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Protesters torch Guatemala’s Congress building amid unrest

Hundreds of protesters broke into Guatemala’s Congress and burned part of the building on Saturday amid growing demonstrations against President Alejandro Giammattei and the legislature for approving a controversial budget that cut educational and health spending. Independent.ie – Independent.ie RSS Feed …





Key Vatican cardinal caught up in real estate scandal resigns suddenly

VATICAN CITY, Sept 24 (Reuters) – A powerful Vatican cardinal caught up in a real estate scandal resigned suddenly on Thursday and gave up his right to take part in an eventual conclave to elect a pope, in one of the most mysterious episodes to hit the Holy See in years. Independent.ie – Independent.ie RSS Feed …


TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer quits after less than three months -memo

TikTok Chief Executive Officer Kevin Mayer has left the company, less than three months after he joined the hit short video app, and U.S. General Manager Vanessa Pappas will replace him on an interim basis, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters. Independent.ie – Independent.ie RSS Feed …


Tropical Storm Laura to become a hurricane as it heads toward US

Tropical Storm Laura strengthened in the Caribbean on Monday and was poised to accelerate into a hurricane, while Tropical Storm Marco weakened sooner than expected, sparing the US Gulf Coast from two simultaneous hurricanes that had been forecast. Independent.ie – Independent.ie RSS Feed …