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Stamford Advocate
Stamford officials say various factors delay proposed ordinancesSTAMFORD — More than a year can pass from the time an ordinance is proposed unt
Stamford officials say various factors delay proposed ordinances
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
STAMFORD — More than a year can pass from the time an ordinance is proposed until the city’s legislative body makes it a governing rule. While it may seem drawn out, some members of the Stamford Board of Representatives say this amount of time is... Read more
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International Business Times
Bankers: Help the economy and repair your reputation with a Bank Volunteering MondayHave you noticed how business in London increasingly moves at a snail's pace in
Bankers: Help the economy and repair your reputation with a Bank Volunteering Monday
International Business Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Have you noticed how business in London increasingly moves at a snail's pace in August? Last Monday, seven of the first 10 emails I sent got automatic replies. So with the end of August, we expect a feverish return to work to close those deals we... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
‘No vacancies’ for blacks: How Trump got his start in real estate and was first accused of biasShe seemed like the model tenant. A 33-year-old nurse who was living at the YWC
‘No vacancies’ for blacks: How Trump got his start in real estate and was first accused of bias
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
She seemed like the model tenant. A 33-year-old nurse who was living at the YWCA in Harlem, she had come to rent a one-bedroom at the still-unfinished Wilshire Apartments in the Jamaica Estates neighborhood of Queens. She filled out what the rental... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Stephanie Funk McCraticdelightful, but very small," says McCratic, who grew up in Little Rock. "I thou
Stephanie Funk McCratic
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
delightful, but very small," says McCratic, who grew up in Little Rock. "I thought ladies would come out with a welcoming committee. That doesn't happen. I felt very, very isolated." So McCratic began writing a blog and soon found an online... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Letters to the editorDEAR EDITOR: I am known as a community activist and for my love of downtown Wa
Letters to the editor
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 19 hours ago
DEAR EDITOR: I am known as a community activist and for my love of downtown Warren. I have worked on Warren Streetscape, Greater Warren Opportunity Network and Dennis Blank's mayoral campaign. After the Tribune published a letter in which I... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘No vacancies’ for blacks: Trump’s start in real estate included accusations of biasNEW YORK — She seemed like the model tenant. A 33-year-old nurse who was living
‘No vacancies’ for blacks: Trump’s start in real estate included accusations of bias
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 hours ago
NEW YORK — She seemed like the model tenant. A 33-year-old nurse who was living at the YWCA in Harlem, she had come to rent a one-bedroom at the still-unfinished Wilshire Apartments in the Jamaica Estates neighborhood of Queens. She filled out what... Read more
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heraldscotland
How we've failed the 'Superhumans'They also have far lower participation rates in cultural events and sporting ac
How we've failed the 'Superhumans'
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
They also have far lower participation rates in cultural events and sporting activities than the able bodied, with the gap increasing in recent years. One group is launching a ‘Rights not Games’ campaign during the Paralympics to highlight the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Donald Trump’s career started amid accusations of discriminationNEW YORK — She seemed like the model tenant. A 33-year-old nurse who was living
Donald Trump’s career started amid accusations of discrimination
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK — She seemed like the model tenant. A 33-year-old nurse who was living at the YWCA in Harlem, she had come to rent a one-bedroom at the still-unfinished Wilshire Apartments in the Jamaica Estates neighborhood of Queens. She filled out what... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Election races getting ugly in advance of Tuesday’s vote (VIDEO, PHOTOS)Two years ago, an important event occurred in Okaloosa County when Democrats an
Election races getting ugly in advance of Tuesday’s vote (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
Two years ago, an important event occurred in Okaloosa County when Democrats and Republicans stood together to protest the negative impact money from outside groups was having on local elections. As the curtain closes on yet another political cycle,... Read more
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Daily News
[Parliament–His was the voice of the down trodden -President Sirisena Former Minister late
[Parliament–
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
His was the voice of the down trodden -President Sirisena Former Minister late M K A D S Gunawardena was the 'Voice of ordinary people,' said President Maithripala Sirisena. He was speaking at the Vote of Condolence on former Lands Minister late M... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How Harper created a more conservative CanadaPainting of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. (Luc Normandin for The Globe and Mai
How Harper created a more conservative Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Painting of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. (Luc Normandin for The Globe and Mail) Nine years after Stephen Harper was sworn in as prime minister, we are a more conservative land. And even if the sudden departure this week of John Baird, arguably Mr.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Long-time public face of police retiresSenior sergeant Greg O’Connor, the public face of the police for many years, is
Long-time public face of police retires
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Senior sergeant Greg O’Connor, the public face of the police for many years, is stepping down. His is the face we see whenever anything goes wrong for police. He's there when an officer is killed, shot, bashed or mucks up. He's there when a pursuit... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Job Alert forCounty Library Job Title: Library Director Help us build a bright future for
