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December 27, 2018 5:05 AM Pope's initial blind spot on sex abuse threatens legacy

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2018, file photo, Pope Francis arrives in Piazza Armerina, Sicily. It has been a wretched year for Francis, whose blind spot on clergy sex abuse conspired with events beyond his control to threaten his legacy and throw the Catholic hierarchy into a credibility crisis not seen in modern times. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File) 106

December 13, 2018 5:09 AM Kentucky governor blasts local newspaper's alliance with Soros-backed journalism outlet

Kentucky’s Republican Gov. Matt Bevin blasted the Louisville Courier-Journal newspaper Wednesday for partnering with ProPublica, an investigative journalism outlet whose backers include liberal financier George Soros. In a YouTube video, Bevin accuses the outlet, ProPublica, of left-wing bias and also tears into the local paper. “This is the same Courier-Journal 170

November 28, 2018 4:31 PM U.S. defense secretary: security is concern amid Khashoggi crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia plays a fundamental role in maintaining security in the Middle East, which cannot be dismissed even as the United States seeks accountability for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis told U.S. senators in a closed briefing on Wednesday. “I must note we are seldom free to work with unblemished 142

November 15, 2018 8:41 PM Canada welcomes U.S. sanctions on Saudis, weighs similar action

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday welcomed U.S. Treasury sanctions on 17 Saudi officials for their role in the killing last month of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and said Canada was weighing similar action. “Canada welcomes the U.S. action,” Freeland told reporters after touring a factory in Port Colborne 72

October 24, 2018 9:26 PM DHS, HHS Weren’t Notified of Migrant Family Separation Policy in Advance, Report Finds

Government report details bureaucratic problems of Trump administration’s immigration policy Officials at the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services weren’t given advance notice of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, leaving them struggling to accommodate children separated from their parents, according 60

October 20, 2018 8:36 PM EU calls for thorough investigation into Khashoggi's death

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The circumstances of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death are deeply troubling, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Saturday, calling for a thorough, credible and transparent investigation. “The emerging circumstances of Jamal Khashoggi’s death are deeply troubling, including the shocking violation 66

October 16, 2018 9:40 PM Pompeo says Saudi leaders pledge thorough probe of Khashoggi disappearance

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Saudi leaders strongly denied any knowledge of what took place in their Istanbul consulate during a visit by U.S.-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and promised a serious and credible investigation. “During each of today’s meetings, the Saudi leadership strongly denied 47

September 12, 2018 5:48 AM Cardinal Wuerl to Discuss His Resignation With Pope Francis

Archbishop of Washington is accused of not doing enough to root out abusive clergymen Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington, D.C., said Tuesday he would soon travel to Rome to discuss his resignation with Pope Francis, laying the groundwork for the exit of one of the highest officials in the U.S. Catholic Church as it is engulfed by a growing 52

September 11, 2018 6:04 AM U.S. Identifies Remains of Two Service Members Returned From North Korea

Both died in late 1950; names will be announced after families are informed JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii—The U.S. has identified the remains of two service members among the 55 boxes returned by North Korea this summer, officials from the Defense POW/MIA Accountability Agency said Monday. After the U.S. military informs family members, it plans 43

September 5, 2018 10:12 AM Parents of Penn State hazing victim settle with fraternity

PHILADELPHIA – The parents of a Penn State University student who died after a night of hazing and drinking at a fraternity have settled with the fraternity's national organization. The attorney for the family of Timothy Piazza, Thomas Kline, said Tuesday his clients had reached a settlement with Beta Theta Pi for an undisclosed sum. Beta Theta Pi has also agreed 50