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Aljazeera
Auction of huge DNA sculptures to fund disease researchThis summer, Lord Nelson, perched high on his column above London's Trafalgar S
Auction of huge DNA sculptures to fund disease research
Aljazeera / Posted 9 hours ago
This summer, Lord Nelson, perched high on his column above London's Trafalgar Square, has company. The UK capital is hosting a collection of 21 giant sculptures inspired by the DNA double helix, the molecule that contains the instructions every... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Speech of President Aquino during the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay AwardsHis Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines During the
Speech of President Aquino during the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Awards
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted yesterday
His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines During the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Awards [Delivered at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Pasay City, on August 31, 2015] This is an extraordinary occasion. Exactly fifty-seven... Read more
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Rappler
Heneral Luna: Para sa bayan o sarili?Heroism seems absurd in this time of hashtags and Facebook memes. In fact, call
Heneral Luna: Para sa bayan o sarili?
Rappler / Posted yesterday
Heroism seems absurd in this time of hashtags and Facebook memes. In fact, calling someone a hero is to invite mockery, sarcasm and insult. So here we are now, living in a time we desperately need one. More often than not, we associate heroes with... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Newlywed wins $4 million lotto prizeAll smiles: Timothy Sullivan, daughter Courtney, Tanya Sullivan Sullivan, a pos
Newlywed wins $4 million lotto prize
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
All smiles: Timothy Sullivan, daughter Courtney, Tanya Sullivan Sullivan, a postal worker, claimed a $4 million prize on a Massachusetts State Lottery instant win game the day after his wedding. He chose the cash option and takes home $2.6 million,... Read more
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The Manila Times
NPC MANIFESTONational Press Club (NPC) president Joel Egco (standing, 5th from right) and vi
NPC MANIFESTO
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
National Press Club (NPC) president Joel Egco (standing, 5th from right) and vice president Benny Antiporda present the manifesto signed by officers and members of the NPC calling for government to adopt and institute as a special holiday the... Read more
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The Manila Times
REMEMBERING DEL PILARAugust 30, 2015 11:19 pm Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas 2nd lays a wreath at
REMEMBERING DEL PILAR
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
August 30, 2015 11:19 pm Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas 2nd lays a wreath at the memorial shrine of Marcelo H. Del Pilar in San Nicolas, Bulacan to commemorate the latter’s 165th birthday. Known to be the Father of Philippine... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bataan priest ordained as Bishop of GumacaAugust 30, 2015 9:50 pm BALANGA City: Pope Francis has appointed as Bishop of
Bataan priest ordained as Bishop of Gumaca
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
August 30, 2015 9:50 pm BALANGA City: Pope Francis has appointed as Bishop of the Diocese of Gumaca (Quezon Province) a priest from Bataan who was ordained on Saturday at the Diocesan Shrine and Cathedral... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, Broadway's first black Jean Valjean, dies after fall(CNN) -- Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who made history as the first African-Americ
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, Broadway's first black Jean Valjean, dies after fall
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
(CNN) -- Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who made history as the first African-American to play the lead role in a Broadway production of "Les Miserables," died Friday night in New York. Marc Thibodeau, a spokesman for the production, said Saturday that... Read more
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Inquirier.net
INC members from Lucena, Bicol to join brethren in Edsa rallyLUCENA CITY—“Hundreds” of members of the Iglesia ni Cristo from Lucena City and
INC members from Lucena, Bicol to join brethren in Edsa rally
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
LUCENA CITY—“Hundreds” of members of the Iglesia ni Cristo from Lucena City and Bicol region are set to travel to Manila early on Sunday to join their brethren in the ongoing protest in Edsa. “After our ‘samba’ we will immediately travel to Manila... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Beauty and fear in the forbidden islands Tawi-Tawi, Basilan, and Zamboanga—do you dare tread the most feared places of
Beauty and fear in the forbidden islands
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Tawi-Tawi, Basilan, and Zamboanga—do you dare tread the most feared places of the Philippines to see surreal beauty and experience rich culture? The tide is low, and a handful of Tausug villagers, who live... Read more
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The Manila Times
The making of a Philippine national heroAugust 29, 2015 8:24 pm by LEA MANTO-BELTRAN, SENIOR STAFF WRITER PHOTOS BY RE
The making of a Philippine national hero
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
August 29, 2015 8:24 pm by LEA MANTO-BELTRAN, SENIOR STAFF WRITER PHOTOS BY RENE DILAN A s the country spends this long weekend to mark National Heroes Day tomorrow, August 31, The Sunday Times Magazine... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
There's a new app for thatThere’s an app for that: College and Accelerate Okanagan partner to offer new c
There's a new app for that
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 4 days ago
There’s an app for that: College and Accelerate Okanagan partner to offer new coding program In an era of smartphones, tablets and mobile computing, applications – apps to most of us - are at the core of making it all happen, but the industry that... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ninoy Aquino: Hero or heel?August 29, 2015 1:13 am “…heroic behavior is to be found in every age andin al
Ninoy Aquino: Hero or heel?
