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Gazette News
Colchester's famous oyster event is the best occasion for ginONE of Colchester's most celebrated - and fishy - annual traditions is back aga
Gazette News / Posted 20 hours ago
ONE of Colchester's most celebrated - and fishy - annual traditions is back again with a royal nod from the Queen. The nearly 2,000 years' old ceremony to open the Colne Oyster Fisheries brings together town mayor Gerard Oxford, Colchester Council’s... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sinn Fein pushes for statues of female Irish republicans at Belfast City Hall1,000 people killed during the 1941 Belfast Blitz. Appearing on the BBC Radio
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
1,000 people killed during the 1941 Belfast Blitz. Appearing on the BBC Radio Ulster's Stephen Nolan Show, Sinn Fein councillor Deirdre Hargey said that the issue had first been raised during a meeting of a group focused on centenary events... Read more
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BBC News
Haider: Why is 'Indian Hamlet' controversial?over the film's plot, some analysts say it shows that India is becoming more op
BBC News / Posted yesterday
over the film's plot, some analysts say it shows that India is becoming more open to sensitive subjects. "As democratic traditions strengthen in the country, more and more such movies will be made and people will be educated. Haider is the first... Read more
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Gulf News
Past masters: Saving Afghanistan’s artisans from extinctiondiplomat Rory Stewart, the Turquoise Mountain Foundation, which is supported by
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
diplomat Rory Stewart, the Turquoise Mountain Foundation, which is supported by Britain’s Prince Charles, the British Council, and USAID, says it has now worked with some 5,000 artisans.Their efforts have breathed new life into Murad Khani’s... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Weeks of Welcome kicks off with exciting eventsnew and old back to school with its customary Weeks of Welcome events. Cougar
The Daily Cougar / Posted 2 days ago
new and old back to school with its customary Weeks of Welcome events. Cougar First Impressions, sponsored by the UH Staff Council, starts off the week, offering water, campus maps and UH gear to students around campus. Cat’s Back, hosted at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nyege Nyege Festival Back On September 1-3days of nonstop music with a lineup of over 200 artistes from all over the worl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
days of nonstop music with a lineup of over 200 artistes from all over the world. A collaboration with NTS Radio and Arts Council UK will see a showcasing of DJs from the world's most influential Internet radio stations. Thirteen cultural troupes... Read more
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Ekklesia
World Council of Churches condemns Barcelona attackFollowing the attack in a popular tourist area of Barcelona, Spain on 17 August
Ekklesia / Posted 2 days ago
Following the attack in a popular tourist area of Barcelona, Spain on 17 August 2017, World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has called for an end to attacks on innocent people and a unified voice of justice... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Past masters: Saving Afghanistan’s artisans from extinctiondiplomat Rory Stewart, the Turquoise Mountain Foundation, which is supported by
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
diplomat Rory Stewart, the Turquoise Mountain Foundation, which is supported by Britain’s Prince Charles, the British Council, and USAID, says it has now worked with some 5,000 artisans. Their efforts have breathed new life into Murad Khani’s... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
How One Group is Working to Save Afghan Craftsmen from Extinctiondiplomat Rory Stewart, the Turquoise Mountain Foundation, which is supported by
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 2 days ago
diplomat Rory Stewart, the Turquoise Mountain Foundation, which is supported by Britain’s Prince Charles, the British Council, and USAID, says it has now worked with some 5,000 artisans. Their efforts have breathed new life into Murad Khani’s... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Getting ready for 2026, when US turns 250the president’s cabinet and are accompanied by the heads of the Smithsonian Ins
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 3 days ago
the president’s cabinet and are accompanied by the heads of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Archives, the Federal Council of the Arts and Humanities and the Librarian of Congress. In that capacity, the mandate is to come up with... Read more
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dna
Twinkle tweets pic of man defecating on beach in 'ODF' Mumbaithat there is no toilet in the house. Keshav sets out on a mission to win back
dna / Posted 3 days ago
that there is no toilet in the house. Keshav sets out on a mission to win back his love by standing against the age-old traditions and bringing awareness about the need of sanitation. The film is directed by Shree Narayan Singh. Meanwhile,... Read more
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Sun Star
Habi pushes culture and heritage in fashionjudges include Ann T. Pamintuan an award-winning furniture and jewelry designer
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
judges include Ann T. Pamintuan an award-winning furniture and jewelry designer; Neil Felipp San Pedro - British Council Look of Style Awards Fashion Accessory Winner, Ann Ong - New York Fashion Now Best Product Design Winter 2017 Winner;... Read more
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Swissinfo
Minister praises Swiss expats, values and clicheslink with the expat community and understands its special perspective on Switze
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
link with the expat community and understands its special perspective on Switzerland. He also pointed out Switzerland’s traditions, its assets and its values, including its political diversity. Referring to next month’s nationwide vote on a... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
