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Pope Francis: ‘I Pray There Are No Schisms’

In an airborne news conference, Francis said that his conservative critics denounce him for saying the same things as Pope — now Saint — John Paul II, whom they adored....

Pope Francis: ‘I Pray There Are No Schisms’

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'Worried' Pope: We must pray Amazon forest fires are put out soon Pope Francis has added his voice to the chorus of international concern about fires tearing through the Amazon in Brazil, saying he is praying they will be put out soon....
16:51, 08/25/2019

Pope Francis to Appoint 13 New Cardinals The pope named 13 men whom he would appoint as cardinals next month, with the choices highlighting some of his signature concerns: the developing world, relations with Islam and advocacy for migrants....
20:17, 09/01/2019

Here’s Pope Francis’ big change to the ‘Our Father’ Lead us not into mistranslation. Pope Francis officially approved a change to the most famous prayer in Christianity. It’s the prayer Jesus taught followers to pray and one of the few things that unites 2.2 billion Christians across the globe. ...
04:17, 06/06/2019

Pope Francis donates $500,000 to help migrants in Mexico Pope Francis has donated 500,000 dollars to help migrants in Mexico, offering assistance to local projects that provide food, lodging and basic necessities....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring a ‘hit man’ Pope Francis denounced abortion as similar to mob-style murder. “Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?” he said at a Saturday conference in Vatican City. “Is it licit to hire a hit man to resolve a problem?” Francis added that aborti...
23:51, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis praises historic Trump-Kim meeting at the DMZ "In the last few hours we saw in Korea a good example of the culture of encounter," the pontiff told thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's square for his weekly address and blessing....
03:51, 07/01/2019

Pope Francis gets stuck in lift for 25 minutes at Vatican Pontiff apologises for arriving late to St Peter’s Square and says he was freed by firefightersPope Francis has said he got stuck in a lift for 25 minutes at the Vatican and had to be rescued by firefighters.The pontiff apologised to the faithful gat...
17:51, 09/01/2019

Pope Francis gets trapped in broken Vatican elevator ​Pope Francis was late for his weekly address on Sunday after he got stuck in an elevator for 25 minutes and had to be rescued by firefighters. He apologized to the thousands who had gathered in St. Peter’s Square for being late. “Dear br...
19:17, 09/01/2019

Pope Francis decrees new law to fight sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis introduced a major change in Catholic law Thursday, requiring all priests and nuns worldwide to report incidents of sex abuse and attempts to cover them up....
20:17, 05/09/2019

Madagascar: Pope Francis holds mass for 1 million The pontiff has urged the crowd to build history "in complete respect for the earth and its gifts." Around 1 million people gathered to hear Francis say mass in the Malagasy capital....
13:34, 09/08/2019

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
19:34, 06/10/2019

Visit by Pope Francis Helps Put North Macedonia on the Map A first papal visit was a fresh sign of international recognition for the country, which recently settled a long and bitter naming dispute with Greece....
22:51, 05/07/2019

Pope Francis hails peace in postwar Mozambique The leader of the Catholic Church has urged Mozambique's political leaders to uphold peace and tone down divisive rhetoric. The country is hoping to avert political violence in the run-up to elections slated for October....
09:17, 09/06/2019

| Million turn out for Pope Francis Madagascar mass An estimated one million people gathered at Madagascar's Soamandrakizay stadium in the capital on Sunday to hear Pope Francis say mass on the second leg of his three-nation African tour....
15:00, 09/08/2019

A Clash of Worldviews as Pope Francis and Putin Meet Again A meeting between Russia’s president, seen as the spiritual strongman of European nationalists, and the pope, a moral voice against populism, comes amid an ideological divide in the West....
12:51, 07/04/2019

Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over communist-era confiscations of Catholic properties....
00:34, 06/01/2019

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
02:34, 05/29/2019

Pope Francis says migrants are people, not a social issue ROME — Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue. The Mass, celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday, marked the sixth anniversary of the pope’s visit to the Italian island of Lampe...
23:17, 07/08/2019

As Pope Francis Champions Migrants, Some Cardinals Court the Far Right Clerics who see the pontiff as dangerously inclusive have been lending public support — and the church’s imprimatur — to anti-migration politicians like Italy’s Matteo Salvini....
12:17, 06/22/2019

Pope Francis on delicate mission in Orthodox Bulgaria The pontiff is visiting Bulgaria, which could prove a touchy affair, as the country’s Orthodox Church is not on the best of terms with Rome. But he is popular with the people in both countries....
12:34, 05/04/2019

Pope Francis Compares Abortion to Hiring a ‘Hitman’ and Says It Is Never Acceptable (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. Speaking to a Vatican-sp...
00:00, 05/26/2019

Pope Francis issues new law to force clergy to report sex abuse The groundbreaking new law requires clergy to report suspected cases of sexual abuse to their superiors — and report cases where abuse had been covered up. The law doesn't completely meet the demands of victims' groups....
15:00, 05/09/2019

| Pope Francis arrives for Africa tour in violence-hit Mozambique Pope Francis arrives in Mozambique at the start of a three-nation tour of Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster....
15:17, 09/04/2019

Pope Francis Goes to Africa, With Renewed Focus on Poverty and Climate After years spent grappling with the clergy sex abuse crisis and tussling with conservative clergy, in Africa Francis gets to be the pope he wanted to be....
09:51, 09/04/2019

Vladimir Putin shows up late for meeting with Pope Francis Authoritarian Russian President Vladimir Putin and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have things in common: Both men have met Pope Francis, and both seem to have trouble showing up for important meetings on time. According to reports, Putin had his third...
21:51, 07/04/2019

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval sites....
17:17, 05/31/2019

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox...
11:17, 06/06/2019

Pope Francis likens abortion to hiring 'hitman', says it's never acceptable Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortion to hiring a hitman and said the procedure can never be condoned, even if the unborn child is gravely sick or likely to die....
21:34, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis Changes Church Law Makes Reporting Sex Abuse Obligatory Pope Francis on Thursday passed a measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it to their superiors, following a global clerical pedophilia scandal....
22:17, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis Issues New Church Law Regarding Clergy Sex Abuse. Victims Say It’s Not Enough (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis gets stuck in a Vatican elevator, rescued by firefighters “Thank God the firefighters intervened,” Pope Francis said, referring to tiny Vatican City State’s own fire department.        ...
01:17, 09/03/2019

| Pope Francis to visit poor of Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday for a week-long tour visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster....
15:34, 09/02/2019

Pope Francis says attack at Libya migrant center intolerable Pope Francis has said that the international community shouldn’t tolerate acts of violence like the air attack that recently struck a detention center for migrants in Libya....
13:51, 07/07/2019

Factbox: Pope Francis visits Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius Pope Francis will visit Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius from Sept. 4-10. Following are some of the highlights of his second trip to sub-Saharan Africa:...
11:34, 09/02/2019

Pope Francis Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were explicit....
01:51, 05/26/2019

| Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope Francis has ordered....
12:51, 05/10/2019

| Mozambicans trek from far and wide to attend mass by Pope Francis Travelling nearly 2 000km by motorbike, train, car and plane over four days to see Pope Francis may seem gruelling, but for pilgrim Davide Hilario the trek was simply a reaffirmation of his Catholic faith....
04:51, 09/06/2019

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Chilean auxiliary bishop SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the auxiliary bishop of the Chilean capital city just 24 days after he appointed him to the post. Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal became embroiled in controversy after he recently said th...
00:34, 06/15/2019

For Pope Francis, a Perfect Moment for an Unsettling Warning on the Environment Francis has made the case against climate change and the earth’s degradation for years. In Africa, he found a backdrop that was fitting if unnerving....
00:00, 09/08/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Ties with the Catholic Church are also not warm....
21:17, 05/05/2019

| Pope Francis wraps up Africa tour with Mauritius visit Pope Francis arrives in Mauritius on the final stop of a three-nation Africa tour where he is expected to celebrate the island nation's tolerance and diversity....
19:17, 09/09/2019

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “...
22:51, 06/14/2019

Pope Francis Decrees New Rules for Reporting Abuse, but Not Penalties The procedures, which come into force on June 1, say church leaders must investigate abuse and cover-ups and must not interfere with secular inquiries....
13:34, 05/09/2019

Bulgaria Offers Chilly Welcome as Pope Francis Tries to Mend a Schism A Bulgarian Orthodox prelate likened efforts to unify the churches to welcoming the Antichrist, while some Bulgarians shrugged off the pope’s pleas on behalf of migrants....
09:00, 05/07/2019

Activists demand Pope Francis ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Activists descended on the capital this week, calling for Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina....
21:00, 05/04/2019

Conservative Catholic group wants Pope Francis denounced as a heretic "We take this measure as a last resort to respond to the accumulating harm caused by Pope Francis's words and actions over several years, which have given rise to one of the worst crises in the history of the Catholic Church," the group said in a 20-...
22:34, 05/01/2019

‘Poverty is not inevitable,’ Pope Francis insists during mass in Madagascar Villagers, students and quarry workers lined the neat streets and pastel-painted doorways to greet the pope as he arrived, and thousands of children sang their hearts out for him in the village auditorium....
01:00, 09/09/2019

Pope Francis moves NYC Archbishop Sheen one step closer to sainthood Pope Francis officially recognized a miracle attributed to Sheen on Saturday, clearing the way for the beatification of the Emmy Award-winning cleric, who died in 1979....
00:51, 07/07/2019

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with him for just under an hour about a variety of issues....
21:51, 07/04/2019

Russia's Putin Arrives An Hour Late In Meet With Pope Francis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
18:51, 07/04/2019

Pope Francis Urges Hairdressers To Cut Gossip, Work In "Christian Style" Pope Francis on Monday welcomed hairdressers, hairstylists and beauticians to the Vatican but warned them not to indulge in gossip while feathering locks or painting fingernails....
03:00, 04/30/2019

Pope Francis said he would confront Donald Trump about building border walls Pope Francis has said he is willing to confront Donald Trump about some of his "cruel" policies and would tell him to his face that it is wrong to build border walls....
15:17, 05/29/2019

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
14:17, 08/25/2019

Pope Francis Stuck In Elevator For 25 Minutes, Freed By Fire Brigade Pope Francis arrived late for his weekly address in St Peter's Square on Sunday, explaining that he had been stuck in an elevator in the Vatican for 25 minutes and had to be freed by firefighters....
13:00, 09/01/2019

