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indieWIRE
The 17 Indie Films You Must See This September: '99 Homes,' 'Goodnight Mommy' and More From a disturbing arthouse horror film to a terrifying documentary about whit
The 17 Indie Films You Must See This September: '99 Homes,' 'Goodnight Mommy' and More
indieWIRE / Posted 2 hours ago
From a disturbing arthouse horror film to a terrifying documentary about white supremacists, here are the indie films you can't miss this September. Why is it a... Read more
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Newport News-Times
News Times Reading circle to discuss �Little Women�The Newport Library Reading Circle meets at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 8, to discus
News Times Reading circle to discuss �Little Women�
Newport News-Times / Posted 2 hours ago
The Newport Library Reading Circle meets at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 8, to discuss �Little Women,� by Louisa May Alcott. Set during the Civil War, this beloved classic follows the lives of four sisters � Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March � and is loosely... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Thank you Jerry McCannI recently had the privilege to work with Jerry for many months while trying to
Thank you Jerry McCann
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 3 hours ago
I recently had the privilege to work with Jerry for many months while trying to document the service and burial of Joseph Steele, who was my great-great grandfather's brother. Our common goal was to obtain a VA cemetery marker for Joseph who served... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Today in HistoryToday is Wednesday, September 2, the 245th day of 2015. There are 120 days left
Today in History
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
Today is Wednesday, September 2, the 245th day of 2015. There are 120 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 2, 1945, Japan formally surrendered in ceremonies aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, ending World War II. On... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Artist sees the crowns in camps of refugeesOdeh's work is influenced by experiences she has had in the Middle East. "My w
Artist sees the crowns in camps of refugees
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
Odeh's work is influenced by experiences she has had in the Middle East. "My work is a reflection of what I see, believe and live," Odeh said. "Every person portrayed in my art, I saw in my daydreams or in real life. My work is my life to me. It is... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Mayor pushes to remove Confederate flag etching on City HallA Confederate flag engraved near the entrance of City Hall is joining the list
Mayor pushes to remove Confederate flag etching on City Hall
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 hours ago
A Confederate flag engraved near the entrance of City Hall is joining the list of relics Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants out of public view. The flag is a part of a larger mural and represents the time when New Orleans was under the Confederacy's... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryToday is Wednesday, September 2, the 245th day of 2015. There are 120 days left
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 4 hours ago
Today is Wednesday, September 2, the 245th day of 2015. There are 120 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 2, 1945, Japan formally surrendered in ceremonies aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, ending World War II. On... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mayor pushes to remove Confederate flag etching on City HallA Confederate flag engraved near the entrance of City Hall is joining the list
Mayor pushes to remove Confederate flag etching on City Hall
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 hours ago
A Confederate flag engraved near the entrance of City Hall is joining the list of relics Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants out of public view. The flag is a part of a larger mural and represents the time when New Orleans was under the Confederacy's... Read more
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BBC News
Has Yemen war handed Aden to jihadists? - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Has Yemen war handed Aden to jihadists?
BBC News / Posted 6 hours ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Has Yemen war handed Aden to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Confederate pride: Why?“Confederate memorabilia gets favorable attention at Westmoreland Fair” and it
Confederate pride: Why?
TribLIVE / Posted 6 hours ago
“Confederate memorabilia gets favorable attention at Westmoreland Fair” and its quote from a vendor about “older people” buying Confederate flags and other items “to (tick) people off” do tick me off. It ticks me off that my forefathers, who were... Read more
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The Columbian
Hungary bars migrants from westbound trainsBUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by b
Hungary bars migrants from westbound trains
The Columbian / Posted 6 hours ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU’s passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless hands of... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Sri Lanka leader calls for reforms to promote ethnic harmonySri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena. Pic: AP. COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — S
Sri Lanka leader calls for reforms to promote ethnic harmony
Asian Correspondent / Posted 7 hours ago
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena. Pic: AP. COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president has asked the country’s newly elected lawmakers to draft political reforms to promote ethnic reconciliation and economic development in the post-war... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Foreign Affairs Scope: reforms proposed for Iraqi governmentIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s proposed government and structural refor
Foreign Affairs Scope: reforms proposed for Iraqi government
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 7 hours ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s proposed government and structural reforms, while institutionally popular, are stirring a growing amount of opposition in the country’s south, some of it violent. The leader wishes to clamp down on corruption... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Spike Island prison riot exhibition opens 30 years after 'mob rule just took over' | Irish Examiner Wednesday, September 02, 2015 “I was surprised at the fer
Spike Island prison riot exhibition opens 30 years after 'mob rule just took over'
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, September 02, 2015 “I was surprised at the ferocity... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The Debate We Should Be Having Over Mount McKinleyCredit: Holly Hildreth via Getty ImagesThe legacy of William McKinley, honored
The Debate We Should Be Having Over Mount McKinley
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 hours ago
Credit: Holly Hildreth via Getty ImagesThe legacy of William McKinley, honored with a statue in Columbus, Ohio, has received new attention with President Obama's decision to rename Mount McKinley. When President Barack Obama officially renamed Mount... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Mali’s most precarious peace and fragile futureBut most of all, there’s the little matter of the fighting. As in war-time Saig
