Abuse survivors angry over Pope’s praise for fallen cardinal

(CNN)Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the embattled archbishop of Washington and one of the church’s most powerful Americans. But the Pope’s high praise for Wuerl in the wake of two clergy sexual abuse scandals angered some abuse survivors. “However, your nobility has led you not to…

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Ford’s sister-in-law: Manchin and Collins created an ‘alternate reality’ to support Kavanaugh

Washington (CNN)Christine Blasey Ford’s sister-in-law said Sens. Joe Manchin and Susan Collins were trying to have it both ways when the senators said they believed Ford was sexually assaulted but not by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The FBI conducted a supplemental background investigation into the allegations against Kavanaugh, and…

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China growth slows; Silicon Valley and Saudi Arabia; Euro woes

(CNN Business)1. China’s growth slows: The world’s second biggest economy grew 6.5% in the third quarter of this year. That’s its worst performance since the depths of the global financial crisis in early 2009 and weaker than economists expected. Government efforts to rein in debt are putting the brakes on…

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Cathay Pacific got hacked, compromising the data of millions of passengers

Hong Kong (CNN Business)One of Asia’s top airlines has discovered a data breach in which the personal information of more than 9 million passengers may have been stolen. The hackers who hit Cathay gained access to 27 credit card numbers but without the cards’ security code, and another 403 expired…

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