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Christian Today
Valentine's Day tip: Couples who pray together are happy togethera new report suggests that couples that pray together on a regular basis are ha
Valentine's Day tip: Couples who pray together are happy together
Christian Today / Posted 17 hours ago
a new report suggests that couples that pray together on a regular basis are happier, on average, than those who do not. Institute for Family Studies A couple that prays together at least once a week is 17 per cent more likely to say they are... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How do I … fall in love?a day to contemplate love itself: what is it? Great, poetic, imponderable – or
How do I … fall in love?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 20 hours ago
a day to contemplate love itself: what is it? Great, poetic, imponderable – or base evolutionary drive dressed up for the sake of polite society? What on earth is going on in our brains when we fall in love and are we at its mercy or... Read more
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J Weekly
Large contingent from NorCal attends West Coast’s first Limmud FSUOrganizers initially expected 300 people to attend California’s first Limmud FS
Large contingent from NorCal attends West Coast’s first Limmud FSU
J Weekly / Posted yesterday
Organizers initially expected 300 people to attend California’s first Limmud FSU. Instead, more than 700 people showed up ready to learn, ready to party. How very Russian. Held two weeks ago in Pasadena, the three-day event was the West Coast’s... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Are Egyptian people happy?lights up her tired face, bespeaking an inner wealth of strength and faith that
Are Egyptian people happy?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
lights up her tired face, bespeaking an inner wealth of strength and faith that seem to be winning the ultimate battle for happiness. Atiyat lives in a 75-metre flat in the basement of an apartment building. Daylight enters through the small... Read more
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Newsmax
50 Athletes Who Live Their Faiths: A Newsmax ListWhen Do You Think Christ Is Returning? Vote Now 1. Tim Tebow — The Heisman Trop
50 Athletes Who Live Their Faiths: A Newsmax List
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
When Do You Think Christ Is Returning? Vote Now 1. Tim Tebow — The Heisman Trophy winner who went on to quarterback for the Denver Broncos, New York Jets, and New England Patriots made it a practice to kneel in prayer before games, so much... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Shrine Receives $450,000 From Anonymous Donors for RepairsNews“Landmarks mean a lot to all of us collectively, as citizens of the city of
Shrine Receives $450,000 From Anonymous Donors for Repairs
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 3 days ago
News“Landmarks mean a lot to all of us collectively, as citizens of the city of Chicago. When they’re destroyed, it destroys part of our culture and architectural heritage.” Members of the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
A Senator Is Questioning The U.S.-Saudi Relationship At Just The Right Momentachieve American goals across the Middle East. But recent shifting attitudes in
A Senator Is Questioning The U.S.-Saudi Relationship At Just The Right Moment
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
achieve American goals across the Middle East. But recent shifting attitudes in Washington have made this the right moment for Murphy to announce his skepticism of the Saudis -- and he's framed his argument in a way that makes it difficult to... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Francis heads to Mexico amid Legionaries of Christ disclosuresvast land scarred by barbaric drug cartels and deep poverty that are pushing mi
Francis heads to Mexico amid Legionaries of Christ disclosures
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
vast land scarred by barbaric drug cartels and deep poverty that are pushing migrants to America -- all front-burner issues for a papacy advocating mercy and justice. Amid this, a new book, El Imperior Financierio de Los Legionarios de Cristo was... Read more
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The New Statesman
The new young fogeyson an elaborate Dutch apple cake. Those at the back have stood up to get a bett
The new young fogeys
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
on an elaborate Dutch apple cake. Those at the back have stood up to get a better look. This, a chorus of oohs and aahs informs me, is a baked good at its most thrilling. In case you were wondering, UCL hasn’t rented out a room to the Women’s... Read more
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Daily Mail
TS Eliot's guilt at the 'hideous farce' of the poet's first marriagefarce' of his first marriage, newly published letters reveal Modernist poet wa
TS Eliot's guilt at the 'hideous farce' of the poet's first marriage
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
farce' of his first marriage, newly published letters reveal Modernist poet was married to his first wife Vivienne for 18 years Their relationship broke up while she was suffering from mental illness Newly published letters show how he... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Masucci retiring after 32 years as Blair County prison employeeon the users. Mirror photo by J.D. Cavrich / Blair County Prison Deputy Warden
Masucci retiring after 32 years as Blair County prison employee
Altoona Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
on the users. Mirror photo by J.D. Cavrich / Blair County Prison Deputy Warden Marc Masucci has worked as an employee for the prison for nearly 32 years. Masucci said he is considering teaching and plans to spend time with his grandchildren in... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Rubio voted 'Most Electable' in Iowa, but is it enough to get elected?For a third-place finisher in the Iowa caucus, Marco Rubio is doing a heck of a
Rubio voted 'Most Electable' in Iowa, but is it enough to get elected?
