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The Forward
A Jewish Farmers Movement: Revolutionary or Ridiculous?The unfailing response from people when I tell them I’m going to the Jewish far
A Jewish Farmers Movement: Revolutionary or Ridiculous?
The Forward / Posted 15 minutes ago
The unfailing response from people when I tell them I’m going to the Jewish farmers conference here, just outside San Diego, is a smile to see if I’m joking. Then, when it’s clear I’m serious, comes: “I didn’t know that there were any Jewish... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaskans urge lawmakers to not sink the Permanent FundIn the three and a half hours it took to hear all the Alaskans offering public
Alaskans urge lawmakers to not sink the Permanent Fund
Juneau Empire / Posted 53 minutes ago
In the three and a half hours it took to hear all the Alaskans offering public comments to the Alaska Legislature Thursday night, you could have watched the entire feature-length presentation of James Cameron’s “Titanic.” The issue wasn’t a film... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
#15YearsofBulatlat | Philippines’ longest-running news website turns 15 – BulatlatSometime in 1999, a group of journalists and rights advocates gathered to discu
#15YearsofBulatlat | Philippines’ longest-running news website turns 15 – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted an hour ago
Sometime in 1999, a group of journalists and rights advocates gathered to discuss what they observed as “shallow” reporting when it comes to people’s issues and their interests. These discussions boiled down to the need to set up a media outlet – an... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Mideast conflicts have deep roots• Part one of a two-part series. Traveling around the Middle East in the 1980s
Mideast conflicts have deep roots
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted an hour ago
• Part one of a two-part series. Traveling around the Middle East in the 1980s was part of my job. It is a region of fascinating cultures. But these days I am focused on understanding Middle East conflicts. So I did some research to learn a few... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer singles and boundaries of outrageous fortune'Comments of the week February 7, 2016 Our readers bid farewell to Chanderpaul
'Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer singles and boundaries of outrageous fortune'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted an hour ago
Comments of the week February 7, 2016 Our readers bid farewell to Chanderpaul, ponder cricket's future in the US and the Olympics and go all Hamlet on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The art of doing nothingFor those of us who prefer a stable economy, one that's running slow but steady
The art of doing nothing
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
For those of us who prefer a stable economy, one that's running slow but steady, instead of going regularly from boom to the inevitable bust, everything's just fine, thank you. The process of Creative Destruction--or is it Destructive Creation?--goes... Read more
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So Bad So Good
Powerful Post-apocalyptic Photos Of Rebels Ready For War | So Bad So Good Powerful Post-apocalyptic Photos Of Rebels Ready For...
Powerful Post-apocalyptic Photos Of Rebels Ready For War
So Bad So Good / Posted 2 hours ago
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Weirton Daily Times
Samuel KishaHe was born on March 20, 1927 to John and Anna Kisha. In addition to his parent
Samuel Kisha
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 3 hours ago
He was born on March 20, 1927 to John and Anna Kisha. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Mary and his brothers John, Michael, Peter, George, Joseph, Steve, Nick, Andrew, and Paul, and his lifelong friend, Barbara. He... Read more
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So Bad So Good
This Guy Makes Incredible Endless-Loop Selfies | So Bad So Good Photographer Mike Mellia decided that if he was going to
This Guy Makes Incredible Endless-Loop Selfies
So Bad So Good / Posted 3 hours ago
| So Bad So Good Photographer Mike Mellia decided that if he was going to venture into Instagram, he was... Read more
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So Bad So Good
These Surreal GIFs Capture The Mysterious Nature of Light | So Bad So Good These Surreal GIFs Capture The Mysterious Nature of...
These Surreal GIFs Capture The Mysterious Nature of Light
So Bad So Good / Posted 3 hours ago
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So Bad So Good
Incredible Photos Of An Indian Wedding Shot With An iPhone | So Bad So Good Incredible Photos Of An Indian Wedding Shot With An...
