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Former federal judge Barbara Jones and Cardinal Timothy Dolan address a news conference at the offices of the New York Archdiocese, in New York, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Thursday that it has hired Jones to review its procedures and protocols for handling allegations of sexual abuse. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse policiesThe Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has hired a former federal judge to review its procedures and protocols for handling allegations of sexual abuse
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Turkey frees prominent opposition lawmaker BerberogluA Turkish court has released a prominent lawmaker from the main opposition party who had been sentenced to more than five years in prison for revealing state secrets and espionage
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Cardinal Timothy Dolan addresses a news conference at the offices of the New York Archdiocese, in New York, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Thursday that it has hired former federal judge Barbara Jones, left, to review its procedures and protocols for handling allegations of sexual abuse. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Anti-abuse activists pan US Catholic bishops' new proposalsLawyers and advocates for victims of clergy sex-abuse are assailing as inadequate some new steps announced by U.S. Catholic bishops to curtail the abuse scandals that are shaking the church
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE In this file photo taken on Saturday, March 4, 2017, The Russian Il-20 electronic intelligence plane of the Russian air force with the registration number RF 93610, which was accidentally downed by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli air strike flays near Kubinka airport, outside Moscow, Russia. The Kremlin said that Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted Israel's offer to share detailed information about the Israeli air raid that triggered the Syrian fire and led to the plane's loss. (AP Photo/Marina Lystseva)
Israeli delegation in Moscow to share data on plane downingA high-level Israeli military delegation is visiting Moscow to present detailed information related to the downing of a Russian warplane by Syrian forces that responded to an Israeli air raid
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Washington calls for the release of scientist in TurkeyThe United States has called for the immediate release of a NASA scientist who was arrested in southern Turkey for alleged links to Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Islamic cleric it blames for the failed 2016 coup attempt
The Associated Press5 hours ago
The Latest: Russia says 3,000 Syrians back home in last weekThe Russian military says that over 3,000 Syrians have returned to their homes over the past week
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 photo, pro independence people, some of them wearing "esteladas" or independence flags, enjoy a picnic on a field overlooking the Lledoners prison, in Sant Joan de Vilatorrada, about 50 kilometres away from Barcelona, Spain.  Every Tuesday as the sun sets on the quiet hills surrounding the Lledoners prison in rural Catalonia, dozens of people sit in a field overlooking the penitentiary where seven out of the nine prominent jailed separatists are awaiting trial for their involvement in an unauthorized referendum on independence held last year.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Plight of jailed Catalans strains dialogue with SpainJailed separatists have become an emotional symbol for the Catalan independence movement and a key stumbling block in negotiations with Spain out of the country's political deadlock
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Catalan separatists mark anniversary of independence pushThousands of Catalan pro-independence activists are protesting in Barcelona to mark the anniversary of demonstrations that fired up the region's secessionist drive and brought Spain's worst political crisis in decades
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Retired Illinois priest faces deportation over illegal voteA retired priest in Illinois is facing deportation to England for what he says was mistakenly voting 12 years ago
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Germany, France help Western Balkans get rid of illicit armsGermany and France have launched a project fighting illicit firearms trafficking in the Western Balkans as part of preparations for those nations to seek European Union membership
The Associated Press7 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and British Prime Minister Theresa May wait for the beginning of the plenary session of the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
EU, UK fail to resolve border row as Brexit deadline loomsBritain and its EU partners failed to clinch a breakthrough in Brexit talks as divisions over the best way to avoid a hard border in Ireland seemed likely to push talks on Britain's departure down to the wire
The Associated Press8 hours ago
This photo taken Sept. 19, 2018, shows the window of the New Synagogue in Gdansk, Poland, after a man threw a rock inside as the Jewish community gathered for prayers at the end of the Yom Kippur holiday. (AP Photo/Michal Samet/Jewish Community of Gdansk)
Polish police looking for man who threw stone into synagoguePolish police are looking for a man who threw a stone into a synagogue in Gdansk as members of the Jewish community were praying on the Yom Kippur holiday
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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