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Cardinal George Pell leaves the County Court in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
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February 25, 2019 - 9:29 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic cleric ever charged with child sex abuse has been convicted of molesting two choirboys moments after celebrating Mass, dealing a new blow to the Catholic hierarchy's credibility after a year of global revelations of abuse and cover-up. Cardinal...
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Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Vatican, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.
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February 25, 2019 - 12:09 pm
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' summit on preventing sexual abuse was never going to meet the expectations placed on it by victims groups, the media and ordinary Catholics outraged over a scandal that has harmed so many and compromised the church's moral...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un walk from their lunch at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore.
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February 25, 2019 - 9:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Redefining success, President Donald Trump headed to his second meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un on Monday, determined to tamp down expectations that he'll achieve big strides toward denuclearization. Yet he was still eager to claim an attention-grabbing victory to offset...
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Bolivarian National Guards stand in the street in Urena, Venezuela, as part of Venezuela's closure of the border bridge to Colombia, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.
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February 24, 2019 - 12:08 pm
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan migrants on Sunday helped clean debris from a bridge where troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro a day earlier fired tear gas on activists trying to deliver humanitarian aid in violent clashes that left two people dead and some 300 injured. Colombian President...
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Bangladesh’s state-run Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight is seen after it made an emergency landing at the airport in Chittagong, Bangladesh, Sunday, Feb.24, 2019.
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February 24, 2019 - 11:48 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A flight bound for Dubai from Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, made an emergency landing Sunday in Chittagong, Bangladesh, after a man attempted to hijack the plane, officials said. The Bangladeshi suspect asked to speak to the country's prime minister before dying from...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU-Arab summit at the Sharm El Sheikh convention center in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.
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February 24, 2019 - 9:45 am
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday delayed a vote on her Brexit deal in the Parliament, saying it should take place by March 12, a little more than two weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union. The move has the potential to further sow discord...
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This undated image provided by attorney Hassan Shibly shows Hoda Muthana, an Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State after becoming radicalized online.
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February 21, 2019 - 10:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria has filed suit against the Trump administration seeking to allow her return to the United States. Twenty-four-year-old Hoda Muthana is in a Syrian refugee camp with her 18-month-old son after she fled what's left...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2016 file photo, a handcuffed Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is made to face the press as he is escorted to a helicopter by Mexican soldiers and marines at a federal hangar in Mexico City.
Eduardo Verdugo/AP Photo, File
February 21, 2019 - 9:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two sons of notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges, the Justice Department said Thursday. Joaquin Guzman Lopez, 34, and Ovidio Guzman Lopez, 28, are charged in a single-count indictment that was unsealed last week in Washington...
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FILE - This computer graphic image provided by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) shows the Japanese unmanned spacecraft Hayabusa2 approaching on the asteroid Ryugu.
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February 21, 2019 - 8:42 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese spacecraft has touched down on a distant asteroid on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system. Workers at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency control center applauded Friday as a signal sent from space indicated the...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo, Michael Scott Moore, author of "The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast," poses for a portrait at Los Angeles Public Library in Los Angeles.
Chris Pizzello/AP Photo, File
February 21, 2019 - 6:49 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A U.S. citizen has been charged with kidnapping and other counts for his alleged role in the abduction of a freelance journalist who was held hostage in Somalia for nearly three years, according to federal charging documents unsealed Thursday in New York. According to a criminal...
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