Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Verdict upheld against Australian cardinal

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/21/19, 11:50 am

An Australian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a guilty ruling against Cardinal George Pell. A Victoria judge earlier this year sentenced him to six years in prison for molesting two 13-year-old choirboys nearly 20 years ago. The Victoria Court of Appeal rejected Pell’s appeal in a 2-1 ruling. The 78-year-old former finance minister to Pope Francis has continued to maintain his innocence.

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Man trades long hair for military service

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/20/19, 12:12 pm

Reynaldo Arroyo has let his hair grow for 15 years. But the 23-year-old finally cut it last week at the U.S. Army recruiting station in Missoula, Mont., where he enlisted. Arroyo donated the trimmings to Locks of Love, which makes wigs for children who lost their hair from medical conditions or treatments. “Hopefully some lucky little girl’s gonna get it,” Arroyo said in a video.

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CEOs say they value more than money

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/20/19, 11:12 am

The leaders of top corporations in the United States say they are shifting away from a “shareholder first” mentality. The Business Roundtable on Monday released a statement signed by 181 CEOs from companies such as Amazon, Apple, American Airlines, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Ford, Goldman-Sachs, IBM, NASDAQ, and Walmart.

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