Vatican clarifies pope on issue of 'sexual slavery' of nuns

The pontiff's comments on Tuesday to reporters on his return from the United Arab Emirates to the Vatican after a historic trip to the largely Muslim country were the first time he has addressed the issue of sexual abuse against nuns by priests, call... More..

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Elizabeth Warren officially kicks off 2020 White House bid
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Elizabeth Warren officially kicks off 2020 White House bid

Elizabeth Warren of MA on Saturday officially kicked off her presidential campaign, telling voters that she plans to bring "big structural change" that curbs the power of the wealthy and levels the playing fie...More..

Newport goalkeeper cuts FA Cup celebrations short as wife goes into labour
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Newport goalkeeper cuts FA Cup celebrations short as wife goes into labour

Sky Bet League Two Newport, who beat Boro 2-0 after drawing the initial tie 1-1 on January 26, set up a fifth-round tie at home to Premier League champions Manchester City with the shock result. "Forget the...More..

Endangered tiger killed by potential mate in zoo tragedy
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Endangered tiger killed by potential mate in zoo tragedy

Seven-year-old Asim - whose name means "Protector" in Arabic - had been matched with Melati through the European Endangered Species Programme for Sumatran tigers. The zoo explained that any introductions involv...More..

Serial killer Bruce McArthur sentenced to 25 years in prison
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Serial killer Bruce McArthur sentenced to 25 years in prison

That's the number of years Bruce McArthur gets for each of the torture murders of Selim Esen , Majeed Kayhan, Soroush Mahmudi , Skandaraj Navaratnam , Abdulbasir Faizi, Kirushna Kanagaratnam, Dean Lisowic...More..

Turkey rescuers pull 5-year-old girl from rubble
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Turkey rescuers pull 5-year-old girl from rubble

Police, ambulances and firefighters raced to the scene in the Kartal district of Turkey's largest city and pulled three people of the rubble. The death toll from a building collapse in Istanbul has clim...More..

Commuters beware: Freezing rain to hit Nova Scotia on Friday morning
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Commuters beware: Freezing rain to hit Nova Scotia on Friday morning

Freezing rain gave way to normal rainfall around 2 a.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service said . The KY3 Storm Team is tracking significant accumulations of freezing rain and sleet generally north of a...More..

Russian Federation asks USA to destroy weapons banned by INF Treaty
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Russian Federation asks USA to destroy weapons banned by INF Treaty

Russian Federation suspended the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty at the weekend after Washington announced it would withdraw in six months unless Russian Federation ends what it says are violat...More..

EU Sentenced to Failure for following Opposition, Says Maduro
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

EU Sentenced to Failure for following Opposition, Says Maduro

Maduro says Venezuela isn't a nation of "beggars", despite the economy spiralling into its worst-ever crisis and three million Venezuelans fleeing overseas over the past five years. Most Latin American and Eu...More..

Calls to end arms sales to Saudi coalition after militants get weapons
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Calls to end arms sales to Saudi coalition after militants get weapons

Corroborating an earlier report by Al Jazeera , CNN reported on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia and its coalition partner in Yemen, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), were using US-manufactured weapons "as a form o...More..

Ohio Dad Leaves Baby On Train To Smoke A Cigarette
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Ohio Dad Leaves Baby On Train To Smoke A Cigarette

He is then seen frantically running after the train when it pulls out of the station without him. A dad facing charges for leaving his baby on a departing train. He and the other smoker are seen shouting and ...More..

Eliminate female genital mutilation by 2030
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Eliminate female genital mutilation by 2030

The 68 million girls at risk of genital mutilation exhibition opened on Wednesday at United Nations headquarters in NY to warn of the large number of children exposed to female genital mutilation. Meanwhile, ...More..

This law professor explains the Supreme Court’s plan to kill abortion rights
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

This law professor explains the Supreme Court’s plan to kill abortion rights

If abortionists cannot, obtain admitting privileges, Kavanaugh continued, "even the State acknowledges that the law as applied might be deemed to impose an undue burden for purposes of Whole Woman's Health ", ...More..

Senate Judiciary advances William Barr's nomination to be attorney general
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Senate Judiciary advances William Barr's nomination to be attorney general

He will now go to the full Senate, where he needs a simple majority to be confirmed. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) said that Barr, as attorney general, would have the authority to change policies that now mi...More..

North Korea nuclear talks: United States envoy Biegun prepares for Trump-Kim summit
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

North Korea nuclear talks: United States envoy Biegun prepares for Trump-Kim summit

Moon's office said Wednesday that Seoul hopes Trump and Kim will make "concrete and substantial progress" in their talks in Vietnam, but few other details were released. A year of mostly fruitless diplomacy...More..

