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The Equal Justice Initiative has added more musical acts to the upcoming Concert for Peace and Justice. The concert is being held to celebrate the grand opening of The National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum. According to their Facebook page, Dave Matthews Band has ... artists
MARTINSVILLE - At Roselawn Burial Park, the dearly departed may be resting in peace - but many loved ones who tend their graves are feeling anything but peaceful. People have been complaining about alleged poor maintenance of the grounds and outright destruction of graves and grave-markers ...

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has reportedly told confidantes he is prepared to be fired by President Donald Trump. Rosenstein, who reportedly approved raids on the home and office of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, is at peace with the possibility of losing his job, said one source cited by ...
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that the Middle East is in such "chaos" that it has become a threat to international peace and security -- and Syria "represents the most serious threat." The U.N. chief told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council that the highly volatile situation ...
There are many ways to define what being a leader is, but for one recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize it is someone who journeys with his or her people -- and who takes a stand when others won't. "Leaders are the ones who will stand up and speak when no-one else is willing to speak up," ...
Russian officials condemned the U.S.-led airstrikes on three sites in Syria early Saturday, calling the attacks "treacherous and insane" and a "clear and present danger to world peace." The U.S., U.K. and France carried out the strikes in the early morning hours on targets that U.S. officials said were linked ...
Zomlot proceeded to outline the Palestinian stance on peace. "We believe that the best way forward is the two-state solution on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem being the capital of Palestine," continued Zomlot. "The two-state solution is not a compromise. The two-state solution is a ...
On Christianity's most joyful day, Pope Francis called for peace in a world marked by war and conflict, "beginning with the beloved and long-suffering ... Turning to Asia, Francis expressed hope that talks underway could bring peace to the Korean peninsula, urging "those who are directly responsible act ...
VATICAN CITY – On Christianity's most joyful day Pope Francis, in his Easter Sunday message, called for peace in a world marked by war and conflict, “beginning with the beloved and long-suffering land of Syria,” and extending to the entire Middle East, the Korean Peninsula and parts of Africa affected by ...
SAVE Peace Walk promotes unity, tranquility. By NewsCenter 16 |. Posted: Sat 6:50 PM, Mar 31, 2018. SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Peace and unity prompted people to put on their walking shoes Saturday in South Bend. Dozens of people marched and sang church hymns through the southeast side of the city. The peace ...
Pope Francis has used his Easter Sunday message to "implore fruits of peace upon the entire world." Francis called on April 1 for a "swift end" to carnage in the "beloved and long-suffering land of Syria" as well as "reconciliation" between Palestinians and Israelis. He made the calls in the traditional Urbi et ...
Expelling Russian Diplomats 'Upset World Peace Effort': Bolivia ... "Our solidarity with the brotherly people of Russia and its President Vladimir Putin, for the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the USA and some European countries... these reprisals attempt against world peace," Morales said on Twitter.
He also appealed for an end to the “carnage” in Syria, calling for humanitarian aid to be allowed to enter the country, and for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Francis appeared to refer directly to last Friday's Gaza violence, calling for “reconciliation for the Holy Land, also ...
“Marcia as Harlequin #2,” a photographic collage created by Wheeling artist Bernie Peace in 2000, is featured in a new retrospective exhibition of his artwork at the Wheeling Artisan Center. The show, titled “Bernie Peace: Recent Works, Mostly,” opens Thursday and continues through April 26. WHEELING ...

In this Wednesday, March 28, 2018 photo, a worker stands on a scaffolding as he prepares the upcoming Easter day mass at the Shantou Catholic church in Shantou in south China's Guangdong province. (Credit: AP Photo/Andy Wong.) ...
Far from Baghdad where Nick's 26-year-old body was found nearly 14 years ago, Michael Berg will be continuing his search for peace in the wake of Nick's death on Monday. The circular, freshwater lake is about an hour drive from Michael's Norfolk, Virginia, home, located at the center of the Great Dismal ...
