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Pope asks for prayers for sex abuse summit at Vatican

Pope asks for prayers for sex abuse summit at Vatican

In a statement , the Archdiocese of Washington said: "Our hope and prayer is that this decision serves to help the healing process for survivors of abuse, as well as those who have experienced disapp...

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Taliban postpone meetings in Pakistan over travel curbs

Taliban postpone meetings in Pakistan over travel curbs

Ahmadi also said such a move also gave "recognition" to the Taliban. It did not explain how several members previously were able to travel to meetings in the United Arab Emirates and Moscow. "From amo...

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Nigerian presidential candidates urge for calm after election is postponed

Nigerian presidential candidates urge for calm after election is postponed

Foreign election observers have appealed for calm following the last-minute postponement of the Nigerian election by a week. One of them stated. An electoral worker takes stock of ballot papers to...

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Saudi Top Diplomat Assails Iran For Blaming Riyadh In Attack

Saudi Top Diplomat Assails Iran For Blaming Riyadh In Attack

FILE - Saudi Arabi's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir. " Pakistan's government, who has housed these anti-revolutionaries and threats to Islam, knows where they are and they are supported by Pakista...

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Japan: Abe Silent on Whether He Backed Trump for Nobel Prize

Japan: Abe Silent on Whether He Backed Trump for Nobel Prize

Mr Trump said Friday that Mr Abe had sent a five-page letter to the Nobel committee, adding that "Prime Minister Abe of Japan gave me the most lovely copy of a letter that he sent to the people...

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Saudi Crown Prince Arrives in Pakistan for Official Visit

Saudi Crown Prince Arrives in Pakistan for Official Visit

Investors appeared skeptical: The benchmark KSE-100 Index fell on Monday to the lowest in about three weeks. The crown prince is expected to conclude his Asia tour with a China visit on Friday. "Ind...

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Aurora Gunman Obtained Firearm Permit Despite Felony Conviction

Aurora Gunman Obtained Firearm Permit Despite Felony Conviction

Aurora police Chief Kristen Ziman said Saturday that Gary Martin was issued a firearm owner's identification card in January of 2014 after he passed the initial background check. Trevor Wehner , 21,...

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Texas Teacher Cuts Hair to Look Like Teased Student

Texas Teacher Cuts Hair to Look Like Teased Student

I am going to show them the love and support that they need to learn". "Friends started to call her a boy, and those words cut deep", Grimm told ABC news. However, the student presented her teacher wi...

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Iran Blasts US Efforts to Turn Europe against Nuclear Deal

Iran Blasts US Efforts to Turn Europe against Nuclear Deal

Zarif denied the comparison of Iran's regime to the Nazis, telling Germany's Der Spiegel Online,"Iran has always supported the Jews". He pointed to U.S. Merkel said a looming new shot expected in ...

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MBS visit will enhance Pak-Saudi bilateral relations: Asad Umar

MBS visit will enhance Pak-Saudi bilateral relations: Asad Umar

The American owners purchased the Red Devils in 2003 for £790m but if they chose to accept Bin Salman's offer, the Glazers would bank a huge £2.2bn profit. Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf bin Said ...

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Venezuela to distribute food to poor Colombians amid aid tension

Venezuela to distribute food to poor Colombians amid aid tension

The incident on Sunday is the latest point of tension between the global community and Mr Maduro, who is in the grip of a power struggle with Mr Guaido, the head of the National Assembly who proclaime...

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Seven MPs resign from Labour over Brexit row

Seven MPs resign from Labour over Brexit row

But it was the testimony of the less high profile MPs in today's grouping which will have perhaps struck even more of a chord with many of their former colleagues not present. Yet the fact is that Cor...

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Honda expected to announce Swindon plant closure

Honda expected to announce Swindon plant closure

The Japanese auto giant hasn't confirmed the claims, but the local Conservative MP said he had spoken to Honda, which was clear the decision was "based on global trends, and not Brexit ". It worked. ...

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9 charred to death as major fire tears through Bangladesh slum

9 charred to death as major fire tears through Bangladesh slum

A firefighter works to extinguish fire at a slum where at least eight people killed in Chittagong, Bangladesh February 17, 2019. It took almost five hours to control the raging fire, the report added....

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Polish PM cancels trip to Israel after Netanyahu's Holocaust remarks

Polish PM cancels trip to Israel after Netanyahu's Holocaust remarks

Poland's prime minister has canceled a trip to Israel in the wake of reported remarks made by his Israeli counterpart suggesting Polish complicity during the Holocaust , an aide in his office to...

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Anthony Weiner released from prison to federal re-entry program

Anthony Weiner released from prison to federal re-entry program

It's not clear when the transfer took place. He is being closely monitored by the Federal Residential Reentry Management Agency, according to the New York Post . His final fall came in 2017 after pro...

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Work-release inmates to the rescue after baby accidentally locked inside SUV

Work-release inmates to the rescue after baby accidentally locked inside SUV

A unsafe situation in Pasco County, Florida , led to deputies working side-by-side with inmates to save a baby. "[We were] surprised when somebody had a wire coat hanger, [and] we were able to get ...

