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Crain's Detroit Business
Capitol Briefings: Business-related bills on energy, horse tracks, driverless cars see actionLANSING — Lawmakers this week acted on several bills with business implications
Capitol Briefings: Business-related bills on energy, horse tracks, driverless cars see action
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted an hour ago
LANSING — Lawmakers this week acted on several bills with business implications — for energy companies, horse tracks and driverless car developers. Here's what happened: The full Senate will debate a two-bill package that would update Michigan's... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sexual-assault review shakes Baylor; Briles outAUSTIN, Texas -- Ken Starr was stripped of his job as president of Baylor Unive
Sexual-assault review shakes Baylor; Briles out
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
AUSTIN, Texas -- Ken Starr was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a review found that under his leadership the school did little to respond to accusations of sexual assault involving members of its football... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
UK in hot water as bathing sites rank worst in EU The UK has the highest proportion of bathing water sites rated as 'poor quali
UK in hot water as bathing sites rank worst in EU
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 14 hours ago
The UK has the highest proportion of bathing water sites rated as 'poor quality' in the European Union (EU), results from the European Environment Agency's (EEA) annual bathing water report... Read more
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Daily Mail
McDonald's pop-up restaurant serving free fries will open on FridayThe first McDonald's in the world to sell only FRIES... and diners are lovin' i
McDonald's pop-up restaurant serving free fries will open on Friday
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
The first McDonald's in the world to sell only FRIES... and diners are lovin' it A Fries With That will be open for three days in Glebe, Sydney's inner west McDonald's using store... Read more
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The Signal
Meet the Fifth District supervisor candidates for primary electionThis is the fifth in a series of profiles of candidates seeking office on the J
Meet the Fifth District supervisor candidates for primary election
The Signal / Posted yesterday
This is the fifth in a series of profiles of candidates seeking office on the June 7 primary ballot. Four of the eight candidates for the Board of Supervisors Fifth District seat, a non-partisan office, are listed below n alphabetical order with each... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Transdigm's Senior Subordinated Debt Issuance 'B-/RR5'NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'B-/RR5' rating to Tran
Fitch Rates Transdigm's Senior Subordinated Debt Issuance 'B-/RR5'
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'B-/RR5' rating to TransDigm Inc.'s (TDI) issuance of $950 million of senior subordinated notes, subject to review of the issuance's governing documents. The ratings take into account future... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte to meet MisuariMay 26, 2016 10:12 pm by CATHERINE S. VALENTE, REPORTER AND LEENA CHUA, NEWS E
Duterte to meet Misuari
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
May 26, 2016 10:12 pm by CATHERINE S. VALENTE, REPORTER AND LEENA CHUA, NEWS EDITOR President-elect Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a news conference held after midnight Wednesday in Davao City. AFP PHOTO President-elect... Read more
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The Financial Express
Mumbai local train disruption draws ire of railway activistsThe activists, belonging to Zonal Railway Users Consultative Committee (ZRUCC),
Mumbai local train disruption draws ire of railway activists
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
The activists, belonging to Zonal Railway Users Consultative Committee (ZRUCC), Suburban Rail Passengers Federation among others, apprised Central Railway (CR) General Manager S K Sood with the hardship faced by commuters during disruption of train... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Attorney General Jeff Landry vs. Gov. John Bel Edwards on LGBT discrimination, transgender issuesEdwards' order, the first statewide measure protecting transgender people in th
Attorney General Jeff Landry vs. Gov. John Bel Edwards on LGBT discrimination, transgender issues
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted yesterday
Edwards' order, the first statewide measure protecting transgender people in the state, prohibits discrimination on the "basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, disability, or... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bad Blood - Four Corners Monday 25th April 2016 The Australian Government contract t
Bad Blood
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
- Four Corners Monday 25th April 2016 The Australian Government contract to provide healthcare to detainees has already cost taxpayers more than a billion dollars, but doctors say the medical care provided offshore in Manus... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Flying Blind: Laser strikes on planes increase 50%The Federal Aviation Administration is reporting a record 50 percent increase i
Flying Blind: Laser strikes on planes increase 50%
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
The Federal Aviation Administration is reporting a record 50 percent increase in laser strikes nationwide in the last year. According to data from the FAA, over the last seven years, there’s been a gradual increase in reports from pilots nationwide,... Read more
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SciDev.net
Make farming a rewarding career for Africa's youthEvery year, thousands of young Africans migrate from their families’ small, oft
Make farming a rewarding career for Africa's youth
SciDev.net / Posted 2 days ago
Every year, thousands of young Africans migrate from their families’ small, often struggling farms in the countryside. Their dream — sometimes fulfilled, often not — is to find a more rewarding and stimulating life in the continent’s rapidly growing... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
North Carolina school district wants to ban skinny jeansNEW HANOVER, N.C. — Some of life’s questions are just destined to be left unans
North Carolina school district wants to ban skinny jeans
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
NEW HANOVER, N.C. — Some of life’s questions are just destined to be left unanswered: Are leggings pants? Can skinny jeans be too skinny? Are either appropriate attire for high school students? The New Hanover County School Board in New Hanover... Read more
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The Huffington Post
5 Ways Bernie Sanders May Impact The Democratic Party PlatformEvery four years, as Democrats and Republicans plan for their national conventi