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media,...
14:17, 06/09/2019

Pope Francis Arrives in Mozambique, With Renewed Focus on Poverty and Climate After years spent grappling with the clergy sex abuse crisis and tussling with conservative clergy, in Africa Francis gets to be the pope he wanted to be....
19:51, 09/04/2019

Pope Francis says corruption to blame for deforestation, poverty during Madagascar visit Francis made his appeal on a visit to Madagascar, the world's fourth-largest island, which research institutes and aid agencies say has lost about 44 per cent of its forest over the past 60 years, abetted by illegal exports of rosewood and ebony....
00:34, 09/08/2019

Is Vladimir Putin's Vatican visit a prelude to Pope Francis' flight to Russia? Pope Francis meets regularly with world leaders. Once. Maybe twice. But a trio of audiences is rare. That's led to speculation over what could be behind Russian President Putin's third trip to the Vatican....
00:51, 07/04/2019

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, 'lead us not into temptation,' Catholics will now say 'do not let us fall into temptation' during the Lord's Prayer, or Our Father.        ...
20:17, 06/06/2019

Pope Francis Arrives Late for Weekly Appearance After Getting Stuck in Vatican Elevator (VATICAN CITY) — Where’s the pope? He’s stuck in a Vatican elevator. Thousands of people who were gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the traditional Sunday on-the-dot-of-noon appearance by Pope Francis were watching for the wi...
16:51, 09/01/2019

Pope Francis's envoy tells Syria's Assad of concern for Idlib's civilians Pope Francis's envoy told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a meeting on Monday of the Pope's concerns for the humanitarian situation in northwest Syria, a Vatican spokesman said in a statement....
12:00, 07/22/2019

It’s ‘an Honor if the Americans Attack Me.’ Pope Francis Acknowledges Critics Within U.S. Catholic Church (ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE) — Pope Francis acknowledged his growing opposition within the conservative right-wing of the U.S. Catholic Church and said in off-hand remarks aboard the papal plane Wednesday it is “an honor if the Americans atta...
22:17, 09/04/2019

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline...
18:51, 05/27/2019

Hundreds in occupied building had no power for days. A Pope Francis aide climbed down a manhole to restore it A cardinal and aide to Pope Francis for charitable missions climbed down a manhole to restore power to hundreds of people, including children, who were living without electricity and hot water for days in a Rome building, according to local reports....
10:17, 05/13/2019

Pope Francis issues groundbreaking law requiring Catholic priests and nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
14:17, 05/09/2019

A Crisis Of Faith: Pope Francis Has Left The Catholic Church To Worship A Monster Truck He Saw Flatten 30 School Busses Today marks an abrupt end to the six-year reign of perhaps the most beloved and popular Pope of the modern era. On the steps of the Vatican this morning, Pope Francis announced that he is leaving the Catholic church to worship a monster truck he saw ...
16:17, 05/07/2019

Pope Francis prays for migrants in special Mass, says they 'must be helped' The closed-door Mass at St. Peter's Basilica celebrated Pope Francis' sixth anniversary of his visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa.        ...
01:00, 07/09/2019

'For the children': Aide to Pope Francis went down manhole to turn power back on for homeless Cardinal Konrad Krajewski told local media that he personally turned meters back on over the weekend at the building, without power since May 6.        ...
20:17, 05/13/2019

In Africa, Pope Francis Comes Face to Face With the Future of the Church The Roman Catholic Church continues to expand in Africa, even as it faces competition from increasingly popular Pentecostal and evangelical movements....
21:34, 09/05/2019

Pope Francis: 'Poverty is not inevitable' In greeting villagers and quarry workers in Madagascar, Pope Francis gave thanks that God had “heard the cry of the poor.”        ...
22:02, 09/08/2019

Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer: Head of Catholic church changes 'lead us not into temptation' line The translation of a line in the Lord's Prayer has been changed by The Pope after he signalled he was frustrated that it implies God might lead people into temptation....
14:17, 06/06/2019

Don't send a 'bishop to the crime scene': Church sex abuse survivors blast Pope Francis' new law on reporting Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law on reporting of clergy sex abuse. Survivors say the church still doesn't get it.        ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

New Pope, new problems in the teaser for HBO's The Young Pope follow-up Nothing much happens, but a lot is going on, in the newly released teaser trailer for HBO’s The Young Pope follow-up The New Pope. John Malkovich’s Giovanni Paolo III has ascended to the papal throne, and Jude Law’s Lenny Belardo has descended to the...
05:17, 08/29/2019

The Warm-Up: Pray for Arsenal "You’ve got to feel for Arsenal fans, clinging on to each snippet of hope, tricking themselves into thinking this time will be different, that the good ol’ days are returning. Why have the football gods cursed them?"...
12:00, 07/24/2019

Oklahoma man: ‘Church mob held me down to pray the gay away’ A gay man from Oklahoma says he was held down by a group of churchgoers who tried to pray away his sexuality — a disturbing claim that has sparked a police investigation. At least a dozen congregants of First Assembly of God Church in Blackwell...
08:02, 09/18/2019

Republicans pray Trump holsters his tariffs Senate Republicans want just one thing when it comes to Donald Trump’s global trade war: a cease-fire.It’s a move that would benefit not just their caucus, senators argue, but the president too.If Trump withholds new tariffs, he can reasonably expec...
03:17, 06/11/2019

Pray Tell has a health scare in a loud, lively Pose Pose loves to put on a show. The series is, in a very broad and maybe boring sense, about the act of performing in general—beyond the balls that make up the backbone of the characters’ lives, complete with their performing categories and inherent spe...
13:17, 07/24/2019

In Jerusalem, thousands pray at Al-Aqsa on last Friday of Ramadan Tens of thousands of Muslims attended prayers at al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem amid tight security on the last Friday of Ramadan, hearing a message of defiance against Israeli control of one of the......
20:17, 05/31/2019

Muslim pilgrims pray in Mecca as haj winds down without incident Millions of haj pilgrims began heading back to Mecca for final prayers on Tuesday as the world's largest annual gathering of Muslims wound down without incident despite the logistical challenges and escalating regional tensions....
06:51, 08/14/2019

Senate Republicans pray Trump will take budget deal Congress and the White House are moving toward an ambitious budget deal, but the big question still remains: What will President Donald Trump do? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican senators are pushing Trump to accept an agreement...
12:17, 07/18/2019

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday, as forest fires raged at the height of the dry season, the state Antara news agency reported....
12:34, 09/11/2019

Nintendo files patent for bendy Joy-Con (pray they don’t drift) Nintendo recently filed a patent for Joy-Con that can bend, meaning the Switch’s troublesome little sticks might finally become a little more flexible — though that’s probably not the improvement Joy-Con drift sufferers were hoping for. The patent, s...
03:00, 09/10/2019

Family remembers tragic Guatemalan migrant: ‘She told me to pray for her’ Twenty-year-old Claudia Gomez Gonzalez borrowed $10,000 from an aunt in the US to pay the coyote and left home last spring with five others. But on the night of May 22, 2018, she made her final excited phone call to her mom....
03:17, 06/16/2019

Kevin Durant to practice as Warriors now pray for NBA Finals miracle TORONTO – It looks like Kevin Durant is ready to pull a Willis Reed on Monday night in a do-or-die Game 5 for the Warriors. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Durant was cleared for Sunday’s practice and would scrimmage with some of the younger players –...
20:51, 06/09/2019

In Mugabe's church, faithful pray for departed leader to be forgiven In the church where Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe used to worship, people prayed on Sunday for him to be forgiven following his death two years after he was toppled in a coup....
14:34, 09/08/2019

As fires ravage the Amazon, indigenous tribes pray for protection As thousands of fires ravage the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, some indigenous tribes are turning to prayer in a bid to halt the destruction and protect their environment for future generations....
05:34, 09/02/2019

'Save us from the Satans': Survivors of Sri Lanka church attack pray Two weeks after suicide bombers killed 250 and wounded 500 in coordinated attacks at Sri Lankan churches and hotels, worshippers filed slowly into a community hall in the town of Batticaloa on Sunday....
00:17, 05/06/2019

Miami’s Venezuelan expats pause and pray for Maduro’s ouster Hundreds of Venezuelans packed into a Miami-area restaurant on Tuesday, their eyes fixed on television images of violence in their home country, yet hopeful that the unrest spelled the beginning of the end of President Nicolas Maduro's rule....
06:00, 05/01/2019

A priest, a rabbi and a shaman pray for the Knicks to get Zion Williamson A group of religious leaders gathered at Madison Square Garden to bless the New York Knicks before NBA Lottery Day. “Here in New York, we need all the help we can get, especially from the higher powers,” proclaimed Rabbi Adam Mintz. He is joined by a...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Forest Fire A Serious Issue, Pray For Rain: Supreme Court The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on June 24 a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand, saying "it is an serious issue and in the......
21:51, 06/18/2019

Fans pray for David Ortiz at Fenway Park ceremony Fans prayed for MLB great David Ortiz at Fenway Park on Monday, as the former Red Sox slugger known as “Big Papi” recovers from an ambush-style shooting attack in the Dominican Republic. The team led the moment of reflection before thei...
06:51, 06/11/2019

"Pray To God For Her Recovery": Kuldeep Singh Sengar On Unnao Survivor Kuldeep Sengar, the politician accused of raping a teen from Unnao and then attempting to eliminate her through a road accident, has said the accusations are politically motivated....
00:34, 08/05/2019

British govt worker 'detained in China' after telling girlfriend to 'pray for me' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" following reports a British consulate official was detained in China after telling his girlfriend to "pray for me"....
13:34, 08/20/2019

Indonesians Choked By Toxic Haze Due To Forest Fire Pray For Rain Hundreds of people held a mass prayer for rain in a smoke-filled Indonesian city on Friday, desperately hoping that downpours will extinguish forest fires and wash away the toxic haze covering wide......
20:00, 09/13/2019

Liberal Christians gather at Wild Goose Festival to pray -- and plan For years, liberals have been wary of fusions of faith and politics, careful not to pierce the boundary between church and state. Now they are asking: What if my beliefs are by implication political?...
20:34, 07/16/2019

