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Pope Francis confirms priests' abuse of nuns included

Pope Francis confirms priests' abuse of nuns included "sexual slavery"

Pope Francis told journalist was answering questions on the return flight from his trip to the United Arab Emirates. "It's not that everyone does this, but there have been priests and bishops who h...

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Trump says he wouldn't steer son Barron toward football

Trump says he wouldn't steer son Barron toward football

CTE has many risky effects on the brain, including confusion, anxiety, depression, and an increased risk of suicide. President Trump loves to watch football and has previously said that the NFL has...

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Gov. Northam Is Finding Himself Increasingly Alone In Once-Supportive Virginia

Gov. Northam Is Finding Himself Increasingly Alone In Once-Supportive Virginia

Northam reportedly spent all day Sunday taking advice from close confidants who were "mixed" on the subject of resignation, according to The Hill . "Governor Northam has served the people of the Co...

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White House Official: Donald Trump's Orange Complexion a Result of Good Genes

White House Official: Donald Trump's Orange Complexion a Result of Good Genes

Instead, a senior White House official told the New York Times that it's all down to " Trump's good genes " and a little powder that the President applies prior to TV appearances. A tanning bed al...

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Deadly vehicle bomb blast in Somalia's capital, say police

Deadly vehicle bomb blast in Somalia's capital, say police

Al-Shabab said its website that the attack was aimed at a gathering of government officials and security and intelligence personnel. The DP World subsidiary in 2017 signed a 30-year concession contr...

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Hawaii considers raising legal smoking age to 100

Hawaii considers raising legal smoking age to 100

Richard Creagan's bill would raise the minimum legal smoking age, now set at 21, in stages - to 30 starting in 2020 and eventually to 100 by 2024. Now, the new bill calls for raising the cigarette...

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United States intensifies anti-Maduro push as Russian Federation backs Venezuelan ally

United States intensifies anti-Maduro push as Russian Federation backs Venezuelan ally

Maduro, in his turn, accused Washington of attempting to stage a coup in Venezuela and announced his decision to cut off diplomatic relations with the United States . At a busy intersection in the ca...

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Donald Trump names former doctor Ronny Jackson as assistant and medical adviser

Donald Trump names former doctor Ronny Jackson as assistant and medical adviser

Jackson is best known for claiming that Trump could live for 200 years because of the president's "incredible genes" and for his nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, despite having l...

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Minister blames Russian Federation for collapse of nuclear treaty

Minister blames Russian Federation for collapse of nuclear treaty

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the announcement, which was widely expected. He said he expects Washington now to suspend its obligations under the treaty, although he added that Moscow remain...

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Paris Fire: Seven people killed, over 20 injured

Paris Fire: Seven people killed, over 20 injured

The fire spread across the two floors of the building on Monday night, forcing some residents to scramble onto nearby rooftops to escape the flames and smoke. More than 200 firefighters and emergency ...

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Meet the President And First Lady's State of the Union Guests

Meet the President And First Lady's State of the Union Guests

In December, Joshua reportedly stopped using his last name at school, and his parents homeschooled him at one point because of his classmates' bullying. First lady Melania Trump's "Be Best" initiat...

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Days After Trump’s Warning, Iran Tests New Long-Range Cruise Missile

Days After Trump’s Warning, Iran Tests New Long-Range Cruise Missile

Experts say that Iran has a history of overinflating its capabilities but warn that concerns over Iran's long-range ballistic missile development are founded. The bloc hailed the creation last week by...

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Some in Congress caution against Trump declaring national emergency to build wall

US intelligence chiefs last week told a congressional panel that Iran was abiding by a 2015 global pact to curtail its nuclear weapons program, an agreement Trump abrogated. Many Democrats have calle...

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Kansas judge calls teen girls the 'aggressor' in sex abuse case

Kansas judge calls teen girls the 'aggressor' in sex abuse case

Soden", Gibbens said. A Kansas judge has come under fire for saying in court that two girls-solicited by an online predator to have sex with him when they were 13 and 14-were partly to blame for w...

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Pope preaches peace and tolerance on trip to UAE

Pope preaches peace and tolerance on trip to UAE

Francis, 82, arrived in a humble Kia hatchback with a small group of clerics but was greeted with an artillery salute and military flyover after being escorted through the palace gardens by horse-moun...

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Sentencing hearing to begin for serial killer Bruce McArthur

Sentencing hearing to begin for serial killer Bruce McArthur

Prosecutors also say that a ninth possible victim was found bound and naked in McArthur's house when he was arrested in January 2018. Canton said photographs discovered on McArthur's digital devic...

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Taliban To Join Moscow Talks Without Afghan Government Officials

Taliban To Join Moscow Talks Without Afghan Government Officials

The Moscow-based Council of Afghan Society, an organization of the Afghan diaspora in Russian Federation, said in a statement issued in Kabul on February 4 that it was the organizer of the meeting. Th...

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Rescuer killed in traffic collision as storms soak California

Rescuer killed in traffic collision as storms soak California

Ventura County Fire Department Captain Brian McGrath says trees and power lines are down across the region. While authorities had earlier Saturday ordered residents to evacuate along the burn scar o...

