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The Globe and Mail
In Brazil, the Canadian women will run the worldWhen we speak about the “darling” of an Olympic Games – which, for very good re
In Brazil, the Canadian women will run the world
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
When we speak about the “darling” of an Olympic Games – which, for very good reasons of commerce, there must always be several – it summons a very specific image to mind. A female athlete. More plucky than dominating. Often childlike. She stands in... Read more
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The Hindu
Notes from the fringesBefore social media made public dissent the norm, marginalia was the highest co
Notes from the fringes
The Hindu / Posted 2 hours ago
Before social media made public dissent the norm, marginalia was the highest compliment you could pay an author. I was encouraged in school to read textbooks using highlighters. Several of my classmates had an array of pens to mark out different... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Maize maze is a giant challenge for visitorsA TOP Lakeland attraction has reopened for the summer season with a new challen
Maize maze is a giant challenge for visitors
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
A TOP Lakeland attraction has reopened for the summer season with a new challenge to bamboozle visitors. The Lakeland Maize Maze, at Raines Hall Farm, Sedgwick, offers a different labyrinth of paths for people to puzzle out every year, with this... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
‘Jason Bourne’ Jacks Up Weekend Prediction With $23 Million FridayBoth “Jason Bourne” and “Bad Moms” are on track to get more than they bargained
‘Jason Bourne’ Jacks Up Weekend Prediction With $23 Million Friday
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
Both “Jason Bourne” and “Bad Moms” are on track to get more than they bargained as they open wide this weekend. Universal’s Bourne sequel, starring Matt Damon, had a stronger-than-expected opening Friday, bringing in $22.7 million from 4,026... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
The GAAmbler: One Big Weekend!30 July 2016 Mayo's Andy Moran celebrates with Donal Vaughan. It has been a q
The GAAmbler: One Big Weekend!
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 7 hours ago
30 July 2016 Mayo's Andy Moran celebrates with Donal Vaughan. It has been a quiet few weeks from ourselves as we have been on extended vacation, but this is not to say we haven't kept our readers in profit, with our... Read more
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Mashable
Why is the selfie camera still second-rate on our phones?What's This?Kim Kardashian, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen taking a selfie at t
Why is the selfie camera still second-rate on our phones?
Mashable / Posted 8 hours ago
What's This?Kim Kardashian, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen taking a selfie at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. It took forever, but the main camera (that's the one on the back, FYI) on Android phones finally caught up to the iPhone this year. Some... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
How football gave Rohingya refugees hope and purposeHamid Ullah's face lights up when he has to present his identification card at
How football gave Rohingya refugees hope and purpose
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
Hamid Ullah's face lights up when he has to present his identification card at the start of every game. Like the 20 players of Lakemba's all age division nine team, having a recognised identity was as far-fetched as playing registered football when... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How the National Ballet's youngest principal dancer soared up its ranksSome dancers take more than a decade to rise through the ranks of a professiona
How the National Ballet's youngest principal dancer soared up its ranks
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
Some dancers take more than a decade to rise through the ranks of a professional ballet company. Others, such as the New Zealand-born Harrison James, manage a swift ascension in three quick seasons. When the National Ballet of Canada opens its... Read more
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CBS Sports
Warriors to sign JaVale McGee to non-guaranteed contractThe Golden State Warriors will sign free agent center JaVale McGee to a non-gua
Warriors to sign JaVale McGee to non-guaranteed contract
CBS Sports / Posted 22 hours ago
The Golden State Warriors will sign free agent center JaVale McGee to a non-guaranteed contract, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. McGee will have an opportunity to make the team in training camp. McGee, 28, spent last season with the Dallas Mavericks... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
