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#HongKong students turn their backs as flag is raised for National Day to start Day 4 of city-wide protests: http://t.co/5GYpKiNdMu — WSJ China Real Time (@ChinaRealTime) October 1, 2014 From SCMP‘s liveblog: … October 1, the Chinese national day...
From: Balloon Juice | By: Anne Laurie | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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With the changing of the seasons comes a change in where we as travelers set our sights on going. Inspired by our latest list of best fall trips, Nat Geo Travel staffers shared their own favorite autumn escapes. Here's a dozen to get you dreaming about...
From: National Geographic | By: Leslie Trew Magraw | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Filed under: Life Stage Lessons Joe Belanger/Alamy Every one of us has had "aha! moments." Epiphanies. Days when we reach a crossroads and realize that we have to make some changes. For the next two months, we're sharing moments like those in our Life...
From: Daily Finance | By: Nick Clements | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Carlyle has closed about $571 million for its fourth CLO fund of this year. This CLO will invest mostly in senior secured bank loans. Wells Fargo arranged the CLO.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Unlike other books out there about climate change, Carbon Shock takes readers on a journey to the front lines of a changing world, where the same chaotic forces reshaping our weather patterns are also transforming the global economy, playing havoc with...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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In our latest interview with hyperlocal practitioners, Damian Radcliffe speaks to Mark Baynes from Love Wapping.  A journalist, professional photographer and user experience designer; Mark explains how his mutual love of data and wildlife has manifested...
From: Online Journalism Blog | By: Damian Radcliffe | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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How Israel did not become the new adopted home of American TV.
From: Grantland | By: Amos Barshad | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Short read: for her pick of this season's rock music, Hazel Sheffield tunes into the programmed beats of Dan Snaith's band Caribou From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, September/October 2014 By the time Dan Snaith (above left) gave up maths for music, it...
From: More Intelligent Life | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Filed under: Market News, Global Economy, Investing Spencer Platt/Getty Images By MATTHEW CRAFT NEW YORK -- A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Major indexes drifted to a slight loss, leaving the Standard &...
From: Daily Finance | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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(Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) The use of new digital technologies and social media by ISIS has drawn a great deal of attention by the dominant media not only because the extremists have used them as a form of visual terrorism to graphically portray...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The Mancunian punk poet beloved of Alex Turner and Plan B was with us and answered many of your questions from his favourite word to his favourite owl, via his admission of a decade-long writers block, here are all his brilliant answers 5.11pm BST Well...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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British prosecutors have dropped terrorism charges against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who is a high-profile advocate for the rights of terror suspects.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Welcome back to This Week In Discs! If you see something you like, click on the title to buy it from Amazon. Space Station 76 The Omega 76 is a space station expecting two new visitors. First up is a new co-captain (Liv Tyler) who immediately sets the...
From: Film School Rejects | By: Rob Hunter | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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How the media covers the people behind the death tolls...
From: The Atlantic | By: Jacoba Urist | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Well, that’s not quite right. But as of next month, the journal’s sister publication Nature Communications will be. In light of the news, The Economist deems the rise of open-access academic publishing “unstoppable”: All seven of Britain’s...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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PERHAPS it was the chilling effect of Theresa May, who had just delivered a crowd-pleasing and deadly serious oration on national security. Or maybe true-blue Conservatives are just getting tired of Boris Johnson’s constant wisecracking. At any rate,...
From: The Economist | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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In a stunt to promote the next season of the hit zombie show The Walking Dead, London chefs have concocted a burger inspired by human flesh. They're giving them away Tuesday at a pop-up restaurant.
From: NPR | By: Alison Bruzek | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The drive from Dublin to County Mayo unspools on a maze of country roads traversing low-slung hills, hummocks, and small towns where the pub still seems a main staple of life. So it is a soaring moment when I come to the western margin of Ireland and...
From: National Geographic | By: Keith Bellows | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Fashionistas are wrapping up a month of shows that have taken them from New York to London to Milan and now Paris. One big name designer, however, might not be paying as close attention as usual to the City of Lights catwalks this week. A couple of Prada...
From: Don't Mess with Taxes | By: skbell1 | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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How carefully do you read those terms and conditions that pop up when you use a WiFi hotspot you’re unfamiliar with? Not quite carefully enough, it seems, as one group doing an experiment on the security risks of public WiFi found at least six people...
From: Consumerist | By: Mary Beth Quirk | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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In the 1950s, Jerry Morris showed for the first time that sitting all day is bad for our hearts....
From: The Atlantic | By: Sarah Laskow | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Five spots still remain to qualify for the elite eight-player field in London
From: ESPN | By: Kamakshi Tandon | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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FKA twigs has been receiving a ton of hateful, racist messages since she started dating Robert Pattinson. According to InTouch Weekly, the English singer took to Twitter to slam haters after she was shocked by what some people had to say to her. It is...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Effie Orfanides | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Lessons from the referendum’s aftermath.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: David Skilling | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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We all know that businesses have motivational signs and slogans that managers use out of sight of the public. But someone at this supermarket is probably going to get the boot after posting a sign on the front window encouraging employees to wring more...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The Financial Stability Board's recommendation that the period for setting currency rates be extended from one minute to five comes in the wake of investigations into market manipulation.
