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Chattanooga Times Free Press
TVA retirees appeal for better plan to shore up underfunded pensionTVA directors said Thursday that changes must be made to the utility's underfun
TVA retirees appeal for better plan to shore up underfunded pension
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 58 minutes ago
TVA directors said Thursday that changes must be made to the utility's underfunded pension plan, but TVA retirees appealed to the board to modify their proposal to cut $700 million of retirement benefits for the nearly 35,000 employees and retirees... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Review: Holocaust drama ‘Son of Saul’ is harrowingFrom the moment the man with the red X painted on his back emerges from the blu
Review: Holocaust drama ‘Son of Saul’ is harrowing
Detroit Free Press / Posted an hour ago
From the moment the man with the red X painted on his back emerges from the blur and comes into focus at the start of the film, “Son of Saul” is in constant motion. The man is Saul (Geza Rohrig), a Hungarian and a member of the Sonderkommando, a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Peer lending crash warningA former UK regulatory boss has warned of potential losses in the peer-to-peer
Peer lending crash warning
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
A former UK regulatory boss has warned of potential losses in the peer-to-peer lending sector. Image/Getty Images. New Zealand peer to peer lenders have hit back at criticism by a former British regulator warning a crash in the sector would make... Read more
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The News & Observer
Another NC redistricting case may head to US Supreme Court | News & Observer February 11, 2016 5:56 PM NC Supreme Court rejects reque
Another NC redistricting case may head to US Supreme Court
The News & Observer / Posted 6 hours ago
| News & Observer February 11, 2016 5:56 PM NC Supreme Court rejects request for rehearing Several cases could land in US... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Craig Ferguson once again cracks wise on the History Channel's new panel show, 'Join or Die'It was a gray day in America when Craig Ferguson left CBS' "The Late Late Show"
Craig Ferguson once again cracks wise on the History Channel's new panel show, 'Join or Die'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 hours ago
It was a gray day in America when Craig Ferguson left CBS' "The Late Late Show" in December 2014, a couple of weeks shy of a decade as its host. (James Corden, who sings, replaced him.) Ferguson has not been exactly invisible since. There was a... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Cliven Bundy charged with assault, conspiracyThe Latest: The Latest: BURNS, Ore. - The last four people to occupy a nation
Cliven Bundy charged with assault, conspiracy
KHQ Spokane / Posted 10 hours ago
The Latest: The Latest: BURNS, Ore. - The last four people to occupy a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon say they're giving themselves up to... Read more
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NBC News
1 Holdout at Oregon Refuge as Negotiations ContinueThree of the four occupiers at an Oregon wildlife refuge appeared to surrender
1 Holdout at Oregon Refuge as Negotiations Continue
NBC News / Posted 11 hours ago
Three of the four occupiers at an Oregon wildlife refuge appeared to surrender Thursday morning while mediators tried to coax out the fourth amid tense negotiations. "Unless my grievances are heard, I will not come out," David Fry, 27, could be... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Defending the ‘3 Stars and a Sun’I teared up within the first few minutes, and the show hadn’t even begun yet.
Defending the ‘3 Stars and a Sun’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 14 hours ago
I teared up within the first few minutes, and the show hadn’t even begun yet. I am no crybaby. Yet the Philippine Educational Theater Association’s new musical, 3 Stars and a Sun, manages to reach into the core where sentiments of nationhood and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘The new normal’: Displaced millworkers commuting, renting to remain in struggling industryMILLINOCKET, Maine — On a chilly January Sunday evening, millworker Tom Picard
‘The new normal’: Displaced millworkers commuting, renting to remain in struggling industry
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 hours ago
MILLINOCKET, Maine — On a chilly January Sunday evening, millworker Tom Picard eats the last carrots on his plate, pushes away from the kitchen table and begins a weekly ritual he never thought he’d have to endure. It’s time to go to work, but... Read more
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SUR in English
Little Abel is looking for a donor. Surinenglish.comFrancisco S�nchez andCarmen Mart�n with their ten month old son, Abel. :: A.G.
