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Pope to visit North Macedonia as EU, NATO hopes rise on vote

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s leaders are hoping Pope Francis will strongly encourage greater integration in European institutions foll...

Pope to visit North Macedonia as EU, NATO hopes rise on vote

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NATO secretary-general in North Macedonia for 2-day visit NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived for a two-day visit to North Macedonia before this tiny Balkan country officially becomes the alliance's 30th member by the end of the year....
21:13, 06/02/2019

Visit by Pope Francis Helps Put North Macedonia on the Map A first papal visit was a fresh sign of international recognition for the country, which recently settled a long and bitter naming dispute with Greece....
00:00, 05/08/2019

Pope Francis visits Mother Teresa memorial in first visit to North Macedonia In a historic first-ever visit to Macedonia Tuesday, Pope Francis praised the late Mother Teresa in a prayer during mass while on a one-day visit to the small Mediterranean nation....
13:26, 05/07/2019

NATO chief: Ready to welcome North Macedonia as 30th member NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance is ready to welcome North Macedonia as its 30th member, after the country ended a decades-long dispute with Greece....
14:52, 06/03/2019

Greek fighter jets overfly North Macedonia under NATO tests SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia says fighter jets from neighboring Greece have carried out NATO-linked test overflights of its territory as part of the country’s process of joining the alliance. The defense ministry said Tuesday&...
18:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Pope encourages North Macedonia’s EU integration SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to North Macedonia (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Pope Francis is seeking to encourage North Macedonia’s integration into Europe following the resolution of its conflict with ...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Pope arrives to preach unity in polarized North Macedonia Pope Francis has met leaders in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He is expected to preach a message of unity in a country struggling with deepening political division....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Pope, invoking Mother Teresa, encourages North Macedonia's bid to join EU Pope Francis on Tuesday implicitly blessed efforts by North Macedonia and other Balkan countries to join the European Union, saying Skopje could look to its most famous daughter, Mother Teresa, as a stimulus to build a common destiny....
13:13, 05/07/2019

North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate wins presidential vote North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate, Stevo Pendarovski, won a run-off presidential vote after a campaign dominated by divisions over a change to the country's name that was agreed to mollify Greece and open the way for EU and NATO membership....
01:39, 05/06/2019

North Macedonia holds run-off presidential vote amid divisions over name change Voters in North Macedonia will elect a new president on Sunday in a run-off vote dominated by deep divisions over a change in the country's name agreed with Greece that has opened the path to NATO and European Union membership....
01:52, 05/05/2019

North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate set to win presidential vote-early results show Early results from North Macedonia's presidential election on Sunday showed pro-Western candidate Stevo Pendarovski on course for victory after a campaign dominated by divisions over a change to the country's name that was agreed to mollify Greece an...
23:00, 05/05/2019

North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate appears set to win presidential vote: early results North Macedonia's pro-Western presidential candidate, Stevo Pendarovski, appeared set to win a run-off election on Sunday, according to preliminary results based on 30.6 percent of the votes counted....
23:00, 05/05/2019

New Pentagon chief hopes to win NATO allies' support on Iran Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies this week for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his first trip as Pentagon chief....
23:26, 06/25/2019

Greek PM comes unstuck over Macedonia, austerity in European vote Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party, hurt by austerity and a bitter rift over an accord with North Macedonia, got hammered in European Parliament elections....
00:00, 05/28/2019

NATO chief calls for Gulf calm, ahead of US visit NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is calling for calm in the Gulf region but says the military alliance has no formal role to play there amid a standoff between the United States and Iran...
13:13, 06/25/2019

Pendarovski sworn in as new North Macedonia president SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Stevo Pendarovski has been sworn in as the new president of North Macedonia, promising he will serve all citizens in a deeply divided society and will lobby European Union leaders to approve the start of his countryR...
14:00, 05/12/2019

North Macedonia goes to the polls amid rain and rancour Ethnic and political divisions may affect turnout in former Yugoslav republic’s presidential electionVoters in North Macedonia braving heavy rain have begun casting ballots in the second round of a race that will not only decide the country’s new pre...
20:13, 05/05/2019

North Macedonia’s new president clears legislation backlog SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s new president has cleared a backlog of legislation adopted by parliament that his predecessor had refused to sign into law because of a dispute with the center-left government. The office of Stev...
18:00, 05/21/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media. Pavle Bogoevski, 33, a lawmaker f...
19:39, 05/23/2019

North Macedonia votes in polarized presidential runoff North Macedonian voters are choosing a new president in a poll that could make life more difficult for the ruling Social Democrats. The entire election will need to be re-run if not enough people turn out to vote....
10:52, 05/05/2019

Polls open in North Macedonia’s presidential election SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Polls have opened in North Macedonia for a presidential election runoff between two top vote-getters from the first round. More than 3,400 polling stations opened at 7 a.m. Sunday. The two candidates, Stevo Pendarovski ...
08:39, 05/05/2019

North Macedonia police detain 50 migrants within days SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say they apprehended 50 Europe-bound migrants who allegedly entered the country from Greece. A police statement said officers chasing a jeep Saturday on the main north-south highway in central ...
23:26, 06/16/2019

North Macedonia: Stevo Pendarovski wins presidential run-off The ruling coalition candidate Stevo Pendarovski has won won Macedonia's presidential election. The runoff election focused on the name change deal with Greece. ...
02:00, 05/06/2019

EU urged to open more doors to Albania, North Macedonia The European Commission has implored EU nations to start membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia. But while the two countries may have taken "major steps," some existing EU members aren’t keen to welcome them....
21:52, 05/29/2019

Greece, North Macedonia open embassies after name deal Greece has upgraded its diplomatic mission to North Macedonia’s capital of Skopje to an embassy, following a deal to normalize relations with its neighbor — which renamed itself from Macedonia...
16:39, 05/31/2019

North Macedonia criticizes Interpol over fugitive ex-premier North Macedonia's top prosecutor is accusing Interpol of allegedly refusing to issue an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, who has fled to Hungary to avoid serving a jail sentence....
20:00, 05/08/2019

North Macedonia prime minister hints at early elections SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s prime minister says he could call early elections if his country fails to get a date for the start of European Union accession talks, addressing domestic frustration with the slow pace of progres...
18:52, 06/06/2019

Czech Republic urges EU to start talks with North Macedonia SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Czech prime minister is urging the European Union to start accession talks with North Macedonia, saying failure to do so would send the wrong message to would-be members of the bloc. Andrej Babish says EU leaders sh...
17:00, 06/11/2019

The Latest: North Macedonia finds migrants hiding in truck The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Police in North Macedonia say they have discovered eight migrants crammed into a hidden compartment in the roof of a truck, during a routine search at the border crossing with Serbia....
17:13, 05/20/2019

EU chief open to North Macedonia, Albania membership talks BRUSSELS (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk is recommending that North Macedonia and Albania be allowed to start membership talks to join the EU, but he says not all member states agree with his assessment. Speaking after talks Wednesday w...
14:26, 06/12/2019

North Macedonia firm plugs vintage minis into electric age In the North Macedonian capital Skopje, a small light blue car, reminiscent of bygone Communist times, silently zips through the streets in the first major attempt in the Balkan country to produce its own electric vehicle....
16:13, 06/19/2019

The Latest: North Macedonia voter turnout nears threshold SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on the runoff presidential election in North Macedonia (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Election officials in North Macedonia say voter turnout in the runoff presidential election is close to the threshold needed...
19:52, 05/05/2019

Bulgaria ready to protect North Macedonia's airspace with F-16 jets NATO member Bulgaria could help protect its southwestern neighbor North Macedonia's airspace if it completes a deal for the purchase of eight F-16 aircraft from the United States, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Wednesday....
15:52, 06/12/2019

'Our ticket to Europe': North Macedonia elects pro-western president Stevo Pendarovski wins vote focused on changing country’s name change, consolidating push towards EU and Nato membershipNorth Macedonia’s pro-western candidate, Stevo Pendarovski, won a run-off presidential vote after a campaign dominated by division...
03:52, 05/06/2019

EU delays decision on membership talks with Albania, North Macedonia European Union governments failed on Tuesday to make good on a promise to open membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania, which face further delays to their hopes of joining the bloc due to resistance from northern Europe....
21:39, 06/18/2019

High fashion: North Macedonia uncovers drug-laced clothes SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Authorities in North Macedonia have charged three people with smuggling a suitcase packed with cocaine-laced clothes into the country from Peru. A statement from the prosecutor’s office Tuesday said checks conduct...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Italy pushes for EU-North Macedonia talks despite German, Cypriot hurdles A majority of EU governments led by Italy sought on Tuesday to make good on a promise to open EU membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania, which face further delays to their hopes of joining the bloc from northern Europe....
13:26, 06/18/2019

UN chief hails victory of ‘political will’ in historic Republic of North Macedonia accord The UN-brokered agreement between Athens and Skopje to formally recognize the “Republic of North Macedonia”, is a welcome, “historical” step that should be supported by regional and international Member States, António Guterres has announced....
02:39, 04/29/2019

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
18:13, 06/10/2019

Petraeus praises Trump, calls out NATO, North Korea and China In  a wide-ranging with Fox News' Brian Kilmeade, former CIA Director David Petraeus praised President Trump's hard line on NATO, claimed the west needs to rethink its North Korea strategy and warned the United States should be "firm, not provocative...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Pope Champions Refugees in Visit to Bulgaria, a Country Hostile to Them Francis began his first visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia on Sunday by pushing to mend the 1,000-year schism between the Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches....
16:26, 05/05/2019

Putin July visit to pope could pave way for Russia trip Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an historic papal trip to Russia....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Pope wants to visit Iraq in 2020, berates arms exporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he wants to visit Iraq next year, although a date for a trip hasn’t been announced. Francis revealed his desire to go to war-ravaged Iraq at the Vatican on Monday while greeting members of a committee aidin...
21:00, 06/10/2019

‘I don’t like to give up': veteran UN envoy reveals how two decades of quiet diplomacy gave birth to North Macedonia Last June, a historic agreement settled a 27-year-long name dispute between two countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. One man, Matthew Nimetz,  patiently led the negotiations on behalf of the United Nations for over two dec...
02:39, 04/29/2019

