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Republican schism over whether to back Trump could be start of a historic event

Times Colonist - ‎1 hour ago‎
Members would often have more in common with the other party than their own, and they co-operated to pass lots more bills. The next realignment would be the seventh in American history, he said, and the first since the Reagan era. Meanwhile ...

Once Upon A City: Guild Inn an artists' muse that still inspires

Toronto Star - ‎10 hours ago‎
They created the only Depression-era artist colony in Canada, on a spectacular 16-hectare (40 acre) lakeside property perched on the Scarborough Bluffs, just east of Toronto's boundaries.
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Encore une fois

The Economist - ‎5 hours ago‎
WHEN the DNA sequence of the human genome was revealed in 2000, many people expected it to start a revolution. Researchers would be able to discover the genes that caused or influenced diseases.

Cappies: Timing was impeccable St. Joseph's production of Stage Door

Ottawa Citizen - ‎3 hours ago‎
The set, designed by Nick Hayes and Kyle Conger, created a realistic, tatty, old boarding house straight from Depression-era America with its vintage furniture and knickknacks, like an old skull that could have come from a production of Hamlet. Silky ...

The English country house

The Economist - ‎5 hours ago‎
The inter-war era has long been seen as an “Indian summer”, awaiting the death knell of the second world war. But as Adrian Tinniswood argues in an engaging new account of inter-war ... characterised the age. Country-house parties could last from 48 ...
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Buddy cops

The Economist - ‎5 hours ago‎
THEIR headquarters are separated only by a three-kilometre taxi ride across Brussels, and over the years they have declared their shared interests and common values any number of times. But despite having 22 members in common, NATO and the EU have ...
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The party winds down

The Economist - ‎5 hours ago‎
Despite this slowdown, it is too soon to say that the era of cronyism is over—and not just because America could elect as president a billionaire whose dealings in Atlantic City's casinos and Manhattan's property jungle earn him the 104th spot on our ...
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David Cameron says Donald Trump deserves respect

Financial Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
But the prime minister has toned down the criticism in recent months after a dawning acceptance that Mr Trump might yet end up in the White House, heralding an intriguing new era in “the special relationship”. Mr Cameron, asked by the FT whether he ...

Top 10 Soviet-era experiences in St Petersburg

The Guardian - ‎14 hours ago‎
Eating out in Soviet Leningrad, like the rest USSR, was not common: cafes and restaurants were scarce, expensive, and hard to get into.

Nearing 97, interfaith dialogue pioneer still a 'trailblazer'

National Catholic Reporter (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
And, he says, continuing to do all he can to encourage "unity and harmony in the human family" through dialogue, common cause and mutual respect. Fr. Michael Ryan, 75, who was a fourth-grade altar boy for Treacy, .... Calling Treacy a "trailblazer ...

How Russia and China Are Cooperating to Dismantle America's Dominance of the Internet

Huffington Post - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Moscow and Beijing, deeply resentful of American power, are again finding ideological common cause, jointly aiming at two pillars of the post-Cold War dispensation: a borderless Internet and international civil society.

Pinpoint by Greg Milner review – how is GPS changing our world?

The Guardian - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Greg Milner's Pinpoint tells the story of how we were navigated into this situation − conventional methods of dating place us in the 2016th year of the Common Era, but for him the clock really began ticking (if oscillating caesium atoms do, in fact ...
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Why Radiohead Is the Only Rock Band to Perfect the Surprise Album Release

Consequence of Sound (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
In an era not far removed from the Napster debates, the music industry was still working furiously to stave off the encroachment of the internet, and here was one of its most beloved bands embracing the technology and suggesting a new way to operate ...
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Nigeria-Cameroon: President Paul Biya highlights excellent bilateral ties

Cameroon Radio Television - ‎9 hours ago‎
We have observed that we have a lot in common and that there is a wide array of cooperation opportunities between our two countries.
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Digital Currency Group prepares for regulation

Business Insider - ‎15 hours ago‎
... on issues facing blockchain development and working to allow innovation without risk to consumers or overall stability. And four of the world's leading blockchain trade groups formed a unified body, called the Global Blockchain Forum, to build ...
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The Rolling Stones vs. Donald Trump: Here's How These Conflicts Got So Common

TIME - ‎22 hours ago‎
It wasn't until the 1980s that political music entered what the authors call the “pop era.” In the decades just before, the scope and role of popular music in America had changed.

When opera singers can't sing - ‎16 hours ago‎
A doctor with whom she eloped is thought to have infected her with syphilis, but after he vanished from the scene, she inherited money from her parents and took up with a bogus English Shakespearean actor, St Clair Bayfield, who became her common-law ...

Ray Knight ready to return to Mets, Flushing after 30 years

Newsday - ‎1 hour ago‎
They never managed to find common ground, and Knight wound up signing a one-year deal with the Orioles for less money than the Mets' original offer.

Bathroom break

Baltimore Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
This isn't politics, it's common sense. Even the Supreme Court recognized that there is a constitutional ... From the Rosa Parks era on down, discrimination is rarely ended without such intervention. As the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once observed ...

Ethiopia: A Window to Picture in the Mind Our Past and Common Destiny - ‎5 hours ago‎
However, without getting lesson from Adwa, 40 years later, during Emperor Hile-Silassie era in 1935 the Italians invaded Ethiopia for the second time and this time Italians were equipped with banned poisonous gas and other chemical weapons capable of ...