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VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups. The new rules require all Catholic dioceses around the world to have...
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SEOUL, South Korea. -- North Korea has launched two "short-range missiles," South Korea's military said it suspected on Thursday, adding yet another complication into Pyongyang's stalled negotiations with the United States and peace talks with South Korea. It launched the...
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TEHRAN, Iran -- A partial withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal is what Iran is considering. The deal was signed with six other nations in 2015. President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech Wednesday that Iran would reduce its "commitments" to the deal, but would not...
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LONDON -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, gave birth to a boy in the early hours of Monday, Buckingham Palace has announced. The first child of Meghan and Prince Harry was "delivered safely at 5:26 am" and "weighs 7lbs. 3oz," it said. The palace would not confirm where the baby...
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MOSCOW -- At least 41 people on board a Russian passenger jet were killed, including two children, after the aircraft crash-landed at a Moscow airport on Sunday, bursting into flames on impact. Aeroflot flight SU 1492 skidded down the runway at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, its...
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(CNN) -- Microsoft Solitaire, the epic time-waster that has helped countless office workers get through the boring parts of their day, has been inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The game has been distributed on more than a billion computers around the world since...
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CANBERRA, Australia. -- Uber is facing a new legal challenge Down Under. More than 6,000 taxi drivers and car-hire operators are suing Uber in Australia, signing on to a major class action lawsuit. The suit alleges that Uber defied regulations and operated illegally in Australia...
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LONDON -- Julian Assange appeared in a London court by videolink from a high-security prison on Thursday as his battle against extradition to the United States on a computer hacking conspiracy charge gets underway. Assange, speaking from Belmarsh prison, was wearing a sports...
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CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro claims his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for protesters to return to the streets Wednesday. In a live televised address Tuesday night, his first since the apparent...