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Japan Today
Robbie plays thoroughly modern 'Jane' in new Tarzan film ‹ Japan Todayis due out in September. “George is a pretty fascinating guy,” said the 67-yea
Robbie plays thoroughly modern 'Jane' in new Tarzan film ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 7 minutes ago
is due out in September. “George is a pretty fascinating guy,” said the 67-year-old Hollywood veteran. “He fought in the civil war, underage, and had this darkness about him that took him to the Mexican-American War where he joined the... Read more
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Raw Story
This white lady from Glenn Beck’s TV channel is mad as hell about the ‘very black’ BET Awardsyeah, we do have a record of critique of your oppression,” she ranted. “You kno
This white lady from Glenn Beck’s TV channel is mad as hell about the ‘very black’ BET Awards
Raw Story / Posted an hour ago
yeah, we do have a record of critique of your oppression,” she ranted. “You know how many of our ancestors fought in the Civil War to free your ancestors? Bloodiest war in the United States history was over what was right and it was largely... Read more
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FOX News
Istanbul terror: Turkey’s president pays the price for trying to befriend fanaticsRalph Peters is a retired U.S. Army officer and former enlisted man. He is the
Istanbul terror: Turkey’s president pays the price for trying to befriend fanatics
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
Ralph Peters is a retired U.S. Army officer and former enlisted man. He is the author of prize-winning fiction and non-fiction books on the Civil War and the military. His latest is "The Damned of Petersburg: A Novel" (Forge Books, June 28,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man eats 153-old Civil War military rationand were incredibly hard to chew. In his memoir entitled Hardtack and Coffee,
Man eats 153-old Civil War military ration
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
and were incredibly hard to chew. In his memoir entitled Hardtack and Coffee, John Billings, a Union solider during the Civil War, detailed the struggles soldiers faced while trying to consume them. First, he notes that while the rations... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Instead of lemonade, Michigan boy sells history lessons at his standlemonade. For 25 cents the Michigan native is teaching his customers about som
Instead of lemonade, Michigan boy sells history lessons at his stand
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 3 hours ago
lemonade. For 25 cents the Michigan native is teaching his customers about some of his favorite historical topics, such as the Civil War and American presidents. Gabe has loved history since he was 3 years old, with many of his family members... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Review: In 'Tarzan,' a questionable return to the jungleDonald Trump. He's coaxed back to Africa by George Washington Williams (Samuel
Review: In 'Tarzan,' a questionable return to the jungle
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 4 hours ago
Donald Trump. He's coaxed back to Africa by George Washington Williams (Samuel L. Jackson), an American and veteran of the Civil War who seeks to uncover what he believes is Belgium's introduction of slavery to the Congo. The character, loosely... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
41 killed in suicide attack at Istanbul airportbombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grap
41 killed in suicide attack at Istanbul airport
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 4 hours ago
bombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grapples with a spillover from the civil war raging in neighboring Syria. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack at Turkey's largest... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jeremy Corbyn is prepared to take the Labour Party down with himKinnock, in urging a stubborn Corbyn to quit. Corbyn boasting he’s going nowhe
Jeremy Corbyn is prepared to take the Labour Party down with him
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 hours ago
Kinnock, in urging a stubborn Corbyn to quit. Corbyn boasting he’s going nowhere sums up the direction of the party until the civil war is resolved decisively one way or the other. Read More The timing couldn’t be worse when it deflects public... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
'Iron Cross of Honor' donated to Lee Homerequested by and presented to a UDC member to commemorate an ancestor who serve
'Iron Cross of Honor' donated to Lee Home
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 5 hours ago
requested by and presented to a UDC member to commemorate an ancestor who served honorably for the confederate army during the Civil War. "It's a way ladies of confederate veterans honor their ancestors," says Shizak. The United Daughters of the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A call for more civics educationparents. Bernadette Crawford, Orange Park CONFEDERATE FLAG Use the right one
A call for more civics education
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 hours ago
parents. Bernadette Crawford, Orange Park CONFEDERATE FLAG Use the right one Was columnist Terry Dickson serious? The Civil War was a “needless war”? There was no need to free enslaved people? And as for the Confederate battle flag, it is... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
41 killed in suicide attack at Istanbul airportbombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grap
41 killed in suicide attack at Istanbul airport
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
bombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grapples with a spillover from the civil war raging in neighboring Syria. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack at Turkey's largest... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Theater, classical music: June 30-July 6of a struggling writer who begins to weave the story of herself, her sisters an
Theater, classical music: June 30-July 6
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
of a struggling writer who begins to weave the story of herself, her sisters and the experience of growing up during the Civil War. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; $20-$40; Grace Theater, 2710 W. Alabama;... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
41 killed in suicide attack at Istanbul airportbombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grap
41 killed in suicide attack at Istanbul airport
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 6 hours ago
bombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grapples with a spillover from the civil war raging in neighboring Syria. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack at Turkey's largest... Read more
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ABC News
Samuel L. Jackson on Playing Historical Figure in 'The Legend of Tarzan'real-life George Washington Williams, whom he called a “really interesting man”
Samuel L. Jackson on Playing Historical Figure in 'The Legend of Tarzan'
ABC News / Posted 6 hours ago
real-life George Washington Williams, whom he called a “really interesting man” of historical significance. “He fought in the Civil War. He lied about his age so he could get in the army and fought in the Civil War,” Jackson, 67, explained on... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
41 killed in suicide attack at Istanbul airportbombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grap
41 killed in suicide attack at Istanbul airport
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 hours ago
bombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grapples with a spillover from the civil war raging in neighboring Syria. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack at Turkey's largest... Read more
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Naples Daily News
41 killed in suicide attack at Istanbul airportbombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grap
41 killed in suicide attack at Istanbul airport
Naples Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
bombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grapples with a spillover from the civil war raging in neighboring Syria. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack at Turkey's largest... Read more
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Boston Herald
Aside from 'Hamilton,' Revolutionary era inspires little artas the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. T
Aside from 'Hamilton,' Revolutionary era inspires little art
Boston Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
as the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. The competition is remarkably thin. While the Civil War, World War II and the Vietnam War have inspired acclaimed movies, plays, poems and novels, from Stephen Crane's... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Rebecca Onion: What gun control supporters could learn from abolitioniststo pass effective gun control laws, I've been thinking about the steep odds abo
Rebecca Onion: What gun control supporters could learn from abolitionists
Dallas Morning News / Posted 6 hours ago
to pass effective gun control laws, I've been thinking about the steep odds abolitionists faced in the years before the Civil War ended slavery. That social movement wrestled with entrenched public opinion and powerful moneyed interests, and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Victims in Istanbul airport attack reflect city’s international imageseries of attacks and an enormous influx of refugees that have strained the cou
Victims in Istanbul airport attack reflect city’s international image
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 hours ago
series of attacks and an enormous influx of refugees that have strained the country’s resources, vividly illustrates how the civil war in Syria has rippled outward and destabilized neighboring countries. Turkey is grappling with growing domestic... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Aside from 'Hamilton,' Revolutionary era inspires little artMuseum of Art in New York view the painting "Washington Crossing the Delaware"
Aside from 'Hamilton,' Revolutionary era inspires little art
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
Museum of Art in New York view the painting "Washington Crossing the Delaware" by Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze. While the Civil War, World War II and the Vietnam War have inspired acclaimed movies, plays, poems and novels, notable works about... Read more
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ABC News
Samuel L. Jackson on Playing ‘Really Interesting’ Historical Figure in ‘The Legend of Tarzan’real-life George Washington Williams, whom he called a “really interesting man”
Samuel L. Jackson on Playing ‘Really Interesting’ Historical Figure in ‘The Legend of Tarzan’
ABC News / Posted 7 hours ago
real-life George Washington Williams, whom he called a “really interesting man” of historical significance. “He fought in the Civil War. He lied about his age so he could get in the army and fought in the Civil War,” Jackson, 67, explained on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Civil Society Demands Changes in Land Authority Actreason to pass the Land Rights Act that is still languishing at the Legislature
Liberia Civil Society Demands Changes in Land Authority Act
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
reason to pass the Land Rights Act that is still languishing at the Legislature. "We are all aware that since the end of the civil war in 2003, a lot of land issues have been raised, that have caused violence and other forms of confrontation in... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Aside from 'Hamilton,' Revolutionary era inspires little artas the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. T
Aside from 'Hamilton,' Revolutionary era inspires little art
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 7 hours ago
as the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. The competition is remarkably thin. While the Civil War, World War II and the Vietnam War have inspired acclaimed movies, plays, poems and novels, from Stephen Crane's... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Aside from 'Hamilton,' Revolutionary era inspires little artas the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. T
Aside from 'Hamilton,' Revolutionary era inspires little art
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 hours ago
as the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. The competition is remarkably thin. While the Civil War, World War II and the Vietnam War have inspired acclaimed movies, plays, poems and novels, from Stephen Crane's... Read more
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Salon.com
Aside from ‘Hamilton,’ Revolutionary era inspires little artas the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. T
Aside from ‘Hamilton,’ Revolutionary era inspires little art
Salon.com / Posted 7 hours ago
as the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. The competition is remarkably thin. While the Civil War, World War II and the Vietnam War have inspired acclaimed movies, plays, poems and novels, from Stephen Crane’s... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Aside from 'Hamilton,' Revolutionary era inspires little artas the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. T
