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Obama Campaign Clawed Back After a Dismal Debate
By the time President Obama had waded through a convoluted answer about health care - "He's not mentioning voucher-care?" someone called out - a pall had fallen over the room. When the president closed by declaring, "this was a terrific debate," his re-election team grimaced.
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BEIJING (AP) -- An overseas group said Monday that a Tibetan Buddhist monk died after setting himself on fire outside a monastery in western China, and more than 1,000 people were trying to prevent police from taking his body away.
Democrats Walk Out of Tense Hearing on Contraception (Video)
Feb 16 2012, 12:13 PM ET After a clash over the exclusion of women from a panel on birth control, three representatives march out in boycott. Three Democrats stalked out of a hearing on Capitol Hill today over disagreements about the slant and composition of a hearing on birth control and religion.
Top Ficano aide charged in corruption probe
Detroit- Federal prosecutors charged a Wayne County executive who quit Wednesday with extortion, theft and obstruction of justice. It is the first criminal charge leveled in a widening corruption probe involving Wayne County government. Rochester Hills resident Tahir Kazmi, 52, who quit as chief information officer on Wednesday, was charged along with Dearborn resident Zayd Allebban, the county's director of enterprise application.
Defendant Charged with Investor Fraud Who Fled to Middle East is Arrested
AHMED ALABADI, a 44-year-old citizen of Iraq and former resident of Dearborn, was arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport on the evening of Friday February 3, 2012, announced United States Attorney Barbara McQuade. Alabadi was arrested on an indictment for bank fraud, attempted bank fraud, and money laundering.
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Home / News & Publications / News Releases / Msgr.Lajiness Named Sacred Heart Rector Msgr. Todd Lajiness Named Rector/President of Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron has announced the appointment of Msgr. Todd J. Lajiness as the new rector/president of Detroit's Sacred Heart Major Seminary.
Views on provocative Real Catholic TV station anger Detroit archdiocese and others
As a Catholic TV station based in Ferndale becomes increasingly popular around the world, church officials are trying to tell the public that the media outlet does not represent Catholicism. In two public statements, the Archdiocese of Detroit has taken the unusual step of publicly criticizing Real Catholic TV, saying "that it does not have the authorization required under church law to identify or promote itself as Catholic."