PopeFrancis has joked that some people in the Church hoped he would not survive his recent colon operation, and denounced vociferous conservative critics for doing “the work of the devil” by undermining the Roman Catholic Church... They were reported on Tuesday by the Jesuit magazine La Civilta Cattolica ... “Still alive ... So be it ... Tags ... Advertisement ... .
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake has rattled Australia's southeast including the city of Melbourne. The earthquake happened about 09.15 local time on Wednesday at Mansfield, not far from the Victorian state capital ... Features ... .
WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - US military officials have insisted since the last American troops withdrew from Afghanistan last month that they would be able to detect and attack Islamic State or Qaeda threats in the country from afar ... US commanders concede that the missions will be more difficult without a military presence in the country ... Kenneth F ... Gen ... �.
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WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - Hundreds of thousands of people are reported missing in the United States every year. But it's rare for a single case to capture the public's attention - and galvanise individuals to take action - as the disappearance of Gabrielle Petito has ... Then, Sept 1, Laundrie returned from the trip alone ... "This girl is actively missing.".
US Air Force/Master Sgt. Scott ThompsonThe US military is preparing for a potential conflict for a capable adversary, namely Russia and China. Part of that preparation is finding ways to distribute forces so they can keep operating if fighting starts ... See more stories on Insider's business page ... US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook ... Scott Thompson ... Col.
A group of U.S. diplomats who have had symptoms in line with the “Havana syndrome” reportedly met with Secretary of StateAntonyBlinken earlier this month to vocalize “frustration” over continued skepticism about their conditions they say exists among some high-level federal officials ... officials at the U.S ... ....
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By signing the Aukus pact last week, Australia sent a strong message that it was taking the side of the US over China... The main advantage ... Mr Maude also highlights the risk where South-East Asia will "increasingly feel that Australia regards security of the region as something that can only be managed by other major Western powers." ... .
By ARITZ PARRA and RENATA BRITO. EL PASO, Canary Islands (AP) — As a new volcanic vent blew open and unstoppable rivers of molten rock flowed toward the sea, authorities on a Spanish island warned Tuesday that more dangers lie ahead for residents, including earthquakes, lava flows, toxic gases, volcanic ash and acid rain ... ___ ... Kiszla ... .