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2 hrs ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet

The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess and make political points.

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Related Topix: Prison, Scientology, Occupy Wall Street

4 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Gay teacher at Marian High School says pregnancy got her fired

A former chemistry teacher at a Catholic, all-girls high school in Bloomfield Hills said she was fired before the semester started because of her "nontraditional" pregnancy.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Roman Catholic Church, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Madison Heights, MI, Birmingham, MI, Beverly Hills, MI

5 hrs ago | Religion News Service

Boston Globe Media Partners Launch New Website, Crux, Covering All Things Catholic

Boston Globe Media Partners today launched a new website exploring news and issues of the Catholic Church, faith, spirituality and Catholic lifestyle, called Crux.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

After kidnapping schoolgirls, Boko Haram takes aim at churches in northeast Nigeria

Five months after Boko Haram abducted more than 200 girls in Nigeria's Borno State, the Islamic extremist group has begun occupying churches in the country's northeastern region, church officials there said.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Roman Catholic Church

13 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Sudan government closes Iranian cultural centers

Sudan's Foreign Ministry says it has ordered the closure of the Iranian cultural centers, calling it a social and ideological threat to the largely Sunni country.

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Related Topix: Islam

17 hrs ago | Yahoo!

WA man 'speeding' before Indonesia crash

A West Australian man was speeding when his motorbike collided with another in Indonesia, killing a local mother, a court has heard.

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Related Topix: Islam

17 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Fight within Church goes back 20 years

Many are probably wondering "What on Earth?" as the fight within the local Catholic Church spills into the streets and onto the pages of newspapers and nightly news.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI

21 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

IITs IIMs to launch free online courses

With an aim to providing education opportunities to all, the IITs, IIMs and central universities will soon offer free online courses through a web platform to be launched by the HRD ministry on September 25, the birth anniversary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Hindu

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Examiner.com

Robin Williams' suicide - what did he believe of death and the afterlife?

The world still mourns the loss of Robin Williams ' light in our lives and we miss the laughter he shared with us throughout his life.

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Related Topix: Episcopal Church, Israel, World News, Middle East

Watertown Daily Times

Amish gather with hammers and nails to show their gratitude

Jeffrey M. Stinson's eyes teared up as he watched more than 30 Amish teens and men pound nails and cut lumber while building him a new garage beside his 365 County Route 20 home.

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Related Topix: Amish, Heuvelton, NY, Hermon, NY

Vanquish The Foe

VTF Presents: a Byu Podcast featuring Zach Bloxham & Jake Welch - Episode Two

It what remains to be a nameless podcast, Zach Bloxham and Jake Welch come back for a second episode in which Zach compares the Texas game to a certain Book of Mormon story and Jake lambasts university sponsored advertising.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Sports, NCAA Sports, Brigham Young University NCAA

UTV

Anti-Islam pastor retires

Pastor James McConnell apologised after he likened "cells" of Muslims in Britain to the IRA during a sermon at Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle in north Belfast in May. On Tuesday, his Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle released a statement saying the pastor was stepping down as head of the church he founded.

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Related Topix: Islam, Irish Republican Army

WTEN-TV Albany

Springfield's new bishop ventures to Berkshires

The new bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield has made his first trip to the Berkshires and promises he'll return.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Massachusetts

Sentinel & Enterprise

St. Bernard's new principal a perfect fit

A stained-glass panel from the old St. Bernard Parish on Water Street hangs in the lobby at St. Bernard's Elementary School on Summer Street.

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Related Topix: Saint Anselm College, Gardner, MA, Fitchburg, MA, Roman Catholic Church, Worcester County, MA

Pacific Daily News

Church leaders, embrace the Internet

It is curious to many why Archbishop Anthony Apuron has recently warned high school students and faithful Catholics not to go to the blogs.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church

Jerusalem Post

After 11 years, date set for election of chief rabbis of Jerusalem

Rabbi Yitzhak Kolitz stepped down from his post as Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem in 2002 due to ill health and died in 2003 aged 81. After more than a decade without a municipal chief rabbi, a date for the election of two new Jerusalem chief rabbis was set on Sunday for October 21. Rabbi Yitzhak Kolitz stepped down from his post as Ashkenazi ... (more)

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Related Topix: Judaism

Sun Aug 31, 2014

CBC News

Sikh religion's holy book celebrated in Winnipeg

Members of Manitoba's Sikh community gather outside the provincial legislature in Winnipeg to celebrate the 410th anniversary of the creation of Sikhism's holy book.

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Examiner.com

A Call to the Entire Islamic World

The Holocaust, Rawanda or Burmese Genocide of our time. ISIS has collectivized in Iraq and Syria as a vacuum for pure evil and untold sociopathy, even by the standards of radical Islamists I am here to talk about how the Islamic world treats religious minorities, culminating in barbarism and perhaps peaking in sheer inhumanity in northern Iraq at ... (more)

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Jerusalem Post

Haredi protests against arrests of anti-conscription yeshiva students continue

Hardline haredi elements continued their protest on Sunday morning against the arrest of yeshiva students failing to present themselves for army service when called to do so by the IDF, with a small rally outside the Jerusalem military enlistment offices.

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Related Topix: Judaism

The Winnipeg Free Press

Canadian author tackles becoming Jewish again in her memoir 'Between Gods'

"I remember having this instinctive fear and saying, 'No, I'm not,' while at the same time having an inkling that what he was saying was true," said Pick.

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Related Topix: Canada, Judaism

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