Putin To Visit Pope In July, Likely To Pave Way For Papal Trip To Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an historic papal trip to Russia....
13:26, 06/06/2019

Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet cleric abuse victims, rights groups say Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and intervene on their behalf, said international groups fighting clerical abuse on Thursday....
01:52, 05/03/2019

US STOCKS-Futures rise on hopes of accommodative Fed U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, as more dovish calls from the European Central Bank fueled expectations of a similar accommodative stance from the Federal Reserve....
15:39, 06/18/2019

European shares rise on hopes of ECB action European shares rose on Thursday, as expectations the European Central Bank will provide more stimulus for an ailing euro zone economy countered disappointment over the collapse of Renault-Nissan's merger with Fiat-Chrysler....
11:13, 06/06/2019

Hopes in China rise for a Trump-Xi trade deal As the presidents of U.S. and China near a highly anticipated meeting on trade, the gap in both sides' expectations regarding a deal remains wide....
20:00, 06/19/2019

World stocks rise on hopes of US-China trade truce Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates.       ...
17:26, 06/20/2019

U.S. stocks rise, dollar pares losses on trade talk hopes A gauge of world equity markets rebounded and the dollar pared losses on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S.-China trade talks were constructive, easing tensions that pushed stocks on Wall Street toward their biggest weekly loss since Decem...
23:39, 05/10/2019

As Mexico-U.S. talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with markets rebounding on reports that a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration flows were enough to stop tariffs on Mexican good...
01:13, 06/07/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks rise, Bovespa gains on reform hopes A Latin American stocks benchmark rose on Monday, boosted by shares in index heavyweight Brazil, while Latin American currencies were pressured by the dollar, with risk appetite capped by fears of worsening U.S.-China trade ties. Optimism regardi...
23:13, 05/20/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-US stocks rise, dollar pares losses on trade talk hopes A gauge of world equity markets rebounded and the dollar pared losses on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S.-China trade talks were constructive, easing tensions that pushed stocks on Wall Street toward their biggest weekly loss since Decem...
03:52, 05/11/2019

Stocks jump amid rate-cut hopes, tech shares' bounce; bond yields rise Global stock indexes rallied on Tuesday as U.S. tech shares bounced back from the previous day's selloff and investors weighed the possibility of a U.S. interest rate cut, while yields on U.S. Treasuries rose....
22:13, 06/04/2019

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party hopes for first UK lawmaker in Peterborough vote Nigel Farage's Brexit Party could win its first seat in Westminster when the eastern English city of Peterborough goes to the polls on Thursday to elect a new member of parliament....
03:26, 06/06/2019

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026 Olympics host vote LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The head of Sweden’s 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday’s vote in their favor. The Stockholm-Are plan to stage ice sliding sports across the Baltic Sea at a v...
21:00, 06/23/2019

Hungary's Orban hopes for anti-immigration shift in Europe in vote The European parliamentary election will hopefully strengthen anti-immigration political forces across Europe, Hungarian right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban told reporters after he cast his vote on Sunday....
10:00, 05/26/2019

Surfing the Green wave? Climate party hopes ride high in EU vote An ebb in support for mainstream parties is raising hopes among Europe's Greens that they could act as kingmakers in the next European Parliament, with growing concerns over climate change likely to hand them their strongest showing yet....
18:52, 05/22/2019

Vital city vote could save Interlagos's Brazilian Grand Prix hopes The Interlagos circuit has received a major boost in its bid to remain on the Formula 1 calendar, following claims the Brazilian Grand Prix will move to Rio de Janeiro...
12:26, 05/17/2019

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote The perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished from popular culture or the political fringe, is rearing its head in alarming ways...
10:26, 05/23/2019

China's Xi says world hopes North Korea-U.S. talks can succeed The world hopes North Korea and the United States can talk to each other and for those talks to be successful, Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday, praising Pyongyang's efforts toward denuclearization....
15:13, 06/20/2019

Warriors coach Steve Kerr hopes younger generation will vote out lawmakers against gun control Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr opened up about advocating for gun control in an interview Tuesday, saying he believes things are changing in that area....
16:00, 05/31/2019

| Famine on rise in Near East and North Africa: FAO Famine is on the rise in the Near East and North Africa with more than 52 million people undernourished, most of them in conflict zones, the UN food agency says....
21:13, 05/09/2019

Fascist symbols, rhetoric, salutes on the rise ahead of Italian EU vote MILAN — A banner emblazoned with the words “Honor to Mussolini,” unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator’s body was hung upside down after his 1945 execution. One-armed salutes and fascist slogans shouted at protests. Ita...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to travel to North Korea in 14 years. The visit comes as denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States appear to be at a standstill....
15:26, 06/17/2019

China's Xi leaves on first state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping departed for Pyongyang on Thursday on a state visit to North Korea, state media said, accompanied by a clutch of senior officials, including the head of the state economic planner....
04:52, 06/20/2019

Xi Jinping to make first official visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in North Korea on Thursday for a two-day state visit, his first official trip to the country since he came to power in 2012....
15:52, 06/17/2019

S. Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shut down by Seoul’s previous conservative government in 2016 following a North Korean nuclear te...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave the way for new talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
23:13, 06/23/2019

Ahead of a visit to North Korea, China's Xi says he supports denuclearization President Xi Jinping's visit to North Korea this week will mark the first time in 14 years that a Chinese leader is visiting the reclusive country....
19:13, 06/19/2019

South Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has decided to allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shut down by Seoul’s previous conservative government in 2016 following a North Korean nuclear test....
19:26, 05/17/2019

Xi supports North Korea's direction on issues ahead of visit Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the "right direction" by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed published by a North Korean state newspaper a day ahead of Xi's visit to Pyongyang to meet North Kor...
05:39, 06/19/2019

China's Xi arrives for state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday in Pyongyang for a two-day state visit to North Korea. China's state broadcaster CCTV showed huge crowds of people at the airport, waving flowers and chanting slogans to welcome Xi. (June 20)  ...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Trump to visit South Korea in June for talks on North President Donald Trump will travel to South Korea in June for talks on the North Korean nuclear program, three months after a failed summit with North Korea's leader in Vietnam....
01:26, 05/16/2019

China's President Xi Jinping to Make First Visit to North Korea Xi Jinping will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to discuss bilateral relations, as well as efforts to resolve tensions on the Korean Peninsula, in the first such state visit by a Chinese leader in more than a decade....
17:13, 06/17/2019

Kim Jong Un wants American basketball players to visit North Korea At least it’s one way he’s on the ball! North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un begged the US to send a team of “famous basketball players” as an assist to diplomatic relations, according to a report. The quirky dictator — alre...
21:13, 05/10/2019

Xi visit raises prospect of 'concrete cooperation' with North Korea China's President Xi Jinping heads to Pyongyang this week holding out the prospect of fresh measures to support North Korea's floundering, sanctions-bound economy, the first trip in 14 years by a Chinese leader....
19:13, 06/19/2019

China's Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea on a visit 'big on symbolism' China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday morning for a state visit to North Korea — the first by a Chinese state leader in 14 years....
09:13, 06/20/2019

Iran's Foreign Minister Plans North Korea Visit: Reports Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is planning to visit North Korea, Iran's state television reported on Sunday, without giving the date of the visit....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Xi Jinping Will Make First Visit to North Korea Ahead of Meeting With Trump At a time when tensions among North Korea, China and the United States have been high, some officials see Mr. Xi’s trip to Pyongyang as a way to cool things down....
16:52, 06/17/2019

Xi Jinping Says Pyongyang Is Moving in the ‘Right Direction’ Ahead of His Visit to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping praised North Korea for moving in the “right direction” by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in an essay published in both countries’ official media Wed...
13:13, 06/19/2019

'I Love Thee, China': North Korea woos Xi in lavish state visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicated" international affairs, was good for regional peace, North Korean state media said on Friday....
07:00, 06/21/2019

US government unveils new North Korean hacking tool as tensions continue to rise The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI on Thursday publicly identified a new North Korean malware capable of funneling information from a victim's computer network....
04:00, 05/10/2019

"I Love Thee, China": North Korea Woos Xi Jinping In Lavish State Visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicated" international affairs, was good for regional......
07:39, 06/21/2019

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
15:39, 06/17/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping To Visit North Korea This Week, State Media Reports (BEIJING) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week, state media announced Monday, as U.S. talks with North Korea on its nuclear program are at an apparent standstill. Xi will meet with North Korean leader ...
19:26, 06/17/2019

The baby Trump blimp will rise again for Trump's London visit The London-based Stop Trump Coalition, which owns the blimp, is reviving the baby blimp to protest the president's visit this week.        ...
23:26, 06/03/2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office in 2013 BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office in 2013....
07:13, 06/20/2019

White House moves to speed vote on North American trade deal The Trump administration on Thursday took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
01:26, 05/31/2019

White House moves to speed vote on North America trade deal The Trump administration took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
06:52, 05/31/2019

Trump to trigger process that could accelerate congressional vote on North America trade pact: Washington Post The White House plans to trigger a process on Thursday that would allow President Donald Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a ste...
23:13, 05/30/2019

Trump has no plans to meet with North Korea's Kim during South Korea visit: senior U.S. official U.S. President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he travels to South Korea over the weekend after attending a summit of the Group of 20 leaders in Japan, a senior administration official said on Monday....
05:00, 06/25/2019

South Korea Urges North Korea Summit Before Donald Trump's Seoul Visit South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide......
03:39, 06/20/2019

Trump to visit South Korea as Pompeo raises hope for new North Korea talks after letter U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boosted hopes for talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
20:26, 06/24/2019

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open' South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide open" for talks with Pyongyang....
20:39, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
07:39, 06/06/2019

The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton Mike Middleton had no idea what he was letting himself in for when he agreed to be the first opponent of Audley Harrison The post The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton appeared first on Boxing News....
18:52, 05/19/2019

