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2009-09-15 13:54:57

Workers at a Goodwill store in Ohio said they discovered a kitten trapped inside a couch donated to the thrift shop. Kaila Voight, a clerk at the Huron store, said employees began hearing mewling shortly after the sofa was dropped off as a donation Thursday, the Sandusky (Ohio) Register reported Tuesday. We heard meowing and didn't know where it was coming from, Voight said. We finally figured out it was coming from the couch. We removed the cushions and out popped the kitten's head through a...

2005-11-17 16:26:25

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Pope Benedict and Oscar winner Jon Voight attended a special screening on Thursday of a television mini-series in which Voight plays the late Pope John Paul. Benedict watched the film attentively along with several thousand people in the Vatican's large audience hall and then delivered a brief address thanking the producers and cast. "The affective and spiritual ties with John Paul, which became intense in the days of his agony and...

2005-11-15 11:48:52

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - For Jon Voight, the actor who shot to fame 36 years ago as an aspiring gigolo in "Midnight Cowboy," playing Pope John Paul was like a personal coming home. "I've gone through a lot of stuff in my life," Voight said in a telephone interview, adding that as he got older he came to realize ever more "God's importance in our lives." The 66-year-old Oscar-winner plays the late Pope in a two-part CBS mini-series to be aired in early December in...

2005-11-15 10:38:40

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - For Jon Voight, the actor who shot to fame 36 years ago as an aspiring stud in "Midnight Cowboy," playing Pope John Paul was like a personal coming home. "I've gone through a lot of stuff in my life," Voight said in a telephone interview, adding that as he got older he came to realize ever more "God's importance in our lives." The 66-year-old Oscar-winner plays the late Pope in a two-part CBS mini-series to be aired in early December in the...

2005-11-15 09:06:57

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - For Jon Voight, the actor who shot to fame 36 years ago as an aspiring stud in "Midnight Cowboy," playing Pope John Paul was like a personal coming home. "I've gone through a lot of stuff in my life," Voight said in a telephone interview, adding that as he got older he came to realize ever more "God's importance in our lives." The 66-year-old Oscar-winner plays the late Pope in a two-part CBS mini-series to be aired in early December in the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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