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Bishop Gives Homily Remembering Friendship with Saint Teresa

In his homily, Francis praised her as the merciful saint who defended the lives of the unborn, sick and abandoned, recalling her strong opposition to abortion which often put her at odds with progressives around the world. Peter's Basilica. With such a high number of people invited to the lunch, the pizza was prepared by a staff of almost 20 people who brought three of their own mobile ovens to cook in. Read More

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Oil minister: Iran backs OPEC moves geared toward stability

Oil minister: Iran backs OPEC moves geared toward stability

The Persian Gulf state is seeking to regain market share after the removal of global sanctions earlier this year, and its decision not to attend a gathering in Doha in April led to the collapse of a proposal to freeze output then. Global oversupply and stagnating demand have caused oil prices to plunge from $115 per barrel in June 2014 to less than $30 per barrel in January 2016. Read More

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Brent crude futures ease as hope for output freeze

Brent crude futures ease as hope for output freeze

Even if the Monday statement was short on action, it marks a significant development in the Russia-Saudi relationship. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC producers such as Russian Federation will hold informal talks in Algeria on September 26-28, but many in the market are skeptical a deal will happen. Read More

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Russia's Putin says unsure he will run for president again

Kevin Rudd has surfaced on the global scene - this time in Russia's far east, at the centre of a high-level event with the leaders of that country, Japan and South Korea. The key stumbling block remains the seizure of four Japanese islands by the Soviet Union during the last days of the conflict. The Japanese plan assumes that the Russian economy will perish without Japan's assistance. Read More

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North Korea fires three ballistic missiles as G20 leaders meet in China

USA officials present at the G20 summit described North Korea's missile launch as "reckless", adding that it posed a great threat to civil aviation and maritime commerce in the region. Some analysts are saying that this action by North Korea is sure to annoy and anger China . The State Department said the launches violate numerous UN Security Council Resolutions prohibiting North Korea from using ballistic missile technology. Read More

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Boise State rages on Cajuns

Boise State rages on Cajuns

Hudspeth said in a statement that "making a change is never easy, but we feel this was the necessary thing to do for the success of our program". Louisiana (0-1) was outgained 387-97 before it mounted a 49-yard drive to get a field goal that cut Boise State's lead to 35-3 as the first half ended. Read More

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Couple wanted in woman's killing, kids' kidnapping arrested

The suspects left the children in the care of a Good Samaritan who in turn notified local law enforcement, according to an LASD news release issued Wednesday, LASD Deputy Kimberly Alexander said in the news release. A day later, Harvill's sister, Brittney Humphrey, posted on her own Facebook page a photo of a shirtless man with tattoos on his chest, who is believed to be Joshua Robertson. Read More

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Green Party candidate Jill Stein to visit Omaha

Jill Stein , who will appear on Ohio's ballot with party label attached, had been scheduled to speak at an open field on the campus of the suburban Columbus school at noon. As of this report , Real Clear Politics has her polling at about 3 percent against Clinton, Republican nominee Donald Trump and Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson. Read More

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CNN, NBC set campaign programming for next week

A pair of national polls released this week looked like good news for Donald Trump , showing him down just two points to Hillary Clinton in a four-way matchup with the Libertarian and Green Party candidates. Those numbers were scheduled to be updated later Friday. For Clinton, it's the way she seems to protect her privacy at all costs. Clinton headlined 37 fundraisers in August, raising her campaign close to $70 million in the process, according to CNN's estimate based on average ... Read More

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US Signed military Logistics Agreement to share Military Assets and Bases

China has criticized the United States military presence in the Asia-Pacific and suspects Washington's military drills with countries in the region are part of efforts to contain Beijing. The Indian Defence Ministry also took to Twitter to dispel fears regarding the agreement. "Reciprocal logistic support would be used exclusively in port visits, joint exercises, joint training, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief", it said. Read More

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