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  1. Pakistani pop star Junaid Jamshed among passengers of crashed planeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    Junaid Jamshed, a Pakistani pop star turned evangelical Muslim cleric, was on board an aircraft that crashed into a mountainside on Wednesday, an airline official has said. Jamshed rocketed to fame in Pakistan in the 1980s and 1990s as the singer for the Vital Signs rock group, and later launched a solo career, with a string of chart-topping albums and hits.

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  2. Edmonton police have man in custody who allegedly showed noose to 2 Muslim womenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Barriere Star Journal

    Police in Edmonton have taken a man into custody who allegedly approached two young women wearing hijabs, fashioned a noose in a rope he took from his pocket and said it was meant for them. Investigators say the man then sang O Canada in front of the women, who were waiting at the university light-rail transit station the evening of Nov. 8. Investigators released a still taken from a video at the station, and thanked the public with helping in finding the suspect.

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  3. No survivors likely in crash of Pakistani plane carrying about 40 peopleRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    There are unlikely to be any survivors from a Pakistan International Airlines plane carrying about 40 people that crashed on Wednesday in a mountainous northern region, a government official at the crash site said. PIA said its plane lost contact with the control tower en route to the capital, Islamabad, from the northern region of Chitral.

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  4. Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle will preside over a high mass at the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Intramuros, Manila at 12:10 p.m. in celebration of one of the principal feasts of the Blessed Mother, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. At the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Cubao, Quezon City, fiesta masses will be celebrated at 5:30 a.m., 6:10 a.m., 7 a.m., 12 noon, 6 p.m., and at 7:10 p.m. Bishop Honesto F. Ongtioco will preside over the diocesan mass at 10:30 a.m. The Grand Marian Procession, a prelude to the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, was held last Sunday, December 4 in Intramuros, Manila.

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  5. About 40 people feared dead in Pakistan plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    A plane carrying about 40 people crashed on the slope of a mountain in northern Pakistan on Wednesday, with witnesses on the crash site saying there were unlikely to be any survivors. A Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane arrives at the Benazir International airport in Islamabad, Pakistan December 2, 2015.

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  6. 'Time' Magazine Names Donald Trump Person Of The YearRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, N.C., on Tuesday, during his USA Thank You Tour. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, N.C., on Tuesday, during his USA Thank You Tour.

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  7. Sri Lanka scraps tallest Xmas tree after church snubRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Sri Lankan cricket legend Arjuna Ranatunga Wednesday abandoned a bid to build a record-breaking 100-metre tall Christmas tree after the head of the Catholic church on the island called it a waste of money. Ranatunga, who led Sri Lanka to victory in the 1996 World Cup, had been at the forefront of the project to first raise the money and then erect a 325-foot artificial tree in central Colombo.

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  8. Today in History -Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Middlesboro Daily News

    On Dec. 7, 1941, Imperial Japan's navy launched a pre-emptive attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, one of a series of raids in the Pacific. The United States declared war against Japan the next day.

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  9. Pope warns media over 'sin' of spreading fake news, smearing politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Media that focus on scandals and spread fake news to smear politicians risk becoming like people who have a morbid fascination with excrement, Pope Francis said in an interview published on Wednesday. Pope Francis talks as he leads the general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican December 7, 2016.

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  10. Transylvanian Pilgrimage Site Latest Bone of Contention between Ethnic Hungarians and RomaniansRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Transitions Online

    Less than a week before parliamentary elections, Ministry of Culture accused of not supporting the push for a potential UNESCO site. The timing is suspect, to say the least.

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  11. Rashmela: Largest folk festival deep inside SundarbansRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... as this was one of their grandest celebrations in the Sundarban delta. Atul prepared offerings according to his religion to pay tribute to the mother goddess Banabibi, the protector of human beings in the jungle, and Lord Krishna. On the other hand, ...

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  12. Polygamy trial winds downRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    A lawyer appointed to act as an impartial adviser is expected to make brief closing submissions today in the trial for three people connected to a British Columbia polygamous community. Brandon Blackmore, Gail Blackmore and James Oler are accused of removing girls, aged 13 and 15, from Canada for a sexual purpose.

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  13. 'Leah Remini: Scientology' accuses church of harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | USA Today

    'Leah Remini: Scientology' accuses church of harassment Though the Church's 'Fair Game' policy was allegedly cancelled, a former member claims it still exists. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2hgIDI8 A&E has a new docuseries about the controversial religion, Scientology.

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  14. Pope insists opening on civilly divorced has church backingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Pope Francis is insisting that his opening to letting civilly remarried Catholics receive Communion has the backing of the majority of the world's bishops. In an interview Wednesday with the Belgian Catholic weekly Tertio, Francis said his 2016 document "The Joy of Love" -- which contains the opening -- was the fruit of two meetings of bishops.

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  15. Christian-Hindu dialogue 'moral imperative' for peace: VaticanRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Vatican City, Dec 7 Christians and Hindus must be lights of peace in order to challenge violence and hatred in the world, the Vatican's top interfaith dialogue official has said. Our aim is that, more and more, we become a light of peace in this world, said Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran.

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  16. The Protestant Community in Ulster, 1825-45, by Daragh CurranRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The English Historical Review

    The political mobilisation of the recently emancipated catholic majority during the first half of the nineteenth century has attracted much attention. Frequently, the focus is the career of Daniel O'Connell.

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  17. Render unto the Sultan: Power, Authority, and the Greek Orthodox...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | The English Historical Review

    Tom Papademetriou's study of the relationship between the Ottoman Muslim state and its Greek Orthodox subjects in the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries makes a significant contribution to current reassessments of two particular topics in early Ottoman history. One is the much-debated question of whether, when the term millet was used by the Ottomans; the other is the increasing interest in influential social groups which existed beyond the dominant ruling elites-in Papademetriou's case, the wealthy, former Byzantine, Greek families in sixteenth-century Istanbul.

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  18. Oil theft suspects, Salafism followers detained in KazakhstanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector A number of people suspected of involvement in the theft of oil have been detained in Kazakhstan during a special operation, and tankers with oil and oil products have been seized, the country's National Security Committee reported Dec. 7. In addition, several members of a criminal gang, consisting of followers of radical Salafism , which provided the so-called criminal protection to the persons engaged in oil theft, have been arrested, according to the security committee.

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  19. Afghanistan without the Taliban shows faces full of hope and men free to shave their beardsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    These images show the faces of Afghanistan's people - in a region where the Taliban no longer exercise their rule of terror. Photographed by travelling snapper Eric Lafforgue, they live in a region promoted by the Afghan government to try and attract tourists in search of adventure.

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  20. Pakistan pop star turned cleric among those feared dead in air crash - officialRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Dec 7 Junaid Jamshed, a Pakistani pop star turned evangelical Muslim cleric, was on board an aircraft that crashed into a mountainside on Wednesday, a airline official told Reuters. Jamshed rocketed to fame in Pakistan in the 1980s and 1990s as the singer for the Vital Signs rock group, and later launched a solo career, with a string of chart-topping albums and hits.

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