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
August 29, 2015 1:13 am “…heroic behavior is to be found in every age andin all kinds of places. The chief criterion is theverdict of the public and this, being arbitrary, eccentric and often irrational (as well as... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Two hurt in mishapsA CAR DRIVER was injured after his vehicle plunged into a gutter and turned tur
Two hurt in mishaps
The Daily Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
A CAR DRIVER was injured after his vehicle plunged into a gutter and turned turtle along General Luna Street, Inday village in City Proper, Iloilo City early morning of August 28. Zacarias Natino, 49, of Montero St., Miagao, Iloilo suffered head... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Pilar Sanders Back In Court; Says Deion Violated Custody OrdersCOLLIN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Deion Sanders’ ex-wife, Pilar Sanders, was back in
Pilar Sanders Back In Court; Says Deion Violated Custody Orders
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
COLLIN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Deion Sanders’ ex-wife, Pilar Sanders, was back in court today in Collin County, alleging that Deion violated custody orders concerning their 11-year-old daughter. Her lawyers told the judge she was made to leave a... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Siblings nabbed in Capiz drug raidTWO siblings were arrested Wednesday evening in an anti-illegal drugs raid at P
Siblings nabbed in Capiz drug raid
The Daily Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
TWO siblings were arrested Wednesday evening in an anti-illegal drugs raid at Pilar, Capiz. Senior Superintendent Robert Rodriguez, Capiz police chief, identified the suspects as Rio Casipit and his sister Rosalie Casipit-Bantay, both of Cayus... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Serving up a new volleyball seasonAndover coach Connie Huberty celebrates her 30th season coaching volleyball thi
Serving up a new volleyball season
ABC Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
Andover coach Connie Huberty celebrates her 30th season coaching volleyball this season looking for the team to build on an appearance in the Section 7AAA semifinal where they lost to North Branch 3-1 as the No. 3 seed. The Huskies have developed a... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
City councilors adjust state funding requests to include more than recreationCity councilors on Wednesday night faced the dilemma of all wish list writers:
City councilors adjust state funding requests to include more than recreation
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
City councilors on Wednesday night faced the dilemma of all wish list writers: Ask for what you really want (or perhaps need) or ask for what you know you're likely to get. Santa Fe's governing body finally landed on a list of official... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
City councilors adjust state funding requests to include more than recreationCity councilors on Wednesday night faced the dilemma of all wish list writers:
City councilors adjust state funding requests to include more than recreation
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
City councilors on Wednesday night faced the dilemma of all wish list writers: ask for what you really want (or perhaps need) or ask for what you know you're likely to get. Santa Fe's governing body finally landed on a list of official... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
The Rio Grande Rages: Late season runs through the Taos Box are still drawing visitors to the riverWhitewater rafting on the Rio Grande will be winding down in the next few weeks
The Rio Grande Rages: Late season runs through the Taos Box are still drawing visitors to the river
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
Whitewater rafting on the Rio Grande will be winding down in the next few weeks as children return to school, summer vacations taper off and adrenaline junkies are reduced to a trickle, the dwindling number of rafts on the river as much a sign of... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
‘Top drug pusher’ eludes police raidTHE alleged No. 1 drug pusher in Iloilo province dodged a raid conducted by the
‘Top drug pusher’ eludes police raid
The Daily Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
THE alleged No. 1 drug pusher in Iloilo province dodged a raid conducted by the Iloilo Police Provincial Office-Provincial Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group (IPPO-PAIDSOTG) August 25. Senior Inspector John Ryan Doceo, IPPO-PAIDSOTG... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bishop directs trafficMANILA, Philippines - It took a man of the cloth to finally untangle a major tr
Bishop directs traffic
