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Welland Tribune
Letters to the editorOre readers address government "donation" to St. Catharines' new arts centre, b
Letters to the editor
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 minutes ago
Ore readers address government "donation" to St. Catharines' new arts centre, backyard fires, homelessness and religion. COLUMN MADE READER ANGRY The headline over Tom Harpur’s column jumped out at me and made me angry (“Without God, none of us are... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
WJFW TV-12, WJFWDT 12.1 and Newswatch 12 - Your Northwoods News Leader and NBC Affiliate - Rhinelander WisconsinSome people in Tomahawk want to change number of school board members from nine
WJFW TV-12, WJFWDT 12.1 and Newswatch 12 - Your Northwoods News Leader and NBC Affiliate - Rhinelander Wisconsin
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 6 minutes ago
Some people in Tomahawk want to change number of school board members from nine to seven Submitted: 09/04/2015 Ken Schulz is one of the more than 100 community members who want change. The change could mean there's only seven people on the Tomahawk... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Guatemala ex-president tells court he's innocent of graftGUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Otto Perez Molina sat in a defendant's chair Friday and d
Guatemala ex-president tells court he's innocent of graft
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 6 minutes ago
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Otto Perez Molina sat in a defendant's chair Friday and declared his innocence in a customs corruption scandal that forced him to resign a day earlier as president of this Central American nation. The former leader denied... Read more
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Baller Status
Kanye West Becomes First Rapper To Cover "The New Yorker"Following his recent announcement of plans to run for President of the United S
Kanye West Becomes First Rapper To Cover "The New Yorker"
Baller Status / Posted 7 minutes ago
Following his recent announcement of plans to run for President of the United States in 2020, The New Yorker gives Kanye West their latest cover. Artist Barry Blitt illustrates the cover, which he explains: "When one considers Mr. West, it doesn't... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Cardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopesThe setback came in the announcement from Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland, top Demo
Cardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 9 minutes ago
The setback came in the announcement from Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland, top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, that he opposes the deal, which he said "legitimizes Iran's nuclear program." Cardin's move doesn't affect the ultimate outcome... Read more
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The Hindu
Bihar Elections: Unravelling of the Janata ParivarSplits in political parties are the inevitable consequences of their growth and
Bihar Elections: Unravelling of the Janata Parivar
The Hindu / Posted 11 minutes ago
Splits in political parties are the inevitable consequences of their growth and evolution. But the merger of parties, when it happens, is invariably artificial, forced by the transient expediency of immediate circumstances. The Samajwadi Party, the... Read more
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The Hindu
Friendly signal of Union government's decisionThe Union government’s decision to waive, through an amendment to the Income Ta
Friendly signal of Union government's decision
The Hindu / Posted 11 minutes ago
The Union government’s decision to waive, through an amendment to the Income Tax Act, minimum alternate tax (MAT) liability on capital gains made by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) is a welcome move,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greek polls show Syriza, conservatives neck-and-neckATHENS: Former Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras's leftist Syriza party is ru
Greek polls show Syriza, conservatives neck-and-neck
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 minutes ago
ATHENS: Former Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras's leftist Syriza party is running neck-and-neck with its main conservative rival, New Democracy, ahead of national elections on Sept. 20, according to three polls published on Friday. Syriza's poll... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Opposition out in force, calling for diversity in ParliamentSINGAPORE: The Opposition held a bumper crop of rallies on Friday (Sep 4) night
Opposition out in force, calling for diversity in Parliament
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: The Opposition held a bumper crop of rallies on Friday (Sep 4) night, the most since the General Election campaigning started earlier this week. With one week to go before Polling Day, seven opposition parties took to podiums across the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sunday's Letters: America's bridges, roads need repairsDRESSING FOR MASS It’s becoming way too casual It really is different going t
