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Daily Mirror
The quickest humans - and tortoise - in the world“To be or not to be” soliloquy from Hamlet in just 23.8 seconds –about four tim
The quickest humans - and tortoise - in the world
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
“To be or not to be” soliloquy from Hamlet in just 23.8 seconds –about four times as fast as most people speak.Terrific tortoise Bertie is the Usain Bolt of tortoises after smashing the world record for being the fastest. In 2015 he reached a... Read more
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Business Wire
Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. Provides Section 19( NoticeLEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This notice provides stockholders of Tortoise P
Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. Provides Section 19( Notice
Business Wire / Posted 4 hours ago
LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This notice provides stockholders of Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TPZ) with information regarding the distribution paid on July 29, 2016 and cumulative distributions paid fiscal... Read more
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The North West Star
Best hotel stays: What factors make a hotel experience so amazing?Turkey, who gave me her baklava dish to scrape clean, beat me endlessly at back
Best hotel stays: What factors make a hotel experience so amazing?
The North West Star / Posted 9 hours ago
Turkey, who gave me her baklava dish to scrape clean, beat me endlessly at backgammon, played the lute and had a pet tortoise called Sebastian. It's now nearly 30 years too since I first met "Mummy" on a roadside in Kota Bahru in Malaysia.... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Best hotel stays: What factors make a hotel experience so amazing?Turkey, who gave me her baklava dish to scrape clean, beat me endlessly at back
Best hotel stays: What factors make a hotel experience so amazing?
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 hours ago
Turkey, who gave me her baklava dish to scrape clean, beat me endlessly at backgammon, played the lute and had a pet tortoise called Sebastian. It's now nearly 30 years too since I first met "Mummy" on a roadside in Kota Bahru in Malaysia.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Flash floods gush every day at Las Vegas Springs Preserveafter zoologists introduce the audience to live animals that thrive in the ofte
Flash floods gush every day at Las Vegas Springs Preserve
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 hours ago
after zoologists introduce the audience to live animals that thrive in the often-hostile climate. Critters include a desert tortoise, gopher snake and kangaroo rat, plus scorpions and tarantulas. Along with the attractions, you can explore hiking... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Egmont Key reopened after this week's fireacres. Officials said no structures have been damaged, and wildlife in the are
Egmont Key reopened after this week's fire
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 12 hours ago
acres. Officials said no structures have been damaged, and wildlife in the area seem to be safe. There is a large gopher tortoise population and bird sanctuary on Egmont Key. The island has no human residents, and can only be reached by boat or... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
'There's a squirrel trapped in my satellite dish' and other things the London Fire Brigade doesn't want to be called forinclude a squirrel trapped in a satellite dish in Wandsworth, a ferret trapped
'There's a squirrel trapped in my satellite dish' and other things the London Fire Brigade doesn't want to be called for
Kingston Guardian / Posted 16 hours ago
include a squirrel trapped in a satellite dish in Wandsworth, a ferret trapped in a lift shaft in Kingston and a trapped tortoise in New Malden. Animal lovers also went out of their way to call the emergency services when a snake was on the... Read more
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Quartz
Machine-gunning goats from helicopters is just one way to stop the spread of invasive speciesserious goat problem. With more than 100,000 goats eating everything in sight,
Machine-gunning goats from helicopters is just one way to stop the spread of invasive species
Quartz / Posted 16 hours ago
serious goat problem. With more than 100,000 goats eating everything in sight, native species like the endangered Galapagos tortoise were struggling to survive. How did they get there? Most likely, pirates and whalers brought goats to the Galapagos... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
'There's a squirrel trapped in my satellite dish' and other things the London Fire Brigade doesn't want to be called forinclude a squirrel trapped in a satellite dish in Wandsworth, a ferret trapped
'There's a squirrel trapped in my satellite dish' and other things the London Fire Brigade doesn't want to be called for
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 16 hours ago
include a squirrel trapped in a satellite dish in Wandsworth, a ferret trapped in a lift shaft in Kingston and a trapped tortoise in New Malden. Animal lovers also went out of their way to call the emergency services when a snake was on the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'There's a squirrel trapped in my satellite dish' and other things the London Fire Brigade doesn't want to be called forinclude a squirrel trapped in a satellite dish in Wandsworth, a ferret trapped
'There's a squirrel trapped in my satellite dish' and other things the London Fire Brigade doesn't want to be called for
Croydon Guardian / Posted 17 hours ago
include a squirrel trapped in a satellite dish in Wandsworth, a ferret trapped in a lift shaft in Kingston and a trapped tortoise in New Malden. Animal lovers also went out of their way to call the emergency services when a snake was on the... Read more
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WPBF Palm Beach
9-old, father save neighbors pets from house fireNúñez said. Casey and his dad, Eric Núñez, sprang into action. "They had a pa
9-old, father save neighbors pets from house fire
WPBF Palm Beach / Posted 21 hours ago
Núñez said. Casey and his dad, Eric Núñez, sprang into action. "They had a patio enclosed with two birds, two dog and a tortoise so I went ahead and pulled all of those animals out," Núñez said. Núñez ran toward the flames on 13th Street... Read more
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Market Watch
