Pope Francis summons bishops for summit to discuss preventing clergy sex abuse and protecting children

Chico Harlan Rome bureau chief covering southern Europe and sometimes parts beyond September 12 at 1:19 PM ROME — Alarmed by sexual abuse scandals in multiple countries, Pope Francis is summoning senior bishops for a first-of-its-kind meeting early next year to discuss the prevention of abuse by Roman Catholic clerics and the protection of children, …

Anthony Joshua says he does not need a statement win against Povetkin | Sport

Anthony Joshua insists he will emerge triumphant in heavyweight boxing’s power struggle by stopping Alexander Povetkin next week – and then returning to Wembley next April to beat Deontay Wilder in a massive reunification fight. But with boxing’s rumour mill suggesting that WBC champion Wilder and Tyson Fury will shortly announce a 1 December date …

FBI arrests Puerto Rico senator facing corruption charges

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The FBI on Wednesday arrested a Puerto Rico senator accused of defrauding his employees while serving as mayor of a small town in the island’s southwest region. Abel Nazario, who also is the vice president of the governor’s New Progressive Party, faces charges including wire fraud and falsifying documents. Authorities …

Apple launches iPhone XS, XS Max and XR – as it happened | Technology

2.46pm EDT14:46 And yup, that’s the end of the event. Tim Cook says goodbye, thanks the attendees, and “the people at Apple who made this magical day possible”. Tim had a magical time … did you? Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters Updated at 2.53pm EDT 2.45pm EDT14:45 Looks like we’re wrapping up, which means the thing that …

The Madewell Men’s Collection Took 2 Years to Perfect (and It Shows)

On the heels of J. Crew’s new relaunch, its sister brand Madewell is doing a little revamping of with an official foray into menswear. Boyfriend jeans actually for boyfriends. Genius. Madewell’s new mens collection is chock-full of versatile denim styles and wardrobe staples like hoodies, tees, and jackets. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below The new …

SUV crashes into crowd at square in central China, killing 9

BEIJING — An SUV crashed into a crowd at a public square in central China on Wednesday evening, killing at least nine people and injuring more than 40 others, the city government said. Police arrested the suspected driver of a red SUV that plowed into a large group of people at the square in the …

The view from Theresa May’s motorcade – in pictures | UK news

Exclusive: Press Association’s chief political photographer, Stefan Rousseau, took a series of photos of people in the streets as he travelled in the British prime minister’s motorcade during her visits to Lagos in Nigeria and Kyoto in Japan. Most of those captured may have little idea who was in the limousines as they waited to …

Mark Wahlberg’s Workouts Start at 2:30 a.m. and I Can’t Think Of Enough Ways to Say ‘No Thanks’

At this point, Mark Wahlberg’s Instagram is essentially an extension of the marketing department at Performance Inspired, the workout supplement company that he co-founded. This is not a bad thing—plenty of celebs use their platforms to hawk everything from shoes to dietary supplements to jade eggs. Call me Bruce Hornsby cuz I think that’s just …

Pope Francis summons bishops for summit to discuss preventing clergy sex abuse and protecting children

This handout photo taken and released on September 12, 2018 by the Vatican Media shows Pope Francis receiving the oval ball as a present as he meets the members of a rugby team composed by refugees at the end of his general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican. (HO/AFP/Getty Images) Chico Harlan Rome …