Incredible Photos Of An Indian Wedding Shot With An iPhone
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The Seattle Times
Timbers down Sounders 2-1 in exhibition gameTUCSON, Ariz. — The Portland Timbers won Saturday night’s preseason match again
Timbers down Sounders 2-1 in exhibition game
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 hours ago
TUCSON, Ariz. — The Portland Timbers won Saturday night’s preseason match against the Sounders 2-1 at Kino Sports Complex, so much as anyone can really claim victory in these exhibitions of line shifts and mix-and-match lineups. Portland forward... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Lamar Smith best choice in 21st DistrictWe’ve seen this before. With GOP populism tilting heavily toward the tea party
Lamar Smith best choice in 21st District
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 hours ago
We’ve seen this before. With GOP populism tilting heavily toward the tea party right, candidates emerge to challenge an incumbent as insufficiently conservative — boiled down, as insufficiently orthodox. And — yet again — the charge is without... Read more
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Yahoo News
The Atlantic Daily : Bernie and Hillary, Popes and Patriarchs, January and Jobs February 5, 2016 5:46 PM What We’re Following: Debate Night in America With
The Atlantic Daily : Bernie and Hillary, Popes and Patriarchs, January and Jobs
Yahoo News / Posted 4 hours ago
February 5, 2016 5:46 PM What We’re Following: Debate Night in America With the New Hampshire primaries just days away, Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders... Read more
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So Bad So Good
Now You Can Enjoy Your Coffee In A Gruesome Zombie Head | So Bad So Good These...
Now You Can Enjoy Your Coffee In A Gruesome Zombie Head
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Breitbart
Why Did Obama Tell Brazen Lies at the Baltimore Mosque?Why he did it – and why the Left in America is defending those lies — is more i
Why Did Obama Tell Brazen Lies at the Baltimore Mosque?
Breitbart / Posted 10 hours ago
Why he did it – and why the Left in America is defending those lies — is more important for patriots to understand. Obama chose as the venue for his praise of Islam as a religion of peace and tolerance the same Baltimore mosque that in 2012 was... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How Did The World Get This Way?Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, How did the worl
How Did The World Get This Way?
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 hours ago
Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, How did the world get this way? I don’t mean the oncoming recession, if that is indeed, as it appears, the economy’s fate. How did the payroll statistics ever attain this kind of... Read more
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Breitbart
Schism That: Catholic Church, Russian Orthodox to Meet for First Time in 1000 YearsOn February 12, history will be made as Francis becomes the first pope ever to
Schism That: Catholic Church, Russian Orthodox to Meet for First Time in 1000 Years
Breitbart / Posted 12 hours ago
On February 12, history will be made as Francis becomes the first pope ever to meet with the spiritual leader of Russian Orthodoxy, Patriarch Kirill of “Moscow and All Russia.” For over 1,000 years eastern and western Christianity have been divided,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
New prayer site highlights divide between Israel, US JewsJERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli government's decision to allow non-Orthodox Jewish
New prayer site highlights divide between Israel, US Jews
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 12 hours ago
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli government's decision to allow non-Orthodox Jewish prayer at Jerusalem's Western Wall is a major breakthrough for the country's long-marginalized liberal streams and their powerful supporters in the United States. But... Read more
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Daily Press
'A greater spiritual discipline' | Fasting a tradition among several religionsChristians in Hampton Roads and around the world are preparing for the arrival
'A greater spiritual discipline' | Fasting a tradition among several religions
Daily Press / Posted 14 hours ago
Christians in Hampton Roads and around the world are preparing for the arrival of Lent, which begins Wednesday for Catholics and Protestants, and on March 14 for Orthodox Christians. Lent is observed during a 40-day period before Easter, when... Read more
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The Jewish Press
David Wichs, Philanthropist, 38, Passes in NYCA memorial candle lit on a grave in an ancient cemetery in Tzefat (Safed.)Photo
David Wichs, Philanthropist, 38, Passes in NYC
The Jewish Press / Posted 15 hours ago
A memorial candle lit on a grave in an ancient cemetery in Tzefat (Safed.)Photo Credit: Mendy Hechtman / Flash 90 Philanthropist David Wichs, 38, passed away suddenly in New York City on Friday in a bizarre accident when a construction crane... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
New Western Wall Rules Break Down Barriers For Jewish WomenIsrael made a decision last week that supporters are calling game-changing. Men
New Western Wall Rules Break Down Barriers For Jewish Women
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 hours ago
Israel made a decision last week that supporters are calling game-changing. Men and women will be allowed to worship together at the holiest place where Jews can legally pray. This could lead to other changes in Israel. Batya Kallus, who helped... Read more
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Daily Mail
British sex abuse campaigner has left the VaticanChild abuse campaigner handpicked by the Pope to head up commission into paedop
British sex abuse campaigner has left the Vatican
Daily Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
Child abuse campaigner handpicked by the Pope to head up commission into paedophile priests suddenly leaves the Vatican 24 hours after warning the pontiff he has to do more to tackle the issue Peter Saunders was chosen by Pope to serve on sex abuse... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Awakenings: How Oliver Sacks put a human face on the science of the mindIn February, 2015, neurologist Oliver Sacks – arguably the world’s best-known b
