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  1. Pastor of Berlin Protestant Church Prince Philip Kirill of Prussia...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

    Pastor of Berlin Protestant Church Prince Philip Kirill of Prussia, who is the great-great-grandson of Kaiser Wilhelm II arrived in Armenia on April 20. On April 21, the great-great-grandson of Kaiser Wilhelm II visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan. Talking to reporters, Prince Philip Kirill of Prussia said he shares the paid of the Armenian people and could but visit Armenia as he feels his part of responsibility of the Genocide in the Ottoman Empire.

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  2. Remembering India's 'human computer' Shakuntala DeviRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    On the second death anniversary of eminent 'mental calculator' Shakuntala Devi, we look back at her life and times and her unique gift that enabled her to attain international recognition and her contributions in other areas... Shakuntala Devi was born on 4 November 1929, in a orthodox Kannada Brahmin family in Bengaluru. Her father, who rebelled against the family to join the circus as a trapeze artist, lion tamer, tightrope walker and magician discovered her amazing ability to memorise numbers while teaching his daughter do card tricks.

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  3. SF Author K.M. Soehnlein Investigates the Curious Case of Producer Brian GrazerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | 7x7

    K.M. Soehnlein, the award-winning author of The World of Normal Boys , sat down with Hollywood mega-producer Brian Grazer to talk about Grazer's new book, A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life . Brian Grazer has met everybody.

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  4. Rachel Ashwell: The sheikha of shabby chicRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    This is the heart of Rachel Ashwell's California home. The white painted table has a view of the garden.

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  5. 2015 L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival emphasizes homegrown talentRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The 31st edition of the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival is going to be a little different than previous years' celebrations. More than half of its feature lineup could be its own Asian-American film festival, something that rarely happens at the internationally flavored event.

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  6. Kirk Hammett Talks About His Prize: Peter Green and Gary Moore's Les Paul | VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Guitar Player

    Metallica's Kirk Hammett owns one of the most iconic and revered electric guitars: a 1959 Les Paul Standard that was previously owned by Fleetwood Mac founder Peter Green and, subsequently, by his disciple, Irish rocker Gary Moore. Hammett, a fan of both guitarists, purchased the guitar for a reported $2 million.

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  7. Kathleen Parker Blasts Hillary's 'Inner Ayotollah' Campaign AttitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tony Phyrillas

    "Politics, the crooked timber of our communal lives, dominates everything because, in the end, everything - high and low and, most especially, high - lives or dies by politics. You can have the most advanced and efflorescent of cultures.

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  8. NC man's last wishes to friends: Do not vote for Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tony Phyrillas

    "Politics, the crooked timber of our communal lives, dominates everything because, in the end, everything - high and low and, most especially, high - lives or dies by politics. You can have the most advanced and efflorescent of cultures.

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  9. BDS movement's motives go beyond just seeking justice for PalestiniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Texan

    Recently, the Palestine Solidarity Movement, in concert with other forces, proposed a resolution in Student Government urging the University of Texas Investment Management Company to divest itself from companies that the PSM deems to facilitate the oppression of Palestinians. Specifically, the resolution is part of a broader platform of boycotts, divestment and sanctions that has been proposed by likeminded individuals nationwide .

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  10. How history is my inspiration, by the creator of Downton: Julian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Mail on Sunday

    How history is my inspiration, by the creator of Downton: Julian Fellowes set to give insight into the hit show as line up for Chalke Valley Festival takes shape Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is to give a unique insight into his inspiration for the period drama at the Chalke Valley History Festival. The stellar bill also includes historian David Starkey, best-selling novelist Kate Mosse, award-winning biographer Claire Tomalin, explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Private Eye editor Ian Hislop and Neil MacGregor, who recently announced he is to step down as director of the British Museum.

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  11. Then and now, here and thereRead the original story

    Sunday | Jerusalem Post

    It was a time of assimilation for Jews and all the rest of the hoi polloi who had streamed from Europe. The US was ascendant as the result of World War II, European and Asian cities were either rubble or impoverished.

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  12. Dino Quiz : The World of DinosaursRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    This dinosaur quiz is not hard but will get you to think about some of the most awesome creatures that ever walked the earth and why they were put on the earth at the conclusion of the quiz. The quiz is only twenty questions that are multiple choice.

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  13. Yorkshire leads the way in tourism worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    The Dovecote Barns in York and High Barn Cottages near Bridlington are competing against each other to be crowned the best self-catering providers in the country. The World of James Herriot in Thirsk is in the running for the small visitor attraction while Yorebridge House in Bainbridge is up for the Taste of England award.

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  14. Pulling in illegals: The surge continues under ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Tony Phyrillas

    "Politics, the crooked timber of our communal lives, dominates everything because, in the end, everything - high and low and, most especially, high - lives or dies by politics. You can have the most advanced and efflorescent of cultures.

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  15. YOTTOY: Creating toys for classic booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Examiner.com

    Many people remember the books that were read to them when they were children and most people also remember their favorite toys. Occasionally, an individual's favorite book and toy were linked to the same story or brand.

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  16. Seasoned Collector: 'Remnants of Past' comes to PleasantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Marin Independent Journal

    Antiques buffs along the Central Coast and in Southern California probably are familiar with "Remnants of the Past" -- a bash known for bringing together vendors with unusual goods that are creatively displayed. Collectors in our region now will be able to experience the excitement when show promoter Judy Watkins brings her fun event to the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday.

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  17. NW motorsports museum, World of Speed, anticipates opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | KATU-TV Portland

    The World of Speed motorsports museum will officially open its doors next Friday in Wilsonville, Oregon. Museum curator Ron Huegli said he hopes the museum will be a place for generations to share.

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  18. Five Albums You Might've MissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Paul Westerberg 14 Songs Westerberg was mainly revered for his stint as the frontman and primary songsmith for the seminal underground rock band The Replacements. After their break-up and swan song album All Shook Down Paul began penning original material that would end up as the crux of this album.

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  19. The Week In Pop: Walk The Moon Are Our Latest Proof That The '80s Will Never DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Stereogum

    How many times can the '80s "come back" before we just admit they're here to stay? In 2010, Simon Reynolds wrote in The Guardian that the '80s revival had lasted an entire decade and indicated that it was time time to move on to the '90s. And although the ensuing five years have given rise to many forms of '90s nostalgia as well as several kinds of '70s throwbacks, it's not like the '80s have disappeared from pop culture.

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  20. The World of Speed MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Hot Rod Magazine

    The hot rod fraternity is ruled by speed. It's our rush, our passion. Horsepower is the means to attain it, but speed is what we're after.

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