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Lifehacker
Everything I Learned About Relationships by Sucking at DatingNo one wants to think they’re bad at dating. We especially don’t want to think
Everything I Learned About Relationships by Sucking at Dating
Lifehacker / Posted 10 hours ago
No one wants to think they’re bad at dating. We especially don’t want to think we’re the bad one in a failed relationship. Fortunately, I made too many mistakes to ignore. Here are the things I learned about relationships, mostly by screwing them up... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
ASTROGRAPH Published: February 10, 2016 11:00 AM Thursday, Feb. 11 Don't doubt your cap
ASTROGRAPH
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 10 hours ago
Published: February 10, 2016 11:00 AM Thursday, Feb. 11 Don't doubt your capabilities. Enforce your original ideas and be proud of who you are and what you can do. Stand tall and embrace whatever comes your way. Utilize your time wisely... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
PAUL GREENBERG: The war on heroesThe first step is to erase all the heroes of the past from the historical recor
PAUL GREENBERG: The war on heroes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
The first step is to erase all the heroes of the past from the historical record. Or as poor Winston Smith was told in 1984, he who controls the past controls the present, and he who controls the present controls the future. Today's ideological... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The UAE’s weirdest new jobUAE Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum has ap
The UAE’s weirdest new job
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 hours ago
UAE Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum has appointed a Minister for Happiness. Picture: AFP AS A ruling government, what do you do when you believe something is lacking in your country? You appoint a minister for... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
What people around the world mean when they say they're happyEven though she is still healthy and lively, Mrs. Xie has already prepared the
What people around the world mean when they say they're happy
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
Even though she is still healthy and lively, Mrs. Xie has already prepared the clothes she will be buried in. An 86-year-old Chinese woman who lives in Dongshan, a city on China's southeastern coast, Xie has an active life, cooking for friends at... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The UAE’s weirdest new jobUAE Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum has ap
The UAE’s weirdest new job
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
UAE Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum has appointed a Minister for Happiness. Picture: AFP AS A ruling government, what do you do when you believe something is lacking in your country? You appoint a minister for... Read more
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News.com.au
United Arab Emirates’s weirdest new jobUAE Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum has ap
United Arab Emirates’s weirdest new job
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
UAE Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum has appointed a Minister for Happiness. Picture: AFP AS A ruling government, what do you do when you believe something is lacking in your country? You appoint a minister for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The war on heroesThe first step is to erase all the heroes of the past from the historical recor
The war on heroes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
The first step is to erase all the heroes of the past from the historical record. Or as poor Winston Smith was told in 1984, he who controls the past controls the present, and he who controls the present controls the future. Today's ideological... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why Florida flourished after dumping income taxFlorida, in the United States, is best known for alligators, Disney World, perf
Why Florida flourished after dumping income tax
iol.co.za / Posted 20 hours ago
Florida, in the United States, is best known for alligators, Disney World, performing dolphins and rocket launches from Cape Canaveral, but in the last five years, it has become known for something quite different – its successful method of creating... Read more
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The Register
Don't you see these simple facts? Destroy Facebook and restore human LibertyFoTW What could be more warmly received on this brisk winter's day than a delic
Don't you see these simple facts? Destroy Facebook and restore human Liberty
The Register / Posted yesterday
FoTW What could be more warmly received on this brisk winter's day than a delicious, heartfelt bellow of rage from a Commentard who could bear it no more. This is especially the case for the subjects of the story which elicited this pearl, the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, February 8, 2016 Article failed to present factual information about Western Slope Hillary cam
Email letters, February 8, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Article failed to present factual information about Western Slope Hillary campaign My name is Michele Duncan and I am a volunteer with Hillary for Colorado in Grand Junction. Myself and others have been calling our... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
The Pursuit Of Happiness: How Happy Are You Right Now?How happy are you with the state of your life right now? Very happy? Happy? Unh
The Pursuit Of Happiness: How Happy Are You Right Now?
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 2 days ago
How happy are you with the state of your life right now? Very happy? Happy? Unhappy? Or just feeling “aight”? I think I’m in the latter group. I had an epiphany of sorts over the weekend about my pursuit of happiness. I realized that despite the... Read more
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Evening Standard
We may vote to leave the EU but we will always be EuropeansThe remarkable thing about contemporary politics is that all its choices are bi
We may vote to leave the EU but we will always be Europeans
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
The remarkable thing about contemporary politics is that all its choices are binary. Everywhere you look, complex and detailed issues deserving nuanced, careful discussion are being reduced to a choice of two. The US is approaching the business end... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Do we really have freedom?Current leaders are of the opinion that we managed to get freedom and liberatio
Do we really have freedom?
