CBC Australia's highest-ranking Catholic in court to face sex charges 2017-07-25T21:59:21.000000000-04:00 The most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis made his first court appearance in Australia in a scandal that has stunned the Holy See. U.S. Congress passes bill limiting Trump's ability to lift Russia sanctions 2017-07-25T19:44:22.000000000-04:00 Eager to punish Russia for meddling in the 2016 election, the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits President Donald Trump from waiving the penalties without first getting permission from Congress. 'CTE is real': New study finds brain disease in almost all football players tested 2017-07-25T16:16:11.000000000-04:00 Research on 202 former football players found evidence of brain disease in nearly all of them, from athletes in the CFL, NFL, college and even high school. McCain returns to help pass Senate vote, opening debate for Obamacare repeal 2017-07-25T15:13:03.000000000-04:00 U.S. Senator John McCain delivered a crucial vote in the Republican drive to dismantle Obamacare, a win for President Donald Trump and Republican leaders. But then he levelled a broadside bemoaning the lack of legislative action in Congress. Jailed Volkswagen exec to plead guilty in U.S. diesel scandal 2017-07-25T13:11:25.000000000-04:00 A German Volkswagen executive who has been in a Michigan jail for months plans to plead guilty in the company's U.S. emissions scandal, a court spokesman said Tuesday. Despacito 'not to be used as propaganda:' artists blast Venezuelan president over unauthorized remix 2017-07-25T12:50:04.000000000-04:00 There's a new take on the hit Latin pop song Despacito. And this one, a remix touting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, is not garnering accolades from its producers. Adobe to pull plug on Flash, ending an era 2017-07-25T12:30:01.000000000-04:00 Adobe Systems Inc.'s Flash, a once-ubiquitous technology used to power most of the media content found online, will be retired at the end of 2020, the software company announced Tuesday. Mexico taking a bigger bite of North America's auto sector 2017-07-25T12:03:05.000000000-04:00 After six consecutive months of record output, Mexico now makes more than one out of every five vehicles built in North America, new numbers from autotomotive organization Ward's shows. 'Time will tell': Trump sheds little light on future of Jeff Sessions 2017-07-25T09:32:32.000000000-04:00 Donald Trump launched a fresh Twitter tirade Tuesday against the man who was the first U.S. senator to endorse his candidacy, Jeff Sessions, but was tight-lipped later in the day over whether the attorney general's days are numbered in the White House. How big rigs are seen as 'VIP treatment' in human smuggling: you're less likely to be raped 2017-07-25T09:24:23.000000000-04:00 Big rigs emerged as a popular smuggling method in the early 1990s amid a surge in U.S. border enforcement in San Diego and El Paso, Texas, which were then the busiest corridors for illegal crossings.