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Herald Sun
Still Oscar bait, three decades onJULIE Walters didn’t have to dig too far into her bag of tricks — a bag brimmin
Still Oscar bait, three decades on
Herald Sun / Posted 11 minutes ago
JULIE Walters didn’t have to dig too far into her bag of tricks — a bag brimming with great characters after a 40-year screen career — to find Ma Kehoe, the oh-so-Irish den mother to a household of young women in the Oscar-nominated drama movie... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
How Terry Wogan bridged the divide and blazed a trail for other Irish stars to follow In decades when IRA barbarism tainted how the British saw Ireland, the Limeri
How Terry Wogan bridged the divide and blazed a trail for other Irish stars to follow
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 20 minutes ago
In decades when IRA barbarism tainted how the British saw Ireland, the Limerick man offered a more authentic view of his homeland, writes John Meagher Sir Terry... Read more
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MLive.com
Reddit users react to Fetty Wap, rest of Electric Forest initial lineupROTHBURY, MI – Now that the dust has settled, it's time to take a closer look a
Reddit users react to Fetty Wap, rest of Electric Forest initial lineup
MLive.com / Posted 22 minutes ago
ROTHBURY, MI – Now that the dust has settled, it's time to take a closer look at the initial lineup for Electric Forest 2016. The release of the musical acts for the festival generates plenty of discussion each year, and that was especially true... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Still Oscar bait, three decades onJulie Walters on her roles in film Brooklyn and drama Indian Summers | DailyTel
Still Oscar bait, three decades on
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 minutes ago
Julie Walters on her roles in film Brooklyn and drama Indian Summers | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website JULIE Walters didn’t have to dig too far into her bag... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Still Oscar bait, three decades onJULIE Walters didn’t have to dig too far into her bag of tricks — a bag brimmin
Still Oscar bait, three decades on
The Courier Mail / Posted 43 minutes ago
JULIE Walters didn’t have to dig too far into her bag of tricks — a bag brimming with great characters after a 40-year screen career — to find Ma Kehoe, the oh-so-Irish den mother to a household of young women in the Oscar-nominated drama movie... Read more
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International Business Times
Gaming news round-up: Lego Star Wars, EA's Super Bowl 50 prediction and Doom release date Here's your weekly round-up of the biggest video game news stories from the pas
Gaming news round-up: Lego Star Wars, EA's Super Bowl 50 prediction and Doom release date
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
Here's your weekly round-up of the biggest video game news stories from the past seven days, featuring the leaking and then announcement of a new Lego game based on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a (slightly illegal) Pokémon soundtrack vinyl and the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Not slowed by coaching change, Missouri attacks recruitingCOLUMBIA, Mo. — Recruiting as a geographic outlier in the college football’s to
Not slowed by coaching change, Missouri attacks recruiting
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted an hour ago
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Recruiting as a geographic outlier in the college football’s top recruiting conference presents enough challenges as it is. But the Missouri football team had to account for another challenge when recruiting its 2016 class: the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Names and faces• After a day of dutifully answering reporters' questions about her new TBS sho
Names and faces
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
• After a day of dutifully answering reporters' questions about her new TBS show, Full Frontal, Samantha Bee confesses to an urgent desire. "I want a ponytail so badly. I want my hair out of my face. I want my jeans on and flat shoes," says Bee,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Enjoy an authentic Chinese New Year experience For most people, the annual spectacle of amazing lights with the familiar cra
Enjoy an authentic Chinese New Year experience
Manila Bulletin / Posted an hour ago
For most people, the annual spectacle of amazing lights with the familiar crackling sounds of fireworks displays greets the start of the lunar New Year in its usual glorious fashion. But for Asians,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Black Bear customers create coffee house cultureThere's no such thing as a typical day at Black Bear coffee house, where differ
Black Bear customers create coffee house culture
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 hours ago
There's no such thing as a typical day at Black Bear coffee house, where different owners and countless customers have spent the past two decades creating an atmosphere reminiscent of Cheers, the neighborhood bar in the 1980s sitcom by the same... Read more
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The Age
Chris Froome, in 15 – no, make that 28 – minutesIn the spotlight: These days, Chris Froome has a lot on his mind. Photo: Penny
Chris Froome, in 15 – no, make that 28 – minutes
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
In the spotlight: These days, Chris Froome has a lot on his mind. Photo: Penny Stephens Task: Chris Froome interview (one-on-one). Duration: 15 minutes (strict window, on telephone). Reminder: the time allocated for this interview is 15 minutes.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Donald Trump risks little of his fortune in his bid for presidentMANCHESTER: Donald J Trump once boasted that he could someday be the only perso
