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Globe Trot: Ancient Syrian city falls to ISIS

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: ISIS (or Islamic State) has seized parts of the ancient city of Palmyra. Here’s real-time footage from today. But as writer Ann Voskamp points…

Bishops: Immigrant detention system needs ‘major reform’

By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | The U.S. immigrant detention system treats detainees as criminals and needs “extensive reform,” according to a new joint report from the U.S. Conference…

Can Cuomo’s commission save nail salon workers from abuse?

By Gaye Clark
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Immigration | New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new “emergency” protections for nail salon workers on Monday, following a New York Times report on their working…

The terrorists among us

By Cal Thomas
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Terrorism | The Obama administration says it is still trying to determine whether ISIS was behind the attack in Garland, Texas, in which two terrorists were shot dead…

Globe Trot: Freed Boko Haram captives tell of abuse, starvation

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Some women held by Boko Haram were stoned to death as the army closed in to rescue them. The freed women said they were fed only ground, dry…

Globe Trot: Foreign aid piling up at Nepalese ports, borders

By Mindy Belz
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International | NEPAL: Local churches representing Nepal’s tiny Christian minority are pooling resources to assist in relief efforts following Saturday’s earthquake. But…

Senator tells House to go first on immigration reform

By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate has no plans to write immigration legislation during the 114th Congress, according to the chairman of the committee in which it…

Globe Trot: Obama to skip Armenian genocide commemoration

By Mindy Belz
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International | TURKEY: U.S. President Barack Obama will not use the word “genocide” this year when commemorating the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians at the…

Midday Roundup: Millions of chickens killed to stop bird flu outbreak

By Leigh Jones
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Food | Killer virus. After an outbreak of bird flu at several poultry farms in Iowa, federal authorities have ordered 5.3 million hens euthanized to prevent the…

Globe Trot: Countries respond to hundreds of migrant deaths at sea

By Mindy Belz
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International | ITALY: Officials may mount targeted interventions with Libyan-based smugglers after the weekend’s devastating shipwreck killing…

Midday Roundup: Latest police shooting fuels body camera debate

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | On the air. The police shooting in South Carolina of an unarmed African-American man and the officer’s subsequent arrest have led to renewed calls for…

Korean Adoptee faces deportation due to parents’ paperwork negligence

By Sarah Padbury
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Immigration | An immigration judge last week gave a 40-year-old, Korean-born adoptee until mid-June to prove he should not be deported. Because the man’s adoptive parents…

 
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