Awakenings: How Oliver Sacks put a human face on the science of the mind
The Globe and Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
In February, 2015, neurologist Oliver Sacks – arguably the world’s best-known brain doctor and the greatest physician writer in English, wrote an article in The New York Times called My Own Life, announcing that “my luck has run out.” Dr. Sacks, 81... Read more
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LFC Online
The Returning QuartetLiverpool FC have been consistently inconsistent this season in terms of form a
The Returning Quartet
LFC Online / Posted 21 hours ago
Liverpool FC have been consistently inconsistent this season in terms of form and results, but one aspect of our season has been relatively constant: injuries. The squad seems to be stuck in somewhat of a stasis, with one returning player merely... Read more
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The Forward
Tiny Iowa Town's Jews Bounce Back After Agriprocessors RaidPOSTVILLE, Iowa (JTA) – On a frigid evening late last month, Aron Schimmel, the
Tiny Iowa Town's Jews Bounce Back After Agriprocessors Raid
The Forward / Posted 22 hours ago
POSTVILLE, Iowa (JTA) – On a frigid evening late last month, Aron Schimmel, the Chabad emissary here, sat in a deli at the back of the glatt kosher supermarket sipping from a can of Israeli mango juice. A sign posted next to the entranceway boasted... Read more
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The Forward
Remarkable Life of Orthodox 'Angel' Ends in Flash of Manhattan Crane CollapseDavid Wichs’ remarkable life of achievement and Jewish compassion started in Co
Remarkable Life of Orthodox 'Angel' Ends in Flash of Manhattan Crane Collapse
The Forward / Posted 22 hours ago
David Wichs’ remarkable life of achievement and Jewish compassion started in Communist Czechoslovakia 38 years ago. He came to Brooklyn with his parents, earned a doctorate in math from Harvard and lived in a brownstone on the upper West Side, not... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
'Hail, Caesar!' review: The Coen Brothers deliver delightful, cynical satire, as usualMannix busts up an amateur photo shoot, assuring a starlet's likeness is exploi
'Hail, Caesar!' review: The Coen Brothers deliver delightful, cynical satire, as usual
Staten Island Advance / Posted 22 hours ago
Mannix busts up an amateur photo shoot, assuring a starlet's likeness is exploited only by the studio. He covers up another starlet's out-of-wedlock pregnancy. He wedges a cowboy-movie star and his heavy Texas drawl into a costume drama. He spins the... Read more
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ajc.com
Macedonia’s local cuisine adds spice to a bike tourI caught the aroma while pedaling up a hill in the vertical village of Brajcino
Macedonia’s local cuisine adds spice to a bike tour
ajc.com / Posted 23 hours ago
I caught the aroma while pedaling up a hill in the vertical village of Brajcino, in southwest Macedonia. Snapping my head to the left to locate the source, I spied a woman out of the corner of my eye, stirring whatever was in a wide enamel... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
The Campaign TrailThe Telegraph is providing a daily update on appearances by 2016 presidential c
The Campaign Trail
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
The Telegraph is providing a daily update on appearances by 2016 presidential contenders who are visiting New Hampshire. Here's a look at the upcoming scheduled campaign appearances: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a Republican, will hold a town... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekA member of the Maasai Cricket Warriors runs onto the field during a charity cr
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 23 hours ago
A member of the Maasai Cricket Warriors runs onto the field during a charity cricket match against former Rugby players in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. The Maasai Cricket Warriors travel the world to campaign against female genital... Read more
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The Hindu
Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to hold historic meeting in CubaFirst meeting ever of Catholic pope and Russian patriarch Pope Francis and the
Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to hold historic meeting in Cuba
The Hindu / Posted 23 hours ago
First meeting ever of Catholic pope and Russian patriarch Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in what could be a historic step towards healing the 1,000-year-old rift between the Western and Eastern... Read more
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The Forward
Michael Douglas Makes Debut — as Unlikely Pitchman for JudaismWith a mother who wasn’t Jewish, along with his two non-Jewish wives, actor Mic
Michael Douglas Makes Debut — as Unlikely Pitchman for Judaism
The Forward / Posted yesterday
With a mother who wasn’t Jewish, along with his two non-Jewish wives, actor Michael Douglas’s newest part as a Jewish role model sounds at first like a case of nontraditional casting — or a serious case of chutzpah. Nevertheless, the secularly... Read more
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New Kerala
Pope, and Russian Orthodox Church leader announce meetingVatican City, Feb 6 : Pope Francis will hold the first meeting in history with
Pope, and Russian Orthodox Church leader announce meeting
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Vatican City, Feb 6 : Pope Francis will hold the first meeting in history with the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, next Friday in Cuba, the Vatican said in a statement. Kirill was already expected to visit the Caribbean... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Young doctors in loveAnnabel Markey and Patrick Small with their bridal crew in a rural setting. Pic
Young doctors in love
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
