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Scott Neuman

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Prominent Irish Government Minister Comes Out As Gay

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Leo Varadkar, speaking to Irish radio, also says he supports an upcoming referendum to approve same-sex marriage in the traditionally conservative Catholic country.

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Ukraine Launches Major Offensive To Retake Donetsk Airport

Sunday, January 18, 2015

After a night of intense shelling by government forces, much of the airport has reportedly been retaken from Russian-backed separatists.

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ISIS Frees 200 Elderly Yazidis; Reportedly 'Too Expensive To Feed'

Sunday, January 18, 2015

The mostly infirm refugees from the religious minority were released by the self-declared Islamic State. Speculation is that they had become a burden to the militants.

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Record Turnout For Pope's Sunday Mass In Manila

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Francis concludes his four-day visit to the region's only predominately Catholic country advocating for the poor and warning against the government's "insidious" family planning program.

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Greece Arrests Four In Latest Anti-Terror Raids

Saturday, January 17, 2015

The arrests are said to include Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who is believed to have been the mastermind behind a foiled plot to conduct attacks in Belgium.

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France Approves Secret Burials For 'Charlie Hebdo' Attackers

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Said Kouachi has reportedly already been buried at the city of Reims, where he lived before the deadly attack. His brother, Cherif, is to be buried at his hometown of Gennevilliers, outside of Paris.

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Hollande: Anti-'Charlie' Protesters Don't Understand French Values

Saturday, January 17, 2015

As demonstrations against the satirical magazine are staged in many parts of the Muslim world, the French president defends what he says is his country's principle of freedom of expression.

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Undersea Tunnel In Europe Shut Down After Fire; No Injuries

Saturday, January 17, 2015

The Channel Tunnel that connects England and France was shut down after the fire broke out on a truck that was being transported by rail.

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Gunmen Kidnap Top Official In Yemen

Saturday, January 17, 2015

President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's chief of staff is kidnapped from his car in the heart of the capital Sanaa. Security officials blame Houthi rebels.

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Storm Causes Pope To Cut Short Visit To Typhoon Hit Tacloban

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Francis led a prayer in memory of the thousands killed last year by Typhoon Haiyan — the strongest cyclone ever to make landfall.

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WATCH: SpaceX Booster Crashes On Barge

Friday, January 16, 2015

The company's resupply mission to the International Space Station went off without a hitch last week, but an attempt to land the spent booster on a floating platform didn't go as well.

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Chinese Spy Chief Latest Snared In Anti-Corruption Campaign

Friday, January 16, 2015

Ma Jian, vice-minister in the Ministry of State Security, has reportedly been detained, possibly for insider trading. He would be the highest-ranking official to be caught in the ongoing probe.

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Archdiocese Of St. Paul-Minneapolis Files Chapter 11

Friday, January 16, 2015

Facing more than a dozen claims of sexual abuse by priests, the archdiocese says it needs protection to reorganize. 11 other U.S. dioceses have filed bankruptcy since 2004.

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Arizona 1st In Nation To Require High Schoolers To Pass Civics Test

Friday, January 16, 2015

The state's governor signed a bill into law that will require graduates to pass the same civics test given to candidates for U.S. citizenship. Similar measures are being considered in other states.

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Pope, On Visit To Philippines, Defends Catholic Ban On Contraception

Friday, January 16, 2015

Francis, on the second day of his visit to the predominately Catholic nation, called for families to be "sanctuaries of respect for life."

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Sri Lanka's Transition Of Power Maybe Not So Peaceful After All

Sunday, January 11, 2015

When President Mahinda Rajapaksa lost in last week's elections, he said he looked forward to "the peaceful transition of power." But the new government says he tried for a last-minute power grab.

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Indian Man, A No-Show At Work For 25 Years, Finally Gets The Ax

Sunday, January 11, 2015

A.K. Verma left his desk at the Central Public Works Department in 1990 and never came back. It finally caught up with him.

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Divers Retrieve Flight Data Recorder From AirAsia Flight

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Divers went down Monday to the bottom of the Java Sea and retrieved part of the so-called "black box" from the wreckage of the Airbus A320.

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Anita Ekberg, '50s Screen Star And Sex Symbol, Dies At 83

Sunday, January 11, 2015

The Swedish-born actress' most famous role was as Sylvia in Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita. She died outside Rome this morning.

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Paris Suspects Declared Allegiance To Al-Qaida, ISIS

Sunday, January 11, 2015

In a video, the now-dead suspect in the seizure of a kosher supermarket in Paris announced his loyalty to the leader of the self-declared Islamic State.

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