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San Antonio Express-News
Fundraisers planned to help renovate hallpreservation and restoration of the Majakka Finnish Temperance Hall began when
Fundraisers planned to help renovate hall
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 56 minutes ago
preservation and restoration of the Majakka Finnish Temperance Hall began when DAWC purchased the building in 1994. The great hall floor was restored to its original luster and old theater lights were replaced around the theater frame. In 2006,... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey in no position to become EU member any time soon: JunckerCommission President Jean-Claude Juncker, listens during to a speech during the
Turkey in no position to become EU member any time soon: Juncker
Reuters / Posted 2 hours ago
Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, listens during to a speech during the 11th EU-China Business Summit at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Wednesday, July 13, 2016. PARIS Turkey is in no position to become a European Union... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb Public Library plans Harry Potter partymeet Harry Potter and Hermione Granger (bring a camera), scavenge in the Forbid
DeKalb Public Library plans Harry Potter party
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
meet Harry Potter and Hermione Granger (bring a camera), scavenge in the Forbidden Forest, enjoy snacks in the Great Hall, attempt a Tri-Wizard Challenge, de-gnome the garden, attend Potions Class, learn about Fantastic Beasts and Where... Read more
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Kiama Independent
How the Illawarra partied in the noughtieson at the TIGS hall, Wollongong. Joe Cremona and Jelena Djakovic at the Integr
How the Illawarra partied in the noughties
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 hours ago
on at the TIGS hall, Wollongong. Joe Cremona and Jelena Djakovic at the Integral Energy Illawarra Business Awards in the Great Hall at the University of Wollongong. Jessica Millman and Natalie Duarte, at the opening of the Dynamic Organic Rhythm... Read more
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The Washington Times
Ken Griffey Jr. not on a list of top 10 greatest baseball players is foolishcan you leave off the greatest catcher of all time? A two-time Most Valuable Pl
Ken Griffey Jr. not on a list of top 10 greatest baseball players is foolish
The Washington Times / Posted 8 hours ago
can you leave off the greatest catcher of all time? A two-time Most Valuable Player, Bench was the leader of a team full of great Hall of Fame players — the two-time Big Red Machine World Series champions. Playing the most demanding position in the... Read more
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The Economic Times
China sending 416 athletes to Rio Olympicsin their formal uniforms of red jackets for men and yellow for women, members o
China sending 416 athletes to Rio Olympics
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
in their formal uniforms of red jackets for men and yellow for women, members of the delegation were addressed at the Great Hall of the People in central Beijing by leading Communist Party official Liu Yunshan, who urged them to display a... Read more
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News.com.au
The haunted hotels terrifying touristsnoises and cold spots. Reported ghost sighting include a pale woman in the pant
The haunted hotels terrifying tourists
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
noises and cold spots. Reported ghost sighting include a pale woman in the pantry and the voices of two men near the great hall, but its most famous ghost is undoubtedly the ‘blue boy.’ Frequently seen moaning and whimpering, dressed in blue,... Read more
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WestportNow
Saturday, July 23, 20162016 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “SOLOS 2016” 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
WestportNow / Posted 2 days ago
2016 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “SOLOS 2016” 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Library - Gaming Saturdays in the Great Hall 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Earth Animal (606 Post Road) - Little Black Dog Rescue Adoption Event Noon - 4 p.m. -... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Violence in Midvaal fuelled by ANC, says DA’s Mashabaof the Midvaal," Mashaba told members of the public and students who had gather
Violence in Midvaal fuelled by ANC, says DA’s Mashaba
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
of the Midvaal," Mashaba told members of the public and students who had gathered at the University of Witwatersrand's Great Hall on Thursday evening to listen to a debate between the ANC’s current MMC of Finance in the City of Johannesburg,... Read more
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The Star