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - It took a man of the cloth to finally untangle a major traffic gridlock. Coming from mass in Sto. Tomas, Batangas last Sunday, Archbishop Emeritus of Manila Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales found himself stuck in the middle of a... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Maple Park man gets 19 years in prison in drug pleaFernando Pilar-Lopez, 41, pleaded guilty Thursday to possession of a controlled
Maple Park man gets 19 years in prison in drug plea
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Fernando Pilar-Lopez, 41, pleaded guilty Thursday to possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, a Class X felony. He agreed to a sentence of 19 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, the release states. Circuit Judge... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Bishop directs traffic in BatangasMANILA, Philippines - It took a man of the cloth to finally untangle a major tr
Bishop directs traffic in Batangas
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - It took a man of the cloth to finally untangle a major traffic gridlock. Coming from mass in Sto. Tomas, Batangas last Sunday, Archbishop Emeritus of Manila Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales found himself stuck in the middle of a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Ineng’ death toll rises to 20MASSIVE KENNON LANDSLIDE The Department of Public Works and Highways has closed
‘Ineng’ death toll rises to 20
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
MASSIVE KENNON LANDSLIDE The Department of Public Works and Highways has closed Kennon Road, a major route to and from Baguio City, because of a huge landslide in Barangay Camp 7 following heavy rains dumped by Typhoon “Ineng” last week. OMPONG... Read more
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Independent
Vicente Aranda: Director whose work dealt with the postwar miseries of his native Spain and the turbulence of erotic passionBorn into a poor working class family obliged to emigrate to Venezuela, Aranda
Vicente Aranda: Director whose work dealt with the postwar miseries of his native Spain and the turbulence of erotic passion
Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Born into a poor working class family obliged to emigrate to Venezuela, Aranda returned to his native Barcelona in the mid-1950s intent on becoming a novelist. Encounters with the members of the short-lived avant-garde group of cineastes known as the... Read more
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Philly.com
100 women plan 100-mile march to support immigration reformMichael Matza, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Monday, August 24, 2015, 1:0
100 women plan 100-mile march to support immigration reform
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
Michael Matza, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Monday, August 24, 2015, 1:06 AM "Some places have beds. We may buy inflatable mattresses and in some places use hotels," said march organizer Anna Duncan from the campaign's satellite office in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Pia Cayetano urges NHCP chairperson to resign Senator Pilar Juliana “Pia” Cayetano called for the resignation of National H
Pia Cayetano urges NHCP chairperson to resign
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
Senator Pilar Juliana “Pia” Cayetano called for the resignation of National Historical Commission of the Philippines’ (NHCP) chairman today, August 24, over her alleged inability to protect the Rizal... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos | 08.23.15 | News & Observer Gold medalist Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill celebra
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
08.23.15 | News & Observer Gold medalist Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill celebrates after the heptathlon 800m at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Wong... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Bulacan packaged as events, ecological, historical paradise Calumpit, Bulacan — Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado is moving the spirits of h
Bulacan packaged as events, ecological, historical paradise
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Calumpit, Bulacan — Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado is moving the spirits of his province mates and the tourism sector to push the province as a haven for all kinds of events and as a... Read more
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Babyology
Hey Hey, Let's Play with Naomi YoungPilar Mitchell Pilar is our expert on kids' fashion, toys and big bright ideas
Hey Hey, Let's Play with Naomi Young
Babyology / Posted 9 days ago
Pilar Mitchell Pilar is our expert on kids' fashion, toys and big bright ideas that come out of Kickstarter. To say her career path has zigzagged is an understatement. She's been a book publisher, investment banking analyst and now a writer. When... Read more
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Inquirier.net
