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Francis was so enraged that Davis' supporters had leaked word of the meeting that the Vatican subsequently insisted he only held one private audience while there: with one of his former students, a gay man and his partner. I know him as a man of great integrity, honest to the core. Vigano wrote he was surprised to find that McCarrick started traveling on missions on behalf of the church soon thereafter, including to China.
  • Foreign Secretary Hunt welcomes Iran's temporary release of aid worker

    Foreign Secretary Hunt welcomes Iran's temporary release of aid worker

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    Richard Ratcliffe said his wife was released from Evin prison and has been reunited in Iran with her 4-year-old daughter Gabriella. It is the first time she has been allowed out of prison since her arrest in April 2016 and conviction past year for plotting to overthrow the Iranian regime - something she has always denied.
  • Pope pained and shamed by church's failure on clerical abuse

    Pope pained and shamed by church's failure on clerical abuse

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    POPE FRANCIS " With regard to the most vulnerable, I can not fail to acknowledge the grave scandal caused in Ireland by the abuse of young people by members of the Church charged with responsibility for their protection and education". Large images of abuse victims and the hashtag #Stand4Truth - promoting a gathering of survivors and supporters elsewhere in Dublin during Sunday's mass - were projected onto some of the city's most recognized buildings on Friday night, including Dublin's Pro ...
  • Wildfire Smoke Begins To Clear Up In Seattle

    Wildfire Smoke Begins To Clear Up In Seattle

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    And, while Environment Canada has reduced the level of risk on the Health Index, it still reports that Metro Vancouver's air is at a level 9, or High risk. "We're getting finally a change in the air mass and actually that change is here to stay well through the weekend and into the beginning of next week", Meteorologist with Environment Canada Matt McDonald said.
  • Trump accused of trying to 'divide' South Africa over farm seizures

    Trump accused of trying to 'divide' South Africa over farm seizures

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    On Wednesday, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told parliament that increasing access to land for the poor would happen in an orderly fashion and would initially focus on making state property available. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo through diplomatic channels. Ramaphosa on August 1 announced the ruling African National Congress (ANC) is forging ahead with plans to change the constitution to allow the expropriation of land without compensation.
  • CJ Logistics supplying materials for inter-Korean family reunions

    CJ Logistics supplying materials for inter-Korean family reunions

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    Tensions soared as Trump and Kim exchanged threats and personal insults before a mood of rapprochement set in with the North Korean leader's offer to send a delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea early this year. About 200 South Koreans and their family members crossed the border on Monday for three days of meetings with their North Korean relatives. During a visit to the Myohyangsan Medical Appliances Factory in North Phyongan province northeast of the capital Pyongyang, Kim ...
  • Mueller recommends 6-month sentence for Papadopoulos

    Mueller recommends 6-month sentence for Papadopoulos

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    Prosecutors say Papadopoulos lied repeatedly to FBI agents about his contacts during the 2016 presidential with Russians and Russian intermediaries, and his conduct damaged the investigation. The only defendant to be sentenced is lawyer Alex van der Zwaan, who pleaded guilty to making false statements about his conversations with a former Trump campaign official.
  • Trump lashes out at Russian Federation probe as 'McCarthyism'

    Trump lashes out at Russian Federation probe as 'McCarthyism'

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    In addition we readily gave over one million pages of documents. "They have no courage, they have no guts, they just have big loud mouths", Trump said. "I love President Trump , who is a fearless American hero, and continue to support him one hundred percent", he added. Giuliani said during " Meet the Press " that Trump didn't raise executive privilege or attorney-client privilege during those interviews because his team believed - he says now, wrongly - that fully participating would ...
  • Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

    Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

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    The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the attack on an education centre in the Afghan capital that killed at least 48 people as "heinous and cowardly". Sarhadi Zwak, spokesman for the governor of the eastern Laghman province, says the victims were girls, aged 10-12, who were gathering firewood on Wednesday.
  • Shanann Watts planning gender reveal party before her alleged murder

    Shanann Watts planning gender reveal party before her alleged murder

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    On Thursday, investigators found the bodies of his wife, Shanann Watts , and their daughters, ages 3 and 4. Colorado dad and husband, Chris Watts , 33, is expected to be officially charged on August 19 with the shocking murders of his pregnant wife, Shanann , 34, and their two daughters, Bella , 4, and Celeste , 3, and now a heartbreaking Facebook video has surfaced that shows little Bella pleasantly singing about him before the awful incident.
  • Thousands stranded after Kerala floods kill 324

    Thousands stranded after Kerala floods kill 324

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    While Kerala is regularly pounded by monsoons , this year's flooding, exacerbated by flash landslides, is the worst in almost a century. We request people to contribute to the relief funds as food materials are hard to transport. Many people are still stranded as they prefer to be in their homes. 'My family and neighbouring families are in trouble, ' wrote Ajo Varghese, a resident of the coastal city of Alappuzha, in a Facebook post that quickly went viral.
  • Putin dances with Austrian foreign minister at her wedding

    Putin dances with Austrian foreign minister at her wedding

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    Putin dropped in on Karin Kneissl's wedding in a remote area of southern Austria, on his way to a meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel in neighboring Germany later that day. The United States and some European countries have criticized the pipeline, saying it could increase Europe's energy dependence on Russian Federation, harm Ukraine - now a major gas transit country - and pose an environmental risk.
  • Trump Just Made a Decision About Holding Military Parade

    Trump Just Made a Decision About Holding Military Parade

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    The statement came following a CNBC report by Amanda Macias, citing a defense official with firsthand knowledge, which estimated the parade would cost $92 million - $80 million more than initially estimated. Before the postponement announcement, Lietutenant-Colonel Jamie Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, would only say that Defence Department planning for the parade "continues and final details are still being developed".
  • Bilawal Bhutto condoles demise of former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    Bilawal Bhutto condoles demise of former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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    Guleria had served as personal physician to Vajpayee for over three decades. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was one of the founding members of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which now governs India. India's top leaders and politicians are visiting the New Delhi hospital where doctors say former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is in critical condition after a prolonged illness.