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Midday Roundup: FBI arrests rogue rancher Cliven Bundy

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Protest arrest. FBI agents arrested Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy at the Portland, Ore., airport Wednesday night as he traveled to Burns, Ore., to rally…

Digital romance became El Chapo’s undoing

By Jim Long
Posted

Crime | Transcripts of text messages published Wednesday by the Mexican newspaper Milenio suggest the world’s most powerful drug lord may have been trapped in a web…

Midday Roundup: White House waffles on Philly police shooting

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Terror terminology. The Obama administration has yet to designate last week’s shooting of a Philadelphia policeman as an act of terrorism. Thirty-year-old…

Globe Trot: New York Times gives Iranian official a U.S. soapbox

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: The New York Times, in what seems to me a controversial step, published a lengthy op-ed by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif criticizing Saudi…

Midday Roundup: Obama’s agenda drives State of the Union guest list

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Party mascots. President Barack Obama will deliver his last State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, and aides say he’ll use the opportunity to convince…

U.S. mum amid growing, worldwide condemnation of surrogacy

By Courtney Crandell
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Surrogacy | Mexico has joined a growing list of countries cracking down on surrogacy, a practice that remains totally unregulated in the United States. The international…

Midday Roundup: Attorney says OSU driver was mentally ill, not drunk

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Insanity defense? The driver who crashed into a crowd of spectators Saturday at Oklahoma State University’s homecoming parade is due in court today on…

The real gun control issue

By Anthony Bradley
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Crime | After watching the Democratic presidential candidates debate gun control Tuesday night, one has to wonder if they understand why criminals commit crimes. “I…

Globe Trot: Mexico demands answers for tourist deaths in Egypt

By Mindy Belz
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International | EGYPT: Mexican authorities are demanding a full investigation after Egyptian troops mistakenly opened fire on Mexican tourists in Egypt’s western desert,

Globe Trot: New Russian aggression sparks historic fear in Finland

By Mindy Belz
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International | FINLAND: In Finland, the threat from Russia feels very real. MEXICO: A community activist who led the search for missing students in Mexico has been…

Injustice all around

Injustice all around

By Emily Belz
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Documentary | Drug war documentary shows vigilantes are no solution to evil

Mexican elections reveal frustration with mainstream political parties

By Katlyn Babyak
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Mexico | After weeks of violence and protests, Mexico successfully held elections for political officials yesterday, with thousands of soldiers and police on guard.

 
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