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To kiss pope's hand - or not - enters the Catholic culture wars - To kiss the ring on the pope's hand or not to - that is the question.
Reuters | Mar 26, 2019 3:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UK prison guards smell a rat and find rodents stuffed with drugs Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British prison to get contraband to inmates, the government said on Monday.
Reuters | Mar 25, 2019 12:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Uri Geller urges mass-telepathy against Brexit Spoon-bending psychic Uri Geller wants to bend British Prime Minister Theresa May's will against Brexit using mass-telepathy.
Reuters | Mar 24, 2019 4:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unclothed man displays more than art in Moscow gallery stroll: RIA A man stripped down to skimpy underwear and took a stroll through Moscow's State Tretyakov Gallery on Wednesday evening in what it called an "unsanctioned performance," the RIA news agency reported.
Reuters | Mar 20, 2019 9:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New figures reflect lack of diversity at elite New York City high schools Only seven black students were offered admission to Stuyvesant High School's freshman class of 895 students.
Yahoo! News | Mar 19, 2019 10:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Police: No link between gunman, victims in Utrecht, Netherlands attack Dutch police said Tuesday they have detained three suspects in connection with a tram shooting that killed three people in Netherlands.
United Press International | Mar 19, 2019 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Polls point to shifting stances in Brexit chaos With Brexit chaos deepening, public opinion may have been shifting in favour of the prime minister's proposals, polls indicate -- before a fresh obstacle sprang up to her twice-rejected plan. The fate of Theresa May's Brexit plan was thrown up in the air
Yahoo! News | Mar 19, 2019 2:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cyclone Idai: Nearly 200 dead, 100 missing in southeast Africa Cyclone Idai has killed more than 150 people in the last few days, officials said Monday, and destroyed nearly all of Beira, Mozambique's fourth-largest city.
United Press International | Mar 18, 2019 11:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Zimbabwe death toll climbs to 70 in wake of Cyclone Idai Cyclone Idai has killed at least 70 people in eastern Zimbabwe but the death toll is expected to rise as some of the worst affected areas have been inaccessible to rescuers, authorities said.
United Press International | Mar 18, 2019 03:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Patients prefer doctor video chats over in-person visits When it comes to getting healthcare, people seem to prefer convenience over going to the doctor's office, a new study suggests.
United Press International | Mar 14, 2019 7:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend