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Vatican convicts ex-Guam archbishop accused of abuse

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 07:42 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

The Vatican on Friday removed the suspended Guam archbishop from office and ordered him not to return to the Pacific island after convicting him of some charges in a sex abuse trial. The Vatican...

Vatican doctors photo of Pope Benedict's praise for Pope Francis

Friday, 16 March 2018, 11:35 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

The Vatican admitted Wednesday that it altered a photo sent to the media of a letter from retired Pope Benedict XVI about Pope Francis. The manipulation changed the meaning of the image in a way that...

Trump owns up to making things up

Friday, 16 March 2018, 08:08 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

President Donald Trump has owned up to making things up. For a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Trump was by his own admission unprepared — deficient in the fundamentals...

Russia vows to expel UK envoys in spy poisoning dispute

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 14:49 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Russia will "certainly" expel British diplomats in a tit-for-tat response to Britain's decision to send 23 Russians home over the poisoning of a former spy, Russia's foreign minister said...

'Panama Papers' law firm announces that it is closing down

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 11:01 Last update: about 4 days ago

The Panamanian law firm whose more than 11 million leaked documents known as the "Panama Papers" shed light on how the world's wealthy exploit financial secrecy to hide assets says it is closing at...

YouTube prankster jailed for shooting boyfriend dead

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 08:48 Last update: about 4 days ago

A US woman has been sentenced to six months in jail for shooting dead her boyfriend in a botched stunt they hoped would go viral on YouTube, the BBC reports. Monalisa Perez, now 20, was asked by...

Documents link Trump Org lawyer to effort to silence porn star

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 08:02 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

New documents show a second lawyer with ties to President Donald Trump was involved in legal efforts to keep adult film star Stormy Daniels from talking about her alleged affair with...

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