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  1. Gay and lesbian parents afraid to send kids to school i...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | Xtra!

    Yana and her five-year-old son march down St Petersburg's central promenade, Nevsky, hand-in-hand behind a sea of rainbow flags. It is May 1 and Nevsky Street, usually packed with cars, public transport, cyclists and tourists, is blocked off for the democracy march in honour of May Day.

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  2. Drone reveals haunting view of Chernobyl's 'ghost city' from the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Mashable

    A new amusement park was set to open in the city of Pripyat, Ukraine on May 1, 1986, as part of the city's May Day celebration. But it and the town was evacuated during the three days following the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on April 26 that year.

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  3. LA politicians, analysts set the table before Obamaa s immigration speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | LA Daily News

    In this May 1, 2013 file photo, demonstrators march along Broadway during the May Day march in downtown Los Angeles, Calif. An anticipated announcement by President Barack Obama that he will sidestep congressional opposition to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation drew passionate reactions Wednesday, even before he gives the details.

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  4. Obama to announce immigration actionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2013 | LA Daily News

    In this May 1, 2013 file photo, demonstrators march along Broadway during the May Day march in downtown Los Angeles, Calif. An anticipated announcement by President Barack Obama that he will sidestep congressional opposition to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation drew passionate reactions Wednesday, even before he gives the details.

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  5. 5 Books You Must ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | JD Journal

    Summary: Here are 5 books that you should definitely take the time to read if you haven't already. These books will take you on a journey that you will never forget.

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  6. Cars out of Taksim, Turkey's new economic plan saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    A general view taken on May 1, 2014 shows an almost empty Taksim Square in Istanbul after access to the area was restricted by Turkish police as part of May Day security measures. AFP Photo The Turkish government's new economic plan stipulates a policy that would introduce a fee on motor vehicles in metropolitan city centers, including Istanbul's Taksim neighborhood.

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  7. Half of millionaires favor a higher minimum wage, survey saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Business Journal

    Andrea Padilla of Raleigh chants along with other protesters in front of the Old Wake County Courthouse along Fayetteville Street on May 1. Padilla, who has worked in the service industry, joined about 75 protesters to voice concern about the minimum wage, workers' rights and fair access to education on May Day. According to a PNC Wealth and Values survey released this week, 49 percent of millionaires support raising the minimum wage from its current $7.25, though the survey does not specify exactly what those respondents think is an adequate minimum wage.

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  8. Survey: Half of millionaires favor a higher minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Business Journal

    Andrea Padilla of Raleigh chants along with other protesters in front of the Old Wake County Courthouse along Fayetteville Street on May 1. Padilla, who has worked in the service industry, came together with about 75 other protesters to protest the minimum wage, workers' rights and fair access to education on May Day, which is an international day to recognize worker's rights and in most countries considered a holiday. According to a PNC Wealth and Values survey released Monday, 49 percent of millionaires support raising the minimum wage from its current $7.25, though the survey does not specify exactly what those millionaires think is an adequate minimum wage.

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  9. Free printable pagan and Wicca sabbat holiday craftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Examiner.com

    May Day or Beltaine is celebrated on the eve of April 30 into May 1. It's also called Walpurgis Night. * ADF--A Druid Fellowship is a neopagan group dedicated to promoting old pagan customs.

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  10. Protect Oregon Driver Licenses' Cynthia Kendoll On The Long Road To No On 88Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | VDARE

    ... are ringing off the hook! We focused on what our state government was trying to do. Just to give you an idea, on May Day 2012, our Bureau of Labor and Industries Commissioner read a letter from our Governor, John Kitzhaber, on the steps of the ...

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  11. Why The Euro Crisis Is Far From OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the parliament in central Syntagma square in Athens May 1, 2013 following a May Day rally. Mr Sinn would not take much comfort from Yannis Palaiologos's searing account of Greece's nightmare of the past five ...

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  12. Latinos Are Stuck In an Abusive Relationship With DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Time

    Marchers rally under the Chinatown Gateway before marching to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Demonstrators are calling for immigration reform and an end to deportations of undocumented residents.

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  13. CFOs say minimum-wage boost would result in 'immediate layoffs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Business Journal

    Andrea Padilla of Raleigh chants along with other protesters in front of the Old Wake County Courthouse along Fayetteville Street on May 1. Padilla, who has worked in the service industry, came together with about 75 other protesters to protest the minimum wage, workers' rights and fair access to education on May Day, which is an international day to recognize workers' rights and in most countries considered a holiday. Chief financial officers in the United States say a minimum-wage increase to between $10 and $15 per hour would cause immediate harm to the economy.

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  14. CFOs say minimum wage boost would result in 'immediate layoffs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Business Journal

    Andrea Padilla of Raleigh chants along with other protesters in front of the Old Wake County Courthouse along Fayetteville Street on May 1. Padilla, who has worked in the service industry, came together with about 75 other protesters to protest the minimum wage, workers' rights and fair access to education on May Day, which is an international day to recognize worker's rights and in most countries considered a holiday. Chief financial officers in the United States say a minimum wage increase to between $10 and $15 per hour would cause immediate harm to the economy.

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  15. Feds Can't Keep Papers on Jailed Witness DarkenedRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    Prosecutors must unseal documents relating to the jailing of a witness who refused to testify in the grand jury investigation of a violent Seattle May Day protest, the 9th Circuit ruled Friday. Matthew Duran was held in contempt and confined in September 2012 after declining to answer questions before a federal grand jury in the Western District of Washington.

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  16. Malaysia's opposition to protest sedition lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... a lawmaker said on Wednesday (Sep 3). Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim (C) addresses the crowd during a May Day rally at Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur on May 1, 2014 (AFP/Manan Vatsyayana) KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian opposition party ...

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  17. Labor Day Roundup 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Christianity Today

    ... in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. ( Source ) 5. Labor Day in many countries is celebrated as May Day or International Workers Day (May 1), which was originally spawned by Europe's proletariat movement, largely inspired by ...

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  18. Venezuelan Socialist Party Swaps God for Chavez in New PrayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Voice of America

    A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds up a picture of late president Hugo Chavez during a May Day demonstration in Caracas, May 1, 2014.

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  19. Seven things to know about Labor DayRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | Missourian

    ... unique: More than 80 countries around the world have holidays similar to Labor Day. Most mark the event on May 1 (May Day) and call it International Workers Day. China allows a three-day holiday . 5. A good day to start something: Waffle House ...

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  20. Labor Day SpecialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... Its origins are a few years earlier than the May 1 international labor holiday, which is also of American origin. May Day arose out of the ashes of the 1886 Haymarket Square affair in Chicago. The roots of the September Labor Day can be traced back ...

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