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Daily Mail
Translation fails get you laughing as well as scratching your headWikipedia' to an 'explosive dog': Hilarious signs from all over the world show
Translation fails get you laughing as well as scratching your head
Daily Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
Wikipedia' to an 'explosive dog': Hilarious signs from all over the world show what happens when the little details are lost in translation English signs lost in translation have resulted in some hilarious fails Some signs are entertaining... Read more
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RTE News
Duffy relishing big stage after brush with deathRTÉ Player from 1.00pm. Irish language commentary will be available to RTÉ2 vie
Duffy relishing big stage after brush with death
RTE News / Posted 13 hours ago
RTÉ Player from 1.00pm. Irish language commentary will be available to RTÉ2 viewers on Saorview and Sky as well as on RTÉ Player. Listen to live coverage on RTÉ Radio 1 on Sunday Sport. Column: Something lost in translation for Keane50 minut... Read more
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RTE News
Column: Something lost in translation for Keane Updated / June 25, 2016 10:50Grit your teeth and get on with it - Roy Keane's
Column: Something lost in translation for Keane
RTE News / Posted 14 hours ago
Updated / June 25, 2016 10:50Grit your teeth and get on with it - Roy Keane's French shadow delayed his press conference somewhat A very rare thing happened at Roy Keane’s press conference in... Read more
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Breitbart
Outsourced! Foreign Players Constitute Half of NBA Draft’s First Round Picksthe best from elsewhere to make foreigners export cash to the league.Unlike so
Outsourced! Foreign Players Constitute Half of NBA Draft’s First Round Picks
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
the best from elsewhere to make foreigners export cash to the league.Unlike so many other sports, basketball rarely gets lost in translation. The NBA bragged at the beginning of the 2015-2016 season that 100 international players from 37... Read more
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New Kerala
Amma Kannaku: A soulless remake ( Review, Rating: *1/2) - newkerala.com #81263Ilayaraja, whose association with the project certainly built anticipation, but
Amma Kannaku: A soulless remake ( Review, Rating: *1/2) - newkerala.com #81263
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Ilayaraja, whose association with the project certainly built anticipation, but unfortunately is not met. With the soul lost in translation, "Amma Kannaku" is a futile exercise. While one would want to appreciate the film's core theme, it's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
This ghastly new Ghostbusters theme tune will ruin your childhoodwas released today, and is billed as an updated version of Ray Parker Jr's orig
This ghastly new Ghostbusters theme tune will ruin your childhood
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
was released today, and is billed as an updated version of Ray Parker Jr's original anthem. But something gets seriously lost in translation. Called Ghostbusters (I'm Not Afraid), it features Patrick Stump's emo-tinged yelps, arena-sized drum... Read more
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CBS Sports
Bryce Harper shares a special moment with Vin Scully prior to gameup went the leg, as Harper stood laughing. Scully, also laughing, lamented that
Bryce Harper shares a special moment with Vin Scully prior to game
CBS Sports / Posted 2 days ago
up went the leg, as Harper stood laughing. Scully, also laughing, lamented that as much as he tried, something somehow got lost in translation between the hands and the bat swing, and it was then that he knew he was not destined to be the next... Read more
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ESPN
Scully paid visit by Nats' Harper before finaleup went the leg, as Harper stood laughing. Scully, also laughing, lamented that
Scully paid visit by Nats' Harper before finale
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
up went the leg, as Harper stood laughing. Scully, also laughing, lamented that as much as he tried, something somehow got lost in translation between the hands and the bat swing, and it was then that he knew he was not destined to be the next... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Be a Belieber at any agea d-bag in real life and I shouldn't like him because of it," said Vanderoef.
