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14 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Thomaston | $115,000

Unique opportunity on one of Thomaston's prettiest Streets. This charming garden cottage sits well off the street with expansive views of fields & harbor.


Related Topix: Thomaston, ME, Mike Garrigan, Alternative, World News,

15 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Was there a traitor in Lebanon in 1776?

The house of Nicholas Haussegger on the corner of Cumberland and Market streets, Lebanon, Pa.


Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, Lebanon County, PA, World News, Berks County, PA

17 hrs ago | UAport

FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of 2018 World Cup

ZURICH, Switzerland - The Associated Press FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve positive change."


Related Topix: World News

21 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Moment of Friday: Hans Ulrich Obrist talks Instagram and poetry

Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist will be in L.A. this weekend to talk about art and Instagram at the Million Dollar Theatre.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, World News, Entertainment

Yesterday | Business World

Oil prices fall despite wars raging

Oil fell below $107 a barrel today as plentiful supply outweighed concerns over conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine.


Related Topix: World News, Cushing, OK, Israel, Middle East

Yesterday |

Frederique Constant Introduces Vintage Rally Healey 24H Watch

Press Release: Power. Precision engineering. Passion. These very words alone can stir the imagination and call to mind visions of marvelous machinery; motorcars with roaring engines and sleek styling.


Related Topix: Watches, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Herald

Genesee concert will be tribute to late Johnny Winter

Next month's Rock N' Blues Fest concert at the Genesee Theatre has been renamed and reconfigured as "A Tribute to Johnny Winter" to serve as a musical memorial to the late American guitarist.


Related Topix: World News

Daily Mail

Rita Ora at Blue Balls Festival

'My saddest photo yet': Astronaut captures rocket fire lighting up Israel and Gaza from the ISS as it floats 200 miles above Earth Shocking new video shows ANOTHER NYPD officer choking a suspect after police commissioner ordered 'top to bottom' review of choke-hold policy following death of Staten Island father FAA lifts ban on flights to Israel 24 ... (more)


Related Topix: Rita Ora, Dance, Train Disaster, Prison, World News,

PanArmenian Network

Locarno Film Fest to honor Italian thesp Giancarlo Giannini

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Locarno Film Festival will honor versatile Italian thesp Giancarlo Giannini with a career award and several screenings of his films, including his big-screen debut "Don't Bother the Mosquito," the start of a long collaboration with Lina Wertmuller, Variety said.


Related Topix: Giancarlo Giannini

The Washington Post

WTI Oil Declines After U.S. Gasoline Supplies Rise; Brent Steady

West Texas Intermediate declined after inventories of gasoline expanded for a third week in the U.S., the world's largest oil consumer.


Related Topix: Texas, World News, 9, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Snoop Dogg says he smoked pot at the White House

Rapper Snoop Dog performs at a discotheque in the resort city of Cancun, Mexico, Thursday March 13, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Drugs, Texas, El Paso, TX, Entertainment

Marin Independent Journal

Largest funding piece for Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier gets approval

This photo illustration shows the suicide prevention option approved by Golden Gate Bridge District board.


Related Topix: World News

The Imaging Resource

Using 50 Canon EOS 1D X cameras to create a ten second bullet time action sports clip

Ever since the 1999 sci-fi action movie "The Matrix," the so-called "bullet time" technique has become immensely popular in all kinds of visual productions.


Related Topix: Cameras, World News


Tale of Greek woman gone rogue to premiere at Locarno

A'A Blast,A' a new feature film by director Syllas Tzoumerkas, will premiere at the 67th Locarno Film Festival at the beginning of August.


Related Topix: World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Greece Travel, Germany, Germany Travel

WJZW-FM Washington

2014 Rock'n'Blues Fest Tour to Continue in Homage to the Late Johnny Winter

Before his sudden death on July 16 while on tour in Zurich, Switzerland, blues guitar legend Johnny Winter had been scheduled to hit the road next week with his brother Edgar and other stars for a new edition of the annual Rock'n'Blues Fest tour.


Related Topix: World News, Snoqualmie, WA

Denver Post

Americans aplenty as UK's Booker Prize goes global

In this April 11, 2008, file photo, U.S. writer Siri Hustvedt answers questions during a reading in Zurich, Switzerland.


Related Topix: World News, Europe, United Kingdom

Business Journal

How many Houstonians are really millionaires?

Americans are notoriously poor at estimating how many millionaires live in this country, and how much wealth different groups of people have accumulated, generally.


Related Topix: South Houston, TX, World News,

In-depth Africa

Switzerland commits a further CHF 500,000 to fight Ebola epidemic in West Africa

BERN, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization / - The SDC is allocating CHF 500,000 to support Mdecins Sans Frontires-Switzerland in its work to combat the Ebola virus in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, World News, Africa, Guinea

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Oil traders hearing contango music again. Not loud yet

Traders in the Brent oil market have started to use a word that was almost forgotten in the last four years - "contango" in industry jargon, which could also be described as "music to the ears of sellers".


Related Topix: World News

Hispanic Business

Procurement of the service rail welding

Tenders are invited for Performance rail welding, rail joint gluing and welding job for the years 2015 to 2018 with an option for one additional year.


Related Topix: World News, France,