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2 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Maryland casino eyes soon-to-be-fired AC workers

Maryland Live! is holding job fairs Aug 1 and 2 at the Sheraton hotel across from the Atlantic City Convention Center.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Hanover, MD

5 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Nigeria beefs up security ahead of Ramadan feast

Nigerian forces say they are increasing security nationwide ahead Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim celebration marking the end of Ramadan.

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Related Topix: Life, Eid ul-Fitr

5 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

'Happy Christmas' piles insecurities, angsty comedy under tree

Kendrick's Jenny is a needy younger sister, a trying sister-in-law, an unreliable aunt, a miserable ex and a depressed drunk.

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Related Topix: Drinking Buddies, Life, Christmas, Up in the Air, Happy Christmas, Pitch Perfect, Joe Swanberg

7 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

2015 Election will be free and fair, Jonathan tells Intl community

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday night reassured the international community of his administration's commitment to credible and peaceful elections in 2015.

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Related Topix: Goodluck Jonathan, Ramadan, Life

11 hrs ago | WMBF

Dog of murdered women finds new home with familiar faces

A lab mix who has been at the Bossier City Animal Shelter ever since his owners were murdered on Mother's Day has now found a new home, and a family full of familiar faces.

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Related Topix: Bossier City, LA, Life, Mother's Day

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Aurora Advocate

ANTIC's production of nonmusical 'Les Miserables' leads to new challenges for RPC staffer

One thing I love about the arts -- both covering the arts and participating -- is that each time, there's a new opportunity for learning.

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Related Topix: Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Life, Lughnasadh, Sewing, Hobbies, Entertainment

WCTV Tallahassee

Georgia Health Officials Seek Input on WIC Program

The annual public comment period for the Department of Public Health's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, or WIC, will run from Aug. 1 through Aug. 31. Georgia WIC director Debra Keyes says department staff will review the comments and use them to update the annual program plan.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Lughnasadh, Life

ABC News 4 Charleston

Strip club changing brand after Horry crackdown

The owner of one strip club in Horry County is rebranding his business after a crackdown on strip clubs by the local prosecutor.

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Related Topix: Horry County, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Lughnasadh, Life

Burnley Citizen

Energy firms face extra storms bill

Ofgem said that while SSE and UKPN's southern arms were badly hit by the storms 'they could have done more to get customers reconnected faster' Regulator Ofgem has ordered energy companies SSE and UK Power Networks to pay an additional A 3.3 million after a probe into how they handled last winter's storms.

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Related Topix: Weather, Life, Christmas

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

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,

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

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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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

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