Archive for November, 2014

Norway sets new fireworks world record – The Local.no

November 30, 2014
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The Local.no Norway sets new fireworks world recordThe Local.noThe Norwegian town of Søgne in South Norway set a new Guiness World Record for the biggest ever fireworks display on Saturday. The town of just over 10,000 inhabitants officially beat the record set last year by the city of Dubai, to claim the title of...
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Finland Votes To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage – Huffington Post

November 30, 2014
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International Business Times Finland Votes To Legalize Same-Sex MarriageHuffington Post“Finland should strive to become a society where discrimination does not exist, human rights are respected and two adults can marry regardless of their sexual orientation,” center-right Prime Minister Alexander Stubb said in an open letter before the vote.Finland Parliament Passes Law Permitting Same-Sex MarriageInternational...
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Iceland, Alaska suffer same afflictions – but Iceland is still a community – Alaska Dispatch

November 30, 2014
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Alaska Dispatch Iceland, Alaska suffer same afflictions – but Iceland is still a communityAlaska DispatchIt all sounds so familiar, but there are differences. Iceland has a much more cohesive population than Alaska. Most of its residents are of old Viking stock born and reared on the island, though there are increasing numbers of Filipinos...
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review: Norway – UEFA.com

November 29, 2014
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UEFA.com review: NorwayUEFA.comThe midfielder duly became youngest player to represent Norway after making his international bow and attained a new milestone as youngest player in UEFA European Championship qualifying history. “What is really special with Martin is his ability to … Source: norway – Google News Sharing information is key – Nordic News in...
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Denmark hopes vote on Palestinian sovereignty can lead to peace in Mid-East – RT

November 29, 2014
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RT Denmark hopes vote on Palestinian sovereignty can lead to peace in Mid-EastRTDenmark is the latest EU nation set to hold a vote to recognize Palestine. Politicians hope a ‘yes’ vote will rekindle peace talks between Israel and Palestine, and it could go a long way to Copenhagen formally recognizing Palestine. The motion was...
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Newton teen’s journeys earn him ‘Traveler of the Year’ honor – Boston Globe

November 29, 2014
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Boston Globe Newton teen’s journeys earn him ‘Traveler of the Year’ honorBoston GlobeFoley has taken eight more unaccompanied trips, including to Iceland, Armenia, South Korea, and Japan — twice. This fall, National Geographic Traveler named him one of its 10 Travelers of the Year, along with a globe-trotting family of 11, including …and more >>...
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