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Priests Assault Nuns, Pressure Abortions: Report

July 29, 2018 |

“It opened a great wound inside of me. I pretended it didn’t happen.” So says a nun who claims an Italian priest sexually assaulted her while she was confessing to him about 20 years ago in Bologna. A new AP investigation finds she’s not alone: Religious sisters are apparently being…
Newser

CNN

Storm clouds pressure rescuers to get boys out

July 7, 2018 |

For the Buddhist monks who keep nightly vigil outside the cave where 12 young boys and their soccer coach remain trapped, the dry weather is a sign their prayers are working.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Immigration Pressure Builds on Republicans

June 18, 2018 |

A Trump administration policy of separating immigrant children from adults at the border is putting pressure on Republicans and threatening to engulf broader negotiations about dealing with those already in the U.S. illegally.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Seattle repeals tax on big companies after pressure from Amazon and others

June 13, 2018 |

Seattle leaders on Tuesday repealed a tax on large companies such as Amazon.com and Starbucks after a backlash from businesses. It was a stark reversal from a month ago, when the City Council unanimously approved the effort to combat a growing homelessness crisis.

The council voted 7-2 after supporters…


L.A. Times – Business

George HW Bush Hospitalized With Low Blood Pressure

May 28, 2018 |

George HW Bush has been hospitalized for the second time since the death of wife Barbara Bush last month. The 93-year-old former president was taken to a hospital in Maine after suffering low blood pressure and fatigue, reports USA Today . Spokesman Jim McGrath says Bush is not experiencing any discomfort…
Newser

TMZ

George H.W. Bush Hospitalized For Low Blood Pressure and Fatigue

May 28, 2018 |

George H.W. Bush is in the hospital again … just one month after he was there following his wife’s death.  Bush Sr.’s spokesperson said Sunday the former president had been hospitalized at South Maine Health Care in Biddeford after…

TMZ.com

Trump Keeps Up Pressure on Auto Makers to Generate U.S. Jobs

May 13, 2018 |

Whatever auto makers want to do, one item tops President Donald Trump’s agenda for the industry: more jobs for Rust Belt states that helped elect him.
WSJ.com: US Business

CalSTRS to pressure retailers to stop selling assault weapons banned by California

May 10, 2018 |

California’s teachers’ retirement system will pressure retail companies it is invested in to stop selling firearms and parts that are outlawed by the state — and would consider divestment from firms that refuse to make changes, a key panel decided Wednesday.

The vote by the Investment Committee…


L.A. Times – Business

TMZ

Khloe Kardashian’s Family Will Not Pressure Her to Split from Tristan Thompson

May 8, 2018 |

Khloe Kardashian’s family is not happy she’s getting back with Tristan Thompson — and that’s a major understatement — but they’re not going to lobby her to kick his ass to the curb.  TMZ broke the story … Khloe was spotted with TT at a…

TMZ.com