Little Abel is looking for a donor. Surinenglish.com
SUR in English / Posted 18 hours ago
Francisco S�nchez andCarmen Mart�n with their ten month old son, Abel. :: A.G. If being a ‘born fighter’ means someone who is determined to make their way in life, then the phrase can definitely be used to describe little Abel. When he was just 18... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Russia, pressed to end Syria bombing by West, proposes March truceWorld powers pressed Russia to stop their bombing campaign around the Syrian ci
Russia, pressed to end Syria bombing by West, proposes March truce
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 hours ago
World powers pressed Russia to stop their bombing campaign around the Syrian city of Aleppo in support of an al-Assad government offensive to recapture the city, with a Western official saying that Moscow had presented a proposal envisaging a truce... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
Don’t squander your right to vote - While watching the Republican debate Saturday night I began to wonder just how many Cherokeeans were watching this debate with me. My conclusion — not enough. Then I wondered how many will vote for their favorit...While watching the Republican debate Saturday night, I began to wonder just how
Don’t squander your right to vote - While watching the Republican debate Saturday night I began to wonder just how many Cherokeeans were watching this debate with me. My conclusion — not enough. Then I wondered how many will vote for their favorit...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 23 hours ago
While watching the Republican debate Saturday night, I began to wonder just how many Cherokeeans were watching this debate with me. My conclusion — not enough. Then I wondered how many will vote for their favorite candidate on March 1. Again, my... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘Who wouldn’t want this? I love sex’than ever before. I have to admit, this show is really starting to challenge m
‘Who wouldn’t want this? I love sex’
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
than ever before. I have to admit, this show is really starting to challenge my preconceptions about people, except for the one about horny old people being gross. But more of that in a bit. First, let’s meet: THE BEAUTY QUEEN AND THE... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Young Palestinian killed in Israeli fire in West Bank clashes—ministryAn Israeli army armored bulldozer moves burning tires during clashes with Pales
Young Palestinian killed in Israeli fire in West Bank clashes—ministry
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
An Israeli army armored bulldozer moves burning tires during clashes with Palestinian protestors in the West Bank village of Kabatiya, near Jenin, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Kabatiya is the home village of the three Palestinian men who staged a deadly... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘We get it, your genitals work’than ever before. I have to admit, this show is really starting to challenge m
‘We get it, your genitals work’
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
than ever before. I have to admit, this show is really starting to challenge my preconceptions about people, except for the one about horny old people being gross. But more of that in a bit. First, let’s meet: THE BEAUTY QUEEN AND THE... Read more
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Swissinfo
Russia, pressed to end Syria bombing, proposes March trucepowers pressed Russia on Wednesday to stop bombing around Aleppo in support of
Russia, pressed to end Syria bombing, proposes March truce
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
powers pressed Russia on Wednesday to stop bombing around Aleppo in support of a Syrian government offensive to recapture the city and a Western official said Moscow had presented a proposal envisaging a truce in three weeks' time. Secretary of... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators(AP) — President Barack Obama's speech to Illinois legislators, including some
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
(AP) — President Barack Obama's speech to Illinois legislators, including some former colleagues, left them starry-eyed and receptive to his message Wednesday about changing the rancorous tone of politics to one that's more collaborative and less... Read more
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The Star
Scant hope of Syria peace breakthrough as Russia pounds rebelspowers pressed Russia on Wednesday to stop bombing around Aleppo in support of
Scant hope of Syria peace breakthrough as Russia pounds rebels
The Star / Posted yesterday
powers pressed Russia on Wednesday to stop bombing around Aleppo in support of a Syrian government offensive to recapture the city and a Western official said Moscow had presented a proposal envisaging a truce in three weeks' time. Secretary of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Gays Get 7 Percent Marriage Licenses In Hamilton County, 2 Percent Elsewherea hundred people in a homosexual relationship have received marriage licenses f
Gays Get 7 Percent Marriage Licenses In Hamilton County, 2 Percent Elsewhere
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
a hundred people in a homosexual relationship have received marriage licenses from Hamilton County clerk Bill Knowles. The licenses were issued from June 26 through Feb. 3, according to a county spreadsheet. The rush to homosexual nuptials was... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Demand growing for used furniture; look for it hereI'd flirted with used furniture for a long time — a bookcase here, a side table
