bootcamp? Now What?More posts by this contributor: While hip hop may have ‘too many mc’s and not
Graduated From An Engineering Bootcamp? Now What?
TechCrunch / Posted 11 hours ago
More posts by this contributor: While hip hop may have ‘too many mc’s and not enough mics,’ in tech, there are too many startups and not enough seasoned technologists. Over the last seven years, hopeful entrepreneurs have flooded the market, looking... Read more
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TribLIVE
Boys soccer preview: After winning back-to-back WPIAL titles, Peters Township boys hoping to evolve with younger lineupThings are going to be different at Peters Township this season. That much is c
Boys soccer preview: After winning back-to-back WPIAL titles, Peters Township boys hoping to evolve with younger lineup
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
Things are going to be different at Peters Township this season. That much is certain. The boys soccer team lost 13 seniors and eight starters who coach Bob Dyer said in addition to being very good players were the heart and soul of last year's... Read more
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Sherdog
Another Chapter Closes in an Enduring Legacy - End of an EraWhen Carlson Gracie died on Feb. 1, 2006, the fate of his jiu-jitsu academy in
Another Chapter Closes in an Enduring Legacy - End of an Era
Sherdog / Posted 15 hours ago
When Carlson Gracie died on Feb. 1, 2006, the fate of his jiu-jitsu academy in Brazil was left in the hands his wife, Marly, the mother of his two sons, both of whom live in the United States: Carlson Jr., who leads a school in Chicago, and Karen,... Read more
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The Star
A region evolves with China - Behind The HeadlinesSouth-East Asia’s complex big power relations demand careful and considered und
A region evolves with China - Behind The Headlines
The Star / Posted 15 hours ago
South-East Asia’s complex big power relations demand careful and considered understanding, where frequent complications and familiar gut reactions do not help. WHEN countries have difficulty relating to a rising China, part of the problem lies in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Oh, Mr Carson! Our love affair is a total accident: Downton Abbey producer reveals chemistry between characters led to dramatic s
Oh, Mr Carson! Our love affair is a total accident
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
: Downton Abbey producer reveals chemistry between characters led to dramatic script change When Downton Abbey's Carson finally proposed to Mrs Hughes in last year's Christmas special it was the end... Read more
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Japan Today
Mitsubishi Corp to sell agrochemicals in India ‹ Japan TodayMitsubishi Corp has entered into an agreement with Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co
Mitsubishi Corp to sell agrochemicals in India ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 18 hours ago
Mitsubishi Corp has entered into an agreement with Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) based in India to establish a local enterprise for the sale and distribution of agrochemicals in India. The new company, IFFCO-MC Crop Science... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Stones potential England captain, says Everton bossJohn Stones could be a future England captain and was an "immense influence" on
Stones potential England captain, says Everton boss
Otago Daily Times / Posted 18 hours ago
John Stones could be a future England captain and was an "immense influence" on Everton in the 0-0 draw at Tottenham Hotspur despite constant media speculation over a transfer, said manager Roberto Martinez. It seems as though Stones, 21, has been... Read more
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CBS Sports
Buss says Kobe Bryant has to know his role with Lakers beyond this seasonThey stood by him when he was an impulsive young player dealing with how to cha
Buss says Kobe Bryant has to know his role with Lakers beyond this season
CBS Sports / Posted 18 hours ago
They stood by him when he was an impulsive young player dealing with how to channel his energy. They embraced him as the core of the team during the Shaq-Kobe championship era. They chose him over O'Neal when that situation exploded, and stood by him... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Striving for ‘Imprefection’: Fighting the internal battleAre you ready? Are you ready to do this? Are you committed? I am so committed.
