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IRS says: Don't try to leave the U.S. until we tell you to

IRS says: Don't try to leave the U.S. until we tell you to

When it comes to human migration, nearly everything we hear nowadays in relation to the United States and Europe is related to immigration into North ...

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Democrats' vision for American judiciary: identity politics becomes identity justice - part 3

Democrats' vision for American judiciary: identity politics becomes identity justice - part 3

This is the third part of a five-part essay. The first part described the Democratic Party’s vision for the American judiciary, using the langu ...

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Required reading to understand the Land of Israel

Required reading to understand the Land of Israel

Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel by Rabbi Yotav Eliach engraves a comprehensive and well documented history of Eretz Yisrael, that is, in my o ...

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Democrats' vision for American judiciary: identity politics becomes identity justice - part  2

Democrats' vision for American judiciary: identity politics becomes identity justice - part 2

This is the second part of a five-part essay. The first part described the Democratic Party's vision for the American judiciary, using the lang ...

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Newt Gingrich: America, the best is yet to come!

Newt Gingrich: America, the best is yet to come!

Every Fourth of July American embassies around the world share our national celebration of independence with local communities. They are actually ...

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The Declaration of Independence: hate speech?

The Declaration of Independence: hate speech?

Facebook apologized to the Liberty County Vindicator newspaper in Texas after the social media giant flagged a post of the text of the Declaration of ...

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Newt Gingrich: see the dinosaurs around you

Newt Gingrich: see the dinosaurs around you

Look outside your window and you will probably see dinosaurs. They are flying, hopping, chirping, and perching on trees. You call them birds, but the ...

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Psychologist Jordan Peterson points Canadian PM in direction of U.S. Constitution

Psychologist Jordan Peterson points Canadian PM in direction of U.S. Constitution

During an appearance at the Oxford Union Society, author Jordan B. Peterson offered advice to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Peterson -- a p ...

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Archaeologists make grisly find at deadly Civil War battlefield

Archaeologists make grisly find at deadly Civil War battlefield

Bones of Civil War dead were unearthed at the Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia in a shallow pit that also contained the skeletons of tw ...

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Juneteenth recalls Americans separated from their children

Juneteenth recalls Americans separated from their children

It seems as if overnight the world has been consumed with a new movement calling for an end to the separation of immigrant children from their mother ...

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Pat Buchanan: Trump makes historic gamble

Pat Buchanan: Trump makes historic gamble

President Donald Trump appears to belong to what might be called the Benjamin Disraeli school...

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The struggle over the memory of Nazi-Islamist alliance

The struggle over the memory of Nazi-Islamist alliance

Since the vicious massacre in Iraq known as the Farhud -the Pogrom of 1941 in Baghdad following the Sack of Basra on 7-8 May, 1941, many s ...

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Yad Vashem erases photo of Hitler and Mufti al-Husseini meeting

Yad Vashem erases photo of Hitler and Mufti al-Husseini meeting

Is Yad Vashem rewriting history? Changes at the world's premier Holocaust museum in Jerusalem seem to be suggesting that it is seeking to downpla ...

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Archaeologists discover dozens of children sacrificed to Peruvian gods

Archaeologists discover dozens of children sacrificed to Peruvian gods

The skeletal remains of at least 56 children were found in Pampa La Cruz, a village in Peru’s province of Trujillo. The children were sacri ...

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The high price humanity has paid for Marxism

The high price humanity has paid for Marxism

Karl Marx is being celebrated by Chinese president Xi Jinping as the “greatest thinker of modern times.” Western academics are celebratin ...

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What souvenir will William Duke of Cambridge bring back from the Holy Land?

What souvenir will William Duke of Cambridge bring back from the Holy Land?

While it is known that Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and grandson of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, will soon visit Israel, rumors are rife ...

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Newt Gingrich: Entrepreneurs will change space exploration

Newt Gingrich: Entrepreneurs will change space exploration

Much of American history has been created by entrepreneurial pioneers who kept inventing things. Eli Whitney created the mechanical cotton gin in ...

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Edwin Black: International Farhud Day stymies invented Palestinian history

Edwin Black: International Farhud Day stymies invented Palestinian history

When International Farhud Day was proclaimed at a conference convened at the United Nations headquarters on June 1, 2015, its proponents wanted to ac ...

