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Top US cardinal "welcomed" pope's steps to address sex abuse

Top US cardinal Cardinal Wuerl was recently criticised in a report on sexual abuse cases when he was bishop of Pittsburgh and admitted to lapses in judgement. Six weeks after Archbishop Vigano threw the papacy into turmoil over his claims about ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the head of the Vatican's bishops' office said there was no evidence in his files backing the archbishop's claims that Francis annulled a... [Full Article...]

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai Air India said the two pilots, who have more than 6,500 hours of flying experience between them, have been grounded, pending investigation. The jet landed in Mumbai four hours later and pictures of the damaged aircraft went viral on social media soon after it landed safely . [Full Article...]

Storm Callum batters Britain with galeforce winds and heavy rain

Storm Callum batters Britain with galeforce winds and heavy rain A yellow weather warning over wind has been put in place for western and northern areas of Scotland on Friday. The Met Office is warning that there exists the potential for injuries and danger to life, the possibility of damage to buildings and disruption to travel. [Full Article...]

Rocket carrying space station crew fails in mid air, crew safe

Rocket carrying space station crew fails in mid air, crew safe The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft carrying astronaut Nick Hague of the USA and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russian Federation blasted off from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome , Kazakhstan, Thursday - before the mission was aborted. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said all manned launches will be suspended pending an investigation into the cause of the failure. Live video of the ... [Full Article...]

USA pastor held in Turkey may be released under secret deal

USA pastor held in Turkey may be released under secret deal Two unnamed senior administration officials and a third person briefed told NBC that the US and Turkey reached a deal to secure Mr. Brunson's return home. The American pastor is charged with links to Kurdish militants and supporters of Fethullah Gulen, the cleric blamed by Turkey for a failed coup attempt in 2016. [Full Article...]

9 dead after severe cyclone hits eastern Indian coast

9 dead after severe cyclone hits eastern Indian coast In Ganjam, reports of damage to hutments and other structures and uprooting of trees were received from some areas, he said. Cyclone Titli is expected to make landfall at the Odisha coast at around 5:30 am tomorrow. Patnaik has also ordered closure of all schools, colleges and anganwadi centres on Thursday and Friday in view of the IMD's forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall across the stat... [Full Article...]

Tanzania: Africa's youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewj kidnapped

Tanzania: Africa's youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewj kidnapped The armed men were foreigners, the Swahili Times reported on Twitter, citing Police Commander Lazaro Mambosasa. Police have thrown a security cordon around the country as the hunt for abducted Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji got underway. [Full Article...]

Interpol chief was China’s pride, his fall exposes the country’s dark side

Interpol chief was China’s pride, his fall exposes the country’s dark side China's new National Supervision Commission said Mr Meng was being investigated for "violation of laws". Chinese authorities say they're investigating him as part of an anti-corruption campaign. But if corruption was the reason, then it seems reasonable to ask why the Chinese government didn't handle the whole issue through Interpol, as it has done with thousands of other cases. [Full Article...]

Malaysian Government's plans to abolish death penalty could save Sydney grandmother's life

Malaysian Government's plans to abolish death penalty could save Sydney grandmother's life Malaysia's cabinet has ordered the suspension of the colonial-era Sedition Act, widely used to rein in dissent, and is working on doing the same for the death penalty as it prepares to repeal both laws possibly by the end of the year. The African Christian Democratic Party has promoted capital punishment as part of its policy. Amnesty International also cheered the news, calling it "an astoun... [Full Article...]

Chinese spy charged with 4 counts of conspiracy and economic espionage

Chinese spy charged with 4 counts of conspiracy and economic espionage Cybersecurity experts said former U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping had reached an understanding in 2015 on cyber espionage , but the agreement appeared be withering away. Xu later followed up with the employee asking for specific technical information and then asked the employee to meet in Europe, where he wanted the worker to provide additional information from GE... [Full Article...]