Striving for ‘Imprefection’: Fighting the internal battle
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 19 hours ago
Are you ready? Are you ready to do this? Are you committed? I am so committed. I am so ready. But what happens if I fail? I’ve said I’ll do it before. I’ve followed the yellow brick road and ended up stumbling along a rocky landscape. I know what... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Stones is potential England captain, says Everton bossLONDON: John Stones could be a future England captain and was an "immense influ
Stones is potential England captain, says Everton boss
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 hours ago
LONDON: John Stones could be a future England captain and was an "immense influence" on Everton in Saturday's 0-0 draw at Tottenham Hotspur despite constant media speculation over a transfer, said manager Roberto Martinez. It seems as though Stones,... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood has his say on rejected Carles Gil penalty claimTim Sherwood is convinced Carles Gil should have been awarded a penalty for a f
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood has his say on rejected Carles Gil penalty claim
birminghammail / Posted 21 hours ago
Tim Sherwood is convinced Carles Gil should have been awarded a penalty for a foul by Younes Kaboul. Gil tumbled to the turf under the close attentions of Kaboul but his appeals were waved away. “I still think it’s a penalty, otherwise he rolls it... Read more
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TechCrunch
Baby, We Won’t Drive Our Cars: The Future Of Automotive TransportationMore posts by this contributor: While the conversation led to many interesting
Baby, We Won’t Drive Our Cars: The Future Of Automotive Transportation
TechCrunch / Posted 21 hours ago
More posts by this contributor: While the conversation led to many interesting conclusions, the discussion can be summed up in large part by one unifying insight: “Transportation tech is not only changing how we get from A to B, it’s fundamentally... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Will America finally embrace Serena Williams?She arrived just after noon on Thursday to a standing-room-only throng of press
Will America finally embrace Serena Williams?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 hours ago
She arrived just after noon on Thursday to a standing-room-only throng of press that had gathered in the main interview room below Arthur Ashe Stadium, clad in a navy T-shirt and gray sweats after a morning on the practice courts. Camera shutters... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Comments of the Week #74: from the Universe’s age to the love of science“To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction tha
Comments of the Week #74: from the Universe’s age to the love of science
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
“To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.” -Isaac Newton And the advances continue, not just here at Starts With A Bang but everywhere humans are engaged in the practice... Read more
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MLive.com
Our updated Detroit Lions 53-man roster projections: Phillip Hunt, Taylor Boggs make the cutAs we near the first roster cut down, our projections are beginning to line up.
Our updated Detroit Lions 53-man roster projections: Phillip Hunt, Taylor Boggs make the cut
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
As we near the first roster cut down, our projections are beginning to line up. After splitting on the Zach Zenner/George Winn debate last week, Zenner's 85-yard outing against the Jacksonville Jaguars have put us on the same page. The biggest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Maggie Sotyu - SAPS/Unisa School of Business Leadership Graduation CeremonyKeynote remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon. Ms. Makhotso Maggie Soty
Deputy Minister Maggie Sotyu - SAPS/Unisa School of Business Leadership Graduation Ceremony
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Keynote remarks by the Deputy Minister of Police, Hon. Ms. Makhotso Maggie Sotyu (MP) at the SAPS/UNISA School of Business leadership graduation ceremony Programme Director, National Commissioner of Police, General Phiyega, All SAPS top management... Read more
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Gulf News
UAE markets survive the global cleansingLast week’s decline triggered a breakdown of a large bearish flag pattern that
UAE markets survive the global cleansing
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
Last week’s decline triggered a breakdown of a large bearish flag pattern that has been forming all year Dubai: After a very volatile week, the Dubai Financial Market General Index (DFMGI) ended lower by 61.39 or 1.65 per cent, closing at 3,648.45.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Bombardier reimagines funeral with futuristic driverless hearseOur Prototypes column introduces new vehicle concepts and presents visuals from
Bombardier reimagines funeral with futuristic driverless hearse
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Our Prototypes column introduces new vehicle concepts and presents visuals from designers who illustrate the ideas. Some of them will be extensions of existing concepts, others will be new, some will be production ready, and others really... Read more
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The North West Star
Star Magpie points to improved trust, leadershipCollingwood ruckman Brodie Grundy says on-field leadership and trust remains a
