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Pope orders ‘thorough study’ of Vatican documents in McCarrick abuse case

Pope Francis has authorized a “thorough study” of Vatican archives into how a prominent American cardinal advanced through church ranks despite allegations that he slept with seminarians and young priests, the Vatican said Saturday. The Vatican said it was aware that such an investigation may produce evidence “that choices were taken that would not be consonant with a contemporary approach ...

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Interpol president reported missing during trip to China

He left his home in Lyon, France, for a visit to his homeland, and then vanished — putting the International Criminal Police Organization, best known as Interpol, at the centre of its own missing persons case. Meng Hongwei, Interpol’s president, boarded a plane and arrived in China, according to a French judicial official. But then, nothing. His wife, who put ...

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Pence accuses China of interfering in U.S. policies, politics

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence is accusing China of trying to undermine President Donald Trump as the administration deploys tough new rhetoric over Chinese trade, economic and foreign policies. At the Hudson Institute think tank on Thursday, Pence said China was using its power in “more proactive and coercive ways to interfere in the domestic policies and politics of the United States.” ...

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Booming global economy at risk of going bust as debt soars, IMF warns

Welcome to The National Today newsletter, which takes a closer look at what’s happening around some of the day’s most notable stories. Sign up here and it will be delivered directly to your inbox Monday to Friday. TODAY: The booming global economy is at risk of another financial collapse, the International Monetary Fund warned today. The FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh is either finished or ...

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U.S. NATO rep veers off Trump’s script, praises Canada’s contributions to alliance

U.S. President Donald Trump’s representative to NATO is leaving some daylight between herself and her boss on the thorny political matter of Canada’s monetary contributions to the alliance. “Canada is doing so many things that are very important,” Kay Bailey Hutchison said in an interview airing Tuesday on CBC News Network’s Power & Politics. ‘Canada is doing so many things in our ...

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