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2 hrs ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | 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.


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

9 hrs ago | 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.


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

13 hrs ago | 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.


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

15 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


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

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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Mon Jul 21, 2014


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Marijuana


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.


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

WATE-TV Knoxville

Alcoa students head back to school on Monday, Tuesday

The National Park Service says the Great Smoky Mountains National Park received more than 9,000,000 visitors in 2013 who spent more than $734 million in communities near the park.


Related Topix: Alcoa, TN, US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Life, Lughnasadh, Blount County, TN

Rock Hill Herald

W.Va. veterans clinic tentatively set to reopen

Beckley Veterans Affairs Medical Center spokeswoman Debbie Voloski tells The Register-Herald that the clinic is tentatively scheduled to reopen Aug. 1. Voloski says patients have been receiving care at the Beckley hospital.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NCAA mulls adding early signing day for college football

Southeastern Conference coaches welcome a second signing period, but are divided on the time frame.


Related Topix: Life, Black Friday, Thanksgiving

NV veteran gets surprise $1K check after robbery

Organizer Bill Herron says the group wanted Sorrentino to know the community is behind him and people aren't all bad.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life

KLFY-TV Lafayette

UNO adopts tobacco-free policy

University in New Orleans campuses will become a tobacco-free on Aug. 1. The move brings the university into compliance with a new state law that requires public colleges and universities to develop tobacco-free policies.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Smoking, Medicine, Health