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Israel wants to bulldoze this miserable village, but Europe is providing life support
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Monday, 29 August 2016
Israel wants to bulldoze this miserable village, but Europe is providing life support
SUSIYA, West Bank — For a quick reality check on the current stalemate in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, there’s no better place to visit than this little village of miserable huts and sheep pens in the middle of nowhere. The hamlet in the hills south of Hebron has become an improbable proxy in a.......
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Lack of investors’ confidence responsible for economic challenges – LCCI
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Monday, 29 August 2016
Lack of investors’ confidence responsible for economic challenges – LCCI
y Peter Egwuatu LAGOS — Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, yesterday, blamed the current lull in Nigerian economy on inability to regain the confide...
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Israel court delays hearing for UN worker
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Israel court delays hearing for UN worker
Palestinian Waheed Borsh (C), a UN Development Program employee in Gaza who is accused of aiding Hamas, looks on during his indictment at a district court in t...
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On this day: St Kilda was evacuated on ‘economic’ grounds
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
On this day: St Kilda was evacuated on ‘economic’ grounds
Events, birthdays and anniversaries on 29 August. 1756: Frederick II of Prussia invaded Saxony, marking start of Seven Years War in which Holland and Sweden de...
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Two Months on, Flexible FX Policy Fails to Lift Equities Market
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Two Months on, Flexible FX Policy Fails to Lift Equities Market
Goddy Egene. The Nigerian equities market has recorded negative performance two months after the implementation of a flexible foreign exchange (FX) policy by t...
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LCCI faults allocation of 60% forex to manufacturers
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
LCCI faults allocation of 60% forex to manufacturers
Anna Okon. The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has faulted the allocation of 60 per cent foreign exchange to the manufacturing sector, describing it as ...
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‘Self-sufficiency, food security in agriculture are achievable in Nigeria’
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
‘Self-sufficiency, food security in agriculture are achievable in Nigeria’
By Nkiruka Nnorom. Jerry Gushop is the Head of Agribusiness, Stanbic IBTC Bank. In this interview with Financial Vanguard, he spoke on the bank’s involvement i...
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The story of NZ's roadside roosters
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
The story of NZ's roadside roosters
Gone. Lost. Forgotten. Hundreds of roosters end up on rural roads, highways, reserves and parks around New Zealand. There are cockfights, lack of food and wate...
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September 11th Fast Facts
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
September 11th Fast Facts
Facts: Nineteen men hijacked four fuel-loaded US commercial airlines bound for west coast destinations. This terrorist attack on the United States was orchestr...
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Feature: Texas college staff wary amid new law allowing concealed guns on campuses
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Feature: Texas college staff wary amid new law allowing concealed guns on campuses
HOUSTON? Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- As classes started in the past week amid a new law allowing concealed handguns on Texas campuses? there are signs that faculty? st...
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Saudi, Qatar’s Stock Markets Rebound while Rest of the Region Weakens
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Saudi, Qatar’s Stock Markets Rebound while Rest of the Region Weakens
Saudi Arabia and Qatar’s stock markets made a partial recovery from last week’s losses on Sunday. Other Gulf markets dropped in quiet trade and Egypt sank as t...
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Mark McGowan scrapping of Perth Freight Link contracts could be costly
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Mark McGowan scrapping of Perth Freight Link contracts could be costly
WA Labor leader Mark McGowan has stopped short of promising to rip up any contracts the government signs for the Perth Freight Link while announcing his own al...
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Manchester United : Raheem Sterling thrives, Samir Nasri arrives as Manchester City maintain perfect
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Manchester United : Raheem Sterling thrives, Samir Nasri arrives as Manchester City maintain perfect
Manchester City 3 West Ham United 1. Club away: Sterling (7', 90'+2), Fernandinho (18') Club home: Antonio (58') Man of the match: Raheem Sterling. The angle w...
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Sony : Panasonic and Sony to work on 8K TVs
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Sony : Panasonic and Sony to work on 8K TVs
TV manufacturers are always working on getting better, and after the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Sony and Panasonic have started giving so...
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United Continental : Two drunk US passenger jet pilots detained in Scotland
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
United Continental : Two drunk US passenger jet pilots detained in Scotland
A United Airlines passenger jet (file photo) Two United Airlines pilots from the US have been arrested in Scotland by police for being under the influence of a...