Sunday's Letters: America's bridges, roads need repairs
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 minutes ago
DRESSING FOR MASS It’s becoming way too casual It really is different going to Mass these days. My wife and I dress up to show the proper respect for the Mass. But most people now arrive after the Mass has started. And they wear shorts, casual... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Humado’s Anlo seat targeted by NDC businessmanPolitics of Friday, 4 September 2015 As the parliamentary primaries of the Nat
Humado’s Anlo seat targeted by NDC businessman
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 22 minutes ago
Politics of Friday, 4 September 2015 As the parliamentary primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) inch closer, more party members are entering the race. Many of those aspiring to enter the chamber of 275 legislators, have vowed to... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Embattled secretary of state remains silent on chargesALBUQUERQUE >> The second of two public hearings scheduled this week to c
Embattled secretary of state remains silent on charges
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 22 minutes ago
ALBUQUERQUE >> The second of two public hearings scheduled this week to consider changes to New Mexico's elections and campaign finance rules was canceled Friday, raising more questions about the ability of embattled Secretary of State Dianna... Read more
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Times News
Carbon to expand offices with building purchaseCarbon County commissioners on Thursday agreed to a Jim Thorpe property for $95
Carbon to expand offices with building purchase
Times News / Posted 24 minutes ago
Carbon County commissioners on Thursday agreed to a Jim Thorpe property for $95,000 to handle the need for more office space. Commissioners Chairman Wayne Nothstein and Commissioner Thomas J. Gerhard approved an agreement of sale between Edward M.... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Cardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopesWASHINGTON (AP) — White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to t
Cardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 28 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat announced his opposition. The setback came in... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
CHRIS MALETTE: Always the childrenYou’ve no doubt winced at the sight. You’ve shed a tear, or simply turned away,
CHRIS MALETTE: Always the children
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 28 minutes ago
You’ve no doubt winced at the sight. You’ve shed a tear, or simply turned away, unable to look at the disturbing image. Another grim photograph of a dead child, another outcry of the injustices and brutality of mankind. This week we learned with... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Ethics panel issues additional guidance on trinkets lawCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Ethics Commission is giving additional guida
Ethics panel issues additional guidance on trinkets law
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 28 minutes ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Ethics Commission is giving additional guidance to public officials on the use of pictures in social media. The commission said Thursday that officials may post pictures of themselves attending public events on... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Pilot dies as light aircraft crashes in UK | Irish Examiner Friday, September 04, 2015 - 09:12 PM A pilot has died fo
Pilot dies as light aircraft crashes in UK
Irish Examiner / Posted 29 minutes ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, September 04, 2015 - 09:12 PM A pilot has died following a light aircraft collision in the same field in which Nigel Farage suffered... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Former Guatemala president appears in court after night in jailOtto Perez Molina has appeared in court after spending his first night as an ex
Former Guatemala president appears in court after night in jail
Irish Examiner / Posted 29 minutes ago
Otto Perez Molina has appeared in court after spending his first night as an ex-president in military custody. Perez Molina’s jailing followed a historic day in which he resigned and Guatemala’s Congress swore in vice president Alejandro Maldonado... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
State Chairman Randy Brogdon resignsState Chairman Randy Brogdon has resigned from his position in the Oklahoma Rep
State Chairman Randy Brogdon resigns
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 35 minutes ago
State Chairman Randy Brogdon has resigned from his position in the Oklahoma Republican Party, effective Sept. 10. Vice Chairman Estela Hernandez will serve as interim chairman until the State Committee fills the vacancy. The OKGOP Central Committee... Read more
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iol.co.za
Trump doesn't need Latino votersREUTERSDemonstrators stand outside of Trump Towers to protest Donald Trump's ca
