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Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

6 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Rushdie's book "The Satanic Verses" has been banned in Iran since 1988. A year later, Iran's late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issued a fatwa calling for his death.
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EU member state wants to send ‘straightforward signal' to Russia

EU member state wants to send ‘straightforward signal' to Russia

1 hour ago   |   RT

The Czech Republic will push for a blanket ban on Russian travelers to the European Union The Czech government will push for an EU-wide ban on Russian travelers during a...
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‘Their Whole Identity Has Been Taken From Them'

‘Their Whole Identity Has Been Taken From Them'

5 hours ago   |   Politico

After Kabul fell to the Taliban on August 15, 2021, Western media assigned the group a new moniker: “Taliban 2.0.” Indeed, the Islamic fundamentalist group that had ruled...
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Top 6: Best spots to visit in Atlantic City

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Jessica Boyington shares her Top 6 spots in Atlantic City for you to visit before the summer ends.
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Massive sculpture representing Latino art is capturing eyes and appetites in Houston

13 hours ago   |   ABC

The sculpture is of a giant molcajete bowl, which is used to grind salsa or guacamole. The creator of the sculpture said he wanted to represent the indigenous culture of Mexico.
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Brazilians Are Rallying for Democracy as They Seek to Rein in Bolsonaro

Brazilians Are Rallying for Democracy as They Seek to Rein in Bolsonaro

13 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

SAO PAULO - Thousands of Brazilians flocked to a law school Thursday in defense of the nation's democratic institutions, an event that carried echoes of a gathering nearly 45...
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Missing 74-year-old Conroe woman diagnosed with a cognitive impairment found, according to DPS

17 hours ago   |   ABC

The Texas Department of Public Safety has discontinued the Silver Alert for the 74-year-old that was issued at 1:23 a.m. on Thursday
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Volusia County animal shelters desperately seeking families to adopt

Volusia County animal shelters desperately seeking families to adopt

17 hours ago   |   WESH

It's a full house at the Southeast Volusia Humane Society in New Smyrna Beach as local shelters continue to see an increase in surrendered animals.
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Summer's last supermoon, meteor shower take the celestial stage tonight

21 hours ago   |   ABC

"At certain times of the year, the moon is at its closest point to Earth and these are called supermoons," said Mike Hankey, operations manager for the American Meteor Society...
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Houston steps to top of list of US cities with lowest carbon footprints

23 hours ago   |   ABC

See what other Texas cities made the 50 most visited in the U.S. with the lowest carbon footprint.
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Salman Rushdie stabbed during appearance in New York

Salman Rushdie stabbed during appearance in New York

“The Satanic Verses” novelist was on stage at the Chautauqua Institution when he was suddenly attacked, video from the event shows. Read more ...

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Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

Salman Rushdie's book "The Satanic Verses" has been banned in Iran since 1988, as many Muslims consider it to be blasphemous. Read more ...

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