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Pope, ending conference, calls for 'all-out battle' against abuse of minors

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 05:28

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, ending a landmark Vatican conference on clergy sexual abuse of minors, called on Sunday for an "all-out battle" against a crime he called abominable and that should be "erased from the face of the earth". Francis vowed that the Roman Catholic Church would "spare no effort" to bring abusers to justice and will not cover up or underestimate abuse. He promised that guidelines used by national bishops conferences to prevent abuse and punish perpetrators will be reviewed and strengthened. (Reporting by Philip Pullella; editing by Jason Neely)

Harry and Meghan arrive in Morocco's Atlas Mountains to champion girls' education

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 05:07

The visit at the request of the British government is the second to the kingdom in recent years by a member of the royal family, following a trip by Prince Charles in 2011. Queen Elizabeth visited Morocco in 1980. Harry and Meghan arrived in Casablanca on Saturday evening.

Journalist, 12, faces off with police officer who threatened to arrest her

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 02:00

Hilde Lysiak films her interaction with Arizona law enforcement. Hilde’s scoop became a bigger story than the murder. Now Hilde is making headlines of her own once again, after she filmed an Arizona town marshal, Joseph Patterson, threatening her.

A stern memo about Manafort says he 'brazenly violated' law

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 00:20

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort committed crimes that cut to "the heart of the criminal justice system" and over the years deceived everyone from bookkeepers and banks to federal prosecutors and his own lawyers, according to a sentencing memo filed by special counsel Robert Mueller's office.

Turkish President Erdogan lashes out at Sisi over Egypt executions

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 00:19

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt, saying he refused to talk to "someone like him". This is not something we can accept," Erdogan said Saturday in an interview with Turkish TV channels CNN-Turk and Kanal D, referring to the execution Wednesday of nine men sentenced for the murder of the Egyptian prosecutor general in 2015. There is an authoritarian system, even totalitarian," Erdogan added.

The Latest: Pompeo urges Venezuelan troops to let aid in

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 23:10

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):

Venezuela: at least four dead and hundreds injured in border standoff

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 22:50

At least four people have been killed and hundreds injured in a wave of violence that convulsed Venezuela’s border regions on Saturday, as opposition activists tried to defy a government ban to bring food and medical supplies into the country. After the failed attempt to breach government blockades, opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared the fight would continue, and said “we must keep all our options open for the liberation of our homeland”. Florida senator Marco Rubio responded to Guaidó’s comments, saying he had spoken to regional leaders.

Violent Clashes Strand Aid Caravans Along the Venezuela-Colombia Border

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 21:58

This U.S.-backed effort to deliver aid to Venezuelans quickly devolved into violent clashes along Venezuela’s western border with Colombia