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What does Pope Francis really think about homosexuality?

Saturday  02:09,   26 may 2018
cnn

That question has been raised in recent days by two seemingly contradictory news reports. Earlier this month, Juan Carlos Cruz, a survivor of clerical sexual abuse in Chile who was a guest of the Vatican's in late April, says he and Pope Francis[...]

Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire, tear gas in Gaza border protests

Saturday  00:14,   26 may 2018
reuters

<p>Dozens of Palestinians demonstrating at the Gaza border were injured by Israeli gunfire and tear gas on Friday, as the latest round of protests drew several thousand participants to the frontier.</p><p></p>Dozens of Palestinians[...]

Colombia nabs Escobar hitman 'Popeye'

Saturday  00:14,   26 may 2018
msn

Police in Colombia said Friday they have recaptured one of late drug lord Pablo Escobar's top hitmen, Jhon Jairo Velasquez -- alias "Popeye" -- who was wanted for extortion. Popeye, 56, who was released from prison in 2014 after 23[...]

With Trump's North Korea summit off, is the trade war with China back on?

Saturday  00:10,   26 may 2018
latimes

Only a week ago, the drums of a trade war seemed to be quieting as the Trump administration put a hold on plans to tax Chinese imports and there was talk of a so-called skinny deal emerging from renegotiations of the North American Free Trade[...]

$28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

Friday  22:51,   25 may 2018
msn

Malaysian police say the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to $28.6 million. Load[...]

London police seize bitcoin worth $667,000 from hacker

Friday  22:51,   25 may 2018
msn

London police have seized half a million pounds ($667,000) worth of bitcoin from a prolific computer hacker in a case described as the first of its kind for the 188-year-old department. Cybercrime detectives seized the bitcoin from Grant West, 26,[...]

Pro-abortion rights Irish PM confident amid high referendum turnout

Friday  22:25,   25 may 2018
reuters

<p>Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he was quietly confident that a strong early turnout in Ireland's abortion referendum on Friday would favour those seeking change in what two decades ago was one of Europe's most socially conservative[...]

Trump welcomes NK 'warm' response to canceled summit

Friday  15:55,   25 may 2018
msn

<p>President Donald Trump on Friday welcomed North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit. He called the North's reaction "warm and productive" and expressed hope for[...]

Report: Suspected Israeli strike targets Hezbollah in Syria

Friday  15:29,   25 may 2018
msn

A Syrian war-monitoring group says suspected Israeli strikes hit a military base overnight in central Syria that houses Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group alongside other factions allied with the government in Damascus. The Syrian Observatory[...]

Report: Suspected Israeli strike targets Hezbollah in Syria

Friday  15:29,   25 may 2018
msn

A Syrian war-monitoring group says suspected Israeli strikes hit a military base overnight in central Syria that houses Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group alongside other factions allied with the government in Damascus. The Syrian Observatory[...]

Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17

Friday  12:27,   25 may 2018
msn

The Netherlands and Australia are holding Russia legally responsible for the downing nearly four years ago of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over war-ravaged eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people on board. The announcement Friday[...]

Prince William to visit Palestinian Territories, Israel in June

Friday  05:53,   25 may 2018
msn

Prince William will be the first senior British royal to make an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, as part of a tour in June announced by Kensington Palace on Friday. William will begin his tour in Jordan on June 24 and[...]

‘A lot of dial tones’: The inside story of how Trump’s North Korea summit fell apart

Friday  05:50,   25 may 2018
msn

The nuclear disarmament meeting between Trump and Kim Jong Un crumbled nearly as quickly as it came together.People watch a TV report at Seoul railway station on May 24 in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea has triggered a series of explosions in what[...]

Cuba retrieves second black box from deadly plane crash

Friday  05:36,   25 may 2018
reuters

Cuban search teams have retrieved the flight data recorder from the passenger plane that crashed last Friday, killing all but two of the 113 people on board, Cuban state-run television announced on Thursday in the evening news broadcast. They had[...]

At least 7 killed by car bomb in Benghazi, Libya

Friday  04:25,   25 may 2018
reuters

At least seven people were killed and 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded on a busy street in the center of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday night, a hospital medic said. The bomb exploded behind the Tibesti hotel, the city's biggest, [...]