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Conquering the Con: How Seniors Can Avoid Being Swindled and Scammed

Alcatraz East Crime Museum teams up with AARP Foundation to raise awareness about scams targeting seniors PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Anyone, at any age, can fall victim to a scam. However, con artists most often set their sights on older adults. Seniors in the U.S. are swindled out of an estimated $37 billion per year, […]

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7 Reasons Why Grandparents are Turning to Diamond Investments

  New  York, NY – Grandparents Day is September 10, making it a great time to consider what they are investing in today and why. Many grandparents are taking on a role of caring for their grandchildren. For those who have grandchildren they are helping to care for, and for those who desire to leave […]

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First of 33,000 Congolese Refugees Relocated to New Settlement in Angola – UN Agency

  New York, N.Y. More than 1,500 Congolese refugees who have fled violence and ethnic tensions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been relocated from reception centres in northern Angola to a newly established settlement, the United Nations refugee agency today said. Addressing journalists in Geneva, Adrian Edwards, a spokesperson for the […]

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Education Activist Malala Yousafzai to Study at Oxford

New York, N.Y. Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an education, has been accepted to the University of Oxford. The 20-year-old activist shared word of her acceptance to the school on Twitter and included the screenshot of her “Congratulations” notice. […]

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UN Rights Chief Urges Kenyan Leaders to Act Responsibly, Avoid Further Violence

New York, N.Y. Calling on the Kenyan authorities to avoid violence, the United Nations human rights chief today urged the Government to make an immediate announcement that it will cooperate and ensure accountability for reported abuse by security forces which has led to deaths and injures, including among children. “Kenya is at a critical juncture,” […]

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‘Racism, Xenophobia, Anti-Semitism or Islamophobia are Poisoning Our Societies’ – UN chief

New York, N.Y. Urging people everywhere to speak out against hate speech and hate crimes, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today reiterated his call for tolerance, respect for the other and the importance of recognizing diversity. “Racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism or Islamophobia are, as I mentioned yesterday, poisoning our societies,” the Secretary-General told journalists today at a briefing […]

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Time Sure Flies – Reflections on losing a dear friend way too early.

I put my face in my hands and began weeping uncontrollably. I was on the southbound A train racing to the hospital. A good friend was on life support. I was praying to get there before he took his last breath. I desperately wanted to say goodbye. I had spent the prior day at his […]

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2017 Bluemont Arlington 5K & 10K

WHO:     EOD Warrior Foundation WHAT:    2017 Bluemont Arlington 5K & 10K There will be a 5K and 10K held to benefit the EOD Warrior Foundation. The event will take place on the Washington & Old Dominion Trail, offering participants a beautiful paved course that provides views of nature and historical places. The easy, scenic […]

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5 Fitness Tips Every Teen (and their Parent) Should Read

Fairfax, Va. – There’s a lot of good reasons for teens to engage in exercising regularly and stay fit. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that students who are physically active tend to have better grades, that higher physical fitness levels are associated with improved cognitive performance, and that those who participate in […]

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NEH Funds Native American Cultural Projects

New York, N.Y. While the northern and southern U.S. states were engaged the civil war of the 1860s, a smaller war was playing out in the American southwest between the U.S. Army and the Mescalero Apache and Navajo peoples. Between 1864 and 1866, soldiers forced tens of thousands of men, women, and children along the […]

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Migrant Boy Called ‘Little Picasso’ Shows Works in Serbia

Mauritania: UN Chief Says ‘Disagreements’ Over Referendum Results Must be Addressed Peacefully

Early Youth Specialization and Over Training – What Every Parent Should Know

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