Star Magpie points to improved trust, leadership
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Collingwood ruckman Brodie Grundy says on-field leadership and trust remains a work in progress, and is a key area the Magpies will look to improve in order to return to the finals next season. Collingwood ruckman Brodie Grundy says on-field... Read more
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Rappler
‘Trainwreck’ Review: Still old-fashionedONE NIGHT STAND? Amy (Amy Schumer) accidentally spends the night with Aaron (Bi
‘Trainwreck’ Review: Still old-fashioned
Rappler / Posted yesterday
ONE NIGHT STAND? Amy (Amy Schumer) accidentally spends the night with Aaron (Bill Hader. Photo courtesy of United International Pictures Judd Apatow’s Trainwreck opens with a recently divorced dad (Colin Quinn) telling his two young daughters about... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
A work in progressArtist Tim Fortune, the Saranac Lake native largely responsible for sparking hi
A work in progress
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted yesterday
Artist Tim Fortune, the Saranac Lake native largely responsible for sparking his hometown's art scene, began working on the project Aug. 17. Fortune, whose work often features rocks and water, plans to transport visitors into a clear Adirondack pond,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Former prep school student acquitted of felony rape in split verdictCONCORD, New Hampshire -- A New Hampshire jury on Friday convicted Owen Labrie
Former prep school student acquitted of felony rape in split verdict
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
CONCORD, New Hampshire -- A New Hampshire jury on Friday convicted Owen Labrie of five counts -- including one felony -- in connection with the sexual assault of another student at a prestigious boarding school, but it acquitted him of more serious... Read more
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Philly.com
Will Hackenberg be a product of Penn State's offense, or the other way around?That scenario sounds wonderful for the Nittany Lions, and it's certainly plausi
Will Hackenberg be a product of Penn State's offense, or the other way around?
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
That scenario sounds wonderful for the Nittany Lions, and it's certainly plausible. It's also no sure thing, in large part because Hackenberg, from a statistical standpoint, regressed from his freshman season, when he was playing under Bill O'Brien,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Former prep school student acquitted of felony rape in split verdictCONCORD, New Hampshire -- A New Hampshire jury on Friday convicted Owen Labrie
Former prep school student acquitted of felony rape in split verdict
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
CONCORD, New Hampshire -- A New Hampshire jury on Friday convicted Owen Labrie of five counts -- including one felony -- in connection with the sexual assault of another student at a prestigious boarding school, but it acquitted him of more serious... Read more
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News 4 Reno
#TravelNevada welcomes Burners, addresses Utah rumorsGERLACH, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) - The great migration to Burning Man is begi
#TravelNevada welcomes Burners, addresses Utah rumors
News 4 Reno / Posted yesterday
GERLACH, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) - The great migration to Burning Man is beginning. It’s hard to miss those trailers and quirky art cars as they travel through Northern Nevada. Tens of thousands of Burners from all over the world are coming back... Read more
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redOrbit
Spotted: Rare nautilus seen after three decadesA species of nautilus that has been called possibly “the rarest animal in the w
Spotted: Rare nautilus seen after three decades
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
A species of nautilus that has been called possibly “the rarest animal in the world” has been found in the wild for the first time in 30 years, and as fate would have it, one of the biologists who spotted was also a member of the research team that... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Baxter Black: Team tyingI happened to be at the National Finals Rodeo in 1988 when Leo Camarillo and pa
Baxter Black: Team tying
Craig Daily Press / Posted yesterday
I happened to be at the National Finals Rodeo in 1988 when Leo Camarillo and partner roped their steer in five seconds flat! It ranked in my mind with John Alden pitoning up Plymouth Rock or Neil Armstrong making angels in the moon dust! I was there... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Cevallos: Why I'll forgive Uber a lotAccording to a complaint filed Wednesday by the San Francisco District Attorney
Cevallos: Why I'll forgive Uber a lot
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
According to a complaint filed Wednesday by the San Francisco District Attorney's office, Uber, the revolutionary ride-hailing service, hired several drivers with criminal records ranging from murder to child abuse, due to flaws in Uber's... Read more
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Calcutta News
EU antitrust conclusions wrong, says Google NEW YORK In its first official response, Google has rejected claims from the
EU antitrust conclusions wrong, says Google
