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When the people do not have the power to restrain the government, who does?

Being a very keen tennis player and soon to be royal patron of the All England Club at Wimbledon, the Duchess of Cambridge made sure to not miss out on this year's action as she watched the women's semi finals between Serena Williams and Russian Elena Vesnina. Kate was initially introduced to members of the All England Club staff, including ball boys, as well as athletes and the mother of the Williams sisters. She explained to one athlete that although she and William love to play tennis…

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25 Tallest Buildings in the World

Shanghai Tower - 25 Tallest Buildings in the World

"Long Live Chairman Mao" A famous poster that will cause great problems for the designer during the Cultural Revolution: why did he not depict Mao? And why give prominence to such an elegant, bourgeois woman, instead of showing an ordinary worker?1964 by Ha Qiongwen

"I am vegan for one simple reason and that is the cruelty and violence that is inflicted upon animals at the hands of human being. I don't want to be a part of it and I certainly don't want to fund it, in any shape or form. Veganism is about rejecting violence towards animals and protecting the innocent. It's the way we need to evolve. It's the future." ~James Gorman, Chairman and Chief Executive of Morgan Stanley.

A portrait of the late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong hangs on the wall of a damaged house after Saturday's earthquake hit Lushan county, Ya'an, Sichuan province, April 23, 2013. Hundreds of survivors of an earthquake that killed nearly 200 people in southwest China pushed into traffic on a main road on Monday, waving protest signs, demanding help and shouting at police. The earthquake killed 192 people, left 23 missing, and injured more than 11,000, state media reported. Picture taken April…

CHINA-QUAKE/ A portrait of late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong is torn by cracks on a wall after Saturday's earthquake, in Longxing village, Lushan county, Sichuan province April 23, 2013. Hundreds of survivors of an earthquake that killed nearly 200 people in southwest China pushed into traffic on a main road on Monday, waving protest signs, demanding help and shouting at police. The Chinese characters (L) on the wall read "Bless you". REUTERS/Stringer

1949 (China) - "Great Meeting" Mao & Stalin. Contrary to what this poster indicates, the Soviet reception of Mao was lukewarm at best. Stalin and his people were not willing to recognize the importance of China turning communist, and made it clear by their poor treatment of the Chinese leader. An aide of Krushchev's referred to him as "that Chinaman".

NORTHEAST PDP VICE CHAIRMAN COMMENSURATE WITH ADAMAWA FLOOD VICTIMS. Describing the incident as unfortunate, Ambassador Njiwah sympathize with the victims of the flood which affected Yola North, South, and surrounding local councils. He also expressed His compassion, saying that the disaster occurred when the zone is confronted with enormous challenges particularly on how to resettle displaced citizen in some liberated communities from insurgency by the Nigerian troop. I appeal for a hand…

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Frank Sinatra in the recording studio.

Burberry Replaces Christopher Bailey as CEO Burberry has announced that Christopher Bailey has stepped down as the chief executive officer of the company handing over the title to Marco Gobbetti. Bailey who was appointed CEO in October 2013 will take on the newly created role of president in addition to his duties as chief creative officer. Gobbetti currently the chairman and chief executive of French luxury brand Céline will join the company next year. http://ift.tt/29y4hti #hairtips…