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The Dark Forces Behind the Balfour Declaration - And Its Lasting Legacy

Why does the Balfour Declaration, written in 1917 during the darkest days of World War I, tug at our elbow, insisting we pay attention to it? Indeed even today, "Operation Protective Edge" in Gaza harkens back to Balfour.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

IcNetwork

'My new life as a novelist': Eddie Butler on the First World War and the world of rugby fiction

The rugby commentator helms Welsh Towns At War and has his first novel The Head Of Gonzo Davies published next month The centenary of the start of World War I is put into a Welsh context with the first in a two-part series from BBC Wales called Welsh Towns At War.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Gwynedd County, Wales, United Kingdom

New Yorker

In Defense of the First Golfer

President Barack Obama just lost another supporter: my wife. "That's a bit much," she said, when she read that he had played golf eight times in eleven days, on Martha's Vineyard.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, W., Bill Clinton, George Bush

WHAS11

Ice Bucket Challenge raises more than $40M for ALS

The ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" social phenomenon is still going strong, filling news feeds and helping to raise nearly $42 million since July 29. As of Thursday, the ALS Association raised $41.8 million dollars compared with $2.1 million during the same period last year.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Bill Clinton, Louisville, KY

The New Zealand Herald

War historian wants emphasis on learning more than remembrance

A leading war historian believes millions being spent on World War I commemorations will be wasted if it fails to focus on education rather than remembrance.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Psychology Today

JL8 Controversy: Is Sharing Phallic Photos Healthy Behavior?

Arguing over one topic can lead to a bigger fight about something else entirely.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Dredd, Sex Scandal, Ferguson, MO

The Daily Caller

This Story Tells You All You Need To Know About Bill Clinton

In his recently released book " Clinton, Inc. ," Weekly Standard online editor Daniel Halper recounts an extraordinarily revealing tale about former President Bill Clinton.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, George Bush, W., Roman Catholic Church, Religion, US News, Conservative Political News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Yahoo!

State Department: No ice bucket challenges for diplomats

Accepting the challenge of his daughter and others, former Pres. George W. Bush became the latest famous figure to have ice water dumped on his head to raise money for ALS research.

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Related Topix: W., George Bush, Bill Clinton, Ferguson, MO, Riot

Leinster Express

History brought to life for kids

Michael Moylan explains the Titanic Story , at the Irish History live - Titanic - show at Stradbally Library -during Heritage Week.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Libraries

Oxford Mail

Florist Emma returns for a blooming treat

A NAME from Oxford's floral past will return to the city she made her name in this weekend as part of the Flowers@Oxford festival.

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, Bill Clinton

Fox News

Bubba Blowin' $Moke Most expensive cigar maker says Bill a client

June 6, 1999: President Bill Clinton walks up to the 18th hole at the Black Rock Golf Course in Hagerstown, MD.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Hagerstown, MD

Wired

The WWI Battleships That Saved (And Doomed) the British Empire

World War I was shaped by the new vehicles developed during the four years of conflict.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Weather, Naval War College

KFBZ-FM Wichita

Ice Bucket Challenge #43

The 43rd president of the United States some know him as George W. Bush, others simply as W took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Bill Clinton

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CNN

Obama 'third term' label a possible concern for Clinton

Very few confidants and former aides were frenzied when Hillary Clinton came under fire for questions about her age, health and wealth.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Al Gore, Bill Clinton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

The New Zealand Herald

WWI: Death removed the burden

The discharged soldier had returned from World World I burdened with after-effects of gunshot wounds to his head and forearm which he received at Gallipoli in August 1915.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Suicide

Bendigo Advertiser

History Lives: Peace and Billy Hughes

The Bendigo Advertiser recorded many events connected with peace after World War I, a war that cost Australia more than 60,000 killed and many thousands more wounded.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

Tri-County News

Bossard Library to commemorate WWI this weekend

Located near the front entrance to Bossard Library is comprehensive World War I display that features items from the collection of Dr. Samel Wilson, as well as the library's extensive collection of books and other items on the subject.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Gallipolis, OH, University of Rio Grande, Ross County, OH

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Voices: Rick Perry comes out fighting

World War I was in full throttle and Babe Ruth was still swinging a bat for the Red Sox the last time a Texas governor was indicted.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.

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Related Topix: W., George Bush, Bill Clinton, Kennebunkport, ME

Longford Leader

Retracing Longford's rich link to World War I

Elizabeth Fleming, Kathleen Molloy, Susanna Byrne and Mary McGushin with a Military Cross Medal from Gallipoli at the opening of the World War I exhibition in Lanesboro.

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