Daily Dispatches

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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook.

Report: New York lawyers happy to help move dirty money into U.S.

By J.C. Derrick
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Corruption | A global watchdog group this week released undercover recordings showing New York real estate lawyers giving advice on how to move dirty money into U.S.

Midday Roundup: Groundhog gives hope to snow-socked states

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Get ready for spring. Today is Groundhog Day, and the wily and wise rodent on whom all hopes for an early spring rest has declared winter dead. Beady-eyed…

Report: Burundian officials buried opponents in mass graves

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Amnesty International has accused Burundian security forces of mass burials based on evidence from satellite images, video footage, and witness accounts. On…

<em>Kung Fu Panda 3</em> is nearly unbearable

Kung Fu Panda 3 is nearly unbearable

By Bob Brown
Posted

Movies | Strong worldwide box office receipts from the first two installments of the Kung Fu Panda franchise undoubtedly prompted DreamWorks executives to kick around…

Children burned alive in Boko Haram attack

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | Dozens slaughtered in four days of brutal attacks by the Islamist terror group in northern Nigeria

Prisoner release puts Iran’s human rights abuses, persecution in spotlight

By Julia A. Seymour
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Iran | Although Iran freed Pastor Saeed Abedini and three other Americans in a recent prisoner swap, Christians and religious minorities in the Islamic republic…

Globe Trot: Primary voters take foreign policy fears to the polls

By Mindy Belz
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International | UNITED STATES: It’s Iowa Caucus Day in America, a good time to reflect on the changing views of voters, who now prioritize foreign policy and national…

Saeed Abedini speaks out about marital strife

By Lynde Langdon
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Persecution | Pastor Saeed Abedini responded to questions about his marital problems Saturday, calling his wife, Naghmeh Abedini, a hero and saying he prayed for…

China detains pastor of largest state-sanctioned church

By June Cheng
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Persecution | Chinese officials detained the pastor of the country’s largest state-sanctioned church last week, likely as a punishment for speaking out against the…

Midday Roundup: Britain gives green light to gene editing experiment

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Rewriting the code. Britain has approved a scientist’s request to edit the human genetic code in an effort to better understand how embryos develop, but…

Arizona’s GOP governor wants out of the liberal 9th Circuit

By Maria Baer
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Courts | Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Attorney General Mark Brnovich, both Republicans, want their state out of the liberal 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals district.

Dispute over Afghan rape case could delay Army secretary’s nomination

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | A dispute over the U.S. Army’s treatment of a soldier who defended a young Afghan boy being raped by a local police commander could hold up the nomination…

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