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Globe Trot: Judge questions suspects in Indian gang rape trial

By Mindy Belz
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International | A verdict is expected soon in the cases of four teenagers accused in last December’s gang rape that killed a woman on a bus in Delhi. The four are in court…

Canada provides refuge for Pakistani Christian accused of blasphemy

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Persecution | A Christian girl fled Pakistan with her family after a Muslim cleric falsely accused her of burning pages from the Quran. After spending months in hiding,

Globe Trot: FBI admits drones patrol U.S. skies

By Mindy Belz
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International | FBI Director Robert Mueller told a congressional committee his agency uses drones for surveillance on U.S. soil. Mueller said the drone program “is very…

Midday Roundup: China takes home American bacon

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Historic sale. A Chinese company announced today it has agreed to pay $4.72 billion to acquire the world’s largest pork producer, Virginia-based Smithfield…

Globe Trot: Syrian fighting spreads to Lebanon

By Mindy Belz
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International | Hezbollah’s decision to enter Syria’s civil war on the side of President Bashar al-Assad threatens to widen the conflict. Yesterday rebels threatened to…

Globe Trot: Former PM Nawaz Sharif returns to power in Pakistan

By Mindy Belz
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International | Pakistanis returned to high office Nawaz Sharif, after parliamentary elections this weekend gave his party a commanding new hold on power. Sharif’s…

Democracy without liberty is tyranny

By Marvin Olasky
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Pakistan | Pakistan’s election today reminds me that the United States made a big mistake in Iraq and Afghanistan by pushing democracy rather than liberty. As the…

Midday Roundup: Obama slow walks Syrian ‘red line’ decision

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No rush. During a news conference this morning, the 100th day of his second term, President Barack Obama said he would take his time to consider whether Syria…

Globe Trot: Chechnya a breeding ground for terrorists

By Mindy Belz
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International | The city of Boston is under lockdown as a manhunt for the remaining suspect in Monday’s marathon bombing continues. The FAA this morning also…

Midday Roundup: North Korea’s never-ending game of chicken

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Stalemate. North Korean dictator Kim Jung Un is not interested in negotiating an end to his country’s nuclear and missile programs, a top Pentagon…

'Man of peace' convicted of terrorism

By Whitney Williams
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Islam & Terrorism | An elderly Muslim cleric serving in Miami was convicted Monday of funneling thousands of dollars to the Pakistani Taliban, a terror organization blamed for…

Globe Trot: Secret drones, tiny drones, history in Mali, and ‘hell’ in Syria

By Mindy Belz
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International | Today  The Washington Post  admits that it and other news organizations have known for a year that the United States was operating a drone…

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