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December 26, 2017 4:41 AM A Topless Protester Tried to Snatch a Baby Jesus Figure From the Vatican's Nativity Scene

Vatican police have arrested a topless Femen protester who attempted to steal a statue of baby Jesus from a Vatican Nativity scene on Christmas Day. The activist, who had the slogan “God is Woman” painted on her back, jumped the guard rails in St. Peter’s Square and attempted to snatch the figure a couple of hours before the Pope delivered his Christmas 63

December 21, 2017 2:54 PM Obama adviser Ben Rhodes slammed for tweet joking about GOP leaders' 'obits'

Obama adviser Ben Rhodes woke up Thursday to a wave of social media condemnation after a wee-hours tweet joking about the “obits” for top Republican leaders. The tweet was in reference to a photo posted on President Trump’s Instagram account showing him, Vice President Pence, House Speaker Paul Ryan, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell smiling 188

December 4, 2017 1:06 AM South Korea, U.S. kick off largest air exercise amid North Korean warnings

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States launched their largest-ever joint aerial drills on Monday, officials said, a week after North Korea said it had tested its most advanced missile as part of a weapons program that has raised global tensions. The annual U.S.-South Korean drill, called Vigilant Ace, will run until Friday, with six F-22 Raptor 91

November 30, 2017 7:06 PM The Latest: 'Accelerate' sending migrants home from Libya

European and African leaders have agreed to "accelerate exponentially" the efforts to repatriate the hundreds of thousands of African migrants stranded in Libya, often in squalid camps. A communique at the end of their summit Thursday also expresses "firm resolve" to combat the crimes committed against migrants in the chaotic North African nation 61

November 30, 2017 2:59 PM Between 400,000 and 700,000 African migrants in Libya: AU

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast – The chairman of the African Union Commission says between 400,000 and 700,000 African migrants are living in camps in Libya, often under "inhuman" conditions. Moussa Faki Mahamat spoke Thursday at the end of a summit of European and African leaders where migration was a top issue after recent footage of a migrant slave auction 60

November 26, 2017 1:31 PM Pope holds minute of silence for Egypt mosque attack victims

VATICAN CITY – The pope has led a minute of silence in St. Peter's Square for the victims of the deadly attack on a mosque in Egypt. Francis said following the traditional Angelus greeting on Sunday that the victims "were praying in that moment. We also pray in silence for them." The pope said the attack on Friday "brought great pain," adding that he continued 85

November 20, 2017 12:19 PM Iran says Arab League condemnation 'full of lies'

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran says a statement by Arab League foreign ministers condemning the Islamic Republic and its proxy Hezbollah is "full of lies" and the product of Saudi "pressure and propaganda." State media quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi as calling on Saudi Arabia to stop its "barbaric attacks" on Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition 58

October 27, 2017 10:11 AM Outspoken Pakistani journalist attacked in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD – Assailants riding on motorcycles have attacked an outspoken Pakistani journalist in the capital, Islamabad, leaving him badly hurt with head injuries. The attackers intercepted investigative reporter Ahmad Noorani's car, dragged him out and beat him up with clubs as passers-by watched before fleeing the scene. Noorani was taken to hospital 50

October 14, 2017 9:58 PM Harvey Weinstein Ousted From Motion Picture Academy

Mr. Weinstein, who was fired by the movie and television studio he co-founded, the Weinstein Company, has denied rape allegations while acknowledging that his behavior “caused a lot of pain.” Although largely symbolic, the ouster of Mr. Weinstein from the roughly 8,400-member academy is stunning because the organization is not known to have taken such action 141

October 11, 2017 3:53 AM Utah Officer Fired For Arrest of Nurse, Recorded On Video

A video frame taken from a police body camera as nurse Alex Wubbels is arrested by a Salt Lake City police officer at University Hospital in Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake City Police Department has fired the police detective who was video recorded aggressively hand-cuffing a hospital nurse who refused to allow him to draw blood from an unconscious patient 74