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Globe Trot: Ukraine says Russian tanks rolling in

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: The Ukrainian military said Russia today has sent a column of 32 tanks and truckloads of troops into the country’s east to support pro-Russian…

Why isn’t the UN protecting religious liberty whistleblowers?

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | NEW YORK—Heiner Bielefeldt, the UN special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, said the UN is not doing enough to protect its sources who report…

Midday Roundup: Obama woos allies at the UN

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Diplomacy and coffee. President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly this morning, urging other nations to follow America’s lead in…

Emma Watson, men, and modern feminism

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | In the wake of multiple highly publicized incidents involving athletes from the National Football League, the past few weeks have been filled with discussions…

Obama to announce Ebola aid, possible military intervention

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | With Ebola now infecting more than 4,784 West Africans, killing at least 2,400 of them, the world—from Cuba to the United States—is stepping up its…

Obama to bypass Congress for global climate deal

By Daniel James Devine
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Climate | President Barack Obama plans to sidestep Congress—once again—in order to combat climate change. This time it involves hammering out a global agreement to…

Globe Trot: Afghan’s presumed president-elect agrees to polling place audit

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Officials may have averted a meltdown, but the country remains in a political crisis a day after presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah…

Senate war on global violence against women may threaten the unborn

By Ryan Hill
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Abortion | WASHINGTON—At a refugee camp on the edge of a national forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, women venture into the trees to gather food and firewood.

North Korea deserves unrelenting attention for unrelenting atrocities

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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North Korea | WASHINGTON—Shin Dong-Hyuk spoke in a calm monotone as he recounted how North Korean prison guards dangled him over a fire. Because he thought the guards…

UN calls Catholic pro-life stance torture

By Andrew Branch
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Abortion | In a novel attack on pro-life groups and nations, the United Nations has accused the Roman Catholic Church of torture for advocating against abortion. Austin…

The pope and redistribution of wealth

By Cal Thomas
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Poverty | I have great respect for the humility displayed by Pope Francis, but in his latest call for the “legitimate” redistribution of wealth, he has it backward.

Globe Trot: Terrorism remains a possibility in Malaysian plane’s disappearance

By Mindy Belz
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International | MALAYSIA:Malaysian authorities now admit they may have picked up radar signals from disappeared Malaysian Air flight 370 nearly 100 miles west of the…

 
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