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Federal Prosecutors Reportedly Subpoena Trump Inaugural Committee

Federal Prosecutors Reportedly Subpoena Trump Inaugural Committee

A spokeswoman told The Associated Press that committee had received the subpoena and was still reviewing it, adding "it is our intention to cooperate with the inquiry". TPM reported last month that ...

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Women activists detained in Saudi Arabia tortured: British lawmakers

Women activists detained in Saudi Arabia tortured: British lawmakers

The Detention Review Panel (DRP) - a cross party group of British parliamentarians and lawyers - said in a press release today that Saudi authorities at the highest levels could be responsible for the...

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France's Yellow Vests take to streets again - condemning injuries, blaming police

France's Yellow Vests take to streets again - condemning injuries, blaming police

Protesters wearing a yellow vest hold a banner reading RIC, the acronym for Citizen's Initiated Referendum, during a march on Place de la Bastille in Paris . The weekend's rallies across France ...

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Trump says he will nominate David Bernhardt for secretary of interior

He is widely expected to continue pushing the Trump administration's plan to boost domestic fossil fuels production, by opening more US public lands to drilling and mining. He represented Noble Energy...

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Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tuesday night for possible freezing rain

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tuesday night for possible freezing rain

Much of the freezing rain and sleet is expected to be northwest of the Boston-Providence corridor, it said. Localized power outages and tree damage is possible from the ice. More soaking rain shower...

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India welcomes United Kingdom decision on Mallya extradition

India welcomes United Kingdom decision on Mallya extradition

Late last week, Mr. Mallya took to Twitter to criticise Indian authorities and the banks, accusing the latter of pursing "multiple frivolous litigations" against him. September 12, 2018: At the final ...

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United States congresswoman criticised after 'wide-reaching' phone call with Jeremy Corbyn

United States congresswoman criticised after 'wide-reaching' phone call with Jeremy Corbyn

However, several of Ocasio-Cortez's followers were quick to point out the dangers of being associated with Corbyn, who has been dogged by allegations of anti-semitism in recent months. "The left's bli...

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Avalanches in the Italian Alps kill at least 5 skiers

Avalanches in the Italian Alps kill at least 5 skiers

Two people each from the United Kingdom and France were reported missing on Sunday afternoon, when the risk of avalanches in the area was high. In all, eight people, including a Belgian snowboarder,...

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Friend of Libby Squire speaks on the last time he saw her

Friend of Libby Squire speaks on the last time he saw her

Around 250 students from the University of Hull, where Libby studies Philosophy and Religion, joined the search over the weekend and police officers were seen on streets around the campus this morning...

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Monsoon rains cause floods in Queensland

Monsoon rains cause floods in Queensland

The multi-agency TLDMG chose to further open the spillway gates this morning to reduce the risk of significant downstream flooding if further rain occurs at the dam catchment over coming days. The reg...

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Jeff Flake's Elevator Protester To Be AOC's SOTU Guest

Jeff Flake's Elevator Protester To Be AOC's SOTU Guest

Just as she does with the parent group, Archila serves as co-executive director at the Center for Popular Democracy Action Fund. In the same confrontation, while Flake stood almost captive in the ...

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Why evacuation plans are being made for Queen Elizabeth

Why evacuation plans are being made for Queen Elizabeth

The backstop is meant to ensure there is no return to a hard border with Ireland , but Brexit supporters fear it will keep Britain tied to the EU's customs rules. The prime minister rejected accusa...

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'El Chapo' Drugged And Raped Girls As Young As 13, Witness Claims

'El Chapo' Drugged And Raped Girls As Young As 13, Witness Claims

They say he allegedly asked if he could avoid extradition to the United States if he provided information to the DEA about the drug-running operations of rival cartels. The start of the proceedings ...

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Patriots player says no to White House visit after SB win

Patriots player says no to White House visit after SB win

The three-time National Basketball Association champion called Brady the G.O.A.T.in a tweet following the Patriots' 13-3 win over the Rams on Sunday. They are tied with Pittsburgh for number of wi...

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European allies recognise Juah Guiado as Venezuelan president

European allies recognise Juah Guiado as Venezuelan president

President) Donald Trump's table". It is time for a new start, with free and fair elections in accordance with global democratic standards. "We know that the people of Venezuela are facing tremen...

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Sarah Sanders Has A New Name For Trump's 'Executive Time'

Sarah Sanders Has A New Name For Trump's 'Executive Time'

Axios reports that on January 18, the President had seven hours of Executive Time. The director of Oval Office operations, Madeleine Westerhout, called the leak of the schedules "a disgraceful br...

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Wiarton Willie doesn't see his shadow, predicts an early spring

Wiarton Willie doesn't see his shadow, predicts an early spring

But in Ontario, Wiarton Willie did not see his shadow, declaring an early spring, the same as Punxsutawney Phil did in Pennsylvania. Meanwhile bad news for winter-weary Canadians in Atlantic Canada,...

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