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Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 07:47 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers Tuesday over what one of them branded Zuckerberg's "digital monster," and he apologized for the way the social network...

Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 10:19 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Giuseppe Conte, a bureaucracy-allergic law professor, is hardly a household name in Italy. Yet the 53-year-old academic is the candidate two rival political leaders have chosen to head what they hope...

Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 07:50 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

An Australian archbishop on Tuesday became the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse and faces a potential two years in prison when he is sentenced...

Lava from Kilauea volcano enters ocean, creates toxic cloud

Monday, 21 May 2018, 07:58 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that...

Pope Francis announces 14 new cardinals, ceremony on 29 June

Sunday, 20 May 2018, 16:52 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Pope Francis announced he would make 14 new cardinals June 29, giving the red cardinal's hat to the papal almoner, the Iraq-based patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church and the archbishop of...

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