Job Alert for
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
County Library Job Title: Library Director Help us build a bright future for Pine Bluff and Jefferson County, Arkansas as the next Pine Bluff Jefferson County Library System Director. The Board of Trustees of the Pine Bluff Jefferson County... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Shelter Island Reporter Letters to the EditorWriters took exception to the Reporter’s editorial of August 18 on Congressman
Shelter Island Reporter Letters to the Editor
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
Writers took exception to the Reporter’s editorial of August 18 on Congressman Lee Zeldin’s (above) support of Donald Trump. The Shelter Island Republican Committee extends a heartfelt thanks to everybody who braved the heat and ensured our BBQ was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe's Rock and Hard PlaceNo escape from the country's hardships Hunger in Zimbabwe is seen overwhelming
Zimbabwe's Rock and Hard Place
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
No escape from the country's hardships Hunger in Zimbabwe is seen overwhelmingly as a rural problem. Consecutive droughts have scorched harvests, and as a result 4.1 million people - half the rural population - are expected to be in need of food aid... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The Muslim Brotherhood in EuropeThe political geography of the Muslim Brotherhood in Europe has evolved markedl
The Muslim Brotherhood in Europe
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
The political geography of the Muslim Brotherhood in Europe has evolved markedly since the establishment of the Islamic Centre in Geneva in 1961, the first Brotherhood institution in Europe. In the first phase, the Brotherhood used Europe as a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How Hillary Clinton's health care missteps shaped her cautious futureToday, Shalala is president of the Clinton Foundation. "Even her critics," she
How Hillary Clinton's health care missteps shaped her cautious future
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Today, Shalala is president of the Clinton Foundation. "Even her critics," she said through a spokesman, "saw the qualities that make her such a strong advocate on these issues." The Saturday after her husband's inauguration, Clinton convened the... Read more
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Fortune
What Donald Trump Knew About Undocumented Workers at His Signature TowerIn the summer of 1980, Donald Trump faced a big problem. For six months, undocu
What Donald Trump Knew About Undocumented Workers at His Signature Tower
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
In the summer of 1980, Donald Trump faced a big problem. For six months, undocumented Polish laborers had been clearing the future site of Trump Tower, his signature real estate project on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, where he now lives, maintains his... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysisPhilip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and rich
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysis
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Philip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and richest families in Britain, the chairman of the influential Treasury Select Committee has urged. The Chancellor faced calls to publish an analysis of how measures in budgets... Read more
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The News and Star
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysisPhilip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and rich
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysis
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Philip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and richest families in Britain, the chairman of the influential Treasury Select Committee has urged. The Chancellor faced calls to publish an analysis of how measures in budgets... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysisPhilip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and rich
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysis
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Philip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and richest families in Britain, the chairman of the influential Treasury Select Committee has urged. The Chancellor faced calls to publish an analysis of how measures in budgets... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysisPhilip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and rich
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysis
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Philip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and richest families in Britain, the chairman of the influential Treasury Select Committee has urged. The Chancellor faced calls to publish an analysis of how measures in budgets... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysisPhilip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and rich
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysis
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Philip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and richest families in Britain, the chairman of the influential Treasury Select Committee has urged. The Chancellor faced calls to publish an analysis of how measures in budgets... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysisPhilip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and rich
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysis
Streatham Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Philip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and richest families in Britain, the chairman of the influential Treasury Select Committee has urged. The Chancellor faced calls to publish an analysis of how measures in budgets... Read more
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Gazette
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysisPhilip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and rich
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysis
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Philip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and richest families in Britain, the chairman of the influential Treasury Select Committee has urged. The Chancellor faced calls to publish an analysis of how measures in budgets... Read more
