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Canada Judge Rules That Police Entrapped Couple in Bomb Plot

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nytimes.com - OTTAWA — A Canadian couple who planted what they believed were pressure-cooker bombs outside British Columbia’s legislature in 2013 were freed on Friday after a judge ruled that they had been entra...

Video: Trump to Gold Star Father: 'I've Made a Lot of Sacrifices'

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abcnews.go.com - Transcript for Trump to Gold Star Father: 'I've Made a Lot of Sacrifices' His morning Kaiser con speaking Democratic Convention his son captain who my income was killed serving. In Iraq and handsom...

“The Real Revolution Is Down the Street, to Your Left” — The Green Party Rallies at the Democratic Convention

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theintercept.com - For many Bernie Sanders supporters, the move to the Green Party’s Jill Stein was easily laid out. On Monday afternoon, hours before their candidate took the Democratic convention stage to reiterate...

Salafism or philology: The scholar's touch - Qantara.de

en.qantara.de - Some time ago, a group of devout Muslims announced that they intended to give every German a generally-intelligible edition of the Koran. To invite their fellow citizens to read the Koran, these de...

How Will the Failed Coup in Turkey Affect Syria?

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carnegieendowment.org - As the dust slowly settles following the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey, which killed around 300 people and left more than 2,000 wounded, it is clear that Turkish politics will remain in flux for s...

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Mohamed Khan: A tribute to Egypt's cinematic street player - Film - Arts & Culture - Ahram Online

english.ahram.org.eg - Khan's death ended an important chapter in the history of Egyptian cinema and leaving behind a remarkable film repertoire comprising more than 35 shorts and feature-length films. Born in October in...

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Op-Ed: Zimbabwe’s Leadership Moment: The centre can no longer hold

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dailymaverick.co.za - How did we get here? Reflecting on how Zimbabwe got to this moment of renewed protest is an important leadership question. Given the nature and location of the protests, it is clearly more than con...

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Brilliant App Reveals What Your Exact Location Looked Like in the Past

curbed.com - Many recent multimedia projects have tried to present a "then and now" look at different cities by mashing up current images of buildings and streetscapes with historical visuals like old film foot...

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