THINGS TO DO: Live music, Beach Blast highlight weekend activityand Showcase: The Earl Scruggs Center will host the Second Youth Jam and Showca
THINGS TO DO: Live music, Beach Blast highlight weekend activity
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
and Showcase: The Earl Scruggs Center will host the Second Youth Jam and Showcase from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the center’s Great Hall. Youth pickers can jam or sign up for a 10 to 30 minute performance slot. The event provides an informal... Read more
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Reuters
China vows to use market forces to boost defense capabilitiesXi Jinping makes a speech at the celebration of the 95th anniversary of the fou
China vows to use market forces to boost defense capabilities
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
Xi Jinping makes a speech at the celebration of the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, July 1, 2016. BEIJING China said on Thursday it would leverage its economy to... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
You could be one of the faces of Liverpool's major fashion festivalfor unique talent that will best show off the designer’s collection.” Any adul
You could be one of the faces of Liverpool's major fashion festival
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
for unique talent that will best show off the designer’s collection.” Any adults wishing to audition should head for the Great Hall of St George’s Hall from 7pm to 8.30pm next Wednesday. Casting for child models takes place from 5.30pm to... Read more
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Reuters
President Xi urges Chinese Muslims to resist religious infiltrationXi Jinping makes a speech at the celebration of the 95th anniversary of the fou
President Xi urges Chinese Muslims to resist religious infiltration
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
Xi Jinping makes a speech at the celebration of the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, July 1, 2016. BEIJING Chinese Muslims should promote social harmony and resist... Read more
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Mashable
Interactive 'Icebergs' exhibit is up in D.C.'s National Building MuseumYork City's High Line and Chicago’s Navy Pier) represents an underwater world o
Interactive 'Icebergs' exhibit is up in D.C.'s National Building Museum
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
York City's High Line and Chicago’s Navy Pier) represents an underwater world of glacial ice fields spanning the museum’s Great Hall. The structures are built of reusable construction materials such as scaffolding and polycarbonate... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell bookstore to host Harry Potter eventsale at midnight on July 31. For the event, the official on-campus bookstore fo
Lowell bookstore to host Harry Potter event
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
sale at midnight on July 31. For the event, the official on-campus bookstore for UMass Lowell will be transformed into The Great Hall with Harry Potter-inspired snacks and drinks, and activities including a Quidditch match, raffle and best-dressed... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Who is the new Northern Powerhouse minister?of Communities and Local Government responsible for the Northern Powerhouse.Pic
Who is the new Northern Powerhouse minister?
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
of Communities and Local Government responsible for the Northern Powerhouse.Pictured students stage a sit in at the Great Hall at Birmingham University, Selly Oak, Birmingham, today wednesday 24th November 2010, the protest over higher cost... Read more
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Evening Standard
8 things you should always remember on your wedding dayA beautiful mix of contemporary and traditional blend perfectly in this postcar
8 things you should always remember on your wedding day
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
A beautiful mix of contemporary and traditional blend perfectly in this postcard property. Wed in the Chapel, feast in the Great Hall and dance the night away like a true king and queen. There are 32 bedrooms on site too, in case the court needs to... Read more
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Evening Standard
4 ideas for how to throw a non-naff hen partyA beautiful mix of contemporary and traditional blend perfectly in this postcar
4 ideas for how to throw a non-naff hen party
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
A beautiful mix of contemporary and traditional blend perfectly in this postcard property. Wed in the Chapel, feast in the Great Hall and dance the night away like a true king and queen. There are 32 bedrooms on site too, in case the court needs to... Read more
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Londonist
Which Of These New Exhibitions Are Actually Worth Seeing?The Ethics of Dust at Palace of WestminsterWe previewed this ambitious project
Which Of These New Exhibitions Are Actually Worth Seeing?
