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Pope demands bishops act now to end scourge of sex abuse

8 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

By NICOLE WINFIELD VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis warned church leaders summoned Thursday to a landmark sex abuse prevention summit that the Catholic faithful are demanding more...
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Pope opens sex abuse summit amid outcry from survivors

1 hour ago   |   National Post

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has opened a high-level summit of church leaders on preventing clergy sex abuse, hoping to impress on bishops from around the world that the problem...
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Australian soccer says no inquiry into firing of Stajcic

6 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

BRISBANE, Australia - Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop says there won't be an inquiry into the controversial firing of former national women's coach...
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Steep rise in self-poisonings in children and adolescents

10 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Self-harm from self-poisoning in children and adolescents is not only increasing but starting at a younger age, finds new research. The study found there were more than 33,500...
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This koala is sexier than you

This koala is sexier than you

16 hours ago   |   New York Post

The internet is losing its head over this laid-back koala with a seductive stare. Ross Long, a 27-year-old British photographer, was traveling through Australia's Gold Coast...
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Q&A with Gian Villante ahead of UFC fight in Prague

16 hours ago   |   Newsday

Gian Villante's UFC career has brought him around the world, with fights in Brazil, New Zealand, Australia and Canada.
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Jennifer Lopez's $6K suit is her version of casual

Jennifer Lopez's $6K suit is her version of casual

19 hours ago   |   New York Post

For Jennifer Lopez, it's easy being green. The actress and singer arrived at ‘”Jimmy Kimmel Live!” wearing a forest green linen suit from Brunello Cucinelli. She paired the...
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An Australian Rat Becomes the First Mammal to Go Extinct Due to Climate Change

19 hours ago   |   Fortune

Climate change has just claimed its first mammalian species victim. The Australian government has officially listed the Bramble Cay melomys as extinct . The small brown rat has...
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Australia is letting people use emojis as an official part of their car license plates

Australia is letting people use emojis as an official part of their car license plates

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Drivers in Australia can now incorporate an emoji icon as part of their vehicle's license plates. A choice of five emojis can be added to plates registered in the state of...
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Northern Red Sea coral reefs may survive a hot, grim future

1 day ago   |   National Post

EILAT, Israel - As the outlook for coral reefs across a warming planet grows grimmer, scientists in Israel have discovered a rare glimmer of hope: The corals of the northern...
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Former President Barack Obama wishes Zion Williamson a 'speedy recovery'

Former President Barack Obama wishes Zion Williamson a 'speedy recovery'

Williamson suffered a knee sprain 36 seconds into Duke's 88-72 loss to North Carolina on Wednesday. Read more ...

Coast Guard officer accused of plotting domestic terror

Coast Guard officer accused of plotting domestic terror

A U.S. Coast Guard officer has been arrested after federal investigators discovered a stockpile of illegal drugs and weapons in his home that they allege were part of a plot to... Read more ...

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

Jussie Smollett is accused of filing a false police report, a felony, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Read more ...

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

The New York Times publisher recently spoke with President Trump about this very issue during an Oval Office interview, who responded by claiming that he thinks he is a great... Read more ...

Father dies trying to save two of his children trapped in house fire, family...

Father dies trying to save two of his children trapped in house fire, family says

The father of three brought his 9-year-old son to safety before going back into a burning home to find his older children, a family member said. Read more ...

Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

DURHAM, N.C. - Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked... Read more ...

Backes scores shootout winner, Bruins top Golden Knights 3-2

Backes scores shootout winner, Bruins top Golden Knights 3-2

LAS VEGAS - David Backes scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lift Boston to a 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday night for the Bruins' season-high... Read more ...

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

The Justice Department preparations are the clearest indication yet that Mueller is nearly done with his almost two-year investigation. Read more ...

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Under Suspicion Of Filing False Police Report

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Under Suspicion Of Filing False Police Report

The investigation into the alleged attack against actor Jussie Smollett has taken another turn. The "Empire" actor had claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson Subpoenaed By DOJ, SEC Over Baby Powder Safety Concerns

Johnson & Johnson Subpoenaed By DOJ, SEC Over Baby Powder Safety Concerns

The subpoenas are related to litigation involving alleged asbestos contamination in Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder product line. Read more ...