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  • Catholic Caucus: Accusations that Pope Complicit in Abuse Cover-Up Fall Flat

    03/30/2010 7:35:01 AM PDT · by topher · 4 replies · 267+ views
    Monday March 29, 2010 Accusations that Pope Complicit in Abuse Cover-Up Fall Flat By James TillmanMarch 29, 2010 ( - Since the New York Times attempted to connect Pope Benedict XVI with the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church, pundits have not let up on the pressure on the pontiff. Christopher Hitchens wrote recently that Benedict XVI's "whole career has the stench of evil," joining a host of pundits that have attacked him over the abuse crisis, and even called for his resignation.  Yet according to defenders of the pope, the noise caused by the three primary claims...
  • Domestic Violence Officer Accused Of Assaulting Husband

    08/26/2008 11:30:44 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 24 replies · 281+ views ^ | Aug 25, 2008 | NA
    Domestic Violence Officer Accused Of Assaulting Husband Posted: Aug 25, 2008 06:15 PM Putnam County Sheriff's Office COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - A Putnam County woman faces is accused of assaulting her husband. Kim Keith is a domestic violence officer with the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. Since 2003, if there's been a domestic violence case in the county, more than likely Keith has investigated it. But now she's on the other side of the law and suspended from her job. "Absolutely not," Keith said when asked if she has ever shoved or physically assaulted her husband. A police report indicates that her...
  • Airmen stay cool by cutting up uniforms

    11/12/2007 4:29:25 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 14 replies · 547+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | November 12, 2007 | Scott Schonauer
    BAGHDAD — Most airmen like the Air Force’s new camouflage uniforms. They say they’re more comfortable and easier to maintain, and they dig the digital tiger print. Except there is one thing that gets them hot under the collar: The uniforms can be sweltering in warm weather. The Airman Battle Uniform, or ABU, is more rugged than the old uniforms, partly because the fabric is thicker. But in locations such as Iraq and Kuwait, where temperatures often reach the triple-digits in summer and remain in the low 80s in November, the last thing somebody wants is thicker clothing. “Whoever designed...
  • Terror suspect arrested seeking nuclear material

    01/24/2005 8:52:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies · 723+ views
    WND ^ | January 24, 2005 | staff
    German police have arrested two suspected al-Qaida terrorists – one who was allegedly trying to buy enriched uranium for a nuclear bomb and other planning a suicide attack in Iraq. According to a German prosecutor, the arrests, which occurred early Sunday, came after months of investigation, Knight-Ridder reported. The suspects were nabbed after early morning police raids in Mainz and Bonn. President Bush is scheduled to visit Mainz next month, which heightens the security concerns in the city. It was determined today there was enough evidence to keep the pair in custody pending possible charges. Authorities described one suspect, Ibrahim...