Here’s what to look for in second-quarter GDPbetter than is probably the case.No-frills economy Regardless of what the revi
Here’s what to look for in second-quarter GDP
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
better than is probably the case.No-frills economy Regardless of what the revisions show, the U.S. economy is still more tortoise than hare. Growth is likely to average around 2% in the third and fourth quarters, the latest estimates show.... Read more
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Daily Press
It's dog days, even for tortoises and llamasEven Pebbles the tortoise took shelter from the Wednesday heat in the depths of
It's dog days, even for tortoises and llamas
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Even Pebbles the tortoise took shelter from the Wednesday heat in the depths of a shed in his pen at Hampton's Bluebird Gap Farm — and his species is used to the hot, arid climate of East Africa. Almost all of the inhabitants of the farm spent the... Read more
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KIVI Boise
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfireA 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attemp
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfire
KIVI Boise / Posted 2 days ago
A 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attempting to outrun the wildfires that have forced thousands of people to evacuate north of Los Angeles. According to ABC News, the owners of Tank the tortoise were forced to... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfireA 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attemp
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfire
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
A 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attempting to outrun the wildfires that have forced thousands of people to evacuate north of Los Angeles. According to ABC News, the owners of Tank the tortoise were forced to... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfireA 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attemp
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfire
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
A 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attempting to outrun the wildfires that have forced thousands of people to evacuate north of Los Angeles. According to ABC News, the owners of Tank the tortoise were forced to... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfireA 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attemp
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfire
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
A 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attempting to outrun the wildfires that have forced thousands of people to evacuate north of Los Angeles. According to ABC News, the owners of Tank the tortoise were forced to... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfireA 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attemp
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfire
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 2 days ago
A 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attempting to outrun the wildfires that have forced thousands of people to evacuate north of Los Angeles. According to ABC News, the owners of Tank the tortoise were forced to... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfireA 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attemp
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfire
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 2 days ago
A 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attempting to outrun the wildfires that have forced thousands of people to evacuate north of Los Angeles. According to ABC News, the owners of Tank the tortoise were forced to... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfireA 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attemp
75-pound tortoise outruns and survives California wildfire
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
A 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners after he was found attempting to outrun the wildfires that have forced thousands of people to evacuate north of Los Angeles. According to ABC News, the owners of Tank the tortoise were forced to... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Egmont Key fire still billowing smokeacres. Officials said no structures have been damaged, and wildlife in the are
Egmont Key fire still billowing smoke
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
acres. Officials said no structures have been damaged, and wildlife in the area seem to be safe. There is a large gopher tortoise population and bird sanctuary on Egmont Key. The island has no human residents, and can only be reached by boat or... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Tortoise Wins Again: Slow And Steady Pace Outruns L.A. FireA pet 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners who were forced to le
Tortoise Wins Again: Slow And Steady Pace Outruns L.A. Fire
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
A pet 75-pound tortoise has been reunited with his owners who were forced to leave him behind, after sheriff's deputies found the animal trying to escape the wildfires that had prompted an evacuation order in Los Angeles County. That evacuation... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Explore 10 Arizona hidden gems this summerCandlelight Tours and Wild Cave Tours also are available, and the park features
Explore 10 Arizona hidden gems this summer
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
Candlelight Tours and Wild Cave Tours also are available, and the park features riding stables, butterfly gardens, a desert-tortoise exhibit, picnic areas and campgrounds. Reservations required. Details: 16721 E. Old Spanish Trail, Vail, about 20... Read more
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The Hindu
Deciphering history through coinsminted during the Maurya period that is 2300 years old. “Mauryas used silver co
Deciphering history through coins
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
minted during the Maurya period that is 2300 years old. “Mauryas used silver coins with their government emblem. They used tortoise shell as mould to mint coins. They also used shells found on seashore as moulds. You could feel the curve. I have a... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Pleasantville
Learn About The Rainforest At Mount Pleasant Libraryareas of the rainforest through the animals who live there," organizers note, i
Learn About The Rainforest At Mount Pleasant Library