Seattle close to naming Ron Francis as GM Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press....
15:34, 07/17/2019

Seattle’s New N.H.L. Team Chooses Ron Francis as G.M. The unnamed expansion team will not join the league until 2021, but the ownership group has tasked Francis, a Hall of Famer, with building the squad....
04:17, 07/19/2019

'Pray for baby Fayth': 10-month-old girl shot in head after mom rejects suspected gunman at party, police say A 10-month-old girl is in critical condition after a California man who Fresno police say has "no regard for human life" shot her in the head.        ...
13:00, 06/25/2019

What's next for UFC Minneapolis fighters, including Francis Ngannou? After another early first-round KO, Francis Ngannou could be nearing another title shot, while Junior Dos Santos may have to get back on track against an old foe....
20:34, 06/30/2019

Top 10 houseguests in fiction | Jessica Francis Kane Visits are great engines for storytelling – and from Jane Austen to Ali Smith, here are some of the bestTwo of the most vivid images I carry with me from my childhood reading concern the arrival of a guest. The first is from Carmilla, the early vampi...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Francis Pouliot separates Bitcoin from blockchain At TNW2019, Francis Pouliot, CEO and co-founder of Bitcoin exchange BullBitcoin, gave a technical overview of the cryptocurrency’s network, focusing on how it works, and what it’s capable of. During his presentation, Pouliot rounded up Bitcoin’s core...
14:34, 05/10/2019

‘I was the naked cricket model who posed for Francis Bacon’ The artist’s friend Barry Joule says it was his physique that helped inspire a 1980s series of cricket nudesThey were some of the most arresting images Francis Bacon created: a series of paintings mainly featuring a male torso and legs, naked except ...
17:51, 09/14/2019

NIH Director Francis Collins Has a Plan to Help Eliminate “Manels” If you want Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, to speak at your next event or conference, he has one important condition. Any panel in which he participates has to include a diverse range of speakers from different ba...
19:34, 06/24/2019

Francis Jacobs becomes youngest player to sign pro contract Fourteen-year-old soccer standout Francis Jacobs became the youngest male player in history to sign a professional contract in United States on Monday when he inked a deal with USL Championship side Orange County SC....
13:52, 08/13/2019

Francis Ford Coppola: 'Apocalypse Now is not an anti-war film' Forty years since its first release, the director has been reworking his masterpiece for a definitive edition. How does he view his film – and the madness of its making – after all these years? Founded in 1887 by a Finnish sea captain named Gustave N...
09:34, 08/09/2019

UFC fighter Francis Ngannou to get beaten up by actor Vin Diesel in Fast And Furious 9 Even before we knew that the male stars of the Fast And Furious movies had very specific limitations in their contracts about how many punches they’re allowed to take before throwing back the exact same number, the series had a suspicious streak of s...
19:51, 08/15/2019

Lehigh defensive lineman delivers brutal hit to Saint Francis punter A Lehigh Mountain Hawks football player delivered one of the more powerful blows during their season opener against the Saint Francis Red Flash on Saturday....
12:00, 09/03/2019

Democrats' universal health care proposals are 'immoral,' Melissa Francis says Medicare-for-all plans, including those floated by several Democrats seeking the White House in 2020, are "immoral" proposals that will reduce health care quality overall, Fox News' Melissa Francis said....
23:51, 05/27/2019

Death on a toilet: the shocking Paris show that almost sank Francis Bacon It was meant to put the artist on a par with Picasso. But it was thrown into chaos by the suicide of his lover and muse. As Bacon returns to haunt the French capital, we recall a tragic, game-changing showLast Tango in Paris, Bernardo Bertolucci’s co...
21:34, 09/17/2019

Maybe Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley can roll a critical hit with Dungeons & Dragons We’ve been hearing about various attempts to make a good Dungeons & Dragons movie pretty much ever since that last bad Dungeons & Dragons movie, with famous mega-dork Joe Manganiello even going so far as to take a break from organizing his po...
06:00, 07/31/2019

Hollywood Once Told Francis Ford Coppola The Cotton Club Had 'Too Many Black Stories'. Now, He's Restoring Them You know how kids have a list of things they want to be when they grow up and toggle between them until they actually do grow up and (maybe) decide on one thing? Well, for me, one of those things was a tap dancer....
08:02, 09/18/2019

'Eat, Pray, Love' author Elizabeth Gilbert's 'City of Girls' is the perfect summer novel Elizabeth Gilbert sets this luscious love story in the New York City theater world of the 1940s, exploring female sexuality and fulfillment.        ...
03:00, 06/04/2019

Republican climate hawk Francis Rooney to introduce carbon tax bill that cuts payroll taxes Republican Rep. Francis Rooney is introducing a carbon tax bill Thursday that would use most of the revenue to reduce payroll taxes, his office told the Washington Examiner....
16:00, 07/24/2019

Mason Mount injury: Chelsea Champions League debut ended by tackle from ex-Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin Mason Mount's Champions League debut came to a premature end after sustaining an ankle injury just nine minutes into Chelsea's group stage opener against Valencia....
23:34, 09/17/2019

From the archive: What would you do if you were Pope? It’s January 1970, and Bob Smyth is asking prominent Catholics – Auberon Waugh, Peregrine Worsthorne – an almighty questionFor the Observer Magazine of 18 January 1970, Bob Smyth asked some Roman Catholics what they would do if they became Pope. Sall...
10:34, 09/01/2019

Pope to appoint new cardinals next month Pope Francis will elevate 13 Roman Catholic prelates to the high rank of cardinal next month, including 10 "cardinal electors" under 80 years old and thus eligible to vote in an eventual conclave to choose his successor....
14:00, 09/01/2019

Pope Tells Bulgaria to Welcome Migrants Pope Francis urged Bulgaria to welcome the migrant flows it currently blocks in his latest statement against rising anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Pope says he prays U.S.-led schism can be thwarted Pope Francis said on Tuesday he prayed that dissent from American Catholic conservatives would not lead to a schism in the Church and that he was willing to listen to critics and make corrections if necessary....
23:17, 09/10/2019

Pope Says It’s ‘an Honor That the Americans Attack Me’ En route to Mozambique at the start of a six-day trip, Pope Francis called it “an honor that the Americans attack me,” and seemed eager to read a new book about it....
17:00, 09/05/2019

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush        ...
07:34, 06/19/2019

Pope Thrower Is The 2019 Name Of The Year There was 1:09 left on the clock when Eli Manning, under pressure from the New England Patriots defense, hurled the football downfield. The three-time world champion Patriots, up 14-10 at the time, were defending a perfect run through the regular sea...
20:34, 05/22/2019

Was Mary Magdalene Destined To Be the First Pope? New evidence has recently been uncovered and it implies that Mary Magdalene was the likely successor of Jesus. The importance of Mary Magdalene has always been accepted because she was the principal disciple at the tomb in all of the four gospels and...
04:17, 06/20/2019

Pope calls attacks from US conservatives an ‘honor’ ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis said Wednesday it was an “honor” to be attacked by US church conservatives and their Catholic media allies, who have criticized him on issues from theology to climate change and even called for his resignat...
14:00, 09/05/2019

Pope says deforestation must be treated as a global threat Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since they threaten the future of the planet....
19:51, 09/07/2019

Deforestation must be seen as global threat: pope in Madagascar Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and reduction in biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since they threaten the future of the whole planet....
11:51, 09/07/2019

Mummification in Christianity: The Incredible Exploding Pope Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) exploded in 1956.  To understand why this occurred, it is necessary to explore the (Catholic and Orthodox) Christian practice of mummification ...
18:01, 09/05/2019

Keane: 'I don’t care if it’s Ferguson or the Pope, you’re going to defend yourself' "Roy Keane has reignited his war of words with Sir Alex Ferguson by claiming the legendary Manchester United manager only acted in his best interest."...
17:34, 09/05/2019

Pope urges Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
15:17, 06/01/2019

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
12:34, 06/09/2019

Pope urges Balkans to embrace diversity Pope Francis has delivered prayers and speeches in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He has urged for unity in a country struggling with deepening political division....
22:17, 05/07/2019

Pope ordaining 19 men to priesthood in St. Peter’s Basilica VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is ordaining 19 men to the priesthood in St. Peter’s Basilica. Most of them are Italians, but other seminarians are from Croatia, Peru, Haiti and Japan. Wearing white robes, the seminarians stood in three rows b...
12:17, 05/12/2019

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable."...
21:34, 05/25/2019

Pope: It’s OK to organize pilgrimages to Bosnian shrine Pope Francis says pilgrimages can be organized to a Bosnian shrine where the Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared, but the Vatican is stressing that no decision has yet been taken on whether the apparitions in Medjugorje are authentic...
12:17, 05/12/2019

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a...
13:51, 06/04/2019

Pope: It's OK to organize pilgrimages to Bosnian shrine Pope Francis says pilgrimages can be organized to a Bosnian shrine where the Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared, but the Vatican is stressing that no decision has yet been taken on whether the apparitions in Medjugorje are authentic....
14:51, 05/12/2019

‘It was like meeting the Pope’: how Peppa Pig became a £1bn global phenomenon Fifteen years ago, a strange pink farm animal arrived on our TV screens. Today, Peppa Pig has her own theme parks and devoted fans around the world. What is the secret of her success?If the story of the Peppa Pig franchise were a Peppa Pig episode, i...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Marilyn Manson joins HBO's The New Pope, which tracks As the title might suggest, Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope wasn’t your old man’s pope. Jude Law’s Pope Pius XIII was a bit of a bad boy, and, now that we know he returns, at least in some capacity, for spin-off The New Pope, we can assume that thi...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to “hiring a hitman” Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed, and is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term...
16:17, 05/25/2019

'Thou shall not gossip', Pope tells hairdressers Pope Francis has often warned against gossiping among friends and neighbors, but now he says it should also be avoided in those modern temples of cheap talk: beauty parlors and hair salons....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Pope says he may add South Sudan leg onto Africa trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he may add a South Sudan leg onto his Africa trip in September if conditions there are “mature.” Francis told a visiting nun from Juba on Friday he wants to go to South Sudan as part of his trip but c...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to ‘hiring a hitman’ VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed. He is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. During an audience Saturday with participa...
15:51, 05/25/2019

