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TribLIVE
Real and fictional people and places help readers travel without leaving homeMifflin Harcourt, $28) Alexander Chee. An operatic novel — complicated, dreamy,
Real and fictional people and places help readers travel without leaving home
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Mifflin Harcourt, $28) Alexander Chee. An operatic novel — complicated, dreamy, seductive — about a fictional soprano in mid-19th century Paris. Good for long, hot summer nights. “Bright Dead Things” (Milkweed Editions, $16) Ada Limón.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Yale Center for British Art reopensand it wasn’t completed until shortly after his death. It stands across the str
Yale Center for British Art reopens
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
and it wasn’t completed until shortly after his death. It stands across the street from his first commission, the Yale University Art Gallery (opened in 1953). The inevitable comparison reveals just how much he learned in the interval... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers - 20th Anniversary of South Africa-Cuba Bilateral RelationsHon. Luwellyn Landers, MP, on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of South Afr
Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers - 20th Anniversary of South Africa-Cuba Bilateral Relations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Hon. Luwellyn Landers, MP, on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of South Africa - Cuba bilateral relations, Wits University in Johannesburg Your Excellency Honourable Deputy Minister Marcelino Medina; Student Representatives and Wits... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania's Industrial Development and FinancingErik Reinert; "Globalization and its Discontents" by the Nobel Laureate, Joseph
Tanzania's Industrial Development and Financing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Erik Reinert; "Globalization and its Discontents" by the Nobel Laureate, Joseph Stiglitz; "Bad Samaritans" by the Cambridge University Professor of Development Economics, Ha-Joon Chang; "How Can Tanzania Move from Poverty to Prosperity? " by L.A.... Read more
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Londonist
The Unbuilt London Tube Mapmap for a larger version. Our tube map shows some of the many schemes for Lond
The Unbuilt London Tube Map
Londonist / Posted 5 days ago
map for a larger version. Our tube map shows some of the many schemes for London that were never built — from a giant pyramid on Primrose Hill, to a rooftop airport above King's Cross, to the bizarre skyscrapers that might have redefined the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Securing a Peaceful and Prosperous Future for Liberia'Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield's Remarks, At the African Methodist
'Securing a Peaceful and Prosperous Future for Liberia'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield's Remarks, At the African Methodist Episcopal University, Liberia Ladies and gentlemen, thank you so much for having me here today. I am thrilled to be back in Liberia where my international journey began... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Futures Fade Early Bounce, Slide In Illiquid Tape As Yen Rises, Oil Dropstumbled. Bayer AG lost 3.2 percent after disclosing an unsolicited $62 billion
Futures Fade Early Bounce, Slide In Illiquid Tape As Yen Rises, Oil Drops
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
tumbled. Bayer AG lost 3.2 percent after disclosing an unsolicited $62 billion all-cash offer to acquire Monsanto Co. amid investor concern that it might overpay for a deal that would create the world’s biggest supplier of farm chemicals and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The story of the Niagara River: The water wonder of the worldwhen a young Abraham Lincoln first visited the falls, the future president pron
The story of the Niagara River: The water wonder of the world
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
when a young Abraham Lincoln first visited the falls, the future president pronounced: “When Columbus first sought this continent – when Christ suffered on the cross – when Moses led Israel through the Red Sea – nay, even, when Adam first came... Read more
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News.com.au
The stories you need to know todayon Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Melbourne lec
The stories you need to know today
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Melbourne lecturer dies on Mt Everest A Melbourne university lecturer who died on Mount Everest was trying to prove vegans could do anything. Maria Strydom was on a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know todayan unnecessarily large amount of time condemning the gay community. Melbourne
RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know today
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
an unnecessarily large amount of time condemning the gay community. Melbourne lecturer dies on Mt Everest A Melbourne university lecturer who died on Mount Everest was trying to prove vegans could do anything. Maria Strydom was on a... Read more
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The New Statesman
The Great Huckster: Boris Johnson’s reckless distortions of historyLouis XIV, the French Revolution and Napoleon, and the First World War, London
The Great Huckster: Boris Johnson’s reckless distortions of history
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
Louis XIV, the French Revolution and Napoleon, and the First World War, London had always been profoundly invested in the continent. Defending the “liberties of Europe” and thus British freedoms was what Englishmen and Britons did. It was part of... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Brexit: cutting through the noiseSecond, that the pool of skilled-yet-mobile labour that plays a vital role in t
Brexit: cutting through the noise
Investors Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Second, that the pool of skilled-yet-mobile labour that plays a vital role in the City's success could drift to the continent. Implications for gilts and yields ■ Brexit would create short-term uncertainty, which is bad for risky assets.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'America Watching Taxpayers Money to Liberia 'Very Closely'the past 13 years of peace, Liberia has held three free and fair nation-wide el
'America Watching Taxpayers Money to Liberia 'Very Closely'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
the past 13 years of peace, Liberia has held three free and fair nation-wide elections; two Presidential and one Senate mid-term. Liberians showed their tremendous resilience and faith in the midst of and the aftermath of the Ebola crisis. Now,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Evie Ladin Band brings folks together with musicwould grow to be a touring troubadour and ambassador of Appalachian folk music.