The Daily Voice - Pleasantville / Posted 2 days ago
areas of the rainforest through the animals who live there," organizers note, including a sugar glider, red-footed tortoise, crested gecko, Madagascar hissing cockroach, red-eyed tree frog and more. The presentation will be from 4-5 p.m.... Read more
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BikeRadar
How to adjust the rebound and compression settings on your mountain bikedecrease rebound damping. How to tune RockShox rebound damping RockShox takes
How to adjust the rebound and compression settings on your mountain bike
BikeRadar / Posted 2 days ago
decrease rebound damping. How to tune RockShox rebound damping RockShox takes the very user-friendly approach of using a tortoise and a jackalope to tell the rider which way to turn the rebound knob in order to increase or decrease the speed with... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Pet tortoise reunited with family after 'Walking as quickly as he could away from' L.A. wildfireAaron Reyes, deputy director of the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal
Pet tortoise reunited with family after 'Walking as quickly as he could away from' L.A. wildfire
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
Aaron Reyes, deputy director of the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC). Wendy Collins, the tortoise's self-proclaimed "mommy," told ABC News today her beloved "Tank," whom she also calls "Pebbles," was left behind... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
House members eye red tape on using Vegas-area federal landsthe county needs when it decides to move dirt from BLM land it uses. The requir
House members eye red tape on using Vegas-area federal lands
Nevada Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
the county needs when it decides to move dirt from BLM land it uses. The requirements aim to protect habitat of the desert tortoise, which is considered threatened under the Endangered Species Act. “Does God have to get a permit too before the... Read more
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ABC News
Pet Tortoise Reunited With Family After Fleeing L.A. WildfireA 75-pound pet tortoise has been reunited with his family in Santa Clarita, Cal
Pet Tortoise Reunited With Family After Fleeing L.A. Wildfire
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
A 75-pound pet tortoise has been reunited with his family in Santa Clarita, California, after he was discovered on a nearby street Saturday fleeing wildfires ravaging the nearby area, a fire department official said. Well, "fleeing" may be a bit of... Read more
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guardian-series
Mystery street artist highlights plight to save librarya library from closure. The unknown activist added a placard yesterday (July 2
Mystery street artist highlights plight to save library
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
a library from closure. The unknown activist added a placard yesterday (July 25) to the two-metre tall Elephant and The Tortoise sculpture in Larkshall Road, Highams Park, in support of the campaign to Save Hale End Library. It reads ‘Save our... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Evacuees Affected by Sand Fire Relieved to be Returning Homehundreds of thousands of firefighters saved our butts." Among the residents re
Evacuees Affected by Sand Fire Relieved to be Returning Home
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
hundreds of thousands of firefighters saved our butts." Among the residents returning home was Tank, an African sulcata tortoise. Wendy Collins, one of Tank's owner, said she was relieved to be home. “I just want to get out of my clothes,” she... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lea Michele displays her sun-kissed stems in tiny white cutoff shortsshowcased her long bronzed legs in a pair of barely there white cut offs The f
Lea Michele displays her sun-kissed stems in tiny white cutoff shorts
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
showcased her long bronzed legs in a pair of barely there white cut offs The former Glee starlet rounded out her look with tortoise shell Ray-Ban sunglasses and a dainty silver wishbone necklace. She wore simple white strappy sandals and carried a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Megan Irwin flaunts her trim figure in sports bra and leggingsMegan completed her look with a sporty tote bag which she swung over her should
Megan Irwin flaunts her trim figure in sports bra and leggings
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Megan completed her look with a sporty tote bag which she swung over her shoulder, a pair of Nike runners and a set of tortoise-shell sunglasses. RELATED ARTICLES 'I can die happy now!' The Cure smashes a three-hour set in...Post-baby body... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
U.S. emerges as safe haven amid chaotic worldin the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly beli
U.S. emerges as safe haven amid chaotic world
Local 10 Miami / Posted 4 days ago
in the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly believes the numbers say otherwise. "This tortoise-like expansion is generating steady growth, low unemployment and record level of wealth," Kelly wrote in a client... Read more
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KECI Missoula
U.S. emerges as safe haven amid chaotic worldin the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly beli
U.S. emerges as safe haven amid chaotic world
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
in the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly believes the numbers say otherwise. "This tortoise-like expansion is generating steady growth, low unemployment and record level of wealth," Kelly wrote in a client... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic worldin the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly beli
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic world
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
in the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly believes the numbers say otherwise. "This tortoise-like expansion is generating steady growth, low unemployment and record level of wealth," Kelly wrote in a client... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
U.S. emerges as safe haven amid chaotic worldin the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly beli
U.S. emerges as safe haven amid chaotic world
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 4 days ago