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Current leaders are of the opinion that we managed to get freedom and liberation. How true is that? Therefore to obtain the answer to that question we need to define freedom according to dictionary freedom is the power or right to act, speak, or... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Downfall of Japanese TV’s girl next door highlights wider industry sexismFrom nightly appearances on TV to persona non grata of Japanese show business i
Downfall of Japanese TV’s girl next door highlights wider industry sexism
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
From nightly appearances on TV to persona non grata of Japanese show business in a matter of weeks, the drama of Rebecca Eri Ray Vaughan’s fall from grace was matched only by how much it revealed about Japan’s harsh treatment of its female... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Alexi Kaye Campbell's The Pride depicts gay life in the 1950s and nowGeraldine Hakewill, Simon London and Matt Minto star in The Pride at Eternity P
Alexi Kaye Campbell's The Pride depicts gay life in the 1950s and now
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Geraldine Hakewill, Simon London and Matt Minto star in The Pride at Eternity Playhouse. Photo: Janie Barrett Casting a show about a gay-straight love triangle? Actor Matt Minto might be your man. "It seems to be my thing at the moment," says... Read more
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Breitbart
GOP Candidates and the ‘Abortion Exceptions:’ Donald Trump, Chris Christie Get Ronald Reagan’s Stance WrongThe GOP candidates have been attacking each other’s positions on abortion, spec
GOP Candidates and the ‘Abortion Exceptions:’ Donald Trump, Chris Christie Get Ronald Reagan’s Stance Wrong
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
The GOP candidates have been attacking each other’s positions on abortion, specifically the abortion “exceptions” such as in the cases of rape, incest, and when the life of the mother is endangered. While sparring on the issue, some are even... Read more
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examiner.com
Feel the Bern through SocialismDemocratic socialism is enjoying a populist ride on the Bernie Sanders express
Feel the Bern through Socialism
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
Democratic socialism is enjoying a populist ride on the Bernie Sanders express this strange, yet revealing, political season. Voters are flocking to hear Uncle Bernie’s view of life in a truly wondrous world under socialized plans for all our daily... Read more
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The Hill
Sanders sounds like FDR on banksSome pundits in recent days have said that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has crit
Sanders sounds like FDR on banks
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
Some pundits in recent days have said that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has criticized big banks and Wall Street firms much too harshly because any president must work with them. It is true that any president must work with the financial industry to... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Oklahoma senator selected to speak at CPAC 2016Sen. James Lankford has been selected to speak at the annual CPAC conference.
Oklahoma senator selected to speak at CPAC 2016
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 5 days ago
Sen. James Lankford has been selected to speak at the annual CPAC conference. “CPAC is a vital part of the national debate on conservative solutions, and I am honored to be a part of the conversation,” said Senator James Lankford (R-OK).... Read more
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USA Today
'Feel-good' wearables promote dopamine, endorphinsSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — As I sit here writing these words, I’m calm. Focused. Almos
'Feel-good' wearables promote dopamine, endorphins
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — As I sit here writing these words, I’m calm. Focused. Almost serene. It’s a stark contrast from my usual pacing, stressing, nail-biting process. This is anything but business as usual. So what’s different? I’ve been trying out a... Read more
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Japan Today
Cruz needs an issue if he wants to win - and this is it ‹ Japan TodaySenator Ted Cruz (R-Tex) would be wise to avoid the mistake Ronald Reagan made
Cruz needs an issue if he wants to win - and this is it ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 6 days ago
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex) would be wise to avoid the mistake Ronald Reagan made early in his 1976 insurgent campaign to supplant President Gerald Ford as the Republican presidential nominee. Cruz needs a crystallizing justification - a signature... Read more
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Daily Mail
Raccoon desperately tries to revive his friend who has been run overHeartbreaking moment distraught raccoon tries desperately to wake its friend ly
Raccoon desperately tries to revive his friend who has been run over
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Heartbreaking moment distraught raccoon tries desperately to wake its friend lying dead in the middle of road as traffic drives by The moment was captured on camera in Toronto A raccoon runs to the side of his dead friend and tries to wake... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Life, liberty and pursuit of happiness, for all?The Constitution guarantees that every United States citizen has the right to L
Life, liberty and pursuit of happiness, for all?
