Category: General News

Pope prays for peace at Rome Mass

Pope Benedict calls on Christians to join God in love as he delivers his traditional Christmas Eve homily amid tight security in Rome. BBC News – Home

Man held after fatal dog attack

A man is arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a dog killed a woman in a house in south London. BBC News – Home

Karzai warms to idea of talking to Taliban in Turkey (Reuters)

Reuters – President Hamid Karzai said on Friday the Afghan government would welcome any offer by Turkey to facilitate talks with the Taliban that could help bring an end to the conflict in his homeland. Yahoo! News: World News

Jimmy Stewart Museum Needs A Bailout

Just as Bailey Building and Loan fought to keep its doors open in It’s a Wonderful Life, the Jimmy Stewart Museum is struggling to stay afloat. The museum has seen a drop in attendance and state funding over the years. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us NPR Topics: News

Russia pushes toward approval of nuclear arms pact (Reuters)

Reuters – Russia’s parliament gave preliminary approval to a landmark nuclear arms reduction treaty with the United States Friday, supporting ratification of the new START pact in the first of three required votes. Yahoo! News: World News

Heavy snow strands Christmas travelers in Europe (Reuters)

Reuters – Heavy snow stranded thousands of Christmas travelers in parts of Europe on Friday, with Belgium’s main airport closed for most of the day to landing and icy roads in Sweden choked with traffic. Yahoo! News: World News

Woman Found Dead At August Busch IV ‘S Home

Police found the body of a 27-year-old woman in the upscale suburban St. Louis home of ex-Anheuser-Busch CEO August Busch IV though it could take at least a month before authorities know how she died. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us NPR Topics: News