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Europeans flock to buy Dutch novel about Israel's dystopian future

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Western European readers are snatching up copies of a novel that shows Israel's fiery destruction through the eyes of an immigrant from Holland. ......

Alec Baldwin's Tendency to Overshare Is Becoming a Bit of a Problem

NYMag.com | NYMag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Plus: George Clooney rages against "dumbasses" from the Netherlands....

Slain Transgender People Remembered Around World

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A year ago this month, Lateisha Green, a transgender woman, was shot to death as she sat in a car outside a house party in upstate New York. In July, ...

Tokai Challenger Leads World Solar Challenge at Halfway Point

AllAboutElectric | AllCarsElectric | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With the leading vehicles just passing the halfway point in the 3000 km World Solar Challenge, the Tokai University(Japan) Challenger leads the pack...

Video: Stocks Finish Week in Red

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A look at the bad week for markets and whether the slide will continue, with Jim Lacamp, Macroportfolio Advisors; Barbara Marcin, Gabelli Blue Chip Va...

Assessing the watershed events of 2009 on the eve of 2010

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Fireworks in Alkmaar, Netherlands. Photo: Flickr user AndyWolf With the New Year’s holiday at hand, we’ve convened our panel for the last Worldfo...

Maintenance work to limit use of Holland, Lincoln tunnels over weekend

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

REENA ROSE SIBAYAN / THE JERSEY JOURNALThe Holland Tunnel will be closed westbound into New Jersery tomorrow and Sunday morning for scheduled maintena...

Anne Frank gets her own YouTube channel

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Perhaps the most famous child of the Holocaust was Anne Frank. She is known, of course, for the diaries she kept as a teenager in Holland, hiding from...

Video: Why Did Lewis Resign?

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mike Holland, of Holland & Company, and Donald Powell, fmr. FDIC chair, discuss the reasoning behind Ken Lewis' resignation as Bank of America CEO. (...

4 of 6 escaped wolfdogs recaptured in Holland Township

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

David Gard/For The Star-Ledger Cliff Zager of Holland walks with some of his dogs on his property.HOLLAND TOWNSHIP -- Six wolfdogs escaped from their ...

Wolfdogs escape Holland Township home again

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

David Gard/For The Star-Ledger Cliff Zager of Holland walks with some of his dogs on his property....

Wolfdogs escape Holland home again

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

David Gard/For The Star-Ledger Cliff Zager of Holland walks with some of his dogs on his property.eighbors say they like the dogs and think Zager shou...

The Reality of Aid (II)

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Only five countries (Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden) have met the United Nations' target of providing 0.7 percent of their gross national income in aid to poor countries.

Is 13-Year-Old Too Young to Sail Around the World?

GroundReport.com | GroundReport.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Laura Dekker from the Netherlands is 13 years-old and wants to sail around the world alone to break a world record. On her website [nl] she introduces...

Abortion Ship Forced To Cease Operations After Passage Of Dutch Pregnancy Law

Diana Whitten and Anita Schillhorn van Veen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diana Whitten and Anita Schillhorn van Veen

Recent changes to Dutch abortion law have caused international abortion provider Rebecca Gomperts to cancel upcoming campaigns for her renowned organization Women on Waves.

Healthcare Trends Around The World (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Morgan Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The one thing Democrats and Republicans can agree on when discussing healthcare is that the current U.S. system is not working. Forty-five million Ame...

Amsterdam is an art lover's town

Brooklyn Paper | Brooklyn Paper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Note: More media content is available for this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Mike McLaughlinThe Brooklyn PaperAMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS — Rustic Br...

Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation Provides Free Musical Instruments to Schools in Need

Razoo | Razoo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

If you’ve ever seen the movie Mr. Holland’s Opus, you were bound to be moved by the music teacher’s dedication to his students. But one man asso...

SAVE BREUKELEN! Our ancestral home is facing extinction

Brooklyn Paper | Brooklyn Paper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Gersh KuntzmanThe Brooklyn PaperBREUKELEN, THE NETHERLANDS — The town that gave our borough its name is about...

'Sealed' with a kiss! Breukelen man does Brooklyn a big favor

Brooklyn Paper | Brooklyn Paper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Note: More media content is available for this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Mike McLaughlinThe Brooklyn PaperBREUKELEN, THE NETHERLANDS — The Dutch...

Brooklyn cyclists would love Amsterdam -- a truly bike-friendly city

Brooklyn Paper | Brooklyn Paper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Note: More media content is available for this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Ben MuessigThe Brooklyn PaperAMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — In this old town,...

FOX Got Holland All Wrong

Morgan Warners | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Morgan Warners

I've been living in the Netherlands for almost a year and like most other people from the States I showed up intrigued by the legendarily liberal poli...

What Breukelen thinks of Brooklyn

Brooklyn Paper | Brooklyn Paper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Note: More media content is available for this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Our Amsterdam BureauThe Brooklyn PaperBREUKELEN, THE NETHERLANDS — We a...

A Lesson About Female Friendship from the Ad World

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

When it comes to customer loyalty, women aren't necessarily more loyal than men; it's just that their loyalties take a different form.

Muslim Mayor's Gay Rights Drive Fights Homophobia In Conservative Amsterdam Suburb

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ahmed Marcouch, the Muslim mayor of Slotervaart, an uncharacteristically conservative suburb of Amsterdam, is fighting back against a long-lived trend...