19 vessels suspend trips to Bohol, Leyte; 867 passengers strandedCEBU CITY—At least 867 passengers were affected on Saturday when smaller vessel
19 vessels suspend trips to Bohol, Leyte; 867 passengers stranded
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
CEBU CITY—At least 867 passengers were affected on Saturday when smaller vessels suspended their trips to Bohol and Leyte due to rough seas. While there was no gale warning issued for Central Visayas, Cebu Coast Guard Station commander Weniel Azcuna... Read more
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Babyology
Anatology sleeping bags - baby bedtime has never been more chicPilar Mitchell Pilar is our expert on kids' fashion, toys and big bright ideas
Anatology sleeping bags - baby bedtime has never been more chic
Babyology / Posted 10 days ago
Pilar Mitchell Pilar is our expert on kids' fashion, toys and big bright ideas that come out of Kickstarter. To say her career path has zigzagged is an understatement. She's been a book publisher, investment banking analyst and now a writer. When... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Maple Park man sent to prison on drug convictionFernando Pilar-Lopez, 41, pleaded guilty Thursday to possession of a controlled
Maple Park man sent to prison on drug conviction
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Fernando Pilar-Lopez, 41, pleaded guilty Thursday to possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, a Class X felony. He agreed to a sentence of 19 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, the release states. Circuit Judge... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Infographic: Delayed military upgrade projectsMANILA, Philippines — The country's defense spending has been on a steady rise
Infographic: Delayed military upgrade projects
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The country's defense spending has been on a steady rise since the 1990s, with a 25-percent leap eyed next year. The proposed P25-billion defense budget in 2016 is part of a five-year military modernization program gearing to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Infographics: Completed Air Force, Army, Navy upgrade projectsMANILA, Philippines — The country's defense spending has been on a steady rise
Infographics: Completed Air Force, Army, Navy upgrade projects
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The country's defense spending has been on a steady rise since the 1990s, with a 25-percent leap eyed next year. The proposed P25-billion defense budget in 2016 is part of a five-year military modernization program gearing to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Comparing Dr. Jose Rizal and Ninoy AquinoDr. Jose Rizal and Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino In all of Philippine history, no two
Comparing Dr. Jose Rizal and Ninoy Aquino
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
Dr. Jose Rizal and Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino In all of Philippine history, no two national heroes were as similar in how they lived and in how they died than Dr. Jose Rizal and Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., whose 32nd death anniversary we mark this... Read more
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Pilipino Star
1967 Miss U Sylvia Hitchcock, 69MANILA, Philippines - In Memoriam: 1967 Miss Universe Sylvia Hitchcock (top), w
1967 Miss U Sylvia Hitchcock, 69
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - In Memoriam: 1967 Miss Universe Sylvia Hitchcock (top), whose married surname is Carson, lost her battle with cancer last Sunday, Aug. 16, in Florida, USA. She was 69. Sylvia was Miss Alabama and Miss USA before competing in... Read more
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Washington City Paper
August Is Still Slow for Restaurants, But It Used to Be WorseNine years ago, in Mandu’s first year of business, chef and owner Danny Lee rem
August Is Still Slow for Restaurants, But It Used to Be Worse
Washington City Paper / Posted 12 days ago
Nine years ago, in Mandu’s first year of business, chef and owner Danny Lee remembers how every restaurant suffered in August. It was the worst month by far. “Our first August—we were still new; it was less than a year in—and it was just... Read more
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Spot.ph
10 Things You'll Never See in Manila AgainProgress is impossible without change. In the case of Manila, taking the road t
10 Things You'll Never See in Manila Again
Spot.ph / Posted 12 days ago
Progress is impossible without change. In the case of Manila, taking the road to modernization meant getting rid of landmarks and other things that once defined this historic city. Let’s pay tribute to some of the most memorable things we will... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
Navy armed AW-109Es now capable of shipboard actionMANILA — The Philippine Navy (PN)'s armed AgustaWestland AW-109E helicopters, w
