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San Antonio Express-News
Henry B. Gonzalez — a life lived well, in servicehad been set and it pointed him in the direction of justice and equality for al
Henry B. Gonzalez — a life lived well, in service
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 hours ago
had been set and it pointed him in the direction of justice and equality for all. As a member of the San Antonio City Council, he worked to integrate local swimming pools. He filibustered for 22 hours on the Texas Senate floor against... Read more
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Herald Sun
Weird way Italy’s single ladies find loveup in ancient clothes in the hope their name gets pulled out of a hat. Picture:
Weird way Italy’s single ladies find love
Herald Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
up in ancient clothes in the hope their name gets pulled out of a hat. Picture: Francesco Biganzoli IN ITALY, ancient traditions still come to the rescue for single ladies looking for a man. Each year a Spinster Festival takes place in two... Read more
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Perth Now
Weird way Italy’s single ladies find loveup in ancient clothes in the hope their name gets pulled out of a hat. Picture:
Weird way Italy’s single ladies find love
Perth Now / Posted 15 hours ago
up in ancient clothes in the hope their name gets pulled out of a hat. Picture: Francesco Biganzoli IN ITALY, ancient traditions still come to the rescue for single ladies looking for a man. Each year a Spinster Festival takes place in two... Read more
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Deseret News
Salt Lake County officials stand against racism, celebrate diversityevent, which included traditional Peruvian, Mexican and Columbian dance perform
Salt Lake County officials stand against racism, celebrate diversity
Deseret News / Posted 16 hours ago
event, which included traditional Peruvian, Mexican and Columbian dance performances. Volunteers who serve on the county's Council of Diversity Affairs took the Stand Against Racism pledge in their native languages, which included Vietnamese,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
White House correspondents' dinner: will Obama deliver a Trump roast?Bleyer, who pour over material to walk the line between entertaining the audien
White House correspondents' dinner: will Obama deliver a Trump roast?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 20 hours ago
Bleyer, who pour over material to walk the line between entertaining the audience and maintaining the self-deprecating traditions of the event. But the administration’s view of Trump is not that subtle. This week White House press secretary... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Tradition or sexism? Dress code under fire Fran Robinson, Thetford town councillor As one of the oldest mayoralties in
Tradition or sexism? Dress code under fire
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 22 hours ago
Fran Robinson, Thetford town councillor As one of the oldest mayoralties in the country, tradition is important to Thetford Town Council. Thetford Town Councillors in their ceremonial outfits before an... Read more
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The Christian Post
#WeAreN2016 Congress Calls on World Leaders to End Christian PersecutionChristian towns, villages, and districts have been devastated." The congress n
#WeAreN2016 Congress Calls on World Leaders to End Christian Persecution
The Christian Post / Posted 22 hours ago
Christian towns, villages, and districts have been devastated." The congress notes that the European Parliament, the Council of Europe, the U.S. Congress, Pope Francis, and Christian leaders from a broad array of faith traditions have called... Read more
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The Christian Post
If ISIS Exterminates Christians the World 'Has No Hope,' Warns CongressmanR-Neb.,, co-chair of the Caucus on Religious Minorities in the Middle East, sai
If ISIS Exterminates Christians the World 'Has No Hope,' Warns Congressman
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
R-Neb.,, co-chair of the Caucus on Religious Minorities in the Middle East, said in a lecture event at the Family Research Council on Thursday that there are still "people of goodwill left in the world," who are willing to sacrifice and defend the... Read more
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Ekklesia
WCC co-sponsors event on atrocities and healing at UNRepublic of South Africa to the UN, the UN Office on Genocide Prevention and th
WCC co-sponsors event on atrocities and healing at UN
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
Republic of South Africa to the UN, the UN Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, and the World Council of Churches (WCC). In his remarks as one of the speakers of the panel, Lapsley reflected on the healing process that... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Are 'democracy' and 'human rights' Western colonial exports? No. Here's why.like human rights and liberal democracy. They have instead favoured drawing on
Are 'democracy' and 'human rights' Western colonial exports? No. Here's why.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
like human rights and liberal democracy. They have instead favoured drawing on non-Western societies' own intellectual traditions and lived experiences. Thus the academic debate about the form of government that China should adopt has focused... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
Chicano Park Celebrates 46 Yearslaunched what would be a 12-day protest to stop construction of the police stat
Chicano Park Celebrates 46 Years
La Prensa San Diego / Posted yesterday
launched what would be a 12-day protest to stop construction of the police station. After months of negotiations, the City Council approved the park design by the community residents organized as the Chicano Park Steering Committee. That... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Are 'democracy' and 'human rights' Western colonial exports? No. Here's why.like human rights and liberal democracy. They have instead favoured drawing on
Are 'democracy' and 'human rights' Western colonial exports? No. Here's why.
