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Tanzania: BoT Clears Habib African Bank of Money Laundering

LOCALLY registered Habib African Bank Limited has no direct links with Habib Bank AG Zurich of Switzerland, which was fined 525,000 pounds sterling by Financial Service Authority of UK for engaging in money laundering.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Slammed Florida ratepayers rip Citizens Property spending as 'outrageous'

TALLAHASSEE — Tough rules imposed by Florida’s insurer of last resort are slamming thousands, including a 97-year-old widow losing coverage entirely, but customers see hardball tactics for them and a relaxed attitude for globetrotting brass at state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp. The company’s chairman paid back travel costs ... (more)


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Locarno Film Festival names director Polanski guest of honour

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Sat Jul 26, 2014


Abrahamsens' 40th

Tom and Monica Abrahamsen recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary at the Mauna Kea Resort Hotel in Kamuela, Hawaii.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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.


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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.


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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."


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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)


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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