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Cardinal Bernard Law, forced to resign over sex-abuse scandal, dies

Cardinal Bernard Law, forced to resign over sex-abuse scandal, dies

In the aftermath of Law's 2002 resignation because of the child molestation scandal that rocked the Catholic church, MS leaders struggled to come to terms with the two realities. "I think it lies in the human heart to want unity and peace", he says, "but other things get in the way". "And you Bernard, my cardinal, my prince of the church, my shepherd, my father in Christ, how long have I hungered at your indifferent door for a crumb of compassion, justice, or mercy?" The open hostility to ... Consulte Mais Informação

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SF officer who killed himself identified

SF officer who killed himself identified

While authorities did not offer more details about the investigation, law enforcement sources tell KPIX 5 the officer was being investigated for sex with a minor in Las Vegas. Richmond police said the officer fatally shot himself inside his auto after officers after a police pursuit. Officials say the suicide occurred Monday following a police pursuit in the city of Richmond across the bay from San Francisco. Consulte Mais Informação

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Saudi Arabia intercepts Yemeni missile over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia intercepts Yemeni missile over Riyadh

The Saudi-led coalition imposed a blockade of Yemeni ports after the November missile launch, exacerbating a dire humanitarian situation in the country that has put millions of people on the verge of starvation. "We urge the parties to adopt an immediate ceasefire and to negotiation under the aegis of the United Nations ". The US has backed the Saudi-led coalition in its war in Yemen . Consulte Mais Informação

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Toowoomba Born Man Arrested in Bali

Toowoomba Born Man Arrested in Bali

A TOOWOOMBA man has been arrested in Bali after he allegedly arrived with more than 20 grams of methamphetamine and ecstasy in his luggage. Customs officials allege Mr Roberts was caught with 14.32 grams of methamphetamine, 6.22 grams of ecstasy and 22ml of Alprazolam upon his arrival at Bali's global airport on December 4. Consulte Mais Informação

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Folding Microsoft Surface outed in new patent drawings

Microsoft has filed a patent for a foldable dual-screen notebook which is quite like the company's " Courier " concept - a booklet PC which was first reported in 2008 and then canceled in 2010. The "new" claims, filed in October past year, are for mechanical hinges so only give illustrations. Microsoft seems to be working on a new device that can be used as a tablet as well as smartphone. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ta-Nehisi Coates deletes Twitter account

Ta-Nehisi Coates deletes Twitter account

The resulting barrage prompted a few final tweets from Coates, who noted that "feminists, white supremacists, and leftists all in agreement" was too much to bear. "It is clear that [Coates'] narrow racial tribalism and myopic political neoliberalism has no place for keeping track of Wall Street greed, USA imperial crimes or black elite indifference to poverty", he writes. Consulte Mais Informação

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Counter-terrorism police charge western Sydney man over alleged Syria trip

Counter-terrorism police charge western Sydney man over alleged Syria trip

The suspect, who was allegedly in the Syrian conflict zone from March 2015 before returning to Australia half a year later, was arrested in his home in the southwest Sydney suburb of Mount Lewis early on Tuesday. "Keeping the community safe from anyone that may seek to cause Australians harm is the key role of the JCTT - it's the drive that pushes our investigators to see long running investigations through, and I'd like to thank them for their commitment and dedication in pursuing this ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Rome's official Christmas tree arrives in mangy state, sparking investigation

Rome's official Christmas tree arrives in mangy state, sparking investigation

The Pope himself has even harped in on the debate while others have likened the flimsy Christmas tree to a toilet brush. Raggi has tried to shrug off the criticism, saying the tree is simply decorated in a "simple and refined" fashion. Another said they could not bear looking it at. Romans also pointed to the delightful Christmas tree which had been put up in the city of Milan as yet another sign of how Italy's financial capital had overtaken their city in terms of wealth and prestige. Consulte Mais Informação

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