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Morocco navy fires on boat carrying migrants

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 08:34 Last update: about 42 minutes ago Associated Press

Morocco's government says the country's navy opened fire on a boat suspected of carrying migrants, wounding four. The Moroccan Interior Ministry says that a naval unit operating in the...

Michael Kors ups the glamour, buys Versace for $2 billion

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 16:52 Last update: about 16 hours ago

Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion (1.83 billion euros), continuing its hard charge into the world of high-end fashion. The deal Tuesday...

UK Labour opposition party vows to reject May's Brexit deal

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 15:31 Last update: about 18 hours ago

Britain's main opposition Labour Party announced Tuesday it will reject Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed divorce deal with the European Union when it comes to a vote in Parliament...

Pope acknowledges abuse scandals outrage, drive people away

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 15:27 Last update: about 18 hours ago Associated Press

Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that the sex abuse scandals rocking the Catholic Church have outraged the faithful and are driving them away, and said the church must change its ways if it wants to...

Charities operating migrant rescue ship ask Europe for help

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 09:22 Last update: about 1 day ago

Humanitarian groups operating the sole private rescue ship near the deadly central Mediterranean human trafficking route have asked French authorities to allow 58 refugees to disembark in the southern...

Italy tightens eligibility for migrant protection

Monday, 24 September 2018, 18:42 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Italy on Monday tightened criteria for migrants receiving humanitarian protection as its populist government deepened its crackdown on those seeking asylum. A new law, in the form of a government...

Judge to decide if Bill Cosby goes to prison for sex assault

Monday, 24 September 2018, 08:20 Last update: about 2 days ago

Bill Cosby faced the start of a sentencing hearing Monday at which a judge will decide how to punish the 81-year-old comedian who blazed the trail for other black entertainers and donated millions to...

Pope warns Lithuanians to guard against anti-Semitism

Sunday, 23 September 2018, 16:45 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Pope Francis warned Sunday against any rebirth of the "pernicious" anti-Semitic attitudes that fueled the Holocaust as he marked the annual remembrance for Lithuania's centuries-old Jewish community...

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