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Midday Roundup: Presidential contest heads west

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Decision day. Voters in Arizona and Utah are weighing in on the presidential selection process tonight. Democrats in Idaho also are caucusing.

Iran’s missiles and the nuclear deal

By Cal Thomas
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Iran | It seems like only yesterday—and in diplomatic terms it was—that the Obama administration and Democrats in Congress were assuring us the nuclear deal with…

West Bank educator wins prestigious global teaching award

By Anna K. Poole
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Education | In a glittering ceremony in Dubai on Sunday, Palestinian educator Hanan al-Hroub claimed the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for excellence and innovation…

Midday Roundup: Suspect in pastor’s shooting arrested at White House

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Conspiracy theory. The suspect in a shooting attack on an Idaho pastor was arrested Tuesday outside the White House, where he went to deliver a bizarre…

Globe Trot: Iraq recalls turmoil on 25th anniversary of the First Gulf War

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Sunday marked the 25th anniversary of a ceasefire in the 1991 Gulf War. Even as President George H. W. Bush announced to the American people,

Few happy with decision to allow mixed-gender prayer at Western Wall

By Bonnie Pritchett
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Israel | Much to the consternation of ultra-Orthodox Jews and the Palestinian Authority, the Israeli Cabinet on Jan. 31 approved the creation of a mixed-gender prayer…

Prosperous but uneasy living in Israel

By Cal Thomas
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Israel | JERUSALEM—More than a decade after my 19th trip to Israel and the Middle East, this 20th visit shows how some things have changed, but the important ones…

Midday Roundup: U.S. releases spy in alleged concession prize to Israel

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Released. Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard was released on parole today after 30 years in federal prison for passing U.S. secrets to Israel. Pollard asked to…

Midday Roundup: New Kentucky governor pledges marriage license change

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No baloney. Kentucky’s newly elected governor, who takes office Dec. 8, said yesterday one of his first acts would be to issue an executive order removing…

Globe Trot: Burmese opposition party poised for sweeping election victory

By Mindy Belz
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International | BURMA: The Guardian is live-updating results from elections in Burma (also known as Myanmar), where the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) appears…

Globe Trot: Burma puts democracy to the test in Sunday elections

By Mindy Belz
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International | BURMA: On Sunday, Burma, also called Myanmar, is set to hold its first contested election in 25 years. Even before votes were cast, democracy icon Aung San…

Globe Trot: U.K., Ireland suspend flights to Sinai over terror fears

By Mindy Belz
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International | SINAI: As the experts probe, the Brits are suspending all flights to Sharm al-Sheikh, saying the Russian plane that crashed on takeoff there “may well have…

 
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