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World Media Youth Synod 2018: The voices of LA
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In a letter by the pope released in Washington, Francis indicated that he accepted the resignation reluctantly and at Wuerl's insistence. When he speaks with a person who has experienced abuse, "there is little to say". Cupich of Chicago told the Synod of Bishops. "It is a both a crime and a sin that has undermined the confidence and trust that young people must have in the Church's leaders and the Church as an institution, so that they may again trust their priests and bishops to ...

World Media Trump says Saudi Arabia faces 'severe punishment' if Khashoggi was killed
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The journalist was last seen there on October 2. "There, at the consulate", the Turkish foreign minister said, adding that "talks are continuing" with Saudi officials in a bid to resolve the impasse. Turkish officials have not answered queries from The Associated Press about Khashoggi's Apple Watch. The statement said that Saudi's interior minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, "stressed that what has been circulating in terms of supposed orders to kill Jamal are ...

World Media Quake near Bali, Indonesia, kills at least 3
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As the official death toll from multiple strong quakes and an ensuing tsunami in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province rose to 2,073, the Indonesian government announced at a press conference that it will make one last push to locate survivors.

World Media Florida reported the first victim of the devastating hurricane
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Hurricane Michael's assault on the Florida Panhandle left nothing more than empty foundations and heaps of rubble in some parts of the small towns it crashed into with near-record force. "My God, it's scary". "I have had employees going to the communities where our kids live, going door to door and checking", said Principal Britt Smith by phone.

World Media More F-35 Problems: Pentagon Orders Entire F-35 Fleet Grounded
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Although the Marine Corps is the first US service to fly its joint strike fighters in combat, the aircraft has been used by the Israeli air force to strike targets. "If known good fuel tubes are already installed, then those aircraft will be returned to flight status", the Defense Department said in a statement. On the same day of the F-35's American combat debut, two F-35s took off from and landed on a British aircraft carrier for the first time.

World Media Storm Callum updates: Around 150 remain without power in Northern Ireland
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A zone of heavy rain associated with an intense weather system affecting western parts of the United Kingdom will become slow moving for a time, bringing prolonged rainfall and the potential for surface water flooding. The Met Office has now issued a yellow warning for blustery conditions towards the end of the week on Friday. The weather warning comes just weeks after Storm Ali battered the country, leaving 70,000 homes without power.

World Media Mnuchin says Trump respects the independence of the Fed
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The central bank has tightened controls on currency trading to head off further declines. Later Friday, Larry Kudlow, Trump's top economic adviser, said in Washington that preparations for the talks were under way. The Chinese trade surplus with Europe was $12.7 billion. Over the first nine months of the year, China's surplus with its largest export market totalled $225.79 billion, compared with about $196.01 billion in the same period last year.

World Media Experts skeptical of Pompeo's North Korea gains
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The South Korean government has backtracked on their talk of easing some sanctions on North Korea . Pressure must not be slackened until progress is made on lessening Pyongyang's nuclear and missile threat. President Donald Trump to say South Korea would need U.S. approval to relieve sanctions. The invitation to the Pope is the first by a North Korean leader since 2000, although that meeting, proposed by Kim's father, Kim Jong Il, never materialized, the plan for Francis to visit is the ...

World Media Storm weakens, efforts to restore electricity supply underway
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The India Met Department ( IMD ) said in an evening update that the cyclone "Titli" was located last over South Odisha about 110 km West of Gopalpur and 140 km South-West of Phulbani. A total of 13 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and nine Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) teams have been deployed at strategic locations.

World Media Gales and heavy rain to end the week
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The Met Office said there will be strong winds and rainfall up to 10cm, leading to possible flooding and hard driving conditions. A Status orange warning for winds is in place for Cork and Kerry from 10pm on Thursday. She said the Atlantic storm would begin to hit on Thursday night and its impact will be felt through Friday and well into the weekend in the shape of wind and heavy rain.

Author: 0 Heavy Rain Becomes Threat as Michael Moves In

A Hurricane Watch has been issued from the Alabama-Florida border eastward to the Suwannee River. This area is expected to face the full range of hurricane hazards as early as Tuesday, which include torrential rain, damaging winds , coastal flooding from rising ocean waters or storm surge and tornadoes.

World Media Turkey Claims Saudis Killed, Chopped Up Journalist — NY Times
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is demanding that Saudi Arabia prove its claim that Khashoggi left the consulate, saying it was inadequate to simply say "he has left". I didn't want to lose my job or my freedom". He also anxious that pushing the Saudis too hard in public could drive them into the waiting arms of Russian Federation, which sets a far lower bar for human rights and press freedom.

World Media Bulgaria detains suspect over killing of journalist
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Both Kuciak and Caruana Galizia were also known for their work exposing corruption. In August 2017, Swedish freelance journalist Kim Wall was reported missing and found murdered in October when she was researching a story on Danish inventor Peter Madsen.

