FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2011 file photo, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick prays during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual fall assembly in Baltimore. Revelations that the most respected U.S. cardinal repeatedly sexually abused both boys and adult seminarians has raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew, and what Pope Francis is going to do about it. If the accusations against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick bear out, will Francis revoke his title of cardinal, sanction him to a lifetime of prayer or even defrock him, the expected sanction if McCarrick were a mere priest? (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Revelations of US cardinal sex abuse will force pope's handRevelations that the most respected U.S. cardinal repeatedly sexually abused both boys and adult seminarians has raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew, and what Pope Francis is going to do about it
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Police conduct fingertip searches of Queen Elizabeth Gardens, in Salisbury, which British woman Dawn Sturgess visited before she fell ill after being exposed to nerve agent Novichok, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Senior coroner David Ridley opened an inquest into the poisoning death of Sturgess Thursday, but said the cause of Sturgess' death won't be given until further tests are completed. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
Nerve agent victim released from UK hospital after poisoningU.K. officials say nerve agent victim Charlie Rowley has been released from the hospital
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Doctors Without Borders closing Haiti hospital for womenAid group Doctors Without Borders is closing an obstetrics hospital in the Haitian capital that it opened in the aftermath of the devastating January 2010 earthquake
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Israel strikes Gaza after shots fired at soldiersIsrael military says it has carried out "wide-scale" airstrikes and deployed tanks against militant sites in Gaza killing four Palestinians after gunmen shot at soldiers near the border, officials said
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signs a guest book as he prepares for a meeting with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Friday, July 20, 2018 at the United Nations. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, left, joins him for the meeting. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Security Council tells Pompeo it wants concrete NKorea deedsUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and South Korea's foreign minister are briefing the U.N. Security Council on President Donald Trump's historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Seoul's dialogue with Pyongyang
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Hans-Joachim Grote, left, Minister of the Interior of Schleswig-Holstein, and Jan Lindenau, Mayor of Luebeck, get informed by police at the scene of a knife attack in Luebeck, northern Germany, Friday, July 20, 2018. A man apparently armed with a knife attacked passengers on a busy bus in the northern German city of Luebeck Friday before being overpowered and arrested, authorities said, and nine people were injured. (Markus Scholz/dpa via AP)
German police: 9 injured in bus attack, suspect arrestedGerman authorities say a man apparently armed with a knife attacked passengers on a busy bus in the northern German city of Luebeck before being overpowered and arrested
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EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier addresses the media after a General Affairs Council on article 50 at the Europa building in Brussels on Friday, July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
UK PM May and her Brexit vision get little sympathy from EUEmbattled British Prime Minister Theresa May found little sympathy Friday from the European Union's 27 other nations in her quest for more flexibility as the clock wound toward a deadline in the Brexit divorce proceedings
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In this photo released Tuesday, July 17, 2018, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians celebrate as they hold their national flags and pictures of Syrian president Bashar Assad, in the town of al-Hrak, Daraa province, Syria. The government has regained control of the town in an offensive, backed by Russian air power. The forces have stepped up their military offensive on the remaining opposition pockets in the southwestern region that includes Daraa and Quneitra provinces that straddle the border with Jordan and the frontier with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. (SANA via AP)
Syria: Rebels give up positions near Golan HeightsSyrian state media says rebels in the country's southwest Quneitra province have started departing for northwest Syria, after giving up their fight against government forces along the frontier with Israel
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Manuela Adriana, 11, left, sit with her father Manuel Marcelino Tzah inside their apartment hours after her release from immigrant detention, Wednesday July 18, 2018, in Brooklyn borough of New York. The Guatemalan asylum seekers were separated May 15  after they crossed the U.S. border in Texas. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Parents wait by the phone hoping immigrant kids will callImmigrant parents who were separated from their children under President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy for illegal border crossings are struggling to communicate in the age of instant, international social media
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Smoke rises after a wildfire swept through the large forest area in Pyh'ranta, Finland, Wednesday July 18, 2018.  About twenty residential buildings have been evacuated. (Roni Lehti/Lehtikuva via AP)
EU nations help Sweden as wildfires rage above Arctic CircleSwedish prime minister says the government is ready to take all necessary means to put out the dozens of raging wildfires across with international help from several European nations in what are described as Sweden's most serious wildfires in decades
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Russian space agency confirms security agency searchRussia's space agency is confirming that federal security agents have searched two of its daughter operations, following a report that their workers were suspected of treason for cooperating with the West
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018 file photo, Polish President Andrzej Duda speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Duda said Friday, July 20 he is hoping to win approval for a November referendum on if and how the country's constitution should be changed. Duda is asking the Senate to give its approval for the Nov. 10-11 referendum of 10 questions, asking Poles whether, among other issues, the constitution should confirm Poland's European Union and NATO memberships, its Christian roots, the right-wing government's policy of family bonuses as well as everyone's right to work. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file)
Poland's parliament OKs tighter grip on judicial branchPoland's parliament has approved legislation that will make it easier for the ruling party to appoint the members of the Supreme Court and influence judges
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