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Catholic Bishop In Buffalo N.Y. Resigns After Accusations Of Covering Up Abuse

The Catholic bishop of Buffalo, N.Y., has resigned following accusations he covered up clergy sex abuse of children. The Vatican didn’t give a reason when it announced on Wednesday that Pope Francis had accepted Bishop Richard Malone’s resignation, however the Vatican’s envoy to the U.S., Archbishop Christophe Pierre, said in a statement that the bishop had asked the pope last month “to grant him an early retirement” following a church investigation of the charges against him. ...Read more

California Sen. Kamala Harris Is Dropping Out Of 2020 Presidential Race

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) informed her staff on Tuesday that she is dropping her presidential bid, saying that she had made the decision because of financial struggles experienced by the campaign. On Tuesday afternoon, Harris emailed her supporters that she was withdrawing from the presidential race: “My campaign for president simply doesn’t have the financial resources we need to continue. I’m not a billionaire. I can’t fund my own campaign. And as the campaign has gone on, it’s become harder and harder to raise the money we need to compete. In good faith, I can’t tell you, my supporters and volunteers, that I have a path forward if I don’t believe I do. So, to you my supporters, it is with deep regret ― but also with deep gratitude ― that I am suspending my campaign today.” ...Read more

California Sen. Kamala Harris Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Race

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) informed her staff on Tuesday that she is dropping her presidential bid, saying that she had made the decision because of financial struggles experienced by the campaign. On Tuesday afternoon, Harris emailed her supporters that she was withdrawing from the presidential race: “My campaign for president simply doesn’t have the financial resources we need to continue. I’m not a billionaire. I can’t fund my own campaign. And as the campaign has gone on, it’s become harder and harder to raise the money we need to compete. In good faith, I can’t tell you, my supporters and volunteers, that I have a path forward if I don’t believe I do. So, to you my supporters, it is with deep regret ― but also with deep gratitude ― that I am suspending my campaign today.” ...Read more

Democratic Governor Steve Bullock Ends Presidential Campaign

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Monday that he’s ending his Democratic presidential campaign. The two-term governor and former state attorney general tried to make the case that he was the best bet to beat President Donald Trump because he was the only Democratic candidate to win in a state that Trump won in 2016, but now says it’s become clear that he won’t have a shot at being his party’s nominee. ...Read more

Nine Killed, Including Two Children, In South Dakota Plane Crash

A plane crash near Chamberlain, South Dakota over the weekend left nine people dead, two of whom were children, according to officials. Brule County State’s Attorney Theresa Maule Rossow said in a statement that the plane departed from Chamberlain for Idaho when it crashed in rural Brule County. Of the 12 passengers onboard, nine were killed, including two minor children and the pilot. The three survivors were transported to Sioux Falls for treatment. The victims ranged in ages from 7 to 81, with three survivors were men, ages 17, 27 and 28. A spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board said they are investigating the crash of the Pilatus PC-12, but stormy weather is preventing officials from inspecting the scene. ...Read more