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Cardinal George Pell to plead not guilty to historical sexual abuse offences

Australias most senior Catholic cleric appears at Melbourne magistrates court for first hearing Cardinal George Pell has appeared in the Melbourne magistrates court charged with multiple historical sexual abuse offences. Seated behind his lawyer, Robert Richter, QC, dressed in a simple black suit and clerical collar, Pell did not speak […]

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Police: Parents gave newborn daughter drugs to hide infant’s addiction

(CNN)A couple in Utah told police they gave their newborn daughter a pain medication in the hospital to cover up the fact that the child was born addicted to drugs. Investigators learned that Christenson had been using heroin and prescription pain medication heavily during her pregnancy, leading to the child […]

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Trump commission can resume collecting voter data, federal judge rules

Facing privacy lawsuit, presidents election integrity commission had paused its request that states provide names, partial social security numbers and more A federal judge on Monday cleared the way for Donald Trumps commission on election fraud to resume collecting detailed voter roll information from the states. The commission asked states […]

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Not so fast: Despacito singers tell Nicols Maduro to stop using remixed song

Venezuelan presidents attempt to co-opt the global hit for political purposes backfires with Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee calling the use illegal Venezuelan president Nicols Maduros attempt to use Latin hit staging months of protests against Maduro, a former bus driver and union leader narrowly elected to replace the late […]

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Manchester United beat Real Madrid after farcical penalty shoot-out

Jos Mourinhos men prevailed on penalties in Santa Clara after Jesse Lingards opener had been cancelled out by Casemiro Despite Julia Roberts, an Oscar-winning member of Hollywood royalty, Manchester United and Real Madrid drew 109,318 to Michigan Stadium for a pre-season friendly. Levis Stadium appeared noticeably under its 68,500 capacity […]

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Turkish activists decry attack on press freedom as journalists stand trial

Charges include claims that Cumhuriyet journalists helped the separatist Kurdistan Workers party and Glen movement The trial of 17 reporters and executives from Cumhuriyet, one of Turkeys last standing opposition newspapers, is set to begin on Monday with rights activists decrying the continuing muzzling of free speech in one of […]

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