WWI: An Imperialist War - Dissident Voice ... which was first used by the French and soon ... for opinion molding,” and is a lesson about ... the status quo, he runs numerous online ... 08/28/2014 - 4:04 am | View Link
The Genocide That Wasn't - New York Review of Books But it is a lesson that comes at a cost for the people the court was ... in the Mekong Delta that Vietnam obtained from the French during the 08/25/2014 - 1:03 pm | View Link
Did America’s policy on ransom contribute to James Foley’s ... - Reuters Iraqis Say Some Top Insurgents Retreat - Wall Street Journal 08/21/2014 - 4:00 am | View Link
Gold rushes of Queensland - ABC Online So we're getting a history lesson. Maurice French, Professor Emeritus at USQ and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland and... 08/20/2014 - 3:48 pm | View Link
The Hundred-Foot Journey – Inspirational, Funny and Delicious! - Working Mother ... her as Madame Mallory, proprietress of a celebrated French restaurant. ... in a fantastic adventure.” Shelby R. adds, "One lesson from this ... 08/20/2014 - 5:26 am | View Link
Summer books: Brad Stone’s ‘The Everything Store’ In the past few months there are few businesses that have come in for such vilification as Amazon.com – including in many of the stories and blogs here at artsjournal.com – and so Brad Stone’s book , subtitled ‘Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon’, is timely, to say the least. 07/17/2014 - 11:40 pm | View Link
Finance experience an issue in county treasurer race Current Spokane County Treasurer Rob Chase learned one lesson in defeating his predecessor, Skip Chilberg, in the 2010 election. “For sure, I’m campaigning. I’m raising money,” said Chase, the 60-year-old self-described constitutionalist who’s facing a primary challenge from two Spokane accountants, Mary Kuney and Amy Biviano. 07/15/2014 - 6:07 pm | View Link
Tel Aviv 'Bubble' Bursts But Israelis Won't Let Rockets Run Lives Had the shrapnel fallen a foot to the right, gas station attendant Michael Savlov would have been destroyed along with the rest of the Dor Alon gas station in southern Tel Aviv. Click here for the rest of the article... 07/11/2014 - 1:43 pm | View Link
World B'nei Akiva Chief Slammed for Bloody '300 Foreskins' Revenge Call The secretary general of the World B’nei Akiva movement is under pressure to resign after he called for the murder of three Israeli teens to be avenged with blood. Click here for the rest of the article... 07/3/2014 - 6:40 am | View Link
[Doctors 2.0] Participatory Medicine: Towards Better Use of Digital Tools Social networks have changed the relationship between patients and their doctors, and new digital hardware and software tools – apps, connected objectives, etc – continue to hit the market. Medical practitioners need to seize hold of them, strengthen this link and help stimulate further innovation. "In 2011, we introduced the idea that virtual communities would have an impact on the doctor ... 06/26/2014 - 10:22 am | View Link
The Spectator at war: A lesson from history He paid dearly for his neglect four years later at Sedan. Had we declined to stand by the gallant French nation in the present emergency, not only should we have rightly incurred the scorn and derision of the civilised world, but infallibly, should the ... 08/7/2014 - 2:43 am | View Link
A Lesson in Communication This is the case for them all – Hebrew, French, Spanish – it doesn’t matter. I tell this to the parents and I am being honest with them. And still, I am lying right to their faces. You see, while I directly answer all their questions, placating their ... 07/29/2014 - 1:34 pm | View Link
So, if France is not an anti-Semitic nation, is it an Islamophobic one? The lesson, if anyone was willing to listen ... The drumbeat of anti-Semitism charges against France and calls for French Jews to make aliyah -- or return to the Holy Land -- from Israeli rightwing politicians has been relentless and longstanding. 07/28/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
France and the burka ban: what is the lesson? It is scarcely surprising that the European Court of Human Rights has upheld the French ban on the burka. Indeed, it would have been something of a political earthquake if it had overturned it. France is an avowedly secular society whose revolutionary ... 07/1/2014 - 11:14 pm | View Link
Mayor Kevin Johnson's big French lesson Mayor Kevin Johnson, congratulations on your first U.S. state dinner at the White House. Yeah, it’s with French president Francois Hollande. But it’s still the White House. That’s something to brag about to the whales! And the best part: No Tuesday ... 02/10/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
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15 Lessons from 20 Years of the French Laundry In honor of the 20th anniversary of Thomas Keller's legendary Napa restaurant, The French Laundry, F&W’s Kate Krader and Chelsea Morse have collected reminiscences ... 08/28/2014 - 11:33 pm | View Website
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A friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman who was arrested in the wake of the Oscar-winning actor’s fatal heroin overdose has avoided prison after agreeing a plea deal, reports the New York Times.
The Manhattan district attorney dropped all charges related to the sale of drugs against Robert Aaron Vineberg, a Canadian jazz musician known in the industry as Robert Aaron, on 28 August.
CREDIT: Shutterstock The world’s collective capacity to generate renewable power grew at its fastest annual pace ever last year, the Guardian reported on Thursday. But underneath that finding, there’s also an uncertain future for green power and the world’s chances of containing global warming. The numbers, drawn from a new analysis by the International Energy Agency (IEA) — a Paris-based agency that pursues the goal of reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 29 member countries — show that renewables like wind and solar now produce 22 percent of the world’s electricity, and will likely rise to 26 percent by 2020.
MSNBCThe Dems' unexpected dilemma in KansasMSNBCThere's no shortage of competitive U. S. Senate races to watch this year, and with control of the chamber on the line, the stakes are obviously very high. But arguably the most interesting race is one that few even considered when the 2014 cycle got underway.