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ESPN Cricinfo
Bulawayo bustling as Test cricket returnsin 2011. So long ago that we were warned that we would face the land that time
Bulawayo bustling as Test cricket returns
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 6 hours ago
in 2011. So long ago that we were warned that we would face the land that time forgot. Frankly, I couldn't wait. Like any second city, Bulawayo has had to endure its fair share of shadow-occupancy to its bigger brother Harare, and it's smaller but... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Praying For A Laughthe shul, and upon hearing the joke, I was reminded of a concert that I had att
Praying For A Laugh
The Jewish Week / Posted 7 hours ago
the shul, and upon hearing the joke, I was reminded of a concert that I had attended two nights earlier, in which the Second City comedy troupe, led by Colin Mochrie of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” fame, appeared with the Toronto Symphony... Read more
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Variety
Layer3 TV to Launch in Chicago Soon, Backed by Altice and John Paulsonbut confirmed plans to launch in Chicago soon. “After an oversubscribed trial r
Layer3 TV to Launch in Chicago Soon, Backed by Altice and John Paulson
Variety / Posted 7 hours ago
but confirmed plans to launch in Chicago soon. “After an oversubscribed trial run in Texas, we look forward to making the Second City first in cable,” he said. Layer3 TV wants to compete with traditional cable companies by offering consumers a... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iraq's Yazidis living in fear on Mount Sinjarcapital of Erbil, the KRG's head of foreign relations Falah Mustafah said the r
Iraq's Yazidis living in fear on Mount Sinjar
Aljazeera / Posted 16 hours ago
capital of Erbil, the KRG's head of foreign relations Falah Mustafah said the repeatedly delayed offensive to retake Iraq's second city of Mosul from ISIL has held up progress outside Sinjar too. "There were areas that President Brazani and the... Read more
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Slate
Slate and the Second City Team Up for a Live Political Comedy ShowUnelectable You, coming to a city near you between now and Election Day! Last
Slate and the Second City Team Up for a Live Political Comedy Show
Slate / Posted yesterday
Unelectable You, coming to a city near you between now and Election Day! Last fall the legendary Chicago comedy theater the Second City called Slate with a surprising question: What... Read more
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Daily Mirror
SAS combat 'major terror attack' in top secret training exerciseMore It is believed the evening was a far-reaching dress rehearsal for a possi
SAS combat 'major terror attack' in top secret training exercise
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
More It is believed the evening was a far-reaching dress rehearsal for a possible terror attack in Britain's second city, although details were being kept under wraps. One Army insider told The Mercury: “These exercises are not... Read more
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AdWeek
20 Content Creators Who Are Setting the Bar for Creativity in 2016ever watched one of BuzzFeed's many viral videos, chances are you've seen Bruns
20 Content Creators Who Are Setting the Bar for Creativity in 2016
AdWeek / Posted yesterday
ever watched one of BuzzFeed's many viral videos, chances are you've seen Brunson. With a comedic background from The Second City, Chicago, she is among the media company's top talents in consistently cranking out provoking and entertaining... Read more
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Rappler
Damascus rocketed after air raids hit Aleppo hospitalsbecoming increasingly scarce. The hospitals and a blood bank that was also hit
Damascus rocketed after air raids hit Aleppo hospitals
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
becoming increasingly scarce. The hospitals and a blood bank that was also hit are in the Al-Shaar neighborhood of Syria's second city, said the Independent Doctor's Association, a group that supports clinics in Aleppo. It said a two-day-old baby... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Rugby players prop up business with express hatchfor the future as you can’t play at that level forever.” Employing 12 staff th
Rugby players prop up business with express hatch
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
for the future as you can’t play at that level forever.” Employing 12 staff the dynamic sports stars are also eyeing a second city centre site. Jon added: “We are after a second site but it needs to have character. “At the moment we are in... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Laughing all the way to Barriesaid of his marriage. “Probably the best thing I ever did in my life was marry
Laughing all the way to Barrie
Barrie Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
said of his marriage. “Probably the best thing I ever did in my life was marry this woman.” The two met through comedy, at Second City, although it was a bit of a circuitous route. Their One-Couple Show is about the both of them, their story, and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Air raids hit four hospitals in Syria's Aleppoareas. The bombardment since Saturday has worsened the plight of residents of
Air raids hit four hospitals in Syria's Aleppo
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
areas. The bombardment since Saturday has worsened the plight of residents of besieged eastern neighbourhoods of Syria's second city, where food and medical supplies are becoming increasingly scarce. The hospitals, as well as a blood bank that... Read more
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The China Post
Air raids hit four hospitals in Syria's Aleppoareas. The bombardment since Saturday has worsened the plight of residents of
