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The Russian bear’s grumbling

By Marvin Olasky
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Russia | It sounds like an out-of-season April Fools Day joke, but Politico Magazine ’s recent story, “Putin’s Plot to Get Texas to Secede,” is a serious…

Midday Roundup: Mother Emanuel holds Bible study one week after shooting

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Laid to rest. Funeral services will be held today for two of the nine people killed last week when a gunman opened fire during a Bible study at Emanuel…

Globe Trot: FIFA corruption scandal could snare the Clinton Foundation

By Mindy Belz
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International | FIFA: When the United States lost its bid for the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, Bill Clinton was reportedly so upset he shattered a mirror. Clinton’s global…

Globe Trot: Turkish Christians apologize for Armenian genocide

By Mindy Belz
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International | ARMENIA: Today marks the start of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, where up to 1.5 million Armenians (plus 250,000 or more Assyrian Christians)

Persecution grows in rebel-held regions of Ukraine

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | In parts of Ukraine taken over by separatist, pro-Russian rebels, persecution continues to escalate against anyone who does not belong to the Russian Orthodox…

Drawing a red line

By Jill Nelson
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Russia | Will NATO defend the Baltics if Russia attacks? As signs of imminent warfare grow, the Ukraine example breeds fear and frustration

Midday Roundup: School’s out for Islamic holidays in NYC

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | School’s out. Students in New York City public schools learned yesterday they will get two extra days off a year in honor of Islamic holidays. The change…

Russian opposition leader shot dead

By Mickey McLean
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Russia | Boris Nemtsov, the former deputy prime minister of Russia turned opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow early Saturday morning, officials said. The…

Ukraine’s long winter

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | Even with cease-fire and sanctions, the war that isn’t just won’t stop

Midday Roundup: ISIS rampages on as Obama hosts summit

By Leigh Jones & Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Extreme. ISIS militants have reportedly burned to death 45 people in the Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi. The victims are believed to be a part of Iraqi security…

Midday Roundup: Fighting in Ukraine continues despite cease-fire

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Fight on. Despite a cease-fire agreement brokered last week by European leaders, fighting rages on in Ukraine, where rebel groups claimed this morning to have…

Midday Roundup: Russia, Ukraine strike ceasefire deal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Peace plan. Russia and Ukraine have agreed to a ceasefire at Ukraine’s eastern border as part of a peace deal in the war-torn region. Pro-Russian…

 
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