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Storm sweeps US landmark to Canada

A historical building in the US has become the subject of an international dispute after it was swept away to a Canadian island during a blizzard. McCurdy’s Smokehouse in Lubec, Maine, is the last traditional herring facility in the US ...

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Erdogan, on Landmark Visit to Greece, Sets Diplomacy Aside

Advertisement Europe Supported by Erdogan, on Landmark Visit to Greece, Sets Diplomacy Aside ImagePresident Prokopis Pavlopoulos of Greece, center-left, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center-right, during a welcome ceremony in Athens on Thursday.CreditThanassis Stavrakis/Associated Press ATHENS — Turkey’s president made ...

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India’s Gay Rights Activists Seize Momentum After Landmark Ruling

Advertisement NEW DELHI — At a jammed intersection in New Delhi, a passing parade of people announced their mission with a single word in Hindi, dicing it into short, snappy syllables. “Azadi!” or freedom, the crowd chanted as drivers leaned ...

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Violence Flares as Nepal Heads to Landmark Elections

Advertisement KATHMANDU, Nepal — Days before Nepal’s most important elections in years, Maoist militants have opened fire on politicians, blown up vehicles, planted land mines and targeted civilians in dozens of attacks, injuring at least 17 people, some seriously. “We ...

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Boeing wins landmark deals, highlights broad portfolio at Dubai Airshow

Boeing wins landmark deals, highlights broad portfolio at Dubai Airshow

– Announced 296 commercial jet orders and commitments, valued at about $ 50 billion – Boeing Global Services announced multiple agreements with regional airlines Advertisement – Defense and space business draws strong interest for space travel and exploration Dubai, United ...

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CVS Is Said to Be in Talks to Buy Aetna in Landmark Acquisition

CVS Health, the giant drugstore chain that also runs walk-in clinics and a pharmacy benefit business, is in talks to buy Aetna, one of the nation’s largest health insurance companies, according to people briefed on the talks. Negotiations between the ...

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The Life and Death of a Raqqa Landmark

It was never just a traffic circle. Not before Syria fell into civil war and the Islamic State moved into Raqqa, when there was lush grass and a fountain at its center, and children splashed in the heat of the ...

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Construction begins on new Dubai landmark One Za'abeel

Ithra Dubai, the real estate developer owned by Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), today announced it has begun construction on its mixed-use development project One Za’abeel, expected to become one of Dubai’s leading landmarks. The project, due to be completed ...

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Birmingham gangs banned from city in landmark ruling

Two rival criminal groups have been hit with what police describe as the largest ever gang injunction. Eighteen men, aged between 19 and 29 and some in prison, are banned from parts of Birmingham and must register phones and vehicles ...

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