Peace is often an elusive state, battered as it is by fear, worry, distrust, betrayal, doubt, damage, bereavement, hopelessness, discord, self-concern, monotony or the cacophony that drowns out a clear and focused heart. Perhaps we can say this about the disciples gathered after Jesus' crucifixion - that they ...
Years After Son Was Beheaded in Iraq, Dad Still Seeks Peace. On what would have been Nick Berg's 40th birthday next week, his father will be where he's been nearly every April 2 since his son was beheaded in Iraq: Lake Drummond. April 1, 2018, at 9:01 a.m.. Years After Son Was Beheaded in Iraq, Dad Still Seeks ...
(JTA) — Pope Francis called for peace in the Holy Land saying the violence between Israel and the Palestinians “does not spare the defenseless.” Francis' Easter address, known as Urbi et Orbi, or to the city and the world, was delivered Sunday from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, two ...
On Christianity's most joyful day, Pope Francis in his Easter Sunday message called for peace in a world marked by war and conflict, "beginning with the beloved and long-suffering land of Syria," and extending to the entire Middle East, the Korean peninsula and parts of Africa affected by "hunger, endemic ...
On Christianity's most joyful day, Pope Francis in his Easter Sunday message called for peace in a world marked by war and conflict, “beginning with the beloved and long-suffering land of Syria,” and extending to the entire Middle East, the Korean peninsula and parts of Africa affected by “hunger, endemic ...
Groundbreaking Held for $14M Bollinger Canopy of Peace. A groundbreaking was held for the $14 million Bollinger Canopy of Peace, which will serve as the defining architectural feature of the National World Museum and the newest distinctive addition to the New Orleans skyline. March 29, 2018, at 12:55 ...
You should understand that the Koran is a book of peace; Islam is a religion of peace. You have violated the Koran and Islam by your actions, as well as the law of all civilised people. It is to be hoped that you will come to realise this one day.' Apparently Charles had spent a summer reading the Koran for ...
“No peace without women,” is a statement we are all eager to agree with. But what are the nuances of women's participation in peace, conflict and extremism today, and how can understanding women's roles help us better support them - not only at the national peace table, but also as agents of change in ...
Hilary Green, a Harris County justice of the peace who was accused of paying prostitutes for sex, misusing illegal drugs and ruling unethically in favor of a convicted con man, has resigned. "Due to the unexpected death of my father and my mother's newly diagnosed illness, it is important for me to focus all ...
"The warrior's bow shall be broken when God dictates peace to the nations through the coming of Jesus." Of course what the prophet is trying to get us to understand is that Jesus did not come into Jerusalem then, or at any time in his life or in his preaching did he uphold the idea that he was a warrior king, ...
Students at Hollywood Elementary School in Stevensville created their own peace books Wednesday guided by Wendy Halperin, a children's book artist and ... “We study who invaded who, what year it was, what the regime was, how it changed ... and we see movies about war, but we don't study peace.”.
“[W]e have not seen them reject the proposal, which … is in itself a positive sign,” Alice Wells, the U.S. State Department official who oversees South and Central Asia, said earlier this month at the U.S. Institute for Peace. “And I would underscore our hope and expectation that the Taliban leadership will ...
Marlborough – The Marlborough Lions hosted their annual Peace Poster Contest and first place winner Aurora Lisa Gigliotti, a seventh-grader from the David J. Quinn Middle School in Hudson, was recently honored at the club's February meeting. Aurora was joined by her parents Luisa Basile and Luigi ...
Kimberly Vastola shot this video of a black bear foraging on the balcony outside her hotel room at the Quality Inn Creekside in Gatlinburg on March 14, 2018. The bear didn't take kindly to her son Tyler's greeting.. Video provided by Kimberly Vastola Kimberly Vastola. BearGun.JPG. A Great Smoky ...
Rich Oppel is senior executive editor of Texas Monthly. The views expressed in this commentary are solely his. (CNN) Austin seems to be back at peace after 19 days of horror. Awaiting an elevator in downtown on a recent morning, I heard a woman joke about how a child's lunchbox left at a school bus ...
