Tuesday, September 18, 2018

World

Pope gives bishops more decision-making options

Pope gives bishops more decision-making options

Pope Francis is codifying ways of consulting ordinary Catholics about issues facing the Catholic Church and is giving more decision-making possibilities to bishops to interpret and implement them
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EU enlargement chief urges Macedonians to back name deal

EU enlargement chief urges Macedonians to back name deal

Macedonia will take a big step to joining the European Union if the country supports a name change to "North Macedonia," the official in charge of the bloc's enlargement negotiations says.
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Mexico fires morgue director in corpse scandal

The governor of the western Mexico state of Jalisco has fired the director of the state morgue after a refrigerated truck carrying 157 unidentified bodies drew complaints from neighbors over the smell
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Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports

Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports

The U.S.-China trade war has escalated further, with China announcing it will increase taxes on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports in retaliation for new U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods
Updated: 2 hours ago

"Grand Theater": Has N. Korea's Kim won a propaganda coup?

South Korean leader's visit to North Korea may be providing a unique opportunity to its leader, Kim Jong Un, as he tries to show his people that he's pushing inexorably for their long-delayed, long promised prosperity
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Lithuania: Walmart to remove Soviet-themed shirts

Lithuania says Walmart has told them they will remove shirts with Soviet emblems from online sales after the Baltic countries had demanded that the goods were taken away from the U.S. retail giant's site
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Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

Cybersecurity firm warns Iran government-backed hackers stepped up efforts after Trump pulled America from nuclear deal
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Thai police show off seizures of meth, heroin, marijuana

Thai police show off seizures of meth, heroin, marijuana

Thai police have announced three large seizures of illegal drugs, including 10 million methamphetamine pills and 37 kilograms (81 pounds) of heroin hidden under sacks of chicken manure
Updated: 2 hours ago
Back to its roots: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

Back to its roots: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

Sportscar maker Ferrari is betting on limited edition cars based on iconic models of the past as part of a new five-year plan.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Experts air new concerns about UN response to Myanmar crisis

Experts air new concerns about UN response to Myanmar crisis

Independent investigators examining alleged violence and killings in Myanmar that caused hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee their homes have issued a searing critique of the United Nations' response just as bloodshed erupted in August 2017
Updated: 2 hours ago