Aside from 'Hamilton,' Revolutionary era inspires little art
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
as the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. The competition is remarkably thin. While the Civil War, World War II and the Vietnam War have inspired acclaimed movies, plays, poems and novels, from Stephen Crane's... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Aside from 'Hamilton,' Revolutionary era inspires little artas the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. T
Aside from 'Hamilton,' Revolutionary era inspires little art
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 8 hours ago
as the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. The competition is remarkably thin. While the Civil War, World War II and the Vietnam War have inspired acclaimed movies, plays, poems and novels, from Stephen Crane's... Read more
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Dover Post
Delaware was part of an unsuccessful 1852 effort to honor the Founding Fathershoped to break ground on July 4, 1861. But national tensions overcame whatever
Delaware was part of an unsuccessful 1852 effort to honor the Founding Fathers
Dover Post / Posted 8 hours ago
hoped to break ground on July 4, 1861. But national tensions overcame whatever goodwill the delegates had: the beginning of the Civil War only nine months later meant the groundbreaking never took place and the monument was never built. Waterman’s... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
What "The Free State of Jones" says about whitenessbased upon a true story, and that Newt Knight's real-life interracial intimacie
What "The Free State of Jones" says about whiteness
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 hours ago
based upon a true story, and that Newt Knight's real-life interracial intimacies reverberated long after the conclusion of the Civil War. In 1948, Knight's great-grandson Davis Knight was tried and convicted for miscegenation, a crime "against the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
What "The Free State of Jones" says about whitenessbased upon a true story, and that Newt Knight's real-life interracial intimacie
What "The Free State of Jones" says about whiteness
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 8 hours ago
based upon a true story, and that Newt Knight's real-life interracial intimacies reverberated long after the conclusion of the Civil War. In 1948, Knight's great-grandson Davis Knight was tried and convicted for miscegenation, a crime "against the... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Delaware was part of an unsuccessful 1852 effort to honor the Founding Fathershoped to break ground on July 4, 1861. But national tensions overcame whatever
Delaware was part of an unsuccessful 1852 effort to honor the Founding Fathers
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 8 hours ago
hoped to break ground on July 4, 1861. But national tensions overcame whatever goodwill the delegates had: the beginning of the Civil War only nine months later meant the groundbreaking never took place and the monument was never built. Waterman’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SGF's Comments On Conference Crude, Rude - Akinyemithere were people who had paid their dues, served this country in high and exal
SGF's Comments On Conference Crude, Rude - Akinyemi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
there were people who had paid their dues, served this country in high and exalted positions, risked their lives in the civil war and other domestic insurrections and showed exceptional excellence in the performance of their duties,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Historic Baltimore stone fabricator looks to futurehe said. Founded in Baltimore by a German immigrant in 1863, Hilgartner got it
Historic Baltimore stone fabricator looks to future
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
he said. Founded in Baltimore by a German immigrant in 1863, Hilgartner got its start making marble gravestones during the Civil War. The firm soon expanded to supplying the stone for construction work across the country, opening offices in... Read more
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International Business Times
South Sudan cancels 9 July Independence Day celebrations as civil war continues expected to address the nation on 9 July, but unlike previous years, no parades
South Sudan cancels 9 July Independence Day celebrations as civil war continues
International Business Times / Posted 9 hours ago
expected to address the nation on 9 July, but unlike previous years, no parades or celebrations are expected to take place. The civil war, which began in 2013, has resulted in a rise of inflation and a 90% devaluation of the South Sudanese... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cambodian opposition leader promises return from exileportrays himself as the man who saved Cambodia from the terror and chaos of the
Cambodian opposition leader promises return from exile
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 hours ago
portrays himself as the man who saved Cambodia from the terror and chaos of the Khmer Rouge years in the 1970s and the civil war that followed. However, his authoritarian rule and widespread corruption have alienated young people who did... Read more
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Bankrate.com
10 Best Cities For Retirement In Americafor a wide range of diversions, consider Charleston. Stand on the site where hi
10 Best Cities For Retirement In America
Bankrate.com / Posted 9 hours ago
for a wide range of diversions, consider Charleston. Stand on the site where historians say the first shots were fired in the Civil War. Stare down a giant sea turtle. Tour an antebellum mansion or a WWII aircraft carrier. Or just wander gardens... Read more
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The Star
Cambodian opposition leader promises return from exileportrays himself as the man who saved Cambodia from the terror and chaos of the
Cambodian opposition leader promises return from exile
The Star / Posted 9 hours ago
portrays himself as the man who saved Cambodia from the terror and chaos of the Khmer Rouge years in the 1970s and the civil war that followed. However, his authoritarian rule and widespread corruption have alienated young people who did... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Collodian photographer captures civil war reenactmentsA Calcasieu Parish history teacher uses his hobby to teach students and adults
Collodian photographer captures civil war reenactments
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 10 hours ago
