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Pope pained and shamed by church's failure on clerical abuse

Pope pained and shamed by church's failure on clerical abuse

The Pope is expected to meet abuse survivors later on Saturday. It is the first papal visit to Ireland in 39 years. The main goal of the trip to Ireland is to close a week-long global Catholic g...

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Daesh claims knife attack killing 2 near Paris

Daesh claims knife attack killing 2 near Paris

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to give such details publicly. Collomb said the man killed his mother in her home and attacked the others outside. The...

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Britain outlines plans for 'unlikely' no-deal Brexit

Britain outlines plans for 'unlikely' no-deal Brexit

Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! "We're going to be picking up the intensity of the negotiations - we agree on that - at a political level", he said. European Union rules cover tobacco...

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Australian prime minister says he could quit Parliament soon

Australian prime minister says he could quit Parliament soon

He accused a minority in the party room and others outside parliament of trying "to bully, intimidate others into making this change of leadership that they're seeking". Mr Turnbull's legislative agen...

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No indication North Korean nuclear activities stopped: IAEA

No indication North Korean nuclear activities stopped: IAEA

Trump said he believed Pyongyang had taken specific denuclearization steps as promised in the June 12 joint statement in which North Korea committed to the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Pen...

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Trump questions Mueller's Russian Federation probe

Trump questions Mueller's Russian Federation probe

FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge William Sweeney said this investigation uncovered crimes of fraud, deception and evasion, conducted through a string of financial transactions that were "carefully con...

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USA officials say Rivera has no record of legal status, contradicts attorney

USA officials say Rivera has no record of legal status, contradicts attorney

She was missing for more than a month before investigators located her body in a field 12 miles southeast of Brooklyn in Poweshiek County on Tuesday. Her cause of death is listed as "multiple sharp fo...

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Afghan Taliban kidnap dozens of bus passengers near Kunduz

Afghan Taliban kidnap dozens of bus passengers near Kunduz

However, the Taliban said it had chosen to release the vast majority of the hostages. Afghan security forces battled the militants inside the city for five days, as the US carried out airstrikes and s...

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Trump Speechwriter With White Nationalist Ties Exits the White House

Trump Speechwriter With White Nationalist Ties Exits the White House

As the Times recounts.he fired the FBI director; he urged the attorney general to renounce his recusal from the investigation and resume supervision of it; and he threatened to fire the special ...

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Smog, smoke prompt Spare the Air alert for Sunday

Smog, smoke prompt Spare the Air alert for Sunday

An air quality health index released by the B.C. government rated conditions as 10-plus, or at very high risk, in areas including Castlegar, Whistler, Nanaimo, Parksville and parts of the Fraser Valle...

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Paul Manafort is a 'good person' and his trial is 'very sad'

Paul Manafort is a 'good person' and his trial is 'very sad'

The jury had not reached the verdict by the end of the day Friday, and will reconvene Monday. A Manafort conviction would undermine efforts by Trump and some Republican lawmakers to paint Mueller's ...

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Giuliani Goes Full Orwell: ‘Truth Is Not Truth’

Giuliani Goes Full Orwell: ‘Truth Is Not Truth’

Todd insisted: " Truth is truth ", Giuliani responded: "Truth isn't truth". This prompted Giuliani to declare: " No, no, it isn't truth ". "No it isn't! Truth isn't truth! ". In an earlier inte...

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Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following a 8.2 magnitude quake this afternoon near Fiji . Earlier on Sunday a tremor of 6.3 magnitude struck the is...

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Tough talks, no agreements at Merkel, Putin meeting near Berlin

Tough talks, no agreements at Merkel, Putin meeting near Berlin

Speaking on Saturday, Merkel said "Ukraine must continue to play a role in the transit of gas to Europe once Nord Stream 2 is in place". "We need to strengthen the humanitarian effort in the Syria...

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Centre’s Rs 500-crore aid to Kerala kicks up political storm

Centre’s Rs 500-crore aid to Kerala kicks up political storm

More than 1.5 lakh people are in over 1,000 relief camps while almost 75,000 houses have been submerged in water. The actual loss can be ascertained after the water recedes in the affected areas. Init...

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Russia, Turkey hold talks on implementing deals on Syria de-escalation zones - Lavrov

Russia, Turkey hold talks on implementing deals on Syria de-escalation zones - Lavrov

The Russian diplomatic chief made the remarks in Ankara at a joint presser with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu . The US will not achieve aims by exerting pressure and imposing sanctions o...

