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examiner.com
Hadwin top Canadian at Waste Management event; Matsuyama wins it in playoffAdam Hadwin of Moose Jaw, SK, finished as the best of the four Canadians in the
Hadwin top Canadian at Waste Management event; Matsuyama wins it in playoff
examiner.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Adam Hadwin of Moose Jaw, SK, finished as the best of the four Canadians in the Waste Management Phoenix Open when he posted a tournament total of 6-under 278. Hadwin got off to shaky start on the 7,261-yard par 71 TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course when... Read more
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ajc.com
What is Mardi Gras and how do we celebrate?As we sit on the eve of Fat Tuesday, staring Ash Wednesday and 40 days of Lent
What is Mardi Gras and how do we celebrate?
ajc.com / Posted 17 minutes ago
As we sit on the eve of Fat Tuesday, staring Ash Wednesday and 40 days of Lent straight in the face, it's a good time to remember, reflect and, possibly make sure you have money for bail, as the Carnival season comes to an end with Mardi Gras. Ever... Read more
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Newsmax
NJ Newspaper Lays Out Christie's Lies"When the public workers unions asked Christie in 2009 during his campaign to o
NJ Newspaper Lays Out Christie's Lies
Newsmax / Posted 25 minutes ago
"When the public workers unions asked Christie in 2009 during his campaign to oust Gov. Jon Corzine if he intended to cut their benefits, he told them their pensions were something 'sacred' to him … The truth: If you're in New Jersey, you know he... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Fat Tuesday dinner plannedSocial begins at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Dinner will include Italian sausag
Fat Tuesday dinner planned
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 27 minutes ago
Social begins at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Dinner will include Italian sausage, two kinds of spaghetti, salad, bread and Paczki for desert. Price is $10 per person or $25 for families. Reservations are needed by calling 774-0508 or emailing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sub-Saharan Africa Lags Behind On Poverty EradicationBurkina Faso, a landlocked West African country south of the Sahara Desert, has
Sub-Saharan Africa Lags Behind On Poverty Eradication
AllAfrica.com / Posted 31 minutes ago
Burkina Faso, a landlocked West African country south of the Sahara Desert, has been in the news since political unrest erupted there in 2014. Had peace prevailed, the country would have had a moment to savour the finding that they were among the few... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Feds may upgrade charges against driver in Acadia van crashBANGOR, Maine — Federal prosecutors are looking to upgrade charges filed agains
Feds may upgrade charges against driver in Acadia van crash
Bangor Daily News / Posted 45 minutes ago
BANGOR, Maine — Federal prosecutors are looking to upgrade charges filed against a Mount Desert Island man who was involved in a motor vehicle crash two years ago in Acadia National Park. Justin S. Bent, 27, of Southwest Harbor was charged a year... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
23-old man shot, killed near downtown Nashville23-year-old man shot, killed near downtown Nashville23-year-old man shot, kille
23-old man shot, killed near downtown Nashville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 51 minutes ago
23-year-old man shot, killed near downtown Nashville23-year-old man shot, killed near downtown Nashville Deshawn Cunningham was shot and killed. (Source: Metro Nashville PD) Deshawn Cunningham was reportedly standing near an alley drinking with two... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
School district reports state 'technology failure' is halting TNReady testing23-year-old man shot, killed near downtown Nashville23-year-old man shot, kille
School district reports state 'technology failure' is halting TNReady testing
WSMV Nashville / Posted 51 minutes ago
23-year-old man shot, killed near downtown Nashville23-year-old man shot, killed near downtown Nashville Deshawn Cunningham was shot and killed. (Source: Metro Nashville PD) Deshawn Cunningham was reportedly standing near an alley drinking with two... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Photo retro: Tony Stewart's highs and lowsStewart became the first driver to win USAC’s version of the “Triple Crown,” ea
Photo retro: Tony Stewart's highs and lows
Motorsport.com / Posted 57 minutes ago
Stewart became the first driver to win USAC’s version of the “Triple Crown,” earning championships in all three of USAC's major divisions – National Midget, Sprint, and Silver Crown. Named Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year after starting from the... Read more
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express
War games on Syria's doorstep: British Army embarks on largest military drill since 2001 THE British Army is sending 1,600 troops to Jordan to take part in the larges
War games on Syria's doorstep: British Army embarks on largest military drill since 2001
express / Posted an hour ago
THE British Army is sending 1,600 troops to Jordan to take part in the largest military exercise in more than a decade. Soldiers taking part in the last... Read more
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express
What is Shrove Tuesday and why do we eat pancakes? BRITISH families across the country will make and devour pancakes to celebrat
What is Shrove Tuesday and why do we eat pancakes?
