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TribLIVE
Don't-miss matchups in Week Zeroto square off• Neighboring Hempfield, Greensburg Salem set to square off after
Don't-miss matchups in Week Zero
TribLIVE / Posted 2 hours ago
to square off• Neighboring Hempfield, Greensburg Salem set to square off after 4-year hiatus• H.S. Picks ready for another stellar season 1-3A Aliquippa at New Castle The buzz: The game is part of a four-team kickoff event at New Castle. In... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Camping cabins designed to lure millennials to parksMillennials love getting out into nature – as long as they have a cozy place to
Camping cabins designed to lure millennials to parks
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 hours ago
Millennials love getting out into nature – as long as they have a cozy place to hang with their friends and somewhere to plug in their iPhones. That’s the theory behind the new-age camping cabins popping up at California parks, part of a push to get... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Post Rio 2016: The Olympic game-changersGold performances in the Olympic games, from the days of Rudd to Van Niekerk, r
Post Rio 2016: The Olympic game-changers
Daily Maverick / Posted 8 hours ago
Gold performances in the Olympic games, from the days of Rudd to Van Niekerk, run in steady lines of improvement, like scattered stars climbing to the apex of the sky. An analysis of data reaching back to 1896 reveals this same pattern, to varying... Read more
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walesonline
Coleman left disappointed after Ramsey ruled out injuredChris Coleman has said that feels the hamstring injury that will force Aaron Ra
Coleman left disappointed after Ramsey ruled out injured
walesonline / Posted 9 hours ago
Chris Coleman has said that feels the hamstring injury that will force Aaron Ramsey to miss Wales' World Cup qualification campaign opener against Moldova could have been prevented. Ramsey picked up the injury as Arsenal slipped to a 4-3 defeat... Read more
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/Film
Morgan Videos: She's Feeling Much Better NowAll three of Sir Ridley Scott‘s children have directed feature films now. The A
Morgan Videos: She's Feeling Much Better Now
/Film / Posted 10 hours ago
All three of Sir Ridley Scott‘s children have directed feature films now. The Alien director’s oldest son, Jake, has made some great music videos (The Cranberries’ “Zombie”) throughout his career, and his last picture was the thoughtful drama Welcome... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Show me the money: Spotify's 'stoush' with major music labelsContracts between music providers and music labels involves the kind of wheelin
Show me the money: Spotify's 'stoush' with major music labels
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Contracts between music providers and music labels involves the kind of wheeling and dealing you'd expect of Jerry Maguire, but the key concern for Spotify users boils down to this: Could a revenue dispute impact whether or not the biggest music... Read more
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NFL.com
Alex Gelhar joined the NFL in 2012 as a writer/editor for the Digital Features team, but
Alex Gelhar
NFL.com / Posted 11 hours ago
joined the NFL in 2012 as a writer/editor for the Digital Features team, but for the last few seasons has lived full-time in the wild world of fantasy football. You can read his fantasy advice columns here, or listen to him... Read more
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PhysOrg
Exoplanets 101: Looking for life beyond our Solar SystemAn artist's impression of a view of the surface of the planet Proxima b orbitin
Exoplanets 101: Looking for life beyond our Solar System
PhysOrg / Posted 11 hours ago
An artist's impression of a view of the surface of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri An Earth-like planet orbiting the star closest to our Sun, revealed Wednesday, is the most recent—and among the most stunning—in a... Read more
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The Mercury News
Stanford grad Julia Landauer rising up NASCAR ranksJulia Landauer wants to be the next Danica Patrick. Actually the Stanford alum
Stanford grad Julia Landauer rising up NASCAR ranks
The Mercury News / Posted 11 hours ago
Julia Landauer wants to be the next Danica Patrick. Actually the Stanford alum would likely prefer to rise higher in the racing world than the most famous woman driver and her track record so far is encouraging for that goal. The 24-year-old was... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cosmic neighbors inhibit star formation, even in the early-universeColor images of the central regions of z > 1.35 SpARCS clusters. Cluster member
Cosmic neighbors inhibit star formation, even in the early-universe
PhysOrg / Posted 12 hours ago
Color images of the central regions of z > 1.35 SpARCS clusters. Cluster members are marked with white squares. Credit: SpARCS collaboration. The international University of California, Riverside-led SpARCS collaboration has discovered four of the... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Bravo Bruno'sBruno's Deli is close enough to perfect to exclaim: "Five stars!" "Two thumbs u
Bravo Bruno's
Arkansas Times / Posted 13 hours ago
Bruno's Deli is close enough to perfect to exclaim: "Five stars!" "Two thumbs up!" "The Italian judge gives it a 10!" We had exactly zero complaints about any detail of the eight items from the small menu we tried during Bruno's Deli's first two... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
