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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 God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due t…
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...
5 Things to Expect Now that Kate Middleton Is Expecting
The past few hours have been thrilling ones for Brits (and royal family fans everywhere) with the news erupting due to the announcement of the Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy. It seems to us at TheFW that the excitement surrounding this majestic fetus can only be likened to the arri…
Hallelujah! Pope Benedict Joins Twitter
Pope Benedict XVI may be the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church with a tradition dating back more than 2,000 years, but that doesn't mean he's not up on the latest technology. In fact, the Vatican recently revealed the pope's Twitter handle and said that he'll start tweeting…
132-Year-Old Woman Has Died (Well, Maybe)
A woman from the remote Georgian village of Sachino who claimed to be 132 years old died last week of—believe it or not—old age. Sources say that if Antisa Khvichava was really as old as she claimed to be she would have been the oldest known human being in history.

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