express / Posted an hour ago
BRITISH families across the country will make and devour pancakes to celebrate Shrove Tuesday tomorrow. But what is the celebration all about? Young choristers enjoy pancake practice at Chichester... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
2nd driver in fatal crash on Spring Mountain dies of injuriesFatal motorcycle accident kills 1 in northwest Las VegasFatal motorcycle accide
2nd driver in fatal crash on Spring Mountain dies of injuries
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted an hour ago
Fatal motorcycle accident kills 1 in northwest Las VegasFatal motorcycle accident kills 1 in northwest Las Vegas A 27-year-old motorcyclist died after slamming into the back of a vehicle in northwest Las Vegas on Sunday night. A 27-year-old... Read more
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Namibia Economist
From conflict to co-operationA COUPLE of hours drive south of Arequipa, Peru’s second city, the Pan-American
From conflict to co-operation
Namibia Economist / Posted an hour ago
A COUPLE of hours drive south of Arequipa, Peru’s second city, the Pan-American highway drops down from the high desert of the La Joya plain and threads its way through tight defiles patrolled by turkey vultures before reaching the green braid of the... Read more
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FOX News
FOX411's star snaps of the day What are those kooky celebs up to now? Alessandra Ambrosio turned heads at t
FOX411's star snaps of the day
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
What are those kooky celebs up to now? Alessandra Ambrosio turned heads at the 13th annual "Leather & Laces" mega party at Super Bowl 50 in San Francisco, California. The super model donned a black bandeau top and... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Mobile produce market targets urban shoppers, food deserts in PhoenixFiguring out how to get to the supermarket — and get back home before her groce
Mobile produce market targets urban shoppers, food deserts in Phoenix
The Arizona Republic / Posted an hour ago
Figuring out how to get to the supermarket — and get back home before her groceries spoil — is a stressful ordeal for 74-year-old Ursula Osburn. Although she lives in the heart of downtown Phoenix, the closest supermarket is more than a mile away.... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Body found inside burned building in Putnam CountyTBI: 12-year-old girl from East TN found safeTBI: 12-year-old girl from East TN
Body found inside burned building in Putnam County
WSMV Nashville / Posted an hour ago
TBI: 12-year-old girl from East TN found safeTBI: 12-year-old girl from East TN found safe Constance Morris, 12, was last seen near Lower Rockwood Road in Rockwood, TN, around 8:40 p.m. Sunday. More >> Constance Morris, 12, was last seen near Lower... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Possumhaw: Consume chocolate while you may"I confessed that I'd begun wearing the scapular, as a discipline; for penance
Possumhaw: Consume chocolate while you may
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted an hour ago
"I confessed that I'd begun wearing the scapular, as a discipline; for penance and correction. 'It's my hair shirt, I explained. It reminds me I am weak and need help.'" -- Elizabeth Scalia Wednesday is "Ash Wednesday." It's the beginning of the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Greg James braves chilly waters as he kicks off triathlon challenge in Belfast | Irish Examiner Monday, February 08, 2016 - 03:56 pm BBC Radio 1 DJ Greg
Greg James braves chilly waters as he kicks off triathlon challenge in Belfast
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, February 08, 2016 - 03:56 pm BBC Radio 1 DJ Greg James has... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Woman accused in Plaza hotel killing returns to courtFatal motorcycle accident kills 1 in northwest Las VegasFatal motorcycle accide
Woman accused in Plaza hotel killing returns to court
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 2 hours ago
Fatal motorcycle accident kills 1 in northwest Las VegasFatal motorcycle accident kills 1 in northwest Las Vegas Police are investigating a fatal crash that has left one person dead in northwest Las Vegas Sunday evening. Police are investigating a... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Flavor Flav to face Vegas judge in DUI, speeding, pot caseFatal motorcycle accident kills 1 in northwest Las VegasFatal motorcycle accide
Flavor Flav to face Vegas judge in DUI, speeding, pot case
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 2 hours ago
Fatal motorcycle accident kills 1 in northwest Las VegasFatal motorcycle accident kills 1 in northwest Las Vegas Police are investigating a fatal crash that has left one person dead in northwest Las Vegas Sunday evening. Police are investigating a... Read more
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Daily Mail
A man is too fat for a horse and is forced to climb offI'm not getting saddled with THAT! Overweight man attempts to mount horse from
A man is too fat for a horse and is forced to climb off
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
I'm not getting saddled with THAT! Overweight man attempts to mount horse from back of a pickup truck... but the animal is (literally) not standing for it The large Saudi Arabian man climbs onto the Arabian horse from a truck But the animal is... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
