Monthly Archive: November, 2014

Pope Francis Bows, Asks For Blessing From Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew In Extraordinary Display Of Christian Unity

ISTANBUL (AP) — Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians demanded an end to the persecution of religious minorities in Syria and Iraq on Sunday and called for dialogue… Continue reading

Ukraine’s Military Claims A Large Convoy Has Entered From Russia

KIEV, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Sunday that a convoy of 106 vehicles had entered its eastern territory from Russia without Kiev’s permission and accused Moscow of once again using humanitarian… Continue reading

Newborn Baby Found Alive At Bottom Of Drain In Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — Two young boys playing on a Sydney beach on Sunday found an infant’s body buried in the sand, police said, one week after a newborn baby was discovered alive at… Continue reading

Driver Says He Fled Car Crash To Get Away From Yelling Girlfriend: Cops

VINELAND, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a man told officers he fled the scene of an auto accident because he “didn’t want to deal with his girlfriend yelling at him.”… Continue reading

What Science Says About Being In Your 30s

Popular culture and Internet listicles portray the 30s as life’s best years. Free from the financial and personal insecurity of the 20s and not yet approaching the midlife challenges of the 40s and… Continue reading

Family Fights May Have A Surprising Upside For Children

There’s nothing fun about a nasty family argument, especially when everyone has gathered for Thanksgiving or some other festive event. And research has linked relationship conflict to anger, depression, anxiety, and other psychological… Continue reading

Faith Leaders Join The Fight For Lower Payday Loan Rates

WASHINGTON (RNS) Dozens of faith leaders and consumer advocates are pressing Congress to create a national interest rate cap for payday lenders instead of the exorbitant three-digit rates currently charged to people in… Continue reading

Alleged Shoplifters Drove In Circles In Parking Lot: Cops

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Folks who live near Idaho’s western border may complain about Oregon drivers, but a pair charged with shoplifting in Nampa on Thanksgiving made police officers’ jobs a lot easier… Continue reading

Israel’s Netanyahu Warns Partners Amid Coalition Crisis

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister said Sunday that the public expects the government to “return to normal conduct” and hinted at the possibility of early elections if his coalition does not overcome… Continue reading

Coalition Airstrikes Pound ISIS Stronghold In Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition warplanes carried out as many as 30 airstrikes overnight against Islamic State militants in and around the group’s de facto capital in northeastern Syria, activists said Sunday. The… Continue reading