Evie Ladin Band brings folks together with music
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
would grow to be a touring troubadour and ambassador of Appalachian folk music. Raised on the East Coast, educated at Brown University in Rhode Island and living in San Francisco since 2000, Ladin found her love of the music in childhood. The... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The Life and Times of Karl Marx, in the words of Ronnie KasrilsKarl Marx came from a learned and cultured background where the quest for knowl
The Life and Times of Karl Marx, in the words of Ronnie Kasrils
Daily Maverick / Posted 13 days ago
Karl Marx came from a learned and cultured background where the quest for knowledge was fostered at an early age. At university he studied law, majoring in history and philosophy. Of radical humanist disposition, Marx was drawn into the... Read more
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iol.co.za
AmaTuks’ downfall - selling gems for profitShaun Bartlett will go into the final day of the Absa Premiership season desper
AmaTuks’ downfall - selling gems for profit
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
Shaun Bartlett will go into the final day of the Absa Premiership season desperate to help University of Pretoria pull off the great escape, having failed to achieve that feat three years ago with Golden Arrows. The former Bafana Bafana striker... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Meet New Zealand's extreme scientistsof carbon dioxide and up to 800 tonnes of sulphur dioxide. Mr Scott has watche
Meet New Zealand's extreme scientists
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
of carbon dioxide and up to 800 tonnes of sulphur dioxide. Mr Scott has watched it transform from what it was in the mid-1970s to what it is now - a 100-metre deep, 300-metre wide crater that was dug out over a particularly fiery 12-year... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Somali House of Cardsand with a Marsters in Social Anthropology and a PhD in Political Science at th
Somali House of Cards
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
and with a Marsters in Social Anthropology and a PhD in Political Science at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, he . During his academic studies he worked as a journalist at the British Broadcasting Corporation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Italian Ambassador - Sudan Loves Italy and Italy Loves Sudanextended an invitation to Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour for participation i
Italian Ambassador - Sudan Loves Italy and Italy Loves Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
extended an invitation to Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour for participation in an important conference to be held in Rome mid-May. We consider ourselves partners and supporters to the Sudan for achieving democracy and we also back the Sudan's... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Women deacons to be studiedhe could not do better than to appoint Phyllis Zagano to the commission. She ho
Women deacons to be studied
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 16 days ago
he could not do better than to appoint Phyllis Zagano to the commission. She holds a research appointment at Hofstra University and is a columnist at NCRonline.org. Her many books include her award-winning Holy Saturday: An Argument for the... Read more
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The New Yorker
Only Mr. God Knows Whyany measure, Thursday, May 27th, was an important day for the stability of Euro
Only Mr. God Knows Why
The New Yorker / Posted 17 days ago
any measure, Thursday, May 27th, was an important day for the stability of Europe. Two decisions, at different ends of the continent, did much to calm the nerves of anyone perturbed by its recent crisis of confidence. In Madrid, the Spanish... Read more
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The New Statesman
Social democracy without social democrats: how can the left recover?to the job, or because the media is nasty to them, but because the material and
Social democracy without social democrats: how can the left recover?
The New Statesman / Posted 17 days ago
to the job, or because the media is nasty to them, but because the material and cultural conditions they enjoyed in their mid 20th century heyday have been replaced by forces and a culture that tear up the roots of their creed. In 1979 the... Read more
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The Jewish Week
A ‘Premier’ Jewish Destination— the Leicester City Football Club won this year’s English Premier League, the
A ‘Premier’ Jewish Destination
The Jewish Week / Posted 19 days ago
— the Leicester City Football Club won this year’s English Premier League, the most competitive national derby on the Continent. It was essentially the equivalent of your local high school team winning the Super Bowl, so for the next year or... Read more
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The New Statesman
From wars to power ballads: the geopolitics of Eurovisionand a major Palestinian political organisation. It even pervades parts of a mai
From wars to power ballads: the geopolitics of Eurovision
The New Statesman / Posted 19 days ago
and a major Palestinian political organisation. It even pervades parts of a mainstream British political party, and our university campuses, too. Where did this poison come from, and is there an antidote to it? Conventional religious Jew-hatred... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Fate of Louisiana coast could be determined by Antarctica ice meltshould be very concerned about what happens in Antarctica,” said Boesch, a 9th
Fate of Louisiana coast could be determined by Antarctica ice melt
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
should be very concerned about what happens in Antarctica,” said Boesch, a 9th Ward native who is president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Research. “In many ways it holds a key to whatever future the coast... Read more
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The New Statesman
The longest hatredand a major Palestinian political organisation. It even pervades parts of a mai
The longest hatred
The New Statesman / Posted 20 days ago