After scandals, Pope orders his diplomats to toe the line Pope Francis on Thursday told his ambassadors around the world, some of whom have been involved in sexual and financial scandals, to live humble, exemplary lives and be closer to the poor than to the elite....
17:51, 06/13/2019

Pope Sets New Rules for Investigating Sex Abuse Pope Francis is enacting new rules for investigating bishops over sexual abuse or its coverup, responding to mounting public pressure on the Catholic Church to improve accountability after a string of abuse scandals involving senior clergy....
13:51, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Pope urges Bulgarians to see they need migration SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ trip to Bulgaria (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Pope Francis is urging Bulgarians to open their hearts and homes to migrants, arguing that a country like Bulgaria, which is losing its population...
11:51, 05/05/2019

Pope gives West Virginia diocese new leader after scandal West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese says it's set to discuss its "future leadership," 10 months after the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield....
18:00, 07/23/2019

Pope off to Bulgaria, a poor EU nation hostile to migrants Pope Francis is heading to Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants, which conflicts with the pontiff's view that reaching out to vulnerable people is a moral imperative....
09:34, 05/05/2019

Pope warns oil execs of need for "rapid" energy transition Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a "radical energy transition" to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming planet....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden institution....
16:00, 08/10/2019

Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks on "defenseless people" in a spate of gun violence in three American states, including one that killed 20 people in a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas....
16:34, 08/04/2019

Pope urges Romanians to work together to confront challenges Pope Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country...
19:34, 05/31/2019

Pope tends to Orthodox ties, Catholic minorities in Balkans Pope Francis, who opened 2019 with trips to the Muslim world, is shifting gears to tend to Orthodox relations, with a delicate visit starting Sunday to the Balkan nations of Bulgaria and North Macedonia....
10:00, 05/04/2019

Pope urges ethnic Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
01:34, 06/02/2019

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
20:51, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Pope celebrates communion for Bulgarian children SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to Bulgaria (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Pope Francis is ministering to Bulgaria’s young Catholics, travelling to the Catholic stronghold of Rakovsky for a First Communion Mass and...
11:34, 05/06/2019

Pope denounces exploitation of Madagascar’s unique resources Pope Francis has denounced the illegal logging and exploitation of Madagascar’s unique natural resources as he opened a visit to the Indian Ocean nation...
10:51, 09/07/2019

Pope: Commission on female deacons disagrees on ordination Pope Francis said Tuesday that an international commission of scholars has failed to reach a definitive conclusion about whether women were ordained as deacons in the early Christian church in the same way men were....
23:34, 05/07/2019

Pope issues new law to force clergy to report sex abuse The groundbreaking new law requires clergy to report suspected cases of sexual abuse to their superiors — and to report instances where abuse had been covered up....
12:34, 05/09/2019

Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through humanitarian corridors....
18:17, 04/28/2019

On Plane to Africa, Pope Shrugs Off His American Critics En route to Mozambique at the start of a six-day trip, Pope Francis called it “an honor that the Americans attack me,” and seemed eager to read a new book about it....
01:34, 09/05/2019

Pope tells Roma and Sinti people that he suffers with them Pope Francis has received and prayed with hundreds of Roma and Sinti people and told them that he suffers when he reads about abuse and prejudice against them....
14:34, 05/09/2019

Pope Orders Officials to Shrink Budget Deficit Pope Francis ordered top Vatican officials to close a widening budget deficit at the Holy See and stop poorly managed spending and investments from undermining the operations of the Catholic Church’s global headquarters....
00:00, 09/04/2019

Detroit monsignor praises pope’s sex abuse law An official with the Archdiocese of Detroit is welcoming Pope Francis' new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and investigating bishops for cover-ups. (May 9)        ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Pope gets stuck in elevator, apologizes to Vatican crowd The Pope apologises to the crowds in St Peter's Square after getting trapped in the Vatican lift. It took the fire brigade 25 minutes to free Francis.        ...
01:17, 09/03/2019

Pope's ex-student to welcome his mentor to Madagascar quarry 'cathedral' Three times a year, Father Pedro Opeka celebrates Mass in a vast grey quarry in the hills above Madagascar's capital. This week, he will welcome his old teacher, Pope Francis, to see the chiseled granite altar from where he ministers....
11:34, 09/02/2019

Pope presses need for dignity of work for Madagascar’s poor Pope Francis is pressing for the poor to have the dignity of work with a visit to a hilltop rock quarry in Madagascar where hundreds of people toil rather than scavenge in the Indian Ocean capital’s biggest dump...
11:00, 09/08/2019

Pope approves visits to contested Bosnian shrine Pope Francis has approved pilgrimages to Medjugorje, a village in Bosnia that is steeped in controversy over whether the Madonna appears to local people, the Vatican said on Sunday....
15:17, 05/12/2019

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
22:17, 05/28/2019

Pope calls for humanitarian corridors to protect migrants Pope Francis said prayers on Sunday for victims of the bombing of a migrant center in Libya last week and called for concerted action to create extensive humanitarian corridors to prevent similar tragedies....
16:34, 07/07/2019

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermining" democracy....
20:34, 06/09/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to declare pope a heretic A group of Roman Catholic priests, academics and intellectuals have issued an open letter to bishops asking them to declare Pope Francis a heretic, in the latest broadside by ultra-conservatives against the pontiff....
13:51, 05/01/2019

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in the region....
17:34, 06/16/2019

Pope calls for global commitment to put out Amazon fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
13:17, 08/25/2019

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Pope Francis has approved changes to the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Instead of saying “lead us not into temptation”, it will say “do not let us fall into temptation”.The new wo...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Pope warns against ‘lukewarm’ Christians at Vatican Mass VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has exhorted the faithful to avoid being smug or “lukewarm” Christians. Francis celebrated Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday to mark the feast day of the Apostles Peter and Paul, Rome’s ...
12:00, 06/29/2019

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 4, a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox Churches...
11:17, 06/06/2019

Pope seeks more ‘freedom’ in theology, dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a reform of the way theology is taught in Catholic schools, saying students must learn about dialogue with Judaism and Islam, and that overall there must be greater freedom in theological pursuits. The ...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Vatican says China intimidating Catholics loyal to pope The Vatican asked China's communist government on Friday to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse to sign ambiguous official registration forms....
15:00, 06/28/2019

Activists demand pope ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Victims’ rights groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina, where they say the policy has not been carried out...
03:17, 05/03/2019

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a closed-door Vatican summit....
19:34, 06/14/2019

Pope warns oil execs of need for “rapid” energy transition VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming planet. Francis told the leaders at a Vatican summit ...
14:34, 06/14/2019

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience Pope Francis demands obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful after years of scandal tarnish the reputation of the Holy See’s diplomatic corps...
14:51, 06/13/2019

Pope moves America's 'first televangelist' closer to sainthood The late Archbishop Fulton Sheen, a charismatic figure of U.S. Roman Catholicism in the 20th century and a pioneer in using media for religious purposes, is one step closer to sainthood....
22:34, 07/06/2019

Pope approves miracle for late US Archbishop Sheen Pope Francis has approved a miracle bringing the late American Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, known for his revolutionary radio and TV preaching, closer to sainthood...
17:51, 07/06/2019

Pope’s Thailand visit will also be a family reunion The first papal visit to Thailand in 35 years is a particularly special occasion for the Pope's second cousin, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:36, 09/13/2019

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country, and amid speculation that the visit could be a prelude to the first tr...
03:00, 07/04/2019

Pope Expresses "Immense Sadness" At Photo Of Drowned Migrants Pope Francis expressed great sorrow at seeing a photo of a Salvadoran man and his 23-month-old daughter lying dead, face down in the Rio Grande river after trying to cross into the United States, the......
01:51, 06/27/2019

Baroque feminist, pope’s lover … the woman behind a lost Velázquez Donna Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj rose to the heights in the Vatican. Now a work by Velázquez, unseen since 1724, is set to fetch millions at Sotheby’sFor almost 300 years, it was thought lost or destroyed. But now a portrait of one of history’s mos...
12:00, 06/23/2019

Pope offers Chinese clergy way to register with civil agency The Vatican is telling Catholic priests and bishops in China they can register as required by authorities while still professing loyalty to Pope Francis...
15:34, 06/28/2019

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social m...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Environment, poverty, corruption on agenda for pope's Africa trip Pope Francis leaves on Wednesday for Africa, where poverty, the environment, foreign exploitation of resources and corruption are expected to be high on his agenda as he visits the continent where Catholicism is growing fast....
21:17, 09/01/2019

Pope vows to fight nun abuse, urges service not servitude VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has vowed to combat the sexual abuse of nuns and urged religious sisters to just say no when clergy want to use them as maids. Francis told 850 superiors of religious orders gathered Friday for the triennial assembly ...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
00:51, 06/13/2019

Pope issues new rules mandating the reporting of sexual abuse Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
20:00, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Pope hears from married Eastern rite priest SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to North Macedonia (all times local): 6 p.m. An Eastern rite Catholic priest has told Pope Francis during a visit to North Macedonia that he is a better priest because he is marri...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy CAMERINO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet Sunday to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he gave encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes...
14:51, 06/16/2019

Pope issues new rules for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Pope dons helmut to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis has donned a white firefighter's safety helmet to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes struck....
18:17, 06/16/2019

Pope decrees bishops must be directly accountable for sex abuse or cover-ups Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Pope makes it mandatory for priests, nuns to report sex abuse Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed....
19:51, 05/09/2019

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini who has tried to shut the country's ports to non-governmental migrant rescue ships....
16:51, 07/08/2019

Pope arrives to preach unity in polarized North Macedonia Pope Francis has met leaders in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He is expected to preach a message of unity in a country struggling with deepening political division....
11:17, 05/07/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was in Germany to inaugurate a place of worship for the growing community....
12:17, 05/14/2019

Vatican launches women's football team with pope's blessing Team to make its debut against AS Roma’s women’s team on 26 MayThe Vatican has launched its first women’s football team, with a debut challenge against AS Roma’s Serie A women’s squad on 26 May.More than half of the team is made up of staff working w...
16:51, 05/14/2019

Pope gives joyride to migrant kids newly arrived in Italy VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya. Francis picked up the kids, who hail from Syria, Nigeria and Congo, at the start of his weekly general audience...
11:17, 05/15/2019

Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China’s divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations. Francis made a special appe...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Riskiest Red Carpet Looks at the 2019 CMT Awards: Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn & More It takes a bold look to truly stand out on the red carpet. At the 2019 CMT Music Awards, stars like Meghan Linsey, Leon Bridges and Lindsay Ell are making big impressions with their red......
12:00, 06/06/2019

Putin to meet with the pope and Kremlin-friendly politicians in Rome But the Italian government hasn’t dramatically broken from policies favored by Washington and other European capitals, as was expected of the new populist leaders....
01:00, 07/03/2019

Pope says Britain should obey U.N., return islands, including U.S. base Pope Francis said on Tuesday Britain should comply with a U.N. resolution and return a chain of islands it holds in the Indian Ocean to Mauritius, including one rented to the United States for the Diego Garcia air base....
23:17, 09/10/2019

Synodus Horrenda: The Macabre Trial of the Corpse of Pope Formoso In AD 897 the holy space of the Basilica of St John of Lateran, Rome, was violated by a truly sinister event inside the dark walls of the house of God.  ...
03:00, 06/04/2019

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn't confront challenges Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don't reawaken the dreams of its founding fathers....
22:17, 06/02/2019

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico’s Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the res...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Pope Champions Refugees in Visit to Bulgaria, a Country Hostile to Them Francis began his first visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia on Sunday by pushing to mend the 1,000-year schism between the Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches....
15:00, 05/05/2019

Pope asks forgiveness for historical mistreatment of Roma people Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
16:51, 06/02/2019

Rains force pope to change Romania travel plans Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania's most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to meet with the country's far-flung Catholic communities....
13:17, 06/01/2019

Pope to beatify 7 Romanian martyrs in deeply symbolic Mass BLAJ, Romania (AP) — Pope Francis is paying homage to Catholics who were persecuted, tortured and killed during Romania’s communist regime as he beatifies seven bishop martyrs on his third and final day in the country. Francis is to preside ove...
09:34, 06/02/2019

War Stories: Lucas Pope and what almost sunk Return of the Obra Dinn Video shot and edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. Lucas Pope is an important name in modern gaming—not only did he help bring us Uncharted and Uncharted 2, but he's also responsible for the indie smash hit Papers, Please, which ma...
17:34, 05/21/2019

Pope says emigration, low birth rates have brought 'Ice Curtain' on Europe Pope Francis urged European leaders on Sunday to address wealth inequality and low birth rates which he said had created an "ice curtain" between Europe's richer and poorer states and was fuelling emigration....
18:17, 05/05/2019

Pope urges politicians to take 'drastic measures' on climate change Pope Francis challenged governments on Sunday to take "drastic measures" to combat global warming and reduce the use of fossil fuels, saying the world was experiencing a climate emergency....
14:00, 09/01/2019

Pope stuck in elevator for 25 minutes, freed by fire brigade Pope Francis arrived late for his weekly address in St. Peter's Square on Sunday, explaining that he had been stuck in an elevator in the Vatican for 25 minutes and had to be freed by firefighters....
14:00, 09/01/2019

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March, Lucetta Scaraffia sent a letter to Pope Francis. She was, at the time, the editor of the Vatican’s...
17:17, 05/08/2019

Pope invites leaders to Vatican for global compact on education Pope Francis on Thursday invited world political, cultural, and religious leaders to a meeting at the Vatican next year to agree on "A Global Compact on Education" to better prepare the young for economic, environmental and social challenges....
15:17, 09/12/2019

Pope gives migrant kids a ride in his popemobile in Vatican City Pope Francis gave a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya, as he clashes with Italy’s hard-line government on immigration....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Pope defends migrants during trip to immigration-adverse Bulgaria Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was "the cross of humanity," taking up their case for the second consecutive day during a visit to Bulgaria that has put him at odds with the government....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Pope in Bulgaria tells refugees they bear cross of humanity Pope Francis has met with refugees in Bulgaria’s showcase refugee center and told them they are bearing the “cross of humanity,” after he urged the migrant-skeptic government to not close its eyes to their plight during a visit to the Balkan nation...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Pope picks new cardinals, putting his stamp on Church's future Pope Francis appointed 13 new cardinals in a surprise move on Sunday, again putting his stamp on the future of a Church he wants to be more open as most of those named are considered progressive on social issues....
23:51, 09/01/2019

Pope to visit North Macedonia as EU, NATO hopes rise on vote North Macedonia's leaders are hoping Pope Francis will strongly encourage greater integration in European institutions following the resolution of a decades-long name dispute with Greece and the election of a pro-EU new president....
08:34, 05/07/2019

Pope, on Madagascar visit, condemns clan culture of privilege, graft Pope Francis, on a visit to Madagascar, on Sunday condemned what he said was its clan culture of privilege and corruption that allows a very few to live in wealth while the vast majority languish in grinding poverty....
15:34, 09/08/2019

Fernández de Kirchner airs views on Macri, Iran MoU, Pope in new book Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces release of her new book. Senator for Buenos Aires Province – and likely presidential candidate in October – will present the book on May 9 at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Pope urges migrant-skeptic Bulgarians to open hearts, homes Pope Francis has urged Bulgarians to open their hearts and homes to migrants, arguing that a country like Bulgaria that is losing its population to emigration should well understand the forces that drive people to leave their native lands...
14:17, 05/05/2019

Pope, invoking Mother Teresa, encourages North Macedonia's bid to join EU Pope Francis on Tuesday implicitly blessed efforts by North Macedonia and other Balkan countries to join the European Union, saying Skopje could look to its most famous daughter, Mother Teresa, as a stimulus to build a common destiny....
12:17, 05/07/2019

Putin To Visit Pope In July, Likely To Pave Way For Papal Trip To Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an historic papal trip to Russia....
15:17, 06/06/2019

Vatican omitted part of pope’s remarks about sex abuse priest McCarrick VATICAN CITY — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, omitting his claim that he didn’t remember if he had been told i...
13:17, 05/29/2019

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul’s historic trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country. Francis’ v...
11:17, 05/31/2019

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul's historic trip Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country....
07:34, 05/31/2019

Pope's envoy tells Syrian leader of concern for Idlib civilians Pope Francis has expressed concern for the humanitarian situation in northwestern Syria and urged a negotiated end to years of fighting, in a letter delivered on Monday to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad....
14:51, 07/22/2019

Putin and pope hold 'substantive' talks in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
01:00, 07/05/2019

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
19:51, 06/02/2019

Pope gives sick girl free run of audience stage, delighting crowd Pope Francis allowed a girl suffering from an undisclosed illness to move around undisturbed clapping and dancing on the stage for most of his general audience on Wednesday, delighting the crowd....
15:51, 08/21/2019

Pope lets sick girl clap, dance on stage during speech A young girl, who slipped away from her mother at the Vatican's audience hall, clapped and danced on the stage during Pope Francis' speech on Wednesday. But Francis signaled to security to let her be....
01:17, 08/22/2019

Ireland abuse survivors say Pope must face up to Church's past sins This weekend will be a moment of reckoning for survivors around the world, as the Pope arrives for the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 years amid a growing outcry over Church-related sexual abuse....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Pope urges foreign media to use power of press to seek truth Pope Francis has urged foreign correspondents to humbly use the power of the press to search for the truth and give voice to the voiceless, calling journalism an important tool to counter hatred and fake news....
02:51, 05/19/2019

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
10:00, 05/18/2019

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Meeting Raises Hopes For Peace: Pope Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
15:34, 06/30/2019

Freed from elevator, pope names new cardinals from Muslim, developing countries After being trapped in an elevator due to a power outage, Pope Francis made it to his weekly Angelus prayers. There, he announced 13 new cardinals from the periphery of the church, some of whom have worked with refugees....
02:51, 09/02/2019

Pope issues law to force priests and nuns to report sexual abuse All Catholic priests and nuns will be required to report abuse and cover-ups by superiorsPope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to chur...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Vatican urges China to stop intimidating Catholics loyal to pope The Vatican has asked China’s communist government to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse to sign ambiguous official registration forms....
23:51, 06/28/2019

Pope braves rain-soaked mountain roads for Transylvania Mass Pope Francis braved a rain-soaked, twisting drive through the mountains of Transylvania on Saturday to visit Romania’s most famous shrine, urging Romanians and ethnic Hungarians to work together for their future...
03:17, 06/02/2019

Pope praises Trump-Kim meeting as significant gesture, raises hopes for peace Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
13:00, 06/30/2019

| Pope hails Mozambique peace deal, offers solidarity for cyclone victims Pope Francis, on the first full day of his visit to Mozambique, has heaped praise on a peace deal between government and rebels and offered solidarity to victims of two devastating cyclones....
11:17, 09/07/2019

Pope denies prior knowledge of now expelled U.S. cardinal McCarrick's sexual misconduct Pope Francis has denied he knew about sexual misconduct by former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick before the start of Church investigations that found him guilty....
01:17, 05/29/2019

Pope issues sweeping decree holding bishops accountable for sex abuse or cover ups Pope Francis introduced sweeping changes in Catholic Church law on Thursday to hold bishops accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, making reporting obligatory for clerics and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed....
13:51, 05/09/2019

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalizing polluters - and appealed to climate change deniers to listen to science....
17:34, 06/14/2019

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption scandal....
22:51, 05/31/2019

Carbon pricing "essential" to stem global warming, pope tells energy leaders Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing, used by many governments to make energy consumers pay for the costs of burning fossil fuels, was "essential" to stem climate change. The comment, the Pope's clearest statement to date on the issue, was...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Rangers progress after Legia fans unfurl banner featuring Pope John Paul II • Alfredo Morelos wins it for Steven Gerrard’s side• Scottish champions Celtic go through 6-1 on aggregateAlfredo Morelos sparked jubilant scenes at Ibrox as his injury-time winner against Legia Warsaw sent Rangers into the Europa League group stage....
06:17, 08/30/2019

Photos seen in Jeffrey Epstein mansion raid apparently showed Fidel Castro, Pope John Paul II Video from a 2005 police raid at convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida mansion showed an array of photos on display – one of which appeared to show Epstein and Pope John Paul II, with another depicting Cuba’s Fidel Castro....
00:34, 09/04/2019

