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Researchers say ancient ring may bear Pontius Pilate name

Researchers say ancient ring may bear Pontius Pilate nameIsraeli researchers say an inscription on an ancient ring discovered near Jerusalem may include the name of Pontius Pilate, the Roman official who Biblical accounts say sentenced Jesus to death. It would be a rare example still in existence of an inscription with the name of the man believed to have sent Jesus to his crucifixion. The researchers recently announced their analysis of the inscription on the ring — which was actually found some 50 years ago — in Israel Exploration Journal.



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The Latest: Taiwanese reject gay marriage, new Olympic name

The Latest: Taiwanese reject gay marriage, new Olympic nameTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on local elections in Taiwan (all times local):



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Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts over program's name change

Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts over program's name changeNEW YORK (AP) — The Girl Scouts of the United States of America filed a trademark infringement lawsuit Tuesday against the Boy Scouts of America for dropping the word "boy" from its flagship program in an effort to attract girls.



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Meghan and Harry name newly hatched kiwi chicks on final day of Pacific tour

Meghan and Harry name newly hatched kiwi chicks on final day of Pacific tourThe couple visited a breeding program for the endangered species and admired two three-day old chicks, whom they named Koha, meaning “gift”, and Tihei, derived from a phrase that means “sneeze of life” in the indigenous Te Reo Maori language. Earlier, Harry led a group at a Maori meeting ground in singing “Te Aroha”, a traditional song, whose name means “Love” in Te Reo. The couple were welcomed at Te Papaiouru Marae, visited by Harry’s grandmother Queen Elizabeth in her coronation year of 1953, in Rotorua, a town famed for its geothermal activity and described by its mayor as the ‘heartland of Maori culture’.



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Dear Abby, Here's What It’s Really Like To Have A 'Foreign' Name In America

Dear Abby, Here's What It’s Really Like To Have A 'Foreign' Name In AmericaIt's tradition for Sikh parents to turn to the Guru Granth Sahib, our holy



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Dina Powell Withdraws Her Name From UN Ambassador Consideration

Dina Powell Withdraws Her Name From UN Ambassador ConsiderationDina Powell, a former Trump administration official and an executive at



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Lindsey Graham Wants To Investigate Whether Someone Leaked Kavanaugh Accuser's Name

Lindsey Graham Wants To Investigate Whether Someone Leaked Kavanaugh Accuser's NameSen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says he's going to call for an investigation to



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Pentagon chief in Skopje over Russia bid 'to sway' name change vote

Pentagon chief in Skopje over Russia bid 'to sway' name change voteUS Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Skopje on Monday to throw his support behind a ‘yes’ vote in Macedonia’s upcoming referendum on a name change and to counter “Russian influence” against the move. Slated for September 30, the vote will ask Macedonians whether they want to change the country’s name to the Republic of North Macedonia, in a move which could open the door to NATO and EU membership. The referendum follows a landmark agreement between Athens and Skopje in June which sought to break the stalemate that has poisoned their relations since 1991 and hobbled Macedonia’s integration with the West.



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SpaceX To Announce Name Of First Tourist It's Sending Around The Moon

SpaceX To Announce Name Of First Tourist It's Sending Around The MoonIt's one small announcement for SpaceX, one potentially giant leap for space



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SpaceX To Announce Name Of World's First Space Tourist

SpaceX To Announce Name Of World's First Space TouristIt's one small announcement for SpaceX, one potentially giant leap for space



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