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  1. What you need to know for Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTOP-FM Washington

    There are plenty of ways to mark Memorial Day, particularly in the D.C. area, and that makes it one of the busiest extended weekends of the year. Here's an overview of what you need to know.

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  2. Trump's Memorial Day Tribute Hopefully Not Too Self-InvolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Switched

    Like what you read below? Sign up for HUFFPOST HILL and get a cheeky dose of political news every evening! of "Star Wars," and, even more incredibly, 10 years to the day in 2027 when President Dwayne Johnson decided to relocate the nation's capital to a Dave and Busters in Fort Lauderdale. President Trump's prejudiced was preoccupied with terrorism, and unless this year's Christmas message explicitly mentions the myriad OSHA violations suffered by Santa's elves, we're not going to change our assessment.

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  3. More records, barely, as stocks rise for 7th dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post and Courier

    U.S. stocks made the tiniest of gains Friday as media companies and sellers of beauty products and food ticked higher. Major indexes added to their winning streak and record highs.

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  4. American sailors to be honoured at ceremony on Deadman's IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Chronicle Herald

    American sailors in Halifax are preparing to honour their fallen ancestors who were laid to rest in Canada, at a Memorial Day ceremony on Deadman's Island. The Monday ceremony is going ahead despite foul weather calling into question a planned visit to Halifax by a U.S. warship Monday.

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  5. U.S. stocks close mixed ahead of Memorial Day weekendRead the original story

    Friday | Xinhuanet

    U.S. stocks closed mixed on Friday ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, as investors were digesting the latest economic data from the country. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 2.67 points, or 0.01 percent, to 21,080.28.

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  6. Spotlight: Egyptian forces hit terror camps in Libya in response to Minya shooting attackRead the original story

    Friday | Xinhuanet

    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Friday that the Egyptian forces hit terrorist training camps after the shooting attack that killed 28 Copts in Upper Egypt's Minya governorate. "Now, we have hit training camps used by those terrorists ... Egypt will not hesitate to target these terror camps anywhere," Sisi said in a televised speech aired by the state TV.

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  7. Why the GOP is stuck in neutralRead the original story

    Friday | GantDaily.com

    It wasn't pretty, but the Republicans won a much-needed victory Thursday in a raucous special election for Montana's sole seat in the House of Representatives. The winner, Greg Gianforte, faces misdemeanor assault charges for allegedly choking and body-slamming a reporter the night before the election.

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  8. Memorial Day: More than burgers, hot dogs and funRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily World

    Seems like just yesterday we began the new 2017-year. And in the blink of an eye, it is the end of May and we are approaching one of our country's major "holidays" - Memorial Day.

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  9. At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in EgyptRead the original story

    Friday | KFBB

    Masked gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least 28 people, and Egypt responded by launching airstrikes against what it said were militant training bases in Libya. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi announced the retaliatory action hours after the bus was riddled with machine-gun fire on a remote desert road by suspected Islamic State militants riding in three SUVs.

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  10. Durham to host 70th annual Memorial Day paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Town of Durham will host the 70th annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29th, starting at 10 a.m. Durham community members and friends of all ages are invited to attend. Parade participants, including Police and Fire Honor Guard, service men and women from the 197th Field Artillery Brigade, NH Army National Guard-Color Guard, Dearborn's Company, Town Councilors, local Representatives, elementary students, Scouts, and other local groups and organizations will depart Mill Pond Road and march downtown to Memorial Park along Main Street across from Young's Restaurant.

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  11. Report: Tillerson Declines to Host Ramadan Event at State Dept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years. Since 1999, Republican and Democratic secretaries of state have nearly always hosted either an iftar dinner to break the day's fast during Ramadan or a reception marking the Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the month, at the State Department.

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  12. Curious George gets curious about Ramadan in this children's book story newRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABC 33/40

    In this children's story, iconic simian Curious George learns about Ramadan, a holy month celebrated by 1.6 billion Muslims all over the world. See the full story on Circa .

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  13. Ramadan begins today in QatarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Peninsula

    Faithful performing the Taraweeh prayer at Imam Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab Grand Mosque in Doha, yesterday as the holy month of Ramadan starts today. Pic: Kammutty V P / The Peninsula Ramadan Crescent Sighting Committee of the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs announced that today, May 27, will be the first day of Ramadan.

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  14. Dozens gathered for a Memorial Day Service.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WALB-TV Albany

    A U.S. Air Force veteran himself, Jimmy Taylor shared stories of several South Georgia heroes who died both overseas and at home. "A fallen soldier is at rest, but his parents, grandparents and loved ones will never be at rest again," explained Taylor.

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  15. Ramadan: An explainerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Cloud Times

    ... offer additional prayers during this period. The end of Ramadan marks the beginning of one of two major Islamic holidays, Eid al-Fitr, the "festival of the breaking of the fast." On this day, many Muslims attend a religious service, visit relatives ...

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  16. 05-26 Schopp and Bulldog Hour 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WGR-AM Buffalo

    It's Mike Hsu joke. I know how old are. As the brains of this organization I should have made this we've renewed concerns when you become the greens.

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  17. 10 Texas beers to enjoy Memorial Day weekend and all summer long | LiquidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Austin American Statesman

    Texas brewers know just the kinds of beers we need to combat the heat. And guys, even though we've had some really nice days in the past few weeks, we're about to experience the scorching weather for which our state is famous.

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  18. Dispatches from the Education Apocalypse: Yale Cements Its Line in...Read the original story

    Friday | Instapundit

    DISPATCHES FROM THE EDUCATION APOCALYPSE: Yale Cements Its Line in the Academic Sand by Awarding the Student 'Truthtellers' Who Bullied Faculty . In 2015, an email over Halloween costume propriety prompted a public debate over free speech and race. Its conclusion is telling.

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  19. Remember the meaning of Memorial Day, May 29, 2017Read the original story

    Friday | World News Report

    Preparations for Memorial Day have been going on for weeks, if not months, in many small towns across America. Men and women have opened their closets to pull out their Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and Auxiliary uniforms.

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  20. Potential for severe weather this Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    It's not often that we have severe threats from two systems back to back on consecutive days, but that is the case this Saturday and Sunday. Most of Saturday, May 28th, will be dry.

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