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Pope Benedict XVI[ See all 64 articles, 31 photos, 2 discussions, 44 comments ]

Pope Benedict XVI in the News

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Updated: 11 min ago

ABC- Francis arrived at dusk at the Ottica Spiezia on swank Via del Babuino in his Ford Focus, accompanied by his bodyguard and some plainclothes police, witness Daniel Soehe said. Shop owner Alessandro Spiezia told The Associated Press he put new lenses in the pope's existing frames. Comment?

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Syria[ See all 36 articles, 12 photos ]

Syria in the News

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ABC- Turkey's parliament has voted to renew by another year a mandate allowing the military to conduct operations in Syria and Iraq . The current mandate - which served as a legal basis for recent Turkish strikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria and Kurdish rebel targets in Iraq - runs out in October. Comment?
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Iran[ See all 154 articles, 94 photos, 4 discussions, 11 comments ]

Iran in the News

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ABC- Congress will vote this month on a resolution to disapprove of the White House-backed nuclear deal struck with Iran by the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. The deal aims to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for hundreds of billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. Comment?

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China[ See all 189 articles, 116 photos, 3 discussions, 4 comments ]

China in the News

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ABC- Blake Lively has bounced back rather impressively after giving birth to daughter James late last year, and the actress isn't afraid to admit she has had a little help. "This fit dude, @DonSaladino NOSE how to kick my butt ," she wrote on Instagram, alongside a photo of her putting a finger in his nose. Comment?

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Us Open[ See all 91 articles, 51 photos, 2 discussions, 4 comments ]

Us Open in the News

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ABC- A year ago, she arrived at Flushing Meadows seeded second at a major for the first time. She was pushed to three sets in her opening match then upset in the third round by a qualifier. Comment?

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Supreme Court[ See all 41 articles, 24 photos, 2 discussions, 73 comments ]

Supreme Court in the News

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ABC- The website Backpage.com may not be immune from state liability law and a lawsuit filed by three young girls who said they were sold as prostitutes on the website can proceed to trial, the Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday. In a 6-3 decision, the justices said the federal Communications Decency Act does not protect Backpage from state lawsuits because of allegations that the company didn't just host the ads, but helped develop the content. Comment?
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Gay Marriage[ See all 25 articles, 18 photos, 1 discussion, 2 comments ]

Gay Marriage in the News

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ABC- The county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly defied court orders by refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples is set to go before a federal judge Thursday and could be held in contempt. Rowan County clerk Kim Davis and her deputy clerks were summoned to appear before U.S. District Judge David Bunning after she repeatedly denied marriage licenses, cited her religious beliefs and "God's authority." Comment?

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Hillary Clinton[ See all 57 articles, 41 photos, 2 discussions, 5 comments ]

Hillary Clinton in the News

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ABC- Facing a congressional subpoena, a former State Department staffer connected to Hillary Clinton 's private email server has decided to invoke his Fifth Amendment right not to answer questions from several congressional committees. Attorneys for Bryan Pagliano, a former State Department staffer who received a subpoena to testify and provide documents to the House Select Committee, wrote the committee Sunday notifying the Benghazi Committee chairman, Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., that Pagliano would plead the fifth in light of the FBI investigation into the security of Clinton's email server. Comment?

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North Korea[ See all 9 articles, 5 photos ]

North Korea in the News

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USA Today- If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of Is North Korea's Air Koryo the world's worst airline? It may be the quirkiest PYONGYANG, North Korea - If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Comment?

Space Station[ See all 5 articles, 3 photos ]

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