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How other countries celebrate their Independence Days

USA TODAY - 03 Jul 2014
Americans are an ethnocentric bunch. Independence Day, to us, means the 4th of July, of course. Celebrating the day, 238 years ago, when our forefathers formally declared they'd had enough of Britain's King George III — by grilling meat, drinking beer ...
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Sanctions on Kashmiri militant group unjustified: Pakistan

Reuters - 17 Aug 2017
In his Independence Day speech on Tuesday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conciliatory towards Muslims in Kashmir, where violent protests against Indian rule have erupted over the past year. He said neither abuses nor bullets would be enough ...
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Local runner sparkles Down Under on Independence Day

Valley News - 25 Jul 2017
Ontario's own Cynthia Landgrave recently represented not only her city, but the USA Marathon Team as well. Competing in the Gold Coast Airport Marathon, in Australia on the fourth of July, Landgrave came in sixth in a group of 80 girls from around the ...
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170th Independence Day Orator is Dr. Herman Browne

Liberian Daily Observer - 21 Jul 2017
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has named Dr. Herman Beseah Browne, president of Cuttington University (CU), as keynote speaker for the 170th Independence Day message. President Sirleaf's choice of National Orator began with the selection in 2006 of ...
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US state of Texas starts oil shipments to India

Outlook India - 17 Aug 2017
New York [U.S.A.], August 17 : India's High Commissioner to United States Navtej Sarna has handed over the papers of the first shipment of crude oil that will be imported from the U.S. to India to the Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, thus giving a major ...
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July 4th Independence Day: What's open and closed?

USA TODAY - 28 Jun 2017
The July 4th weekend will bring barbecues, fireworks and baseball to communities across the nation in honor of Independence Day. It will bring closures, too. America's adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 sparked a holiday that shuts ...
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Fallon tells us why Independence Day and travel may not mix

USA TODAY - 04 Jul 2017
Plan on traveling for the Fourth of July holiday? Late-night comic Jimmy Fallon shows why flying on United might be a bad idea, in today's Punchlines, above. And Bill Maher wonders if England can play a role in helping Americans celebrate. Take a look ...

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