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Pro Golfer Bubba Watson Raps About God's Blessing in 'Bubbaclaus' Video

The Christian Post - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:59am
Christian professional golfer Bubba Watson reminisces about Christmas memories and thanks God for his family in the goofy YouTube rap video "Bubbaclaus."
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NBA Guard Evan Turner Compares Himself To Jesus Christ

The Christian Post - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:25am
Evan Turner, the 26-year-old Boston Celtics guard, recently compared himself to Jesus Christ when speaking about people's dislike for him.
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Pakistani Christian Family With Daughters Gang Raped by Muslim Men: Powerful People Threatened Us; Police Obstructed Medical Evidence

The Christian Post - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 8:19am
The family of two Pakistani Christian teenagers, who were gang-raped at gunpoint in the Punjab Province by four Muslim men, is saying that they are being threatened by influential people in their village and warned not to press charges against the attackers.
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Marquette University Suspends Professor, Accusing Him of Homophobic Comments

The Christian Post - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:46am
Marquette University seems to be sending a message to students and faculty who support Catholic doctrine regarding marriage: if you oppose gay marriage keep your mouth shut.
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NJ Megachurch Plans 'Spiritual Flash Mob' on Christmas Eve; Thousands of Churchgoers May Participate

The Christian Post - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:28am
New Jersey-based Liquid Church announced this week its plan to equip churchgoers to participate in a "spiritual flash mob" on Christmas Eve.
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Departures

World Magazine - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00am
Edmund Abel April 2 | 92 | Contract engineer who designed the Mr. Coffee drip brewing machine launched in 1972. Fouad Ajami June 22 | 68 | Middle East scholar and director of the Middle East Studies program at Johns Hopkins, the Lebanese-American of Shiite descent for 27 years wrote commentary for The Wall Street Journal , supported war in Iraq but became a critic of its Shiite-led government. John F. Akers Aug. 22 | 79 | Chief executive of IBM (1985-1993), a turbulent time that saw the
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Lap dogs and attack hounds

World Magazine - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00am
My votes for the worst reporting of 2014
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The use and abuse of stories

World Magazine - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00am
Events like Rolling Stone’s flawed rape story can make a culture jaded and cynical
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Sights and sounds

World Magazine - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00am
WORLD Radio keeps us connected to you
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Chocolate shop terror

World Magazine - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00am
A standoff inside a Sydney café caps a year plagued by lone wolf attacks 
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Looking Ahead

World Magazine - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00am
Jan. 5   Residents of Mumbai, India, can resume using firecrackers today when the city’s annual temporary ban on noise pollution expires. Every year, Mumbai city officials ban firecrackers or other noisemakers that can reach more than 105 decibels in otherwise cacophonous New Year’s celebrations in the city. Jan. 6   Unless a federal court intervenes, gay couples in Florida will be able to obtain marriage licenses beginning today. In 2014, a federal district court judge
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‘We can’t wait’

World Magazine - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00am
Selma gives an engaging behind-the-scenes look at a powerful moment in U.S. history
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Into the Woods

World Magazine - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00am
Once upon a time, a childless baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) wished for a baby. Enter stage right, with a bang and a puff of smoke, a gnarled old witch (Meryl Streep) who will break the curse on their house and grant their desire—if they bring her four things from the nearby woods. What things, you ask? Lean in close, and I’ll tell: a cloak as red as blood (Red Riding Hood), a cow as white as milk (Jack and the Beanstalk), a lock of yellow hair (Rapunzel), and a shoe
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Tolkien take away

World Magazine - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00am
Peter Jackson’s vision dominates Hobbit series
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2014 News of the Year

World Magazine - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00am
Now 14 years into a new millennium, the year jerked us back to a past we thought we’d left in the fossil dust of some other century. Beheadings? Soviet-style conflict? Runaway epidemic?
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Trends

World Magazine - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00am
Tech Apple led the way once again with wait-in-line technology, this time breaking ground in its iPhone6 with Apple Pay—an attempt to use existing technology to change the way we buy things. With fingerprint identification to access a default credit card, customers at select retailers can now pay without their wallets. Laser tag, for real The U.S. Navy’s newest weapon is ready for deployment. A laser weapons system dubbed LaWS performed flawlessly in tests aboard a ship in the Arabian
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Timeline

World Magazine - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:00am
A quick look at the biggest events of the past year
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