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Associated Press
August 29, 2018 - 8:17 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis lamented Wednesday how Irish church authorities failed to respond to the crimes of sexual abuse, speaking during his first public appearance at the Vatican after bombshell accusations that he himself covered up for an American cardinal's misdeeds. Francis presided...
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Associated Press
August 28, 2018 - 12:28 pm
ROME (AP) — An Italian journalist who says he helped a former Vatican diplomat pen his bombshell allegation of sex abuse cover-up against Pope Francis says he persuaded the archbishop to go public after the U.S. church was thrown into turmoil by revelations in the Pennsylvania grand jury report...
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Associated Press
August 28, 2018 - 8:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's declaration of victory Monday in reaching a preliminary deal with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement raised at least as many questions as it answered. Can Canada, the third member country in NAFTA and America's No. 2 trading partner...
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Associated Press
August 26, 2018 - 9:50 am
KNOCK, Ireland (AP) — Pope Francis issued a sweeping apology Sunday for the "crimes" of the Catholic Church in Ireland, saying church officials regularly didn't respond with compassion to the many abuses children and women suffered over the years and vowing to work for justice. Francis was...
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Associated Press
August 23, 2018 - 7:48 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's government lashed out at President Donald Trump on Thursday after he tweeted that his administration would be looking into farm seizures and the "large scale killing of farmers" in the country. I have asked Secretary of State @SecPompeo to closely study the South...
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Associated Press
August 20, 2018 - 8:12 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, seeking to respond to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church. Francis...
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Associated Press
August 19, 2018 - 9:46 am
SEMBALUN, Indonesia (AP) — Strong earthquakes jolted the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, causing power blackouts, landslides and damage to buildings, as the island tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people. A shallow quake late Sunday evening...
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Associated Press
August 16, 2018 - 1:40 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican expressed "shame and sorrow" Thursday over a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in six dioceses in that state, calling the abuse "criminally and morally reprehensible" and saying Pope Francis wants to eradicate "this...
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Associated Press
August 14, 2018 - 8:35 am
LONDON (AP) — A car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of attacks in the British capital that used vehicles as weapons. A rooftop camera recorded...
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Associated Press
August 10, 2018 - 8:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United States on Friday against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will retaliate with economic, political and unspecified "other" means. The tough message from Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev marked what the Kremlin sees as a red line,...
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