Mali’s most precarious peace and fragile future
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 hours ago
But most of all, there’s the little matter of the fighting. As in war-time Saigon, it’s easy to forget that this is a nation at war. The frontlines are far away from the capital, and no one here sees the body bags. Life goes on much like normal in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Hungary blocks migrants from moving onAs hundreds of police moved people out of Keleti station, statistics from the I
Hungary blocks migrants from moving on
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 hours ago
As hundreds of police moved people out of Keleti station, statistics from the International Organisation for Migration revealed the scale of the crisis in Europe, which is facing the biggest movement of people since World War 2. More than 234770... Read more
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Japan Today
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings ‹ Japan TodayHungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seeke
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 9 hours ago
Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU’s passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless hands of cross-border... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 10 hours ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 hours ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 10 hours ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 10 hours ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 hours ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 hours ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless... Read more
1341 related stories
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KXXV Waco
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings
KXXV Waco / Posted 11 hours ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 11 hours ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 11 hours ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 11 hours ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 11 hours ago
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsHungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seeke
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings
Dayton Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless hands of cross-border... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Oxford could pay for upkeep of 3rd historical propertyOXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Oxford could take over maintenance of an historical black
Oxford could pay for upkeep of 3rd historical property
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 hours ago
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Oxford could take over maintenance of an historical black church now used as a community center. The Oxford Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/1PJ3mzx ) aldermen recently put $25,000 into the Oxford Historic Properties Commission... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Oxford could pay for upkeep of 3rd historical propertyOXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Oxford could take over maintenance of an historical black
Oxford could pay for upkeep of 3rd historical property
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 hours ago
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Oxford could take over maintenance of an historical black church now used as a community center. The Oxford Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/1PJ3mzx ) aldermen recently put $25,000 into the Oxford Historic Properties Commission... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
2 Authors Have Book Signings At Chickamauga Battlefield Sept. 18-20Authors Dave Powell and Frank Varney will be presenting and signing copies of t
2 Authors Have Book Signings At Chickamauga Battlefield Sept. 18-20
The Chattanoogan / Posted 12 hours ago
Authors Dave Powell and Frank Varney will be presenting and signing copies of their newly released books, The Chickamauga Campaign-Glory or the Grave: The Breakthrough, Union Collapse, and the Retreat to Chattanooga, Sept. 20-23, 1863 and General... Read more
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News Transcript
Effort underway to preserve historic Freehold Twp. homeMembers of the Freehold Township Heritage Society are trying to raise funds to
Effort underway to preserve historic Freehold Twp. home
News Transcript / Posted 13 hours ago
Members of the Freehold Township Heritage Society are trying to raise funds to move the John M. Boude house to the Oakley farmstead museum complex, Wemrock Road. MICHAEL BERMAN FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — A piece of Freehold Township’s history is at risk of... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Florida's natural springs the original spot to chillAs the mercury rises this summer, Floridians flock to one of the many state par
Florida's natural springs the original spot to chill
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
As the mercury rises this summer, Floridians flock to one of the many state parks where water in the crystal-clear springs stays right around a refreshing 70 degrees. This tradition has been drawing visitors to the Sunshine State long before Walt... Read more
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New Kerala
Over 4,800 dead in Syrian conflict in August At least 4,830 people were killed in Syria in August, whether by the governme
Over 4,800 dead in Syrian conflict in August
New Kerala / Posted 13 hours ago
At least 4,830 people were killed in Syria in August, whether by the government's shelling, the US-led international coalition raids, Islamic State attacks or clashes, the Syrian Observatory for Human... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida's natural springs the original spot to chillAs the mercury rises this summer, Floridians flock to one of the many state par
Florida's natural springs the original spot to chill
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
As the mercury rises this summer, Floridians flock to one of the many state parks where water in the crystal-clear springs stays right around a refreshing 70 degrees. This tradition has been drawing visitors to the Sunshine State long before Walt... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Mama Merkel: the ‘compassionate mother’ of Syrian refugeesAngela Merkel is seven months old and currently lives in a refugee camp in Hano
Mama Merkel: the ‘compassionate mother’ of Syrian refugees
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 14 hours ago
Angela Merkel is seven months old and currently lives in a refugee camp in Hanover, with about 700 other migrants from 33 countries. Her mother, 26-year-old Ghanaian Ophelya Adé, arrived in Germany this year, after crossing the Mediterranean while... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Slowly, new attitudes taking root across America’s Old SouthIn the early hours of April 12, 1861, shots rang out over the harbour of Charle
Slowly, new attitudes taking root across America’s Old South
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
In the early hours of April 12, 1861, shots rang out over the harbour of Charleston, S.C. The bombardment of Fort Sumter, the federal stronghold on a man-made island, signalled the start of the bloodiest conflict in American history: the Civil... Read more
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The Atlantic
Blame Queen Elizabeth for Birthright CitizenshipGiving squalling infants membership in the polity: Whose idea was that, anyway?