Iran denies US assertion that it was behind Saudi drone attacks Iran on Sunday denied US claims that it was behind the drone attacks carried out by rebels in Yemen that left major oil installations in Saudi Arabia ablaze and temporarily halted half of the kingdom’s oil production, according to a report. Hou...
20:17, 09/15/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi leads Gulf lower after attacks on oil plants Saudi Arabian stocks dropped on Sunday with banking and petrochemical shares taking the biggest hit after attacks on two key Saudi oil plants a day earlier knocked out more than half of Saudi crude output. The drone attacks, which were claimed by...
21:17, 09/15/2019

New York Gov. Cuomo announces emergency executive action to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is moving to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in the Empire State by declaring the use an impact of vaping a public health emergency....
21:17, 09/15/2019

Mariners give Ichiro lifetime achievement award The Seattle Mariners presented team legend Ichiro Suzuki with the first-ever Mariners Franchise Achievement Award, giving him a chance to thank the city's fans for their support....
22:17, 09/15/2019

Saudi to emerge a major oil products buyer after attacks - Energy Aspects * Saudi Arabia is set to become a significant buyer of refined products after attacks on Saturday forced it to shut down more than half of its crude and some of its gas output, consultancy Energy Aspects said in a note....
23:51, 09/15/2019

| Mugabe Memorial: Family say they weren't expecting stadium to be 'this empty', citizens say work kept them away While the Zimbabwean government and former President Robert Mugabe's family had indicated plans to take his remains to Zvimba, his home village following his funeral, this was later ditched....
23:51, 09/15/2019

'Hustlers' gave Jennifer Lopez the biggest live-action box office opening of her career with $33.2 million STXfilms STXfilms' "Hustlers" had a huge opening at the domestic box office with a $33.2 million opening. That's the best opening weekend ever for STXfilms and for a Jennifer Lopez live-action movie. Meanwhile, Warner Bros./Amazon Studios' "The Gold...
00:17, 09/16/2019

Oreo offers $50,000 to anyone who can guess its brand new ‘Mystery’ flavor If you’ve got a sophisticated or discerning palette, you may want to get in on this new Oreo promotion Nabisco is running. While Nabisco is certainly no stranger to releasing mysterious Oreo flavors, the company is upping the ante considerably ...
00:51, 09/16/2019

The Cardinals Couldn't Keep Lamar Jackson Down For Long First, the good: Lamar Jackson spent the first two quarters of today’s game against the Cardinals looking poised to pick up where he left off in Miami. The first Ravens drive of the game was a seven-play, 96-yard drive that ended with an easy touchdo...
00:51, 09/16/2019

Fight At Indians’ Stadium Goes South, Just Like Their Season When Sun Tzu wrote Art of War around 500 B.C., there’s no way he could have possibly imagined his philosophies getting used in the context of a fight amongst baseball fans in Cleveland, but that’s exactly what appears to have happened on Saturday nig...
00:51, 09/16/2019

Globetrotting German soccer coach 'Restless Rudi' Gutendorf dies The footballing legend who coached a world record 55 teams — including 18 national sides — has died at the age of 93. One of his proudest moments was guiding Rwanda's national team after the 1994 genocide....
00:51, 09/16/2019

Reality bites: Serbian lawyer fights to stop trash TV Violence, misogyny and vulgar insults are common on reality TV — and it harms viewers, say experts. One man in Serbia is campaigning to change the law and prevent an adverse societal impact....
00:51, 09/16/2019

Big Pharma nixes new drugs despite impending 'antibiotic apocalypse' At a time when health officials are calling for mass demonstrations in favor of new antibiotics, drug companies have stopped making them altogether. Their sole reason, according to a new report: profit....
00:51, 09/16/2019

Fire erupts on field before game between Colts and Titans in Tennessee A large fire erupted at Nissan Stadium in Tennesse on Sunday afternoon before a game between the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans was set to begin....
01:34, 09/16/2019

Cowboys vs Redskins live stream: how to watch today's NFL football from anywhere The NFL is back in the swing of things and this weekend we’ll get to see the Dallas Cowboys face off against the Washington Redskins in week 2 of the 2019 season. We'rehere to make sure you catch every minute of today’s game - see ...
02:00, 09/16/2019

Apple's Big iPhone Event, Labor Wins Big, and Skeletal Panic Hormones: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week It’s Sept. 15, but because time has lost all context and meaning and we live in a ever-spinning technicolor nightmare kaleidoscope, we are entering week three of the one-sided feud Donald Trump has against federal weather agencies for questioning his...
02:00, 09/16/2019

'It hurts': Yang brings own experience to bigoted comments by new 'SNL' member Shane Gillis 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang again responded to racist comments made by new "Saturday Night Live" hire Shane Gillis, saying he's faced Anti-Asian racism throughout his upbringing but also that "our country has become excessively...
02:34, 09/16/2019

Jaish Terrorists Threaten Attack On Several Railway Stations: Police Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed has threatened bomb attacks at several railway stations in Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru, the police said on Sunday....
03:00, 09/16/2019

Throw away your calendars: The Far Side is finally coming to the internet Nearly 25 years after bringing his iconic The Far Side strip to an end, Gary Larson seems to have come around on this whole “internet” thing. The cartoonist has previously pushed back against any digital reproductions of his work—presumably because h...
03:00, 09/16/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Hurl Gasoline Bombs at Government Offices A day that began with a peaceful, if unauthorized, march by tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators quickly descended into pitched street battles....
03:34, 09/16/2019

Netanyahu-Trump Alliance Tests Israel's Bond with U.S. Jews Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is looking to capitalize on his alliance with President Trump in an election on Tuesday, but the relationship has a flip side: it deepens a rift between Israeli and American Jews....
03:34, 09/16/2019

Venezuela's Hugo Chávez Worked to Flood U.S. With Cocaine, U.S. Prosecutors Say Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in the mid-2000s ordered his top lieutenants to work with Colombian Marxist guerrillas to flood the U.S. with cocaine in his government’s efforts to combat the Bush administration....
03:34, 09/16/2019

Google Doodle Remembers Iconic American Singer BB King On 94th Birthday Today's Doodle, illustrated by Little Rock-based guest artist Steve Spencer and animated by Brooklyn-based guest animator Nayeli Lavanderos, celebrates B.B. King-the iconic "King of the Blues" who......
05:51, 09/16/2019

Pliskova overcomes rain and Martic to win Zhengzhou Open Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova overcame rain delays and an early deficit to beat Petra Martic 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Zhengzhou Open on Sunday        ...
05:51, 09/16/2019

Ferrari's 2022 rapid luxury SUV detailed by technical boss Ferrari 'Purosangue' SUV, as imagined by Autocar Front-mid-engined Lamborghini Urus rival due in 2022; V12 and V6 plug-in hybrid versions likely as part of newly designed architecture Ferrari is stepping up development of its eagerly anticipated S...
06:51, 09/16/2019

Image shows Ohio day care worker dangling 5-year-old girl upside down An Ohio day care worker charged with child endangerment for not stepping in when a 5-year-old girl was assaulted can be seen in a police-released photo holding the little girl upside-down by her ankles. The disturbing image was shared by the Columbus...
07:51, 09/16/2019

Feel young again in 'Old Florida' In "Old Florida," the Deep South mingles with the tropics at places that thrived a century ago but are often overlooked today. Here are some of the best places to see....
07:51, 09/16/2019

U.S. government fines Japan Airlines $300,000 for long flight delays The U.S. government is fining Japan Airlines $300,000 for delays that trapped passengers on two grounded planes for hours.       ...
07:51, 09/16/2019

Australia Says China Behind Cyber Attack On Parliament: Report Australian intelligence determined China was responsible for a cyber-attack on its national parliament and three largest political parties before the general election in May, five people with direct......
08:34, 09/16/2019

EU businesses warn no-deal Brexit would be disaster Britain's exit from the European Union without a divorce agreement would be a disaster and must be ruled out, Europe's biggest business organization said on Monday, as EU officials warn this worst-case scenario is increasingly likely....
08:34, 09/16/2019

Brazil fire warning shot to surfing rivals in Olympic qualifier Italo Ferreira wins men’s gold at MiyazakiCompatriot Silvana Lima takes women’s silver Powerhouses Brazil showed just what a threat they will be at surfing’s Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in the men’s division and silver ...
09:00, 09/16/2019

Farewell summer of sport 2019, you were truly one for the ages | Sean Ingle An enthralling Ashes, Megan Rapinoe and Coco Gauff provided sweet relief from the bitter political and cultural wranglingSo, farewell then to this glorious and elongated summer of sport, which has captivated and enthralled ever since the clocks skipp...
09:00, 09/16/2019

Top Democrats tell Trump gun bill must include universal background checks Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not get the job done."...
09:00, 09/16/2019

Monica Lewinsky and Zadie Smith to headline new feminist ideas festival in Australia Helen Garner, Jia Tolentino and Aminatou Sow will also feature in November’s Broadside festival in Melbourne hosted by the Wheeler Centre Monica Lewinsky will embark on her first ever speaking tour of Australia and Zadie Smith will return for the fir...
09:00, 09/16/2019

Las Vegas NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr wins as playoffs begin Martin Truex Jr secured his spot in the next stage of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs by winning the first race of the post-season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway...
09:00, 09/16/2019

49,000 United Auto Workers strike against GM Over 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states. (Sept...
09:34, 09/16/2019

Gov. Cuomo bans flavored e-cigarettes in New York after vaping illnesses, deaths Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned flavored e-cigarettes in New York with an executive order amid growing investigation into mysterious vaping-related illnesses        ...
09:34, 09/16/2019

Swimming: Endurance athlete completes longest ocean swim Endurance athlete Cameron Bellamy completed the longest recorded ocean channel swim on Sunday, covering the 151.7 km (94 miles) from Barbados to St Lucia in the Caribbean in 56 hours and 36 minutes, according to the official website tracking his prog...
11:00, 09/16/2019

Updates: Not A Single Bullet Fired In J&K Since August 5, Says Centre Jammu Kashmir Issue Updates: The Supreme Court this morning asked the Centre to restore normal life in Jammu and Kashmir as soon as possible. "Every move should be made keeping in mind national......
11:00, 09/16/2019

