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  1. 'Oligarch fees' pricing out schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Sutton Guardian

    The headteacher of a top private school has said expensive admission fees mean some have become "finishing schools for the children of oligarchs". Andrew Halls, head of King's College School in Wimbledon, south-west London, said local lawyers, accountants and military officers had stopped sending their children to the school because of the fees.

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  2. Bighorn Sheep Dies After Escaping From LA ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | ABC News

    A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and died after being struck by a driver who fled the scene, authorities said. The adult female sheep escaped an exhibit just before noon and traversed the Santa Monica Mountains from the area in Griffith Park where the zoo is located, zoo spokeswoman April Spurlock said.

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  3. 'Blind Massage' big Golden Horse winner in TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    A Chinese-French film about blind masseurs and Chinese actor and director Chen Jianbin scooped the most accolades at Taiwan's 51st Golden Horse movie awards, considered the Chinese-language equivalent of the Oscars. "Blind Massage" from Chinese director Lou Ye won six of the seven categories it had been nominated in, including best feature film, best cinematography and best sound effects.

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  4. Benn's 2 1st-period goals lift Stars over KingsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Washington Times

    Jamie Benn scored two first-period goals, and the Dallas Stars held on to beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 on Saturday night. Los Angeles dropped to 1-4-3 on the road at the start of a three-game trip.

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  5. Radiology gets 3-D dental imaging machineryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | The WSU Signpost

    Weber State University's radiology and dental hygiene programs are teaming up to create 3-D dental images and models. Robert Walker, department chair of radiologic sciences, was awarded the Dr. Ezekiel R. and Edna Wattis Dumke Inaugural University Endowed Chair for $90,000.

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  6. Pop star Emeli Sande says a new Band Aid charity single is neededRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Sutton Guardian

    Pop singer Emeli Sande has said the Band Aid song needs rewriting and apologised if the latest version "caused offence". The star, who was involved in the latest remake of Do They Know It's Christmas?, posted a message on Twitter in which she said lyrics she and African artist Angelique Kidjo recorded did not make the final version.

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  7. Memo From Middle America | Obamnesty Not Approved By Congress?...Read the original story

    2 min ago | VDARE

    Only a few minutes after Obama's speech, the Mexican Foreign Ministry had already released a statement on its website entitled: MA xico Da La Bienvenida A Medidas Administrativas Que BeneficiarA n A Mexicanos En Estados Unidos [ Mexico Welcomes the Administrative Measures That Will Benefit Mexicans in the United States, SRE Comunicado 532, November 20, 2014]: The government of Mexico, through the Secretariat of Foreign Relations welcomes the administrative measures in migration announceda .by the government of the United States that has the potential to benefit a significant number of Mexicans in that county and improve their opportunities, as well as their dignity and certainty.

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  8. Courses not demanding, say studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Hereford Times

    Many students do not find their degree course demanding or stretching according to new research, which warns there are rising concerns over whether going to university is good value. More than one in four undergraduates admit they can get away with doing very little private study and still get good marks, it found.

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  9. Ebenezer Scrooge makes a timely reappearance at the Orange Tree TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Sutton Guardian

    Clive Francis returns to the Orange Tree Theatre with his highly-acclaimed and hugely popular one-man performance as the misanthropic Ebenezer Scrooge. The veteran actor brings to life a host of Dickensian characters from the spectral Jacob Marley to the warm and loving Bob Cratchit and his son Tiny Tim, in the show he has been performing for 14 years.

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  10. The Who's guitarist launching acoustic album at Eel Pie ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Sutton Guardian

    The Who's guitarist and singer Simon Townshend is launching his solo acoustic CD at the Eel Pie Club next month. Having been in the British rockers' line-up since 1996, he will play in Twickenham on the eve of the Who's final London tour dates.

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  11. Have You Seen This Man? He's Been Missing Since Late OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Patch.com

    After a 26-year-old man disappeared recently from a facility in Towson, the Baltimore County Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in finding him.

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  12. FERGUSON: Members of New Black Panther Party Arrested In Gun, Bomb...Read the original story

    3 min ago | Instapundit.com

    FERGUSON: Members of New Black Panther Party Arrested In Gun, Bomb Plot. "As initially reported by CBS News, the men were suspected of acquiring explosives for pipe bombs that they planned to set off during protests in Ferguson, according to the official, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to publicly discuss the case."

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  13. Pierce, Wall lead Wizards over Bucks 111-100Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Washington Post

    Paul Pierce scored 25 points and John Wall added 19 points as the Washington Wizards rallied in the second half to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 111-100 Saturday. The Wizards, after trailing by as many as 15 points in the first half, took control of the game by outscoring the Bucks 19-8 to start the fourth quarter, and grabbing a 93-78 lead when Bradley Beal hit a 17-foot jumper with 7:15 remaining.

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  14. South Africa win toss and bat in 5th ODI v AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Yahoo!

    South Africa won the toss and chose to bat in the fifth and final one-day international against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. Australia, who will go number one in the ICC ODI rankings with victory in the final dead match, made one enforced change with Josh Hazlewood replacing paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile, who injured his hamstring in Friday's game.

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  15. Santa: Getting ready for his busiest time of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Sutton Guardian

    Jane Ellison MP will be joined by businesses and residents of Northcote Road to switch on the 2014 Christmas lights. November 28 The annual Christmas tree and High Street lights switch on event featuring live music, children's rides and entertainment and local market. November 28

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  16. Devil's Slide Trail GuideRead the original story

    3 min ago | Pacifica Riptide

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  17. Harden scores 32 as Rockets beat Mavericks 95-92Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Houston Rockets' James Harden goes up as Dallas Mavericks' Tyson Chandler defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Houston. Photo: David J. Phillip, AP Dallas Mavericks' Tyson Chandler pulls down a rebound in front of Houston Rockets' Kostas Papanikolaou during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Houston.

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  18. More Read the original story

    3 min ago | Post Register

    Provided by Ken Cole Robert Limbert, left, Walter Cole and an unidentified man camping on one of Limbert's and Cole's trips through what became Craters of the Moon National Monument. Provided by Ken Cole

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  19. No. 9 Georgia rolls past Charleston Southern 55-9Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Washington Post

    Nick Chubb and Georgia took care of Charleston Southern early, looking to carry the momentum into next week's state rivalry game against Georgia Tech. Georgia scored two touchdowns on its first three snaps, including an 83-yard touchdown run by Chubb, and the No.

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  20. Obituary for Peter D'AgostinoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Cavalier Daily

    A second-year student at the University of Virginia, Peter graduated in 2013 from St. Andrew's School in Middletown, Del., where he was student body president. Upon graduation from St. Andrew's, he earned the William H. Cameron Award for outstanding service to the school - the highest honor conferred by St. Andrew's.

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