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June 29, 2018 11:22 AM Pope replaces Australian prelate who opposes sex abuse norm

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Melbourne's archbishop, who said he'd prefer jail to telling civil authorities about any sex abuse of children that might be revealed to him in the confessional. The Vatican said Friday that the pontiff has appointed Monsignor Peter Comensoli, 54, to head the archdiocese, replacing Archbishop 31

June 28, 2018 9:34 PM Arkansas lawmaker who filed no taxes since 2003 arrested

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas lawmaker was arrested Thursday on six felony charges after authorities said he failed to file income tax returns for 15 years and owes nearly $260,000 in back taxes, penalties and interest to the state. Arkansas State Police said state Rep. Mickey Gates of Hot Springs surrendered to authorities on Thursday. He faces 33

June 26, 2018 4:57 PM Paraguay president withdraws resignation and Senate bid

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes says he's withdrawing his resignation, signaling defeat in his effort to take a full Senate seat after his term ends in August. Cartes made the announcement in a tweet, expressing frustration that he'd been unable to get enough Senate votes to approve the resignation. Cartes has been trying 28

June 23, 2018 9:03 PM Macedonia: Thousands protest over new name deal with Greece

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) - Thousands of people have protested outside Macedonia's parliament building in Skopje against a deal with Greece aimed at ending a decades-long dispute over Macedonia's name. The protest, organized by the student organization "Youth for Macedonia" late Saturday, had as its motto: "Never 'North,' always Macedonia." Protesters demanded 23

June 21, 2018 12:02 PM Police officer charged with raping teen submits resignation

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama police lieutenant charged with forcibly raping a teen relative has resigned. reports Birmingham Police Lt. Pete Williston submitted his resignation Tuesday. Defense attorney Scott Morro says Williston is remorseful and he and his family along with the police department need "healing." Morris Police Chief Mike Nazarchyk 22

June 21, 2018 2:51 AM World Cup 2018: Russian commentator 'SACKED' for mentioning Putin's arch enemy on air

RUSSIA’s football commentator Leonid Slutsky announced he will no longer do World Cup matches for Russia’s biggest state-run broadcaster, four days after he broke a taboo by mentioning President Vladimir Putin's most vociferous critic live on air. Leonid Slutsky, who was formerly the manager of Hull City, told Reuters he was bowing out from the World 30

May 17, 2018 7:21 AM WA Darling Range by-election set for June

The Darling Range by-election, triggered by the resignation of disgraced West Australian Labor-turned-independent state MP Barry Urban, will be held on June 23. Speaker Peter Watson told parliament on Thursday he intended to issue a writ on Tuesday directing the electoral commissioner to conduct a by-election, with the last day for candidate nominations 18

May 7, 2018 11:00 AM Air France stock sinks amid strikes and warning on future of flagship airline

Air France’s share price has dived after its chief executive quit and the French government warned that the country’s flagship carrier might collapse. It came as a new strike on Monday over wage demands prompted the cancellation of about 15% of Air France flights worldwide. The number of striking workers appears to be slightly declining as the airline 33

April 20, 2018 10:12 AM Arsenal’s celebrity fans ask who gets Arsene Wenger’s coat?

Arsenal’s celebrity fans have reacted with shock to the news that manager Arsene Wenger will leave the club after 22 years at the helm. It was announced on Friday that the 68-year-old, who has won three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups during his spell in north London, will step down at the end of the season. Wenger is the longest-serving manager 39

April 3, 2018 3:59 AM Jeremy Corbyn in new row over relations with Jewish community

Jeremy Corbyn has become embroiled in a fresh row over relations with the Jewish community, on the day Labour’s new general secretary takes office with a brief to improve the handling of anti-Semitism allegations. The Guido Fawkes website reported that Mr Corbyn attended a meeting of a radical left-wing group called Jewdas, which has criticised mainstream 45