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  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on January 22, 2017.

    Members of the Arab minority have criticized the law as “racist and verging on apartheid,” according to Reuters.

  • LONDON- A 44- year-old British woman died on Sunday after being exposed to the Novichok nerve agent in western England just a few miles from where Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were struck down by the same agent four months ago. Trump adviser says two Supreme Court candidates are tougher sell. President Donald Trump on potential nominees to the...

  • VATICAN CITY, June 27- When Pope Francis wanted to appoint a woman as deputy head of the Vatican press office in 2016, he quickly ran into opposition from the Catholic Church's male-dominated hierarchy. Francis declined to say who had resisted his appointment of Paloma Garcia Ovejero, a 42- year-old Spanish journalist, the only woman with an executive role in...

  • VATICAN CITY, June 27- When Pope Francis wanted to appoint a woman as deputy head of the Vatican press office in 2016, he quickly ran into opposition from the Catholic Church's male-dominated hierarchy. Francis declined to say who had resisted his appointment of Paloma Garcia Ovejero, a 42- year-old Spanish journalist, the only woman with an executive role in...

  • The court ordered the top Washington state court to revisit the case in light of its ruling on June 4 in favor of Colorado baker Jack Phillips.

  • President Donald Trump and Pope Francis meet at the Vatican, May 24, 2017.

    Pope Francis has criticized the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families at the Mexican border, saying populism is not the answer to the world's immigration problems.

  • *Says wants more women to lead Vatican departments. In a rare, wide-ranging interview, the pope said he was optimistic about talks that may lead to a historic agreement over the appointment of bishops in China, and said he may accept more bishops' resignations over a sexual abuse scandal in Chile. Reflecting at his Vatican residence on his five years as pope, he...

  • *Says wants more women to lead Vatican departments. In a rare, wide-ranging interview, the pope said he was optimistic about talks that may lead to a historic agreement over the appointment of bishops in China, and said he may accept more bishops' resignations over a sexual abuse scandal in Chile. Reflecting at his Vatican residence on his five years as pope, he...

  • *Says wants more women to lead Vatican departments. In a rare, wide-ranging interview, the pope said he was optimistic about talks that may lead to a historic agreement over the appointment of bishops in China, and said he may accept more bishops' resignations over a sexual abuse scandal in Chile. Reflecting at his Vatican residence on his five years as pope, he...

  • *Says wants more women to lead Vatican departments. In a rare, wide-ranging interview, the pope said he was optimistic about talks that may lead to a historic agreement over the appointment of bishops in China, and said he may accept more bishops' resignations over a sexual abuse scandal in Chile. Reflecting at his Vatican residence on his five years as pope, he...

  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks on immigration and law enforcement actions to cadets from Lackwanna College Police Academy.

    The complaint accuses Sessions of child abuse, racial discrimination and disseminating doctrines contrary to the Methodist church's standards.

  • More than 20 firms, including Gatehouse Bank, Bank of London and The Middle East, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and Qatar Islamic Bank, offer Islamic financial products in Britain. The country has previously addressed the adverse tax treatment for Islamic bonds and residential mortgages, helping Islamic banking assets reach more than $5 billion pounds in 2016, while...

  • VATICAN CITY, June 8- Environmentalists and aid agencies urged executives of the world's top oil companies attending a Vatican conference on climate change on Friday to heed Pope Francis's warnings about global warming. But a Vatican source said the heads or senior executives of companies including ExxonMobil, Eni, BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Norway's Equinor and...

  • Crossfit founder and CEO Greg Glassman (R)

    CrossFit, the highly successful gym franchise, came under scrutiny after an Indianapolis-based location's owner canceled an LGBTQ Pride workout and a Crossfit corporate employee later called the idea a 'sin.'

  • KABUL, June 3- A roadside bomb killed an Afghan archaeologist near an ancient Buddhist excavation site, also home to the country's largest copper reserve, raising concerns about increasing threats to government-backed projects, officials said on Sunday. Taliban militants, seeking to reimpose strict Islamic law after their 2001 ouster, blew up two ancient...

  • VATICAN CITY, June 1- The Vatican will host executives of the world's top oil companies for a conference next week on climate change and the transition away from fossil fuels, a Vatican source said on Friday. The conference, organised by the University of Notre Dame in the United States, is expected to be attended by the heads or senior executives of companies...

  • The tweet led Walt Disney Co's ABC network to cancel its hit revival of her "Roseanne" sitcom, whose popularity Trump has cited as evidence his supporters, who include Barr, want shows that speak to their concerns. Jarrett said on Tuesday that Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger called her before ABC revealed the show's cancellation. "Gee, he never called President...

  • The tweet led Walt Disney Co's ABC network to cancel its hit revival of the "Roseanne" sitcom, whose popularity President Donald Trump has cited as evidence his supporters, who include Barr, want shows that speak to their concerns. Barr sparked widespread anger, including at ABC, with a since-deleted tweet comparing Valerie Jarrett, an adviser to President Barack...

  • *Turkey third most popular for Islamic holidays- report. ALANYA, Turkey, May 23- Turkey's $26 billion tourism industry has been battered by security fears and political disputes in recent years but one corner of the market is quietly growing- beach holidays for conservative Muslims. Dozens of hotels and resorts on Turkey's shores, featuring separate pools and...

  • VATICAN CITY, May 20- Pope Francis said on Sunday he would elevate 14 churchmen from five continents to the rank of cardinal, picking candidates who work with the poor or where Catholics are in a minority and putting his stamp on the group that will elect his successor. Making the surprise announcement during his weekly Sunday address, the pope said the new...