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Channel NewsAsia
Chaotic urbanization puts cities in harm's way"It is a very efficient tool for development, but it cannot be delivered if the
Chaotic urbanization puts cities in harm's way
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
"It is a very efficient tool for development, but it cannot be delivered if there is no commitment." (Reporting by Megan Rowling; editing by Katie Nguyen. Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, that... Read more
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CNBC
For investors, finding the right asset allocation is what countsand all those pieces react differently to different occurrences in the market,"
For investors, finding the right asset allocation is what counts
CNBC / Posted 11 hours ago
and all those pieces react differently to different occurrences in the market," said certified public accountant Sheryl Rowling, principal of Rowling & Associates. "Some pieces go up while other pieces go down, so you will still get the average... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Backpacker tax would squash strawberry industry: growerswith the two local councils to drive a local jobs campaign linked to strawberri
Backpacker tax would squash strawberry industry: growers
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 hours ago
with the two local councils to drive a local jobs campaign linked to strawberries. QSGA development officer Jennifer Rowling said growers wanted to develop a "returning workforce" and not rely on seasonal backpackers. She says growers... Read more
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Northern Star
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabson one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Stra
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabs
Northern Star / Posted 19 hours ago
on one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Strawberry industry development officer Jennifer Rowling said the Sunshine Coast comprises about 40% of strawberry farms in the combined region, and locals stand to benefit... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabson one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Stra
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabs
The Daily Mercury / Posted 20 hours ago
on one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Strawberry industry development officer Jennifer Rowling said the Sunshine Coast comprises about 40% of strawberry farms in the combined region, and locals stand to benefit... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabson one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Stra
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabs
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 20 hours ago
on one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Strawberry industry development officer Jennifer Rowling said the Sunshine Coast comprises about 40% of strawberry farms in the combined region, and locals stand to benefit... Read more
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Queensland Times
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabson one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Stra
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabs
Queensland Times / Posted 20 hours ago
on one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Strawberry industry development officer Jennifer Rowling said the Sunshine Coast comprises about 40% of strawberry farms in the combined region, and locals stand to benefit... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabson one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Stra
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabs
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 20 hours ago
on one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Strawberry industry development officer Jennifer Rowling said the Sunshine Coast comprises about 40% of strawberry farms in the combined region, and locals stand to benefit... Read more
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News Mail
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabson one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Stra
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabs
News Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
on one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Strawberry industry development officer Jennifer Rowling said the Sunshine Coast comprises about 40% of strawberry farms in the combined region, and locals stand to benefit... Read more
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Daily Examiner
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabson one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Stra
6000 Sunshine Coast jobs up for grabs
Daily Examiner / Posted 20 hours ago
on one. "Get out here and give us a hand," Mr Pricketts said. Queensland Strawberry industry development officer Jennifer Rowling said the Sunshine Coast comprises about 40% of strawberry farms in the combined region, and locals stand to benefit... Read more
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The New Statesman