Prince William, Kate visit royal baby Archie, Prince Charles to visit this week Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is a hit with royal relatives: The queen met him first; Prince William and Kate followed Tuesday, and grandpa Prince Charles will see him soon.        ...
11:52, 05/15/2019

Macedonia’s president-elect to focus on EU accession drive SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s president-elect says his first task in coming weeks after assuming his post will be to lobby European Union leaders in Brussels to approve the start of his country’s accession talks in June...
15:13, 05/06/2019

Macedonia's president-elect to focus on EU accession drive North Macedonia's president-elect says his first task in coming weeks after assuming his post will be to lobby European Union leaders in Brussels to approve the start of his country's accession talks in June....
16:13, 05/06/2019

Macedonia on track for EU accession talks but not Albania: diplomats North Macedonia is likely to win European Union support to start membership talks later this year, diplomats say, but its Balkan neighbor Albania faces opposition in France, Germany and the Netherlands....
18:39, 06/14/2019

UK Labour must back 'public vote' on Brexit after EU vote: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote on Brexit, Labour's finance chief John McDonnell said on Monday, after voters deserted the party in droves in European elections amid anger over the country's delayed departure from the E...
11:39, 05/27/2019

UN welcomes progress in former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia naming dispute The Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for the naming dispute between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Matthew Nimetz, has welcomed the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia parliament’s decision to ratify an agreement on...
02:39, 04/29/2019

EU at odds over Albania, Macedonia joining; Cyprus threatens veto over Turkey European Union states were at loggerheads on Monday over starting talks with Albania and North Macedonia to enter the bloc, while Cyprus threatened to veto any agreement on future enlargement unless the EU toughens its line on Turkish drilling....
02:13, 06/18/2019

NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers in the Baltic Sea NATO is again running Baltic Sea drills — but now, the exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet, a key force during the Cold War era. Fleet commander Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis spoke to DW about NATO's objectives....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Is NATO's future at risk over US-Turkey rift? No one is arguing against Turkey's right to buy an air defense system anywhere it wants. But the price of the Russian S-400 may be higher than Ankara anticipated — and could cost all NATO allies. Teri Schultz reports....
22:52, 06/14/2019

NATO and Russia: Maneuvers and countermaneuvers on the Baltic Sea NATO is practicing in the Baltic Sea these days, as it's done before. What's new: The exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet command, a key force during the Cold War era. Russia is running a countermaneuver....
09:52, 06/14/2019

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Poland already include a rotating pool of 4,500 US soldiers....
01:00, 06/14/2019

US military build-up in Gulf 'concerning', says NATO boss The NATO secretary general has said he is "concerned" about a build-up of US forces in the the Gulf and warned it could lead to an accidental conflict....
01:13, 05/15/2019

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Urkainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukraine....
20:26, 06/04/2019

Former NATO head says US is in ‘dangerous’ position with Iran A former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO said the US is in a “dangerous” position in its standoff with Iran but believes ultimately the Islamic Republic will not go to war. “We’re in a kind of dangerous place right now, because of ...
19:26, 05/19/2019

Trump designates Brazil a major non-NATO U.S. ally Ahead of a U.S. visit by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonro next week, President Donald Trump has designated the South American nation a major non-NATO ally....
21:00, 05/09/2019

U.S., Turkey remain in dialogue over S-400, F-35 dispute: top NATO general U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar remain in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, and may meet during NATO meetings in Brussels next week, NATO's commander told Reuters....
13:26, 06/18/2019

Kosovo celebrates 20 years of NATO-brought freedom PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the deployment of NATO troops in an operation that helped stop a Serb military crackdown on ethnic Albanians that left more than 10,000 dead. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, ex...
14:26, 06/12/2019

Trump seems to make up a quote by NATO’s secretary general Trump claimed NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said, "Without Donald Trump, maybe there would be no NATO." Stoltenberg appears to have said nothing of the sort....
20:00, 06/07/2019

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the importance of showing the alliance was ready to defend its territory....
00:26, 05/21/2019

U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears The U.S. and its NATO allies flexed their muscles along Russia’s western border this week with military exercises and a pledge of new troops that have deepened Moscow’s fears of U.S. intentions in the region....
03:52, 06/15/2019

New US commander in Europe amid NATO worries and tensions The United States is installing new military leadership in Europe at a moment of heightened worries about Russian aggression, doubts about the future of arms control and tensions among NATO allies....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Trump misses the real NATO success story By almost every measure, the 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization has grown significantly stronger in the two years President Trump has been in office....
08:13, 06/14/2019

Turkey says U.S. stance on F-35 doesn't fit spirit of NATO partnership Turkey said on Tuesday a U.S. warning that Ankara would be removed from Washington's F-35 fighter jet program unless it drops a planned purchase of a Russian air defense system was out of keeping with the spirit of NATO partnership....
15:26, 06/18/2019

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Iran are at play....
06:39, 05/25/2019

Trump says he, Poland's Duda will discuss NATO, trade U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would discuss NATO and trade with Polish President Andrzej Duda as the two leaders sat down for talks at the White House, but he said discussions were continuing on whether to deploy U.S. troops to Pol...
19:52, 06/12/2019

Iran in focus as new Pentagon chief heads to NATO Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads to NATO headquarters this week during his inaugural trip as Pentagon chief, a senior U.S. official said....
08:26, 06/25/2019

NATO to endorse measures against Russia over missile treaty NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says allied defense ministers are set to endorse a list of measures to take against Russia should it refuse to comply with a major Cold War-era missile treaty...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland troop move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Poland already include a rotating pool of 4,500 US soldiers....
09:52, 06/14/2019

Russia will respond to any NATO steps over missiles, says minister Moscow will respond in kind to any steps NATO takes over Russia's decision to suspend a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday, according to RIA news agency....
10:52, 06/26/2019

European NATO members to boost spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President Donald Trump for the allies to spend more of their budgets on defense....
21:13, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Acting Pentagon chief to appeal to NATO allies WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s trip to Europe (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he wants to persuade NATO allies to form a broader international coalition to deter Irani...
20:26, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says U.S. stance on F-35 doesn't fit spirit of NATO partnership Turkey said on Tuesday a U.S. warning that Ankara would be removed from Washington's F-35 fighter jet programme unless it drops a planned purchase of a Russian air defence system was out of keeping with the spirit of NATO partnership....
15:39, 06/18/2019

Albanian soldier killed, 2 injured at Latvia's NATO base The Albanian army has reported that one of its soldiers was killed at a military base in Latvia during training exercises for a NATO mission in eastern Europe....
18:13, 05/06/2019

NATO member Estonian reports alleged Russian air violation The Baltic region's main news agency says a Russian military aircraft briefly violated the airspace of NATO member Estonia, near the Baltic Sea island of Vaindloo, and Moscow's ambassador to the Baltic country has been summoned over the incident....
17:13, 05/20/2019

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian missile system....
17:13, 06/04/2019

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon: officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
16:13, 06/15/2019

European NATO members to boost defense spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President Donald Trump for the allies to spend more of their budgets on defense....
19:13, 06/25/2019

NATO gives Russia 5 weeks to destroy missiles violating INF Treaty NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gave Russia five weeks to destroy ground-launched missiles that violate a treaty with the United States banning certain short- and intermediate-range missiles....
00:39, 06/26/2019

Albanian soldier killed, 2 injured at Latvia’s NATO base The Albanian army has reported that one of its soldiers was killed at a military base in Latvia during training exercises for a NATO mission in eastern Europe...
17:52, 05/06/2019

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon - officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
16:52, 06/15/2019

Kosovo Albanians welcome Clinton, Albright 20 years after NATO intervention Thousands of Kosovo Albanians turned out on Wednesday to welcome back former U.S. president Bill Clinton and his ex-top diplomat Madeleine Albright 20 years after they helped engineer the NATO air war that ousted Serbian forces....
19:39, 06/12/2019

There is no choice but to spend more on defense, Trump tells NATO allies U.S. President Donald Trump said NATO allies had no choice but to increase their military spending, repeating his demand that all those in the alliance meet the target of spending 2% of GDP a year on defense....
16:26, 06/04/2019

Exclusive: NATO aims to make space new frontier in defense NATO aims to recognize space as a domain of warfare this year, four senior diplomats said, partly to show U.S. President Donald Trump that the alliance is relevant and adapting to new threats after he signed off on the creation of a U.S. Space Force....
13:00, 06/21/2019

U.S., NATO allies start Formidable Shield exercise in Scotland Nine nations, led by the U.S. 6th Fleet, on Tuesday began Formidable Shield, a live-fire integrated air and missile defense exercise in Scotland through May 19....
21:13, 05/07/2019

Rising NATO superstar Poland to host more American troops, buy US F-35s When President Trump meets Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House Wednesday, the president will have what one senior administration official called “a significant announcement” on a “new facet in the military-to-military relationship” bet...
00:39, 06/12/2019

Russia, Serbia blame NATO for Kosovo police raid BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Russia and Serbia have blamed pro-NATO and Western influences for an armed raid by Kosovo police in the Serb-dominated north of Kosovo that raised tensions in the region. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday t...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Germany Investigates Chinese Reporters It Says Were Snooping Around NATO Base Germany’s military is investigating what information three Chinese reporters collected while Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a NATO unit, signaling heightened mistrust of the state-run Xinhua news agency. The Xinhua reporters raised suspicion ...
18:52, 05/25/2019

Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal: minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, adding that Ankara should not be excluded from the F-35 jet project over the purchases....
12:39, 05/03/2019

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the en...
02:39, 04/29/2019

UK Had Warned 16 NATO Allies Of Russia Hacking Attempts: Foreign Minister Britain has shared with 16 NATO allies details of malicious Russian cyber activity in their countries over the last 18 months, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt was to say on Thursday....
07:00, 05/23/2019

In NATO debut, new Pentagon chief aims to 'internationalize' Iran effort Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he aimed to recruit support from NATO allies for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his international debut as Pentagon chief....
02:00, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal -minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, adding that Ankara should not be excluded from the F-35 jet project over the purchases....
23:26, 05/03/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War....
14:52, 05/17/2019

