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Israel Suspends Plan for Egalitarian Prayer Area at Western Wall

Israel Suspends Plan for Egalitarian Prayer Area at Western Wall

JERUSALEM — Yielding to pressure from his ultra-Orthodox coalition partners, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel on Sunday backtracked on a decision to create a space at the Western Wall in Jerusalem where men and women can pray together and …

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Wireless headphones: From Skullcandy Crusher to Bose QC35, here are 4 that combine luxury with convenience

Wireless headphones: From Skullcandy Crusher to Bose QC35, here are 4 that combine luxury with convenience

Some select wireless headgear that combine luxury with convenience.

Skullcandy Crusher Wireless – Rs 11,999
Skullcandy Crusher Wireless is an evolution of one of Skullcandy’s most celebrated products, the original Crusher headphones, and has been rebuilt with elegant industrial design, …

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China adds Pinterest to list of banned sites

China adds Pinterest to list of banned sites

Why selfie app Meitu could be worth billions

China’s Great Firewall is cracking down on Pinterest, the social media platform popular for letting users share, or pin, items of interest to a virtual board.

For years, Pinterest has been freely …

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Down but not out: diagnosing UKIP’s biggest problems

Down but not out: diagnosing UKIP’s biggest problems

UKIP seems to have lurched from crisis to crisis since achieving its founding ambition – to take the UK out of the European Union. However, UKIP still has noteworthy support. It might be down, but it certainly isn’t out.

The …

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Saint Louis U Petition Demands Diversity Training, Queer Column

Saint Louis U Petition Demands Diversity Training, Queer Column

An emergency investigation at Saint Louis University (SLU) continues this week after a student objected to an opinion piece in the Catholic university’s student newspaper that questioned the blanket acceptance of same-sex marriage, The College Fix reports.

It asked “what …

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Okja review – a creature feature to get your teeth into

Okja review – a creature feature to get your teeth into

A few months ago, BBC iPlayer released Carnage, a sci-fi inflected satire written and directed by Simon Amstell, set in a near-future world in which a now-vegan human race struggles to come to terms with its meat-eating past. Now, Korean …

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Irdai spent only 40 per cent of advertisement budget in 2016-17

Irdai spent only 40 per cent of advertisement budget in 2016-17

Unable to spend even 50 per cent of earmarked funds for insurance awareness last fiscal, Irdai is looking for innovative methods to utilise this year’s advertisement budget that has been raised to Rs 66.5 crore. (PTI)

Unable to spend even …

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Asian shares near 15-month high, dollar soft on less hawkish Fed

Asian shares near 15-month high, dollar soft on less hawkish Fed

People are reflected on the electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo, on March 17, 2017. (Koji Sasahara/AP)

Asian shares clung to their 15-month highs on Tuesday while the dollar and U.S. bond yields were on the back foot …

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Where to watch July 4th fireworks in Salt Lake City 2017

Where to watch July 4th fireworks in Salt Lake City 2017

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Salt Lake City will be ablaze in red, white, and blue for the July 4th weekend.

There will be a number of fireworks displays that will showcase the beauty of the American spirit in Utah’s largest city, and if …

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George Galloway To Stand In Manchester Gorton By-Election

George Galloway To Stand In Manchester Gorton By-Election

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George Galloway has thrown his hat into the ring to be elected MP for Manchester Gorton at the upcoming by-election.

The former Respect Party leader announced on Tuesday morning he would seek to succeed Sir …

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