First Nations proposing evacuee housing projectTimmins city council will be asked to join a partnership with several James Bay
The Sudbury Star / Posted 4 days ago
Timmins city council will be asked to join a partnership with several James Bay coast First Nations to create a new permanent housing project for evacuees who have to leave their communities on a frequent basis. The details are outlined in a 12-page... Read more
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Timmins Times
First Nations evacuee housing for TimminsTimmins city council will be asked to join a partnership with several James Bay
Timmins Times / Posted 4 days ago
Timmins city council will be asked to join a partnership with several James Bay coast First Nations to create a new permanent housing project for evacuees who have to leave their communities on a frequent basis. The details are outlined in a 12-page... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Letters to the Editor: Thanks, Mike Handler; Grace Farms is an important partner...and continues to do for us. Susan Serven New Canaan To the Editor: I write
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
and continues to do for us. Susan Serven New Canaan To the Editor: I write as the executive director of the Interfaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut to heartily endorse the work of Grace Farms. As an organization passionately interested... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Letters to the Editor: Thanks, Mike Handler; Grace Farms is an important partner...and continues to do for us. Susan Serven New Canaan To the Editor: I write
The New Canaan News / Posted 4 days ago
and continues to do for us. Susan Serven New Canaan To the Editor: I write as the executive director of the Interfaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut to heartily endorse the work of Grace Farms. As an organization passionately interested... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Gunman kills 3 in Finland; police say no political motiveA gunman in Finland killed a local town councilor and two journalists in an app
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
A gunman in Finland killed a local town councilor and two journalists in an apparent random shooting in a small town's nightlife district, police said Sunday. A local man was detained on suspicion of murder. The chairwoman of the Imatra town council... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugly Beauty - Ethnicity and Politicsis loosely defined as the state of belonging to a social group usually characte
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
is loosely defined as the state of belonging to a social group usually characterized by common national or cultural traditions. In Kenya, ethnicity defines life. Tribal cultures define nutrition, architectural choices, families, marriages,... Read more
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Gulf News
Trump: US history being 'ripped apart'our nation is going to go through great peril.”The president was forced to scra
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
our nation is going to go through great peril.”The president was forced to scrap two White House economic advisory councils on Wednesday as top businessmen began abandoning him in protest.A White House official said Thursday plans to form a... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Klaus to lead book discussionsmall, close-knit Mennonite community in Pennsylvania suffering a tragedy that
The Newton Kansan / Posted 5 days ago
small, close-knit Mennonite community in Pennsylvania suffering a tragedy that forces its members to weigh their religious traditions against the winds of change. The Talk About Literature in Kansas (TALK) book discussion series is provided by the... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Nathaniel Rick St. Pierre, Ph.D.Rocky Boy and held that position for the past several years. As president, he a
Havre Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Rocky Boy and held that position for the past several years. As president, he also served on the Tribal College Presidents Council, on the American Indian College Fund Board of Directors, vice-chair of the AIHEC board, and as a member of the... Read more
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Daily Record
Marymass 2017: Everything you need to know about this year's festivalMarys – Shannon, Mia, Elona, Olivia – and page boys. “Finally, on behalf of th
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
Marys – Shannon, Mia, Elona, Olivia – and page boys. “Finally, on behalf of the members and officials of North Ayrshire Council I hope you all have an enjoyable Marymass and are able to attend many of the great events.”Read More Last year, the... Read more
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Salon.com
Faith and freedom on the march in Charlottesvilleother than a monument to the Confederacy. The Monument Fund is the organization
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
other than a monument to the Confederacy. The Monument Fund is the organization that sued the city in court when the city council voted to remove the statues. Now, mind you, they voted to remove them from one place to another. The Monument Fund... Read more
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This is West Country
Bridgwater Carnival gets £30,000 lottery cash boostThe event, which this year takes place on Saturday, November 4, has been awarde
This is West Country / Posted 6 days ago
The event, which this year takes place on Saturday, November 4, has been awarded the cash by the National Lottery Arts Council. It is set to be spent on activities such as the children's parade and the carnival trail, as well as other attractions... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Lebanon repeals its 'marry your rapist' lawsocieties, where a family's honour is linked to a woman's chastity. "It's the
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
societies, where a family's honour is linked to a woman's chastity. "It's the first step to changing the mindset and traditions," said Ghida Anani, the founder and director of Abaad, a women's rights group in Lebanon. "For us it's the start.... Read more
