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1 hr ago | Kotaku

Valiant Hearts' Trailer in Minecraft Is Both Silly And Poignant

On one hand, we've got the first trailer for Valiant Hearts, Ubisoft's fantastic game about World War I, with its own distinct visual style and powerful narration and music.


5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

The shocking moment a Palestinian civilian is shot dead by an...

'My son saved his attacker's life': Father who brutally beat teen he caught raping his son, 11, reveals it was only his boy's pleas that saved the pedophile from death as he says his family refuse to hide Bill Clinton 'has a busty blond mistress nicknamed "Energizer" by his Secret Service detail who work to hide the woman from Hillary' Body of ... (more)


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Train Disaster, Vladimir Putin

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Claim: Israelis tried to blackmail Bill Clinton with Lewinsky tapes to force spy release

In October 1998 in a bid to gain the release of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, an Israeli team led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened to blackmail President Bill Clinton with tapes of Clinton and then-intern Monica Lewinsky.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Bill Clinton, Prison, US News

The Cary News

Nagem: For Cary man, family questions answered nearly a century later

Clifford Abraham Neelands fought for Canada in World War I and went missing in action in 1918, five years before his nephew was born.


Related Topix: Cary, NC


Bill Clinton won't 'jump the gun' on wife's plans

Ann Hunnewell and her central Florida police officer husband knelt in the living room of a fellow officer's home, with pillow cases as makeshift hoods over their heads.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

Cooking for presidents takes talent and dedication, not ego

"I was serving the most important people in the world" - the president of the United States and other world leaders - "but we saw them in a very different light from everyone else because it was a nonpolitical situation," said John Moeller, who worked as a White House chef for 13 years.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, W., George Bush, Bill Clinton, Dining

WYFF-TV Greenville

Bill Clinton: Hillary Clinton needs time

Former President Bill Clinton says that Hillary Clinton, his wife and the prohibitive favorite for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, needs time to not only decide whether she will run, but what she would bring to the race if she did.


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

National Review Online

Ian Tuttle: Clinton, the Musical

But for the eight years beginning January 20, 1993, history, in the form of the Clinton White House, seemed to skip the repetition and go straight for farce.


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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Hang Havenstein! He once quoted the President

One's record is fair game in politics. Bob Smith is regularly reminded of once leaving the Republican Party and, at another time, endorsing Democrat John Kerry for President.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Bill Clinton, Opinion

The City Wire

Bill Kristol opines on Pryor-Cotton race, talks about Clinton in 2016

The Weekly Standard founder, publisher and editor Bill Kristol says Arkansas is "almost" a must-win for Republicans if they are to take back the U.S. Senate.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Bill Clinton

The Gazette

Image found of Confederate White House...RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A photo has emerged...

The image of Mary O'Melia is now in the possession of The American Civil War Museum in Richmond.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA

The News Item

48th Pennsylvania did its duty in what became Battle of the Crater disaster

As the nation continues its ongoing 150th anniversary remembrance of the American Civil War, our area has had many reasons to pause and reflect on the contributions and sacrifices made by local troops who helped preserve the Union.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Gettysburg, PA, Schuylkill County, PA, Belfast, PA, Pottsville, PA

WNYC-AM New York

Sean Hemingway on The Sun Also Rises

The story follows Lady Brett Ashley and Jake Barnes and their carousing friends from the nightclubs of 1920s Paris to the bull fights in Spain.


The Daily Republic

Martin O'Malley attacked for showing heart

Just when you think the Obama administration can't sink any lower, someone puts in a basement.


Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Bill Clinton, Prison, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

New York Daily News

Bill Clinton visits Indonesian city hit by 2004 tsunami

Former President Bill Clinton takes a question Saturday on a visit to a mosque in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, an area hit by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, World News, Indonesia, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

International Business Times

Crashed MH17 Plane Carried 108 AIDS Scientists and Researchers Heading to Melbourne

People light candles at the Dutch embassy for the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine, in Kiev July 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, Bill Clinton

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg 'burns' again July 19 in 150th commemoration of Civil War torching

An unknown photographer caught Al Stone, portraying General Robert E. Lee, with a tear in his eye.


Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Opinion

Fox News

Photo of White House of the Confederacy housekeeper puts face on intimate witness to history

Mary O'Melia is seen in an undated photo provided by the American Civil War Museum.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA

Image found of Confederate White House housekeeper

Mary O'Melia left Ireland for America as a young widow with three children before she was hired as housekeeper at the White House of the Confederacy.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA

USA Today

4 lessons for investors from World War I

Check out this story on On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by a Bosnian Serb in the city of Sarajevo.



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