Donald Trump risks little of his fortune in his bid for president
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
MANCHESTER: Donald J Trump once boasted that he could someday be the only person to turn a profit running for president. He may be closer than anyone realizes. Trump's campaign spent just $12.4 million in 2015, according to disclosures filed with... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City’s first homeless shelter readyIt’s cold out there again, which is normal for the month of February in Hazleto
City’s first homeless shelter ready
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
It’s cold out there again, which is normal for the month of February in Hazleton. But for some people living full time in the woods behind Giant Food Market, “normal” has come to mean surviving in a tent or another makeshift shelter, and perhaps only... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Special report: Historic Marie Curie hospice in Hampstead needs new recruits It is a national charity which traces its roots to Hampstead – and now it is
Special report: Historic Marie Curie hospice in Hampstead needs new recruits
The Ham&High Network / Posted 2 hours ago
It is a national charity which traces its roots to Hampstead – and now it is appealing for new recruits in its hospice. Marie Curie’s modern 34-bed hospice in Lyndhurst... Read more
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Island Packet
Super sod ready for shining moment in Super Bowl sunThe farm belonging to West Coast Turf in Livingston is a piece of land 1 mile b
Super sod ready for shining moment in Super Bowl sun
Island Packet / Posted 2 hours ago
The farm belonging to West Coast Turf in Livingston is a piece of land 1 mile by 1 mile that was chosen in part because of the deep and uniform sandiness of its soil. When you are growing sod that will be pulled up and transplanted elsewhere, the... Read more
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The North West Star
Pssst: Former Cat Matthew Egan settles foot claim out of courtFormer Geelong defender Matthew Egan has quietly dropped his legal case and set
Pssst: Former Cat Matthew Egan settles foot claim out of court
The North West Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Former Geelong defender Matthew Egan has quietly dropped his legal case and settled out of court against the Cats' former club doctor and an orthopaedic surgeon for negligence after a foot injury prematurely ended his career. Former Geelong defender... Read more
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Breitbart
Organizers Consider Reviving ‘Black Oscars’ to Fight #OscarsSoWhiteWith controversy raging over the lack of diversity among this year’s Academy Aw
Organizers Consider Reviving ‘Black Oscars’ to Fight #OscarsSoWhite
Breitbart / Posted 3 hours ago
With controversy raging over the lack of diversity among this year’s Academy Award acting nominees, organizers of the Tree of Life Awards, informally known as the “Black Oscars,” are reportedly considering reviving the defunct awards ceremony as way... Read more
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HITC Sport
Amir Khan claims he was offered £10m for Kell Brook fightAmir Khan has claimed Eddie Hearn offered him £10m to fight Kell Brook, before
Amir Khan claims he was offered £10m for Kell Brook fight
HITC Sport / Posted 3 hours ago
Amir Khan has claimed Eddie Hearn offered him £10m to fight Kell Brook, before cutting that figure significantly during negotiations. Khan will instead challenge the middl​eweight champion Saúl Álvarez in the defining fight of his career. Khan... Read more
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Deseret News
Research suggests that oscillating family narratives can lead to happier familiesWhat many consider to be the world’s premier family history conference is wrapp
Research suggests that oscillating family narratives can lead to happier families
Deseret News / Posted 3 hours ago
What many consider to be the world’s premier family history conference is wrapping up today in Salt Lake City. With an expected 20,000 participants, it is easily the largest event of its kind anywhere. It could be a powerful vehicle to achieve... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
SPORTS BRIEFINGHOOKSTOWN, Pa. - South Side Beaver dropped its season finale 77-48 to Aliquippa
SPORTS BRIEFING
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 4 hours ago
HOOKSTOWN, Pa. - South Side Beaver dropped its season finale 77-48 to Aliquippa on Friday night in WPIAL boys basketball action. Quae Thompson had 16 points for the Rams. Nick Knopko added 10 points. The Rams finish the season 10-12 and 6-8 in the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Contemplating Australian Aboriginal art at HarvardWhen any compelling new way of picturing the world shivers into being, it can’t
Contemplating Australian Aboriginal art at Harvard
Boston Globe / Posted 5 hours ago
When any compelling new way of picturing the world shivers into being, it can’t help but enthrall us. Think what it is like to see the early Cubist paintings by Braque and Picasso, or the very first sensationally realist, shadow-filled paintings of... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer at horn gives Celtics win over CavsCLEVELAND >> Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston
Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer at horn gives Celtics win over Cavs
The Middletown Press / Posted 5 hours ago
CLEVELAND >> Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston Celtics a stunning 104-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. Bradley’s shot from just in front of Boston’s bench dropped through as the final second... Read more