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
like human rights and liberal democracy. They have instead favoured drawing on non-Western societies' own intellectual traditions and lived experiences. Thus the academic debate about the form of government that China should adopt has focused... Read more
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The Age
Are 'democracy' and 'human rights' Western colonial exports? No. Here's why.like human rights and liberal democracy. They have instead favoured drawing on
Are 'democracy' and 'human rights' Western colonial exports? No. Here's why.
The Age / Posted yesterday
like human rights and liberal democracy. They have instead favoured drawing on non-Western societies' own intellectual traditions and lived experiences. Thus the academic debate about the form of government that China should adopt has focused... Read more
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WA Today
Are 'democracy' and 'human rights' Western colonial exports? No. Here's why.like human rights and liberal democracy. They have instead favoured drawing on
Are 'democracy' and 'human rights' Western colonial exports? No. Here's why.
WA Today / Posted yesterday
like human rights and liberal democracy. They have instead favoured drawing on non-Western societies' own intellectual traditions and lived experiences. Thus the academic debate about the form of government that China should adopt has focused... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
You can leave your hat on - Sexism row over council dress code Fran Robinson, Thetford town councillor As one of the oldest mayoralties in
You can leave your hat on - Sexism row over council dress code
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Fran Robinson, Thetford town councillor As one of the oldest mayoralties in the country, tradition is important to Thetford Town Council. Thetford Town Councillors in their ceremonial... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Progressive culture needed to balance faith with societal changes: Yaacobonly through expressed consent and the requirement of witnesses to validate the
Progressive culture needed to balance faith with societal changes: Yaacob
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
only through expressed consent and the requirement of witnesses to validate the consent, according to the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS). In response to queries on the issue, MUIS said: “In light of the increasing plight of those who... Read more
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New Kerala
Bollywood is huge connection, Indian new wave welcome: Festivals Edinburgh Director - newkerala.com #56003Storytelling Festival (which is actually the Halloween that originally began in
Bollywood is huge connection, Indian new wave welcome: Festivals Edinburgh Director - newkerala.com #56003
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Storytelling Festival (which is actually the Halloween that originally began in Scotland in the ancient Celtic traditions of story telling) and Hogmanay (Scottish New Year) in mid winter (it dates back to the celebration of the winter... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leaders Reject Vetting Plan By Kaya EldersKilfi opinion leaders have rejected an attempt by the Council of Coast Kaya Eld
Leaders Reject Vetting Plan By Kaya Elders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kilfi opinion leaders have rejected an attempt by the Council of Coast Kaya Elders to vet aspirants for the 2017 General Elections. Responding to questions by the Nation on Wednesday in Kilifi town, they told the elders to concentrate on protecting... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ireland and Vatican II: Essays Theological, Pastoral and EducationalVatican II and a tentative look at what the future may hold for religion here
Ireland and Vatican II: Essays Theological, Pastoral and Educational
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
Vatican II and a tentative look at what the future may hold for religion here Pope John XXIII during the Second Vatican Council in Rome in 1962. Photograph: Hank Walker/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images This collection of essays, edited by Fr... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish Labour launches manifesto and promises an end to austerityfirmly to the left of the SNP. They include: ●Increasing income tax on the ri
Scottish Labour launches manifesto and promises an end to austerity
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
firmly to the left of the SNP. They include: ●Increasing income tax on the rich to invest in public services. ●Scrapping council tax and introducing a new system where 80 per cent of households pay less. ●Campaigning to scrap Trident. ●Banning... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Slavemaster Still Honored; "Master" Bites The Dustthe title of “master,” the honorific designation for the head of each college.
