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By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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Norway 7-Eleven ad for condoms warns of high chlamydia rates

While Norway is ranked as “The second happiest country” in the world, on criteria such as freedom, honesty, welfare, good health, and generosity, according to the Dept of Tourism, 7-Eleven Norge is letting More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Good News for Renewable Energy: 101 Cities Sourced at Least 70% of Their Electricity from Renewable Sources in 2017

2018 hasn’t got off to a good start for renewable energy and climate change advocates: President Trump’s tariff increase on imported solar panels and the surge of arctic air that hit Europe end-February were More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Palestinian peace official Saeb Erekat says Nikki Haley needs to shut up, Israel is the problem

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat on Saturday attacked the Trump administration, telling the “impudent” Nikki Haley she should “shut up” with her criticism of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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Seven tips to make sure your international travel is its best

International travel is a dream of many Americans and many have saved and planned for years to be able to take a trip across the ocean to experience a different culture and be awed by the historic and archeological More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Skillet heads to Denmark to kick off International tour

GRAMMY® Nominated Skillet will embark on their 2016 international summer festival tour, kicking off in Denmark’s Jelling Festival on May 28 with a wrap on July 3 in the Czech Republic. Skillet will travel to More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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These are 2015’s Top 5 European Destinations for a Budget Holiday

Are you looking to break away from the daily grind without breaking the bank this year? The compact size and intense diversity of Europe offers a wealth of affordable options, right on your doorstop. What could More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 13th, 2014
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Tour the globe in Nat Geo’s new book highlighting ‘World’s Best Cities’

The 21st century has been heralded as the “Century of the City” by the Rockefeller Foundation as, for the first time ever, the majority of people live in urban areas. In a glossy, lavish tribute to cosmopolitan More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, November 30th, 2013
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Norway reports outbreak caused by rare salmonella strain, 18 affected

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), or the Folkehelseinstituttet reported an outbreak during the month of November caused by a relatively rare strain of the salmonella bacteria, according to a news More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 11th, 2013
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Malala Yousafzai denied Nobel Peace Prize, anti-chemical weapons group takes top honor

The teen schoolgirl from Pakistan may have been the favorite to win the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize announced in Oslo, Norway, but a chemical weapons watchdog won the top award. The Organization for the Prohibition of More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 24th, 2012
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Norway shooter Anders Breivik ruled sane, sentenced to 21 years in prison

Anders Behring Breivik, the man who killed 77 people in a bomb attack and gun rampage just over a year ago, was judged to be sane Friday by a Norwegian court, as he was sentenced to 21 years in prison. Entrance More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 20th, 2012
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Driver in Norway swerves to miss moose, hits bear

Just north of Oslo, a driver spotted a moose in the road, so they made the attempt to evade the animal only to hit a nearby bear instead. “The driver had lost a bit of speed as he tried to avoid the moose More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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US Embassy in Oslo Norway evacuated due to bomb scare

The U.S. Embassy in Norway was evacuated on Tuesday after its security staff found a suspicious object beneath a nearby automobile. United States Embassy in Norway 2007 Photo: Chell Hill Norwegian police said the More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
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Is there any difference between the war policy of Obama and Bush?

President Barack Obama with the Nobel Prize medal and diploma during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Raadhuset Main Hall at Oslo City Hall in Oslo, Norway, Dec. 10, 2009. Image has been cropped from original. More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 11th, 2009
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Transcript: President Barack Obama Nobel Peace Prize Speech

President Obama delivered his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in Oslo, Norway on December 10. The speech, titled “A Just and Lasting Peace.” Obama was the fourth U.S. President to be awarded the Nobel More...


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