Harry Potter and the Minotaur’s Rage: how fanfiction got me into writinga sofa, was bigger even than Hagrid and had a pair of cruel horns. You may not
Harry Potter and the Minotaur’s Rage: how fanfiction got me into writing
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
a sofa, was bigger even than Hagrid and had a pair of cruel horns. You may not recognise the above passage from any of J K Rowling’s seven entries in the Harry Potter series. That’s because it’s not by Rowling at all, but is taken from Harry Potter... Read more
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This is West Country
Tiverton writer 'delighted' after first fantasy novel recieves publishing contractsaid: “I had prepared myself for a year of rejections and read about the reject
Tiverton writer 'delighted' after first fantasy novel recieves publishing contract
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
said: “I had prepared myself for a year of rejections and read about the rejection letters of the famous writers such as JK Rowling, so I would not get too upset at the avalanche of rejections!” The Torcian Chronicles is set in the magical land of... Read more
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The New Statesman
Harry Potter and the Minotaur's Rage: how fanfiction got me into writinga sofa, was bigger even than Hagrid and had a pair of cruel horns. You may not
Harry Potter and the Minotaur's Rage: how fanfiction got me into writing
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
a sofa, was bigger even than Hagrid and had a pair of cruel horns. You may not recognise the above passage from any of JK Rowling’s seven entries in the Harry Potter franchise. That’s because it’s not by Rowling at all, but is taken from Harry... Read more
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Fortune
This Four-Letter Word Is the Secret To Successof pop culture, such as the Aflac Duck. Research shows that grit is the real s
This Four-Letter Word Is the Secret To Success
Fortune / Posted yesterday
of pop culture, such as the Aflac Duck. Research shows that grit is the real secret to success. Take Michael Jordan, JK Rowling, Colin Powell and Steven Spielberg. Each of them was completely ordinary growing up. Few would have predicted their... Read more
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Pendle Today
Britain’s greatest underdogs are celebratedCity Eddie the Eagle Del Boy Susan Boyle The Jamaican Bobsleigh team Forre
Britain’s greatest underdogs are celebrated
Pendle Today / Posted 2 days ago
City Eddie the Eagle Del Boy Susan Boyle The Jamaican Bobsleigh team Forrest Gump Oliver Twist Billy Elliott JK Rowling Paul Potts Frodo Baggins Tom (Tom and Jerry) The Karate Kid Jamie Vardy Seabiscuit Arya Stark Jane... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Britain loves to back the underdog - and here are the greatest of all timeCity Eddie the Eagle Del Boy Susan Boyle The Jamaican Bobsleigh team Forre
Britain loves to back the underdog - and here are the greatest of all time
Wakefield Today / Posted 2 days ago
City Eddie the Eagle Del Boy Susan Boyle The Jamaican Bobsleigh team Forrest Gump Oliver Twist Billy Elliott JK Rowling Paul Potts Frodo Baggins Tom (Tom and Jerry) The Karate Kid Jamie Vardy Seabiscuit Arya Stark Jane... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
States, aid agencies agree to cut costs, free up money for people in crisesmonths - would not be a panacea for all the problems of the aid system but was
States, aid agencies agree to cut costs, free up money for people in crises
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
months - would not be a panacea for all the problems of the aid system but was "a serious and realistic way forward". "Making change will cost, but staying the same will cost more," he said. (Reporting by Megan Rowling; editing by Alex Wh... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Help clients avoid the horrors of a residency auditTESTBut the checklist doesn’t end there because auditors can go beyond the obvi
Help clients avoid the horrors of a residency audit
Financial Planning.com / Posted 3 days ago
TESTBut the checklist doesn’t end there because auditors can go beyond the obvious signs of a residency. Adviser Sheryl Rowling “It’s not black and white, it’s not a bright line,” says Sheryl Rowling. A CFP who also is a CPA, Rowling spoke... Read more
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Fortune
Meet the DC Exec Turning Girl Superheroes Into a ‘Billion-Dollar Brand’what you do today? Harry Potter was a once in a multiple generation opportunit
Meet the DC Exec Turning Girl Superheroes Into a ‘Billion-Dollar Brand’
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
what you do today? Harry Potter was a once in a multiple generation opportunity. I was the key person working with J.K. Rowling for 10 years. She was writing the books while we were making the movies. When I transitioned to DC, I brought the... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Will Ellen Widdup cope with her husband’s latest obsession - a year-long mission to Live Like Mo Farah?longer just his hobby. It’s a going concern. I don’t have the heart to tell hi
Will Ellen Widdup cope with her husband’s latest obsession - a year-long mission to Live Like Mo Farah?
Ipswich Star / Posted 3 days ago
longer just his hobby. It’s a going concern. I don’t have the heart to tell him that, financially, his project is less JK Rowling and more JR Hartley. Having said that, I have no doubt he will see this through. It’s the ultimate byline. A piece... Read more
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Business Standard India
Nilanjana S Roy: A writer's conscience, and proteststheir favourite authors, which gave the prize a special appeal - its winners in
Nilanjana S Roy: A writer's conscience, and protests
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
their favourite authors, which gave the prize a special appeal - its winners include Oliver Jeffers, Julia Donaldson and JK Rowling, who's won it thrice. Mr Crace and Ms Greer were not wrong to withdraw from Hay-on-Wye in protest over Nestle, but... Read more
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express
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson engaged after proposing to girlfriend in ParisLouise Riddell on election day, tweeted: "Massive congratulations to you both f
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson engaged after proposing to girlfriend in Paris
express / Posted 3 days ago
Louise Riddell on election day, tweeted: "Massive congratulations to you both from Louise and I." Harry Potter author JK Rowling also sent her best wishes. A Scottish Conservative spokesman said: "Normally we wouldn't comment on personal issues... Read more
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Daily Herald
Reflecting back on 80 years, Walter E. Smithe Jr. toward the futurestore. We are fighting all of those attitudes by bringing in renowned designers
Reflecting back on 80 years, Walter E. Smithe Jr. toward the future
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
store. We are fighting all of those attitudes by bringing in renowned designers like Thomas O'Brien, Jeff Lewis and Cynthia Rowling, who all have their collections in our stores. In fact, Jeff Lewis filmed one of his 'Flipping Out' shows for Bravo... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Is free speech on campus under threat?even official sanctions." Another billionaire currently concerned about suppre
Is free speech on campus under threat?
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 3 days ago
even official sanctions." Another billionaire currently concerned about suppression of differing perspectives is J.K. Rowling, the creator of Harry Potter, who delivered the keynote address at the PEN USA literary awards in New York Monday... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
World leaders meet in Istanbul to fix 'broken' aid systemfighting for autonomy in the country's mainly Kurdish southeast. (Additional r
World leaders meet in Istanbul to fix 'broken' aid system
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
fighting for autonomy in the country's mainly Kurdish southeast. (Additional reporting by Dasha Afanasieva and Meghan Rowling in Istanbul, Michelle Martin and Michael Nienaber in Berlin; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Nick Tattersall and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Freak motocross 'tragedy': Man had been cheering on grandsonacross the barrier tragically killing him and injuring his wife. The 68-year-o
Freak motocross 'tragedy': Man had been cheering on grandson
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
across the barrier tragically killing him and injuring his wife. The 68-year-old was standing at the top of the track at Rowling Place in Leamington when a 20-year-old bike rider went off the left-hand side of the track up the embankment and into... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Forbes magazine's ranking of the 400 richest Americans51, $6.8 billion, Greenwich, Conn., hedge funds 48. Eric Schmidt, 52, $6.5 bil
Forbes magazine's ranking of the 400 richest Americans
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
51, $6.8 billion, Greenwich, Conn., hedge funds 48. Eric Schmidt, 52, $6.5 billion, Atherton, Calif., Google 49. Robert Rowling, 54, $6.4 billion, Dallas, oil and gas, investments 50. James Kennedy, 59, $6.3 billion, Atlanta, Cox... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Aid Summit Urged to Invest More in Avoiding Costly Disastersdevelopment work, the experts said, urging the summit to make progress on how t
UN Aid Summit Urged to Invest More in Avoiding Costly Disasters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
development work, the experts said, urging the summit to make progress on how to do that in practice. To read the full debate: http://news.trust.org/spotlight/reshape-aid/?tab=live-coverage - Reporting by Megan Rowling; editing by Laurie... Read more
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Manning River Times
Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal StudiosSpell Limits. Welcome to Hogsmeade, the little village below Hogwarts School o
Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
Spell Limits. Welcome to Hogsmeade, the little village below Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry which creator J.K. Rowling described thus: "Hogsmeade looked like a Christmas card; the little thatched cottages and shops were all covered in a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Top 10 shapeshifters in fictiontendency to shift into a snowy white owl, and she’s an unstoppable force.2. Rem
