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The Scranton Times-Tribune
League of Women Voters plans debatesArticle Tools SCRANTON — The League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County wil
League of Women Voters plans debates
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 minutes ago
Article Tools SCRANTON — The League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County will sponsor two candidate debates prior to Election Day on Nov. 8. Candidates for the 113th Pennsylvania Legislative District will... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, September 28, 2016crafters, vendors, food, ethnic gifts; rectory, 570-876-0730, or Joan Zaleski,
Community Events Listings, September 28, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 minutes ago
crafters, vendors, food, ethnic gifts; rectory, 570-876-0730, or Joan Zaleski, 570-254-6882 or 570-906-4520. Milford Women’s panel: Inaugural Mil­ford, Readers & Writers Festival women’s panel discussion on women, Sunday, 1 p.m., Water­wheel... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and events570-941-5837 or emailing timothy.pryle@scran ton.edu; Scranton’s Ready to Run N
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 minutes ago
570-941-5837 or emailing timothy.pryle@scran ton.edu; Scranton’s Ready to Run Northeast Pennsylvania program: “Wanted: More Women Candidates,” Oct. 8, 9 a.m., Brennan Hall, fees vary, contact 570-941-7520 or linda.walsh@scranton.edu; Workshop: “The... Read more
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asianage
X-ray test to save teenagers from getting into sex tradedistricts like Coochbehar, Jalpaiguri, Malda, North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parga
X-ray test to save teenagers from getting into sex trade
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
districts like Coochbehar, Jalpaiguri, Malda, North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas and Murshidabad, where flesh trade and women trafficking are rampant. "When we see a new teenaged girl in the trade, we question her. We ask her age, whether she... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ntakiyimana, Nyirarukundo Are Athletes of the Yeara total of 1040 points beating 19-year-old Myasiro by 1003 points while Eric Se
Ntakiyimana, Nyirarukundo Are Athletes of the Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
a total of 1040 points beating 19-year-old Myasiro by 1003 points while Eric Sebahire came third with 992 points. In the women category 19-year-old highly rated Nyirarkundo came first with a total of 1168pts followed by 18-year-old Beatha... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda's Visual Arts Journey Told Through DocumentaryArts, Uburanga Arts studio and Inganzo Arts Centre, among very many others. Th
Rwanda's Visual Arts Journey Told Through Documentary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
Arts, Uburanga Arts studio and Inganzo Arts Centre, among very many others. There is also a growing trend of young Rwandan women asserting themselves in a field largely dominated by men, with the determination to grow as modern artists. However,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Kigali Set to Defend Women's League TitleNational women football league giants AS Kigali are looking to retain the leagu
As Kigali Set to Defend Women's League Title
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
National women football league giants AS Kigali are looking to retain the league title. Should they beat Kamonyi on Wednesday afternoon, AS Kigali will be crowned champions for a record 8th consecutive time. AS Kigali and archrivals Kamonyi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Akilah Launches Modern Hospitality Management LabStudents training in hospitality management and tourism at Akilah Institute for
Akilah Launches Modern Hospitality Management Lab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
Students training in hospitality management and tourism at Akilah Institute for women will acquire modern skills in the service sector, thanks to a new lab that was launched at the school main grounds in Kibagabaga last week. The facility which is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos to Spend $300 Million On Women-Owned BusinessesLagos State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Afri
Lagos to Spend $300 Million On Women-Owned Businesses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Lagos State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum(AWIEF) to facilitate the process of ensuring that women owned businesses have access to $300 million to boost their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Health Ministry Encourages Early Cancer Screeningwith many cases referred to Ocean-Road Cancer Research Institute. "Statistics
Health Ministry Encourages Early Cancer Screening
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
with many cases referred to Ocean-Road Cancer Research Institute. "Statistics at Mnazi Mmoja referral hospital reveal that women breast and cervix cancer were common and prostate cancer is becoming common for men," said Mr Kombo. Mr Kombo said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Natural Gas, Oil Explorations Rekindle New Economic Hopesportfolio), Dr Khalid Salum Mohamed (Finance) and Mr Said Hassan said (Attorney
Natural Gas, Oil Explorations Rekindle New Economic Hopes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
portfolio), Dr Khalid Salum Mohamed (Finance) and Mr Said Hassan said (Attorney General) and Ms Maudline Cyrus Castico (Women and Children affairs) lined-up to clear doubts raised by the backbenchers. The ministers asked backbenchers and... Read more
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Variety
