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Medical News Today
Today's seniors are smarter but in poorer health, study findsToday's older generation appears to be smarter than people of their age were in
Today's seniors are smarter but in poorer health, study finds
Medical News Today / Posted 6 hours ago
Today's older generation appears to be smarter than people of their age were in the past. Researchers suggest two reasons for this: higher education rates and increased use of technology. Researchers suggest the reason older people appear to be... Read more
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Daily News
Too much of food, but in wrong places!Professor Veerle Magdalena Leo Heyvaert, Associate Professor in Law at the Lond
Too much of food, but in wrong places!
Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
Professor Veerle Magdalena Leo Heyvaert, Associate Professor in Law at the London School of Economics, was in Sri Lanka where she conducted a series of workshops from August 24 to September 1 at the Kotelawala Defense University (KDU) on... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Economists’ Tribal Thinking Blinded Them to the Financial CrisisThe Queen of England was standing in a hall at the London School of Economics l
How Economists’ Tribal Thinking Blinded Them to the Financial Crisis
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
The Queen of England was standing in a hall at the London School of Economics looking a little perplexed. The date was Novem­ber 4, 2008, and she had arrived to open a new building on campus. Cheer­ing crowds of tourists, students, and children lined... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Abolish cash? You'd be losing a crucial part of free societyBut it is not just the French. A movement has been growing within academic circ
Abolish cash? You'd be losing a crucial part of free society
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
But it is not just the French. A movement has been growing within academic circles for a widespread ban on cash. It has been pushed by Kenneth Rogoff, the Harvard economics professor and influential author of This Time Is Different, who wants to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
True Diamonds Show to InspireFrancistown — The founder of Botswana's True Diamonds, a second year student at
True Diamonds Show to Inspire
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Francistown — The founder of Botswana's True Diamonds, a second year student at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences in the United Kingdom, Kaene Disepo has said his inspiration was driven by the eminent lack of youth participation... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Order of the Republic for Dookeran, McLeodTwo politicians and members of the People’s Partnership (PP) governing coalitio
Order of the Republic for Dookeran, McLeod
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Two politicians and members of the People’s Partnership (PP) governing coalition are receiving T&T’s highest national award this year. Economist Winston Dookeran, the Foreign Affairs Minister and former labour leader Errol McLeod, who currently... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Want to save rhinos? Look beyond guns and tradePeter Knights is Executive Director of WildAid, an international non-profit wit
Want to save rhinos? Look beyond guns and trade
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
Peter Knights is Executive Director of WildAid, an international non-profit with headquarters in San Francisco and its largest office in Beijing. Knights created the first international program to reduce the demand for wildlife products in 1996,... Read more
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express
Seven types of driver identified by psychologists A TEAM of social psychologists from the London School of Economics has found
Seven types of driver identified by psychologists
express / Posted 3 days ago
A TEAM of social psychologists from the London School of Economics has found seven different driving personalities, based on how drivers deal with their own feelings and their uncertainty about the... Read more
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express
'We must take big decisions' – Home Sec demands jobless migrants are banned from Britain HOME Secretary Theresa May has sensationally demanded that migrants are banne
'We must take big decisions' – Home Sec demands jobless migrants are banned from Britain
express / Posted 3 days ago
HOME Secretary Theresa May has sensationally demanded that migrants are banned from the UK unless they have a job lined up. May's comments will put pressure on... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe a human crisisDay after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-ey
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe a human crisis
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across the Mediterranean... Read more
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The Columbian
Refugees or migrants? Debate rages over what to call themSTOCKHOLM — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching the
Refugees or migrants? Debate rages over what to call them
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
STOCKHOLM — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Paul Volcker Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Fede
Paul Volcker Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve. Personal: Birth date: September 5, 1927 Birth place: Cape May, New Jersey Birth name: Paul Adolph Volcker Father: Paul Volcker Sr., town manager Mother:... Read more
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Toronto Star
Top student heading to prestigious London School of EconomicsKonrad von Eppinghoven scored a 100 per cent average when he graduated from Mic
Top student heading to prestigious London School of Economics
Toronto Star / Posted 4 days ago
Konrad von Eppinghoven scored a 100 per cent average when he graduated from Michael Power/St. Joseph Catholic High School in Etobicoke in June, the top of the heap at the Toronto Catholic District School Board. He is heading to the prestigious London... Read more
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Brisbane Times
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostSolid but a little stiff ... Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international tele
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
Solid but a little stiff ... Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host on CNN program Amanpour on Friday. Photo: CNN With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostWith the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, c
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures for which he is famous, Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host. With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Refugees or migrants? Describing the crisis on Europe’s bordersDay after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-ey
Refugees or migrants? Describing the crisis on Europe’s borders
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe’s shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across the Mediterranean... Read more
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Black Press USA
Refugees or Migrants? Debate Over Words to Describe CrisisSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutchin
Refugees or Migrants? Debate Over Words to Describe Crisis
Black Press USA / Posted 4 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe’s shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across... Read more
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Canberra Times
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostSolid but a little stiff ... Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international tele
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Solid but a little stiff ... Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host on CNN program Amanpour on Friday. Photo: CNN With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures... Read more
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Daily Liberal
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostWith the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, c
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures for which he is famous, Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host. With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year... Read more
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The Courier
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostWith the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, c
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures for which he is famous, Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host. With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year... Read more
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WA Today
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostSolid but a little stiff ... Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international tele
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Solid but a little stiff ... Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host on CNN program Amanpour on Friday. Photo: CNN With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Foiled European train attack adds to concerns over refugeesAfter three Americans thwarted a gun- and knife-wielding attacker on a French t
Foiled European train attack adds to concerns over refugees
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
After three Americans thwarted a gun- and knife-wielding attacker on a French train Aug. 21, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said that it might be time for security checks at his nation’s borders with its European neighbors. “It might be time... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostWith the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, c
