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Moreover, the statement declared, "the Holy See condemns unequivocally the sexual abuse of minors". It was the first time a prelate had lost his cardinal's rank in a sexual abuse scandal, and Francis was stepping up his crackdown to include some of the highest-ranking churchmen.
  • President Trump REVOKES John Brennan's SECURITY CLEARANCE

    President Trump REVOKES John Brennan's SECURITY CLEARANCE

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    Harry Reid (D-Nev.), used the claims in a letter to prompt then-FBI Director James Comey to investigate the Trump campaign for alleged collusion with the Russian interference. UPDATED with John Brennan's MSNBC interview: "I've seen this type of behavior and actions on the part of foreign tyrants and despots and autocrats for many , many years during my Central Intelligence Agency and national security career", former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan told MSNBC's ...
  • U.S. rests its case against former Trump aide Manafort

    U.S. rests its case against former Trump aide Manafort

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    United States prosecutors on Monday rested their case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after 10 days of testimony alleging how he evaded taxes and defrauded banks, with the defense set to decide on Tuesday if it will call any witnesses.
  • Trump signs defense policy bill with watered-down China measures

    Trump signs defense policy bill with watered-down China measures

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    Trump has openly mocked and criticized McCain in a feud that began in 2015 when the president said McCain was not a war hero. The Chinese Defense Ministry has protested the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2019 which was signed into law in the United States by President Donald Trump earlier this week.
  • Bomb threat made at Boston Globe after editorial condemning Trump

    Bomb threat made at Boston Globe after editorial condemning Trump

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    In the past two hours the US Senate unanimously supported a free press, siding with the media against the President and insisting the media are not enemies of the people. In the 1930's, Goebbels said: "If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it, and you will even come to believe it yourself". In an impassioned opinion piece the NYT editorial board , it wrote: "In 2018, some of the most damaging attacks are coming from government officials".
  • Pay your tributes to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee here

    Pay your tributes to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee here

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    NDTV delivers reliable information across all platforms: TV, Internet and Mobile. Vajpayee served as prime minister briefly in 1996 then again from 1998 to 2004. He was the moderate leader of an often-strident Hindu nationalist movement. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who had appealed to his party's volunteers and well-wishers to avoid celebrating his birthday today, also condoled the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said his death was "a great loss" for the country.
  • Trump Revokes Security Clearance of Ex-CIA Director, a Major Critic

    Trump Revokes Security Clearance of Ex-CIA Director, a Major Critic

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    Sen. Susan Collins, Republican from Maine, said she saw no grounds for revoking Brennan's security clearance, "unless there is disclosure of classified information, of which I'm unaware". In announcing Comey's firing, the White House initially cited the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's handling of the probe into Democratic rival Clinton's emails, seizing on the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's decision to divulge details of the probe to the public during her ...
  • Trump mulls axing ex-officials' security clearance

    Trump mulls axing ex-officials' security clearance

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    Some former officials also have jobs that require a security clearance. Susan Hennessy, executive editor of the blog Lawfare, tweeted that "former high-ranking national security officials typically stay in access in order to support their successors and provide insight and continuity when necessary".
  • Pilot Crashes Jet Into House

    Pilot Crashes Jet Into House

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    Youd, who was an experienced pilot, was employed by Guardian Flight Alaska according to his Facebook account. 'Obviously they were very shook up over what had happened but they weren't physically injured'. Sandoval said the plane took off from Spanish Fork-Springville Airport. According to authorities, Youd crashed the plane into the house in the wee hours of the morning on Monday.
  • Flights from UAE to flood-hit Kerala are cancelled

    Flights from UAE to flood-hit Kerala are cancelled

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    The toll in rain-related incidents since August 8 mounted to 67 with 25 deaths reported on Wednesday, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. On Thursday morning, officials from Pathanamthitta have said that the water levels in certain areas have subsided but thousands are still stranded in their homes especially in the Ranni area where houses have been flooded up to the second floor, forcing the people to stay on the terraces.