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In a poetry competition associated with his inclusion in a high-school writing program, Fletcher won, in part with a poem about the prejudice targeting Muslims following the September 11 attacks.
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Uganda, which wants to start building part of a multi-billion-dollar rail line to Kenya, must wait for its neighbour to decide on plans for its portion of the track before the project's main funder ma
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In 1905, an Ohio farmer survived a railroad accident that cost him both of his legs. Two years later, he founded the Ohio Willow Wood company, using the namesake timber to hand-carve prosthetic limbs
It’s not really a Marvel movie without a Stan Lee cameo, and apparently that rule goes for theme park rides too. The Marvel Comics legend is a part of the new Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: Break
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The Trump administration Sunday hit back at allegations of improper contacts between presidential son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner and Russian officials, saying such contacts are normal, as D
The Centre has come up with a novel initiative to get people’s queries on the proposed GST system addressed in a timely manner. A new Twitter handle — @askGST_GOI — has been set up for this purpose.
Despite being a gamble for the consumer, crowdfunding is the only way a small group of people can turn their idea into a sustainable company. The post Why You Should Keep Funding Kickstarter Projects
This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Dave Consiglio. No. Capitalism should change. Capitalism works reasonably well as an economic system - provided that human beings are required to
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GOP efforts to replace President Barack Obama's health law are expected to increase the number of uninsured and may derail the steady push to bring people back into regular care
A consumer advocate is pushing Ottawa to promote the irradiation of chicken to kill illness-causing bugs and to do a better job of getting buyers on board. Bruce Cran of the ......
Vancouver residents hoping to hone their downward dogs and warrior poses among fellow yogis have run afoul of city regulations at a green space known locally as Dude Chilling Park. The ......
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Emmy-winning producer Michael Hissrich and his wife, writer-producer Lauren Schmidt-Hissrich, have listed their home in the Lake Hollywood area of Hollywood Hills for sale at $1.948 million. The S
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Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly said Sunday that he's considering banning laptop computers from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States. That woul
Tehran, May 28, IRNA – Kuwaiti government is to facilitate five important ports in the country to bolster economic cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq, Kuwaiti minister said on Sun
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The World No 13, who started the final round of the European Tour’s flagship event seven shots off the pace, galloped through the field with four birdies on the front nine.
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Chasing 190-run target, India were 129 for 3 in 26 overs, when rain stopped play but they were comfortably ahead of the Black Caps as per Duckworth-Lewis par score of 84 after 26 overs.
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The South Africa international suffered the blow to his helmet following a delivery from 19-year-old English bowler Josh Tongue. He was treated on the pitch and left the ground in an ambulance.
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Having scaled the mountain at the fourth attempt, Groves laid bare the extent of how two defeats to Carl Froch and one to Badou Jack in previous world title tilts had mentally scarred him.
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