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1 hr ago | Windsor Beacon

Border official points gun ... at Boy Scout

Shawn Norris 13, a member of Boy Scout Troop 159 prepares to place an American flag in the flames during a flag retirement ceremony at the end of a Flag Day event sponsored by the Fort Loudoun Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held Sat.

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Related Topix: Flag Day, Life, Winchester, VA

3 hrs ago | Suria

Motorbike bomb kills six civilians in...

A suicide bomber detonated an explosive-packed motorcycle in northern Afghanistan Thursday, killing six civilians and wounding more than 20 in a crowded market as shoppers bought supplies for the upcoming festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, officials said.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Life, Eid ul-Fitr, Hamid Karzai,

7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Women-only train carriages from Aug 1

Special passenger carriages for women and children only will be included on trains operating on three main routes from Aug 1, according to a State Railway of Thailand announcement.

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Related Topix: Life, Lughnasadh, Southeast Asia, World News, Thailand

9 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

US lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700

Pro-Palestinian protesters hold a giant Palestinian flag as they attend a demonstration, which has been authorized by the police, against violence in the Gaza strip, in Paris July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Life, Ramadan, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

DART attack: Concert-goers assaulted after concert

A great aunt and her niece from Collin County spent last Thursday night attending a Lady Gaga concert.

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Related Topix: Collin County, TX, Life, New Year's Day/Eve, Carrollton, TX

Daily Times

Uproar after India MP - force-feeds' Muslim fasting worker

NEW DELHI: India's parliament erupted in anger on Wednesday after television footage showed a hardline Hindu nationalist lawmaker apparently trying to force-feed a Muslim man during the fasting month of Ramadan.

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Related Topix: Fasting, Health, Life, Ramadan, World News, India,

KXXV-TV Waco

2 bombs kill at least 39 in Kaduna, north Nigeria

At least 39 people were killed Wednesday by two bombings in the northern city of Kaduna, according to State Police Commissioner Umar Usman Shehu.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Life, Ramadan

CNN

The argument for eating dog

Luke Duggleby's images, featured on the CNN Photo Blog, take viewers inside Southeast Asia's illegal dog-meat trade.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Christmas, Vegetarian, Opinion

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Iraq to vote on president after deadly bombing

Iraq's parliament convened to vote for a new president on Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad the night before that killed 31 people, mainly civilians.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Life, Ramadan

Journal Gazette

Lax fireworks laws change people, animals

We have a dog and cats, which are truly a blessing to have. The dog loves to run around in our large yard and play, and our cats are sweet, lovable, quiet kitties.

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Related Topix: Life, 4th of July

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times of Oman

Bank Muscat all set for smooth services during Eid holidays

Muscat: Bank Muscat, the leading financial services provider in the Sultanate, with the largest network of 437 ATMs and 171 CDMs spread across Oman, is all set to provide banking assistance to residents and visitors to enjoy a hassle-free Eid al Fitr holiday.

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Related Topix: Oman, World News, Middle East, Life, Eid ul-Fitr

Newtownabbey Today

'A Party to Murder' comes to The Courtyard Theatre

Holywood Players are bringing their play 'A Party to Murder' to Newtownabbey's Courtyard Theatre from August 1 to August 2. The play is set at Halloween, when six people have been invited to a Murder Mystery party weekend at a rustic island cottage.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, Life, Halloween

Bradenton.com

Williston State hires full-time athletic director

School officials announced Tuesday that Don Artamenko will begin the job on Aug. 1. He previously served as an assistant athletic director and athletic coordinator at Blinn College in Texas.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Bradenton, FL

Government Executive

How Spy Agencies Plan to Solve Their Racism Problem

U.S. intelligence agencies are pledging "diversity and tolerance" reforms after leaks by Edward Snowden revealed a string of discriminatory practices and communications rife with racial, ethnic, and religious epithets.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Ramadan

Cambridge Evening News

Father and son John and Joseph Tillett jailed for spate of burglaries in Haverhill

John and Joseph Tillett targeted separate properties in Haverhill but each was caught after leaving footprints at the scene of the crime, Ipswich Crown Court heard on Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England, Computers, Life, Christmas

The Peninsula

QCB to issue new currency for Eid

DOHA: The banking regulator will issue new and crisp currency bills of all denominations on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr, which is less than a week away.

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Related Topix: Life, Eid ul-Fitr, Qatar, Middle East, World News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

13WHAM

Buffalo woman convicted in daughter's death

A 35-year-old upstate New York woman has been convicted of killing her 8-year-old daughter more than three years ago.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Life, Thanksgiving

Bangkok Post

Home away from home

As the holy month of Ramadan rounds its last corner, we visit the Muslim enclave of Ramkhamhaeng, an area that young people from the South now call home It is the final week of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

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Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Fasting, Health, Religion, Islam

Business Journal

State to discuss medical marijuana rules Aug. 1

The Florida Department of Health's Office of Compassionate Use will hold a second public meeting Aug. 1 to discuss potential medical marijuana regulations in Florida.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Marijuana

KRNV-TV Reno

Hearing set on move to block NV gun initiative

Carson District Judge James Wilson has set an Aug. 1 hearing on a move to block an initiative petition to expand background checks to nearly all gun sales in Nevada.

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Related Topix: Life, Lughnasadh, Nevada, Nevada Government, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

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