Air raids hit four hospitals in Syria's Aleppo
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
areas. The bombardment since Saturday has worsened the plight of residents of besieged eastern neighborhoods of Syria's second city, where food and medical supplies are becoming increasingly scarce. The hospitals, as well as a blood bank that... Read more
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Rappler
Air raids hit 4 hospitals in Syria's Aleppobombardment since Saturday, July 23, has worsened the plight of residents of be
Air raids hit 4 hospitals in Syria's Aleppo
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
bombardment since Saturday, July 23, has worsened the plight of residents of besieged eastern neighborhoods of Syria's second city, where food and medical supplies are becoming increasingly scarce. The hospitals, as well as a blood bank that... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Air raids hit 4 hospitals in Syria's Aleppoareas. The bombardment since Saturday has worsened the plight of residents of
Air raids hit 4 hospitals in Syria's Aleppo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
areas. The bombardment since Saturday has worsened the plight of residents of besieged eastern neighbourhoods of Syria's second city, where food and medical supplies are becoming increasingly scarce. The hospitals, as well as a blood bank that... Read more
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News.com.au
The age-old question: Home and Away or Neighbours?made the leap from Aussie soaps to Hollywood big time. MANY great American the
The age-old question: Home and Away or Neighbours?
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
made the leap from Aussie soaps to Hollywood big time. MANY great American theatre institutions – from Carnegie Mellon to Second City – are touted as the one true training ground for future Hollywood legends, but here in Australia we know better:... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The Second City of tech? Now that would be a worthwhile goaltop five, we need more entrepreneurs and more technologists—and, yes, more cash
The Second City of tech? Now that would be a worthwhile goal
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
top five, we need more entrepreneurs and more technologists—and, yes, more cash. Because, when it comes to tech, being the Second City wouldn't be a put-down. Consider it a stretch goal. WRITE US: Crain's welcomes responses from readers. Letters... Read more
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CBC.ca
Can we take a joke? Many comedians say nocorrectness is not the enemy of comedy. (evancarter.com) Still, Carter, who te
Can we take a joke? Many comedians say no
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
correctness is not the enemy of comedy. (evancarter.com) Still, Carter, who teaches a course in stand-up comedy at Second City, doesn't think political correctness is the enemy of comedy: "I think what's the enemy of comedy is lazy... Read more
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Daily Mail
Manchester United move is proof of Paul Pogba's superstar statuswas just two-and-a-half but he continued to live close by. He had left a job a
Manchester United move is proof of Paul Pogba's superstar status
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
was just two-and-a-half but he continued to live close by. He had left a job as a telecommunications engineer in Guinea's second city N'Zerekore and moved to France in the 1960s to settle in this south-eastern suburb of Paris, where he worked as a... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Lake Worth officially embraces Muslim community with resolutionin him. You can be both. That pride was evident at last week’s City Commission
Lake Worth officially embraces Muslim community with resolution
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
in him. You can be both. That pride was evident at last week’s City Commission meeting when Lake Worth became only the second city in the country — Seattle is the other — to pass a resolution supporting the Muslim community. “ISIS or Al-Qaeda... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
2nd Worker at Texas Wastewater Treatment Plant Dies from Toxic GasThe second City of Wichita Falls employee injured during the River Road Wastewa
2nd Worker at Texas Wastewater Treatment Plant Dies from Toxic Gas
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
The second City of Wichita Falls employee injured during the River Road Wastewater Treatment plant gas incident has died. The City's Public Information Office sent the following press release: July 22, 2016 2nd Injured River Road Wastewater... Read more
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The Local
Alicia Vikander scoops lead role in new Tomb Raiderof Tomb Raider she won't have to look far for a chat: Norway’s Roar Uthaug has
Alicia Vikander scoops lead role in new Tomb Raider
The Local / Posted 4 days ago
of Tomb Raider she won't have to look far for a chat: Norway’s Roar Uthaug has been lined up to direct. Born in Sweden's second city of Gothenburg in 1988, Vikander initially dreamed of becoming a ballerina, studying at the Royal Swedish Ballet... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Bill Cardille, longtime area television icon, dies at 87spawned an ultimate imitator when Pittsburgh native Joe Flaherty played his "Mo
Bill Cardille, longtime area television icon, dies at 87
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
spawned an ultimate imitator when Pittsburgh native Joe Flaherty played his "Monster Chiller Horror Theater" sketches on Second City TV's popular 1970s comedy show. "Chiller Theater" aired from Sept. 14, 1963, to Jan. 1, 1984. Celebrities who... Read more
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The Manila Times
Anti-IS coalition meets with Mosul in its sightsinroads in recent months into territory once controlled by IS group fighters.
