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British businesses are to be forced to prove what they are doing to stop slavery and human trafficking in their supply chains, the government says. [...]
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Barclays bank reports a 25% rise in half-year profits to £3.14bn but has set aside another £850m for customer compensation - including further PPI claims. [...]
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An Australian man is one of eight men charged with 503 child sex offences against his 13-year-old daughter. [...]
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US hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash says he lost three crates of rare, vintage vinyl when a valet mistakenly gave his car to the wrong person. [...]
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The altercation came just two days after Mexico's national team won the Gold Cup over Jamaica.» E-Mail This [...]
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George Washington University is the latest and one of the largest private universities to drop its admissions testing requirement.» E-Mail This [...]
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NPR's Melissa Block talks to Janet R. Daly Bednarek, an aviation expert and professor at the University of Dayton, about the airport that was once thought of as a model for all U.S. airports.» E-Mail This [...]
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Longtime Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez will have his number retired Tuesday night at Fenway Park. For one public radio reporter and a Boston fan, the ceremony holds special significance.» E-Mail This [...]
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OK, the sound you heard late Monday night was a bunch of Colorado Rockies fans yelling a lot of things you can't say in a newspaper after their team dealt shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays.Now before all said fans go out and burn all the purple in the wardrobe, please consider the following.During the Tulo Era, from 2006 to Monday, the Rockies have been 734-822. Frankly, I was surprised that record was [...]
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EAGLE COUNTY — Do not confuse local woodworker Tim O'Brien with the Tim O'Brien who's in prison for felony assault.They're not the same guy.Tim O'Brien runs O'Brien Woodworks, a woodworking shop in Gypsum's Airport Business Park. He's not in trouble, and never has been.He is not in prison, although several of his clients have called him in a blind panic.The other Tim O'Brien is also a woodworker, and used to operate Shamrock woodworking in Eagle. [...]
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AVON — When talent booker Michael O'Brien heard the town was starting a concert series on the new stage at Nottingham Park, he immediately sprung to action.“I was familiar with the venue from the Salute to the USA and WinterWonderGrass, and I think a concert series — with the right acts — has the potential to be another signature event at that venue,” he said.The pavilion at Nottingham Park was a $3.8 million project and [...]
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VAIL — Vail Mountain plans to close Gondola One and Mid-Vail, in addition to various hiking and biking trails, Wednesday for helicopter work that will take place as part of the construction for the new high-speed, six-passenger Avanti Express Lift (No. 2). During this time all hiking and biking trails between Northwoods and the Avanti area, and within the potential flight path of the helicopter, will be closed for the safety of resort guests. On [...]
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