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On Sunday, a British newspaper reported four men accused O'Brien of abuse

ROME (CNN) -- Scotland's Roman Catholic archbishop, Cardinal Keith O'Brien, has resigned amid allegations that he abused four men studying to be priests in the 1980s.

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VIDEO: Did Pope resign because of blackmail?

At the same time as Pope Benedict XVI leaves office on February 28, his Twitter presence as @Pontifex will also come to an end, according to Vatican Radio.

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Current rules say vote can begin 15 to 20 days after papal vacancy

Pope Benedict XVI is considering changing the Vatican constitution to allow a vote for his successor to begin before March 15, Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said Wednesday.

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Defense Secretary vows to go after perpetrators of Alegerian and Benghazi attacks

The Obama Administration now believes the attack and hostage-taking at a natural gas plant in Algeria last week is the work of al Qaeda operatives based out of northern Mali

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Catherine suffers hyperemesis gravidarum, more severe than typical morning sickness

LONDON (CNN) -- Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is spending a second day in a central London hospital Tuesday after being admitted with acute morning sickness.

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She died of blood poisoning after being denied an abortion while miscarrying, he says

Savita, a 31-year-old dentist, had died of blood poisoning after being denied an abortion for a miscarrying fetus under Ireland's strict laws, her husband says.


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Jonathan Goodluck condemns \"barbaric" attack

A suicide bombing killed seven people and wounded more than 100 others Sunday at a Catholic church in Nigeria.


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The death toll is likely to climb given the size and timing of the blast, he says

KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) -- It was supposed to be a day of happiness, a moment to mark the start of a Muslim holiday that celebrates peace as the faithful observe the height of the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.

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He has had more than a decade to implement his vision of 21st century socialism, a view that emphasizes use of state oil windfalls to fund social programs

CARACAS, Venezuela (CNN) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was re-elected Sunday to a new six-year term, overcoming an energetic challenge by a candidate backed by an opposition coalition, according to nearly complete results announced by election officials.


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About 90 women die from illegal abortions in the country every year, says gynecologist

(CNN) -- The government of Morocco has closed the port of Smir and is blocking the harbor with warships to prevent the entry of a Dutch "abortion ship" to the Islamic country, the organization running the ship said Thursday.

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