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  1. Two nuns stabbed to death in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | ITV

    Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, both 68, were described as "two of the sweetest, most gentle women you can imagine." The pair were found dead in their home in the rural region of Durant after failing to show up for work.


  2. 2 nuns killed in Mississippi; signs point to home break-inRead the original story

    1 min ago | Marietta Times

    Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, perhaps victims of a break-in and vehicle theft, officials said Thursday. Authorities would not say if they have a suspect but disclosed that they'd recovered a car missing from the home and were towing it to a crime lab for analysis.


  3. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Berkshire Eagle

    On Aug. 26, 1968, the Democratic National Convention opened in Chicago; the four-day event was marked by a bloody police crackdown on anti-war protesters in the streets and a tumultuous nominating process that resulted in the choice of Hubert H. Humphrey for president. In 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing American women's right to vote, was certified in effect by Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby.


  4. 7 reasons why 'I Love Dick' - and you should, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | The Times of Israel

    ... of the show. In "I Love Dick," Chris and SylvA re are Jewish, too, so it will be interesting to see how their religion and culture is portrayed. It's likely to be a prominent theme, considering that Soloway recently told Vulture : "I only want ...


  5. Cracking Krakow, a stunning survivor of Nazi destructionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | South China Morning Post

    My compartment on the train from Warsaw to Krakow reminds me of the old days, when everyone had their nose in a novel, newspaper or magazine. Only one person is fiddling with his smartphone but I have an excuse.


  6. Islam the religion of peace?Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago |

    I have listened to Democrats tell me Islam is a "religion of peace" for the past 15 years while Muslim terrorists murdered innocents by the thousands around the world.


  7. 09:18 Nazarbayev awarded Serbian Church orderRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | AkiPress

    Serbian Orthodox Church head Patriarch Irinej awarded the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev the Order of Saint Sava, First Grade, the press service of the Kazakh president said. The ceremony that took place at the Patriarchate in Belgrade on Wednesday was also attended by Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic, Tanjug has reported quoting the SPC.


  8. Haji Ali Dargah case: Bombay High Court to pronounce verdict on ban on women todayRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago |

    Mumbai [India], Aug. 26 : The Bombay High Court today will pronounce its verdict on a public interest litigation challenging the ban on the entry of women into the inner sanctum of the city's famed Haji Ali Dargah. A two-judge division bench of the high court, comprising of Justice V M Kanade AMD and Justice Revati Mohite Dhere will pronounced the verdict.


  9. Two Nuns Killed in Mississippi - "Signs Point to Home Break-InRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, perhaps victims of a break-in and vehicle theft, officials said Thursday. Authorities would not say if they have a suspect or what kind of vehicle was missing from the home.


  10. Burkini ban great for business, says Israeli-French modest swimsuits makerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of Israel

    ... sides have compelling arguments," Sebbag said, adding that the French state is a "secular country with freedom of religion." But Sebbag ultimately defended the bans, whose supporters, he said, "understand today there's a religious war, a takeover of ...


  11. Community Invited To Mizpah Anniversary CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Mizpah Congregation, one of the country's oldest Reform Jewish houses of worship, is celebrating its 150th year with a benefit concert performed by the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra conducted by CSO Music Director Emeritus Bob Bernhardt.


  12. Still there: Traditional Tibetan arts, crafts untouched by outside worldRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    Tibet boasts very unique and original arts and crafts that are closely related to Buddhism. Mostly untouched by the outside world, over a long period of time.


  13. St Mary's saga over sacked Catholic priest made into playRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    ... play retells the story of Mr Kennedy and his will to defy the Catholic Church. "Like so many people, of whatever religion, [the story] resonated with me in terms of a local congregation dealing with this big institution," Burton said. "And this ...


  14. Nicole Kazantzidis takes her twin 6-year-old nieces Leianna and...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Times

    Registration will allow you to post comments on and create a Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Nicole Kazantzidis takes her twin 6-year-old nieces Leianna and Katenna Cross for a spin on the scrambler during opening night of the St. George Greek Orthodox Church Greek Festival on Thursday night in Norwalk.


  15. Liberal Commentator Doubles Down After Criticism for Calling Sharia Law 'Progressive'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Earlier this month, Sally Kohn, a liberal CNN commentator, took to Twitter to defend "progressive Muslims" and Sharia law. Following intense backlash for the defense, Kohn is digging her heels in.


  16. The Latest: Police say car of slain nuns recovered nearbyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WWSB

    Warren Strain, spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, says the blue Toyota Corolla was found abandoned on a secluded street barely a mile from where Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill were found dead Thursday. Strain says police found the car, apparently undamaged, about 6:45 p.m. Thursday.


  17. Luther's ghosts still linger dangerouslyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

    On August 13, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on the U.S. government to end all aid to Israel and "enable an independent Palestinian state." In addition, the ELCA adopted a resolution calling for divestment in Israel so as not to "profit from human rights abuses."


  18. We live with Partition effects on a day to day basis: Venkat DhulipalaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Venkat Dhulipala is Associate Professor of South Asian and Global history at University of North Carolina Wilmington. His first book, 'Creating a New Medina: State Power, Islam, and the Quest for Pakistan in Late Colonial North India', published last year, has created a stir in academic circles.


  19. Two Mississippi nuns found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    The women, one of whom was a member of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, were found stabbed in a residence in Durant, north of Jackson, Holmes County Coroner Dexter Howard said. The Catholic Diocese of Jackson said the two nuns didn't show up Thursday morning at a clinic they operate.


  20. Rosa LuxemburgRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The man who controls the language controls the conversation, as Orwell rightly observed. The word that the left is trying, with a certain success, to appropriate now is "genocide."