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A look ahead to some of the major global anniversaries in the coming year
From: The Atlantic | By: James M. Lindsay | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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If a procedure to privatize the Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project takes place, it will certainly be successful, Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said. “We can only saw what the real investment interest is after a privatization...
From: Novinite | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Ever since Kim Kardashian revealed her 70-pound weight loss from the Atkins low carb diet, new interest has sparked in those types of plans, from high-protein diets to ketogenic diets high in fat. For Kim, shedding her post-pregnancy pounds after welcoming...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Joanne Eglash | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Alex de WaalDecember 05, 2016Donald Trump was elected as the mouthpiece for a populist insurgency that humbled the biggest political machine in the United States. But he is also a plutocrat, a scion of the very system against which he mobilized so much...
From: Boston Review | By: Nausicaa Renner | Monday, December 5, 2016
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From Mexico City to Hangzhou, bookstores that are destinations in and of themselves.
From: New York Times | By: THE NEW YORK TIMES | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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The similarity to previous key votes (Greece, Brexit, Trump) in the last 18 months was and is too close to ignore.
From: Business Insider | By: Ed Matts | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Is the Greek Freak a hybrid of LeBron and Dirk?
From: ESPN | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Social-media platforms have not so much "disrupted" the old media gatekeepers as they have introduced a watered-down version of the same concept.
From: Reason | By: Andrea O'Sullivan | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Scott Pinkmountain, host of The History Channeler, on how he created the podcast, music, comedy, and his love of Tom Cavanagh.
From: The Rumpus | By: P.E. Garcia | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Greece's government has welcomed the ...
From: Famagusta Gazette | By: FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE CYPRUS | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Becca Tilley has found her man. The two-time Bachelor contestant didn’t get a final rose, but she still got a relationship thanks to the ABC reality franchise. Tilley told Us Weekly that the long-rumored relationship between her and Bachelorette alum...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Victoria Miller | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Greece needs debt relief.
From: Business Insider | By: Jonathan Garber | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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One day after eurozone approval of short-term debt relief measures, Greece rejected pressure to extend its austerity program beyond 2018 as part of a deal to bridge differences between its international creditors.
From: Deutsche Welle | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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The next 12 months will be a crucial time for European politics
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Roni Caryn Rabin in The New York Times: Protein has achieved a venerated status in the dietary world for everything from building muscle to preventing weight gain. But can you get too much of a good thing? Protein powders that...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Azra Raza | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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The Eurogroup on Monday endorsed short-term debt relieving measures for Greece proposed by the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) which will have "a significant positive impact" on the sustainability of Greek debt.
From: China.org.cn | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Pita Gyros and Pita Kalamaki are probably the most famous food in Greece! Today I'll show you how to make Pita Kalamaki. You will be amazed! -- posted by Greek Master...
From: Recipezaar | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Odds that Jill Stein's recount can change the election results are zero — but they threaten Trump’s bloated pride
From: Salon.com | By: Gary Legum | Monday, December 5, 2016
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With the neocons discredited, no other strategy has replaced theirs except to “win” and come home.
From: The American Conservative | By: Jon Basil Utley | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Eurozone finance ministers, seeking to get the International Monetary Fund to participate in Greece’s bailout, agreed on a package of short-term measures that could ease the country’s debt load by around a fifth in 2060.
From: Wall Street Journal | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Eurozone finance ministers on Monday approved short-term measures to relieve Greece's colossal debt mountain in the wake of its huge 86-billion-euro bailout, a statement said.
From: Channel News Asia | Monday, December 5, 2016
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This post Three Reasons Why the Italian Referendum Matters to Trump appeared first on Daily Reckoning. After the Italian referendum and resounding 'no' vote to the elite ruling class, Europe is in shock. Here's three reasons the Italian referendum matters...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Craig Wilson | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Short-term debt relief deal falls shy of fund joining €86bn bailout
From: Financial Times | Monday, December 5, 2016
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It would be all too tempting for the incoming Trump administration to dismiss last weekend’s Italian referendum as a nonconsequential vote on a distant shore that will have little bearing on the U.S. economy. Sadly, that would be a big mistake. Unlike...
From: The American | By: Ryan Nabil | Monday, December 5, 2016
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This post Did Italy Just Kill the European Union? appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Michael Covel reveals how Italy's referendum vote could lead to a shocking chain of events that unravels the EU... The post Did Italy Just Kill the European Union? appeared...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Michael Covel | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Finance ministers are meeting in Brussels today
From: Irish Times | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The United Arab Emirates have led Islamic countries in unequivocally condemning iconoclasm carried out in the name of Islam. At the conference on safeguarding endangered cultural heritage, held on 2 and 3 December in Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed...