A reporter covers 2 decades of tumult in the Middle EastRegular viewers of television's evening news are sure to have seen video of Ric
A reporter covers 2 decades of tumult in the Middle East
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 2 hours ago
Regular viewers of television's evening news are sure to have seen video of Richard Engel delivering narratives as he dodges bullets, bombs and artillery barrages while reporting on the latest conflicts in the Middle East. Engel's third book on the... Read more
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Sporting Life
Fisher fancied for Tshwane trophy England's Oliver Fisher is one of four selections this week for David John in
Fisher fancied for Tshwane trophy
Sporting Life / Posted 3 hours ago
England's Oliver Fisher is one of four selections this week for David John in the Tshwane Open on the European TourOliver Fisher can build on his early season form £5 free bet every week with the Sky Bet... Read more
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ABC News
A Reporter Covers 2 Decades of Tumult in the Middle EastRegular viewers of television's evening news are sure to have seen video of Ric
A Reporter Covers 2 Decades of Tumult in the Middle East
ABC News / Posted 3 hours ago
Regular viewers of television's evening news are sure to have seen video of Richard Engel delivering narratives as he dodges bullets, bombs and artillery barrages while reporting on the latest conflicts in the Middle East. Over the past two decades,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Qatar eyes Summer OlympicsQatar has a “vision and target” of hosting a Summer Olympics and will bid to ho
Qatar eyes Summer Olympics
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
Qatar has a “vision and target” of hosting a Summer Olympics and will bid to hold future games, a senior member of the Gulf country's olympics committee said on Monday. Thani Al-Kuwari added that the country would undoubtedly bid to host an... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Median Las Vegas-area home price $219,000 in JanuaryFatal motorcycle accident kills 1 in northwest Las VegasFatal motorcycle accide
Median Las Vegas-area home price $219,000 in January
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 3 hours ago
Fatal motorcycle accident kills 1 in northwest Las VegasFatal motorcycle accident kills 1 in northwest Las Vegas Police are investigating a fatal crash that has left one person dead in northwest Las Vegas Sunday evening. Police are investigating a... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Fierce winds...snow showers...and a fitful cruise (MON-2/8Good morning…to say it’s windy out there would be an understatement. Gusts are
Fierce winds...snow showers...and a fitful cruise (MON-2/8
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 3 hours ago
Good morning…to say it’s windy out there would be an understatement. Gusts are near 45 MPH in areas…and in some cases there are some snow showers around as well. Clouds are flying from the northwest to the southeast…and there are even some breaks in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mexican sex traffickers seduce their victims before pimping them out'My 55th client that day held a gun in my mouth. I begged him to pull the trigg
Mexican sex traffickers seduce their victims before pimping them out
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
'My 55th client that day held a gun in my mouth. I begged him to pull the trigger': Mexican sex slave tricked into prostitution by a 'Prince Charming' reveals how she was raped 40,000 times in 10 years Alejandra Rodriguez fell in love with a 'Prince... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Greg James braves chilly waters as he kicks off triathlon challenge in Belfast Greg James starts the first of his five triathlons, in Belfast (Comic Relief/
Greg James braves chilly waters as he kicks off triathlon challenge in Belfast
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
Greg James starts the first of his five triathlons, in Belfast (Comic Relief/PA) BBC Radio 1 DJ and presenter Greg James has kicked off a mammoth triathlon challenge in... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
'Star Wars: Episode VIII:' Everything we know (so far)After braving 10 years of Tatooine-like desert, barren of content, "Star Wars"
'Star Wars: Episode VIII:' Everything we know (so far)
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 3 hours ago
After braving 10 years of Tatooine-like desert, barren of content, "Star Wars" is back in full force, thanks to the critical and financial success of the franchise's seventh installment, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Going out on top isn't quite... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
'Cattle Track Legends' spotlights Arizona artists Fritz Scholder, Philip C. CurtisExhibit at Scottsdale Larsen Gallery also features whimsical works by Mark McDo
'Cattle Track Legends' spotlights Arizona artists Fritz Scholder, Philip C. Curtis
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 hours ago
