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11 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

Algerian vets join France's Bastille Day parade, pricking old wounds

French President Francois Hollande poses for a photo with foreign soldiers from 80 nations that fought for France in World War I, and descendants of veterans in Paris, on July 7. All will take part in France's Bastille Day parade July 14, and will include three representatives of the Algerian army.


Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Francois Hollande

4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

For Bastille Day, France commemorates World War I

President Francois Hollande said in a message ahead of the march: "Ten million soldiers were killed or died of their injuries on countless battlefields.


Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Francois Hollande, Wichita, KS, Health

Sun Jul 13, 2014

National Review Online

The Editors: Progressive Illiberalism

So Congress passed, with overwhelming bipartisan support and the signature of President Bill Clinton, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act , which requires that when the federal government significantly burdens the exercise of religious liberties, it must do so in the least intrusive fashion.


Related Topix: US News, Antonin Scalia, Bill Clinton, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives

CBS Local

Tanks And Military Vehicles Auction Rakes In $10.24M

Collectors from around the world have snapped up more than 100 tanks and other military vehicles amassed by a Silicon Valley engineer, auction officials said Sunday.


Related Topix: Stow, MA


Google partners with World War I museum to offer unique exhibit

Google is helping mark the 100-year anniversary of the start of World War I with a special interactive exhibit.


Chicago Slams Obama: 'Worst President Ever Elected'

Amid the daily grind of poverty and violence afflicting Chicago's South Side , black residents spoke up Friday to express their disgust with President Barack Obama.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton


The animatronic presidency: How presidential museums become...

An impressive turnout of presidents arrives for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas, on May 1, 2014.


Related Topix: George Bush, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton

American Stories Historic Walking Tours & Programs

Walking tours have always been popular with touring visitors in the Gettysburg area as well as locals looking to re-acquaint themselves with a good old-fashioned day/night out on the town-a date with history.


Sat Jul 12, 2014

People's Defender

Many U.S. politicians have had disabilities

The idea of a person with a disability being elected president of the United States may seem far-fetched to some Americans, especially given the physical demands of campaigning.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Contact, Science Fiction Movies, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, New York, Opinion

O-R Online

Segregated cemeteries: A remnant of a not-so-distant past

Jerome Davis stands next to the grave of his great-grandmother, Dessie Davis Hilton, in Chartiers Cemetery.


Related Topix: Republic, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Life, Veteran Affairs, African-American

Midulster Today

World War I talk and exhibition in Cookstown

After an exhausting few weeks of parades with Killyman District LOL the members of Tyrone Somme Memorial Association can now draw breath but there are still plenty of events on the horizon.


Related Topix: Tyrone County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, The Association, Pop/Rock

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Hillary Clinton to sign 'Hard Choices' in Ridgewood

As speculation continues to grow about whether Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016, the former secretary of state will stop at Bookends to sign her memoir, "Hard Choices."


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

New York Post

SUNY-Buffalo presidenta s secret deal for Hillary

A public university is a public trust: Administrators have a duty to be open and honest about how they're using resources so that taxpayers, tuition payers, the press and lawmakers can see that the spending is going to provide a quality education at an affordable price.


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

Clinton told to avoid Indonesia

A SPOKESMAN for Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto says now isn't an appropriate time for a visit from former US president Bill Clinton.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

North Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks

One Republican is blasting the president's plan as "financial insanity." North Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks said the current situation is entirely of the administration's making.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mo Brooks, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, George Bush, Bill Clinton

The Daily Caller

Icons And Has-Beens

Walking into a firearms museum, it's easy to marvel at the broad range of firearms and become impervious to the uniqueness of individual guns.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, US News, Conservative Political News

John A. Tures: July 4 brings annual bash of Lee's image

It wouldn't be July 4th in America without an Independence Day parade, a hot dog eating contest, a fireworks show, and armchair generals refighting the Battle of Gettysburg.


The Age

'Horror of war without its glory'

A century after the outbreak of World War I, the voices of writers such as Vera Brittain bring us closer to its awful carnage and sobering legacy.


Hartlepool Mail

Battle of the bulge - Slimming is 'key public health priority'

Labour councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher is chairman of both the council's finance and policy committee and the Hartlepool Health and Wellbeing Board.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England,

WFAA-TV Dallas

Military tanks to be auctioned in California

JULY 09: A visitor looks at a display of tanks and military vehicles during a preview of Auction America's Littlefield Collection auction on July 9, 2014 in Portola Valley, California.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Portola Valley, CA, Stanford University


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