Slavemaster Still Honored; "Master" Bites The Dust
New Haven Independent / Posted 2 days ago
the title of “master,” the honorific designation for the head of each college. The title is rooted in ancient and medieval traditions of learning, but it is also associated with the ownership of slaves. More than 5,000 members of the Yale... Read more
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Yellow Springs News
Japanese culture in bloom in Yellow Springsa 10-day blossoming of workshops, talks and cultural experiences organized by A
Japanese culture in bloom in Yellow Springs
Yellow Springs News / Posted 2 days ago
a 10-day blossoming of workshops, talks and cultural experiences organized by Antioch College and the Yellow Springs Arts Council. Drawing on a wealth of local talent and a special presentation by two visitors from Kyoto, Japan — a renowned... Read more
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Super Sport
Get used to pink-ball testsback to 1877. White said there was strong enthusiasm for more day-night tests
Get used to pink-ball tests
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
back to 1877. White said there was strong enthusiasm for more day-night tests at a meeting of the International Cricket Council board in Dubai last weekend. He said there was also a groundswell of support from fans and television broadcasters,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Get used to pink-ball Tests for betterment of cricket, says Kiwi bossback to 1877. White said there was strong enthusiasm for more day-night Tests
Get used to pink-ball Tests for betterment of cricket, says Kiwi boss
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
back to 1877. White said there was strong enthusiasm for more day-night Tests at a meeting of the International Cricket Council board in Dubai last weekend. He said there was also a groundswell of support from fans and television broadcasters,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Get used to pink-ball Tests, says Kiwi bossback to 1877. White said there was strong enthusiasm for more day-night Tests
Get used to pink-ball Tests, says Kiwi boss
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
back to 1877. White said there was strong enthusiasm for more day-night Tests at a meeting of the International Cricket Council board in Dubai last weekend. He said there was also a groundswell of support from fans and television broadcasters,... Read more
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New Kerala
Bollywood is huge connection, Indian new wave welcome: Festivals Edinburgh Director - newkerala.com #55402including The Samhuinn Festival (which is actually the Halloween that originall
Bollywood is huge connection, Indian new wave welcome: Festivals Edinburgh Director - newkerala.com #55402
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
including The Samhuinn Festival (which is actually the Halloween that originally began in Scotland in the ancient Celtic traditions of story telling) and Hogmanay (Scottish New Year) in mid winter (it dates back to the celebration of the winter... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Mardi Gras Indian Of 'Lemonade'how ornate and colorful those costumes can be.) Larry Bannock, the former Presi
The Mardi Gras Indian Of 'Lemonade'
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
how ornate and colorful those costumes can be.) Larry Bannock, the former President of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian Council, described the Mardi Gras Indians as "the parade most white people don't see." The time and location of the parades... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
For Eastern Orthodox congregations in Harford, Holy Week is a busy timeused to determine the Jewish holiday of Passover. The Orthodox Church adheres
For Eastern Orthodox congregations in Harford, Holy Week is a busy time
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
used to determine the Jewish holiday of Passover. The Orthodox Church adheres to the decree of the First Ecumenical Council, held in 325 A.D., that Easter computation must be linked to the Jewish calendar. Passover began on Friday, April 22... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Asamankese Chief destooled27 April 2016 DAILY GUIDE can confirm that the chief of Asamankese Traditional
Asamankese Chief destooled
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
27 April 2016 DAILY GUIDE can confirm that the chief of Asamankese Traditional Area under the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council in the Eastern Region, Osabarima Adu Darko III, known in private life as Odehye Kwasi Obeng, has been made to vacate... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The Mardi Gras Indian Of 'Lemonade'how ornate and colorful those costumes can be.) Larry Bannock, the former Presi
The Mardi Gras Indian Of 'Lemonade'
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
how ornate and colorful those costumes can be.) Larry Bannock, the former President of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian Council, described the Mardi Gras Indians as "the parade most white people don't see." The time and location of the parades... Read more
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Christian Today
Infallibility: Why a key Catholic doctrine is back on the tableto imply that the Pope would be preserved from the possibility of error. It was
Infallibility: Why a key Catholic doctrine is back on the table
Christian Today / Posted 3 days ago
to imply that the Pope would be preserved from the possibility of error. It was declared only in 1870, by the First Vatican Council. Since then there has only been one such decree, when Pope Pius XII declared the Assumption of the Virgin Mary into... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Kezia Dugdale launches Labour Holyrood manifesto as most positive ever from partyfor a Labour Scottish Government was back to Labour at its “boldest best” and w
Kezia Dugdale launches Labour Holyrood manifesto as most positive ever from party
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
for a Labour Scottish Government was back to Labour at its “boldest best” and what her party had produced was in the best traditions of the Labour Party. At its core is the plan to increase the top rate of tax to 45% for earnings above £150,000... Read more
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Ekklesia
WCC panel discusses ideas on European identityto discuss these questions and others. Thoughts were also fielded from the audi
WCC panel discusses ideas on European identity
Ekklesia / Posted 3 days ago
to discuss these questions and others. Thoughts were also fielded from the audience. The event was organised by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Focolare Movement, an international organisation that promotes the ideas of unity and... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Parents decry possible closing of Bridgeport schoolfiscal year that starts on July 1, 2016. Not only is the 81-year-old school of
Parents decry possible closing of Bridgeport school
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
fiscal year that starts on July 1, 2016. Not only is the 81-year-old school of less than 300 students good at holding onto traditions, Ortiz said it has teachers who regularly dip into their own pockets to make sure students have supplies the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Parents decry possible closing of Bridgeport schoolfiscal year that starts on July 1, 2016. Not only is the 81-year-old school of
Parents decry possible closing of Bridgeport school
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
fiscal year that starts on July 1, 2016. Not only is the 81-year-old school of less than 300 students good at holding onto traditions, Ortiz said it has teachers who regularly dip into their own pockets to make sure students have supplies the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Parents decry possible closing of Bridgeport schoolfiscal year that starts on July 1, 2016. Not only is the 81-year-old school of
Parents decry possible closing of Bridgeport school
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
fiscal year that starts on July 1, 2016. Not only is the 81-year-old school of less than 300 students good at holding onto traditions, Ortiz said it has teachers who regularly dip into their own pockets to make sure students have supplies the... Read more
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New Kerala
Queen of Bahrain gifts Indian designer gold sovereigns for his royal collection - newkerala.com #54766was inaugurated by her Royal Highness Shaikha Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa,
Queen of Bahrain gifts Indian designer gold sovereigns for his royal collection - newkerala.com #54766
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
was inaugurated by her Royal Highness Shaikha Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of His Majesty King Hamad and Supreme Council for Women president, and her full court as a part of Bahrain's national day celebrations. In great appreciation for... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Defining diversity: LGBTQ faculty often find themselves outside the boundscommunity that draws its strength from a multitude of races, ethnicities, gende
Defining diversity: LGBTQ faculty often find themselves outside the bounds
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 4 days ago
community that draws its strength from a multitude of races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, historical traditions, ages, religions, disabilities, veteran status, interests, perspectives, and socioeconomic backgrounds.” Other... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Tiny Acland has big turn out for Anzac Day ceremonycharacteristics of the Anzac spirit; comradeship, unselfishness, courage, tenac
Tiny Acland has big turn out for Anzac Day ceremony
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
characteristics of the Anzac spirit; comradeship, unselfishness, courage, tenacity of spirit; we can enrich the Australian traditions." Lieutenant Glenn Tannock from the Oakey Army Aviation Centre made the comments in his commemorative address at... Read more
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Al.com
As Airbus delivers 'BluesMobile' to JetBlue, high spirits fly (and so do a few jabs at Boeing)day was all about teamwork. "Here in the state of Alabama, more so than anywher
As Airbus delivers 'BluesMobile' to JetBlue, high spirits fly (and so do a few jabs at Boeing)
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
day was all about teamwork. "Here in the state of Alabama, more so than anywhere, team successes are best symbolized by the traditions associated with college football," he said. "We all know you can't have a great day of teamwork like that without... Read more
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The Christian Post
When the Pro-Life Movement Was Mostly LiberalChurch began to lose its political influence. Two events in particular led to t
