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Pope gives American Maronites youthful bishop

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Vatican City, Jul 10, 2013 / 09:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has appointed a new bishop for one of only two Maronite Catholic territories in the United States, while also accepting the resignation of the current shepherd.... Read full article

Australia to Compel Chat Apps to Hand over Encrypted Messages

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Social media giants like Facebook and WhatsApp will be compelled to share encrypted messages of suspected terrorists and other criminals with Australian police under new laws unveiled Friday.... Read full article

Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin reportedly engaged to George Clooney

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Lebanese Human Rights Lawyer Amal Alamuddin, 36, reportedly is engaged to American Hollywood film actor and two-time Academy Award winner (acting and producing) George Clooney, 52.... Read full article

3 Australians Confirmed Injured, 1 Seriously, In Barcelona Terror Attack

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Three Australians have been confirmed injured in the terrorist attack in Barcelona, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop confirmed, but warned there could be more.... Read full article

Venezuelans Told to 'Unfriend' Facebook over U.S. Spying

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A government minister in Venezuela, which has offered fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden asylum, is urging her countrymen to cancel their Facebook accounts lest they be targeted by U.S. snooping.... Read full article

EU hits Google with record €2.4bn euro antitrust fine

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The European Union’s competition watchdog has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.... Read full article

Freddy Deeb - Professional poker player

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Kassem Ibrahim "Freddy" Deeb (born November 27, 1955 in Beirut, Lebanon) is a professional poker player who emigrated from Lebanon to the United States at the age of 19.... Read full article

Melbourne Crowned for seventh year running as World's most liveable city.

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It was a record seventh time in a row in the top spot for Melbourne since 2011, which scored 97.5 out of a possible 100.... Read full article

ISIS kidnaps 70 Christians in Syria: activists

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ISIS have abducted at least 70 Christians, including women and children, after overrunning a string of villages in northeastern Syria, activists and relatives said Tuesday.... Read full article

Australia world’s second best for human development: UNDP report

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Australia has been ranked the second best country in the world when it comes to human development. Australia sits ahead of the United States (third), the Netherlands, Germany, New Zealand and Ireland.... Read full article

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