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Cardinal Donald Wuerl To Meet With Pope Francis On Potential Retirement

Cardinal Donald Wuerl To Meet With Pope Francis On Potential Retirement Pope Francis has ordered an investigation of an American bishop accused of sexual misconduct with adults and accepted his resignation, the Vatican and U.S. That all comes on top of a 900-page investigative report released last month by a grand jury in Pennsylvania that found that more than 300 priests had sexually abused more than 1,000 children in six dioceses since 1947, often while chu... [Full Article...]

Spy poison case: Suspects say they were in United Kingdom as tourists

The men, who United Kingdom authorities named as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, said they were in Salisbury in March to see the famous Salisbury Cathedral. The pair said they may have approached the Skripal's house, but were not aware where it is located. On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the two men had been identified by the Kremlin and insisted they were civilians and... [Full Article...]

United Nations: Global Hunger on Increase

United Nations: Global Hunger on Increase The rise in hunger statistics over the past three years is a setback that gives an urgent warning that more concrete actions must be undertaken in order to achieve Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger by 2030. One in three women of reproductive age around the world have anaemia, which can also affect the development of their children, and only 40% of babies are breastfed exclusively to si... [Full Article...]

Trump approval down 6 points

Trump approval down 6 points Trump's strong disapproval number is almost 50 percent (48 percent, to be exact), while his strongly approve is below 30 percent (27 percent). Trump's low approval ratings nationwide come as his administration fights off allegations of chaos within his administration in Bob Woodward's new book, "Fear", as well as claims in a recent anonymous New York Times op-ed article of a "quiet resistanc... [Full Article...]

MEPs vote in favour of tough action against Hungary

MEPs vote in favour of tough action against Hungary Article 7, often dubbed the "nuclear option", is the EU's punishment clause, allowing it to discipline member states when there is a " clear risk of a serious breach " of the bloc's core principles. Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government has been accused of attacks on the media, minorities, and the rule of law - charges which he denies. "The decision was made in a fraudulent way, and contra... [Full Article...]

Nangarhar Death Toll Climbs To 68

Nangarhar Death Toll Climbs To 68 The bombing happened when a group from the district of Achin came to Momandara district to block the main highway between the capital Jalalabad and the Torkham border with Pakistan. The escalating violence has dampened hopes of peace talks to end Afghanistan's 17-year conflict but two Taliban officials on Tuesday told Reuters the movement was preparing for another meeting with United States of... [Full Article...]

Putin says Russian Federation has found men accused by United Kingdom over poisoning

Putin says Russian Federation has found men accused by United Kingdom over poisoning British prosecutors issued a warrant for the suspects' arrest last week . Shortly after the Skripals were attacked, Putin replied to a question about the attack, "Russia does not have such chemical agents". Rowley in July unwittingly picked up a fake perfume bottle , which the perpetrators filled with nerve agent meant to poison Skripal and made to look like it was from a designer brand. [Full Article...]

Putin Says He Knows Identities of Accused Skripal Attackers

Putin Says He Knows Identities of Accused Skripal Attackers Russian Federation has hotly contested the allegations that it is responsible for the attack, and on Wednesday Mr Putin escalated the war of words by denying the men were members of military intelligence, and that his officials "know who these people are". [Full Article...]

Majority of Puerto Ricans give Trump negative rating on Hurricane Maria response

Majority of Puerto Ricans give Trump negative rating on Hurricane Maria response One year on and in the middle of hurricane season once again, the federal response to Hurricane Maria has come under further scrutiny. Cuomo also indicated last week that he was going to help families sue Trump for his inaction during the storm, accusing the White House of violating Puerto Ricans' constitutional rights of equal protection under the law. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation launches biggest ever war games involving China

Russian Federation launches biggest ever war games involving China The week-long deployment alongside Chinese and Mongolian armies dubbed "Vostok-2018" (East-2018) will start in eastern Siberia on September 11. In the strategic drills, the PLA and Russian armed forces have formed a joint operational commanding system, under which military forces from the two countries will hold joint exercises including mechanized defense,fire strike and counter-attack training... [Full Article...]

