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(BBC) — A day after Pope Francis publicly admitted for the first time that clerics had sexually abused nuns, promising to tackle the issue that was “still going on” within the Catholic Church, two former nuns have spoken about their experiences with the BBC. Appearing on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour on Thursday morning, the ...

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DUBAI, UAE — The WINDIES Women defeated Pakistan Women by 146 runs in the 1st One Day International as part of the ICC Women’s Championship Round 4 at the Dubai International Stadium. This match was historic as it was the first women’s match ever to be played at the venue. Captain Stafanie Taylor won the ...

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(NEW YORK TIMES) — As he adjusted to incarceration, Bill Cosby spent his first four months in prison in a special unit, isolated from other inmates, out of concern for his safety at SCI Phoenix, a maximum-security facility outside Philadelphia. But last week authorities moved him from so-called administrative segregation to join the general population ...

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(CNN) — A deadly cancer linked to breast implants has been found in additional women in the United States, federal health officials said. At least 457 women in the United States have so far been diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma, the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement Wednesday. Of those, nine have ...

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GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia – Chris Gayle will make a return to WINDIES colours, while Nicholas Pooran has earned his maiden call-up in the 50-over format as CWI Selection Panel named the 14-member squad for the first and second One-Day Internationals against England. The 39-year-old Gayle is the second most capped WINDIES player with 284 ...

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(SKY NEWS) — Jay-Z has hired a lawyer to help UK-born rapper 21 Savage following his arrest and detainment in the US. The music mogul branded the arrest an “absolute travesty” and said he should be released “immediately”. 21 Savage – whose real name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph – was arrested by Immigration and ...

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(SNO) — At least eight people, including five children, are homeless as a result of a fire in Sunbilt, Castries on Wednesday evening, according to sources. There were no reports of injuries. A two-storey apartment building that had accommodated at least two families was totally destroyed, despite efforts of the firefighters. When the fire broke ...

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(SNO) — Following news that a large boa constrictor was discovered at the Water and Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) compound at Union, many persons have expressed concern on social media that snakes, particularly the boa, appear to be leaving their natural habitat and moving closer to human-populated areas. The six-foot long non-venomous snake was reportedly ...

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(SNO) — The authorities in Martinique are on high alert after several persons were reported to have fallen ill to the mosquito-borne disease. According to Martinique 1ere, though the exact number of cases is not known at this time, the health authorities confirmed that on Wednesday, Feb. 6, “several proven cases of dengue fever in Martinique” ...

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(BBC) — Authorities in the Philippines have declared an outbreak of the highly contagious measles virus in several areas including the capital, Manila. As of 26 January there have been 1,813 measles cases and 26 deaths, according to the Department of Health Epidemiology Bureau. That is a 74% increase from 2018. Measles can be very ...

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