Latest revelations hint at shocking global scope of Catholic Church sex abuse scandal

A closer look at the day’s most notable stories with The National’s Jonathon Gatehouse: the bar is set very high for Pope’s first global summit on protecting youth from abuse in the Catholic Church; questions surround what Jody Wilson-Raybould aims to accomplish with regard to SNC-Lavalin More...

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Climate threat doubter leads effort to advise Trump on ‘climate security’

The Trump administration is exploring the idea of forming a special committee to look at climate change and security risks, with the effort being co-ordinated by More...

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Empire actor Jussie Smollett turns himself in to police to face charge of filing false report

Empire actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in to police early Thursday to face accusations that he filed a false report when he told authorities he was attacked More...

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Petro Poroshenko presses UN for peacekeeping force in Ukraine

Ukraine’s president says a UN-mandated peacekeeping operation could be decisive in ending the conflict in the east with Russian-backed separatists — and More...

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Tortoise thought to be extinct appears in Galapagos Islands

A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos island of Fernandina. CBC More...

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Students abused at Catholic school for deaf boys in Verona seek closure at Pope’s summit

Dozens of men who suffered physical and sexual abuse by clergy at a school for deaf boys in Verona, Italy, are still looking for justice. They’ll travel to More...

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Poverty watchdog blames ‘radicalizing Trump’ for record U.S. hate-group numbers

The number of hate groups operating in the United States rose seven per cent to an all-time high in 2018, reflecting an increasingly divisive debate on immigration More...

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U.S. says Alabama woman who joined ISIS can’t return, despite pushing other nations to repatriate

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says an Alabama woman who left home to join ISIS in Syria is not a U.S. citizen and will not be allowed to return to the United More...

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Dozens dead after fire tears through Bangladesh capital

A devastating fire has raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh’s capital and killed at least 45 people. CBC | World News  More...

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How Venezuela became the latest fault line in a battle for global influence

As tensions in Venezuela mount ahead of a Saturday showdown over humanitarian aid, both sides are digging in, highlighting how the South American nation’s More...

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