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  1. South Lebanon families bury Air Algerie crash victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | The Daily Star

    Relatives of the Dhaini family weep during the funeral for the victims in the south Lebanon village of Kharayeb, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. KHARAYEB/ZRARIEH, Lebanon: Families of six of the 19 Lebanese victims of the Air Algerie flight which crashed in Mali five months ago wept at their emotionally-charged funerals in their native south Lebanon villages Monday, one day after their bodies arrived to the country.

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  2. Liberty students share their diverse cultures with classmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

    Sometimes cleaning a messy room is a holiday tradition, and sometimes "liking to eat" is reason enough for celebration - at least when you're in third grade at EJ Blott Elementary School. This is according to the 8- and 9-year-old students in Carla Collins' class who last week took to the front of the classroom to teach their peers and family members about their cultural festivities.

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  3. Tearful reception for Air Algerie crash victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Relatives of Air Algerie crash victims watch as the ambulances carrying their bodies make their way out of Beirut Airport, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. BEIRUT: The cargo terminal of the Rafic Hariri Airport hosted hundreds of relatives, soldiers, government officials and journalists Sunday night, all waiting in the cold for the arrival of the 19 Lebanese victims of the Air Algerie crash.

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  4. Many Md. schools don't acknowledge religious holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Worcester County Times

    Many Md. schools don't acknowledge religious holidays Schools use secular terms, like "Winter Holiday" or "Spring Break," to describe closings.

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  5. HoCo Among 10 School Districts Statewide Recognizing Religious Holidays by NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Patch.com

    This school year, more than half of Maryland's 24 school systems will not recognize any religious holidays-such as Christmas and Rosh Hashanah-by name. The 14 include every school system on the Eastern Shore and five others around the state.

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  6. Ahhh, Christmas lights from spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | RedOrbit

    It must be tough flying a sleigh through the cold December air every Christmas, but at least we can sleep easy knowing Santa is getting a great light show. A newly-released NASA map of the United States shows just how much more light can be seen from space as a result of all those holiday light displays on the houses and lawns of modern-day Clark Griswolds.

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  7. Tourist numbers rise ahead of Christmas and New Year'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Passenger traffic at Beirut's Rafic Hariri International Airport is expected to total nearly 7 million by the end of the year due the expected arrival of large numbers of Lebanese and foreign nationals who will spend Christmas and New Year's in Lebanon. The airport saw the arrival of 14,673 passengers Wednesday and it is expecting the same figure every day until around Dec. 28, an airport official told The Daily Star.

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  8. In defence of the hampersRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Trinadad Express

    I am amused at the folly of some church leaders. They think so hegemonically, similar to their prime minister-in-waiting, that they lay bare their naked ambitions.

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  9. Crash driver swerved to avoid rabbit, court toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Cravenherald.co.uk

    Faisal Mahmood was taken to hospital, along with three others, following the incident on the A56 near Thornton-in-Craven on July 20, the court heard on Friday. Mahmood, driving a VW Golf, had been on his way home to Barnoldswick at 4pm after a shopping trip to Bradford just before the Islamic festival of Eid with his family.

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  10. 'Radio Mullah': The bloodthirsty Taliban leader who planned...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Daily Mail

    The bloody slaughter of 132 children at a school in Pakistan yesterday was ordered by Maulana Fazlullah - the head of the country's Taliban terror group and a man whose previous crimes include ordering the murder of teenage education campaigner Malala Yousafzai. The firebrand militant, whose thick black beard reaches halfway down his chest, took control of the Pakistani Taliban 13 months ago, and it is thought yesterday's massacre may have been his barbaric revenge for Malala, 17, being award the Nobel Peace Prize earlier this year.

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  11. Revealed: Pentagon's 'Imprudent Spending' On Afghans Gem IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | International Business Times

    An Afghan vendor wears rings on his fingers to attract customers ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Fitr in Kabul September 9, 2010. Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and sexual relations from sunrise to sunset, and will be celebrated in Afghanistan on Friday.

