Archive for July, 2018

Cardinal McCarrick, prominent US Catholic, resigns over abuse claims

Theodore McCarrick says he has “no memory” of an alleged assault on a teenager nearly 50 years ago. Source: BBC

Iran woos local investors as U.S. sanctions loom, currency falls

Iran plans to offer price and tax incentives to private investors to take over idle state projects and help boost …Read the Rest

U.S. cardinal steps down amid mushrooming sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis on Saturday accepted the resignation of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, one of the U.S. Catholic Church’s most prominent figures …Read the Rest

Hungarian PM sees shift to illiberal Christian democracy in 2019 European vote

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Saturday that European parliament elections next year could bring about a shift toward …Read the Rest

Monster wildfire in California rages on after killing two firefighters

Nine people were reportedly missing as a monster wildfire in northern California burned unchecked on Saturday after it killed two …Read the Rest

The President worked to show confidence about the roaring economy, but it was an agony-and-ecstasy week

What was meant to be a celebratory tour of the Midwest on Thursday turned sour for President Donald Trump when …Read the Rest

France's Macron weathers bodyguard crisis in poll rating

French President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity rose slightly in July despite a political uproar surrounding his former senior bodyguard who was …Read the Rest

New polls show bad news for Republicans

Three new polls done by NBC/Marist of the Senate and gubernatorial races in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin show things may …Read the Rest

Opinion: Don Jr. could be in deep trouble

If Michael Cohen can show federal prosecutors credible evidence that President Donald Trump knew in advance about the infamous Trump …Read the Rest

Jake Tapper details stories told about Trump Tower meeting

CNN’s Jake Tapper walks through the various stories told about the 2016 Trump tower meeting. Source: CNN