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The Examiner: Your weekly Beatles calendar: This week: Ringo's “Postcards From Paradise” CD (order link) released Tuesday. (Vinyl version out a few days later on June 2.) Paul on tour: Paul McCartney: April 21, Osaka, Japan. April 23, 25, 27: Tokyo, Japan. June 18-21...
Houston Press: In a season once again serving up an eclectic mixture of dance, music and theater as well as speakers including returning favorites such as writer/performer David Sedaris and chef/author/TV personalityAnthony Bourdain, Houston'sSociety For the Performing...
Seattle Post: BEIJING (AP) — IOC inspectors left Beijing Sunday after offering praise for the Chinese capital's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics that, if successful, would make it the first city to hold both the winter and summer games. The inspectors' departure follows a...
The Independent: The underwater rock formations provide the best fishing grounds off Gaza, but they are just beyond the limit set by the Israelis for local boats. Tawfiq Abu Riyala dreamt up an ingenious plan to solve this problem; but it may have ended up costing him his...
Norway Today: The 38-year old man who is accused of having set fire to the house of Magistrate Ola P. Svor in Hedmarken District Court, is set in custody for four weeks. Vimeo Photo:the Magistrate Ola P. Svor`s homeThe 38-year old man who is accused of having set...
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Taipei Times: ATHLETICS Barnaby drowns off St KittsCanadianOlympic athlete Daundre Barnaby drowned while swimming in the ocean on Friday during a training camp on the Caribbean island of St Kitts, Athletics Canada said in a statement. The 24-year-old Jamaican-born 400m...
Norway Today: A sure sign that spring is coming: the blue city bikes are finally back on the streets 1 April. Vimeo A bike card for 2015 costs 120 Norwegian...
Norway Today: Letters to the County Governor of Oslo and Akershus shows that people claim to have been enrolled in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oslo also before 2011. Vimeo Photo: IllustrationLetters to the County Governor of Oslo and Akershus shows that people claim to...
The Independent: The president of Norway’s parliament has spoken out against secrecy and alleged fraud in British offshore finance, as he lifts the lid on his 10-year battle to secure control over a £22m trust fund in Guernsey. In remarkably candid comments for such a senior...
The Los Angeles Times: Israel announced Friday that it would release Palestinian tax revenues frozen earlier this year as a punitive measure after the Palestinian Authority’s move to join the International Criminal Court.lRelatedMiddle EastIsrael cuts off...
noodls: (Source: FIS - Fédération Internationale de Ski) In our series "FIS Ski Jumping-Talk" we present interviews with ski jumping athletes and officials. Today: Walter Hofer (60), FIS RaceDirector for ski jumping. FIS Ski Jumping: Hello Walter, did you...
Norway Today: Mullah Krekar agrees to four new weeks in custody. But that does not mean that he acknowledge any guilt by accusation of death threats, according to his lawyer Brynjar Meling. Vimeo Mullah...