Top 10 shapeshifters in fiction
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
tendency to shift into a snowy white owl, and she’s an unstoppable force.2. Remus Lupin, from the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling Lupin, Harry’s favourite Defense Against the Dark Arts professor, is yet another character who isn’t defined by his... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
One dead, two injured at motocross eventsaid the man died and a man and woman were reated for minor injuries at the eve
One dead, two injured at motocross event
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
said the man died and a man and woman were reated for minor injuries at the event at the Cambridge MX Track on Rowling Olace in the suburb in Leamington. Worksafe had been advised of the incident, which happened just before... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Seven Harry Potter links to Notts you might not know abouthis whole family were such big Harry Potter fans. But he admitted he had got a
Seven Harry Potter links to Notts you might not know about
Nottingham Post / Posted 5 days ago
his whole family were such big Harry Potter fans. But he admitted he had got a lot of banter coming his way in 2002 when JK Rowling revealed that Dumbledore was gay. 5. JK Rowling gave a helping hand to a Newark charity. According to her spokesman,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Celebrities, in open letter, urge Britons to stay in EUinterventions by stars are not always welcomed by voters. In last year's Scotti
Celebrities, in open letter, urge Britons to stay in EU
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
interventions by stars are not always welcomed by voters. In last year's Scottish referendum, the Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling met with significant hostility when she came out against Scottish independence and helped finance the "no"... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Celebrities, in open letter, urge Britons to stay in EUinterventions by stars are not always welcomed by voters. In last year's Scotti
Celebrities, in open letter, urge Britons to stay in EU
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
interventions by stars are not always welcomed by voters. In last year's Scottish referendum, the Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling met with significant hostility when she came out against Scottish independence and helped finance the "no"... Read more
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The Age
Celebrities, in open letter, urge Britons to stay in EUinterventions by stars are not always welcomed by voters. In last year's Scotti
Celebrities, in open letter, urge Britons to stay in EU
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
interventions by stars are not always welcomed by voters. In last year's Scottish referendum, the Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling met with significant hostility when she came out against Scottish independence and helped finance the "no"... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Celebrities, in open letter, urge Britons to stay in EUinterventions by stars are not always welcomed by voters. In last year's Scotti
Celebrities, in open letter, urge Britons to stay in EU
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
interventions by stars are not always welcomed by voters. In last year's Scottish referendum, the Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling met with significant hostility when she came out against Scottish independence and helped finance the "no"... Read more
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ajc.com
Dekalb County valedictoriansyou live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which c
Dekalb County valedictorians
ajc.com / Posted 5 days ago
you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” - J.K. Rowling What advice would you give to a freshman? Mental health should come before grades, but don’t use that to justify... Read more
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NBC News
What Makes a Good Commencement Speech? Lessons From the Best Ones Everhave something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow
What Makes a Good Commencement Speech? Lessons From the Best Ones Ever
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart." "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling, Harvard University, 2008 "It is impossible not to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously... Read more
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Deseret News
Billionaires Bloomberg and Koch argue that free speech on campus is under threateven official sanctions." Another billionaire currently concerned about suppre
Billionaires Bloomberg and Koch argue that free speech on campus is under threat
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
even official sanctions." Another billionaire currently concerned about suppression of differing perspectives is J.K. Rowling, the creator of Harry Potter, who delivered the keynote address at the PEN USA literary awards in New York Monday... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Big Harry Potter event coming to Nottingham!Clitherow is the president of the Quidditch Society, which hosted a tournament
Big Harry Potter event coming to Nottingham!