Trump doesn't need Latino voters
iol.co.za / Posted 36 minutes ago
REUTERSDemonstrators stand outside of Trump Towers to protest Donald Trump's candidacy for US President. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson If Donald Trump can turn African Americans’ anti-immigrant sentiments into votes he just might win, writes Bruce... Read more
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guardian-series
Nigel Farage urges Jeremy Corbyn to support Ukip's EU exit campaignNigel Farage has appealed for Jeremy Corbyn to join him in calling for Britain
Nigel Farage urges Jeremy Corbyn to support Ukip's EU exit campaign
guardian-series / Posted 38 minutes ago
Nigel Farage has appealed for Jeremy Corbyn to join him in calling for Britain to leave the EU as he kicked off Ukip's referendum campaign. Mr Farage said the impact the Labour leadership frontrunner was having showed the political left were "waking... Read more
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FOX Illinois
South Jacksonville Trustees Re-open Second Investigation -Dollar General Store and Apartment Complex Renovations Could Be Coming to Macar
South Jacksonville Trustees Re-open Second Investigation -
FOX Illinois / Posted 40 minutes ago
Dollar General Store and Apartment Complex Renovations Could Be Coming to Macarthur Blvd. Two Macon County DUI Accidents, Drivers Had Twice Legal Limit Fayette Road Bridge Repairs Completed Temporary Restraining Order Extended Indefinitely at... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Cardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopesWASHINGTON (AP) - White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to t
Cardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 41 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat announced his opposition. The setback came in... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Pot plant plans being re-evaluatedThe proponents of a medical marijuana plant in Owen Sound are seriously looking
Pot plant plans being re-evaluated
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 42 minutes ago
The proponents of a medical marijuana plant in Owen Sound are seriously looking at scaling back their plans. Canadian Bioceutical Corp. president Scott Boyes said Friday that the current uncertainty in Canada surrounding the future of the medical... Read more
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Swissinfo
Greek polls show Syriza, conservatives neck-and-neckATHENS (Reuters) - Former Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras's leftist Syriza
Greek polls show Syriza, conservatives neck-and-neck
Swissinfo / Posted 43 minutes ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - Former Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras's leftist Syriza party is running neck-and-neck with its main conservative rival, New Democracy, ahead of national elections on Sept. 20, according to three polls published on... Read more
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Gazette News
Nigel Farage urges Jeremy Corbyn to support Ukip's EU exit campaignNigel Farage has appealed for Jeremy Corbyn to join him in calling for Britain
Nigel Farage urges Jeremy Corbyn to support Ukip's EU exit campaign
Gazette News / Posted 44 minutes ago
Nigel Farage has appealed for Jeremy Corbyn to join him in calling for Britain to leave the EU as he kicked off Ukip's referendum campaign. Mr Farage said the impact the Labour leadership frontrunner was having showed the political left were "waking... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Some surprises at the end of the endless summerThe ‘endless’ summer of 2015 came to an abrupt end for me in the past week, beg
Some surprises at the end of the endless summer
Abbotsford News / Posted 44 minutes ago
The ‘endless’ summer of 2015 came to an abrupt end for me in the past week, beginning with an osprey nest in the northeast corner of Matsqui Prairie toppling onto hydro lines last Friday. That knocked power out at 7 a.m., requiring me to manually... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Clinton 'sorry' for email confusionHillary Clinton takes questions during a recent news conference in Minneapolis,
Clinton 'sorry' for email confusion
Otago Daily Times / Posted 47 minutes ago
Hillary Clinton takes questions during a recent news conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. REUTERS/Craig Lassig Clinton, the Democratic front-runner for the November 2016 election, did not apologize for her own behaviour but said she was wrong not... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Cardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopesWASHINGTON (AP) — White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to t
Cardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 48 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat announced his opposition. The setback came in... Read more
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KOLO 8 Reno
Senator's Opposition to Iran Deal Sets Back White House HopesFILE - In this July 23, 2015 file photo, Ranking Member Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md.
