VATICAN CITY - The Vatican on Saturday dismissed a gay priest from his Holy See job on the eve of a major Church meeting for a highly public coming out that challenged the Roman Catholic teaching that homosexual acts are a sin.
A sobbing Damien Taylor recounted to RCMP, hours after his girlfriend CJ Fowler was found dead, how the two were brought to Kamloops, B.C., to deal drugs.
The U.S. military said it conducted an air strike on Saturday near a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the northern city of Kunduz that killed 19 staff and patients, including three children, the medical aid group said.
Armed with multiple guns, a 26-year-old man walked into a morning writing class at a community college in this rural Oregon town and opened fire, hitting some students with multiple gunshots. One witness said the attacker demanded to know students' religion before shooting them.
Hurricane Joaquin ripped off roofs, uprooted trees and unleashed heavy flooding as the Category 4 storm hurled torrents of rain across the eastern and central Bahamas on Friday. Forecasters shifted its likely path farther away from the U.S. East Coast.
When the gunshots started at Umpqua Community College, some people mistook them for falling books. But Army veteran Chris Mintz quickly recognized the threat.
Pope Francis' meeting last week with an American woman at the centre of a row over gay marriage was not something he had sought and should not be seen as an endorsement of her views, the Vatican said on Friday.
The Environment Canada scientist whose anti-Stephen Harper folk song Harperman got him suspended from his job is retiring rather than waiting out an investigation into his behaviour.
The courtroom audience couldn't see the images on the video clips of Jason Shilo Brown torturing dogs. The audio was disturbing enough.