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US Secretary of State meets Iranian Foreign Minister

The US Secretary of State John Kerry and the Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif met in New York to discuss the nuclear deal, according to the State Department.

The statement said Kerry and Zarif met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting.

Kerry and Zarif also discussed the crisis in Syria and Russian air strikes against rebels fighting the Syrian government, an Iranian official said.


Gunman reported at Oregon community college

A gunman is reportedly shooting on a college campus in Oregon, according to emergency services in the area.

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Douglas County Fire District tweeted there was an 'active shooter at Umpqua Community College in Douglas County and warned people to stay away from the area.


Pope: God weeps for victims of clerical sexual abuse

'God weeps' for the victims of clerical sexual abuse, Pope Francis told bishops during an address in Philadelphia today.

Pope Francis addressed a group of US bishops on his final day of his American tour Credit: RTV

Speaking on the final day of his US visit the 70-year-old pontiff talked about his experience of meeting abuse victims and pledged that those responsible 'will be punished'.

He said: "God weeps for sexual abuse of children.

"Youth are protected and ... all responsible will be held accountable."

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