NATO still hasn't picked a successor to its 'eyes in the sky,' and that could cost the alliance big-time Reuters NATO's fleet of early-warning and surveillance aircraft, often called its "eyes in the sky," are aging, and the alliance has yet to choose a replacement. That delay could soon become costly, as the lack of a successor would require NATO to p...
04:52, 06/16/2019

German government will ban small arms exports to non-EU, NATO countries: report The German government will ban exports of German-produced small arms to countries outside NATO and the European Union, the Funke group of newspapers cited government sources as saying....
15:52, 06/24/2019

Incoming Pentagon chief will attend NATO meeting in Brussels next week U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper, who becomes the acting defense secretary on Monday, will travel to Brussels next week for a meeting of NATO defense ministers, the Pentagon said on Wednesday....
03:13, 06/20/2019

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Georgian leader sees NATO future, seeks tough line on Russia Georgia's president is calling on Western allies to do more to face up to Russia and the "very heavy pressure" she says Moscow has put on her Caucasus nation....
02:52, 06/11/2019

Esper faces first challenge as Pentagon chief meeting with allied counterparts at NATO headquarters ESPER’S NATO DEBUT: After just one day in his new job as acting defense secretary, Mark Esper makes his debut on the world stage, arriving in Brussels today ahead of a two-day meeting of NATO defense ministers....
13:52, 06/25/2019

Ex-NATO commander warns we're 'very close' to naval collision or 'inadvertent shootdown' of Russian aircraft A retired NATO commander dubbed Friday's near-collision of a Russian and American ship "shocking" and argued that it demonstrates the potential for a far more serious incident in the future. ...
00:52, 06/08/2019

Pope Thrower Is The 2019 Name Of The Year There was 1:09 left on the clock when Eli Manning, under pressure from the New England Patriots defense, hurled the football downfield. The three-time world champion Patriots, up 14-10 at the time, were defending a perfect run through the regular sea...
18:39, 05/22/2019

Was Mary Magdalene Destined To Be the First Pope? New evidence has recently been uncovered and it implies that Mary Magdalene was the likely successor of Jesus. The importance of Mary Magdalene has always been accepted because she was the principal disciple at the tomb in all of the four gospels and...
20:13, 06/19/2019

Pope Tells Bulgaria to Welcome Migrants Pope Francis urged Bulgaria to welcome the migrant flows it currently blocks in his latest statement against rising anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe....
21:13, 05/05/2019

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush        ...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Here’s Pope Francis’ big change to the ‘Our Father’ Lead us not into mistranslation. Pope Francis officially approved a change to the most famous prayer in Christianity. It’s the prayer Jesus taught followers to pray and one of the few things that unites 2.2 billion Christians across the globe. ...
03:39, 06/06/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable."...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis donates $500,000 to help migrants in Mexico Pope Francis has donated 500,000 dollars to help migrants in Mexico, offering assistance to local projects that provide food, lodging and basic necessities....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Pope says he may add South Sudan leg onto Africa trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he may add a South Sudan leg onto his Africa trip in September if conditions there are “mature.” Francis told a visiting nun from Juba on Friday he wants to go to South Sudan as part of his trip but c...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring a ‘hit man’ Pope Francis denounced abortion as similar to mob-style murder. “Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?” he said at a Saturday conference in Vatican City. “Is it licit to hire a hit man to resolve a problem?” Francis added that aborti...
19:00, 05/25/2019

'Thou shall not gossip', Pope tells hairdressers Pope Francis has often warned against gossiping among friends and neighbors, but now he says it should also be avoided in those modern temples of cheap talk: beauty parlors and hair salons....
19:52, 04/29/2019

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to ‘hiring a hitman’ VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed. He is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. During an audience Saturday with participa...
16:13, 05/25/2019

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a...
22:39, 06/03/2019

Pope: It's OK to organize pilgrimages to Bosnian shrine Pope Francis says pilgrimages can be organized to a Bosnian shrine where the Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared, but the Vatican is stressing that no decision has yet been taken on whether the apparitions in Medjugorje are authentic....
16:13, 05/12/2019

Pope: It’s OK to organize pilgrimages to Bosnian shrine Pope Francis says pilgrimages can be organized to a Bosnian shrine where the Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared, but the Vatican is stressing that no decision has yet been taken on whether the apparitions in Medjugorje are authentic...
13:13, 05/12/2019

After scandals, Pope orders his diplomats to toe the line Pope Francis on Thursday told his ambassadors around the world, some of whom have been involved in sexual and financial scandals, to live humble, exemplary lives and be closer to the poor than to the elite....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Pope ordaining 19 men to priesthood in St. Peter’s Basilica VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is ordaining 19 men to the priesthood in St. Peter’s Basilica. Most of them are Italians, but other seminarians are from Croatia, Peru, Haiti and Japan. Wearing white robes, the seminarians stood in three rows b...
10:26, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Pope urges Bulgarians to see they need migration Pope Francis is urging Bulgarians to open their hearts and homes to migrants, arguing that a country like Bulgaria, which is losing its population to emigration, should well understand the forces that drive people to leave their native lands...
11:39, 05/05/2019

Pope to honor Romania's communist-era martyrs Pope Francis travels on Friday to Romania, giving him another opportunity to preach a message of European integration and political rectitude even as he pays tribute to Christians killed during the communist era....
01:26, 05/31/2019

Pope urges Balkans to embrace diversity Pope Francis has delivered prayers and speeches in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He has urged for unity in a country struggling with deepening political division....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Pope urges Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
13:39, 06/01/2019

Marilyn Manson joins HBO's The New Pope, which tracks As the title might suggest, Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope wasn’t your old man’s pope. Jude Law’s Pope Pius XIII was a bit of a bad boy, and, now that we know he returns, at least in some capacity, for spin-off The New Pope, we can assume that thi...
21:39, 05/17/2019

‘It was like meeting the Pope’: how Peppa Pig became a £1bn global phenomenon Fifteen years ago, a strange pink farm animal arrived on our TV screens. Today, Peppa Pig has her own theme parks and devoted fans around the world. What is the secret of her success?If the story of the Peppa Pig franchise were a Peppa Pig episode, i...
09:52, 05/16/2019

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by Catholic women's groups as a significant advance....
19:13, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Pope celebrates communion for Bulgarian children SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to Bulgaria (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Pope Francis is ministering to Bulgaria’s young Catholics, travelling to the Catholic stronghold of Rakovsky for a First Communion Mass and...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Pope requires sex abuse to be reported to church, not police Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities...
18:26, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis on delicate mission in Orthodox Bulgaria The pontiff is visiting Bulgaria, which could prove a touchy affair, as the country’s Orthodox Church is not on the best of terms with Rome. But he is popular with the people in both countries....
08:39, 05/04/2019

Pope Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were explicit....
22:52, 05/25/2019

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
23:52, 05/28/2019

Activists demand pope ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Victims’ rights groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina, where they say the policy has not been carried out...
01:39, 05/03/2019

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Pope Francis has approved changes to the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Instead of saying “lead us not into temptation”, it will say “do not let us fall into temptation”.The new wo...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
01:00, 05/29/2019

Pope off to Bulgaria, a poor EU nation hostile to migrants Pope Francis is heading to Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants, which conflicts with the pontiff's view that reaching out to vulnerable people is a moral imperative....
15:26, 05/05/2019

Pope: Commission on female deacons disagrees on ordination ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis says an international commission of scholars has failed to reach a definitive conclusion about whether women were ordained as deacons in the early Christian church in the same way men were. Francis told repo...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Pope Francis decrees new law to fight sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis introduced a major change in Catholic law Thursday, requiring all priests and nuns worldwide to report incidents of sex abuse and attempts to cover them up....
18:52, 05/09/2019

Pope tells Roma and Sinti people that he suffers with them VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has received and prayed with hundreds of Roma and Sinti people and told them that he suffers when he reads about abuse and prejudice against them. Angry protesters insulted the mayor of Rome on Wednesday for providing...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Pope urges Romanians to work together to confront challenges Pope Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country...
20:13, 05/31/2019

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Ort...
11:52, 06/06/2019

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in the region....
17:39, 06/16/2019

Pope Sets New Rules for Investigating Bishops on Sex Abuse Pope Francis is enacting new rules for investigating bishops over sexual abuse or its coverup, responding to mounting public pressure on the Catholic Church to improve accountability after a string of abuse scandals involving senior clergy....
12:39, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over communist-era confiscations of Catholic properties....
00:00, 06/01/2019

Rain changes travel plans for pope as he arrives in Romania Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania’s most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to meet with the country’s far-flung Catholic communities...
12:39, 06/01/2019

The Latest: Pope Francis urges compassion for migrants A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline” the world faces...
15:52, 05/27/2019

Pope tends to Orthodox ties, Catholic minorities in Balkans Pope Francis, who opened 2019 with trips to the Muslim world, is shifting gears to tend to Orthodox relations, with a delicate visit starting Sunday to the Balkan nations of Bulgaria and North Macedonia....
10:26, 05/04/2019

Vatican corrects omission in pope's quote about McCarrick The Vatican communications office on Wednesday corrected the Italian transcript of Pope Francis' comments about disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick....
23:13, 05/29/2019

Pope urges ethnic Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
19:13, 06/01/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to denounce pope as heretic A group of 19 Catholic priests and academics have urged bishops to denounce Pope Francis as a heretic, in the latest ultra-conservative broadside against the pontiff over a range of topics from communion for the divorced to religious diversity....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through humanitarian corridors....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Pope warns of new ideologies as he beatifies Romania martyrs Pope Francis paid homage Sunday to Catholics who were persecuted, tortured and killed during Romania’s communist regime by beatifying seven bishop martyrs on his third and final day in the country...
12:13, 06/02/2019

As Pope Francis Champions Migrants, Some Cardinals Court the Far Right Clerics who see the pontiff as dangerously inclusive have been lending public support — and the church’s imprimatur — to anti-migration politicians like Italy’s Matteo Salvini....
12:26, 06/22/2019

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermining" democracy....
21:39, 06/09/2019

