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Pope describes Easter as 'beginning of the new world' amid troubled times

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Pope Francis described Easter as the "beginning of the new world" amid suffering for people around the world during his traditional Urbi et Orbi blessing from his balcony of...

'Curse of La Llorona' tops North American box office with $26.5M

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Horror movie "The Curse of La Llorona" is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $26.5 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com said Sunday.

Pope describes Easter as 'beginning of the new world' amid troubled times

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Pope Francis described Easter as the "beginning of the new world" amid suffering for people around the world during his traditional Urbi et Orbi blessing from his balcony of...

Pope describes Easter as 'beginning of the new world' amid troubled times

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Pope Francis described Easter as the "beginning of the new world" amid suffering for people around the world during his traditional Urbi et Orbi blessing from his balcony of...

8 Archaeological Sites That Jesus May have Visited

16 hours ago from Live Science

Here's a look at some of the more interesting places the historical Jesus may have set foot in, and what he was doing there.

Gunmen kill 13 at private party in Mexico town

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Armed gunmen allegedly attacked a private party at a restaurant in Minatitlan, Mexico, killing 13 people but the motive remains a mystery.

What happened to triclosan? A lingering legacy of the hyper-hygiene era

1 day ago from CBC: Health

A few years ago we were brushing our teeth with it, rinsing our mouths with it, sanitizing our hands with it. And now triclosan is almost vanished from the marketplace.

Why Do Our Fingernails Keep Growing Until the Day We Die?

1 day ago from Live Science

You may give them little thought beyond when to trim them or which nail color to apply. But the humble nail laid the groundwork for our evolution into the humans...

Tulips from the air: Artist drawn to beauty of Norfolk flowers

It is their "beauty of colour and space that makes me keep coming back", artist says.

Salt Lake temple to close 4 years for renovations

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The iconic Salt Lake Temple, headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is expected to close for four years to undergo renovations, church officials announced Friday.

Jesus Wasn't the Only Man to Be Crucified. Here's the History Behind This Brutal Practice.

2 days ago from Live Science

The most famous crucifixion in the world took place when, according to the New Testament, Jesus was put to death by the Romans. But he was far from the only...

Ancent Peruvian microbrewery, sour ale helps explain longevity of the Wari empire

2 days ago from UPI

The study of an ancient microbrewery in Peru and its supply of a sour beer has provided scientists new insights into the stability of the Wari empire.

Christians re-enact cross procession worldwide to mark Good Friday

2 days ago from UPI

Christians around the world observed Good Friday -- the acknowledged date of Jesus Christ's crucifixion -- with traditional ceremonies, prayers and re-enactments.

Mysterious river dolphin could provide new insights into marine mammal communication

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A mysterious river dolphin in Brazil, previously thought to be quiet, could offer new insights into the evolutionary origins of marine mammal communication.

Seoul official says he’ll push for North Korea temple stay program

2 days ago from UPI

South Korea's unification minister said he will push for a South Korea-style temple stay program at a Buddhist temple in North Korea.

Marines to replace LAV with new armored vehicle in next decade

2 days ago from UPI

The U.S. Marine Corps plans to replace its light-armored vehicle, around since the 1980s, with a modern armored reconnaissance vehicle late in the next decade.

Study: 10,000 more died in Yemen over last 5 months

2 days ago from UPI

The report -- which tracks political violence and protests in Africa, South Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Latin America -- said more than 7,600 of the new deaths occurred...

Watch: Prehistoric giant shark tooth found on beach in North Carolina

2 days ago from UPI

A girl visiting a North Carolina beach with her family made an unusual and rare discovery -- a shark tooth that could be up to 3 million years old.

In photos: Christians observe Good Friday in Jerusalem

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Christians walk the path where they believe Jesus Christ carried his cross on Good Friday in the Old City of Jerusalem on April 19, 2019. Holy Week leads up to...

Watch: Man breaks Guinness record with 116 'Captain Marvel' viewings

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A Wisconsin man said he broke a Guinness World Record -- his fifth such accomplishment -- by going to see Captain Marvel 116 times in the theaters.

Mesopotamian King Sargon II envisioned ancient city Karkemish as western Assyrian capital

2 days ago from Physorg

In "A New Historical Inscription of Sargon II from Karkemish," published in the Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Gianni Marchesi translates a recently discovered inscription of the Assyrian King Sargon...

Infamous ‘death roll’ almost universal among crocodile species

2 days ago from Science Blog

The iconic “death roll” of alligators and crocodiles may be more common among species than previously believed, according to a new study published in Ethology, Ecology & Evolution and coauthored by a...

Disappearing bumblebee species under threat of extinction

2 days ago from Science Blog

The American Bumblebee – a species once more commonly seen buzzing around Southern Ontario – is critically endangered, according to a new study led by York University. The finding, published in Journal of...

BAE awarded $23.9M for USS Ignatius post-shakedown work

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BAE Systems was awarded a $23.9 million contract for post-shakedown availability of the Paul Ignatius, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer.

Watch: James Corden, Andrew Garfield audition for 'Game of Thrones' on 'Late Late Show'

2 days ago from UPI

James Corden and Andrew Garfield try to land roles on HBO's "Game of Thrones" in a new "Late Late Show" sketch.

Daily grind: The biography of a stone axe

2 days ago from Physorg

Tom Breukel analysed some 250 stone axes from the Caribbean and reconstructed their biographies, thus increasing our knowledge of production and trade in the period around the arrival of Columbus....

Sonar Anomaly Leads to Discovery of 500-Year-Old Shipwreck in North Sea

2 days ago from Live Science

The wreck was filled with a trove of copper.