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The retired Pope, 90, made the remarks in a nine line letter to the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera , who had presented him with letters from readers asking about his well-being. "Because of this", he wrote, "I can not but be thankful, on my part assuring you all of my prayers". Since the election of Pope Francis, he retreated from public view and has lived in a converted monastery in the grounds of the Vatican gardens.
  • Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

    Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

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    The family of an NFL player killed in a suspected drunken-driving crash allegedly caused by a man who was living illegally in the U.S.is grieving privately as the tragedy stirs a national political reaction. Orrego-Savala remained jailed in Indianapolis but had not been formally charged in the crash. Police say Orrego-Zavala was arrested after crashing into linebacker Edwin Jackson and Uber driver Jeffrey Monroe.
  • Gautam Rode and Pankhuri Awasthy get married in a lavish wedding ceremony

    Gautam Rode and Pankhuri Awasthy get married in a lavish wedding ceremony

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    The couple have already been giving their fans relationship goals through their social media account and they played the ideal couple during the pre-wedding ceremonies - be it engagement, sangeet or the mehendi . For their D-day, bride Pankhuri looked resplendent in a red and golden bridal lehenga with gold jewellery. Although the duo had exchanged rings in October past year, the official engagement ceremony took place in Rajasthan.
  • North Korea's Olympians skate cautiously into the spotlight

    North Korea's Olympians skate cautiously into the spotlight

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    Kim Jong Un in a nuclear facility in North Korea. The base is used to monitor missile activity by North Korea and could respond to any possible attacks. aggression. North Korea now faces growing global pressure and sanctions over its nuclear and missile programmes. The trip comes after President Donald Trump hosted a group of North Korean defectors in the Oval Office on Friday, including Ji Seong-ho, whom the president referenced in his State of the Union address last week.
  • Winter Olympics: IOC rejects request for 15 reinstated Russian athletes

    Winter Olympics: IOC rejects request for 15 reinstated Russian athletes

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    Russian Federation topped the medals table when it hosted the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics . Others, particularly Russia's top bobsledders from the 2014 Sochi Olympics , have retired. He has said that wasnt his responsibility, and he has filed an appeal. Ahead of the games, the PyeongChang Cultural Olympiad kicked off on Saturday.
  • Rihanna hailed 'lucky charm' as she supports Arsenal in defeat over Everton

    Rihanna hailed 'lucky charm' as she supports Arsenal in defeat over Everton

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    According to reports in the English media this afternoon, Premier League outfit Arsenal have kickstarted their attempts to tie midfielder Aaron Ramsey down to a new deal at the Emirates. 'He is a guy that loves London, loves Arsenal and he always gets really angry when things don't go well, so you know how much it means for him to win or lose for this club.
  • Patriots DC Matt Patricia takes responsibility for defense's failure

    Patriots DC Matt Patricia takes responsibility for defense's failure

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    The record, however, left the Lions at seventh in the NFC and on the outside looking in at the playoffs, leading general manager Bob Quinn to relieve Caldwell of his duties the morning after the season finale. The Lions staff could receive some clarity when the team presents Patricia to the public for the first time with the introductory press conference at 3 p.m.
  • Women's enfranchisement 100 years on: How much has really changed?

    Women's enfranchisement 100 years on: How much has really changed?

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    Recognition of the need for change grew under the pressures of the war - military, social and political. Abbott described her experience in The Guardian past year: "The Times had marked my selection by complaining about my 'rhetoric of class struggle and skin-colour consciousness.' Judging by the wariness with which I was treated when I entered the House of Commons, many MPs agreed with the Times ".
  • NY boy, 11, dies after rescuing friend who fell in frozen pond

    NY boy, 11, dies after rescuing friend who fell in frozen pond

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    The boy plunged into the water, and his friend ran to get help. Unfortunately, after pulling the 12-year-old to safety, Anthony became a prisoner of the pond. He stood on the ice in the lake and the ice broken. The medical team took him to Jamaica Medical Center. He died roughly two hours later, cops said.
  • Hundreds of North Korean cheerleaders arrive for Olympic games

    Hundreds of North Korean cheerleaders arrive for Olympic games

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    But the Olympics have triggered a rapid rapprochement on the peninsula. All told , the North's delegation is expected to number in the hundreds - including about 22 athletes, various officials, 140 people in the Samjiyon Band, a taekwondo exhibition team and an all-female cheering group that always draws lots of attention from Japanese and South Korean television networks.
  • IL man charged in fatal stabbing of teen he met online

    IL man charged in fatal stabbing of teen he met online

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    PUTNAM COUNTY, Illinois - A body found on Saturday has been identified as a missing Spring Valley teen. There was no immediate mention of a court date. Henderson is being held on $1 million bond. As with Bradley, Dewey was reported missing and her body recovered under suspicious circumstances. On Jan.
  • Country is bearing brunt of Kashmir dispute because of Nehru: PM Modi

    Country is bearing brunt of Kashmir dispute because of Nehru: PM Modi

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    While blaming the Gandhi family, Modi said that the Congress members wanted Vallabhbhai Patel as their first Prime Minister, but Jawaharlal Nehru was imposed on them. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said the prime minister's speech was a "farrago of misrepresentations and half truth". Modi addressed the House amid slogan shouting by some MPs demanding financial package for Andhra Pradesh as was promised by the government when Telangana was carved out of it during the fag end of the UPA rule.
  • Anchor Anasuya in controversy, Behaves rude with small child

    Anchor Anasuya in controversy, Behaves rude with small child

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    A resident of Tarnaka in Hyderabad filed a complaint against her, alleging that she broke her son's mobile phone when he was asking for a selfie. According to O.U. "This is completely false". But she refused to oblige for a selfie. So one day as usual after my shoot I was heading home and a bunch of four guys on two bikes at midnight made a decision to follow me as they obviously assumed that its cool to do so.