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Nov 06

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A railroad station crush left 36 people dead Sunday among tens of millions of Hindu pilgrims flocking to the banks of the Ganges River for the world’s largest religious gathering, authorities reported. The stampede occurred about 7 p.m. after someone fell from a platform bridge in Allahabad,Ugg dans la neige the scene of this year’s Kumbh Mela festival, North-Central Railway spokesman Sandeep Mathur said.“Lead me not into temptation. I can find it all by myself.” That line, taken from the country music song “Lead Me Not,” evokes smiles because it underscores a truth: The struggle against temptation is universal. A new survey, however, gets specific about the type of temptations most Americans battle against, and shows that men and women seem to wrestle with different vices.

Ugg dans la neige A leader of a breakaway Amish community in rural eastern Ohio was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison for forcibly cutting the beards and hair of community members. Samuel Mullet Sr., 67, and 15 followers were found guilty last year in connection with what authorities said were the religiously motivated attacks on several fellow Amish people. Mullet and others were convicted of conspiracy to violate a federal hate-crime law.Arsonists attacked the administrative offices of leading Israeli football club Beitar Jerusalem on Friday, police said. The attack occurred just days after the club signed two Muslim players. No one was injured in the fire, which was discovered around 5 a.m., police said. But the blaze damaged the club’s trophy room.

Nepalese Hindu devotees prepare to fill water pots from the holy Bagmati River at the Pashupatinath Temple during the month-long Swasthani festival in Kathmandu on February 10, 2013. Scores of married and unmarried women in the Himalayan nation are marking the month-long fast in the hope of a prosperous life and conjugal happiness.Believers pray above a cross shaped by candles placed on jars of honey in the Church of the Blessed Virgin on February 10, 2013, during a celebration in honour of St. Haralampi, protector of the beekeepers.Indian artist Ghachki paints idols of the Hindu goddess Mata Saraswati on the outskirts of Amritsar on February 8, 2013.Ugg dans la neige The idols are in heavy demand ahead of the forthcoming Hindu festival of Basant Panchami which falls this February 14.