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guardian-series
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysisPhilip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and rich
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysis
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
Philip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and richest families in Britain, the chairman of the influential Treasury Select Committee has urged. The Chancellor faced calls to publish an analysis of how measures in budgets... Read more
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Harrow Times
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysisPhilip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and rich
Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysis
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
Philip Hammond must spell out the impact of his Budgets on the poorest and richest families in Britain, the chairman of the influential Treasury Select Committee has urged. The Chancellor faced calls to publish an analysis of how measures in budgets... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
After online commenters began using his name, Greenport man spent years trying to clear itWhen imposters first took hold of Greenport resident Michael Edelson’s name, he
After online commenters began using his name, Greenport man spent years trying to clear it
The Suffolk Times / Posted 3 days ago
When imposters first took hold of Greenport resident Michael Edelson’s name, he and his wife, Ingrid, were completely unaware of the drama that began playing out in comments sections on the internet. They didn’t know about the fake Facebook account... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environment Degradation Escalates in Hai DistrictHai — Environmental degradation in Hai and Siha districts of Kilimanjaro Region
Environment Degradation Escalates in Hai District
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Hai — Environmental degradation in Hai and Siha districts of Kilimanjaro Region could lead to desertification if stern measures are not taken to curb it and plant many trees to check climate change effect, stakeholders have warned. They have called... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida editorial roundupRecent editorials from Florida newspapers: Aug. 23 The Miami Herald on the De
Florida editorial roundup
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: Aug. 23 The Miami Herald on the Department of Children & Families: Two years ago, Gov. Rick Scott signed into law an all-encompassing, highly praised overhaul of the Department of Children & Families,... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Lease for Broadway Commons Spiegeltent moves through legislative approval processWednesday, August 24, 2016 KINGSTON – The vacant site of Kingston’s old Midtow
Lease for Broadway Commons Spiegeltent moves through legislative approval process
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 KINGSTON – The vacant site of Kingston’s old Midtown welfare motel will see revitalization next year, as part of the mayor’s new Broadway Commons program. A proposed lease of the city-owned property, located at 615... Read more
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International Business Times
Why disabled athletes should boycott the Rio 2016 ParalympicsTeam GB may have enjoyed a record medal haul at the Rio Olympics, including 27
Why disabled athletes should boycott the Rio 2016 Paralympics
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Team GB may have enjoyed a record medal haul at the Rio Olympics, including 27 golds among 67 podium finishes, but the congratulatory fanfare over Rio 2016 is premature. Our Paralympic athletes, who are equally as inspiring and talent-worthy, face a... Read more
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Rappler
Communities, private sector help is key in nationwide rehab programWAR ON DRUGS. Four drug users voluntarily surrender to Catarman police in North
Communities, private sector help is key in nationwide rehab program
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
WAR ON DRUGS. Four drug users voluntarily surrender to Catarman police in Northern Samar. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Even before he became chief executive, President Rodrigo Duterte had vowed a bloody war against... Read more
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The New Yorker
Learning from the Slaughter in AtticaPrisons are the bad conscience of the liberal imagination, a truth that tends t
Learning from the Slaughter in Attica
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
Prisons are the bad conscience of the liberal imagination, a truth that tends to be most obvious to their most interested observers. Once, I got a letter from a death-row inmate in Texas, complaining that, in writing about incarceration, I had been... Read more
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heraldscotland
The Herald launches search for the top performers in an extraordinary political yearAnd after an epic tug-of-war between the UK and Scottish governments, Holyrood
The Herald launches search for the top performers in an extraordinary political year
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
And after an epic tug-of-war between the UK and Scottish governments, Holyrood and Westminster finally passed the Scotland Act, devolving major new tax and welfare powers. The 12 months since the last awards have also seen a rolling coup against... Read more
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Daily Maverick
African nations should withdraw from CITESConferences of the parties to the Convention on the International Trade in Enda
African nations should withdraw from CITES
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
Conferences of the parties to the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) are filled not only with government delegations, but also with representatives from a coterie of prominent animal rights... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
A primer on the national monument debate from RESTORE: the North Woods to todayJym St. Pierre, the Maine director of RESTORE: The North Woods, in an OpEd to t
A primer on the national monument debate from RESTORE: the North Woods to today
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Jym St. Pierre, the Maine director of RESTORE: The North Woods, in an OpEd to the Bangor Daily News wrote that a “reasonable balance” of private and public land ownership needed to be struck in order to preserve the wildness of the Maine woods for... Read more
