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Pope says church’s credibility has been ‘seriously undercut’ by abuse scandal

Pope says church’s credibility has been ‘seriously undercut’ by abuse scandal

The Pope's letter was sent to Catholic bishops secluded this week at Mundelein Seminary in IL for a spiritual retreat, which was suggested by the Pope himself in September "as a necessary step tow...

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Rakhine rebels kill 13 in Independence Day attack on Myanmar police posts

Rakhine rebels kill 13 in Independence Day attack on Myanmar police posts

The official Myanmar News Agency said four police posts in the Buthidaung area in northern Rakhine came under attack from hundreds of Arakan Army fighters after daybreak on Friday. The AA has said the...

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Federal court extends Mueller grand jury for up to 6 months

Federal court extends Mueller grand jury for up to 6 months

The grand jury approves Mueller's indictments, but otherwise its activities are secret. Grand juries are impaneled for 18 months initially. According to federal rules and regulations, a 6-month ex...

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Police Arrest 'Yellow Vest' Movement Leader in Paris

Police Arrest 'Yellow Vest' Movement Leader in Paris

Drouet, who was released on Thursday has called on "yellow vests" to protest at the Place de la Bourse, home of the historical Paris stock exchange in the 2nd arrondissement of the French capital....

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Hackers Post Personal Information About Hundreds Of German Politicians On Twitter

Hackers Post Personal Information About Hundreds Of German Politicians On Twitter

When asked by reporters whether there were any suspicions the hack may have been perpetrated by foreign secret services, a spokesman for the BSI said: "Right now I can't say anything about this, this ...

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US to boost sanctions unless Iran ceases ballistic missile tests, - Pompeo

US to boost sanctions unless Iran ceases ballistic missile tests, - Pompeo

Iran will face economic and diplomatic consequences if it goes ahead with plans to launch three space vehicles in the coming months, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned in a statement on Thur...

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Airstrike kills mastermind behind USS Cole bombing

Another key al-Qaeda operative, bombmaker Ibrahim al-Asiri, is believed to have been killed by a US drone strike in Yemen in 2017. He was hit while driving alone in a vehicle and no collateral dam...

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Apple posts record-breaking $1.22 billion App Store holiday revenue

In spite of Apple's sales of iPhones not meeting expectations , it looks like its App Store is making an absolute killing. Contrasting the new records, Apple last year revealed that customers spent $...

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Torrance shooting: Gunman opens fire at bowling alley

Torrance shooting: Gunman opens fire at bowling alley

Four male victims were injured. Two of the injured were transported to a local hospital for unknown injuries and the other two sought out their own medical attention. "We just ran into the bar and w...

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Man stabbed to death on London-bound train

Man stabbed to death on London-bound train

Police arrested a suspect at an address in the Farnham area at around 6am this morning on suspicion of murder . "Nothing justified the extraordinary violence that followed, and we are concentrating...

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India rejects Donald Trump’s remarks belittling contribution in Afghanistan

India rejects Donald Trump’s remarks belittling contribution in Afghanistan

India has every reason to suffer a sense of outrage at Trump's competing priorities and perspectives. India has been one of the most enthusiastic countries over the United States mission in Afgha...

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AU urges ‘respect’ for results of DR Congo vote

AU urges ‘respect’ for results of DR Congo vote

An African Union observer mission said in a separate statement on Wednesday that election day, which also included votes for national and provincial assembly members, was peaceful yet blighted by a nu...

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5 teenage girls killed in Poland

5 teenage girls killed in Poland "Escape Room" fire

It happened in a residential building that is home to an escape room . One other person, a 25-year-old man, escaped the blaze in the northern Polish town of Koszalin west of Gdansk, according to th...

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5 kids, 2 adults killed in fiery crash

5 kids, 2 adults killed in fiery crash

The flames were fed by about 189 liters of diesel, authorities said. He said a fifth vehicle came through and either struck people who had been ejected from the vehicle or debris. The victims are ex...

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Child dies from apparent allergic reaction to smell of cooking fish

Child dies from apparent allergic reaction to smell of cooking fish

Overwhelmed by the fumes, Jean-Pierre fell unconscious. The New York Police Department says it was just before 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday when they received a call about "an unconscious person" at a ho...

