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When I boarded the plane to Cairo, Egypt, to make sure everything was in place for the women's delegation headed to Gaza, I had no reason to think I'd end up in a jail cell at the Cairo airport and then violently deported.
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The official holiday falls on Monday. But Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny will be marking the occasion Friday during a series of events around Washington.
MAY 23: People watch as the USS Roosevelt passes the Statue of Liberty on the Hudson River during the Parade of Ships for the start of Fleet Week May 23, 2012 in New York City.
An esteemed, Academy Award-winning actor finally has an action figure of himself that he can place on his mantle that sizes up to his statuette named "Oscar."
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The band announced it would be taking all 325 members to Dublin to march in the city's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Shadow transport secretary Mary Creagh MP visited Buxton last week to speak to local women as part of International Women's Day.
BESSEMER, Alabama - An Ensley man was sentenced to serve 5 years in prison for his guilty plea this week to manslaughter in the 2011 New Year 's Eve shooting death of a Fairfield man.
Matt and Amy Roloff, stars of the TLC series, Little People, Big World , have separated after 26 years of marriage.
THE manager of an Oxford nightclub has pledged to remove a reference to car bombs from a promotional poster for a St Patrick's Day student party.
The White House said Wednesday that Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny will meet with Obama Friday, ahead of the Monday holiday.
The market has launched the competition for Mother's Day after running a successful similar event last year for Father's Day.
An elegant 1940s square in an affluent area of the Venezuelan capital has become a charred battleground at the heart of violent protests against President Nicolas Maduro's government.
The leader of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says he'll return to public ministry, after authorities announced they will decline to prosecute him over an allegation of inappropriate touching.
Two brothers already facing state charges for a shooting spree that left 20 people hurt at a Mother's Day parade in 2013 have been indicted on federal charges - along with seven other people allegedly connected to the case.
Crowds line the street during the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Boston, Sunday, March 18, 2012.