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2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Kiko Martinez vs. Carl Frampton: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

Kiko Martinez will make the third defense of his IBF Super Bantamweight Championship on Saturday night, taking on No.

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7 hrs ago | AlertNet

Kaleidoscope of flags marks Belfast's sectarian fault lines

In Northern Ireland, the flags of Israel and the Palestinians are potent symbols of conflict - but here they divide Catholics and Protestants rather than Jews and Muslims.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

BBC News

Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes?

With the Scottish referendum just weeks away, the rest of the UK is speaking up.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Belfast bomb alert snarls roads on IRA anniversary

The finish line in November's mid-term elections is just the start of the next race for the White House.

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Buzzle.com

Most Dangerous Cities in the United Kingdom

London, besides being the capital, is in fact one of the most dangerous cities in the United Kingdom.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Aquarius Papers

Happy 2014 Video Birthday to Irish Keltic Shaman Van Morrison

Today is the birthday of one of the truly great musical talents on Earth, the legendary Van Morrison.

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The Argus

Flag row 'deteriorated relations'

Martin McGuinness said the dispute over the flying of a Union flag over Belfast City Hall had caused a deterioration in relations The deterioration in relations between nationalist and unionist politicians in Northern Ireland was sparked by a decision to limit the flying of the Union flag over Belfast City Hall, Deputy First Minister Martin ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Independent.ie

The flying winger who became the Butchers' nemesis

Jimmy Nesbitt, who died last week aged 79, never attempted to dine out on his rightful billing as the detective who worked tirelessly to put most of the notorious Shankill Butchers gang behind bars.

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BBC News

The priest who brokered peace

It is an iconic image, encapsulating the horror of the Troubles . Father Alec Reid kneels in a Belfast car park as he administers the last rites over the bloodied, near naked body of a British soldier.

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Irish Republican News

DUP sees 'no role' for Hart

Former US Senator Gary Hart this week met with politicians in the North and representatives from the Dublin and London governments as part of a new US peace effort in Ireland.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

World News Report

PathXL Launches PathXL Xplore, Sparking a New Era for Digital Pathology Workflow Systems

PathXL, the leading supplier of software solutions today announced the launch of PathXL Xplore, a next generation image and information management system.

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JD Journal

Northern Ireland Chosen as Site for Second Legal Services Center of Baker & McKenzie

Summary: The law firm of Baker & McKenzie has announced that it has chosen Belfast, Northern Ireland as the location for its newest legal services center.

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JD Journal

New Legal Services Center for Baker & McKenzie to Open in Belfast

Summary: The law firm of Baker & McKenzie has announced that it has chosen Belfast, Northern Ireland as the location for its newest legal services center.

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Slugger O'Toole

Two Ceasefires and a Coming Out: A Memoir

I've been thinking about coming out. There have been a few horror stories doing the rounds recently: Vicky Beeching's harrowing life and those of Lyra McKee's friends .

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Lisburn Today

Local history is brought to life

Judy Hewitt, Lisburn Buildings Preservation Trust, Kenneth Shilliday, NIEA, artist Wendy Ward and Brenda Collins, Lisburn Buildings Preservation Trust, pictured at the old railway halt office at Moira which is opening to the public on European Heritage Day.

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Indymedia.ie

26th Desmond Greaves Annual School 2014

Michael Quinn - historian, has recently completed a doctorate on Irish-Soviet relations, currently specialising in Ireland and First World War Chair: Tommy Graham - historian, editor and founder of History Ireland magazine.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Andover Advertiser

IRA man who fled jail was pardoned

An IRA man who escaped prison more than 50 years ago was given a royal pardon by Margaret Thatcher's government, official records from 1985 revealed.

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Fermanagh Today

Unionists kept in dark on Anglo-Irish talks in 1985

Declassified Government files from 1985 have revealed details of how unionists were deliberately not informed of the Anglo-Irish Agreement while the SDLP received regular briefings on the progress of negotiations.

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Fermanagh Today

Former US senator Gary Hart meets Stormont parties

A former US senator tasked by Washington to assess the state of the peace process in Northern Ireland has met politicians in Belfast.

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Billboard

Matrimony Video Premiere: Watch The Gorgeous 'Southern...

Alt-folk collective Matrimony released its lovely debut album Montibello Memories last May through Columbia Records, and after Billboard.com premiered the band's single "Southern Skies" back in March , we're happy to also launch the gorgeous music video for the song.

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