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Midday Roundup: Former NOLA mayor gets 10-year corruption sentence

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Newsworthy | Sentenced. Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will spend the next 10 years in prison for taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from businesses…

Midday Roundup: Obama requests cash to deal with border crisis

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Newsworthy | More money, please. President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $3.7 billion to contain the influx of illegal immigrants who have overwhelmed the nation’s…

Wheaton wins injunction but loses Obamacare skirmish

Wheaton wins injunction but loses Obamacare skirmish

By Leigh Jones
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Healthcare Mandate | Wheaton College won another victory at the U.S. Supreme Court today as a majority of the justices ruled the evangelical university does not have to fill out…

Midday Roundup: Protesters force buses of detainees to turn back

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Turn that bus around. Protesters in Murrieta, Calif., blocked three buses of illegal immigrants headed to an area processing center, forcing the drivers to…

Midday Roundup: Israel plots revenge for murdered teens

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Newsworthy | In mourning. Thousands of Israelis took to the streets today to mourn three teenage seminary students kidnapped last month in the West Bank. Their bodies were…

Hobby Lobby wins contraceptive mandate case

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Supreme Court | The 5-4 ruling exempts religious employers from Obamacare’s requirement to provide abortifacient drugs

Midday Roundup: Bobby Jindal signs law protecting babies of brain dead mothers

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Defender of life. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed a bill Thursday that will protect unborn babies whose mothers are declared brain dead. The bill,

Meriam Ibrahim safe inside U.S. Embassy

By Leigh Jones & J.C. Derrick
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Persecution | UPDATE: Meriam Ibrahim and her family are safe inside the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, her lawyer told reporters this morning. After police released the…

Supreme Court: Obama’s recess appointments were illegal

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Supreme Court | President Barack Obama overstepped his authority when he filled vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board in 2012 while Congress was not in an official…

Midday Roundup: Putin might not invade the rest of Ukraine after all

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Standing down. Russian President Vladimir Putin is taking more steps to ratchet down the tension in eastern Ukraine, asking Parliament on Monday to revoke the…

Midday Roundup: Hillary Clinton doesn’t have an income inequality leg to stand on

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Let them eat cake! Hillary Clinton’s book tour is getting her expected 2016 presidential campaign off to a very bad start. On Sunday, The Guardian published…

Obama: U.S. troops will not return to Iraq

By Leigh Jones
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Iraq | President Barack Obama reiterated today that American troops will not be going back to Iraq to help quell a militant Islamic insurgency threatening to…

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