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Inside United's Secret Club for Top Fliers

Ultra-Elite Airline Program Caters to a Select Few; Requirements for Entry Elusive<p>CHICAGO—Anita Norian and her teenage daughter hustled off a cramped flight from Des Moines for a connection to Paris last week when a smiling United Airlines employee greeted them on the jet bridge.<p>"Would you like a …

Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ Featured in Pot-Bellied Pig Case

It’s not unusual for judges and attorneys to allude to George Orwell in their opinions and legal briefs. And when they do, it’s more often than not “Nineteen Eighty-Four” that’s cited.<p>A recent court case in Ohio, though, provided fodder for references to Orwell’s political parable, “Animal Farm.”<p>An …

Syria refugees swell Christian community in Turkey

<b>Syria's Christians belong to one of the oldest Christian communities in the world, but chased away by the threat of violence some are heading for neighbouring Turkey, where they have been greeted with considerable enthusiasm.</b><p>Driven by a deep and humble faith, Father Joaqim is a young man with a …

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