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Travel deals: Dublin, French Riviera, more – Newsday

Travel deals: Dublin, French Riviera, more – Newsday

Tweet Google Stumble Pin It Originally published: March 14, 2013 5:01 PM Updated: March 14, 2013 5:19 PM By THE WASHINGTON POST Photo credit: AP | The Irish famine ship Jeanie Johnston on the River Liffey in Dublin’s Dockland’s area. (Feb. […]

Canadian nuclear suppliers make sales pitches in UK – CBC.ca

Canadian nuclear suppliers are undertaking a trade mission to the United Kingdom next week. Ten companies that supply parts and services to CANDU reactors are hoping to pick up some of the work that’s being created as Britain expands its nuclear program. The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries represents almost 200 companies and about 30,000 […]

Phone hacking: Rupert Murdoch hit by 600 fresh claims – The Guardian

Detectives are examining an estimated 600 fresh allegations of phone-hacking incidents at Rupert Murdoch’s now closed News of the World on the back of fresh evidence obtained by the Metropolitan police from a suspect turned supergrass. Further details are expected to emerge on Monday morning at the high court during a hearing relating to the […]

‘Pocahontas, and/or America’ at the Bushwick Starr – New York Times

In other words, the onus is on you, dear reader, to supply the content in the Little Lord theater company’s wink-wink, “don’t really take us seriously, we can act ignorant and racist and sexist because we know better” play, “Pocahontas, and/or America,” at the Bushwick Starr. The ingredients will be familiar to anyone even somewhat […]

South Africa Probes Deadly Bus Crash – Voice of America

South African police are going through the wreckage of a double-decker bus to find the cause of a crash that killed 24 people Friday in a mountain pass near Cape Town. Authorities say the bus veered off a road 140 kilometers northeast of the city in the Hex River pass and landed on […]

Head of US Africa command warns of Islamic threat – Huffington Post

WASHINGTON — The chief of the U.S. Africa Command warned on Friday that threats from Islamic extremists in Africa are increasing and if unchecked could pose a greater danger to American interests and allies. Army Gen. Carter Ham faced some wary members of the House Armed Services Committee, who questioned a robust U.S. military involvement […]

Fire leave thousands homeless in South Africa – Aljazeera.com

Two people have died and 600 informal homes have been destroyed in South Africa’s winelands after a fire razed a shantytown, according to a fire services official. The blaze spread rapidly across a large area in Kayamandi in the wine-producing town of Stellenbosch, near Cape Town, in the early hours of Friday. “We had two fatalities,” Leon […]

Matthew Keys moved between two digital subcultures for years – Washington Post

In a development that shocked Keys’s colleagues and counterparts, prosecutors on Thursday charged that the 26-year-old California native helped a hacker break into and vandalize the Los Angeles Times’s Web site in late 2010. The alleged crime — Keys faces charges that are punishable by up to 25 years in prison — was stunning enough. […]

Witnesses describe sex acts in Ohio football rape trial – Reuters

By Drew Singer STEUBENVILLE, Ohio | Fri Mar 15, 2013 6:36pm EDT STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (Reuters) – Two teammates of two high school football players from Ohio accused of raping a girl at a party last summer testified on Friday they saw their classmates commit sex acts on the girl during the alcohol-fueled events that night. […]

It’s time to wait on the fantasy football quarterback – NFL News

It’s time to wait on the fantasy football quarterback – NFL News

If you have been playing fantasy football as long as I have, waiting to draft a quarterback isn’t exactly a ground-breaking concept. Running backs ruled the roost and dominated the earlier rounds in the past, as superstars like Marshall Faulk, Priest Holmes and LaDainian Tomlinson were virtual locks to rush for boatloads of yards and […]