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  1. Jerrod Niemann and His Fianc e Are Asking for Charitable Donations Instead of Wedding PresentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WKHX-FM Atlanta

    Jerrod Niemann and his fiance, Morgan Petek , will be married next month in San Juan, Puerto Rico, but they're not looking for traditional gifts from their friends and family to celebrate the wedding. Instead, Jerrod and Morgan are asking for donations to his charity, Free the Music USA, to benefit music education programs.

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  2. Electoral Commission chair rejects a unfoundeda Fij...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    Electoral Commission chair Chen Bunn Young and the Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem, at the media conference tonight in Suva. Image: Republika Electoral Commission chairman Chen Bunn Young has rejected allegations of "corrupt and unlawful practices" in Fiji's general election this week.

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  3. Jerrod Niemann wants donations to his charity in lieu of wedding giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

    Singer Jerrod Niemann and his fiance, Morgan Petek, will be tying the knot in what People magazine describes as "a cliffside ceremony" in San Juan , Puerto Rico October 12, and in lieu of a traditional gift registry the couple has requested donations be made to Jerrod's recently established non-profit organization, Free The Music USA . "Born out of the couple's deeply rooted belief that every child deserves the opportunity to explore their own musical talent, Free The Music USA is dedicated to collecting used musical instruments and giving them to children in need," details a press release.

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  4. Nigeria: Party Endorses President Jonathan for Re-ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Prominent members of Nigeria's ruling People's Democratic Party unanimously endorsed incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan to be the group's candidate in February's presidential election, according to Senator Walid Jibrin, Secretary of the party's Board of Trustees. Jibrin says the National Executive Council, the Board of Trustees, governor's forum, as well as the senators' caucus and women various groups chose Jonathan to represent the party ahead of the PDP's primary scheduled for November.

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  5. Bainimarama tops tally at 139,417 votesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    After 1483 polling stations of the 2025 had been processed, Mr Bainimarama had 139,417 votes. His personal vote count making 70 per cent of the FijiFirst total.

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  6. Red Sox Notebook Rusney Castillo will be playing more ball this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... Friday that Castillo would play in the Arizona Fall League next month before continuing on to winter ball in Puerto Rico. The goal is for him to accumulate 200 plate appearances all told. Castillo started in center field on Friday, going 1 for 4 in ...

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  7. Environmental Groups Claim Caribbean Among Most Vulnerable to Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

    ... imbalance has been harming marine species," Ernesto Diaz, director of the Coastal Zone Management Program at the Puerto Rico Department of Natural Resources, said. He said it is understandable that the Caribbean calls for more international ...

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  8. Jerrod Niemann Asks for Donations in Lieu of Wedding GiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    You may have heard that Jerrod Neimann got engaged earlier this year. Jerrod and Morgan, the bride-to-be, plan to get married next month in San Juan, Puerto Rico, but instead of wedding gifts they'd like their guests to donate to their non-profit organization, Free the Music USA .

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  9. FLP thanks supportersRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    While the result has not been good for the party so far, FLP leader Mahendra Chaudhry said the party had raised concerns on the election process. "Labour thanks all the people who voted for the party and gave it their support in the general elections just concluded," he said in a statement.

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  10. FijiFirst secures 57 per cent of votesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Update: 3:23PM AFTER a count of 301187 votes, FijiFirst has 173,546 votes which amounts to 57 per cent of the total votes counted as of 12.30pm.

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  11. Rusney Castillo to play in Arizona Fall League and Puerto Rican league this off-seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    The newest member of the Boston Red Sox, Castillo is slated to play for the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League, which opens play on Oct. 7. The Cuban outfielder will play there until the Puerto Rican winter league begins, at which point he'll play for the Criollos de Caguas. Ideally, the Red Sox want a polished player when Castillo arrives to Fort Myers next spring.

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  12. Cruise into powerRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    VOREQE Bainimarama's FijiFirst has cruised in to an easy election win, his provisional individual vote tally of more than 160,000 trouncing his nearest rival - SODELPA leader Ro Teimumu Kepa - by more than 60 per cent. In power since 2006, he received broad grassroots support as a result of the popularity of his government's free tuition initiatives, rural infrastructure development and principles of inclusiveness.

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  13. Rigged, parties claimRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    During the impromptu press conference at Studio 6 Apartments in Suva, SODELPA candidate Mick Beddoes holds two photographs which shows a black KIA Sorento with unsecured ballot papers being observed in the boot of the car. Picture: JOVESA NA FIVE political parties yesterday said they had presented the Electoral Commission and the Fijian Elections Office with more than 50 cases of alleged irregularities during the election.

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  14. Political Bias Case From Puerto Revived on AppealRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    The 1st Circuit revived claims that political party officials in Pueto Rico reduced the workloads of public employees who voted for the other side. While the New Progressive Party wants to maintain the current political status of Puerto as a self-governed, unincorporated territory of the United States, the Popular Democratic Party wants Puerto Rico to become its own sovereign nation.

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  15. Climate Crisis Could Become Norm in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    Floods, tsunamis, hurricanes and drought could become the norm in the mainland U.S., warned Hispanic climate activists on Wednesday. Members of the Latino Climate Action Network briefed Senate and House staffers on the increasingly grave environmental crisis in Puerto Rico, and outlined steps that could be taken to alleviate the problem.

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  16. Lambda Legal asks for summary judgment in Puerto Rico marriage suitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Seattle Gay News

    As a Commonwealth of the United States, Puerto Rico is internally self-governing, but is under the jurisdiction of U.S. federal courts, and the suit was filed in March in the U.S. District Court in San Juan. Lambda Legal entered the suit in June.

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  17. Nigeria Ruling Party Endorses President Jonathan for ReelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Voice of America

    Prominent members of Nigeria's ruling People's Democratic Party unanimously endorsed incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan to be the group's candidate in February's presidential election, according to Senator Walid Jibrin, Secretary of the party's Board of Trustees. Jibrin says the National Executive Council, the Board of Trustees, governor's forum, as well as the senators' caucus and women various groups chose Jonathan to represent the party ahead of the PDP's primary scheduled for November.

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  18. Team PH all set to start Asiad actionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    In a sudden, the tranquil peace at the Athletes' Village of the 17th Asian Games was broken by the Babel of agitated yells, happy cheers and barking orders foretelling the quality of competitions in the next 16 days. The influx of majority of the 9,429 athletes on Thursday competing in 489 events of 36 sports turned the village into a very active center for athletes training and warming up for the tough days ahead.

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  19. Fiji coup leader wins polls amidst fraud chargesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Leader of the coup in 2006, Voreqe "Frank" Bainimarama, has won parliamentary elections in Fiji, home to a large Indian-origin population, amidst opposition accusations of electoral fraud, according to provisional results released Thursday. The Fiji First Party of Bainimarama, who came to power in 2006 after a bloodless coup, received 60 percent of votes in the elections held Wednesday, Efe news agency reported.

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  20. Tajik President Says 200 Tajik Jihadists Fight in Iraq, SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weekday Magazine

    Addressing the ruling People's Democratic Party meeting on September 18, President Emomali Rahmon said that 30 Tajiks fighting alongside the jihadi groups have been killed abroad, while several others have been arrested upon their return to Tajikistan. Rahmon said Tajikistan's stability faces a growing threat from religious extremist groups and that countering extremism, especially among the younger generation, will be the ruling party's priority.

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