What To Watch For Saturday at the PGA ChampionshipThe PGA Championship has reached its halfway point, and here’s what we know: no
What To Watch For Saturday at the PGA Championship
Yahoo Sports / Posted 23 hours ago
The PGA Championship has reached its halfway point, and here’s what we know: nothing. We’ve got some stars in the hunt, some new faces atop the leaderboard, and a dogfight in the offing for the year’s final major. Let’s get to it: 63! Just days... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsCaptain Fantastic opens Friday Captain Fantastic (R) Viggo Mortensen stars in
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted yesterday
Captain Fantastic opens Friday Captain Fantastic (R) Viggo Mortensen stars in this comedy as a hippie father of six in the rural Pacific Northwest whose unorthodox parenting style is forced to confront the outside world. Also with George MacKay,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
It’s 2016, but women – even in elite professions – still earn lessJust as the United States women’s soccer team’s “Equal Play, Equal Pay” campaig
It’s 2016, but women – even in elite professions – still earn less
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Just as the United States women’s soccer team’s “Equal Play, Equal Pay” campaign is symbolic of a more widespread gender pay gap issue in the United States, new research indicates that many women in Canada – even in the elite professions – have that... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVA Medical Center: Medicaid Hospital Quality Rating InaccurateAccording to Medicaid Hospital Quality Ratings released this week, the Universi
UVA Medical Center: Medicaid Hospital Quality Rating Inaccurate
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
According to Medicaid Hospital Quality Ratings released this week, the University of Virginia Medical Center is ranked below average. The medical center says the ranking is not accurate. In the rating, the UVA Medical Center received only two out of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shannen Doherty tears up as she talks 'setback' in cancer battleshaving head Shannen Doherty has been battling breast cancer since February 20
Shannen Doherty tears up as she talks 'setback' in cancer battle
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
shaving head Shannen Doherty has been battling breast cancer since February 2015 and recently shaved her head after chemotherapy sessions left her with bald spots. And in a Friday preview for the teary eyed sit down - which will air on Monday -... Read more
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ESPN
The NFL's best, worst in red zone, and what it means for 2016It is probably not news to most that the red zone is important. I'll spare you
The NFL's best, worst in red zone, and what it means for 2016
ESPN / Posted yesterday
It is probably not news to most that the red zone is important. I'll spare you the clichés about it being the most valuable real estate in football and instead point out that we never hear about an organization adding an athletic receiver to serve as... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
What I saw in Bollywood in the ’90s is coming back: Designer Neeta LullaIn the past 30 years, I have designed costumes for several films. Every movie g
What I saw in Bollywood in the ’90s is coming back: Designer Neeta Lulla
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
In the past 30 years, I have designed costumes for several films. Every movie gave me a beautiful experience and different challenges to deal with. I understood the beauty of costume-making and styling. I extensively worked with Sridevi, Aishwarya... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Clinton's Secret Weapon: Black Girl MagicPhiladelphia — Here in the Wells Fargo Center, black women received a message t
Clinton's Secret Weapon: Black Girl Magic
New Haven Independent / Posted yesterday
Philadelphia — Here in the Wells Fargo Center, black women received a message this week: The Democratic Party will be looking to them to play a major role in trying to elect Hillary Clinton the next president. After leaked emails this week... Read more
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/Film
Candace Cameron Bure on Fuller House Guest StarsNetflix did not present a session for Fuller House for the Television Critics A
Candace Cameron Bure on Fuller House Guest Stars
/Film / Posted yesterday
Netflix did not present a session for Fuller House for the Television Critics Association, as they have not decided when the second season of the show will premiere on the streaming service. However, Candace Cameron Bure was at a TCA party for... Read more
