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Naked Capitalism
The Immorality and Brutal Violence of Extreme GreedYves here. Please welcome guest blogger #SlayTheSmaugs. For those of you who ha
The Immorality and Brutal Violence of Extreme Greed
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
Yves here. Please welcome guest blogger #SlayTheSmaugs. For those of you who have neither read The Hobbit nor seen the movies, “Smaug” is probably a meaningless word. In The Hobbit, Smaug is a massive and vicious dragon. He sits on a pile of gold and... Read more
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dna
Donald Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with decades-long US policyRepublican foreign policy veterans and outside experts warned that the suggesti
Donald Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with decades-long US policy
dna / Posted yesterday
Republican foreign policy veterans and outside experts warned that the suggestion by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that he might abandon NATO's pledge to automatically defend all alliance members could destroy an organisation that has... Read more
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Reuters
Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with decades-long U.S. policyRepublican presidential nominee Donald Trump points at the gathered media durin
Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with decades-long U.S. policy
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump points at the gathered media during his walk through at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, U.S., July 21, 2016. WASHINGTON Republican foreign policy veterans and outside experts warned that... Read more
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Reuters
Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with decades-long U.S. policyRepublican presidential nominee Donald Trump points at the gathered media durin
Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with decades-long U.S. policy
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump points at the gathered media during his walk through at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, U.S., July 21, 2016. WASHINGTON Republican foreign policy veterans and outside experts warned that... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
On StageThis very street, this very town, is in the grip of Reefer Madness. Or so the L
On Stage
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
This very street, this very town, is in the grip of Reefer Madness. Or so the Lecturer (Mark Fagundes), the pillar of morality, would have us think. Actually, the Conejo Players Theatre is abuzz (first and last pun in this review — promise) with the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mawarire Stirs Revolutionary SpiritTHROUGHOUT history, characters that somehow refuse to be ignored have come alon
Mawarire Stirs Revolutionary Spirit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
THROUGHOUT history, characters that somehow refuse to be ignored have come along. Movers and shakers such as Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela and -- obviously on the opposite side of the scale -- Adolf Hitler, come to mind. In the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Watch, Read Transcript: Chris Christie Slaughters Hillary Clinton [video]Whatever you think of either candidate running for president, Chris Christie de
Watch, Read Transcript: Chris Christie Slaughters Hillary Clinton [video]
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
Whatever you think of either candidate running for president, Chris Christie definitely put on quite a performance yesterday at the RNC. Below are Christie’s full remarks, as prepared for delivery and provided by convention officials. I am here... Read more
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The New Yorker
Japan’s Loose-Gendered PhenomenonIn 1913, Ichizo Kobayashi, the founder of Japan’s Hankyu Railways, was looking
Japan’s Loose-Gendered Phenomenon
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
In 1913, Ichizo Kobayashi, the founder of Japan’s Hankyu Railways, was looking for a ploy to get tourists to stay on his Osaka line all the way to the terminus, in the city of Takarazuka. He hit on the idea of starting in Takarazuka a theatre troupe... Read more
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NJ.com
READ: Chris Christie's full speech at RNC 2016 where he prosecutes Hillary ClintonHere's the prepared text of the governor's speech: "I am here tonight not only
READ: Chris Christie's full speech at RNC 2016 where he prosecutes Hillary Clinton
NJ.com / Posted 3 days ago
Here's the prepared text of the governor's speech: "I am here tonight not only as the Governor of New Jersey, but also as Donald Trump's friend for the last fourteen years. We are about to be led by not only a strong leader but by a caring, genuine... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Modern Juju Music... an Indigenous Genre Awaiting the Next SuperstarFrom I.K. Dairo's refreshing contribution, to King Sunny Ade and Chief Commande
Modern Juju Music... an Indigenous Genre Awaiting the Next Superstar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
