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The Washington Times
Donald Trump’s call for an oath to Americalast sentence. How long ago and far away that seems today when our loyalties ar
Donald Trump’s call for an oath to America
The Washington Times / Posted 28 minutes ago
last sentence. How long ago and far away that seems today when our loyalties are more divided than at any time since the Civil War. Diversity has replaced unity and hyphenated identifiers now divide races and ethnic groups. “Out of many, one”... Read more
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The News & Observer
Race, still the defining issuerace remains a defining issue in our politics and in our society seems maddenin
Race, still the defining issue
The News & Observer / Posted an hour ago
race remains a defining issue in our politics and in our society seems maddening, more than 150 years after the end of the Civil War. But it is, evidenced by Trump’s desperation and nutty rhetoric. I can say, in fact, that for those of my... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Cemetery stroll next month at Holy Angels with First City PAST groupwho was buried here in 1861. Legend has it seven pioneers, The Forgotten Seven,
Cemetery stroll next month at Holy Angels with First City PAST group
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted an hour ago
who was buried here in 1861. Legend has it seven pioneers, The Forgotten Seven, traveling through Basehor just after the Civil War, died of pneumonia and were buried near the church. Members of the First City’s Performers and Story Tellers... Read more
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Daily News
The Ban Ki-moon chapterissues relating to alleged violations of international human rights and humanit
The Ban Ki-moon chapter
Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
issues relating to alleged violations of international human rights and humanitarian law in the final stages of the civil war. The panel was to look into whether the commitment on “human rights accountability” given by President Mahinda... Read more
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Deseret News
How a black church and a white church that segregated 170 years ago are confronting the pastwhite, representing a divide that first took form 170 years ago when the battle
How a black church and a white church that segregated 170 years ago are confronting the past
Deseret News / Posted 5 hours ago
white, representing a divide that first took form 170 years ago when the battle over slavery led the nation into the Civil War, The Associated Press reported. The churches were once one, though they split in 1845 when the then-united... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirmingthe Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghd
Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirming
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 hours ago
the Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghdad. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad's forces are vying... Read more
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New America Media
Jesse Jackson: Black Voters Have Plenty to Lose With Trumpearned it. Lincoln and the Radical Republicans earned black support. Lincoln i
Jesse Jackson: Black Voters Have Plenty to Lose With Trump
New America Media / Posted 6 hours ago
earned it. Lincoln and the Radical Republicans earned black support. Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, won the Civil War and ended slavery. Radical Republicans supported the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments and Reconstruction. When... Read more
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CTV News
Syria releases 'Always Beautiful' video, promotes tourism to war-torn countryWhile the civil war in Syria continues to rage on, the country’s tourism minist
Syria releases 'Always Beautiful' video, promotes tourism to war-torn country
CTV News / Posted 7 hours ago
While the civil war in Syria continues to rage on, the country’s tourism ministry shared a promotional video on Facebook, showcasing the coastal city of Tartous and its Golden Sands Beach. Over upbeat music, the video shot from above shows what... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Turkey strikes IS targets in Syriashot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Mo
Turkey strikes IS targets in Syria
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 hours ago
shot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Moscow and Ankara back opposite sides in the civil war. The two restored ties following last month's attempted military coup in Turkey. 2:15 p.m. The spokesman for... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Turkey strikes IS targets in Syriashot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Mo
Turkey strikes IS targets in Syria
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 hours ago
shot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Moscow and Ankara back opposite sides in the civil war. The two restored ties following last month's attempted military coup in Turkey. 2:15 p.m. The spokesman for... Read more
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Op-Ed News
A Moral Outrage That Enraged No Onemust first stop -- only then can negotiations for a long-term cessation of host
A Moral Outrage That Enraged No One
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 hours ago
must first stop -- only then can negotiations for a long-term cessation of hostilities begin. Given the complexity of the civil war in Syria, as things stand today there is no solution in sight. There are multiple players -- including the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operationshot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Mo
Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operation
Lake Placid News / Posted 8 hours ago
shot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Moscow and Ankara back opposite sides in the civil war. The two restored ties following last month's attempted military coup in Turkey. 2:15 p.m. The spokesman for... Read more
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The Columbian
Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirmingthe Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghd
Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirming
The Columbian / Posted 9 hours ago
the Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghdad. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad’s forces are vying... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Author's Showcase Party In New Britain And More Literary Eventsof Slater Museum and a member of the Norwich Historical Society and other group
Author's Showcase Party In New Britain And More Literary Events
Hartford Courant / Posted 9 hours ago
of Slater Museum and a member of the Norwich Historical Society and other groups, will talk about her book, "Norwich and the Civil War" (Arcadia, $21.99), which tells how the town responded to Lincoln's call for troops and homefront support. On... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirmingthe Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghd
Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirming
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 9 hours ago
the Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghdad. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad's forces are vying... Read more
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FOX News
UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrives in Sri LankaWednesday on his second trip to the South Asian island nation. His first was in
UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrives in Sri Lanka
FOX News / Posted 9 hours ago
Wednesday on his second trip to the South Asian island nation. His first was in May 2009, days after the bloody end of the civil war. Ban inspected the devastation from the air then. During his stay Ban is to travel to the ethnic... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Sims rarely despaired, took care of West Texasline the cliffs overlooking the Concho River. His grandfather, Dunlap Edward S
Sims rarely despaired, took care of West Texas
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 9 hours ago
line the cliffs overlooking the Concho River. His grandfather, Dunlap Edward Sims, lost everything in Missouri during the Civil War years. He made his first journey to Texas in 1876 looking for work and a fresh start. Sims first established a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Outrage as possessed ghost is 'stolen' from haunted pub toiletowned the inn. History suggests that the nobleman spent the last hours of his l
Outrage as possessed ghost is 'stolen' from haunted pub toilet
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 hours ago
owned the inn. History suggests that the nobleman spent the last hours of his life there before he was beheaded in 1651 towards the end of the Civil War. The chair he sat in before he was taken outside and executed is still in th... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operationshot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Mo
Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operation
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 9 hours ago
shot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Moscow and Ankara back opposite sides in the civil war. The two restored ties following last month's attempted military coup in Turkey. 2:15 p.m. The spokesman for... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
MUW: Flag removal will be permanentby the Mississippi legislature in 1894 as an act of defiance following the bitt
MUW: Flag removal will be permanent
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 9 hours ago
by the Mississippi legislature in 1894 as an act of defiance following the bitter years of Reconstruction following the Civil War. Since June 17, 2015, when the murder of nine black church-goers in Charleston, South Carolina, raised the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operationshot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Mo
Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operation
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 hours ago
shot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Moscow and Ankara back opposite sides in the civil war. The two restored ties following last month's attempted military coup in Turkey. 2:15 p.m. The spokesman for... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
SEC Takes Victory Lap for Pathetic Performance of Whistleblower ProgramIncentives for private parties to spill the beans are a hallowed component of t
SEC Takes Victory Lap for Pathetic Performance of Whistleblower Program
Naked Capitalism / Posted 9 hours ago
Incentives for private parties to spill the beans are a hallowed component of the US legal system, dating back to the Civil War-era False Claims Act (FCA) and extended by Congress in 1986. This statute includes “qui tam” provisions... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operationshot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Mo
Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operation
Hawaii News Now / Posted 9 hours ago
shot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Moscow and Ankara back opposite sides in the civil war. The two restored ties following last month's attempted military coup in Turkey. 2:15 p.m. The spokesman for... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operationshot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Mo
Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operation
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 hours ago
shot down a Russian bomber in November as tensions mounted over Syria, where Moscow and Ankara back opposite sides in the civil war. The two restored ties following last month's attempted military coup in Turkey. 2:15 p.m. The spokesman for... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
IS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant groupthe Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghd
IS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant group
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 10 hours ago
the Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghdad. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad's forces are vying... Read more