Demand growing for used furniture; look for it here
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
I'd flirted with used furniture for a long time — a bookcase here, a side table there. But it wasn't until I laid eyes on my dining room set — old, sturdy, priced super, super well — that I actually fell in love with the idea of used furniture. I've... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Up next for UW men’s basketball: UtahCenter (15,000). Record: 17-7, 6-5 Pac-12 (t-5th). Coach: Larry Krystkowiak i
Up next for UW men’s basketball: Utah
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Center (15,000). Record: 17-7, 6-5 Pac-12 (t-5th). Coach: Larry Krystkowiak is 85-72 (.541) in his fifth season with the Utes and 127-92 (.582) in seven years as a head coach. Prior to joining Utah in 2011, he spent two years at Montana where... Read more
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Wired News
It’s Embarrassing How Few Black Female Founders Get FundedOf the thousands of venture deals minted from 2012 to 2014, so few black women
It’s Embarrassing How Few Black Female Founders Get Funded
Wired News / Posted yesterday
Of the thousands of venture deals minted from 2012 to 2014, so few black women founders raised money that, statistically speaking, the number might as well be zero. (The exact number is 24 out of 10,238, or just 0.2 percent.) Of those few that have... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘The beauty and the beefcake’than ever before. I have to admit, this show is really starting to challenge m
‘The beauty and the beefcake’
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
than ever before. I have to admit, this show is really starting to challenge my preconceptions about people, except for the one about horny old people being gross. But more of that in a bit. First, let’s meet: THE BEAUTY QUEEN AND THE... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Why a consumer group thinks oil companies worked together to inflate gas pricesCalifornia oil refiners “artificially inflated” pump prices in a move that enab
Why a consumer group thinks oil companies worked together to inflate gas prices
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted yesterday
California oil refiners “artificially inflated” pump prices in a move that enabled oil companies to make a “killing” in the wake of an explosion last winter at ExxonMobil’s Torrance refinery, nonprofit group Consumer Watchdog alleged... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Why a consumer group thinks oil companies worked together to inflate gas pricesCalifornia oil refiners “artificially inflated” pump prices in a move that enab
Why a consumer group thinks oil companies worked together to inflate gas prices
San Bernardino Sun / Posted yesterday
California oil refiners “artificially inflated” pump prices in a move that enabled oil companies to make a “killing” in the wake of an explosion last winter at ExxonMobil’s Torrance refinery, nonprofit group Consumer Watchdog alleged... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Timeline: Chris Christie's highs and lowsand television, quickly turning him into a political celebrity. But now his pre
Timeline: Chris Christie's highs and lows
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
and television, quickly turning him into a political celebrity. But now his presidential campaign is in trouble after the New Hampshire primary and he plans a return to New Jersey. Here is a look at the highs and lows of Christie’s public life... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Gambling legislation starts rolling in Florida HouseFla. (AP) — Florida's Republican-controlled Legislature on Tuesday finally took
Gambling legislation starts rolling in Florida House
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted yesterday
Fla. (AP) — Florida's Republican-controlled Legislature on Tuesday finally took up legislation that would allow the Seminole Tribe of Florida to add craps and roulette at its casinos. A divided House panel voted in favor of a bill that... Read more
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The Local
Timeline: Julian Assange rape caseJulian Assange following a court hearing in 2010. Photo: TT The Local · 9 Fe
Timeline: Julian Assange rape case
The Local / Posted yesterday
Julian Assange following a court hearing in 2010. Photo: TT The Local · 9 Feb 2016, 12:25 Published: 28 Oct 2014 12:09 GMT+01:00 Updated: 09 Feb 2016 12:25 GMT+01:00 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is fighting... Read more
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Aljazeera
Life by Latin America's largest open-pit coal mineLa Guajira, Colombia - Heavy dust clouds fill the dry, warm air as Said Lara us
Life by Latin America's largest open-pit coal mine
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
La Guajira, Colombia - Heavy dust clouds fill the dry, warm air as Said Lara uses a crowbar to tear down his wife's house in the small community of Las Casitas, in the northernmost Colombian province of La Guajira. Only two days earlier an official... Read more
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Perth Now
‘Weirdly he doesn’t gaffer-tape her mouth shut’than ever before. I have to admit, this show is really starting to challenge m
‘Weirdly he doesn’t gaffer-tape her mouth shut’
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
than ever before. I have to admit, this show is really starting to challenge my preconceptions about people, except for the one about horny old people being gross. But more of that in a bit. First, let’s meet: THE BEAUTY QUEEN AND THE... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Judge rejects State bid to confiscate prostitutes’ cash | Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 10, 2016 A judge has rejected a State
