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Excerpts of Pope Francis' Letter to Cardinal Wuerl

Excerpts of Pope Francis' Letter to Cardinal Wuerl

In one case cited in the report, Wuerl - acting on a doctor's recommendation - enabled priest William O'Malley to return to active ministry as a canonical consultant in 1998 despite allegations of a...

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International Monetary Fund reviews Nigeria's growth projection downwards

International Monetary Fund reviews Nigeria's growth projection downwards

IMF's projection is coming barely a week after the World Bank cut growth in Sub-Saharan Africa from 3.1% in 2018 to 2.7%. In a report released ahead of the IMF's annual conference, this year held...

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‘No deal’ behind pastor Brunson’s release from Turkey

‘No deal’ behind pastor Brunson’s release from Turkey

I love Turkey", Brunson said, according to the Associated Press . As part of a reported secret deal arranged with the United States, a Turkish court released American pastor Andrew Brunson on Fr...

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Turkey can not remain silent over Khashoggi's disappearance, Erdogan says

Turkey can not remain silent over Khashoggi's disappearance, Erdogan says

Earlier reports said Turkish police were focusing on 15 Saudi citizens who came to Turkey on two airplanes on the day of the incident. As a contributor to the Post , Khashoggi has written exten...

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Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

Widespread travel disruption and flooding is predicted across the country as conditions deteriorate from Thursday into Friday morning, with a series of Met Office weather warnings already in force . ...

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Melania Trump gets 'take-home message' from protesting USA citizens in Malawi

Melania Trump gets 'take-home message' from protesting USA citizens in Malawi

The white pith helmet she wore as she passed by zebras, giraffes and other animals in Nairobi National Park made headlines, as Africans accused her of being insensitive by wearing the hat that was oft...

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Tito Mboweni as finance minister: what it means

Tito Mboweni as finance minister: what it means

In a move that was cheered by markets, the former Reserve Bank governor returned to the cabinet for the first time since 1998, when former president Nelson Mandela deployed him to the Bank, before he ...

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It is anti-woman to judge Susan Collins solely as a woman

It is anti-woman to judge Susan Collins solely as a woman

For comparison on that dollar amount, Collins' campaign spent $5.5 million when she ran in 2014 and won by 68 percent . While Collins has had to increase security for her offices because of "mult...

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Cuomo: Limo in crash that killed 20 failed inspection last month

Cuomo: Limo in crash that killed 20 failed inspection last month

Questions arose in 2015 about the safety standards governing stretch limousines after four women touring wineries in Long Island were killed when a limo was struck by a pickup driver. Amy's three olde...

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Brazil election: Jair Bolsonaro leads in exit polls

Brazil election: Jair Bolsonaro leads in exit polls

Jair Bolsonaro, whose last-minute surge nearly gave him an electoral stunner, had 46pc compared to 29pc for former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad , according to figures from Brazil's Superior ...

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US Senate confirms Judge Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

US Senate confirms Judge Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

Following the vote, millions of people sounded off on social media, including WKYC viewers, OH politicians, and national celebrities. Judge Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in to testify before the Senate...

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Trump presides over Kavanaugh's ceremonial swearing

Trump presides over Kavanaugh's ceremonial swearing

But after being sworn in, Kavanaugh struck a markedly more conciliatory tone. "So I think even before you start focusing on questions about his truthfulness before a Senate committee, you've got to fo...

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Pakistan's opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif remanded for 10 days in corruption case

Pakistan's opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif remanded for 10 days in corruption case

Almost three weeks after his release from jail, the supreme leader of the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is set to resume political activities from Monday (tod...

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Indonesia looks to cat bonds after string of earthquakes & tsunami

Indonesia looks to cat bonds after string of earthquakes & tsunami

Chief Air Marshall Hadi Tjahyanto said Wednesday outside a collapsed hotel in the city that his forces were taking steps to ensure that security will be enforced. National disaster agency spokesman S...

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Interpol says it received resignation from missing chief

Interpol says it received resignation from missing chief

His case could tarnish Beijing's efforts to gain leadership posts in global organisations, but it is also a black eye for France-based Interpol, which is tasked with finding missing people, analysts s...

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Pompeo says hopes talks with Kim in Pyongyang will lead to denuclearisation

Pompeo says hopes talks with Kim in Pyongyang will lead to denuclearisation

During Pompeo's meeting in Pyongyang, Kim invited inspectors to visit the Punggye-ri nuclear test site to " confirm that it has been irreversibly dismantled ", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nau...

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh confirmed to be next U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Judge Brett Kavanaugh confirmed to be next U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley offered up some words of praise for protesters ahead of the vote. This march is part of a nationwide protest coming one day after Republican Susan Colli...

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Protesters rage as Trump celebrates Kavanaugh victory

Protesters rage as Trump celebrates Kavanaugh victory

The US Senate is set to take an initial vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh on Friday, in a crucial test of whether the federal judge has the votes to be confirmed to the supreme court . "Too...

