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Diocese denies claim that Wuerl knew years ago about allegations against McCarrick

Diocese denies claim that Wuerl knew years ago about allegations against McCarrick

DiNardo had previously expressed hope that Pope Francis would grant him a papal audience to discuss Cardinal McCarrick's alleged abuses, which involve both mature seminarians and minors. O'Malley of...

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Senator John McCain dies aged 81

Senator John McCain dies aged 81

But in this loss, an in this sorrow, I take comfort in this: John McCain , hero of the republic and to his little girl, wakes today to something more glorious than anything on this earth. John Kerr...

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People pay their respects to 'American hero' John McCain after his death

People pay their respects to 'American hero' John McCain after his death

The last person to lie in state at the Capitol was Sen. Vietnam has been paying respect to McCain who died on Saturday . His family said he would lie in state in Phoenix, Arizona , and in Was...

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Reactions To Julie Bishop's Resignation As Foreign Minister

Reactions To Julie Bishop's Resignation As Foreign Minister

Mr Dutton had demanded Mr Turnbull should prove he had the support of ruling Liberal Party politicians in a ballot. She received only 11 votes in the first round, including from ousted prime minis...

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China slams Trump over North Korea

China slams Trump over North Korea

South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-hwa spoke with Pompeo by telephone and agreed that the allies should work to keep the atmosphere of dialogue alive, it said . In an attempt to show...

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Top Myanmar military leaders must be prosecuted for genocide

Top Myanmar military leaders must be prosecuted for genocide

Some 700,000 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar's western state of Rakhine over the past year in response to a brutal counterinsurgency campaign by the military, which has been accused of massive human r...

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White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain

White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain

After Democratic Sen. Ted Kennedy of MA died in 2009, President Barack Obama ordered flags at the White House be flown at half-staff for five days. The Arizona Republican, whose relationship with ...

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Multiple dead in shooting at video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida

Multiple dead in shooting at video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida

Nine of them suffered gunshot wounds. Williams said the casualty count could rise as additional victims are identified, urging anyone who was hurt in the shooting to contact authorities if they h...

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Schedule Announced for Events Remembering John McCain

McCain, of Arizona, died Saturday of brain cancer at the age of 81. In statements on Twitter, first lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence thanked and honored McCain's service and offere...

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In Ireland, Pope Francis Denounces the ‘Grave Scandal’ of Clerical Sex Abuse

In Ireland, Pope Francis Denounces the ‘Grave Scandal’ of Clerical Sex Abuse

The country voted for constitutional change on same sex-marriage in 2015 and voted overwhelmingly to overturn its strict abortion law in May . The statement said that after the pope used the word...

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Seattle air quality on verge of major shift - back to normal

Seattle air quality on verge of major shift - back to normal

The smoke is reducing visibility and has pushed the Air Quality Health Index up to very high values. Poor air quality can be especially risky for infants, the elderly, and people with diabetes, or...

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Trump dives into controversy over South Africa's land policies and farmer killings

Trump dives into controversy over South Africa's land policies and farmer killings

Daniel Dale, a correspondent for the Toronto Star, observed that Trump's tweet Wednesday marked the first time he had used the word "Africa" on the social media platform since becoming president - "...

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Bolton says no timetable for Trump's Mideast peace plan

Bolton says no timetable for Trump's Mideast peace plan

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 P...

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UAE gives Rs 700 crore to help rebuild flood-ravaged Kerala

UAE gives Rs 700 crore to help rebuild flood-ravaged Kerala

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said on Tuesday 373 people have lost their lives and 32 others went missing in Kerala since May 30 following monsoons, which hit all the 14 districts ...

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Mueller: Prison Time An Option For Former Trump Campaign Aide Papadopoulos

Mueller: Prison Time An Option For Former Trump Campaign Aide Papadopoulos

Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in October to lying to FBI agents investigating possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. According to his plea agreement, Papa...

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Afghanistan announces Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

Afghanistan announces Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

The militants, fighting to expel Western forces and defeat the Western-backed Kabul government, said they would free hundreds of prisoners, without going into further details. The uptick in violence...

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White House counsel isn’t a ‘RAT’ like Nixon’s John Dean

White House counsel isn’t a ‘RAT’ like Nixon’s John Dean

But he said for short-term voter consumption, "What Trump does is he fights back and for better or for worse, depending which side of the political spectrum you're on, it either shows that he's standi...

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Report On Penn. Dioceses IDs Over 1000 Victims Of Priest Abuse

Report On Penn. Dioceses IDs Over 1000 Victims Of Priest Abuse

It's been clear for decades that large numbers of Catholic clergy have been and are guilty of sexual abuse of minors as well as involved in homosexual relationships with seminarians and others. "One t...

