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Kayla Mueller's parents wanted her 'to tell the truth' - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Kayla Mueller's parents wanted her 'to tell the truth'
Lynchburg News and Advance
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Kayla Mueller's parents say they wanted their daughter to tell the truth, though doing so may have cost her a chance to gain her freedom from Islamic State militants. The aid worker was taken hostage in August 2013 along with ...

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James Baldwin Denounced Richard Wright's 'Native Son' As a 'Protest Novel ... - New York Times

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 10:00

New York Times

James Baldwin Denounced Richard Wright's 'Native Son' As a 'Protest Novel ...
New York Times
“The Twelve Tribes of Hattie,” her first novel, was a New York Times Bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, one of NPR's Best Books of 2013 and was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as the second selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0. Ayana taught ...

After attacks, European rabbis train in Prague self-defense - Lynchburg News and Advance

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 09:59

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After attacks, European rabbis train in Prague self-defense
Lynchburg News and Advance
Rabbis take part in a first aid training during the Conference of European Rabbis in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Due to the recent attacks on Jewish communities in Europe, part of the conference was a self defense and first aid ...

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Head of UN climate panel steps down amid harassment case - Lynchburg News and Advance

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 09:41

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Head of UN climate panel steps down amid harassment case
Lynchburg News and Advance
FILE- In this Feb. 6, 2010 file photo, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Chairman Rajendra Pachauri listens to a speaker at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit in New Delhi, India. The leader of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change ...

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Toddler dies of measles in Berlin, 1st death in outbreak - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Toddler dies of measles in Berlin, 1st death in outbreak
Lynchburg News and Advance
BERLIN (AP) — An 18-month-old boy has died of measles amid an outbreak of the disease in Berlin, a hospital in the German capital said Tuesday. An autopsy on the child, who wasn't inoculated against measles, showed that he had an unspecified other ...

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Social Capitalists: Wall Street's Progressive Partners - Intercontinental Cry

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 09:40

Social Capitalists: Wall Street's Progressive Partners
Intercontinental Cry
Cultsreligious or secular — involve dissemination of core beliefs by their agents. Whether priests or public relations provocateurs, these agents are the vectors by which recruiting and indoctrination are accomplished. In order to maintain the ...

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Congress sends Keystone bill to Obama, who plans to veto it - Lynchburg News and Advance

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 09:22

Congress sends Keystone bill to Obama, who plans to veto it
Lynchburg News and Advance
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says Congress is sending President Barack Obama legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday. The White House is indicating Obama will quickly veto it in private over Republican ...

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Newton Religion Notes ... - Wicked Local Newton

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Newton Religion Notes ...
Wicked Local Newton
The church is at 23 Chapel St. in Newton. Along with our classes concerning the Bible at 9:15 a.m. and our morning service at 10:30, our Young Adult Bible Study will be meeting at 6 p.m. this Sunday. If you have questions, or would like to know more ...

Egypt denies civilian deaths in airstrikes on Libya - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Egypt denies civilian deaths in airstrikes on Libya
Lynchburg News and Advance
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has rejected a report by Amnesty International that said seven civilians were killed in airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Libya in retaliation for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians. Egyptian Foreign Ministry ...

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Alaska pot news guide: Marijuana becomes legal in Alaska - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Alaska pot news guide: Marijuana becomes legal in Alaska
Lynchburg News and Advance
In this Feb. 20, 2015 photo, Alaska Cannabis Club CEO Charlo Greene prepares to roll a joint at the medical marijuana dispensary in Anchorage, Alaska. On Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, Alaska will become the third state in the nation to legalize marijuana.

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Ukraine rebels claim weapons pullback begins - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Ukraine rebels claim weapons pullback begins
Lynchburg News and Advance
Russia-backed rebels ride on an armored vehicle in the center of Debaltseve, Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. After weeks of relentless fighting, the embattled Ukrainian rail hub of Debaltseve fell last week to Russia-backed separatists. (AP Photo/Vadim ...

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GOP struggles for way out as Homeland shutdown looms - Lynchburg News and Advance

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GOP struggles for way out as Homeland shutdown looms
Lynchburg News and Advance
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Miller Funeral Home by the Rev. Walter J. Coles. ... He was a member of New Chapel Baptist Church and a self-employed carpenter. Ardie was an .... He loved his ...

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Survey: Uninsured rate hit new low in 2014 - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Survey: Uninsured rate hit new low in 2014
Lynchburg News and Advance
WASHINGTON (AP) — An extensive new survey says the share of Americans without health insurance dropped to its lowest level in seven years in 2014 as President Barack Obama's overhaul took full effect. Released Tuesday, the Gallup-Healthways ...

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Obama faces left-right opposition on trade, military force - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Obama faces left-right opposition on trade, military force
Lynchburg News and Advance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the House's staunchest liberals and most hard-core conservatives are teaming up to oppose President Barack Obama's requests for enhanced powers to make trade deals and to deploy the military. This unusual left-right ...

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Death notice: Norma Jewel Peery - Herald and News

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Death notice: Norma Jewel Peery
Herald and News
Norma Jewel Peery, 72, died on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 in Sky Lakes Medical Center with family by her side. A complete obituary with service times will follow this announcement. Arrangements by Davenport's Chapel of the Good Shepherd (541-883-3458).

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Scientology's Chilling Effect - New York Times

Google News - Scientology - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 03:27

Showbiz Spy (blog)

Scientology's Chilling Effect
New York Times
What brings this to mind is Alex Gibney's fine new HBO documentary about Scientology, “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” which is based on the book “Going Clear” by Lawrence Wright. (Disclosure: I played a small role in Gibney's 2005 ...
Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief Gets Its First Angry TrailerCinema Blend
A Rare Peek Into The Church Of Scientology's FinancesVocativ
Scientology Exposed! Church Forced To Reveal It Raked In $33 Million Over ...Showbiz Spy (blog)

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Chicago ready to decide Mayor Emanuel's re-election fate - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Chicago ready to decide Mayor Emanuel's re-election fate
Lynchburg News and Advance
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks to voters at a campaign stop Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Chicago. In a city where the voters like tough-talking politicians, Mayor Emanuel's pugnacious style is being put to the test Tuesday, Feb. 24 as he tries to win a ...

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NY attorney general expands herbal supplements investigation - Lynchburg News and Advance

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NY attorney general expands herbal supplements investigation
Lynchburg News and Advance
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Three weeks after ordering four major retailers to pull store-brand herbal supplements off their shelves following DNA tests that found little or none of the listed herbs, New York's attorney general is targeting manufacturers of ...

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Paganism: A Tribe or Tribes? - Patheos (blog)

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 23:52

Patheos (blog)

Paganism: A Tribe or Tribes?
Patheos (blog)
Jumping from festival to festival makes for an exhausting twelve days, but the benefits generally outweigh the inevitable concrud and sore throat. PantheaCon tends to generate the most headlines in February, but ConVocation is also deserving of some ...

VA secretary apologizes for misstating military record - Lynchburg News and Advance

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 23:43

VA secretary apologizes for misstating military record
Lynchburg News and Advance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is apologizing for misstating that he served in the military's special forces. McDonald made the erroneous claim while speaking to a homeless veteran during a segment that aired last month ...

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