When the Pro-Life Movement Was Mostly Liberal
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
Church began to lose its political influence. Two events in particular led to this. The first was the Second Vatican Council, which led many Catholics to think that, in the political realm, social justice issues were more important than... Read more
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The Economic Times
Young Saudi prince holds power beyond his yearssignificant influence on the 80-year-old monarch, one Western diplomat said. A
Young Saudi prince holds power beyond his years
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
significant influence on the 80-year-old monarch, one Western diplomat said. Among his key positions is as chair of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs, set up last year to oversee the economy. Mohammed also chairs a body overseeing... Read more
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Daily Mail
Saudi Arabia plans to raise $2TRILLION by selling off state assetsand industrial assets. The prince, a key reformer who also serves as defence m
Saudi Arabia plans to raise $2TRILLION by selling off state assets
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
and industrial assets. The prince, a key reformer who also serves as defence minister and head of the country's economic council, was unveiling his Vision 2030 reform plan for the Saudi economy. Prince Mohammed said the state-controlled Public... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Take and Read: Hearers of the Wordwork played a major role in my decision about a future career, his was not the
Take and Read: Hearers of the Word
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
work played a major role in my decision about a future career, his was not the only influence. The Second Vatican Council, at which Rahner was a theological expert (peritus), was the other defining factor. The council’s pastoral... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Honors Northeast brings home two poster awards from conference - Honors Northeast brings home two poster awards from conference APRIL 21 2016 J. WEBER Honors Northeast the honors program of Northeast Texas Community College recently continued ...Northeast Texas Community College, recently continued its tradition of success
Honors Northeast brings home two poster awards from conference - Honors Northeast brings home two poster awards from conference APRIL 21 2016 J. WEBER Honors Northeast the honors program of Northeast Texas Community College recently continued ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
Northeast Texas Community College, recently continued its tradition of success among its peers in the Great Plains Honors Council with the poster awards of William Jones and Gabriela Quezada. Jones won the behavioral science division of those with... Read more
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iol.co.za
A sorry question for the ANCphilosophy, comparative ethics, political theory and jurisprudence, have connec
A sorry question for the ANC
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
philosophy, comparative ethics, political theory and jurisprudence, have connected authoritative texts and ethical traditions’ assumptions with our political world. They have also addressed the perennial questions of our responsibility to... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Kids of the ‘90s quiz for Befriend A ChildSchofield (Volunteer fundraiser for Befriend A Child) Email: katrink182@hotmai
Kids of the ‘90s quiz for Befriend A Child
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 6 days ago
Schofield (Volunteer fundraiser for Befriend A Child) Email: katrink182@hotmail.co.ukPlease note: Aberdeen City Council are not responsible for the accuracy of the details of events which are submitted by third parties. We recommend that... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Local students impress at FBLA State Leadership Conferenceart department is in its second round of "Artist of the Month" recognition! Th
Local students impress at FBLA State Leadership Conference
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
art department is in its second round of "Artist of the Month" recognition! This month, fourth-graders connected cultural traditions to modern day art with their "African Masks." Students used original symmetrical designs and operational thinking... Read more
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USA Today
Saudi ambassdor: Kingdom in transformationthe introduction of democratic elections in municipal government and the expans
Saudi ambassdor: Kingdom in transformation
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
the introduction of democratic elections in municipal government and the expansion of powers within the Consultative Council, our legislative branch, where 20% of the members are now women. This is not the backward, extremist society that... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's 90th Birthday: The trusted fewdated 16/07/91 of Queen Elizabeth II gesturing to Ruud Lubbers, Prime Minister
Queen's 90th Birthday: The trusted few
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
dated 16/07/91 of Queen Elizabeth II gesturing to Ruud Lubbers, Prime Minister of the Netherlands and President of the EC Council of Ministers, to sit on an empty chair after the Duke of Edinburgh was absent, as the leaders of the G7 Summit... Read more
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