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A look at the women fighting for ISIS

The terrorists of 'ISIS,' dressed in black, armed with Kalashnikovs, and now, some have observed them wearing hijabs and burkas.

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Related Topix: Activism, Brigade

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Herald Gazette

St. George | $360,000

Saint George contemporary cape style home just minutes from town features over 3 acres of rolling fields & over 300 feet of river frontage.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mike Garrigan, Thomaston, ME

Mashable

Maroon 5's Ballad With Gwen Stefani Is a Close Second to 'Stay With Me'

"Stay With Me" singer Sam Smith has the Ballad of Year title locked down for 2014, but Maroon 5 and Gwen Stefani are sure trying their hardest to snag the runner-up spot with their emotional "My Heart Is Open" duet.

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Related Topix: Dance, Maroon 5, Pop/Rock, Sam Smith, Sia, No Doubt

Slate Magazine

Is Hillary Clinton Better at Talking About Racial Injustice Than Obama?

After almost three weeks of silence, Hillary Clinton has finally spoken on the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Ferguson, MO, Missouri, Prison

Examiner.com

Memphis Orpheum Theatre presents 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' in September 2014

The Summer of 2014 is coming to a close in September, and so is the Orpheum Theatre's Summer Movie Series.

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Related Topix: Rocky Horror Picture Show, Events

Malaysia Chronicle

Unanimous Support: PKR reps to decline MB nominations in solidarity for party chief Azizah

PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli today congratulated newly-elected PKR youth chief Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad for declining PAS Youth's suggestion to nominate him for the Selangor menteri besar post.

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Related Topix: Youth

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Northern Echo

Cash Boost: Smaller firms must be given greater help to access...

SMALLER firms in the North-East must be given greater help to access finance and support their growth, a business organisation has said.

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Related Topix: The Federation

Examiner.com

'The X-Files: Fight The Future' Soundtrack Album Review Music By Mark Snow

After a surprising and resounding successful series that started in the Fall of 1993, "The X-Files" became one of the more revieting and captivating series on television.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, The X-Files, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Chris Carter, Comedy, Celebrities, Gillian Anderson, Dallas, TX

Gawker

Movies and TV Leaving Netflix This Weekend

Melissa and Hambone are up to it again! This Labor Day Weekend all they want to do is squeeze the last of the Flix juice from the Net rind, or else what is their $8.65 a month even for? They delight in destruction; the gleam in Hambone's eyes says, "I want to see it when these movies vanish from Netflix.

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Related Topix: Life, Labor Day, Holidays, Return to the Blue Lagoon, Adventure, Celebrities, Milla Jovovich, Thriller, If...., Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, My Summer of Love

Brooklynvegan

Jad Fair releasing four collaborative LPs in 2014, including one w/...

Prolific cult artist Jad Fair released a collaborative album with Danielson , titled Solid Gold Heart , and you can stream the whole thing below.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Half Japanese

Nashville Scene

Kiwi legends embark on a farewell tour - maybe

If ever a band could be described as "sneakily vital," it's The Clean. As the best-known export from New Zealand's esteemed Flying Nun record label, the Kiwi garage popsters became one of the more influential indie acts of the '80s - despite taking most of the decade off.

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Related Topix: The Clean, Indie, Pop/Rock, Yo la Tengo, New Zealand, World News

Maldonandburnham Standard

Support for Community Hubs in challenging times

Communities portfolio holder Cllr Richard Speight introduced discussion about the Community Hubs Resourcing Plan during the meeting on Wednesday evening.

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Related Topix: The Hub, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Film classics to be screened in Bolton thanks to A 3,500 grant

Cinebox has been given A 3,500 by the British Film Institute, Film Audience Network and Film Hub North West Central - administered through the Cornerhouse in Manchester - to show the films.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England, United Kingdom, The Hub,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Mary Sanchez: Police, communities need an honest dialogue

After demonstrations and looting erupted in Ferguson, Mo., in response to the shooting death of 18-year-old African-American Michael Brown by a white police officer, the city's police department made matters considerably worse with its over-the-top militarized response.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Missouri, Opinion

Heraldseries.co.uk

WALLINGFORD is set for the biggest weekend of the summer as BunkFest returns for the 13th year.

The main stage on the Kinecroft will be headlined by Afro-Celtic dance band Baka Beyond on Friday night and 3 Daft Monkeys on Saturday.

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KFVS12

126 dogs, cats removed at Lebanon shelter

The Humane Society of Missouri is taking 126 dogs and cats from the Lebanon Humane Society in southern Missouri, at the request of that facility's newly elected board of directors.

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Related Topix: Missouri

Python

pilbox 1.0.3

Pilbox is an image resizing application server built on Python's Tornado web framework using the Python Imaging Library .

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Related Topix: Pillow

River Front Times

The Video Music Awards Completely and Unfairly Snubbed Stitches

This past Sunday, MTV aired the highly anticipated 31st installment of its Video Music Awards.

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Related Topix: Sia

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Sun, sand & stars in Palm Springs

It is truly a wonderfully weird corner of the world, where retro glamour and resort town hedonism contrast with the DIY spirit of the surrounding California desert.

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Related Topix: California, Sia, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Downtown (Los Angeles, CA), Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Bangkok Post

Sexy, strong and superhuman

Some thick people we know may give off the impression that they are using only 10% of their brains.

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Related Topix: The Lady, Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Milla Jovovich

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