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Asian journal
Songs that my mother taught meMy first knowledge of the world and about life came to me through my senses. Th
Songs that my mother taught me
Asian journal / Posted 5 hours ago
My first knowledge of the world and about life came to me through my senses. They were directed by my mother. She was the first person I saw, felt and depended on, on the day I was born. Everything made me wail desperately—hunger, light and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
OAM Honours for Dubbo connectionsTwo Dubbo connections are being commended on the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours
OAM Honours for Dubbo connections
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 hours ago
Two Dubbo connections are being commended on the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours and Awards List. Ray Leggat and Barbara O’Brien have been acknowledged for their extensive contribution and service to different segments of the Australian community. Mr... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
It takes a movement for real change"The skies will open, the light will come down, celestial choirs will be singin
It takes a movement for real change
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
"The skies will open, the light will come down, celestial choirs will be singing, and everyone will know we should do the right thing and the world will be perfect," she said sarcastically, adding "I have no illusions about how hard this is going to... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Student participates in study tourGLADSTONE - Ashlee Trotter of Gladstone participated in a J-Term study tour to
Student participates in study tour
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 5 hours ago
GLADSTONE - Ashlee Trotter of Gladstone participated in a J-Term study tour to Africa with Carthage College, a four-year, private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, where she is a freshman. According to the college, J-Term is... Read more
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Boston Herald
Fiorina blasts GOP candidates for lobbying against herMANCHESTER, N.H. — The Republican Party “looks bad” for blocking Carly Fiorina
Fiorina blasts GOP candidates for lobbying against her
Boston Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Republican Party “looks bad” for blocking Carly Fiorina from tonight’s debate, and the move could alienate Granite State independents from a GOP already struggling to woo minorities and women, said former New Hampshire House... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
About 50 Rams employees left behind in move to Los AngelesEARTH CITY, Mo. (AP) — As the St. Louis Rams organization packs up its headquar
About 50 Rams employees left behind in move to Los Angeles
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
EARTH CITY, Mo. (AP) — As the St. Louis Rams organization packs up its headquarters in preparation for moving the National Football League team to Los Angeles, about 50 employees are preparing to be left behind. Since the NFL voted to relocate the... Read more
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The News-Herald
Boston Celtics 104, Cleveland Cavaliers 103: Bradley’s 3-pointer at the buzzer drops CavsCLEVELAND >> Once he got control of the ball and let his shot fly, Avery Bradle
Boston Celtics 104, Cleveland Cavaliers 103: Bradley’s 3-pointer at the buzzer drops Cavs
The News-Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
CLEVELAND >> Once he got control of the ball and let his shot fly, Avery Bradley prepared to get mobbed. The Celtics had pulled off the improbable. Bradley made a 3-pointer from the corner at the horn to give Boston a stunning 104-103 win over the... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
County airport seeks new tenantThe Board of Supervisors will consider a resolution that will allow the Plannin
County airport seeks new tenant
The Leader-Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
The Board of Supervisors will consider a resolution that will allow the Planning Department to seek requests for proposals - essentially, bids from prospective tenants who will be asked to outline their plans for the site and how much they are... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
For Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson, grandma knew bestC.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos running back, speaks to the media at the Santa Cl
For Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson, grandma knew best
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos running back, speaks to the media at the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel in Santa Clara on Wednesday. (Gary Reyes -- Bay Area News Group) VALLEJO >> A few miles from the Six Flags amusement park, a handful of quick turns off... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Eviction EpidemicAn eviction in Milwaukee in December. Often, landlords turn to informal methods
The Eviction Epidemic
The New Yorker / Posted 6 hours ago
An eviction in Milwaukee in December. Often, landlords turn to informal methods to get families to leave.Credit Photograph by Philip Montgomery for The New Yorker Arleen Beale’s latest eviction began with a snowball fight. It was January of 2008,... Read more
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Breitbart
Media Pay Homage to Trayvon Martin on 21st Birthday. Here’s the Real Story.On Friday, Trayvon Martin’s name began trending again on Twitter. It’s been fou
Media Pay Homage to Trayvon Martin on 21st Birthday. Here’s the Real Story.
