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What We Know About Pope Benedict’s Resignation
In stunning news, Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday morning from the Vatican that he will resign his position as head of the Catholic Church, effective on February 28. This has already set off a flurry of speculation, largely because no pope has voluntarily done so since the year 1415.
The news is s…
Nightclub Fire Kills Hundreds in Brazil
The death toll in a horrific nightclub fire in Brazil as risen to 232, according to news sources. This number is updated from the original count of 245 first reported by local news sources.
A fire started at the Boate Kiss nightclub around 2 AM in the southern city of Santa Maria...
North Korea Fails in Attempt to Launch Long-Range Missile
North Korea found itself front and center in the international community when it launched a long-range missile Friday morning, local time.
Despite the country’s reported efforts, officials in the US claim the launch failed because the rocket broke before leaving the Earth&CloseCurlyQu…
China’s Death Row TV – Education or Entertainment?
On the show Interviews Before Execution, interviewer Ding Yu sits down with a convicted murderer and gives the death row inmate one last interview before his/her execution.  She did this once a week for five years on a Chinese state television network! I was shocked to hear there could be such …

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