Nottingham Post / Posted 6 days ago
Clitherow is the president of the Quidditch Society, which hosted a tournament of the wizarding sport, made famous by J.K. Rowling, at Wollaton Hall last year. The 20-year-old, who studies classical civilisation at the university, said: "I'm a big... Read more
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The Advocate
J.K. Rowling Responds to Trump, Anti-LGBT CriticsWhile accepting an award on Monday at the PEN America Literary Gala, J.K. Rowli
J.K. Rowling Responds to Trump, Anti-LGBT Critics
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
While accepting an award on Monday at the PEN America Literary Gala, J.K. Rowling defended Donald Trump's freedom of speech and responded to anti-LGBT critics. The Harry Potter author told the audience that free speech must be protected at all... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cities 'Woefully Unprepared' for Rising Disaster Riskhuge opportunity - to try to make sure the trillions of dollars that will go in
Cities 'Woefully Unprepared' for Rising Disaster Risk
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
huge opportunity - to try to make sure the trillions of dollars that will go into new housing, new infrastructure, the extension of cities... do not increase risk exposure but rather reduce it." - Reporting by Laurie Goering; editing by Megan Rowl... Read more
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express
Madeleine McCann and Ben Needham to feature in new charity singlethat appeals for missing children are seen by as many people as possible. Cele
Madeleine McCann and Ben Needham to feature in new charity single
express / Posted 6 days ago
that appeals for missing children are seen by as many people as possible. Celebrity supporters including Simon Cowell, JK Rowling and Stephen Fry, ensured there were nearly 100,000 retweets of appeals and 19 of the missing children featured in... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Brilliant idea! Where do you come up with yours?be benefitting from that was the brainchild of a bored commuter who took an exp
Brilliant idea! Where do you come up with yours?
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
be benefitting from that was the brainchild of a bored commuter who took an express bus to work. Did you know that J.K. Rowling got her idea for Harry Potter while riding on the train? Of the 1,000 New Yorkers surveyed, 67 percent said that the... Read more
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Daily Star
Song for Maddie McCann: Stars back single sung by missing Brit kids' familieswho have disappeared without a trace Celebrity supporters of song I Hope inclu
Song for Maddie McCann: Stars back single sung by missing Brit kids' families
Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
who have disappeared without a trace Celebrity supporters of song I Hope include X Factor boss Simon Cowell, author JK Rowling, and actor Stephen Fry. Pop stars singing alongside the Missing People Choir include Rick Astley, Chesney Hawkes and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN aid summit urged to invest more in avoiding costly disastersdevelopment work, the experts said, urging the summit to make progress on how t
UN aid summit urged to invest more in avoiding costly disasters
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
development work, the experts said, urging the summit to make progress on how to do that in practice. (Reporting by Megan Rowling; editing by Laurie Goering. Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, that... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
EgyptAir flight with 66 on board lost over Mediterranean | The daily briefingObama started it at a Rutgers University commencement address on Saturday, then
EgyptAir flight with 66 on board lost over Mediterranean | The daily briefing
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
Obama started it at a Rutgers University commencement address on Saturday, then came Harry Potter author JK Rowling. Here writer Andrew Solomon, president of PEN America, continues the theme: we must welcome dissent because if you... Read more
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International Business Times
JK Rowling is right about Trump. Shut down 'offensive' debate and we learn nothing exemplified by those who find Donald Trump so offensive that they immediately r
JK Rowling is right about Trump. Shut down 'offensive' debate and we learn nothing
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
exemplified by those who find Donald Trump so offensive that they immediately reach for the illiberal "ban him" option. JK Rowling is spot on when she says the petition calling for Trump to be barred from visiting the UK, which has hundreds of... Read more
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The Oklahoman
What to do in Oklahoma on May 18, 2016: Hear Ellie Goulding at the Zoo AmphitheatreChenoweth reveals her technique for dealing with rudeness on... Jon Cleary to
What to do in Oklahoma on May 18, 2016: Hear Ellie Goulding at the Zoo Amphitheatre
The Oklahoman / Posted 8 days ago
Chenoweth reveals her technique for dealing with rudeness on... Jon Cleary to open Jazz in June festival in Norman J.K. Rowling Defends Donald Trump's Right To Be 'Offensive And Bigoted' Switchfoot and Relient K announce fall tour, including... Read more
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iol.co.za
JK Rowling lauded by PENJK Rowling honored by PEN for literary and humanitarian work J.K. Rowling's pa
JK Rowling lauded by PEN
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
JK Rowling honored by PEN for literary and humanitarian work J.K. Rowling's passion for free expression is so strong it extends to someone she'd otherwise not care to discuss: Donald Trump. Speaking Monday night before hundreds gathered for PEN... Read more
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