From I.K. Dairo's refreshing contribution, to King Sunny Ade and Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey, the legendary maestro of Juju music, Dami Ajayi traces the evolution of a genre which spanned the oil boom of the 1970s as well as the 1990s, a draconian... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit’s 100 Greatest SongsSince May, we’ve been counting down , tallied from voting by thousands of music
Detroit’s 100 Greatest Songs
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
Since May, we’ve been counting down , tallied from voting by thousands of music fans and hometown music experts. Now with the unveiling of the Top 10 songs, the list is at last complete. It’s a diverse group of songs that... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Richmond's 1,000 Man March strives to 'curb violence in the community'Raising their voices and stopping traffic, the Thousand Man March for peace too
Richmond's 1,000 Man March strives to 'curb violence in the community'
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
Raising their voices and stopping traffic, the Thousand Man March for peace took over Richmond. "It's indicative of change, and that something's gonna change," said Patrick Wapples, who traveled from Hampton for Saturday's event in the capital city.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Death toll in failed Turkey coup rises to at least 90 Millions of Turkish citizens united throughout the country and ended an attem
Death toll in failed Turkey coup rises to at least 90
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
Millions of Turkish citizens united throughout the country and ended an attempted coup. People take to the street in support of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on 16 July 2016. Picture:... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Deep StateNot long ago, at a resort in the Turkish town of Kızılcahamam, Prime Minister R
The Deep State
The New Yorker / Posted 8 days ago
Not long ago, at a resort in the Turkish town of Kızılcahamam, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stood before a gathering of leaders of the Justice and Development Party to celebrate both his country and himself. Erdoğan, a tall, athletic-looking... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Will Asian-Americans get behind Black Lives Matter?Last week, only hours after the chilling killing of prone-and-restrained Baton
Will Asian-Americans get behind Black Lives Matter?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 9 days ago
Last week, only hours after the chilling killing of prone-and-restrained Baton Rouge, Louisiana, resident Alton Sterling, the next police shooting of a black man burst onto America's radar. Philando Castile had been gunned down in Falcon Heights,... Read more
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Faster Louder
Schoolboy Q offers no easy answers with his empowered 'Blank Face'Schoolboy Q’s Blank Face begins with an ending. “Guess that’s my curtain call,
Schoolboy Q offers no easy answers with his empowered 'Blank Face'
Faster Louder / Posted 9 days ago
Schoolboy Q’s Blank Face begins with an ending. “Guess that’s my curtain call, my last go,” Q barks on opener ‘Torch’, a track with all the weight and melancholy of a eulogy. It’s the first of many such stylised dead-ends – Blank Face is less a... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsThe Purge: Election Year (PG-13) Not terrible! The third sequel in the horror/a
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
The Purge: Election Year (PG-13) Not terrible! The third sequel in the horror/action movie franchise sees Frank Grillo back as Leo Barnes, an ex-cop-turned-bodyguard in the employ of Senator Charlie Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell of ABC’s Lost), who saw... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Islamization Of France: Stabbing Policemen, "Slut-Shaming" & New Death ThreatsSubmitted by Yves Mamou via The Gatestone Institute, Islamization is gaining g
Islamization Of France: Stabbing Policemen, "Slut-Shaming" & New Death Threats
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
Submitted by Yves Mamou via The Gatestone Institute, Islamization is gaining ground in the Muslim community of France. For a long time, this trend remained restricted to the cultural sphere and created strong controversies between Islamists and... Read more
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Island Packet
In face of violence, we should be our brother’s keeperI was standing amid forty-four thousand people at Baltimore’s Camden Yards last
In face of violence, we should be our brother’s keeper
Island Packet / Posted 11 days ago
I was standing amid forty-four thousand people at Baltimore’s Camden Yards last weekend, about to sing the National Anthem, when the announcer asked for a moment of silence for the loss of life in Louisiana, Minnesota and Texas. He called for... Read more
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Junkee
Andrew Bolt Wrote A Book And No One Bought ItEveryone’s favourite right-wing columnist Andrew Bolt has written a book called
