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Palestinian ambassador in Prague killed in blast

PRAGUE - The Palestinian ambassador to the Czech...Czech public radio and television said.Prague rescue service spokeswoman Jirina Ernestova...medically induced coma when he first arrived at Prague Military Hospital. Dr. Daniel Langer...
Slapstick and drama

...director Richard Toth was a playwright and actor, living in Prague, Czechoslovakia, and directing at a small repertory theater...idea of finding an adaptation to take back to his company in Prague. It was there that he came across "King Stag" and the work...
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In the Stacks

...series we carry, and a few of the countries they cover: Insight Guides: New England, Paris, Barbados, Sri Lanka, Alaska, Prague and more. Fold-out maps inside covers, location finder in front cover, travel tips in back cover - what else could you...
From Russia, with strings

...emotional experience out of listening to music," said Orbelian, now in his 14th year in the orchestra, in an e-mail from Prague. "I am that way myself. I want to leave a concert hall with a lasting emotional musical impression." Alaska certainly had...
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Europe actually does fluoridate

...very odd to me, given the solid evidence for over 60 years; so I wrote to two friends in England, one in Paris and one in Prague. My British friends answered promptly, the other two a bit later. However, they both said the same thing. England has added...
Warnings given by 'Father of Atomic Bomb'

...President Obama took up Oppenheimer's cause. Speaking in Prague, he noted, "The existence of thousands of nuclear weapons...and civilization." Three years before President Obama's Prague speech, a variant of this view was promoted by a most surprising...
This Day in History

...for fuel. In the world In 1968, the Soviet Union and other Warsaw Pact nations began invading Czechoslovakia to crush the "Prague Spring" liberalization drive of Alexander Dubcek's regime. In 1833, Benjamin Harrison, 23rd president of the United States...
The Indie Bestseller List

...Drift," by Rachel Maddow4. "Wild," by Cheryl Strayed5. "I Am a Pole (and So Can You!)," by Stephen Colbert6. "Prague Winter," by Madeleine Albright7. "Are You My Mother?," by Alison Bechdel8. "Imagine," by Jonah Lehrer9. "Let's...
Pillars speaker connects history to current events

...said. Stoessinger grew up in Austria and saw Adolf Hitler in person when Germany invaded the country. His family moved to Prague, Czechoslovakia, to avoid persecution, then looked for a way out when the Nazis followed them. As Jews, his mother and...
Minnesota Boychoir to perform Saturday at Northern Light

...performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Minnesota Opera, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, The Baltimore Symphony, the Prague Philharmonic, Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion on National Public Radio, and Katie McMahon. The choir's schedule...


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