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The Latest: Radinovich wins Minnesota Democrat House primary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Former state Rep. Joe Radinovich has won a crowded Democratic primary to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan in a northeastern Minnesota swing district. Radinovich defeated Rep. Jason Metsa,... Read More
Ellison wins Minnesota attorney general Democratic primary
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and first Muslim elected to Congress, won his party's nomination Tuesday for Minnesota attorney general in a race clouded in the final days by an ex-girlfriend's allegation of domestic abuse. The allegation surfaced the... Read More
DNC vice chair Keith Ellison, 1st Muslim elected to Congress, wins Democratic primary for Minnesota attorney general
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — DNC vice chair Keith Ellison, 1st Muslim elected to Congress, wins Democratic primary for Minnesota attorney general. Read More
Report: Pennsylvania priests molested over 1,000 children
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — since the 1940s, and senior church officials, including a man who is now the archbishop of Washington, D.C., systematically covered up the abuse, according to a grand jury report... Read More
The Latest: Priest abuse report faults Cardinal Donald Wuerl
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury report on clergy abuse in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A Pennsylvania grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse faults Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the former longtime bishop of Pittsburgh, over his handling of abusive priests.... Read More
Pennsylvania grand jury report on 'predator priests' also says there could be 'thousands' of victims
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania grand jury report on 'predator priests' also says there could be 'thousands' of victims. Read More
Landmark Pennsylvania grand jury report finds more than 300 'predator priests' sexually abused children
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Landmark Pennsylvania grand jury report finds more than 300 'predator priests' sexually abused children. Read More
Chile authorities raid Episcopal Conference in abuse probe
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities raided the headquarters of the Catholic Church's Episcopal Conference on Tuesday as part of a widespread investigation into sex abuse committed by members of the Marist Brothers order in the South American country, prosecutors said. The raids by investigating prosecutors... Read More
Chicago-area megachurch paid $3.25M over child sexual abuse
SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A massive Chicago-area evangelical church whose founder faces accusations of sexual harassment paid $3.25 million to settle lawsuits alleging a church volunteer sexually abused two disabled children. The Chicago Tribune reports that court documents show Willow Creek Community Church... Read More
Bosnian Serb leader denies genocide in Srebrenica massacre
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The leader of Bosnia's Serbs denied on Tuesday that genocide was committed in Srebrenica and called for the withdrawal of a government report that acknowledged the massacre of more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys in the eastern Bosnian enclave in 1995 — triggering... Read More
Prosecutor says authorities are raiding the headquarters of Chile's Catholic Episcopal Conference in probe of sex abuse
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Prosecutor says authorities are raiding the headquarters of Chile's Catholic Episcopal Conference in probe of sex abuse. Read More
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: A car crashes into pedestrians outside British Parliament, primary season comes to Wisconsin and Minnesota, Trump threatens Cuomo. 1. PEDESTRIANS INJURED IN CRASH OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT IN LONDON A car slammed into... Read More
Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise on trial for blasphemy
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian prosecutors have demanded an 18-month prison term for a woman who was charged with blasphemy after she complained about the volume of a mosque's loudspeakers. The ethnic Chinese defendant, Meiliana, 44, was arrested on May 18, about two years after her case triggered a riot in... Read More
Abbot's murder in desert monastery shocks Egypt's Christians
CAIRO (AP) — It reads like a murder mystery set in an exotic locale: an abbot found dead in a desert monastery; a monk defrocked and arrested; another held by police and hospitalized after trying to kill himself — or did his fellow monks stage a revenge attack? The killing of Bishop Epiphanius, who was found dead... Read More
Beijing: Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdown
BEIJING (AP) — China blamed "anti-China forces" on Tuesday for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in internment camps. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said anti-China forces had made "false accusations against China for... Read More
Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up
NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse was ordered by an Australian court Tuesday to serve his 1-year sentence in home detention rather than jail. Newcastle Magistrate Robert Stone on Tuesday ordered former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson to be... Read More
Judge won't toss claim against Mormon church in rape case
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman's lawsuit claiming she was raped by a Mormon church leader who was allowed to oversee young missionaries despite a history of sexual misconduct will go forward, a judge decided Monday. The decision will allow McKenna Denson's lawyers to investigate whether there are others who claim... Read More
Israel detains prominent Jewish-American critic at airport
JERUSALEM (AP) — A prominent Jewish-American commentator who has been critical of Israel's policies said Monday that he was detained by Israeli airport authorities and interrogated about his political views before he was allowed to enter the country. The questioning of Peter Beinart was the latest in a string of... Read More
China to UN panel: No arbitrary detention in Uighur region
BERLIN (AP) — China insisted on Monday that "arbitrary detention" or "re-education centers" do not exist in its far western Xinjiang region, rejecting concerns raised by a U.N. human rights committee that millions of ethnic Uighurs may be being held in camps. Beijing was responding to questions raised by the... Read More
Minister in Poland calls LGBT march a 'parade of sodomites'
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's right-wing defense minister has used the term "sodomites" to describe those who took part in a weekend LGBT pride parade. Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said Sunday on TV Trwam, a Catholic, pro-government station, that the march of 5,000 people the day before in the city of... Read More