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An Eerie Installation of 888,246 Ceramic Poppies at the Tower of...

"Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" is a visually striking outdoor installation at the Tower of London by artist Paul Cummins of 888,246 ceramic poppies built to commemorate Britain's involvement in World War I .


Fri Aug 01, 2014

Waikato Times

They answered the call to arms

DESCENDENT: William Mannix's great-niece Petrena Thomson visits his grave at Waihi Cemetery.


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ABC Exposes Nude Biden, But Ignores Same Book's Claims About Bill Clinton's New Mistress

Secret Service agents dread finding Joe Biden swimming in the nude , according to a new book featuring quotes from agents.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

The Baltimore Sun

Bill Clinton day before 9/11 attack: I 'could have killed' bin Laden

New audio has emerged of former President Bill Clinton in 2001, saying he could have killed Osama Bin Laden.


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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Book says Clinton blamed husband's infidelity on abuse as child

Hillary Clinton told an interviewer in 1999 -- the year after the Monica Lewinsky scandal rocked Bill Clinton's presidency -- that the president's infidelity issues stemmed from his abusive mother and led to a sex addiction for the former president.


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Cybercast News Service

Europe started WWI a century ago, blind to tragedy

British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914.


Related Topix: Francois Hollande, Prince William, World News, Prince Harry

Thu Jul 31, 2014


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.



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.


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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

World War I resources at the National Archives at Atlanta

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


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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


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