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
The Constitution guarantees that every United States citizen has the right to Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. However it is evident by the actions of some noncitizens here illegally that these rights cannot be achieved by everyone... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Cosmic Story: Aquarius New Moon 2016 The New World Arising2016-02-03We've reached the first power-gate of the year and the light is growi
The Cosmic Story: Aquarius New Moon 2016 The New World Arising
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
2016-02-03We've reached the first power-gate of the year and the light is growing.It's time to envision what you want your life to look like in the coming year. Don't forget to add... Read more
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Business Wire
Jason Kraus Announces Candidacy for United States SenateEL DORADO HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United States Senatorial Candidate, C
Jason Kraus Announces Candidacy for United States Senate
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
EL DORADO HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United States Senatorial Candidate, California Resident, and American Citizen Jason Kraus vows to replace, reclaim, and restore America one voice, one vote at a time. When asked about his improbable run from... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Obama's mosque visit is leading by examplePresident Barack Obama's visit to the mosque in Baltimore County today will hel
Obama's mosque visit is leading by example
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
President Barack Obama's visit to the mosque in Baltimore County today will help build a strong cohesive America and send a signal to the Muslim majorities elsewhere in the world — in roughly 50 Muslim managed nations — to treat Christians and other... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'Labor frontbencher Sam Dastyari has lashed out at the "right-wing extremist ide
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
Labor frontbencher Sam Dastyari has lashed out at the "right-wing extremist ideology" being played out in the US presidential race and warned against Australia following its ally down a path of xenophobia. In an impassioned speech to the Senate on... Read more
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News.com.au
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia' Labor frontbencher Sam Dastyari has lashed out at the "right-wing extremist i
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
Labor frontbencher Sam Dastyari has lashed out at the "right-wing extremist ideology" being played out in the US presidential race and warned against Australia following its ally down a path of xenophobia. In... Read more
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The Christian Post
Cruz Campaign Used 'Dirty Tricks,' 'Deceit' to Steal My Supporters, Ben Carson ClaimsRepublican U.S. presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks at a Trust in God town
Cruz Campaign Used 'Dirty Tricks,' 'Deceit' to Steal My Supporters, Ben Carson Claims
The Christian Post / Posted 8 days ago
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks at a Trust in God town hall at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, January 25, 2016. The campaign of retired neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson accused winner of... Read more
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Perth Now
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'Labor's Sam Dastyari has accused US presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Donald T
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
Labor's Sam Dastyari has accused US presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Donald Trump of xenophobia. Labor frontbencher Sam Dastyari has lashed out at the "right-wing extremist ideology" being played out in the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'Labor's Sam Dastyari has accused US presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Donald T
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
Labor's Sam Dastyari has accused US presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Donald Trump of xenophobia. Labor frontbencher Sam Dastyari has lashed out at the "right-wing extremist ideology" being played out in the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'Labor's Sam Dastyari has accused US presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Donald T
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
Labor's Sam Dastyari has accused US presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Donald Trump of xenophobia. Labor frontbencher Sam Dastyari has lashed out at the "right-wing extremist ideology" being played out in the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'Labor's Sam Dastyari has accused US presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Donald T
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Labor's Sam Dastyari has accused US presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Donald Trump of xenophobia. Labor frontbencher Sam Dastyari has lashed out at the "right-wing extremist ideology" being played out in the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'Labor's Sam Dastyari has accused US presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Donald T
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Labor's Sam Dastyari has accused US presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Donald Trump of xenophobia. Labor frontbencher Sam Dastyari has lashed out at the "right-wing extremist ideology" being played out in the... Read more
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News.com.au
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia' Labor frontbencher Sam Dastyari has lashed out at the "right-wing extremist
Dastyari slams Trump, Cruz 'xenophobia'
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
Labor frontbencher Sam Dastyari has lashed out at the "right-wing extremist ideology" being played out in the US presidential race and warned against Australia... Read more
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Scotsman
Peter Jones: Why an outside bet may be a winner Donald Trump offers an outsiders appeal to a section of US society which feels
Peter Jones: Why an outside bet may be a winner
Scotsman / Posted 9 days ago
Donald Trump offers an outsiders appeal to a section of US society which feels excluded by the establishment. Picture: Getty ABHORRENT though his views and comments may be, Trump is US politics in a... Read more
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Op-Ed News
To What are Americans Entitled?Not a Day Goes By, that I don't remember how Watergate had So Many People shoc
To What are Americans Entitled?
