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New Pope Elected — Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina, Now Called Francis I

Jorge Bergoglio, the 76-year-old archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, has been elected as pope. He is the first Latin American to lead the Catholic Church. Bergoglio, who has taken the name Francis I, is also the first Jesuit priest to become pope.

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Flint's "premiere political pundit" Paul Rozycki
Flint's "premiere political pundit" Paul Rozycki
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Wednesday On The Tom Sumner Program

Commentary and analysis with Flint's premiere political pundit Paul Rozycki plus Tom talks with former south Sudanese child soldier turned world rap star and activist Emmanuel Jal on The Tom Sumner Program Wednesday March 6 beginning at 3 p

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Expectant Mother Will Let the Good People of the Internet Name Her Baby for $5,000

They say it takes a village to raise a child, but who knew the same applied to naming it?

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Thieves Pull Off $50 Million Diamond Heist (Yes, $50 Million)

It's the kind of thing that, if you saw it in a movie, you'd call it implausible: international jewel thieves stole $50 million in diamonds at the airport.

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Real Life Sci-Fi: Meteor Explodes Over Russia, Hundreds Injured

You've seen it a hundred times in countless sci-fi movies: an object from space comes hurtling towards Earth leaving a trail of thick smoke behind it as curious onlookers turn their heads to the sky, mouths agape. Only this time, it's real.

Over 500 people were injured in Chelyabinsk, Russia last night when a meteor came blazing into the atmosphere, exploded and sent fireballs raining down as citizens caught all the action on camera.

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The Funniest Twitter Reactions to the Pope’s Resignation

The news of Pope Benedict's resignation has got us feeling like it's 1415 all over again. HEY-O! Seriously, this is the first time a Pope has stepped down it nearly 600 years, so it's pretty big news

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Pope benedict XVI Celebrates Mass With Newly Appointed Cardinals At St. Peter's Basilica
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What We Know About Pope Benedict’s Resignation

In stunning news, Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday morning from the Vatican that he will resign his position as head of the Catholic Church, effective on February 28. This has already set off a flurry of speculation, largely because no pope has voluntarily done so since the year 1415.

The news is still coming in, but here's what we know so far:

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Pope Benedict XVI Announces Resignation

Pope Benedict XVI has announced his resignation. The 85-year-old will stay on until the end of February according to Fox News.

In a statement released by the Vatican, the pontiff said "after having repeatedly examined my conscious before

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Meet the World’s Longest-Married Couple

Lots of people are looking for the love of a lifetime this Valentine’s Day. John and Ann Betar have already found it.

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Nightclub Fire Kills Hundreds in Brazil

The death toll in a horrific nightclub fire in Brazil as risen to 232, according to news sources. This number is updated from the original count of 245 first reported by local news sources.

A fire started at the Boate Kiss nightclub around 2 AM in the southern city of Santa Maria

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