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
03:26, 05/29/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to declare pope a heretic A group of Roman Catholic priests, academics and intellectuals have issued an open letter to bishops asking them to declare Pope Francis a heretic, in the latest broadside by ultra-conservatives against the pontiff....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Detroit monsignor praises pope’s sex abuse law An official with the Archdiocese of Detroit is welcoming Pope Francis' new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and investigating bishops for cover-ups. (May 9)        ...
02:26, 05/10/2019

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a closed-door Vatican summit....
21:26, 06/14/2019

Pope issues new rules for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Pope in Bulgaria tells refugees they bear cross of humanity Pope Francis has met with refugees in Bulgaria’s showcase refugee center and told them they are bearing the “cross of humanity,” after he urged the migrant-skeptic government to not close its eyes to their plight...
10:39, 05/06/2019

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Pope Francis issues new law to force clergy to report sex abuse The groundbreaking new law requires clergy to report suspected cases of sexual abuse to their superiors — and report cases where abuse had been covered up. The law doesn't completely meet the demands of victims' groups....
15:13, 05/09/2019

Pope decrees bishops must be directly accountable for sex abuse or cover-ups Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Pope defends migrants during trip to immigration-adverse Bulgaria Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was "the cross of humanity," taking up their case for the second consecutive day during a visit to Bulgaria that has put him at odds with the government....
12:26, 05/06/2019

Pope to beatify 7 Romanian martyrs in deeply symbolic Mass BLAJ, Romania (AP) — Pope Francis is paying homage to Catholics who were persecuted, tortured and killed during Romania’s communist regime as he beatifies seven bishop martyrs on his third and final day in the country. Francis is to preside ove...
09:13, 06/02/2019

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Pope Francis unveils major new law to fight sex abuse, cover-ups Pope Francis introduced a major change in Catholic law Thursday, which requires all priests and nuns worldwide to report incidents of sex abuse and attempts to cover them up....
17:39, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval sites....
17:52, 05/31/2019

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico’s Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the res...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Pope urges China's Catholics to unify after bishop deal Pope Francis is urging China's divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations....
11:13, 05/22/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Ties with the Catholic Church are also not warm....
15:26, 05/05/2019

Pope Francis Decrees New Rules for Reporting Abuse, but Not Penalties The procedures, which come into force on June 1, say church leaders must investigate abuse and cover-ups and must not interfere with secular inquiries....
15:00, 05/09/2019

15-Year-Old Hit, Killed On Pope Lick Train Trestle Identified LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) – A 15-year-old girl hit and killed by a train while walking along the Pope Lick train trestle has been identified. The incident happened on May 26. According to WAVE 3 News, Savannah Bright and another girl were walkin...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Pope tells Roma, Sinti people he shares their suffering Pope Francis prayed with hundreds of people from Europe’s Roma and Sinti communities and said he suffered when he heard about the abuse the minority groups suffer...
22:52, 05/09/2019

Pope gives joyride to migrant kids newly arrived in Italy VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya. Francis picked up the kids, who hail from Syria, Nigeria and Congo, at the start of his weekly general audience...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Activists demand Pope Francis ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Activists descended on the capital this week, calling for Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina....
18:52, 05/04/2019

Baroque feminist, pope’s lover … the woman behind a lost Velázquez Donna Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj rose to the heights in the Vatican. Now a work by Velázquez, unseen since 1724, is set to fetch millions at Sotheby’sFor almost 300 years, it was thought lost or destroyed. But now a portrait of one of history’s mos...
11:13, 06/23/2019

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
00:00, 06/13/2019

Pope Francis Changes Church Law Makes Reporting Sex Abuse Obligatory Pope Francis on Thursday passed a measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it to their superiors, following a global clerical pedophilia scandal....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Riskiest Red Carpet Looks at the 2019 CMT Awards: Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn & More It takes a bold look to truly stand out on the red carpet. At the 2019 CMT Music Awards, stars like Meghan Linsey, Leon Bridges and Lindsay Ell are making big impressions with their red......
07:13, 06/06/2019

Pope dons helmut to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet on Sunday and entered a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes struck...
14:00, 06/16/2019

Pope pleas for European unity, says ideologies threaten its existence Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday, saying ideologies and fear-mongering politicians were threatening its very existence as a bloc....
23:39, 06/02/2019

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March, Lucetta Scaraffia sent a letter to Pope Francis. She was, at the time, the editor of the Vatican’s...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Rains force pope to change Romania travel plans MIERCUREA CIUC, Romania (AP) — Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania’s most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to meet with the country’s far-flung Catholic communities. Storms forced Francis to change his tr...
12:39, 06/01/2019

Pope Francis Issues New Church Law Regarding Clergy Sex Abuse. Victims Say It’s Not Enough (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy CAMERINO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis has donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquak...
14:13, 06/16/2019

Pope visits Bulgaria, a poor EU nation hostile to migrants Pope Francis is visiting Bulgaria, the European Union’s poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants, a stance that conflicts with the pontiff’s view that reaching out to vulnerable people is a moral imperative...
10:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Pope to address Bulgaria’s anti-migrant stance SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ trip to Bulgaria (all times local): 10 a.m. Pope Francis has arrived in Bulgaria, the European Union’s poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants. That stance conflic...
10:13, 05/05/2019

Vatican omitted part of pope’s crucial quote about McCarrick VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, omitting his claim that he didn’t remember if he had been t...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social m...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Pope asks forgiveness for historical mistreatment of Roma people Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
16:00, 06/02/2019

Bulgaria Offers Chilly Welcome as Pope Francis Tries to Mend a Schism A Bulgarian Orthodox prelate likened efforts to unify the churches to welcoming the Antichrist, while some Bulgarians shrugged off the pope’s pleas on behalf of migrants....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Pope vows to fight nun abuse, urges service not servitude VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has vowed to combat the sexual abuse of nuns and urged religious sisters to just say no when clergy want to use them as maids. Francis told 850 superiors of religious orders gathered Friday for the triennial assembly ...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was in Germany to inaugurate a place of worship for the growing community....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Pope Francis likens abortion to hiring 'hitman', says it's never acceptable Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortion to hiring a hitman and said the procedure can never be condoned, even if the unborn child is gravely sick or likely to die....
21:26, 05/25/2019

Pope issues new rules mandating the reporting of sexual abuse Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
12:52, 05/09/2019

Vatican launches women's football team with pope's blessing Team to make its debut against AS Roma’s women’s team on 26 MayThe Vatican has launched its first women’s football team, with a debut challenge against AS Roma’s Serie A women’s squad on 26 May.More than half of the team is made up of staff working w...
14:26, 05/14/2019

| Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope Francis has ordered....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “...
21:52, 06/14/2019

War Stories: Lucas Pope and what almost sank Return of the Obra Dinn Video shot and edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. Lucas Pope is an important name in modern gaming—not only did he help bring us Uncharted and Uncharted 2, but he's also responsible for the indie smash hit Papers, Please, which ma...
03:26, 05/22/2019

Pope says emigration, low birth rates have brought 'Ice Curtain' on Europe Pope Francis urged European leaders on Sunday to address wealth inequality and low birth rates which he said had created an "ice curtain" between Europe's richer and poorer states and was fuelling emigration....
12:39, 05/05/2019

Conservative Catholic group wants Pope Francis denounced as a heretic "We take this measure as a last resort to respond to the accumulating harm caused by Pope Francis's words and actions over several years, which have given rise to one of the worst crises in the history of the Catholic Church," the group said in a 20-...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Synodus Horrenda: The Macabre Trial of the Corpse of Pope Formoso In AD 897 the holy space of the Basilica of St John of Lateran, Rome, was violated by a truly sinister event inside the dark walls of the house of God.  ...
22:52, 06/03/2019

Pope Francis Compares Abortion to Hiring a ‘Hitman’ and Says It Is Never Acceptable (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. Speaking to a Vatican-sp...
16:13, 05/25/2019

Pope puts first African-American priest, an ex-slave, on path to sainthood Pope Francis on Wednesday put Father Augustine Tolton, the first African-American Catholic priest who started life as a slave in the 19th century U.S. South, on the path to sainthood....
19:39, 06/12/2019

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul's historic trip Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country....
07:13, 05/31/2019

Pope Francis Urges Hairdressers To Cut Gossip, Work In "Christian Style" Pope Francis on Monday welcomed hairdressers, hairstylists and beauticians to the Vatican but warned them not to indulge in gossip while feathering locks or painting fingernails....
17:13, 04/29/2019

Fernández de Kirchner airs views on Macri, Iran MoU, Pope in new book Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces release of her new book. Senator for Buenos Aires Province – and likely presidential candidate in October – will present the book on May 9 at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Pope issues law to force priests and nuns to report sexual abuse All Catholic priests and nuns will be required to report abuse and cover-ups by superiorsPope Francis has issued a groundbreaking law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superi...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul’s historic trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country. Francis’ v...
07:13, 05/31/2019

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
18:39, 06/02/2019

Pope issues new law requiring priests, nuns to report abuse to church VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
12:26, 05/09/2019

Pope urges foreign media to use power of press to seek truth Pope Francis has urged foreign correspondents to humbly use the power of the press to search for the truth and give voice to the voiceless, calling journalism an important tool to counter hatred and fake news....
20:52, 05/18/2019

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media,...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Pope Francis said he would confront Donald Trump about building border walls Pope Francis has said he is willing to confront Donald Trump about some of his "cruel" policies and would tell him to his face that it is wrong to build border walls....
12:26, 05/29/2019

Pope says assisted suicide is ‘defeat for all’ after Dutch teen Noa Pothoven’s death Pope Francis condemned assisted suicide as a “defeat for all” after a mentally tormented Dutch teen starved herself to death with consent from doctors and her parents. Noa Pothoven, 17, was allowed to die Sunday in a hospital bed at her p...
16:26, 06/06/2019

Vatican omitted part of pope’s remarks about sex abuse priest McCarrick VATICAN CITY — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, omitting his claim that he didn’t remember if he had been told i...
13:39, 05/29/2019

Pope makes it mandatory for clergy to report sex abuse — a law already in place in Canada Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalizing polluters - and appealed to climate change deniers to listen to science....
20:00, 06/14/2019

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, 'lead us not into temptation,' Catholics will now say 'do not let us fall into temptation' during the Lord's Prayer, or Our Father.        ...
19:39, 06/06/2019