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Raw Story
CNN host calls BS on Jeffrey Lord for comparing Trump’s Mexico visit to ‘Nixon going to China’like President John F. Kennedy’s response to the Cuban Missile Crisis and Abrah
CNN host calls BS on Jeffrey Lord for comparing Trump’s Mexico visit to ‘Nixon going to China’
Raw Story / Posted 10 hours ago
like President John F. Kennedy’s response to the Cuban Missile Crisis and Abraham Lincoln’s leadership during the Civil War. And on Wednesday, Lord claimed Trump’s meeting with Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto should be added to... Read more
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DW
Whodunit? How fingerprinting has inspired writers |narrative looks back at the author's early life working as a steamboat pilot al
Whodunit? How fingerprinting has inspired writers |
DW / Posted 10 hours ago
narrative looks back at the author's early life working as a steamboat pilot along the Mississippi River before and after the Civil War. In it, he details how a bloodied fingerprint helped solve a murder trial - well before forensic science... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirmingthe Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghd
Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirming
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 10 hours ago
the Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghdad. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad's forces are vying... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Pub demands ghost back after it's 'stolen' by Chinese artistowned the inn. History suggests that the nobleman spent the last hours of his l
Pub demands ghost back after it's 'stolen' by Chinese artist
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
owned the inn. History suggests that the nobleman spent the last hours of his life there before he was beheaded in 1651 towards the end of the Civil War. The chair he sat in before he was taken outside and executed is still in th... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
IS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant groupthe Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghd
IS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant group
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 10 hours ago
the Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghdad. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad's forces are vying... Read more
189 related stories
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirmingthe Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghd
Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirming
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 hours ago
the Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghdad. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad's forces are vying... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirmingthe Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghd
Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirming
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 10 hours ago
the Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghdad. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad's forces are vying... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
IS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant groupthe Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghd
IS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant group
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 10 hours ago
the Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghdad. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad's forces are vying... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Group seeks to preserve 84 acres at 3 Civil War battlefieldsto protect 84 acres at three Civil War sites in western Maryland and West Virgi
Group seeks to preserve 84 acres at 3 Civil War battlefields
The Marietta Times / Posted 11 hours ago
to protect 84 acres at three Civil War sites in western Maryland and West Virginia. Spokeswoman Meg Martin said Monday the Civil War Trust aims to raise about $413,000 by year's end to match about $1.1 million in mostly public funds. The... Read more
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Wilson County News
Walking through the halls of historyLandmark plaque that adorns the front of the house states this was where Lee, w
Walking through the halls of history
Wilson County News / Posted 11 hours ago
Landmark plaque that adorns the front of the house states this was where Lee, who led the Army of the Confederacy during the Civil War, wrote his last letter from Texas during one of several visits. The first room on the tour contained Joe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Militias and an Economy in Custodyto national integration was on course (at least with no major or visible bumps)
Nigerian Militias and an Economy in Custody
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
to national integration was on course (at least with no major or visible bumps) for nearly a quarter of a century after the civil war ended. But from the mid- 1990s onward the country entered a new and sustained phase of ethnic tension following... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Group Seeks to Preserve 84 Acres at 3 Civil War Battlefieldsto protect 84 acres at three Civil War sites in western Maryland and West Virgi
Group Seeks to Preserve 84 Acres at 3 Civil War Battlefields
CBS Baltimore / Posted 11 hours ago
to protect 84 acres at three Civil War sites in western Maryland and West Virginia. Spokeswoman Meg Martin said Monday the Civil War Trust aims to raise about $413,000 by year’s end to match about $1.1 million in mostly public funds. The... Read more
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York Daily Record
Blazing the Freedom Trail, ending prejudiceI just did something I haven’t done in at least a dozen years. Wrote a letter t
Blazing the Freedom Trail, ending prejudice
York Daily Record / Posted 11 hours ago