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Turkish officials say Saudi writer killed

Turkish officials say Saudi writer killed

The journalist and regular columnist in the Washington Post has been missing since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. The delegation is there to assist in the investigations ...

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Korea Hopeful About Pompeo's Pyongyang Visit

Korea Hopeful About Pompeo's Pyongyang Visit

He said he's optimistic he'll come away with a plan for a second summit between Trump and Kim and progress on a "pathway for denuclearization". "Without any trust in the United States there will b...

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Retired Supreme Court Justice: Brett Kavanaugh does not belong on high court

Retired Supreme Court Justice: Brett Kavanaugh does not belong on high court

Stevens acknowledged praising Kavanaugh and one of his rulings on foreign campaign contributions in his 2014 book " Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution ". "I think there's ...

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Trump praises Collins for support of Kavanaugh: 'Susan was incredible'

The outcome, telegraphed Friday when the final undeclared senators revealed their views, was devoid of the shocks that had come nearly daily since Christine Blasey Ford said last month that an inebr...

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Russian Federation calls for rupee-rouble trade; prepares economic strategy for India

Russian Federation calls for rupee-rouble trade; prepares economic strategy for India

The S-400 system, which is effective against aircraft as well as ballistic and cruise missiles, has a maximum range of 250 miles. Russian Federation is one of only two countries with which India hol...

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Rosmah Gets Arrested By MACC & Will Be Charged For Money Laundering

Rosmah Gets Arrested By MACC & Will Be Charged For Money Laundering

Mr Najib, whose coalition suffered a stunning election defeat in May, faces 32 charges ranging from money laundering to abuse of power and criminal breach of trust in the effort to uncover how billi...

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit Beijing amid tension

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit Beijing amid tension

Pence will deliver an 11 a.m. (1500 GMT) address at the Hudson Institute think tank in Washington likely to increase tensions between the United States and China beyond trade disputes that hav...

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US, Chinese unease as Putin visits India to sign arms deals

US, Chinese unease as Putin visits India to sign arms deals

Putin, along with Modi, will hold the 19th India-Russia annual bilateral summit during which they are expected to review bilateral defence cooperation in the wake of the USA sanctions against Russian ...

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Strictly Dancer Gives Score For Theresa May's Conference Dance

Strictly Dancer Gives Score For Theresa May's Conference Dance

We're sorry to break it to you, but we don't make the rules - ABBA's seminal 1976 hit, " Dancing Queen ", has been ruined thanks to Theresa May and her freakish entrance at this year's Conservati...

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Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford over Kavanaugh allegations

Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford over Kavanaugh allegations

Speaking at a press briefing at the White House, Sanders argued that Trump was not making fun of the California psychology professor, who alleged that as a teenager Supreme Court nominee Brett Ka...

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Fan Bingbing: missing Chinese actor hit with $129m tax bill

Fan Bingbing: missing Chinese actor hit with $129m tax bill

Xinhua said an investigation by the Chinese tax authorities found that Ms Fan had split her contract to evade taxes of 7.3 million yuan over payments for her role in Air Strike , a film due to...

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Flake Demanded FBI Probe Soon After Being Confronted by Sexual Assault Survivors

Flake Demanded FBI Probe Soon After Being Confronted by Sexual Assault Survivors

Just as Republicans on the Judiciary Committee were about to favorably recommend the confirmation of Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Friday, Flake had a change of heart. "I don't see that happening ...

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Tense International Encounter Unfolds in South China Sea

Tense International Encounter Unfolds in South China Sea

The Chinese "destroyer approached within 45 yards (meters) of Decatur's bow, after which Decatur maneuvered to prevent a collision ". The Chinese defense ministry said Tuesday it opposes the USA ...

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Supreme Court Justice Kagan won’t discuss Kavanaugh

Supreme Court Justice Kagan won’t discuss Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump says he wants a "comprehensive" FBI investigation of the sexual assault accusations against his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh . Coons said his phone was "blowing up" w...

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Koreas Begin Removing DMZ Mines to Ease Military Tensions

Koreas Begin Removing DMZ Mines to Ease Military Tensions

North Korea and China have seen their ties improve recently after yearslong strained relations over the North's continued missile and nuclear provocations. The JSA is the only area along the 155-mile...

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Trump gets the fierce Kavanaugh showing he wanted

Trump gets the fierce Kavanaugh showing he wanted

This whole two-week effort has been a calculated and orchestrated political hit fueled with apparent pent-up anger at President Trump and the 2016 election, fear that has been unfairly stoked about ...

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Search continues for passenger missing after Air Niugini rescue

Search continues for passenger missing after Air Niugini rescue

Passengers were forced to swim for their lives on Friday when an airliner ditched into a lagoon after missing the runway on a remote Pacific island and began sinking. Harris said initial reports sugge...

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