‘Survivor’s Remorse’ Renewed by Starz for Season 4Starz has renewed “Survivor’s Remorse” for a fourth season. “I’m incredibly pr
‘Survivor’s Remorse’ Renewed by Starz for Season 4
Houston Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
Starz has renewed “Survivor’s Remorse” for a fourth season. “I’m incredibly proud of the team at ‘Survivor’s Remorse’ and what we’ve built,” said executive producer LeBron James. “The show grew so much this year, attracting new fans and reaching new... Read more
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CNBC
Why so many celebrities are becoming venture capitalists"If we can't add value, we don't invest," their website reads. That distinctio
Why so many celebrities are becoming venture capitalists
CNBC / Posted 15 hours ago
"If we can't add value, we don't invest," their website reads. That distinction becomes important as the celebrity start-up hype machine has faced criticism. Jay-Z's Tidal, which sports equity shareholders like Nicki Minaj and Kanye West, was... Read more
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WA Today
Show me the money: Spotify's 'stoush' with major music labelsContracts between music providers and music labels involves the kind of wheelin
Show me the money: Spotify's 'stoush' with major music labels
WA Today / Posted 21 hours ago
Contracts between music providers and music labels involves the kind of wheeling and dealing you'd expect of Jerry Maguire, but the key concern for Spotify users boils down to this: Could a revenue dispute impact whether or not the biggest music... Read more
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The Age
Show me the money: Spotify's 'stoush' with major music labelsContracts between music providers and music labels involves the kind of wheelin
Show me the money: Spotify's 'stoush' with major music labels
The Age / Posted 21 hours ago
Contracts between music providers and music labels involves the kind of wheeling and dealing you'd expect of Jerry Maguire, but the key concern for Spotify users boils down to this: Could a revenue dispute impact whether or not the biggest music... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Show me the money: Spotify's 'stoush' with major music labelsContracts between music providers and music labels involves the kind of wheelin
Show me the money: Spotify's 'stoush' with major music labels
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
Contracts between music providers and music labels involves the kind of wheeling and dealing you'd expect of Jerry Maguire, but the key concern for Spotify users boils down to this: Could a revenue dispute impact whether or not the biggest music... Read more
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Canberra Times
Show me the money: Spotify's 'stoush' with major music labelsContracts between music providers and music labels involves the kind of wheelin
Show me the money: Spotify's 'stoush' with major music labels
Canberra Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Contracts between music providers and music labels involves the kind of wheeling and dealing you'd expect of Jerry Maguire, but the key concern for Spotify users boils down to this: Could a revenue dispute impact whether or not the biggest music... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Mad Scientist Coach and His New Lab Down on the BayouThey just do things differently in Louisiana. So this locale is just perfect f
Mad Scientist Coach and His New Lab Down on the Bayou
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
They just do things differently in Louisiana. So this locale is just perfect for the defensive coordinator the Bayou Bengals brought to Baton Rouge this offseason from Wisconsin—a coach that has made a fast-rising career out of "different." "He... Read more
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BBC News
Go-getters in the ghettos: The bright side of France's migrant suburbsLike many French rap stars, Mokobe has drawn inspiration from growing up in one
Go-getters in the ghettos: The bright side of France's migrant suburbs
BBC News / Posted yesterday
Like many French rap stars, Mokobe has drawn inspiration from growing up in one of the bleak "banlieues" (suburbs) where immigrants make up a large part of the population. One of 15 children of West African parents, he remembers bunk beds gradually... Read more
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dna
Heavyweights pulling out, Dahi Handi will be low-key affairNCP leader Jitendra Awhad was another flamboyant organisers of Dahi Handi festi
Heavyweights pulling out, Dahi Handi will be low-key affair
dna / Posted yesterday
NCP leader Jitendra Awhad was another flamboyant organisers of Dahi Handi festival to pull out on Tuesday. With this, most of those who brought in stars will not be holding any festivities at all. Those who said that they will organise the festival,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rio2016 an Appraisal of the Ghanaian and African Performances2102 medals were awarded at the just ended Rio Olympics. The International Olym
Rio2016 an Appraisal of the Ghanaian and African Performances
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
2102 medals were awarded at the just ended Rio Olympics. The International Olympic Committee has records of all the results but does not have an official medals table that ranks countries according to performance. It regards the games as a friendly... Read more
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express
Miraculous Manuka: A jar of 'liquid gold' can set you back over £60 - but is it worth it?Manuka honey is dubbed as 'liquid gold' for its health benefits and hefty cost
Miraculous Manuka: A jar of 'liquid gold' can set you back over £60 - but is it worth it?