Florida politician reportedly resigns following accusations she licked men's faces
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Florida politician reportedly resigns following accusations she licked men's faces

Upon election, she and another commissioner and the newly elected mayor suspended the city manager, who says they knew the ethics complaint against Oakley was pending. Crawford didn't report the incident at t...More..

Charges: Suspect fired 5 times at school bus windshield
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Charges: Suspect fired 5 times at school bus windshield

Lilly hasn't been charged yet, but police called the incident especially reckless. Lilly then walked to the driver's side of the bus where he pulled out his 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol from its holster....More..

Police demand Google remove speed trap, drunk driver checkpoint alerts
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Police demand Google remove speed trap, drunk driver checkpoint alerts

Many users view it as a harmless way to avoid getting speeding tickets , but others use the app to point out police checkpoints, including those setup for DUI prevention. According to the document obtained by...More..

Trump to undergo second physical exam Friday
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Trump to undergo second physical exam Friday

U.S. President Donald Trump gives two thumbs up to the crowd during a campaign rally on the eve of the U.S. mid-term elections in Cleveland, Ohio., U.S., November 5, 2018. At last year's physical, Trump weighed...More..

Virginia's 3rd in line for governor swears he never wore blackface
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Virginia's 3rd in line for governor swears he never wore blackface

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has also faced backlash for dressing in blackface when he was in college. A top Virginia Republican served as an editor for a college yearbook that includes racial sl...More..

El Paso mayor challenges Trump’s SOTU claim about pre-wall crime rate
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

El Paso mayor challenges Trump’s SOTU claim about pre-wall crime rate

Nielsen said in a statement . The creation of a larger border wall has been a topic of conversation since Trump's presidential campaign back in 2016, with the issue of immigration taking the main stage throu...More..

Danish Jehovah's Witness gets 6 years for 'extremism' in Russia
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Danish Jehovah's Witness gets 6 years for 'extremism' in Russia

Before the verdict was announced, he shouted, calling for religious freedom to be protected in Russian Federation. The religious organisation was declared an "extremist" group by Russia's courts in 2017...More..

Jackie Speier: 'I have no reason to doubt' Justin Fairfax allegation
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Jackie Speier: 'I have no reason to doubt' Justin Fairfax allegation

The identity of the two men isn't clear from the pictures alone but the fact it appears on Northam's yearbook page is a strong suggestion one of them is him. "With tremendous anguish, I am now sharing this ...More..

Consecutive life terms sought for serial killer in Canada
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Consecutive life terms sought for serial killer in Canada

The other six victims were: Andrew Kinsman, 49; Skandaraj Navaratnam, 40; Abdulasir Faizi, 44; Mayjeed Kayhan, 58; Soroush Mahmudi, 49; and Selim Esen, 44. Officers who were watching McArthur moved to arrest hi...More..

Australia and U.S. seize largest ever meth shipment
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Australia and U.S. seize largest ever meth shipment

It is alleged they were involved with the US-based crime syndicate under investigation over the shipment. Authorities have seized a record haul of 1.7 tonnes of the drug ice, which was bound for Australia. "T...More..

Nancy Pelosi Applauding Donald Trump Becomes Hit Meme On Twitter
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Nancy Pelosi Applauding Donald Trump Becomes Hit Meme On Twitter

Abortion rights also came up during this week's State of the Union address , which Trump referenced repeatedly during his Thursday remarks. "I will never let you down, I can say that - never", Trump said as ...More..

Whitaker says he won’t testify unless Democrats drop their subpoena threat
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Whitaker says he won’t testify unless Democrats drop their subpoena threat

The threat of a subpoena now hangs over Friday's hearing with Whitaker, in what is likely to be his only congressional testimony while leading the Justice Department, with William Barr on a path to be confirm...More..

Girl who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself jailed
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Girl who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself jailed

She appealed the decision, but her conviction was upheld Wednesday by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. "The evidence against the defendant proved that, by her wanton or reckless conduct, she caused t...More..

Counties Issued With Orange Wind Warning For Tomorrow
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Counties Issued With Orange Wind Warning For Tomorrow

While a lull is expected in the fiercest winds on Friday evening, gusts will pick up again at about midnight, when a warning will cover Northern Ireland, southern Scotland and much of northern England. Foreca...More..

Trump to press border wall fight in State of the Union speech
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Trump to press border wall fight in State of the Union speech

The speech will give Trump an opportunity to rally his Republican base, but at the same time, it will reflect a new political reality for the president: it will be his first State of the Union address since t...More..