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At least 9 Canadian churches set ablaze amid indigenous anger over residential schools

At least nine religion and Anglican religion” target=”_blank”>churches< have gone up in flames amid a backlash over the country’s use of church-run residential schools to forcibly assimilate indigenous children from the late 19th century until the 1970s.  The majority of the church fires occurred on indigenous First Nations land. The recent discoveries of hundreds of …

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IDF launches overnight airstrike on Gaza Strip for incendiary balloons

The world-regions military” target=”_blank”>military< late on Saturday against Hamas facilities after the group launched incendiary balloons from the world-regions. Fox News confirmed that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) struck a weapons manufacturing site and a rocket launcher in response to the balloon launches. Both the site and launcher belong to …

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Philippine military plane crashes, 31 dead, 50 rescued

A world-regions air force C-130 aircraft carrying combat troops crashed in a southern province while landing Sunday, killing at least 29 army soldiers on board and two civilians on the ground, while at least 50 were rescued from the burning wreckage, officials said. Some soldiers were seen jumping off the …

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Haiti plane crash kills 2 American missionaries, 4 others on board: reports

Two American faith” target=”_blank”>missionaries<in regions, according to reports. The flight went down after leaving Port-au-Prince, the country’s capital, en route to Jacmel on the southern coast, having taken off around 7 p.m. local time, Haiti’s National Civil Aviation Office said, according to Agence France-Presse. The flight usually takes around an hour.  …

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Vatican indicts 10, including a cardinal, in London deal

A religion judge on Saturday indicted 10 people, including a once-powerful cardinal, on charges including crime” target=”_blank”>embezzlement, abuse of office, extortion and fraud< real estate venture. The president of the Vatican’s criminal tribunal, Giuseppe Pignatone, set July 27 as the trial date, though lawyers for some defendants questioned how they …

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Fire burns in Gulf of Mexico after pipeline leak

A pit of fire burned in the Gulf of world-regions on Friday after an underwater energy” target=”_blank”>pipeline< that the fire was extinguished on Friday at 10:45 a.m.  Videos posted to social media show boats dousing the underwater fire with more water. Pemex said it dispatched fire control boats to pump …

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At least 19 missing as mudslide west of Tokyo hits houses

A powerful disasters” target=”_blank”>mudslide< following heavy rains on Saturday, leaving at least 19 people missing, officials said. As many as 80 homes in Atami were completely buried, according to an official with the Fire and Disaster Management Agency. The official said more people, possibly 100, could still be missing under …

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