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Lawyer: Manafort feels good

Associated Press - Mon, 20/08/2018 - 17:51
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Irish abuse survivors await Pope's arrival with scepticism

Reuters - Mon, 20/08/2018 - 17:44
Andrew Madden became the first victim of clerical child sex abuse in Ireland to speak out publicly in 1995 when he detailed how, as a 12-year-old altar boy, he suffered two-and-a-half years of abuse at the hands of his parish priest.
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Vatican releases a letter in the wake of a Pennsylvania grand jury report detailing sexual abuses and cover-ups

Associated Press - Mon, 20/08/2018 - 17:40
Pope Francis has acknowledged "with shame and repentance" the Catholic Church's failure to act over sexual abuse by clerics against minors going back decades, writing "we showed no care for the little ones; we abandoned them."
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Factbox: Reports into abuse in the Irish Catholic Church

Reuters - Mon, 20/08/2018 - 17:36
Pope Francis travels to Ireland this week for the first papal visit in almost 40 years and since a series of clerical sex abuse scandals rocked the church's standing in a once staunchly Roman Catholic country.
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Fictional 'Simpsons' store comes to life

Associated Press - Mon, 20/08/2018 - 17:32
Fans of "The Simpsons" can now visit a real Kwik-E-Mart store in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, that sells many items featured on the show.
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Thousands arrive to collect food supplies in South Sudan's Nyal

Reuters - Mon, 20/08/2018 - 17:27
At the muddy airstrip in Nyal, an opposition-held town in war-ravaged South Sudan, thousands of people have come to collect the first food supplies to have been dropped there in three months.
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Militants attack police targets in Russia's Chechnya

Reuters - Mon, 20/08/2018 - 17:21
Militants in the Russian region of Chechnya staged a series of attacks against police targets on Monday, the leader of the region and law enforcement officials said, amid one unconfirmed report that Islamic State had claimed responsibility.
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Zuma influence-peddling inquiry opens; judge seeks more witnesses

Reuters - Mon, 20/08/2018 - 17:17
The judge leading an inquiry into claims of influence-peddling against former South African president Jacob Zuma on Monday urged more witnesses to come forward, as public hearings began in a case that could last two years.
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Shots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties

Reuters - Mon, 20/08/2018 - 16:58
The U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara came under brief gunfire early on Monday but nobody was hurt in the incident, which coincides with increased tensions between the two NATO allies over the trial of a U.S. pastor in Turkey.
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