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
Not a Day Goes By, that I don't remember how Watergate had So Many People shocked to discover American presidents, like Communist dictators, maintained hit lists -- and still we're shocked that cutting costs, at the expense of the health of... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Letters, Jan. 28, 2016The Redneck Rebellion Is an Embarrassment The modern conservation movement has
Letters, Jan. 28, 2016
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
The Redneck Rebellion Is an Embarrassment The modern conservation movement has protected many of our greatest natural treasures from the basic human tenets of stupidity and greed. The so-called Sagebrush Rebellion that began in the '70s is actually... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
What is Normal?. CategoryI had never heard the word "normalcy" until George H. W. Bush spoke it when run
What is Normal?. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 12 days ago
I had never heard the word "normalcy" until George H. W. Bush spoke it when running against Bill Clinton. Meanwhile, Bill Clinton played saxophone, and admitted to smoking marijuana, but said, "I did not inhale." When mentally ill, you are not... Read more
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The Christian Post
Will We Choose Freedom in 2016?Susan Stamper Brown Susan Stamper Brown is an Alaskan resident and recovering p
Will We Choose Freedom in 2016?
The Christian Post / Posted 12 days ago
Susan Stamper Brown Susan Stamper Brown is an Alaskan resident and recovering political pundit who does her best to make sense of current day events using her faith. She tries to read every email sent to her at writestamper@gmail.com or join her... Read more
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New Haven Independent
An Immigrant Becomes A CitizenOn Jan. 7, at the Abraham Ribicoff Federal Building in Hartford, my wife (Sahar
An Immigrant Becomes A Citizen
New Haven Independent / Posted 12 days ago
On Jan. 7, at the Abraham Ribicoff Federal Building in Hartford, my wife (Sahar Usmani-Brown) was among the 55 new U.S. citizens sworn in at a naturalization ceremony. articipants had to take an “Oath of Allegiance,” before everyone recited or read... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Root Cause of All Human SufferingThe pursuit of happiness is the main purpose of human life. Everything we do, i
The Root Cause of All Human Suffering
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The pursuit of happiness is the main purpose of human life. Everything we do, including the hard work, the sacrifices we make, and our acts of selflessness, is to ultimately get happiness. The United States' Declaration of Independence mentions the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Black History Month: Obama says work isn't overThe following is an abridged version of President Obama’s proclamation for Blac
Black History Month: Obama says work isn't over
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 12 days ago
The following is an abridged version of President Obama’s proclamation for Black History Month, provided exclusively to USA TODAY. “America’s greatness is a testament to generations of courageous individuals who, in the face of uncomfortable truths,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Black History Month: Obama says work isn't overThe following is an abridged version of President Obama’s proclamation for Blac
Black History Month: Obama says work isn't over
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
The following is an abridged version of President Obama’s proclamation for Black History Month, provided exclusively to USA TODAY. “America’s greatness is a testament to generations of courageous individuals who, in the face of uncomfortable truths,... Read more
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First Coast News
Black History Month: Obama says work isn't overThe following is an abridged version of President Obama’s proclamation for Blac
Black History Month: Obama says work isn't over
First Coast News / Posted 12 days ago
The following is an abridged version of President Obama’s proclamation for Black History Month, provided exclusively to USA TODAY. “America’s greatness is a testament to generations of courageous individuals who, in the face of uncomfortable truths,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Black History Month: Obama says work isn't overThe following is an abridged version of President Obama’s proclamation for Blac
Black History Month: Obama says work isn't over
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 12 days ago
The following is an abridged version of President Obama’s proclamation for Black History Month, provided exclusively to USA TODAY. “America’s greatness is a testament to generations of courageous individuals who, in the face of uncomfortable truths,... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Black History Month: Obama says work isn't overThe following is an abridged version of President Obama’s proclamation for Blac
Black History Month: Obama says work isn't over
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 12 days ago
The following is an abridged version of President Obama’s proclamation for Black History Month, provided exclusively to USA TODAY. “America’s greatness is a testament to generations of courageous individuals who, in the face of uncomfortable truths,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Broadway musical 'Hamilton' could teach Oscar a lesson on diversityA tremor of excitement ran through the Los Angeles theater scene on Tuesday wit
Broadway musical 'Hamilton' could teach Oscar a lesson on diversity
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
A tremor of excitement ran through the Los Angeles theater scene on Tuesday with the announcement that "Hamilton," Broadway's biggest phenomenon since "Rent," will play the Hollywood Pantages next year. But it's a pity that Lin-Manuel Miranda's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Country's Self-Reliance Goal Will Largely Depend on the Conduct of Young PeopleToday, over 50 per cent of the world's population is under the age of 25. In Rw
The Country's Self-Reliance Goal Will Largely Depend on the Conduct of Young People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Today, over 50 per cent of the world's population is under the age of 25. In Rwanda, it is believed that at least 3.7 million individuals are aged between 15 and 34. Effectively, what this means is that addressing the special needs of the youth;... Read more
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