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Evening Standard
How to use the Rio Olympics to have your own summer of sex in LondonThis year shagging is an Olympic sport. Rio 2016 starts next Friday but persona
How to use the Rio Olympics to have your own summer of sex in London
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
This year shagging is an Olympic sport. Rio 2016 starts next Friday but personal bests have been sidelined by another record-breaking figure: the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is reportedly providing 450,000 condoms for the 10,500 athletes.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Herbalife's deals with LA Galaxy and Olympic athletes are key for its push overseas, where FTC rules don't applya wildly cheering crowd filling a Los Angeles auditorium in 2012. For years, s
Herbalife's deals with LA Galaxy and Olympic athletes are key for its push overseas, where FTC rules don't apply
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
a wildly cheering crowd filling a Los Angeles auditorium in 2012. For years, supplement-maker Herbalife Ltd. relied on these rag-to-riches pitches to attract people into the business of selling its weight-loss shakes, protein powders and teas.... Read more
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birminghammail
The latest on Villa, Blues and AlbionWest Brom: Beattie the baggie Anyone remember Craig Beattie at Albion? More th
The latest on Villa, Blues and Albion
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
West Brom: Beattie the baggie Anyone remember Craig Beattie at Albion? More than £1m spent in return for four league goals over two seasons. Not great value. Anyway Edinburgh City have signed the former Scotland striker following his departure from... Read more
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Super Sport
Fitness concerns cloud Jamaica's Rio hopes Incomparable Usain Bolt leads the charge, but lingering fitness concerns over
Fitness concerns cloud Jamaica's Rio hopes
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
Incomparable Usain Bolt leads the charge, but lingering fitness concerns over several stars could see Jamaican athletes struggle to repeat their 12 medal haul of London at the Rio Olympic Stadium. Women’s... Read more
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The News & Observer
Dream carries researcher from Chapel Hill to space stationHigh alum leads Georgia Tech team creating next-generation solar panels Solar
Dream carries researcher from Chapel Hill to space station
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
High alum leads Georgia Tech team creating next-generation solar panels Solar cells launched last week for 6-month test on the International Space Station Ready: ‘If it can survive in space ... then we can be confident it will work well down on... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Car-Go Blockbuster Trade Opportunity Could Be Now or Neverand he's having an All-Star season. If Colorado is serious about a rebuild and
Car-Go Blockbuster Trade Opportunity Could Be Now or Never
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
and he's having an All-Star season. If Colorado is serious about a rebuild and wants to maximize CarGo's value, however, the moment for a blockbuster deal could be now or never. After playing just 180 games combined in 2013 and 2014 because of... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
The latest news and notes for MLB's trade deadlineThe systematic deconstruction of a Major League Baseball team to a bare-bones p
The latest news and notes for MLB's trade deadline
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
The systematic deconstruction of a Major League Baseball team to a bare-bones payroll is nearly complete, and no one seems to notice. The San Diego Padres are shedding money so quickly that they owe more in 2017 to players who aren’t on their roster... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Fitness concerns cloud Jamaica's Rio hopesKINGSTON (JAMAICA) - Incomparable Usain Bolt leads the charge, but lingering fi
Fitness concerns cloud Jamaica's Rio hopes
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
KINGSTON (JAMAICA) - Incomparable Usain Bolt leads the charge, but lingering fitness concerns over several stars could see Jamaican athletes struggle to repeat their 12 medal haul of London at the Rio Olympic Stadium. (L-R) Trinidad and Tobago's... Read more
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Boston Globe
Convention focused on fixing Hillary Clinton trust deficitPHILADELPHIA — Through four straight days of speeches, with the biggest stars o
