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1 hr ago | The Free Dictionary

'Red Baron' Shot Down by Allied Fire

Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen , also widely known as the Red Baron , was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service during World War I .


Related Topix: Nieuport Aircraft, Nieuport 11, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, France, World News, Poland,

5 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Tale of two ships

When Travel recently published a story about commemorations in Britain to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, a reader was drawn to the mention of a German ship, Konigin Luise, the first naval casualty of the conflict when it was sunk in 1914 by British warships.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, New York, Travel

9 hrs ago |

Yakima Valley tourism attractions include old teapot gas station, quirky furniture dealer in Zillah

And you thought wine was the funnest thing to do in the Yakima Valley. Well, you haven't been to Zillah, then.


Related Topix: Zillah, WA, Sunnyside, WA, Spokane, WA, Travel

13 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

Will GOP's health law focus pay off in 2014 midterms?

Nonpartisan political handicapper Stuart Rothenberg said Sunday it's hard to imagine Republicans can run entirely on a platform against the Affordable Care Act from now until the November midterm elections.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, State of the Union, Bill Clinton, US Politics, Barack Obama

17 hrs ago |

Chelsea Clinton announces she's expecting first child this fall

Chelsea Clinton, the 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced Thursday that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child this fall.


Related Topix: Chelsea (New York, NY), US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Clinton, Life, Food, Recipes

21 hrs ago | Metro

NEWSwoon over Fassbender in first Macbeth pics

Michael explains his character Macbeth as someone suffering from post traumatic stress disorder who throws himself into battle as a way of coping.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Review

Alliance surgeon Dr. David Mungo makes Civil War history come alive

New patients to Dr. David Mungo's office in Alliance would be forgiven if startled by the Civil War amputation kit and leg bone from the battle of Gettysburg in the display case -- not exactly... Already a subscriber to print? You have online access, too... at no additional expense! Call 821-1200 to set up an account.


Related Topix: Alliance, OH

The Times-Tribune

McGinty has chops, but so does rest of field

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who uses his legal degree promoting environmental protection issues, speaks to students at Scranton High School Thursday as he appeared there to support Katie McGinty's campaign for Pennsylvania governor.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, Bill Clinton, US News, Al Gore, Ed Rendell

Daily Political

Chatwal Guilty of Violating Electoral Laws in U.S.

When Senator Hillary Clinton was running for U.S. President in 2008, a very enthusiastic supporter financially was Sant Singh Chatwal, owner of hotels and restaurants and an Indian-American.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Charles Schumer, New York, Bill Clinton, US House of Representatives, Kendrick Meek

The China Post

Laptop used for first US presidential email finds a buyer

The laptop computer that Bill Clinton used in 1998 to send the first-ever U.S. presidential email has sold for US$60,667 in an online auction, the Boston auction house that handled the transaction said Thursday.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, Bill Clinton, Science / Technology, NASA, Space


Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats

All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.


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

The Wall Street Journal

Lewinsky Email Redacted From Clinton Documents

The latest batch of previously withheld presidential records from the Clinton administration redacts an email from a noteworthy source: Monica Lewinsky .


Related Topix: Privacy, Bill Clinton

National Public Radio

Student Fought Bureaucrats For Holocaust Justice

Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay back taxes and late payment fines on property seized after they were deported to Nazi death camps.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

ABC News

Bill Clinton Aides Worried He'd Be 'Haunted By JFK's Ghost'

It's an iconic image - Bill Clinton as a teenager shaking hands with President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden in 1963.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

The New Zealand Herald

Forced to the front

The story of how New Zealand's conscientious objectors were treated during World War I has inspired a television movie screening on the eve of Anzac Day.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Clinton sought GOP support for health care

President Bill Clinton's advisers estimated early in his term that passing a health care overhaul would require a delicate balance of Democratic and Republican support, needing at least eight moderate Republicans in the Senate and 15 or more in the House to win approval, according to documents released Friday.


Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, US Politics, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat

ABC News

Clinton Sought GOP Support for Health Care

President Bill Clinton's advisers estimated in 1993 that they would need at least 8 moderate Republicans in the Senate and more than 15 moderate Republicans in the House to pass their ill-fated health care reform bill.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jewish Pictorial History: The Lost Battalion of WWI

Original caption: "Packing shipment of Matzoths [i.e. matzos] for the 77th Division for men of Jewish faith in the A.E.F. [American Expeditionary Force] for the Passover Holiday, at Warehouse #40, Q.M.C. Depot, St. Denis [France] / Signal Corps.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Libraries, Dining

LIVE! Sarpanch shot dead by suspected militants in Kashmir

Mohammad Anin Pandith was shot dead by gunmen outside hisresidence at Awantipora in Pulwama late last night, they said.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York

Anchorage Daily News

Capitol Steps find comedy in theater of public policy

In the more than three decades since getting their start at a Christmas party in Washington, D.C., the Capitol Steps have thrived on scandals, missteps and gaffes from politicians.


Related Topix: Capitol Steps, Theater, Arts, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Sex Scandal, Bill Clinton


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