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Daily Mirror
Refugees go on hunger strike in desperate bid for freedomA group of around 100 people living in the tent city on the outskirts of Calais
Refugees go on hunger strike in desperate bid for freedom
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 hours ago
A group of around 100 people living in the tent city on the outskirts of Calais marched towards the town chanting “freedom, freedom”. Around 5,000 are thought to be living in the camp, trying to get into the UK by stowing away in lorries going... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Refugees on desperate march after being told they are not welcomeAfter four days of being forcibly camped outside a train station in central Bud
Refugees on desperate march after being told they are not welcome
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 hours ago
After four days of being forcibly camped outside a train station in central Budapest, hundreds of men and women gathered their families and what few belongings they have to march across Europe. Children clutched dolls and teddy bears as they clung... Read more
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express
Germany gives a helping hand to 'welcome' migrants by building tent cities GERMANY is showing its commitment to desperate migrants by building a tent ci
Germany gives a helping hand to 'welcome' migrants by building tent cities
express / Posted 21 hours ago
GERMANY is showing its commitment to desperate migrants by building a tent city to house some of the 800,000 refugees expected to flood to Germany this year. Germany is... Read more
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The Huffington Post
How To Help Migrants Amid Crisis In EuropeA photo of a drowned boy on a tourist beach in Turkey has awakened the world to
How To Help Migrants Amid Crisis In Europe
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
A photo of a drowned boy on a tourist beach in Turkey has awakened the world to the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, and nonprofits and advocates are urging the world to help. This year alone, an estimated 2,500 refugees and migrants have died... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Memories OF Rats On Okinawa 44 Years AgoLast night Elena made a list of all of the countries that she had visited aroun
Memories OF Rats On Okinawa 44 Years Ago
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Last night Elena made a list of all of the countries that she had visited around the world. Her list came to 22-23 countries. I made a list of all of the countries that I had visited early this morning. It came to 40 countries including Okinawa (now... Read more
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Daily Mail
Germany throws its doors open to the wave of migrants as Merkel urges the rest of Europe to show 'fairness and solidarity' 800,000
Germany throws its doors open to the wave of migrants
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
as Merkel urges the rest of Europe to show 'fairness and solidarity' 800,000 migrants are expected to arrive in Germany by the end of 2015 Tent city constructed in Berlin is expected to house... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Maple Ridge bylaws removes squatters from rural property on 224thPolice and bylaws removed a homeless camp from a rural property on 224th Street
Maple Ridge bylaws removes squatters from rural property on 224th
Maple Ridge News / Posted yesterday
Police and bylaws removed a homeless camp from a rural property on 224th Street Tuesday. That left one of the people staying on the premises wondering where he was supposed to go next? “Are we supposed to head to tent city,” said Joe Madore. He... Read more
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Denver Post
Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for second dayBUDAPEST, Hungary — European railways were ground zero Wednesday in faltering e
Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for second day
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary — European railways were ground zero Wednesday in faltering efforts to contain the continent's burgeoning refugee crisis, with thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest. Hungary played hardball with its... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Community calendar (Sept. 3)Big Band Dance Club Dance: 8-10 p.m. today at Alma d'Arte Charter School, 402 W
Community calendar (Sept. 3)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 2 days ago
Big Band Dance Club Dance: 8-10 p.m. today at Alma d'Arte Charter School, 402 W. Court St. Music by Steppin Up. Admission is $7 members, $9 nonmembers and $5 students with ID. Info: 575-526-6504. Diabetes Classes: Applications are being accepted for... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Budapest train station reopens, but without services to Austria or Germany | Irish Examiner Thursday, September 03, 2015 - 07:48 AM Migrants have flo
Budapest train station reopens, but without services to Austria or Germany
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, September 03, 2015 - 07:48 AM Migrants have flooded into Budapest's... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Migrants pour into Budapest station as police leave Hungarian policemen guard an entrance to the Keleti Railway Station in Budape
Migrants pour into Budapest station as police leave
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Hungarian policemen guard an entrance to the Keleti Railway Station in Budapest (AP) Migrants have flooded into Budapest's main railway station after police left following a two-day stand-off, but... Read more
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Times of Malta
Migrants pour into Budapest station as police leaveMigrants have flooded into Budapest's main railway station after police left fo
Migrants pour into Budapest station as police leave
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Migrants have flooded into Budapest's main railway station after police left following a two-day stand-off, but no trains are running to western Europe, officials said. The migrants outside Keleti station had earlier threatened to walk the 105 miles... Read more
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Times of Malta
Hungary blocks migrants from Budapest railway station for second dayTempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift camp in the heart of
