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3 hrs ago | Thenew995fm.com

Spirit Airlines Adds New Direct Flights At New Orleans Airport

The company, based in Miramar, Florida, announced the expanded service Wednesday before it is set to start non-stop service to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Houston, Texas, on Aug. 1. The New Orleans Advocate reports Spirit currently offers non-stop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth.

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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

13 killed in mosque bombings in Nigeria

Residents say 13 people were killed and 35 injured when two mosques in northern Nigeria were bombed Tuesday night at the close of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan.

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9 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Ways to Save: 3 laptops drop to Black Friday prices Wednesday

In my continued search to save you time and money, I have a major price drop on the tech aisle.

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13 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

State Tax-Free Weekend Begins Aug. 1 [From ABC News]

State revenue officials are reminding residents that South Carolina's tax-free weekend is coming up this weekend.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

CNews

At least 24 reported killed in Guinea beach concert stampede

At least 24 people were killed in a stampede at a beachside concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital, news agency AFP said, with Guinea's Presidency declaring a week of mourning after what it described as a "tragic drama".

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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.

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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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

India.com

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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

News24

.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.

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Tri-cityherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Ramadan, Life

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Reuters

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.

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