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Pope Says Priests Kept Nuns As Sex Slaves

BBC News:-  Pope Francis has admitted that clerics have sexually abused nuns, and in one case they were kept as sex slaves. He said in that case his predecessor, Pope Benedict,...

Chips are down – 2018 heatwave causes them to shrink

Sky News:-  Chips have shrunk by an inch - because of last summer's heatwave. The amount of potatoes picked fell by an average of 20% in England and Wales in 2018...

‘Young And The Restless’ Star Dead At 52

USA Today:-  Young and the Restless" star Kristoff St. John has died at age 52. His attorney Mark Geragos confirmed the actor's death, saying in an email: "Sadly we can confirm." The LA County...

Colorado Runner Kills Cougar In Self-Defence

BBC:-  A man running on a popular park trail in the mountains of northern Colorado killed a mountain lion after it pounced on him from behind. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW)...

Rapper ‘Will Fight’ Against Deportation From US

BBC:-  A lawyer for US rapper 21 Savage says he will fight to stay in the US after an arrest by immigration agents who say he is British and in...

Dozens of Haitians Drown Off The Bahamas

Al Jazeera:-  At least 28 Haitians have drowned off the coast of Abaco in the Bahamas, in the latest tragedy at sea for people seeking to leave the Caribbean's poorest...

Grammy-Nominated Rapper 21 Savage in US Immigration Custody

BBC:-  Atlanta rapper 21 Savage has been arrested by immigration officials who say he is actually from the UK, reports say. The rapper, Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, came to the US in...

Dozens To Be Deported To Jamaica After Living In UK For Decades

Sky News:-  Dozens of people will be deported to Jamaica on a charter flight this week, despite many having lived for decades in the UK and having children and families...

‘Freezing’ NYC Inmates Without Heat For A Week

Sky News:-  "Freezing" inmates at a New York City prison have spent a week with limited heat or electricity during the polar vortex which brought temperatures down to -17C (2F). Nearly...

US Man Charged Over ‘Fake Slip And Fall’ Insurance Claim

BBC:-  A man has been arrested and charged with insurance fraud in the US state of New Jersey after allegedly pretending to slip and fall on ice cubes. It comes after...