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Easter Sunday celebrated in Southland

Easter Sunday celebrated in Southland

Early Christians followed the Hebrew custom of celebrating Easter the same day that Jews celebrated Passover, Hibbard said. "Easter Sunday is the climax of the story - it's the bit that makes the faith special". Governor P.Sadasivam said that the resurrection of Jesus Christ inspire us to serve the weak and the downtrodden in a spirit of love and oneness. Oftentimes the two Easters are about a month apart, Hibbard said, with Orthodox Easter landing on the later dates when the two don't mesh.


Rep. Jason Chaffetz is not running for re-election

Rep. Jason Chaffetz is not running for re-election

Shortly after BuzzFeed's report posted, Chaffetz himself confirmed the news on his own Facebook page and said that his decision was an entirely personal one to spend more time closer to his home in Utah. But Chaffetz has said that he's interested in taking a " serious look " running for governor in 2020. "Americans have choices", he responded. The remarks triggered a firestorm of criticism on social media with people comparing how many iPhones they could buy if they didn't have ...


Two inmates claiming innocence try to stop Arkansas executions

Two inmates claiming innocence try to stop Arkansas executions

Convicted murderers Stacey Johnson, 47, and Ledell Lee, 51, each are seeking DNA testing their lawyers argue could prove they did not commit the crimes that sent them to death row. says the state obtained the drug under false pretenses and that it wants nothing to do with executions. The company said that ADC placed the order for the drug over the phone and never disclosed that the drug was to be used for executions.


With Parliament Backing, Britain All Set For Snap Elections

With Parliament Backing, Britain All Set For Snap Elections

Britain's next election had been scheduled for May 2020, but a two-thirds majority vote in parliament could overrule that in Wednesday's vote, which British media reported could come at around 1300 GMT (9pm Singapore) after an hour and a half of debate.


Friends of Towson Library Annual Book Sale back for its 23rd year

Friends of Towson Library Annual Book Sale back for its 23rd year

The 23rd year of the Friends of Towson Library Annual Book Sale kicks off Thursday. Memberships ($5 individual, $10 family) can be purchased at the door. On Sunday, the price drops to two bags for $10. Proceeds go towards supporting the library's different branches. The event runs from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, for Friends members only.


Backstreet's Back (on That Cruise Circuit)!

Backstreet's Back (on That Cruise Circuit)!

The Backstreet Boys have announced the details for their 6th annual cruise which is scheduled to take place next May aboard Carnival's Sensation cruise ship. "The best part about these cruises is we get to be more hands on and more accessible to our fans and that it something we really pride ourselves on", AJ told Refinery 29 .