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heraldscotland
15 Edinburgh great escapes from the festival madness by top comediansto go to the nightclub Why Not. I returned a few years ago and I felt so old, d
15 Edinburgh great escapes from the festival madness by top comedians
heraldscotland / Posted 5 hours ago
to go to the nightclub Why Not. I returned a few years ago and I felt so old, dancing on the grimy, sticky floor. Cabaret Voltaire, on the flipside, is fantastic. It’s like this weird, raved-up cave. It’s always good. I crash at my parents when... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Will Putin get a Pulitzer?Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: "A
Will Putin get a Pulitzer?
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 23 hours ago
Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: "All my life I have ever made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord, make my enemies look ridiculous.' And God granted it." The tale of the thieved emails at the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Bernice Barry: Books that changed meold, I learned (and remembered) that words can connect people and places, past
Bernice Barry: Books that changed me
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
old, I learned (and remembered) that words can connect people and places, past and present. Dictionnaire Philosophique Voltaire A collection of essays on just about everything people argued about in 1764. Encountering this as an undergraduate... Read more
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The Age
Pop-ups: friend or foe to established shopping strips?had been tricky. She said shopping centres with empty stores had been more rec
Pop-ups: friend or foe to established shopping strips?
The Age / Posted yesterday
had been tricky. She said shopping centres with empty stores had been more receptive than standalone stores. The House of Voltaire, which is normally only accessible to Australian customers online, recently staged a 10-day pop-up in Melbourne.... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Heifers steal showlesson to learn is that no matter what you do, you should keep striving to beco
Heifers steal show
Minot Daily News / Posted yesterday
lesson to learn is that no matter what you do, you should keep striving to become better." Kaitlyn Kline, a resident of Voltaire, feels extremely proud of the lessons learned from years of showing livestock. "I've certainly been showing for a... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Patrick Buchanan: Will Putin get a Pulitzer?Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: "A
Patrick Buchanan: Will Putin get a Pulitzer?
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: "All my life I have ever made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord, make my enemies look ridiculous.' And God granted it." The tale of the thieved emails at the... Read more
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Acton Commentary
George Washington's principles for the nation revisitedAdam Smith, and Edmund Burke were among his favored thinkers, rather than Frenc
George Washington's principles for the nation revisited
Acton Commentary / Posted 2 days ago
Adam Smith, and Edmund Burke were among his favored thinkers, rather than French thinkers like Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Voltaire, indicating Washington’s adherence to only certain schools of Enlightenment thought: Washington’s emphasis on... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Meet the four artists shortlisted for Canada’s $50,000 top photography prizehas been featured at the Whitney Museum of American Art and Sculpture Center in
Meet the four artists shortlisted for Canada’s $50,000 top photography prize
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
has been featured at the Whitney Museum of American Art and Sculpture Center in New York, Palaisde Tokyo in Paris, Studio Voltaire in London, and LACMA in LosAngeles. While Vlas says she “appears to be the most traditional in her work with a... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Ultimate Strauss: SFO’s Golden Hourthe years, Strauss even glances at his own Ariadne auf Naxos and Daphne. And am
Ultimate Strauss: SFO’s Golden Hour
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
the years, Strauss even glances at his own Ariadne auf Naxos and Daphne. And among the literary allusions, count Pascal, Voltaire, Metastasio, all delivered with the lightest of touches. As is usual with Capriccio these days, director Tim Albery... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Man warns others about fake Uber, Lyft driversnight. The man, who didn't want to be identified, said he watched a drunk woma
Man warns others about fake Uber, Lyft drivers
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
night. The man, who didn't want to be identified, said he watched a drunk woman stumble past his home on Cable Street and Voltaire Street in Ocean Beach. He then saw a pickup do a U-turn and pull up beside her. "And she says 'are you my Uber?'"... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Will Putin get a Pulitzer?Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: “A
Will Putin get a Pulitzer?
