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Democrats' not-so-secret plan to fight midterm malaise

Democrats' not-so-secret plan to fight midterm malaiseWASHINGTON (AP) — They're asking pastors to text their congregants about the importance of voting. They're connecting with thousands of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria. And they're relying on groups like the NAACP, which has tripled its spending from 2016 to energize black voters.



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Rep. Paul Ryan Says GOP Base 'Activated' By Fight Over Brett Kavanaugh

Rep. Paul Ryan Says GOP Base 'Activated' By Fight Over Brett KavanaughHouse Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Monday said he believed the Republican



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Sex abuse scandal: Pope seeks prayers to fight 'devil'

Sex abuse scandal: Pope seeks prayers to fight 'devil'VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis asked Saturday for daily prayers to protect the Catholic Church from what he says are "attacks by the devil," in his latest response to the clerical sex abuse and cover-up scandal roiling his papacy.



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The UN General Assembly Turns Into A Fight Between Trump And Iran

The UN General Assembly Turns Into A Fight Between Trump And IranPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Iran in a heated speech at the



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Cardinal says women should train priests to fight abuse ‘crisis’

Cardinal says women should train priests to fight abuse 'crisis'Women should play a greater role in training priests to fight the child abuse “crisis,” a Canadian cardinal has said.



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Hundreds of firefighters to head to Utah to fight wildfire

Hundreds of firefighters to head to Utah to fight wildfireA raging Utah wildfire driven by high winds in dry terrain has the potential to decimate hundreds of homes, the governor said.



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China's Xi calls for Moscow and Beijing to unite to fight protectionism

China's Xi calls for Moscow and Beijing to unite to fight protectionismChinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that Russia and China should work together to oppose trade protectionism and what he called unilateral approaches to international problems, a veiled reference to U.S. foreign policy. Xi made the comments at a news conference in Vladivostok in Russia’s far east after holding talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of an economic forum. “In a rapidly changing international situation with growing instability and unpredictability, cooperation between Russia and China takes on even more importance,” said Xi, according to a transcript on the Kremlin’s website.



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Crews fight to outflank raging Northern California wildfire

Crews fight to outflank raging Northern California wildfireFirefighters battled on Saturday to outflank a wildfire that has forced the closure of an interstate highway in Northern California as the blaze swept through explosively dry mountain timber in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest for a fourth day. As of midday Saturday, the Delta Fire had scorched nearly 37,000 acres (14,973 hectares) in the Cascade range since erupting on Wednesday in a forest canyon along the Sacramento River, about 250 miles (402 km) north of San Francisco, fire officials said. No serious injuries or deaths have been reported, but the blaze has caused major travel disruptions.



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Pope urges bishops to fight abuse, clerical culture behind it

Pope urges bishops to fight abuse, clerical culture behind itPope Francis on Saturday urged newly-ordained bishops to fight abuse and reject what he termed the “clerical” culture which has seen a series of sex abuse scandals rock the Catholic Church. Just say no to abuse, of power, conscience or any type means saying no forcefully to all forms of clericalism,” the Argentinian pontiff told 74 new bishops, the bulk hailing from Africa. The group were attending a two-week seminar on how to lead their respective dioceses as the Church attempts to react to paedophilia scandals which have left the Vatican reeling and the pope accused of being party to a high-level cover-up.



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Pope Francis Tells Newly-Ordained Bishops to Fight Abuse and the Culture Behind It

Pope Francis Tells Newly-Ordained Bishops to Fight Abuse and the Culture Behind ItFrancis cited his recent letter about combatting abuse to 74 new bishops



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