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Daily Telegraph
Women hit another six with Lord’s Taverners honourLord’s Taverners charity to recognise women in cricket | DailyTelegraph Search
Women hit another six with Lord’s Taverners honour
Daily Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
Lord’s Taverners charity to recognise women in cricket | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Women in cricket get recognition they deserve through Lord’s... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Democratic Platform Committee Now Has a Progressive Majority. Thanks, Bernie Sanders.Bernie Sanders indicated in early May that his campaign was "going to the Democ
The Democratic Platform Committee Now Has a Progressive Majority. Thanks, Bernie Sanders.
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 hours ago
Bernie Sanders indicated in early May that his campaign was "going to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia with as many delegates as possible to fight for a progressive party platform that calls for a $15 an hour minimum wage, an end to... Read more
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NBC News
Gingrich Thinks GOP Can Attract Latinos, Minorities: Is it Too Late?In the Year of Trump, can the GOP win Latinos and other minorities to the fold?
Gingrich Thinks GOP Can Attract Latinos, Minorities: Is it Too Late?
NBC News / Posted 7 hours ago
In the Year of Trump, can the GOP win Latinos and other minorities to the fold? Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich thinks so. Gingrich, reportedly interested in being Donald Trump's running mate, warned in a report that was quietly released on May... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Weightloss surgery for obese 'cures' half of diabetes cases, study findsResearchers said the most effective type of surgery was a gastric bypass - also
Weightloss surgery for obese 'cures' half of diabetes cases, study finds
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
Researchers said the most effective type of surgery was a gastric bypass - also known as stomach stapling, in which the digestive system is re-routed past most of the stomach. They said changing the anatomy altered the body’s macrobiotic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Samoura - the First African Woman At the Helm of FIFANairobi — Many across the world have hailed the appointment of Ms Fatma Samba D
Samoura - the First African Woman At the Helm of FIFA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Nairobi — Many across the world have hailed the appointment of Ms Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura as Fifa's first female and first African Secretary General as a progressive step and the media has been awash with congratulatory messages. This historic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
N23 Billion Delta IPP Probe - My Hands Are Clean - OkowaBy Omon-Julius Onabu and Monday Osayande Asaba — Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Del
N23 Billion Delta IPP Probe - My Hands Are Clean - Okowa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
By Omon-Julius Onabu and Monday Osayande Asaba — Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said his hands are clean regarding contracts for the ill-fated multi-billion naira Delta State independent power project (IPP) located at Oghara, which is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obasanjo Advocates National Legislation to End Female Genital MutilationFormer President Olusegun Obasanjo has called for a national legislation agains
Obasanjo Advocates National Legislation to End Female Genital Mutilation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called for a national legislation against female genital mutilation. Mr. Obasanjo made the appeal in his keynote address delivered on his behalf by Femi Majekodunmi, a medical doctor, at the International... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
States, aid agencies agree to cut costs, free up money for people in crisesReuters Foundation): Governments and humanitarian agencies have agreed a "Grand
States, aid agencies agree to cut costs, free up money for people in crises
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
Reuters Foundation): Governments and humanitarian agencies have agreed a "Grand Bargain" which aims to cut the costs of administering aid by around US$1 billion a year, and ensure more of that money goes to help people in crisis. At the... Read more
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The World Game
EXPOSE: Players open up about W-League conditions | ZelaIt’s still dark. Around Jasmine* it feels as if the rest of the world is sleepi
EXPOSE: Players open up about W-League conditions | Zela
The World Game / Posted yesterday
It’s still dark. Around Jasmine* it feels as if the rest of the world is sleeping as she prepares to head to the gym minutes from her house for another rehabilitation session. When she reaches the gym it’s just Jasmine and her trainer in corner,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffsA strategic source of financial and grassroots support for the state’s majority
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffs
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
A strategic source of financial and grassroots support for the state’s majority party, the unions traditionally buy several tables at $1,850 each for what has been rebranded as the Connecticut Democratic Progress Dinner. But not this year, coming... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffsA strategic source of financial and grassroots support for the state’s majority
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffs
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
A strategic source of financial and grassroots support for the state’s majority party, the unions traditionally buy several tables at $1,850 each for what has been rebranded as the Connecticut Democratic Progress Dinner. But not this year, coming... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffsAt least five of the largest state employee unions are boycotting the June 2 ba
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffs
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
At least five of the largest state employee unions are boycotting the June 2 banquet in Hartford, in protest of ongoing layoffs under Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that have reached 1,000. That number is expected to grow to 2,000. A strategic... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffsAt least five of the largest state employee unions are boycotting the June 2 ba
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffs
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
