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African Films Given Spotlight in Dallas

DALLAS– To the beat of African drums, a couple of lots individuals collected at Dallas Municipal government Friday to formally begin the three-day African Movie Celebration. The occasion showcases films made by Africans, in addition to a couple of made ...

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Palestinian Swimmer Glides Past Obstacles to Reach Rio Games

BETHLEHEM, WEST FINANCIAL INSTITUTION– Palestinianswimmer Mary al-Atrash can not wait to make a dash at the Rio Olympics in August, however involvement, as opposed to a platform surface, is most likely the very best she could wish for. Atrash contends ...

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Cuban Hip Hop Group Orishas Reunite With Ode to Island

HAVANA– Reuniting after a seven-year reprieve, Cuban emigre hip hop group Orishas are additionally returning to their origins with a brand-new solitary commemorating their “Cuba Isla Bella” and also state they wish to release their 4th center cd within a ...

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This Ramadan, Curious George Helps Friend to Fast

LANHAM, MARYLAND– He’s ridden a bike. Obtained a medal. Flown a kite. Found out more the alphabet. As well as gone to the health center. However in his 75 years, there is something Curious George has actually just currently uncovered: ...

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Boxing School in Rio Slum Shows Sporting activity ' s Power Before Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO– Underneath a road light in among Rio de Janeiro’s shanty towns, 19- year-old fighter Wanderson de Oliveira does pull-ups from a steel bar outside the Defend Peace academy while 2 slim young children view intently. Much of ...

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Montreux Jazz Festival Celebrates 50 th Edition

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND– The Montreux Jazz Festival began its 50 th birthday celebration edition Thursday evening, noting its half-century with a nod to its beginnings. Charles Lloyd, an American saxophonist that executed at the very first edition in 1967, opened up ...

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Oscars Organizers ' Invitation to New Members Reflects Diversity Push

L.A– Coordinators of the Oscars, dealing with a protest over the absence of diversity on its ballot board for the movie honors, claimed Wednesday that it had actually welcomed virtually 700 new members with a concentrate on women as well ...

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Cambodia to Send Its First Female Marathon Runner to Olympics

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA— Cambodia will ship its first feminine competitor within the marathon to the Olympic Video games in Rio later this 12 months. Nary Ly, 42, was named the nation’s solely feminine competitor for the 42-kilometer (26.2-mile) race, stated ...

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Fire Painting Artist Burns His Art

DEGREES, WEST VIRGINIA– ArtistPete Kephart wants to shed his art. ” My mommy constantly claimed, ‘Do not play with fire,'” Kaphart states, then giggles. “I never ever discovered.” For the past 12 years at his residence in the hills of ...

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Scotty Moore, Legendary Guitarist for Elvis Presley, Dies at 84

ScottyMoore, the pioneering rock-‘n’-roll guitarist that supported Elvis Presley on his very early hits, passed away Tuesday at the age of 84 at his residence in Nashville, Tennessee. Moore was playing in a neighborhood country-western band in Memphis, Tennessee in ...

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