Iran Says Ready To Work For Yemen Peace With UN And Other Countries Iran is ready to cooperate with the United Nations and countries seeking peace and stability in Yemen and the region, an Iranian government spokesman said on Monday, after weekend attacks on Saudi oil......
12:00, 09/16/2019

Toyota's first success handicap under new WEC system set for Fuji The World Endurance Championship's new system of success handicaps will slow the Silverstone-winning Toyota by 1.4 seconds a lap for round two at Fuji next month...
12:34, 09/16/2019

Wiggins: Brailsford single-handedly made Britain a great cycling nation "Bradley Wiggins talks about the impact Dave Brailsford has had on cycling in Britain after it was revealed that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer."...
13:00, 09/16/2019

Sky Brown, 11, wins bronze at Skateboarding World Championships "British prodigy Sky Brown won park bronze at the World Skateboarding Championships in Brazil to creep closer to a spot at next summer’s Olympics in Tokyo."...
13:00, 09/16/2019

Benedetto shines again as Marseille sink sorry Monaco "Dario Benedetto\u0027s dream debut with Olympique de Marseille continued on Sunday when the Argentine striker\u0027s double inspired them to a 4-3 Ligue 1 win at struggling Monaco."...
13:00, 09/16/2019

U.S. Stock Futures Retreat as Oil Prices Jump U.S. stock futures fell and haven assets like gold and the Japanese yen gained after a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities sent crude prices surging....
13:01, 09/16/2019

Attack Increases Risks for Saudi Aramco's IPO The attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities are testing new top officials at the Saudi Arabian Oil Co. and the kingdom’s national oil ministry, adding fresh risk for investors hoping to take part in Aramco’s initial public offering....
13:01, 09/16/2019

Tata Altroz Spy Shots Reveal New Infotainment System The cabin of the Tata Altroz gets the dual tone treatment, the air-conditioning vent has a chrome surround, while the interior door lock too is also finished in chrome....
13:01, 09/16/2019

Robert De Niro, Caitlyn Jenner help roast Alec Baldwin Robert De Niro, Caitlyn Jenner, Ken Jeong, Chris Redd, Caroline Rhea, Nikki Glaser and Jeff Ross were among the celebrities who roasted Alec Baldwin in a Comedy Central special that aired Sunday night....
13:02, 09/16/2019

"No Shah, Sultan ...": Kamal Haasan's Swipe At Home Minister On Hindi Row Actor-politician Kamal Haasan today joined a growing chorus of voices uniting against Amit Shah after the Home Minister, on Saturday, re-ignited the controversial debate over Hindi becoming the......
14:00, 09/16/2019

Fiji PM calls for Australia to 'unite behind the science' of climate change Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama called on Monday on Australia to "unite behind the science" and be far more ambitious in reducing greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change....
14:00, 09/16/2019

Scores of tigers rescued from infamous Thai temple have died: media More than half of the tigers that Thai authorities confiscated in 2016 from an infamous Tiger Temple tourist attraction have died from a viral disease because their immune systems were weakened by inbreeding, media reported....
14:00, 09/16/2019

Lamar Jackson will let you choose how he beats you Primed for a showdown with Patrick Mahomes next week, Jackson showed off his running ability Sunday and proved why he may be the toughest quarterback to stop in the NFL....
14:00, 09/16/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Kingdom: The AniTAY Review • DLC I Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Kingdom: The AniTAY Review • DLC Is Ruining Fighting Games For Me • Three Months w/ Azur Lane • CoolMath Game 2: Run • The Dog Movie Stereotype That Must Die • Famicom - Expert Ide Yo...
14:34, 09/16/2019

Where next for the EBRD? As the role of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development comes under scrutiny in Brussels, president Sir Suma Chakrabarti mounts a vigorous defence of the bank’s unique business model and sets out his vision for its future....
15:00, 09/16/2019

Devin Haney thrashes Abdullaev to show his exceptional talent Let’s hope we don’t have to wait too long to see Devin Haney v Vasiliy Lomachenko. Jack Hirsch reports from the Madison Square Garden Theater The post Devin Haney thrashes Abdullaev to show his exceptional talent appeared first on Boxing News....
15:34, 09/16/2019

Goalie using platform to drive conversation about mental health Robin Lehner opened up about his struggles in an effort to lessen the stigma associated with mental illness, and his message resonated beyond the hockey world....
17:35, 09/16/2019

GM's first offer called for workers to pay 15% of health care tab The automaker first proposed that UAW members pay 15 percent of health care costs, sources said, well below the national average of 28 percent but far higher than the 3 to 4 percent workers currently pay....
18:00, 09/16/2019

|Zimbabwe'sforexinflowsfalljustwhentheyareneededmost Zimbabwe's foreign currency inflows fell by a quarter for the six months to June 2019, as the country is needing to pay for key imports from fertilizers and maize to electricity....
18:34, 09/16/2019

Chile's Niemann wins by 6 shots at The Greenbrier Joaquin Niemann became the first player from Chile to win on the PGA Tour, shooting a 6-under 64 for a six-stroke victory in A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier        ...
18:34, 09/16/2019

David Warner let Stuart Broad get into his head, says Langer as England end summer on a high Justin Langer believes opening batsman David Warner allowed Stuart Broad to "get into his head" during the Ashes series, which ended in a draw at the Kia Oval on Sunday....
19:17, 09/16/2019

Genocide threat for Myanmar’s Rohingya greater than ever, investigators warn Human Rights Council Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide than ever, amid Government attempts to “erase their identity and remove them from the country”, UN-appointed independent investigators said on Monday...
19:51, 09/16/2019

9/11 widow pleads for return of wedding rings Monica Iken-Murphy wanted her husband, who was killed on September 11, to always be part of her life. So she used the diamonds from her wedding ring to create a new one when she remarried....
19:51, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma, maker of painkiller OxyContin, files for bankruptcy as part of settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids. The filing ...
19:51, 09/16/2019

The Legion Of Superheroes arrives in this Superman #15 exclusive DC Comics’ revival of the Legion of Superheroes kicked off last month with the first appearance of the new Legion in Superman #14, sending the future heroes back in time to witness the creation of the United Planets at the core of their 31st Century ...
20:17, 09/16/2019

UK police charge climate activist over Heathrow protest British police said on Monday they had charged a climate-change activist who last week attempted to disrupt Europe's biggest airport, London Heathrow....
20:17, 09/16/2019

Iran says diplomacy only solution to Syria crisis at Turkey, Russia talks Iran's president said on Monday that diplomacy, not a military approach, was the only solution to the crisis in Syria, ahead of trilateral talks with his Turkish and Russian counterparts in Ankara aimed at forging a lasting truce in the region....
20:17, 09/16/2019

WeWork to launch IPO roadshow as soon as Tuesday: source The owner of office-sharing company WeWork plans to launch a roadshow in New York for an initial public offering as soon as Tuesday, The Post has learned. Despite persistent skepticism about the company’s business prospects and corporate governance u...
20:51, 09/16/2019

Young boy injured by playmate who ran him over with van An upstate kid is in serious condition after being run over by a van driven by a young playmate, state police said Monday. The two children stole the keys to a Dodge Caravan and hopped in while playing at a home in the Tioga County town of Candor sho...
20:51, 09/16/2019

Anything to hide? Why your VPN provider should be audited Trusted by millions of freedom seekers across the globe, VPN services strive to offer their users the utmost in privacy but also, maximum security. On that basis you should rightly hope that your chosen VPN provider would be able to pass muster via s...
21:17, 09/16/2019

Save 10% on a range of brilliant phone deals from eBay - cheap iPhones included Like most other phone launches, the introduction of the brand new iPhone 11 brought two thoughts to mind. First, that this phone is amazing, packed with so many features and a great new camera set up. That thought is quickly followed by a realisation...
21:17, 09/16/2019

| 10-year-old dies 8 years after supermarket burger poisoning A French boy aged 10, who fell gravely ill in 2011 after consuming a beef burger from supermarket discounter Lidl that was infected with E.coli bacteria, has died of complications stemming from his poisoning, say the family's lawyer....
21:17, 09/16/2019

How boxers deal with cuts Doctor Mike Loosemoore explains how to deal with lacerations. Information of interest to Tyson Fury now The post How boxers deal with cuts appeared first on Boxing News....
21:51, 09/16/2019

China Is Pitting the Yuan Against the Dollar. So Far, It's Not Going to Plan. The yuan has failed to rise in currency-trading rankings even as Beijing has promoted it as a core element of their international political engagement, and officials talk of positioning it as an alternative to the U.S. dollar for trade and finance....
21:51, 09/16/2019

Joaquin Phoenix thanks brother River, reveals 'filthy' Rooney Mara nickname in awards speech Joaquin Phoenix was both emotional and hilarious receiving his "Joker" acting award at the Toronto International Film Festival.        ...
21:51, 09/16/2019

The BMW i3 Might Be The Most Fun You Can Have In An EV For $15,000 There’s a lot of debate as to whether the BMW i3 was a success or not for the Bavarian brand. It was an incredibly interesting experiment, but its range left a lot to be desired, even with the gasoline engine option. But it must have done well enough...
22:17, 09/16/2019

The BMW i3 Might Stick Around A Lot Longer The BMW i3 probably should’ve been a Mini all along, but it wasn’t. And while sales were at first tepid after its 2013 launch, they’ve picked up in recent years to a surprising degree. The i3 might eventually die, but it will still be sold for severa...
22:17, 09/16/2019

Better battery, Night mode, 'slofies' and other cool things coming to Apple's new iPhones Apple made plenty of announcements at its live event Tuesday, but here's some cool things you may have missed about the upcoming iPhones and services.       ...
22:17, 09/16/2019

Maxime Bernier invited to take part in federal election leaders’ debates Bernier has argued that not inviting him to take part in the debates was the commission's way of excluding the only party who had anything different to say....
22:17, 09/16/2019

Beating “back-to-school blues” (NBC News) With the new school year well underway across the country parents are challenged with getting their children back in learning mode after another summer of just having fun. The Strand family of South Dakota are the exception rather than the...
22:17, 09/16/2019

'Seinfeld' will move to Netflix after the streamer loses its 'Friends' and 'Office' buddies Netflix reached a five-year global deal to stream all 180 episodes of classic comedy hit 'Seinfeld' starting in 2021.        ...
22:51, 09/16/2019