TheStreet.com / Posted 5 days ago
For a third-place finisher in the Iowa caucus, Marco Rubio is doing a heck of a victory lap. Why? Because, in Iowa, Rubio was voted "Most Electable." "[Broader appeal] is important when you're trying to win in states like Ohio and Virginia and... Read more
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Philly.com
Kids preserve fertility while fighting cancerChildren younger than ever are able to set aside hopes for the future, in the f
Kids preserve fertility while fighting cancer
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
Children younger than ever are able to set aside hopes for the future, in the form of tiny ovarian and testicular tissues saved by Chicago hospitals. “We really hope that they’re seeing it as a message of hope,” said Lurie Children’s Hospital... Read more
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Orange County Register
The strange case of the pastor released from Iran and his wife's abuse allegationsNaghmeh Abedini rapidly rose to religious freedom superstardom in Christian cir
The strange case of the pastor released from Iran and his wife's abuse allegations
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
Naghmeh Abedini rapidly rose to religious freedom superstardom in Christian circles in recent years. The Boise, Idaho, resident toured the country relentlessly, advocating for release of her husband, Saeed Abedini, an Iranian-American pastor... Read more
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So Bad So Good
Dazzling Paintings By A 16-Year-Old That Will Impress Youthemselves. The 16-year-old artist only started painting 4 years ago after her
Dazzling Paintings By A 16-Year-Old That Will Impress You
So Bad So Good / Posted 8 days ago
themselves. The 16-year-old artist only started painting 4 years ago after her family opened the Arizona's Milan Art Institute - giving her the freedom to attend any class she took an interest in. She began to experiment with mix media and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movementto "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents - a translated v
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents - a translated version was leaked to Fairfax Media - target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movementto "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents - a translated v
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents - a translated version was leaked to Fairfax Media - target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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The Border Mail
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movementto "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents - a translated v
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents - a translated version was leaked to Fairfax Media - target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
President Barack Obama visits Catonsville mosquein a round table discussion on the contributions of Muslim Americans to the U.S
President Barack Obama visits Catonsville mosque
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 9 days ago
in a round table discussion on the contributions of Muslim Americans to the U.S. and to reaffirm the importance of religious freedom to the American way of life. "We've heard inexcusable political rhetoric," Obama said. "We've seen... Read more
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Acton Commentary
What Kuyper Can Teach Us About Trump and the ‘Third Temptation’the billionaire presidential candidate as a “servant leader” who “lives a life
What Kuyper Can Teach Us About Trump and the ‘Third Temptation’
Acton Commentary / Posted 9 days ago
the billionaire presidential candidate as a “servant leader” who “lives a life of helping others, as Jesus taught.” For many evangelicals, the disconnect behind such a statement is more than a bit palpable. Thus, the critiques and dissents... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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The Courier
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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WA Today
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. Papuan... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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The Young Witness
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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The Age
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. Papuan... Read more
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Western Advocate
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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Manning River Times
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Manning River Times / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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The North West Star
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. They... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. Papuan... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. Papuan... Read more
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Canberra Times
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret
Indonesia's secret dossier to suppress Papuan independence movement
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
- and outlines a strategy to "suppress" the independence movement. The secret documents, leaked to Fairfax Media, target religious leaders, political activists and even Papuan university students who live outside the troubled province. Papuan... Read more
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Orange County Register
Via computers, headsets, Islamic teaching flows out of PakistanISLAMABAD – Mohammad Hassan secluded himself in a religious seminary in Pakista
Via computers, headsets, Islamic teaching flows out of Pakistan
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
ISLAMABAD – Mohammad Hassan secluded himself in a religious seminary in Pakistan’s largest city for 11 years until he memorized the more than 6,000 verses that make up the Quran, Islam’s holy book. Now the 27-year-old spends his nights at a computer... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Is Abetz right about the same-sex marriage plebiscite?marriage binding - that is, he might vote against a same-sex marriage bill even
Is Abetz right about the same-sex marriage plebiscite?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
marriage binding - that is, he might vote against a same-sex marriage bill even if a majority of the population had voted for it - is revealing. Yes, it has an obvious political explanation. There's been a lot of "clever" politicking over... Read more
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The New Yorker
Hillary Clinton, Senatorapartment, where lunch was served in the living room, overlooking Central Park.
