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Because of the plummeting number of European Catholics and rising number of African Catholics, a University of Notre Dame political scientist says an African pope would best reflect the reality of current Church demographics. “In the eight years...
LONDON (AP) — Nearly everywhere around the world, people are living longer and fewer children are dying. But increasingly, people are grappling with the diseases and disabilities of modern life, according to the most expansive global look so far...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says the Republican Party needs to go back to basics to attract the broad coalition of voters credited with putting President Barack Obama back in the White House. Kindergarten basics. "If we want...
WSBT-TVST. JOSEPH COUNTY – A man accused of murdering a Mishawaka woman, then running away to Africa, was in court on Wednesday afternoon for the first time. 19-year old William Karimu of Mishawaka appeared in court by video conference wearing a navy blue...
Tags: DNA, Murder, Justice System, Crime, Law and Justice, Crimes
MODIMOLLE, South Africa (AP) — A hippo who wandered into a swimming pool at a South African game reserve three days ago died Friday before a rescue team could pull him out with a crane. Wildlife rescue expert Simon Prinsloo had been pouring water...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterA man accused of murdering an 84-year-old Mishawaka woman during a home invasion in December has been apprehended — 5,000 miles from the scene of the crime. William Karimu, 19, a native of Sierra Leone, Africa, was arrested by Sierra Leone...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A paramedic official says chimpanzees at a sanctuary for the animals in eastern South Africa bit and dragged a man at the reserve, badly injuring him. In a statement, Jeffrey Wicks of the Netcare911 medical emergency services...
Tags: Jane Goodall, South Africa
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - The "Occupy Wall Street" movement spread to downtown South Bend on Saturday, where more than 100 people filled the sidewalk at the corner of Michigan Street and Jefferson Boulevard to protest big business and a government they say has...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The lawyer of Haiti's Jean-Bertrand Aristide says actor Danny Glover has arrived in South Africa to escort the exiled former president home. Miami lawyer Ira Kurzban flew to Johannesburg Wednesday on the same mission amid...
Tags: Haiti, Justice System, Jesse Jackson, Politics, Elections
ReutersCAPE TOWN (Reuters) - A two-day wildcat strike at a Mercedes Benz plant in South Africa ended on Tuesday but industrial union NUMSA demanded a hefty pay hike for the sector, raising the prospect of labour unrest in factories alongside turmoil in the...
Reuters* Economists cite risks of fiscal laxity, Dutch disease * Nigeria saw agricultural sector ravaged, corruption soar * Ghana wants to increase investment in cocoa sector * Ghana has strong democratic institutions, oil wealth funds By Matthew Mpoke...
ReutersMay 20 (Reuters) - Leading money winners on the 2013 European Tour Race to Dubai on Monday: 1. Graeme McDowell (Northern Ireland) 1,029,186 euros 2. Brett Rumford (Australia) 863,632 3. Sergio Garcia (Spain) 774,010 4. Richard Sterne (South Africa)...
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