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Obama to send 1,500 more troops to Iraq

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

ISIS | President Barack Obama today announced he has authorized enough additional troops to nearly double the size of the U.S. force in Iraq. The president wants to…

Globe Trot: Ukraine says Russian tanks rolling in

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | UKRAINE: The Ukrainian military said Russia today has sent a column of 32 tanks and truckloads of troops into the country’s east to support pro-Russian…

Iran nuclear talks like bargaining with the devil

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Iran | Having missed a July deadline for reaching an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program, the six world powers party to the talks—the United States,

Canadian law society reverses decision, won’t accept Christian law grads

Canadian law society reverses decision, won’t accept Christian law grads

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Religious Liberty | The governing board of the Law Society of British Columbia decided last week not to admit graduates of Trinity Western University’s proposed law school,

Chinese woman denied U.S. asylum for role enforcing one-child policy

By June Cheng
Posted

China | A federal appeals court in New York rejected a Chinese woman’s request for asylum because of her more than two-decade involvement in enforcing the…

Globe Trot: Kurdish children detail ISIS torture

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | ISIS: Kurdish children from Kobani were tortured and abused for months while detained by the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), Human Rights Watch documented…

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…

Globe Trot: Will ISIS get more scrutiny after the election?

By Mindy Belz
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International | ELECTIONS 2014:The GOP is expected (by narrow margins) to take control of the Senate in tomorrow’s midterm elections. And oddly, that may hold some dividend…

Rights group details Boko Haram’s barbaric abuses

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Although the Nigerian government recently claimed Boko Haram would release the 219 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped earlier this year, the captives have not been…

Mexico frees U.S. Marine jailed on weapons charges

By Leigh Jones
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Military | A U.S. Marine jailed for eight months in Mexico is free today after a judge ruled he should be released because of his mental state. Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi…

Globe Trot: Marking freedom for Berlin and freedom for the church

By Jamie Dean
Posted

International | GERMANY: Germans are preparing to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a display of illuminated balloons tracing a 15 km…

Will Sweden start a trend on Palestinian state recognition?

By Caroline Leal
Posted

International | On Thursday, the Swedish government officially recognized Palestine as an independent state, an announcement welcomed by Palestinian leadership but strongly…

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