Andrew Bolt Wrote A Book And No One Bought It
Junkee / Posted 11 days ago
Everyone’s favourite right-wing columnist Andrew Bolt has written a book called “Worth Fighting For” which is, according to the author, a collection of “my best columns… but also diaries I wrote for Spectator Australia, blog items and reflections... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
A Voice From DallasKellon Nixon was one of the folks that ran for cover last night. Yes, sir. We
A Voice From Dallas
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
Kellon Nixon was one of the folks that ran for cover last night. Yes, sir. Were you here for the protest as well? Yes, I was here during the rally as well as the march and the protest. And what happened? Everything was pretty peaceful from the... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
The birth of GleasonOn the day director Clay Tweel screened his first cut of Gleason for its two ce
The birth of Gleason
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 12 days ago
On the day director Clay Tweel screened his first cut of Gleason for its two central figures, former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason and his wife, Michel Rae Varisco, a handful of the couple's closest confidants gathered in their living room.... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Protests over police killings aim at occupying interstatesRiot police in full gear stopped a group of protesters in Baton Rouge late Sund
Protests over police killings aim at occupying interstates
The Houma Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Riot police in full gear stopped a group of protesters in Baton Rouge late Sunday in their attempt to walk onto Interstate 110 in Baton Rouge, thwarting a protest tactic that social justice activists have increasingly tried in several U.S.... Read more
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Daily Mail
NYC nurse, 28, behind powerful protest picture speaks out after jailEXCLUSIVE: 'This is the work of God. I am a vessel': NYC nurse behind powerful
NYC nurse, 28, behind powerful protest picture speaks out after jail
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
EXCLUSIVE: 'This is the work of God. I am a vessel': NYC nurse behind powerful protest picture, who traveled to Baton Rouge to march for 'a better future for her son', speaks out after night in jail Woman who was captured in iconic arrest photo from... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Protests over police killings aim at occupying interstatesRiot police in full gear stopped a group of protesters in Baton Rouge late Sund
Protests over police killings aim at occupying interstates
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 days ago
Riot police in full gear stopped a group of protesters in Baton Rouge late Sunday in their attempt to walk onto Interstate 110 in Baton Rouge, thwarting a protest tactic that social justice activists have increasingly tried in several U.S.... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
The Chilcot Report: The British Political Class Confronts Their Iraq War DebacleThe Inquiry’s report sets out in detail decision‑making in the UK Government co
The Chilcot Report: The British Political Class Confronts Their Iraq War Debacle
Naked Capitalism / Posted 13 days ago
The Inquiry’s report sets out in detail decision‑making in the UK Government covering the period from when the possibility of military action first arose in 2001 to the departure of UK troops in 2009. It covers many different aspects of policy and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Top 10 list of the most loved animated pets | TribLIVE Pittsburgher movie quiz for yunz Is 'Birdman' star Michael Keat
Top 10 list of the most loved animated pets
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
| TribLIVE Pittsburgher movie quiz for yunz Is 'Birdman' star Michael Keaton the best actor with western Pennsylvania ties? Click here to play the Trib's... Read more
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FOX Business
5 Police Officers Dead, Several Injured at Dallas ProtestEleven police officers were shot by at least two snipers here Thursday night du
5 Police Officers Dead, Several Injured at Dallas Protest
FOX Business / Posted 15 days ago
Eleven police officers were shot by at least two snipers here Thursday night during a protest over police brutality, leaving five officers dead and wounding six, throwing the city into chaos and turning parts of downtown into a massive crime scene by... Read more
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FOX Business
5 Police Officers Dead, Several Injured at Dallas ProtestEleven police officers were shot by at least two snipers here Thursday night du
5 Police Officers Dead, Several Injured at Dallas Protest
FOX Business / Posted 15 days ago
Eleven police officers were shot by at least two snipers here Thursday night during a protest over police brutality, leaving five officers dead and wounding six, throwing the city into chaos and turning parts of downtown into a massive crime scene by... Read more
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Daily Mail