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Wilfred Owen: Sweet it is to die for one's country

Wilfred Owen: Sweet it is to die for one's country

Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed throug ...

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Alveda King: In a generational shift on race, we are not color-blind

Alveda King: In a generational shift on race, we are not color-blind

Trump is a racist? Kanye is a coon? We need to be color blind? The races need to unite? Sound familiar? Currently the racial tension among the human ...

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Newt Gingrich: a virtuous cycle of learning

Newt Gingrich: a virtuous cycle of learning

Last week, I wrote about my Facebook series, "What If? History that Could Have Been", which highlights how history might be changed if ce ...

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Mysterious Roman skeletons found in unmarked graves

Mysterious Roman skeletons found in unmarked graves

During construction work along a city street in Cadiz, a city on Spain's Mediterranean coast, four skeletons dating to the late Roman period we ...

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'Lady Bird' amusingly mixes politics, family life and teen angst

'Lady Bird' amusingly mixes politics, family life and teen angst

Set in Sacramento in 2002-2003, Greta Gerwig's female coming-of-age story Lady Bird provides two main points of perspective on the otherwise cl ...

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Latin nations follow Trump's lead in Jerusalem

Latin nations follow Trump's lead in Jerusalem

Following the relocation of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem on Monday, Guatemala is planning to make a similar move on Wednesday and open its own new e ...

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Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel: new book gives context to Trump's move on Jerusalem

Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel: new book gives context to Trump's move on Jerusalem

Judaism Zionism and the Land of Israel. Yotav Eliach. Dialog Books, 2018. 807 pp. Rabbi Yotav Eliach’s new book, Judaism, Zionism and the La ...

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Dramatic drop of Muslim refugees to the United States

Dramatic drop of Muslim refugees to the United States

According to the Pew Research Croup, the number of Muslim refugees admitted to the United States in the first half of fiscal 2018 dropped from the pr ...

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Oliver North to take position at NRA

Oliver North to take position at NRA

Lt. Colonel Oliver North, USMC (Ret.) will become the next President of the National Rifle Association of America. According to a release, the NRA ...

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Remembering Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

Remembering Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

We all have moments in our lives when everything in the world seems to stop. The wind drops. The clouds slow their crawl across the sky. Something de ...

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UK-based Envirowaste makes spectacular historical find in a dust-bin

UK-based Envirowaste makes spectacular historical find in a dust-bin

Envirowaste, a UK-based environmental waste company, made a startling discovery in April. It was during an ordinary waste collection in central Londo ...

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Edwin Black: why new book 'Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel' fills a void

Edwin Black: why new book 'Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel' fills a void

For decades, Rabbi Yotav Eliach, esteemed principal of Rambam Mesivta High School in Long Island, has accumulated his teachings, writings, and those ...

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Orthodox patriarch says religion is the only answer to terrorism

Orthodox patriarch says religion is the only answer to terrorism

The leader of the Russian Orthodox Church told Christian faithful that only religion can bring an end to terrorism. While visiting Albania, Patriarch ...

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South Korea credits Trump with diplomatic break-through

South Korea credits Trump with diplomatic break-through

In an interview on CNN, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told Christiane Amanpour that President Donald Trump is largely responsible for ...

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Back to the future in Nicaragua: Ortega government totters on the abyss

Back to the future in Nicaragua: Ortega government totters on the abyss

After days of protests and deadly reaction by Nicaraguan police and military, international media is reporting that dozens of students and university ...

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Speculation grows about hidden Nazi gold aboard newly discovered U-boat

Speculation grows about hidden Nazi gold aboard newly discovered U-boat

A rare German U-boat was found by explorers this month in the Skagerrak strait, which lies between Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The Sea War Museum Jut ...

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Patrick Buchanan: America and its unsustainable empire

Patrick Buchanan: America and its unsustainable empire

Before President Trump trashes the Iran nuclear deal, he might consider: If he could negotiate an identical deal with Kim Jong Un, it would astonish ...

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Medieval tomb opened to discover mother delivered baby post-mortem

Medieval tomb opened to discover mother delivered baby post-mortem

A team of archaeologists has uncovered what some are calling a "coffin birth" in remains found in a medieval tomb. In Imola, a town in no ...

