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Pastor: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam 'has to right to prove himself'

Pastor: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam 'has to right to prove himself'Some who know Gov. Ralph Northam said Sunday they are inclined to give him some latitude despite the controversy over a dance costume and racist photo.



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Trump touts his dealmaking skills after meeting American pastor freed from Turkey

Trump touts his dealmaking skills after meeting American pastor freed from TurkeyPresident Trump, welcoming the Rev. Andrew Brunson on his return to the United States after a two-year imprisonment in Turkey, took credit for his release and blamed President Obama for not getting him out sooner.



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'Praise God!': Parents of U.S. pastor rejoice at Turkey's release of son

'Praise God!': Parents of U.S. pastor rejoice at Turkey's release of sonA court in the western Turkish town of Aliaga on Friday sentenced Andrew Brunson, who had been charged with links to Kurdish militants and supporters of a U.S.-based Muslim cleric, to more than three years in prison but said he would not serve any further time because he had already been detained since October 2016. Pamela Brunson, 75, the mother of the pastor, was at her home in Black Mountain, a town in North Carolina near Asheville, when she learned of the news from a Reuters reporter calling about the court’s decision. In Turkey, witnesses said Brunson wept as the decision was announced.



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The Briefing Room: Journalist missing as pastor released from Turkey

The Briefing Room: Journalist missing as pastor released from TurkeyJamal Khashoggi is still missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Turkey, and former Vice President Joe Biden is on the midterms campaign trail.



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US pastor Andrew Brunson freed from from prison in Turkey after two years

US pastor Andrew Brunson freed from from prison in Turkey after two yearsUS pastor Andrew Brunson has been freed two years after he was imprisoned over allegations he was helping to plot a coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. A Turkish court sentenced the preacher to three years and one month in prison on charges related to terrorism and espionage, but suspended the rest of his jail time based on his time already served. Mr Brunson was charged with links to Kurdish militants and supporters of Fethullah Gülen, the cleric blamed by Turkey for a failed coup attempt in 2016.



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Turkey sets free American pastor

Turkey sets free American pastorIZMIR, Turkey — American Pastor Andrew Brunson walked out of court a free man today after spending 24 months in a Turkish prison.



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U.S. pastor Brunson arrives at airport in Turkey's Izmir after release

U.S. pastor Brunson arrives at airport in Turkey's Izmir after releaseU.S. pastor Andrew Brunson, at the centre of a row between Ankara and Washington, arrived at the airport in Turkey’s western Izmir province on Friday, a Reuters photographer at the scene said, hours after a court ruled he could go free. Brunson was released after the court sentenced him to three years and 1-1/2 months in prison on terrorism charges, but said he would not serve any further jail time. Brunson, who has lived in Turkey for more than 20 years, was jailed two years ago and has been under house arrest since July.



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Andrew Brunson: Turkey releases US pastor after two years in prison

Andrew Brunson: Turkey releases US pastor after two years in prisonAndrew Brunson is escorted by Turkish officers on 25 July in Izmir, Turkey. The American pastor at the centre of a bitter diplomatic rift between Washington DC and Ankara is flying back to the US after a Turkish court ordered his release following two years in detention. Witnesses in the courtroom in the western town of Izmir said Andrew Brunson wept as the decision was announced on Friday.



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The Latest: Pastor removed after diocese received allegation

The Latest: Pastor removed after diocese received allegationHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the Roman Catholic Church child sex abuse scandal in Pennsylvania (all times local):



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I Am a Catholic Priest Who Was Sexually Abused by a Pastor. Here’s How the Church Must Change

I Am a Catholic Priest Who Was Sexually Abused by a Pastor. Here’s How the Church Must ChangeFollowing yet another report about decades of widespread sexual abuse



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