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Pope expresses shame at church's failure to address 'repellent' abuse crimes

He said his predecessor Pope Benedict's frank and decisive intervention incentivised efforts of the Church's leadership to remedy past mistakes and adopt stri...


Nelson Mandela's Grandson Corners Trump on 'farmer Killing' Tweet

Trump's tweet referred to the South African government's plans to change the law to allow the state to seize land from farmers, in an attempt to redress in...


Manafort juror says 1 holdout prevented 18-count conviction

That included three of the counts accusing him of failing to report foreign bank accounts in years 2011, 2013 and 2014. The judge declared a mistrial on 10 othe...


Ex-Trump lawyer investigated for $20 million bank fraud

But the holdout, a female, said she harbored reasonable doubt, Duncan said. The federal jury in Alexandria, Virginia , convicted Manafort of five counts of...


Portland's air quality ranks fifth-worst in major cities worldwide

Looking west from Shaganappi Trail at Bowness Road, the Canada Olympic Park ski jump was nearly totally obscured by smoke from B.C. wildfires on Thursday mornin...


U.S. 'not seeking regime change in Iran', says John Bolton

Bolton noted that the United States has acted militarily twice since Trump came to power in Syria when Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons, ...


India decision to decline foreign aid for flood relief draws criticism

An ambassador from Thailand today tweeted to say that India has made it clear that it would not accept global aid for flood relief in Kerala - raising c...


DFA tells Filipinos in Hawaii to brace for ‘Hurricane Lane’

Hurricane Lane is now headed towards Hawaii and is a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane...


Former Nazi labor camp guard living in NYC is deported to Germany

And he's being sent to Germany. Berlin also appeared to be making a diplomatic gesture against the backdrop of major transatlantic tensions over trade and def...


Elderly South Koreans to reunite with relatives in North

The temporary reunions are highly emotional because most participants are elderly people eager to see their loved ones once more before they die. The Korean...


NYT report: Trump counsel Don McGahn 'cooperated extensively' in Mueller probe

The New York Times first reported Sunday that Trump's legal team does not know the extent to which McGahn has been cooperating with special counsel Rober...


Smoky skies, poor air from wildfires return to Northwest

While he can't say if the current air quality is the worst ever seen in the region, Ries says the current levels are among the worst recorded with modern equi...


Trump Calls Manafort ‘Good Person’ and Criticizes Fraud Trial

Trump spoke shortly after the jury in nearby Alexandria, Virginia. had begun its second day of deliberations . Asked Thursday if he would pardon Manafort if ...


DC mayor taunts Trump after parade reversal

Trump decided he wanted a military parade in Washington after he attended France's Bastille Day celebration in the centre of Paris previous year. More . Pr...


Mueller: Prison Time An Option For Former Trump Campaign Aide Papadopoulos

The FBI investigation into the 2016 Trump campaign's possible collusion with Russian Federation was set off by Papadopoulos, when he revealed during a night of ...


New York Times 'stands behind' its article after attacks by Trump

US President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to launch another scathing attack on the New York Times and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federa...


Turkish lira resumes fall after Trump sanctions threat

He also played down U.S. tariffs on imports of Turkish metals. Mr Trump's comments came as Turkey's finance minister Berat Albayrak attempted to reassure 6,00...


Brennan Considering Legal Action Over Clearance Revocation

In an opinion piece in The New York Times on August 16, Brennan said Trump's decision to deny him access to classified information was a desperate attempt to ...


Turkey says ready to discuss issues with US without threats

Gross misuse of dollar by United States will lead to its weakness and switch to national currencies - Lavrov Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said tha...


Entire parliament condemns Fraser Anning's controversial maiden speech

Anning called for a plebiscite to allow Australians to decide whether they want non-English speaking immigrants from the third-world and whether they want Musl...