Afghan Teacher Who Taught Refugee Girls in a Tent Honored by the UN

Sep 18, 15 Afghan Teacher Who Taught Refugee Girls in a Tent Honored by the UN

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Life for refugees of war-torn nations can be tough. But one woman is being honored by the United Nations for her work to help young girls get an education, even while in exile. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has chosen to honor Afghan refugee and teacher Aqeela Asifi for its 2015 UNHCR Nansen...

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Charleston Business Donates 450 Yards Of Carpet To Charleston Church

Sep 15, 15 Charleston Business Donates 450 Yards Of Carpet To Charleston Church

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According to a recent story from The Daily Citizen, a Charleston, South Carolina, flooring store owner found a way to give back to the community after a national tragedy. When nine members of Emanuel African Methodist Church (or Mother Emanuel) were shot to death by Dylann Roof, 21, the country stood by as the manhunt aired live on...

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Lotto Ticket Error Voids Woman’s $20,000 Win

Sep 14, 15 Lotto Ticket Error Voids Woman’s $20,000 Win

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When something seems too good to be true, it probably is. That’s the lesson a Washington, D.C. woman is learning after she thought she won $20,000 on a scratch-off ticket late last month. Ardella Newman was in disbelief when she saw her winning number matched the corresponding prize of $20,000, according to local news...

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Bay Area Bartender Finds $20, Wins $1 Million in California Lottery

Sep 14, 15 Bay Area Bartender Finds $20, Wins $1 Million in California Lottery

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Talk about lucky! Hubert Tang, a Bay Area bartender at the San Francisco International Airport, walked outside after work and found a $20 bill on the sidewalk, so he decided to have some harmless fun and purchase a couple scratch-off lottery tickets at the corner store nearby — because why not? There’s nothing to lose, he...

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Bike Sales Rise As Bike Store Popularity Falls

Sep 08, 15 Bike Sales Rise As Bike Store Popularity Falls

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According to a recent story from the Las Vegas Review Journal, bicycle shops are continuing to survive, despite steep competition from online retailers. In 2013, U.S. stores sold nearly two billion bicycles, despite backlash from some customers about the traditional method of retail. When Ted Jewell, co-owner of bicycle shop...

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EU Officials Give France $5M To Set Up a Permanent Migrant Camp in Calais

Sep 07, 15 EU Officials Give France $5M To Set Up a Permanent Migrant Camp in Calais

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In the wake of mass migration into European countries, the European Union (EU) has announced that it will provide €5 million ($5.6 million) in additional funding to France for the construction of a new migrant camp. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced on Monday, August 31 that the EU would be providing the money to help...

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