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A Veteran’s Service Dog Was Stolen From His Yard By A Friend, But Now She’s Home!

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Many veterans of the Iraq war returned Stateside with PTSD associated with the violence they had to witness while they fought for our country. war veteran Francisco Torres coped with his own PTSD with help from his German shepherd companion, TJ. This pup was gifted to Torres after the war and has since grown to be a part of the family. Torres and his wife, Angela, were shocked to discover one morning that TJ had gone missing overnight. While watching surveillance footage from their …

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The subversive genius of Joe Orton – BBC News

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“It was so bizarre.” Image copyright Central Press/Getty Images Image copyright Islington Local History Centre Image caption It is not entirely clear why Halliwell murdered Orton, but in a brief suicide note he wrote: “If you read his diary all will be explained” Entertaining Mr Sloane, a black comedy that touched on homosexuality and hypocrisy, was widely praised on its release, also in 1964, including by theatre heavyweights such as Terence Rattigan and …

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Partition, 70 years on: Salman Rushdie, Kamila Shamsie and other writers reflect

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… Muslim and Hindu, believed it would be temporary. For years after the event the belief persisted that this unreality would end. A centuries-old history could not thus be unwritten by a line drawn thoughtlessly between its sharers. Its wounds are partially healed when Indians and Pakistanis meet to celebrate their joint heritage of music and dance, language and literature, and there is an emotional content to a movement in India that rejects war and calls for peace for all time with Pakistan. But …

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After Trump and Brexit, is this the end for the Anglo Saxon west? | Timothy Garton Ash

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… are weaker in respect of foreign policy, but a Republican-dominated Congress has just passed legislation extending sanctions on Russia, North Korea and Iran and deliberately made more difficult for the president to lift them. So long as Trump does not go to war with North Korea, or some equivalent folly, the United States could yet emerge from four years of a ghastly presidency with both its democracy and its international reputation battered, but not damaged beyond repair. British democracy too …

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Best holiday reads 2017, picked by writers part one

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… described as Its a genderless love story and written by one of the few female members of the Oulipo writers group, and I think shell probably be right. Modernism might not be making Will Self a millionaire but its certainly helping him prove what a great writer he is. Im still thinking about Umbrella and Shark, so I cant wait to read Phone(Viking), the final instalment of the trilogy. Self is one of the few writers whose language and ideas are at constant war with the easy-access tonelessness …

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Which Buffy Character You Are, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

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… Oz saw Willow, he knew. And that warms our cold, black, vampire hearts. Your Buffy quote: Well, to the casual observer, it would appear that you’re trying to make your friend Xander jealous, or even the score, or something. And…that’s on the empty side. See, in my fantasy, when I’m kissing you, you’re kissing me. It’s okay, I can wait.” Daniella Urdinlaiz ARIES: BUFFY (March 21st to April 19th) OMG, Youre Buffy! My hero! Aries is the Greek god of war …

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Meme La France: To stop globalization, alt-right meme makers have begun a global movement

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… movement has taken their Great Meme war overseas to help elect Marine Le Pen, candidate of the far right National Front Party, as the next president of France. “This is a global movement because people around the world are being forced to accept a globalist agenda that benefits the few at the expense of our nations, our cultures, and our peoples,” the moderators of the subreddit r/The_Donald said about their campaign. “Memes, humor, images, and videos that people come up with …

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COAI writes to PMO on RJio interconnection issue

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Continuing with its letter war against free-voice-call-provider Reliance Jio, the association of telecom operators like Airtel has told Prime Minister’s Office that incumbents are “not obliged to ent Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/business/rjio-interconnection-issue-coai-writes-to-pmo/article9081458.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication …

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Scarlett Johansson, charismatic queen of science fiction

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… superhero franchise. Since 2012, she has played Natasha Romanoff, the Black Widow of the Marvel Avengers series. First donning her black Neoprene jumpsuit for Avengers Assemble, the actress has already reprised the Black Widow role three times and is currently filming Avengers: Infinity war. Johansson in Under The Skin, 2013 Photograph: REX In last years Marvel extravaganza, Captain America: Civil war, the star flashed across the screen in a bewildering swirl of special effects. …

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