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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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.


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

20 hrs ago |

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Star Online

India's Modi under fire for silence over religious incidents

India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing criticism for remaining silent about incidents deemed anti-Muslim in the past week, underscoring fears that his Hindu nationalist followers will upset religious relations in the multi-faith nation.


Related Topix: Life, Ramadan

WCTV Tallahassee

Christmas comes early to sick Fla. children

The Christmas in July celebration at Palm Beach Children's Hospital in West Palm Beach brought the visit from Santa, who came bearing smiles, hugs and presents.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas, West Palm Beach, FL

North Kitsap Herald

Stars Over Kitsap | Kitsap Week

With sunshine, sunflowers and 76 Trombones, the dark of the new moon in Leo starting on July 26 is unlikely to be quiet as it embraces Jupiter in Leo.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas, Port Gamble, WA

Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancashire residents gear up for Eid

EID Al-Fitr is expected to be fall on Monday, but depending when the crescent moon starts to show, it may be celebrated on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Life, Eid ul-Fitr, Ramadan, Fasting, Health

Inside Bay Area

San Bruno man arrested in San Francisco fatal shooting

Police announced an arrest in the shooting death of a man killed during a bloody Fourth of July weekend in the city's Bayview District.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Life, 4th of July

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014 photo, part of the DKNY Ramadan collection is seen on display at a shopping mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Fashion, DKNY, Designers, World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Islam, Religion, Lebanon

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Hot weather warning from Public Health England

AS temperatures continue to push heatwave levels, Public Health England has issued fresh advice to practice sun sense and look out for others, especially the vulnerable such as the older people, young children and those with serious illnesses.


Related Topix: Weather, Ramadan, Life