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A team of young runners includes migrants from Eritrea, Sudan, Nigeria, Russia and Ukraine. Hebrew is their shared language....
From: New York Times | By: TAMIR KALIFA | Friday, April 24, 2015
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#5: Gigil: (Filipino) Strong desire to pinch someone you find irresistibly cute. The post 14 Untranslatable Words About Love that Will Blow Your Mind appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Serge Bielanko | Friday, April 24, 2015
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By KateCA Sacred water __Confluence Partners’ plans to build a $1million mall and I don’t know what-all on the Grand Canyon rim, with the support of some Navajo leaders. Special election in the Navajo Nation will impact this project. Update: election...
From: Firedoglake | By: CTuttle | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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I have just returned from the Dawn Service marking the Centenary of the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZACs) at Gallipoli (in the then Ottoman Empire and now modern day Turkey.This is Australia and New Zealand's remembrance day...
From: Bronte Capital | By: John Hempton | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Riders from a Russian nationalist motorcycle group have begun their run commemorating the Red Army's offensive against Nazi Germany, despite Poland's announcement that it would refuse to let them in the country....
From: Fox News | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Foot Locker is happy it can finally celebrate the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight—for real. Last fall, the shoe store released a commercial in which Pacquiao thought Mayweather had agreed to face him in the ring (when in reality,...
From: AdWeek | By: Gabriel Beltrone | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Armenia Massacre Marks Century The Presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders on Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, an event which remains a diplomatic sore point for both...
From: Time | By: Melissa August | Friday, April 24, 2015
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LONDON (TheDeal) -- European ministers are unlikely to reach agreement on releasing Greek bailout funds at a meeting in the Latvian capital Riga later today, though Athens needs to fund debt repayments due next month. But European markets have so far...
From: TheStreet | By: Jonathan Braude | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Readers discuss an article raising questions about contributions and a uranium deal while Hillary Rodham Clinton was secretary of state....
From: New York Times | Friday, April 24, 2015
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SCOTUS heard oral arguments on Wednesday in Horne v. USDA.
From: Reason | By: Damon Root | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Finding Neverland director Diane Paulus was the guest of honor at a luncheon Thursday for her work and commitment bringing the famed story to Broadway. The lunch was presented by Broadway Across America at the Lambs Club in New York …...
From: OK Magazine | By: OK! Staff | Friday, April 24, 2015
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The Times has reported that people involved in a series of Canadian uranium-mining deals channelled money to the Clinton Foundation while the firm had business before the State Department. And, in one case, a Russian investment bank connected to the...
From: New Yorker | By: Amy Davidson | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Help wanted: Can someone please explain what James Carville meant by the following description of Peter Schweizer, the conservative author of Clinton Cash? “This anti-Disney, gay bike bar Glenn Beck or whatever this guy is.”...
From: Mediaite | By: Andrew Kirell | Friday, April 24, 2015
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The Japanese government wants more women in the workforce, but some women, stretched thin between childcare, running a household and caring for aging parents, feel the support system isn't there.
From: Global Voices | By: Nevin Thompson | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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The U.S., Russia and other Arctic nations say they're looking past Ukraine's civil war and other tensions to prevent oil spills near the North Pole and combat climate change in a place warming faster than the rest of the world....
From: Fox News | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will spend one year living on the International Space Station. The mission is a first for NASA, but not for Russia....
From: CNN | Friday, April 24, 2015
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One of the biggest dangers involved with using so-called designer drugs? One tweak to one chemical and something that’s illegal and potentially unsafe could slip past regulators and into the hands of consumers. Such is the case for a form of synthetic...
From: Consumerist | By: Mary Beth Quirk | Friday, April 24, 2015
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“Anastasia,” which is inspired by two films of the same name, will open at Hartford Stage next spring....
From: New York Times | By: MICHAEL PAULSON | Friday, April 24, 2015
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The Russian mother who gave birth to a healthy baby girl after being hit in the head by an oncoming train has shocked doctors by waking from a four-month coma....
From: Fox News | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Two generations after his grandfather fled mass slaughter, California-born Raffi Hovannisian returned to Armenia—and ran for president....
From: The Atlantic | By: Garin Hovannisian | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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The Polish Foreign Ministry said it had received scant information on the Night Wolves, a group with ties to Vladimir V. Putin, before a ride from Moscow to Berlin....
From: New York Times | By: RICK LYMAN | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Dimitry Morozov, better known as vtol, is a Russian musician, engineer and artist who decided that selfies were far too modern for his liking. Instead, he wanted people to wait for their gratification, and so hooked up an iSight camera to an Arduino-......
From: Play Savvy | By: Daniel Cooper | Friday, April 24, 2015
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French President Francois Hollande says he has still not decided on whether France will deliver a Mistral-class warship to Russia amid growing speculation that he could choose to refund it....
From: Fox News | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Filed under: Company News, Apple, Computer Industry, Mobile Technology, Consumer Electronics Don Emmert, AFP/Getty ImagesApple Watches on display Friday at the company's store in New York's Grand Central Terminal. By Yasmeen Abutaleb and Teppei Kasai...
From: Daily Finance | By: Reuters | Friday, April 24, 2015
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The Polish Foreign Ministry says it will not allow a nationalistic motorcycle group loyal to President Vladimir Putin to enter Poland.