Anti-IS coalition meets with Mosul in its sights
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
inroads in recent months into territory once controlled by IS group fighters. But the daunting target of Mosul, Iraq’s second city that is home to 2 million people, will be the campaign’s center of gravity in the weeks and months to come. “I... Read more
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dna
'Imminent threat' against Americans in Saudi's Jeddahthe country." Earlier in July there were three bomb attacks in Saudi Arabia in
'Imminent threat' against Americans in Saudi's Jeddah
dna / Posted 4 days ago
the country." Earlier in July there were three bomb attacks in Saudi Arabia including one in Jeddah, the kingdom's second city and major Red Sea port, and which CIA director John Brennan said bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State (ISIS)... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Season Tickets Sales Increase last year. Rowett has led Blues to two consecutive tenth placed finishes and w
Season Tickets Sales Increase
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 4 days ago
last year. Rowett has led Blues to two consecutive tenth placed finishes and with a bit of investment in the squad and two second city derbies to look forward to, Blues fans seem to be looking forward to the forthcoming season. For the first time... Read more
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Business Standard India
'Imminent threat' against Americans in Saudi's Jeddahthe country." Earlier this month there were three bomb attacks in Saudi Arabia
'Imminent threat' against Americans in Saudi's Jeddah
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
the country." Earlier this month there were three bomb attacks in Saudi Arabia including one in Jeddah, the kingdom's second city and major Red Sea port, and which Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director John Brennan said bore the hallmarks... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Greenville Police launch new program 'Cops and Barbers'cultural hub for people to come and have real conversations about life. This p
Greenville Police launch new program 'Cops and Barbers'
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
cultural hub for people to come and have real conversations about life. This program has been nationally recognized and has been successful in Charlotte. Greenville will be the second city ever to incorporate this program into its police departm... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US warns of 'imminent threat' against Americans in Saudi's Jeddahthe country." Earlier this month there were three bomb attacks in Saudi Arabia
US warns of 'imminent threat' against Americans in Saudi's Jeddah
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
the country." Earlier this month there were three bomb attacks in Saudi Arabia including one in Jeddah, the kingdom's second city and major Red Sea port, and which CIA director John Brennan said bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State... Read more
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Daily Herald
Theater events: Steppenwolf's 'Byhalia' explores race, classopen mic, part performance showcase and part conversation, the event is free. S
Theater events: Steppenwolf's 'Byhalia' explores race, class
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
open mic, part performance showcase and part conversation, the event is free. See waltzingmechanics.org. • Slate and The Second City present the national tour of "Unelectable You," a sketch comedy show inspired by the political season. The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Colbert for the win: The best late-night comedy from the RNC, Night 1night of the convention. And faced with the challenge and opportunity of being
Colbert for the win: The best late-night comedy from the RNC, Night 1
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
night of the convention. And faced with the challenge and opportunity of being in the moment and topical, the one-time "Second City" improv star was fantastic. More on “The Late Show” in a moment. Trevor Noah is reaching for something special,... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Regional TV pioneer, "Chilly" Bill Cardille dies at age 87spawned an ultimate imitator when Pittsburgh native Joe Flaherty played his "Mo
Regional TV pioneer, "Chilly" Bill Cardille dies at age 87
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
spawned an ultimate imitator when Pittsburgh native Joe Flaherty played his "Monster Chiller Horror Theater" sketches on Second City TV's popular 1970s comedy show. "Chiller Theater" aired from Sept. 14, 1963, to Jan. 1, 1984. Celebrities who... Read more
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Reuters
Trusted allies: why Putin won't fire sports minister over doping scandala touch of success and glamor. In the early 1990s Putin worked as a deputy may
Trusted allies: why Putin won't fire sports minister over doping scandal
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
