Afghanistan

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Was U.S. aid worker in Afghanistan killed for her newfound Christian faith?

By Samantha Gobba
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Afghanistan | As U.S. aid worker Lisa Akbari left the gym at her apartment complex Sunday night in Kabul, Afghanistan, someone fatally shot her. A few miles from the…

Suicide bomber kills six American soldiers in Afghanistan

By Lynde Langdon
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Afghanistan | The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack near Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan that killed six American soliders. Two other Americans and an…

Globe Trot: Yemen begins week-long ceasefire as famine looms

By Mindy Belz
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International | YEMEN: A seven-day ceasefire is in its first day in Yemen, where warring Houthi rebels have been battling pro-government forces. The fighting has put Yemenis…

Globe Trot: Afghans protest militant violence against minorities

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Thousands of Afghan men and women took to the streets of Kabul today to protest the beheadings of seven captured Hazaras accused…

Globe Trot: U.K., Ireland suspend flights to Sinai over terror fears

By Mindy Belz
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International | SINAI: As the experts probe, the Brits are suspending all flights to Sharm al-Sheikh, saying the Russian plane that crashed on takeoff there “may well have…

Were U.S. troops ordered to ignore sexual abuse in Afghanistan?

By Gaye Clark
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Sexual Abuse | The Pentagon’s inspector general plans to investigate a deluge of recent reports accusing U.S. military commanders of mishandling child sexual assault cases…

Rock the Kasbah takes many wrong turns

By Bob Brown
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Movies | It seems nobody in Rock the Kasbah —not the lead character, not even the director—knows where he’s going or where he’ll end up. With the right company,

Midday Roundup: Conservatives bemoan Boehner’s budget deal

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Lame duck dealing. Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said he didn't want to leave a mess for his successor, but the budget deal he struck last…

Globe Trot: Wave of destruction rumbles over northern Afghanistan

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: A major earthquake has killed at least 135 people in Afghanistan’s remote northeast and across the border in northern Pakistan. INTERNATIONAL…

Midday Roundup: Attorney says OSU driver was mentally ill, not drunk

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Insanity defense? The driver who crashed into a crowd of spectators Saturday at Oklahoma State University’s homecoming parade is due in court today on…

Globe Trot: Story of Afghan hospital attack changes again

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: U.S. forces targeted the hospital in Kunduz staffed by Doctors Without Borders because they believed it was a staging ground for a key Pakistani…

Midday Roundup: Hastert to plead guilty to wrongdoing

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Plea bargain. Former Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert plans to plead guilty in a federal hush-money case, his attorney said today. Hastert, 73,

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