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2 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Man is jailed for five years for 'destructive' Christmas Day rape

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for five years and six months for rape at Oxford Crown Court.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas

6 hrs ago | CNews

Chinese police shoot dead dozens after knife attack

Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Life, Ramadan

9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Death toll rises to 23 in Philippine road attack

A 3-year-old boy and his father died from wounds suffered in a brazen attack by Abu Sayyaf extremists on Filipinos celebrating the end of Ramadan, raising the toll Tuesday to 23 dead, officials said.


Related Topix: Ramadan, Life

13 hrs ago | The Olympian

UPS 2Q profit drops, lowers outlook on spending

UPS said it will spend $175 million on upgrades that include expanded operations on the day after Thanksgiving and sped-up deployment of software designed to help drivers find the quickest route to a destination.


Related Topix: Life, Black Friday

16 hrs ago | Mr.

Say It Ain't So, Spidey

When you visit Times Square in New York, chances are good you're going to run into a street performer in a costume you recognize.


Related Topix: Life, Halloween

18 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Generations together to mark 85th birthday

The resident of Eric Long Court in Liden will turn 85 on Wednesday, August 6, but the family decided to celebrate early so that representatives from all five generations could be there.


Related Topix: Life, New Year's Day/Eve

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Eid Mubarak Gifts: Gift options for Eid-ul-Fitr

This is the best period to celebrate when all Muslims send warm wishes to their dear and loved ones, and offer them gratitude of love and respect in the form of Eidi .


Related Topix: Life, Eid ul-Fitr, Fruits, Food

The Indian Express

Outgoing Karzai says Afghans need new president

Afghanistan's outgoing leader Hamid Karzai said on Monday that his nation needs a new president and urged for a speedy conclusion to the ballot audit that will determine his successor.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, Life, Ramadan, Israel, Middle East

The Macon Telegraph

Longtime Lansing coffee company set to expand

The Lansing-based roaster expects to open a 58,000-square-foot building by Aug. 1 in Clinton County's Watertown Township.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Life, Lughnasadh, Clinton County, MI

Hindustan Times

Israel mounts fresh attack on Gaza as rocket fire breaks lull 10 killed

Israeli jets struck several sites in Gaza on Monday as rockets continued to fall on Israel, the Israeli military said, disrupting a relative lull in the Gaza war at the start of a major Muslim holiday.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Life, Eid ul-Fitr

The Lebanon Daily News

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.


Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, World News, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, Middle East, Israel Travel, Israel Travel, Fasting, Health

WAVE-TV Louisville

10 things to know for Monday

As America tries for a greener approach to energy by relying more on natural gas, energy companies are shipping more and more coal abroad - and with it, tons of carbon dioxide.


Related Topix: Life, Eid ul-Fitr, Veteran Affairs


.com | Malaysia marks grim Eid after MH17 crash

Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, but industry analysts and safety experts say they can find no common themes.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Religion, Islam, Life, Ramadan, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Filipino extremists kill at least 16 villagers

The brazen attack on the civilians, one of the bloodiest by the Abu Sayyaf in recent years, also wounded about a dozen other villagers, officials said.


Related Topix: Ramadan, Life

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Audi cuts spare-part prices in China amid anti-monopoly probe

Volkswagen AG's premium brand Audi said it would cut spare-part prices in China as global automakers rush to change their pricing strategies after Chinese anti-monopoly regulators began probing the auto industry.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life

Evening Sun

Dover campground celebrates Christmas in July

Daily Record/Sunday News From the left, Sue Fetrow, Robert Orwig, and Dot and Dave Gillespie gather at the entrance to the Christmas in July display Sunday at Cedar Lake Campground in Dover Township.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Candy, Christmas

KTOO-TV Juneau

Douglas dog owner defends animal's actions after fatal attack

This sign, obtained at the Gastineau Humane Society, must be posted in plain view on the property of an owner of a dangerous dog.


Related Topix: Douglas, AK, Life, Thanksgiving

The Olympian

CONSERVATION: Elwha Dam removal featured in film fest

The documentary film "Damnation," which includes the Elwha River dam removal project, will be shown Aug. 1 as part of the inaugural Destiny City Film Festival.


Related Topix: Life, Lughnasadh, White Salmon, WA, Tacoma, WA, Olympia, WA


Hamas agrees to 24-hour holiday truce in Gaza war

Hamas on Sunday agreed to observe a 24-hour humanitarian truce after initially rejecting such an offer by Israel, as fighting resumed and the two sides wrangled over the terms of a lull the international community hopes can be expanded into a more sustainable truce.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Life, Eid ul-Fitr, Ramadan

Bellingham Herald

Cuban ballet master gives classes in US

Ramona de Saa is teaching for the first time in the United States at the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Lughnasadh, Life