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Roll Call
Red Alert: Russia Looms Large as Security Threat(First appeared in CQ Magazine on May 23, 2016.) U.S. military forces deployed
Red Alert: Russia Looms Large as Security Threat
Roll Call / Posted an hour ago
(First appeared in CQ Magazine on May 23, 2016.) U.S. military forces deployed to Europe are tasked with two missions: Build cooperation among NATO allies and support operations in more dangerous corners of the globe. But as Russia, America’s Cold... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One On One - Trey SongzTremaine Aldon Neverson, or Trey Songz to his legion of fans, is in the country
One On One - Trey Songz
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Tremaine Aldon Neverson, or Trey Songz to his legion of fans, is in the country for Coke Studio Season Four. The Grammy Award-nominated star seeks to use his voice and platform to spread love. He spoke to Thomas Rajula. How much Swahili have you... Read more
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CBS News
“Sunday Morning” contributors’ tributes to Charles OsgoodDavid Edelstein, Bill Flanagan, Nancy Giles, David Pogue, Faith Salie and Ben S
“Sunday Morning” contributors’ tributes to Charles Osgood
CBS News / Posted yesterday
David Edelstein, Bill Flanagan, Nancy Giles, David Pogue, Faith Salie and Ben Stein pay homage to our departing host: Elegance. Graciousness. Beautiful manners. Not the first three attributes we associate with TV news in the 21st century. Which is... Read more
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International Business Times
Fierce critic of Duterte's war on drugs is ousted in motion led by Manny PacquiaoFilipino senators, led by boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, have ousted a critic of P
Fierce critic of Duterte's war on drugs is ousted in motion led by Manny Pacquiao
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
Filipino senators, led by boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, have ousted a critic of President Rodrigo Duterte from the leadership of a panel investigating drug-related killings. The justice and human rights panel, chaired by former Justice Secretary Leila... Read more
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The Irish Times
Donal Ryan: ‘To be honest, the reason I became a writer was to impress my wife’In All We Shall Know your protagonist Melody is involved in bullying and betray
Donal Ryan: ‘To be honest, the reason I became a writer was to impress my wife’
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
In All We Shall Know your protagonist Melody is involved in bullying and betraying her best friend and the repercussions, the shame and penance for this, is the spine of the novel. I heard you speaking at the Cork International Short Story Festival... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Hit the snake': Cambodia's Government threatens to crush Opposition protestsCambodia's Government threatens to crush protests as acting Opposition leader K
'Hit the snake': Cambodia's Government threatens to crush Opposition protests
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Cambodia's Government threatens to crush protests as acting Opposition leader Kem Sokha vows to stay For almost four months, Cambodia's acting Opposition leader has chosen to stay within the relative safety of his party's headquarters in Phnom Penh,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Powerful musical work questions warAnyone who has experienced war, whether on the battlefield, an invasion, gang w
Powerful musical work questions war
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Anyone who has experienced war, whether on the battlefield, an invasion, gang warfare or domestic abuse will know the horror and rippling effects of attack. Yet, a walk in a forest, the hills, sharing time with loving people, listening to music or in... Read more
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The New Yorker
Edward Albee’s Passion PlaysLavish praise for actors is not Albee’s style. One actress says, “If you get a
Edward Albee’s Passion Plays
The New Yorker / Posted 9 days ago
Lavish praise for actors is not Albee’s style. One actress says, “If you get a word from him, that’s enough to live on. We are really the servants and he is the master.”Credit Illustration by Robert Risko. Never trust a man who loves animals. First,... Read more
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The Atlantic
Pity the Substitute TeacherSubstitute teaching hasto be education’s toughest job. I’m a veteran teacher, a
Pity the Substitute Teacher
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
Substitute teaching hasto be education’s toughest job. I’m a veteran teacher, and I won’t do it; it’s just too hard. The role magnifies the profession’s biggest challenges—the low pay, the insufficient time to plan, the ordeals of classroom... Read more
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The New Yorker
The State of the Presidential DebateThis election’s first Presidential debate will be held on September 26th, the a
The State of the Presidential Debate
The New Yorker / Posted 13 days ago
This election’s first Presidential debate will be held on September 26th, the anniversary of the first televised Presidential debate, between Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy, in 1960. Nixon and Kennedy met in a bare CBS studio in Chicago,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Male escorts at centre of Keith Vaz sex scandal break silence on 'liar' MPOn a park bench over a ­thousand miles from Westminster sit the two men at the
Male escorts at centre of Keith Vaz sex scandal break silence on 'liar' MP
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
On a park bench over a ­thousand miles from Westminster sit the two men at the centre of the biggest ­political scandal of the year. In an exclusive interview, the men Mr Vaz paid for sex accuse the shamed politician of being a “liar and an... Read more
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The Gadgeteer
Focal Elear headphone reviewIn my review of the new Focal Listen headphone, I mentioned that it was at the
Focal Elear headphone review
The Gadgeteer / Posted 16 days ago
In my review of the new Focal Listen headphone, I mentioned that it was at the bottom rung (so to speak) of three new headphones from the French company Focal. Further up the ladder were the Elear and Utopia headphones—both very different headphones... Read more
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Breitbart