Annabel Markey and Patrick Small with their bridal crew in a rural setting. Picture: Esteban La Tessa ANNABEL SMALL and PATRICK MARKEY SEATING friends and family around one long table in a lush paddock on a garlic farm outside Mudgee turned into... Read more
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The Age
City look for defensive stability as title race enters final stageHamming it up: Melbourne City players enjoy a light moment at training. Photo:
City look for defensive stability as title race enters final stage
The Age / Posted yesterday
Hamming it up: Melbourne City players enjoy a light moment at training. Photo: Chris Hopkins If ever a club needed to sign a defender it was Melbourne City, struggling with an injury-prone rearguard and a propensity to leak goals unmatched by any... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Young doctors in loveWeddings of the week: Knee ‘injury’ led to proposal | DailyTelegraph SearchUse
Young doctors in love
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Weddings of the week: Knee ‘injury’ led to proposal | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Annabel Markey and Patrick Small with their bridal crew in a rural... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A selection of pictures from the past weekSeen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at
A selection of pictures from the past week
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Seen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. At center left is the Dome of the Rock. The Israeli government’s... Read more
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Perth Now
Young doctors in loveAnnabel Markey and Patrick Small with their bridal crew in a rural setting. Pic
Young doctors in love
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
Annabel Markey and Patrick Small with their bridal crew in a rural setting. Picture: Esteban La Tessa ANNABEL SMALL and PATRICK MARKEY SEATING friends and family around one long table in a lush paddock on a garlic farm outside Mudgee turned into... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A selection of pictures from the past weekSeen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at
A selection of pictures from the past week
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Seen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. At center left is the Dome of the Rock. The Israeli government’s... Read more
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The New Canaan News
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekSeen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
Seen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. At center left is the Dome of the Rock. The Israeli government’s... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
A selection of pictures from the past weekSeen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at
A selection of pictures from the past week
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Seen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. At center left is the Dome of the Rock. The Israeli government’s... Read more
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Darien News-Review
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekSeen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
Seen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. At center left is the Dome of the Rock. The Israeli government’s... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekSeen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
Seen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. At center left is the Dome of the Rock. The Israeli government’s... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A selection of pictures from the past weekSeen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at
A selection of pictures from the past week
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Seen through the reflection in a window, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. At center left is the Dome of the Rock. The Israeli government’s... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:00 AM Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:00 AM VATICAN CITY
Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:00 AM Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:00 AM VATICAN CITY — In a historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Prisoners rehearse their musical number for the pope's visit to MexicoAre they rehearsing the Jailhouse Rock? Prisoners rehearse their big musical nu
Prisoners rehearse their musical number for the pope's visit to Mexico
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Are they rehearsing the Jailhouse Rock? Prisoners rehearse their big musical number for the pope ahead of his visit to Mexico Pope Francis will visit the Cereso 3 prison in Ciudad Juarez on February 17 Inmates rehearsed a song and painted wooden... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Rotary learns about plans for Weirton Greek Food FestivalMembers of the Rotary Club of Weirton, on Wednesday, learned about the Weirton
Rotary learns about plans for Weirton Greek Food Festival
Weirton Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Members of the Rotary Club of Weirton, on Wednesday, learned about the Weirton Greek Food Festival, which will be in its 29th year and held July 7-9. Nick Tranto, chairman of the festival, discussed the festival, held each year at the All Saints... Read more
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dna
End of the 1000-year-old rift? Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox patriarch to hold historic meeting in CubaPope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next
End of the 1000-year-old rift? Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox patriarch to hold historic meeting in Cuba
dna / Posted yesterday
Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in what could be a landmark step towards healing the 1,000-year-old rift between the Western and Eastern branches of Christianity. The Vatican and the Moscow... Read more
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So Bad So Good
A Cat Helmet Is The Purrfect Accessory For Your Motorcycle | So Bad So Good A Cat Helmet Is The Purrfect Accessory For Your...
A Cat Helmet Is The Purrfect Accessory For Your Motorcycle
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