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Pope rejects resignation of French cardinal in sex abuse cover-up

Pope rejects resignation of French cardinal in sex abuse cover-upPope Francis has rejected the resignation of French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, who was handed a six-month suspended sentence this month for failing to report sex abuse by a priest under his authority, the cardinal said on Tuesday. The pope’s decision, which was confirmed by the Vatican, triggered sharp surprise from the chairman of the Bishops’ Conference of France, who termed the situation “unheard of”.



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Pound Soars as U.K. Parliament Rejects No-Deal Brexit From EU

Pound Soars as U.K. Parliament Rejects No-Deal Brexit From EUThe result means Parliament will vote Thursday to decide whether to postpone the U.K.’s exit from the EU in just over two weeks. The development came after Parliament a day earlier rejected a revised version of the withdrawal agreement that Prime Minister Theresa May has spent the past two years negotiating with the EU. May is planning to ask the EU for an extension to the March 29 Brexit deadline lasting about two months, according to people familiar with the matter.



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The Latest: Ghosn lawyer says court OKs bail, rejects appeal

The Latest: Ghosn lawyer says court OKs bail, rejects appealTOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the decision by the Tokyo District Court to approve the release on 1 billion yen ($ 8.9 million) bail of Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn (all times local):



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Donald Trump slams Democratic investigations, as WH lawyer rejects document requests

Donald Trump slams Democratic investigations, as WH lawyer rejects document requestsPresident Trump attacked Democrats a day after the House Judiciary Committee requested documents from 81 agencies, people and entities tied to him.



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Lebanon's Hezbollah rejects Britain's move to ban it

Lebanon's Hezbollah rejects Britain's move to ban itBEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Hezbollah group on Friday strongly rejected the British government's move to ban it as a terrorist organization, calling it an "insult" to the Lebanese people and evidence of subservience to the United States.



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'People want to work for what they get': Ivanka rejects Green New Deal's guaranteed jobs

'People want to work for what they get': Ivanka rejects Green New Deal's guaranteed jobs"People want to work," said Ivanka Trump on Fox News about the Green New Deal, an environmental initiative that would guarantee Americans jobs.



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Early tally in Nigerian election puts Buhari ahead, opposition rejects it

Early tally in Nigerian election puts Buhari ahead, opposition rejects itSaturday’s election, which U.S. observers said had lost some credibility after being abruptly delayed by a week by officials citing organizational glitches, was expected to be Nigeria’s tightest since the end of military rule two decades ago. Northeast Nigeria has also been wracked a decade-long battle with Islamist militants has spilled into neighboring countries and led to the deployment of a regional task force. Buhari, 76, is a former military ruler seeking a second term on an anti-corruption platform, while Atiku, 72, a businessman and ex-vice president, has pledged above all to expand the role of the private sector.



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Early tally in Nigerian election puts Buhari ahead, opposition rejects it

Early tally in Nigerian election puts Buhari ahead, opposition rejects itSaturday’s election, which U.S. observers said had lost some credibility after being abruptly delayed by a week by officials citing organizational glitches, was expected to be Nigeria’s tightest since the end of military rule two decades ago. Northeast Nigeria has also been wracked a decade-long battle with Islamist militants has spilled into neighboring countries and led to the deployment of a regional task force. Buhari, 76, is a former military ruler seeking a second term on an anti-corruption platform, while Atiku, 72, a businessman and ex-vice president, has pledged above all to expand the role of the private sector.



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Palestinian president rejects tax money from Israel

Palestinian president rejects tax money from IsraelThe Palestinian Authority (PA) will no longer accept tax revenues collected on its behalf by Israel following its decision to trim the sum over the PA’s financial support of militants’ families, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said. The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority, an interim self-government body set up following the 1993 Oslo peace accords, has suffered a series of financial blows in the past year. Under interim peace deals, Israel collects taxes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip and makes monthly payments to the PA, which says it receives around $ 222 million each month.



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Iran rejects anti-Semitism allegation by Pence

Iran rejects anti-Semitism allegation by PenceIran on Saturday rejected accusations of anti-Semitism leveled against it by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, saying it respected Judaism but opposed Israel, which Tehran said was acting like a “killing machine against the Palestinians”. Pence accused Iran of Nazi-like anti-Semitism on Friday after visiting the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland, maintaining his harsh rhetoric just a day after attacking European powers for trying to undermine U.S. sanctions on the Islamic Republic. “Iran’s historic and cultural record of coexistence and respect for divine religions, particularly Judaism, is recorded in reliable historic documents of various nations,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said.



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