Putin: Russia has found novichok suspects but they are 'not criminal'

Putin: Russia has found novichok suspects but they are 'not criminal' United Kingdom authorities believe Ruslan Boshirov and Petrov poisoned the former 67-year-old double agent and his daughter with the lethal nerve agent Novichok on March 4 this year. [I hope] they contact the media. Saying the pair are private citizens, not Russian agents, Putin urged them to speak out. In the months following the attack, Britain and other countries pointed the finger of blame... [Full Article...]

Indictment Likely For Couple Accused Of Taking Homeless Man’s Donations

Indictment Likely For Couple Accused Of Taking Homeless Man’s Donations Earlier this week, the couple's attorney, Ernest Badway , said one of both of his clients could be indicted by the prosecutor's office in the matter and that his firm would no longer represent them in the civil case against Johnny Bobbitt . [Full Article...]

Putin wants to end 70-year-old dispute with Japan over islands

Putin wants to end 70-year-old dispute with Japan over islands The dispute between Russian Federation and Japan centres on the four southernmost islands in the Kuril chain which the Soviet Union occupied at the end of World War II in 1945 but are claimed by Japan. "We have been negotiating for 70 years", Mr Putin said. On Monday, Mr Putin seemed to pour cold water on suggestions that the dispute could be resolved soon. [Full Article...]

Cardinal accused of covering up sex abuse to meet with pope

Cardinal accused of covering up sex abuse to meet with pope McCarrick resigned in July over separate allegations - which U.S. Church officials said were "credible and substantiated" - that he had abused a 16-year-old boy nearly 50 years ago. Using the term "Great Accuser" during his homily at Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday morning, Pope Francis seemed to demonize those who question the actions of the leaders of the church, telling the assembled bishops that... [Full Article...]

Trump touts 'unappreciated great job' in Puerto Rico, slams San Juan mayor

Trump touts 'unappreciated great job' in Puerto Rico, slams San Juan mayor It comes as President Trump cause outrage by claiming that the U.S. response to Hurricane Maria was " an incredible unsung success ". It will be arriving soon. He suggested disaster recovery should be a "whole community effort". His comments were also noticed by San Juan's mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz , who has regularly criticized the administration's response to the disaster since the storm's... [Full Article...]

Michael Avenatti: Trump trying to prevent me from deposing him

Michael Avenatti: Trump trying to prevent me from deposing him A firm created by Donald Trump's feeble personal approved educated has equipped to rescind Stormy Daniels' hush-money agreement and has scrapped a threatened $US20 million ($A28 million) lawsuit against the porn actress for allegedly violating the deal.A approved educated for Important Consultants says the firm wants Daniels, who claims a 2006 tryst with Trump, to repay the $US130,000 that c... [Full Article...]

Trump signs executive order to impose sanctions against any election interference

Fox News political commentator Marie Harf and X Strategies Communication Vice President Madison Gesiotto discuss the strength of the USA economy and how it will affect the midterm elections. The executive order in this regard is likely to be signed by Trump as early as Wednesday. "Mandatory sanctions on anyone who attacks our electoral systems serve as the best deterrent, which is the central ... [Full Article...]

Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Syria's Idlib

Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Syria's Idlib Turkey has already taken in more than 3 million refugees from Syria and Ankara fears any large offensive will lead to a new influx of up to two million people from Idlib. 7, 2018. There are more than 2 million people in the 70,000 fighters belonging to more than a dozen rebel factions. Turkey has staked a major claim in Idlib as a way of staving off the chaos from its borders. [Full Article...]

New Evidence Emerges of FBI 'Media Leak Strategy' Against Trump; Trump Responds

New Evidence Emerges of FBI 'Media Leak Strategy' Against Trump; Trump Responds But, Nadler and Cummings said Tuesday in their joint press release, that's not the article - or even the situation - Strzok was referring to. As politicians and others went on Twitter on Tuesday morning (Wednesday NZ Time) to mark the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, US President Donald Trump used the platform to launch a fresh round of assaults on the Federal Burea... [Full Article...]

European Parliament votes to trigger Article 7 sanctions procedure against Hungary

European Parliament votes to trigger Article 7 sanctions procedure against Hungary If nothing else, its Polish ally would veto that. After a highly critical committee report , the parliament is to vote on invoking an article of the EU treaty that could deprive Hungary of its voting rights in the EU Council. Wednesday's vote in Strasbourg followed a report from Dutch Green MEP Judith Sargentini, which raised concerns about Hungary's erosion of democracy in recent years, includ... [Full Article...]


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