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Union strikes: Action may resume in September after latest walkouts are hailed as a success
The Government and town hall leaders insisted yesterday's action had only been backed by a small minority of activists Further strikes are planned by union leaders in the autumn after a co-ordinated day of industrial action over pay, pensions and cuts to services supported by hundreds of thousands of public sector workers.
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Daily Press & Argus
Michigan blogger's 'fatkini' photo inspires women
A woman wearing a bikini on a beach is not particularly noteworthy. But a Michigan author and blogger is getting a lot of attention for her bathing suit photo.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Young speed skaters from across Canada arrive in Saint John
About 120 speed skaters from across the country are lacing up their skates at a camp called 'Skate into Summer' held this week in Saint John.
Stoneham Theatre Adds Ethel Merman's Broadway with Rita...
Season 15 at Stoneham Theatre has gotten even more exciting with the addition of several concerts and special events.
A Powerline Christmas in Melbourne
This is a note from John Hinderaker at Powerline, A MESSAGE TO OUR READERS IN MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA .
Desktop Fireworks concept turns your workspace into a mini-party
Why wait for the New Year or for Independence Day to enjoy a spectacular show of fireworks when you can arrange one of these every day? Behold the 21st century's answer to workspace stress, the Desktop Fireworks concept! Designed by UK-based Japanese designer Tomomi Sayuda, this concept was designed to make your work desk a lot more fun than it ... (more)
Tue Jul 08, 2014
I wore a bikini & nothing happened
I made a New Year's resolution that confused some people. By confuse, I mean conversations about it usually went like this: Them: "What a great goal! What are you doing? Weight Watchers? Jenny Craig? Are you going vegan? Paleo? Are you having the surgery?" Me: "I said I was going to wear a bikini.
China's 'Chicken Fart Decade'
Chinese media have debated why January saw pollution so extreme it closed schools and airports , chased away foreign tourists , and even prompted a ban on Lunar New Year's fireworks.
Lawmakers' days numbered; legislative agenda awaits
As tourists take selfies in front of the United States Capitol, members of Congress are taking a break, too.
Has Shahrukh Khan chosen Ajay Devgn over Salman Khan?
Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan might have hugged each other to please the world, but here's a bit of news clearly indicating that all is not certainly well between the two warring Khans, as yet.
New York Magazine
The CutYoua re Not Old Enough to Read This Steamy Erotica Written by...
A former leader of our nation - a nation of modest people and simple words - wrote some erotic love letters to his mistress .
Effects of "ambitious" FTA with Japan to come into effect before year end
Australia's Trade Minister Andrew Robb says consumers and businesses should be able to see the effects of the historic free trade agreement with Japan before the end of the year.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
DFRK Memorandum on Feats of Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il for Korea's Reunification
The Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Democratic Front for the Reunification of Korea made public a memorandum Sunday to convey down through generations the great exploits performed by President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il, the peerless great men of Mt.
Independent News Herald Online
Trinity Gruenberg email@example.com I don't believe I have ever made a New Year's resolution.
Naked Girls Reading to Present Our Funny Bone, 7/25
We want to tickle your fancy and your funny bone! Join us as the Naked Girls read their favorite memoirs, tales and funny stories by the world's most memorable jokesters! Cherokee Rose is delighted to join Gigi Holliday, Cherie Sweetbottom, Alice Darling and Special Guest Claire Voltaire from Portland, Oregon, forNaked Girls Reading Presents: Our ... (more)
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Facts about January
January is the first month of the year. January has 31 days, its birthstone is the red garnet and in North America it is known to be one of the coldest and snowiest winter months.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Jefferson Post Online Edition
28th Annual Christmas in July Festival starts today
Jefferson PostThere will be a full day of activities for people of all ages at the 27th Annual Christmas in July Festival in downtown Wes... Ashe County's premier event, the Christmas in July Festival will be held on Friday, July 4th and Saturday, July 5th.
Cape Breton Post
Random acts of fireworks' terrify family pet
For the fifth night in a row, this same little dog would not eat, drink or go into the yard to relieve himself.
Is it time for some July 4th resolutions?
When the Founding Fathers signed their names to the Declaration of Independence from the British Crown, setting in motion a revolution that would lead to government obtianing its "powers from the consent of the governed," they not only provided a great gift to future generations, but an awesome responsibility.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Utahns liable for 'major incidents' caused by fireworks, police warn
Jamison Gunnell is hoping her husband gets off work in time to fire up the barbecue grill and set off fireworks for their traditional Fourth of July celebration.