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  1. Swazi court orders release of editor, human rights lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    Maseko and Makhubu were convicted of contempt of court and sentenced to two years in prison in March 2014. On Tuesday, Swaziland's Supreme Court ordered their immediate release.

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  2. Supporting Families in the Tri-CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Market Wire

    The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Industry, Minister Responsible for British Columbia and Member of Parliament , today announced $579,720 in funding support for arts and culture, seniors, veterans and jobs in the Tri-Cities. These investments will provide access to local festivals and celebrations, equip young Canadians with the skills and experience they need to enter the workforce, honour our veterans, and support a community-based project for seniors.

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  3. Today Is International Fairy DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | WNDH-FM Napoleon

    For centuries, fairies have been an important part of Celtic culture. In all of the ancient legends, these mythological creatures are described as intelligent, mischievous, and magical.

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  4. American Apparel details allegations of sexual misconduct by ousted CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Clothing company American Apparel Inc has accused ousted founder Dov Charney of using ethnic slurs against workers and keeping videos on a company server of himself in sex acts with models and employees, recently filed court papers show. American Apparel owner Dov Charney speaks during a May Day rally in downtown Los Angeles, in this file photo taken May 1, 2009.

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  5. Unbound Productiona s Mystery Lit brings Sherlock Holmes play to the HuntingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    David Reynolds performs in a staged reading during Unbound Productions' A Night at the Mausoleum annual benefit event at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena. Photo by Tim Riese.

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  6. Unbound Production's Mystery Lit brings Sherlock Holmes play to the HuntingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Press-Telegram

    For the past six years, Unbound Productions has been making theater a novel experience in the Southland with Wicked Lit and the more recent History Lit series. Now, on Friday, the company will present its inaugural Mystery Lit, with "Holmes, Sherlock and the Consulting Detective," at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino.

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  7. Inner Trading Circle Review - Legit or Scam?Read the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | RecruitingBlogs.com

    Is Inner Trading Circle System a Legit or Scam? - Don't Pay For It Before Reading REAL Inner Trading Circle REVIEWS! Thie is sufficient for the needs of some customers to secure product quality company. The sports authorities of the various products, and clubs to be comforted.The fact that they are subject to a variety of Internet business, for people to return to work, saying the aim of promoting and selling the products.

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  8. Dancing at the CrossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | BellaOnline

    Summer solstice, which falls around 21st June in the Northern Hemisphere, is the longest day. With sunrise from before 5am and twilight still apparent at 11pm, Irish people are getting out and about, socialising like made at local festivals, music feis, sacred sites like the Hill of Tara and at rural crossroads.

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  9. Summer solstice: All you need to know about Sunday's pagan festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | IcNetwork

    Sunday's solstice signals the longest day of the year, here's everything you need to know about the pagan festivities. The solstice happens for the same reason summer is hotter than winter: the earth gradually tilts on its axis throughout the year.

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  10. Litha 2015: Pagans, Non-Pagans Alike Welcome The Summer SolsticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Switched

    The summer solstice arrives in the northern hemisphere on June 21, 2015 at 12:39 p.m. EDT, bringing us the longest day in the year -- which means lots of extra sunlight for festivities. The day is also considered to be sacred by many pagans and Wiccans around the world who celebrate the solstice among their other yearly holidays.

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  11. Man accused of trying to sell albino niece for witchcraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The London Free Press

    A witch doctor blows a shell during a May Day demonstration on Labour Day in La Paz May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Gaston Brito DAR ES SALAAM - Tanzanian police have arrested a 44-year-old man accused of trying to sell his albino niece to undercover security officials posing as witch doctors as part of a nationwide crackdown on the illegal trade in albino body parts used in black magic.

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  12. Laborfest: May Day 2015 Labor Protest of Police TerrorRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Indybay.org

    ILWU Local 10, 400 Northpoint, at Mason, San Francisco at Henry Schmidt Room -on the second floor of the smaller building at the location. F train, buses: 8, 30, 39, 47 An Injury To One Is An Injury To All The Lessons of May Day 2015 and ILWU Local 10 On May 1, 2015 ILWU Local 10 called for a stop work meeting to protest the police terror and murders of African Americans, Latinos and other working people.

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  13. Was Oakton instructor's email a threat or free speech?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Daily Herald

    A national First Amendment advocacy group is accusing Oakton Community College of trampling over a former faculty member's free speech rights, but the college's president says she felt personally threatened by the contents of the instructor's email to her. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has come to the defense of former Oakton instructor Chester Kulis, who sent an email to colleagues -- and the college's retiring President Margaret Lee -- on May 1 stating "Have a happy MAY DAY when workers across the world celebrate their struggle for union rights and remember the Haymarket riot in Chicago."

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  14. Walk of the week: Ben Ledi, TrossachsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. PEOPLE have been making their way to the top of this mountain above Callander since ancient times, with pagan rituals such as Beltane being held at the 2,884ft summit long before the Victorian fashion drew hillwalkers to Scotland.

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  15. Former Istanbul governor fined for defaming 17-year-old victim as 'marginal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Istanbul's former governor HA1 4seyin Avni Mutlu was fined 10,000 Turkish Liras for accusing a then-17-year-old Dilan Alp of being a member of "marginal groups" during the May Day protests of 2013, during which she was hit in the head by a tear gas canister shot by the police. Istanbul's 5th Administrative Court fined Mutlu 10,000 liras to be paid to Alp on grounds that as a public official, he had done wrong by accusing Alp of being a member of "marginal groups" and throwing Molotov cocktails via media.

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  16. Dar es Salaam residents receive budget with mixed feelings.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | IPPMEDIA

    Dar es Salaam residents have received the 2015/16 national budget with mixed reactions. Some hailed the decision to cut down Pay as You Earn from 18.5 per cent in 2006/07 financial year to 11 percent in 2015/16 financial year, saying it is a decline of 35 per cent.

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  17. New 2016/17 term dates announced for South Tyneside schoolsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Shields Gazette

    The dates will apply to community and voluntary schools and have been drawn up following consultation with neighbouring local authorities. They are due to get the go-ahead next week.

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  18. Prosecutors and college officials call dissent a 'threat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Examiner.com

    The Supreme Court has said that "true threats" can be banned without violating the First Amendment , but that doesn't mean that hyperbolic rants are unprotected just because they express a yearning for someone's demise. That doesn't make them a true threat.

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  19. Bellowhead call time after "11 amazing years" with shows in Pocklington and HarrogateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | York Press

    The 11-piece announced through Twitter that they will mark their departure with a two-part farewell tour in November 2015 and April 2016. Before then, however, they can be seen headlining the Saturday bill of the Pocklington Platform Music Festival at The Old Station on July 18, with tickets on sale on 01759 301547 and at pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk or platformfestival.net Janet Farmer, manager of Pocklington Arts Centre, the festival organisers, says: "I was as surprised as everyone else regarding the band's announcement to split up after such a successful few years together.

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  20. Japan to restart nuclear reactors, despite political oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Christian Science Monitor

    Four years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan is inching toward restarting its shuttered nuclear reactors. But many in Japan think it's too soon, and others say Japan should abandon nuclear power all together.

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