Pope demotes two cardinals over sexual abuse scandals

Image copyright AFP Image caption Cardinal Pell faces trial in Australia on sex abuse charges Two cardinals facing allegations linked to sexual abuse have been removed from Pope Francis’s inner circle, the Vatican said. Australia’s George Pell and Chile’s Francisco Javier Errazuriz will no longer sit on the Council of Cardinals, set up by the pope as an international advice ...

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Movie-mad India could overtake U.S. as top user-base – IMDb

FILE PHOTO: A man in India watches a movie on his mobile phone in New Delhi, India, November 16, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi MUMBAI (Reuters) – Movie-mad Indians and the cheap data packs on their smartphones could make India the biggest user-base market for IMDb over the next five years, the Amazon-owned movie rating website said on Wednesday. India is currently ...

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Trump uses France terror attack to push for border wall

President Trump on Wednesday seemed to suggest the deadly shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France, is evidence that the United States needs stronger border security. “Another very bad terror attack in France,” Trump tweeted. “We are going to strengthen our borders even more. Chuck and Nancy must give us the votes to get additional Border Security!” Witnesses said ...

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Reluctant U.S. Supreme Court on collision course with Trump

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court’s reluctance to take up new cases on volatile social issues is putting it on a collision course with President Donald Trump, whose Justice Department is trying to rush such disputes through the appeals system to get them before the nine justices as quickly as possible. That tension could come to ...

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Word processor pioneer Evelyn Berezin dies aged 93

Image copyright Eyevine/New York Times Image caption Evelyn Berezin said her word processor would help secretaries become more efficient at their jobs The woman who created and sold what many recognise as the world’s first word processor has died aged 93. Evelyn Berezin called the device the Data Secretary when, in 1971, her company Redactron launched the product. She grew ...

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