UCF student's mom turns son into unwilling #HimToo meme

UCF student's mom turns son into unwilling #HimToo meme Her tweet featured a photo of her son, along with a message that seemed to criticize recent national conversations about sexual assault and accountability. An American mother's attempt to use her son in support of the #HimToo counter-campaign has not quite gone to plan, with it firstly shot down by her own sons and then lampooned by the rest of the world. [Full Article...]

Global fleet of F-35 fighter jets grounded after US crash

Global fleet of F-35 fighter jets grounded after US crash Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, raised questions on the troubles still facing the F-35 program and its readiness rate of about 65 percent. The stand down affects more than 200 jets while an "inspection of a fuel tube" in F-35 engines takes place, according to a Pentagon spokesman. [Full Article...]

Ind. bride takes wedding photos alone after fiancé killed

Ind. bride takes wedding photos alone after fiancé killed A woman from Loogootee, Indiana still chose to go through her wedding day photo shoot despite the fact that her fiancé had already gone 10 months before. The final stop was Murphy's grave. "I wanted to be where he was", said Jessica. She said she has been contacted by people who saw the photos, who have said they have helped them through their own grief. [Full Article...]

Orange warning ahead of strong winds and high tides

Orange warning ahead of strong winds and high tides On Saturday, heavy rain is expected across most of the country as it looks set to be a wet weekend. Heavy and persistent rain is due to fall from 6am until midnight on Friday in the north west of England, south west of Scotland and Lothian Borders, Wales and Yorkshire and Humber. [Full Article...]

Trump, Kim considering four locations for next summit

Trump, Kim considering four locations for next summit A State Department spokesperson said the USA and South Korea are committed to "close coordination on our unified response to North Korea". Pompeo echoed Trump's comments when he spoke briefly to reporters during a Tuesday afternoon visit to the White House. [Full Article...]

United States increases pressure on Saudis over writer's disappearance

United States increases pressure on Saudis over writer's disappearance That means Turkish police can not enter and search the consulate unless they get permission from the Saudi authorities, which they have now reportedly received. Saudi Ambassador to the United States Prince Khalid bin Salman, the Saudi Crown Prince's brother, echoed these comments in a statement , adding that his country has sent a security team, with Turkey's approval, to assist in the invest... [Full Article...]

Did Crown Prince Order Murder of Saudi Journalist?

Did Crown Prince Order Murder of Saudi Journalist? He served as an adviser to senior Saudi officials. The administration has expressed concern but has refused to even to entertain questions about what the consequences would be if Turkish allegations turn out to be true - that the 59-year-old journalist was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul after entering it on October 2 to get routine paperwork for his marriage while his Turkish fian... [Full Article...]

Pipeline blast brings natural gas crunch, pain at the pump

Pipeline blast brings natural gas crunch, pain at the pump Even though the explosion near Prince George in British Columbia occurred along an Enbridge natural gas pipeline , the ripple effects of the resulting cut-off are likely to travel into the petroleum industry. The Enbridge natural gas pipeline that exploded Tuesday evening is a feeder for the province-wide gas distribution system and, because of this, FortisBC says it anticipates decreased energy ... [Full Article...]

At least 5 killed in heavy rains in Spain’s Mallorca

At least 5 killed in heavy rains in Spain’s Mallorca Earlier on Wednesday, Nadal said on Instagram he was offering to open up his sports centre and tennis academy to people made homeless by the floods. Images posted on social media showed cars being swept along narrow streets by torrents of water. [Full Article...]

'Monstrous' Hurricane Michael forecast to hit Gulf Coast as a major hurricane

'Monstrous' Hurricane Michael forecast to hit Gulf Coast as a major hurricane The tropical storm is expected to swell into a Category 1 hurricane as soon as Monday night or early Tuesday as it rolls into the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, with winds of at least 70 miles per hour, forecasters said. That's when Michael will be moving through our area, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds . As of the 5 AM advisory from the National Hurricane Center , Michael had sustained wi... [Full Article...]


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