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Vatican Arrests Former Archbishop On Pedophilia Charges

Posted On September 23, 2014

(Vatican City) -- A former archbishop is under arrest after allegedly paying to have sex with young children. The Vatican says the Polish clergyman is believed to have committed the heinous acts while he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic. He is currently under house arrest while awaiting trial on criminal charges. The…

Obama Thanks Arab Nations For Help In Airstrikes Against ISIS

Posted On September 23, 2014

(New York, NY) -- President Obama is saying thanks to the Arab nations who are helping the United States in airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria.   After a meeting at the United Nations, Obama thanked leaders from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Jordan and Qatar. Obama expressed his gratitude for their participation…

Sierra Leone Closes Border Due To Ebola

Posted On September 23, 2014

(Lagos) -- Health workers battling the ebola virus in West Africa say rural communities are refusing aid teams access to treat sick people. More than 28-hundred people have so far died from the disease in West Africa. Gary Alfonso reports from Lagos, Nigeria.   Play Clip

Red Cross: U.S. Coalition Must Uphold Rules Of War

Posted On September 23, 2014

(Undated) -- The International Committee of the Red Cross is stressing that the U.S. and its allies must comply with the rules of war when carrying out airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. Simon Shorno with the ICRC in Syria says that according to the Geneva Conventions, this type of conflict is legally classified as a…

Pentagon: Syria Strikes Very Successful

Posted On September 23, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Pentagon spokesman John Kirby is calling initial American-led airstrikes in Syria very successful. Florida Senator Marco Rubio says airstrikes are not enough.   The attacks went after ISIS targets in Syria. Admiral Kirby said the Syria strikes also targeted an al-Qaeda splinter group which is suspected of "imminent attack planning" against the…