Erik Prince: Clinton’s ‘Foreign Policy Record Is a Disaster,’ Trump Is ‘Willing to Take a Different Direction’SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Retired Navy SEAL and former Blackwater CEO Erik Pr
Erik Prince: Clinton’s ‘Foreign Policy Record Is a Disaster,’ Trump Is ‘Willing to Take a Different Direction’
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Retired Navy SEAL and former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince thought it was “shocking indeed that Matt Lauer asked any question that wasn’t pre-scripted from the Clinton team” during Wednesday night’s national security... Read more
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The Manila Times
Personal branding for financial successWhat is the world’s number two anti-dandruff shampoo? Do you remember that TV
Personal branding for financial success
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
What is the world’s number two anti-dandruff shampoo? Do you remember that TV commercial? Several people were asked the question, and they were all flustered not knowing what the second best anti-dandruff shampoo was. But when asked, “What is the... Read more
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The New Yorker
Where Germans Make Peace with Their DeadMy great-grandmother Luise Gönner had a keen eye for dead people. She would see
Where Germans Make Peace with Their Dead
The New Yorker / Posted 20 days ago
My great-grandmother Luise Gönner had a keen eye for dead people. She would see them sitting by the side of the road sometimes when she worked in her garden in the morning, or waiting by the village crossroads at dusk, a look of mournful reproof in... Read more
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The New Yorker
Pete Wells Has His Knives OutPete Wells, the restaurant critic of the Times, who writes a review every week—
Pete Wells Has His Knives Out
The New Yorker / Posted 21 days ago
Pete Wells, the restaurant critic of the Times, who writes a review every week—and who occasionally writes one that creates a national hubbub about class, money, and soup—was waiting for a table not long ago at Momofuku Nishi, a modish new restaurant... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Top 10 gloriously cheesy boy bandsAnd one of the genre's biggest trends was the time of the boy band. While the
Top 10 gloriously cheesy boy bands
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 22 days ago
And one of the genre's biggest trends was the time of the boy band. While the boy band phase was anything but new (The Jackson 5 were a boy band, no?), it reached fever pitch in the 90s, before dying a slow death in the "noughties". Here we... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Summer of Fear: When the 'Serial Shooter' and 'Baseline Killer' terrorized PhoenixPaul Patrick wanted a pack of cigarettes. He knew there were two different ser
Summer of Fear: When the 'Serial Shooter' and 'Baseline Killer' terrorized Phoenix
The Arizona Republic / Posted 23 days ago
Paul Patrick wanted a pack of cigarettes. He knew there were two different serial killers criss-crossing the Phoenix area, one of them a sniper prowling Patrick's neighborhood at night, shooting people out of car windows. But the mini-mart was just... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Cesar Chavez, farmworkers Labor Day march 50 years ago changed political landscape for Texas LatinosFifty years ago on Labor Day in Austin, a 21-year-old radio reporter for KNOW-A
Cesar Chavez, farmworkers Labor Day march 50 years ago changed political landscape for Texas Latinos
Dallas Morning News / Posted 24 days ago
Fifty years ago on Labor Day in Austin, a 21-year-old radio reporter for KNOW-AM walked alongside Cesar Chavez as the activist marched with farmworkers and labor leaders to the Texas capitol building to highlight the plight of agricultural workers in... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Deep Power Of JoyOn 14 October 1663 the famous diarist Samuel Pepys paid a visit to the Spanish
The Deep Power Of Joy
The Jewish Press / Posted 25 days ago
On 14 October 1663 the famous diarist Samuel Pepys paid a visit to the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in Creechurch Lane in the city of London. Jews had been exiled from England in 1290 but in 1656, following an intercession by Rabbi Menasseh ben... Read more
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The Irish Times
Michael Grothaus Q&A: ‘Don’t worry about the first draft. It’s always going to be shit’What was the first book to make an impression on you? The very first book to m
Michael Grothaus Q&A: ‘Don’t worry about the first draft. It’s always going to be shit’
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
What was the first book to make an impression on you? The very first book to make an impression on me was the novel Shibumi by Trevanian. It’s a philosophical exploration about democracy, consumerism, Eastern thought and elitism disguised as a spy... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In Vietnam, propaganda lives onHANOI: For weeks in January, an imposing bright red poster of Uncle Ho in silho
In Vietnam, propaganda lives on
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
HANOI: For weeks in January, an imposing bright red poster of Uncle Ho in silhouette dominated the streets around the National Convention Centre west of the Vietnamese capital. As the city’s frenetic motorbike traffic whizzed by, the poster’s... Read more
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The Irish Times
Minds of Winter review: A novel wondrous in tone and reach Ed O’Loughlin crafts a big, time-shifting tale around a perilous polar expedi
Minds of Winter review: A novel wondrous in tone and reach
The Irish Times / Posted 30 days ago
Ed O’Loughlin crafts a big, time-shifting tale around a perilous polar expedition It is Van Diemen’s Land in 1841, in the years leading up to Sir John Franklin’s darkling sortie into the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five on Friday: Our five favourite boybandsSINGAPORE: The King of Boybands is no more. Last Friday (Aug 19), Lou Pearlman
Five on Friday: Our five favourite boybands
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
SINGAPORE: The King of Boybands is no more. Last Friday (Aug 19), Lou Pearlman, the disgraced impresario behind the Backstreet Boys and ‘NSYNC, died in prison at the age of 62, while serving a 25-year prison term for running a US$300 million Ponzi... Read more

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