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Midday Roundup: Will Flint water crisis force Michigan governor to resign?

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Under pressure. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday released 250 pages of emails related to the water crisis in Flint, but the move has done little to…

Midday Roundup: ISIS razes Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Sacrilege. Satellite images show Islamic State (ISIS) has leveled Iraq’s oldest monastery. St. Elijah’s Monastery of Mosul, also known as Dair Mar Elia,

Midday Roundup: UN report details extent of ISIS horror

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Unimaginable suffering. Islamic State (ISIS) is responsible for killing nearly 19,000 civilians in Iraq in a 21-month period, according to a new United…

Midday Roundup: Abedini, other captives arrive in Germany

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Road to recovery. Three Americans released Saturday from captivity in Iran have arrived at Ramstein Airforce Base in Germany, where they are receiving medical…

Midday Roundup: Illness ends writing, teaching career of J.I. Packer

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | End of an era. Theologian J.I. Packer has had to cancel planned speaking and writing engagements after developing macular degeneration, an age-related…

Midday Roundup: ISIS claims terror attack in Indonesia

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Terror in Jakarta. Islamic State (ISIS) militants claimed responsibility for an attack in Jakarta, Indonesia, today that killed at least two civilians. Five…

Midday Roundup: White House waffles on Philly police shooting

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

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…

Midday Roundup: Turkey blames ISIS for bombing in Istanbul

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terror in Turkey. Turkish officials are blaming Islamic State (ISIS) militants for a suicide bombing in Istanbul this morning that killed 10 people and left…

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…

Midday Roundup: Two refugees arrested in U.S. on terror charges

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Terror arrests. Authorities say they have arrested two refugees on terrorism-related charges in California and Texas. Both men were Palestinians born in Iraq.

Midday Roundup: World markets panic after Chinese stocks tumble

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Stock market scare. China halted trading today after less than 30 minutes when its stock market tumbled 7 percent after the opening bell this morning. Stock…

Midday Roundup: Analysts skeptical of North Korea’s H-bomb claim

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Exaggerated abilities? North Korea announced today it has successfully tested its first hydrogen bomb, though experts doubt the validity of the claim. The…

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