in the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly believes the numbers say otherwise. "This tortoise-like expansion is generating steady growth, low unemployment and record level of wealth," Kelly wrote in a client... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic worldin the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly beli
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic world
KTVZ Bend / Posted 4 days ago
in the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly believes the numbers say otherwise. "This tortoise-like expansion is generating steady growth, low unemployment and record level of wealth," Kelly wrote in a client... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic worldin the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly beli
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic world
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
in the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly believes the numbers say otherwise. "This tortoise-like expansion is generating steady growth, low unemployment and record level of wealth," Kelly wrote in a client... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic worldin the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly beli
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic world
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
in the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly believes the numbers say otherwise. "This tortoise-like expansion is generating steady growth, low unemployment and record level of wealth," Kelly wrote in a client... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic worldin the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly beli
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic world
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
in the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly believes the numbers say otherwise. "This tortoise-like expansion is generating steady growth, low unemployment and record level of wealth," Kelly wrote in a client... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic worldin the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly beli
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic world
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
in the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly believes the numbers say otherwise. "This tortoise-like expansion is generating steady growth, low unemployment and record level of wealth," Kelly wrote in a client... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
U.S. emerges as safe haven amid chaotic worldin the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly beli
U.S. emerges as safe haven amid chaotic world
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
in the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly believes the numbers say otherwise. "This tortoise-like expansion is generating steady growth, low unemployment and record level of wealth," Kelly wrote in a client... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic worldin the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly beli
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic world
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
in the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly believes the numbers say otherwise. "This tortoise-like expansion is generating steady growth, low unemployment and record level of wealth," Kelly wrote in a client... Read more
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News 8000
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic worldin the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly beli
U.S. economy seen as safe haven in chaotic world
News 8000 / Posted 4 days ago
in the wrong direction" JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly believes the numbers say otherwise. "This tortoise-like expansion is generating steady growth, low unemployment and record level of wealth," Kelly wrote in a client... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Why Renting an Island Is Better Than Buying Onepreferences, including their favorite fragrance and type of chocolate, and rema
Why Renting an Island Is Better Than Buying One
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
preferences, including their favorite fragrance and type of chocolate, and remains at their beck and call for scuba diving, tortoise rescuing and wine tasting. Cousine also employs travel agents to help with airline bookings and transfers via... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Battle for the Arts in Soyinka's Enchanted Forestjustice, for humanity, for humane values and so on." Osofisan led the audience
Battle for the Arts in Soyinka's Enchanted Forest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
justice, for humanity, for humane values and so on." Osofisan led the audience in singing a Yoruba folksong about Ijapa (tortoise), as a take-off point on corruption. "Corruption nowadays is interpreted as if it's just a monetary thing - the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Denise Richards and daughter coordinate beach wardrobes in Malibucentre stage. Richards went with barely there make, highlighting her natural b
Denise Richards and daughter coordinate beach wardrobes in Malibu
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
centre stage. Richards went with barely there make, highlighting her natural beauty and she kept concealed behind large tortoise shell shades. Her platinum blonde daughter Lola walked alongside her stunning mom in cute teal Converse sneakers... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The Viking Sea launched on the Thamesincludes snorkelling with sea lions, hiking on powerful ancient lava flows, obs
The Viking Sea launched on the Thames
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
includes snorkelling with sea lions, hiking on powerful ancient lava flows, observing spectacular seabirds, meeting a giant tortoise and more. To enter, visit www.auroraexpeditions.com.au/galapagoscompetition and select the Galápagos experience... Read more
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Times of Malta
What is your beach ritual?that phase is over and now she has her own beach bag and I am back to throwing
What is your beach ritual?
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
that phase is over and now she has her own beach bag and I am back to throwing a towel over my shoulder. There are the Tortoise beachers: those who must carry their whole house on their little backs whenever they go to the beach. I don’t know... Read more
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