Judge rejects State bid to confiscate prostitutes’ cash
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 10, 2016 A judge has rejected a State application to confiscate the “hard-earned” income of two... Read more
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The Hill
The chaotic fight for ObamaCareBarack Obama's presidency, nine years after he announced his White House bid on
The chaotic fight for ObamaCare
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Barack Obama's presidency, nine years after he announced his White House bid on Feb. 10, 2007. Less than 48 hours before the final vote on the Affordable Care Act, President Obama was irritated. Jason Altmire, a centrist Democratic congressman... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2016 Budget Runs Into Troubled WatersAndrew Oota, Bode Gbadebo, Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel, George Agba, Jonathan Nda-Is
2016 Budget Runs Into Troubled Waters
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Andrew Oota, Bode Gbadebo, Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel, George Agba, Jonathan Nda-Isaiah, Winifred Ogbebo and Chinelo Chikelu The N6.08 trillion 2016 budget estimates yesterday suffered a major setback as the National Assembly announced that the... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Oil company collusion bilked California motorists out of billions, consumer group saysGas prices in the South Bay climbed following the ExxonMobil refinery explosion
Oil company collusion bilked California motorists out of billions, consumer group says
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Gas prices in the South Bay climbed following the ExxonMobil refinery explosion, as seen at this Torrance Chevron station on July 14, 2015. File photo. (Brad Graverson / Staff Photographer) Collusion among California oil refiners “artificially... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Oil company collusion bilked California motorists out of billions, consumer group saysGas prices in the South Bay climbed following the ExxonMobil refinery explosion
Oil company collusion bilked California motorists out of billions, consumer group says
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Gas prices in the South Bay climbed following the ExxonMobil refinery explosion, as seen at this Torrance Chevron station on July 14, 2015. File photo. (Brad Graverson / Staff Photographer) Collusion among California oil refiners “artificially... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Sex Assaults Up In Dallas; Police Say There's More To The StoryDALLAS (CBS11) – Violent crime is up in Dallas and that includes sexual assault
Sex Assaults Up In Dallas; Police Say There's More To The Story
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
DALLAS (CBS11) – Violent crime is up in Dallas and that includes sexual assaults. Police have acknowledged the spike. But, say there is more to the story: they’re seeing more victims come forward after fear and shame initially kept them silent. The... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Coastal showdown: Commission to decide whether to fire executive directorMORRO BAY -- After weeks of secrets, rumors and public uproar, the California C
Coastal showdown: Commission to decide whether to fire executive director
Inside Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
MORRO BAY -- After weeks of secrets, rumors and public uproar, the California Coastal Commission will deliberate Wednesday whether to fire embattled Executive Director Charles Lester, whose potential ouster has churned up a Mavericks-sized wave of... Read more
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The Mercury News
Coastal showdown: Commission to decide whether to fire executive directorMORRO BAY -- After weeks of secrets, rumors and public uproar, the California C
Coastal showdown: Commission to decide whether to fire executive director
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
MORRO BAY -- After weeks of secrets, rumors and public uproar, the California Coastal Commission will deliberate Wednesday whether to fire embattled Executive Director Charles Lester, whose potential ouster has churned up a Mavericks-sized wave of... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Coastal showdown: Commission to decide whether to fire executive directorMORRO BAY -- After weeks of secrets, rumors and public uproar, the California C
Coastal showdown: Commission to decide whether to fire executive director
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
MORRO BAY -- After weeks of secrets, rumors and public uproar, the California Coastal Commission will deliberate Wednesday whether to fire embattled Executive Director Charles Lester, whose potential ouster has churned up a Mavericks-sized wave of... Read more
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The Smoking Gun
Jury Rejects Beer-Battered Man’s Beer-Battered Fish Defense In Drunk Driving Case A Wisconsin jury has rejected claims from a repeat drunk driver that he smell
Jury Rejects Beer-Battered Man’s Beer-Battered Fish Defense In Drunk Driving Case
The Smoking Gun / Posted 2 days ago
A Wisconsin jury has rejected claims from a repeat drunk driver that he smelled of booze during a traffic stop because he had just eaten beer-battered fish at... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Judge rejects application to confiscate ‘hard earned’ income stolen from two prostitutes | Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 03:34 pm A judge has...
