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The quirkiest hobbies and habits of 9 world leaders, from repairing Rolexes to ripping up official documents

The quirkiest hobbies and habits of 9 world leaders, from repairing Rolexes to ripping up official documents

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Some of the biggest figures on the world's stage have lesser-known habits and hobbies. From the Dalai Lama's lifelong interest in tinkering with watches to Russian President...
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Atheist prayers can be barred by House chaplain, appeals court says

11 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

The court ruled in a lawsuit brought by the co-president of Freedom from Religion Foundation.
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Man carrying cross on Good Friday says he hopes to remind others of true meaning of Easter

13 hours ago   |   ABC

Israel Uvalle walked with the cross to "where the Holy Spirit leads him" to remind others of the true meaning of Easter.
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Channelview Ministry Team answers the call in times of need and disaster

1 day ago   |   ABC

They were there in the wake of Harvey, and as comforters after last year's Channelview High School bus crash.
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Chicago Synagogue opens Passover escape room

1 day ago   |   ABC

Edgewater's Emanuel Congregation is offering a new way to celebrate Passover this year: an escape room.
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India's millions of young voters can swing national election

2 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

NEW DELHI - Young Indians could play a crucial role in the ongoing general election in the world's largest democracy. With nearly two-thirds of India's population below 35, and...
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Medal of Honor review sought for minority World War I heroes

Medal of Honor review sought for minority World War I heroes

2 days ago   |   Politico

Congress is preparing to order the Pentagon to review the records of scores of decorated soldiers who served in World War I to determine if they were denied the nation's...
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Poll: Church membership in US plummets over past 20 years

2 days ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - The percentage of U.S. adults who belong to a church or other religious institution has plunged by 20 percentage points over the past two decades, hitting a low of...
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Japan's outgoing emperor performed a sacred ritual with a mirror, sword, and jewel as part of his abdication

Japan's outgoing emperor performed a sacred ritual with a mirror, sword, and jewel as part of his abdication

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Japan's Emperor Akihito is stepping down on April 30 in the country's first abdication in 200 years. He p erformed a sacred ritual on Thursday to report his abdication to the...
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Sikh leader critical of federal terror report says his Sikh Liberation Front - and its AK-47 logo - don't promote violence

Sikh leader critical of federal terror report says his Sikh Liberation Front - and its AK-47 logo - don't promote violence

2 days ago   |   National Post

Moninder Singh has been outspoken in his criticism of a controversial recent federal terrorism report: despite its reference to alleged Sikh extremism, he says he's aware of no...
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Newspaper's search for food stamp data now before Supreme Court

Newspaper's search for food stamp data now before Supreme Court

A supermarket trade association opposing the information's release to the Argus Leader in South Dakota says it's confidential. Read more ...

Missing 14-year-old Ohio boy found dead, buried in shallow grave on farm

Missing 14-year-old Ohio boy found dead, buried in shallow grave on farm

An Ohio boy missing for six days was found dead Friday morning, buried in a shallow grave on a farm. Read more ...

NHL playoffs today 2019: Live scores, TV schedule, updates from Saturday's games

NHL playoffs today 2019: Live scores, TV schedule, updates from Saturday's games

Follow SN's hub for the 2019 NHL playoffs, including live updates, scores and a full TV schedule for every playoff game, every night. Read more ...

Kyrie Irving's balanced night puts Celtics in driver's seat

Kyrie Irving's balanced night puts Celtics in driver's seat

INDIANAPOLIS - Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 on Friday night for a 3-0 lead in the... Read more ...

Not real news: A look at what didn't happen this week

Not real news: A look at what didn't happen this week

None of these stories are legitimate, even though they were shared widely on social media. Read more ...

2 arrested in killing of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland

2 arrested in killing of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland

LONDON - Police in Northern Ireland on Saturday arrested two teenagers in connection with the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry. The men... Read more ...

California couple sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after children...

California couple sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after children testify about years of torture

The parents each spoke before the sentencing."I'm sorry for everything I've done to hurt my children," Louise Turpin said. Read more ...

Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

BOSTON - Auston Matthews broke a scoreless tie in the third period, Kasperi Kapanen added another goal and the Toronto Maple Leafs hung on the beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 Friday... Read more ...

No evidence school fight contributed to death of 10-year-old girl...

No evidence school fight contributed to death of 10-year-old girl, prosecutor says

The fifth grader from South Carolina died of natural causes following a fight at her elementary school. Read more ...

Avalanche finish off Flames in Game 5, advance to 2nd round

Avalanche finish off Flames in Game 5, advance to 2nd round

CALGARY, Alberta - Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen each had two goals and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 Friday night to advance to... Read more ...