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Gainesville's 'bye week' brings weekend fun
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Thursday, 19 October 2017
Gainesville's 'bye week' brings weekend fun
Gator football takes a rest, but opens time for plants and clams, books and bikes. By Scottie Andrew Correspondent. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium may be empty Saturday, but locals are still swamped by countless options for fun off the football field. Festivals, concerts, parades, epic cycling and even a....Read Full Article ...
 
US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats
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Thursday, 19 October 2017
US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats
Josh Lederman, The Associated Press. CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. go...
 
PUERTO RICO POPULATION - Nearly 500,000 Puerto Ricans could emigrate in Maria's wake
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Thursday, 19 October 2017
PUERTO RICO POPULATION - Nearly 500,000 Puerto Ricans could emigrate in Maria's wake
More than 470,000 Puerto Ricans may leave the island for the mainland United States in the next two years due to the effects of Hurricane Maria, the Center for...
 
Celebrated Yukon First Nations leader Mike Smith has died
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Thursday, 19 October 2017
Celebrated Yukon First Nations leader Mike Smith has died
WHITEHORSE — First Nations leader, Yukon lawyer and residential school survivor Mike Smith died Wednesday in Whitehorse. His family released a statement Thursd...
 
The Potters launch incredible £1m offer to hook every seven-year-old in their catchment area
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Thursday, 19 October 2017
The Potters launch incredible £1m offer to hook every seven-year-old in their catchment area
has a pair of Peter Bonetti gloves which probably illustrate why Stoke City have decided to set aside 1m a season expanding the City 7s. The 7s has welcomed 7...
 
AFC Wimbledon not expecting Plymouth Argyle to chase a win on Saturday
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Thursday, 19 October 2017
AFC Wimbledon not expecting Plymouth Argyle to chase a win on Saturday
Winning will not be Plymouth Argyle ’s priority when they head to AFC Wimbledon on Saturday, according to their assistant manager Neil Cox. In the past two mat...
 
North Korea warns threats a 'big miscalculation' in letter to Australia lawmakers
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Thursday, 19 October 2017
North Korea warns threats a 'big miscalculation' in letter to Australia lawmakers
SYDNEY (Reuters) - North Korea has sent a letter to Australia's parliament, warning it is a nuclear power and will not be cowed by U.S. President Donald Trump'...
 
Shares of United Airlines tumble after 3Q financial report
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Thursday, 19 October 2017
Shares of United Airlines tumble after 3Q financial report
By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer. DALLAS (AP) - Shares of United Airlines dropped more than 12 percent on Thursday - their biggest one-day percentage decline...
 
Pentagon faces demands for details on deadly attack in Niger
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Thursday, 19 October 2017
Pentagon faces demands for details on deadly attack in Niger
By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer. WASHINGTON (AP) - Members of Congress demanded answers Thursday two weeks after an ambush in the African nation of...
 
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    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
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    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
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    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
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  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.