Pope keeps silent on abuse claim letter at end of Irish visit

Specifically, Viganó says that Pope Benedict XVI imposed private sanctions on Theodore Cardinal McCarrick in 2009 - and that Francis lifted them at the urging of his staff, then proceeded to rely on McCarrick's counsel in naming new U.S. He also alle... More..

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I respected John McCain, says former jailer in Vietnam
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

I respected John McCain, says former jailer in Vietnam

For the past year, McCain had been planning his funeral and was vehement that Trump not attend the services. Mr McCain died of brain cancer on Saturday aged 81 in his home state of Arizona . Ariz...More..

Australia's Julie Bishop quits as foreign minister
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Australia's Julie Bishop quits as foreign minister

Turnbull became the fourth prime minister to be dumped by his or her own party since 2010 in response to poor opinion polling. "I wondered whether Julie was perhaps just a couple of hours late to the piece an...More..

US and Mexico close to NAFTA deal
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

US and Mexico close to NAFTA deal

Dozens of American lawmakers, primarily Republicans, have been urging the Trump administration to cool off on some of its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) demands. It wasn't but a few years ago that ...More..

Who was David Katz, the Jacksonville mass shooter?
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Who was David Katz, the Jacksonville mass shooter?

It is now unknown if Katz personally knew the two victims of the shooting or what his motive was, although some reports have suggested that he was angry about losing the video game tournament. Police said the...More..

North Korea talks delay unfortunate, warns Seoul
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

North Korea talks delay unfortunate, warns Seoul

This was a surprise to the officials at the State Department. After more a year of escalating tensions defined by nuclear and missile tests, new sanctions and "fire and fury" rhetoric, Trump made history ...More..

Burmese military chiefs must face genocide charges, says UN
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Burmese military chiefs must face genocide charges, says UN

Thousands of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh following a campaign of arson and killings by the army in the Buddhist-majority past year. But the report said the crimes it documented were "sho...More..

McCain to be buried at US Naval Academy on September 2
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

McCain to be buried at US Naval Academy on September 2

Tributes have been paid in Vietnam to John McCain , the American senator and former navy pilot shot down over Hanoi during the U.S. war with the southeast Asian nation. The maverick politician, who was a propo...More..

Airline 'expanding investigation' into hotel where Burnley couple died
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Airline 'expanding investigation' into hotel where Burnley couple died

It also says his office is waiting for a forensic analysis of samples taken from the bodies. As part of this, we plan to contact every Thomas Cook customer that has returned from staying at the hotel in the...More..

The shocking find under a KFC restaurant
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

The shocking find under a KFC restaurant

Police learned of the tunnel after a traffic stop yielded 39 pounds of methamphetamine. A canine unit alerted officers to two toolboxes in Lopez' truck. Garcia following last week's discovery. When investi...More..

Husband: British Woman Freed Temporarily from Iranian Prison
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Husband: British Woman Freed Temporarily from Iranian Prison

It is the first time Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been allowed out of prison since her arrest , in April 2016, and conviction a year ago for plotting to overthrow the Iranian regime - something she has always den...More..

Pope faces calls for action over abuse 'shame' in Ireland
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Pope faces calls for action over abuse 'shame' in Ireland

He added: "I myself share those sentiments". He was speaking to a hall in Dublin Castle packed with hundreds of political and religious dignitaries along with foreign diplomats. But in his speech to the pop...More..

That's Not Just Fog Today. The Air Quality Is Terrible
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

That's Not Just Fog Today. The Air Quality Is Terrible

Poor air quality can be especially unsafe for infants, the elderly, and people with diabetes, or lung or heart disease. One man says he hasn't been suffering that much, but has family and friends who are havi...More..

Trump Tweets Conspiracy Theory On South Africa Whites
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Trump Tweets Conspiracy Theory On South Africa Whites

This one tweet sent South Africa's currency into a tailspin and unleashed a new round of accusations that Trump is a white supremacist. " South Africa totally rejects this narrow perception which only s...More..

At emotional Korean reunions, genuine talk often impossible
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

At emotional Korean reunions, genuine talk often impossible

Cha Song Il, a North Korean, told his uncle the Koreas should "drive the American bastards out", accusing the usa of not following through on agreements made during President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump prais...More..

Flood-water recedes, focus shifts on rehabilitation
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Flood-water recedes, focus shifts on rehabilitation

As water recedes, people will go back to their homes which are destroyed and sometimes turned into rubble in some cases in 12 to 14 districts of the state. It is one of more than 3,000 relief camps created am...More..

Prosecutors recommend short prison stay for Papadopoulos
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Prosecutors recommend short prison stay for Papadopoulos

Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in October to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about Russian contacts during the campaign, in which he served on a volunteer national security advisory panel and tried fo...More..

Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack

The militants, fighting to expel Western forces and defeat the Western-backed Kabul government, said they would free hundreds of prisoners, without going into further details. The Taliban accepted that three-...More..

Gov. Doug Ducey heading to White House for border security event
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Gov. Doug Ducey heading to White House for border security event

Trump has ripped the Times reporting as "fake." But there is some dispute about how much detail Trump's lawyers have about what McGahn told Mueller. Dean, the former White House counsel who became a star ...More..

China is preparing for a strike on the United States - the Pentagon
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

China is preparing for a strike on the United States - the Pentagon

The Pentagon says the Chinese military is "likely training for strikes" on US targets. The report highlights its increasing military capability, including defence spending estimated at $190bn (£150bn) - a thi...More..

Bill Maher Taunts Trump Over Omarosa: 'He Lost His One Black Friend'
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Bill Maher Taunts Trump Over Omarosa: 'He Lost His One Black Friend'

A former White House employee is causing chaos for US President Donald Trump , releasing juicy details about her time working with him in a tell-all memoir. This past Sunday, Manigault Newman released a ...More..

Afghan president congratulates armed forces for Ghazni victory
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Afghan president congratulates armed forces for Ghazni victory

Taliban militants also delivered high-profile, demoralising blows in the strategic city of Ghazni - which they attacked last week, forcing security forces backed by United States air power to struggle for days ...More..

Body of Shanann Watts was found in shallow grave, court document says
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Body of Shanann Watts was found in shallow grave, court document says

Shanann and Chris Watts appeared to be happy during their June vacation. Watts was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of three counts of murder. Investigators previously said that the remains of Shanann Wa...More..

Centre’s Rs 500-crore aid to Kerala kicks up political storm
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Centre’s Rs 500-crore aid to Kerala kicks up political storm

People wait for aid on the roof of their house at a flooded area in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 17, 2018 . Entire villages in Kerala have been swept away in the state's worst floods in a cent...More..

Trump Admits He Was Underfunding Military Budget to Make Room for Parade
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Trump Admits He Was Underfunding Military Budget to Make Room for Parade

Officials have been planning the event since earlier this year, when the president, apparently inspired by a similar display he observed last year in France, discussed the parade in a meeting with senior offici...More..