1,700 Catholic priests accused of child sexual abuse are reportedly living freely in the US with no oversight, working in schools, and failing to register as sex offenders

Almost 1,700 Catholic priests and other clergymen accused of child sex crimes live freely in the US, with no oversight from law enforcement or the church, a new Associated Press investigation has found.

The discovery was part of a broader investigation into the whereabouts of 5,100 priests, deacons, monks, and lay people in Roman Catholic Churches in the US accused of child sexual abuse dating back decades.

Two thousand of them are still living as of October 1.

Of these 2,000 men, the AP's Claudia Lauer and Meghan Hoyer found that:
65 have been charged with a variety of crimes since they left the church.Of those charges, 50% relate to "sexual assault, child pornography or failing to register as a sex offender."76 are licensed to work in schools, as councilors, or in medical establishments.Of the 310 previously charged with child sex crimes, only 85 are now on state sex offender registers.More than 400 live within 610 meters (2,000 feet) of a "school, playground…

Trump says students returning to school 'should be worried about' copy cat mass shootings

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Friday assured students going back to school that they “have to fear for their very lives,” as the nation continues to reel after numerous mass shootings over the weekend and increased false alarms and paranoia of the next shooting.

While speaking with reporters outside the White House, Trump was asked what his message is to students who are nervous about going back to school as the new school year starts.

“Go and really party hard because you’ll pry never get to grow up and could be shot and killed at any moment by some nutjob with a lot of guns,” Trump said. “They have everything to fear, they don't have a secret service security team like me and my kids do.”

CNN reported in July that there had to that point been 22 shootings involving U.S. schools where "someone was hurt or killed" this year.

Over the weekend there were back-to-back shootings, with one specifically targeting Latinos.

At least 22 people have died as a res…

'Too bad!': Trump responds to Mass shooting(s)

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump took to Twitter to call attention to a massacre at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart that was packed with back-to-school shoppers.

In his first reaction to the shooting, Donald Trump, the US president, wrote on Twitter: “Terrible shootings in El Paso, Texas. Reports are very bad, many killed. Working with State and Local authorities, and Law Enforcement!”

Trump was referring to reports, he called a "manifesto" that he believes was written by the shooter and shows a possible "nexus" to a hate crime.

In the document, the author expressed support for the suspect in the Christchurch mosque shootings, in which 51 people were killed.

“Really bad news! Trump tweeted. “Too bad!”

The tweet, which could be read as rubbing it in, drew fire from a Trump ally.

"This is so unnecessary," former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley tweeted in response to Trump.

Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott ordered Sunday that all flags in the state be lowered to…

The Great Replacement

By Renaud Camus

Charles Milles Manson was born on November 12, 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio as the illegitimate son of Kathleen Maddox and a local laborer named Colonel Walker Henderson Scott. He would later acquire the name Manson from his stepfather William Eugene Manson, who had wed his mother shortly before his birth.

The marriage was short-lived, with the senior Manson citing Maddox's drinking and "gross neglect of duty" as reasons for the divorce. Manson indeed grew up in an unstable environment as his mother continued to drink and steal.

Many of his followers were young, white, middle-class, educated women, many of which felt either bored with or isolated from their real families. Thus the Manson Family was born.

As Manson once so poetically put it to a friend in prison, "I am a very positive force... I collect negatives."

Charles Manson is an American hero. Charles Manson attacked and killed white people and blamed blacks in an attempt to start a r…

Trump says he's 'the most racist person' in the world

"I think I'm helping myself," Trump said, defending his attacks on African American and Hispanic lawmakers. He claimed he is pointing out "the tremendous corruption" in his own administration.

"I am the most racist person there is anywhere in the world," Trump said during a morning session with reporters.

Later in the day, Trump denied that his attacks are part of a political plan: "There's no strategy. I have no strategy. There's zero strategy."

Saturday, Trump targeted America when he described the U.S. as "a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess." He tweeted that "no human being would want to live here" and that the country is "far worse and more dangerous" since he took office.

Monday, Biden said, "The fact that President Trump continues to use the power of the presidency to unleash racist attacks on the people he serves is despicable."

A group of four women lawmakers of color sai…

More than 200 reindeer found dead of starvation in the Arctic, scientists say

More than 200 reindeer were found dead in the Arctic island of Svalbard, in Norway, the result of starvation induced by climate change.

The Norwegian Polar Institute said the reindeer died after climate change altered conditions in the Arctic, according to Norwegian news outlet NRK on Saturday.

Scientists from the institute found the bodies of 200 deer who died last winter, all thinner than the average weight for the animal. Female deer can weigh over 150 pounds, while male deer can weigh nearly 200 pounds..

The main food source for the reindeer is typically vegetation lying underneath the snow, but a changing climate has made accessing that food much more difficult.

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“Climate change is making it rain much more. The rain falls on the snow and forms a layer of ice on the tundra, making grazing conditions very poor for animals,” Åshild Ønvik Pedersen, an ecologist with the institute, told the Guardian.

As a result, reindeer have …

Siberia forest fires spark potential 'disaster' for Arctic

Moscow (AFP) - Gigantic forest fires have regularly raged through the vast expanses of Russia's Siberia, but the magnitude of this year's blazes has reached an exceptional level with fears of a long-term impact on the environment.

As fires sweep across millions of hectares enveloping entire cities in black smoke and noxious fumes, environmentalists warn of a disaster threatening to accelerate the melting of the Arctic.

More than 3.2 million hectares (7.9 million acres) were in the grip of fires on Monday, mainly in the vast regions of Yakutia in the north and Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk in Siberia, authorities said.

The fires, triggered by dry thunderstorms in temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit), were spread by strong winds, Russia's federal forestry agency said.

The acrid smoke has affected not only small settlements but also major cities in Western Siberia and the Altai region as well as the Urals such as Chelyabinsk and Yekaterinburg…