Hungary blocks migrants from Budapest railway station for second day
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift camp in the heart of Budapest as Hungary for a second day blocked migrants from travelling deeper into Europe. The migrants outside the city's Keleti railway station, threatened to walk the... Read more
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The Columbian
Hungary blocks train, angers migrantsBUDAPEST, Hungary — Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift r
Hungary blocks train, angers migrants
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train-ticket-clutching migrants from... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
AP PHOTOS: Chaos and quiet in 24 hours of European migrationIn this Sept. 1, 2015 (18.37gmt/21.37 local) photo Syrian migrants disembark fr
AP PHOTOS: Chaos and quiet in 24 hours of European migration
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
In this Sept. 1, 2015 (18.37gmt/21.37 local) photo Syrian migrants disembark from the catamaran Terra Jet at the Athens' port of Piraeus. About 1,800 refugees arrived from the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos as the country has been overwhelmed... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains againBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makesh
Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains again
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train ticket-clutching migrants... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Wildfire fundraiser shuts down after questions raisedIn the wake of a devastating wildfire season, people from all over the country
Wildfire fundraiser shuts down after questions raised
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
In the wake of a devastating wildfire season, people from all over the country have offered help for firefighters and those who have lost everything, While most peoples hearts are in the right place others may not have the victims as their primary... Read more
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TribLIVE
Hungary stands firm, keeps migrants from trainsBUDAPEST — Tempers flared Wednesday among the thousands trapped in a makeshift
Hungary stands firm, keeps migrants from trains
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
BUDAPEST — Tempers flared Wednesday among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train ticket-clutching migrants from traveling... Read more
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Japan Today
Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd day ‹ Japan TodayTempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the h
Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd day ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train ticket-clutching migrants from traveling deeper into... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
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Chaos and quiet in 24 hours of European migration
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
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Houston Chronicle
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Chaos and quiet in 24 hours of European migration
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
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Boise Weekly
Welcome to Cooper Court, Boise's Growing Tent City of HomelessIt's a city within a city. Tucked off of Boise's Americana Boulevard is a windi
Welcome to Cooper Court, Boise's Growing Tent City of Homeless
Boise Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
It's a city within a city. Tucked off of Boise's Americana Boulevard is a winding avenue of tents, tarps, lean-to's and what some even call their "condos." Welcome to Cooper Court—a tent city full of dozens of Boise's homeless men and women. The... Read more
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Boise Weekly
School's In SessionMine has been a plague house for the past 10 days or so. After a summer of most
School's In Session
Boise Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Mine has been a plague house for the past 10 days or so. After a summer of mostly good health, my children went back to daycare and promptly caught some kind of super-powered cold/flu bug, which every bit as promptly spread to my wife and me. As I... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Crisis threatens passport-free travel within EUGerman leader says days of open borders may be numbered German Chancellor Ange
Crisis threatens passport-free travel within EU
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
German leader says days of open borders may be numbered German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo / AP The European Union could be forced to bring back border controls because of the migrant crisis, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel. She said the... Read more
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MLive.com
Housing of 'tent city' homeless group sparks awareness effort in DetroitDETROIT, MI -- When the city was preparing for the auto show last year, officia
Housing of 'tent city' homeless group sparks awareness effort in Detroit
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
DETROIT, MI -- When the city was preparing for the auto show last year, officials took notice of a large group of homeless people who were spending winter in a cluster of tents near Downtown Detroit. The attention and funding that resulted allowed... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Kakaako homeless react to notice of city enforcement starting Sept. 8On Monday, August 31, officials will start posting signs warning the homeless w
Kakaako homeless react to notice of city enforcement starting Sept. 8
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
On Monday, August 31, officials will start posting signs warning the homeless who are living on the outer edges of the Kaka'ako homeless encampment that city enforcement to clear them from the sidewalks will begin September 8. Once the notification... Read more
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CNN
How you can help in the migrant crisisAtlanta (CNN)A new report from the UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, sa
How you can help in the migrant crisis
CNN / Posted 7 days ago
