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On the Calendar:  Saturday, 4/18/2015 1:00 PM
Women of the CIVIL WAR!: The Union Parish Library welcomes the Daughters of the Confederacy chapter for a special historical program with speaker, Terri Pratt on period dress of the Civil War era. Terri is a history enthusiast and a skilled seamstress. Her expertise will make for a very entertaining and historically accurate representation of what life and fashion was for women of the 1800's. This program is open to the public. Calendar

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Shops set ablaze, looted in South Africa

South African police fired rubber bullets Friday to disperse crowds setting immigrant businesses ablaze as attacks against foreigners spread to Johannesburg.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:19:31 EDT
Thousands flee after South Africa mobs attack immigrants

More than 2,000 people fled to South African police stations Thursday after mobs with machetes attacked immigrants in Durban, leaving at least five people dead, an aid group said.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:20:33 EDT
Writer: Violence the 'unofficial language' in South Africa

Eusebius McKaiser, a South African writer and radio talk show host, speaks with Fred Pleitgen about the flaring xenophobic violence in his country.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:39:45 EDT
Hussein deputy al-Douri killed, Iraqi state TV reports

Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a former top adviser to Saddam Hussein and the highest-ranking member of the Iraqi leader's regime to evade capture, has been killed in an Iraqi security operation, Iraqi state-run television reported Friday.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:08:51 EDT
After hours at sea, chaos and desperation at Yemeni city

We were six nautical miles out from Yemen, but even from out here we could hear the Saudi airstrikes, make out their lights as they fell through the sky.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:42:42 EDT
Syria death toll doubles

Would more people care about a perpetual massacre in someone else's country, if the death toll just about doubled in a year's time? Take Syria.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:10:00 EDT
U.S.: Fall of Ramadi wouldn't doom campaign to push out ISIS

With the Iraqi city of Ramadi under relentless assault from ISIS, the top U.S. military official said the fall of the city would not mark a turning point in the ongoing military campaign against the terror group.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:15:23 EDT
Video of woman standing up to anti-Muslim bully goes viral

An Australian woman is being praised for defending a Muslim couple who were being verbally harassed. CNN's Rosemary Church reports.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:35:29 EDT
Australian model killed fighting for ISIS

A former model and DJ from Melbourne, described by his former agency as having a promising future, is the latest Australian believed to have been killed fighting alongside ISIS militants in Syria.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:16:58 EDT
Ukrainian Holocaust survivors forced to flee again

One war was enough for Gregory Margolin.

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:06:58 EDT
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