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  1. One hundred years after the Spanish Flu, where are the memorials?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Marlborough Express

    Marlborough Girls' College students Jayde Bolton, Yasmin Burdis and Hannah Phibbs above the grave of Joseph Flood who died from the Spanish Flu at the age of 65. It was considered one of the deadliest natural disasters in history, but you'll struggle to find many memorials or plaques honouring those who died from Spanish Flu in New Zealand. As one of the deadliest conflicts of modern history, the First World War, drew to a close an even more deadly foe waited in the wings.


  2. Aardman's New Video Game 11-11: Memories Retold Shows A Different Side Of The StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cartoon Brew

    Bristol, U.K.-based Aardman Animations is best known for its humorous stop motion creations like Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep, but the company has created work with a lot of range throughout its 42-year-history. Now, it's getting ready to release the biggest video game project in its history, the World War I narrative adventure 11-11: Memories Retold.


  3. Poland may not be ready for 'Fort Trump': US Army headRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    US Army Secretary Mark Esper told AFP that when he visited Poland in January, it appeared there was not enough space on offer to fulfil the training requirements for US soldiers. WASHINGTON: Poland might not yet be ready for a permanent US military base, the head of the US Army said on Wednesday , the day after Polish President Andrzej Duda offered to host "Fort Trump."


  4. A Music Industry Peace Treaty Passes Unanimously Through CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    Sen. Orrin Hatch, photographed during a Senate hearing on music licensing reform on July 12, 2005. Hatch - a songwriter with both a platinum and gold record for his efforts - had his name added to the title of the Music Modernization Act, which passed the Senate unanimously on Sep. 18, 2018.


  5. Winston Churchill's granddaughter visits Detroit for potential public art installationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Metro Times

    Detroit is no stranger to public art installations, nor to notable people making their mark on the city. But it is not every day that the city's art arrives from across the pond, especially from a descendant of one of the most famous leaders of the 20th century.


  6. Pro-Life, Conservative Leaders: Kavanaugh Battle is Largely About Roe v. WadeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Various pro-life organizations and leaders have suggested that abortion advocates are pushing the unsubstantiated sexual-assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh because of their commitment to Roe v. Wade , the infamous 1973 Supreme Court case that made abortion legal across the nation.


  7. Welcome Home ceremony starts big week SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Ephrata Review

    The Winters Leadership Memorial at Veterans' Plaza will be the site of the Welcome Home program Sunday that kicks off the week of the 100th Ephrata Fair. Local farmers proudly showed off their finest crops and livestock while women displayed their most intricate needlework, their tastiest canned fruit and vegetables and their most scrumptious baked goods.


  8. A few snippet's found on the web pertaining to the Kavanaugh confirmationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cave News

    Democrat Senator from Hawaii Mazie Hirono says men need to "shut up." The Kavanaugh accuser needs to be believed.


  9. Darrell Huckaby: If they cared ...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    The United States Senate should be ashamed of its collective self. I know it is not because it has become painfully obvious over the past years that those who make their living feeding at the public through in the name of public service know no shame.


  10. Sir Peter Jackson's World War I footage restoration almost too goodRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Sir Peter Jackson's collaboration with Britain's Imperial War Museum will debut at next month's London Film Festival. Britain's Imperial War Museum expressed concern that viewers of the Kiwi's film-maker's upcoming documentary They Shall Never Grow Old would think many of the scenes had been staged.


  11. Soldiers in 'Harlem Hellfighters' unit to attend WWI eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Members of a New York Army National Guard unit that traces its lineage to the "Harlem Hellfighters" of World War I fame are headed to Europe for centennial commemorative events this month. The state Division of Military and Naval Affairs says five soldiers from the Manhattan-based 369th Sustainment Brigade will participate in events being held in France starting Wednesday and running through Sept.


  12. New Game: War and Peace: Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MobyGames

    Test your history knowledge in the newest strategy MMO with a realistic American Civil War theme TRAIN massive armies of Civil War cannons, go to war with thousands of REAL players, form powerful alliances and develop your own military strategies.


  13. OPINION: Mikheil Saakashvili: Corruption Knows No PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Almost every major media outlet presented Manafort's plea agreement as a momentous turning point in the Russia investigation. Speculation abounded that Manafort would implicate others who worked on the Trump campaign - and perhaps even the president himself - in criminal activity.


  14. Trump says he regrets not firing Comey soonerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he regrets not firing James B. Comey as FBI director sooner, asserting that he should have done so while still a candidate for president - an option that was not actually available to him. “If I did one mistake with Comey, I should have fired him before I got here,” Trump said in an interview with Hill.TV.


  15. Hillary Touts 'Due Process' for Ford, But UhhhRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | RedState

    On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton appeared on MSNBC to talk about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Dr. Christine Ford. "There should be due process for everyone involved, and I think that's what Dr. Ford is asking for.


  16. On Politics With Lisa Lerer: A Moment for WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New York Times

    I've spent a significant share of the last few years thinking about Hillary Clinton. As a reporter assigned to cover her campaign, I was there when she launched her first tour in Iowa.


  17. Withdraw Kavanaugh nomination? - Ridiculous,' says TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    President Donald Trump sided with his embattled Supreme Court nominee, defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual assault as the White House walked a fine line in addressing accusations that revived memories of the president's own #MeToo moments. Time and again, Trump has defended powerful men against the claims of women.


  18. 'Leadership in Turbulent Times' offers lessons from presidential greatsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    When Donald Trump campaigned for the White House, he promised to be a much different president than his predecessors. He has been different, in ways that delight his core supporters and dismay his many critics.


  19. Renovated Cemetery Shows Armenians' History in CairoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Groong

    Renovation work is nearly complete on an Armenian cemetery in Cairo whose graves reflect a 100 years of the community's history in the Egyptian capital. The site dates back to 1924, when the Armenian community was granted a piece of land adjacent to an older one.


  20. Methodist-Kahler nursing graduates: 'It was a different time'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Post-Bulletin

    Students model uniforms dating from 1920-1968, including a cadet uniform, during the 50th anniversary reunion of the Methodist-Kahler School of Nursing in 1968. Students model uniforms dating from 1920-1968, including a cadet uniform, during the 50th anniversary reunion of the Methodist-Kahler School of Nursing in 1968.