Convention focused on fixing Hillary Clinton trust deficit
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
PHILADELPHIA — Through four straight days of speeches, with the biggest stars of the Democratic party taking the stage,three phrases came up again and again. I know Hillary. I trust Hillary. She’ll have your back. Whether it was a black leader, a... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Two former college basketball stars from Paterson acquitted of soliciting prostitutionTwo former college basketball stars from Paterson on Thursday were acquitted of
Two former college basketball stars from Paterson acquitted of soliciting prostitution
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
Two former college basketball stars from Paterson on Thursday were acquitted of soliciting prostitution – a charge they say had stalled their athletic careers and hung over their heads for more than a year. Fuquan Edwin, who played four seasons for... Read more
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Salon.com
We’re not even at Peak Drake yet: This is what celebrity looks like in an era where we want more for lessFor being the saddest man in rap music, Drake sure does have a lot to celebrate
We’re not even at Peak Drake yet: This is what celebrity looks like in an era where we want more for less
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
For being the saddest man in rap music, Drake sure does have a lot to celebrate. The rapper (née Aubrey Graham) celebrates a mammoth 11th week atop the Billboard for “Views,” his fourth proper studio album. That’s the longest such run by a male... Read more
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IGN
Starbound ReviewA stellar voyage of crafting, conflict, and discovery. Each time I beamed down
Starbound Review
IGN / Posted yesterday
A stellar voyage of crafting, conflict, and discovery. Each time I beamed down from my personal starship into the 2D sidescrolling craft-em-up that is Starbound, I found an experience that shoots for the stars and lands squarely among them.... Read more
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BC Local News
The Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association gets a head coachThe Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association (PRGA) gained a top-level head coach t
The Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association gets a head coach
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
The Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association (PRGA) gained a top-level head coach this summer and he has big aspirations for where he wants to take the club. Bill Tyrwhitt has been coaching for more than 30 years, in Ontario, B.C. and Alberta, and has... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Colourful questionsWhat's your favourite colour? Is this a question you can readily answer? We ask
Colourful questions
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 2 days ago
What's your favourite colour? Is this a question you can readily answer? We ask children this question from the moment they can start to respond, and we keep asking that question throughout our adult lives. Many people have a strong identification... Read more
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Box Office Mojo
Weekend Forecast: 'Jason Bourne', 'Bad Moms' and 'Nerve' Hit TheatersStar Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass return to the Bourne franchise aft
Weekend Forecast: 'Jason Bourne', 'Bad Moms' and 'Nerve' Hit Theaters
Box Office Mojo / Posted 2 days ago
Star Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass return to the Bourne franchise after a nine year, one film hiatus as Jason Bourne is looking at a #1 finish as it debuts in over 4,000 theaters this weekend. The weekend also features the R-rated comedy... Read more
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give me sport
NBA star attempts the Simone Zaza penalty - with hilarious resultsDirk Nowitzki copies Simone Zaza’s Euro 2016 penalty | GiveMeSport Football Ne
NBA star attempts the Simone Zaza penalty - with hilarious results
give me sport / Posted 2 days ago
Dirk Nowitzki copies Simone Zaza’s Euro 2016 penalty | GiveMeSport Football News Sadly for Simone Zaza, there’s a good chance the one thing he’ll be remembered is that awful penalty during the European Championships. The Italian was subbed on by... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
How did Tampa Bay area hospitals do in the federal government’s new hospital quality ratings?The federal government released its first overall hospital quality rating this
How did Tampa Bay area hospitals do in the federal government’s new hospital quality ratings?
