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Judge in Israel denies man’s request for a restraining order against God

Judge in Israel denies man’s request for a restraining order against God

An Israeli man has petitioned the Haifa Magistrate’s Court for a restraining order against God, claiming the Almighty has been particularly unkind to him. The initiator of the request, a resident of the northern port city, represented himself in court, the Walla news site reported on Wednesday. A protocol of the hearing noted that God […]

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Required course at college with ties to Spain’s military: ‘Exorcism, the devil and hell’

Required course at college with ties to Spain’s military: ‘Exorcism, the devil and hell’

A publically funded college in Spain has told students that it is compulsory to attend a course given by a priest who is an expert in exorcisms. The University College of Barberán and Collán (Colegio Mayor Universitario Barberán y Collán) is connected to the public research institute Complutense University of Madrid, and is also funded […]

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‘Mindfulness’ seen as alternative treatment for depression

‘Mindfulness’ seen as alternative treatment for depression

Therapy based on the controversial concept of ‘mindfulness’ works as well as some anti-depressant drugs, according to a major new study. Inspired in part by Buddhist philosophy, mindfulness involves training the brain to deal with negative emotions using techniques such as meditation, breathing exercises and yoga. Some critics have claimed mindfulness techniques can bring on […]

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Female students sent home in Malaysia after reports ‘bad spirits’ got physical

Female students sent home in Malaysia after reports ‘bad spirits’ got physical

Schools in Malaysia have been struck by a mass hysteria ‘epidemic’ in which students claim they are having visions of female vampiric ghosts and are being physically pinned down by evil spirits. Called ‘body possession phenomenon’, one bizarre incident saw 20 female students sent home from a single school after complaining of being overwhelmed by […]

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US air force threatens to destroy property next door to Area 51 after owners refuse to sell

US air force threatens to destroy property next door to Area 51 after owners refuse to sell

They say they’ve been bombed, shot at, and intimidated for 60 years. But the Sheahans don’t want to give up their land to the “neighbours from hell.” The family own the 400 acre Groom Mine, which overlooks Area 51, one of America’s most closely guarded military secrets and a mecca for UFO spotters and conspiracy […]

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Megachurch preacher invites Donald Trump to private ‘prayer service’

Megachurch preacher invites Donald Trump to private ‘prayer service’

Republican presidential contender and celebrity billionaire Donald Trump will meet privately with a group of Christian leaders at the behest of Florida megachurch pastor and prosperity preacher Paula White. The Wall Street Journal reported that news Wednesday, citing public relations executive Sheila Withum, who said she received an invitation to the gathering, composed of “selected […]

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Mayo Clinic discovers key to happiness, and it’s non-pharmaceutical

Mayo Clinic discovers key to happiness, and it’s non-pharmaceutical

After decades of studying and working with tens of thousands of patients, researchers at the Mayo Clinic say they’ve cracked the code to being happy. … Dr. Amit Sood led the research and says the first and foremost way to be happy is to focus our attention. “You can choose to live focusing on what […]

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Exorcist author writes about life after the death of his son

Exorcist author writes about life after the death of his son

“Exorcist” author William Peter Blatty has a new book out. Titled “Finding Peter,” it’s part comic memoir, part argument for life after death. Blatty, a lifelong Catholic, lays out a number of curious incidents — electric lights mysteriously flickering on and off, etc. — that have convinced him that his son Peter, who died of […]

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Exorcist priest: ‘ISIL is Satan’

Exorcist priest: ‘ISIL is Satan’

In a recent Facebook post, well-known Roman exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth said the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or ISIS) “is Satan,” and he also questioned the lack of response from Western nations. “ISIS is Satan. Things first happen in the spiritual realms, then they are made concrete on this earth,” he said […]

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Woman who stabbed American teacher in UAE said she saw ‘ghost-like people’

Woman who stabbed American teacher in UAE said she saw ‘ghost-like people’

A woman accused of stabbing to death an American teacher in the United Arab Emirates said she has a mental illness and is “possessed by evil spirits.” On December 1 of last year, Alaa Bader al-Hashemi allegedly murdered 47-year-old American teacher Ibolya Ryan, a mother of two, in a shopping mall restroom in Abu Dhabi. […]