Breitbart / Posted 6 hours ago
On Friday, Trayvon Martin’s name began trending again on Twitter. It’s been four years since Martin was killed by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida – and today was Martin’s birthday. That meant that the media took the... Read more
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Linn County Leader
Book review: Shame, regret and self-loathing — the underside of parenting beautifully portrayed Elizabeth Marro�s affecting and beautiful first novel, �Casualties,� does not
Book review: Shame, regret and self-loathing — the underside of parenting beautifully portrayed
Linn County Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
Elizabeth Marro�s affecting and beautiful first novel, �Casualties,� does not shy away from shame, regret and self-loathing � the underside of parenting.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Drainage laterals: bring them back in-house?• Some 44,000 of the 64,000 laterals in Wellington City have a portion in road
Drainage laterals: bring them back in-house?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 hours ago
• Some 44,000 of the 64,000 laterals in Wellington City have a portion in road reserve. Some 215 kilometres, representing 15 percent of the total length of laterals, are in road reserve (the remaining 85 percent is in private property). • The... Read more
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TSN
Bradley, Celts top Cavs at buzzerCLEVELAND - Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston C
Bradley, Celts top Cavs at buzzer
TSN / Posted 7 hours ago
CLEVELAND - Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston Celtics a stunning 104-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. Bradley's shot from just in front of Boston's bench dropped through as the final second ticked... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Celtics 104, Cavaliers 103: Bradley's 3-pointer at horn wins it for Boston Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 10:27 PM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 10:27 PM CLEVELAND (
Celtics 104, Cavaliers 103: Bradley's 3-pointer at horn wins it for Boston
The Providence Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 10:27 PM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 10:27 PM CLEVELAND (AP) — Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston Celtics a stunning... Read more
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TribLIVE
Craft distillery closely tied to West Overton’s rootsCraft distillery closely tied to West Overton's roots | TribLIVE Neighborhoods
Craft distillery closely tied to West Overton’s roots
TribLIVE / Posted 7 hours ago
Craft distillery closely tied to West Overton's roots | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Craft distillery closely tied to West Overton's roots The West Overton Village and Museum wants to take America's craft distilling explosion back to its roots. The... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Bradley's three-pointer beats ClevelandCLEVELAND >> Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the B
Bradley's three-pointer beats Cleveland
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 7 hours ago
CLEVELAND >> Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston Celtics a stunning 104-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. Bradley's shot from just in front of Boston's bench dropped through as the final second... Read more
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Spot.ph
Chinese New Year Should Not Be a Holiday(SPOT.ph) At the Power Plant Mall in Rockwell, they keep the Christmas décor up
Chinese New Year Should Not Be a Holiday
Spot.ph / Posted 7 hours ago
(SPOT.ph) At the Power Plant Mall in Rockwell, they keep the Christmas décor up until the week before Valentine’s Day or Chinese New Year, whichever comes first. Then all the tinsel and lights come down and are replaced by either hanging lanterns or... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Fukushima Class Disaster" - L.A. Gas Leak Spewing Lethal Levels Of Breathable Nuclear MaterialWhoot! A boost for Obama Sick Care!! I bet we can charge at least $15,000 a pil
"Fukushima Class Disaster" - L.A. Gas Leak Spewing Lethal Levels Of Breathable Nuclear Material
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 hours ago
Whoot! A boost for Obama Sick Care!! I bet we can charge at least $15,000 a pill now for that there Chemo you're all gonna need! I thought all those LA peeples moved to Austin? I wish I could fart a mix of natural gas and lethal radiation! Kanye... Read more
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The Verge
Twitter has become secret-handshake softwareWelcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re