Be a Belieber at any age
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
a d-bag in real life and I shouldn't like him because of it," said Vanderoef. He defends Bieber, saying the singer's just lost in translation. "I just tend to see him as country-club bad boy who is misunderstood," he said. "Which causes him to... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Bird bucket with a side of paranoiaasked the man how many drinks he had consumed that evening. At this point the m
Bird bucket with a side of paranoia
Charleston City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
asked the man how many drinks he had consumed that evening. At this point the man reached into his pocket, pulled out a quarter, and held it up to the officers. He then asked the officers if they understood, but something was lost in tran... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Remain or leave? For many, it's personalI'd say, repeating that I'm from Germany, not Australia. "At most, I'm a throug
Remain or leave? For many, it's personal
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
I'd say, repeating that I'm from Germany, not Australia. "At most, I'm a through-tunnel student." A lot of things got lost in translation. Much of the time, I knew the words my new friends were saying, but nearly as often I struggled to grasp... Read more
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KECI Missoula
A look at the world's best sky-high, rooftop restaurantsto contemporary Australian cooking and ingredients. Kozue, Tokyo: Movie buffs
A look at the world's best sky-high, rooftop restaurants
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
to contemporary Australian cooking and ingredients. Kozue, Tokyo: Movie buffs might know the Park Hyatt Tokyo's bar from "Lost in Translation." Its fine-dining Japanese restaurant Kozue shares those famous views -- to Mount Fuji by day, and the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
World’s best sky-high and rooftop restaurantsKangaroo tartare with celeriac chips and hazelnut vinaigrette. Movie buffs mig
World’s best sky-high and rooftop restaurants
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
Kangaroo tartare with celeriac chips and hazelnut vinaigrette. Movie buffs might know the Park Hyatt Tokyo’s bar from “Lost in Translation.” Its fine-dining Japanese restaurant Kozue shares those famous views — to Mount Fuji by day, and the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
World's best sky-high and rooftop restaurantsKangaroo tartare with celeriac chips and hazelnut vinaigrette. Movie buffs mig
World's best sky-high and rooftop restaurants
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
Kangaroo tartare with celeriac chips and hazelnut vinaigrette. Movie buffs might know the Park Hyatt Tokyo's bar from "Lost in Translation." Its fine-dining Japanese restaurant Kozue shares those famous views -- to Mount Fuji by day, and the... Read more
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Louth Leader
SO festival takes over Louth’s Cornmarket with evening of amazing actsthe festival is always a must-visit for local people and visitors to the area a
SO festival takes over Louth’s Cornmarket with evening of amazing acts
Louth Leader / Posted 4 days ago
the festival is always a must-visit for local people and visitors to the area and this year is no different as popular act Lost in Translation Circus’ The Fliphouse comes to town. Lorna Fulton, the Festival Director for SO Festival said she cannot... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Marlins' Fernandez returns to mound Tuesday after skipped startwhen Clemens asked him if he was starting behind him at shortstop early in the
Marlins' Fernandez returns to mound Tuesday after skipped start
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
when Clemens asked him if he was starting behind him at shortstop early in the afternoon. Whether Clemens' words were lost in translation between the American right-hander and the Cuban infielder or Clemens legitimately was uncertain the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ten simple rules to use statistics effectivelyprincipled statistical analysis is critical in grappling with many subtle pheno
Ten simple rules to use statistics effectively
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
principled statistical analysis is critical in grappling with many subtle phenomena to ensure that nothing serious will be lost in translation and to increase the likelihood that your research findings will stand the test of time." The rules,... Read more
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CBS News
With renewed fury, Japanese protest U.S. military presence in Okinawato the U.S. military. Their signs said: "Our anger has reached its limit" and
With renewed fury, Japanese protest U.S. military presence in Okinawa
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
to the U.S. military. Their signs said: "Our anger has reached its limit" and "Marines out." They made sure nothing was lost in translation with a sign that said "Okinawan lives matter." "We have been enduring cruel treatment for 70 years," one... Read more
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MedCity News
Report calls for closer collaboration between civilian, military sectors to improve trauma careto the report, the military has found improvised tourniquets are not always eff
Report calls for closer collaboration between civilian, military sectors to improve trauma care
MedCity News / Posted 5 days ago