World Media Indonesia considers turning quake-hit areas into mass graves
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But there are fears that two of the hardest-hit neighbourhoods in Palu - Petobo and Balaroa - could contain thousands more victims, swallowed up by ground that engulfed whole communities in a process known as liquefaction. "There are so many corpses around here", said Irwan, 37, a resident of Petobo, standing amidst the ruins. The aid is part of a $3.6 million relief commitment, including more than 50 medical professionals, that Australia made on Wednesday.

World Media Bulgarian Investigative Journalist murdered
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Mladen Marinov, Bulgaria's interior minister, described the murder as "exceptionally brutal", according to local news outlets. Some of her personal items were scattered near the walkway, and her body was found lying several meters away from one of her shoes, he said.

World Media Mboweni to steady 'good governance' ship after Nene's resignation
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The request came after some political parties rejected his apology for the previously undisclosed meetings with the family when he served as deputy minister and minister of finance, respectively. He remained active in politics, and was elected to the ruling African National Congress's decision-making national executive committee at a party congress in December.

World Media Advisor to Erdogan: Saudi journo killed in consulate
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Khashoggi had entered the consulate's premises at around 1pm (10:00 GMT) on Tuesday to secure paperwork in order to marry his Turkish fiancee, identified only as Hatice A. Prince Mohammed said Trump's latest criticism is different from the Canadian dispute. The state-owned company can pull it off easily due to its low debt, he said.

World Media Christine Blasey Ford Still Can't Return Home Due to Threats
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Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh , activists are calling for a boycott against the entire state of ME out of retaliation. Kavanaugh denied the accusations. Collins delivered her most profound line: "We must always remember that it is when passions are most inflamed that fairness is most in jeopardy". "But we also had a case where Judge Kavanaugh came forward and said, 'I'm 100 percent certain that this did not happen, ' so here you have two people who are each 100 percent certain of ...

World Media Unconstitutional Stop and Frisk Will Save Chicago, Says Law and Order President
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The stop-and-frisk policy in New York City is a practice of temporarily detaining and questioning and sometimes searching people for weapons or contraband. This year, with nearly three months to go, 419 people were murdered in Chicago, according to the Chicago Tribune's homicide database. Patrol Officer Mark Dallas of the Dixon, Illinois, Police Department stopped an active shooter in a high school before the suspect could harm any of the students.

World Media City hopes new signs will deter vandalism of Christopher Columbus statue
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Columbus Day has been a federal holiday since the 1930s, but as of 2015, less than half of USA states had moved to give their employees a paid day off on the day. And though NY isn't listed among cities and states that officially celebrate the latter, there is a 2018 Indigenous Peoples Day celebration planned for NYC.

Author: 0 Melania Trump: Talk about my actions, not my fashion

After donning a white pith helmet, Mrs. Trump later climbed into an open-air vehicle for the 90-minute safari, taking photos on an iPhone and peering through binoculars for a closer look at zebras, giraffes, impalas, sleeping rhinos and hippos bobbing in water.

World Media US Senate poised to confirm Kavanaugh to SC
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In a twist, Murkowski said she will state her opposition but vote "present" as a courtesy to Kavanaugh supporter Sen. However, some Republicans were concerned that Flake would change his mind, since he had called for a delay in the vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation to allow the FBI to conduct a brief investigation into the allegations against the judge.

World Media Skripal attack: Second Salisbury suspect 'decorated' officer
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Bellingcat's findings also cast doubt on Russia's claims that Boshirov and Petrov were civilians and that the government had no knowledge of the Skripal attack. Footage released by London police of the two suspects in the poisoning of Sergei Skripal. But the nerve agent killed a British woman, Dawn Sturgess , and seriously sickened her partner.

World Media Melania Trump Feels 'Victimized And Bullied' By People Mocking Her Fashion Choices!
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Trump wore the helmet during a safari at the Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, Kenya, on Friday. Since she moved to Washington, the capital has been transfixed by the distance Trump appears to put between herself and her husband. So said Melania Trump to media gathered in front of the Sphinx for a photo op with the first lady on her African tour, which could have quite easily have been mistaken as the press launch of a new Indiana Jones movie.

World Media Former Trump aide Hicks joins Fox as communications chief
Author: 0 Former Trump aide Hicks joins Fox as communications chief

The new company will include its major TV channels: Fox News , Fox Business Network, Fox broadcasting and sports networks FS1 and FS2. Hicks, 29, is best known as one of President Donald Trump's most trusted aides. Hicks had a mostly behind-the-scenes role at the White House. Fox also announced Danny O'Brien would head its government relations. The $71.3 billion Disney-Fox merger is expected to be finalized by early next year.

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