and a major Palestinian political organisation. It even pervades parts of a mainstream British political party, and our university campuses, too. Where did this poison come from, and is there an antidote to it? Conventional religious Jew-hatred... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Story of cities #38: Vancouver dumps its freeway plan for a more beautiful futureMoses, with his tear-it-down-and-build-it-up approach to urban renewal, were in
Story of cities #38: Vancouver dumps its freeway plan for a more beautiful future
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 20 days ago
Moses, with his tear-it-down-and-build-it-up approach to urban renewal, were influential with city governments across the continent. Vancouver was no exception. The city grew quickly after the second world war, and by the mid-60s the population... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'It Was Taboo for Women to Sculpt'earned her a place on the global art scene where her works are exhibited. She s
'It Was Taboo for Women to Sculpt'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
earned her a place on the global art scene where her works are exhibited. She speaks on beginning studio practice in the mid-80s and remaining one of Nigeria's most prominent artists with over 30 years of professional practise. Do you think art... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | The longest hatredof Jewish people from France. And the authors trace anti-Semitism to its roots
In this week's magazine | The longest hatred
The New Statesman / Posted 25 days ago
of Jewish people from France. And the authors trace anti-Semitism to its roots in the pogroms of Christian Europe in the Middle Ages: The cancerous belief that the world is run by an international Jewish conspiracy shapes the world-view of much... Read more
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New Kerala
Earth's new lightning capital revealed - newkerala.com #58047to make more informed decisions related to weather and climate. Blakeslee join
Earth's new lightning capital revealed - newkerala.com #58047
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
to make more informed decisions related to weather and climate. Blakeslee joined forces with lightning researchers at the University of So Paulo, the University of Maryland, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and the University of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Trip home to Michigan helped propel Brian Stuard to first PGA Tour winRobinson, Stuard’s teacher for 19 years, since he was a sophomore at Napoleon a
Trip home to Michigan helped propel Brian Stuard to first PGA Tour win
Detroit Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
Robinson, Stuard’s teacher for 19 years, since he was a sophomore at Napoleon and during Stuard’s time at Oakland University, said Monday that Stuard came home and spent three days with Robinson in mid-April before heading back out on the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Leicester City players and fans celebrate winning the Premier Leagueto win the World Snooker Championship final at the Crucible Theatre earlier tod
Leicester City players and fans celebrate winning the Premier League
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
to win the World Snooker Championship final at the Crucible Theatre earlier today Nearly 6,000 miles away from the East Midlands city, a group of Tokyo-based Foxes fans have been meeting up to watch the historic season unfold. Kazunori... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
OU alum Brian Stuard takes Zurich Classic in playoff for 1st PGA winpay off on a waterlogged course in the haunting cypress swamps outside New Orle
OU alum Brian Stuard takes Zurich Classic in playoff for 1st PGA win
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
pay off on a waterlogged course in the haunting cypress swamps outside New Orleans. The 33-year-old Stuard, an Oakland University men�s golf alum, birdied the final hole of a largely unspectacular final round to sneak into a three-way playoff... Read more
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The Oakland Press
OU alum Brian Stuard takes Zurich Classic in playoff for 1st PGA winpay off on a waterlogged course in the haunting cypress swamps outside New Orle
OU alum Brian Stuard takes Zurich Classic in playoff for 1st PGA win
The Oakland Press / Posted 27 days ago
pay off on a waterlogged course in the haunting cypress swamps outside New Orleans. The 33-year-old Stuard, an Oakland University men’s golf alum, birdied the final hole of a largely unspectacular final round to sneak into a three-way playoff... Read more
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The Advocate
Saving Louisiana's coast: Curbing emissions critical to avoiding devastating sea level riseshould be very concerned about what happens in Antarctica,” said Boesch, a New
Saving Louisiana's coast: Curbing emissions critical to avoiding devastating sea level rise
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
should be very concerned about what happens in Antarctica,” said Boesch, a New Orleans native who is president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Research. “In many ways, it holds a key to whatever future the coast... Read more
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The Advocate
'Saving the coast': Curbing emissions critical to avoiding devastating sea level riseshould be very concerned about what happens in Antarctica,” said Boesch, a New
'Saving the coast': Curbing emissions critical to avoiding devastating sea level rise
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
should be very concerned about what happens in Antarctica,” said Boesch, a New Orleans native who is president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Research. “In many ways, it holds a key to whatever future the coast... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Regional Australia a big winner from NBNSuper-connectivity set to change the face of regional Australia: says leading d
Regional Australia a big winner from NBN
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted a month ago
Super-connectivity set to change the face of regional Australia: says leading demographer Photo: University research suggests high-speed broadband will be a game-changer for regional Australia. (File photograph) (ABC News: Sam Ikin) A university... Read more

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