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1 hr ago |

Leeds & Reading Festival announce bbc introducing stage for 2014

With less than a month to go until the gates open, the countdown is now well and truly on for Reading & Leeds 2014 .


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Mother

1 hr ago | CNN

Mother sues Border Patrol over son's 'brazen and lawless' shooting

Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, 16, was allegedly killed by Border Patrol agents in October 2012.


Related Topix: Antonio, ACLU, Activism, Nogales, AZ

5 hrs ago | OUPblog

Education and crime over the life cycle

Crime is a hot issue on the policy agenda in the United States. Despite a significant fall in crime levels during the 1990s, the costs to taxpayers have soared together with the prison population.


Related Topix: Prison, The Federation

9 hrs ago |

Annie: Girl confued by two boys' mixed signals

DEAR ANNIE: I am 13 and have been working at a summer program, and I ride a school bus there and back.


Related Topix: Noah

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hillingdon Times

Alfie Sullock, who was killed by his mother's boyfriend Michael Pearce

Baby killer Michael Pearce will learn today how long he will spend behind bars when he is sentenced for causing the death of his girlfriend's six-week-old baby.


Related Topix: Alfie, Caerphilly County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom,

The Kaleidoscope


One of the most respected and relatively reliable action writer/producer/directors out there, Luc Besson has made a name for himself in particular for his films featuring a strong female protagonist.


Related Topix: La Femme Nikita, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Milla Jovovich

Medical Daily

Exercise Not Just For The Youth; Short High-Intensity Workouts Can...

Exercise is important at any age and a new study finds that even short six-second bursts can help improve the health of the elderly.


Related Topix: Youth

Eight must-see Richard Linklater films: 'Dazed and Confused'

Incredibly, Linklater filmed the 2 hour 45 minute movie over 12 years to tell the story of a Texas kid named Mason , and his journey from boyhood to adulthood from age six to 18. "Boyhood" is truly a must-see, one-of-a-kind experience, but Linklater - one of my favorite storytellers - is no stranger to directing terrific films.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Dazed and Confused, Drama Movies, Wedding, Celebrities, Milla Jovovich

Free Republic

Man Takes Pregnant 12-Year-Old He Raped to Three Abortion Clinics, None Report the Abuse

As Life Dynamics reports , according to court documents, 40 year-old Joseph Coles , began having sex with his stepdaughter when she was 10-years-old.


Related Topix: Abortion, Violent Crime, The Federation

It's Happy Mondays down at the Blue Vinny pub

THEY'RE renowned for being wild and love to party but Manchester's Happy Mondays were on their best behaviour when they popped into a Dorset pub for a pint and a spot of lunch.


Related Topix: Happy Mondays, The Buzzcocks, Punk

Harwich and Manningtree Standard

School children get a pizza the action

The Early Years class at Two Village Primary School in Ramsey were visited by The Pier Hotel's head chef John Goff, who helped them whip up a selection of pizzas.


Related Topix: The Early Years, Life, Food, Pizza

The Inter-Mountain

Youth organization director dedicated to helping children

A man dedicated to his faith with a drive to positively impact the community presented a year's worth of accomplishments to the Elkins Rotary Club Monday.


Related Topix: Youth, Elkins, WV, Hardy County, WV, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Upshur County, WV, Kids

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Pop-up gangster gallery transforms town eyesore

Michael Caine in his famous role as Jack Carter, Bob Hoskins as the nutty gangster in the Long Good Friday, and the notorious Kray twins now stare down ominously at passers-by in Southchurch Avenue, Southend.


Related Topix: John

Aerotech News And Review

Lockheed Martin completes operational flight tests of GMLRS alternative warhead

All rockets were fired from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launcher. The DT/OT tests were the first tactically representative flight tests against simulated targets, and were also the first tests conducted with soldiers operating the fire control system.


Related Topix: Rocket, US Military, White Sands Missile Range, US Air Force, US Army, Department of Defense, US News


Tom Lipinski Upped To Regular On Cinemax's 'The...

Tom Lipinski has been promoted from recurring to series regular for Season 2 of Cinemax's 10-part series The Knick .


Related Topix: The Early Years

Honey-based winery gaining popularity

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Beulah, Saint Ambrose Cellars is offering a trendy new beverage: honey-based meads.


Related Topix: Ambrose, Drink, Wine

U.S. Naval Institute

Cost Continues To Drive Quest For Next Amphib

The Navy is intent on squeezing every dollar it can out of its next generation amphibious warship program ahead of finalized set of requirements due next year, the Navy's chief shipbuilder told a congressional panel on Friday.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Antonio


Elbow frontman Guy Garvey discusses solo project

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey has revealed that he is working on a solo side project.


Related Topix: Elbow

WXLO-FM Worcester

Sia Explains Why She's Avoiding Fame & the Spotlight: "That's Just Not Something I Want"

Sia saw her album 1000 Forms of Fear debut at #1 recently, and she's got a big hit on the charts with " Chandelier.


Related Topix: Sia, Dance, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

Myrtle Beach Online

Nameberry: Some baby names less popular than they seem

When the 2013 US Popular Baby Names list came out in May, we ran Kelli Brady's, aka The Name Freak, wonderful Playground Analysis blog, with her count of the real top 50 baby names.


Related Topix: Noah, Education