Funerals, clashes in West Bank as violence continues

Funerals are held in the West Bank for alleged Palestinian assailants, as Israeli police clash with Palestinians in the latest of over four months of intensified violence. Mana Rabiee reports. A funeral for a 17-year-old Palestinian in the occupied West …
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Funeral Services Held for Chase Morland: Craig Strickland’s Pal Was ‘Always Happy While Outdoors’

Chase Morland has been laid to rest. Family and friends gathered at Butterfield Assembly of God Church in Van Buren, Arkansas to say goodbye to the 22-year-old avid hunter, who died during a duck-hunting trip with friend Craig Strickland during winter …
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San Bernardino shooting: memorial set for ‘amazing’ hero Shannon Johnson

Victim shielded co-workers from shooting at holiday luncheon Two other funerals also scheduled for Tin Nguyen and Isaac Amanios The funeral of Shannon Johnson, who was posthumously praised for shielding a co-worker from gunfire during the mass shooting in …
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Funerals for 14 killed in California massacre to begin with service for Yvette Velasco, 27

COVINA, Calif. – Family and friends of one of the victims of last week’s California mass shooting are expected to gather for an outdoor funeral service Thursday afternoon. Yvette Velasco was a San Bernardino County environmental health specialist.
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A Better Woman review – internet dating’s tangled web

Its second choice is a comedy by Simon Mendes da Costa who in 2005 wrote an amusing Ayckbournish piece, Losing Louis, that managed to find fun in funerals. This new piece tackles the perils of internet dating with similar angst-ridden gaiety. The hero …
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Funerals set for 2 Lakeville students killed in crash

LAKEVILLE, Minn. – Funerals have been set for two Lakeville South students killed in a crash Friday afternoon. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office says 17-year-old Jake Flynn and 18-year-old Johnny Price, both of Lakeville, died after they were thrown from …
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Surviving owners hold funerals for battery-dead robot canines

Sony manufactured a robot dog (“Aibo”) from 1996 to 2006 for a legion of pet-fanciers, but now that supplies of spare parts and specialized repairers are dwindling, many of the beloved family “canines” are “dying” off. Not to worry, though, for many …
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Westboro Baptist Church to Picket Funerals of San Bernardino Shooting Victims

Never ones to hide away from America’s latest tragedy, the Westboro Baptist Church‘s members are en route to San Bernardino to picket the funerals of those lost there. The claim came from the group’s hate filled Twitter account. In a tweet sent out …
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Rescuers lay flowers for migrants ahead of funerals

Flowers are laid in tribute to migrants who drowned in the Meditteranean Credit: Reuters Rescuers who helped to recover the corpses of 24 drowned migrants from the sea laid flowers today a day before funerals are due to take place in Malta. Members from …
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