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Pope Francis rejects German cardinal's resignation, urges reform

Pope Francis refused Thursday to let German Cardinal Reinhard Marx resign over the sex abuse scandal in the church, but said a process of reform was necessary and that every bishop must take responsibility for the “catastrophe” of the crisis. Francis wrote a letter to Marx in response to the German’s bombshell announcement last week that he had offered to ...

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FBI’s Wray expected to face Capitol Hill grilling Thursday on problem-plagued bureau

Some recent unsavory incidents involving FBI personnel are expected to face scrutiny Thursday when the bureau’s director, Christopher Wray, appears before the House Judiciary Committee, according to a report. Wray, who continues in the job under President Biden after having been appointed in 2017 by former President Trump, is expected to field questions on alleged agent misconduct, accusations of political ...

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California governor hopeful Major Williams says Gavin Newsom politicized COVID-19 for ‘power’ and ‘control’

EXCLUSIVE: California gubernatorial candidate Major Williams on Wednesday pinned the blame on Gov. Gavin Newsom for the state’s latest COVID-19 workplace policies, which business groups say will cause them an undue burden.   Williams’ comments came less than a week after California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health, known as Cal/OSHA, issued new rules that employees could ditch their masks ...

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'Indiana Jones' actress Karen Allen defends the iconic character from accusations of pedophilia

Karen Allen, the actress who played Marion Ravenwood in “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” is hoping to clear the air about a controversial scene between her character and Harrison Ford’s Indiana Jones. The massively popular adventure film debuted almost exactly 40 years ago in 1981, introducing the world to the partnership and turmoil between Indy and Marion. As the movies ...

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North Carolina black bears swiping hikers’ backpacks, US Forest Service warns

Hikers and campers are being warned to take precautions when visiting a national forest in North Carolina after a string of incidents of bears stealing backpacks and food. The U.S. Forest Service said in a statement Friday that it has received “reports of increased bear encounters” on four Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness trails inside the Nantahala National Forest. The spots include ...

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