Senator's Opposition to Iran Deal Sets Back White House Hopes
KOLO 8 Reno / Posted 48 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 23, 2015 file photo, Ranking Member Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md. is seen during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill to review the Iran nuclear agreement. Cardin, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations... Read more
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Denver Post
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet announces support for Iran dealWASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet on Friday became the latest senator to pu
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet announces support for Iran deal
Denver Post / Posted 52 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet on Friday became the latest senator to publicly declare his support for the White House nuclear deal with Iran — ending weeks of speculation on how he would vote on the controversial agreement. As part of his... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Alexander Pacteau sentencing will be televisedTHE sentencing of Alexander Pacteau, the man who admitted the murder of Irish s
Alexander Pacteau sentencing will be televised
EveningTimes Online / Posted 58 minutes ago
THE sentencing of Alexander Pacteau, the man who admitted the murder of Irish student Karen Buckley is to be televised. The Crown Office has confirmed that permission has been granted for Sky News to record Lady Rae's sentencing statement on a pool... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Luck of the Draw Breaks Election TieAfter two tied elections, a Republican primary in a north Mississippi county ha
Luck of the Draw Breaks Election Tie
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 59 minutes ago
After two tied elections, a Republican primary in a north Mississippi county has been decided by luck of the draw. The tie-breaking procedure is in state law, but it's seldom used. This time, it decided the Republican nominee for supervisor's seat... Read more
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heraldscotland
Alexander Pacteau sentencing will be televisedHe then hid the body of the 24-year-old, from Cork, in a barrel. After sentenc
Alexander Pacteau sentencing will be televised
heraldscotland / Posted an hour ago
He then hid the body of the 24-year-old, from Cork, in a barrel. After sentence was deferred at the High Court in Glasgow, Ms Buckley's father said Pacteau was "evil" and should spend the rest of his life in prison. The sentencing is scheduled for... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Collen Maine nominated unopposed for ANCYL presidentGenevieve Quintal and Amanda Khoza, News24 Collen Maine (Photo supplied) Joha
Collen Maine nominated unopposed for ANCYL president
News 24 South Africa / Posted an hour ago
Genevieve Quintal and Amanda Khoza, News24 Collen Maine (Photo supplied) Johannesburg - North West chairperson Collen Maine has been nominated unopposed as the new ANCYL president. Nominations for the ANCYL's top five positions opened at the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Teenage mayoral candidate kicked off Lockport ballotLOCKPORT – Frank Allen, the 18-year-old son of the former Lockport director of
Teenage mayoral candidate kicked off Lockport ballot
The Buffalo News / Posted an hour ago
LOCKPORT – Frank Allen, the 18-year-old son of the former Lockport director of engineering, was formally kicked off the Nov. 3 election ballot for mayor Friday by the Niagara County Board of Elections. Allen had sought to run as an independent... Read more
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Orange County Register
Villaraigosa late to the game for governor's raceWhen Hillary Clinton decided to run for an open U.S. Senate seat in New York in
Villaraigosa late to the game for governor's race
Orange County Register / Posted an hour ago
When Hillary Clinton decided to run for an open U.S. Senate seat in New York in 2000, she felt the need to show that she was fully engaged in Empire State politics and not a political celebrity looking for a temporary place to land in between stints... Read more
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KATV Little Rock
Group appeals ruling on anti-discrimination measureLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Opponents of a northwest Arkansas city's ordinance ban
Group appeals ruling on anti-discrimination measure
KATV Little Rock / Posted an hour ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Opponents of a northwest Arkansas city's ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity say they're appealing a judge's decision to allow a vote on the measure next week. Protect... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Nigel Farage urges Jeremy Corbyn to support Ukip's EU exit campaignNigel Farage has appealed for Jeremy Corbyn to join him in calling for Britain
Nigel Farage urges Jeremy Corbyn to support Ukip's EU exit campaign
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
Nigel Farage has appealed for Jeremy Corbyn to join him in calling for Britain to leave the EU as he kicked off Ukip's referendum campaign. Mr Farage said the impact the Labour leadership frontrunner was having showed the political left were "waking... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Latest Greek poll shows Syriza party neck-and-neck with conservative rivalATHENS: Greek leftist Syriza party is running neck-and-neck with its main conse
Latest Greek poll shows Syriza party neck-and-neck with conservative rival
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
