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—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) American writer, philosopher, poet, essayist

 

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Tesco shares drop on profit warning  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:50:11 GMT
Shares in the struggling supermarket Tesco fall to an 11-year low after the group cut its profit forecast and dividend. 
Cocaine smuggling plotters jailed  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:33:31 GMT
Ten people are jailed after attempting to smuggle millions of pounds worth of cocaine in crates of bananas and pineapples. 
Day in pictures: 28 August 2014  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:13:22 GMT
News images from around the world: 28 August 
New Documentary Photography from Scotland & Wales  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:17:12 GMT
Photographers' images of Scotland and Wales 
Day in pictures: 27 August 2014  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:24 GMT
News images from around the world: 27 August 
Richard Attenborough career in pictures  Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:36:55 GMT
British actor and director's illustrious career 
In pictures: India's 'untouchable' scavengers  Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:37:59 GMT
Calls to end India's low-caste manual scavenging 
Day in pictures: 26 August 2014  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:11:10 GMT
News images from around the world: 26 August 
In pictures: Emmy Awards 2014  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:28:08 GMT
Images from the 2014 awards in Los Angeles 
In pictures: The Maliki years  Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:08:59 GMT
Career of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki 
The millionaires who rescue people at sea  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:51:10 GMT
The millionaires who rescue people at sea 
VIDEO: California's new gold rush  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:02:13 GMT
Recession drives new wave of prospectors into the wild 
Has the humble password had its day?  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:33:44 GMT
What new techs can reliably establish our identities? 
Visiting a Kurdish capital in the US  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:13:44 GMT
Middle Eastern haven in the American south 
Day in pictures: 29 August 2014  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:20:50 GMT
Images shot around the world over the past 24 hours 
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Holiday Gas Prices Lowest In Four Years  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:29:28 -0400
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Texas Voter ID Law Goes To Trial  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:46:00 -0400
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Ukraine 'slipping out of control'  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:09:30 GMT
UK's terror threat level raised  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:04:29 GMT
Test Ebola drug '100% effective'  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:00:16 GMT
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