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  1. Woman on "My Five Wives" accuses father of abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    A woman featured in a reality TV show about a polygamous family is going public about sex abuse she claims she suffered as a child in hopes of changing a culture of secrecy plaguing plural families in Utah. Rosemary Williams of "My Five Wives" on TLC says she was molested more than two decades ago by her father, Lynn A. Thompson and published her claims in a blog.

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  2. Amish man dies in manure spreader accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    Officials say an Amish man has died after he was run over by a horse-drawn manure spreader in the southern Wisconsin town of Elk Grove. Lafayette County Sheriff Scott Pedley says in a statement that 22-year-old Amos King, of rural Cuba City, was driving the manure spreader Friday afternoon when he became entangled in the unit, was dragged, and was eventually run over by one of the spreader's steel wheels.

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  3. Janani Luwum knew of a coup plot by Acholis - FordRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Calling. She came as a secretary from the Church Missionary Society, but little did she know that she was walking onto the chess board of Uganda's politics as a pawn.

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  4. What your gown cleavage spells to the priestRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    WEDDING DRESS. A year ago an argument arose when Anglican priests came up to oppose brides who come to church in gowns that they deem indecent.

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  5. East sweeps West in 2014 LHSCA All-Star volleyball matchRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    After months of intense competition against one another, the best of the best in Louisiana high school volleyball came together for one afternoon. In the annual LHSCA East-West All-Star Match, the East - led by 2014 Miss Louisiana Volleyball winner, Katie Kapmen of Mt.

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  6. Archdiocese's parishes seek shelter from abuse claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Several Twin Cities Catholic priests have taken the unusual step of hiring their own attorney to address potential liability from clergy abuse lawsuits and have invited all 200-some parishes in the archdiocese to consider doing the same. "Since the interests of the individual parishes are distinct from those of the Archdiocese, we believe that it is prudent for the parishes to have their own representation," said a letter sent to St. Paul - Minneapolis archdiocese parishes last week.

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  7. Autism not a cause to lose hope, Vatican conference encouragesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Nov 22, 2014 / 04:50 pm .- An international conference held this week at the Vatican is looking to bring "a message of hope and joy" to persons with autism and their families. "The Person with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Animating Hope" gathered an array of experts to look at autism from a variety of perspectives, from the psychological and familial, to the pastoral and religious.

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  8. Church plans exodus from historic Edinburgh homeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. THE Church of Scotland is looking at moving the General Assembly away from its historic home on the Mound in Edinburgh.

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  9. Tunisia presidential election: The birthplace of the Arab Spring continues on path to full democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Amid the violence that has marked change in the Middle East in recent years, the birthplace of the so-called Arab Spring has been making steady progress towards democracy.

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  10. Guest commentary: Muslims, Mormons and Obama, one might think they would do better togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    A recent Gallup poll reflecting President Barack Obama's approval rating among American religious groups revealed that the president's highest rating was among Muslims and the lowest among Mormons . That's an enormous difference between two groups that actually have a lot in common.

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  11. Liz Jones: Buying a latte in your undies is not a human right, girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    In the week a man in Leeds caused outrage because of his car sticker showing a gagged and bound woman, and a petition to refuse a UK visa to a man who claims to be a relationship guru, but is in fact a sexist pig, gained thousands of signatures, the whole issue of woman as victim, man as predator, got me thinking. When I read that account by a woman who walked through New York, filming the leering comments of men, I was dubious.

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  12. Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Independent

    World View: After 2,000 years, a community will try anything - including pretending to convert to Islam - to avoid losing everything Two years ago Jalal Yako, a Syriac Catholic priest, returned to his home town of Qaraqosh to persuade members of his community to stay in Iraq and not to emigrate because of the violence directed against them. "I was in Italy for 18 years, and when I came back here my mission was to get Christians to stay here," he says.

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  13. Jerusalem's 800-year-old Indian hospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BBC News

    There is a little corner of Jerusalem that is forever India. At least, it has been for more than 800 years and its current custodian has plans for his family to keep the Indian flag flying for generations to come.

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  14. New Bishop of Hamilton namedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Southland Times

    An Auckland priest has been named by Pope Francis as the new Catholic bishop of Hamilton, Vatican Radio reported today . Vatican radio said the pope met with the Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet, yesterday to approve a slew of episcopal appointments, including an archbishop for Ireland and bishops for Ghana, Scotland and New Zealand.

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  15. Xi Jinping faces challenge of governing through two opposing schools of thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The theme of last month's fourth plenum was the "rule by law" - but President Xi Jinping wants it to be complemented by the "rule of virtue". "To realise these goals [of ruling in accord with the law, we] must uphold the combination of ruling the nation in accord with the law and ruling it with virtue," said a document approved at the Fourth Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee.

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  16. My Five Wives woman accuses fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ROSEMARY Williams of My Five Wives reality TV show says she was molested more than two decades ago by her father. GEOPHYSICISTS are scanning a site in Greece to see what else remains to be discovered besides the three-chamber tomb unearthed in August.

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  17. a Book of Mormona to hold $25 ticket lottery at ArshtRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The Book of Mormon remains one of Broadway's hottest tickets. And there's no reason to think that it will be any less popular when the show visits Miami's Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Dec. 2-14.

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  18. Surprise: Pelosi Most UnpopularMember of CongressRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Just when you thought no one could possibly be worse than Sen. Harry Reid , you remember there is always Rep. Nancy Pelosi . Fifty-eight percent of likely U.S. voters have an unfavorable opinion of Pelosi, according to a recent Rasmussen Reports poll.

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  19. Georgia Southern professor facing complaint about religion in history classesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    This is the response letter from Georgia Southern University promising an investigation of the allegations made by the Freedom From Religion Foundation and the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science.

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  20. Biden, Erdogan discuss Syrian regime transitionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said that he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed a Syrian transition of power away from the Bashar al-Assad regime during a four-hour meeting in Istanbul on Saturday. "On Syria, we discussed ... not only to deny ISIL a safe haven and roll back and defeat them, but also strengthen the Syrian opposition and ensure a transition away from the Assad regime," Biden told a joint news conference with Erdogan.

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