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2 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York

There's still a place where buzzing biplanes swoop in pursuit of German triplanes, where pilots in open cockpits let their scarves flutter in the wind.


3 hrs ago | NBC29

Signed ticket from Gehrig's last game nets $95,600

The sights and sounds of World War I flight are recreated regularly at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome north of New York City.


Related Topix: California, UC Los Angeles, Jerry Brown, US Governors

3 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

Gas blasts kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwanese port

The sights and sounds of World War I flight are recreated regularly at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome north of New York City.


Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors

7 hrs ago |

World War I resources at the National Archives at Atlanta

World War I resources at the National Archives at Atlanta offer valuable historical data.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Morrow, GA, Clayton County, GA, Cornell University, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

8 hrs ago |

Clintons Release Statement Bashing 'Complete Crap' in Critical Books

In what is almost assuredly not a coincidence, Hillary Clinton 's book Hard Choices came out around the same time a number of books critical of the Clintons did.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

12 hrs ago | KERA-TV Dallas

Art In The Trenches

The battles of World War I took place largely in the trenches. And a walk through those trenches 100 years after the first shots were fired reveals a stunning collection of artwork carved into the walls by soldiers waiting for the war to come to them.


16 hrs ago | The Straits Times

100 years on, France remembers murdered political hero Jaures

France on Thursday paid tribute to socialist Jean Jaures, one of its greatest political heroes, a century after he was assassinated on the eve of World War I which he had tirelessly fought to prevent.


16 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Bill Clinton: I could have killed Osama bin Laden but didn't

According to Sky News Australia, former President Bill Clinton said just hours before the 9/11 attacks that he could have killed bin Laden.


Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, Bill Clinton, US News, Conservative Political News

20 hrs ago | KIMT

New attractions planned for Hoover library in Iowa

The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum is getting a temporary $600,000 exhibit that will include a simulation of a World War I trench.


Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, West Branch, IA

22 hrs ago | The Meath Chronicle

President to remember our World War I dead in France and Belgium

President Higgins departs on an official visit to Lorient, France on Friday 1st August for the 'Festival Interceltique de Lorient' and departs France for Belgium on Sunday for two World War 1 Commemoration Ceremonies; at Liege and Mons, on Monday 4th August.


Related Topix: France, World News, Belgium,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Labour accuses Govt of 'penny pinching' with veterans' allowances

Phil Goff said National's refusal to implement a recommendation for a payment for funeral expenses was 'mean spirited and penny pinching.'


Wall Street Journal

Winds of War, Again

One wishes Barack Obama and John Kerry more luck in Ukraine and the Middle East than Neville Chamberlain had in Munich.


Judicial Watch: Hillary Clinton's State Department helped Bill...

Judicial Watch said Wednesday that it has obtained documents showing that Hillary Clinton's State Department rubber-stamped more than 200 conflict-of-interest reviews of proposed speaking and consulting engagements for her husband, Bill Clinton, which the group says helped the former president earn $48 million.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton


World War I: Who in your family or street died in the Great War? Use this tool to find out

This amazing tool allows you to discover the records of one million casualties of World War I - searchable by name, street, town or city Harold Jenkins, from Werfa Street, in Roath, Cardiff, was just 15, when he died on March 1, 1917.


Related Topix: Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, World News, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales

Bedford Today

Bunyan canteen serves up history of wartime catering

Bunyan Meeting and John Bunyan Museum are transforming the large hall back into the canteen set-up for soldiers during World War I, on Saturday, August 2, between 10.30am and 3.30pm.


Midhurst and Petworth

Chichester District Council to mark outbreak of first world war

THE lights will be out at Chichester District Council's headquarters on Thursday, August 4, between 10pm and 11pm, to mark the hour that Britain entered the first world war, 100 years ago.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Straits Times

Will history repeat itself?

Precisely 100 years ago this morning, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. At first sight, just a confrontation between a decrepit empire which was already breaking up, and an impoverished, small Serbian state on the southern edge of Europe whose most substantial exports at that time were banditry and terrorism.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Opinion

The Island Packet

Why Europe depends on America today: A single pivot point in WWI

"The Great War" and "The war to end all war" proved to be neither. The conflict that would bleed to death some of Earth's proudest empires - while killing 16.5 million soldiers and civilians - later would be christened World War I to distinguish it from the next, even deadlier slaughter.


USA Today

Hillary Clinton on 'dead broke' comment: 'I regret it'

Clinton expressed regret to Jorge Ramos of Fusion TV about her now much-criticized comment that she and Bill Clinton were "dead broke" after he left the White House in 2001.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton


10 Heroic Women of World War I

It's been 100 years since the First World War, one of history's most fatal conflicts.



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