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  1. Kashmir problem: It's the environment, stupidRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Rediff.com

    If the air pollution is not brought under control tourism to Kashmir will be affected, warns Colonel Anil A Athale , who has been visiting the valley for 50 years.. Bill Clinton, a brilliant campaigner, used a similar phrase as the title of this column effectively to defeat incumbent president George H W Bush in the 1992 presidential election in the United States.

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  2. Monica Lewinsky says she was 'gutted' after Bill Clinton labeled...Read the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Fox News

    Smithsonian Channel is airing new 'Lost Tapes' series on the Clinton impeachment scandal, will focus on Monica Lewinsky's public handling of political saga. Monica Lewinsky endured many mortifying moments in her life - one of them was reading Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr's report in 1998 online, which detailed his investigation on her affair with then-President Bill Clinton.

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  3. Trump awards 7 Americans the Presidential Medial of FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Post

    President Trump on Friday awarded seven Americans the Presidential Medal of Freedom , the highest civilian honor in the US, which is given to those who have made a major cultural impact on the country. "America is blessed to have the most skill, passion and talent anywhere on earth," Trump said at the White House.

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  4. 11/16/2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Digby

    The New York Times reports on Trump's relationship with the military, which is somewhat bizarre considering his love of men in uniform: He canceled a trip to a cemetery in France where American soldiers from World War I are buried. He did not go to the observance at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day.

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  5. Battlefield letters tell soldiers' stories of World War IRead the original story

    8 min ago | Washington Times

    The brash Americans through sheer numbers and individual heroics ended the stalemate of World War I trench warfare in western Europe. "We got there in the nick of time to stave off the attack," said retired Col.

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  6. by Derek TodoroffRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Mukilteo Tribune

    Eighth grade Honors ELA students in Elke Hesselgrave's class from Park Place Middle School were assigned to interview and write a profile on a veteran. Here is Derek Todoroff's story.

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  7. Trump and DemsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | The Inter-Mountain

    Democrats scored an impressive victory in the House in the mid-term election. Once more they won 54 percent of the vote for Congressional candidates.

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  8. Donnie Johnston: We should elect to use patience in counting votesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fredericksburg.com

    THE VOTE counting in this mid-term election has been just a contentious as the campaigning, especially in Georgia, Arizona and Florida. As with the 2000 presidential election, it may ultimately take an act of Congress to determine the winners of key races in these three states.

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  9. Macron and Merkel unite in struggle for EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands after unveiling a plaque in a French-German ceremony in the clearing of Rethondes. PARIS: Beleaguered at home, belittled abroad, Emmanuel Macron of France and Germany's Angela Merkel will use a Berlin meeting on Sunday to bolster their alliance as champions of a united Europe fraught with resurgent nationalism.

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  10. Trump says he'll nominate acting EPA chief Andrew Wheeler to be permanentRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    President Donald Trump signaled plans to nominate Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler as the permanent EPA administrator at a White House event on Friday. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

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  11. Family of immigrant WWI soldier receives his Purple Heart 100 years after deathRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    The burial card of Private Michael Walsh, killed in action during World War I on Oct. 24, 1918. Walsh emigrated to the United States from rural Ireland in 1911.

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  12. As Kingfishers Catch Fire' Review: Flights of FancyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    "Human speech," Flaubert famously wrote, "is like a cracked kettle on which we strum out tunes to make a bear dance, when we would move the stars to pity." How often I thought of that sentence while reading "As Kingfishers Catch Fire," a sumptuously illustrated, more or less coffee-table book about birds that is also-sometimes intentionally, more often accidentally-about the limitations of language and our stubborn fantasy of transcending them.

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  13. A day to be ItalianRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    "THE week of the Italian way of living" culminates with Vivere all'Italiana Day and an open day at the Italian embassy on Sunday, November 25. Visitors will be invited into the embassy gardens where Italian food will be on offer and the Committee of the Italians in Canberra will prepare iconic Italian dishes. There will be live entertainment.

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  14. California wildfires, Leonid meteor shower, 'The Clinton...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | USA Today

    President Donald Trump travels to California to visit wildfire victims, Monica Lewinski shares new details about her affair with former president Bill Clinton in "The Clinton Affair" and more things to start your weekend. California wildfires, Leonid meteor shower, 'The Clinton Affair': 5 things to know this weekend President Donald Trump travels to California to visit wildfire victims, Monica Lewinski shares new details about her affair with former president Bill Clinton in "The Clinton Affair" and more things to start your weekend.

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  15. Goshen observes 100th anniversary ofRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chronicle Newspaper

    The United States entered the war in 1917 “to make the world safe for democracy,” said Jim Heslop, Commander of the Goshen American Legion Post 377, in his remarks to the assembled crowd at Veterans Day services. The nation joined allies Belgium, France, Great Britain, Russia, and Serbia.

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  16. Vandals dishonour World War I memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    RICHARD Brooksbank, Heather Smail and Joseph Marume rushed to clean the Bez Valley World War I memorial before the 11am deadline marking the end of the war in 1918 last Sunday. Picture : Richard Brooksbank John Patience probably walked through the small park where the memorial now stands that bears his name.

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  17. Trump Concedes He Should Have Gone To Arlington Cemetery On Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    President Donald Trump conceded to Fox News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace that he should have attended a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day, in a forthcoming interview. "I should have done that.

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  18. Masterworks Chorale commemorates World War IRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Masterworks Chorale, under Artistic Director Bryan Baker, commemorated the centenary of the World War I armistice by performing the Requiem by Gabriel Faure, a work often associated with commemorations of that war. Faure, an elderly man by then, lived through that conflict in France, though he had written the Requiem some years earlier.

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  19. 'The Best Man' winsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channel3000

    Who you callin' a dilettante? R. Peter Hunt and John Jajewski prepare to sling mud in Madison Theatre Guild's "The Best Man." It's almost impossible to avoid searching for modern political analogues in Madison Theatre Guild's production of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man."

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  20. Peter Lucas: Macron's mistake is now a bigger problem for FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    That in a nutshell was the essence of French President Emmanuel Macron's prissy, Obama-like speech aimed at President Donald Trump at last Sunday's Armistice Day observance in Paris. Because if Trump, a self-described nationalist, is putting America First, that means that there will be cutbacks -- or outright elimination -- in the financial and military assistance the U.S. has been doling out to France and Europe for more than 50 years.

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