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Historical precedent for Trump's focus on Amazon

Historical precedent for Trump's focus on Amazon

Public attention to Amazon has increased because of President Trump’s focus on the retail giant. Last week, Trump ordered a review of the finan ...

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Edwin Black: the new challenge posed by the algorithm ghetto

Edwin Black: the new challenge posed by the algorithm ghetto

Today, I come not just to mourn nor to scorn but rather to warn our world, that is, the world of today whose memories are still whistling and bristli ...

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Trump says Americans have 'moral obligation' to address anti-Semitism

Trump says Americans have 'moral obligation' to address anti-Semitism

President Donald Trump said in a proclamation on Thursday that his fellow Americans have “a moral obligation to combat anti-Semitism, conf ...

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Flaws in CNN's series on the popes

Flaws in CNN's series on the popes

For the past month, CNN has been running weekly episodes of a series called Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History. Each episode focuses on an era an ...

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Wines from Spain advance on France and Italy

Wines from Spain advance on France and Italy

Spanish vintners had a spectacular year in 2017. Spain exported over 22 million hectolitres last year, according to the Spanish Observatory of W ...

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The teaching of history for the sake of liberty

The teaching of history for the sake of liberty

It's dangerous to say that history is meant to be for something ...

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FBI closing in on 'pernicious' infiltration by Chinese government in U.S. schools and universities

FBI closing in on 'pernicious' infiltration by Chinese government in U.S. schools and universities

The National Association of Scholars (NAS) released a report on Wednesday on the influence of the Confucius Institutes in American colleges and unive ...

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Mystery: 3-D image of Jesus Christ revealed

Mystery: 3-D image of Jesus Christ revealed

A specialist presented a three-dimensional image that he asserts represents the body of Jesus. Using the Shroud of Turin -- the purported burial shro ...

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1917: National Guard units protected U.S. border

1917: National Guard units protected U.S. border

In 1917, the Wisconsin National Guard transformed into the 32nd Division and made history in the trenches of Europe during World War I. A year earlie ...

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Time to take the FBI off its 'pedestal' says expert

Time to take the FBI off its 'pedestal' says expert

The Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Justice announced today that it will begin a probe of the process by which FBI and DOJ obta ...

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Omnibus spending bill fosters America's self-destruction

Omnibus spending bill fosters America's self-destruction

With the advent of maneuverable hypersonic glide vehicles, such as the Russian Avangard (speed over 5,000 mph), many of the expensive weapons s ...

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Ancient Roman home found under subway station

Ancient Roman home found under subway station

Work on a new subway station in Rome has revealed an ancient residence that has been dubbed the “Commander’s House” or domus. It is ...

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Can anything change the metaphysical structure of reality?

Can anything change the metaphysical structure of reality?

A few days ago, CNN launched a four-part documentary on "The Most Powerful Man in History". Surprisingly, this man turned out to be Pope F ...

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Is freedom of speech still the American way?

Is freedom of speech still the American way?

There is a lot of abstract talk these days on American college campuses about free speech and the values of free inquiry, with plenty of lip service ...

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Jose Azel: Socialism is the opiate of highbrow elites

Jose Azel: Socialism is the opiate of highbrow elites

It was Karl Marx who despairingly characterized religion as "the opium of the people." But it is the highbrows'(or intellectualoid ...

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CNN gets the papacy and the Crusade wrong

CNN gets the papacy and the Crusade wrong

Last night was the first installment of CNN's six-part series, "Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History." Its treatment of the rise of t ...

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What CNN missed in documentary on Pope Benedict XVI

What CNN missed in documentary on Pope Benedict XVI

The CNN documentary, "What the Pope Knew,"deserves a response. The program begins with music and graphics t ...

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CNN's obsession with power and hierarchy

CNN's obsession with power and hierarchy

CNN's six-part series,"Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History," debuts on March 11. It promises to be a comprehensive account of the h ...

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Remains of WW2 pilot found on the bottom of Pacific Ocean

Remains of WW2 pilot found on the bottom of Pacific Ocean

U.S. Navy personnel have discovered the remains of an American aviator who was shot down in combat over the Pacific Ocean in 1944. A team aboard USNS ...