Londonist / Posted 6 days ago
The Ethics of Dust at Palace of WestminsterWe previewed this ambitious project of taking a cast of the wall of the Great Hall of Parliament. The scale of the work is colossal and the smell of the latex cast wafts through the air. It leaves... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Americans announce golf teamin their formal uniforms of red jackets for men and yellow for women, members o
Americans announce golf team
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
in their formal uniforms of red jackets for men and yellow for women, members of the delegation were addressed at the Great Hall of the People in central Beijing by leading Communist Party official Liu Yunshan, who urged them to display a... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
City to spend $475K on arena, gallery studiesannually. The facility would include several public spaces, including an intima
City to spend $475K on arena, gallery studies
The Sudbury Star / Posted 6 days ago
annually. The facility would include several public spaces, including an intimate bistro for local or emerging acts; a great hall that would seat 300; a gallery; a community arts workshop; and a multi-use studio that would be equally suited to... Read more
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Boston Globe
With new flavors, Dunkin’ Donuts again targets China, after two failed attemptsa Chinese name that roughly translates to Dang Ken Sweet Sweet Ring and promote
With new flavors, Dunkin’ Donuts again targets China, after two failed attempts
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
a Chinese name that roughly translates to Dang Ken Sweet Sweet Ring and promoted the brand by handing out doughnuts at the Great Hall of the People on Tiananmen Square, the symbolic center of the nation. It didn’t work. Chinese knew little about... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
'The flag lady': An Arizona Diamondbacks tradition in the upper deckand they'll notice that. I hope that when people see me or come talk to me, the
'The flag lady': An Arizona Diamondbacks tradition in the upper deck
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 days ago
and they'll notice that. I hope that when people see me or come talk to me, they'll notice that difference." Derrick Hall, president and CEO of the Diamondbacks, said he loves having McBride at the games. "She is truly one of a kind," Hall... Read more
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walesonline
The fanciest Welsh wedding venues fit for Gareth Bale and Emmathe king of football so how about a castle? Like Caerphilly Castle With its m
The fanciest Welsh wedding venues fit for Gareth Bale and Emma
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
the king of football so how about a castle? Like Caerphilly Castle With its magnificent moat and impressive 14th century Great Hall, Wales’s largest castle creates a splendid atmosphere for thier special day. The Great Hall annexe is fitted with... Read more
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Canberra Times
Russia-China ties proving a bridge to nowhereRussian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping
Russia-China ties proving a bridge to nowhere
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. Photo: Getty The unfinished rail bridge across the Amur River, however, offers a more realistic... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Russia-China ties proving a bridge to nowhereRussian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping
Russia-China ties proving a bridge to nowhere
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. Photo: Getty The unfinished rail bridge across the Amur River, however, offers a more realistic... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Russia-China ties proving a bridge to nowhereRussian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping
Russia-China ties proving a bridge to nowhere
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. Photo: Getty The unfinished rail bridge across the Amur River, however, offers a more realistic... Read more
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The Age
Russia-China ties proving a bridge to nowhereRussian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping
Russia-China ties proving a bridge to nowhere
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. Photo: Getty The unfinished rail bridge across the Amur River, however, offers a more realistic... Read more
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WA Today
Russia-China ties proving a bridge to nowhereRussian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping
Russia-China ties proving a bridge to nowhere
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. Photo: Getty The unfinished rail bridge across the Amur River, however, offers a more realistic... Read more
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WestportNow
Saturday, July 16, 2016a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “SOLOS 2016” 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westpor
Saturday, July 16, 2016
WestportNow / Posted 9 days ago
a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “SOLOS 2016” 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Library - Gaming Saturdays in the Great Hall Noon - 3 p.m. - Westport Library - Geek the Library photo session Noon - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society -... Read more
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New York Post
Share a street with Michelle Williams for $3 millionof Fortune”; “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit also filmed on the first floo
Share a street with Michelle Williams for $3 million
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
of Fortune”; “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit also filmed on the first floor. Inside, double doors lead inside to a great hall with a coffered ceiling, which connects to the living room, music room, dining room and library. The living room... Read more
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Newsweek
Glamping like a god in the Adirondacksfeeling they want to be sure everyone is lubed up, which is accomplished by hav
Glamping like a god in the Adirondacks
Newsweek / Posted 9 days ago
feeling they want to be sure everyone is lubed up, which is accomplished by having wet bars pretty much everywhere: in the great hall, in the pub, at the lean-to by the campfire and in the boathouse. There’s a fifth bar in the Boathouse room,... Read more
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The Courier
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humebook, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
book, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug Anthony All Stars in the University House Great Hall at 6.15pm pre-signings for 7pm dinner. $69 for two-course dinner and glass of wine. Bookings at anu.edu.au/events... Read more
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Mashable
7 Scottish castles that are almost affordable (thanks in part to Brexit)a whole for £9.3 million ($12.3 million), or split into 28 lots, of which this
7 Scottish castles that are almost affordable (thanks in part to Brexit)
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
a whole for £9.3 million ($12.3 million), or split into 28 lots, of which this is one. Of particular note is the castle’s Great Hall, which has a vaulted stone ceiling depicting the coats of arms of 13 Scottish peers.Craigcrook Castle,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humebook, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
book, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug Anthony All Stars in the University House Great Hall at 6.15pm pre-signings for 7pm dinner. $69 for two-course dinner and glass of wine. Bookings at anu.edu.au/events... Read more
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The Young Witness
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humebook, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
book, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug Anthony All Stars in the University House Great Hall at 6.15pm pre-signings for 7pm dinner. $69 for two-course dinner and glass of wine. Bookings at anu.edu.au/events... Read more
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Western Advocate
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humebook, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
book, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug Anthony All Stars in the University House Great Hall at 6.15pm pre-signings for 7pm dinner. $69 for two-course dinner and glass of wine. Bookings at anu.edu.au/events... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humebook, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
book, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug Anthony All Stars in the University House Great Hall at 6.15pm pre-signings for 7pm dinner. $69 for two-course dinner and glass of wine. Bookings at anu.edu.au/events... Read more
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Manning River Times
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humebook, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
Manning River Times / Posted 9 days ago
book, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug Anthony All Stars in the University House Great Hall at 6.15pm pre-signings for 7pm dinner. $69 for two-course dinner and glass of wine. Bookings at anu.edu.au/events... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humebook, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 days ago
book, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug Anthony All Stars in the University House Great Hall at 6.15pm pre-signings for 7pm dinner. $69 for two-course dinner and glass of wine. Bookings at anu.edu.au/events... Read more
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The North West Star
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humebook, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
book, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug Anthony All Stars in the University House Great Hall at 6.15pm pre-signings for 7pm dinner. $69 for two-course dinner and glass of wine. Bookings at anu.edu.au/events... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humebook, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
book, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug Anthony All Stars in the University House Great Hall at 6.15pm pre-signings for 7pm dinner. $69 for two-course dinner and glass of wine. Bookings at anu.edu.au/events... Read more
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The Border Mail
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Humebook, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug
Litbits July 16: Short story contest, poetry prizes, Hamilton Hume
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
book, Ghost Empire, his radio series Conversations, and his time with the Doug Anthony All Stars in the University House Great Hall at 6.15pm pre-signings for 7pm dinner. $69 for two-course dinner and glass of wine. Bookings at anu.edu.au/events... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC, DA and EFF in the Battle for Joburgmayoral candidate Herman Mashaba traded insults and accusations. The forerunne
ANC, DA and EFF in the Battle for Joburg
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
mayoral candidate Herman Mashaba traded insults and accusations. The forerunner of these accusations began outside the Great Hall when different members of these political sang in groups – which was a clear show of force – but disappointingly... Read more
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Boston Globe
Building bridges under the golden dome: Muslims and politicians unite to learn about each otherMuslim Community, an Islamic sect founded in 1889. Together with other Ahmadiyy
Building bridges under the golden dome: Muslims and politicians unite to learn about each other
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
Muslim Community, an Islamic sect founded in 1889. Together with other Ahmadiyya adherents, he was at the State House’s Great Hall of Flags to address the misconceptions some Americans have about Islam. “In a world that is so divided, in a... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Remembering A Career Prosecutor Who Leaned Into Controversy — And Took The Heatlast year, when Justice Department officials of Democratic and Republican admin
Remembering A Career Prosecutor Who Leaned Into Controversy — And Took The Heat
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 days ago
last year, when Justice Department officials of Democratic and Republican administrations flocked to the building's Great Hall to honor him for 50 years of service. Current FBI Director James B. Comey donned a lackluster sport coat, a... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Remembering A Career Prosecutor Who Leaned Into Controversy — And Took The Heatlast year, when Justice Department officials of Democratic and Republican admin
Remembering A Career Prosecutor Who Leaned Into Controversy — And Took The Heat
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
last year, when Justice Department officials of Democratic and Republican administrations flocked to the building's Great Hall to honor him for 50 years of service. Current FBI Director James B. Comey donned a lackluster sport coat, a... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Inside Manchester's crumbling town hallonly happen for so long before a leak in one room leads to another in a really
Inside Manchester's crumbling town hall
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
only happen for so long before a leak in one room leads to another in a really precious part of the interior, such as the great hall – the jewel in the crown's jewel in the crown. Read More Already that room, with its stunning murals, has not... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
China, EU agree to steel working group amid dumping concernsJean-Claude Juncker, center left, applaud during a signing ceremony between Chi
China, EU agree to steel working group amid dumping concerns
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
Jean-Claude Juncker, center left, applaud during a signing ceremony between Chinese and European Union officials at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Wednesday, July 13, 2016. less Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, center right, and European... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
China, EU agree to steel working group amid dumping concernsand European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, center left, applaud dur
China, EU agree to steel working group amid dumping concerns
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, center left, applaud during a signing ceremony between Chinese and European Union officials at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Wednesday, July 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Ng Han Gu... Read more
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