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August 02, 2018 - 8:35 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has changed church teaching about the death penalty, saying in a new policy published Thursday that it is always "inadmissible" because it "attacks" the inherent dignity of all humans. The Vatican said Francis had approved a change to the Catechism of the Catholic...
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July 29, 2018 - 10:30 am
LUCKAU, Germany (AP) — Sophie Steiert opens a bag of kosher gummy bears and offers them to 20 other German teenagers seated around her in their high school classroom. “They’re really yummy,” Steiert, 16, says with an enticing smile. “And by the way, does any one of you know what kosher means?” The...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 4, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick speaks during a memorial service in South Bend, Ind. Pope Francis has accepted U.S. prelate Theodore McCarrick's offer to resign from the College of Cardinals following allegations of sexual abuse, including one involving an 11-year-old boy, and ordered him to conduct a "life of prayer and penance" in a home to be designated by the pontiff until a church trial is held, the Vatican said Saturday, July 28, 2018. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
July 28, 2018 - 1:07 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a move seen as unprecedented, Pope Francis has effectively stripped U.S. prelate Theodore McCarrick of his cardinal's title following allegations of sexual abuse, including one involving an 11-year-old boy. The Vatican announced Saturday that Francis ordered McCarrick to...
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July 22, 2018 - 2:31 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Francesco Molinari played a steady hand amid another crazy ending at Carnoustie and won the British Open to become Italy’s first major champion. Tiger Woods took the lead on Sunday at a major for the first time in nine years and lost it with one bad swing. Jordan Spieth...
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July 22, 2018 - 1:15 pm
The Latest: Francesco Molinari breaks US stranglehold on majors CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 7 p.m. Francesco Molinari’s win at the British Open has broken the American stranglehold on golf’s major championships, with a U.S. golfer having won the...
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Francesco Molinari of Italy plays out of a bunker on the 6th green during the final round for the 147th British Open Golf championships in Carnoustie, Scotland, Sunday, July 22, 2018. (AP PhotoPeter Morrison)
July 22, 2018 - 12:37 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Francesco Molinari has set the clubhouse target at 8-under par after shooting a bogey-free, 2-under 69 at the British Open. Molinari holed a 5-foot birdie putt at No. 18 to take the outright lead, leaving Xander...
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July 22, 2018 - 12:00 pm
The Latest: Molinari takes outright lead at British Open CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Francesco Molinari has taken the outright lead at the British Open for the first time, and Tiger Woods is still not out of it. Molinari tapped in for...
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Paramedics carry a person rescued from a boat that capsized off Cyprus' northern coastline, as he is brought to a hospital in Silifke, near the city of Mersin, southern Turkey, late Wednesday, July 18, 2018. A boat carrying about 150 migrants capsized off the northern coast of Cyprus on Wednesday, with the search continuing and some 105 people rescued so far according to the Turkish coast guard. (Mustafa Ercan/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
July 22, 2018 - 5:47 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented the latest migrant deaths in shipwrecks of smugglers' boats and entreated nations to act swiftly to prevent more tragedies. Francis in his traditional Sunday appearance to faithful in St. Peter's Square expressed sorrow over recent deaths in the...
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Brooks Koepka of the US watches his hshot from the 5th tee during the third round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Saturday July 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 21, 2018 - 10:59 am
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Brooks Koepka is unlikely to be celebrating back-to-back major victories at the British Open on Sunday. The U.S. Open champion started the third round five shots off the lead but is 4 over for the day after...
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July 17, 2018 - 10:41 am
MOSCOW (AP) _ Russian prosecutors are pushing to question U.S. intelligence agents and a former ambassador to Moscow in their investigation of an influential foe of Vladimir Putin. The general prosecutor's office made the announcement Tuesday in the wake of Putin's summit Monday with U.S. President...
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