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29 min ago | EDGE

'ThaAs': Religious Eroticism on the Opera Stage

Florida Grand Opera has become known for taking exciting chances and its 2013-14 Season continues in this vein, concluding with Jules Massenet's beautiful, but seldom-produced, "Thais," opening May 3 at the Arsht Center.


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4 hrs ago |

Smart Spending: Get your groove on, on a budget

As the air gets warmer and spring blossoms, the season of music festivals is upon us.


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6 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

5 free things in Glasgow, Scotland from gardens to museums to a statue with a cone on its head

The image of Scotland's largest city as a hard and dirty industrial centre is long gone.


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8 hrs ago |

Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman shot him in the stomach in St. Peter's Square.


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10 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Oil Prices Recoup Earlier Losses On Ukraine Woes

U.S. crude for May delivery added 31 cents to close at $101.75 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.


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11 hrs ago | Preston Citizen

Royals 'saddened' at Shand death

William and Kate have sympathised with the Duchess of Cornwall after the sudden death of her brother, following a fall in New York.


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Wed Apr 23, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Maryland Governor Travels to Ireland, Netherlands

The governor is traveling first to Ireland and Northern Ireland as part of a congressional delegation led by the Faith and Politics Institute examining the historic divides on the island and peace and reconciliation efforts.


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Hagel seeking to deepen US-Mexico ties

Hagel made the comment Wednesday to reporters traveling with him to Mexico City for talks Thursday with his Mexican and Canadian counterparts.


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Pope John XXIII launched Vatican II and then some

He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer.


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National Public Radio

Performing Dogs Go Big After $1 Million TV Prize

Since a father and son took their 10 flipping, twirling dogs from the center ring of a circus to the stage of a reality show, where they won TV competition "America's Got Talent," people pack their performances at large venues and they have been tapped to star in short films bankrolled by Ellen DeGeneres' pet food company, one of which is set to ... (more)


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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Wrigley Field still 'home' 100 years later

Living around Wrigley Field has always felt magical to diehard Chicago Cubs fan Deb Gordils, who was born and raised in Wrigleyville, just blocks away from the famed ballpark.


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Nanaimo Daily News

Hong Kong compromises with Philippines over apology for tourist deaths

Hong Kong and the Philippines have reached a compromise over Hong Kong's demand for an apology for the deaths of eight tourists in a bungled rescue attempt during a 2010 hostage-taking in Manila that soured relations.


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More powerful sonar likely next step in jet search

Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that failure to find any clue in the most likely crash site of the lost Malaysia Airlines jet would not spell the end of the search, as officials planned soon to bring in more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper beneath the Indian Ocean.


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Preston Citizen

'Mixed' reception for royal couple

William and Kate were given lessons in how to rock the crowds when they visited a music studio and workshop in Adelaide, South Australia.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014


Literary Dublin

James Joyce immortalized this misty port city in his literary epic "Ulysses," though many Dubliners freely admit they haven't read a word of the stream-of-consciousness novel.


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Journal and Courier

Why even $1M may not be enough for retirementWhy even $1M may not be...

Retirement costs a lot more money than we realize. Columnist Rodney Brooks speaks with video host Hadley Malcolm about why $2 million in savings is the new $1 million.


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KNUS-AM Aurora

Sen. Rand Paul says school choice could expand GOP

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5 sensational stowaways that survived

News that a 16-year-old boy from California survived a five-hour flight in the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound Boeing 767 has shocked and impressed the world.


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Tesla to build cars in China

"At some point in the next three or four years we'll be establishing local manufacturing in China," CEO Elon Musk said in Beijing.


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