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BC Local News
Terrace, B.C. youth survey on homelessness raises concernsCITY OF Terrace councillor say more public education about homeless is needed f
Terrace, B.C. youth survey on homelessness raises concerns
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
CITY OF Terrace councillor say more public education about homeless is needed following a survey of young people. The survey was conducted by the Terrace youth advisory committee and gave a snapshot of how 188 students from Skeena Middle School and... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Terrace, B.C. youth survey on homelessness raises concernsCITY OF Terrace councillor say more public education about homeless is needed f
Terrace, B.C. youth survey on homelessness raises concerns
Terrace Standard / Posted 5 days ago
CITY OF Terrace councillor say more public education about homeless is needed following a survey of young people. The survey was conducted by the Terrace youth advisory committee and gave a snapshot of how 188 students from Skeena Middle School and... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarWednesday Karate - Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian ap
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Wednesday Karate - Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 p.m., intermediate children 6-6:45 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 23 August 2016Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 5:36 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk • ORAL QUEST
Questions & Answers - 23 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 5:36 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk • ORAL QUESTIONSQUESTIONS TO MINISTERSPrime Minister—Statements1. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader—Green) to the Prime Minister: Ka tū a ia i runga i te... Read more
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The Indian Express
Refrain in Sangh turf: Cards will give us powerOf these, 2,371 applications were officially admitted, awaiting scrutiny by the
Refrain in Sangh turf: Cards will give us power
The Indian Express / Posted 6 days ago
Of these, 2,371 applications were officially admitted, awaiting scrutiny by the High Court-appointed Committee to Monitor Animal Welfare Laws. ON AUGUST 6, in his first remarks on cow protection vigilantes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Donald Trump to have rally in Akron todayThe Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal g
Donald Trump to have rally in Akron today
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Want to know what’s happening in Ohio government and politics from Columbus to Washington, D.C.? The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Governors Should Be Stripped of Immunity to Face Criminal Charges' - WabbaThe President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, in th
'Governors Should Be Stripped of Immunity to Face Criminal Charges' - Wabba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, in this interview, spoke about recent shooting of protesting workers in Nasarawa State and other issues bordering on workers' welfare. How did the protest in Nasarawa State... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar caps high-rises as investors seek guidanceYoung men men take photos in front of high-rise buildings in central Yangon, My
Myanmar caps high-rises as investors seek guidance
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
Young men men take photos in front of high-rise buildings in central Yangon, Myanmar on July 25, 2016. (Reuters photo) YANGON, Myanmar - Developer Bo San had already sold all the units in his 12-story high-rise in Yangon when he was forced to halt... Read more
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The Telegraph
Raped girl wants justicePatna, Aug. 21: The ordeal of a 12-year-old rape survivor from a village in Sam
Raped girl wants justice
The Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Patna, Aug. 21: The ordeal of a 12-year-old rape survivor from a village in Samastipur district, who gave birth to a son a few months ago, is far from over. The Dalit girl was assaulted, allegedly by a boy from her neighbourhood, in May last year.... Read more
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Daily Record
Can GOP be rebuilt in aftermath of Trump?Four months after Mitt Romney’s loss to President Obama, the Republican Nationa
Can GOP be rebuilt in aftermath of Trump?
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Four months after Mitt Romney’s loss to President Obama, the Republican National Committee released an autopsy report to prevent a similar blow out in 2016. Their recommendations? “We need to campaign among Hispanic, black, Asian and gay Americans... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
IOC straight up lies about public funding and Rio GamesRIO DE JANEIRO – It’s difficult, at times, to dig out from under the layers of
IOC straight up lies about public funding and Rio Games
Yahoo Sports / Posted 8 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO – It’s difficult, at times, to dig out from under the layers of equine excrement that is piled on by the International Olympic Committee. It’s like a well-crafted parfait of deceit and delusion, topped with the delicious froth of the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Road to urban despair paved by DemocratsRiots broke out in Milwaukee the other day, and before that in other cities, ea
Road to urban despair paved by Democrats
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Riots broke out in Milwaukee the other day, and before that in other cities, each erupting with familiar sights: fire and pain, anger and looting. It will likely happen again in some other urban area, perhaps after a black man is killed by a police... Read more
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International Business Times
Bill Clinton turns 70: Memorable moments from his presidency, from Lewinsky scandal to veganismBill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States and achieved a signifi
Bill Clinton turns 70: Memorable moments from his presidency, from Lewinsky scandal to veganism
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States and achieved a significant amount during his time in office from 20 January 1993 to 20 January 2001. He was regarded as the first "baby boomer" president and was succeeded by George W.... Read more
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