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Cardinal Defrocked Over Abuse Allegations

BBC News:-  A former Roman Catholic cardinal has been defrocked after historic sexual abuse allegations. Theodore McCarrick is the most senior Catholic figure to be dismissed from the priesthood in modern...

Five Killed By Sacked Employee At Illinois Firm

BBC News:-  A man who was being fired from his job shot dead five people and injured several others at his workplace in the US state of Illinois, police say. The...

Study: Daily Diet Drinks Linked To Strokes, Heart Attacks

Newswire:-  Bad news for those who’ve been chugging diet sodas under the belief that they’re healthier than regular sodas. CNN reports that a new study from no less an authority than the...

Rapper Says He Was ‘Definitely Targeted’ During US Arrest

Sky News:-  UK-born rapper 21 Savage was held at a US detention centre so that the Trump administration could send a message on immigration, his lawyer has claimed. The federal government's...

Man Recounts Killing Mountain Lion With Bare Hands

NBC News:-  A Colorado man who fought off a mountain lion with his bare hands has come forward to describe what happened when the animal attacked him on a trail earlier...

Schoolchildren Protest Over Climate Change

BBC News:-  Schoolchildren across the UK have gone on strike as part of a global campaign calling for action over climate change. Students around the country walked out of school to...

Scrutiny, Family Woes Put Pressure On Pregnant Meghan

LONDON (AP) — When Meghan Markle became engaged to Prince Harry, the American TV star seemed to charm everyone she met. She and Harry toured Britain to adoring crowds,...

Trump To Declare Emergency Over Wall

BBC News:-  US President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency to fund his planned border wall with Mexico, the White House says. He is to sign a border security bill...

‘Reds’ Urges ICC To Be Consistent After Shannon Gabriel Suspension

Veteran cricket commentator, Joseph 'Reds' Perreira has said that the ICC needs to be very consistent in its standards, asserting that Caribbean reaction to the way the organisation dealt...

Kenyan Cop Sentenced To Death

BBC News:-  Kenya's High Court has sentenced a senior policeman to death for the murder of a detainee - one of two cases resulting in rare officer convictions. In a separate...