We started the day here in Omaha with news from overnight. There was an attempted robbery at a Wendy’s not far from our home. The police responded and fired at the suspect because he had a gun and he shot first. 1,222 more words
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The Vatican is speaking against the claim that Pope Francis is a target of the Islamic State.
In an article published Monday, an Italy newspaper reported that the pope is a target of ISIS. 245 more words
Editor’s note: This was a piece I wrote many years back. I’d read A Farewell to Arms in high school and for some reason it was in my head that day. 1,992 more words
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President Barack Obama will enlist efforts to ensure support of the international community, and support of the regional governments in the fight against Islamic State. 447 more words
When Iran’s foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif popped into Erbil yesterday, he announced Iran had joined—or perhaps beat— the U.S. in providing new weapons to Kurdish forces. 838 more words