Police believe Sterling death was 'justified,' an 'authorized killing''This is potentially a state authorized killing': East Baton Rouge District Att
Police believe Sterling death was 'justified,' an 'authorized killing'
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
'This is potentially a state authorized killing': East Baton Rouge District Attorney says Alton Sterling death may have been legal East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore said Alton Sterling's death may have been 'state authorized' Usually... Read more
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J Weekly
Never shall we forget Elie Wiesel, 1928-2016Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate who became a leading ico
Never shall we forget Elie Wiesel, 1928-2016
J Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate who became a leading icon of Holocaust remembrance and a global symbol of conscience, died on July 2 at 87. His death, at his home in Manhattan, was the result of natural causes, the World Jewish... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film Shorts"The Dog Lover" opens Friday in Dallas. The Dog Lover (PG) Allison Paige stars
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
"The Dog Lover" opens Friday in Dallas. The Dog Lover (PG) Allison Paige stars in this drama as a young animal-rights lawyer who goes undercover to infiltrate a suspected puppy mill. Also with James Remar, Lea Thompson, Jayson Blair, Kathleen... Read more
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The New Yorker
Iceland’s Historic CandidateWhen I heard that the historian Guðni Jóhannesson was running for President of
Iceland’s Historic Candidate
The New Yorker / Posted 18 days ago
When I heard that the historian Guðni Jóhannesson was running for President of Iceland—not only running but entering the final weeks of the campaign as the clear favorite—I was intently curious to be present when and if he won. I had met Guðni a year... Read more
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CBS News
60 Minutes presents "A Night at the Movies"The following script is from "60 Minutes Presents: A Night at the Movies" which
60 Minutes presents "A Night at the Movies"
CBS News / Posted 20 days ago
The following script is from "60 Minutes Presents: A Night at the Movies" which aired on July 3, 2016. Good evening. I'm Bill Whitaker. Welcome to 60 Minutes Presents: A Night at the Movies. We begin with a look at the director behind this past... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
As the rest of Britain feels the effects of Brexit, Scotland prepares for a new lifeThe first hours of June 24 were bewildering. The United Kingdom, shockingly, ha
As the rest of Britain feels the effects of Brexit, Scotland prepares for a new life
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 days ago
The first hours of June 24 were bewildering. The United Kingdom, shockingly, had just voted to quit the European Union. Prime Minister David Cameron immediately announced his resignation, and no one – least of all the politicians who had campaigned... Read more
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Roll Call
Red Alert: Russia Looms Large as a Security ThreatU.S. military forces deployed to Europe are tasked with two missions: Build coo
Red Alert: Russia Looms Large as a Security Threat
Roll Call / Posted 23 days ago
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 War nemesis, flexes its military muscle, these... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsBuddymoon (NR) David Giuntoli stars in this comedy as a man who gets dumped by
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
Buddymoon (NR) David Giuntoli stars in this comedy as a man who gets dumped by his fiancée days before their wedding and goes hiking through the Oregon mountains with his best man (Flula Borg). Also with Claire Coffee. (Opens Friday in Dallas) De... Read more
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Wired News
Live Tapings Are Helping Make Podcasts A Little Less … WhiteMore than a thousand people stood up from their seats, dancing and singing alon
Live Tapings Are Helping Make Podcasts A Little Less … White
Wired News / Posted 24 days ago
More than a thousand people stood up from their seats, dancing and singing along to Beyoncé’s “Hold Up.” As the lights faded inside San Francisco’s Nourse theater, the crowd cheered in anticipation, then roared as the two twentysomethings walked... Read more
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Slate
How Angels in America Became the Defining Work of American Art of the Past 25 YearsTwenty-five years ago this summer, Tony Kushner’s Angels in America premiered i
How Angels in America Became the Defining Work of American Art of the Past 25 Years
Slate / Posted 24 days ago
Twenty-five years ago this summer, Tony Kushner’s Angels in America premiered in the tiny Eureka Theatre in San Francisco’s Mission District. Within two years it had won the Pulitzer Prize and begun a New York run that would dominate the Tony Awards... Read more
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express
Roy Hodgson clueless at conference after quitting England as Martin Glenn faces key choice ROY HODGSON looked broken but above all bemused. Three times he stressed he d
