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Airstrike on mosque in northern Yemen kills dozens of civilians

Airstrike on mosque in northern Yemen kills dozens of civilians

SANAA, Yemen — A missile attack on a mosque and a local religious school in northern Yemen killed…

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Fringed popularity, or empty space? Why Australians are rejecting ‘no walk’ signs

Fringed popularity, or empty space? Why Australians are rejecting ‘no walk’ signs

Is this the solution? Craig writes: “Myself and about 4,000 others took a proposed ‘no walk’ sign (http://it.cemetery.us/us/cjr/walking_lane/…

03/27/20221 min read
Australia politician Peter Dutton wins defamation case against rival

Australia politician Peter Dutton wins defamation case against rival

Image copyright AFP Image caption Immigration Minister Peter Dutton accused him of attempting to damage his reputationAn Australian…

10/19/20194 min read
87-year-old adoptee: ‘I got the perfect thing that I wanted’

87-year-old adoptee: ‘I got the perfect thing that I wanted’

Carole Baskin’s newest book, “My Adopted Pet: The Origins of a Life of Prayers and Healing,” is out…

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Europe raises questions about breakthrough with the U.S. by suggesting suspension of sanctions on Iran

Europe raises questions about breakthrough with the U.S. by suggesting suspension of sanctions on Iran

Europe raised new questions about the potential for a breakthrough with the United States by suggesting the bloc…

07/09/20213 min read
The Algorithm That Could Take Us Inside Shakespeare’s Mind

The Algorithm That Could Take Us Inside Shakespeare’s Mind

The Algorithm That Could Take Us Inside Shakespeare’s MindScott WilderConway-Sharp“Quirky has always been part of my identity,” says…

07/27/20223 min read

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It’s the revival of Massey Hall – just what’s needed to move beyond the pandemic

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ByEric09/24/2022

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From Harvard to Paris, the battle to get power away from the railways

ByEric09/14/2022

Twenty-five years ago this month, Amy Siskind filed the first lawsuit related to the slave trade in French courts.Siskind’s late husband, Jeffrey Siskind, had helped her write her dissertation in…

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