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    World Pope Francis Is Finally Ready to Address Claims He Covered Up Sexual Misconduct, Vatican Says – TIME

    (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis’ top advisers say the Vatican is preparing the “necessary clarifications” about accusations that the pope covered up the sexual misconduct of a now-disgraced American cardinal. Francis’ nine cardinal advisers expressed their “full solidarity” Monday with the pope...
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    World Video: Kofi Annan leaves Switzerland; begins final journey – Myjoyonline

    The remains of former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, has left Switzerland where he died a few weeks ago, en route to Accra, Ghana. The body is expected to arrive in the country later today for elaborate funeral rites that will precede the burial on Thursday. The … Read more via Ghana...
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    World Scientists find 3 bizarre new sea creatures in pitch-black part of Pacific Ocean – FOX News

    Three bizarre-looking types of deep sea creatures have been spotted in one of the deepest parts of the Pacific Ocean — the Atacama Trench, located up to 7 miles below the … Read more via FOX News – Get more World News
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    World Pound gains on cautious Barnier Brexit deal comment – Reuters

    (Reuters) – A cautious comment by the EU Brexit negotiator that there could be a deal by November if unrealistic demands are taken off the table boosted sterling on Monday amid new optimism among investors....... Read more via Reuters – Get more World News
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    World Two dead in suspected IS suicide bomb attack on Libya oil company – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Suicide bombers suspected of being from the Islamic State group stormed the headquarters of Libya’s National Oil Company on Monday and killed at least two people, officials said. An oil company official, who asked not to be named... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and...
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    World President Trump Praises North Korea’s Toned-Down Parade –

    (Bloomberg) — Kim Jong Un presided over a tempered military parade Sunday, in the latest sign that he wants to revive stalled nuclear talks with the U.S. as he pushes for North Korea to rejoin the international community. Kim marked the 70th anniversary of … Read more via More Top Stories –...
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    World 7 wounded in Paris attack; no terrorism suspected – USA Today

    A man armed with a knife and a metal bar wounded seven people – four of them seriously – when he went on a rampage in central Paris late Sunday. Authorities say that terrorism is not suspected at this time.... Read more via More Top Stories – Google News – Get more...
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    World Les Moonves, one of the highest-paid CEOs in the US, leaves CBS with a net worth of $700 million – Pulse Ng

    Leslie Moonves, CEO and Chairman of CBS Corporation, left the company after a new wave of sexual assault and harassment allegations, the network announced Sunday night. The New Yorker published a report Sunday detailing accusations against the media executive from six women. This came after CBS...
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    World French police’s attempt to arrest intruder shuts down airport runway – Punch Newspapers

    France’s Lyon Airport temporarily closed its runway on Monday as police chased an intruder who had rammed a car through a terminal building. Consequently, the intruder sped across the tarmac before being detained, police and judicial sources said... Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    World Why a far-right party with white supremacist roots is on the rise — in Sweden – Washington Post

    On Sunday, voters went to the polls in Sweden. The result confirmed what the polls had forecast: a record high for the national populist Sweden Democrats, a party rooted in white supremacism that wants to.... Read more via More Top Stories – Google News – Get more...
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    World Russian novichok hitmen ‘have been killed to cover up crime’ –Mail Online

    Two Russians accused of launching a nerve agent attack on Britain may already be dead, a leading Vladimir Putin critic has claimed. Andrei Piontkovsky believes that men – named by British police as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov – could have been executed to hide traces of the … Read...

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