Daily Dispatches

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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook.

Midday Roundup: FBI arrests rogue rancher Cliven Bundy

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Protest arrest. FBI agents arrested Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy at the Portland, Ore., airport Wednesday night as he traveled to Burns, Ore., to rally…

Move over Google: Army has lock on driverless vehicles

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The U.S. Army may soon need fewer truck drivers, even though it owns one of the world’s largest fleets of supply vehicles. The Army is developing and…

Republicans in Congress cautious with Zika aid over abortion fears

By Evan Wilt
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Health | WASHINGTON—Members of Congress fear the spreading Zika virus will force abortion upon Latin American countries as unborn babies experience the disease’s…

Christie ends campaign for president

By Lynde Langdon
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Campaign 2016 | UPDATE: In a statement posted on Facebook, Chris Christie commented on his dropping out of the race for the Republican nomination for president, saying, “I…

Boko Haram kills dozens in attack on refugee camp in northeastern Nigeria

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | Two female suicides bombers blew themselves up in a refugee camp in Dikwa, Nigeria, on Tuesday, killing at least 56 people. The camp is northeast of…

Fiorina drops out of presidential race

By Lynde Langdon
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Campaign 2016 | Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday after finishing in seventh place in both Tuesday’s New…

ISIS is determined to attack the U.S. in 2016

By Onize Ohikere
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ISIS | Islamic State leaders will attempt to strike U.S. targets this year, intelligence officials told  the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday—just…

Globe Trot: Iranian-backed militias taking Christian property in Iraq

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Reports surfaced this week of Iranian-backed militias in Baghdad—not ISIS affiliates but those supporting the Iraqi government—seizing Christian…

The Choice is more soap opera than fairy-tale romance

By Bob Brown
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Movies | Many moviegoers vicariously enjoy the ideal relationships romance movies portray. No one has perfected the saccharine formula better than bestselling author…

Midday Roundup: High court halts Obama’s power plant regs

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Regulatory reprieve. A divided U.S. Supreme Court last night slammed the brakes on President Barack Obama’s plan for strict new regulations on the…

Pandemic fears spread as Zika infections span the globe

By Anna K. Poole
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Health | Chinese officials this morning announced the first case of Zika infection in a resident of Ganzhou who recently traveled to Venezuela. The man is recovering,

Tunisia builds border fence to keep out terrorists

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Tunisia has completed the first part a 125-mile barrier at its border with Libya in an attempt to keep out Islamic militants. But the elaborate structure…

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