Hillary Clinton, Senator
The New Yorker / Posted 11 days ago
apartment, where lunch was served in the living room, overlooking Central Park. The two women had met only a few times before, but Clinton had sought out Onassis as one of the few women in America who could understand what she was going through.... Read more
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Business Insider
Kareem Abdul-Jabar to Trump supporters: 'You’re throwing away your chance to change the country for the better'have everything, rather than downstream to those most in need. Truly, this is h
Kareem Abdul-Jabar to Trump supporters: 'You’re throwing away your chance to change the country for the better'
Business Insider / Posted 11 days ago
have everything, rather than downstream to those most in need. Truly, this is how most Americans feel. The question for this election is: Which candidate will actually do something about it? Who will be our champion? Your passion for Donald... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mutharika Urges Malawians to Stop Rumour Mongering - Commends Catholic Church for Being Malawi's Moral CompassDiocese. "Our collective national character determines whether we develop or w
Mutharika Urges Malawians to Stop Rumour Mongering - Commends Catholic Church for Being Malawi's Moral Compass
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Diocese. "Our collective national character determines whether we develop or whether we regress into petty existence. For some time now, Malawi has been suffering a disease of the spirit. Something one scholardescribed as pneumapathology - a... Read more
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The Forward
Scholars Are Finally Tackling Yiddish Children's Literatureaway, so he finds a rock to lie on. The rock calls him a tramp. He finds a cozy
Scholars Are Finally Tackling Yiddish Children's Literature
The Forward / Posted 12 days ago
away, so he finds a rock to lie on. The rock calls him a tramp. He finds a cozy hotel, but the innkeeper curses after him for peeping into the doorway. His frustration builds, until finally “he stood up, like a strongman, in the middle of a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Adoring Trumpettes say Donald will make US great againAdoring Trumpettes say he’ll make US great again: His platform might be free fr
Adoring Trumpettes say Donald will make US great again
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Adoring Trumpettes say he’ll make US great again: His platform might be free from detail, but Donald’s presidential campaign is working – often with the most educated and seemingly rational of voters Tomorrow in Iowa, people will cast ballots in... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
On bauxite mining – Green and Blue Environmental Protection Society of Malaysiaturn conditioned by the insatiable demand fuelled by the (then) increase in dom
On bauxite mining – Green and Blue Environmental Protection Society of Malaysia
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 13 days ago
turn conditioned by the insatiable demand fuelled by the (then) increase in domestic production (which includes materials for the construction sector) in China as the country shifts gear towards a more consumption-driven economy. According to... Read more
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Orange County Register
Israel, mired in ideological battles, fights on cultural frontsJERUSALEM — There have been fights over books, music, plays, funding for the ar
Israel, mired in ideological battles, fights on cultural fronts
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM — There have been fights over books, music, plays, funding for the arts and academic awards. This being Israel, they have been underpinned by fierce rhetorical exchanges about democracy, fascism and zealotry, identity, the future of the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Water conservation mission in Rajasthan kicks offfrom activists and various sections of society. Launched on January 27 from Ra
Water conservation mission in Rajasthan kicks off
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
from activists and various sections of society. Launched on January 27 from Raje's legislative constituency of Jhalawar for a duration of 4 years, the water conservation mission will cover 3,000 villages for the initial phase and a total of... Read more
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The Forward
The Secret Jewish History of Bosnia and Sarajevoshots that triggered the World War I. Yet, despite its turbulent history and ba
The Secret Jewish History of Bosnia and Sarajevo
The Forward / Posted 13 days ago
shots that triggered the World War I. Yet, despite its turbulent history and battle-scarred landscape, Sarajevo is renowned for its extraordinary cultural and religious diversity. In the center of the city there is a junction between two main... Read more
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Christian Today
What to say when someone says science has disproved GodSample analysis tubes in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton. H
What to say when someone says science has disproved God
Christian Today / Posted 14 days ago
Sample analysis tubes in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton. Has science disproved God? "Show me the evidence." Last week we looked at why this apparently reasonable request is difficult to answer because of pride ("I am capable of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Sinfonia's 'Winter Vivaldi' features intimate Baroque musicWith the Blizzard of 2016 behind us, it's time for some relief with the Pennsyl
Arts Around Town: Sinfonia's 'Winter Vivaldi' features intimate Baroque music
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
With the Blizzard of 2016 behind us, it's time for some relief with the Pennsylvania Sinfonia's "Winter Vivaldi" concert and its repertoire of Baroque music played by some fine musicians in the Lehigh Valley. The Sinfonia, which also presents the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Annual Message On the State of the Republic The Officers and Staff of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL);  Th
Annual Message On the State of the Republic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
 The Officers and Staff of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL);  The Chief of Staff, Men and Women of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL);  Former Chairman of the Interim Government of National Unity, Dr. Amos Claudius Sawyer;  Mr.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
What's coming up at City Galleryof Denmark talk about their projects, approach and working methods.City Talks i
What's coming up at City Gallery
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
of Denmark talk about their projects, approach and working methods.City Talks is an initiative of the New Zealand Institute of Architects Wellington Branch and presented in partnership with City Gallery Wellington. February Tuatara Open... Read more
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