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Revenge of the Fillet o' Fish Lord Newborn & the Magic Skulls
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Mr. Johnson Steve Turre
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Cardinal Sean Brady, the head of the Catholic church in Ireland, said Monday he would not resign despite admitting he helped the church collect evidence against a child-molesting priest — and never told police about the crimes. Brady is seen here at a press conference following meetings with Ireland's bishops and Pope Benedict XVI last month at the Vatican. Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In the Nick of Time Joshua Bell & Edgar Meyer with Sam Bush & Mike Marshall
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Johnny's Farewell Brooks Williams
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