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  1. Thousands of songs composed in concentration camps are finding new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago |

    Ilse Weber, a Jewish poet, was imprisoned at the concentration camp at Terezin in German-occupied Czechoslovakia when she wrote a song called "When I Was Lying Down in Terezin's Children's Clinic." The song was about caring for sick children at the camp where Weber worked as a nurse.


  2. Nanar row: Fadnavis hits back at Shiv SenaRead the original story

    2 min ago |

    Mumbai, April 23 : Minutes after ally Shiv Sena attacked the proposed Nanar refinery project, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis hit back on Monday. Taking umbrage at his ministerial colleague Shiv Sena's Subhash Desai's assertion that the land acquisition notification of May 18, 2017 for the project has been "cancelled", Fadnavis retorted by saying that he had no authority to do so.


  3. A Lie Too Far?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago |

    On 4 March 2018 it was a nice day in southern England, and the MI6 Russian spy Sergei Viktorovich Skripal and his daughter Yulia stepped out for a stroll, stopped at the local pub in Salisbury, went to lunch at a nearby restaurant, and then took a walk in the park where they collapsed on a park bench. What had happened to them? Did they suffer from food poisoning? Or was Sergei Skripal involved in some dark affaire and the object of a hit by persons unknown, his daughter being an accidental victim? The police received a call that day at 4:15pm reporting two people in distress.


  4. Kanoa gets first boys U15 titleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Saipan Tribune

    Kanoa Football Club players and coach Irish Pagarao, standing center, pose for a group photo after clinching the boys U15 division title in the 2018 NMIFA Spring Youth League last Saturday at the Koblerville Elementary School Field. Kanoa Football Club finally made it to the elite circle of champions after ruling the boys U15 division of the 2018 NMIFA Spring Youth League.


  5. Vaccines Are Not a Cure-all for Infectious Diseases, But This Could BeRead the original story

    4 min ago | Our World 2.0

    For the second time in two years, Brazil is struggling to control a record outbreak of yellow fever. With hundreds of suspected cases - including one exported to the Netherlands - the government recently announced its ambitious plan to end the spread by vaccinating more than 38 million people in the most affected states.


  6. The female footballers struggling on and off pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | New Vision

    "Go cover yourself!" "Your place is at home." You're playing because "you have no man to educate you" - such are the comments hurled at players every time they train.


  7. Deutsche Bank may announce investment bank revamp on Thursday: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Reuters

    The head quarters of Germany's largest business bank, Deutsche Bank, is photographed in Frankfurt, Germany, December 6, 2017.


  8. Researchers report link between PMS and alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | New Vision

    The link was "more pronounced" with heavy drinking - equivalent to one average-sized drink per day or more - the researchers said. The link was "more pronounced" with heavy drinking - equivalent to one average-sized drink per day or more - the researchers said.


  9. .com | Grief turns to anger over Kabul suicide attackRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | News24

    A French nun who was called "the white angel" by Canadian soldiers she saved during one of the worst single disasters to befall Allied armies during World War II has died aged 103, authorities say. An Afghan man digs a grave for one of the 57 victims of a bomb blast before the burial a day after the attack on a voter registration centre in Kabul.


  10. Ahead of summits, US tones down its war games with S. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    In this Sept. 18, 2017 file photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers, F-35B stealth fighter jets and South Korean F-15K fighter jets fly over the Korean Peninsula during a joint drills, South Korea.


  11. .com | Toronto van attack 'deliberate', as death toll jumps to 10Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | News24

    A French nun who was called "the white angel" by Canadian soldiers she saved during one of the worst single disasters to befall Allied armies during World War II has died aged 103, authorities say. Police inspect a van suspected of being involved in a collision injuring at least 10 people in Toronto, Canada.


  12. Three missing Mexican students were slain, their bodies dissolved in acidRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    Relatives and friends of three missing students from the University of Audiovisual Media take part in a demonstration April 19 in Guadalajara demanding that their loved ones be returned alive. On Monday, authorities said the three had been killed, probably by a drug cartel.


  13. U.S. won't ease sanctions without action by N. Korea on nukesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Northwest Herald

    The White House said Monday that North Korea won't get sanctions relief until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization, the goal of President Donald Trump's planned summit with Kim Jong Un. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders' comments appeared to leave open the possibility of easing the U.S.-led "maximum pressure" campaign before North Korea had completely given up its nuclear weapons.


  14. 10:32 Uzbekistan among countries lacking laws protecting women from domestic violence - " World BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | AkiPress

    Twenty-one economies from across 5 regions receive a score of 0 in the protecting women from violence indicator, the World Bank's Women, Business and the Law 2018 report says. In the Middle East and North Africa, 35% of the economies score 0 in this indicator, as do 19% of economies in Sub- Saharan Africa.


  15. The EU had a great plan for Jordan - now it's time to make it workRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago |

    EU Ambassador in Amman, Andrea Matteo Fontana and Jordanian planning Minister Emad Fakhoury shake hands after they signing energy agreement, attending by Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Mulki , Amman, Jordan, 20 July 2016. [ EPA/JAMAL NASRALLAH ] In order to help Syrian refugees, the EU must improve its deal with Jordan and deliver on its promise to boost Jordanian exports and refugee hiring, write Gideon Maltz & Cindy Huang.


  16. Alien Terrorism: Toronto Van Attack Suggests Mind-Shifting EventRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Canadian

    On Monday, 23 April 2018, in the afternoon, a van ran down dozens of pedestrians on Toronto's bustling Yonge Street, killing 10 and injuring 15. Toronto Police say Alek Minassian, 25, was arrested at the scene after van plowed into pedestrians on busy Yonge St. Minister of Public Safety, Ralph Goodale said that this is not something that is connected to national security. "I saw the van exactly on the sidewalk," said Kasra Ebrahimi , a student who was a few blocks south of Yonge Street and Fin There has been much talk about the prospects of an allegedly orchestrated "alien false flag" that is to be launched against humans on Earth.


  17. Novel portable device can sniff out trapped humans: Here's howRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | DNA India

    Scientists have developed a light and portable sensor that can detect even the faintest signs of life, and could be used to rescue people trapped in rubble after an earthquake or bombing. The first step after buildings collapse due to a disaster is to rescue people who could be trapped in the rubble.


  18. .com | At least 16 000 'fired' nurses return to work in ZimbabweRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | News24

    Thousands of Zimbabwean nurses have returned to work after ending a major strike, according to their union, which said that renewed negotiations with the government were expected to begin. More than 15 000 staff demanding better work conditions and improved pay walked out of public hospitals a week ago.


  19. 15 years' jail for maid who killed elderly employer by stabbing her in the throatRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Star Online

    Indonesian maid Minah was sentenced to 15 years' jail after she pleaded guilty to a charge of culpable homicide for killing Madam Tay Quee Lang.PHOTO: ST FILE. SINGAPORE: One month into her job, a domestic worker became so incensed by her elderly employer nagging at her for taking a long time to eat that she plunged a knife into her neck.


  20. No ordinary double date: Trumps, Macrons at Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | The Gaston Gazette

    Tending to bonding before business, President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron opened the French president's visit Monday with an anything-but-ordinary double date with their wives at George Washington's house. The presidents and their spouses hopped on a helicopter bound for Mount Vernon, Washington's historic riverside home, for a private dinner one night before the leaders sit down for talks on a weighty agenda including security, trade and the Iran nuclear deal.