Scathing U.N. report demands Vatican act against child sex abuse (reuters.com)
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:29:30 GMT – GENEVA/VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The United Nations demanded that the Vatican “immediately remove” all clergy who are known or suspected child abusers and turn them over to civil authorities, in an unprecedented and scathing report on Wednesday.
- Fiji says no word on location of U.N. peacekeepers seized in Golan Heights (reuters.com)
- China slams door on Hong Kong democracy in 2017 vote (cnbc.com)
- ISIS displaying a deft command of varied media (cnbc.com)
- Sports of The Times: Michael Sam Has a Spot in History, if Not With the Rams (nytimes.com)
- U.S. planes strike militants near Iraq's Amreli, airdrop aid (reuters.com)
- Fukushima resentment grows in nearby Japanese city (cnbc.com)
- India says Pakistan border clashes 'extremely serious' (cnbc.com)
- Macau 're-elects' new leader amid democratic rumblings (cnbc.com)
- US planes strike militants, drop aid in Iraq (cnbc.com)
- EU wields Russia sanctions threat but timing vague (reuters.com)
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:22:03 GMT – Some activists involved in the political network overseen by Charles and David Koch are urging it to consider a more active role in the 2016 primaries.
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:52:41 GMT – Even after he was cut by the Rams on Saturday, Sam’s selection in the N.F.L. Draft and his impression in St. Louis remained a statement advancing equal opportunity.
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:34:41 GMT – American planes struck the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and dropped food, water and aid near the northern town of Amerli.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:09:12 GMT – On the final day of cuts across the league, the St. Louis Rams released defensive lineman Michael Sam, a seventh-round pick out of Missouri.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:46:11 GMT – With their Senate majority imperiled, Democrats are trying to mobilize African-Americans outraged by the shooting in Ferguson, Mo., to help them retain control of at least one chamber of Congress.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:18:06 GMT – In the continuing protests over the killing of a black teenager by a white police officer, protesters were encouraged to tie up traffic on the Labor Day holiday.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:23:43 GMT – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Saturday that he would not resign and called the demands to do so by his opponents “unacceptable” and “unconstitutional.”
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:53:42 GMT – Gunfire broke out on Saturday between United Nations peacekeepers in southern Syria and the Islamist rebels who had been surrounding their base near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:54:46 GMT – In a one-page appeal, Gov. Jerry Brown and the state attorney general, Kamala D. Harris, argued that a decision of such scope needed to be made by a higher court.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:59:24 GMT – Massachusetts approved legislation in 2011 to allow three casinos and a slots parlor, and voters will decide in November whether to repeal the law before a single casino has been built.