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Mummers the word for sky medics fund

By Elizabeth Kay

AN ancient artistic tradition has been re-enacted in Cumbria in a bid to raise money for the county’s air ambulance service. A group of mummers revived the ancient art of guising, and performed a short play around various pubs in Penrith, Appleby and Bolton raising money for The Great North Air Ambulance . . . → Read More: Mummers the word for sky medics fund

Villager sacrificed for bumper crop

A middle-aged Jharkhand villager was sacrificed in the hope of a bumper crop on a drought- affected farm, police said. Mangal Singh was beheaded Dec 24 and his blood sprinkled on the paddy crops, a police officer said.

His headless body was recovered from a forest in Basia in Gumla district, 140 km from here, . . . → Read More: Villager sacrificed for bumper crop

Whence cometh the New Year

By Michael Ryan

Righteous Puritans avoided the revelry and were aghast at the rowdy, excessive New Year’s celebrations observed in other colonies such as New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia. “The prevailing custom or ceremony of wishing a happy New-Year is of ancient date, and probably took its rise from the Romans… .” Jan. 1, . . . → Read More: Whence cometh the New Year

Death Toll Rises to Six Figures in Asia

Sorties by relief planes A family sit in a temporary shelter after their home was destroyed during the Tsunami in east coast town of Trincomalee in Sri Lanka on December 29, 2004.from diverse vicinities of the world with US, UK and Pakistan atop got intensified in the Tsunamis-hit realms of Asia Wednesday as the men . . . → Read More: Death Toll Rises to Six Figures in Asia

Archaeologists identify traces of ‘miracle’ pool

Archaeologists in Jerusalem have identified the remains of the Siloam Pool, where the Bible says Jesus miraculously cured a man’s blindness, researchers said Thursday “” underlining a stirring link between the works of Jesus and ancient Jewish rituals.

The archaeologists are slowly digging out the pool, where water still runs, tucked away in what is . . . → Read More: Archaeologists identify traces of ‘miracle’ pool

New Age New Releases – January 2005

By Janet Boyer

At the crest of a new year, many people take stock of their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health–and decide they want their life to travel in a different direction. Below are books on subjects like natural alternatives to estrogen, resilience, spiritual fitness, Celtic spirituality, healing the world through mindfulness, the art . . . → Read More: New Age New Releases – January 2005

Toddler dies from dog bites

A three-year-old B.C. boy is dead after being mauled by one or more dogs, police say. RCMP were called to a Maple Ridge residence Monday where they found the boy. He had suffered multiple dog bites to the face and head.

The boy was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead. The child’s distraught . . . → Read More: Toddler dies from dog bites

A Pagan Holiday Ruined By Christians

By Mark Gelbart

Christmas is another one of those pagan holidays ruined by Christians. Originally, it was a time of year when kids were given toys to keep them occupied, while parents went to orgies and drank too much. It was such a popular holiday that Christian rulers wouldn’t dare risk an uprising by . . . → Read More: A Pagan Holiday Ruined By Christians

Beef industry celebrate border re-opening

EDMONTON (CP) – Cattle ranchers and beef industry officials were throwing cowboy hats in the air Wednesday after the United States announced sweeping plans for opening the border in March to nearly all Canadian exports of beef and live cattle.

“Isn’t that wonderful,” whooped Mac McLean, owner of two feedlots near Lethbridge, Alta. “That’s . . . → Read More: Beef industry celebrate border re-opening

New refugee rules close U.S. border

Seeking asylum in Canada became more complicated on Wednesday, as new legislation took effect, closing the Canada-U.S. border to refugees. The Safe Third Country Agreement forces asylum seekers to apply for refugee status in the country where they land.

Before the rules took effect, many would take flights to the United States ““ where more . . . → Read More: New refugee rules close U.S. border