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  1. Najib: I have every right to defend my familyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Express

    Sarawak: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said he has every right to defend himself and his family by demanding Harakahdaily to retract an article on 1Malaysia Development Berhad deemed defamatory. "What was written were slanderous.

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  2. Bestselling photographer closing Carmel galleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Monterey County Herald

    Christie Jenkins holds a camera while leaning against a wall featuring some of her ice skating photographs inside her photo studio in Carmel on Friday. David Royal - Monterey Herald CARMEL >> The owner of a local photography gallery says she took great care in selecting Carmel as the ideal place to open a gallery where she could showcase her art and advertise her commercial photography services, but things didn't work out.

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  3. Ol' Blue Eyes The Subject Of Traveling Multimedia Exhibition Commemorating His CentennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Forbes.com

    I write for many top newspapers, magazines and Web sites worldwide, covering the arts and every aspect of travel--business, leisure and online. I currently contribute to The New York Times, International New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, BBC Capital, NBCNews.com, Departures.com, Elle.com and The Architect's Newspaper, and have written for ARTnews, Conde Nast Traveler, Food & Wine and many others.

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  4. Wat Misaka broke the NBA color barrier in 1947Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Denver Post

    Former University of Utah and New York Knicks basketball player Wat Misaka, with his wife Katie of 56 years, talks to documentary film co-directors at his home Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, in Bountiful, Utah.

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  5. Book Deals: Week of March 2, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Publishers' Weekly

    Micki Nuding , senior editor at Gallery Books, struck a three-book, world rights deal with bestseller Alice Clayton . The former indie author is best known for her Cocktail series; the first Cocktail book, Wallbanger , was originally self-published .

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  6. Art MovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Hyperallergic

    Paul CA zanne, Recto: "Trees " , watercolor and graphite on laid paper; Verso: "Houses in Landscape with the Pilon du Roi" , graphite on laid paper, 12 3/16 x 18 11/16 inches The Barnes Foundation discovered two previously unknown Paul CA zanne sketches. The drawings were discovered on the reverse sides of two CA zanne watercolors which were taken down a year ago for conservation.

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  7. It must be remembered where and when it all beganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Hill

    The terrorist attacks in Denmark this month and in Paris earlier in January, dreadful as they were, provided just the latest example of Islamic fundamentalism at its worst. There is now the desperate need for a coherent strategy not only by Western political leaders, but also by the leaders of peace-loving Muslims around the world.

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  8. NYT cartoon shows Netanyahu turning Congress into an Israeli settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Kos

    Patrick Chappatte in The New York Times has destroyed Israel's Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, in his latest political cartoon. The piece, entitled " Mr. Netanyahu Goes to Washington ," plays upon Netanyahu's continued expansion of Israel's West Bank settlements in critiquing his upcoming speech before Congress on March 3. Netanyahu's speech, planned with Speaker John Boehner behind President Obama's back , promises to be a boisterous rebuttal of Obama's diplomatic efforts with Iran, and will be presented as a case for Israel security.

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  9. New Nationals' starter Max Scherzer in NYT: "Wait till you see my new cutter."Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Federal Baseball

    New Washington Nationals' starter Max Scherzer knows there is always room for improvement, and the 30-year-old right-hander thinks the new cutter he's working on this Spring will help him in his first season with the Nats. A better Scherzer? Max Scherzer went in 161 starts over five seasons with Detroit, posting a 3.52 ERA, 3.32 FIP, 2.71 BB/9 and 9.60 K/9 in 1,013 innings pitched.

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  10. Marriage loopholes, trans spacecraft and a gay magicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Xtra!

    Two Russian women have been legally married, even though Russian law forbids same-sex marriage. How did they do it? Russian law also does not recognize changes to gender, and one of the women is trans.

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  11. MomentumMOM is MovedRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2010 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A dozen or so years ago I wrote an article called "The Handwriting on the Wall," and in it I mentioned how I had laughed years earlier when a woman objected to anyone smoking in an elevator and took her case to court.

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  12. Blast from the PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2010 | Daily Kos

    Under intense pressure from Democratic Party officials, Harold E. Ford Jr., the former Tennessee congressman, has decided not to challenge Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand in the primary this fall, according to two people told of his plans. He has told friends that, while he is convinced he could prevail against Ms.

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  13. Local leaders to pitch Orlando to media, businesses in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Central Florida leaders will be mounting a media blitz next week in New York to spread the word about the new "Orlando: You Don't Know the Half of It" campaign. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs headline a list of dignitaries that also includes Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission CEO Rick Weddle and Ken Potrock, a Disney executive who played a key role in crafting the campaign.

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  14. Former Aig Ceo Bob Benmosche has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Greenwich Citizen

    "We announce this news with profound sadness, and our thoughts and prayers are with Bob's family at this difficult time," said Robert S. Miller, Chairman of the AIG Board of Directors. "Bob was one of the most inspirational and successful leaders in corporate America by any measure.

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  15. Daily Feminist Cheat SheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Feministing

    Lawyers from the Women's Law Project explain why UPenn professors' objections to campus gender-based violence procedures are wrong. Read the NYT review of Ai-jen Poo's The Age of Dignity , and then check out Sheila Bapat's review here on Feministing .

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  16. Song of Solomon photo, Joe Fallico / Shutterstock.comRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Sojourners

    I am black, but [AND] comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon. Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun hath looked upon me: my mother's children were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards; but mine own vineyard have I not kept.

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  17. NYT shuts down a Homea section in features overhaulRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | New York Post

    The New York Times is closing its Home section, the latest in a string of cost-cutting moves at the paper. "It's a really sad day," said section editor Noel Millea, who will continue working for the paper in a yet-to-be-determined role.

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  18. Pompidou Centre hails recovery of A 1.5m Picasso missing since 2001Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Independent

    'La Coiffeuse' was stolen in France and smuggled into the US in a parcel marked 'art craft/toy: value $37' Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The Pompidou Centre in Paris hopes to put a lost Picasso masterpiece back on public display by the end of May - after a US attorney revealed it had been found in New York.

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  19. Does micro housing present opportunities for affordable housing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | JD Supra

    Two recent news stories highlight a possible surge in the development of housing in high cost rental markets like New York and Washington, DC. A New York Times article and NPR story featured approaches to living in small housing units, or micro units, as a means of providing an affordable alternative to high rent living.

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  20. Leonard Nimoy, best known as 'Spock,' dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Leonard Nimoy, the actor best known for his roll as Spock in Star Trek, has died at age 83, the New York Times has reported. Leonard Nimoy, best known as 'Spock,' dies at 83 Leonard Nimoy, the actor best known for his roll as Spock in Star Trek, has died at age 83, the New York Times has reported.

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