At least five of the largest state employee unions are boycotting the June 2 banquet in Hartford, in protest of ongoing layoffs under Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that have reached 1,000. That number is expected to grow to 2,000. A strategic... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffsAt least five of the largest state employee unions are boycotting the June 2 ba
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffs
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
At least five of the largest state employee unions are boycotting the June 2 banquet in Hartford, in protest of ongoing layoffs under Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that have reached 1,000. That number is expected to grow to 2,000. A strategic... Read more
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The News-Times
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffsAt least five of the largest state employee unions are boycotting the June 2 ba
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffs
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
At least five of the largest state employee unions are boycotting the June 2 banquet in Hartford, in protest of ongoing layoffs under Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that have reached 1,000. That number is expected to grow to 2,000. A strategic... Read more
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ABC News
Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford Share a Gazeattends the NBCUniversal 2016 Upfront at Radio City Music Hall on May 16, 2016
Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford Share a Gaze
ABC News / Posted yesterday
attends the NBCUniversal 2016 Upfront at Radio City Music Hall on May 16, 2016 in New York City. Susan Sarandon Shows Off Her Legs On the Red Carpet Susan Sarandon arrives at the 'Money Monster' premier during the 69th Annual Cannes Film... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Club NewsBluebird Trail Dedication WILMINGTON —�The Birds and Butterflies Committee of
Club News
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Bluebird Trail Dedication WILMINGTON —�The Birds and Butterflies Committee of Cape Fear Garden�Club Inc. held a dedication on April 20 for the newly installed bluebird trail located in the�garden of the Friends School of Wilmington. Seventeen... Read more
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Business Standard India
Pro-business or aam aadmi: Modi government's tough balancing actreplacing the red tape that has been prevalent during the UPA regime.’’ A defin
Pro-business or aam aadmi: Modi government's tough balancing act
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
replacing the red tape that has been prevalent during the UPA regime.’’ A defining line for the Bharatiya Janata party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as it came to office. Cut to May 2016 as the government is celebrating two years in power... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Brooke students receive variety of scholarshipsPannett applauded all of the benefactors, including the Brooke County Schools E
Brooke students receive variety of scholarships
Weirton Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Pannett applauded all of the benefactors, including the Brooke County Schools Education Foundation, which under the leadership of former Brooke High School principal Anthony Paesano, has raised more than $1 million in scholarships during the last 25... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugandan Assured of Support By Hockey PresidentKampala — Africa Hockey Federation (AfHF) president Ahmed Seif has promised tha
Ugandan Assured of Support By Hockey President
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — Africa Hockey Federation (AfHF) president Ahmed Seif has promised that Uganda will get all necessary support and funding to grow the game in the country. Seif, a former Egyptian international, has good and bad memories from his encounters... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Time to Reinvent Labour UnityMni — Precisely because yours comradely is involved, I bear witness that lack o
Time to Reinvent Labour Unity
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Mni — Precisely because yours comradely is involved, I bear witness that lack of unity and coherence within the labour movement has inadvertently undermined its collective response to the recent fuel price increase. It's time we reinvented labour... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Cash for questionsother inmates. Released in 2014, Ms Hanh carries on with her campaigning. But s
Cash for questions
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
other inmates. Released in 2014, Ms Hanh carries on with her campaigning. But she says that police stationed near her house often prevent her from travelling to meet workers. Women, their identities hidden by face masks, are sometimes enlisted to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFCC Deserves Kudos for Recovering U.S.$3.1 Billion in Six Months - Hon OladeleHon. Kayode Oladele is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) represen
EFCC Deserves Kudos for Recovering U.S.$3.1 Billion in Six Months - Hon Oladele
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Hon. Kayode Oladele is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) representing Imeko Afon/Egbado North federal constituency of Ogun State in the House of Representatives and he is the chairman of the House Committee on Financial Crimes. In this... Read more
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dna
30-old work on birth-control vaccine regains momentumamidst test tubes and vials at his laboratory in New Delhi. He is working on a
30-old work on birth-control vaccine regains momentum
dna / Posted 2 days ago
amidst test tubes and vials at his laboratory in New Delhi. He is working on a birth-control vaccine. If it sees the light of the day, it will be the first ever in the world that will temporarily protect women against pregnancy. Work on the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Health-E News: Small cost for women’s freedom to chooseThe unmet need for contraception among women between the ages of 15 and 19 glob
Health-E News: Small cost for women’s freedom to choose
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
The unmet need for contraception among women between the ages of 15 and 19 globally leads to 10.2-million unintended pregnancies each year, with young women in rural areas worst affected, according to a report released last week. “The best... Read more
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Al.com
Two leading Alabama business owners named championsThe National Retail Federation has announced it is recognizing Alabama Retail A
