23 December 2014

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Pope says Vatican is 'sick' with power in Curia address (1)
Pope Francis sharply critiques Vatican bureaucracy in a Christmas speech, complaining that scheming and greed have infected administrators with "spiritual Alzheimer's" Pope Francis addresses the Christmas greetings in the Sala Clementina at the Vatican Photo: ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images By Josephine McKenna, Rome 2:57PM GMT 22 Dec 2014 Pope Francis criticised the Vatican bureaucracy on Monday in a pre-
Joe Cocker dies at 70 (1)
The Associated PressDecember 22, 2014 Updated 2 hours ago 2014-12- 22T20:02:14Z The_Associated_Press Facebook Twitter Tweet Follow Google Plus More Linkedin Reddit YouTube E-mail Print Order a reprint of this story FILE - In this March 23, 2002 file photo, British singer Joe Cocker performs during the television game show "Bet It...?!" ('Wetten Dass...?!') in Munich, southern Germany.
China condemns cyberattacks, but says no proof North Korea hacked SonyChina condemns cyberattacks, but says no proof North Korea hacked Sony (1)
MEGHA RAJAGOPALAN AND STEVE HOLLAND BEIJING AND WASHINGTON - Reuters China said on Monday it opposed all forms of cyberattacks but there was no proof that North Korea was responsible for the hacking of Sony Pictures, as the United States has said. North Korea has denied it was to blame and has vowed to hit back against any U.S.
Argentina: Court Grants Orangutan Basic Rights (1)
An Argentine court says an orangutan that has lived 20 years at the Buenos Aires zoo is entitled to some legal rights enjoyed by humans. The ruling comes a month after a local animal rights group filed a habeas corpus writ in favor of "Sandra." Lawyers who represented the ape say the 29-year-old orangutan is expected to be transferred to a sanctuary soon to enjoy more freedom. The Dec.
China to investigate ex-President Hu's top aide (1)
Didi Tang, Associated Press Topics: From the Wires, News FILE - In this March 14, 2012 file photo, Ling Jihua, top left, a loyal aide and confidante to President Hu Jintao, top left, looks on as Chinese President Hu Jintao, bottom right, signs a document after attending the closing ceremony of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
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  • Several people reportedly killed as lorry runs into Glasgow shoppers (1)
  • Hyypia resigns from Brighton (1)
  • US home sales dropped sharply in November (1)
  • N. Korea hit by internet outages (1)
  • Fog continues to disrupt air and rail traffic (1)
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