In Peter Graham’s ‘Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century,’ an engrossing … – Washington Post

In Peter Graham's 'Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century,' an engrossing
Washington Post
On June 22, 1954, on a woodland path outside Christchurch, New Zealand, two teenage girls bludgeoned an unsuspecting woman to death. It was shortly after teatime when Honorah Parker was held down and struck with a brick. Honorah's killers were her 

Wendy Davis condemns politicians using abortion ‘to boost their own political … – Daily Caller

Wendy Davis condemns politicians using abortion 'to boost their own political
Daily Caller
Democratic Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis landed in the national spotlight after she waged a 13-hour filibuster last Tuesday to block legislation that would have restricted late-term abortions. The 50-year-old legislator from Ft. Worth, Texas appeared on

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GOP Congressman: Immigration battle over Hispanic votes ‘misguided’ and … – Daily Caller

GOP Congressman: Immigration battle over Hispanic votes 'misguided' and
Daily Caller
Rep. Lou Barletta weighs in on the immigration bill and the political wrangling to capture the Hispanic vote in an exclusive interview to be broadcast this week in The Daily Caller. The Pennsylvania Republican argues that posturing over the Latin vote

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What’s Up in July: A month of watching and observing – Press Herald


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What's Up in July: A month of watching and observing
Press Herald
It is also very interesting to watch how high in the sky the full moon gets near the winter solstice as the sun traces a very low arc through our sky at that time. Saturn now rules the evening sky as Jupiter dropped below the horizon last month. The

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Australia by Oz-mosisThomas Breathnach enjoys a flying visit to spectacular … – Irish Independent

Australia by Oz-mosisThomas Breathnach enjoys a flying visit to spectacular
Irish Independent
Having taken it all in I blissfully nodded off into the deep of a Sydney winter solstice. The following rain-soaked morning, after a treatment at the QT's retro barbershop, I gathered my urban bearings with a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge – to climb it.