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  1. This Is What It's Like to Be a Rich Man in Greece Who Can Not Legally Pay His DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Time

    ... single bank open, all in the middle of the week. It was May 1, International Workers' Day , which is commonly called May Day. The streets were soon filled with tens of thousands of Greeks marching and chanting slogans. Luckily, the cleaners that had ...

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

    Tuesday | Mail & Guardian

    ... and political leaders, Mario Masuku and Maxwell Dlamini, are also in a Swazi jail. They were arrested after a May Day rally, on May 1 last year, and have yet to appear for a bail application. SALC is also assisting in their case. Politicians defend ...

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

    Friday Jun 26 | Market Wire

    ... annual festival showcases community traditions and is a highlight for the Tri-Cities. - The Port Coquitlam May Day Organizing Committee received funding of $13,800 to host the Port Coquitlam May Day Festival, which took place from May 1 to 10, 2015. ...

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

    Saturday Jun 20 | IcNetwork

    ... and coming to terms with death. Beltane: beginning at dusk on April 30 and ending on May 1, also known as Gaelic May Day, this celebration has also been adapted by various faiths. Normally involves a sensual and colourful celebration of what they ...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Dar es Salaam residents receive budget with mixed feelings.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | IPPMEDIA

    ... raised by the workers including reducing Pay As You Earn tax from 12 per cent to at least 9 per cent. Addressing a May Day rally in Mwanza yesterday, the Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (TUCTA) Nicholaus Mgaya asked the government to reduce 'Pay as ...

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

    Friday Jun 12 | Shields Gazette

    ... ry 27 to April 7 with the Easter holiday from April 10 to April 21. The summer term will run April 24 to May 26 with May Day on May 1, then from June 5 to July 21 with a holiday May 29 to June 2.

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

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Examiner.com

    ... distant past with unprotected threats. For example, Oakton Community College (OCC) concluded that a one-sentence "May Day" email referencing the Haymarket Riot sent by a faculty member to several colleagues constituted a "true threat" to the college ...

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

    Wednesday Jun 10 | York Press

    ... sale tomorrow at 10am online at gigst.rs/Blwhd for 16 gigs in November and 15 next April, culminating in their May Day farewell concert on May 1 2016 at Oxford Town Hall. Their Yorkshire shows will be at Harrogate International Centre on November ...

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

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... A police officer stands guard in front of a protesters' float featuring radioactive wastes during an annual May Day rally and march organized by the Group of the National Confederation of Trade Unions in Tokyo on May 1, 2015. It's been more than ...

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  15. Oakland's federal police monitor keeping an eye on new protest policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Contra Costa Times

    ... simply haven't tried this enforcement method before. File: Demonstrators march along Broadway during one of the May Day protests in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, May 1, 2015. (RAY CHAVEZ) Warshaw, in a progress report released Monday, didn't issue an ...

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  16. If I Reference Hiroshima in an E-Mail to a Student, It's Because I Want to Nuke Their HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    Oakton Community College is insisting that a one-sentence "May Day" email referencing the Haymarket Riot sent by a faculty member to several colleagues constituted a "true threat" to the college president. Lawyers for the Chicago-area college argue that the email, which noted that May Day is a traditional time for workers to remember the riot, threatened violence.

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  17. College Claims a Reference to a 129-Year-Old Riot Is a ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Oakton Community College is insisting that a one-sentence "May Day" email referencing the Haymarket Riot sent by a faculty member to several colleagues constituted a "true threat" to the college president.... "Merely noting to one's colleagues that May Day is a time when workers 'remember' the Haymarket Riot does not constitute a 'true threat,'" said Ari Cohn, a Senior Program Officer and lawyer with the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education . "The United States Department of the Interior has designated the Haymarket Martyrs' Monument a National Historic Landmark.

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  18. Rediscovering Cuba: A Journey HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | NBC Washington

    ... Rediscovering Cuba: A Journey Home. (Published Saturday, Jun 6, 2015) We left Cuba on May 1, amidst the annual May Day celebrations. The day is marked by celebratory marches and musical parades. We boarded our plane out of Santiago, headed back to ...

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  19. Los Angeles moves closer to raising minimum wage to $15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | KRNV-TV Reno

    MAY 1: Protesters chant during a May Day rally on Friday, May 1, 2015 in downtown Los Angeles, California. Many of the protesters were calling on leaders in Washington to come up with a comprehensive immigration plan, higher wages for for minimum wage earners and to protest police brutality and show solidarity with protesters in Baltimore.

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  20. Roget on Labour Day: Natuc not invitedJun. 3, 2015, 3:9 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Trinadad Express

    Leader of the OWTU Trade union speaks to police officers during yesterday May day celebration in San Fernando. Photo Dave Persad THE National Trade Union Centre is uninvited to this year's Labour Day celebrations in Fyzabad, head of the Joint Trade Union Movement Ancel Roget said on Wednesday.

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