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Pakistan Army, foreign ministry website hacked; attack ‘originated from India’

Pakistan Army, foreign ministry website hacked; attack ‘originated from India’

The attack on India's paramilitary police follows the deadliest year in Kashmir for security personnel since Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party came to power a...

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Shark attacks surfer near Byron Bay

Officials were called to Belongil Beach at just before 7 a.m. on Sunday, where they found 41-year-old Sam Edwardes on the beach with a large shark bite on his upper leg. Beachgoers are urged to foll...

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8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

Dozens are feared to have died 40m (130ft) underground since the accident happened on Tuesday night. They have laboured for 24 hours and the fatigue is showing but they are racing against time as thei...

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US tells European Union to recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela president

US tells European Union to recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela president

Guaido and Maduro have been locked in a battle over allowing aid into the country, and the military reinforced a blockade on Thursday at the border with Colombia, where the opposition leader has vowe...

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Mudslides and floods hit California

Mudslides and floods hit California

Forecasters say Sunday that up to 10 inches (25 centimeters) of snow could fall in the mountains east of Los Angeles before the system moves through. Burned areas lack vegetation to hold the water in ...

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UK Teen Who Joined Islamic State Has Baby in Syria

UK Teen Who Joined Islamic State Has Baby in Syria

Their lawyer Aamar Anwar told the Sunday Mirror: "If it was your daughter would you not want her back?" A statement released through the family lawyer said: "We, the family of Shamima Begum , have ...

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University in St. Petersburg collapses from fifth to second floors

University in St. Petersburg collapses from fifth to second floors

RIA news agency said 21 people were believed trapped under the debris. The spokesman said that the block belongs to the St. Petersburg Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and ...

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Iran launches cruise missile equipped Fateh submarine

Iran launches cruise missile equipped Fateh submarine

Iran has launched a new submarine it built itself which it claims is capable for firing cruise missiles amid heightened tensions with the United States . Iran says it has missiles with the range of ...

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McCabe: Rosenstein Was Counting Votes on 25th Amendment Effort for Trump's Removal

McCabe: Rosenstein Was Counting Votes on 25th Amendment Effort for Trump's Removal

Rosenstein has dismissed reports that he discussed removing Trump from office - and even pondered wearing a wire to secretly record his conversations with the president - as a "joke", if indeed he m...

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Brexit ‘high noon’ could see Theresa May lose six ministers

Brexit ‘high noon’ could see Theresa May lose six ministers

They are so unhappy that many are threatening to abstain or vote down the motion, meaning the Prime Minister could suffer yet another Commons defeat over Brexit. The government is asking MPs to re-e...

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Liberals, Labor hit by ‘state actor’ parliament hack

Liberals, Labor hit by ‘state actor’ parliament hack

Australia's major political parties have been targeted during a cyber attack by a foreign government on the Australian Parliament's servers . Mr Morrison says a "state actor" is believed responsib...

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Senate confirms William Barr as USA attorney general

Senate confirms William Barr as USA attorney general

During his previous confirmation , Barr told the Senate Judiciary Committee that, however broad a constitutional right to privacy may be, "I do not believe it extends to abortion". "Barr has also begu...

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Wired To Win: Wire Fox Terrier Is Westminster Best In Show

Wired To Win: Wire Fox Terrier Is Westminster Best In Show

The competition drew 2,800 dogs from 203 breeds and varieties. Maybe they shouldn't have been: the outcome marked the 15th time a wire fox captured the highest prize at the country's most prestigi...

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Ex-FBI official: Trump's firing of FBI head Comey triggered probe

Ex-FBI official: Trump's firing of FBI head Comey triggered probe

Comey , who was sacked. His selfish and destructive agenda drove him to open a completely baseless investigation into the President. Trump said that McCabe "gave Hillary a pass". "There is no ...

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86 per cent people do not believe in Valentine’s Day

86 per cent people do not believe in Valentine’s Day

According to a survey nationally, the average person will spend about $162 on Valentine's Day gifts, an expected record-breaking total of almost $21 billion. The most apparent reason seems to be the o...

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Dutch minister enlists blue monster to prepare firms for Brexit

Dutch minister enlists blue monster to prepare firms for Brexit

But 10 Downing Street said that while the prime minister had not secured parliamentary support last night, it was clear from the debate yesterday that MPs were concerned at taking a no-deal option off...

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Progressives say Trump has no moral ground to call for Omar's resignation

Progressives say Trump has no moral ground to call for Omar's resignation

That's the second anti-Semitic trope you've tweeted", she added . We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Isr...

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EU blacklists Nigeria, Libya over money laundering, terrorism financing

EU blacklists Nigeria, Libya over money laundering, terrorism financing

I would like first to explain the context and our main objectives. "The EU financial system must not serve as a vehicle for money laundering and must not serve as an instrument for financing crime inc...

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