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WA Today
Lebanon repeals its 'marry your rapist' lawsocieties, where a family's honour is linked to a woman's chastity. "It's the
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
societies, where a family's honour is linked to a woman's chastity. "It's the first step to changing the mindset and traditions," said Ghida Anani, the founder and director of Abaad, a women's rights group in Lebanon. "For us it's the start.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Lebanon repeals its 'marry your rapist' lawsocieties, where a family's honour is linked to a woman's chastity. "It's the
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
societies, where a family's honour is linked to a woman's chastity. "It's the first step to changing the mindset and traditions," said Ghida Anani, the founder and director of Abaad, a women's rights group in Lebanon. "For us it's the start.... Read more
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The Age
Lebanon repeals its 'marry your rapist' lawsocieties, where a family's honour is linked to a woman's chastity. "It's the
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
societies, where a family's honour is linked to a woman's chastity. "It's the first step to changing the mindset and traditions," said Ghida Anani, the founder and director of Abaad, a women's rights group in Lebanon. "For us it's the start.... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
Urbanna native, historian, civic leader named Oyster Festival grand marshalthe ways of watermen through five books on the Chesapeake Bay. Chowning’s 1990
Southside Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
the ways of watermen through five books on the Chesapeake Bay. Chowning’s 1990 book, “Harvesting the Chesapeake: Tools and Traditions,” preserved in print the ways of watermen, documenting how to splice rope, make a corn stalk broom, mend a net and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Larry Summers Loses It: "Trump Is Endorsing White Supremacists", Asks How Supporters "Face Their Children"as the former Treasury Secretary took to the air in a follow-up to an op-ed tha
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
as the former Treasury Secretary took to the air in a follow-up to an op-ed that demanded all CEOs should quity Trump's councils or "they will be on the wrong side of history." Summers pulled no punches as he began: "President Trump is... Read more
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Scotsman
Andrew O'Hagan: Britain 'smashed' by Brexit and Scotland under threatlistening to successive lawyers for the Westminster government commanding Scotl
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
listening to successive lawyers for the Westminster government commanding Scotland to toe the line, I felt the UK’s ruling council suddenly appeared absurd. “The moral mandate, and the imaginative mandate, more importantly, must lie with Scotland... Read more
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Scotsman
Andrew O’Hagan: Britain “smashed” by Brexit and Scotland under threatlistening to successive lawyers for the Westminster government commanding Scotl
Scotsman / Posted 7 days ago
listening to successive lawyers for the Westminster government commanding Scotland to toe the line, I felt the UK’s ruling council suddenly appeared absurd. “The moral mandate, and the imaginative mandate, more importantly, must lie with Scotland... Read more
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Canberra Times
Yarra council stripped of citizenship power after cancelling Australia Day celebrationsPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stripped Yarra Council of its right to hold
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stripped Yarra Council of its right to hold any citizenship ceremonies after it voted to no longer recognise Australia Day on January 26. The federal government followed through on its threat to remove the power... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Meeting with Duterte a defining moment for Tillersonof State Rex Tillerson hands a note to President Donald Trump during a meeting
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
of State Rex Tillerson hands a note to President Donald Trump during a meeting with leaders at the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. AP/Evan Vucci "Change for the sake of change can be counterproductive, and that will... Read more
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Ekklesia
Charlottesville churches unite to show the power of love over hatenot – confront white supremacy, a history of racism, and the growing inability
Ekklesia / Posted 7 days ago
not – confront white supremacy, a history of racism, and the growing inability to participate in civil discourse. World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, expressed his condolences to people who are... Read more
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The Border Mail
Yarra council stripped of citizenship power after cancelling Australia Day celebrationsYarra Council has been stripped of its right to hold any citizenship ceremonies
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Yarra Council has been stripped of its right to hold any citizenship ceremonies after it voted to no longer recognise Australia Day on January 26. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stripped Yarra Council of its right to hold any citizenship... Read more
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The Courier
Yarra council stripped of citizenship power after cancelling Australia Day celebrationsYarra Council has been stripped of its right to hold any citizenship ceremonies
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
Yarra Council has been stripped of its right to hold any citizenship ceremonies after it voted to no longer recognise Australia Day on January 26. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stripped Yarra Council of its right to hold any citizenship... Read more
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The Border Mail
