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2 hrs ago | Groong

Former Armenian president marks 60th birthday

Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Aug 31 2014 Former Armenian president marks 60th birthday 31 August 2014 - 12:45pm Former Armenian president Robert Kocharyan marks his 60th birthday today.


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5 hrs ago | Economic Principals

Summer Ends Now

Labor Day in the United States, and EP has taken the day off. Herewith a re-issue of EP's edition of July 18, 2004.


Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computers, Boeing 727, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Can you still doubt plight of black men with police irrespective of socio-economic circumstances?

I am a father, a son, a husband, a brother, an engineer, a software developer, a host of several radio shows, an author, a blogger, a vlogger, a political activist, a business owner, an entrepreneur, a musician, and a black man.


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13 hrs ago | Washington Times

UNK to host talk on psychiatric drug alternatives

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is hosting the presentation by Peter Breggin.


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16 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Breaking Beautiful - The Useful Mechanism In Patterns Of Cracks

High resolution photograph of cracks in thin layer of glass atop a silicon wafer.


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20 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

California Senate passes 'yes-means-yes' campus sexual assault bill

California lawmakers passed a law on Thursday requiring universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on U.S. campuses.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors

23 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

In this June 10, 2009 file photo, Hello Kitty poses in its original tartan blouse and ribbon during a news conference to unveil "Official Hello Kitty Tartan" products at British Embassy in Tokyo.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, Asia Travel, Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Family, Kids, Argentina, World News, Cambridge, MA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Osprey Observer

Journalism Students Spend Summer Interning At Osprey Observer Gaining Experience, Writing Clips

The Osprey Observer continued its internship program this summer helping high school and college students who are interested in journalism to learn the ropes about what it means to be a reporter and what it takes to get a paper to press every week.


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Sycamore names Hopping - 14 Distinguished AlumSycamore names Hopping...

Sycamore names Hopping '14 Distinguished Alum Noted doctor, '68 graduate to receive award at Oct. 10 dinner Check out this story on Sycamore Community Schools will honor 1967 Sycamore High School graduate Dr. Steven B. Hopping with the 2014 Sycamore Distinguished Alumni Award.


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The Independent

Ebola outbreak: Five co-authors of latest study killed by virus before research was published

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Illawarra Mercury

Healing trauma key to closing the gap

Separated from her mother at just 18 months old, Deb Hocking understands the trauma of the Stolen Generations.


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Four gen-next Indian-origin economists in IMF list of 25

Four economists of Indian origin have been featured in in the International Monetary Fund's list of 25 economists under 45 who are shaping the way one thinks about the global economy The "Generation Next" list of "economists under 45 will have the most influence in the coming decades on our understanding of the global economy," was compiled by IMF ... (more)


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Praise for those moving forwardPraise for those moving forwardPraise...

Praise for those moving forward Praise for those moving forward Check out this story on a Roses to a Centerville High School graduate for continuing his education in the Ivy League.


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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Globe and Mail

I, for one, welcome our robot overlords

When Harvard University scientists said a couple of weeks ago that they had created robots that can work together in large numbers without guidance toward a common goal, I was surprised by the lack of reaction from doomsayers warning about a robotic apocalypse.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Medical Daily

Lasers Are Building The Future Of Medical Science, One Bald Head And Brain Surgery At A Time

Surgery is built on a kind of paradox: In order to heal trauma, doctors must first create more trauma.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine

US News & World Report

How to Fire Back Against a Lousy Landlord

If you've ever considered becoming a landlord, you've probably wondered if you really want to deal with renters.


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WNYC-AM New York

California Lawmakers Pass 'Affirmative Consent' Sexual Assault Bill

California is one step closer to becoming the first state to require colleges and universities "to adopt a standard of unambiguous consent among students engaging in sexual activity," The Los Angeles Times reports .


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California passes 'yes-means-yes' campus sexual assault bill

Californian lawmakers passed a law on Thursday requiring universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on U.S. campuses.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Arthur H. White, 90; Public Opinion Research Firm Co-Founder

Arthur Henry White, devoted to wife Vivien and his family and tireless in his efforts to address societal challenges, died Aug. 25 at Stamford Hospital of complications from a stroke.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Prison, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Barnstable Patriot

Community counts: A chronicle of community builders on Cape Cod

COMMUNITIES CONNECTED Members of he Bourne-Sandwich Rotary Club, left, and St. Mary Magdala Church of Harwich united to provide a Nutrition Mission meal recently.


Related Topix: Sandwich, MA, Bourne, MA, Harwich, MA, Life, Food, Nutrition, Hyannis, MA