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US Congress explores opportunities in Sharjah

Job Objective: Provide the necessary administrative support to the department by working closely with the Head of Department.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

They come, they study, they stay: LV is fertile ground for foreign students

Behind the global tourist destination that is the Strip and a premier hotel college at UNLV, Las Vegas has the fifth-highest rate in the country in retaining international students in the workforce after they graduate, according to a new Brookings Institute study.

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Click2Houston

Airports, roads brace for busy travel weekend

August 29, 2014: More than 2 million Texans are expected to hit the roads during Labor Day Weekend.

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Monterey County Herald

Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing

Singer Chris Brown is scheduled to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case that dates to October 2013.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Chris Brown, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Travel

FOX23

Shuttle bus crash jams traffic into O'Hare airport

A shuttle bus has struck a concrete barrier on a road at O'Hare International Airport, clogging traffic heading to one of the terminals at the start of the busy Labor Day travel period.

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101.5 The River

Arguments About Your Dog...You Will Lose

"The dog is not getting on the couch," and "The dog isn't sleeping with us" are just 2 of the arguments you WILL lose.

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Related Topix: Travel, Dogs, Pets, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, University of Georgia

The Fresno Bee

Ex-Yosemite Lodge manager indicted on fraud, ID theft charges

A former assistant manager at Yosemite Lodge in Yosemite National Park was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on wire fraud and identity theft charges in connection with guest charges at the lodge, U.S Attorney Benjamin Wagner's office said.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

World's fairs help us appreciate history and imagine the future

More than 51 million people visited the 1964 World's Fair in New York City. Not everyone's trip was news-worthy, but one especially famous visitor was science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov.

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WDJT

Burke passes on public appearance with Obama - again

Mary Burke, Wisconsin's Democratic nominee for governor, will not appear in public with Barack Obama when the President travels to Milwaukee on Monday to mark Labor Day in the key 2014 battleground state.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Milwaukee, WI, Barack Obama

Creative Loafing Tampa

Sola at USF - dance by women, for women

In its most treacherous moments, the world of an artist is wrought with self-doubt and fear.

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Patch.com

BBB Tips for Safe Driving Over The Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend should be a time of fun so be prepared, especially if you'd had too much to drink! Safety is always what's most important! With the upcoming Labor Day weekend upon us, and millions of drivers taking to the road, BBB provides the following tips to make it as safe for you as possible: - Make sure you're well rested before traveling.

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Science Daily

Yellowstone supereruption would send ash across North America

In the unlikely event of a volcanic supereruption at Yellowstone National Park, the northern Rocky Mountains would be blanketed in meters of ash, and millimeters would be deposited as far away as New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Geology, Science, Travel

LA.com

Made in America 2014 Festival Survival Guide

JAY Z will curate the blockbuster roster of talent, which will include more than 60 artists that embody the American spirit performing across 3 stages in each city; on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park and in L.A. Grand Park in Los Angeles.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Ultra-Orthodox rabbi accused in sex assault suit

A federal lawsuit alleging that an ultra-Orthodox rabbi who runs seminaries for girls in Israel is a sexual predator offers a rare look into the most traditional branch of Judaism, where a young woman's religious education can prove key to finding a good husband through a matchmaker.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion, Judaism, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Wedding

NewsOK.com

Correction: Dwindling Bathhouses story

In a story Aug. 23 about the declining number of gay bathhouses The Associated Press reported erroneously that Todd Saporito, the CEO of Ohio-based Flex Spas, ran the Gay Games that were held in Cleveland.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Cardinal George cancels plans to travel to Rome

The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis.

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WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Potawatomi withhold payment to Wisconsin

The Forest County Potawatomi say they have not made their annual revenue sharing payment to the state of Wisconsin for their casino in Milwaukee because they anticipate the state will owe them money if Gov. Scott Walker approves a casino in Kenosha.

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Space.com

Former NASA Chief Says Russia Holding US Spaceflight Hostage: Report

Former NASA administrator Mike Griffin thinks the United States' dependence on Russian technology to fly astronauts to the International Space Station is tantamount to a "hostage situation," according to an interview conducted in May. "Right now, our ability to get into space on our own power and with our own goods and services, we're in a hostage ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

LiveScience

US Military Blows Up Hypersonic Weapon After Failed Test Launch

The U.S. Army launched a prototype hypersonic weapon test from Alaska on Monday , only to destroy the superfast vehicle seconds later when something went wrong.

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The Washington Post

Feds: Report shows progress in tribal prosecutions

Federal attorneys say an updated report released Tuesday on investigations and prosecutions on tribal lands shows continued improvement since a five-year-old study that criticized the Department of Justice for turning its back on reservation crime.

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