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Winston Churchill: A man for all times

By Cal Thomas
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History | LONDON—It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times? In the case of Winston Churchill, whose death 50 years ago…

Will base closures in Europe leave the U.S. vulnerable?

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The Pentagon last week announced plans to further consolidate United States forces based in Europe. The realignment will result in the closure of major U.S.

Globe Trot: Castro regime cracks down on Cuban dissidents

By Mindy Belz
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International | HAPPY NEW YEAR. I look forward to your input on how to make Globe Trot better and more useful to you in 2015. At WORLD we begin our 30th volume of the…

David Cameron gets it on immigration

By Cal Thomas
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Immigration | There is nothing like a little heat from a third political party to get the attention of career politicians who wish to stay in office. Nigel Farage, leader…

British religious schools penalized over new tolerance law

British religious schools penalized over new tolerance law

By Emily Scheie
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Education | A recent regulation by the British Department for Education requires schools to “actively promote British values.” Authorities say the regulations aim to…

Midday Roundup: Britain asks Twitter, Facebook to help terror fight

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Open up. The head of a British intelligence agency wants more access to Facebook and Twitter, saying the social networks are a vital part of Islamic…

British aid worker is latest ISIS victim

By Leigh Jones
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ISIS | ISIS claims to have beheaded another hostage in a video released online today. The hostage, Briton Alan Henning, went missing in Syria nine months ago. The…

Learn how to survive a plane crash with legendary British fortitude

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | There’s no one like the British for figuring out how to keep calm and carry on in a plane crash. A British Airways (BA) course originally offered to oil…

Doing Britain the Scots way

By D.C. Innes
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U.K. | So Scotland has decided against national divorce. It was an odd settlement that Alex Salmond, the Scottish National Party leader, was proposing. The northern…

Scottish independence leader resigns after unity victory

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Britain | UPDATE (11:20 a.m. EDT): Alex Salmond, the Scottish politician who led the fight for independence announced today he is resigning his post as first minister…

Globe Trot: ‘Training an army of people that hates us’

By Jamie Dean
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International | SYRIA: News about a foiled ISIS plot in Australia came hours before the U.S. Congress voted to approve President Barack Obama’s plan to train and arm Syrian…

Teaching American values

By Cal Thomas
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Education | After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection is…

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