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Midday Roundup: Fraternity plans legal action against Rolling Stone

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Unreliable sources. Rolling Stone magazine officially retracted its November article describing a campus rape at the University of Virginia that had far-reaching…

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…

Death toll up to 147 in Kenyan university attack

By Moses Wasamu
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Terrorism | Islamic militant group al-Shabaab claims responsibility, emphasizes intent to kill Christians

Midday Roundup: Germanwings co-pilot researched suicide, cockpit security

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Search history. Prosecutors have found Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz researched suicide and cockpit door security before he deliberately crashed Flight…

Kenyan government announces measures to tame rogue preachers

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Kenyan churches are protesting newly proposed rules that would regulate the registration and operation of religious organizations, part of a government…

After attack on church, Kenyan pastors request guns

By Moses Wasamu
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International | Kenyan pastors have renewed calls to be allowed to carry firearms following the killing of a church official in Mombasa, but a lawmaker has rejected the plea.

African nations debate trading freedom for security

By Feumba Samen
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Africa | In response to the terrorism gripping parts of their continent, some African nations are adopting draconian anti-terror laws that are raising eyebrows in the…

Kenya approves anti-terror laws over international opposition

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | U.S. officials have rebuked the Kenyan government over a new anti-terror law passed just before Christmas that enacts sweeping restrictions on individual…

Kenyan church leaders back restrictive anti-terror law

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | NAIROBI, Kenya—Leaders from the Anglican and Catholic churches have thrown their weight behind the Kenyan government in its attempt to create a new law to…

Globe Trot: Kenyan president cleared of crimes against humanity

By Mindy Belz
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International | KENYA: The International Criminal Court meeting at The Hague has cleared Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta of crimes against humanity. He was indicted in…

Globe Trot: Israeli PM dissolves government, readies for elections

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISRAEL:Saying he won’t “tolerate opposition from within the government,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two key cabinet ministers, a…

Midday Roundup: Lebanon has ISIS leader’s wife, daughter in custody

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bargaining chip. Lebanese officials claim to have captured the wife of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Sagia Dulaimi and her 9-year-old daughter were…

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