Blimp of London Mayor Sadiq Khan flies above UK capital

London (CNN)A giant blimp of London Mayor Sadiq Khan hovered Saturday above Westminster in a crowdfunded protest against his record on tackling violent crime in the UK capital. Protest organizer Yanny Bruere, who describes himself as a British free speech advocate, said he had set up the crowdfunding campaign in…

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Pope Francis can’t afford to remain silent

(CNN)There’s an old saying that goes: It’s not what you say that matters — it’s what you don’t say. And in an interview with PBS, Dennis Coday, editor for the National Catholic Reporter, said that Vigano’s allegations were that Pope Benedict — Francis’ predecessor — “had imposed some kind of…

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War virtually destroyed Mosul. A child still finds celebration in life

(CNN)This week a photograph of a little girl swinging at a playground with the debris the Iraqi war as a backdrop was shared across social media. Photographer Ayham Omer captured her on the swing, doing what a child is supposed to do, despite being surrounded by piles of twisted metal,…

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New Russia meddling claims put Trump on spot over Putin

(CNN)President Donald Trump is facing fresh political heat over his relationship with Vladimir Putin over details of a new Russian hacking strike against US democracy that emerged hours after he again cast doubt on Moscow’s interference in the 2016 presidential race. Earlier this month, the White House put on an…

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