5 Ways Bernie Sanders May Impact The Democratic Party Platform
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Every four years, as Democrats and Republicans plan for their national conventions, party leaders come together to decide on how to best dust off and shine up their respective parties' platform -- that catch-all proclamation that signals their... Read more
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BBC News
New M&S boss shakes up top team - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
New M&S boss shakes up top team
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say The new boss of Marks and Spencer has restructured his senior team,... Read more
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The Hill
House to offer bill on government hacking powersWelcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in t
House to offer bill on government hacking powers
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies... Read more
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The Hill
Wyden government hacking bill gets House companionWelcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in t
Wyden government hacking bill gets House companion
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies... Read more
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Daily News
Mini hydro-power projects and human issuesSri Lanka is blessed with high rainfalls, especially in and around the central
Mini hydro-power projects and human issues
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Sri Lanka is blessed with high rainfalls, especially in and around the central mountain regions. The heavy rainfall and sloping nature of the land has resulted in a number of small and large streams carrying water around the year, allowing a number... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Marfrig's Proposed USD500MM Issuance 'B+(EXP)/RR4'NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'B+(EXP)/RR4' rating to
Fitch Rates Marfrig's Proposed USD500MM Issuance 'B+(EXP)/RR4'
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'B+(EXP)/RR4' rating to Marfrig Global Foods S.A.'s (Marfrig) proposed USD500 million issuance of global notes. The proposed senior unsecured global notes will mature in 2023. The notes will be... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Stronger Dollar Sends Futures Higher, Oil Lower, Asian Stocks To Two Month LowsYesterday's weak dollar headfake has ended and overnight the USD rallied, while
Stronger Dollar Sends Futures Higher, Oil Lower, Asian Stocks To Two Month Lows
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
Yesterday's weak dollar headfake has ended and overnight the USD rallied, while Asian stocks dropped to the lowest level in 7 weeks and crude oil fell as speculation returned that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as early as next month.... Read more
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BBC News
Fracking decision in North Yorkshire reignites intense debate - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Fracking decision in North Yorkshire reignites intense debate
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Fracking decision in North Yorkshire... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10844H. No. 6198 S. No. 2686 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippi
Republic Act No. 10844
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 3 days ago
H. No. 6198 S. No. 2686 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteenth Congress Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand fifteen. AN ACT CREATING THE... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Restaurateur remembered for his commitment to business and communitySALT LAKE CITY -- A day after John Williams’ death, a man credited with re-shap
Restaurateur remembered for his commitment to business and community
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 3 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY -- A day after John Williams’ death, a man credited with re-shaping Salt Lake City’s restaurant scene, Scott Beck shared memories of his former boss. “John wanted to be the best and John wanted to make sure everyone felt welcome,”... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Four years ago, tax cut supporters gave little hint of turbulence ahead under new lawWHAT THEY SAID THEN Following is the news release sent out by Gov. Sam Brownba
Four years ago, tax cut supporters gave little hint of turbulence ahead under new law
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
WHAT THEY SAID THEN Following is the news release sent out by Gov. Sam Brownback's office on May 22, 2012, when he signed tax cut legislation into law. Topeka — Joined by small business owners, state legislators, Governor’s Council of Economic... Read more
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Track & Field News
Display ArticleThe Honorable Barbara Boxer The United States Senate 112 Senate Hart Office Bu
Display Article
Track & Field News / Posted 3 days ago
The Honorable Barbara Boxer The United States Senate 112 Senate Hart Office Building Washington, DC 20510 May 23, 2016 Dear Senator Boxer: I am responding to your letter to our Chairman Larry Probst on the subject of the Zika virus and the... Read more
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Air Force Times
Senators call for abolishing service medical commandsCalling the military health system slow and inefficient, the Senate Armed Servi
Senators call for abolishing service medical commands
Air Force Times / Posted 4 days ago
Calling the military health system slow and inefficient, the Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed eliminating the Army, Navy and Air Force medical commands and folding them into the Defense Health Agency. Under the committee’s draft of the... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Revises American Capital to Watch Positive on Announced Ares AcquisitionCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has revised the Rating Watch for Americ
Fitch Revises American Capital to Watch Positive on Announced Ares Acquisition
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has revised the Rating Watch for American Capital, Ltd.'s (ACAS; 'BB-') to Positive from Negative following ACAS's announced sale to Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC; 'BBB', Outlook Stable) for approximately... Read more
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WA Today
Fund managers move to cash, take profits on ASX, ahead of risk-laden JuneThe relatively smooth sailing that has fuelled six golden weeks of gains is set
Fund managers move to cash, take profits on ASX, ahead of risk-laden June
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
The relatively smooth sailing that has fuelled six golden weeks of gains is set to make way for a return to event-driven volatility next month, and investors say they are taking profits from the now expensive Australian sharemarket and lifting their... Read more
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The Age