Two leading Alabama business owners named champions
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
The National Retail Federation has announced it is recognizing Alabama Retail Association Chairman Ricky Bromberg, president of Bromberg and Co. in Birmingham, and retail association board member Terry Shea, co-owner of Wrapsody in Hoover and Auburn,... Read more
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Christian Today
Woman gives birth at 72 years old after IVF treatment, says her first baby is God's willMohinder Singh Gill, 79, hold their newborn baby Arman. An Indian woman who ha
Woman gives birth at 72 years old after IVF treatment, says her first baby is God's will
Christian Today / Posted 2 days ago
Mohinder Singh Gill, 79, hold their newborn baby Arman. An Indian woman who has given birth to her first baby at the age of 72 through IVF treatment said it is God's will for her to conceive a child at a late age. "How could I have become... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farmers Can Weather Climate Change - With FinancingLivingstone, Zambia — Merian Kalala, a farmer in Solwezi, capital of the North-
Farmers Can Weather Climate Change - With Financing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Livingstone, Zambia — Merian Kalala, a farmer in Solwezi, capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia, knows firsthand that climate change is posing massive problems for agricultural productivity. With its negative effects already being felt... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Tough Lives of 6 Buhari MinistersBy Fidelis Mac-Leva, Anthony Maliki, Latifat Opoola, Usman Bello and Ojoma Akor
The Tough Lives of 6 Buhari Ministers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Fidelis Mac-Leva, Anthony Maliki, Latifat Opoola, Usman Bello and Ojoma Akor With their personal and official privileges being curtailed, and the presidency keeping a close watch on their activities, ministers serving under the current government... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)and to the city's north raises dust as a cold front moves across South Australi
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
and to the city's north raises dust as a cold front moves across South Australia. Police discover the birth certificate of two-year-old Khandalyce Pearce in a house connected to her mother's alleged killer. This small shore bird has a... Read more
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The Advocate
McFarland, Havard spark talk about sexismcredit goes to state Rep. Jack McFarland. In justifying his House Labor Committ
McFarland, Havard spark talk about sexism
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
credit goes to state Rep. Jack McFarland. In justifying his House Labor Committee vote against legislation aimed at helping women close a well-documented wage gap last week, the Jonesboro Republican asserted that women in the workplace simply aren’t... Read more
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Fortune
How Teen Girls Are Putting the World of Competitive Chess in CheckChess is one of few professional sports where it’s not uncommon to see children
How Teen Girls Are Putting the World of Competitive Chess in Check
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
Chess is one of few professional sports where it’s not uncommon to see children playing adults—and winning. Just ask Akshita Gorti, a 13-year-old from Virginia who played against some of the country’s best female players in the U.S. Women’s Chess... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Up to 1,000 feared dead after Bangladesh factory collapsewhen the Rana Plaza factory building in Savar, 30 kilometres outside the capita
Up to 1,000 feared dead after Bangladesh factory collapse
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
when the Rana Plaza factory building in Savar, 30 kilometres outside the capital Dhaka, collapsed on Wednesday. Hundreds of people are still missing and rescuers say they can still hear trapped people screaming for help from the wreckage. The... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The Elorde legacychampion, until recently the longest-reigning Filipino world boxing champion. I
The Elorde legacy
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
champion, until recently the longest-reigning Filipino world boxing champion. In 1989, the Orient-Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) named their perpetual Boxer of the Year trophy after him. The annual awards for boxing excellence that bear... Read more
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Boston Globe
Talking pointsWomen still lag in tech sector, holding just The technology sector is booming,
Talking points
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Women still lag in tech sector, holding just The technology sector is booming, but there’s been no progress in boosting women’s share of some of the state’s best-paying jobs. Women remain vastly underrepresented in so-called core tech jobs, holding... Read more
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USA Today
Golf greats: The game needs modernization to bring in next generationWASHINGTON -- LPGA legend Nancy Lopez first picked up a golf club at the age of
Golf greats: The game needs modernization to bring in next generation
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON -- LPGA legend Nancy Lopez first picked up a golf club at the age of eight. From there, the LPGA tour became her other family. Though her competitive playing days are over, the three-time major champion is still dedicated to growing the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket caseresidents have found themselves having to queue for hours outside supermarkets
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket case
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
residents have found themselves having to queue for hours outside supermarkets to get their hands on the most basic of necessities, including toilet paper. The South American country is facing shortages of basic food products and a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Fikile Mbalula - Briefing On Boxing in South AfricaStatement by the Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa, Hon. F. A. Mbal
Minister Fikile Mbalula - Briefing On Boxing in South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Statement by the Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa, Hon. F. A. Mbalula, MP, on the sport of boxing in South Africa at GCIS in Tshwane The Chair of the Press Conference, the Director General of the Department of Sport and Recreation South... Read more
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The Hill
