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  1. More than 1 million are besieged in Syria, new report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 file photo, people wait to leave the besieged town of Madaya, northwest of Damascus, Syria, where Doctors Without Borders says dozens of people have died of starvation since September. less FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 file photo, people wait to leave the besieged town of Madaya, northwest of Damascus, Syria, where Doctors Without Borders says dozens of people have died of starvation since ... more NEW YORK - More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that amount and has been accused by some aid groups of underplaying a crisis.

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  2. Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Concord Monitor

    In this Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 file photo, Saudi security forces take part in a military parade in preparation for the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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  3. Blue is the colour at KemptonRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Evening Times

    ISIS BLUE secured his first success in well over two years at Kempton last month and he can swiftly double his tally in the 32Red Handicap back at that track. The six-year-old has really not seen much racing for a horse of his vintage but given he has been in the first three in half of his 14 starts to date, he clearly has a modicum of ability.

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  4. Ronny Deila determined to ignore the doubtersRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Evening Times

    The Pittodrie support were gleeful in their rendition of "you're getting sacked in the morning..." as Derek McInnes's side triumphed last week. And there were tentative echoes of it again on Sunday afternoon in Airdrie among the pocket of East Kilbride fans.

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  5. Cruise line to offer 19 voyages out of Hong Kong this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | South China Morning Post

    Royal Caribbean will base its Voyager of the Seas at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal for cruises from Hong Kong to Taiwan, Vietnam, Japan and China, writes Adam Nebbs Cruise line Royal Caribbean will be basing its Voyager of the Seas at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal from June to October this year. The largest cruise liner in the world when she was launched, in 1999, the Voyager can accommodate more than 3,100 passengers and will be sailing from Hong Kong to various ports in China, Taiwan, Japan, and Vietnam.

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  6. 2016 ACT Screen Fund successful applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | The Age

    Scripts about Fyshwick becoming the porn capital of Australia and the spirit of King Arthur possessing a downtrodden single mother were among the nine recipients to share in over $100,000 from the ACT Screen Arts Fund in 2016. Screen ACT project manager Victor Willis said 29 applications were received and were assessed by a panel consisting of Arts ACT's Narelle Marlow, Canberra National Film and Sound Archive's Cris Kennedy, who has written on film for The Canberra Times , and film-maker Marisa Martin.

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  7. Arson investigation into second South West bushfireRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | ABC News

    A second blaze which ignited during a bushfire emergency in Western Australia's South West is being investigated as a suspected arson. Incident Controller Murray Bawden says the main fire, which started on private property on Sunday, is also being investigated by DFES and WA Police arson teams.

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  8. Ban kids under 16 from riding quad bikes, study recommendsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | ABC News

    Banning people under the age of 16 from using quad bikes would reduce deaths and injuries on farms, a University of Adelaide report says. Lead author, Lisa Wundersitz, said riders often believed quad bikes were all-terrain vehicles and therefore were stable to ride.

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  9. Chinese visit temples, fairs to ring in Year of the MonkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Concord Monitor

    Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year. In Beijing, hundreds of thousands of people visited traditional fairs held in parks, as well as Buddhist and Taoist temples offering singing and dance performances and open-air markets selling handicrafts.

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  10. All Whites star Ryan Thomas takes big step in recovery from injury after surgery on kneeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    All Whites star Ryan Thomas remains on track to be back in action by the crucial Oceania Nations Cup after undergoing knee surgery. A starting player for Dutch premier league side PEC Zwolle, the young midfielder was injured during a match against Ajax in November and has not taken the field in his team's eight matches since.

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  11. Stone Outside Dan Murphy's DoorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Session

    M: 3/4 L: 1/8 K: Gmaj W: Intervals are right by rhythm is off, I'll fix it in the morning Bcd In response to a recent request. This tune was used by Johnny Patterson for his song of the same title.

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  12. Peter Fowler cruises to Legends Tour win in TimaruRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The best of the Kiwis were Christchurch's Davitt Lavery, Bryce Mawhinney and 65-year-old Simon Owen, who were in a five way tie for fourth with Australians Andy Dakers amid Mike Zilco after shooting 71. Hometown hope Peter Hayes finished in a tie for ninth with John Kirchner from Bundaberg with a par round of 72. He did also enjoy some of the smaller courses around the Pro-Am circuit like North Otago nine holer Tokarahi. "It's the peoples' enthusiasm that makes it fun as much as the golf.

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  13. Homeless man sentenced to prison for pushing man into river, watching him drownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A homeless man was sentenced to prison Monday for pushing another homeless man into the St. Lawrence River and watching him drown in June. Kerry L. Ulrey, 47, was sentenced in St. Lawrence County Court to a minimum of 15 months and a maximum of 45 months in prison for his Nov. 18 guilty plea to criminally negligent homicide as part of a deal with the district attorney's office.

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  14. Germany and Turkey Vow to Step Up Efforts to End Aleppo ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TIME.com

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu speak as they look towards the city center after a welcome ceremony in Ankara, Turkey, Feb. 8, 2016. Syrian Regime Hits Turning Point in War Against Rebels Turkey Says it Will Keep Taking in Refugees Despite Reaching Its Limits Syrian Government Closes in on Southern City of Daraa - As tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence massed at Turkey's border, Turkish and German leaders pledged Monday to redouble diplomatic efforts to end the fighting around the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo and prevent more refugees making their way into Europe.

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  15. PHOTOS: JLP crams into Montego Bay, PNP rolls into St ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jamaica Observer

    An aerial view of the massive crowd at Sunday night's Jamaica Labour Party rally in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay. . 1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day.

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  16. Get Set - NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jamaica Observer

    The election was announced by Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller on January 31, and since then both major political parties have stepped up campaigning, following a false start in late 2015. Both the ruling People's National Party and the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party are expected to nominate candidates in all 63 constituencies, including Simpson Miller in St Andrew South Western and Opposition Leader Andrew Holness in St Andrew West Central.

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  17. a Time to change the systemaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jamaica Observer

    Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has promised to commence the legislative process to establish a fixed date for general election within the first 100 days if the Jamaica Labour Party forms the next Government. The promise, Holness told thousands of cheering JLP supporters in the historic Sam Sharpe Square in Montego Bay on Sunday night, during the official launch of the party's general election campaign, formed part of a plan to bring "real change to Jamaica".

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  18. ...Portia labels 10-point plan a a trickaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jamaica Observer

    PEOPLE'S National Party president, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, says Opposition Leader Andrew Holness' 10-point plan is a "trick". In a televised broadcast to the nation Wednesday, Holness outlined a 10-point plan as part of his poverty to prosperity campaign as general election draws near.

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  19. Joe Scarborough Heroically Smashes Right-Wing Keystone Pipeline BSRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mediaite.com

    You really have to give credit where credit is due, and MSNBC's Joe Scarborough deserves a lot of credit for the way he handled Wall Street Journal editorial board member Mary Kissel when she started bloviating about the Keystone XL pipeline Monday morning. In a Morning Joe segment pegged to Donald Trump 's feud with the debate audience over eminent domain and being mean to Jeb Bush , Kissel pushed just a little bit too far in trying to distinguish between Trump's use of eminent domain and uses like that of the now-stalled Keystone pipeline , and Scarborough put her down hard.

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  20. Chief of Australian online firm Uglii resigns amid allegations of corporate misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    A Fairfax Media investigation has raised serious concerns about online company Uglli's claims at a shareholders meeting in November. The chief executive of Australian Internet firm Uglii has resigned as the corporate watchdog ramps up its investigation into allegations the firm engaged in serious corporate misconduct.

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