Navy armed AW-109Es now capable of shipboard action
Zamboanga Times / Posted 13 days ago
MANILA — The Philippine Navy (PN)'s armed AgustaWestland AW-109E helicopters, which was commissioned last Aug.10, is now capable of shipboard service. This was disclosed by PN public affairs office chief Cmdr. Lued Lincuna in a message to the PNA... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Asian shares mixed as Shanghai swings to higher finishA woman looks at an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, W
Asian shares mixed as Shanghai swings to higher finish
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
A woman looks at an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015. China’s main Shanghai stock index reversed its loss to finish higher on Wednesday while other Asian stock markets were mostly lower as investors... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Cebuano film industry achievers awarded at 7th Cinema Rehiyon At The Film and Media Arts International Academy forum on ‘Reimagining region
Cebuano film industry achievers awarded at 7th Cinema Rehiyon
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
At The Film and Media Arts International Academy forum on ‘Reimagining regional films’ Several film industry stakeholders from the Queen City of the South were recognized for their... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Blotter, Aug. 19, 2015Man nabbed in cemetery During a routine patrol check of Orchard Mesa Cemetery
Blotter, Aug. 19, 2015
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Man nabbed in cemetery During a routine patrol check of Orchard Mesa Cemetery early Sunday, an officer with the Grand Junction Police Department noticed a man attempting to avoid detection behind a tree. After shining his light on the man, later... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Remembering Da KingMANILA, Philippines - August is the birth month of Fernando Poe Jr. (FPJ) for h
Remembering Da King
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - August is the birth month of Fernando Poe Jr. (FPJ) for he was born on the 20th of this month. Every time August comes, I would remember some of the moments I spent in his company off-camera during his lifetime. That’s why I am... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Volcano eruption in Ecuador could threaten up to 325,000 people | Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 11:26 AM Up to 325,000 people
Volcano eruption in Ecuador could threaten up to 325,000 people
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 11:26 AM Up to 325,000 people live in areas that could be threatened by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Triggerfish Launches Story Lab, an Animation Competition With U.S.$3.5 Million of InvestmentLondon — Issue no 2019 - 13 August 2015 Cape Town's Triggerfish Animation Stud
Triggerfish Launches Story Lab, an Animation Competition With U.S.$3.5 Million of Investment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
London — Issue no 2019 - 13 August 2015 Cape Town's Triggerfish Animation Studios has been ploughing a lonely furrow. It has produced two commercially successful, feature length animation films. It now wants to scale up and work with others who want... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Cotopaxi volcano eruption in Ecuador could threaten up to 325,000 people The Cotopaxi volcano spews ash and vapour (AP) Up to 325,000 people live in
Cotopaxi volcano eruption in Ecuador could threaten up to 325,000 people
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
The Cotopaxi volcano spews ash and vapour (AP) Up to 325,000 people live in areas that could be threatened by fast-moving mud and rock flows if there is a major eruption of... Read more
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101 Great Goals
Pilar Rubio was a huge hit as Sergio Ramos signed his new Real Madrid contract (Pilar Rubio, 37, focused attentions in Madrid on Monday, as the Spanish beauty
Pilar Rubio was a huge hit as Sergio Ramos signed his new Real Madrid contract (
101 Great Goals / Posted 14 days ago
Pilar Rubio, 37, focused attentions in Madrid on Monday, as the Spanish beauty attended a ceremony at the Santiago Bernabeu as partner Sergio Ramos signed a contract extension with Los Blancos. After a summer full of rumours linking Ramos with a... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Villagers of mangrove community razed by 2013 war are rebuilding their houses and livesVillagers of three coastal villages in Zamboanga City whose houses, bancas and
Villagers of mangrove community razed by 2013 war are rebuilding their houses and lives
Zamboanga Today / Posted 14 days ago
Villagers of three coastal villages in Zamboanga City whose houses, bancas and other livelihood equipment were destroyed during the 2003 attack by Moro rebels signed an agreement on Thursday, August 13 to help each other rebuild their houses and... Read more
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