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US Cardinal, Critic of Pope, Still Waiting for Answers

September 7, 2018

One of Pope Francis’ leading critics said Thursday he was “deeply shaken” by accusations of a sex abuse cover-up against the pontiff and wants an investigation, but is still pressing Francis to respond to an earlier set of questions about his views on marriage. American Cardinal Raymond Burke denied Thursday he had any prior knowledge […]

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US Ports Fear Tariffs Could Reduce Ship Traffic, Jobs

September 1, 2018

Ports and ground terminals in nearly every state handle goods that are now or will likely soon be covered by import tariffs. Port executives worry that this could mean a slowdown in shipping that would have ripple effects on truckers and others whose jobs depend on trade. The Associated Press analyzed government data and found […]

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When Police Kill: Rare US Murder Conviction Stands Out

September 1, 2018

The conviction of a Dallas police officer this week on charges of killing an unarmed teenager has stood out for its rarity. Roy Oliver, who was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Wednesday for the killing of 15-year-old high school freshman Jordan Edwards in 2017, became only the sixth police officer convicted in an […]

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