Conservative Catholics in the US have been building momentum against their liberal counterparts for some time, attempting to deny communion to Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and then-Vice President Joe Biden for their pro-choice policies as early as 2013, when Francis was inaugurated as pope.
The Pentagon and US State Department have been pursuing former Soviet republics to Afghanistan’s north as places to continue operations after the September 2021 withdrawal, but have so far had little luck, given their proximity and ties to the Russian Federation.
Pop icon Britney Spears, 39, has been under the care of her father, beginning in 2008. Since then, he has controlled the performer's personal and financial affairs, her health treatment, and overseen her safety and career. Spears rarely comes to court sessions and her media posts regularly cause fans to worry about her mental health and safety.
Taylor Swift rolled out her fourth studio album "Red" back in 2012, dedicating the work to the aftermath of an unhealthy relationship and how it affects people, referring to so-called "red" emotions. Now that a new version is coming, the colors of fans' emotions may vary.
The US Navy submitted to Congress an unusual 30-year shipbuilding plan on Thursday that includes a potentially smaller fleet than the 355 ships the service has aspired to since 2016.
Earlier this week, the Twitter account for Mexico's Solidarity Encounter Party, or Partido Encuentro Solidario (PES), added a rainbow overlay to its logo and issued a series of tweets that, in part, called for equal rights for all. Netizens were quick to tie the act to a hacker, rather than the conservative Christian party.
Carnival Corporation subsidiary Princess Cruises announced last year that it had identified "suspicious activity" by an individual or entity who, in mid-2019, gained access to the personal information of both travelers and employees. It was later disclosed that the Carnival Corporation fell victim to a similar cyber attack on August 15, 2020.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Libya's military leadership is drawing up plans to expel foreign fighters and mercenaries from the country, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya Georgette Gagnon said on Friday.