McCarrick expelled from Catholic priesthood

McCarrick expelled from Catholic priesthood

The disgraced former American cardinal, Theodore McCarrick, is now the highest profile Vatican figure to be dismissed from priesthood in modern times. The allegations against him include sexual abuse of minors. Francis Maguire reports
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Nigeria presidential election postponed by a week

Nigeria presidential election postponed by a week

Nigeria's presidential election, which was due to be held on Saturday, has been postponed by a week, the chairman of the country's electoral commission said hours before polls were due to open.
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Gunman in Illinois warehouse kills five people

Gunman in Illinois warehouse kills five people

A gunman opened fire in a warehouse on Friday in Aurora Illinois, an hour west of Chicago, killing five people. The shooter, identified as 45-year-old Gary Martin, was an employee at the sprawling industrial complex in Aurora. He also wounded five po
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Lyft''s strategy vs. Uber in IPO race.

Lyft''s strategy vs. Uber in IPO race.

In the ride-hailing app race to the market, growth could be be the key. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
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Barbie turns 60 at New York Toy Fair

Barbie turns 60 at New York Toy Fair

Mattel showcases its best toys before New York Toy Fair as its shares drop on sales forecast.
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Wall Street rallies on trade hopes

Wall Street rallies on trade hopes

Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the Dow and the Nasdaq posting their eighth consecutive weekly gains as investors grew hopeful that the United States and China would hammer out an agreement resolving their trade war.
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Trump obese, but "in very good health overall”

Trump obese, but "in very good health overall”

President Donald Trump has put on a few pounds over the past year and is now in the obese range, although he remains in "very good health overall," according to the results of a physical examination conducted last week.
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Trump declares U.S.-Mexico border emergency

Trump declares U.S.-Mexico border emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.
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Australian leaders warned: act now to save koalas

Australian leaders warned: act now to save koalas

The President of WWF International has warned Australian leaders that the nation's iconic marsupial, the koala, is at risk of extinction due to high rates of deforestation.
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London Fashion Week faces Brexit reality

London Fashion Week faces Brexit reality

London Fashion Week is kicking off but any of its collections won't hit store shelves until after Britain leaves the European Union. Retailers and designers are fear the divorce will effect their business, and access to talent.
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Chinese citizens protest against Spain's BBVA bank

Chinese citizens protest against Spain's BBVA bank

Hundreds of Chinese citizens gathered in front of a BBVA branch in the Spanish capital to protest against the bank after their accounts were blocked.
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RBS sounds alarm over Brexit

RBS sounds alarm over Brexit

RBS earnings are on the up, but the bank is worried about the impact of a hard Brexit.
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