• How Will Cardinal Donald Wuerl's Resignation Affect His Pittsburgh Flock?
How Will Cardinal Donald Wuerl's Resignation Affect His Pittsburgh Flock?

Wuerl, who led the Pittsburgh diocese for 18 years, was implicated in a recent Pennsylvania grand jury report and had faced increased calls to step down over allegations he covered up for so-called "predator priests". The report said he had allowed accused priests to be reassigned or reinstated . In another case, Wuerl returned a priest to...

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  • Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney for official visit
Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney for official visit

According to reports, the Duchess of Sussex has made a decision to bring her best friend and stylist Jessica Mulroney on the road with her next week when she and Prince Harry kick off a 16-day visit to Australia, Fiji, Tonga, and New Zealand-because even a duchess needs her BFF nearby.

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  • 27 injured as hurricane-force winds batter Portugal
27 injured as hurricane-force winds batter Portugal

Its impact was expected through Saturday night into Sunday. Global weather forecasting site AccuWeather has dubbed Leslie a "zombie hurricane" as it first formed on September 23 "and has been meandering the waters of the Atlantic Ocean for weeks".

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  • Latest Storm Callum update from Met Éireann after emergency meeting
Latest Storm Callum update from Met Éireann after emergency meeting

He said that some high areas in south wales could see up to 200mm of rain by Sunday when the monthly total for the region is 169mm. While on Saturday there is a "danger to life" alert over potential flooding due to rain covering Lothian and Borders and Dumfries and Galloway.

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  • Dubai-bound Air India Express flight diverted after hitting wall
Dubai-bound Air India Express flight diverted after hitting wall

Reportedly the Air India flight crushed the compound wall and ATC tower owing to the insufficient length of the runway. One of the wheels of the plane struck the wall. The pilot in command has 3,600 hours of flying experience on the Boeing 737 , including 500 hours as a commander and the first officer has about 3000 hours of experience on th...

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  • Storm Callum officially named as Waterford hit with Status Orange warning
Storm Callum officially named as Waterford hit with Status Orange warning

Some tiles could blow off roofs. The Met Office has upgraded its weather warning to amber for South Wales and is warning of possible flooding, power cuts and road closures. Winds will be strongest overnight and early tomorrow, gusting between 110kph and 130kph on the coasts. Richard Brown, Pembrokeshire County Council's Head of Environmenta...

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  • South Korea eyes lifting of some sanctions against North Korea
South Korea eyes lifting of some sanctions against North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo furiously harangued Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha in a telephone call on September 17 about South Korea's rapid rapprochement with North Korea. North and South Korea sent a united team of athletes to compete in some sports at the Asian Games in August, after staging basketball matches in July between Team Pea...

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  • Suspect Arrested in Killing of Bulgarian Journalist
Suspect Arrested in Killing of Bulgarian Journalist

It was not clear whether the murder was linked to Marinova's journalistic activities, Balkan Insight reported. Bulgarian authorities are under mounting pressure at home and in Brussels to bring to justice those responsible for the brutal killing of the journalist Viktoria Marinova , who was reporting on alleged corruption.

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  • Al Jazeera Media Network shows solidarity for Jamal Khashoggi
Al Jazeera Media Network shows solidarity for Jamal Khashoggi

In April, the Saudi government said it aims to generate 35 billion to 40 billion riyals ($9 billion to $11 billion) in non-oil revenues from its privatization program by 2020 and create up to 12,000 jobs. "It would be a major blow to the image that Saudi Arabia's advocates have so carefully tried to cultivate in the west, particularly in Washington...

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  • Nene out, Mboweni in
Nene out, Mboweni in

The President appointed a respected former governor of South Africa's central bank, Tito Mboweni, as the new finance minister. His major achievement at the central bank was building the nation's foreign-exchange reserves to nearly 40 billion dollars from less than 10 billion dollars.

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  • 'First Lady represented America very well': Trump summarises Melania trip
'First Lady represented America very well': Trump summarises Melania trip

Asked if she believed Ford, who accused Kavanaugh of sexual abusing her when they were teenagers, the first lady said, "I will move on that". On her trip, Trump has promoted the advocacy initiative "Be Best", which she launched earlier this year.

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  • Why Susan Collins voted
Why Susan Collins voted "yes" on Brett Kavanaugh - 60 Minutes

Collins told Bash that while she found Ford's testimony "heart-wrenching", the fact that both Ford and Kavanaugh said they were "100 percent certain" of their statements meant that she had to look to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for additional corroborating evidence.

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  • Secretary Pompeo: We have great concerns about China's actions, disagreements
Secretary Pompeo: We have great concerns about China's actions, disagreements

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo told South Korean President Moon Jae-in upon his arrival in Seoul that Kim had agreed to meet with Trump "as soon as possible", according to a statement from Moon's office. "I would certainly expect so", the official said. The KCNA said that Kim also expressed "will" and "conviction" to make progress on issue...

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  • China asked to divulge information on Interpol chief Meng's disappearance
China asked to divulge information on Interpol chief Meng's disappearance

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Interpol, which groups 192 countries and which is usually focused on finding people who are missing or wanted, said it was aware of reports about Meng's "alleged disappearance".

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  • Shehbaz Sharif arrest leaves Pakistan's opposition party in tatters
Shehbaz Sharif arrest leaves Pakistan's opposition party in tatters

Shahbaz, 67, is the younger brother of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif , 68, who is facing corruption charges in three cases. The upcoming by-elections may prove a pivotal moment as the PML-N looks to win back control of Punjab. "We strongly condemn the arrest of the party president by the NAB". The PPP chairman said his party had no issues...

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  • Georgetown Prep Classmates of Brett Kavanaugh Explain ‘Devil’s Triangle’
Georgetown Prep Classmates of Brett Kavanaugh Explain ‘Devil’s Triangle’

He did so baldly, without hesitation or reservation. On Sept. 27, Kavanaugh testified to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, after California professor Christine Blasey Ford said that he sexually assaulted her at a party when they were teenagers in the early 1980s.

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  • Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi 'was killed inside Saudi consulate'
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi 'was killed inside Saudi consulate'

Saudi Arabia's consul-general previously said his country was helping to search for Mr Khashoggi and dismissed talk of abduction. "We have nothing to hide", in the interview published Friday. I wasn't a critic, I wasn't an activist-I wasn't even against the government. The crown prince told Bloomberg that the IPO was "100 percent" in the kingd...

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  • Volunteers bury more bodies from Indonesia quake
Volunteers bury more bodies from Indonesia quake

Thousands of others were injured and more than 70,000 people have been moved to shelters and makeshift tents that have sprouted across Palu , the provincial capital that's home to 380,000 people, and its surrounding areas. Palu residents crowded around daisy- chained power strips at the few buildings with electricity, or queued for water, cash or...

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  • South Koreans Visiting Pyongyang For Summit Anniversary
South Koreans Visiting Pyongyang For Summit Anniversary

This will be Pompeo's fourth visit to North Korea since spring. In a press briefing, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said that Pompeo will talk with DPRK's top leader, Kim Jong Un, on Sunday. "We will never beg the United States to lift sanctions", it said. Kim and Trump met in Singapore in June, where they issued vague aspirat...

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  • GoFundMe campaign for Brett Kavanaugh raises close to $600000
GoFundMe campaign for Brett Kavanaugh raises close to $600000

Stevens said he had admired Kavanaugh's judicial work and had written positively about it in one of his books, "Six Amendments", which proposed a number of changes to the Constitution. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is the only Republican who said she opposes confirming Kavanaugh, though she will vote "present" so Sen. President Donald Trump's fello...

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