express / Posted yesterday
Manuka honey is dubbed as 'liquid gold' for its health benefits and hefty cost They call it liquid gold because a 500g jar can set you back more than £60. So you definitely wouldn’t want to spread manuka honey all over your toast every morning. But... Read more
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New England Sports Network
‘NHL 17’ Player Ratings: EA Sports Unveils Top 10 At Each Positionhockey video game franchise returns in just a few weeks when “NHL 17” hits stor
‘NHL 17’ Player Ratings: EA Sports Unveils Top 10 At Each Position
New England Sports Network / Posted yesterday
hockey video game franchise returns in just a few weeks when “NHL 17” hits stores Tuesday, Sept. 13. Vladimir Tarasenko of the St. Louis Blues is the cover athlete, and he’s the second-highest-rated right winger in the game behind reigning Hart... Read more
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ArenaFan
Sixth title would cement Rattlers as GOATMatt LoeschmanTuesday August 23, 2016 The Arizona Rattlers have a unique oppor
Sixth title would cement Rattlers as GOAT
ArenaFan / Posted yesterday
Matt LoeschmanTuesday August 23, 2016 The Arizona Rattlers have a unique opportunity this Friday — not only do they have a chance to win an Arena Football League record sixth overall championship, they also... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Madden 17: Cover, Player Ratings, Roster Info and Modes PreviewOne of the biggest days on the NFL calendar has nearly arrived. Only hours rema
Madden 17: Cover, Player Ratings, Roster Info and Modes Preview
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
One of the biggest days on the NFL calendar has nearly arrived. Only hours remain before Madden NFL 17 hits shelves, signaling the approach of a new year on the gridiron. Few video game series have sustained as much popularity through the years as... Read more
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Sporting Life
Aflame looks red hot at Yarmouth Anita Chambers has a selection for every race on Tuesday, with Aflame getting
Aflame looks red hot at Yarmouth
Sporting Life / Posted yesterday
Anita Chambers has a selection for every race on Tuesday, with Aflame getting the nap vote at Yarmouth.Yarmouth plays host to one of Tuesday's afternoon meetings Download our iOS appBALLINROBE: 4.55 Solar Heat, 5.25... Read more
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CNET
2008 Volvo XC70 reviewRight on the heels of our 2008 Volvo V70 review comes the 2008 Volvo XC70, basi
2008 Volvo XC70 review
CNET / Posted yesterday
Right on the heels of our 2008 Volvo V70 review comes the 2008 Volvo XC70, basically the same car but with some off-road gear. The V70 impressed us with its performance and considerable high-tech safety options, and the XC70 has similar attributes,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Stocks Creep Higher As Dollar Resumes Falling, Oil Slides For Second DayWhile the summer doldrums continue, with little market-moving newsflow overnigh
Stocks Creep Higher As Dollar Resumes Falling, Oil Slides For Second Day
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
While the summer doldrums continue, with little market-moving newsflow overnight and zombified volumes, US futures crept higher and European shares rose after EU PMIs printed modestly better than expected, while a return to dollar weakness pushed... Read more
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Business Standard India
Global stocks creep up amid Fed limbo, dollar dipsdipsEuro have posted gain as european equities pointed towards a gradual improv
Global stocks creep up amid Fed limbo, dollar dips
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
dipsEuro have posted gain as european equities pointed towards a gradual improvement European equities were 0.5 per cent higher led by mining and banking stocks after data that pointed to a gradual improvement in the region's economy. The euro... Read more
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Canberra Times
Healthcare stocks deliver mixed results this reporting seasonIf you're not a fan of investing in our banks – or even if you are, but your po
Healthcare stocks deliver mixed results this reporting season
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
If you're not a fan of investing in our banks – or even if you are, but your portfolio already has more than enough of them – where do you put your money? You're likely looking for something safe, reliable, and, well, ''defensive", as they say in the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Asia stocks edge up amid Fed lull, oil slipsamid Fed lull, oil slipsA survey of Japanese manufacturing activity showed sign
Asia stocks edge up amid Fed lull, oil slips
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
amid Fed lull, oil slipsA survey of Japanese manufacturing activity showed signs of steadying in August as output rose for the first time in six months Asia shares inched ahead while oil fell for a second session on Tuesday, as investors awaited... Read more
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iol.co.za
Asian stocks edge upJapan's Nikkei went the other way and eased 0.4 percent as the yen gained on th