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK In its first official response, Google has rejected claims from the European Union's top antitrust official that it uses its dominant position in the search market over those of rivals. The... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ashley Madison hack perfect timing for TV producersAshley Madison's website was hacked last week. Photo / AP In the week followin
Ashley Madison hack perfect timing for TV producers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Ashley Madison's website was hacked last week. Photo / AP In the week following the Ashley Madison hack, which wreaked so much havoc for so many people, you can bet multiple Hollywood executives had the same thought: This would be an amazing idea... Read more
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Billboard
Jean Michel Jarre Announces Star-Studded 'Electronica Pt. 1: The Time Machine' LPWhat do you do when an ambient electronic icon calls on your talents? You jump
Jean Michel Jarre Announces Star-Studded 'Electronica Pt. 1: The Time Machine' LP
Billboard / Posted yesterday
What do you do when an ambient electronic icon calls on your talents? You jump on board. "I've wanted to tell a story for a while regarding electronic music history and its legacy from my point of view and experience, from when I started to... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
The Community Voices ProjectIts inevitable during anniversary periods for New Orleanians - especially those
The Community Voices Project
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted yesterday
Its inevitable during anniversary periods for New Orleanians - especially those of us who lived the experience and survived - to feel bombarded to the point of overwhelmed with all the Katrina-related news stories and events this month. For me, I... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Rocky to celebrate 100 years FridayOne hundred years to the day that those instrumental in forming Rocky Mountain
Rocky to celebrate 100 years Friday
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted yesterday
One hundred years to the day that those instrumental in forming Rocky Mountain National Park dedicated the land, those devoted to continuing to protect the park will gather for a rededication. The national park has celebrated its centennial with... Read more
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CNET
Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming videoMOUNTAIN VIEW, California -- We've all been there: After clicking or tapping a
Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video
CNET / Posted yesterday
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California -- We've all been there: After clicking or tapping a YouTube link, we're greeted with a long wait, then video marred by blurry details and distracting blocky patterns. Google has been trying to improve the situation with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unification Origins of Nigerian Corruption"The Federal Military Government hereby decrees as follows: Subject to the prov
Unification Origins of Nigerian Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
"The Federal Military Government hereby decrees as follows: Subject to the provisions of this Decree, Nigeria shall on 24th May 1966 (in this decree referred to as 'the appointed day') cease to be a Federation and shall accordingly as from that day... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Church Health Center has Potential to Change MemphisAs the Church Health Center prepares to move to Crosstown Concourse, it is wort
Church Health Center has Potential to Change Memphis
The Memphis Daily News / Posted yesterday
As the Church Health Center prepares to move to Crosstown Concourse, it is worth looking at how aspirations meet needs in Memphis. To be sure this is a volatile combination. In Memphis, the sheer size of a need can prompt a frenzy of agencies and... Read more
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Business Wire
Asia-Pacific Online Payment Methods: First Half 2015Payment method preferences of online shoppers in the fast-growing B2C E-Commerc
Asia-Pacific Online Payment Methods: First Half 2015
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Payment method preferences of online shoppers in the fast-growing B2C E-Commerce market in the Asia-Pacific region remain diverse. In China, the region's largest market, third-party online payment was the most used method, dominated by Alipay.... Read more
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The Atlantic
Inside the Pentagon’s Manhunting MachineAt the cutting edge of the U.S. military’s campaigns against al-Qaeda and its o
Inside the Pentagon’s Manhunting Machine
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
At the cutting edge of the U.S. military’s campaigns against al-Qaeda and its offshoots over the past 14 years has been an organization still unused to the spotlight. Born from the wreckage of the United States’s failed attempt to rescue its hostages... Read more
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The Hindu
Comment on Naga peace talk: Sign accords but talk peaceWith the tenor changing from negotiation to dialogue, there is renewed hope tha
Comment on Naga peace talk: Sign accords but talk peace
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
With the tenor changing from negotiation to dialogue, there is renewed hope that all the stakeholders in the Naga peace process will be involved in finding a solution In the weeks following the signing of the August 3 Naga Framework Agreement, the... Read more
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