Fund managers move to cash, take profits on ASX, ahead of risk-laden JuneVolatility is set to return with a vengeance in June, and investors are moving
Fund managers move to cash, take profits on ASX, ahead of risk-laden June
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Volatility is set to return with a vengeance in June, and investors are moving to cash, bracing for a pullback in the sharemarket. The relatively smooth sailing that has fuelled six golden weeks of gains is set to make way for a return to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fund managers move to cash, take profits on ASX, ahead of risk-laden JuneVolatility is set to return with a vengeance in June, and investors are moving
Fund managers move to cash, take profits on ASX, ahead of risk-laden June
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Volatility is set to return with a vengeance in June, and investors are moving to cash, bracing for a pullback in the sharemarket. The relatively smooth sailing that has fuelled six golden weeks of gains is set to make way for a return to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fund managers move to cash, take profits on ASX, ahead of risk-laden JuneThe relatively smooth sailing that has fuelled six golden weeks of gains is set
Fund managers move to cash, take profits on ASX, ahead of risk-laden June
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
The relatively smooth sailing that has fuelled six golden weeks of gains is set to make way for a return to event-driven volatility next month, and investors say they are taking profits from the now expensive Australian sharemarket and lifting their... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Great Swiss Bank HeistA few days before Christmas in 2008, Hervé Falciani was in a meeting at his off
The Great Swiss Bank Heist
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
A few days before Christmas in 2008, Hervé Falciani was in a meeting at his office, in Geneva, when a team of police officers arrived to arrest him. Falciani, who was thirty-six, worked for H.S.B.C., then the largest bank in the world. He was on the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Fund managers move to cash, take profits on ASX, ahead of risk-laden JuneThe relatively smooth sailing that has fuelled six golden weeks of gains is set
Fund managers move to cash, take profits on ASX, ahead of risk-laden June
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
The relatively smooth sailing that has fuelled six golden weeks of gains is set to make way for a return to event-driven volatility next month, and investors say they are taking profits from the now expensive Australian sharemarket and lifting their... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Lawmakers push to make U.S. Cyber Command a top military commandOfficials and business leaders in Maryland are backing a proposal to elevate U.
Lawmakers push to make U.S. Cyber Command a top military command
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Officials and business leaders in Maryland are backing a proposal to elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a unified combatant command — one of 10 charged with carrying out missions around the world — a move they hope will bring prestige and more jobs to the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Despite HB2, Charlotte has so far kept large conventions. Will they keep coming?CHARLOTTE, NC (Steve Harrison/The Charlotte Observer) - Charlotte has not had
Despite HB2, Charlotte has so far kept large conventions. Will they keep coming?
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Steve Harrison/The Charlotte Observer) - Charlotte has not had a major convention cancel because of House Bill 2, but the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority said it’s lost smaller events scheduled for area hotels. But future... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Katsina-Ala College Needs Urgent Intervention'Today marks a historic milestone in the life of our great iconic educational in
'Katsina-Ala College Needs Urgent Intervention'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Today marks a historic milestone in the life of our great iconic educational institution as we gather to celebrate 100 years of its founding. This institution has contributed immensely to the socio-economic development of Northern Nigeria, in... Read more
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LLRX.com
New Economy Resources 2016 represents the latest World Wide Web resources for discovering new knowledge a
New Economy Resources 2016
LLRX.com / Posted 6 days ago
represents the latest World Wide Web resources for discovering new knowledge and understanding the latest happenings with regards to the New Economy. The world is rapidly changing as transparency, big data and the ability... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Villar brings integrity, competence to DPWH The Department of Public Works (DPWH), probably the largest source of big-tic
Villar brings integrity, competence to DPWH
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
The Department of Public Works (DPWH), probably the largest source of big-ticket contracts among agencies in the executive department, has also been known to be among the most corrupt. Because of this,... Read more
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The Star
Cleveland County to host seven-county convention Saturday Posted May. 20, 2016 at 4:38 PM Posted May. 20, 2016 at 4:38 PM Voting dele
Cleveland County to host seven-county convention Saturday
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
Posted May. 20, 2016 at 4:38 PM Posted May. 20, 2016 at 4:38 PM Voting delegates from seven counties will gather in Shelby on Saturday for the annual Tenth Congressional District Democratic... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Merkley: Lawmakers reach deal on toxic chemicals reform | News - Home Secret Service officers on Friday shot a male suspect near a se
Merkley: Lawmakers reach deal on toxic chemicals reform
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
| News - Home Secret Service officers on Friday shot a male suspect near a security checkpoint close to the White House after he apparently brandished a weapon, a law enforcement source... Read more
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FOX News
Rubio wants Tim Tebow statue in US CapitolFlorida senator and former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio presen
Rubio wants Tim Tebow statue in US Capitol
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
Florida senator and former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio presented an odd choice for a statute Wednesday that he said should replace the one of a Confederate General. Rubio suggested that a statue of Tim Tebow should replace the... Read more
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News 8000
Banning skinny jeans in school?Some of life's questions are just destined to be left unanswered: Are leggings
Banning skinny jeans in school?