Asian stocks edge up
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Japan's Nikkei went the other way and eased 0.4 percent as the yen gained on the dollar. The whole world seems to have hushed ahead of comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen at the central bank's annual meeting in Jackson Hole on Friday. Investors... Read more
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The New Yorker
Making a Home for Black HistoryA few years ago, Rex Ellis, the associate director of curatorial affairs for th
Making a Home for Black History
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
A few years ago, Rex Ellis, the associate director of curatorial affairs for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open in September on the Mall in Washington, D.C., made a phone call. Ellis is a natural storyteller,... Read more
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FIFA
Japan’s Mana from heaven ready to deliverOne of the primary aims behind the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup when it was laun
Japan’s Mana from heaven ready to deliver
FIFA / Posted 2 days ago
One of the primary aims behind the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup when it was launched in 2008 was to introduce the world to the next generation of superstars. Standing above all others at New Zealand 2008 - including future stars such as Dzsenifer... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Asia stocks edge up, dollar dips as markets await Fed cluesSYDNEY: Asia shares inched ahead while the dollar slipped on Tuesday as a deart
Asia stocks edge up, dollar dips as markets await Fed clues
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SYDNEY: Asia shares inched ahead while the dollar slipped on Tuesday as a dearth of major data left markets with little to do but second guess whether the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates this year. MSCI's broadest index of... Read more
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Reuters
Asia stocks edge up, dollar dips as markets await Fed cluesAn investor walks past a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securi
Asia stocks edge up, dollar dips as markets await Fed clues
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
An investor walks past a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, June 27, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray SYDNEY Asia shares inched ahead while the dollar slipped on Tuesday as a dearth of major data... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Hockey in the Highlands: Checking in on Scotland's amateursIt’s past 9 p.m. at Linx Ice Arena in Aberdeen, a building about a stone’s thro
Hockey in the Highlands: Checking in on Scotland's amateurs
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
It’s past 9 p.m. at Linx Ice Arena in Aberdeen, a building about a stone’s throw from the North Sea on Scotland’s east coast. About a dozen people are skating laps around the ice. A little girl is learning to skate with the assistance of a... Read more
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CBS Sports
Ranking the top 10 PGA Tour events of 2015-16 regular seasonThe 2015-16 PGA Tour regular season is finally over, and the FedEx Cup Playoffs
Ranking the top 10 PGA Tour events of 2015-16 regular season
CBS Sports / Posted 2 days ago
The 2015-16 PGA Tour regular season is finally over, and the FedEx Cup Playoffs are here. The choice for best tournament of the regular season is quite easy, but the rest of the top 10 is actually kind of difficult. I took into account how good a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
UMaine at Machias again among most LGBTQ-friendly campuses in nationPortland State and Southern Oregon University are two of the most LGBTQ-friendl
UMaine at Machias again among most LGBTQ-friendly campuses in nation
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Portland State and Southern Oregon University are two of the most LGBTQ-friendly campuses in the nation, according to an annual list released Monday. The Oregon universities ranked in the top 30 of the Campus Pride Index, which has recognized... Read more
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Bleacher Report
The 10 Greatest Multi-Sport Athletes of All TimeYou might love and adore those athletes who are fantastic at one sport but not
The 10 Greatest Multi-Sport Athletes of All Time
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
You might love and adore those athletes who are fantastic at one sport but not many give the appreciation deserved to those who play multiple sports well. Here is my list of the 10 greatest multi-sport athletes of all time: Olajuwon was reputed to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jazz harmonica master Toots Thielemans dies at 94a jazz harmonica player, guitarist and whistler whose 1961 composition “Blueset
Jazz harmonica master Toots Thielemans dies at 94
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
a jazz harmonica player, guitarist and whistler whose 1961 composition “Bluesette” became a jazz standard, has died, the Associated Press reported Monday. He was 94. Belgian broadcaster RTL reported that his manager, Veerle Van de Poel, said... Read more