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: “All my life I have ever made but one prayer to God, a very short one: ‘O Lord, make my enemies look ridiculous.’ And God granted it.” The tale of the thieved emails at the... Read more
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The New Yorker
How Rousseau Predicted Trumpcivilization harmonized by rational self-interest, commerce, luxury, arts, and
How Rousseau Predicted Trump
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
civilization harmonized by rational self-interest, commerce, luxury, arts, and science—the Enlightenment forged by Voltaire, Montesquieu, Adam Smith, and others—seems to have reached a turbulent anticlimax in a worldwide revolt against... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Wasserman Schultz resignation won’t hinder Democratic convention, Tennessee delegates sayand doubles down by leaking to the NY Times that such subject, upon election, w
Wasserman Schultz resignation won’t hinder Democratic convention, Tennessee delegates say
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
and doubles down by leaking to the NY Times that such subject, upon election, will keep Lynch in her Cabinet. Overt and covert corruption, and meanwhile, "all is for the best in this, the best of all possible worlds." Voltaire is laughing somew... Read more
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The Border Mail
Outrage over Kruger views misses pointbut most of us would probably agree with them. One of the basic tenets of demo
Outrage over Kruger views misses point
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
but most of us would probably agree with them. One of the basic tenets of democracy is the right to freedom of speech. As Voltaire once wrote: “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” So it was... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What would H.L. Mencken think of the spectacle that is the U.S. election?who edited a collection of Mencken’s best stuff, said that he set out to be not
What would H.L. Mencken think of the spectacle that is the U.S. election?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
who edited a collection of Mencken’s best stuff, said that he set out to be nothing less than “the native American Voltaire, the enemy of all puritanism, the heretic in the Sunday school, the one-man demolition crew of the genteel... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
LaFLECHE: PAC, library should respect free speechblizzard of entitlement and porcelain feelings, we sometimes forget the intrins
LaFLECHE: PAC, library should respect free speech
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 8 days ago
blizzard of entitlement and porcelain feelings, we sometimes forget the intrinsic value of free speech. The old maxim of Voltaire, the one that says I can disagree with what you say but defend to the death your right to say it, should not be... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
LaFLECHE: PAC, library should respect free speechblizzard of entitlement and porcelain feelings, we sometimes forget the intrins
LaFLECHE: PAC, library should respect free speech
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 8 days ago
blizzard of entitlement and porcelain feelings, we sometimes forget the intrinsic value of free speech. The old maxim of Voltaire, the one that says I can disagree with what you say but defend to the death your right to say it, should not be... Read more
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Welland Tribune
LaFLECHE: PAC, library should respect free speechblizzard of entitlement and porcelain feelings, we sometimes forget the intrins
LaFLECHE: PAC, library should respect free speech
Welland Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
blizzard of entitlement and porcelain feelings, we sometimes forget the intrinsic value of free speech. The old maxim of Voltaire, the one that says I can disagree with what you say but defend to the death your right to say it, should not be... Read more
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The Christian Post
Pentagon Disallows Transgender Troops From Embracing 'Preferred Gender' at 'Place of Duty'Visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter gestures during a joint press confer
Pentagon Disallows Transgender Troops From Embracing 'Preferred Gender' at 'Place of Duty'
The Christian Post / Posted 9 days ago
Visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter gestures during a joint press conference with his Filipino counterpart Voltaire Gazmin (not pictured) at the presidential palace in Manila April 14, 2016. In the Obama administration, gender identity should... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH, Malaysia, Indonesia defense chiefs set for trilateral talksJune in Manila, the Department of National Defense said on Wednesday. Last mon
PH, Malaysia, Indonesia defense chiefs set for trilateral talks
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
June in Manila, the Department of National Defense said on Wednesday. Last month, the defense chiefs, with then Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, tackled “cooperative means to address the growing security challenges that undermine peace, security and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Garry Marshall followed his heart when he opened Falcon Theatrein Chicago, he worked on it like it was 'King Lear,' " Klugman adds. "His dedic
Garry Marshall followed his heart when he opened Falcon Theatre
