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Cardinal George Pell Confronts Charges of ‘Historical Sexual Offenses’
Cardinal George Pell Confronts Charges of ‘Historical Sexual Offenses’

Cardinal Pell is the highest-ranking Vatican official to be so charged. Here’s what we know about the case and how it will be shaped by Australia’s courts.

7 months ago

North Korea, Seeking ‘Equal Footing,’ Rejects Preconditions for U.S. Talks
North Korea, Seeking ‘Equal Footing,’ Rejects Preconditions for U.S. Talks

The remarks reflected North Korea’s longstanding insistence that it would engage Washington in dialogue only of it was treated as a nuclear power.

7 months ago

Critic’s Notebook: The Numbing Familiarity of Searing Images From Syria
Critic’s Notebook: The Numbing Familiarity of Searing Images From Syria

Eastern Ghouta may not ring a bell. But in the besieged suburb of Damascus, shelling and airstrikes continue. So, too, does compassion fatigue from much of the world.

7 months ago

Need a North Korean Missile? Call the Cairo Embassy
Need a North Korean Missile? Call the Cairo Embassy

Egypt has long had military ties to North Korea, but their weapons trade violates international sanctions, officials say, and has angered the U.S.

7 months ago

BREAKING: White House staff told to take shelter after gunman SHOOTS HIMSELF by North Lawn
BREAKING: White House staff told to take shelter after gunman SHOOTS HIMSELF by North Lawn

WHITE House staff have been urged to take shelter after a gunman shot himself near the north fence of President Donald Trump's residence.

7 months ago

Secret WW3 message REVEALED? Putin's INVINCIBLE nuclear weapon test exposes SHOCK target
Secret WW3 message REVEALED? Putin's INVINCIBLE nuclear weapon test exposes SHOCK target

THE Russian President terrified the world this week when he unveiled his country's latest military asset, a nuclear weapon that no modern air defence system can shoot down.

7 months ago

Roy Moore asks for donations to fight accuser’s defamation case
Roy Moore asks for donations to fight accuser’s defamation case

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Former U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore is pleading for money to pay for his legal bills as he fights a lawsuit against a woman who says he molested her when she was 14. Moore said on a campaign Facebook page Thursday that his “resources have been depleted.” The link indicated that Moore...

7 months ago

 Slovak police release Italian suspects in journalist's death
Slovak police release Italian suspects in journalist's death

Police in Slovakia have released seven Italians who were detained as suspects in the slayings of an investigative journalist and his girlfriend

7 months ago

With Hope Hicks' exit, we can't let Trump's female allies off the hook
With Hope Hicks' exit, we can't let Trump's female allies off the hook

Hicks, like Ivanka Trump, will paint herself as an unwitting victim – but she’s as guilty of fueling hatred as anyone elseThe Week in Patriarchy is a weekly roundup of what’s happening in the world of feminism and sexism. If you’re not already receiving it by email, make sure to subscribe. Continue reading...

7 months ago

Catalonia Coalition Splinters After Puigdemont Picks a Successor
Catalonia Coalition Splinters After Puigdemont Picks a Successor

Carles Puigdemont, the former leader of the separatist Spanish region, suggested that Jordi Sanchez replace him, a proposal that some pro-independence officials are resisting.

7 months ago

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