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.
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:17:41 GMT – Prosecutors said Joseph Esposito was one of four men who helped scores of police officers, firefighters and other New York City workers bilk the government out of more than $27 million.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:24:11 GMT – Five-set matches take an unnecessary toll on the bodies of male tennis players at Grand Slams, and they also perpetuate inequality between the men and the women.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:36:09 GMT – The legislative panel investigating last fall’s lane closings at the George Washington Bridge issued a subpoena to AT&T in an effort to uncover information about calls and texts to and from Regina Egea.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:00:01 GMT – In all, 420 people in New York City fatally overdosed on heroin in 2013 out of a total of 782 drug overdoses, rising to a level not seen in a decade.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:34:23 GMT – WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Security Council on Wednesday said it was aware of media reports that a second American associated with Islamic State militant fighters had been killed in Syria, but it could not confirm the death.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:04:13 GMT – WASHINGTON (Reuters) – American forces face formidable challenges as President Barack Obama considers an air assault on Islamist fighters in Syria, including intelligence gaps on potential targets, concerns about Syria’s air defenses and fears that the militants may have anti-aircraft weapons, current and former U.S. officials say.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:43:36 GMT – ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan slipped deeper into crisis on Thursday after talks between the government and the opposition failed and protesters prepared for what their leaders declared would be a “deciding day” in their bid to bring down the prime minister.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:46 GMT – The Philippine economy grew an annual 6.4 percent in the second quarter, supported by strong growth in the industrial and services sectors.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:29 GMT – Mobile internet is China’s most lucrative sector according to Liang Xinjun, vice chair and CEO at Fosun International, the country’s largest private investment firm.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:24:18 GMT – China’s top property developer partners with Alibaba’s Taobao on a rewards program that can cut 10% off the purchase of a home, Caixin Online reports.