A BEEF OVER PORK Church scraps pig wrestling event after activists squeal

Monday, 27 April 2015 04:57 Written by
(AP) A Wisconsin church is trying to save its bacon. St. Patrick Catholic Parish, in Stephensville, is canceling its annual parishioners vs. pigs mud-wrestling fund-raiser after critics launched an online petition campaign against the event that garnered more than 81,000 signatures. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT According to Christian Today, the 44-year tradition – dubbed “Original Pig Rassle” -- is being scrapped in exchange for a human mud
Togo Election: Incumbent president takes early lead in vote tally
Monday, 27 April 2015 04:54 Written by
Apr 27, 2015 at 9:50am Togo Election: Incumbent president takes early lead in vote tally Comments ( 0 ) Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe took an early lead in the first results from on Saturday's presidential vote released on Monday. Results from six of 42 voting districts showed Gnassingbe with 64%, ahead of 33% for his nearest rival, Jean-Pierre Fabre, the head of the election commission said. Gnassingbe is widely seen
Hillary Clinton's campaign is going to be a huge slog for Democrats
Monday, 27 April 2015 04:41 Written by
The hidden divide at the heart of the GOP's immigration fight
Greek Cypriots say welcome election of Turk Cypriot moderate
Monday, 27 April 2015 04:41 Written by
NICOSIA, April 27 (Reuters) - Greek Cypriots welcomed theelection of a moderate Turkish Cypriot leader in northern Cypruson Monday, saying they anticipated a swift resumption of stalledpeace talks. Turkish Cypriot independent Mustafa Akinci swept to victoryin presidential elections on Sunday, clinching 60.5 percent ofthe vote over incumbent conservative Dervis Eroglu. Akinci haspledged to push for a peace deal with Greek Cypriots. "At last, our hopes are high that this country can bereunified," said Cypriot President…
Clinton plans to hold open houses in NH
Monday, 27 April 2015 04:24 Written by
Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is planning a series of open houses covering New Hampshire county-by-county over the next month. Clinton was in the Granite State last week for her first visit since officially announcing she is running for the Democratic presidential nomination. Although there was no word on how soon the former secretary of state will be back in New Hampshire, the campaign will be hosting open houses and enlisting volunteers throughout the state over
Kazakh voters had only limited choice in election - OSCE
Monday, 27 April 2015 04:18 Written by
ALMATY (Reuters) - Voters in Kazakhstan's early presidential election had only limited choice due to a lack of a genuine opposition and restrictions on freedom of expression, Europe's main security body, the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe, said on Monday. President Nursultan Nazarbayev, in power since 1989, won 97.7 percent of the vote in Sunday's election, according to official figures, securing a new five-year
Congress May Be Forced To Intervene Again On Mammogram Recommendations
Monday, 27 April 2015 04:15 Written by
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Nursultan Nazarbayev re-elected as Kazakhstan’s President
Monday, 27 April 2015 04:14 Written by
ASTANA, Kazakhstan: The 74-year-old Nursultan Nazarbayev has been re-elected as the President of Kazakhstan after he secured 97.7 percent votes in the presidential election held on Sunday. In its report issued by the Kazakhstan’s Central Election Commission, the election body said that Nazarbayev secured a fifth consecutive five-year term in the presidential polls which witnessed a record 95.22 percent turnout. Nazarbayev had never a serious challenge as only
Sudan to unveil election results with Bashir set for win
Monday, 27 April 2015 04:14 Written by
Khartoum (AFP) - Sudan's National Electoral Commission was due to announce the results on Monday of presidential and parliamentary elections, with incumbent Omar al-Bashir and his National Congress Party expected to dominate. Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges, faced little competition in the four-day vote with just 13 little-known challengers standing against him. The mainstream opposition boycotted the polls and called on voters
Legal Battle Over Gay Marriage Hits The Supreme Court Tuesday
Monday, 27 April 2015 04:07 Written by
i People camp on the sidewalk outside the U.S. Supreme Court

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