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Woman in vegetative state gives birth in Phoenix health care facility

Woman in vegetative state gives birth in Phoenix health care facility

A near-drowning incident at least a decade ago left the alleged victim in that condition and she's been a patient at a healthcare facility ever since, a source tells CBS affiliate, KPHO-TV. Hacienda H...

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Bolsonaro strips agency of right to decide native land in Brazil

Bolsonaro strips agency of right to decide native land in Brazil

During his presidential campaign, far-right Jair Bolsonaro said he was considering placing indigenous affairs under the ministry of agriculture, alleging lands should be opened to commercial activit...

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Britain cautions Russian Federation not to use detained ex-US marine as pawn

Britain cautions Russian Federation not to use detained ex-US marine as pawn

Russian authorities have released no information about the charges against Whelan, who could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted of spying. Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs on Friday c...

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Half-Life 2 co-writer Eric Wolpaw has returned to Valve

Half-Life 2 co-writer Eric Wolpaw has returned to Valve

Following their departure and that of Half-Life's Marc Laidlaw and Chet Faliszek, the future of narrative-driven games at Valve looked grim. One keen-eyed Redditor noticed that Wolpaw's name a...

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Bethesda's Fallout Shelter Lawsuit Against Warner Bros. Has Now Been

Bethesda's Fallout Shelter Lawsuit Against Warner Bros. Has Now Been "Amicably Resolved"

In June, Bethesda filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros., and developer Behaviour Interactive, claiming the latter used code in Fallout Shelter to build a Westworld mobile game for the former. Bet...

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Hearthstone director's new studio is working on a Marvel game

The studio, titled Second Dinner , posted a video to declare they're working on an unannounced game for Marvel after securing $30 million financial backing from Chinese internet company, NetEase. O...

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Xiaomi's Foldable Smartphone Leaks with Triple-fold Design

Xiaomi's Foldable Smartphone Leaks with Triple-fold Design

He also notes that the upcoming handset could be from Xiaomi since the clip indicates that the device is Chinese in origin and interface is similar to MIUI which we see on Xiaomi devices. Regardle...

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Samsung shows off the CRG9 49-inch dual QHD gaming monitor

The CRG9 may not be the best for content creation but should provide a superior gaming experience with its QHD resolution and 1,000 nits of brightness on top of its Quantum dot technology for some of ...

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Massive data leak targets German officials, including Merkel

Justice Minister Katarina Barley told the BBC , "The people behind this want to damage confidence in our democracy and institutions". The hack targeted all of Germany's political parties now rep...

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Two Women Make History by Entering One of India's Holiest Sites

Two Women Make History by Entering One of India's Holiest Sites

On Tuesday, supporters of women's right to access the temple formed a huge human chain that stretched some 385 miles across Kerala. According to India's News Minute , "In what is being seen a...

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'50-50' Chance Brexit won't happen, says senior United Kingdom minister

'50-50' Chance Brexit won't happen, says senior United Kingdom minister

A vote is now due in the Commons in the week beginning 14 January, after Theresa May postponed it from December when it became apparent it would not be voted through. "Important though Brexit is, it...

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57% of Conservative members back no-deal Brexit

57% of Conservative members back no-deal Brexit

More than half of grassroots Tory members prefer a no-deal Brexit to the agreement Theresa May has struck with Brussels, a new poll has found. With less than three months until Brexit lawmakers wi...

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Rashida Tlaib Will be Sworn in Using Thomas Jefferson's Quran

Rashida Tlaib Will be Sworn in Using Thomas Jefferson's Quran

The crowd cheered wildly at her remarks. It's possible that no one is more eager than Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), who not only published an op-ed in the Detroit Free-Press about impeaching Tru...

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Rubbish and goods wash ashore as 270 containers lost off Dutch coast

Rubbish and goods wash ashore as 270 containers lost off Dutch coast

Frisian Island authorities, which said the bag was found closed, identified the powder as "organic peroxide", a highly flammable substance used in making plastics. But the authorities have warned volu...

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Canada says China has detained 13 of its citizens since Huawei arrest

The Canadians were picked up after China threatened to retaliate against Canada for arresting Wanzhou. "This number has remained relatively stable", the official said. Canadian Prime Minister Just...

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