Fate of millions of immigrants rests with Supreme CourtCourt heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas. The case, based on a lawsuit filed
Fate of millions of immigrants rests with Supreme Court
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
Court heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas. The case, based on a lawsuit filed against the federal government by the State of Texas, will weigh in on the legality of President Obama’s executive actions creating the Deferred Action for Parents of... Read more
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FIFA
Jordan seminar seeks to leverage U-17 legacy and grow women’s football in West AsiaAs part of the legacy programme of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016,
Jordan seminar seeks to leverage U-17 legacy and grow women’s football in West Asia
FIFA / Posted 4 days ago
As part of the legacy programme of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016, a regional women’s football development seminar was held in Jordan between 17 and 20 May. During the three-day programme, which was focused on West Asia, the seminar... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG to Provide One Billion Eggs for School Feeding ProgrammeThe federal government has said its decision to partially deregulate the downst
FG to Provide One Billion Eggs for School Feeding Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The federal government has said its decision to partially deregulate the downstream sector of the petroleum sector would enhance its school feeding programme. Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, stated this yesterday, when a federal government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 30 Companies Ready to Invest in Nigeria's Refineries37 companies had already expressed interest in investing in the nation's refine
Over 30 Companies Ready to Invest in Nigeria's Refineries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
37 companies had already expressed interest in investing in the nation's refineries following the recent liberalisation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry. It also listed several other benefits accruing from the decision to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Founding principles for the new union federationOn April 30, 2016, at the Workers’ Summit, 1 406 representatives of 29 independ
Founding principles for the new union federation
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
On April 30, 2016, at the Workers’ Summit, 1 406 representatives of 29 independent trade unions - and one existing federation, Nactu, with 22 affiliates - supported by civil society and community organisations, committed themselves to building a new,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
International Sports Stars - Their Journeys to the TopMariam Usman, Ahmed Musa and Kanu Nwankwo. By Andrew Essien and Chinelo Chikel
International Sports Stars - Their Journeys to the Top
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Mariam Usman, Ahmed Musa and Kanu Nwankwo. By Andrew Essien and Chinelo Chikelu Nigeria has been blessed with men and women who by their talent, skill, hard work and commitment to sports, have made Nigeria proud, and granted her international... Read more
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Canberra Times
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket caseresidents have found themselves having to queue for hours outside supermarkets
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket case
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
residents have found themselves having to queue for hours outside supermarkets to get their hands on the most basic of necessities, including toilet paper. It's another sign of a country in economic, social and political turmoil. The South... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian javelin throwers seek Olympic qualification in Halle, Warsaw - newkerala.com #66203the promising 18-year-old athlete who came close to achieving the Olympics qual
Indian javelin throwers seek Olympic qualification in Halle, Warsaw - newkerala.com #66203
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
the promising 18-year-old athlete who came close to achieving the Olympics qualifying standard at the 2016 South Asian Federation Games with a throw of 82.23m, has been invited to throw in the prestigious Halle Meet that is extended to only the... Read more
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WA Today
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket caseresidents have found themselves having to queue for hours outside supermarkets
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket case
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
residents have found themselves having to queue for hours outside supermarkets to get their hands on the most basic of necessities, including toilet paper. It's another sign of a country in economic, social and political turmoil. The South... Read more
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The Age
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket caseresidents have found themselves having to queue for hours outside supermarkets
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket case
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
residents have found themselves having to queue for hours outside supermarkets to get their hands on the most basic of necessities, including toilet paper. It's another sign of a country in economic, social and political turmoil. "What our... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket caseresidents have found themselves having to queue for hours outside supermarkets
Meltdown in Venezuela: the anatomy of a 'monstrously unique' economic basket case
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
residents have found themselves having to queue for hours outside supermarkets to get their hands on the most basic of necessities, including toilet paper. It's another sign of a country in economic, social and political turmoil. "What our... Read more
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The Huffington Post
This State Passed A Bill Making It A Felony To Perform An Abortionwould make it a felony for abortion providers to perform or induce the procedur
This State Passed A Bill Making It A Felony To Perform An Abortion
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
would make it a felony for abortion providers to perform or induce the procedure. Senate Bill 1552 now heads to the desk of Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R). It contains no exceptions for cases of rape and incest or to protect the health of a... Read more
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