Atlanta (CNN)A new report from the UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, says that more than 2,500 migrants and refugees have died or gone missing this year while crossing the Mediterranean Sea, seeking a new life. Although nearly 300,000... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Missions of MercyOne of the many tent villages that Carolyn Tiemstra and her student outreach te
Missions of Mercy
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
One of the many tent villages that Carolyn Tiemstra and her student outreach team visited in Lebanon. Propelled by her remarkable Christian faith, Carolyn Tiemstra has visited 42 different countries on her mission to relieve the suffering of the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
New Chick-fil-A restaurant to open in LaurensThe store, owned by franchisee Marshall Davis III, is at 917 E. Main St. It has
New Chick-fil-A restaurant to open in Laurens
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
The store, owned by franchisee Marshall Davis III, is at 917 E. Main St. It has created 80 jobs, according to the company. Per usual for store openings, the Atlanta-based fast-food chain will host a “First 100” celebration at the store. The events... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
BikeMaine expected to draw 350 cyclists for weeklong ride“What we’re trying to do is develop bicycle tourism in the state and to economi
BikeMaine expected to draw 350 cyclists for weeklong ride
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
“What we’re trying to do is develop bicycle tourism in the state and to economically impact small communities that don’t usually get that tourism,” BikeMaine Ride Director Kim Anderson True said. “We’re trying to educate communities about how to... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
More boots on the ground at Okanogan ComplexThe Okanogan Complex Fire has grown to nearly 260,000 acres, eclipsing last yea
More boots on the ground at Okanogan Complex
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
The Okanogan Complex Fire has grown to nearly 260,000 acres, eclipsing last year's Carlton Complex by 4,000 acres, becoming the largest wildfire in state history in the process. As of Tuesday evening the fire is 15-percent contained but shows no... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Dozens of needles found at onceThe week was only a day old and already Jesse Stretch had made a significant ha
Dozens of needles found at once
Maple Ridge News / Posted 10 days ago
The week was only a day old and already Jesse Stretch had made a significant haul. Stretch has taken it upon himself to pick up used drug needles from around Maple Ridge, and armed with gloves, steel-toed boots and a grabbing tool, he makes regular... Read more
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Orange County Register
Generations of stories: Artifacts, photos and a tattered map piece together history of the Vietnamese who settled hereSANTAANA – It is just an old hand-drawn map. But it helped one man save 80 ref
Generations of stories: Artifacts, photos and a tattered map piece together history of the Vietnamese who settled here
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
SANTAANA – It is just an old hand-drawn map. But it helped one man save 80 refugees in a boat lost at sea. That man had to fend off pirates, change course from Malaysia to Thailand, and navigate by stars after his compass was stolen. “That’s my... Read more
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The Washington Times
New Jungle refugees in Calais, France establish community, dream of entering BritainCALAIS, France — The famed white cliffs of Dover are a tempting destination for
New Jungle refugees in Calais, France establish community, dream of entering Britain
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
CALAIS, France — The famed white cliffs of Dover are a tempting destination for residents of a tent city that is at the center of the refugee crisis on the English Channel. “Do you think they will let us cross soon?” asked Solomon, a 20-something... Read more
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Canberra Times
Apple iPhone 6 goes on saleThis concludes our live coverage of the iPhone 6 launch events. Be sure to hea
Apple iPhone 6 goes on sale
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
This concludes our live coverage of the iPhone 6 launch events. Be sure to head to our mobile page for the latest hands-on impressions, comment and reviews of the new devices. 11.30 It appears Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts, the former head of... Read more
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The Age
Apple iPhone 6 goes on saleThis concludes our live coverage of the iPhone 6 launch events. Be sure to hea
Apple iPhone 6 goes on sale
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
This concludes our live coverage of the iPhone 6 launch events. Be sure to head to our mobile page for the latest hands-on impressions, comment and reviews of the new devices. 11.30 It appears Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts, the former head of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Apple iPhone 6 goes on saleThis concludes our live coverage of the iPhone 6 launch events. Be sure to hea
Apple iPhone 6 goes on sale
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
This concludes our live coverage of the iPhone 6 launch events. Be sure to head to our mobile page for the latest hands-on impressions, comment and reviews of the new devices. 11.30 It appears Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts, the former head of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Cheers greet former prosecutor Jeff Ashton at Orlando library as he discusses Casey Anthony bookRarely has losing a big legal case been such a good career move. Jeff Ashton,
Cheers greet former prosecutor Jeff Ashton at Orlando library as he discusses Casey Anthony book
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
Rarely has losing a big legal case been such a good career move. Jeff Ashton, the former prosecutor turned author, has become a celebrity in the wake of the Casey Anthony murder trial. On Monday night, a standing-room crowd of more than 300 fans... Read more
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Business Insider
Here is what it is like to be an inmate fighting wildfires in CaliforniaThe inmates live outside the prisons in "conservation camps" with fellow inmate
