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Cardinal Burke to Guam to investigate alleged sex abuse case

February 15, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 14, 2015 file photo, Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke arrives for the presentation of his book Divine Love Made Flesh, in Rome. The Pacific Daily News reports that Cardinal Raymond Burke is scheduled to interview a former altar boy who says he was sexually abused by Guam Archbishop Anthony Apron. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) [&hellip...

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Venezuela shuts off CNN in Spanish after criticizing story

February 15, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 6, 2017 file photo, Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez attends a news conference in Moscow, Russia. Venezuela suspended CNN in Spanish on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, shutting off the news channel a few hours after officials angrily...

Venezuela’s VP shrugs off drug sanctions as US weighs policy

February 14, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 1, 2017 photo, Venezuela’s Vice President Tareck El Aissami, right, is saluted by Boilivarian Army officer upon his arrival for a military parade at Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela. The administration of President Donald Trump is slapping...

With Trump’s win in China, will Trump toilets get flushed?

February 14, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 photo, Zhong Jiye, a co-founder of Shenzhen Trump Industrial Co., demonstrates the use of one of his firm’s high-end Trump-branded toilets at the company’s offices in Shenzhen in southern China’s Guangdong...

Malaysia official: N.Korea leader’s brother slain at airport

February 14, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

A TV screen shows pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his older brother Kim Jong Nam, left, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Malaysian officials say a North Korean man has died after suddenly becoming ill...

Security Council strongly condemns North Korea missile test

February 13, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned North Korea late Monday over its latest ballistic missile launches and warned of “further significant measures” if Pyongyang doesn’t stop nuclear and missile testing. A...

Thailand hands out prenatal vitamins for Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

BANGKOK (AP) — Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Thai government is handing out pills it calls “very magical vitamins” to prospective mothers to boost the country’s falling birthrate. Government employees took to the streets of...

Paraguay officials investigate huge hoard of Venezuelan cash

February 13, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguayan authorities are investigating a cache of Venezuelan cash possibly weighing up to 30 metric tons that was found inside a private house in a city on the border with Brazil. Prosecutor Julia Yegros says the huge load of 50-...

7 Hong Kong police guilty in activist’s 2014 filmed beating

February 13, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

HONG KONG (AP) — Seven Hong Kong police officers were convicted Tuesday of a lesser charge in the assault of a pro-democracy activist whose videotaped beating during the height of 2014 pro-democracy protests sparked outrage. A judge found the seven officers...

8 dead, 3 missing after central China coal mine blast

February 13, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — A coal mine explosion Tuesday in central China has left eight people dead and three injured, state media reported. The blast occurred at about 1:30 a.m. at the Zoubao mine in Hunan province. Eighteen people escaped, only one of them injured,...