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Jerry Dias reflects on Unifor's first three years
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Jerry Dias reflects on Unifor's first three years
rabble: Thinking back to the first Unifor convention -- did you think at that time you would get to a place where the prime minister would actually be coming t...
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Samsung Electronics : Galaxy Note 7's all in one Notes app to come to other Note devices
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Samsung Electronics : Galaxy Note 7's all in one Notes app to come to other Note devices
Users of the brand new Samsung Note 7 might have noticed that upon ejecting the S Pen, the note management of different inputs has changed. This is because Sam...
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Canadian Pacific Railway : Alberta kids, Ariya Jutanugarn big winners at Canadian Pacific Women's Op
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Canadian Pacific Railway : Alberta kids, Ariya Jutanugarn big winners at Canadian Pacific Women's Op
CALGARY Aug. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Ariya Jutanugarn topped one of the deepest fields on the LPGA tour, including dozens of recent Olympians, to win the Canadian Pac...
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Buruj for Cooperative Insurance : Insurance adopts IFRS since establishment
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Buruj for Cooperative Insurance : Insurance adopts IFRS since establishment
Riyadh - Mubasher: Buruj Cooperative Insurance Co. on Sunday said that its financial statements are based on the International Financial Reporting Standards (I...
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BAE : Eight Omanis Get Chevening Scholarships for Master Degree
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
BAE : Eight Omanis Get Chevening Scholarships for Master Degree
Muscat Aug 28 (ONA)----Eight talented Omani youths received full scholarships to study MA in the United Kingdom with sponsorship by BAE Systems for two of them...
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Super sevens for Gwent sides in Cardiff
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Super sevens for Gwent sides in Cardiff
CLAIRE Molloy’s late try to clinch the women’s title for the Dragons, Newport’s cruise to victory in the plate final and Cross Keys’ run to the last four of th...
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Entrepreneur Fred Kaneb invented the Dilbert Dunker
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Entrepreneur Fred Kaneb invented the Dilbert Dunker
During his long life, Fred Kaneb, who has died at the age of 96, ran a series of successful businesses in Canada, including an oil company. His biggest claim t...
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Attorney general eyes modernizing justice system
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Attorney general eyes modernizing justice system
TORONTO - Ontario's new attorney general has his sights set on modernizing the justice system -- a mammoth task more likely to happen in baby steps, rather tha...
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News 23 MINS AGO Tropical depression could bring heavy rain to North Carolina
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
News 23 MINS AGO Tropical depression could bring heavy rain to North Carolina
MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed in the Atlantic west of Bermuda, bringing the possibility of heavy rain to the coast of North Car...
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NC governor: Coastal residents should watch tropical system
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
NC governor: Coastal residents should watch tropical system
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor is encouraging coastal residents to keep a close eye on the weather this week as a tropical system could affect ...
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Tropical depression could bring heavy rain to North Carolina
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Tropical depression could bring heavy rain to North Carolina
By The Associated Press. The Associated Press. MIAMI — Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed in the Atlantic west of Bermuda, bringing the possibil...
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Homeless 1 hour ago 11:32 a.m. Multnomah County commissioner wants Wapato Jail opened to homeless
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Homeless 1 hour ago 11:32 a.m. Multnomah County commissioner wants Wapato Jail opened to homeless
Call it the political elephant in the room, amid Portland’s homeless crisis. That is if the elephant was, as Multnomah County officials have said on several oc...
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Drug kingpin's hippos cause problems in wild
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Drug kingpin's hippos cause problems in wild
In another round of things we didn't think we had to say out loud, a note to exotic-pet owners: Don't let your pets loose in the wild. A herd of hippos formerl...
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John Key: Housing and Havelock North
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
John Key: Housing and Havelock North
Prime Minister John Key joined Mike Hosking to discuss the big issues of the week. On the agenda was the state of housing in Auckland, and New Zealand at large...
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North Korea
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
North Korea
WaPo - Choi Seong-guk is creating "webtoons" - cartoon strips made to be read online - to educate South Koreans about the difficulties that defectors from Nort...
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Traffic Snarled Past Tydings Bridge
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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Traffic Snarled Past Tydings Bridge
A two-vehicle crash near the Tydings Bridge is causing delays Sunday evening for those headed out of Harford County. The crash occurred on Interstate 95 north ...
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