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The federal government released its first overall hospital quality rating this week, slapping average or below average scores on many of the nation’s best-known hospitals while awarding top scores to dozens of unheralded ones. The Centers for... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
WH: Obama's list of threats wasn't about TrumpPHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 p
WH: Obama's list of threats wasn't about Trump
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 2:37 p.m. President Barack Obama's mention of "fascists" and "homegrown demagogues" in his convention speech wasn't aimed at... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
CPL games a chance to revive cricket in LauderhillHaving once earned the label of a 'white elephant', the Central Broward Regiona
CPL games a chance to revive cricket in Lauderhill
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 2 days ago
Having once earned the label of a 'white elephant', the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill has a chance this weekend to show that the facility built for cricket has not been entirely lost to soccer 'Good opportunity for cricket to grow in... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
WH: Obama's list of threats wasn't about TrumpPHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 p
WH: Obama's list of threats wasn't about Trump
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 2:37 p.m. President Barack Obama's mention of "fascists" and "homegrown demagogues" in his convention speech wasn't aimed at... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
WH: Obama's list of threats wasn't about TrumpPHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 p
WH: Obama's list of threats wasn't about Trump
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 2:37 p.m. President Barack Obama's mention of "fascists" and "homegrown demagogues" in his convention speech wasn't aimed at... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. hospitals' annual check up results: Not greatNew Jersey hospitals – like many around the nation – received some harsh marks
N.J. hospitals' annual check up results: Not great
NJ.com / Posted 2 days ago
New Jersey hospitals – like many around the nation – received some harsh marks from a new government Medicare website that judges them on quality of care. Of the 64 New Jersey hospitals rated by the federal government, just eight received four... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
This time it's Bill in adoring spouse rolePHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 p
This time it's Bill in adoring spouse role
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 1:50 p.m. This time, Bill Clinton will be the adoring spouse, rapt and smiling when the cameras cut away from the candidate in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tinder and Grindr see spike in activity in Philadelphia during the DNCEXCLUSIVE: I'm with her - or him! Tinder and Grindr see massive spike in hook-u
Tinder and Grindr see spike in activity in Philadelphia during the DNC
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
EXCLUSIVE: I'm with her - or him! Tinder and Grindr see massive spike in hook-ups as Democrats gather in Philadelphia The number of people using gay hook-up app tool Grindr shot up by 148 per cent near the Philadelphia venue where the DNC is taking... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
This time it's Bill in adoring spouse rolePHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 p
This time it's Bill in adoring spouse role
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 1:50 p.m. This time, Bill Clinton will be the adoring spouse, rapt and smiling when the cameras cut away from the candidate in the... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Reid: Pence says much in common with TrumpPHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 p
Reid: Pence says much in common with Trump
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 12:23 p.m. Mike Pence says he has a lot in common with the Republican presidential nominee - just not in matters of rhetorical... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Reid: Pence says much in common with TrumpPHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 p
Reid: Pence says much in common with Trump
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 12:23 p.m. Mike Pence says he has a lot in common with the Republican presidential nominee - just not in matters of rhetorical... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Reid: Pence says much in common with TrumpPHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 p
Reid: Pence says much in common with Trump
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 12:23 p.m. Mike Pence says he has a lot in common with the Republican presidential nominee - just not in matters of rhetorical... Read more
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express
Will Large Hadron Collider destroy Earth? CERN admits experiments could create black holes ONE way or another the huge Large Hadron Collider is going to "finish off the
Will Large Hadron Collider destroy Earth? CERN admits experiments could create black holes
express / Posted 2 days ago
ONE way or another the huge Large Hadron Collider is going to "finish off the planet", according to conspiracy theorists. CERN has admitted the LHC could... Read more
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KERA North Texas
After Hinckley, States Tightened Use Of The Insanity PleaThe insanity ruling that sent President Ronald Reagan's would-be assassin John
After Hinckley, States Tightened Use Of The Insanity Plea
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
The insanity ruling that sent President Ronald Reagan's would-be assassin John Hinckley, Jr., to a government psychiatric hospital rather than prison was handed down 34 years ago, but its repercussions still affect hundreds, if not thousands, of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
After Hinckley, States Tightened Use Of The Insanity PleaThe insanity ruling that sent President Ronald Reagan's would-be assassin John
After Hinckley, States Tightened Use Of The Insanity Plea
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
The insanity ruling that sent President Ronald Reagan's would-be assassin John Hinckley, Jr., to a government psychiatric hospital rather than prison was handed down 34 years ago, but its repercussions still affect hundreds, if not thousands, of... Read more
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The Daily Californian
'Nerve' portrays colorful, cautionary tale of cyberspace controlgame that many resort to in an exclusive hiding spot during elementary school r
'Nerve' portrays colorful, cautionary tale of cyberspace control
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
game that many resort to in an exclusive hiding spot during elementary school recesses, at a birthday party where the punch spiked a higher tolerance for foolishness than usual or on a night when we stumbled home with friends, swiftly... Read more
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