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Catholic-Protestant feud flares anew in Northern Ireland

The Troubles here ended in the late 1990s, when Catholic nationalists seeking independence from Britain buried the hatchet with Protestant unionists loyal to the crown after 30 years of bloodshed.

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Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Holidays, Good Friday

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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New York Named World's Top Wine Destination

Thirty-six New York restaurant wine lists have been honored in "The World of Fine Wine"'s inaugural World's Best Wine Lists 2014.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Food, Dining, The World of, Alternative-Rock, Tribeca (New York, NY), Chicago, IL, Thomas Keller

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Man convicted in 2012 slaying in Garvin County

An Elmore City man has been convicted of killing another man then cutting up the body and stuffing the remains in cement-filled buckets.

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Related Topix: Garvin County, OK, Elmore City, OK, Self Defense

Amherst Daily News

10 Things: Thinking beyond muffins with 10 fresh ways to use fresh blueberries

There are muffins, of course. And pancakes. And the obligatory fruit salad. But then what? After all the usual suspects, how do you handle a seasonal abundance of blueberries? As long as you're willing to consider a few fresh approaches, it's actually easy and delicious to press them into service.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Food

Merced Sun-Star

Virus will keep piglets from California State Fair

The Sacramento Bee reports the devastating virus, spread through fecal matter, has affected 5,000 farms and killed more than 8 million piglets.

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Related Topix: Food, Pork, Meat, Merced, CA

KMIZ

Zimmerman trial: Where are they now?

On July 13, 2013, a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Self Defense, Painting, Arts

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

BrusselKale could be the superfood we've been waiting forBrusselKale...

BrusselKale could be the superfood we've been waiting for Move over, broccolini, pluots, honey crisp apples and more! There's a new hybrid on the market.

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Related Topix: Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Fruits

The Washington Post

Indians balk at $33 million statue in new budget

In a country grappling with poverty, sluggish growth and a daunting deficit, India's new budget has set aside 2 billion rupees for a colossal iron-and-bronze statue almost twice the size of the Statue of Liberty.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Indian Independence, US Politics, US News

The Honolulu Advertiser

Jury selected for Deedy's Honolulu retrial

Jurors and alternates have been selected for the retrial of a federal agent charged with murder in a shooting at a Waikiki fast-food restaurant.

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Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, Self Defense

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press-Telegram

Operation Comedy: Long Beach Laugh Factory to host free monthly performances for veterans

Former Army infantryman Jon Stites is on a mission - to make veterans laugh, at any cost.

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Related Topix: Chappelle's Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Veteran Affairs, Long Beach, CA, Los Angeles, CA

CBS Local

Attorneys In Theater Shooting Weigh Defense

Attorneys for a retired Tampa police captain accused of killing a man in a movie theater said Wednesday that Florida's "stand your Attorney Richard Escobar said Wednesday the defense team for Curtis Reeves Jr. is weighing its moves ahead of their client's trial on second-degree murder charges in the death of Chad Oulson, 43, of Land O'Lakes.

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Related Topix: Self Defense, Pasco County, FL

Ledger-Enquirer.com

South Carolina's Beaufort: Where time slows down but still plenty to do

This sleepy town is so picturesque that Hollywood has used it as the backdrop for such films as "The Prince of Tides" and "Forest Gump," and while there are many lovely cafes, bakeries, chocolateries, coffee shops and restaurants in the district, you won't find a Starbucks or a McDonald's in town.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Food, Candy, Dessert, Ice Cream

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Limited Partnership

The first federal lawsuit seeking equal treatment for a same-sex couple in the U.S. is recounted in Thomas G. Miller's 73-minute documentary timeline of interviews and news clips, "Limited Partnership."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Cinco De Mayo, Holidays, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

The Leaf-Chronicle

About 1 in 4 young teens meet screen-time guidelines

Only 27% of kids ages 12-15 meet the recommended limit of two hours or less of TV plus computer use daily, new government statistics show.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Food, Nutrition

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Legal pot now a short drive for many Oregonians

Freedom Market in Kelso, Washington - 45 miles north of Portland - was scheduled to begin sales at noon Tuesday, but the pot delivery scheduled for late morning got delayed, and then delayed some more.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, Food, Pizza, Drugs, Marijuana

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sunherald.com

Pink, Hudson, Leto make Armani a celebrity circus

But Tuesday saw Giorgio Armani outdo even this old maxim in his celebrity-circus of a couture show.

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Related Topix: Giorgio Armani, Designers, Chanel, Hobbies, Embroidery

WIS-TV Columbia

'Danger' zone: Potato salad fundraiser hits $50K

The potato salad fundraising campaign on the website Kickstarter hit the $50,000 mark Tuesday, with 3,858 backers.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Food, Vegetables

The Macon Telegraph

Watchdog: Retaliation complaints jump at VA

The independent Office of Special Counsel said that 30 of the complaints about retaliation have passed the initial review stage and were being further investigated for corrective action and possible discipline against VA supervisors and other executives.

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Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Law, Employment / Labor Law

KRNV-TV Reno

Protesters heckle Toronto mayor to resign

A group of shirtless protesters crashed a news conference by Rob Ford, shouting for Toronto's embattled mayor to resign.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Canada Day

ABC News

Man Hit by Stray Bullet During Temple Opening

A stray bullet struck and injured a man selling food at the opening of a Cambodian Buddhist temple in Charlotte, and police say it appears to have come from celebratory Fourth of July gunfire.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Holidays, 4th of July

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