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New study details sexual abuse by German Catholic priests over decades

Cardinal Donald Wuerl said in a letter Tuesday that Pope Francis has asked him too "discern the best course of action" toward helping the church move forward ...


Sen. Bennet on why he’ll vote no on Kavanaugh

The committee held four tumultuous days of hearings last week on Kavanaugh's nomination . He argued he was "not sure that all legal scholars refer to Roe a...


Arun Jaitley slams at Mallya for false claim

However, since he was a Member of Rajya Sabha and he occasionally attended the House, he misused that privilege on one occasion while I was walking out of the H...


Pope accepts resignation of USA bishop accused of sexual harassment

The Pope held an emergency summit with a delegation of American bishops at the Vatican to consider a response to a U.S. grand jury report in July that 1,000...


Elizabeth Smart outraged 1 of her kidnappers to be freed

I plan to speak publicly in the coming days once I have a better understanding. Barzee's attorney sought to have the time spent in federal prison count toward...


Super typhoon Mangkhut heads towards the Philippines and China

Weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio said Mangkhut will enter the PAR on Wednesday afternoon and storm signals may be raised by Wednesday evening. The civil def...


Russian Federation stages world’s largest military drills, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation anxious

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the opening day of a September 11-13 economic forum in the Far Eastern port city ...


Trump orders use of sanctions to punish election interference

There is some frustration among lawmakers that with this executive order, Mr. Trump could be undercutting congressional efforts. Director of National Intellig...


Putin Claims Poisoning Suspects Are Russian Civilians

British officials demanded at a meeting with Russia's charge d'affaires that those responsible for the poisoning of the Skripals were brought to justice. The ...


Trump touts 'unappreciated great job' in Puerto Rico, slams San Juan mayor

At the time, the administration committed to a more aggressive response to storms that struck Texas, even as that situation there became more manageable and P...


Cardinal Wuerl to discuss possible resignation with Pope Francis

During the meetings of the Council, Cardinal Seán Patrick O'Malley, O.F.M. Cap., updated those present on the work of the Pontifical Commission for the Protect...


Swedish election: Nationalists ‘make gains’ in early exit polls ZlotoNews

The Sweden Democrats are bidding to become the biggest populist party in the Nordic region, topping the Danish People's Party, which gained 21 per cent in 2015,...


U.S. marks 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

Trump was also photographed giving a thumbs up as he toured the memorial to the 40 Flight 93 victims. "This field is now a monument to American defiance". De...


Vostok-2018: China joins Russian Federation in biggest ever war games

Dozens of helicopters and planes also took to the skies and ships moved into position off the coast. The start of the exercises coincided with a bilateral mee...


Bolton Says International Court 'Dead to Us'

That's not all: "We will sanction their funds in the USA financial system, and we will prosecute them in the USA criminal system", Bolton will say, according to...


Sen. Mark Warner to vote against Brett Kavanaugh confirmation

Collins herself made a similar statement, telling Politico Thursday that while she hadn't yet read the email, "I am told that he was editing an op-ed for cl...


43 dead as Indian bus carrying pilgrims plunges into valley

The sheer number of passengers shifting their body weight to one side at the curve could also be a factor in the driver losing control, sources said . Jagityal...


Kulsoom Nawaz: Ex-Pakistan PM's wife dies in London

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz leaves behind daughters four children, Asma, Maryam, Hasan and Hussain. Hospitalised for eight months at Hartley clinic in the British ca...


Obama speaks out against Trump and attacks 'politics of fear and resentment'

Obama has slammed Trump's political tactics. While Democrats have gained, Republicans overall still have a registration edge in the county - 563,992 to 516...


Murder rate climbs as police 'drop the ball'

Police have released crime statistics showing 20,336 people were murdered in South Africa between April 2017 and March, compared to 19,016 in the previous year....


How wide is Hurricane Florence?

Matthew's floods were devastating for many areas of eastern North Carolina . Long cautioned coastal residents via Twitter of storm surges up to 12ft - "rap...


Injured in Paris Knife Attack; Terrorism Not Suspected

That attack came days after an Afghan asylum-seeker was arrested in town of Perigueux for a drunken rampage with a knife in which four people were wounded, one ...


Airstrikes batter Syria’s last rebel stronghold after cease-fire bid fails

Since the beginning of this month, at least 29 civilians have been killed and dozens injured in airstrikes and attacks by regime forces and Russian warplanes in...


Us Calls International Criminal Court 'dangerous'

But still, the virulent attack on the International Criminal Court that national security adviser John Bolton made today at a meeting of the conservative ...


Driver rams French airport terminal before runway chase

France's Lyon airport temporarily closed its runway on Monday (Sep 10) while police chased an intruder who had rammed a auto through a terminal building and ...


Mike Pence 'never' part of 25th Amendment conversation, he says

He also said he would participate in any review by the administration following the publication of the New York Times article. A top Pence aide has already ...


Boris Johnson calls for tax cuts for a ‘dynamic’ post-Brexit Britain

Grieve said Johnson's phrasing in the Mail on Sunday article was "entirely in character: crude but, for some, entertaining populist polemic."He said there was...


Woodward: Mattis, Kelly denials of book quotes untrue

At first, former White House aide and Trump's friend-turned-nemesis, Omarosa Manigault Newman, caused quite an uproar with her revelations about her time at...


The shark sucker of the South China Sea, and other tales

China responded by dispatching a frigate and two helicopters to challenge the... "In accordance with the Law of China on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous...


Pence: I'm confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column

Many senior officials in the Trump administration, including a majority of Cabinet members, have also denied being the author. The piece, headlined I Am P...


United Kingdom names two Russians for attempted murder of Skripals with nerve agent

Meanwhile, foreign affairs select committee chair Tom Tugendhat described the nerve agent attack as a "war-like act" and called on Putin to take responsibilit...


4 dead, including gunman, in Cincinnati bank shooting

Authorities were trying to determine what may have motivated the gunman to carry out the rampage but have said he acted alone. The shooter who killed ...


CT woman mistakes dynamite for candle during power outage

Police say the 30-year-old found what she thought was a candle that had been left in a basement drawer by a previous homeowner. A 30-year-old CT mother-of-two...


China's Xi congratulates N. Korea on anniversary

Kim was seen laughing and holding hands up with a Chinese special envoy as he oversaw the festivities. Kim attended the morning parade but did not address the...


Trump Officials Deny They Wrote New York Times Op-Ed

At a National Security Council meeting on January 19, the president "disregarded the significance of the massive USA military presence on the Korean Peninsula, ...