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Peter Ross: Hanging with heavies at Highland Games

WHETHER they come for money, or for God and glory, the Highland Games would be poorer without the international giants who love hurling our trees and rocks THE stone is pitted and round, weighs 16 pounds and draws the mind to dragon eggs.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Peninsula

Challenges for former underground journalist

WARSAW, Poland: Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk is a pro-European free marketeer who has earned the reputation of being an unflappable leader able to turn even the most difficult situations to his advantage.

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The Times of Israel

Poland on edge 75 years after Hitler and Stalin carved it up

A Russian T-34 tank from WWII is pictured at the Festungsfront Oder-Warthe-Bogen , also called Ostwall fortification, the former Nazi German defence line near the city of Miedzyrzecz in western Poland, on March 13, 2014 WARSAW - Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II Monday with one eye on Russia, which invaded it during ... (more)

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Reuters

Polish town remembers attack that sparked World War II

Before the first shots of WWII were fired 75 years ago, a staged attack on German soil was used to justify Hitler's invasion of Poland.

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The Star Online

New EU chief vows to address Cameron's demands for reforms

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, fresh from being chosen as part of the European Union's new leadership team, held out an olive branch to Britain on Saturday, saying he was prepared to compromise on British concerns to keep the country in the EU.

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TrekEarth

GDANSK

This is my 1300th post on the TE. I'd like to show you some photos from Gdansk. GdaA sk also known by other alternative names) is a Polish city on the Baltic coast, the capital of the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland's principal seaport and the center of the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area.

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Medical News

Intravenous iron supplement can improve quality of life for iron deficient heart failure patients

Heart failure patients with iron deficiency can experience significant and sustainable improvements in functional capacity and quality of life as well as reduced risk of hospital admission for worsening heart failure by receiving just one to two intravenous doses of an iron supplement, according to the results of a study presented today at ESC ... (more)

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Forward

Travels in Poland and Israel, Between Old Wars and New

As I travel through Poland and Israel, watching, discussing and writing about films, I find myself tracing the continuities, as well as the tensions, of Jewish identity.

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American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE End of 'the American Century'

WASHINGTON, March 16-18, 2001 -- Editor's Note : At the turn of the century, a batch of recently declassified analyses by the Central Intelligence Agency offered new insight into U.S. intelligence during the Cold War.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Warsaw Voice

The Polish Science Voice 0

Nobody likes pain, but scientists investigating it say it is an important warning signal in our body about external risks, such as hot temperature, or internal problems.

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ThinkProgress

544 Young Women Want To Tell The UN About The Urgency Of Climate Change

Members of civil society movements walk out of the U.N. talks on global warming held at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Poland bars Russian plane from its airspace

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's lawyer is making final arguments in McDonnell's corruption trial, saying McDonnell never did anything to help a businessman who supposedly bribed him.

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The Star Online

Poles recall Nazi seizure of radio station, see parallels with today

Joachim Fulczyk still remembers the fateful radio broadcast 75 years ago this weekend that provided Adolf Hitler with a pretext to launch his invasion of Poland that sparked World War Two.

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The Washington Post

War in Europe is not a hysterical idea

Over and over again - throughout the entirety of my adult life, or so it feels - I have been shown Polish photographs from the beautiful summer of 1939: The children playing in the sunshine, the fashionable women on Krakow streets.

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Sys-Con Media

Serinus Energy Inc.: Updated Corporate Presentation

Serinus is an international upstream oil and gas exploration and production company with a diversified portfolio of projects in Ukraine, Brunei, Tunisia, Romania and Syria and with a risk profile ranging from exploration in Brunei, Romania and Syria to production and development in Ukraine and Tunisia.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

U.S. Naval Institute

Russia, Baltic Security and Ukraine Will Likely Dominate Upcoming NATO Summit

Estonian troops conduct a march past during the Opening Ceremony for Ex STEADFAST JAZZ on the Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland, on Nov. 3, 2013.

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Independent.ie

Frantic search for college student missing in Poland

THE friends and family of a third-level student are carrying out a frantic search in Krakow, Poland, after he went missing hours before he was due to return to Ireland.

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The Jewish News Weekly

Federation ends annual campaign, makes $22 million in grants

The S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation recently concluded its 2013-2014 annual campaign, raising $19.95 million, up from $18.65 million the year before.

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Business Journal

Denver company buys Polish 52-story apartment tower for $83M

Zlota 44 is a 52-story apartment complex in Warsaw, Poland, recently purchased by Denver-based company Amstar Global Advisers Denver-based real estate investment company Amstar Global Advisers has purchased a 52-story apartment tower in Warsaw, Poland, for 63 million euros, or about $83 million.

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Forward

Throwback Thursday: Jewish Queen of Polish Waltzes

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly photo feature in which we sift 116 years of Forward history to find snapshots of women's lives.

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