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Trump replaces travel ban with new restrictions

(AP) — Citizens of more than half a dozen countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday...

Japan’s Abe announces snap election amid worries over North Korea crisis

(Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would dissolve parliament's lower house on Thursday for a snap election, as he seeks a fresh mandate to overcome "a...

Thief plans to sue good Samaritan who beat him during robbery

(GRIO) - A man who has been accused of armed robbery is planning on suing the good Samaritan who stopped him. The alleged robber’s mother, Pamela Chimienti, says her son wants...

Merkel wins 4th term as nationalists enter German parliament

(AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term Sunday, but now faces the tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two disparate new partners after voters weakened...

Church shooting halted by ‘extraordinarily brave’ usher

BBC:-A masked gunman who entered a church near Nashville, Tennessee, was stopped mid-attack after killing one person and wounding several others. The suspect shot himself during a struggle with an...

Tunisia to stop ‘test’ for homosexuality

AfricaNews.com:-Citizens accused of homosexuality in Tunisia will no longer be forced to undergo any anal test. Although the date when this goes into effect has not been announced, the move...

Trump: NFL controversy nothing to do with race

WASHINGTON (AFP) - President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that an intensifying feud with National Football League players who won't stand during the US national anthem to draw attention to social injustice,...
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Group accuses Pope Francis of heresy

USA Today:-A group of Catholic scholars and clergy has accused Pope Francis of heresy in connection with a 2016 papal document that discusses divorce and remarriage, according to a 25-page letter made public...

Tourist stops bus at cliff edge

BBC:-A quick-thinking French tourist has been praised for preventing a bus from plunging over a cliff in the Austrian Alps after the driver passed out. The vehicle was travelling through...

Auditor claims Vatican axed him for probing illegal activity

(AFP) - The Vatican's former auditor general, who resigned without explanation in June, said Sunday he was forced out after his investigations into possible illegal activity hit too close...