Yarra council stripped of citizenship power after canceling Australia Day celebrationsYarra council has been stripped of its right to hold any citizenship ceremonies
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Yarra council has been stripped of its right to hold any citizenship ceremonies after it voted to no longer recognise Australia Day on January 26. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stripped Yarra Council of its right to hold any citizenship... Read more
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The Courier
Yarra council stripped of citizenship power after canceling Australia Day celebrationsYarra council has been stripped of its right to hold any citizenship ceremonies
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
Yarra council has been stripped of its right to hold any citizenship ceremonies after it voted to no longer recognise Australia Day on January 26. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stripped Yarra Council of its right to hold any citizenship... Read more
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The Age
Yarra council stripped of citizenship power after canceling Australia Day celebrationsPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stripped Yarra Council of its right to hold
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stripped Yarra Council of its right to hold any citizenship ceremonies after it voted to no longer recognise Australia Day on January 26. The federal government followed through on its threat to remove the power... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Yarra council stripped of citizenship power after canceling Australia Day celebrationsPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stripped Yarra Council of its right to hold
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stripped Yarra Council of its right to hold any citizenship ceremonies after it voted to no longer recognise Australia Day on January 26. The federal government followed through on its threat to remove the power... Read more
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Boston Globe
Some corporations have had enough of Trumpchief executives from major US companies and one business association head resi
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
chief executives from major US companies and one business association head resigned from one of Trump’s business advisory councils, citing concerns with the president’s flat-footed and lukewarm response to the violence. Walmart’s chief executive... Read more
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Market Watch
AFL-CIO leader quits Trump’s manufacturing council in disgustAFL-CIO President Richard Trumpka resigned from President Donald Trump’s manufa
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumpka resigned from President Donald Trump’s manufacturing council Tuesday, the fifth executive to quit the council in two days and the first in the wake of Trump’s stunning press conference Tuesday in which he once again... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Trump defends Charlottesville statements: 'Before I make a statement, I like to know the facts'handled clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters. So far, fou
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 7 days ago
handled clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters. So far, four senior leaders from president's business council stepped down amid criticism that Trump was too slow to directly condemn violence involving white supremacists and... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Trump defends Charlottesville statements: 'Before I make a statement, I like to know the facts'handled clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters. So far, fou
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
handled clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters. So far, four senior leaders from president's business council stepped down amid criticism that Trump was too slow to directly condemn violence involving white supremacists and... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Trump defends Charlottesville statements: 'Before I make a statement, I like to know the facts'handled clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters. So far, fou
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 7 days ago
handled clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters. So far, four senior leaders from president's business council stepped down amid criticism that Trump was too slow to directly condemn violence involving white supremacists and... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Trump defends Charlottesville statements: 'Before I make a statement, I like to know the facts'handled clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters. So far, fou
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
handled clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters. So far, four senior leaders from president's business council stepped down amid criticism that Trump was too slow to directly condemn violence involving white supremacists and... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Trump defends Charlottesville statements: 'Before I make a statement, I like to know the facts'handled clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters. So far, fou
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 7 days ago
handled clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters. So far, four senior leaders from president's business council stepped down amid criticism that Trump was too slow to directly condemn violence involving white supremacists and... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Trump defends Charlottesville statementshandled clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters. So far, fou
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 7 days ago
handled clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters. So far, four senior leaders from president's business council stepped down amid criticism that Trump was too slow to directly condemn violence involving white supremacists and... Read more
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