Exhibit at Scottsdale Larsen Gallery also features whimsical works by Mark McDowell. Philip C. Curtis was a founding father of fine art in Arizona, the “Magritte of the Old West” who opened the Phoenix Art Center — which would become the Phoenix Art... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Qatar 'wants to host Summer Olympics'DOHA - Qatar has a "vision and target" of hosting a Summer Olympics and will bi
Qatar 'wants to host Summer Olympics'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 hours ago
DOHA - Qatar has a "vision and target" of hosting a Summer Olympics and will bid to hold future games, a senior member of the Gulf country's olympics committee said on Monday. An artist's impression of the stadium being built in Al-Wakrah, Qatar,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Argentina: Light, art and wine in gaucho countryThe Conchas valley, Andres told me (in between languid sucks on the knot of coc
Argentina: Light, art and wine in gaucho country
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
The Conchas valley, Andres told me (in between languid sucks on the knot of coca leaves in his cheek), used to be under the sea at one time and you can find seashells and fossils here now. The vivid horizontal stripes and folds pointed to different... Read more
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WA Today
VIP shines for The Star as Macau slumpsGreg Hawkins says The Star has dramatically improved its offering. Photo: Chris
VIP shines for The Star as Macau slumps
WA Today / Posted 3 hours ago
Greg Hawkins says The Star has dramatically improved its offering. Photo: Christopher Pearce Casino operator The Star Entertainment Group is cashing in on the VIP slump in Macau, as more high-rollers desert the world's largest gaming hub to gamble... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Taliban shoots woman for adultery(Noorullah Shirzada, AFP) Kabul - A woman was shot dead by the Taliban for com
Taliban shoots woman for adultery
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 hours ago
(Noorullah Shirzada, AFP) Kabul - A woman was shot dead by the Taliban for committing adultery, a government official in the western Afghan province of Ghor said on Monday. The woman, whose name was given as Zahra, and whose age and marital status... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons? Photo: When summer rolls around each year we are faced with the incessant dis
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 hours ago
Photo: When summer rolls around each year we are faced with the incessant distress of raging bushfires around our country. (Dave Hancock: User submitted) If you think bushfires are becoming both... Read more
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Brisbane Times
VIP shines for The Star as Macau slumpsGreg Hawkins says The Star has dramatically improved its offering. Photo: Chris
VIP shines for The Star as Macau slumps
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Greg Hawkins says The Star has dramatically improved its offering. Photo: Christopher Pearce Casino operator The Star Entertainment Group is cashing in on the VIP slump in Macau, as more high-rollers desert the world's largest gaming hub to gamble... Read more
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Super Sport
Matsuyama, Willett on the move Japan's Hideki Matsuyama and England's Danny Willett both entered the world t
Matsuyama, Willett on the move
Super Sport / Posted 4 hours ago
Japan's Hideki Matsuyama and England's Danny Willett both entered the world top 15 with tournament wins on Sunday. Matsuyama moved up six places to 12th by defeating Rickie Fowler in a playoff to take the Phoenix... Read more
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Wired News
For a few days last October, a ziggurat-shaped stack of mirrored boxes stood in the Iranina desertFor a few days in October, a ziggurat of mirrored boxes stood in Dasht-e Kavir,
For a few days last October, a ziggurat-shaped stack of mirrored boxes stood in the Iranina desert
Wired News / Posted 5 hours ago
For a few days in October, a ziggurat of mirrored boxes stood in Dasht-e Kavir, a desert in central Iran. The sculpture contained sensors, gears, and an Arduino processor that sensed changes in the temperature and the light, which caused the tower’s... Read more
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Canberra Times
VIP shines for The Star as Macau slumpsGreg Hawkins says The Star has dramatically improved its offering. Photo: Chris
VIP shines for The Star as Macau slumps
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Greg Hawkins says The Star has dramatically improved its offering. Photo: Christopher Pearce Casino operator The Star Entertainment Group is cashing in on the VIP slump in Macau, as more high-rollers desert the world's largest gaming hub to gamble... Read more
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Church Central
Take 2 to reduce evangelism anxiety Pastor, chances are your pleas for active participation in the church’s evang
Take 2 to reduce evangelism anxiety
Church Central / Posted 5 hours ago
Pastor, chances are your pleas for active participation in the church’s evangelism fall on deaf ears. Why? Because they fear two things: feeling stupid and being rejected. Laying on a burden of “duty” and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Homs is dead. Syria's civil war killed it.It was oddly tranquil up there on the roof of an obliterated commercial center
Homs is dead. Syria's civil war killed it.
