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Female suicide bombers in Nigeria fuel speculation about kidnapped girls

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | A string of suicide bombings by young women in northern Nigeria are stoking fear and prompting speculation that Boko Haram may be indoctrinating or coercing…

An expert weighs in on where the war on terror went wrong

By Warren Cole Smith
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Defense | Angelo Codevilla is not a household name, unless you’re a student of international affairs and military history. In that world, he's a certified rock star.

Spanish priest dies as ethicists debate Ebola drug protocols

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Ebola Virus | A Spanish missionary priest died today in Madrid after being treated for Ebola as international officials debate the ethics of using a new experimental…

Confronting ISIS—‘It takes an army to defeat an army’

By Cal Thomas
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Iraq | When liberal Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and the conservative former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich agree on something, attention should be paid.

Scientists retract explanation for narcolepsy-swine flu vaccine link

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | Scientists hoping to explain how a swine flu vaccine caused narcolepsy among Europeans may have to dream on. Stanford University researchers have retracted a…

France loosens abortion restrictions despite strong pro-life protests

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | French lawmakers legalized abortion on demand for the first 12 weeks of pregnancy under a new law passed Aug. 5 despite pro-life protests. The law, part of a…

Globe Trot: Baghdad roiled by political turmoil inside, ISIS outside

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Here’s one way to look at the dramatic fall of Iraq: In March, British bank Standard Chartered opened its first branch in Erbil, the capital of…

Missionaries quarantined after arriving in the U.S. from Liberia

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | David Writebol, husband of Ebola-stricken missionary Nancy Writebol, arrived in the United States on Sunday night with two other SIM staff members, the…

The doctor who refused to abort

By Daniel James Devine
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Q&A | Bogdan Chazan lost his post heading a Polish government–run maternity hospital after he said his conscience prevented him from killing an unborn child

Genocide unfolds again in Iraq

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | Despite U.S. airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops, the Yazidi sect remain cut off from all rescue

Kent Brantly: I thank God for His mercy

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | In first public statement, Ebola-stricken missionary doctor recounts the horror of watching others die from the disease

Globe Trot: Fighting resumes in Gaza after short-lived ceasefire

By Mindy Belz
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International | GAZA:  Two rockets were fired last night from Gaza just before the end of an Israeli-Hamas ceasefire, and Hamas said it was ready to resume fighting.

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