ATHENS: Greek leftist Syriza party is running neck-and-neck with its main conservative rival, the New Democracy party, before a snap election on Sept. 20, according to an opinion poll published on Friday. Syriza's poll lead has shrivelled since its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Clinton says 'sorry' for email confusion, denies wrongdoingWASHINGTON: Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton said on Friday she was sorry t
Clinton says 'sorry' for email confusion, denies wrongdoing
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
WASHINGTON: Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton said on Friday she was sorry that her use of a personal email account while secretary of state caused confusion, in her most contrite comments yet about an issue that is plaguing her presidential... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Rochester flag named to list of "ugliest city flags on Earth" Rochester's city flag has been the target of criticism from many in the city,
Rochester flag named to list of "ugliest city flags on Earth"
KTTC Rochester / Posted an hour ago
Rochester's city flag has been the target of criticism from many in the city, including Mayor Ardell Brede himself. This week,... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Latest Greek poll shows Syriza party neck-and-neck with conservative rivalA worker hangs a banner with an image of former Greek prime minister and leader
Latest Greek poll shows Syriza party neck-and-neck with conservative rival
Reuters UK Edition / Posted an hour ago
A worker hangs a banner with an image of former Greek prime minister and leader of leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras at the party's pre-election kiosk in Athens, Greece, September 4, 2015. ATHENS Greek leftist Syriza party is running neck-and-neck... Read more
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The Star
Latest Greek poll shows Syriza party neck-and-neck with conservative rivalATHENS (Reuters) - Greek leftist Syriza party is running neck-and-neck with its
Latest Greek poll shows Syriza party neck-and-neck with conservative rival
The Star / Posted an hour ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek leftist Syriza party is running neck-and-neck with its main conservative rival, the New Democracy party, before a snap election on Sept. 20, according to an opinion poll published on Friday. Syriza's poll lead has shrivelled... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Ethics panel issues additional guidance on trinkets lawCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Ethics Commission is giving additional guida
Ethics panel issues additional guidance on trinkets law
The Marietta Times / Posted an hour ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Ethics Commission is giving additional guidance to public officials on the use of pictures in social media. The commission said Thursday that officials may post pictures of themselves attending public events on... Read more
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Salon.com
Guatemala ex-president back in court after night behind barsGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Otto Perez Molina was back in court Friday after spending
Guatemala ex-president back in court after night behind bars
Salon.com / Posted an hour ago
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Otto Perez Molina was back in court Friday after spending his first night as an ex-president in military custody. Perez Molina’s jailing followed a historic day in which he resigned and Guatemala’s Congress swore in Vice... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Has ‘wellness’ become a dangerous ideology?Wellness is prized these days. We want to balance our work and life, ensuring a
Has ‘wellness’ become a dangerous ideology?
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
Wellness is prized these days. We want to balance our work and life, ensuring a healthy lifestyle. We try to carve out time for exercise, avoid fatty foods, and shun smoking (and smokers). Positivity is considered a virtue. But Stockholm Business... Read more
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BBC News
Hillary Clinton says she regrets using private emailHillary Clinton has said she wished she had made a "different choice" and not u
Hillary Clinton says she regrets using private email
BBC News / Posted an hour ago
Hillary Clinton has said she wished she had made a "different choice" and not used a private email account while serving as US secretary of state. "I'm sorry this has been confusing," she told the cable news channel MSNBC. Her use of private email... Read more
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BBC News
Tajikistan clashes leave 17 dead around Dushanbe - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Tajikistan clashes leave 17 dead around Dushanbe
BBC News / Posted an hour ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Tajikistan clashes leave 17 dead around... Read more
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Gazette
Nigel Farage urges Jeremy Corbyn to support Ukip's EU exit campaignNigel Farage has appealed for Jeremy Corbyn to join him in calling for Britain
Nigel Farage urges Jeremy Corbyn to support Ukip's EU exit campaign
Gazette / Posted an hour ago
Nigel Farage has appealed for Jeremy Corbyn to join him in calling for Britain to leave the EU as he kicked off Ukip's referendum campaign. Mr Farage said the impact the Labour leadership frontrunner was having showed the political left were "waking... Read more
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