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5 Baby Boomer Retirement Tips

Here’s An Opinion On: Business Financial Planner Perth By Dan Skriver Whether retirement is right around the corner, or several years down the road, it’s never too early, or too late, to start planning for your future. Some people feel intimidated by matters of finance, while others simply don’t feel comfortable with their knowledge regarding […]

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Two-story building in Lynn, Massachusetts catches fire

Wednesday, August 3, 2005 A two-story building caught fire yesterday afternoon on Boston Street in Lynn, Massachusetts. The fire engulfed the entire second floor and left nothing of the Essex County building. According to a witness, the fire started while children were cooking french fries in an apartment on the second floor. The fire took […]

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Pakistan to Turkey container train service launched

Sunday, August 16, 2009 Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani has launched Pakistan’s first international container train service from Islamabad to Istanbul via the Iranian capital, Tehran, as a trial project of the Economic Cooperation Organization to boost Pakistan’s trade with Turkey and Iran. The train is carrying 20 containers on its first journey from […]

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Nauru raises media visa application fee from AU$200 to $8,000

Saturday, January 11, 2014 The cabinet of the island nation of Nauru endorsed rise of the cost of an application for single-entry three-month media visa from AU$200 to $8,000 last Thursday. The rise followed a scandal last weekend involving 60 Lebanese asylum seekers voluntarily deciding to return home from the Nauru offshore processing facility, an […]

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Top Traveling Tips For Bolivia

Here’s An Opinion On: Reverse Mortgage Finance Submitted by: Millard Marandi Bolivia, officially named Plurinational State of Bolivia, is a landlocked country in central South America. It is bordered by Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay and Argentina to the south, and Chile and Peru to the west. It is becoming more and more […]

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Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder of PETA, on animal rights and the film about her life

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 Last night HBO premiered I Am An Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA. Since its inception, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has made headlines and raised eyebrows. They are almost single-handedly responsible for the movement against animal testing and their efforts have raised the suffering animals […]

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United States wins Wheelchair Rugby Tri-Nations Series in Sydney

Friday, September 20, 2013 Cathedral Square, Sydney —The United States won the Wheelchair Rugby Tri-Nations Series against Australia and New Zealand at Cathedral Square in Sydney today. 1 2 3 4 5 Game Four, played at 12:30 yesterday, was played between the New Zealand Wheel Blacks and the Australian Steelers before a lunchtime crowd. Australia […]

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How To Avoid Payday Loan Scams

Here’s An Opinion On: Cheap Car Loans Australia byphineasgray If you follow the news or read a lot of business articles online, you may have heard the buzz about shady payday loan systems. The truth is, there are a lot of untrustworthy payday loan establishments and less-than-reputable online cash advancement websites out there – just […]

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Scientology protest group celebrates founder’s birthday worldwide

 Correction — March 19, 2008 The next protest is scheduled for April 12, 2008. The article below states April 18 which is incorrect.  Saturday, March 15, 2008 The Internet group Anonymous today held further protests critical of the Church of Scientology. The global protests started in Australia where several hundred protesters gathered at different locations for […]

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Student who planned to attend Rev. Jerry Falwell’s funeral arrested after homemade bombs found in car

Wednesday, May 23, 2007 A 19-year-old male student, who is now identified as Mark David Uhl, of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, was arrested after authorities were notified from a family member that he had packed his car trunk with home made bombs, and was planning to attend funeral services of the late Reverend Jerry […]