A Calcasieu Parish history teacher uses his hobby to teach students and adults about the civil war. Jason Thibodeaux is using a bright summer day to demonstrate his latest hobby: Collodian photography. It was the process photographers used in the mid... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
US Senate Approves Ambassador to Somalia After 25 Yearsfight against armed group Alshabaab," he said. United States has recognized So
US Senate Approves Ambassador to Somalia After 25 Years
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
fight against armed group Alshabaab," he said. United States has recognized Somali government in 2013 since the broke of the civil war in early 1990s. US is helping Mogadishu in the fight against armed group Alshabaab through providing training... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Collodian photographer captures civil war reenactmentsA Calcasieu Parish history teacher uses his hobby to teach students and adults
Collodian photographer captures civil war reenactments
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 hours ago
A Calcasieu Parish history teacher uses his hobby to teach students and adults about the civil war. Jason Thibodeaux is using a bright summer day to demonstrate his latest hobby: Collodian photography. It was the process photographers used in the mid... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
Darien VFW Pulls Out The Stops For Annual Push-N-Pull Parade On July 4thfor Soldiers and their Orphans (the first veterans’ home in the U.S. that was e
Darien VFW Pulls Out The Stops For Annual Push-N-Pull Parade On July 4th
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 12 hours ago
for Soldiers and their Orphans (the first veterans’ home in the U.S. that was established right here in Darien just after the Civil War). The Chapel is the Post’s headquarters at 205 Noroton Ave., and visitors are encouraged to stop by to visit... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Darien
Darien VFW Pulls Out The Stops For Annual Push-N-Pull Parade On July 4thfor Soldiers and their Orphans (the first veterans’ home in the U.S. that was e
Darien VFW Pulls Out The Stops For Annual Push-N-Pull Parade On July 4th
The Daily Voice - Darien / Posted 12 hours ago
for Soldiers and their Orphans (the first veterans’ home in the U.S. that was established right here in Darien just after the Civil War). The Chapel is the Post’s headquarters at 205 Noroton Ave., and visitors are encouraged to stop by to visit... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Darien VFW Pulls Out The Stops For Annual Push-N-Pull Parade On July 4thfor Soldiers and their Orphans (the first veterans’ home in the U.S. that was e
Darien VFW Pulls Out The Stops For Annual Push-N-Pull Parade On July 4th
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 12 hours ago
for Soldiers and their Orphans (the first veterans’ home in the U.S. that was established right here in Darien just after the Civil War). The Chapel is the Post’s headquarters at 205 Noroton Ave., and visitors are encouraged to stop by to visit... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Literature as artwar between the states (Civil War). The topic was changed recently to the first
Literature as art
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 14 hours ago
war between the states (Civil War). The topic was changed recently to the first World War because we ran out of subjects on the Civil War. Before the meeting started one of the charming ladies, Linda Kelly, came to me and told me the good news she... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack: Timeline of terror attacks in Europeto climb. This bombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as t
Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack: Timeline of terror attacks in Europe
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 hours ago
to climb. This bombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grapples with a spillover from the civil war raging in neighboring Syria. • March 22, 2016: At least 31 people are killed and 150 injured in three... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack: Deadly assault shows Turkey is vulnerable to growing terrorist attacksairport Tuesday is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as it grapp
Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack: Deadly assault shows Turkey is vulnerable to growing terrorist attacks
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 hours ago
airport Tuesday is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as it grapples with growing unrest spilling over from the civil war raging in neighboring Syria. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack at the airport, but... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Free State of Jones Review: Civil Boreand even if these were actual events, it diminishes the role that black people
Free State of Jones Review: Civil Bore
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 14 hours ago
and even if these were actual events, it diminishes the role that black people had in their own storyline during and after the Civil War. McConaughey continues his reign of being a super-intense dude, but if he’s not careful, he’ll have used up all... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack: 36 people dead and dozens injured after suspected Islamic State suicide attackbombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grap
Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack: 36 people dead and dozens injured after suspected Islamic State suicide attack
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 hours ago
bombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grapples with a spillover from the civil war raging in neighboring Syria. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack at Turkey's largest... Read more
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heraldscotland
Dozens of people dead after suspected Islamic State suicide attack at Istanbul Airportbombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grap
Dozens of people dead after suspected Islamic State suicide attack at Istanbul Airport
heraldscotland / Posted 15 hours ago
bombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grapples with a spillover from the civil war raging in neighboring Syria. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack at Turkey's largest... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
BrieflyLibrary & Museums. The performance is to include dramatic readings from the di
Briefly
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
Library & Museums. The performance is to include dramatic readings from the diaries and letters of Hayes, a general during the Civil War; first lady Lucy Hayes, who tended to wounded soldiers during the Civil War; and their son, Col. Webb Cook... Read more
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