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Irish Protestant leader remembered for fiery sermons, political rhetoric

By Andrew Branch
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Obituary | Ian Paisley, one of Northern Ireland’s most fiery political and religious figureheads, died Friday at age 88. Through his church and his half century of…

America isn’t the only country struggling with an influx of migrants

By Rob Holmes
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Immigration | As the flow of child migrants to the United States via Mexico shows signs of a major slowdown, France and Britain are facing an increase in migrant tensions.

Midday Roundup: How do you say ‘high-energy objects’ in Russian?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No surprises here. There’s no getting anything past the Dutch. Investigators probing the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine released a report…

Globe Trot: Obama to unveil anti-ISIS strategy

By Jamie Dean
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International | IRAQ: During a week marking the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama plans to outline a plan for expanding the U.S. military…

Globe Trot: ISIS and the ‘poisonous ideology of Islamic extremism’

By Jamie Dean
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International | ENGLAND: A day after President Barack Obama announced the United States doesn’t have a strategy to deal with ISIS, British Prime Minister David Cameron…

Culture of apathy allowed U.K. child abuse ring to flourish

By Lynde Langdon
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Child Sexual Abuse | Fear, apathy, and selfishness led civil authorities in an English borough to look the other way as hundreds of children were sexually abused, according a…

Scotland’s future hangs in the balance

By Cal Thomas
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U.K. | “The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry.” —Scottish poet Robert Burns, “To a Mouse” (1786) CAIRNRYAN, Scotland—For Americans whose…

ISIS ‘a national security threat’

By Cal Thomas
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Iraq | BELFAST, Northern Ireland—U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of…

People, not politicians improve world economies

By Cal Thomas
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Britain | “Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.” — Hamlet , Act I, Scene III…

Dutch official pleads with Britain to keep euthanasia illegal

By Andrew Branch
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Euthanasia | Less than six weeks after Quebec legalized euthanasia, Britain’s House of Lords is considering its own euthanasia endorsement. Brought by Lord Falconer, the…

Church of England votes to approve female bishops

By Leigh Jones
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Religion | The Church of England’s General Synod voted today to allow female bishops, a move supported by it leader, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. After the…

The Rich List and the West’s culture of envy

By Cal Thomas
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Money | BELFAST, Northern Ireland—In the 1970s, while working as a low-paid cub reporter in Houston, Texas, I always looked forward to the annual Christmas catalogs…

 
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