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Perfect Puttanesca: The Italian Pasta Recipe You Need Right Now

The infamous theory behind the origins of pasta puttanesca ("pasta of the whores") is that the mid-20th century prostitutes of Naples used it to lure …

Cleaner mocked for looking at gold chains showered with gifts after online campaign

Christmas has come early for a Bangladeshi cleaner who was mocked online for looking at gold chains in a shop window.<p>Internet trolls ridiculed Nazer al-Islam Abdul Karim after a picture of him looking wistfully into the window of a jewellery shop in Saudi Arabia was posted on Instagram.<p>However, he …

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24 One-Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Change Dinner Forever

SEAFOOD PASTA<p>Bee Yinn Low of <i>Rasa Malaysia</i> uses shrimp, clams and scallops but insists you can use any combination of fishes you choose. “It’s really …

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Obama dons hat, blanket during Tribal Nations ceremony

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama ignored his own "no hats" edict Monday when he partook in a traditional American Indian ceremony in Washington.<p>Appearing at the White House's Tribal Nations conference, Obama was wrapped in a wool blanket and crowned with a straw hat as a show of …

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On 9/11, Illinois Army National Guard unit mobilizes for Afghanistan deployment

The Trailways bus idled behind the armory, packed with canvas bags and gear. Someone yelled out the final call: It was time to go.<p>Staff Sgt. Michael Looze grabbed his bulky Army backpack from a patch of grass behind the bus, paused and turned toward his family. Then he ran to his young son, and the …

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