Pope denies prior knowledge of now expelled U.S. cardinal McCarrick's sexual misconduct Pope Francis has denied he knew about sexual misconduct by former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick before the start of Church investigations that found him guilty....
01:00, 05/29/2019

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline...
17:13, 05/27/2019

Pope outlines new procedures to report, investigate bishops accused of sexual misconduct, cover-ups VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope outlines new procedures to report, investigate bishops accused of sexual misconduct, cover-ups....
14:26, 05/09/2019

Carbon pricing "essential" to stem global warming, pope tells energy leaders Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing, used by many governments to make energy consumers pay for the costs of burning fossil fuels, was "essential" to stem climate change. The comment, the Pope's clearest statement to date on the issue, was...
14:52, 06/14/2019

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption scandal....
14:39, 05/31/2019

Hundreds in occupied building had no power for days. A Pope Francis aide climbed down a manhole to restore it A cardinal and aide to Pope Francis for charitable missions climbed down a manhole to restore power to hundreds of people, including children, who were living without electricity and hot water for days in a Rome building, according to local reports....
11:52, 05/13/2019

Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church....
14:26, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis issues groundbreaking law requiring Catholic priests and nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
20:00, 05/09/2019

A Crisis Of Faith: Pope Francis Has Left The Catholic Church To Worship A Monster Truck He Saw Flatten 30 School Busses Today marks an abrupt end to the six-year reign of perhaps the most beloved and popular Pope of the modern era. On the steps of the Vatican this morning, Pope Francis announced that he is leaving the Catholic church to worship a monster truck he saw ...
21:52, 05/07/2019

Trump says he hopes U.S. not going to war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hoped the United States was not heading to war with Iran as he met with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, whose nation has served as a diplomatic conduit between the two countries....
22:00, 05/16/2019

'For the children': Aide to Pope Francis went down manhole to turn power back on for homeless Cardinal Konrad Krajewski told local media that he personally turned meters back on over the weekend at the building, without power since May 6.        ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

China says it hopes U.S. does not underestimate its determination China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that it hopes the United States does not underestimate its determination to protect its interests, even as Washington threatened to extend tariffs to virtually all Chinese imports....
11:52, 05/14/2019

China says hopes U.S. does not underestimate its determination China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that it hopes the United States does not underestimate its determination to protect its interests, even as Washington threatened to extend tariffs to virtually all Chinese imports....
10:26, 05/14/2019

Koreans cling to slim last 16 hopes Thrashed 4-0 by France in their opener and beaten 2-0 by Nigeria on Wednesday, South Korea have disappointed at the women's World Cup so far but with a place in the last 16 still up for grabs coach Yoon Duk-yeo says his side have much to play for....
06:52, 06/13/2019

Arsenal’s top-4 hopes all but over after Brighton draw LONDON (AP) — Arsenal looks set to finish outside the Premier League’s top four for the third straight year after being held to a 1-1 draw against Brighton on Sunday in the Gunners’ final home game of the season. Glenn Murray equalized fr...
21:39, 05/05/2019

High Hopes for Microsoft Beyond the Cloud? On Monday, while many of us dissect the latest episode of Game of Thrones, thousands of developers will convene in Seattle to talk about all things Microsoft at its annual Build conference. Where once that meant speculating about cool new laptops or ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off "Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner."...
19:39, 05/24/2019

With a sensible Brexit, Leadsom hopes to become Britain's PM Andrea Leadsom believes her pitch for a sensible Brexit will not only break the impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union but also open the door to Downing Street for her to become prime minister....
15:39, 06/11/2019

IBM hopes AI can speed up glaucoma treatment A glaucoma diagnosis typically requires multiple painstaking tests to accurately gauge vision loss. If IBM has its way, though, you might just have to ask a computer to do the hard work. The company's research wing has used AI to discover reti...
22:13, 05/01/2019

Andreescu keeps Canadian hopes alive Bianca Andreescu salvaged Canada's French Open hopes as she came through a tough opening test against Marie Bouzkova on her Roland Garros main draw debut on Tuesday....
21:52, 05/28/2019

| S15 knockouts: Why SA hopes may fizzle fast The Bulls and Sharks have made the KO cut, but various factors conspire to make it unlikely the SA challenge will go beyond the quarter-finals, writes Rob Houwing....
23:13, 06/15/2019

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...
18:39, 06/14/2019

Wall Street rebounds on U.S. rate cut hopes U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 set for its biggest one-day gain in five months, after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would act "as appropriate" to address trade war risks, leaving the door open for a possi...
22:13, 06/04/2019

Highlights: Nishikori buries Tsonga hopes "Japan\u0027s Kei Nishikori overcame a sluggish start to see off local favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6 6-4 6-4 6-4 and reach the third round of the French Open"...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Ferrari hopes Alfa will take control electronics soon "Ferrari hopes Alfa Romeo will switch to new control electronics as soon as possible following the failures that have hit Charles Leclerc and Antonio Giovinazzi in successive Formula 1 races."...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Garmin hopes Alexa will convince you to buy a dedicated GPS There's no question that dedicated GPS units are on the decline in an era when your smartphone is often good enough for navigation, if not better. Garmin, however, thinks it can stave off obsolescence in a simple way -- by adding a voice assist...
15:13, 06/05/2019

High Hopes for Argentina's Revival Are Dashed President Mauricio Macri’s promise to jump-start exports and boost foreign investment while grappling with an inherited fiscal deficit has so far fallen short, as a currency crisis and soaring inflation take hold....
15:39, 05/09/2019

Everything Should Be Ported To Switch (And Other Wild Hopes For E3 2019) Will this E3 be the year we hear about Final Fantasy XVI? Or get that long-awaited Metroid Prime trilogy Switch port? On this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, we shared our best guesses and most optimistic dreams about what will and won’t be rev...
20:52, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Beijing in the long struggle to maintain their rights....
16:26, 06/23/2019

Would-be subway bomber who cooperated hopes for 2nd chance The ringleader of a thwarted terror plot to bomb the New York City subways in 2009 is about to find out if becoming a government cooperator will pay off....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Marseille’s European hopes take another blow in Strasbourg STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Marseille’s hopes of European qualification took another blow Friday in a 1-1 draw at Strasbourg in the French league. After losing 2-1 at home to Nantes last weekend, Marseille needed a win to keep the pressure on fou...
23:26, 05/03/2019

Trump says he hopes for no war as US-Iran tensions escalate President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Australia hopes for Barty party in France Ashleigh Barty sent Australia into a frenzy with her maiden Grand Slam quarter-final at Melbourne Park in January so the sports-mad nation will be eager to see how she progresses at the French Open next week....
16:26, 05/24/2019

Leverkusen thrash Frankfurt 6-1 to keep top-four hopes alive "Bayer Leverkusen boosted their chances of a top-four finish in the Bundesliga and a place in next season\u0027s Champions League after scoring six first-half goals for a breathtaking 6-1 home win over direct rivals Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday."...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Tennis: Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner....
18:26, 05/24/2019

MLB notebook: Kluber hopes to return in 2019 Cleveland Indians ace right-hander Corey Kluber is hopeful he'll be able to return from a fractured right forearm at some point during the 2019 season....
09:52, 05/08/2019

Steve Stricker hopes momentum can help him bag a big major Four police cars cleared a path through Alabama, beginning Steve Stricker’s journey back to Bethpage. Just hours after celebrating, and weeping, and holding up the Regions Tradition trophy, Stricker was escorted to a Birmingham airport for a Monday n...
07:52, 05/16/2019

UA baseball hopes to rebound from loss to New Mexico St. TUCSON – The Arizona Wildcats started five freshmen position players on Tuesday night, who combined to collect 12 of the Cats 19 hits in a 15-13 loss to the New Mexico State Aggies.  The game ended after News 4 Tucson’s Tuesday night broa...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s gains for a second consecutive session....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Would-be subway bomber hopes for 2nd chance from cooperating The ringleader of a thwarted terror plot to bomb the New York City subways in 2009 is about to find out if becoming a government cooperator will pay off....
02:26, 05/02/2019

Roma’s hopes of qualifying for Champs League all but over Roma’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League all but disappeared after drawing at Sassuolo 0-0 in Serie A on Saturday. The result left Roma two points behind Atalanta, which occupies fourth spot and the final qualifying spot for Europe...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Law hopes to show who is boss at U.S. Women's Open There is nothing like winning the week before a major to boost one's confidence, and Bronte Law is hoping to strike while the iron is hot and complete a quick double at the U.S. Women's Open this week....
19:00, 05/29/2019

World Cup: Five teams that could stand in the way of US title hopes France has been the second-strongest team at the World Cup, and it could meet the Americans in the quarterfinals.       ...
11:52, 06/21/2019

Frustrated House Democrats Pin Their Hopes on Mueller Democrats, hitting a presidential stonewall in their efforts to stoke public anger, believe that testimony from Robert S. Mueller III is the only way to clear up certain ambiguities in his report....
02:39, 05/17/2019

Kvitova out of Birmingham, still hopes to play Wimbledon Defending champion Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from next week's Birmingham Classic because of an arm injury that ruled her out of the French Open, but is still hopeful of playing at Wimbledon        ...
04:13, 06/14/2019

Slovakia keeps hopes of advancing alive with win over France KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia rebounded from three straight losses with a 6-3 victory over France on Friday, keeping alive its slim hopes of reaching the quarterfinals of the hockey world championships. Richard Panik scored and had two assists and...
20:00, 05/17/2019

China Hopes India Won't Be Influenced By US On Huawei China on Thursday hoped India won't be influenced by the US and take an independent judgment on Huawei after Washington told New Delhi that it would act against Indian firms found supplying American......
22:00, 06/20/2019

Huawei hopes for Britain-like solution in New Zealand 5G bid China's Huawei Technologies said Britain's decision to allow the firm a restricted role in building parts of its next-generation telecoms network was the kind of solution it was hoping for in New Zealand, where it has been blocked from 5G plans....
18:13, 04/28/2019