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dna
7 hard questions every Indian needs to ask after our Olympics failureThe Rio Olympics have ended and the largest Indian contingent of 118 athletes c
7 hard questions every Indian needs to ask after our Olympics failure
dna / Posted 2 days ago
The Rio Olympics have ended and the largest Indian contingent of 118 athletes competing in 15 disciplines have managed to get a solitary bronze and silver. PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik - none of whom were prime contenders to win a medal at Rio may have... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Winning entries for Berkshire Athenaeum Children's Library short story contestThe Berkshire Athenaeum's Children's Library has announced the winners of its a
Winning entries for Berkshire Athenaeum Children's Library short story contest
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
The Berkshire Athenaeum's Children's Library has announced the winners of its annual Short Story Writing Contest for Children and Young Adults. Numerous stories were submitted in five categories. Stories were judged on their originality, appeal and... Read more
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Bleacher Report
PL Hangover: Pogba, Zlatan and Mourinho Give Man Utd the Swagger of Championswith a sledgehammer, he might have added: "Manchester United without swagger."
PL Hangover: Pogba, Zlatan and Mourinho Give Man Utd the Swagger of Champions
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
with a sledgehammer, he might have added: "Manchester United without swagger." When Sir Alex Ferguson retired his seat in the dugout for one in the Old Trafford gods, it was as though in clearing out his office he mistakenly packed the club's DNA... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jazz harmonica master Toots Thielemans dies at 94a jazz harmonica player, guitarist and whistler whose 1961 composition “Blueset
Jazz harmonica master Toots Thielemans dies at 94
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
a jazz harmonica player, guitarist and whistler whose 1961 composition “Bluesette” became a jazz standard, has died, the Associated Press reported Monday. He was 94. Belgian broadcaster RTL reported that his manager, Veerle Van de Poel, said... Read more
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DW
Berliners wait in line all night to buy Kanye West shirts |Ethan is very pleased. The Australian student and Berlin resident managed to ge
Berliners wait in line all night to buy Kanye West shirts |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
Ethan is very pleased. The Australian student and Berlin resident managed to get his hands on both a white t-shirt with oversized Gothic print and a sand-colored baseball cap with "Berlin" on it. "I was always jealous of my friends who had Adidas... Read more
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The Forward
What’s Behind the Boom in Orthodox Women Singers?‘My singing is not an act of rebellion. It’s what I’m meant to do,” said Perl W
What’s Behind the Boom in Orthodox Women Singers?
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
‘My singing is not an act of rebellion. It’s what I’m meant to do,” said Perl Wolfe, lead singer of the now defunct Hasidic rock band Bulletproof Stockings. “The rebbe said, ‘You’re supposed to take your God-given talents and use them for the... Read more
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FOX Business
Oil Drops as August Rally Seen as Overblownproducer talks would rein in oversupply, saying that Brent would likely fall ba
Oil Drops as August Rally Seen as Overblown
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
producer talks would rein in oversupply, saying that Brent would likely fall back below $50 a barrel as August's more than 20-percent crude rally looks overblown. Soaring exports of refined products from China also pressured prices, as this... Read more
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FOX Business
Oil Drops as August Rally Seen as Overblownproducer talks would rein in oversupply, saying that Brent would likely fall ba
Oil Drops as August Rally Seen as Overblown
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
producer talks would rein in oversupply, saying that Brent would likely fall back below $50 a barrel as August's more than 20-percent crude rally looks overblown. Continue Reading Below Soaring exports of refined products from China also... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Asian markets mostly fall, dollar up on Fed rate talkHONG KONG: Most Asian markets fell Monday (Aug 22) but the dollar rose on bets
Asian markets mostly fall, dollar up on Fed rate talk
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
HONG KONG: Most Asian markets fell Monday (Aug 22) but the dollar rose on bets on a US interest rate hike this year after the Federal Reserve's vice chairman said the country's economy was picking up. Stanley Fischer said Sunday the world's top... Read more
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