Twitter has become secret-handshake software
The Verge / Posted 8 hours ago
Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re/code by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Re/code. Hardly a day has gone by recently when people... Read more
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Perth Now
The white, male state Hillary needsAMERICA is the land of second chances. Enter New Hampshire, the second pit sto
The white, male state Hillary needs
Perth Now / Posted 8 hours ago
AMERICA is the land of second chances. Enter New Hampshire, the second pit stop on the race to the White House and an important second opportunity for presidential hopefuls to make their pitch. Fresh from Iowa, a still-sulking Donald Trump, a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
G. Love and Special Sauce mix it up at Thunder ValleyThe 1994 self-titled debut album from G. Love & Special Sauce was unusual enoug
G. Love and Special Sauce mix it up at Thunder Valley
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 hours ago
The 1994 self-titled debut album from G. Love & Special Sauce was unusual enough that it earned the group’s music a label – hip-hop blues – that has stuck ever since. But Love hears his new album, “Love Saves the Day” and has a different, simpler... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Windstorm debris still remains in SpokaneSPOKANE, Wash. – A homeowner on Southeast Blvd. nearly lost part of his home wh
Windstorm debris still remains in Spokane
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 9 hours ago
SPOKANE, Wash. – A homeowner on Southeast Blvd. nearly lost part of his home when half of a tree fell just short of his house during the historic November windstorm. Neighbors that drive by the house said they are concerned that the rest of the tree... Read more
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Breitbart
Exclusive — Donald Trump Hammers Illegal Alien Gangs Operating Inside America: ‘Beyond Belief’ MS-13 Has Foothold in BostonMANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Donald Trump, the 2016 GOP presidential frontrunner
Exclusive — Donald Trump Hammers Illegal Alien Gangs Operating Inside America: ‘Beyond Belief’ MS-13 Has Foothold in Boston
Breitbart / Posted 9 hours ago
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Donald Trump, the 2016 GOP presidential frontrunner who’s polling ahead of all his opponents here in New Hampshire, told Breitbart News on Friday morning that America is in dire straits if voters don’t elect someone... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Lovi Poe to hold ‘Fantaisie’ concert with Solenn Heussaff tonight She is Primera Aktresa to her home network and the fans but even before she g
Lovi Poe to hold ‘Fantaisie’ concert with Solenn Heussaff tonight
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 hours ago
She is Primera Aktresa to her home network and the fans but even before she gained renown in acting, one of Lovi Poe’s biggest passions has always been music with an album to boot... Read more
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Calgary Sun
McGregor to face dos Anjos, Holm gets Tate at UFC 197It’s actually happening. After weeks of speculation, the UFC announced Tuesday
McGregor to face dos Anjos, Holm gets Tate at UFC 197
Calgary Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
It’s actually happening. After weeks of speculation, the UFC announced Tuesday that featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be moving up to 155 pounds to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title in March. Already the UFC’s biggest... Read more
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New York Post
Why Marco Rubio is Democrats' worst nightmareSen. Marco Rubio’s surprisingly strong bronze-medal finish in Monday’s Iowa cau
Why Marco Rubio is Democrats' worst nightmare
New York Post / Posted 9 hours ago
Sen. Marco Rubio’s surprisingly strong bronze-medal finish in Monday’s Iowa caucuses — just one point behind silver medalist Donald Trump — cheered his fans and chilled Democrats. The Florida Republican is the last candidate they want to face next... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Annals of the Hundred IslandsOne thing we cherish most in these dark times is the numbers we have kept from
The Annals of the Hundred Islands
The Irish Times / Posted 9 hours ago
One thing we cherish most in these dark times is the numbers we have kept from our little wars and plagues. What keeps us safe is the seas that heretofore we deemed disastrous. Our hundred islands ringed by these soft waters teem with the red-skinned... Read more
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