to the report, the military has found improvised tourniquets are not always effective and now favors tourniquets expressly made to stop bleeding. In the civilian sector, the tourniquet lesson has been “lost in translation,” the comm... Read more
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Evening Standard
Dragons’ Den cowboy launches ‘real’ Texas barbecue restaurant in LondonIndependence Day. He said: “There are a lot of barbecue restaurants in London
Dragons’ Den cowboy launches ‘real’ Texas barbecue restaurant in London
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Independence Day. He said: “There are a lot of barbecue restaurants in London now, but something has been seriously lost in translation. Here barbecue is treated as a culinary fad whereas in Texas it is simply a way of life — it is wrong... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Simmons Says: Saunders’ contract negotiations should be interestinghas been said and written about the futures of Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnac
Simmons Says: Saunders’ contract negotiations should be interesting
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
has been said and written about the futures of Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion that Saunders’ pending free agency seems lost in translation. His .999 OPS is ahead of Josh Donaldson, Encarnacion and Bautista at this stage of the season. His .314... Read more
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FOX Business
Congress Could Nix Asteroid Mission -- and Cost Boeing Billionsthat will be needed for Mars, including habitation modules, lunar prospecting,
Congress Could Nix Asteroid Mission -- and Cost Boeing Billions
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
that will be needed for Mars, including habitation modules, lunar prospecting, and landing and ascent vehicles."(Funding) lost in translation Translation: "Asteroids? We don't need no stinkin' asteroids. (And we're not going to pay for them,... Read more
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FOX Business
Congress Could Nix Asteroid Mission -- and Cost Boeing Billionsthat will be needed for Mars, including habitation modules, lunar prospecting,
Congress Could Nix Asteroid Mission -- and Cost Boeing Billions
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
that will be needed for Mars, including habitation modules, lunar prospecting, and landing and ascent vehicles."(Funding) lost in translation Translation: "Asteroids? We don't need no stinkin' asteroids. (And we're not going to pay for them,... Read more
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Salon.com
My father’s war, my toxic inheritancehim to find an orphanage like the one in the Philippines, figuring I might be a
My father’s war, my toxic inheritance
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
him to find an orphanage like the one in the Philippines, figuring I might be able to recreate that effort. Something got lost in translation. He drove me to a rural orphanage, but as we stepped inside the darkened building, I didn’t see anyone... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Deans' Father's Day extra special with Dominican guestsslide into rocks at home. I've seen it." Donna Dean admits there are at least
Deans' Father's Day extra special with Dominican guests
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
slide into rocks at home. I've seen it." Donna Dean admits there are at least a few weaknesses in communication, words lost in translation. Knowing how famished Guzman almost always is after an evening practice, she asked the other night if he... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Programming Is Hard. It's Also Easy. So... Which Is It?and designing clean, efficient and reliable solutions for those problems. I sus
Programming Is Hard. It's Also Easy. So... Which Is It?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 6 days ago
and designing clean, efficient and reliable solutions for those problems. I suspect that’s exactly the point which gets lost in translation. This is why picking up a new language for a veteran is considerably easier — you understand the basic... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
What Vladimir Putin said ... and what he meanthas gotten a lot of mileage out of calling U.S. presidential candidate Donald T
What Vladimir Putin said ... and what he meant
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 days ago
has gotten a lot of mileage out of calling U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump a "brilliant person." That comment was lost in translation, using a Russian word with multiple connotations, like "bright," "shiny" -- even "flashy." Putin played... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Former Hutcheson patients say debt collectors are now calling, seeking bills for procedures done years agopatients who have not paid for services — often services dating back multiple y
Former Hutcheson patients say debt collectors are now calling, seeking bills for procedures done years ago
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
patients who have not paid for services — often services dating back multiple years. But important information can get lost in translation with a hospital like Hutcheson, which filed for bankruptcy in November 2014, laid off dozens of employees... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 8 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 8 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 8 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 8 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
