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NEW YORK | The Latest: Weinstein attorney: Accuser should be prosecuted

NEW YORK — The Latest on Harvey Weinstein’s appearance before a New York judge as his lawyers try to get charges dismissed in his criminal case. (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Harvey Weinstein’s attorney says an accuser should be criminally prosecuted for perjury following the decision to drop part of the case against him. A … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Weinstein attorney: Accuser should be prosecuted

CANBERRA, Australia | Catholics in Australia won’t make priests report confessions

CANBERRA, Australia — The Catholic Church in Australia on Friday rejected a recommendation by a government inquiry that priests be required to report evidence of child sex abuse disclosed in the confessional. The recommendation that priests be prosecuted for failing to report evidence of pedophilia heard in the confessional was a key finding in December … Continue reading CANBERRA, Australia | Catholics in Australia won’t make priests report confessions

PHOENIX | APNewsBreak: Complaint: Migrant parents coerced by officials

PHOENIX — U.S. immigration authorities coerced dozens of parents separated from their children at the border to sign documents they did not understand, according to a complaint expected to be filed Thursday. In some of the cases, parents gave away rights to be reunited with their children when the non-English speaking mothers and fathers signed … Continue reading PHOENIX | APNewsBreak: Complaint: Migrant parents coerced by officials