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13:24 — 'Spare the rod, spoil the child' takes on a new meaning in psychological thriller

13:24 — 'Spare the rod, spoil the child' takes on a new meaning in psychological thriller

Beating your children with a rod is a sure sign of parental love, according to the Bible.  "He that spares his rod hates his son: but he that loves him chastens him betimes," Proverbs 13:24 teaches. Meet "every transgression with ...

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Measles outbreak at Copeland church reveals that majority of victims were never vaccinated

Measles outbreak at Copeland church reveals that majority of victims were never vaccinated

The Eagle Mountain International Church near Ft. Worth, Texas, was the scene of a measles outbreak during the month of August. A visitor who had traveled overseas visited the church and unknowingly spread the disease when hugging parishioners and handling ...

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Pope Francis unites different faiths in prayer for Syria

Pope Francis unites different faiths in prayer for Syria

Nearly 100,000 people prayed for a peaceful solution to the Syrian crisis on Saturday. The vigil was called by Pope Francis earlier this month, when he said, "Using violence can never bring peace. War is war. Violence is violence." Rome ...

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NASA invites questions on climate change

NASA invites questions on climate change

In a public outreach program, NASA's scientists will take questions about climate change. Questions about changes in the oceans, how humans are affecting Earth's temperature, and how climate change will affect food and food prices are just some of the ...

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Christian village near Damascus reportedly taken by Sunni rebels and al-Qaeda fighters

Christian village near Damascus reportedly taken by Sunni rebels and al-Qaeda fighters

Sunni rebels, including al-Qaeda-linked fighters, have reportedly taken control of a symbolic Christian village northeast of the capital Damascus, Jewish News One reports. Government media has given a different report, suggesting regime forces were winning. According to Jewish News One, ...

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Islamaphobic and pornographic DVDs sent to London mosques, raising concerns over 'clash of cultures'

Islamaphobic and pornographic DVDs sent to London mosques, raising concerns over 'clash of cultures'

Police in London are looking into a series of Islamophobic DVDs sent to several mosques and Muslim organizations in the British capital. The DVDs contain pornographic and abusive images insulting the Prophet Mohammed, as well as news footage about extremism. ...

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Pope calls for worldwide prayer on September 7

Pope calls for worldwide prayer on September 7

Pope Francis has called for worldwide prayer on September 7 over the crisis in Syria. Speaking before a crowd of thousands, the pontiff called for a peaceful solution. France and the United States have been considering military action after news ...

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Did life on Earth come from Mars?

Did life on Earth come from Mars?

Did life on Earth begin on Mars? Steven Benner, a biochemist at the Westheimer Institute of Science and Technology, thinks that may be the case. He made his point at the international Goldschmidt Conference of geochemists Thursday, arguing that early ...

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Human brains successfully grown in lab

Human brains successfully grown in lab

Scientists for the first time have successfully reproduced miniature human brains in a lab, Russia Today reports (see video embedded below). These brains are the equivalent of that of a nine-week-old fetus and came from embryonic stem cells or adult ...

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Orthodox Jews ask Israeli government for gas masks that will accommodate their beards

Orthodox Jews ask Israeli government for gas masks that will accommodate their beards

Orthodox Jewish men and others who have long beards have asked the Israeli government to produce a gas mask that will fit over their facial hair, Jewish News One reports (see video embedded below). Alarm has spread through Israel over ...

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Atheist runs for mayor in a city that makes it illegal to laugh near a church

Atheist runs for mayor in a city that makes it illegal to laugh near a church

Mike Smith is running for mayor of LaGrange, George. Smith is an open atheist.  LaGrange is a city that has a law on the books making it illegal to laugh near a church. According to Smith's press release, LaGrange City ...

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Fort Hood killer found guilty on all counts

Fort Hood killer found guilty on all counts

A military jury has convicted the Fort Hood killer of all charges of attempted and premeditated murder. While the jury read the guilty verdict, U.S. Army Psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan reportedly sat staring directly at the jury and methodically stroking ...

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Hundreds march in Sydney in protest over Muslim Brotherhood

Hundreds march in Sydney in protest over Muslim Brotherhood

Hundreds of Egyptian Australians rallied against the Muslim Brotherhood in Sydney on today.  The protesters support the military, which deposed Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi last month. Most of the protesters were members of the Australian Coptic Movement Association, along with ...

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