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French financier to head Vatican bank

07/09/2014 5:50am
The Vatican has chosen a French financier to become the new president of its bank, which is overhauling the way it operates after a series of financial scandals.

Newspaper apologizes for Clooney story

07/09/2014 6:50am
Britain's Daily Mail has apologized to George Clooney over a story that claimed his fiancee's mother opposed the marriage on religious grounds.

France to ban would-be jihadists from going abroad

07/09/2014 7:20am
France plans to ban citizens suspected of links to radical Islamic groups from leaving the country in a new bill aimed at strengthening anti-terrorist legislation.

Naked Seattle intruder recites Scripture in home

07/09/2014 7:20am
It was little comfort to the residents of a Seattle home along Lake Washington when the naked man who crashed through their front door began loudly reciting Scripture.

5 things to know about Indonesia's election

07/09/2014 10:21am
Indonesians voted Wednesday for their next president, and unofficial results showed a narrow victory for former furniture maker Joko "Jokowi" Widodo. Prabowo Subianto, a former general, was also claiming victory, but official results won't be known for two weeks. Here are five things to know about Indonesia and the election:

Pro-Kiev Ukrainians face intimidation in the east

07/09/2014 10:51am
Since April, when pro-Russia rebels took over her city, Maria Oleinik hasn't slept in the same house for more than one night running.

Storm kills one, injures several at Maryland Christian camp

07/09/2014 2:11pm
The director of a Maryland summer camp where a violent storm blew down trees, killing one child and injuring several others, says the grieving staff and families are leaning on a Bible verse that says God is a "refuge and strength" in times of trouble.