• Cardinal Geroge Pell arrived in Australia for sex abuse court hearing
Cardinal Geroge Pell arrived in Australia for sex abuse court hearing

The cardinal, who is being represented by one of Australia's leading criminal barristers, Robert Richter QC, has risen through the ranks from working as a young priest in Victoria to the third most powerful figure within the inner sanctum of the Vatican alongside Pope Francis.

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  • Suspect Disrobes In Patrol Car, Spits His Own Feces At Richmond Officers
Suspect Disrobes In Patrol Car, Spits His Own Feces At Richmond Officers

Coincidentally, that name was attached to an outstanding warrant as well. The officers involved are on administrative leave, Durham said, and he'll release their names once he's "assured there is no threat of retaliation against them". As officers were driving on Interstate 80, the suspect slipped his cuffed hands from the back to the front, undres...

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  • Detention tensions remain after EU-Turkey talks
Detention tensions remain after EU-Turkey talks

Mogherini stressed the importance of their "frank and constructive" talks to resolving differences but said it would "be hard at the moment to open new chapters" in the accession process. Turkey has made progress in plans to procure an S-400 missile defense system from Russian Federation and signatures have been signed, President Tayyip Erdoga...

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  • Mother of Halamish terrorist arrested for 'incitement'
Mother of Halamish terrorist arrested for 'incitement'

The mother of the Palestinian terrorist who killed three Israelis as they sat at their Shabbat table was arrested for incitement. The Israeli military said the assailant killed a man and two of his adult children, while a woman was wounded.

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  • Waqf to meet for discussions on removal of Temple Mount metal detectors
Waqf to meet for discussions on removal of Temple Mount metal detectors

Just a few hours earlier, Israel and Jordan resolved a diplomatic stand-off late after a day of top-level negotiations that ended with the evacuation of Israeli embassy staff from their base in Jordan. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reiterated his criticism against Israel's moves to restrict the use of holy sites in Jerusalem t...

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  • There is no threat to Bihar government, says CM Nitish Kumar
There is no threat to Bihar government, says CM Nitish Kumar

After the recent CBI raids conducted on the premises of Lalu and his family members, Bihar's mahagathbandhan is in fishy waters. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's party Janata Dal United and Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal are expected to take a stand at separate party meetings today on Tejashwi Yadav's future in the Bihar governmen...

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  • Rainbow-toting LGBTQ fighters are battling ISIS in Syria
Rainbow-toting LGBTQ fighters are battling ISIS in Syria

The YPG is a leading force within the US-backed SDF troops, that are now locked in fierce clashes with ISIS in Raqqa city-the radical group's de facto capital in Syria . The terror group has released several photos and videos on its social media channels purporting to show blindfolded gay men being thrown from atop high buildings.

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  • UN Security Council to meet Monday on Jerusalem violence
UN Security Council to meet Monday on Jerusalem violence

Anger has spilled over across the Muslim world including the West Bank since last week when Israel closed the Al Aqsa mosque, revered by both Muslims and Jews, who call it Temple Mount, following a deadly shootout. In order to prevent clashes, the status quo dictates that the area be reserved for Muslims, while Israel's neighbor Jordan serves...

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  • Al Aqsa Mosque: Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures
Al Aqsa Mosque: Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures

The spike in tensions and the deaths of three Israelis and four Palestinians in violence on Friday and Saturday raised global alarm and prompted a session of the United Nations Security Council to consider ways of defusing the crisis. Later three Israeli civilians were stabbed to death at a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank by a Palestini...

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  • Erdogan urges Muslims to 'visit' and 'protect' Jerusalem
Erdogan urges Muslims to 'visit' and 'protect' Jerusalem

The envoys called on all parties to "demonstrate maximum restraint, refrain from provocative actions and work towards de-escalating the situation". But Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and most of his cabinet do not want to be seen to capitulate to violence or appear unwilling to enforce Israel's claim to sovereignty over all Jerusalem .

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  • Erdogan condemns metal detectors at Jerusalem mosque
Erdogan condemns metal detectors at Jerusalem mosque

Jordan is the custodian of Jerusalem's Muslim holy sites, which Jews revere as the vestige of their two ancient temples and which was among East Jerusalem areas Israel captured in a 1967 war and annexed as its capital in a move not recognised internationally.

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  • IDF arrests mother of Halamish terrorist
IDF arrests mother of Halamish terrorist

Yosef Salomon, 70, his daughter Chaya, 46, and son Elad, 36, and a father of five who were in the home at the time of the massacre, were killed. Yosef Salomon's wife, Tova, who was wounded in the terror attack and was still recovering from her wounds, did not attend the funeral.

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  • Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance
Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance

On Sunday night in Amman, an Israeli embassy security guard shot dead a Jordanian who attacked him with a screwdriver, according to Israeli officials. Israel had said the metal detectors were necessary for security, while Muslims saw them as an attempt by Israel to seize control of the site. The Israeli prime minister's office said the state se...

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  • Trudeau: NAFTA dispute resolution system is essential
Trudeau: NAFTA dispute resolution system is essential

The USTR document outlined that key objectives in the renegotiation were to add environmental and labor provisions to the core of the agreement, strengthening "rules of origin" (which determine how much of the content of a product can be imported from outside North America and still qualify for zero tariffs), and include a chapter related to the fr...

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  • Israeli embassy staff home after Amman standoff
Israeli embassy staff home after Amman standoff

A statement from Israel's government said among those to return is a security officer, who had shot dead a Jordanian who had stabbed him. Jordan's security agency confirmed that Jordanians had entered the apartment building for carpentry work.

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  • Three teens arrested after high school kid found fatally shot in vehicle
Three teens arrested after high school kid found fatally shot in vehicle

The auto was in the area of Contee Road and Larchdale Road. "During that transaction, the suspects shot the victim". Kylah Nettleton, of Blarney Court in Severn, was charged Friday with first- and second-degree murder in the death of Dustin Khoury near the city of Laurel on July 18.

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  • Grand Ledge football player dies after collapsing during summer workout
Grand Ledge football player dies after collapsing during summer workout

Everson died on Monday after losing consciousness during a workout with freshmen on the Grand Ledge football team. Bird said Everson had just finished a lift when other students notified coaches something was wrong. Cast and crew for WKAR's "Curious Crew" said their hearts were "broken" to learn about Everson's death. He was an excellent role...

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  • Lexington fares better than Louisville, Cincinnati among most educated cities
Lexington fares better than Louisville, Cincinnati among most educated cities

They looked at statistics from the 150 largest metropolitan statistical areas in the country to get their results. Analysts graded metro areas on two key categories, "Educational Attainment" and "Quality of Education & Attainment Gap", using nine metrics on a scale from 0 to 100, with 100 representing the highest educational attainment and qualit...

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  • Baton Rouge police chief announces retirement
Baton Rouge police chief announces retirement

Dabadie, who has served as head of BRPD for four years, said he will use a small portion of his accrued leave until October 2, when he will retire permanently. The Mayor called out Chief Dabadie at the time, saying that she could not fire them but the Chief could. "Whoever she has in mind [to replace Dabadie] - he or she will go through a tremend...

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  • Nithari serial rape, murder case convicts sentenced to death by CBI court
Nithari serial rape, murder case convicts sentenced to death by CBI court

A wealthy Indian businessman and his servant have been sentenced to death for the kidnap, rape and murder of a 20-year-old woman. Investigators say Koli lured victims as young as three into the house where they were raped and murdered. Prosecutors said Sarkar was abducted by Koli while walking past Pandher's mansion on the way home from work. P...

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