Magna Carta Found In Scrapbook May Be Worth Millions

CNN Just days after four Magna Cartas were united for the first time in 800 years at the British Library in London, another ancient version of the document has been discovered by chance in a medieval coastal town in England. Mark Bateson, an archivist in Sandwich, southern England, found the previously unknown version of the Magna Carta — which established the principle that everybody, including the king, was subject to the law...

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Laredo Phil ‘Lite’ Concert 7 P.M. Friday At TAMIU
Jan30

Laredo Phil ‘Lite’ Concert 7 P.M. Friday At TAMIU

Special to the Laredo Sun Start your weekend with a short concert by the Laredo Phil Friday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall. General admission is only $10 and free for students with a valid ID. “Friday Nite Lites” was conceived by Brendan Townsend, TAMIU assistant professor and music director, Laredo Phil, in an effort to present a concert...

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Government Stays Open As Congress Advances Poison-Pill Spending Bill
Dec12

Government Stays Open As Congress Advances Poison-Pill Spending Bill

The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — At least Democrats will have eggnog to wash down the poison pills they swallowed on Thursday as the House narrowly passed a government funding bill that will let Congress go home early for Christmas, and give Wall Street a fresh gift. The House barely passed the inelegantly named “cromnibus” appropriations bill after President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) were...

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Inside Duchess Kate’s 1st Day In NYC
Dec08

Inside Duchess Kate’s 1st Day In NYC

ABC News Duchess Kate is out and about in Manhattan. The pregnant Duchess of Cambridge, accompanied by the first lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray, wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio, first visited Harlem’s Northside Center for Child Development, an organization that provides mental health services and more to children. After that, she was set to attend a luncheon, while her husband, Prince William, continued his visit to...

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223 Arrested As Protesters, Police Clash In New York City Over Eric Garner Decision

ABC News New York City Police arrested 223 people in overnight protests, the second consecutive night of demonstrations in opposition to a grand jury’s decision not to indict officers in the choke hold death of Staten Island man Eric Garner. Many of the arrests involved charges for disorderly conduct or refusal to clear the streets, authorities told ABC News. John Minchillo/AP Photo PHOTO: Protestor Rayyan Ali cries as her protest...

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Former Vikings Safety Orlando Thomas Dies At Age 42 After Battle With ALS

CNN Former Minnesota Vikings safety Orlando Thomas, who earned an All-Pro selection as a rookie in 1995, died Sunday after a long battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. His agent, Mark Bartelstein, confirmed the news to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. He was 42. “Nobody’s ever fought a battle like Orlando fought, with so much dignity—I never saw anything like it,” Bartelstein told Schefter. “It’s just...

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