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24 min ago | New York Daily News

'WWI: The First Modern War': Television review

CREATING the tools of modern combat isn't the kind of thing any sane war would want on its resume.


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The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke - read by Tinchy Stryder

To commemorate the start of World War I, the Sunday Mirror has asked famous faces to read war poems #ForTheFallen - here, Tinchy Stryder reads Rupert Brooke First recited from the pulpit of St Paul's Cathedral in 1915 on Easter Sunday, then published the next day in The Times 'The Soldier' by Rupert Brooke quickly became renowned as one of the ... (more)


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Outside the Beltway

World War One And Ukraine

In the month since the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, I've noted the innumerable ways in which World War One continues to resonate with us today .


Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News


2016: The Competency Election

If each presidential election for an open White House offers the American public a new course - specifically in reaction to the most troubling aspects of the departing chief executive - the dysfunction that prevails in Washington today could become the catalyst for election of the next president.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, George Bush, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance

Asbury Park Press

InfoAge to celebrate WWI centennialInfoAge to celebrate WWI...

The InfoAge Science History Learning Center and Museum will host a World War I 100th anniversary weekend Aug. 9-10.


Weekday Magazine

World War I: Scenes Of Life And Death

On July 28, 1914, Austro-Hungarian troops fired the first shots during the invasion of Serbia that marked the start of World War I. The conflict resulted in more than 16 million military and civilian deaths, but did not bring about the end to all wars as some hoped and dreamed it would.


Washington Times

Impeach Obama, say 35 percent in new poll

Sixty-five percent say no, that impeachment - as former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has called for - goes too far.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Bill Clinton, US News


Rockwell College plays key role in Irish history

"When Rockwell opened as an educational institution in 1864 it was less than a generation after the greatest crash in Irish economic and social history, the great famine.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

Police To Pay $1.8M For Dorner Manhunt Shooting

A surfer who was hurt when a Los Angeles-area police officer rammed and shot up his truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner will receive $1.8 million.


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

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Summer library helps kids maintain reading skills

Jason Blackett and his little sister, Erin, posts their names while visiting the lending library book exchange Thursday, july 24, 2014 at St. Thomas Elementary School.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Opinion

New York Daily News

New book: Hillary Clinton blamed Bill's sex addiction on his abuse as a child

Dorothy Howell Rodham , Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton and Bill's mom Virginia Clinton Kelley.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton, Journalism, Little Rock, AR

WTAX-AM Springfield

Bill Clinton says AIDS-free generation a within reacha

An AIDS-free generation is within reach if early treatment is provided to people infected with HIV and help scaled up for women and children, former U.S. president Bill Clinton said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Bill Clinton, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

New York Daily News

Newt Gingrich slams Bush family's friendliness with Clintons

Newt Gingrich has blasted the Bushes for being too nice and getting chummy with the Clintons, blaming the family's friendliness for Hillary Clinton's likely presidency.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Newt Gingrich, W., Bill Clinton, George Bush

News Max

Emanuel's Mayoral Fortunes Rapidly Declining in Chicago

Even before the gun violence this weekend that took the lives of at least 4 people in a reported 40 shooting incidents, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in political hot water.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Bill Clinton, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WWI Experiences of Two Tennessee Brothers in New TSLA Collection

As we approach the 100th anniversary of the United States' involvement in World War I, the Tennessee State Library and Archives' newest online collection, the Puryear Family Photograph Albums, tells the story of two brothers from Gallatin who served in the Army Air Service during and after World War I. Comprised of three photograph albums and ... (more)


Related Topix: Puryear, TN, World News, Germany, Paris, TN, Chattanooga, TN

My Mother Lode

Atlanta Cyclorama painting to move across town

Mayor Kasim Reed announced the move Wednesday as the city commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta during the American Civil War, which is the subject of the giant oil painting.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Author of new Clinton book is under attack - just as he outlined in his book

Daniel Halper's Clinton, Inc. examines the rebuilding of the Clinton machine from the depths of the abyss that was the disgraced end to Bill Clinton's presidency.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, US News

WAAX-AM Gadsden

'Clinton Inc.' Author Dishes on Monica Lewinsky and the Blue Dress

Hillary Clinton is scooping up millions in speaking fees while positioning herself for a White House run.


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

Daily Mail

Two Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down in...

Tragedy as college graduate, 26, dies after being BURIED ALIVE by 10 foot deep sand tunnel he was digging on the beach Is Hamas now using human shields in Gaza? UN finds TWO stashes of rockets hidden in empty school next to makeshift housing for 3,000 displaced Palestinians Simon Cowell trolled over $150,000 Israel gift: X Factor mogul sent images ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Simon Cowell, Bill Clinton, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Comedy


Protesters interrupt Clinton AIDS speech

A group of protesters has interrupted former US president Bill Clinton's address at the international AIDS conference in Melbourne to call for a tax on financial transactions to help the world's poor.


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