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44 min ago | The Jewish Journal

5774: For Europe's Jews, a year of upheaval and uncertainty

Clockwise from top left, supporters of Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party ; French Jews fighting pro-Palestinian rioters on a Paris street ; Jewish refugees from Eastern Ukraine ; in Sarcelles, France, pro-Palestinian rioters broke shop windows and set fires in July. /JTA A laconic man who abhors hysteria, the president of France's CRIF umbrella of Jewish communities is not naturally inclined to emphasize his community's fear in public, preferring to underscore French Jewry's achievements and capacity to prosper despite recent hardships.

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4 hrs ago | News24

.com | Dutch unveil big plan to fight rising tides

The Netherlands on Tuesday unveiled a multi-billion-euro, multi-decade plan to counter the biggest environmental threat to the low-lying European nation: surging seawater caused by global climate change. The project, expected to span 30 years and cost 20bn, will see new sea barriers built and existing dykes strengthened in the country, much of which lies below sea-level.

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8 hrs ago | Solid Waste and Recycling

Follow Canadian waste tour of Netherlands on Twitter

The goal of the mission is to let the Canadian delegates experience and see the latest developments and innovations in the Dutch waste management sector. Delegates will include representatives from municipalities, stewardship organizations and private companies.

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11 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Palm Springs Air Museum docent honored in Holland

A former radio operator on a C-47 during WWII and throughout the Normandy invasion is visiting Holland for ten days to take part in the 70th Anniversary Celebration of the Allied Air Force liberation of the Arnhem and Eindhorn areas. Ed Tunison is currently the docent at the Palm Springs Air Museum.

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15 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Dutch ease off austerity, will spend on military

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police, regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp, and picked just the right... By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police. He regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp.

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17 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis

Dutch to present less austere budget for 2015

The Dutch government is presenting a budget for 2015 that for the first time in years will be focused less on 'austerity' and more on security in light of international conflicts. In a day full of pomp and ceremony, King Willem Alexander will ride in a golden carriage to address both houses of parliament in the ceremonial 13th century "Hall of Knights" in The Hague.

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17 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Dutch to present less austere budget for 2015

The Dutch government is presenting a budget for 2015 that for the first time in years will be focused less on 'austerity' and more on security in light of international conflicts. In a day full of pomp and ceremony, King Willem Alexander will ride in a golden carriage to address both houses of parliament in the ceremonial 13th century "Hall of Knights" in The Hague.

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17 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Peter Lucas: Taunts come back to haunt mocker in chief

His usage of mockery to demean and belittle his opponents comes straight from one of the men he most admired, the leftist Chicago radical Saul Alinsky, whose Rules for Radicals is the bible of the far left. "Ridicule is man's most potent weapon," Alinsky wrote in his primer for revolutionaries.

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19 hrs ago | The Straits Times

2 die after fog causes 150-car pile up during rush hour on highway in the Netherlands

Two people died on Tuesday after heavy fog caused a 150-car pileup on a busy highway in southern Netherlands during rush hour, rescue officials said. The accident happened shortly after 8am on the A58 highway between the southern cities of Goes and Middelburg about 150km south-west of Amsterdam.

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21 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Ex-Paras head to Arnhem for 70th anniversary

Members of the Newport Parachute Regiment Association. The front row L-R Paul Harding, Laurance Williams, Tony Rising, Phil Andrews and Brian Dacey will be going to the Netherlands to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnham part of Operation Mar MEMBERS of Newport's Parachute Regiment Association will head to the Netherlands later this week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of a famous World War Two airborne landing.

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22 hrs ago | Trend Hunter Magazine

Eclectic Tomboy Fashion - The Latest Issue of Glamour Netherlands...

The fall season is the perfect time to adopt tomboy fashion. Full of loose layers and comfy pieces, the looks are both warm and stylish, which is exactly what is needed during the cooler months.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

West Sussex County Times

West Chiltington war hero finally acknowledged today

Tortured for assisting the British to victory against the Germans, a West Chiltington resident is finally to be recognised for risking her life for our freedom during World War II. At 95 years old, Dutch-born Machteld Fromberd has resided in West Chiltington for more than 20 years, and her days as a member of the underground Dutch Resistance are 70 years behind her, but the memories, as she said, are still very vivid.

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News Max

Drinking Two Cups of Milk a Day Lowers Blood Pressure: Study

Here's more good news for dairy lovers: Dutch researchers have determined drinking two glasses of milk each day may lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of developing heart disease. The findings, presented at a European medical conference in France this week, are based on an analysis of nine studies involving more than 57,000 individuals - and 15,367 cases of hypertension.

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The Daily Caller

Obama Golf Buddy Accused of Secret Surveillance in Latest Edward Snowden Leak

U.S. President Barack Obama reacts as he talks with New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key after the closing session of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague March 25, 2014. World leaders called on Tuesday for countries to minimise their stocks of highly enriched nuclear fuel to help prevent al Qaeda-style militants from obtaining atomic bombs, at the end of a two-day summit overshadowed by the crisis in Ukraine.

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The Star Online

U.N. to launch bold plan to end statelessness in a decade

The United Nations is to launch an ambitious campaign to eradicate statelessness within a decade, ending the plight of some 10 million people referred to as 'legal ghosts' or 'invisibles', a senior U.N. official said on Monday. "It's an anachronism that we have in the 21st century people who fall outside the realm of nation states," said Volker TA1 4rk, head of international protection at the U.N. refugee agency .

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PhysOrg Weblog

Some lung cancer patients could live longer when treated

Treating advanced small-cell lung cancer with thoracic radiation therapy in addition to standard treatment significantly prolongs long-term survival and reduces cancer recurrence in the chest by almost 50%, according to new research published in The Lancet and being presented simultaneously at ASTRO's 2014 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The authors say that as the thoracic radiotherapy is well tolerated, it should to be routinely offered to all SCLC patients with extensive disease whose cancer responds to chemotherapy.

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Sys-Con Media

Panasonic Promises Workflow Optimization at IBC 2014

Panasonic showcases its broadcast and professional video solution under the theme of "See the Future of Your Business," at IBC 2014 which is held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on September 12 -16, 2014. The Varicam 35 4K camera/recorder incorporates a newly-developed super 35mm MOS image sensor and AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs.

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National Review Online

Eugene Kontorovich: A Court's Collapse

The court's chief prosecutor announced that she was shelving the prosecution of Uhuru Kenyatta, accused of abetting thousands of murders and rapes in Kenya's 2007 interethnic election violence. The prosecutor said the three-year-old case could not go on because Kenya's government would not cooperate with requests for evidence.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Star Online

Myanmar's Rohingya stuck in refugee limbo in India

When Kohinoor, a stateless Rohingya Muslim, fled her home in Myanmar after a wave of attacks by majority Buddhists, she hoped for a chance to rebuild her life in a new country. She knew she would have to trek for days with little food and water and risk her life being smuggled across borders by traffickers.

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Detroit News

Dozens of Flight 17 families still in limbo

Silene Fredriksz, left, poses in front of a photograph of her son Bryce, right, and his girlfriend Daisy Oehlers in Rotterdam, Netherlands. - Seven weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky above Ukraine, Bryce Fredriksz and Daisy Oehlers' bedroom is still a mess.

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