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|More than 150 IS militants handed over to Iraq from Syria
OUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian forces fighting the Islamic State group handed over more than 150 Iraqi members of the group to Iraq, an Iraqi security official said Thursday, marking the biggest repatriation from Syria of captured militants so far.
POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2019 2:19 PM
|Charity says 24 Polish bishops covered up sex abuses of minors
A Polish charity helping victims of child abuse committed by Catholic priests accused 24 bishops on Thursday of concealing perpetrators of sexual molestation of minors. The "Have No Fear" charity made the allegation in a report released as Pope Francis convened Catholic leaders from around the world to address scandals over child sexual abuse by priests that have ravaged the Church's credibility over the last three decades. The report, which has been delivered to the pope, named Polish bishops whom it said had "concealed clerical crimes and moved pedophilic priests from one parish to another".
POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2019 12:00 PM
|China against forcefully sending aid to Venezuela
China said Friday it was against forcefully sending "so-called humanitarian assistance" to Venezuela, warning it could spark conflict in the crisis-torn country. China has loaned billions to Venezuela and has remained committed to President Nicolas Maduro even as the country has fallen deeper into economic crisis. Foreign aid mostly from the US has piled up on Venezuela's borders as the Maduro government refuses to let it into the country.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2019 4:52 AM
|France Says Internet Platforms Could Be Fined for Racist Content
President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday night told the annual meeting of France’s largest Jewish organization that a law could be presented in May in response to a recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents. “There will be an obligation for results: if the content is not taken down then there will be a fine, and a large fine,” Mahjoubi said on France Info radio.
POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2019 5:11 AM
|Johnson & Johnson stock price falls after federal subpoena on alleged asbestos in baby powder
The Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission investigate the alleged asbestos contamination of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder.
POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2019 4:08 PM
|Tucker Carlson: Fox News host laughs along with guest after he suggests black people ‘need to move on’ from slavery
A guest who appeared on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show said African Americans “need to move on” from slavery because it was abolished “a century-and-a-half ago”. Mark Steyn, a cultural commentator, made the comments on Thursday during a segment discussing 2020 presidential candidates who are in favour of reparations for African Americans. During his rant, Steyn said: “Slavery was abolished a century and a half ago, nobody alive today has a grandparent who was a slave, and in that sense I think you reach a point where, you know, you need to move on.
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2019 9:55 AM
|The Real Culprit Behind Trump's Border Emergency? Climate Change
By declaring a national emergency on the U.S. border, Trump elevated an issue caused in part by global warming
POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2019 2:15 PM
|Canada looks to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven kids
Canada is looking to quickly bring over siblings of a Syrian refugee distraught over the loss of her seven children in a Halifax house fire, the prime minister said Thursday. "The immigration minister is seized with this particular case," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said when asked if Ottawa would fast-track the immigration or asylum process to bring the woman's brothers to Canada in order to provide her with family support. The family was among tens of thousands of Syrian refugees welcomed by Canada over the past four years.
POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2019 1:18 PM
|Bobby Berk to Launch Collection for A.R.T. Furniture at High Point
The collaboration marks the first time A.R.T. is working with an outside designer
POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2019 12:00 PM
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POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2019 9:52 AM