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures for which he is famous, Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host. With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year... Read more
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The Young Witness
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostWith the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, c
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures for which he is famous, Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host. With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostSolid but a little stiff ... Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international tele
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Solid but a little stiff ... Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host on CNN program Amanpour on Friday. Photo: CNN With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures... Read more
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Western Advocate
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostWith the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, c
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures for which he is famous, Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host. With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year... Read more
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Kiama Independent
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostWith the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, c
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures for which he is famous, Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host. With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year... Read more
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Manning River Times
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostWith the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, c
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures for which he is famous, Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host. With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostWith the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, c
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures for which he is famous, Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host. With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year... Read more
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The North West Star
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostWith the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, c
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures for which he is famous, Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host. With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year... Read more
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Daily Liberal
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostWith the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, c
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures for which he is famous, Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host. With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year... Read more
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The Age
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostSolid but a little stiff ... Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international tele
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Solid but a little stiff ... Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host on CNN program Amanpour on Friday. Photo: CNN With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures... Read more
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The Border Mail
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN hostWith the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, c
China, climate change and cricket ... Kevin Rudd makes his debut as a CNN host
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year 12 prefect, and the slow, carefully measured hand gestures for which he is famous, Kevin Rudd made his debut as an international television host. With the bouncing-in-his-seat earnestness of a Year... Read more
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The Hindu
B.R. Ambedkar memorial to open in United KingdomThe house will only mark a memorial to Dr. Ambedkar and its specific use will b
B.R. Ambedkar memorial to open in United Kingdom
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
The house will only mark a memorial to Dr. Ambedkar and its specific use will be decided later. Ambedkar’s house in London to be opened as memorial later this year as part of 125-birth anniversary year of the Indian statesman. The house in Camden,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'Vast social cleansing' pushes tens of thousands of families out of LondonTens of thousands of poor families have left inner London in the past five year
'Vast social cleansing' pushes tens of thousands of families out of London
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
Tens of thousands of poor families have left inner London in the past five years, creating “social cleansing on a vast scale” and leaving large parts of the capital as the preserve of the rich, figures suggest. The figures portray a mass shift of... Read more
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CNN
Nations have built walls on borders for thousands of years(CNN)Walls between countries are nothing new. The Romans built Hadrian's Wall a
Nations have built walls on borders for thousands of years
CNN / Posted 5 days ago
(CNN)Walls between countries are nothing new. The Romans built Hadrian's Wall about 120 years after the birth of Christ to protect the Roman province of Britain from the heathens who lived in what is now Scotland -- people the Romans referred to as... Read more
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The Standard
Masses on the move spark debate over migrants and refugeesThat they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across the Med
Masses on the move spark debate over migrants and refugees
The Standard / Posted 5 days ago
That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across the Mediterranean on rickety rafts or packed ships is beyond doubt. But does that make them refugees from war or oppression, with a right to protection under international law,... Read more
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Denver Post
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisisSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutchin
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis
Denver Post / Posted 5 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across... Read more
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York Daily Record
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisisSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutchin
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisisSTOCKHOLM (AP) - Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutchin
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 5 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across... Read more
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KTVL Medford
International News Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisisAugust 28, 2015 07:
International News
KTVL Medford / Posted 5 days ago
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisisAugust 28, 2015 07:51 GMT Eds: With AP Photos.By KARL RITTERAssociated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisisSTOCKHOLM (AP) - Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutchin
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisisSTOCKHOLM (AP) - Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutchin
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisisSTOCKHOLM (AP) � Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutchin
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) � Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisisSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutchin
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Journalist draws on experience at Worthing Herald for latest bookA journalist and author has drawn on his experience at a weekly newspaper for h
Journalist draws on experience at Worthing Herald for latest book
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 5 days ago
A journalist and author has drawn on his experience at a weekly newspaper for his new book. Peter Bartram, pictured left, began his career on the Worthing Herald before going on to become a freelance writer and journalist, writing for national... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisisSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutchin
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis
Bennington Banner / Posted 5 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisisSTOCKHOLM (AP) - Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutchin
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisisSTOCKHOLM (AP) - Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutchin
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 5 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across... Read more
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FOX News
Refugees or migrants? A tense search for words to describe crisis on Europe's bordersSTOCKHOLM – Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching the
Refugees or migrants? A tense search for words to describe crisis on Europe's borders
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
STOCKHOLM – Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. That they are desperate and vulnerable after a harrowing journey across the... Read more
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