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Globe Trot: Pastors battle drug traffickers in Argentina

By Jamie Dean
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International | ARGENTINA: For Argentine pastor Marcelo Nieva, helping victims of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and drug abuse is increasingly dangerous work in a…

Will Brazil’s World Cup be a world-class disaster?

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | The roof of the stadium hosting the World Cup opener June 12 in Brazil will not be finished for the tournament, Brazilian officials said Friday. In all, three…

Globe Trot: Haiti orders audit of Clinton-led recovery commission

By Mindy Belz
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International | HAITI: Haiti’s Superior Court is demanding an audit of former President Bill Clinton’s management of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission—reflecting…

Globe Trot: Boko Haram ratchets up the violence in Nigeria

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Boko Haram attacks are too hard to keep up with. An official says “many, many” people have been killed by militants who attacked a town on the…

Venezuela protest cheat sheet

By Lynde Langdon
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South America | What’s behind the recent riots and how are they similar to, and yet very different from, protests in Ukraine?

Globe Trot: Diplomacy fails amid Syria’s ‘apocalyptic disaster’

By Mindy Belz
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International | INDIA: The worst violence against Christians in the 21st century took place in India’s Orissa state at the hands of Hindu nationalists, according to…

Port fight fuels South American rivalry

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | Brazil agreed to fund the majority of a new deep-water port in tiny neighboring Uruguay last week in a move to help both countries flout new Argentinian…

Pesticides plague Argentina’s rural farming communities

By David Sonju
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Environment | As Argentina’s agricultural industry grows, farmers are using more and more pesticides to produce larger harvests. But the massive agrochemical use is often…

Globe Trot: Drumbeats of war get louder on Capitol Hill

By Mindy Belz
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International | Secretary of State John Kerry spent more than 3 ½ hours yesterday on Capitol Hill making his case for going to war with Syria before the Senate Foreign…

Signs and Wonders: Fox News reporter criticized for not fawning over falsehood

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Spirited debate. A spirited debate has emerged over the FoxNews.com program Spirited Debate . The show’s host, Lauren Green, was interviewing author…

Abortion activists hype Chilean child rape case

By Alissa Robertson
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Abortion | An 11-year-old girl’s decision to carry a child conceived by rape has ignited a heated national debate over abortion in socially conservative Chile. Chilean…

Globe Trot: Beyond the headlines on Egypt

By Mindy Belz
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International | Beware the many headlines giving shorthand to what has happened in Egypt over the last 48 hours by calling it a “coup.” Knowledgeable analysts are more…

 
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