KING5 Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 8 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 8 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perezcannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a b
Cardinals sign first-round pick Delvin Perez
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
cannot take, be placed in the team's mentoring program and will be assigned a bilingual trainer to make sure nothing gets lost in translation. "I think the biggest thing for us is understanding that he's 17 years old," Mozeliak said. "He made a... Read more
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Mashable
B-movie horror, herbs and secret inspirations in 'Resident Evil VII'interview, we're providing a direct transcript of what was said, to minimize th
B-movie horror, herbs and secret inspirations in 'Resident Evil VII'
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
interview, we're providing a direct transcript of what was said, to minimize the potential for intended meanings to be lost in translation. Q: It looks like this is more of a return to the traditional survival horror that Resident Evil started... Read more
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IGN
Sonic Boom: Fire And Ice Looks to Return Series to Speedy Rootsconcept art from the show, and the cartoon’s writers contributed to the game as
Sonic Boom: Fire And Ice Looks to Return Series to Speedy Roots
IGN / Posted 9 days ago
concept art from the show, and the cartoon’s writers contributed to the game as well, ensuring the DNA of the series isn’t lost in translation. The Boom franchise didn’t start off on the most positive note, but, from my short time with the game,... Read more
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Variety
Durban: Satire ‘Wonder Boy’ Tweaks South African Politicsand “Happiness Is a Four-Letter Word” have all found B.O. success. Still, Bark
Durban: Satire ‘Wonder Boy’ Tweaks South African Politics
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
and “Happiness Is a Four-Letter Word” have all found B.O. success. Still, Barker himself acknowledges that “something gets lost in translation” when South African comedy travels overseas. “Language and culture play a major role in comedy that it... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'Shaun the Sheep' Drives Theme Park, Live Performance Profits for AardmanHe joked that a "Shaun on Ice" production might be in the works. Shaun has tra
'Shaun the Sheep' Drives Theme Park, Live Performance Profits for Aardman
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
He joked that a "Shaun on Ice" production might be in the works. Shaun has traveled particularly well as nothing is lost in translation — the title character doesn’t speak. “There was nothing cynical about that decision,” said Lord. “[The... Read more
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International Business Times
Orlando shooting: Californian preacher calls victims 'paedophiles' and says more people should have died said his son should not have shot at the men and women in the gay club because
Orlando shooting: Californian preacher calls victims 'paedophiles' and says more people should have died
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
said his son should not have shot at the men and women in the gay club because it was up to god to punish those involved in homosexuality, according to a translation by the Washington Post, but later he said the meaning had been lost in transla... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Richard Moore: Attack will push Trump casefunny and dinners together are filled with laughs, intelligent conversations an
Richard Moore: Attack will push Trump case
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
funny and dinners together are filled with laughs, intelligent conversations and good times. Occasionally things may get lost in translation but, overall, we understand each other. They are liberal Democrats and if I wish to stir my gal up a bit... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Bill Murray to receive top US comedy prize at Kennedy Centerbest reviews of his career and racked up award after award - but not an Oscar -
Bill Murray to receive top US comedy prize at Kennedy Center
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
best reviews of his career and racked up award after award - but not an Oscar - for his soulful turn in Sofia Coppola's "Lost in Translation." Famously mercurial, Murray is known for not having an agent and forcing would-be collaborators to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Bill Murray to be awarded Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize“Mad Dog and Glory.” Murray was nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award for h
Bill Murray to be awarded Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
“Mad Dog and Glory.” Murray was nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of a jet-lagged movie star in “Lost in Translation.” He has won two Emmy Awards. In a statement, Murray said he was honored to receive the award. “I... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
A novel approachnanban egg-coated fried chicken ($15.50) topped with sweet-and-sour sauce and t
A novel approach
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
nanban egg-coated fried chicken ($15.50) topped with sweet-and-sour sauce and tartar sauce. I thought perhaps something was lost in translation. Tartar sauce with fried chicken? Yes, it was tartar sauce all right, and it just didn't work for me. The... Read more
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