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"It seems to me the book has not just aesthetic values-- the charming little clothy box of the thing, the smell of the glue, even the print, which has its own beauty. But there's something about the sensation of ink on paper that is in some sense a thing, a phenomenon rather than an epiphenomenon. I can't break the association of electric trash with the computer screen. Words on the screen give the sense of being just another passing electronic wriggle."

—John Hoyer Updike (b. 1932) American writer, Rabbit, Run, Rabbit at Rest

 

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Shooting suspect linked himself to ISIS 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 13:54:33 EDT 
    One of two men killed while trying to shoot at a U.S. event featuring controversial cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed linked himself to a prominent ISIS fighter in a tweet posted before the attack.


Why Islam forbids images of Mohammed 
  Mon, 04 May 2015 07:16:20 EDT 


    Texas shooting: Who is Pamela Geller? 
      Mon, 04 May 2015 11:25:48 EDT 
      When two men opened fire outside a contest for Prophet Mohammed cartoons in a Dallas suburb Sunday night, Pamela Geller was the first to call it an attack on free speech.


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      It was only a matter of time before this would happen in the United States.


    Wait is over: New British princess gets a name 
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        Violent protests in Tel Aviv 
          Mon, 04 May 2015 09:59:53 EDT 


          Why are Ethiopian Israelis angry? 
            Mon, 04 May 2015 09:11:43 EDT 
            The clashes between Ethiopian-Israeli protesters and police over the weekend have drawn international attention to one of the most disadvantaged groups in Israel.


          Group: ISIS 'pretext for massacre' 
            Mon, 04 May 2015 05:17:51 EDT 


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              Mon, 04 May 2015 06:09:20 EDT 
              The world of rugby league is in mourning following the death of Wales international Danny Jones, who passed away after collapsing during a game on Sunday.


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              Mon, 04 May 2015 06:50:39 EDT 


              Finally, might Assad regime fall? 
                Mon, 04 May 2015 06:54:00 EDT 


                Tiger and Lindsey Vonn: End of a romance 
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                      Top Stories From CNN
                      Shooting suspect linked himself to ISIS  Mon, 04 May 2015 13:54:33 EDT
                      Why Islam forbids images of Mohammed  Mon, 04 May 2015 07:16:20 EDT
                      Texas shooting: Who is Pamela Geller?  Mon, 04 May 2015 11:25:48 EDT
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                      US cartoon attack suspect 'named'  Mon, 04 May 2015 17:46:37 GMT
                      Merkel pressed on German spy scandal  Mon, 04 May 2015 16:29:21 GMT
                      Royal princess named Charlotte  Mon, 04 May 2015 16:44:06 GMT
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