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
in Chicago, he worked on it like it was 'King Lear,' " Klugman adds. "His dedication shocked me. It reminded me of Voltaire writhing on the floor for three days trying to find the right word. You don't do that in television. Growth is the... Read more
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ajc.com
Isaia Cordinier will return to France with Antibesin the second round, No. 44 overall, in last month’s NBA Draft. The 19-year-old
Isaia Cordinier will return to France with Antibes
ajc.com / Posted 11 days ago
in the second round, No. 44 overall, in last month’s NBA Draft. The 19-year-old Cordinier played last season with AS Denain Voltaire in the French Pro B league and averaged 10.8 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.2 steals in 23.4 minutes over... Read more
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Canberra Times
London's House of Voltaire comes to Melbournemany pop-ups that the thought of another may be cause for a collective eye roll
London's House of Voltaire comes to Melbourne
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
many pop-ups that the thought of another may be cause for a collective eye roll. But this one is different. The House of Voltaire, the biennial art, design and fashion pop-up, usually has its digs in swanky Mayfair, London, but for the next eight... Read more
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The Age
London's House of Voltaire comes to Melbournemany pop-ups that the thought of another may be cause for a collective eye roll
London's House of Voltaire comes to Melbourne
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
many pop-ups that the thought of another may be cause for a collective eye roll. But this one is different. The House of Voltaire, the biennial art, design and fashion pop-up, usually has its digs in swanky Mayfair, London, but for the next eight... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
London's House of Voltaire comes to Melbournemany pop-ups that the thought of another may be cause for a collective eye roll
London's House of Voltaire comes to Melbourne
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
many pop-ups that the thought of another may be cause for a collective eye roll. But this one is different. The House of Voltaire, the biennial art, design and fashion pop-up, usually has its digs in swanky Mayfair, London, but for the next eight... Read more
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The Manila Times
Rollback in pump prices effective July 19in their diesel and kerosene prices. The year-to-date total adjustment for gas
Rollback in pump prices effective July 19
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
in their diesel and kerosene prices. The year-to-date total adjustment for gasoline is a net increase of P1.87 per liter while diesel remains at net increase of P5.40 per liter, and LPG is at net decrease of P7.80 per kilogram. VOLTA... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Taking their cue from Saul Alinskythe plan. In every nation where this has been tried, the ultimate result has be
Taking their cue from Saul Alinsky
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 14 days ago
the plan. In every nation where this has been tried, the ultimate result has been the destruction of those nations. As Voltaire stated in the 18th century, “It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.” Is America ready to allow... Read more
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The Age
Eagles of Death Metal postpone all future concerts after Paris attackstheatre, the band revealed that three more music executives were killed by the
Eagles of Death Metal postpone all future concerts after Paris attacks
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
theatre, the band revealed that three more music executives were killed by the terrorists at the venue on Boulevard Voltaire. Those killed were:Metallica's project manager Thomas Ayad, 34, and Marie Mosser, 24, both of whom worked at... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Pregnant' woman dangles from Bataclan Concert Hall windowsillthe floor, blood ... I understood that there was something serious ... Everyone
'Pregnant' woman dangles from Bataclan Concert Hall windowsill
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
the floor, blood ... I understood that there was something serious ... Everyone flowed back to the Rue Amelot and Boulevard Voltaire. A woman was clinging to the Bataclan window on the second floor. I thought of the images of September 11," he said.... Read more
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Canberra Times
Bataclan concert hall survivor says prosthetic leg saved my lifeof his leg meant the gunman thought he had joined the 89 other dead victims of
Bataclan concert hall survivor says prosthetic leg saved my life
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
of his leg meant the gunman thought he had joined the 89 other dead victims of the atrocity in the venue on Boulevard Voltaire. "From Saturday to now, I think I don't know why I am still alive, only from my legs." He said that he saw others... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Bizarre examples from history often funnyof crimes, follies and misfortunes, among which we have now and then met with a
Bizarre examples from history often funny
Chatham Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
