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Disappearance of 43 Mexican college students sparks U.S. vigils

In Mexico, 43 college students will not be taking their final exams this semester.

The students were detained  over two months ago by local authorities and handed over to the Guerreros Unidos cartel with the approval of the mayor of Iguala. 669 more words


Weekly Advent Vigils at Lockheed plant in Sunnyvale: 12/5, 12 and 19

Dear Friends,

This year the Advent vigils will focus on the Christmas Truce of 1914.  During World War I, on and around Christmas day, the sounds of rifles firing and shells exploding faded in a number of places along the Western Front in favor of holiday celebrations in the trenches and gestures of goodwill between enemies. 113 more words

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Sharpton and Group on 'High Alert' for Michael Brown Grand Jury Decision

NEW YORK (CBS St. Louis/AP) — Activists from across the country are gearing up for the highly anticipated announcement of a grand jury’s decision on whether a white police officer should face criminal charges in the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, the Rev. 519 more words


Gates of Annwn

The gates of Annwn are rising
Through the last hours of the year.
Tonight we must stand our vigil
Through darkness and fear.

The gates of Annwn are rising. 87 more words