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The complicated relationship between Catholicism and the death penalty

The complicated relationship between Catholicism and the death penalty Amnesty International, which has long campaigned for a worldwide ban on the death penalty , welcomed the development as an "important step forward". In a news conference in Bukidnon, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. The Catechism of the Church, which sums up the teachings, previously stated that death penalty could be used in some cases. "We have a problem", he said. [Full Article...]

7.0-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

7.0-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, tsunami warning issued It was even stronger than an natural disaster last week that measured 6.4 and killed 17 people in the region. Lombok, about 40km (25 miles) east of Bali, attracts tourists from around the world to its beaches and hiking trails. "15 sold seconds of "hoooooly s**t this is happening". "The lamp was shaking and people were shouting 'Get out.' I ran out into the dark because the power cut off". [Full Article...]

Twenty dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland

Twenty dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland Police said a large rescue mission had been deployed to the scene of the crash, including five helicopters. It was flying a group of 17 Swiss nationals and a three-member family from Austria on a sightseeing tour for the company JU-AIR. A general view of the accident site of a Junkers Ju-52 airplane of the local airline JU-AIR, in 2,450 meters (8,038 feet) above sea level near the mountain resort ... [Full Article...]

Yellowstone visitor taunts bison, prompts investigation for 'reckless' behavior

Yellowstone visitor taunts bison, prompts investigation for 'reckless' behavior They also warn to stay in your vehicle if you encounter a wildlife jam. The man, 55-year-old Raymond Reinke of Pendleton, Oregon, was being sought after his bail was revoked following a string of citations in Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park over the past week. [Full Article...]

Venezuela says explosions an attack on Maduro

Venezuela says explosions an attack on Maduro The Venezuelan information minister says the president is fine. Mr Rodriguez said the president and his cabinet, who was standing next to him, were not injured. But firefighters at the scene of the blast disputed the government's version of events. Rodriguez said Maduro will speak to the nation later Saturday evening. [Full Article...]

Facebook Warns Of ‘Bad Actors,’ Deletes Accounts Ahead Of Midterms

Facebook Warns Of ‘Bad Actors,’ Deletes Accounts Ahead Of Midterms The committee has been looking into the issue for months, but concern heightened on Tuesday, when Facebook said it had identified a new coordinated political influence campaign to mislead its users and sow dissension among voters ahead of November's U.S. [Full Article...]

Everyone on Board During Aeromexico Crash Escaped Before Plane Erupted in Flames

Everyone on Board During Aeromexico Crash Escaped Before Plane Erupted in Flames The airline's CEO says the plane was 10 years old, "perfectly maintained" and was last serviced back in February. A reporter for network Milenio said some passengers had walked to a nearby highway to seek help. The civil defense office of Durango state says the plane came down in a field near the airport for the state capital, also named Durango . "It is confirmed that there were no death... [Full Article...]

U.S. pledges nearly $300 million security funding for Southeast Asia

U.S. pledges nearly $300 million security funding for Southeast Asia EAS was initiated by 16 countries in East Asia, Southeast Asian and South Asia. "As part of our commitment to advancing regional security in the Indo-Pacific, the United States is excited to announce almost US$300 million dollars of new funding to reinforce security cooperation throughout the entire region", he said. [Full Article...]

'Our boys are coming home;' Pence welcomes Korean War dead

'Our boys are coming home;' Pence welcomes Korean War dead The meeting began with an amicable manner with delegates from both countries saying they're expecting to produce meaningful outcome. Kim handed over more than 55 boxes carrying remains of USA soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War on Friday. [Full Article...]

US threatens raising tariffs to 25% on $200bn of Chinese goods

US threatens raising tariffs to 25% on $200bn of Chinese goods Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Thursday that China will advise the U.S. to change its attitude, stop making false accusations, and return to the land of reason. In early July, the USA government imposed 25 percent tariffs on an initial $US34 billion of Chinese imports. But the U.S. Commerce Department reported Friday that the American trade deficit climbed to $46.3 b... [Full Article...]

Trump tweet on Muller probe "opinion not order": White House

Trump tweet on Muller probe In another tweet , the president suggested that Manafort was being treated poorly - worse than mobster Al Capone . Rosenstein is now the one who oversees the Mueller investigation, and if fired, a replacement would have the opportunity to scale down the probe, or even end it altogether. [Full Article...]

Israel 'thwarts IS attack' on Golan Heights

Israel 'thwarts IS attack' on Golan Heights Shortly after the remarks, Israel's military said it had carried out an air strike on the Golan on Wednesday night, killing seven insurgents that it believed were from a Syrian wing of Islamic State and en route to attack an Israeli target. [Full Article...]

Trump rallies support for gubernatorial hopeful in Tampa

Trump rallies support for gubernatorial hopeful in Tampa Trump said he plans to campaign for Republicans across the country five days a week in the run-up to the midterm elections in November. Critics have condemned voter ID laws , frequently championed by Republicans, as a tool to disenfranchise populations with poor access to government services. [Full Article...]

Trump stresses a fall shutdown may be needed

Trump stresses a fall shutdown may be needed Trump has repeatedly said this week that he would force the government to shut down if Democrats do not agree to significant increases in border spending, including money to build a wall along the southern border with Mexico , along with changes to the legal immigration system. [Full Article...]

US Welcomes Remains Of War Dead Soldiers From North Korea

US Welcomes Remains Of War Dead Soldiers From North Korea It also reported that North Korean officials have discussed how they plan to deceive the USA about the size of their arsenal of missiles and nuclear warheads and facilities. It has taken longer than Washington had hoped, but a USA state department official says the process so far has been smooth. The U.S. ambassador also expressed skepticism regarding North Korea's dismantling of the Punggye-ri ... [Full Article...]

Ford government defends move to axe basic income pilot project

Ford government defends move to axe basic income pilot project The government also announced that Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program rates would be increased 1.5 per cent, half of the three per cent commitment the Liberals made in their final budget. "Hell no", she said. "They (the Tories) certainly seem more interested in tearing things down than building things up", he said. Numerous program's participants seemed shocked and frustrated ... [Full Article...]

Trump to Sessions: end Russian Federation probe 'right now'

Although the President has repeatedly criticized the investigation and Sessions' decision to recuse himself from overseeing it, Trump's tweet that his attorney general "should stop" the probe is notable and raises fresh questions about whether the President is attempting to obstruct justice. [Full Article...]

Trump claims 'business relationship' with Mueller

Trump claims 'business relationship' with Mueller Trump and Giuliani spent the weekend pressuring Mueller, saying he should wrap up his investigation into Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election through hacking of Democratic officials and pushing fake news about Trump opponent Hillary Clinton . [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump speaks out against family separation

She said: "we have to be very careful about incentivizing behaviour that puts children at risk of being trafficked, risk of entering this country with coyotes or making an incredibly risky journey alone". Jennifer Rubin, a conservative writer for the Washington Post , argued in an op-ed that no one should no longer have any illusions about Ivanka Trump's failure to uphold a standard of moral ... [Full Article...]

Suspect in doctor's murder is former law enforcement officer

Suspect in doctor's murder is former law enforcement officer Mark Hausknecht ". The suspect's mother was a patient of Hausknecht's who died during surgery decades ago, according to Houston Police. Acevedo added Pappas had a lot of firearms and investigators found several holsters at his Southwest Houston home. [Full Article...]


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