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—Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield (1694-1773) [4th Earl of Chesterfield] English politician, writer

 

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Philippines feels force of China travel warning 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:33:02 GMT 
    China travel warning baffles Philippine resorts


Honey smugglers sent packing 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:06:45 GMT 
    New Zealand deports honey smugglers


VIDEO: The famine report that shocked the world 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:06 GMT 
    How millions responded to Ethiopia’s cry for help


Can data predict the perfect entrepreneur? 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:10:01 GMT 
    Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur


Organic genderless gingerbread debated 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:14:14 GMT 
    They're organic, vegan, and they're definitely not 'men'


Can a mining town survive a shutdown? 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:33:37 GMT 
    Can a small, remote mining town in Australia survive?


Debt campaigners tear up student loans 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:13:14 GMT 
    The people who buy and then cancel US student loans


Tories split over Juncker's Commission 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:03:55 GMT 
    Tories in Brussels split over Juncker's Commission
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