Today I came across an article written by Rick Warren, author of the bestselling The Purpose Driven Life, calling on churches to take action to fight HIV and AIDS. Warren emphasizes the tragedy of AIDS in both...
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I had a horrible experience the other night. It was
brief but it knocked me on my butt for a second. We were at my
engagement dinner (that's right, I'm getting married to a wonderful
woman next Spring). One of our guests looked at me and said, "You know,
I just don’t...
quotes from the NYtimes moive review of "Darwin's Nightmare," Hubert Sauper's By A. O. SCOTT
Published: August 3, 2005"...harrowing, indispensable documentary, is framed by the arrival and
departure of an enormous Soviet-made cargo plane at an airstrip...
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Sudan Turns Violent After a Leader Dies
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: August 1, 2005
Filed at 12:10 p.m. ET
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) -- Rioters burned cars and threw stones in Sudan's capital Monday after a helicopter crash...
Jeff Nolan ponders about why taxpayer $ is spent on trying to send tired old vehicles up in space, instead of creating new ones. Btw, for all I know the Russian Progress and Soyuz flights are just as aging as...
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Lot of buzz about MSN's Virtual Earth today ... Jeremy Wright gives it the thumbs up over Google Maps - althought I think it's a bit of unfair comparison, Google Earth is certainly a more comparable product. Isn't it funny how the whole world talks about these two only,...
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The Novelty of Google Earth hasn't worn off yet, and now we have a contender: MSN Virtual Earth... well, sort of ... as long as the Earth is limited to the US - while Google's world includes the Moon :-)If you...
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KIGALI, Rwanda (Reuters) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, visiting a Rwandan genocide memorial on Saturday, expressed regret for his "personal failure" to prevent the 1994 slaughter of 800,000 people.
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - As many as seven explosions struck the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheik on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula early Saturday, targeting several hotels and killing at least 25 people, witnesses and police said.
First there was Google Maps, then Google Earth, and now here's Google Moon. Now we have proof that the Moon is really made of Cheese! You'll need to zoom to the max ... is that Emmenthaler? Can't wait for...
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HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe sought Friday to discredit South African clergymen who have criticized its demolitions of shantytowns, with state media saying their visit to assess the drive was bankrolled by British intelligence.
A major incident, unprecedented in the nation's aviation industry occurred at about 4.30 am yesterday when an aircraft belonging to French carrier, Air France collided with six cows right at the Port Harcourt Airport runway, killing all of them.
Recently, the news columns were full of a supposed dispute between
the Americans and the British about foreign aid relief to Africa. If
the news reports are to be believed, the British wish to push the
Americans further, to provide more debt relief for countries...
ive8, the biggest event in music history, today stepped up pressure on G8 leaders ahead of their summit in Scotland next week with a warning that failure to secure a "historic breakthrough" on action...
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