Mipcom: Studiocanal Brings ‘Midnight Sun,’ ‘Below the Surface’ Onto Market(“Merlin,” “Hex”) and Overman, “Crazyhead” stars Cara Theobald (“Downtown Abbey
Mipcom: Studiocanal Brings ‘Midnight Sun,’ ‘Below the Surface’ Onto Market
Variety / Posted 8 minutes ago
(“Merlin,” “Hex”) and Overman, “Crazyhead” stars Cara Theobald (“Downtown Abbey”) and Susan Wokoma (“Chewing Gum”) as two women dealing with being in their early twenties while facing off with the legions of hell. “Thrilling, anarchic and rude,”... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bathukamma flower fest may see celebrations beyond TelanganaBathukamma has been around for long in a part of peninsular India as a vibrant
Bathukamma flower fest may see celebrations beyond Telangana
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
Bathukamma has been around for long in a part of peninsular India as a vibrant women-centric annual floral festival, but this time it looks set to be celebrated far beyond the traditional limits of Telangana. As the nascent southern state is now... Read more
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The North West Star
St Kilda implement empowerment program for womenEvery female member of St Kilda's staff is undertaking an empowerment course as
St Kilda implement empowerment program for women
The North West Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
Every female member of St Kilda's staff is undertaking an empowerment course as the club seeks to encourage women to rise into senior positions both at Seaford and within the broader football community. Every female member of St Kilda's staff is... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Firefighter killed in New York house explosiontold reporters. “It is a reminder of the dangers that our first responders fac
Firefighter killed in New York house explosion
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 12 minutes ago
told reporters. “It is a reminder of the dangers that our first responders face every day — the dangers that the men and women of the FDNY face and the bravery with which they do their job,” de Blasio said. Firefighters initially responded to a... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Kay Holseberg keeps the Lowcountry's pecan farming tradition alive on her 150 acresand at the Charleston Farmers Market, Southern Season in Chapel Hill, and the B
Kay Holseberg keeps the Lowcountry's pecan farming tradition alive on her 150 acres
Charleston City Paper / Posted 13 minutes ago
and at the Charleston Farmers Market, Southern Season in Chapel Hill, and the Boone Hall Market. "I have two amazing women who work in the cookhouse and I couldn't keep up without them. Teresa cooks circles around anyone, and Cindy does the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why can you change gender but not race?One elite college recently cancelled a production of The Vagina Monologues afte
Why can you change gender but not race?
The New Statesman / Posted 13 minutes ago
One elite college recently cancelled a production of The Vagina Monologues after some students protested that “not all women have vaginas”. Browning’s interest is in the way “gender radicals” have “[upended] the routines, rituals and rules of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dementia to topple heart disease as leading cause of death: ABS datain 10 years and was the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15 to 44.
Dementia to topple heart disease as leading cause of death: ABS data
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 minutes ago
in 10 years and was the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15 to 44. It was three times higher than men than for women, but it rose for teenage girls aged 15 to 19 from 5.3 in 2014 to 7.8 deaths per 100,000 people - or 56 deaths. Suicide... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Labour Party conference in Liverpool: What's on Wednesday?Britain” in the ACC Liverpool with Wavertree MP Luciana Berger among those who
Labour Party conference in Liverpool: What's on Wednesday?
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 minutes ago
Britain” in the ACC Liverpool with Wavertree MP Luciana Berger among those who have been invited to speak. 9am: Labour Women’s Network will look at “What next for women in the party, politics and public space” in ACC Liverpool. 12.30pm: Wirral... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
George Davies, founder of Next, says fashion needs more women at the topRetail grandee George Davies has called for more women to be appointed to top j
George Davies, founder of Next, says fashion needs more women at the top
Manchester Evening News / Posted 18 minutes ago
Retail grandee George Davies has called for more women to be appointed to top jobs in British fashion, a move he believes will help boost the high street. The veteran retailer, founder of Next and the man behind George At Asda and Marks and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Grandfather murdered, mother lost at sea and a son facing scrutinyNEED TO UNDERSTAND WHAT HAPPENED' Related ContentCartoon: Why young children s
Grandfather murdered, mother lost at sea and a son facing scrutiny
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 minutes ago
NEED TO UNDERSTAND WHAT HAPPENED' Related ContentCartoon: Why young children struggle with languageRosemary McLeod: Are women and rugby a bad match?Man to appear in Hastings District Court over aggravated robbery Nathan Carman disembarks at the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Dementia to topple heart disease as leading cause of death: ABS datain 10 years and was the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15 to 44.
Dementia to topple heart disease as leading cause of death: ABS data
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 minutes ago
in 10 years and was the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15 to 44. It was three times higher than men than for women, but it rose for teenage girls aged 15 to 19 from 5.3 in 2014 to 7.8 deaths per 100,000 people - or 56 deaths. Suicide... Read more
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Brandon Sun
In Trump's debate remarks, women hear sexism and bullyingThe Associated Press on Tuesday. Nearly all expressed concerns with Trump's cri
In Trump's debate remarks, women hear sexism and bullying
Brandon Sun / Posted 22 minutes ago
The Associated Press on Tuesday. Nearly all expressed concerns with Trump's critical and often demeaning comments about women, as well as his approach toward Clinton in the debate. The concerns were shared, too, by some women who plan to vote... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Sept. 28, 2016it out. Where is your self-respect? I do look forward to reading The Brandon
Sept. 28, 2016
Brandon Sun / Posted 22 minutes ago
it out. Where is your self-respect? I do look forward to reading The Brandon Sun each day hoping for good news. Have the women of this generation no respect for themselves, their families or anyone else? Driving while drunk? Sure keeps the cops... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Adults less likely to suffer allergies if they grew up on farms, study showsPEOPLE who grow up on farms are less likely to suffer allergies in later life,
Adults less likely to suffer allergies if they grew up on farms, study shows
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 24 minutes ago
PEOPLE who grow up on farms are less likely to suffer allergies in later life, a new study suggests. Women who grew up on farms are also more likely to have better lung function than those who do not, the researchers found. The study, published in... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Obama plans to visit with troops at central Virginia basean election year, we should have all that much more appreciation for the servic
Obama plans to visit with troops at central Virginia base
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 24 minutes ago
an election year, we should have all that much more appreciation for the service and sacrifice that's made by our men and women in uniform and their families," he said. Obama occasionally makes such thank-you visits, mostly recently stopping... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Chelsea Clinton responds to Trump's threat to bring up her father's mistress: 'It's a distraction from his inability to talk about what's actually at stake'by far are ... Trump's continued, relentless attacks on whole swaths of our cou
Chelsea Clinton responds to Trump's threat to bring up her father's mistress: 'It's a distraction from his inability to talk about what's actually at stake'
Stamford Advocate / Posted 29 minutes ago
by far are ... Trump's continued, relentless attacks on whole swaths of our country and even our global community: women, Muslims, Americans with disabilities, a Gold Star family. I mean, that, to me, is far more troubling than whatever his... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Playboy features first Muslim woman in hijabjournalist Noor Tagouri appears in the magazine’s October “Renegades” edition,
Playboy features first Muslim woman in hijab
The Borneo Post / Posted 30 minutes ago
journalist Noor Tagouri appears in the magazine’s October “Renegades” edition, a series that focuses on men and women “who risked it all — even their lives — to do what they love.” The 22-year-old journalist who works as a reporter for... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Playboy mag features first-ever Muslim woman in hijabjournalist Noor Tagouri appears in the magazine's October "Renegades" edition,
Playboy mag features first-ever Muslim woman in hijab
News 24 South Africa / Posted 33 minutes ago
journalist Noor Tagouri appears in the magazine's October "Renegades" edition, a series that focuses on men and women "who risked it all – even their lives – to do what they love". The 22-year-old journalist who works as a reporter for... Read more
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SportsFan
Gracie steeled for Bathurst successDriver Renee Gracie is focused on a Bathurst 1000 tilt in the sole all-women's
Gracie steeled for Bathurst success
SportsFan / Posted 34 minutes ago
Driver Renee Gracie is focused on a Bathurst 1000 tilt in the sole all-women's team. More Motor News Lessons learned from the fallout over David Reynolds' infamous description of a women's team have steeled Renee Gracie to make her own Bathurst... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Chelsea Clinton responds to Trump's threat to bring up her father's mistress: 'It's a distraction from his inability to talk about what's actually at stake'by far are ... Trump's continued, relentless attacks on whole swaths of our cou
Chelsea Clinton responds to Trump's threat to bring up her father's mistress: 'It's a distraction from his inability to talk about what's actually at stake'
Connecticut Post / Posted 36 minutes ago
by far are ... Trump's continued, relentless attacks on whole swaths of our country and even our global community: women, Muslims, Americans with disabilities, a Gold Star family. I mean, that, to me, is far more troubling than whatever his... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Jeanette J. BrowerN.J., on July 11, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Anna (Adl
