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Russian opens money laundering probe involving Moldova

MOSCOW (AP) – The Russian Interior Ministry says that it has launched a money laundering probe involving the influential leader of Moldova’s Democratic Party, just two days before parliamentary elections in the former Soviet republic. Moldovans [...]

Pope Opens Meeting on Clerical Sex Abuse Under Great Pressure From Victims for Change

VATICAN CITY — Cloistered inside the Vatican on Thursday, Roman Catholic Church leaders heard searing prerecorded video testimonials from abuse survivors, including one made pregnant three times by a priest who started abusing her [...]

Pope Francis Opens Summit on Sexual Abuse: ‘Hear the Cry of the Little Ones’

VATICAN CITY — With his moral authority in question and his papal legacy in the balance, Pope Francis opened a historic summit meeting at the Vatican on Thursday devoted to clerical child sexual abuse, an issue that has for decades devastated [...]

Asian Cup opens with UAE-Bahrain draw, Gulf political issues

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Asian Cup host United Arab Emirates needed a late penalty from a handball to salvage a 1-1 draw with Bahrain on Saturday in the opening match of a tournament taking place against the backdrop of [...]

Nebraska election opens with races for governor, Senate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Polls have opened in Nebraska as voters statewide prepare to decide on races for governor, Congress and whether to expand the state’s Medicaid system. Ballots can be cast until 8 p.m. Tuesday. One measure in the [...]

Ethiopia-Eritrea Border Opens for First Time in 20 Years

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Astebeha Tesfaye went to visit friends in Eritrea, and had to stay 20 years. “I was going to take the bus the next day,” he said by phone on Tuesday, “but I heard that the roads were blocked, and that [...]

International Criminal Court Opens Door to a Rohingya Inquiry

In a surprise ruling, judges at the International Criminal Court said Thursday that they could exercise jurisdiction to investigate the deportation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from their homes in Myanmar as a crime [...]

Trump, Welcoming a ‘Terrific Relationship,’ Opens Talks With North Korea’s Leader

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The meeting is the most improbable geopolitical courtship in recent memory, opening an unpredictable chapter between the United States and North Korea. Source: NYT > World
Portal To Hell Opens In White House Lawn. Obama Never Had One Of Those.
OK, so maybe it wasn’t only where the M happened to be. Donald Trump is apparently doing such a great job of draining the swamp (and piping its denizens straight into his administration) that the lawn of the White House is developing a sinkhole. [...]
U.S. Embassy Opens in Jerusalem: 9 Things to Know About the City
An Economic Divide About 76 percent of the Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem live below the poverty line compared with about 23 percent of Jewish residents. In the Arab neighborhoods, the average monthly income is 40 percent lower [...]