United’s Champions League hopes end with draw v Huddersfield HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Manchester United’s hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League ended with a 1-1 draw at already relegated Huddersfield on Sunday, removing the chance of Champions League soccer next season and completing a dis...
18:26, 05/05/2019

U.S. trade rep says he hopes Congress can approve USMCA legislation 'very soon' The North American trade pact renegotiated under President Donald Trump is a "watershed development" for labor that will reduce incentives to outsource jobs, the U.S. Trade Representative said in prepared remarks to lawmakers on Tuesday....
17:00, 06/18/2019

China says hopes Canada understands consequences of siding with U.S. China hopes Canada understands the consequences of siding with the United States and doing its bidding, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called for the release of two Canadians detained in China....
12:00, 05/31/2019

Colorado hopes to fine gas car drivers who park at EV stations It's already hard enough to find an electric car charging station, but it's worse when you have to deal with passive-aggressive types (or just inconsiderate folk) who park their gas-based cars in those stations. Colorado, at least, wants to...
21:13, 04/28/2019

China hopes Canada understands consequences of siding with U.S. China hopes Canada understands the consequences of siding with the United States and doing its bidding, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called for the release of two Canadians detained in China....
14:39, 05/31/2019

U.S. trade rep hopes Congress approves USMCA legislation 'very soon' USTR Robert Lighthizer, at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance committee, continued his bid for lawmakers to prepare to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement....
18:26, 06/18/2019

The Latest: McConnell hopes tariffs on Mexico don’t kick in WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 3 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are avoided, saying Republicans ar...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Harry Kane Hopes To Be Fit For Champions League Final Harry Kane has been sidelined since sustaining an ankle injury in a challenge on Manchester City's Fabian Delph in the quarter-final first leg on April 9....
14:13, 05/09/2019

The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belonging in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco. We recently sat down with Talbot and Fails (...
00:26, 06/15/2019

| Thomas hopes to shake off rust on Canadian debut Justin Thomas is usually bidding to make a splash when he plays a new tournament, but he'll be happy just to make the cut in his Canadian Open debut....
13:39, 06/05/2019

S&P 500 dips as Intel slide counters trade hopes The S&P 500 fell on Wednesday as a late slide in shares of Intel Corp erased earlier gains fueled by hopeful notes from the White House regarding the status of trade negotiations with China....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Spiritual adviser hopes for clemency for death row inmate The spiritual adviser for a Tennessee man scheduled to be executed next week said on Thursday he is still hopeful the governor will grant clemency to the inmate he says has been redeemed by Jesus....
00:00, 05/10/2019

US STOCKS-Futures advance on growing hopes of a rate cut U.S. stock index futures pointed to further gains on Wednesday, after the indexes racked up their biggest one-day gains in five months in the prior session, fueled by rising hopes the Federal Reserve would cut rates to counter any hit from spiraling ...
14:52, 06/05/2019

Arsenal hopes to win Europa League for missing Mkhitaryan BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka and Sokratis Papastathopoulos say they want to win the Europa League title for their teammate Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who is missing the final for political reasons. Xhaka says “of course we̵...
18:00, 05/28/2019

National transgender hotline hopes to prevent suicide TUCSON – According to the National Transgender Survey, 41 percent of transgender Americans reported they have attempted suicide. The first transgender suicide hotline is now up and running in the U.S., it is called Trans Lifeline. Trans Lifelin...
18:13, 05/07/2019

‘Balkan Spring’ Turns to Summer, and Hopes for Change Dim From Serbia to Montenegro and Albania, thousands have taken to the streets for months to protest corrupt, autocratic leaders. Yet nothing has budged....
10:13, 06/01/2019

UA player hopes to follow aunt’s footsteps with Nat. Title TUCSON – Arizona infielder Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her aunt (former Wildcat softball great Toni Mascarenas). Mascarenas won a national championship with the Cats in 2001.  Arizona’s 2019 team suits ...
05:00, 05/30/2019

| Sarri fears Chelsea ban will ruin title hopes Maurizio Sarri said Chelsea have no chance of competing with Manchester City and Liverpool next season unless their two-window transfer ban is overturned....
20:26, 05/08/2019

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Malaysia's hopes of economic revival under Mahathir fade A year ago, Malaysian land surveyor Muhammad Nur Aliff had high hopes that a shock election victory by 93-year-old Mahathir Mohamad could be the catalyst for reform and revival in a country hobbled by sky-high public debt and corruption....
10:39, 05/10/2019

Hopes for third Trump-Kim summit revived despite Pyongyang criticism Hopes for a third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared to be revived Wednesday even after Pyongyang rebuked Washington over "hostility" that "viciously slandered" the country....
11:00, 06/26/2019

Vettel: Ferrari needs turnaround by summer to have any F1 title hopes Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari needs to turn around its form before the summer break to have any chance of getting back into the Formula 1 title battle...
11:26, 06/07/2019

Thailand's World Cup Hopes Could Hinge On Not Getting Stomped By The USWNT In a few hours’ time, barring a sequence of events so improbable as to not even merit serious concern, the USWNT will have easily beaten Thailand in the two countries’ opening 2019 Women’s World Cup match. The extent of that essentially guaranteed re...
22:13, 06/11/2019

METALS-Chinese stimulus hopes support copper Copper prices touched their highest in two weeks on Tuesday, lifted by hopes that top consumer China will pump money into building metals-intensive infrastructure....
20:00, 06/11/2019

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault merger France said it hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault and said it would be happy to re-examine any new proposal after FCA withdrew its offer....
13:52, 06/06/2019

'Prince of clay' Thiem hopes his time has come in Paris Austrian world number four Dominic Thiem was a losing finalist at the French Open last year as Spaniard Rafael Nadal continued his dominance on the Paris clay....
08:13, 05/24/2019

El Chapo’s hopes of breathing fresh air squashed by judge Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman won’t be breathing fresh air anytime soon, a judge has ruled. Brooklyn federal court Judge Brian Cogan sided with prosecutors in his Monday decision, lampooning Guzman’s hopes for outdoor exercise and...
06:13, 06/04/2019

Warriors stun Raptors to keep NBA Finals hopes alive  TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s presence and subsequent absence spurred the Warriors to somehow keep alive their season in a 106-105 Game 5 triumph Monday over the tight, cold-shooting Raptors at Scotiabank Arena. After his sharp, 11-point first quarter set...
16:26, 06/11/2019

UK hopes trade deal with US could soften Brexit blow While in the UK for a three-day state visit, US President Trump is dangling the possibility of a "big" post-Brexit trade deal. But can freeing up bilateral trade really alleviate the fallout of the UK's exit from the EU?...
14:39, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Slim hopes of a local winner at the Monaco GP MONACO (AP) — The Latest on motorsport’s busiest day (all times local): ___ 1:10 p.m. From his giant hilltop palace perched over the streets of the tiny Principality’s winding streets, Prince Albert has seen many races at the Monaco Grand...
14:13, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Father hopes baby cut from slain mom will live CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Relatives of the woman who was strangled before her unborn baby was cut from her womb are expressing relief that their ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Newly-wed Vettel hopes for good news from stewards A newly-married Sebastian Vettel and his Ferrari Formula One team hope to persuade stewards on Friday to review a controversial decision that cost the German victory in Canada two weeks ago....
23:13, 06/20/2019

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown with his club....
21:13, 06/20/2019

Wall St. rallies on hopes of U.S. rate cut, trade progress Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
23:26, 06/07/2019

Trump says he hopes there is no war with Iran — a more cautious tone than his advisers U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Mark Sanchez has historically high hopes for the Jets Maybe Mark Sanchez still feels bad about the Butt Fumble or maybe he really is buying into the Jets’ new coach and latest attempt at a franchise quarterback. The former Jets signal caller, starting his first year as an analyst for NFL Network, predic...
07:26, 05/10/2019

Jan Vertonghen hopes for glorious end to ‘craziest Champions League ever’ • Spurs defender praises Mauricio Pochettino as final nears• ‘In every single game something crazy happened’Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen is hoping for a successful end to the “craziest Champions League ever”, as the countdown to Saturday’s final with L...
00:26, 05/31/2019

How Poland’s far-right nationalists went from setting hopes on Trump to rallying against him Whereas Trump’s 2017 Warsaw speech was considered to symbolize the ascent of “nationalist internationalism” at the time, Saturday’s mass rally in the same city proved its limits....
15:13, 05/13/2019

Congress hopes China tariffs are short-lived Congressional Republicans and Democrats said they hoped the tariffs on Chinese goods are short-lived. While Republicans praised the president for being "tough" on China, Democrats worry the move will have a negative impact on the U.S. economy. (May 1...
00:13, 05/11/2019

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle East. Abe told reporters Wednesday that he wants to do as much as he could to secure peace and stabi...
10:00, 06/12/2019

St. Louis newspaper may have just jinxed the Blues’ Stanley Cup hopes If only they stopped the presses. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch embarrassingly published a letter from team owner Tom Stillman on Sunday that celebrated a championship the team has yet to win. “Winning the Stanley Cup was a dream come true for so...
05:52, 06/10/2019

Wilder hopes to ‘demolish’ Breazeale in title fight Deontay Wilder is on a mission — and not afraid to talk about it — as he prepares to defend his piece of the heavyweight title Saturday against Dominic Breazeale in New York. Wilder tells PodcastOne Sports now co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg that...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Redirecting hate: ADL hopes Googling for KKK or jihad will take you down a different path The Redirect Method uses ads and Google search to steer people away from extremist content to material that exposes the hatred of such groups       ...
19:13, 06/24/2019

15 destinations you can visit for under $15 a day These are the top places to go if you’re itching to experience a beautiful travel adventure on a budget.        ...
15:39, 05/07/2019

With trade nailed down, D.C. United hopes other pieces fall into place The deal for left back Marquinhos Pedroso ahead of Saturday's match vs Columbus should allow other players to return to natural positions in the attack, which has sputtered....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Organization Hopes To Teach The Dangers Of Head Trauma To Children LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) — A new video from the organization Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky is being sent to birthing centers across the state as a major effort to save young children’s lives from head trauma. This comes as new details emer...
00:52, 05/08/2019

