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Globe Trot: Marking Saeed Abedini’s two years in jail

By Jamie Dean
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International | SAEED ABEDINI: Today marks two years since Iranian authorities detained and imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abenini. Hundreds of people gathered in…

Use mercenaries to fight ISIS?

By Cal Thomas
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ISIS | On his Fox News show Monday night, Bill O’Reilly suggested using mercenaries to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) instead of U.S. ground forces, which…

Spanish PM drops pro-life legislation amid party divisions

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Spain’s government has abandoned its attempt to increase limitations on abortion access, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Tuesday, citing party…

Midday Roundup: Obama woos allies at the UN

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Diplomacy and coffee. President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly this morning, urging other nations to follow America’s lead in…

Globe Trot: Who is Khorasan?

By Jamie Dean
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International | New terror threat. As U.S. officials began airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria this week, they also announced another target: Khorasan—a…

Ebola’s rude interruption in Liberia

By Russ Pulliam
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Ebola Virus | Hoosier farmers Travis and Gina Sheets had a dream: helping the West African nation of Liberia move from importing food to exporting it. But the Ebola crisis…

Bank that funded terrorism must pay back victims

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Terrorism | In a landmark decision, a jury reached a unanimous verdict Monday after two days of deliberation that the large, Jordan-based Arab Bank should be held…

What Jack Ma can re-teach America

By Cal Thomas
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Business | In the fairy tale Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves , Ali Baba, a poor woodcutter, is in the forest when he hears a group of robbers approaching on horseback.

Syria reacts to airstrikes in its territory

By Lynde Langdon
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ISIS | The Damascus government appears supportive of the international coalition targeting ISIS in its homeland

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…

Midday Roundup: A portrait of Lois Lerner, in her own words

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Lois Lerner speaks. Former IRS official Lois Lerner, who remains at the center of the scandal involving the agency’s targeting of conservative groups, broke…

Globe Trot: U.S. intel limited in fight against ISIS

By Jamie Dean
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International | ISIS: When it comes to the U.S. battle against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria, a basic question arises: How do we know where to strike? In a piece in the

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