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    Rebuffed by Vatican, Pompeo Assails China and Aligns With Pope’s Critics

    Pope Francis declined to see Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is demanding a harder Vatican line on China. The Holy See said meeting just before a U.S. election would be inappropriate.

    The Vatican Is Said to Be Hacked From China Before Talks With Beijing

    In one attack, the hackers weaponized an electronic file with a letter that had a note of condolence from Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s secretary of state.
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    Cuba sin un Castro en el poder

    Raúl Castro renunció como líder del Partido Comunista de Cuba, lo que deja a la isla en un terreno desconocido.

    Cartas, amenazas y banderolas: arranca una gran batalla legal en el fútbol europeo

    Los superclubes llamaron a los abogados. El presidente de la federación europea del deporte dijo que los líderes de los equipos eran “víboras y...

    U.N. Reports Surge of Migrant Children Entering Mexico, Destined for U.S.

    The number of children arriving in Mexico seeking to cross into the United States increased ninefold from January to March 2021. Some 275 arrive...

    U.S. health officials are examining ‘a handful’ of new, unconfirmed reports after J.& J. vaccine pause, the CDC director says.

    Officials are trying to determine whether the reports might be cases of a rare, serious blood clotting disorder. It’s unclear whether the vaccine was...

    Your Tuesday Briefing

    Shortages and mounting death tolls in India’s second wave.