From: New York Times | By: Chad Bray | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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RICKY BURDETT is professor of Urban Studies at the London School of Economics (LSE) and the director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age program. Professor Burdett was the architectural adviser to the mayor of London from 2001 to 2006 and is a member of...
From: The Economist | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Natalie Merchant's Motherland Album Cover Provides the Answer to the Question: What Is the Meaning of Life? by Charles Mudede Let's return to Motherland. We have been here before many times. We will return to this wondrous place again and again. It is...
From: The Stranger | By: Charles Mudede | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A newly proposed "pied-à-terre tax" in New York City would apply to luxury homes owned by people who don’t actually live in the city....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Family of missing 14-year-old informed after largest police search operation since the 7/7 bombingsPolice searching for the missing London teenager Alice Gross have found a body in the river Brent.Scotland Yard said they had updated the family of Alice,...
From: The Guardian | By: Vikram Dodd, Chris Johnston and agencies | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Police teams searching for the missing schoolgirl have recovered a body, which has yet to be formally identified...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph reporter | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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By now, we’ve all seen Amal Alamuddin ’s beautiful dress from her wedding day with George Clooney , thanks to two magazine covers . Vogue has also published a detailed behind-the-scenes look at the day the 36-year-old human rights lawyer visited...
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Peggy Truong | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Jason Scott, who has worked as an integrated creative at Wieden+Kennedy London for the past year, knows how to get into advertising. How do we know that he knows? Because he’s created a related “single-serving site” page in the style of “Barack...
From: Media Bistro | By: Patrick Coffee | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The former CNN host will be U.S. editor of London’s Daily Mail. Piers said of his appointment: ‘I am very excited to take on the role of Editor-at-Large (US) at MailOnline, which has become the most successful and dynamic platform in the world of...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen on Monday night four games into his third season. The decision was announced soon after the Raiders (0-4) returned from London, where they lost their 10th straight game dating to last season, 34-14 to the...
From: Sacramento Bee | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Having only just recovered from her serious bout of morning sickness, you can imagine that Kate Middleton, who was announced as pregnant earlier this month, has been told by doctors to rest in order to fully recuperate. However, it has now been alleged...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Gregory Wakeman | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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With millions of young men gone to their graves or sickbeds, the marital future of women across Europe looked bleak....
From: The Atlantic | By: Ellen Key | Monday, September 29, 2014
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As Britain's Conservative Party holds its last party conference ahead of May's general elections, the Euroskeptic message looks like a winning one...
From: Time | By: Catherine Mayer | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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With the help of strategically placed fixtures, Michelangelo's work is getting some mood lighting....
From: The Atlantic | By: Megan Garber | Monday, September 29, 2014
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London Has Fallen may have found a new director. According to a new report Babak Najafi, best known for Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (a.k.a. Snabba Cash II), has entered talks to take over at the helm following Fredrik Bond‘s last-minute departure....
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Monday, September 29, 2014
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A guide to the major issues and people in the disputeThe post What you need to know about the protest in Hong Kong appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The productions received mainly positive reviews in London and some cast members from those stagings will be in the Broadway version as well.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Uber is best known as an app that dispatches limos, black cars, or regular drivers in regular cars to wherever you and your smartphone are, but has a less-known feature called UberTaxi. In Germany, where the company and taxi drivers are in a legal fight...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Catching Kylie Minogue live in London? I should be so lucky — and in fact, I was! Last night, the iconic pop diva discoed down to London Town for the first of three headlining nights at the O2 Arena on her Kiss Me Once Tour, which kicked off last...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Hanna co-writer David Farr is making his feature directing debut with The Ones Below, a psychological thriller that's just kicked off principal photography in London. Not to be confused with Legendary and Universal's current catacombs pic As Above/So...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: Nancy Tartaglione | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The following is a list from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists.For most of recorded history, women had just a handful of options open to them: they could marry (hopefully to men of means), they could teach, they could join convents,...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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From: Vanity Fair | Monday, September 29, 2014
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ALAMEDA, Calif. - The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen on Monday night four games into his third season. The decision was announced soon after the Raiders (0-4) returned from London, where they lost their 10th straight game dating to last season,...
From: Tampa Tribune | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Our values will prevail in the fight against terrorism and extremism Thank you, Alexander, for that thoughtful and inspiring speech. listen to ‘Theresa May's speech on terrorism and extremism’ on… Continue readingThe post Theresa May’s speech...
From: Spectator | By: The Spectator | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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US bankruptcy judge has allowed Detroit to continue shutting off water for some of its residents. Although the Sixth Amendment guarantees “the right to a speedy and public trial,” in the Bronx the concept of speedy justice barely exists. #longreads...
From: The Morning News | By: themorningnews.org | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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