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
It was oddly tranquil up there on the roof of an obliterated commercial center in the Old City of Homs, once ground zero of Syria’s sanguinary conflict. A panorama of ruin spread in all directions, the ghost of a vibrant community, blown apart in... Read more
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dna
In Pictures | Indian Derby at the Mahalaxmi Race Course The most high-profile in the Indian horse racing calender, the Indian Derby w
In Pictures | Indian Derby at the Mahalaxmi Race Course
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
The most high-profile in the Indian horse racing calender, the Indian Derby was organised on Sunday, February 7, 2016. Desert God won the 2,400m race at the Mahalaxmi Race Course. Padmanabhan... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
2 taken into custody after crash in Hermitage Police said a woman slammed her car into another driver's vehicle at the corn
2 taken into custody after crash in Hermitage
WSMV Nashville / Posted 5 hours ago
Police said a woman slammed her car into another driver's vehicle at the corner of Tulip Grove Road near Central Pike. More >> Police said a woman slammed... Read more
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Orange County Register
Obama revives glory years of SunnylandsWASHINGTON – President Barack Obama spends his Christmas holidays in an oceanfr
Obama revives glory years of Sunnylands
Orange County Register / Posted 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama spends his Christmas holidays in an oceanfront rental house on the windward side of Oahu. But Hawaii has never really staked a claim to being the home of the western White House. That status increasingly belongs to... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Satan lurking behind every rockAs a cradle Catholic, I have long talked about the mixed messages inherent in m
Satan lurking behind every rock
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 6 hours ago
As a cradle Catholic, I have long talked about the mixed messages inherent in many of the sacraments and holidays, at least to my small mind during my formative years. Ash Wednesday is a prime example of a day that was filled with equal parts... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
South Nashville house fire believed to have started in oven Firefighters responded around 11:30 p.m. Sunday. (WSMV) The resident said sh
South Nashville house fire believed to have started in oven
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 hours ago
Firefighters responded around 11:30 p.m. Sunday. (WSMV) The resident said she was in the shower when she started smelling smoke... Read more
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Christian Today
What to say when someone says the Bible can't be trusted"Did God really say...?" "Show me the evidence for God and I will believe" is
What to say when someone says the Bible can't be trusted
Christian Today / Posted 6 hours ago
"Did God really say...?" "Show me the evidence for God and I will believe" is the claim of the unbeliever, quickly backed up with, "there is/can be no evidence which cannot be explained by science". Last week we showed that far from science... Read more
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Sporting Life
Weekend Betting Review We round-up Sky Bet's reaction to a weekend which saw Leicester City win agai
Weekend Betting Review
Sporting Life / Posted 7 hours ago
We round-up Sky Bet's reaction to a weekend which saw Leicester City win again and the Triumph Hurdle market in disarray. Watch top live sports events with Sky TicketsHorse RacingThe talk of the weekend was as much about... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NRA Attack On Kabamba Causes Tension Between Rebel GroupsFor the last 30 years, every February 6, the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UP
NRA Attack On Kabamba Causes Tension Between Rebel Groups
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
For the last 30 years, every February 6, the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF), which evolved from the National Resistance Army (NRA) celebrates Tarehe Sita. This is the day when the Popular Resistance Army (PRA), led by Yoweri Museveni, then a... Read more
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