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Bono Met With The Pope And Says He’s “Aghast” About Church Sex Abuse

BonoU2 frontman Bono described Pope Francis as being “aghast” about sex abuse in the Catholic Church. More »

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Source: https://www.stereogum.com/2015193/bono-met-with-the-pope-and-says-hes-aghast-about-church-sex-abuse/news/

John Cleese very bluntly confirms that people in Britain don’t like Trump

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When it comes to sharing his feelings on Donald Trump, John Cleese really doesn’t beat around the bush.

On Monday night the British comedy legend appeared on The Late Show and spoke about the US President with Stephen Colbert.

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“He says the British like him,” Colbert remarks in the clip above. “Do they like him?”

“No,” is Cleese’s immediate response.

His biggest shut-down comes a few seconds later, though, when Colbert says Trump doesn’t trust continental Europeans.

“He doesn’t trust anyone in charge of a democracy, does he?” is Cleese’s reply. Read more…

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Source: https://mashable.com/2018/07/24/john-cleese-slams-donald-trump/

Elton John to Perform at Royal Wedding: Report

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Sir Elton John will indeed be performing at his old friend Prince Harry’s wedding on Saturday, TMZ reports. The “Rocket Man” singer was among an A-list group of musicians, including James Blunt and the Spice Girls, rumored to be playing the  royal wedding this weekend.  It’s still unknown whether John will be performing at the…

Source: https://www.spin.com/2018/05/elton-john-perform-royal-wedding/

Heinz sparks international outrage with new 'mayochup' condiment

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Company accused of ‘cultural appropriation’, ;gentrifying’ and ‘colonising’ beloved dressing

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/heinz-mayochup-ketchup-mayonnaise-condiment-twitter-poll-debate-america-a8302666.html

Trinidad and Tobago judge rules homophobic laws unconstitutional

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The ruling, which declared sections of the Sexual Offences Act unconstitutional, may soon lead to decriminalising gay sex

Gay sex between consenting men in Trinidad and Tobago could soon be decriminalised following a court judgment that campaigners said might spark similar decisions elsewhere in the Caribbean.

In a ruling on Thursday, judge Devindra Rampersad said sections of the Sexual Offences Act, which prohibited “buggery” and “serious indecency” between two men, criminalised consensual same-sex activity between adults, and were unconstitutional.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/apr/13/trinidad-and-tobago-sexual-offences-act-ruled-unconstitutional

FBI Raids Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen’s Office, Seizes Documents

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Federal agents armed with search warrants have seized documents from President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, a defense lawyer said Monday.

The raid on Cohen’s office was done by the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan and was based, in part, on a referral from special counsel Robert Mueller, according to Cohen’s lawyer,…

Source: https://www.spin.com/2018/04/fbi-raids-trump-lawyer-michael-cohens-office-seizes-documents/

Passion of Christ performance in Brazil disintegrates into chaos as man tries to 'save Jesus' from being crucified

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‘Witnesses reported the attacker was shouting ‘he was not going to let Jesus die’ before he barged onto stage’

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/passion-of-christ-jesus-crucifixion-brazil-easter-biblical-drama-violence-nova-hartz-religion-a8283931.html

Rock N’ Roller Battles Gospel Singer for Costa Rica Presidency
images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSL1mf9fKjkLngLDgrykYe Rock N’ Roller Battles Gospel Singer for Costa Rica Presidency  BloombergCosta Ricans split over gay marriage vote for next president  Washington PostDivided over gay rights, Costa Rica chooses new president  Free Malaysia TodayFull coverage

Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-01/rock-n-roller-battles-gospel-singer-for-costa-rica-presidency

Vatican scrambles after pope appears to deny existence of hell

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Repubblica founder Eugenio Scalfari has misrepresented pontiff’s words, says Vatican

The Vatican has scrambled to clarify comments made by Pope Francis to a well-known Italian journalist that appeared to deny the existence of hell.

The Holy See issued a terse statement saying a lengthy article published in La Repubblica on Wednesday by Eugenio Scalfari, 93, the newspaper’s founder, was “the fruit of his reconstruction” and not “a faithful transcription of the Holy Father’s words”.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/30/vatican-scrambles-to-clarify-popes-denial-that-hell-exists

New Zealand wants to expel Russian spies … but can’t find any

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‘We don’t have Russian undeclared intelligence officers here. If we did, we would expel them,’ the prime minister said.

Source: https://www.politico.com/www.politico.eu/article/new-zealand-jacinda-ardern-wants-to-expel-russian-spies-but-cant-find-any/

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