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Priest facing sexual assault charge in Nunavut will not be dismissed from Oblates

Priest facing sexual assault charge in Nunavut will not be dismissed from Oblates

OTTAWA — A French priest accused of sexually abusing Inuit children in Nunavut will be allowed to remain a member of the Oblates congregation after leadership in Rome ruled against his dismissal.
Man to plead guilty to helping kill 3,600 eagles, other birds and selling feathers prized by tribes

Man to plead guilty to helping kill 3,600 eagles, other birds and selling feathers prized by tribes

A Washington state man accused of helping kill more than 3,000 birds — including eagles on a Montana Indian reservation — then illegally selling their feathers intends to plead guilty to illegal wildlife trafficking and other criminal charges, court
An Italian family of three is back in Rome following two years of captivity in Mali

An Italian family of three is back in Rome following two years of captivity in Mali

ROME (AP) — Italy's foreign minister was on hand Tuesday for the arrival in Rome of an Italian family of three just hours after their release from two years of captivity in the African nation of Mali.

Imprisoned German synagogue attacker convicted of hostage-taking in attempted jailbreak

BERLIN (AP) — A German far-right extremist already serving a life sentence following an attempt to attack a synagogue in 2019 was convicted Tuesday of hostage-taking for his actions in a jailbreak attempt.
At trial's start, prosecutor says Brooklyn preacher lied to get rich, a claim his lawyer disputes

At trial's start, prosecutor says Brooklyn preacher lied to get rich, a claim his lawyer disputes

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor told a jury at the start of a fraud trial Monday that a Brooklyn preacher exaggerated his ties to New York City Mayor Eric Adams and let greed overtake him as he looted a parishioner’s retirement savings and tried to exto
UK's Sunak criticizes a Conservative’s attack on London mayor and denies Islamophobia accusations

UK's Sunak criticizes a Conservative’s attack on London mayor and denies Islamophobia accusations

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday that a Conservative lawmaker was wrong to say the mayor of London is controlled by Islamists , and denied his party tolerates anti-Muslim prejudice.

Tep Vong, the leader of Cambodia's Buddhist community, dies at 93

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Tep Vong, the senior monk who headed Cambodia’s Buddhist community and was vital for its rejuvenation in the wake of the Khmer Rouge genocide in the late 70s, has died. He was 93.

Pope Francis cancels Monday morning engagements due to mild flu symptoms, Vatican says

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis canceled his engagements Monday morning due to persistent but mild flu symptoms, the Vatican press office said in a short statement, adding that the pontiff did not have a fever.
Algeria inaugurates Africa's largest mosque after years of political delays and cost overruns

Algeria inaugurates Africa's largest mosque after years of political delays and cost overruns

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria inaugurated a gigantic mosque on its Mediterranean coastline Sunday after years of political upheaval transformed the project from a symbol of state-sponsored strength and religiosity to one of delays and cost overruns
Netanyahu says a cease-fire deal would only delay 'somewhat' an Israeli military offensive in Rafah

Netanyahu says a cease-fire deal would only delay 'somewhat' an Israeli military offensive in Rafah

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli military offensive in Gaza's southernmost city of Rafah could be “delayed somewhat” if a deal is reached for a weekslong cease-fire between Israel and Hamas , Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, and claim