From: The Art Newspaper | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Greece must implement economic reforms if it is to keep its place in the eurozone, Germany’s finance minister has insisted, ruling out debt relief for the country ahead of a crucial euro group meeting on Monday. As the finance ministers of member states...
From: Free Republic | By: theguardian.com | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The head of the Greek central bank has urged quick decisions on how to provide more debt relief to the ailing southern eurozone country. He appeared not to trust the government's economic growth targets.
From: Deutsche Welle | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Greeks don’t even have to smoke to inhale. Nearly two-thirds of residents in the birthplace of democracy breathe in someone else’s tobacco cloud every day, making Greece the European Union’s No. 1 nation for second hand smoking, health officials...
From: New York Post | By: David K. Li | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Will anything ever be funny again now that Donald Trump has won the presidency?Image: Johan LangeIt happened that a fire broke out backstage in a theater. The clown came out to inform the public. They thought it was just a jest and applauded. He repeated...
From: The Awl | By: Oliver Lee Bateman | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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This guest post is from occasional contributor Charlie Pavitt. Here's a link to some of Charlie's previous posts.------I am writing today about a much-discussed topic, performance enhancing drugs and Baseball Hall of Fame enshrinement. My goal is not...
From: Sabermetric Research | By: Phil Birnbaum | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Two families sue in Irish courts in bid to prevent transfer from Greece to Turkey
From: Irish Times | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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It's the 8th anniversary of the death of Alexandros Grigoropoulos.
From: Business Insider | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Dan Zigmond lost over 20 pounds in less than a year through intermittent fasting.
From: Business Insider | By: Melia Robinson | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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From early Latin literature to an obituary for the E.U., ten historians recommend their best reads.
From: Time | By: History Today | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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When it comes to weeknight meals, chicken is always a popular choice. And why not? It cooks quickly, and it’s versatile. And depending on what you make, it can be both flavorful and diet-friendly. Chicken lends itself to so many flavorings and preparations....
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Noelle Carter | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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PJ Harvey will embark on her most extensive North American tour in over a decade as she continues to showcase 'The Hope Six Demolition Project.'
From: Rolling Stone | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Said Donald Trump, quoted in TIME's "2016 Person of the Year Donald Trump."This is not the article linked in the earlier post, about the process of picking Trump for Person of the Year. This is the article about him. It's written in a fancy style (by...
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Everyone has someone on their holiday shopping list who’s impossible to buy for. For the second year in a row, we asked Atlantic readers to describe their someone, and brainstormed a few perfect gift ideas for them.
From: The Atlantic | By: Catherine Green | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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For over past eight years there’s been talk now and then of an Emily the Strange movie. The comic book adaptation seemed most plausible when Chloë Grace Moretz (Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising) signed up to play the titular character (created by...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jack Giroux | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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A stucco house in New Mexico, a floating house in Seattle and a Greek Revival in North Carolina
From: New York Times | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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A floating house in Seattle, a stucco house in Santa Fe and a Greek Revival in an Asheville historic district.
From: New York Times | By: MIKE POWELL | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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BRUSSELS (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of Greeks are inhaling someone else’s tobacco smoke on a daily basis, making Greece the worst nation in the European Union in exposing its people to the health risks of passive smoking. The European Union’s statistical...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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The Bulgarian government has approved Bulgaria's accession into the European Public Law Organization.Founded in Athens in 2007 and having 16 members as of the moment, the organization says it is decicated to "the creation and dissemination of knowledge...
From: Novinite | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Officials have lost track of as many as 13,000 people who registered in Greece’s camps for Europe-bound migrants.
From: Wall Street Journal | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek journalists are striking to protest austerity measures, pulling all television and radio news broadcasts off the air a day before a nationwide general strike expected to shut down services across the country. Wednesday’s...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Mary Anne Case (University of Chicago Law School) has posted Scalia as Procrustes for the Majority, Scalia as Cassandra in Dissent (Forthcoming in Jahrbuch des öffentlichen Rechts der Gegenwart 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Using Greek myth to......
From: Legal Theory Blog | By: Lawrence Solum | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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; In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". ERGOPHOBIA [ur goh FOh bee uh]hear it pronounced noun Literally, a hatred or terror of work. In 1905 in the British...
From: Free Republic | By: 2000 Most Challenging and Obscure Words | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Today’s must-reads from around the Internet. Making Spirits Bright: Love magazine is back at it again with their model-studded advent calendar for 2016. James Addiction: Vulture makes the case that James Marsden has quietly become one of the best actors...
From: Kempt | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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