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  12. CAIR-MN Welcomes Federal Settlement of St. Anthony Islamic Center RejectionRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Sys-Con Media

    ... planned Abu Huraira Islamic Center in Board of Education to approve a petition to include the Muslim holidays of Eid ul-Fitr and Eid ul-Adha on the school calendar. SEE: CAIR-NJ, ADC Ask East Brunswick School Board for Muslim Holida y, ...

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  13. Malala and NabeelaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Dissident Voice

    So Malaya Yousafzai recently won the Nobel Peace Prize, and everyone all around the world is singing her praises. Rightfully so.

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  14. Is handing out sweets a crime? Palestinian man jailed by Israel for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Al Bawaba

    Israel's Jerusalem Central Court sentenced on Sunday a Palestinian resident of occupied East Jerusalem to 46 months imprisonment and ordered him to pay a fine of 200,000 shekels after he faced court on charges of distributing gifts to children in Al Aqsa Mosque during the last Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha. Activists in the occupied East Jerusalem told Gulf News Khalil Attiyah Al Gazawi, 41, from Al Thawri neighbourhood of the occupied East Jerusalem, did not do anything wrong when he distributed small gifts to Palestinian children in the Muslim world's third holiest place to encourage them to visit the mosque regularly and pray in it.

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  15. Berlin Schools Acknowledge World Humanist DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Switched

    Schools in Berlin have recognized World Humanist Day as a holiday on a par with All Saints' Day, Yom Kippur and Eid al-Fitr. The decision means Berlin pupils who subscribe to humanism - a philosophy that rejects the existence of deities - can apply for a day off to celebrate their belief in the same way as Christians, Muslims and Jews do for their holy days.

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  16. Berlin grants humanist pupils own holidayRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Schools in Berlin have recognized World Humanist Day as a holiday on a par with All Saints' Day, Yom Kippur and Eid al-Fitr. The decision means Berlin pupils who subscribe to humanism - a philosophy that rejects the existence of deities - can apply for a day off to celebrate their belief in the same way as Christians, Muslims and Jews do for their holy days.

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  17. Sudan's DUP to participate in 2015 elections: NECRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | In-depth Africa

    December 8, 2014 The National Elections Commission in Sudan said on Monday that it has registered 42 political parties including the Democratic Unionist Party led by Mohamed Osman al-Mirghani that plan to participate in the 2015 elections. President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is greeted by Mohamed Osman Al-Mirghani, leader of DUP during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Khartoum August 30, 2011- The NEC also disclosed that they are communicating with the remaining parties to secure their participation in the upcoming elections.

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  18. Ten Md. districts recognize religious holidays by nameRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Daily Record

    This school year, 14 of Maryland's 24 school systems will not recognize any religious holidays - such as Christmas and Rosh Hashanah - by name. The 14 include every school system on the Eastern Shore, and five others around the state.

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  19. West Hampstead doctor jumped from balcony after telling Muslim mother he was gayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Ham and High

    A Harley Street doctor who died following a fall from the top floor of a West Hampstead apartment block took his own life after revealing he was gay to his Muslim mother, an inquest heard. Dr Nazim Mahmood, co-founder of beauty treatment company Face Clinic, was found lying naked on the pavement outside Barclays bank in West End Lane on July 30. The 34-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene having fallen from the balcony of the top floor apartment he shared with fiancA e Matthew Ogston in Fawley Street, off West End Lane.

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  20. Turkey Will Not Leave Russia AloneRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Groong

    TURKEY WILL NOT LEAVE RUSSIA ALONE PRAVDA, Russia Dec 1 2014 01.12.2014 By Adnan Oktar World politics have seen a lot of changes in the year 2014. One of the most significant developments was the Ukraine crisis and the subsequent EU-USA alliance against Russia.

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