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2 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

George turns 1: Big milestone for Britain's little prince

The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Family, Parenting, Oceania, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Prince Charles, Prince Harry

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Reuters

BSkyB prepares to roll the dice again with European expansion

BSkyB's plan to buy Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV assets in Italy and Germany for perhaps as much as 10 billion euros is a bold bet on long-term growth at the expense of short-term profit, but the pioneering British media firm has pulled off such gambles before.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News

Merced Sun-Star

Walking the 500 miles along Spain's Camino de Santiago de Compostela

Stepping quietly through the dimly lit 12th-century cathedral in the small Spanish town of Santo Domingo de la Calzada, I looked up to the ornate mausoleum in the rear and caught sight of something you don't usually - well, never - see in a church: two white chickens pecking around in a Plexiglas hen house.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Caribbean Travel, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Travel

Merced Sun-Star

Producers of pigs picking fight amid European trade deal

A two week old piglet in its stall at one of hog farmer R.C. Hunt's farms near Nashville in Nash Co.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, World News, Germany, Wilson, NC

The Washington Post

Romania: president blames Russia for downing plane

Romania's president says Russia is acting as a "partner for terrorists" in eastern Ukraine and responsible for the downing of a Malaysian jetliner.

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Related Topix: Romania, World News, Traian Basescu

DurhamRegion.com

Ex-'X Factor' judge trial nixed over lying claims

British singer Tulisa Contostavlos delivers a statement after her trial over drugs allegations collapsed, outside Southwark Crown Court, London, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

4029TV.com

Access to MH17 crash improving, monitors say

Pro-Russian rebels at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have granted monitors and experts nearly "unfettered access" to wreckage Monday, according to a spokesman for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine,

Hampshire Chronicle

Bake-Off producer bought by Sky

The independent producer behind the BBC's hit show The Great British Bake-Off has been snapped up by BSkyB.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

Sunday Herald

Glasgow baby born the same day as Prince George receives royal birth coin

A Scottish baby born on the same day as Prince George has been gifted a special commemorative coin to mark the newest royal's first birthday.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

Jerusalem Post

French prime minister: Behind hatred of Israel lies hatred of Jews

From July 16-17, 1942, more than 12,000 Jews from the Paris region, including 4,000 children, were taken into custody.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Israel, Middle East

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Horatio Chapple death: Teen describes moment she saw friend mauled to death by polar bear

Maninder Kaur thought she was going on the trip of a lifetime when she joined a party of 80 to set off on an expedition across the Arctic to the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard.

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Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News

KMBC-TV

Kerry: 'Moment of truth' for Putin

The United States upped pressure on Moscow over the Malaysia Airlines disaster as Secretary of State John Kerry drew a clearer line to Russia over its ties to rebels in Ukraine and the rocket system used to down the jet.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Nazi-era officers who tried to kill Hitler honoredNazi-era officers...

Germany on Sunday honored a group of Nazi-era officers who tried to kill Adolf Hitler 70 years ago.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

Vancouver Sun

Rebels find Malaysian plane's black boxes, promise to hand them over to world aviation body

Rebels in eastern Ukraine took control Sunday of the bodies recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and the U.S. and European leaders demanded that Russian President Vladimir Putin make sure rebels give international investigators full access to the crash site.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Malaysia, Air Accidents, Germany, Angela Merkel

KCCI-TV Des Moines

How rebels in Ukraine built up their arsenal

Under a blazing sun in early June, a group of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine were digging amid pine woods near the town of Krazny Liman.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Ilyushin Il-76, Aircraft, Ilyushin Aircraft, Military Aircraft

ABC News

Europe Leaders Warn Russia to Get Crash Zone Open

The leaders of France, Germany and Britain are telling Russia's Vladimir Putin to ensure that separatists in Ukraine give full access to investigators at the Malaysian plane crash site or risk the ire of Europe.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Vladimir Putin, Air Accidents, Francois Hollande, Angela Merkel

The Independent

Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for Kenyan bus attack that leaves seven dead

The attack happened in Witu in Kenya's Lamu County, an area that has seen 87 people killed in similar attacks over the last few months Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa, United Kingdom,

Star-Telegram.com

Forest nursery school in London lets kids explore

In the heart of north London lies the ancient Queens Wood, a green forest hidden away in a metropolis of more than 8 million residents.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Marion Star

Alleged leader of cocaine cartel arrested in Spain

A handout picture released by Spanish National Police on 19 July 2014 shows two Spanish policemen escorting Columbian drug dealer Hernan Alonso Villa, also known as 'El Raton', one of the most-wanted Columbian criminals.

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Related Topix: Spain, Drugs,

Messenger Newspapers

Pioneering pier is 200 years old

Ryde pier on the Isle of Wight opened on July 26 1814, and today still stands as a reminder of the feat of Victorian engineering.

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Related Topix: Isle of Wight County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Hampshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England

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