Posts Tagged ‘Year’s’

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Holiday Sales Worst in 40 Years

December 25, 2008

The deals were there and, by most accounts, so were the shoppers. But at the close of the final holiday shopping weekend, consumers confessed they were still nervous about buying.

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Churches More Informal & Diverse than 10 Years Ago

December 23, 2008

crossoverchurchx.jpgWorship services may still be the USA’s most segregated hour, but fewer congregations are now completely white, finds a study comparing churches, synagogues and mosques last year with a decade ago.

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Texas Sect Elder Gets 30 Years for Molesting Girl

December 16, 2008

A judge sentenced a religious sect’s elder to 30 years in prison for molesting an 11-year-old girl during a phony cervical cancer exam.

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O.J. Simpson Sentenced to at Least 33 Years for Kidnapping, Armed Robbery

December 5, 2008

oj-simpson3.jpgA broken O.J. Simpson was sentenced Friday to as much as 33 years in prison for a hotel armed robbery after a judge rejected his apology and said, “It was much more than stupidity.”

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Palestinian President Abbas says There’s No Chance for Peace Deal by Year’s End

November 3, 2008

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday excluded the possibility of reaching a peace agreement with Israel before the end of 2008 as envisaged at the Annapolis conference in November last year.

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