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  • Church's coffeehouse closes as pastor leaves

    Church's coffeehouse closes as pastor leaves
    A "plum gig" for musicians and an intimate haven for folk music lovers is closing in August. The Stained Glass Coffeehouse, located within the Congregational Church in Deerfield, will stage a final and free concert on Aug. 16. Senior pastor Blair Hull,...
  • All five of Garth Brooks' Irish comeback shows canceled

    All five of Garth Brooks' Irish comeback shows canceled
    Country singer Garth Brooks' five comeback concerts in Dublin this month were canceled on Tuesday after two of the sold-out shows were denied permission to go ahead, the event's promoters said. A council decision last week to uphold objections raised...
  • Pope meets with abuse victims, apologizes for church coverups

    VATICAN CITY Pope Francis met privately with a small group of victims of pedophile priests Monday and apologized for the way the Catholic Church covered up child sex abuse perpetuated by clergy members. "Before God and his people, I express my sorrow for...
  • Jesus returns to Emmaus church

    I was glad to see Jesus has returned to my church. He had been gone for about six months. I'm speaking, of course, about the statue of Jesus outside the church, St. Ann's in Emmaus. Jesus is inside all the time, they tell us, at home in the tabernacle....
  • Cop wounded in fatal shooting: 'Anyone else hurt?'

    Right after being removed from a hospital ventilator Monday, the Fort Lauderdale homicide detective wounded last week in a parking lot shootout turned to his wife and asked, "Was anybody else hurt?" Mark Shotwell, 56, remained in critical but stable...
  • Garth Brooks slates press conference; Dublin shows in jeopardy?

    Garth Brooks has alerted fans that “the  wait is over,” the key remaining question being “The wait for what?” Earlier this year the country superstar announced that he would soon return to the road following a self-imposed...
  • Pope apologizes for Church's sexual abuse, calls it 'sacrilegious cult'

    Pope apologizes for Church's sexual abuse, calls it 'sacrilegious cult'
    Pope Francis told victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clerics the Church should "weep and make reparation" for crimes he said had taken on the dimensions of a sacrilegious cult. "For some time now I have felt in my heart deep pain and suffering,"...
  • 'The Divide' on WE tv smartly smudges race, class stereotypes

    In what is becoming something of a monthly ritual, yet another niche network is venturing in from the old film/documentary/reality fringe with a character-driven drama that executives hope will do what "Mad Men" did for AMC. At least with "The Divide,"...
  • AbbVie to Buy Shire for $54.8 billion in biggest inversion

    AbbVie to Buy Shire for $54.8 billion in biggest inversion
    AbbVie Inc. is buying Shire for nearly $55 billion, the largest deal in a year filled with merger and acquisition activity, and the latest example of companies taking foreign addresses to cut taxes. The deal will allow North Chicago-based pharmaceutical...
  • U.S. Treasury urges Congress to act on corporate tax dodge deals

    (Reuters) - Calling for a new sense of "economic patriotism," U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew urged Congress on Wednesday to take steps quickly to discourage U.S. companies from moving their tax domiciles abroad to avoid federal taxes. "Congress should...
  • Euro zone periphery on recovery track but deflation a worry: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Some of the euro zone's most vulnerable economies are set for stable if lackluster growth over the coming year and deflation remains a serious threat, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Thursday. The economic outlooks for Ireland and...