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3 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

An International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition is intended to inscribe the tragedy of the slave trade in the memory of all peoples.

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7 hrs ago | WFLA-AM Tampa

Coast Guard to offload $19 million of cocaine

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Coast Guard crews are offloading nearly $19 million in cocaine Friday in St. Petersburg, officials said.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Miley Cyrus Banned From Performing In Dominican Republic For Violating Country's 'Morals'

Miley Cyrus 's 'Bangerz' tour has been known to create some very promiscuous and controversial moments, and now these actions have cost the 21 year-old singer the chance to perform in the Dominican Republic for the firs time ever.

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Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, World News, Central America

DNAinfo.com

Family of 15-Year-Old Girl Killed in Fire Seeks Help Funding Funeral

The family of Melisa Mendez, the 15-year-old who died in a Hamilton Heights fire Monday, is struggling to put the teen to rest, according to their church pastor.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Harlem (New York, NY)

Daily Mail

Man shot dead in prayer room of busy Swiss mosque during Friday Prayers

'The US could have done more to free my brother': Angry younger siblings of James Foley hits out at the White House for failing to prevent the execution - as parents reveal they watched the video ISIS is 'rapidly developing a method of blowing up a major US city,' senator warns as Hagel says military must 'get ready' for action The hunt for 'Jihadi ... (more)

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DurhamRegion.com

Durham teachers help those in Dominican

A group of educators from Durham Region didn't get the whole summer off, teaching people a little older than the young students they're used to in Ajax and Pickering.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, World News, Central America, Education Etc.

Business Insurance

Mexico: Oil thieves cause pipeline leak, pollute river

An oil spill that contaminated a stretch of the Rio San Juan river will "take approximately two to three months" to clean up, David Korenfeld, head of Mexico's national water commission, said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Paradise Post

Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus concert

In this Saturday, April 5, 2014 file photo, singer Miley Cyrus performs at the Barclays Center in New York.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus concert

The Dominican Republic government commission that oversees public performances is banning a Sept.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus show

Dominican Republic's National Commission for Public Entertainment decided today to cancel US singer Miley Cyrus' concert, originally planned for September 13th.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Honoring Susan Tilley

Sinfonia Foundation will always remember that it was during her tenure as President of the Van Cliburn Foundation that we first started the beautiful Cliburn Galas in Santo Domingo with the three winners of each edition of the competition.

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The Miami Herald

Local artist helps preserve memory of the infamous Middle Passage

Gene Tinnie, glances as the rising sun as he help lead others in a ceremony commemorating the Middle Passage ceremony in 2007.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, US Military, US Navy, West Palm Beach, FL, Miami, FL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ESPN

Mets' Colon misses start due to mother's death

Colon was traveling to the Dominican Republic to be with his gravely ill mother, who died Monday at the age of 63 in a private clinic in the northern town of Santiago.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Switched

11 Nudist Resorts You Kinda Have To Visit

A nudist, or naturist, lifestyle is certainly not for everyone, but those who practice it swear it's liberating practice.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Nashua Telegraph

Family of Merrimack drowning victim looking for answers

Abel Urena doesn't accept that it was his father he saw inside a casket at a Nashua funeral home.

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Related Topix: Merrimack, NH, Nashua, NH, World News, Concord, NH

National Public Radio

Who's A Citizen? The Question Dividing The Island Of Hispaniola

Anderson Desir jokes with his teammates at a baseball diamond in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic.

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The Miami Herald

Miami airport passenger punches federal officer who tells her to put away cell phone

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Man allegedly dons burka disguise in ATM theft

Authorities say a security guard donned a burqa to disguise himself as he stole $168,000 from a suburban Chicago ATM this week.

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Switched

Woman BUSTED For Smuggling Cocaine In Breast Implants: Cops

A 43-year-old woman was arrested at Madrid's Adolfo Suarez after police say nearly four pounds of cocaine were found inside her breast implants , according to a press release obtained by Euro Weekly News.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Threading Through Genres with Belaxis Buil

Belaxis Buil has been quiet for some time now musically, but this provocative artist retains a musicality to her work.

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