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Midday Roundup: Flights still sluggish after sabotage in Chicago

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Air traffic jam. Flights in and out of Chicago are still being cancelled or delayed after a worker set fire to an air-traffic control center there on Friday.

Globe Trot: Marking Saeed Abedini’s two years in jail

By Jamie Dean
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International | SAEED ABEDINI: Today marks two years since Iranian authorities detained and imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abenini. Hundreds of people gathered in…

Use mercenaries to fight ISIS?

By Cal Thomas
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ISIS | On his Fox News show Monday night, Bill O’Reilly suggested using mercenaries to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) instead of U.S. ground forces, which…

Globe Trot: Who is Khorasan?

By Jamie Dean
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International | New terror threat. As U.S. officials began airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria this week, they also announced another target: Khorasan—a…

Syria reacts to airstrikes in its territory

By Lynde Langdon
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ISIS | The Damascus government appears supportive of the international coalition targeting ISIS in its homeland

Globe Trot: U.S. intel limited in fight against ISIS

By Jamie Dean
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International | ISIS: When it comes to the U.S. battle against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria, a basic question arises: How do we know where to strike? In a piece in the

Globe Trot: ‘Training an army of people that hates us’

By Jamie Dean
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International | SYRIA: News about a foiled ISIS plot in Australia came hours before the U.S. Congress voted to approve President Barack Obama’s plan to train and arm Syrian…

The poverty of pluralism

By Janie B. Cheaney
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ISIS | Having chased truth from public life, the West has a hard time defending what is left

House votes to fund government, arm Syrian rebels

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a short-term funding bill with an amendment authorizing President Barack Obama to…

ISIS video shows beheading of U.K. aid worker

By Mickey McLean
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ISIS | A video posted online by ISIS on Saturday claims to show the beheading of David Haines, a 44-year-old aid worker from the U.K. who was abducted in Syria last…

Obama outlines his ISIS strategy

By J.C. Derrick
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ISIS | The president calls for the eradication of the terrorist group but without the use of combat troops

Globe Trot: Will the president order anti-ISIS airstrikes in Syria?

By Jamie Dean
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International | ISIS: President Barack Obama plans to address the nation tonight in a rare primetime speech, outlining his strategy for confronting the terror group…

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