Liberal Studies

Liberal Studies

VATICAN UPENDS DAVIS AFFAIR WITH NEWS OF AUDIENCE WITH GAYS – apnewsarchive.com

The Vatican turned the tables Friday on the pope’s meeting with Kim Davis: Not only did it distance the pontiff from her claims that he endorsed her stand on same-sex

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Saudi general killed on Yemen border while ‘defending country’, army says – theguardian.com

Brigadier General Ibrahim Hamzi, deputy commander of the 8th brigade in Jazan, died from his injuries after being taken to hospital, Saudi Arabia’s official news agency said, without giving the

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Pope Francis ditches political speech for jokes and improvised address on family – theguardian.com

It was billed as a sort of Catholic variety show, with world-class performers from Aretha Franklin to Andrea Bocelli and even a stand-up comic. Nobody thought Pope Francis would be

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Pope Francis gets political in Washington debut – cnn.com

Pope Francis immediately dove into the whirlpool of U.S. politics on Wednesday, using his first direct address to the nation to weigh in on deeply divisive issues including climate change,

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Secret Document Shows NSA Spied on Iran U.N. Delegation in New York – nbcnews.com

The NSA will probably spy on foreign leaders like Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during the UN General Assembly in New York this week, applying a “full court press” that includes

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China’s President Xi Jinping Pledges to Work With the U.S. to Fight Cybercrime – time.com

On Tuesday night in Seattle, China’s President Xi Jinping pledged a united front against cybercrime. Xi, who is on his first state visit to the U.S., vowed that “the Chinese

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Future criminals can be spotted at nursery school, study suggests – telegraph.co.uk

Future criminals and council house tenants can be spotted as early as nursery school, a study suggests. Early social-emotional skills observed in pre-school children can also indicate their future education

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Judge Throws Out Key Argument In Transgender Student Restroom Case – buzzfeed.com

Judge Robert Doumar dismissed arguments under Title IX, which bans discrimination on the basis of sex, in the federal case of a transgender high school student who was banned from

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Government

Cuba removed from US human trafficking list – bbc.com

The annual State Department report comes a week after Cuba and the US formally restored diplomatic relations –

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French beheading selfie posted on Twitter – telegraph.co.uk

A selfie taken by a French Islamist beside the dead body of his boss before he beheaded him has been posted on Twitter by an account linked with Islamic State

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