of crimes, follies and misfortunes, among which we have now and then met with a few virtues and some happy times.” (Voltaire) History is not all dates, deaths, battles, and politics. Sometimes it is just… a bit bizarre! For example… Did... Read more
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Daily Mail
Playboy's first non-nude centerfold strips down for Treats! magfor download today and also features shoots with Joanna Krupa and Ireland Baldw
Playboy's first non-nude centerfold strips down for Treats! mag
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
for download today and also features shoots with Joanna Krupa and Ireland Baldwin In one, shot by photographer Robert Voltaire, she's seen with wet hair walking on the beach — without a stitch of clothing. In fact, the only thing providing... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Happy Bastille Day! Here are 8 reasons why you should teach your children to speak Françaisrecently became a best-seller. LouvreHeard of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables? Wh
Happy Bastille Day! Here are 8 reasons why you should teach your children to speak Français
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
recently became a best-seller. LouvreHeard of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables? What about the philosophical works of say Voltaire, Sartre, Descartes, Camus, or Pascal? Indeed, French is the language of the some of the world's greatest literary... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Happy Bastille Day! Here are 8 reasons why you should teach your children to speak Françaisrecently became a best-seller. LouvreHeard of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables? Wh
Happy Bastille Day! Here are 8 reasons why you should teach your children to speak Français
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
recently became a best-seller. LouvreHeard of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables? What about the philosophical works of say Voltaire, Sartre, Descartes, Camus, or Pascal? Indeed, French is the language of the some of the world's greatest literary... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Happy Bastille Day! Here are 8 reasons why you should teach your children to speak Françaisrecently became a best-seller. LouvreHeard of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables? Wh
Happy Bastille Day! Here are 8 reasons why you should teach your children to speak Français
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
recently became a best-seller. LouvreHeard of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables? What about the philosophical works of say Voltaire, Sartre, Descartes, Camus, or Pascal? Indeed, French is the language of the some of the world's greatest literary... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
After Chennai HC judgment, will author Perumal Murugan write again?On July 5, the Madras High Court issued a lyrical, landmark judgement in the ca
After Chennai HC judgment, will author Perumal Murugan write again?
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
On July 5, the Madras High Court issued a lyrical, landmark judgement in the case, opening with a quote misattributed to Voltaire: “I may not agree with what you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it.” A bench comprising Chief... Read more
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Inquirier.net
CA upholds ruling dismissing bid of militant leaders for protectionor employee, among others. Named respondents include former President Benigno
CA upholds ruling dismissing bid of militant leaders for protection
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
or employee, among others. Named respondents include former President Benigno Aquino III, former Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Hernando Iriberri, former Major General Virgilio... Read more
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Daily Mail
Joanna Krupa stuns in nude photo shoot for treats! magazineSanda Kubicka (Justin Macala), Hunter Mcgrady (James Macari), Autumn Holly (Ste
Joanna Krupa stuns in nude photo shoot for treats! magazine
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Sanda Kubicka (Justin Macala), Hunter Mcgrady (James Macari), Autumn Holly (Steve Lyon) and Sarah McDaniel (Robert Voltaire). There will also be some surprise shoots, treats! added. An interview and shoot with actor Charlie Weber (shot by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Judgment victory for all–Aquinoformer Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario, former Executive Secretary Paquito
Judgment victory for all–Aquino
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario, former Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr., former Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, former Solicitors General Francis Jardeleza and Florin Hilbay,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
FULL TEXT: Aquino says maritime arbitration ruling ‘victory for all’of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario, former Executive Secretary Paquito N. Oc
FULL TEXT: Aquino says maritime arbitration ruling ‘victory for all’
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario, former Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa, Jr., former Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, former Solicitors-General Francis Jardeleza and Florin Hilbay,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