Roy Hodgson clueless at conference after quitting England as Martin Glenn faces key choice
express / Posted 25 days ago
ROY HODGSON looked broken but above all bemused. Three times he stressed he did not know why he was at a press conference to rake over England’s squalid Euro... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Conversations with Allan WolperListen On Demand Allan Wolper talks to Letitia JamesMay 6, 2016 New York City
Conversations with Allan Wolper
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 25 days ago
Listen On Demand Allan Wolper talks to Letitia JamesMay 6, 2016 New York City Public Advocate Letitia James is a fierce fighter for low income tenants facing eviction from predatory landlords. James is pained by the fact 60,000 people have to sleep... Read more
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The New Statesman
The rise in hate crime reports is a dark sign of post-Brexit BritainEd Miliband’s leadership of the Labour Party is at stake. As the news filters t
The rise in hate crime reports is a dark sign of post-Brexit Britain
The New Statesman / Posted 25 days ago
Ed Miliband’s leadership of the Labour Party is at stake. As the news filters through the party’s branches, hundreds of thousands sign petitions in his support. But this is no online craze. By evening, thousands of diehard fans have gathered in... Read more
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The New Yorker
“The Fugitive”They told him he had to wear a mask in public. Which was ridiculous. It made hi
“The Fugitive”
The New Yorker / Posted 26 days ago
They told him he had to wear a mask in public. Which was ridiculous. It made him feel like he had a target painted on his back—or his face, actually, right in the middle of his face. But if he wanted to walk out the door of the clinic he was going to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Life through the eyes of a connected but burdened generationOn Sunday, June 12, Emily DePaoli was between lifeguard shifts in High River, A
Life through the eyes of a connected but burdened generation
The Globe and Mail / Posted 29 days ago
On Sunday, June 12, Emily DePaoli was between lifeguard shifts in High River, Alta., when, scrolling through Instagram, she saw #PrayforOrlando. She follows several drag queens, who were suddenly urging people to give blood. The Grade 12 student... Read more
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The New Statesman
The EU referendum liveblog: David Cameron resigns as prime minister after Leave clinches victoryHello, and welcome to the New Statesman's EU referendum blog. Please hit refres
The EU referendum liveblog: David Cameron resigns as prime minister after Leave clinches victory
The New Statesman / Posted 29 days ago
Hello, and welcome to the New Statesman's EU referendum blog. Please hit refresh for LIVE updates. Good morning, and welcome to Brexit Britain Just woken up? For those of you just joining us, here's a summary of the night's events: Keep refreshing... Read more
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The New Statesman
The New Statesman EU referendum liveblog: Leave clinches victoryHello, and welcome to the New Statesman's EU referendum blog. Please hit refres
The New Statesman EU referendum liveblog: Leave clinches victory
The New Statesman / Posted 29 days ago
Hello, and welcome to the New Statesman's EU referendum blog. Please hit refresh for LIVE updates. 06:04: Fund managers Royal London Asset Management has predicted the UK will fall into recession. Piers Hillier, Chief Investment Officer at Royal... Read more
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The New Statesman
The New Statesman EU referendum liveblog: Leave on course for victoryHello, and welcome to the New Statesman's EU referendum blog. Please hit refres
The New Statesman EU referendum liveblog: Leave on course for victory
The New Statesman / Posted 29 days ago
Hello, and welcome to the New Statesman's EU referendum blog. Please hit refresh for LIVE updates. 05:15: Lib Dem grandee Paddy Ashdown has a simple comment to make. "God help our country." 04:56: Again, if you've just joined, and you're a... Read more
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Anime News Network
Makoto Shinkai's your name. Film Unveils New VisualThose who preorder tickets at a theater in Japan have a chance to receive a cle
Makoto Shinkai's your name. Film Unveils New Visual
Anime News Network / Posted 30 days ago
Those who preorder tickets at a theater in Japan have a chance to receive a clear file featuring the new visual. The clear file is limited to 30,000 copies. Boy: On that day... That day when stars fell from the sky... It was almost like... Girl: It... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, June 23, 2016 Justman will stand up for our water rights Some new arrivals in this wonderf
Email letters, June 23, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
Justman will stand up for our water rights Some new arrivals in this wonderful valley may not know about our long-standing battle with the Front Range (and others) over our water rights. Jokes abound – “Whiskey’s for... Read more

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