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After landing in Rome , Feb., 5 at the end of his apostolic visit to the United Arab Emirates, Pope Francis visited the Basilica of St. Mary Major. Francis implied at the February 5 news conference that the abuse of nuns by clergymen was being handed on a case-by-case basis. In a separate case in India past year, a bishop was arrested over allegations that he raped a nun 13 times between 2014 and 2016.
  • Theresa May Speaks Out In Favour Of Joint World Cup Bid

    Theresa May Speaks Out In Favour Of Joint World Cup Bid

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    May plans to meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Brexit negotiator Michael Barnier to discuss the backstop. "These emergency evacuation plans have been in existence since the Cold War, but have now been repurposed in the event of civil disorder following a no-deal Brexit", Britain's The Sunday Times said, quoting an unnamed source from the government's Cabinet Office, which handles sensitive administrative issues.
  • World flips out over side effects of Queensland floods

    World flips out over side effects of Queensland floods

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    The local disaster planning team says the worst-case scenario is that 20,000 homes will be inundated, in what is already Townsville's worst flood on record. Palaszczuk also warned on Monday that flash-flooding remained a threat. Elsewhere, two police officers were stuck clinging to trees for half an hour after their vehicle was washed away by floodwaters, while residents reported snakes and crocodiles roaming the streets.
  • Iraqi President Says Trump Did Not Ask Permission To 'Watch Iran'

    Iraqi President Says Trump Did Not Ask Permission To 'Watch Iran'

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    A Defense Department watchdog report released Monday warned of just such a possibility. Bloomberg's Riad Hamade reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East". "The United States is in Iraq in response to Iraq's 2014 request for assistance from the worldwide community in combating ISIS and other terrorist groups", explained Anderson.
  • Russian Federation to build mid-range nuclear missiles after INF treaty withdrawal

    Russian Federation to build mid-range nuclear missiles after INF treaty withdrawal

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    Pompeo said the treaty will terminate if Russian Federation does not return in six months to "full and verifiable compliance with the treaty" by eliminating missiles Washington and NATO countries see as violating the agreement. The US and all of NATO concluded recently that Russian Federation had spent years developing a banned nuclear-capable weapon, thereby making the treaty meaningless.
  • Happy Chinese New Year!

    Happy Chinese New Year!

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    Those born in the year of the Pig are best compatible with people born in the year of the Tiger, and least compatible with those born in the year of the Snake, according to Chinese legend . "In this new year, let us join hands to build a peaceful and prosperous world for all, leaving no one behind", he said. The color red dominated the celebrations - on lanterns, clothes and signs.
  • The Game of Thrones Super Bowl ad was just flawless

    The Game of Thrones Super Bowl ad was just flawless

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    They made a decision to call up Bud Light and its agency Wieden+Kennedy New York. It's not the way you'd expect to start the week, but Bud Light , the patron saint of fraternities nationwide, finds itself embroiled in a freaky feud with the corn industry.
  • Italy blocks European Union statement on recognizing Venezuela's Guaido, sources say

    Italy blocks European Union statement on recognizing Venezuela's Guaido, sources say

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    Guaido's backers say he is the legitimate leader because he is president of Venezuela's congress, which they regard as the only lawfully elected power in the country. Australia, Canada and Israel are among other countries to recognize him. The 14-nation so-called Lima Group, which includes Canada and Latin American countries such as Brazil and Mexico but not the United States , met in Ottawa to discuss the way forward on Venezuela.