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  1. Massachusetts Receives $500,000 STEP Grant to Boost State ExportsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Sampan

    ... to apply for STEP awards this year, which include all 50 States, plus the District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Applications were processed ...

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  2. Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski: Papal envoy who was sacked by Pope...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... news reports attributed his departure to a dispute with Roberto Gonzalez Nieves, the Archbishop of San Juan, Puerto Rico, it was later reported that his involvement in child abuse had brought about his dismissal. Tunisian protesters fear that a new ...

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  3. Strong Public Opposition to Affordable Housing Project Doesn't Stop Council's Vote To ApproveRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | San Fernando Sun

    The controversial project to build low-income apartments inside the San Fernando Mall took another step toward construction after the city council passed a resolution enabling developers to seek partial funding through the issuance of bonds from the California Statewide Communities Development Authority . The council vote - 3-2 in favor during its meeting on Monday, Oct. 20 - enables Aszkenazy Development, Inc. to pursue multifamily housing revenue bonds from CSCDA not to exceed $12 million.

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  4. The September Issue: What's Fashionable in HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AndhraNews

    ... Just like in the fashion industry's iconic September issue, learn to be a trendsetter -- from stateside to Puerto Rico -- by letting distressed market measures give you full perspective of the market. Nationwide, quarterly distressed saturation ...

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  5. Seaborne Airlines announces new service between Puerto Rico and Antigua-BarbudaRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, will introduce non-stop service between the carrier's hub in San Juan's Luis Munoz Marin International Airport and Antigua and Barbuda newly inaugurated V.C. Bird International Airport, effective December 13, 2015. The service will represent the only non-stop connection between Puerto Rico and Antigua and Barbuda.

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  6. Graffiti writer Samuel Vázquez is returning to his rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Nuvo.net

    ... . The Herron grad and Indy resident hasn't always been so close to the gallery scene. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. When he was 9 his family moved to New York, specifically the south Bronx in 1979. By 1983 he was deeply involved in the ...

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  7. INEC goofed, Akpabio was nominated to contest in North West, PDP tells tribunalRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    National Secretary of the party, Prof. Adewale Abiodun Oladipo, who appeared before the Justice Goddy Anunihu led Akwa Ibom State National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, added that, what was intended to be written and what ought to have been written in the Form besides the 1st respondents name was "AKS North-West Senatorial District" or "Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District", but that instead of that, INEC national headquarters wrote Akwa Ibom North-East.

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  8. Tajikistan May Get Its Own President StatueRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | EurasiaNet

    Asia-Plus website cited veteran politician Hikmatullo Nasriddinov as saying the time has come to erect a statue in honor of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon. Just for safe measure, he also proposed bestowing Rahmon with the honorific of Hero of Tajikistan, for the second time.

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  9. Hillary to Campaign in Puerto RicoRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... party offers. We respect your privacy and will never rent or sell your email. Hillary Clinton will be going to Puerto Rico later this week to discuss the "health care crisis." The Clinton campaign announced the visit in a press release this morning. ...

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  10. Tribunal: PDP confirms error on Akpabio's nomination formRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    The People's Democratic Party Wednesday confirmed that it nominated former governor and Senate Minority Leader, Chief Godswill Akpabio, as the candidate for Akwa Ibom North-East senatorial district in the 2015 general election in error. National Secretary of the party, Prof.

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  11. Mr. Erdogan's War Against The KurdsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    MR. ERDOGAN'S WAR AGAINST THE KURDS By THE EDITORIAL BOARD AUG. 31, 2015 It's not unusual for political leaders in trouble to use diversionary tactics to turn their fortunes around.

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  12. US presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to visit Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Connecticut Post

    ... meeting of about 200 people on Tuesday in Carson City. He's on a multi-stop tour of northern Nevada. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is scheduled to visit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico this week, his ...

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  13. Turks question escalation in Kurdish tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    But now, with the ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdish PKK militants at an end, violence has returned to the region and tensions are high. The area has been blighted by decades of violence.

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  14. Seaborne suspends air services to DominicaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Caribbean News Now!

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- All Seaborne Airlines services into Dominica have been suspended effective immediately through September 16, 2015, as a result of damage inflicted on the airport by Tropical Storm Erika. To accommodate passengers and all relief efforts to support Dominica, Seaborne Airlines will be substantially boosting scheduled passenger services into Point-a-Pitre on the Island of Guadeloupe.

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  15. Brewers Farm Report: Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 9/1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Reviewing the Brew

    May 12, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; A detailed view of a baseball glove and bat before the game between the Detroit Tigers and the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports Each week throughout the regular season, the staff at Reviewing the Brew will be bringing you a comprehensive minor league report about each of the Brewers' affiliates.

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  16. Turkey's War of DistractionRead the original story

    Tuesday | West Hawaii Today

    It's not unusual for political leaders in trouble to use diversionary tactics to turn their fortunes around. Hollywood capitalized on this theme in a popular 1997 film called "Wag the Dog" in which, right before an election, a political spin doctor distracts voters from a presidential sex scandal by engaging a film producer to create a fake war with Albania.

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  17. Turkish Minister Thinks Genocide Is Undeniable FactRead the original story

    Tuesday | Groong

    TURKISH MINISTER THINKS GENOCIDE IS UNDENIABLE FACT Lragir.am Politics - 01 September 2015, 12:18 Related The Causes And Effects Of Genocides Requires More Research Report on Turks who reached-out to Armenians in 1915 In a press briefing the Turkish minister for EU affairs and chief negotiator Ali Haydar Konja commented on the issue of the Armenian Genocide, not denying that anything of the kind took place, Armenpress reported, referring to the Agos Weekly. The journalists asked about the attitude of the new minister in case the issue of the Armenian Genocide returns to the agenda of the European Parliament.

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  18. J&K: Separatist leader Masarat Alam re-arrested just after releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Indian Express

    Circumventing the J-K High Court's order on the release of separatist leader Masarat Alam, the J-K Police on Tuesday re-arrested him "on the gates" of Kotbalwal jail in Jammu seconds after his release. The J-K High court last month had quashed his detention under the Public Safety Act and ordered the government to release the separatist leader.

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  19. Ireland leave out TrimbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sporting Life

    Andrew Trimble has been omitted from Ireland's World Cup squad, with boss Joe Schmidt gambling on selecting just two scrum-halves. Head coach Schmidt has taken the calculated risk of only picking Conor Murray and Eoin Reddan at scrum-half, to make room for an extra centre in Ulster's Darren Cave.

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  20. Minnesota Twins' Jose Berrios reportedly not among call-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | TwinCities

    ... status as the organization's top pitching prospect. Because Berrios was drafted out of high school in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in 2012, he doesn't have to be added to the 40-man roster until November 2016. "I respect the boss and the decision," Berrios ...

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