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November 15, 2018 3:47 PM Italy’s bishops respond to long-ignored clergy sex abuse

VATICAN CITY—Italy’s Catholic bishops are declaring a new era of transparency and truth about clergy sex abuse, as awareness of the scandal that has convulsed much of the world begins to take hold in a country where it was long ignored. Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, president of the Italian bishops’ conference, said on Thursday that a national advisory 3

November 13, 2018 2:02 PM DHX Media Ltd. reports first-quarter loss, revenue up from year ago

HALIFAX—DHX Media Ltd. reported a loss in its latest quarter compared with a profit a year ago as its revenue rose 5.5 per cent. The children’s entertainment company says it lost $2.4 million compared with a profit of $8.1 million a year ago, due to a larger noncontrolling interest in Peanuts and a non-cash writedown in deferred financing charges 8

November 9, 2018 3:13 PM Satanic Temple in Salem, Mass., sues ‘Sabrina’ series over goat-headed statue

In the lawsuit, filed in US District Court in Manhattan, the plaintiffs ask for at least $50 million for each alleged infraction: copyright infringement, trademark violation and injury to the business’ reputation. They also request an injunction barring the companies from redistributing the series with the image of the statue. The temple argues that the television 13

November 8, 2018 7:49 PM Alec Baldwin donates appearance fee to Calgary charity following assault charge

“Alec is confident he will be fully released from any potential charges resulting from this incident in New York City and he wants what is best for the charity. He has therefore made this donation to show his support of the work The Owen Hart Foundation does.” Baldwin has had a successful film and television career that has spanned almost four decades 14

November 7, 2018 3:14 PM Macron praises divisive First World War general

“My role isn’t to understand that it’s shocking or to comment about people. My role is to try to explain, be firm in my convictions, face our history,” he added. Petain led the French army to victory in Verdun in 1916, but gained infamy and a conviction for treason for his actions as leader of Vichy France from 1940 to 1944. He is despised for his complicity 12

November 4, 2018 3:02 PM In ‘SNL’s’ cold open, Fox News hosts offer some thoughts on the migrant caravan

After two weeks off the air, “Saturday Night Live” wasted no time diving back into politics. The show’s cold open focused on many of the claims being made about the caravan of Central Americans — what The Washington Post’s Michael E. Miller called “a sea of weary men, women and children, borne forward in waves by nothing more than their blistered, bleeding 14

October 30, 2018 11:49 AM Trump eyeing executive order to end citizenship for children of non-citizens born on U.S. soil

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that would seek to end the right to U.S. citizenship for children of noncitizens born on U.S. soil, he said in a television interview taped on Monday. The move, which many legal experts say runs afoul of the Constitution, would be the boldest yet by a president elected to office 12

October 26, 2018 9:53 PM Sri Lanka president sacks prime minister, appoints strongman

His return to power as prime minister could signal that Sri Lanka is sliding back to an era of violence against political opponents, critics and journalists, observers said. The move was an unexpected turn after weeks of controversy over allegations of an assassination plot against the president. A police informant and self-described Sri Lankan anti-corruption 19

October 24, 2018 2:03 PM Irish government approves excavation of orphanage mass grave site

The excavation, which will begin after legislation is passed, follows a report from a judge-led commission that confirmed last year that the former Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, County Galway, had an underground sewage structure divided into 20 chambers containing “significant quantities of human remains.” Church-run homes in Ireland housed 17

October 22, 2018 3:18 AM Prime Minister formally apologizes to Australian child sex abuse victims

The government will also commit to reporting every year for the next five years on the progress of the royal commission’s recommendations. It has already accepted 104 of the commission’s 122 recommendations, including a redress payments program, with the other 18 still under examination. The government has also established a new office of child safety 16