Cardinal George Pell refutes allegations of bribing the nephew of pedophile Gerald Ridsdale.

Cardinal George Pell has denied allegations of attempting to bribe a victim of pedophile priest Gerald Ridsdale. David Ridsdale, the nephew of Australia’s worst pedophile priest, claimed at a royal commission hearing into child sex abuse that he informed Pell in 1993 about the abuse at the hands of his uncle. However, Cardinal Pell, who … Read more

Romualdez Praised by Barzaga for Choosing the ‘Morally Uplifting Path’ Despite Criticisms

House Speaker Martin Romualdez delivers an address before Congress adjourned sine die on May 31, 2023. MANILA, Philippines–Cavite Representative Elpidio Barzaga Jr. praised Speaker Martin Romualdez for maintaining focus on his responsibilities as House of Representatives leader, despite being the target of Vice President Sara Duterte’s attacks, saying Romualdez has taken the “moral high road.” … Read more

Edmonton linked to scientist accused of creating Syria’s chemical weapons program.

On August 21, 2013, the Syrian government fired rockets loaded with sarin nerve gas into the rebel-held Ghouta district of Damascus, resulting in the infamous Ghouta gas attack that killed up to 1,400 people, including many children. Ten years later, it has been revealed that a scientist accused of helping Syria develop its chemical weapons … Read more

Fleeing for Their Lives: Ukrainians Struggle to Evade Floods and Shelling Amid Dam Collapse

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — As shelling from Russia’s war on Ukraine echoed overhead, dozens of evacuees on an island in the Dnieper River scurried onto the tops of military trucks or into rafts to flee rising floodwaters caused by a dam breach upstream. The unnerving bark of dogs left behind further soured the mood of … Read more

Kakhovka Dam Collapse: Ukraine and Russia Accuse Each Other, as Rescue Operations Commence

1/3 The Ukrainian military says rescue efforts are ongoing and vowed to not leave civilians behind. Photo by State Emergency Service of Ukraine/ UPI | License Photo June 7 (UPI) — Crews worked to rescue civilians from flooding caused by the collapse of the Kakhovka hydroelectric dam in Russian-occupied territory as Kyiv and Moscow traded … Read more

“블랙핑크, 한복 착용 코첼라 무대 선보여” (Blackpink showcases Hanbok attire on Coachella stage)

Editor’s Note: Featuring the good, the bad and the ugly, ‘Look of the Week’ is a regular series dedicated to unpacking the most talked about outfit of the last seven days. CNN  —  Bringing the second day of this year’s Coachella to a close, K-Pop girl group Blackpink made history Saturday night when they became … Read more

According to police, a woman posed as a man and deceived a teenager into removing her glasses before engaging in sexual activity.

A woman in Britain is accused of deceiving a nearsighted woman into having sex with her by pretending to be a man and asking her to remove her glasses. Georgia Bilham, 21, who went by the name “George Parry,” allegedly created fake social media profiles and messaged the victim as “George_132” to trick the 19-year-old … Read more