Jeanette J. Brower
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 37 minutes ago
N.J., on July 11, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Anna (Adler) Brower. Jeanette was a member of the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, the WAVES, which was the World War II women’s branch of the U.S. Naval... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cause for electing women advancesrunning for public office as a woman was very different from my observations of
Cause for electing women advances
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 37 minutes ago
running for public office as a woman was very different from my observations of men running. As a result, I formed the Women’s Political Action Committee of Northeastern Pennsylvania. We raised money, ran workshops, and supported women running... Read more
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FIFA
Asian dominance on the line as Middle East makes historyThere is a natural tendency to view youth World Cups simply as mini-versions of
Asian dominance on the line as Middle East makes history
FIFA / Posted 39 minutes ago
There is a natural tendency to view youth World Cups simply as mini-versions of their senior equivalents. The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup has, though, spent its short history establishing an identity all of its own. USA and Germany, the heavyweights... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Clinton holds steady, Trump flailsand tunnels: �Maybe because you haven�t paid any federal income tax for a lot o
Clinton holds steady, Trump flails
Rutland Herald / Posted 40 minutes ago
and tunnels: �Maybe because you haven�t paid any federal income tax for a lot of years.� She pilloried his treatment of women to great effect, and led the prickly Trump into a rabbit-hole of tired allegations as she held his long embrace of lies... Read more
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Medical News Today
Economic hardships pave the way to cognitive agingRisk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) prospective cohort study. The team u
Economic hardships pave the way to cognitive aging
Medical News Today / Posted 42 minutes ago
Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) prospective cohort study. The team used data from 3,400 black and white men and women. The participants were aged 18-30 at the start of the study in 1985-86. Information regarding household income was... Read more
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USA Today
5 things you need to know Wednesdayappear on Wednesday's episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC, 9 ET/P
5 things you need to know Wednesday
USA Today / Posted 43 minutes ago
appear on Wednesday's episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC, 9 ET/PT). Biden, who wrote the Violence Against Women Act more than 20 years ago, credits the long-running crime procedural for bringing about a shift in the nation’s... Read more
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express
Police shoot refugee as he tried to avenge daughter’s ‘sexual assault’focus the rising tensions within refugee centres in Germany where aid workers a
Police shoot refugee as he tried to avenge daughter’s ‘sexual assault’
express / Posted 46 minutes ago
focus the rising tensions within refugee centres in Germany where aid workers and police have for long spoken of rapes of women and children. You will not survive! According to police the dead man's daughter was lured to parkland near the centre... Read more
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express
Do you live in the most MISERABLE place in the UK?the town, 12 miles away from Peterborough, is not a happy place for residents.
Do you live in the most MISERABLE place in the UK?
express / Posted 46 minutes ago
the town, 12 miles away from Peterborough, is not a happy place for residents. It wasn’t just down to location though. Women, while they reported higher life satisfaction and worthwhile levels compared to men, felt more anxious than the... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Political rivals team up in fight to save Telford's under-threat A&E « Shropshire Starhave both pledged to fight proposals for Royal Shrewsbury Hospital to house Shr
Political rivals team up in fight to save Telford's under-threat A&E « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 46 minutes ago
have both pledged to fight proposals for Royal Shrewsbury Hospital to house Shropshire’s only A&E. The £28 million Women and Children’s Centre, which opened almost exactly two years ago at PRH, will also move to Shrewsbury, according to... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Obama plans to visit with troops at central Virginia basean election year, we should have all that much more appreciation for the servic
Obama plans to visit with troops at central Virginia base
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 49 minutes ago
an election year, we should have all that much more appreciation for the service and sacrifice that's made by our men and women in uniform and their families," he said. Obama occasionally makes such thank-you visits, mostly recently stopping... Read more
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Canberra Times
Hamish Blake's wife tells of life behind The Wrong Girl scenesglossy and so on. I think [eye] liners [have had] too good a rap for too long.