COMPLETE TEXT: Statement of Benigno S. Aquino III on the ruling issued by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on the case submitted by the Philippinesof Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario, former Executive Secretary Paquito N. Oc
COMPLETE TEXT: Statement of Benigno S. Aquino III on the ruling issued by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on the case submitted by the Philippines
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario, former Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa, Jr., former Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, former Solicitors-General Francis Jardeleza and Florin Hilbay,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
U.S. Pacific Fleet chief joins surveillance of disputed South China SeaFleet is headquartered. He assumed command of the fleet, among the world's larg
U.S. Pacific Fleet chief joins surveillance of disputed South China Sea
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Fleet is headquartered. He assumed command of the fleet, among the world's largest, in May. Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin welcomed Swift's move, saying it showed America's commitment to come to the aid of allies locked in... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino: 'Monumental' ruling on PH-China victory for allof Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario, former Executive Secretary Paquito N. Oc
Aquino: 'Monumental' ruling on PH-China victory for all
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario, former Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa, Jr., former Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, former Solicitors-General Francis Jardeleza and Florin Hilbay,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino on arbitral court ruling: ‘A victory for all’of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario, former Executive Secretary Paquito N. Oc
Aquino on arbitral court ruling: ‘A victory for all’
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario, former Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa, Jr., former Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, former Solicitors-General Francis Jardeleza and Florin Hilbay,... Read more
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AutoExpress
Could whisky be the car fuel of the future?History has a funny way of repeating itself. Go back a few hundred years, and i
Could whisky be the car fuel of the future?
AutoExpress / Posted 17 days ago
History has a funny way of repeating itself. Go back a few hundred years, and it was French philosopher Voltaire who said Scotland is where ‘we look to for all our ideas of civilisation’. Anyone visiting Scotland today could say exactly the same. Not... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The President’s Men and Women: Delfin Lorenzana – Mindanao rebel fighter heads defenseexercises between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the US Pacific Comman
The President’s Men and Women: Delfin Lorenzana – Mindanao rebel fighter heads defense
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
exercises between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the US Pacific Command in Basilan. Former defense secretary Voltaire Gazmin has only good words for the new defense chief. “The DND and the AFP are in goods hands under General... Read more
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AutoExpress
Could whisky be the fuel of the future?History has a funny way of repeating itself. Go back a few hundred years, and i
Could whisky be the fuel of the future?
AutoExpress / Posted 17 days ago
History has a funny way of repeating itself. Go back a few hundred years, and it was French philosopher Voltaire who said Scotland is where ‘we look to for all our ideas of civilisation’. Anyone visiting Scotland today could say exactly the same. Not... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
1,878 drug dependents and peddlers yield in Cavite – PPOMonday. On Sunday (July 10) in Rosario, at least 729 surrendered to Chief Insp
1,878 drug dependents and peddlers yield in Cavite – PPO
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
Monday. On Sunday (July 10) in Rosario, at least 729 surrendered to Chief Inspector Mark Joseph Laygo, police chief; Mayor Voltaire Ricafrente and his father Vice Mayor Jose Ricafrente and other concerned officials at a public elementary school... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Robredo hails UN tribunal ruling on South China Sea rowExecutive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, Senate President Franklin Drilon, Speaker Fe
Robredo hails UN tribunal ruling on South China Sea row
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, Senate President Franklin Drilon, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and Undersecretary Emmanuel Bautista. “We congratulate our legal team for... Read more
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The New Statesman
What will Brexit mean for arts and culture in the UK?and Sheffield were secretly running on energy from Berlin and Dusseldorf – than
What will Brexit mean for arts and culture in the UK?
The New Statesman / Posted 19 days ago
and Sheffield were secretly running on energy from Berlin and Dusseldorf – thanks to the music of Joy Division and Cabaret Voltaire”. While it is true that departure from the EU does not necessarily mean an end to this sense of cultural... Read more
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