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55 min ago | Whittier Daily News

Steve Smith: AC/DC retirement rumors; Abba turns down reunion offer

Mark Gable, front man for another veteran Australian hard rock group, The Choirboys, and close friend of the Aussie rock stars, told Australia's ABC radio that AC/DC's 61-year-old rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young is seriously ill - so much so that he will never perform live again.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, ABBA, Australia, Oceania, World News, Life, Christmas, 9, Beverly Hills, CA

5 hrs ago | The Day

Give Easter side dishes a share of the spotlight

If Thanksgiving is all about the sides, Easter is all about the main. While we agonize over styles of stuffings, whole or smooth cranberry sauces, sweet potatoes with or without marshmallows, and so many other Turkey Day dilemmas, we tend to just cobble together a what-have-you assortment of sides to accompany the beloved Easter ham or lamb.


Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Potatoes, Food, Vegetables

9 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Call to weigh Ramadan exam impact

Teachers are calling for the summer GCSE and A-level exams timetable to take into account the impact of Ramadan on Muslim students.


Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Fasting, Health, Teenagers

11 hrs ago |

KC Jewish Center killings: KKK calls for death penalty if shooter found guilty

In a move that has people either scratching their heads in confused disbelief or spitting mad with disgust, the recent shotgun killings by a reported ex-member of the KKK has drawn the harshest of condemnation from two highly unlikely organizations - the Ku Klux Klan as well as the Aryan Nation, as reported by both USA Today and WDAF Fox-4 Kansas ... (more)


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Death Penalty, Life, Palm Sunday, Passover

15 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

Pair candy and cocktails for grown-up Easter treats

Easter candy is dandy. But Easter candy paired with booze? Now that's something to put a spring in your step.


Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Life, Easter, Wine, Food, Chocolate, Candy

19 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Paul Walker's brothers to help finish 'Furious' actionPaul Walker's...

According to a Facebook post on the film's website, brothers Caleb and Cody will stand in for Walker in finishing the remaining action sequences for the film "and small gaps in production."


Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious 6, Paul Walker, Life, Thanksgiving

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lowell Sun

How a whitefish shortage is causing Passover meal problems

A shortage of whitefish in the Great Lakes region resulting partly from the winter deep freeze is coming at an inconvenient time for Jewish families: the Passover holiday, when demand is high because it's a key ingredient in a traditional recipe.

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Related Topix: Life, Passover, Recipes, Rochester, NY

ABC News

Hamas Praises Deadly West Bank Shooting

The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous evening en route to a Seder, the traditional Passover meal that starts the weeklong Jewish holiday.


Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel, Life, Passover


'Christmas Bill' would change the way students are taught about holidays

It's a debate that happens every year, though not always in April. State lawmakers are debating who can say "Merry Christmas."


Related Topix: Life, Christmas

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Reeva Steenkamp's Heartbreaking Valentine to Pistorius Revealed

A heartbreaking Valentine's Day card that Reeva Steenkamp wrote to Oscar Pistorius on the day she died was read in court Tuesday.


Related Topix: Valentine's Day, Life

Greenwich Citizen

St. Louis aldermen OK music festivals

Aldermen on Monday voted 21-4 to approve a bill granting the Los Angeles talent agency ICM and Summer Rocks LLC exclusive access to the Gateway Mall over Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Senior Moments: The Berg brothers and chicken soup

It happened just before Passover some 40 years ago, so I always think of it at this time of year.


Related Topix: Life, Passover

Sandwich Monday: The Passover Sandwich

Why is this Sandwich Monday different from all other Sandwich Mondays? In honor of Passover, I introduced my non-Jewish colleagues to the wonders of the Passover lunch.


Related Topix: Life, Passover


Whitefish shortage could affect Passover meals Many fish markets in...

Many fish markets in the Great Lakes region are running short of whitefish, and it's coming at a bad time: the Passover holiday which begins Monday.


Related Topix: Life, Passover, Food, Vegetables


Rocket leak delays space station delivery launch

Many fish markets in the Great Lakes region are running short of whitefish, and it's coming at a bad time: the Passover holiday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Life, Passover, Violent Crime, Chris Christie, US Governors, Las Vegas, NV

ABC News

Nepal Seder Gets Passover Supplies in Time

Passover supplies made it to Katmandu, Nepal, on Monday in time for an annual Seder that typically draws more than 1,000 guests.


Related Topix: Life, Passover


What Kansas shootings say about U.S. hate groups

The killings of three people at Jewish sites in Kansas are a stark reminder that even as hate groups are on the decline in the United States, some among them are still deadly dangerous.


Related Topix: Life, Passover


Israeli man killed, 2 hurt in West Bank shooting

An assailant opened fire on Israeli motorists in the West Bank on Monday, killing a man and wounding a woman and a boy in two separate cars, police said.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Life, Passover

Central Ohio

Shooting victim was an Eagle scout, 'tremendous talent'

Reat, 14, was one of three people killed in a gunman's rampage at two Jewish sites on Passover eve in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, Life, Passover

Derby Shire Times

Shelling out for rare Castleton eggs

Castleton's Treak Cliff Cavern has reported a rise in sales of Blue John stone eggs in time for Easter.


Related Topix: Life, Easter