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Couples flogged for public affection in Indonesia’s Aceh

Couples flogged for public affection in Indonesia's Aceh

A trio of canoodling couples were publicly flogged in Indonesia’s Aceh province on Thursday, charged with breaking local Islamic law that outlaws public displays of affection. Despite international condemnation, whipping is a common punishment for a range of offenses in the deeply conservative region on Sumatra island, including gambling, drinking ...

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The 2019 theme park fall preview

The 2019 theme park fall preview

Vogue has its September issue, Entertainment Weekly serves up a Summer Movie Preview and in this corner of deep theme park nonsense, we have the inaugural Fall Thingy, discussing what we’re looking forward to, what we’re disappointed that’s going away, and what’s coming down the pike once Christmastime kicks off ...

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My Brno – Martin Reiner

My Brno – Martin Reiner

Martin Reiner in the Černá Pole district where he grew up, photo: Ian Willoughby “We are standing in front of the house where I spent the first seven years of my life. “It’s still a place that I love very much, and from time to time – not very often ...

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In Booming Nashville, Country Music is Still King

In Booming Nashville, Country Music is Still King

What is it about Nashville other than the Opry that allowed things like Music Row to take root? It’s the people behind the scenes that made a difference. The fact that you had a Jack Stapp, program director at WSM. You had a Bill Denny, who was a music publisher. ...

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