Ken Burns' 'Country Music': The cultural 'Rub' that sparked an American sound "Country Music" begins with a cultural rub, the rise of the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers, and the launch of Nashville's own Grand Ole Opry.        ...
22:51, 09/16/2019

Caitlyn Jenner shows she can take some (brutal) jokes at Alec Baldwin's Roast Caitlyn Jenner used her time at the mic for the Alec Baldwin Roast to say, "There's a lot of hate in the world, but we can still laugh at ourselves."        ...
22:51, 09/16/2019

'Friends': Celebrate NBC hit's 25th anniversary with a NYC pop-up exhibit A "Friends" 25th anniversary pop-up in New York features more than 50 original props, an IRL Central Perk coffee shop, and tons of new merchandise.        ...
22:51, 09/16/2019

U.S. to allow drivers to choose 'quiet car' alert sounds The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday proposed allowing automakers to offer a variety of sound choices for electric vehicles and other "quiet cars" to choose from to alert pedestrians....
22:51, 09/16/2019

EU to pursue web tax plan alone if no global accord: Gentiloni The European Union plans to introduce a tax on digital services even in the absence of a global accord on a so-called 'web tax', the Commissioner-designate for Economic Affairs Paolo Gentiloni was quoted as saying on Monday....
22:51, 09/16/2019

Lundbeck buys Alder for $2 billion, eyes 'blockbuster' migraine therapy Denmark's Lundbeck has agreed to buy Alder BioPharmaceuticals in a deal valued at almost $2 billion, hoping to reap profits from a potential blockbuster migraine drug....
23:34, 09/16/2019

Aldi suffers 26% profit drop but promises growth Discount supermarket chain Aldi has announced that its operating profits fell by 26% to £197.9m last year, as the company invested heavily in the face of fierce competition....
00:00, 09/17/2019

Liverpool looked lost vs Napoli last year... now Jurgen Klopp wants a statement vs the 'cheeky b******s' Not even the relentlessly upbeat Jurgen Klopp would have dared tout Liverpool as potential winners of last season's Champions League after their previous visit to Naples....
00:00, 09/17/2019

Sofia Vergara reminisces about the '90s in youthful throwback bikini photo Sofia Vergara is throwing it back to a sexy summertime shot. The "Modern Family" star, 47, took to Instagram to share a photo of herself in a bikini.        ...
00:00, 09/17/2019

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00:34, 09/17/2019

The Cost of Running Guantánamo Bay: $13 Million Per Prisoner Set up nearly 18 years ago to house detainees in the war on terrorism, the prison on the remote naval base has grown into what appears to be the most expensive on earth....
00:34, 09/17/2019

Judge declines to reveal Jeffrey Epstein's secret non-prosecution agreement A federal judge in Florida ruled Monday that a non-prosecution agreement for Jeffrey Epstein must be kept secret due to the financier's death last month....
00:34, 09/17/2019

Mazda will show off its first EV at the Tokyo Motor Show Mazda is following through with its promise to introduce an EV. The Japanese automaker plans to unveil a full-electric vehicle next month at the Tokyo Motor Show, reported Automotive News. The plan is for Mazda to debut the electric car next year, an...
01:00, 09/17/2019

The Next Castlevania Game Is Coming To Phones Konami quietly announced a new Castlevania game at the Tokyo Game Show last week, called Grimoire of Souls. Before you get too excited, you might want to check out the trailer first....
01:34, 09/17/2019

Central America suffers massive power outage Honduras has been the worst affected with Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala also partly without electricity. The blackout was caused by a failure in the connection network....
01:34, 09/17/2019

Data breach reveals personal data of almost all of Ecuador Information including personal details such as names, addresses, national identity numbers and phone numbers has been compromised. The government has described the issue as a "major concern."...
01:34, 09/17/2019

Saudi-style drone attacks not seen as major U.S. risk, experts say The style of attack used against oil plants in Saudi Arabia that knocked out half of the country's production on Saturday is unlikely to be a risk in the United States, energy and security experts say....
02:00, 09/17/2019

Charli XCX: The pop star's bold style British singer-songwriter (real name Charlotte Aitchison) has redefined what it means to be a pop artist in the 21st century.        ...
02:00, 09/17/2019

Get Ready For Christmas With Target's 15 Days of Socks Advent Calendars Merry (way-too-early) Christmas, folks! It’s me, your resident novelty Advent calendar enthusiast. I’ve already hooked you up with a few deals on Funko and LEGO calendars, and now, I’m here to tell you Target has released some calendars as well. Show...
02:00, 09/17/2019

White House blocks two former aides from testifying before House Judiciary Committee The administration directed Rick Dearborn, the former White House deputy chief of staff, and Rob Porter, the former White House secretary, not to answer questions by the panel. Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, however, will....
02:34, 09/17/2019

China says faces 'new challenges' in ozone layer protection China faces "new challenges" when it comes to cracking down on the production of chemicals that deplete the ozone layer, the country's environment minister said, adding Beijing has shown "zero tolerance" to violators....
02:34, 09/17/2019

'Locked and loaded': Military options on table in response to Saudi oil attack as Trump seeks to avoid war As the plumes of smoke settle over two of Saudi Arabia’s critical oil production facilities – which came under crippling drone strikes over the weekend – both the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are deliberating options for retaliation, raising the possibility...
03:34, 09/17/2019

Spain Frees Ex-Venezuela Spy Chief Wanted by U.S. on Drug Charges Spain’s National Court ordered Venezuela’s former top spy released from jail, rejecting a U.S. extradition request seeking the former official on longstanding charges that he had conspired to flood the U.S. with cocaine....
03:34, 09/17/2019

Northrop Grumman selects subcontractors for new ICBM missile system Northrop Grumman Corp. announced its subcontractors for the new Ground Based Strategic Deterrent ICBM system on Monday, days after declining to partner with Boeing on the project....
03:35, 09/17/2019

Norse Settlers Wiped Out Icelandic Walrus 1100 Years Ago An international collaboration of scientists in Iceland, Denmark, and the Netherlands has for the first time ...
04:34, 09/17/2019

Tigers that were tourist attraction in Thailand die from sicknesses linked to 'inbreeding' A number of tigers saved from a temple in Thailand where they were a tourist attraction have died from sicknesses linked to inbreeding, wildlife officials said....
05:00, 09/17/2019

| What next after outsiders take the lead in Tunisia polls? Two political outsiders are set to go head-to-head in the race to become Tunisia's next president, according to the latest count after a first round of voting on Sunday....
05:51, 09/17/2019

| Anti-establishment figures claim first round wins in Tunisia polls Two anti-establishment candidates in Tunisia's divisive election claim to have won through to a runoff, hours after polling closed in the country's second free presidential poll since the 2011 Arab Spring....
05:51, 09/17/2019

Musk claims 'pedo guy' slur about Thai cave diver unintended Elon Musk has said he did not intend to accuse a diver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from a cave of being a paedophile - despite calling him a "pedo guy"....
06:18, 09/17/2019

One million facing food shortages, nutrition crisis after Mozambique cyclones: UNICEF Such was the extent of devastation caused by two back-to-back cyclones in Mozambique earlier this year, nearly one million people, including 160,000 children under five, are still facing food shortages and a nutrition crisis, the UN children’s agency...
06:51, 09/17/2019

U.S. House panel launches investigation of transportation chief Chao A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Monday demanded documents from Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao as part of a new investigation into whether she has used her office to benefit a shipping company owned by her family....
06:51, 09/17/2019

New approach suggests path to emissions-free cement It’s well known that the production of cement — the world’s leading construction material — is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for about 8 percent of all such releases. If cement production were a country, it would be the world...
07:17, 09/17/2019

UPDATE 1-LG Display seeks job cuts amid mounting financial losses South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd on Tuesday announced a voluntary redundancy programme for its domestic production line employees amid mounting financial losses....
08:03, 09/17/2019

Every 2020 Democrat's Plan to Fix the Housing Crisis Over the weekend, Bernie Sanders teased a $2.5 trillion housing plan, which, among other things, promises to establish a national rent control standard and make significant investments in affordable housing. Like Sanders, several other Democratic can...
08:34, 09/17/2019

Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to Unveil New Party Italy’s new government suffered its first setback, as the country’s center-left party split in two, complicating life for an already unwieldy governing coalition....
08:34, 09/17/2019

Jacinda Ardern to meet Donald Trump for first formal meeting New Zealand prime minister says relationship with US counterpart is strong despite previous run-insNew Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern will hold her first ever formal meeting with Donald Trump next week; the first time the two leaders have sat ...
08:34, 09/17/2019

US academic given two weeks to pack up after eight years Visa system for researchers is hostile and costly and risks jamming a pipeline of talent, universities warnAfter eight years researching music history at Glasgow University, Elizabeth Ford hoped her request for a visa extension would sail through thi...
08:34, 09/17/2019

Strangers Chip In When Oklahoma Mom Who Got 12 Years for Selling $30 Worth of Weed Is Tossed in Jail Again When She Can’t Pay Court Fees Years after an Oklahoma mom was released from prison after being handed a 12-year sentence for making $30 in weed sales, she landed in jail again for not paying court costs related to the case....
09:00, 09/17/2019

Kevin Hart Sued By Model for $60 Million Over 2017 Sex Tape A woman who appeared in a 2017 sex tape with Kevin Hart is suing the comedian and others for $60 million. According to a documents obtained by E! News, 28-year-old model Montia Sabagg......
09:00, 09/17/2019

Israeli Vote Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
09:34, 09/17/2019

Caf board rejects Wydad's Champions League appeal Moroccan side Wydad Casablanca will go back to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after their African Champions League final case is rejected by Caf's Appeal Board....
10:34, 09/17/2019

Vietnam's social media crowd swells with new entrant to take on Facebook, Google A new social network has entered the already crowded field in Vietnam as the communist party squeezes U.S. tech giants Facebook and Google with a new cybersecurity law....
11:01, 09/17/2019

Korean hangover? South Korean pub takes down North Korean trappings after complaints The owner of a North Korea-themed pub being renovated in South Korea took down a North Korean flag and portraits of the isolated country's late leaders on Monday after complaints from neighbors who......
11:34, 09/17/2019