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A global look at the Catholic Church's sex abuse problem

Thursday  19:40,   21 february 2019
msn

Pope Francis' high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit is meant to call attention to the crisis as a global problem that requires a global response. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File) 2/3 SLIDES © The Associated Press FILE - This Jan. 16, 2019 photo... >>>

Putin to U.S.: I'm ready for another Cuban Missile-style crisis if you want one

Thursday  18:55,   21 february 2019
reuters

President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States wanted one, and that his country currently has the edge when it comes to a first nuclear strike.... >>>

Europeans watch Brexit chaos in 'disbelief and bewilderment'

Thursday  18:20,   21 february 2019
nbcnews

"There is disbelief and bewilderment. It is impossible to comprehend how badly this has been handled." U.K. lawmakers who need to approve a divorce deal are seemingly deadlocked. In January, Prime Minister Theresa May's withdrawal agreement with the >>>

Pence to Show U.S. Support for Guaido in Colombia Speech

Thursday  17:55,   21 february 2019
bloomberg

Vice President Mike Pence plans to travel to Bogota, Colombia, on Monday to deliver a speech in support of Juan Guaido, whom the U.S. has recognized as the interim president of neighboring Venezuela. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Why countries face a dilemma over IS fighters' children

Thursday  17:40,   21 february 2019
bbc

The children, whose parents were Islamic State members, are at the centre of an international... >>>

Venezuela's Guaido to lead convoy to Colombia border to receive aid

Thursday  17:06,   21 february 2019
reuters

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido plans to head to the Colombian border in a convoy of vehicles on Thursday to receive humanitarian aid for his crisis-stricken nation, despite the objection of increasingly isolated President Nicolas Maduro.... >>>

Moldova opposition election candidates: We're being poisoned

Thursday  17:00,   21 february 2019
reuters

Two opposition leaders on Thursday accused Moldovan authorities of poisoning them, drawing a rapid denial from the ruling party, just days before a parliamentary election that threatens to tip the east European country back into crisis.... >>>

Pope Francis Opens Summit on Sexual Abuse: ‘Hear the Cry of the Little Ones’

Thursday  16:35,   21 february 2019
nytimes

With his moral authority in question and his papal legacy in the balance, Pope Francis opened a historic summit meeting at the Vatican on Thursday devoted to clerical child sexual abuse, an issue that has for decades devastated some corners of his... >>>

In crumbling Aleppo, residents scramble for shelter

Thursday  16:05,   21 february 2019
msn

In the Syrian city of Aleppo, Izzat al-Dahan climbed up to his sixth-floor apartment in a crumbling building, and pushed open the wooden plank which serves as a door. This is home, but not for much longer. His heart heavy he entered the cold and... >>>

Spain: Pro-separatist protesters clash with police

Thursday  15:55,   21 february 2019
msn

Protesters backing Catalonia's secession from Spain clashed with police and blocked major roads and train tracks across the northeastern region on Thursday during a strike called to protest the trial of a dozen separatist leaders.... >>>

Chinese Girl Finds a Way Out of Tedious Homework: Make a Robot Do It

Thursday  15:40,   21 february 2019
nytimes

Some would say she cheated. Others would say she found an efficient way to finish her tedious assignment and ought to be applauded for her initiative. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Meet The ISIS Brides Who Are Barred From Coming Home

Thursday  15:01,   21 february 2019
ozy

The stories of Hoda Muthana and Shamima Begum test the limits of defecting from... >>>

Police think Gatwick worker may have launched drone attack, Times says

Thursday  12:52,   21 february 2019
reuters

Police think Gatwick worker may have launched drone attack, Times... >>>

2 killed in Munich shooting, police say no danger to public

Thursday  12:52,   21 february 2019
msn

German media report that two men have died after a shooting in Munich.Police in the Bavarian capital said Thursday the situation is "under control" and there is currently no danger to the public. The Munich daily tz reported the shooting happened on >>>

Spring break travel advisory for Mexico may take on new urgency after deadly attack in Cancun

Thursday  11:55,   21 february 2019
foxnews

College students making plans for spring break travel may want to review a U.S. State Department advisory, warning of potentially dangerous places in Mexico. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>