From: Fox News | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Francois Hollande of France were among those who attended a ceremony in the Armenian capital. German lawmakers vote to call the event "genocide."
From: NPR | By: Scott Neuman | Friday, April 24, 2015
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NRDC China Team, Beijing, China: April 18 - April 24, 2015 China Can Cut Most Of Its Reliance On Coal By 2050 | Quartz But it may be possible for China to shake most of its reliance on fossil fuels, in part by producing more...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: NRDC China Team | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Yerevan (AFP) - The leaders of France and Russia joined ceremonies marking the centenary of the massacre of some 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman forces, a hugely emotional event that remains a diplomatic minefield.During a commemoration at a hilltop...
From: Business Insider | By: Irakli Metreveli, Mariam Harutunyan | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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A man in Denmark named Dan was so devastated when authorities confiscated his dog that he committed suicide. What did the dog do wrong? Nothing but exist as perhaps a pit bull or pit bull mix. Many breeds are, unfortunately, banned in Denmark. Because...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Debbie Ann | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Experimental embalming methods have enabled Russian scientists to keep the revolutionary's body remarkably intact...
From: Salon.com | Friday, April 24, 2015
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In deeply traditional, highly repressive Turkmenistan, schoolgirls dancing along to Western songs is akin to a crime against the state.
From: Global Voices | By: Anna Fergana | Friday, April 24, 2015
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An excerpt from "Natural Born Heroes" by Christopher McDougall.
From: WBUR | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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On this day in 2005, Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger), successor to John Paul II, formally assumed his position as the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church during a mass in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City.More Events on this day:1967: Soviet...
From: Britannica | Friday, April 24, 2015
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And actually decline, in dollar terms. Figure 1 displays total reserves and non-advanced country reserves, denominated in US dollars. Figure 1: Foreign exchange reserves, total (blue), and held by non-advanced countries (red), in trillions of USD. Source:...
From: Econbrowser | By: Menzie Chinn | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Putin, Ukraine, Clinton, Obama: Bust past myths/American nationalism as our interview with noted scholar concludes...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Global Voices looks at farm workers' protests in San Quintin and Mexico's larger ethnic conflict and social challenges.
From: Global Voices | By: Liliane Tambasco | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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From the South Florida website: Against a backdrop of the Design Center of the Americas’ luxury showrooms, more than 2,000 real estate wheelers and dealers mingled at The Real Deal’s Broward Forum and Showcase Thursday afternoon in Dania. An expo...
From: The Real Deal | By: Mark Maurer | Friday, April 24, 2015
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South African artist Gavin Rain says his work is influenced by “Seurat, Russian avant garde art of the 1900s and a whole host of architects,” as well as modern pixel-based digital images. He encourages people who view his work to come close, and...
From: Boing Boing | By: Xeni Jardin | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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In a Russian abode, a built-in larch bookshelf occupies an entire wall. Image courtesy of Eugene Kulibaba....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Russian hackers accessed an unclassified Pentagon network earlier this year, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Thursday, the latest high-profile penetration of U.S. government networks that has been blamed on Russian hackers....
From: CNN | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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UKRAINE New York Times writes that the Clinton Foundation has received money from Russia, when the "Rosatom" has acquired mining company Uranium One presidential candidate Hillary Clinton may have been involved to a secret agreement under which it allowed...
From: Free Republic | By: NYTimes | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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by Ester Bloom For my phone to be of use to me, I need to be able to hook into the earphones. Hear through them. Speak through them. And so on. My iPhone 4s has been fighting with my headphones for several months now. The headphones themselves are fine;...
From: The Billfold | By: Ester Bloom | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Jo Becker of The New York Times about Russia's foray into the U.S. uranium market and how the Clinton Foundation may have facilitated and benefited from it.
From: NPR | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Sexually-based advertising is nothing new: We've certainly become desensitized to billboards covered in scantily-clad models and women purring in TV ads promoting Viagra. But placing ads on women's bodies is a disturbing new trend, thanks to companies...
From: Glamour | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov has turned the nominally Russian region into a legal black hole where Russian law doesn't apply. On Wednesday, he told his forces to shoot any Russian federal officer in the territory without his permission....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Marco Rubio is often described as one of the GOP's leaders on foreign policy, but a close look reveals a decided lack of substance.
From: Gone Hollywood | By: Doug Mataconis | Friday, April 24, 2015
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The stakes for the 2016 presidential election are high. Consider this: four Supreme Court justices are 76 or older. "It’s very much at stake in the 2016 election. Four justices are 76 or older. Two, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (82) and Stephen Breyer (76),...
From: Weekly Standard | By: Daniel Halper | Friday, April 24, 2015
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A new book and foundation records raise conflict-of-interest concerns about the Democratic presidential hopeful....
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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The latest installment in the ongoing saga of shady Clinton Foundation finances is a story involving a deal in which Russians took take greater control of a major U.S. uranium company, Uranium One. The details are somewhat involved, but the gist is that...
From: Reason | By: Peter Suderman | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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It ought to be a good thing that human society is richer than ever before, so rich that the storage tanks in Cushing, Okla., are nearly overflowing with crude oil and some 110 million bales of cotton are sitting in warehouses around the world, as Josh...
From: Washington Post | By: Max Ehrenfreund | Friday, April 24, 2015
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