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Afghan president congratulates armed forces for Ghazni victory

Afghan president congratulates armed forces for Ghazni victory

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani visited Ghazni city, where he instructed the allocation of up to 20 million USA dollars to reconstruct the provincial administration facilities, the Afghan Presidential P...

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Colorado man accused of killing pregnant wife, 2 daughters

Colorado man accused of killing pregnant wife, 2 daughters

And authorities said Friday that they had finished the autopsies on the victims, though they did not say how they died. More testing is planned to help determine the cause of their deaths. I just ...

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Merkel apparently rejects Putin's call for Syria aid

Merkel apparently rejects Putin's call for Syria aid

She has advocated engagement, principally to deliver blunt messages rather than being a bridge between the European Union and Russian Federation. "I would like to stress that the main thing is tha...

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India deploys military to save southern residents trapped by flood

India deploys military to save southern residents trapped by flood

Rescue efforts are being stepped up in the flood-hit Indian state of Kerala, where monsoon rains have eased for now. Earlier in the day, the rain in Kochi forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ...

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Takeaways from Day 10 of Paul Manafort's trial

Takeaways from Day 10 of Paul Manafort's trial

The actions clear the way for the jury to hear closing arguments in the trial, now in its third week. Television cameras are set outside of federal court as the trial of former Trump campaign chairm...

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President Trump Cancels Military Parade, Citing 'Ridiculously High' Price

President Trump Cancels Military Parade, Citing 'Ridiculously High' Price

The estimated cost for the parade, originally slated for November 10, had jumped $80 million, The Associated Press reported Thursday citing an unnamed Pentagon official. So Trump's actual stated pos...

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India’s three-time prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

India’s three-time prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

The announcement was made by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences or AIIMS, where the 93-year-old was being treated by a team of doctors for nine weeks. Seen as a moderate face of BJP, Vajpayee...

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US Feds Give Huawei and ZTE the Boot

US Feds Give Huawei and ZTE the Boot

US President Donal Trump has recently signed a defense policy bill that bans the government use of any telecommunications device from Huawei and ZTE or their subsidiaries due to security concerns. (...

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Christine Hallquist: First transgender governor nominee picked

Christine Hallquist: First transgender governor nominee picked

Annise Parker of the LGBTQ Victory Fund said: "Christine's victory is a defining moment in the movement for trans equality and is especially remarkable given how few out trans elected officials ther...

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Manafort lawyers rest fraud case without calling witnesses

Manafort lawyers rest fraud case without calling witnesses

Prosecutors also allege Manafort sought to hide from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) millions of dollars in income from his political consulting work in Ukraine and elsewhere. US prosecutors on Mon...

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More than 300 Pennsylvania priests committed sexual abuse over decades

More than 300 Pennsylvania priests committed sexual abuse over decades

The Archdiocese of Boston in 2002 paid $10 million to victims of a priest who had abused more than 130 children during his tenure and in 2003 paid $85 million to victims and their parents who had fi...

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Turkey's floundering economy exacerbated by Trump tariffs

Turkey's floundering economy exacerbated by Trump tariffs

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces plan of action for the first 100 days of his new presidency, in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Erdogan also warned that Turkey could start ...

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Omarosa taped call with Trump after she was sacked

Now, though, she says she's since heard the tape. "What happened?" the voice asks Manigault Newman. " You don't know till it starts bubbling and bubbling", she responded, calling her dramatic reversa...

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Will celebrate Independence Day with utmost zeal, says Imran Khan

Will celebrate Independence Day with utmost zeal, says Imran Khan

The party confirmed Friday that it had secured the numbers for a majority in the lower house of parliament. It is pertinent to mention here that PTI leaders Aleem Khan and Yasmin Rashid are being ti...

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Flash floods kill 37 in India’s tourist hotspot Kerala

Flash floods kill 37 in India’s tourist hotspot Kerala

The United States consulate in Chennai issued a travel alert and advised the U.S. citizens to avoid visiting areas affected by landslides and flash flood. The new date will be announced later", he s...

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Australian and New Zealand fire crews help tackle California wildfire

Australian and New Zealand fire crews help tackle California wildfire

About 100 miles southwest of the Carr Fire , almost 4,000 firefighters are battling the Mendocino Complex Fire , which has burned 307,000 acres in three counties north of San Francisco, CalFire said...

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Airline employee steals plane, crashes on island in Puget Sound

Airline employee steals plane, crashes on island in Puget Sound

The tweet said the crash may have been caused by the mechanic 'doing stunts in air or lack of flying skills'. The unidentified 29-year-old ground service agent was pronounced dead after the cra...

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