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MO Nuns Chart Third Album: Lent At Ephesus

MO Nuns Chart Third Album: Lent At Ephesus

The Benedictines of Mary are already titans in the recording industry.  Named Billboard’s Number 1 Classic And Traditional Artist for 2012 and 2013, they again recorded a Lent themed album of “a capella chants, intricate harmonies and hymns of glory and redemption.” They’re cloistered, so all the recording is done in their monastery, about 35 minutes north of Kansas City.[Read More…]

by February 16, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

End Near For Chavez’s Venezuela?

The streets of Caracas and other large cities in Venezuela’s witnessed saw large violent protests this week. Three were shot dead and dozens more wounded. Eyewitnesses blame on government-sponsored armed motorcycle gangs, similar to the ones used to suppress pro-democracy protests in Iran in 2009. From The Daily Beast It’s not clear how long their protests will continue, but the[Read More…]

by February 16, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
[VIDEO] Muslim Man Arrested For Torching Gay Bar

[VIDEO] Muslim Man Arrested For Torching Gay Bar

According to KIRO 7 Seattle: Suspect Musab Masmari’s motive may have stemmed from his “distaste for homosexual people.” Masmari is charged with arson for allegedly setting the fire at Neighbours nightclub shortly after midnight on New Year’s Day. According to investigative documents filed in King County Superior Court, the 30-year old Masmari told a friend “that homosexuals should be exterminated.”[Read More…]

by February 16, 2014 0 comments Video

200 Illegal Miners Trapped In South Africa

There are reports 200 illegal miners are trapped in a South African gold mine. Rescuers indicate 30 miners have been contacted and have communicated 200 more are trapped below.   Illegal mining of abandoned shafts is common in South Africa, where informal miners excavate ore to sell, often living underground in dangerous and precarious conditions. Fatal accidents are common, and[Read More…]

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USA Defeats Slovenia 5-1

Phil Kessel has three goals as the Americans shut out Slovenia 5-1. Team USA wore 1960 throwback jerseys. Finland takes on Canada in the other Group B game today.

by February 16, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Violent Protests In Venezuela

Fifty-six percent inflation and worsening economic conditions in Venezuela have sparked violent protests, prompting President Nicholas Maduro to implement social media crackdowns and arrests. Senator Marco Rubio took to Twitter to call out Maduro: #LaSalida #VamosVenezuela @NicolasMaduro pic.twitter.com/Wz4JV5cEhl — Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) February 14, 2014   Maduro countered that Venezuela needed to be “liberated” from twitter. Read more at USA[Read More…]

by February 16, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Kickstarter Hacked

The large crowd-funding site says it was hacked. Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler said usernames, passwords, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers had been compromised by hackers.  Strickler insists no credit card information had been stolen. Read more at CNN.

by February 15, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Oshie, Ojibwe, AKA Keeway Gaaboo, Defended Fighting Sioux Nickname

St. Louis Blues forward and Sochi Olympic shootout matinee idol T.J. Oshie is party Ojibwe (Chippewa) Indian. After moving to the small but mighty hockey town, Warroad, MN in 2002, the family was given Ojibwe names by the local tribe.  His is Keeway Gaboo. And, according to Dennis Dodd of CBS, Oshie defended the University of North Dakota nickname.  Though[Read More…]

by February 15, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Henson Son Dies At 48

Wow. John Henson, son of the late puppeteer Jim Henson, died of a sudden massive heart attack. The elder Henson died suddenly in 1990. Two other siblings, Brian and Lisa, joined John in positions with their father’s company. John Henson was the voice of Sweetums. Read more at CNN.

by February 15, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Tustin Angels? Moreno Sours On Talks With Anaheim

Angels owner Arte Moreno, who has no love lost for the city of Anaheim as evidenced by his changing the team name to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim shortly after buying the team, is looking to take the city out of the picture completely with discussions on a possible stadium in nearby Tustin in Orange county. The decommissioned Marine[Read More…]

by February 15, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized