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Pope defends decision to reject French cardinal's resignation

Pope defends decision to reject French cardinal's resignationPope Francis on Sunday defended his decision to reject the resignation of Philippe Barbarin, the French Roman Catholic cardinal convicted on charges of failing to report sexual abuse. Speaking to reporters on the plane returning from a two-day trip to Morocco, Francis said he was obliged to give the archbishop of Lyon the benefit of the doubt until his appeal is heard. “I can’t accept it because in juridical terms, in classic world jurisprudence, there is the presumption of innocence as long as the case is open, and he has appealed,” Francis said.



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'People are dying': Ocasio-Cortez defends Green New Deal from 'elitist' knock

'People are dying': Ocasio-Cortez defends Green New Deal from 'elitist' knockRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Tuesday tore into a Republican colleague who suggested the so-called Green New Deal she is championing is “elitist.”



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`I am Not a Monster`: Indiana Teacher Accused of Injuring Student Defends Herself

`I am Not a Monster`: Indiana Teacher Accused of Injuring Student Defends HerselfA teacher at Tindley Summit Academy says she spent days in jail despite the fact that she`s innocent, and now prosecutors are declining to press charges.



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'But, Mr. President, he's dead': Trump defends his attacks against McCain in Fox interview

'But, Mr. President, he's dead': Trump defends his attacks against McCain in Fox interviewPresident Donald Trump defended his harsh criticism of the late Sen. John McCain in an interview with Fox Business Network set to air on Friday.



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The Latest: Ethiopian airline defends pilots' training

The Latest: Ethiopian airline defends pilots' trainingNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the Ethiopian plane crash (all times local):



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60 years after Dalai Lama fled, China defends Tibet policies

60 years after Dalai Lama fled, China defends Tibet policiesBEIJING (AP) — China is defending its often-criticized rule in Tibet 60 years after the Dalai Lama fled into exile amid an abortive uprising against Chinese control, saying those who question its policies are merely showing their anti-Chinese bias.



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White House security chief defends Trump-Kim summit

White House security chief defends Trump-Kim summitUS national security advisor John Bolton denied Sunday that last week’s nuclear summit with North Korea was a failure, despite President Donald Trump coming home empty-handed. A high-stakes second meeting to strike a nuclear disarmament deal between the North’s leader Kim Jong Un and Trump broke up in disarray Thursday, without even a joint statement.



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'I Take Him at His Word.' Trump Defends Kim Over Otto Warmbier's Mistreatment and Death

'I Take Him at His Word.' Trump Defends Kim Over Otto Warmbier's Mistreatment and Death"He tells me he didn't know about it and I will take him at his word."



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Trump defends 'executive time' after schedule leak

Trump defends 'executive time' after schedule leakDonald Trump pushed back Sunday at the suggestion he spends much of his work day taking it easy, as the White House kept up the hunt for the person behind an embarrassing leak of the president’s schedule. According to details published last week by Axios, 60 percent of Trump’s work life is categorized as “executive time,” meaning unstructured time to make phone calls, read newspapers, tweet and watch television. “When the term Executive Time is used, I am generally working, not relaxing,” Trump tweeted.



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South Korea Defends U.S. Bid for Nukes Compromise With Kim

South Korea Defends U.S. Bid for Nukes Compromise With KimIt’s complete denuclearization,” Kang told the Yonhap News Agency in an interview published Tuesday. Negotiations between the two sides have picked up pace since U.S. President Donald Trump met with a top North Korean official in Washington and announced plans to hold a second summit with Kim Jong Un next month.



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