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FILE - In this Monday, April 18, 2005 file photo, U.S. Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick attends a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. On Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 the Vatican announced Pope Francis defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession.  (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, files)
The Latest: Cardinal calls McCarrick punishment 'important'The archbishop of Boston says the Vatican's decision to defrock former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick is an important step for "administering justice" for McCarrick's crimes
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Riot police officers hide behind statues amid tear gas canisters during a demonstration Saturday, Feb.16, 2019 in Paris. Hundreds of yellow vest protesters marched through Paris, one of seven scattered demonstrations in the French capital Saturday, for the 14th straight weekend. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Tear gas, hate speech marks 14th yellow vest protestPolice have fired tear gas and brought in water cannons and a horse brigade to disperse several thousand yellow vest protesters who massed near a Paris landmark following a march through the French capital, the 14th straight weekend of demonstrations
The Associated Press2 hours ago
United States Vice President Mike Pence briefs the media during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
The Latest: Merkel defends Iran deal; Pence blasts EuropeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has drawn lengthy applause for her spirited defense of a multilateral approach to global affairs and her support for Europe's decision to stand by a nuclear deal with Iran
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this Nov. 13, 2018 photo, James Grein tells the audience gathered at the Silence Stops Now rally, at MECU Pavilion in Baltimore, that he was sexually abused for years by ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. Pope Francis has defrocked McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and of sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Grein, the son of a family friend of McCarrick's, had testified to church officials that, among other abuses, McCarrick had repeatedly groped him during confession. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via AP, File)
Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abusePope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the highest-ranking prelate ever to be so punished for sexual abuse
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Montenegrins march demanding government resignationSeveral thousand people have rallied in Montenegro demanding the resignation of long-serving President Milo Djukanovic's government over allegations of corruption
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A man holds a flare as people take part in the "Lukov March," staged by the far-right Bulgarian National Union, in Sofia, Bulgaria, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Bulgarian nationalists have marched through Sofia, the country's capital, to honor a World War II general known for his anti-Semitic and pro-Nazi activities. The annual Lukov March, staged by the far-right Bulgarian National Union, attracted hundreds of dark-clad supporters who walked through downtown Sofia holding torches and Bulgarian flags and chanting nationalist slogans. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Bulgarian nationalists march in honor of pro-Nazi generalBulgarian nationalists have marched through the country's capital to honor a World War II general known for his anti-Semitic and pro-Nazi activities
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, welcomes United States Vice President Mike Pence, left, for a bilateral meeting during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resistsGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has robustly defended European powers' decision to stand by the Iran nuclear deal but U.S. Vice President Mike Pence promptly accused Europe of once again undermining the United States
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Pro independence demonstrators march waving esteladas or independece flags, during a demonstration supporting the imprisoned pro-indenpence political leaders in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Hundred of thousands of Catalan separatists are marching in Barcelona to proclaim the innocence of 12 of their leaders who are on trial for their role in a failed 2017 secession bid. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Does Catalan crisis threaten to make Spain 'ungovernable'?The secession crisis festering in Spain's northeastern corner of Catalonia has spread to the political heart of the European Union nation
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A Russian Emergency employee tries to get inside the collapsed building of the Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Russian emergency authorities say several floors of a university building in Russia's second-largest city have collapsed. There was no immediate information on casualties. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
Floors collapse at Russian university in St. PetersburgPart of the roof and several floors of university building in Russia's second-largest city collapsed Saturday, but officials say there were no casualties
The Associated Press7 hours ago
North Macedonia police break up migrant smugglers ringPolice in North Macedonia say they've broken up a criminal ring of migrant smugglers and filed charges against 21 people, including a police officer, for illegal trafficking
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Russian officials say several floors of a university building in St. Petersburg have collapsed; casualties unknownRussian officials say several floors of a university building in St. Petersburg have collapsed; casualties unknown
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An Opposition supporter shouts at police officers during an anti-government rally outside the prime minister's office in the capital Tirana, Albania, Saturday, Feb.16, 2019. Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have clashed with police in an anti-government rally to protest what they says is a corrupt and inefficient Cabinet, asking for its resignation and early elections. (AP Photo/ Hektor Pustina)
Opposition supporters clash with police in AlbaniaThousands of Albanian opposition supporters clashed with police Saturday at an anti-government rally protesting what they claim is a corrupt and inefficient Cabinet
The Associated Press9 hours ago
North Macedonia: Bus crash death toll rises to 15Health authorities say the death toll from a bus crash in North Macedonia has risen to 15 after a man died early Saturday at a clinic in the capital, Skopje
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The Latest: EU says current agreement is "best possible"The European Union presidency says the deal with Britain on leaving the bloc is the "best possible agreement" and preferable to a no-deal Brexit
The Associated Press15 hours ago
France: Syrian suspect accused of crimes against humanityFrench authorities have filed preliminary charges of complicity in crimes against humanity against a Syrian suspected of involvement in a bloody secret police crackdown on opposition activists
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