a touch of success and glamor. In the early 1990s Putin worked as a deputy mayor in his native St Petersburg, Russia's second city. Mutko was another deputy mayor, responsible for social spending. Another colleague from the mayor's office said... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Trusted allies: why Putin won't fire sports minister over doping scandala touch of success and glamor. In the early 1990s Putin worked as a deputy may
Trusted allies: why Putin won't fire sports minister over doping scandal
Reuters Sports News / Posted 5 days ago
a touch of success and glamor. In the early 1990s Putin worked as a deputy mayor in his native St Petersburg, Russia's second city. Mutko was another deputy mayor, responsible for social spending. Another colleague from the mayor's office said... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Trusted allies - why Putin won't fire sports minister over doping scandala touch of success and glamour. In the early 1990s Putin worked as a deputy ma
Trusted allies - why Putin won't fire sports minister over doping scandal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
a touch of success and glamour. In the early 1990s Putin worked as a deputy mayor in his native St Petersburg, Russia's second city. Mutko was another deputy mayor, responsible for social spending. Another colleague from the mayor's office said... Read more
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Reuters
Trusted allies: why Putin won't fire sports minister over doping scandala touch of success and glamor. In the early 1990s Putin worked as a deputy may
Trusted allies: why Putin won't fire sports minister over doping scandal
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
a touch of success and glamor. In the early 1990s Putin worked as a deputy mayor in his native St Petersburg, Russia's second city. Mutko was another deputy mayor, responsible for social spending. Another colleague from the mayor's office said... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Alan Bleasdale's first TV work from 1975 is to be released by the BBCby EastEnders actor David Warwick). The 30-minute single drama was first broad
Alan Bleasdale's first TV work from 1975 is to be released by the BBC
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
by EastEnders actor David Warwick). The 30-minute single drama was first broadcast on BBC Two in March 1975 as part of the Second City Firsts strand for writers who were new to television. A school teacher in his native Liverpool at the time, he... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
BBC to release rare television work of Liverpool writer Alan Bleasdaleby EastEnders actor David Warwick). The 30-minute single drama was first broad
BBC to release rare television work of Liverpool writer Alan Bleasdale
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 days ago
by EastEnders actor David Warwick). The 30-minute single drama was first broadcast on BBC Two in March 1975 as part of the Second City Firsts strand for writers who were new to television. Bleasdale, who was a school teacher in his native... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Bomb kills four policemen in Yemen's AdenAden – A bomb killed four policemen on Wednesday in Yemen's second city Aden, w
Bomb kills four policemen in Yemen's Aden
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Aden – A bomb killed four policemen on Wednesday in Yemen's second city Aden, where jihadists have repeatedly targeted security forces, a security official said. Another six officers were wounded in the blast in the southern port city where the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
21 reasons why Colombia should be your next holiday destinationa passer-by, as I walked through Medellin recently. “Thanks for coming.” Such g
21 reasons why Colombia should be your next holiday destination
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
a passer-by, as I walked through Medellin recently. “Thanks for coming.” Such greetings are not uncommon in Colombia’s second city, which until recently was ground zero in the war on drugs. The memories linger, but Medellin is a city reborn:... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Birbiglia gives improv its first close-up on the big screenof long-form improvisation comedy, as passed down from guru Del Close. It's tau
Birbiglia gives improv its first close-up on the big screen
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
of long-form improvisation comedy, as passed down from guru Del Close. It's taught in improv hubs like the UCB Theatre, Second City and the Groundlings, not to mention more than a hundred other theaters that have sprung up nationwide in the last... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Cash crunch hits mass weddings in northern Nigeriastate governor's office in Kano, northern Nigeria on December 19, 2013 after ta
Cash crunch hits mass weddings in northern Nigeria
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