I just did something I haven’t done in at least a dozen years. Wrote a letter to a magazine editor. Given my interest in the Civil War and my novel “Soldier’s Heart,” an essay in the New Yorker (Aug. 22) re: the Underground Railroad caught my eye.... Read more
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The Columbian
Happy birthday to parksand my personal experience visiting the fort. The fort has been there for us i
Happy birthday to parks
The Columbian / Posted 12 hours ago
and my personal experience visiting the fort. The fort has been there for us in many times of need. For instance, in the Civil War it became a supply post, while in World War I, it housed the Signal Corps, the Army’s Pacific Northwest Command... Read more
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The Seattle Times
ISIS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant groupthe Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghd
ISIS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant group
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 hours ago
the Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghdad. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad’s forces are vying... Read more
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Raw Story
A historian explains how September has brought disaster for presidents and presidential candidatesa reality that Barack Obama has faced more threats than any previous President,
A historian explains how September has brought disaster for presidents and presidential candidates
Raw Story / Posted 12 hours ago
a reality that Barack Obama has faced more threats than any previous President, except possibly Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. So the month of September has been the most dangerous of all months historically, with two Presidents and one... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Group seeks to preserve 84 acres at 3 Civil War battlefieldsto protect 84 acres at three Civil War sites in western Maryland and West Virgi
Group seeks to preserve 84 acres at 3 Civil War battlefields
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 12 hours ago
to protect 84 acres at three Civil War sites in western Maryland and West Virginia. Spokeswoman Meg Martin said Monday the Civil War Trust aims to raise about $413,000 by year's end to match about $1.1 million in mostly public funds. The... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syriawould mark another significant blow to (the Islamic State group)," Cook said.
Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 12 hours ago
would mark another significant blow to (the Islamic State group)," Cook said. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad's forces are vying... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
IS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant groupthe Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghd
IS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant group
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 hours ago
the Nice truck attack in France and a massive suicide bombing in downtown Baghdad. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad's forces are vying... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
REX NELSON: Into the OzarksTurners moved to the area from Tennessee in about 1830. Elias Turner arrived in
REX NELSON: Into the Ozarks
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
Turners moved to the area from Tennessee in about 1830. Elias Turner arrived in 1848, served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and was a member of the Arkansas Legislature in the 1870s. In 1900, the first bridge across the Mulberry at... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Group seeks to preserve 84 acres at 3 Civil War battlefieldsto protect 84 acres at three Civil War sites in western Maryland and West Virgi
Group seeks to preserve 84 acres at 3 Civil War battlefields
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 hours ago
to protect 84 acres at three Civil War sites in western Maryland and West Virginia. Spokeswoman Meg Martin said Monday the Civil War Trust aims to raise about $413,000 by year's end to match about $1.1 million in mostly public funds. The... Read more
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The Hindu
Islamic State group spokesman, chief strategist Abu Muhammed al-Adnani killed in Syria: IS groupfrom the battlefield would mark another significant blow to ISIL,” Mr. Cook sai
Islamic State group spokesman, chief strategist Abu Muhammed al-Adnani killed in Syria: IS group
The Hindu / Posted 15 hours ago
from the battlefield would mark another significant blow to ISIL,” Mr. Cook said. Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where the IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad’s forces are... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and events200 Main St., Suite L4, Blakely. Pre-registration and MD order are required. 57
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
200 Main St., Suite L4, Blakely. Pre-registration and MD order are required. 570-604-6677. Civil War Roundtable Meetings:“The Civil War in the Far West,”Sept. 13;“The 1860 Presidential Election,” Oct. 11; book discussion: “American Scoundrel” by... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Catharsisduring the campaign when “softening” may have been politically correct, that “i
Catharsis
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 hours ago
during the campaign when “softening” may have been politically correct, that “it would be bloody.” Ka Frisco mentioned how the Civil War united and steeled the backbone of the American people. And how our “revolution” did not lead to a decisive... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Islamic State spokesman 'killed in Syria by US air strike'ISIL's parent tumor in Iraq and Syria and combat its metastases around the worl
Islamic State spokesman 'killed in Syria by US air strike'
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
ISIL's parent tumor in Iraq and Syria and combat its metastases around the world." Aleppo is a current focal point of the civil war in Syria, where IS, Syrian Kurdish forces, Turkey-backed rebels and President Bashar Assad's forces are vying... Read more
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