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Midday Roundup: Singing hymns, convicts face Indonesian firing squad

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Joyful in death. Indonesia on Tuesday executed seven men convicted of smuggling drugs out of the country. At the last minute, the government pardoned the one…

Midday Roundup: Feds to investigate Baltimore man’s death after arrest

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Seeking justice. The Justice Department has opened an investigation into how a Baltimore man suffered a fatal injury while in police custody. Protesters took…

Senate panel approves bill limiting White House power in Iran deal

By Leigh Jones
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Iran | The Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approved a bill this afternoon that would give congressional oversight to the deal President Barack Obama…

Midday Roundup: Jordan Spieth wins Masters with record score

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Fresh faces. Twenty-one-year-old Jordan Spieth won the Masters golf tournament Sunday, beating 25-year-old Rory McIlroy, the favorite who lost early with a…

Globe Trot: What does Obama really want from a deal with Iran?

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: While U.S. President Barack Obama has hinted at his vision of U.S. relations with Iran, his real objective in the wake of a nuclear arms agreement…

Pakistan in quandary over involvement in Yemen crisis

By Anna K. Poole
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Yemen | As Shiite rebels advance across Yemen, an air blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia is preventing medical supplies from reaching victims of the conflict. As of…

The Iran framework: Devilish details to follow

By Cal Thomas
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Iran | Too bad the “framework” of a nuclear weapons deal with Iran didn’t come four days earlier on April Fools’ Day. It would have been more appropriate.

Midday Roundup: Israel condemns proposed Iranian nuclear deal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Speaking out. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday his cabinet is united in its opposition to the proposed deal between Iran and six world…

Iran, world powers agree to nuclear deal framework

By Lynde Langdon
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Iran | Iran, the United States, and five world powers have agreed to the principles of a final deal on Iran’s nuclear program. International leaders including…

Globe Trot: ISIS ready to recruit Palestinians in Syrian refugee camp

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: Islamic State militants say they have entered Yarmouk, the Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus. Yarmouk is old enough its homeless inhabitants have…

Midday Roundup: Arkansas, Indiana governors want religious liberty law changes

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Backing down? Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said this morning he wants to see changes to a religious liberty law legislators passed yesterday, after previously…

Globe Trot: Iran talks seek last-minute deal

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: With talks over Iran’s nuclear program continuing hours before a March 31 deadline, negotiators are reportedly stuck on two issues, the…

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