This comes hours after Ghani left Kabul for Uzbekistan to attend an international conference on peace in Afghanistan. MPs argued that there are some gaps in the president's peace offer to the Taliban which needs to be reviewed. But other lawmakers insist that to attain sustainable peace, a comprehensive ...
Debra Francis, of Altadena, walks along Los Robles Avenue with other peace marchers during the 16th Annual Palm Sunday Peace Parade on Sunday, March 25, 2018. This year's parade, which started at the Reformation Church on Orange Grove Boulevard, focused on rent control, police accountability, ...
... put an end to the war in neighbouring Afghanistan, which has raged since 2001. The country's President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has organised a two-day conference in the capital Tashkent starting on Monday. It is part of efforts to encourage the Afghan government and the Taliban to engage in peace talks.
Collette Lundi holds her severely malnourished 8-month-old son, Serge Mbagawan, at a hospital run by an aid group called Alima in Boda, Central African Republic, March 11, 2018. The Central African Republic is arguably the capital of human misery, yet the United Nations says that its humanitarian plan ...
And now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: March 25th, 1969, 49 years ago today … the start of a now-legendary bedtime story. For that was the day Beatle John Lennon and his new bride, Yoko Ono, began their self-styled "Bed-In For Peace" in Amsterdam. Married just five days before in ...
FILE - In this May 27, 2016 file photo, Taliban fighters react to a speech by their senior leader in the Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. A spokesman for the Afghan Taliban says the group is ready for peace talks with the United States, if their demands are met. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah ...
The committee meets throughout the year and is working with a local artist who will construct a metal peace pole to be located in a public venue. The peace pole would be a tangible symbol of Flagstaff's having been designated a “Golden Rule City” and a community that celebrates and seeks unity in our ...
Back in February, rapper and foreign-affairs expert Cardi B shut down pregnancy rumors in a truly iconic Instagram video, telling fans she was “just getting fat,” and imploring them to let her “fat in peace.” Now, sources are telling TMZ that Cardi would like to pregnant in peace, thankyouverymuch. The rapper ...
However, at Dakota Ridge, student government representatives organized their walkout to be non-political, and a way to promote unity and peace among the students, McCormick explained. “We're not focused on the politics,” he told the participants. “We want to promote peace and non-violence in our ...
That's a question Steve Killelea - one of Australia's biggest individual overseas aid donors – asked himself while visiting a war-torn region in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a bit over a decade ago. He figured there must be things to learn from peaceful places that could help with the development ...
One of the most confounding continuums we experience is that of peace and violence. At one end of the continuum, we're peace-loving creatures in search of calmness, safety, and collaboration. We show inordinate amounts of compassion, kindness, and empathy. We are pacifists—we teach our children ...
What Boot sees as a doomsday scenario—peace between the two Koreas and the withdrawal from the peninsula of US troops, which serve as a constant threat to the North and thus ensure the permanent threat of war—is actually a formula for ensuring that there isn't a second Korean war, one that is ...
MY LAI, Vietnam — With talk of peace and cooperation rather than hatred, more than 1,000 people marked the 50th anniversary Friday of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam, the most notorious episode in modern U.S. military history. On March 16, 1968, the American soldiers of Charlie Company were sent on ...
Since a peace accord was signed in 2016, Colombia has slowly begun the process of allowing FARC rebels transition to civilian life while also providing a full accounting of the violence. The rebels have turned over their weapons and begun a political party, but many Colombians remain hesitant to turn a ...
Syria entered its eighth year of war this week, a grim anniversary marked by a rising civilian death toll and the complete failure of a UN-demanded ceasefire. Besieged Eastern Ghouta has made the headlines of late. As thousands flee their homes in that Damascus enclave, though, it's worth remembering ...
As discussions ramp up over the possibility of the Taliban joining the peace talks tables, the High Peace Council chairman Mohammad Karim Khalili said practical steps will be taken on peace within the next few months. Khalili said renewed efforts by the council will result in official talks between the Afghan ...


 

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