state governor's office in Kano, northern Nigeria on December 19, 2013 after taking part in a mass wedding in Nigeria's second city More than 10,000 women have registered for the state-sponsored programme in Kano, said Abba Sufi,... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
July 21: Chicago Cannon in Santa RosaBorn in Chicago on Valentine’s Day in 1968, guitarist and songwriter Toronzo Ca
July 21: Chicago Cannon in Santa Rosa
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 6 days ago
Born in Chicago on Valentine’s Day in 1968, guitarist and songwriter Toronzo Cannon has recently taken a place among other Second City bluesmen like Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. On his latest album, The Chicago Way, Cannon bears his soul and blazes... Read more
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Gulf News
Bomb kills four policemen in Yemen’s AdenABDULJABBAR BAJUBAIR By: Saeed Al Batati, Correspondent Al Mukalla: A bomb ki
Bomb kills four policemen in Yemen’s Aden
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
ABDULJABBAR BAJUBAIR By: Saeed Al Batati, Correspondent Al Mukalla: A bomb killed four policemen on Wednesday in Yemen’s second city Aden, where militants have repeatedly targeted security forces, a security official said.Another six officers... Read more
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Reuters
German foreign minister urges more ties between police, spy agenciespeople to liberated areas, and mine clearance. Some 10 million euros are earmar
German foreign minister urges more ties between police, spy agencies
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
people to liberated areas, and mine clearance. Some 10 million euros are earmarked for humanitarian aid for Mosul, Iraq's second city, captured by Islamic State two years ago. "When the city of Mosul is freed from Islamic State, we will face... Read more
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asianage
Video: US backed ‘moderate rebels’ behead 10-old for 'spying'A video circulated on social media depicts rebel fighters beheading a boy after
Video: US backed ‘moderate rebels’ behead 10-old for 'spying'
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
A video circulated on social media depicts rebel fighters beheading a boy after capturing him north of Syria's second city Aleppo, a monitor said. The video, circulated on social media yesterday, shows the boy laying in the back of a... Read more
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asianage
Video US backed �moderate rebels' behead 10-old for 'spying'A video circulated on social media depicts rebel fighters beheading a boy after
Video US backed �moderate rebels' behead 10-old for 'spying'
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
A video circulated on social media depicts rebel fighters beheading a boy after capturing him north of Syria's second city Aleppo, a monitor said. The video, circulated on social media yesterday, shows the boy laying in the back of a... Read more
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Business Standard India
Film shows Syria rebels beheading boy: monitorA video circulated on social media depicts rebel fighters beheading a boy after
Film shows Syria rebels beheading boy: monitor
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
A video circulated on social media depicts rebel fighters beheading a boy after capturing him north of Syria's second city Aleppo, a monitor said. The video, circulated on social media on Tuesday, shows the boy laying in the back of a truck when a... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Video shared on social media shows Syria rebels beheading boy: MonitorA video circulated on social media depicts rebel fighters beheading a boy after
Video shared on social media shows Syria rebels beheading boy: Monitor
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
A video circulated on social media depicts rebel fighters beheading a boy after capturing him north of Syria’s second city Aleppo, a monitor said. The video, circulated on social media on Tuesday, shows the boy laying in the back of a truck when a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Wastwater' plumbs depths of human despairNick Horst and C. Richard Costes — are no slouches either. I just saw Boyd in "
'Wastwater' plumbs depths of human despair
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Nick Horst and C. Richard Costes — are no slouches either. I just saw Boyd in "#Date Me: An OKCupid Experiment" at The Second City. Clearly, he felt a need to try something about as far removed from Second City as humanly possible. That he has... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Watch Keegan-Michael Key don Chicago accent to imitate Hillary Clinton"Saturday Night Live" producers may want to give Keegan-Michael Key a call for
Watch Keegan-Michael Key don Chicago accent to imitate Hillary Clinton
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
"Saturday Night Live" producers may want to give Keegan-Michael Key a call for election season. The Second City alumnus returned to his Chicago roots as he imitated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama on... Read more
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