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
18:26, 05/22/2019

Newly crowned Thai king hopes for unity, prosperity Thailand’s newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn has told thousands of cheering people gathered outside Bangkok’s Grand Palace that he is grateful for their good wishes and believes they are a sign everyone will work together for the country’s prosp...
15:39, 05/06/2019

Pulisic hopes for chance to play alongside Hazard at Chelsea "Christian Pulisic hopes he can reach the same heights as Eden Hazard when he begins his Chelsea career this summer – and also wants to play alongside the Belgium international next season."...
15:26, 05/22/2019

Aidy Boothroyd hopes Under-21s can smooth path to England domination Boothroyd takes squad to the Under-21 Euros determined to add to other junior teams’ triumphs and entertain on the wayAt St George’s Park, where England’s Under-21s have spent the past three weeks preparing for the European Championship, Aidy Boothro...
11:52, 06/14/2019

Oil group Total hopes new supercomputer will help it find oil faster and more cheaply Energy major Total said its new supercomputer - which has propelled it to a world ranking as the most powerful computer in the sector - will enable its geologists to find oil faster, cheaper and with a better success rate....
11:26, 06/18/2019

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be an opportunity to build a good life and a secure......
20:13, 06/20/2019

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you realize it’s based on a true story, and then it becomes a horror movie,'' Julianna Margulies told Global...
21:13, 05/27/2019

RPT-Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
07:13, 05/22/2019

World share markets continue rally on trade, Fed hopes Stock indexes around the world gained on Tuesday as investors piled into riskier assets as they bet on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and that a U.S.-China trade agreement could follow the U.S.-Mexico deal....
17:39, 06/11/2019

Hachimura hopes his success helps growth of Japan basketball Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and helped bring the sport into the Japanese consciousness....
23:00, 06/20/2019

President Trump Says Iran Was Behind Oil Tanker Attacks, but He Still Hopes for Negotiation (WASHINGTON) — Calling Iran “a nation of terror,” President Donald Trump on Friday publicly accused the Persian Gulf nation of responsibility for recent attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Trump said IranR...
19:39, 06/14/2019

The England triumph of 2009 that will fire their Women’s World Cup hopes Four members of Phil Neville’s squad won the Under-19 Euros 10 years ago. They believe that could prove crucial in FranceLucy Bronze recalls a goal from a decade ago as if it were yesterday. “I remember both the goals that we scored in the final,” sh...
18:26, 06/03/2019

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan later this month to try to reduce trade tensions between the two countries....
19:52, 06/14/2019

Michelisz boosts WTCR title hopes with Nurburgring Nordschleife win Hyundai World Touring Car Cup driver Norbert Michelisz boosted his title chances by claiming his first victory of 2019 in the opening Nurburgring Nordschleife race...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Man accused of killing his own family hopes millionaire will free him from jail A Florida man accused of killing his parents and brother hopes to get sprung from jail with a little help from reporters — and a lot from a kind-hearted millionaire, saying he’d be “eternally grateful” for the generosity. Emails sent by G...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Germany's Maas hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine under new leader The German and French foreign ministers went to Ukraine to lend support to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and further reforms. Heiko Maas has hopes of restarting the peace process in eastern Ukraine....
21:26, 05/30/2019

Mayor Hopes To Jump-Start City’s Recycling Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mayor Linda Gorton tells the media that she is taking steps to jump-start the city’s recycling program. “I want to make the changes we need to make and get our recycling program back on track,” Gorton said. “I’m ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Ricciardo "torn" over hopes of exciting Zandvoort race in F1 2020 Renault's Daniel Ricciardo is "torn" over Formula 1's return to Zandvoort in 2020 because the "big balls" circuit is likely to be a "processional" race with little overtaking...
11:39, 05/15/2019

World shares rally again on Trump tariff relief, Fed hopes World shares rallied on Tuesday to hold near one-month highs, with German carmakers outperforming and Wall Street looking to extend gains after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico....
15:26, 06/11/2019

James Bettcher’s hopes for retooled Giants ‘D’: ‘Aggressive, attacking’ This was not long after the stunning trade became official and the Giants knew they were getting back a young safety, Jabrill Peppers, as part of a mega-deal that shipped Odell Beckham Jr. to Cleveland. The phone belonging to James Bettcher, the Gian...
03:26, 05/09/2019

Mnuchin hopes for 'substantial progress' in China trade talks U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that he hopes to make "substantial progress" with Chinese negotiators in the next two rounds of trade talks, as the world's two largest economies look for ways to end their bruising trade war....
12:52, 04/30/2019

Frankfurt loses to Mainz in blow to Champions League hopes FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt’s hopes of Champions League qualification took a blow Sunday in a 2-0 defeat at home to Mainz in the Bundesliga. Mainz striker Anthony Ujah ended his 18-game run without a goal by scoring twice in f...
23:00, 05/12/2019

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said....
17:52, 06/17/2019

| Half a century and counting? Strike duo hold key to Arsenal hopes Arsenal are aiming to win a first European trophy in in 25 years and their hopes appear to rest at the feet of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette....
07:39, 05/28/2019

Wall Street drops after Fed chair dampens rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks ended lower on Wednesday and the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record high closes as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dampened expectations the central bank could move later this year to cut interest rates....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Mexico hopes to reach migration deal with U.S. as tariffs loom Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said if Washington imposed tariffs on Mexican imports, it could be counterproductive to stopping immigration flows across the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Chelsea’s waltzing wizard Eden Hazard hopes for one last dance Europa League final against Arsenal will likely be the brilliant No 10’s farewell but he has always aimed to leave on a highEden Hazard’s plan was always to go out on a high. That was clear even when times were toughest, a little over three years ago...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Pelosi to meet Mnuchin in hopes of deals on debt, spending WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other congressional leaders have arranged to meet with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney next week. They want to explore an agreement to increase the...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Trump hopes lightning strikes twice as 2020 campaign set to launch When Trump kicks off his re-election bid in Florida next week, the insurgent is now the incumbent – and it appears the presidency hasn’t changed his strategyWhen Donald Trump launches his presidential re-election campaign next week, he will do it at ...
09:26, 06/13/2019

Royals prospect Witt hopes to live up to lofty billing Bobby Witt Jr., the son of retired pitcher Bobby Witt, has been introduced as the highest-profile new member of the Royals' farm system       ...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Golden oldie Pizarro deals Dortmund hopes another blow "Borussia Dortmund let slip a two-goal lead and were held 2-2 at Werder Bremen, seriously denting their Bundesliga title hopes, on Saturday with 40-year-old Claudio Pizarro scoring the equaliser for the hosts."...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Semenya hopes to inspire South Africa at women's World Cup Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after paying a visit to their camp in Paris on Wednesday....
00:52, 06/13/2019

Manchester United's Champions League hopes ruined by Huddersfield Ole Gunnar Solskjaer arrival at Old Trafford heralded an upturn in Manchester United's fortunes, but the Norwegian has been unable to sustain the rejuvenation of an ailing club....
00:26, 05/06/2019

Gene-edited pig organs being tested on monkeys in hopes of human use For George Church, the future is finally now. Back in 2017, the Harvard University geneticist predicted that a startup company he co-founded, eGenesis, would be using animal organs for human transplants within two years. “I was wrong,” Ch...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Edmund retires injured as British hopes in men's draw ends "Kyle Edmund was forced to retire injured against Pablo Cuevas in the third set as British hopes were ended in the men\u0027s draw at Roland Garros."...
13:39, 05/30/2019

George Clooney hopes media ‘kinder’ to Meghan Markle LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney says the media should “be a little kinder” to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after she gave birth to a baby boy. Clooney told The Associated Press Tuesday at the Hollywood premiere of his movie “Cat...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Machado hopes lightning doesn't strike twice in rematch with Cancio Alberto Machado is determined to put the first loss of his career behind him in a rematch with Andrew Cancio on Friday, and he vows to be better prepared this time to regain his junior lightweight world title....
18:39, 06/19/2019

Hopes of Brexit Breakthrough Dashed as Bipartisan Talks Collapse The U.K.’s main opposition Labour Party pulled the plug on Brexit talks with the government, scotching hopes for a bipartisan solution to break the logjam in Parliament over the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Wall St. rises, helped by rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes rose on Wednesday as investors bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut after weak private sector jobs data and on optimism the United States and Mexico would reach a agreement and avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
22:13, 06/05/2019

Oil inches down as inventory data counters trade deal hopes Oil prices ticked down on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal....
16:13, 06/19/2019

Novartis hopes Kisqali data will help narrow gap to blockbuster rival Novartis has released data showing sharply improved overall survival rates for its breast cancer drug Kisqali, which the Swiss drugmaker hopes will help it chip away at the dominance of Pfizer's blockbuster Ibrance....
14:13, 06/01/2019

James Comey hopes Donald Trump doesn’t get impeached Former FBI Director James Comey said in a TV appearance Thursday that he hopes President Trump isn’t impeached, he wants him voted out of office instead — and Trump soon blasted back at him on twitter. During a CNN Town Hall, Comey said &...
06:39, 05/10/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women        ...
17:13, 04/30/2019

Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
14:13, 05/21/2019

United's Champions League hopes end with draw v Huddersfield Manchester United's hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League ended with a 1-1 draw at already relegated Huddersfield on Sunday        ...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner through dialogue....
03:39, 05/10/2019

Huddersfield’s Mbenza levels to kill off Manchester United’s top-four hopes Manchester United’s slender hopes of a top-four finish were ended in shambolic fashion when they surrendered an early lead to relegated Huddersfield, allowing the club marooned at the bottom of the table with 14 points to claim a wholly unexpected 15...
20:13, 05/05/2019

After Budapest Tourist Boat Accident, Fading Hopes for Survivors At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway to determine the cause....
16:00, 05/30/2019

Argentina’s beloved book industry hopes to weather crisis As the hugely popular Buenos Aires Book Fair opens its doors to the public once again, the chills of the economic downturn are being felt across the publishing sector....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Japan's Abe hopes U.S., China resolve trade war through constructive talks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he hoped the United States and China would resolve their trade war through constructive dialogue when they meet at a gathering of leaders from the Group of 20 major economies....
10:52, 06/26/2019