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2 hrs ago | Adweek

Sperry's Top-Sider Battles a Flotilla of Imitators

As legend has it, Paul Sperry - Dartmouth man, World War I naval officer - was sailing his cutter Sirocco on a cold day in 1935 when he nearly slipped on the wet deck and killed himself.

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Related Topix: Fashion, Designers, Ralph Lauren

6 hrs ago | Reuters

Obama, Abe to battle negative images at U.S.-Japan summit

When President Barack Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a summit next week, they will be battling negative undercurrents that could undermine their message that Asia's most important security alliance is firm.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton

8 hrs ago | Forward

Amsterdam Taxed Shoah Victims $10M

The City of Amsterdam collected more than $10 million from Holocaust survivors who were charged ground lease fees for periods they spent in hiding or in concentration camps, researchers said.

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13 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Clinton White House Documents To Be Released

The National Archives is scheduled to release about 7,500 pages of documents on Friday from former President Bill Clinton's administration.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

17 hrs ago | CE News

2016 Greenbuild moved to Los Angeles

The U.S. Green Building Council and Hanley Wood announced that the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will move from San Diego to Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Energy

21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Jimmy Carter comes out against Keystone XL pipeline

Former president Jimmy Carter, shown here speaking at The Washington Post earlier this month, now opposes construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Bill Clinton, Environment, Science, Activism, Sports

Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

Arion Press & Grabhorn Institute Present a Talk with Adam Hochschild Tonight

Arion Press & Grabhorn Institute invite you to a talk by historian Adam Hochschild, The War Within the War: An Unknown Story of World War I, tonight, April 16, 2014, refreshments at 5:00 p.m. and the talk is at 6:00 p.m. 1802 Hays Street, The Presidio, San Francisco.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Cave News

New HHS nominee helped cover for Clinton after Vince Fonster's death

President Obama on Friday formally nominated Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head the Department of Health and Human Services following the botched resignation of Kathleen Sebelius.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton

The Advocate

Cameron Ferachi part of Ken Burns' new LPB film airs on Tuesday

At the Greenwood School, Cameron Ferachi found his place to fit in, made academic progress and discovered the courage to stand in front an audience and recite The Gettysburg Address.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA

Salon

"We are in great danger": Ex-banker details how mega-banks destroyed America

"It no longer matters who sits in the White House," former Goldman Sachs managing director Nomi Prins writes in her new book " All the Presidents' Bankers: The Hidden Alliances That Drive American Power ."

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Examiner.com

'Big Dog' Clinton to help underdog FitzGerald as Kasich Ohio reelect ad airs

Former President Bill Clinton is returning in June to Ohio, a state he won twice to win the House House, to howl for Democrats and their underdog candidate for governor, Ed FitzGerald.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US News, Bill Clinton, Perot Sys, Computers, IT Services, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama

CNN

Authors to write sequel on 'the next chapter in Clinton's political career'

Even though Hillary Clinton has yet to announce whether she will run for president or not in 2016, two authors who chronicled her years at State are already set to write about the next chapter in the former first lady's political life.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, HRC, Books, Bill Clinton

Mediaite.com

Fox & Friends Guest: Democratic Party at 'War with Itself' over Voter ID

Appearing on Fox & Friends on Monday, National Review columnist John Fund was asked for his take on President Barack Obama attacking voter identification as a means of limiting the ability of minority Americans to vote during a Friday appearance at a National Action Network event.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Television

LaGrange Daily News

How kissing Congressman ruined Rand PaulR...

Rand Paul has attacked Hillary Clinton for having a husband who took advantage of a staffer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Democrat, Bill Clinton, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Go Local

Rob Horowitz: The Civil Rights Act, 50 Years Later

Last week President Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton came together at a Civil Rights Summit held at the LBJ library to mark the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and to celebrate the man who was instrumental in bringing it about.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Bill Clinton, Law, Employment / Labor Law, African-American

ABC News

Why Bill Clinton Continues to Call Himself a Vegan

Clinton's doctor let the secret out in New York Times that sometimes the former president cheats on his healthy diet.

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Related Topix: Life, Vegan, Vegetarian, Bill Clinton

Cambridge Evening News

New streets in Royston to be named after First World War writers -...

Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Graves and Vera Brittain are some of the literary figures whose names have been shortlisted for new streets in Royston.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

HeraldNet

For Hillary Clinton and Boeing, a beneficial relationship

On a trip to Moscow early in her tenure as secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton played the role of international saleswoman, pressing Russian government officials to sign a multibillion-dollar deal to buy dozens of aircraft from Boeing.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton

Weekend

Nigeria: Okonjo-Iweala Honoured With Rockefeller Award

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian Finance Minister, recipient of the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award from Synergos, with the organization's founder and chair, Peggy Dulany Photo: Christine Butler/Synergos The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was honoured Wednesday with the prestigious ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, New York, Bill Clinton, Liberia, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Laughing Squid

World War I Photos of Europe Overlaid on Present Day Locations

Photographer Peter Macdiarmid has created a series of then and now composite photos that show images of the European theater of World War I overlaid on the European locales as they appear today.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

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