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'Priests were raping little boys and girls' - hundreds of Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1000 children, new report finds

The Washington DC archbishop was involved in the cover up, and it's feared the true number of victims totals in the thousands.

Dr Take Naseri says the nurses involved have since been removed from the "tense atmosphere" after babies Lameko and Lanna’s died.

Samoa nurse granted bail over baby vaccine deaths

Both of the infants died quickly after being immunised for measles, mumps and rubella.

Samoan author Lani Wendt Young has received a torrent of threats - of death, rape and otherwise - on Facebook.

Facebook investigating online abuse of Samoan author who advocates LGBT rights

Lani Wendt Young says one man threatened “to chop me up and drag my carcass behind his truck".

A kitten, aged six to eight weeks, looks upward.

US animal shelter accused of freezing kittens to death

It is an unacceptable form of euthanasia, according to a veterinary association.

At least 35 died after the structure failed in Genoa.

Watch: Aerial footage shows shocking extent of tragedy after bridge in Italy collapses, killing at least 35 people

The structure on a main highway linking Italy with France gave way during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 metres into a heap of rubble below.

Pictures: Motorway bridge in Italy collapses during storm leaving at least 35 people dead

A huge section of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa gave way over an industrial zone, sending tons of twisted steel and concrete onto warehouses below.

At least 20 people died and 16 others were injured after the bridge gave way in Genoa.

At least 35 people dead after bridge in Genoa, Italy collapses during storm

A huge section of the Morandi Bridge collapsed at mid-day over an industrial zone, sending tons of twisted steel and concrete debris onto warehouses below.

Young couple behind bars after alleged daylight killing of hip-hop artist with samurai sword in Sydney

Jett McKee's body was found in the middle of an intersection on Friday.

The new operation has a dramatically higher death rate than any other cosmetic procedure and has caused a string of deaths internationally.

Brazilian butt lift deaths spark warning from Australasian plastic surgeons society

The BBL has a much higher death rate than other cosmetic procedures.

Police officer Kevin Valencia was unable to attend Kaleb's first day so his mates stepped up.

Tear-jerking moment cops take injured colleague's son to first day of kindergarten

Police officer Kevin Valencia was unable to attend Kaleb's first day so his mates stepped up.

FILE – In this June 30, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, speaks while outlining the schedule for Pope Francis' September 2015 visit to Washington, during a news conference at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington. Wuerl wrote to priests to defend himself on the eve of the scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, release of a grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Archbishop defends himself ahead of child sex abuse report

He contended that he acted diligently to protect children after learning about incidents of abuse.

NZ cities miss the cut for world's most liveable cities but Melbourne's number two

Auckland has slipped from the top 10 on the Economist's index.

President Donald Trump listens to Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump warns potential 2020 rival - 'Anybody who runs against me suffers'

The US President has dared New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to challenge him.

Thomas Markle hinted he may have some royal grandchildren to enjoy soon.

Royal family's handling of Thomas Markle saga 'inept' and 'feeble', say aides

Aides reportedly fear the freezing out of Meghan Markle's dad is becoming a crisis.

The man went into the mud in Illinois to rescue his parrot and then became stuck himself.

Parrot clings to owner as pair are rescued from muddy pit in US

The man went into the mud in Illinois to rescue his parrot and then became stuck himself.

Shin Ok-ju, the founder of apocalypse cult Grace Road Church, has been arrested in South Korea, accused of enslaving some 400 followers in Fiji.

Fiji Government tight-lipped on links to Korean cult accused of slavery, ritual beatings

The Church first lay its roots in Fiji in 2014 - at the same time it was being ostracised in South Korea.

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ISIS global network poses a rising threat - UN

With its physical caliphate largely destroyed, the movement is transforming to a covert "terrorist" network.

The Lira fell more than 20 per cent last week after US imposed sanctions.

World stock markets drop as Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

It's economic trouble has been heightened by a dispute with the US.

Real life My Sister's Keeper scenario: Aussie couple face backlash over baby genetically engineered to save brother

David and Olivia Densley are the parents of five children, with Ms Densley currently pregnant with their sixth.

Young scientist looking through a microscope in a laboratory. Young scientist doing some research.

Blood-sucking hookworms loom as next big hope in battle against autoimmune diseases

Researchers say they'll also be useful in treating common allergies.

A police officer takes photos at the scene the day after an oceanside boardwalk collapsed, in Vigo, Spain, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. An oceanside boardwalk collapsed during a nighttime concert in the Spanish city of Vigo, injuring 313 people, five of them seriously, authorities said Monday. (AP Photo/Lalo R. Villar)

More than 300 hurt after boardwalk collapses in Spanish city during concert

People slid down into the sea below after the wooden structure gave way.

In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels in New York. Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google services on Android devices and iPhones allows the search giant to record your whereabouts as you go about your day. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Google tracks your movements, like it or not

Many Google services store your location data even if you've used a privacy setting that says it will prevent it from doing so.

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