News 8000 / Posted 7 days ago
Some of life's questions are just destined to be left unanswered: Are leggings pants? Can skinny jeans be too skinny? Are either appropriate attire for high school students? The New Hanover County School Board in New Hanover County, North Carolina,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Eyes of Sturgeon and Scotland on England as fracking decision dueInternational search for EgyptAir plane … Relatives arrive in Cairo … England’s
Eyes of Sturgeon and Scotland on England as fracking decision due
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
International search for EgyptAir plane … Relatives arrive in Cairo … England’s NHS set for £2bn deficit … Nigerian army free dozens of kidnapped Chibok girls … Celebrities back Remain. 07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland headlines EgyptAir search...... Read more
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Roll Call
Lead in the Water, Way Beyond FlintA single serving of pasta cooked with North Carolina tap water in the home of a
Lead in the Water, Way Beyond Flint
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
A single serving of pasta cooked with North Carolina tap water in the home of a sick baby contained more lead than a dime-sized paint chip. An increase in spontaneous abortions and miscarriages was tied to undisclosed lead in the Washington, D.C.'s... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Sanders and Class Struggle in the Democratic PartyThere are a lot of typos in the Real News Network rush transcript, almost entir
Sanders and Class Struggle in the Democratic Party
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
There are a lot of typos in the Real News Network rush transcript, almost entirely missing apostrophes. I’ve cleaned it up a bit but am sure I also missed quite a few. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Paul... Read more
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heraldscotland
Eyes of Sturgeon and Scotland on Yorkshire as fracking decision dueInternational search for EgyptAir plane … Relatives arrive in Cairo … England’s
Eyes of Sturgeon and Scotland on Yorkshire as fracking decision due
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
International search for EgyptAir plane … Relatives arrive in Cairo … England’s NHS set for £2bn deficit … Nigerian army free dozens of kidnapped Chibok girls … Celebrities back Remain. 07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland headlines EgyptAir search...... Read more
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Daily Examiner
56 YEARS: Grafton’s second bridge a long time comingTODAY'S announcement of a preferred tenderer for the new Grafton bridge may see
56 YEARS: Grafton’s second bridge a long time coming
Daily Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
TODAY'S announcement of a preferred tenderer for the new Grafton bridge may seem like a long time coming, but it's an announcement 56 years in the making. Grafton City Council first started correspondence with the Department of Main Roads regarding... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Banning skinny jeans in school? NC students lash outSome of life’s questions are just destined to be left unanswered: Are leggings
Banning skinny jeans in school? NC students lash out
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 7 days ago
Some of life’s questions are just destined to be left unanswered: Are leggings pants? Can skinny jeans be too skinny? Are either appropriate attire for high school students? The New Hanover County School Board in New Hanover County, North Carolina,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scotland's eyes on Yorkshire as fracking decision dueInternational search for EgyptAir plane … Relatives arrive in Cairo … England’s
Scotland's eyes on Yorkshire as fracking decision due
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
International search for EgyptAir plane … Relatives arrive in Cairo … England’s NHS set for £2bn deficit … Nigerian army free dozens of kidnapped Chibok girls … Celebrities back Remain. 07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland headlines EgyptAir search...... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
NEB’s pipeline approval puts Christy Clark in the hot seatThe conditional approval of Kinder Morgan’s oil pipeline expansion project by t
NEB’s pipeline approval puts Christy Clark in the hot seat
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
The conditional approval of Kinder Morgan’s oil pipeline expansion project by the National Energy Board shifts the politically risky decision now to both the federal and British Columbia governments. B.C. Premier Christy Clark, who will go to the... Read more
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