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2 Nuns Accused Of Embezzling $500,000 From Catholic School

2 Nuns Accused Of Embezzling $500,000 From Catholic SchoolTwo Roman Catholic nuns have admitted to embezzling $500,000 from a parochial


Imagining a school shooting through the gunman's eyes: Sandy Hook Promise releases chilling new video

Imagining a school shooting through the gunman's eyes: Sandy Hook Promise releases chilling new videoA public service announcement released by the gun violence prevention organization Sandy Hook Promise depicts the moments leading up to a school shooting from the shooter’s perspective.


'I could see' Trump not replacing Kelly, says former Obama chief of staff

'I could see' Trump not replacing Kelly, says former Obama chief of staffFormer Obama chief of staff William Daley thinks Trump could easily end up not filling the role after John Kelly steps down.


Former Canadian diplomat detained in China amid tensions over arrest of Huawei executive

Former Canadian diplomat detained in China amid tensions over arrest of Huawei executiveA former Canadian diplomat has been arrested in  China, amid tensions over the recent detention of a Chinese telecom executive in Vancouver. "We have been in direct contact with the Chinese diplomats and representatives," Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. "We are engaged with the file (case), which we take very seriously." Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale on Tuesday confirmed the detention of Michael Kovrig. "We're deeply concerned," he said. "A Canadian is obviously in difficulty in China. We are sparing no effort to do everything we possibly can to look after his safety." The International Crisis Group said on Tuesday it was aware of reports that Mr Kovrig, its North East Asia senior adviser, had been detained. The Brussels-based non-governmental organisation said in a statement that it's doing everything possible to obtain additional information about Mr Kovrig's whereabouts and that it will work to ensure his prompt release. The Globe and Mail in Toronto and the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported the arrest, citing unnamed sources. Reports of Mr Kovrig's detention come after  China  warned Canada of consequences for its December 1 arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou at Vancouver's airport. It's unclear if there's any link between the cases. Ms Meng was detained  over US allegations she misled banks about  Huawei' s control of a firm operating in Iran. Yesterday (Tues), the Washington Post reported that the US government is to take action against China  over hacking and economic espionage,using sanctions and indictments. The report could not immediately be confirmed. The International Crisis Group said Mr Kovrig has been one of its full-time experts since February 2017. The organisation's website says Kovrig previously worked as a Canadian diplomat in Beijing and Hong Kong and at the United Nations. Canada's Global Affairs department didn't immediately respond with comment. Former Canadian Liberal leader Bob Rae said it's clear why he's been detained. "It's called repression and retaliation," Mr Rae tweeted. 


Anti-Semitic Flyers Found In Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Neighborhood: Police

Anti-Semitic Flyers Found In Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Neighborhood: PolicePolice are investigating anti-Semitic pamphlets found in Pittsburgh, including


How the Supreme Court Handled Its First Test of Abortion Rights Since Kavanaugh Joined

How the Supreme Court Handled Its First Test of Abortion Rights Since Kavanaugh JoinedThree conservative judges issued a dissenting opinion, arguing that the Supreme Court should take the case.



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