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3 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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

22 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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

NBC Connecticut

Meet the Master of Star Wars Origami

NBC 7's Steven Luke speaks with Chris Alexander, an air traffic controller by day, and master of origami by night.

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Related Topix: Hobbies, Origami, Entertainment

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Congleton Guardian

Regulator to probe charity payments

A regulator is investigating the awarding and use of taxpayer-funded grants by the charity set up to lead the Prime Minister's Big Society initiative amid Labour calls for an investigation into political influence.

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Related Topix: Charity , Lottery

Daily World

Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

In this May 20, 2014, file photo, Rev. Peter Heltzel prays during a rally for a higher minimum wage outside a McDonald's restaurant at the Empire State Plaza concourse in Albany, N.Y. The minimum wage has emerged as perhaps the top issue of a newly emboldened, urban liberal movement that in many places is led not by governors or state lawmakers but ... (more)

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Related Topix: Food, Fast Food, Albany, NY

ABC News

Custody Death to Mar NYC Mayor's Return From Italy

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family are wrapping up a whirlwind vacation in his ancestral homeland of Italy, complete with cheering crowds, paparazzi and, yes, even proof Italians do eat pizza with a knife and fork.

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Related Topix: Food, Pizza, New York, Hunter College, City University of New York

The News Tribune

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

In a Thursday, May 29, 2014 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin looks up while seated on stage during Harvard University commencement ceremonies, in Cambridge, Mass., where she was presented with an honorary Doctor of Arts degree.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Harvard University, New York, Food, Hamburger

KSFO AM 560

Researchers Return to Real World After Four Months on 'Mars'

Six researchers who have been living in a mock-up Mars habitat on a Hawaiian volcano returned to the real world Friday, feeling a breeze and hearing birds for the first time in four months.

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