Here is what it is like to be an inmate fighting wildfires in California
Business Insider / Posted 12 days ago
The inmates live outside the prisons in "conservation camps" with fellow inmates in the program, all of whom are nonviolent offenders. They receive 64 hours of training before being put to work for $1 an hour. The inmates “are not the ones up in the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Conservative Radio Host Is Totally Cool With Bringing Back Slavery"Put up a sign that says at the end of 60 days, if you are not here with our pe
Conservative Radio Host Is Totally Cool With Bringing Back Slavery
The Huffington Post / Posted 16 days ago
"Put up a sign that says at the end of 60 days, if you are not here with our permission, can't prove your legal status, you become property of the state," Jan Mickelson said during his show on Monday. "And then we start to extort or exploit or... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Ocean Springs leaders, AT&T officials commemorate resilience after KatrinaOn Wednesday, Ocean Springs community leaders joined AT&T officials to commemor
Ocean Springs leaders, AT&T officials commemorate resilience after Katrina
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 16 days ago
On Wednesday, Ocean Springs community leaders joined AT&T officials to commemorate the devastating storm that was Hurricane Katrina. The event paid tribute to the resilience and collaborative spirit of the Ocean Springs community and those working at... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Thousands attend plowing matchMatt Massey has been plowing for longer than he can remember, and has no plans
Thousands attend plowing match
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 16 days ago
Matt Massey has been plowing for longer than he can remember, and has no plans to slow down. “There are pictures taken of me on a tractor that I don’t remember,” he said. The 19-year-old is one of the thousands who travelled to the Hastings County... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
City ready for Kakaako homeless enforcement, but on standby for stateThe same day Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said the city was ready to start movi
City ready for Kakaako homeless enforcement, but on standby for state
Hawaii News Now / Posted 16 days ago
The same day Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said the city was ready to start moving homeless people out of Kaka'ako, Governor David Ige said officials should hit the brakes on relocation until they had a clearer plan. Now, Honolulu City Managing... Read more
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ESPN
Adrian Peterson is Living in His Own WorldDURING THE HARDEST year of his life, in anticipation of the day he had been dre
Adrian Peterson is Living in His Own World
ESPN / Posted 16 days ago
DURING THE HARDEST year of his life, in anticipation of the day he had been dreading most of all, Adrian Peterson decided to throw himself a party. He made a list of about 320 friends and family members. He sent out invitations with an embossed... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Migrants view cash-strapped Greece as stopover to EuropeKOS, GREECE (CNN) - Greece is struggling with its migrant crisis. On the small
Migrants view cash-strapped Greece as stopover to Europe
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 18 days ago
KOS, GREECE (CNN) - Greece is struggling with its migrant crisis. On the small island of Kos, those who survive the dangerous Mediterranean Sea journey often times end up camping outside. But the migrants say after what they've been though, they're... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Residents to weigh in on proposed homeless camp in Seattle’s...Residents in Seattle’s Interbay neighborhood will get a chance Monday evening t
Residents to weigh in on proposed homeless camp in Seattle’s...
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 18 days ago
Residents in Seattle’s Interbay neighborhood will get a chance Monday evening to weigh in on a plan to build a camp for the homeless. The city is looking at several spots, including the Interbay location on 17th Avenue West. Residents will find out... Read more
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Independent
Erawan Shrine: The Hindu shrine and tourist hotspot and in the heart of BangkokThe exact number of people killed in the explosion is still unknown, but the de
Erawan Shrine: The Hindu shrine and tourist hotspot and in the heart of Bangkok
Independent / Posted 18 days ago
The exact number of people killed in the explosion is still unknown, but the death toll currently stands at around 27. The explosion is likely to send shockwaves across the country, partly due to its proximity to the famous shrine. Both the shrine... Read more
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Independent
Bangkok explosion: What is the Erawan Shrine, and why is it significant?The exact number of people killed in the explosion is still unknown, but the de
Bangkok explosion: What is the Erawan Shrine, and why is it significant?
Independent / Posted 18 days ago
The exact number of people killed in the explosion is still unknown, but the death toll currently stands at around 27. The horrific explosion is likely to send shockwaves across the country, partly due to its proximity to the famous shrine. Both the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Decatur hospitals stand ready against tornadoesThe windows are large, patients can’t move themselves, elevators aren’t an opti
Decatur hospitals stand ready against tornadoes
SaukValley.com / Posted 19 days ago
The windows are large, patients can’t move themselves, elevators aren’t an option for those on top floors, and visitors don’t know where to go. During tornado season, Decatur’s two hospitals are especially at risk when storms hit the area, so staff... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Afghan migrants camping in Athens park resettled | Irish Examiner Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 09:31 PM Greek authorities have
Afghan migrants camping in Athens park resettled
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
| Irish Examiner Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 09:31 PM Greek authorities have started resettling migrants living in tents in a park in Athens. Fire... Read more
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