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49 min ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Holidays, Ramadan

4 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Bumper crop of cucumbers? Here's what to do

Now's the time when your vegetable garden seems to start exploding with produce.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home, Food, Avocado, New England, ND, Recipes

9 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, the college's provost said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, United States Army War College, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Veteran Affairs

12 hrs ago | KFBB

House-Senate negotiators approve $17B VA bill

House and Senate negotiators have approved a $17 billion compromise bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and reform a program scandalized by veterans' long waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.

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Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Representative Tim Huelskamp

16 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Holidays, Black Friday

20 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Obama going to dinner as clock ticks toward recess

President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Veteran Affairs, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Delaware Gets $690,000 Grant for Nutrition

Public health officials say Delaware's Women, Infants and Children program has received a grant of more than $690,000 to implement an electronic benefits transfer system.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government, Delaware, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

Daily Journal

Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians - including nine children playing on a swing - in a horrific scene that underscored the heavy price civilians are paying in the conflict.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Explosion, Ramadan

Brandon Sun

Korean War monument unveiled in Burlington, Ont., to honour eight navy ships

A monument dedicated to eight Royal Canadian Navy ships that served in the Korean War was unveiled in Burlington, Ont., Monday, to mark the 61st anniversary of the armistice to end the war.

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Related Topix: Canada, Veteran Affairs

Washington Examiner

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: Ramadan, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Light bulb goes on: A man loses 100 pounds with plant-based diet

Having to ask for a seat belt extender on a flight was one of Benji Kurtz's biggest life humiliations.

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Related Topix: Food, Dieting, Vegetables, Drink, Milk, Vegetarian, Nutrition

WSFA-TV Montgomery

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: Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Veteran Affairs

Stuff.co.nz

Abu Sayyaf kill 18 in road attack

Abu Sayyaf gunmen killed at least 18 villagers, including women and children, in a road attack Monday as the civilians travelled in two vans to visit relatives and celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in the southern Philippines, military officials said.

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Related Topix: Ramadan, Holidays

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Classes aim to hook blacks on African foods

Dorsey, 53, is trying to change that. He is among about 500 people across the United States who have participated in a program to learn about cooking fresh foods based on traditional African cuisine.

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Related Topix: Food, Meat, Chicken, Vegetables

The Washington Post

Oldest female WWII veteran visits DC monuments

The nation's oldest living female World War II veteran has finally made it to Washington to see the monuments and memorials.

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Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Texas, US Politics, US News

News Observer

APNewsBreak: Tentative deal reached on VA reform

Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., scheduled a news conference Monday to talk about a compromise plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

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Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Medicine, Nursing

Click Orlando

Scandal-ridden food processor issues recall

The food processing company accused of mishandling meat at its Shanghai, China plant says it will suspend sales and recall all food processed there.

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Related Topix: China, World News, Fast Food, Food

590ktie.com

Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

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Related Topix: Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Prisons, Federal Transfer Center, Oklahoma City, Prison

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Hamas agrees to 24-hour holiday truce in Gaza war after Israel resumes fighting

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said the truce would go into effect at 2 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Fasting, Health, 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.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Lughnasadh, Holidays

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