Daily Dispatches

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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook.

Congress moves to undercut ISIS’s black market for antiquities

By Evan Wilt
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ISIS | WASHINGTON— The House of Representatives passed legislation this week to snuff out the Islamic State’s (ISIS) black market of pillaged cultural…

Some Republicans join Democrats to kill Missouri religious liberty bill

By Leigh Jones
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Religious Liberty | Three Republican state lawmakers in Missouri sided with Democrats on Wednesday to defeat a bill that would have given voters the chance to weigh in on…

High-school seniors fail to improve on national report card

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Nationwide testing results released this week show largely stagnant achievement rates and some declines for high-school seniors in 2015 compared to two years…

Midday Roundup: Airstrikes in Syria hit hospital, civilians

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Humanitarian crisis. Airstrikes in Aleppo, Syria, have killed at least 61 people, including some at a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital. The Syrian…

Tennessee adopts protections for Christian counselors

By Samantha Gobba
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Religious Liberty | Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is facing backlash from LGBT activists after signing a bill that protects Christian counselors who don’t want to advise people in…

Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as his running mate

By Leigh Jones
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Campaign 2016 | Analysts say the former presidential contender is a good pick but might not help in the increasingly uphill battle against Donald Trump

Beliefs on homosexuality get Christian student kicked out of college

By Samantha Gobba
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Religious Liberty | Former Missouri State University student Andrew Cash is suing the college for kicking him out based on his opposition to same-sex relationships. Cash, who…

Cape Verde soldier arrested for killing 11

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Authorities in Cape Verde, an island nation off the coast of West Africa, arrested a soldier today on suspicion of killing eight fellow soldiers and three…

Dennis Hastert sentenced to 15 months in prison

By Leigh Jones
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Crime | A Chicago judge today sentenced former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert to 15 months in prison after describing him as a “serial child molester.” Hastert…

Globe Trot: Christian districts in Aleppo bear brunt of latest shelling

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: Barnabas Fund, with contacts among churches in Syria, particularly Aleppo, reports Christian districts in the city bearing the brunt of a week’s…

Is sex-change treatment Planned Parenthood’s new moneymaker?

Is sex-change treatment Planned Parenthood’s new moneymaker?

By Bob Brown
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Transgenderism | The nation’s largest abortion provider capitalizes on the growing acceptance of transgender rights

Midday Roundup: Terror suspect extradited to France ‘ready to talk’

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terror talk. Salah Abdeslam, the terror suspect captured in Belgium last month, has been transferred to France, where he eventually will stand trial on…

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