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Serve the poor, shun 'palace intrigue,' pope tells new cardinals

Serve the poor, shun 'palace intrigue,' pope tells new cardinalsBy Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis installed 14 Catholic churchmen as cardinals on Thursday, putting another stamp on the group that will one day elect his successor. Presiding at a ceremony known as a consistory in St. Peter’s Basilica, Francis told the new cardinals that their mission was to serve the poor and the Church and not seek privileges. Francis has now chosen 59 of the 125 cardinal electors under 80 years old who would be eligible to enter a conclave after his death or resignation.



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Xi tells Mattis China won't give up 'even one inch' of territory

Xi tells Mattis China won't give up 'even one inch' of territoryBy Phil Stewart and Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) – China is committed to peace but cannot give up “even one inch” of territory that the country’s ancestors left behind, Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday during his first visit to Beijing. Xi’s remarks underscored deep-rooted areas of tension in Sino-U.S. ties, particularly over what the Pentagon views as China’s militarization of the South China Sea, a vital transit route for world trade. Beijing is also deeply suspicious of U.S. intentions toward self-governing and democratic Taiwan, which is armed by the United States.



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'They're Not Welcome Anymore, Anywhere.' Maxine Waters Tells Supporters to Confront Trump Officials

'They're Not Welcome Anymore, Anywhere.' Maxine Waters Tells Supporters to Confront Trump Officials'History is not going to be kind to this administration'



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Trump tells Republicans to stop ‘wasting their time’ on immigration legislation

Trump tells Republicans to stop ‘wasting their time’ on immigration legislationThe president also met with families whose loved ones were killed by undocumented immigrants on Friday, calling what those families had gone through “permanent separation.”



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American Airlines tells Trump administration not to use its planes to transport migrant children separated from families

American Airlines tells Trump administration not to use its planes to transport migrant children separated from familiesAmerican Airlines has asked the federal government not to use its planes to transport migrant children who have been separated from their families, widening a backlash to a new Trump administration policy. Under the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy towards illegal border crossings, adults are separated from their children so they can face prosecution. Deploring the family separations as “not at all aligned with the values of American Airlines”, the carrier said in a statement that it had asked the federal government to “immediately refrain” from bringing children separated from their parents due to the new policy on board their aircraft.



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Afghan Taliban tells fighters to stay at posts after attack on ceasefire revellers

Afghan Taliban tells fighters to stay at posts after attack on ceasefire revellersThe Taliban on Sunday ordered its fighters in Afghanistan to avoid gatherings of security forces and civilians, a day after a suicide bomber killed 25 people including members of the militant group celebrating an unprecedented ceasefire. It was the first formal nationwide ceasefire since the 2001 US invasion and the display of jubilation and unity has fuelled hopes among war-weary Afghans that peace is possible. The attack on a crowd celebrating the truce in Rodat district also wounded 54 people and was blamed by officials on the Islamic State group.



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Boy tells police that driver shot family in road rage run-in

Boy tells police that driver shot family in road rage run-inDENVER (AP) — A 12-year-old boy told police he saw a driver open fire on his family during a road rage confrontation in Colorado, killing his older brother and critically wounding his mother and younger brother, authorities said Friday.



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Bus Driver Tells Passengers Only U.S. Citizens Can Ride As Border Patrol Agent Looks On

Bus Driver Tells Passengers Only U.S. Citizens Can Ride As Border Patrol Agent Looks OnA bus driver in Maine told passengers they needed to be U.S. citizens to ride



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The Latest: Police say man tells them he shot kids, others

The Latest: Police say man tells them he shot kids, othersWESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a suburban Denver shooting that killed a boy and wounded three others, including his mother and brother (all times local):



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Trump Calls Female Reporter 'So Obnoxious,' Tells Her To Be Quiet

Trump Calls Female Reporter 'So Obnoxious,' Tells Her To Be QuietAre you looking for more substance to President Donald Trump's vague claim



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