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22 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

Amnesty International wants to halt deportation of Saskatoon woman

The Minnesota Vikings are reinstating Adrian Peterson this week after he was charged with child abuse and say he will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. As if to perk up audiences ahead of a dreary grey winter, Burberry Prorsum on Monday showed off a spring collection bursting with the bright rainbow colours and cheerful prints of beetles, [] The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S. doctors and nurses for volunteer duty in the outbreak zone.

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Related Topix: Activism, Canada, Amnesty International, Charitable Organizations, Fashion, Designers, Burberry, Tribal

Sun Sep 14, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne Cruelty

Dear Sen.Obama: Thanks for repudiating Gen. Wesley Clark's stupid comments regarding John McCain's military service and preparedness to be Commander in Chief.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Tribal, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Caribbean News Now!

Letter: Same sex relationships in Africa

Dear Sir: Rev. Larrier wrote in his letter of September 10 : "The idea of a man cohabiting with another man or woman with woman in sexual relationships is not African culture."

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Related Topix: Tribal, Gay/Lesbian

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Star Tribune

Eric Church likes Rokia Traore

Eric Church performs at the 2012 CMA Music Festival on Saturday, June 9, 2012 in Nashville, Tenn. ORG XMIT: TNWP113 Eric Church may be a big country star with a sold-out concert Tuesday at Target Center in Minneapolis , but his musical tastes are eclectic.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Tribal, Entertainment

Earth Times

'Spiny' is the Super-Sized Predatory Dino

The massive jaws and the adaptive limbs would help Spinosaurus to catch giant fish and other dinosaurs and become the biggest predatory dinosaur, despite the challenging opposition of other giant theropods that are much more terrestrial; Spinosaurus image ; Credit: A© Shutterstock The genus Spinosaurus refers to an animal that has now been established as the largest predatory beast ever known. As might be predicted, the support of water in some niche involving semi-aquatic habits was likely to be useful.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Tribal

HeraldNet

Marysville native braves elements on Discoverya s a Naked and Afraida

What do you say when you're about to appear on national TV in your birthday suit for an hour? Jefferson, 32, will be on Discovery Channel's survivalist reality TV show "Naked and Afraid" at 10 p.m. Sunday. On the episode titled "Botswana Breakdown," he teams up with a female Rhode Island bartender to bare all in the barren plains of Africa.

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Related Topix: Marysville, WA, Survivor, Game Show, Reality TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Tribal, Survivor: One World, Everett, WA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

O-R Online

Editorial voices from elsewhere

Were it not for horribly misguided Islamic religious fanatics in northern Nigeria and tribal Pakistan, the World Health Organization might have been able to eradicate polio this year.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Tribal, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Immigration Reform, Opinion

American Reporter

Reporting: MedicineINFECTIONS Take at Least 51 Lives at Panama Hospital

There is virtually no doubt that global warming exists. Aside from a few cranks and those heavily invested in the fossil fuel industry, the scientific consensus is that the Earth's climate is changing, and changing faster than ever before.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Brattleboro, VT, Tribal, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Daily Mail

President Obama confirms federal bail out after massive earthquake...

'As an American I'm embarrassed and appalled': James Foley's mother hits out at Obama's efforts to rescue her son and claims she was threatened with PROSECUTION if family paid ransom 'This is a public lynching of Ray': Multiple sources claim Ray Rice told NFL commissioner Roger Goodell he punched his fiancA©e back in JUNE Oscar Pistorius found GUILTY of firing a gun in a crowded restaurant as judge prepares to deliver manslaughter verdict over shooting his lover Reeva Steenkamp 'I feared he'd kill me... I hid his gun': Pistorius ex-girlfriend reveals how he made her 'sit on naughty step and drove at 200mph to punish her' 'The side effects will be distracting': Surgeon FIRES assistant of 12 years without pay in 'heartless' letter after she is diagnosed with cancer Ebola could hit 15 countries across Africa: Study of how disease has spread in past finds 70million people may be at risk ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Violent Crime, Tribal

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Washington Times

Young Vic / Portobello production of "The Magic Flute," directed by Mark Dornford-May.

With colorful African costumes and tribal drumming, the Isango Ensemble from South Africa makes its Washington debut as part of the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Presentation Series. The performers arrive at this first stop of their extensive U.S. tour with glowing recommendations and many honors for stage productions and films, among them the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival in London, the Globes de Cristal for Best Opera production in Paris, and the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.

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Related Topix: Tribal, isango!, Washington, DC, Arts, Opera, World News, South Africa

American Reporter

Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne Cruelty

Dear Sen.Obama: Thanks for repudiating Gen. Wesley Clark's stupid comments regarding John McCain's military service and preparedness to be Commander in Chief.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Tribal, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Washington Post

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Were it not for horribly misguided Islamic religious fanatics in northern Nigeria and tribal Pakistan, the World Health Organization might have been able to eradicate polio this year. And in fact the organization and its health care allies have succeeded in eliminating rinderpest, a disease affecting cattle that is deadly serious if you live in rural parts of the world where your existence depends on cattle.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Tribal, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Immigration Reform, Opinion, US Politics, US News

Voice of America

Malawi President's Administration Reviewed After 100 Days

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika meets with reporters at the conclusion of the US-Africa Summit at the Institute of Peace in Washington in August. Human rights groups have criticized Malawi President Peter Mutharika's first 100 days in office, accusing him of nepotism and creating division with his Cabinet appointments, and failing to address urgent economic issues.

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Related Topix: World News, Malawi, Africa, Tribal, Bingu wa Mutharika

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Sidelines

South African rockers KONGOS take the stage at MTSU

Originally from South Africa, the band of brothers known as KONGOS played a tribal-rock infused set for a crowd of students Monday night in the Student Union Ballroom. The night started off with Coat Tales, a five-piece indie rock outfit based in Nashville.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tribal, Murfreesboro, TN

Mon Sep 08, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne Cruelty

Dear Sen.Obama: Thanks for repudiating Gen. Wesley Clark's stupid comments regarding John McCain's military service and preparedness to be Commander in Chief.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Tribal, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Sun Sep 07, 2014

American Reporter

Reporting: MedicineINFECTIONS Take at Least 51 Lives at Panama Hospital

There is virtually no doubt that global warming exists. Aside from a few cranks and those heavily invested in the fossil fuel industry, the scientific consensus is that the Earth's climate is changing, and changing faster than ever before.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Brattleboro, VT, Tribal, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Louisville Cardinal

Immortalized Spirit: a gallery walk in the Hite Art Institute

The rustic, natural smell of wood and aged fibers overwhelmed me when I opened the doors of the Hite Institute Art Gallery. It housed a collection of 20th-century, tribal works from around central and western Africa.

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Related Topix: Tribal, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Fri Sep 05, 2014

American Thinker

Islamism: The Allure and the Cure

From the jails of America, Britain, and France to the plains of Syria and Iraq and the jungles of Africa and Southeast Asia, a violent brand of Islam is on the march, coercing and cajoling converts and winning territory. It is led by The Muslim Brotherhood, Al-Qaeda, ISIL , Boko Haram, Al-Shebab, Hamas, Hizb'allah and others who think they have a monopoly on the "pure" version of Islam.

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Related Topix: Tribal, Muslim Brotherhood

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Your Views

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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Related Topix: Tribal, Hosni Mubarak, Opinion

American Reporter

Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne Cruelty

Dear Sen.Obama: Thanks for repudiating Gen. Wesley Clark's stupid comments regarding John McCain's military service and preparedness to be Commander in Chief.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Tribal, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

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