Hamish Blake's wife tells of life behind The Wrong Girl scenes
Canberra Times / Posted 51 minutes ago
glossy and so on. I think [eye] liners [have had] too good a rap for too long. I think it's very unflattering on most women. Black liner around the eye makes your eyes look smaller. I think you should reassess, if you're a really big black... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Women reaching out in worldwide initiativeA Turner Valley artist who learned it only takes some fabric, sewing equipment
Women reaching out in worldwide initiative
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 52 minutes ago
A Turner Valley artist who learned it only takes some fabric, sewing equipment and busy hands to give women in developing countries a chance for success is spreading the word in the Foothills. Susan Kristoferson is an ambassador for Days for Girls,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Ditching their locks to help out Nepal2015. “We decided that we should help him. He need $45,000 AU to rebuild this
Ditching their locks to help out Nepal
Western Advocate / Posted 53 minutes ago
2015. “We decided that we should help him. He need $45,000 AU to rebuild this school in Nepal,” Ms Gregory said. The women will shave their heads at a formal event at the Washington and Co. in Orange and hope to raise $10,000. The event will... Read more
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Junkee
New Research Confirms The Media Was Pretty Bloody Sexist When Covering Julia Gillardor as ‘disloyal’. The most shocking thing I found was that Turnbull was very ra
New Research Confirms The Media Was Pretty Bloody Sexist When Covering Julia Gillard
Junkee / Posted 56 minutes ago
or as ‘disloyal’. The most shocking thing I found was that Turnbull was very rarely blamed for removing Abbott, but Liberal women were. Julie Bishop was called disloyal and comparisons were made to Gillard. Peta Credlin was also blamed for Abbott’s... Read more
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Gulf News
Paris Fashion Week: Anthony Vaccarello makes Saint Laurent debutChanel when the octogenarian designer decides to retire, or he may launch his o
Paris Fashion Week: Anthony Vaccarello makes Saint Laurent debut
Gulf News / Posted 58 minutes ago
Chanel when the octogenarian designer decides to retire, or he may launch his own label.Other debuts this fashion week see women designers moving into positions more recently held by men. The relative unknown Bouchra Jarrar will show her first... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Obama plans to visit with troops at central Virginia basean election year, we should have all that much more appreciation for the servic
Obama plans to visit with troops at central Virginia base
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 58 minutes ago
an election year, we should have all that much more appreciation for the service and sacrifice that's made by our men and women in uniform and their families," he said. Obama occasionally makes such thank-you visits, mostly recently stopping... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Chelsea Clinton responds to Trump's threat to bring up her father's mistress: 'It's a distraction from his inability to talk about what's actually at stake'by far are ... Trump's continued, relentless attacks on whole swaths of our cou
Chelsea Clinton responds to Trump's threat to bring up her father's mistress: 'It's a distraction from his inability to talk about what's actually at stake'
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 58 minutes ago
by far are ... Trump's continued, relentless attacks on whole swaths of our country and even our global community: women, Muslims, Americans with disabilities, a Gold Star family. I mean, that, to me, is far more troubling than whatever his... Read more
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New Kerala
Belly fat may increase risk of heart diseases - newkerala.com #124840fat had accumulated, its location and its density in 1,106 participants whose a
Belly fat may increase risk of heart diseases - newkerala.com #124840
New Kerala / Posted 59 minutes ago
fat had accumulated, its location and its density in 1,106 participants whose average age was 45 years and 44 per cent were women. Both subcutaneous adipose fat, the fat just under the skin, which is often visible 'flab' or love handles, and... Read more
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The China Post
India pulls out of summit as tensions with Pakistan mountbeing perpetrated by India's over half a million occupation force against innoc
India pulls out of summit as tensions with Pakistan mount
The China Post / Posted an hour ago
being perpetrated by India's over half a million occupation force against innocent and unarmed Kashmiri children, women and men," said a statement by its foreign office released late Monday."Jammu and Kashmir never was and can never be an... Read more
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