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Prosecution rests in Manafort tax evasion and fraud trial

Prosecution rests in Manafort tax evasion and fraud trial

District Court in Washington, U.S., June 15, 2018. Judge Ellis asked Mr. Manafort if he wished to testify on his own behalf, but the political strategist replied, "No, Sir". Along the way, they've n...

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Trump says he canceled military parade over 'ridiculously high' cost estimate

Trump says he canceled military parade over 'ridiculously high' cost estimate

But a U.S. official told AFP earlier Thursday the planning estimate had now gone as high as US$92 million, though no final figure has been reached. Trump on Twitter accused local Washington , D.C...

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Farewell, Atal Bihari Vajpayee. PM Modi Among Thousands At Funeral

Farewell, Atal Bihari Vajpayee. PM Modi Among Thousands At Funeral

He returned to power in 1998 for 13 months after forging an alliance of 22 parties, mostly regional power brokers with disparate local appeal. If Atal Bihari Vajpayee's most famous speech was his ...

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No Huawei and ZTE handsets for the U.S. government, decides President Trump

No Huawei and ZTE handsets for the U.S. government, decides President Trump

However, two certainly are well know: Huawei Technologies Company and ZTE Corporation . The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act just passed by Congress and signed by President Tr...

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Democratic candidate for Vermont governor rejects socialist label

Democratic candidate for Vermont governor rejects socialist label

Christine Hallquist won the Vermont Democratic Party's gubernatorial nomination Tuesday night, giving her a shot at becoming the country's first transgender governor. "Congratulations to Christine H...

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Pennsylvania report lists more than 300 'predator' priests

Pennsylvania report lists more than 300 'predator' priests

Storm clouds pass over a Roman Catholic church in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania , US, August 14, 2018. Victims and survivors of child sexual abuse within the church were to be in attendance. Clari...

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Manafort's Defense Rests Without Bringing Evidence

Manafort's Defense Rests Without Bringing Evidence

Their testimony, accompanied by a lengthy paper trail, aimed to support the government's allegations that Manafort hid millions of dollars of income from Ukraine from the IRS in secret offshore bank a...

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Italy bridge collapse death toll rises to 39

Italy bridge collapse death toll rises to 39

Working with heavy equipment, rescuers climbed over concrete slabs with sniffer dogs all through the night and into the day, searching for survivors or bodies. As cars and trucks tumbled off the bridg...

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Canada’s PM: We will not apologise to Saudi Arabia

Canada’s PM: We will not apologise to Saudi Arabia

The hajj takes place August 19-24 in Saudi Arabia and it is expected of all Muslims to make the pilgrimage at least once in their lifetime, Anadolu News Agency reported. "Canada made a big mistake. an...

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Omarosa claims she heard Trump N-word tape after book's publication

Omarosa claims she heard Trump N-word tape after book's publication

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she has personally heard a tape of US President Donald Trump using racial slurs . She claimed that the White House destroyed some of he...

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'Racist' Donald Trump 'used N-word,' says ex-White House aide

'Racist' Donald Trump 'used N-word,' says ex-White House aide

According to an excerpt obtained by the Washington Post , Omarosa writes in the book that after her dismissal from the White House, she received a $15,000 a month job offer from Lara Trump to joi...

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Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar, Navjot Singh Sidhu invited for Imran Khan’s swearing

Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar, Navjot Singh Sidhu invited for Imran Khan’s swearing

As the National Assembly session began, the members first stood for the country's national anthem, following which they took the oath in unison. The election of the Prime Minister will be held after...

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Kerala flooding: 70 stranded at Munnar resort, army deployed

Kerala flooding: 70 stranded at Munnar resort, army deployed

Torrential monsoon rains since August 7 have killed at least 29 people in flooding, landslides and house collapses in Kerala with more than 53,000 people taking shelter in state-run relief camps. Th...

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UK's ex-foreign minister will be probed for burqa comments

UK's ex-foreign minister will be probed for burqa comments

Conservative peer Sayeeda Warsi, a former party chairwoman, accused Johnson of adopting the "dog-whistle" tactics of right-wing firebrand Steve Bannon, US president Donald Trump's former top aide. A...

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