Blame Queen Elizabeth for Birthright Citizenship
The Atlantic / Posted 15 hours ago
Giving squalling infants membership in the polity: Whose idea was that, anyway? Related Story But the term “birthright citizenship” is also misleading. There are actually two common types of birthright citizenship in the modern world, and both are... Read more
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Salon.com
The GOP’s ludicrous “Mt. Denali” freakout: What this latest “scandal” reveals about the right-wing outrage machineRepublicans are pitching a conniption this week over an Obama administration de
The GOP’s ludicrous “Mt. Denali” freakout: What this latest “scandal” reveals about the right-wing outrage machine
Salon.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Republicans are pitching a conniption this week over an Obama administration decision that should’ve otherwise passed through the news cycle mostly without comment. This latest manifestation of the GOP’s virulent Obama Derangement Syndrome was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MOHS Ends District Level Operational Post Ebola Recovery Plan WorkshopMakeni — The Ministry of Health and Sanitation has concluded its 3 days Distric
MOHS Ends District Level Operational Post Ebola Recovery Plan Workshop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Makeni — The Ministry of Health and Sanitation has concluded its 3 days District Workshop to develop operational plans for the implementation of the Health Sector Recovery Plan. Addressing participants at the closing ceremony at the Wusum Hotel... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Black Cowboys Of FloridaFlorida Cowboys Week: Part One To Mary K. Herron and others, the history of bl
The Black Cowboys Of Florida
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 hours ago
Florida Cowboys Week: Part One To Mary K. Herron and others, the history of black cowboys in Florida is a venerable element of the state's past. To that end, Herron, who is director of development at the Florida Agricultural Museum in Palm Coast,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Don't change the maps yet! Trump says he'll restore 'Mt. McKinley'Don't change the maps yet! Donald Trump says he'll RE-rename 'Denali' back to M
Don't change the maps yet! Trump says he'll restore 'Mt. McKinley'
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
Don't change the maps yet! Donald Trump says he'll RE-rename 'Denali' back to Mt. McKinley if he's elected president Stripping William McKinley's name from America's tallest peak was a 'great insult to Ohio,' Trump tweeted 'I will change [it]... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Thrilling novel tells tale of love and spies in Liverpool in the American Civil WarA new novel set in Liverpool during the American Civil War tells of the city’s
Thrilling novel tells tale of love and spies in Liverpool in the American Civil War
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 hours ago
A new novel set in Liverpool during the American Civil War tells of the city’s secret role in a conflict that still divides the US today, 150 years after it ended. David Chadwick’s Liberty Bazaar is an enthralling tale of spying and love against the... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Fall 2015 movies have something for the entire familyAs summer winds down, audiences say goodbye to the comic book hero and disaster
Fall 2015 movies have something for the entire family
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
As summer winds down, audiences say goodbye to the comic book hero and disaster movies for another year. As fall sets in, families have a lot to look forward to at their local theaters, from feel-good animated films to big-budget revamps and... Read more
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ABC News
Sri Lanka Leader Calls for Reforms to Promote Ethnic HarmonySri Lanka's president asked the country's newly elected lawmakers on Tuesday to
Sri Lanka Leader Calls for Reforms to Promote Ethnic Harmony
ABC News / Posted 17 hours ago
Sri Lanka's president asked the country's newly elected lawmakers on Tuesday to draft political reforms to promote ethnic reconciliation and economic development in the post-war era. President Maithripala Sirisena said the new parliament's... Read more
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ABC News
Fake Syrian Passports a Way Out of Africa, Mideast Into Europe“There is a traffic of Syrian passports,” Fabrice Leggeri told Europe 1, “becau
Fake Syrian Passports a Way Out of Africa, Mideast Into Europe
ABC News / Posted 17 hours ago
“There is a traffic of Syrian passports,” Fabrice Leggeri told Europe 1, “because it’s extremely lucrative for smugglers.” Syrian citizens are legally entitled to refugee status in any European country because of the civil war in their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NYSC As National DisserviceFor Nigeria to achieve lasting unity, the government should abolish the state o
NYSC As National Disservice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
For Nigeria to achieve lasting unity, the government should abolish the state of origin provisions in our foundational documents as a country and replace this with provisions on states of residence, so that every Nigerian will feel at home wherever... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Protests spotlight Lebanon dysfunction, but reforms elusiveBEIRUT (AP) - Anti-government demonstrators in Lebanon have staged three large
Protests spotlight Lebanon dysfunction, but reforms elusive
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 19 hours ago
BEIRUT (AP) - Anti-government demonstrators in Lebanon have staged three large rallies and in the past two weeks and a small group Tuesday stormed the environment ministry to press demands for reform. Here's a look at what's behind the protests, the... Read more
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