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20 min ago | Independent.ie

Ordain married men or there'll be nobody to say Mass, priests warn

Pope Francis sprinkles holy water with an aspergillum as a blessing during the Palm Sunday mass at Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.

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Related Topix: Life, Palm Sunday, Holidays, Natural Disasters, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

4 hrs ago | LiveScience

Alleged Grave-Robbing Cannibal Brothers Arrested - Again

Two brothers in Pakistan - Mohammad Arif and Farman Aliwere - were arrested in 2011 on charges of digging up about 100 graves and stealing the bodies, which they later allegedly consumed, according to NBC News .

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Natural Disasters

6 hrs ago | Free Republic

It's All About The Word

A lot of times when people are in hard times they focus on their problem, but the issue is not the problem.

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15 hrs ago | New Vision

South Sudan rebel chief vows to take key oil fields, capital

South Sudanese rebel leader and former vice president Riek Machar attends an interview in Nasir on April 14, 2014 The leader of South Sudan's rebels has vowed to attack the capital Juba and target crucial oil fields, warning in an exclusive interview with AFP that the civil war will not end until the country's president is removed from power.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Salva Kiir, Natural Disasters

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Forward

Why Kitniyot Passover Fight Is Literally Full of Beans

When is a legume not necessarily a legume? When it's a min kitniyes, might be the Yiddish answer, which could be translated as, "When it's a whatchamacallit."

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science

Scientific American

Hunger Gains: A New Idea of Why Eating Less Increases Life Span

Nematode worms, fruit flies, mice and other lab animals live longer, healthier lives when they eat less than they otherwise would if more food were available.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Natural Disasters, Biology, Science

New Vision

50,000 children could die in months in S.Sudan: UNICEF

Conflict in South Sudan has triggered a serious risk of famine that will kill up to 50,000 children within months if immediate action is not taken, the UN warned on Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Natural Disasters, Salva Kiir

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Switched

A Greenhouse Gas Fast for Lent and Passover

By the time of the first thaw in spring, when hunter and hunted alike emerge from their dens, holes, nests, boroughs, caves, huts, tents, tipis and yurts, a huge and hollow hunger hangs heavily upon the earth.

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Related Topix: Fasting, Health, Natural Disasters

Ukiah Blog Live

The Horrible Lie Christianity Tells Us About God

No human being has imagination enough to conceive of this infinite horror of hell and eternal pain.

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Examiner.com

UN, U.S. and European leaders sound alarm on famine in South Sudan

During a two-day visit to conflict-hit South Sudan, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres visited an isolated community in the northern Unity State.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Natural Disasters

Billboard

Rewinding The Charts: USA For Africa's 'We Are...

On this date 29 years ago, the all-star ensemble hit No. 1 - and helped launch a legacy of philanthropy On Dec. 20, 1984, Harry Belafonte placed a call to nonprofit consultant/music manager Ken Kragen in hopes of staging a concert to raise funds to fight hunger in Africa - specifically Ethiopia, where famine killed nearly 1 million in 1983-84.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Natural Disasters, Kenny Rogers, Country

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Nation

50,000 children could die in months in S Sudan: Unicef

Conflict in South Sudan has triggered a serious risk of famine that will kill up to 50,000 children within months if immediate action is not taken, the UN warned late Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Natural Disasters, Salva Kiir

Sunherald.com

Biblical characters offer worthy lessons

From Esau to Methuselah, the names in the Bible are as numerous as grains of sand.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

End hunger ... one step at a time

Community Missions Inc. will host its annual "Walk for Niagara" on Saturday, May 3, at Whirlpool State Park.

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CNN

If You're 24 And Younger. I Know How You Will Die.

That's a hell of a thing to say. That I know how the younger generation is going to die.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Salt Lake City, UT

Voice of America

Hunger Could Kill 50,000 South Sudanese Children This Year, UNICEF Warns

A woman stands with her daughter in the MA©decins Sans FrontiA res clinic at the camp for displaced people on the grounds of the United Nations Mission to South Sudan base in Juba, South Sudan, on January 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Natural Disasters

Damn Interesting

Cry Havoc, and Let Slip the Spuds of War

Staple though it is today, the lowly potato had a hard time reaching its preeminent status in Western cuisine.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Vegetables, Inventions, Science / Technology, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science

Coast Reporter

No excuse to get cozy with Nazis

Back in November 2003, when I was editor of the Winnipeg Sun and wrote occasional columns, I was contacted by members of the Ukrainian-Canadian community and summoned to the big Orthodox cathedral on Burrows Avenue.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Vladimir Putin

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Library of Economics and Liberty

The (Metaphorical) Bet: Paul Ehrlich versus Norman Borlaug

Like many libertarians, I find the bet between Paul Ehrlich and Julian Simon to be a fascinating episode in intellectual history.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, North Korea, World News, Asia

Slate Magazine

Famine Is a Feminist Issue

In 2013 the United Nations Population Division revised its population projections to show that population could grow even faster than previously anticipated, especially in Africa.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science

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