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Fiery protests erupt in Indonesia’s West Papua region

Fiery protests erupt in Indonesia's West Papua region

Jakarta, Indonesia – Large demonstrations in Indonesia’s West Papua region have turned violent as thousands of protesters, angered by alleged police abuse against ethnic Papuan students, burned public facilities and blocked roads. In West Papua province’s capital of Manokwari, protesters burned the parliamentary building and local stores, according to police ...

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Back to School shopping strategies – WKBW

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — It is that time of year when parents need to start back-to-school shopping – an activity that can be costly and stressful. Experienced parents offer this advice: Make sure you start early to find the items you need. Don’t wait until the last minute.Don’t go blindly ...

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Empty shops jolt New York City council into action

Just last week, a city Planning Department report questioned whether the closing of mum-and-pop stores is as widespread as council members fear. It found a 5 per cent vacancy rate in Pandey’s Jackson Heights, Queens, the lowest of 24 neighbourhoods studied. Still, it found vacancy rates as high as 20 ...

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Pierre Cardin designed uniforms for the Moon | 1843

Pierre Cardin designed uniforms for the Moon | 1843

The space race inspired a feeling that anything was possible: you just had to imagine something, and there it was. In the 1960s culture was energised by a boundless optimism and faith in technology, as artists, writers, filmmakers and designers came up with competing visions of the future. Pierre Cardin, a ...

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How to be thrifty during back-to-school shopping

How to be thrifty during back-to-school shopping

Back-to-school shopping is quite a daunting task and it can get pretty expensive for many parents. The children want all of the fancy, new and character-covered school products on the market and many parents feel compelled to spend a lot of their hard-earned cash on said school supplies. So what’s ...

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