Judge rejects application to confiscate ‘hard earned’ income stolen from two prostitutes
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 03:34 pm A judge has... Read more
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Officer.com
Ferguson Consent Decree May Derailed by CostIII ran a hand over his beard, nodded and blinked, adjusted his glasses, and no
Ferguson Consent Decree May Derailed by Cost
Officer.com / Posted 2 days ago
III ran a hand over his beard, nodded and blinked, adjusted his glasses, and nodded and blinked again, as he listened to the lengthy recitation of alleged abuses suffered under his city's police department and court. It was a Friday afternoon... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Criminal Aliens Flashpoint of Border Security Debate - Criminal Aliens Flashpoint of Border Security Debate by Jay Root The Texas Tribune Feb. 8 2016 The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration ...Juan Francisco de Luna Vasquez passed through the Webb County jail at least fou
Criminal Aliens Flashpoint of Border Security Debate - Criminal Aliens Flashpoint of Border Security Debate by Jay Root The Texas Tribune Feb. 8 2016 The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Juan Francisco de Luna Vasquez passed through the Webb County jail at least four times on more than a half dozen charges before allegedly beating his wife to death with a hammer last year in Laredo. Victor Reyes had already spent three months in the... Read more
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thedaisycutter
Leicester’s Lessons In Desire Bob Lethaby pays homage to the Foxes’ ‘extraordinary combination of desire, r
Leicester’s Lessons In Desire
thedaisycutter / Posted 2 days ago
Bob Lethaby pays homage to the Foxes’ ‘extraordinary combination of desire, raw talent, and something to prove’. I can remember years ago, watching a darts final on the TV featuring Eric ‘The Crafty Cockney’ Bristow... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Mysterious ship helped keep California gas prices high, consumer advocate saysThere's an unusual new entry to the long list of reasons why Californians spent
Mysterious ship helped keep California gas prices high, consumer advocate says
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
There's an unusual new entry to the long list of reasons why Californians spent the last year paying significantly more for gasoline than other U.S. drivers: a mystery ship. The explosion at Exxon Mobil's huge Torrance refinery a year ago... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Citing �Flawed� Rules, Groups Call for Suspending Judicial Appointmentsnontransparent and unconstitutional”, a group of legal advocacy, watchdog and h
Citing �Flawed� Rules, Groups Call for Suspending Judicial Appointments
Civil Georgia / Posted 2 days ago
nontransparent and unconstitutional”, a group of legal advocacy, watchdog and human rights organizations have called on the High Council of Justice (HCoJ) to suspend ongoing process of selecting and appointing new judges. Coalition for... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Rockford aldermen deny RHA request to jointly apply for HUD grantRockford City Council rejects a partnership with the housing authority to apply
Rockford aldermen deny RHA request to jointly apply for HUD grant
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 2 days ago
Rockford City Council rejects a partnership with the housing authority to apply for federal money. The Rockford Housing Authority is looking to get $2 million in Housing & Urban Development grant funds. That money would be spent on improving the... Read more
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CBC.ca
St. Albert TD Canada Trust denies accusation of racial profilingTD Canada Trust denies staff at a St. Alberta branch are guilty of racial profi
St. Albert TD Canada Trust denies accusation of racial profiling
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
TD Canada Trust denies staff at a St. Alberta branch are guilty of racial profiling. Staff at the TD branch on Hebert Road called police Friday just before 2 p.m. after a customer reported two people outside the bank talking about the bank's... Read more
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Daily Mail
‘Bionic spine’ could see paralysed patients walk againis hailed as a 'major breakthough' New device is just 3cm long and a few milli
‘Bionic spine’ could see paralysed patients walk again
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
is hailed as a 'major breakthough' New device is just 3cm long and a few millimetres wide Device will be implanted into the blood vessels leading into the brain Electrodes on the miniscule device will detect signals from here These are sent to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Megyn Kelly arrives hand in hand with her husband to Late Night showThe Trump effect? Glamour-puss Megyn Kelly goes from TV host to Stephen Colbert
Megyn Kelly arrives hand in hand with her husband to Late Night show
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
The Trump effect? Glamour-puss Megyn Kelly goes from TV host to Stephen Colbert guest with a $10m book deal after THAT feud with The Donald Kelly enjoyed a night out with husband novelist Douglas Brunt, 44 They got married eight years ago and have... Read more
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