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The shock and awe of Muslim conquest

The shock and awe of Muslim conquest

A full assessment of Islamic rule in medieval Spain requires examining how the forces of the Islamic Caliphate gained control of this region. The rut ...

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Imperialism links Islam to leftists

Imperialism links Islam to leftists

Feminists are far from the only so-called left-wing or liberal group to betray their own basic principles out of a bizarre admiration for Islam, whet ...

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Discovered: grave of USS Lexington, 76 years after sinking

Discovered: grave of USS Lexington, 76 years after sinking

With funding from billionaire Paul Allen, submarine explorers have found the wreck of the USS Lexington -- an aircraft carrier that was lost during t ...

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Author Edwin Black offers 'secret' history of Balfour Declaration and the founding of Israel

Author Edwin Black offers 'secret' history of Balfour Declaration and the founding of Israel

New York Times best-selling historian Edwin Black, author of IBM and the Holocaust, appears March 20 at 7 PM at Manhattan East Synagogue to launch a ...

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An anniversary of maligned Pope Pius XII

An anniversary of maligned Pope Pius XII

On March 2, 1939, Eugenio Pacelli was elected pope and took the name Pius XII. No one did more to save Jews during the Holocaust than he did.   ...

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Newt Gingrich: Special counsel Mueller reveals the real Russian threat

Newt Gingrich: Special counsel Mueller reveals the real Russian threat

The indictment of 13 Russians for interfering in the 2016 American presidential election is the tiny tip of a large iceberg. We are beginning to be f ...

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Byzantine church discovered in Tunisia

Byzantine church discovered in Tunisia

A church dating from the late Byzantine period (5th - 7th century AD) was discovered at an archaeological site dubbed 'Castilia,'located b ...

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How U.S. officials handed Russia a victory in the 2016 election

How U.S. officials handed Russia a victory in the 2016 election

Much too much is being made of the naming of Russian agents operating in the U.S. and their ostensible efforts to thwart our electoral process. There ...

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Lessons learned by living under Islamism

Lessons learned by living under Islamism

My father's generation in Iran lived in an environment in which the Islamist party of the country's ...

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What makes Russia's disinformation campaign different this time

What makes Russia's disinformation campaign different this time

During the decades-long Cold War, the Soviet Union resorted to multiple tactics besides military power to counter American influence and prestige aro ...

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Do we know what Jesus Christ wore?

Do we know what Jesus Christ wore?

Over the past few decades, the question of what Jesus looked like has cropped up again and again. Much has been made of a digital reconstruction of a ...

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Pat Buchanan: Trump is a Middle America radical

Pat Buchanan: Trump is a Middle America radical

President Trump is the leader of America’s conservative party. Yet not even his allies would describe him as a conservative in the tradition ...

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A counter-cultural proposal: pro-marriage music

A counter-cultural proposal: pro-marriage music

February 7 starts National Marriage Week. I propose that, in conjunction with this annual event, we identify, and create, music that promotes marriag ...

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GOP should remember Reagan's lesson on amnesty for illegal immigrants

GOP should remember Reagan's lesson on amnesty for illegal immigrants

In 1986, President Ronald Reagan earnestly tried to solve illegal immigration by compromising with Democrats. Reagan would go along with amnesty i ...

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Ohio pro-life group notes Black History Month by focusing on abortion

Ohio pro-life group notes Black History Month by focusing on abortion

The Radiance Foundation and the Coalition for Life Cleveland launched campaign to inform the public about the personal and social effects wrought by ...

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Islam and sharia: the slayer of civilization

Islam and sharia: the slayer of civilization

I want to talk to you about Sharia and how it destroys civilizations. Ever wondered how Turkey, Pakistan, North Africa, the Middle East and Egypt all ...

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Patrick Buchanan: Have we reached the end of democracy?

Patrick Buchanan: Have we reached the end of democracy?

The Western democratic system is hailed by the developed world as near perfect and the most superior political system to run a country,” ...

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Video: How experts preserved ancient mosaic in England

Video: How experts preserved ancient mosaic in England

A 1,600-year-old Roman mosaic was discovered in England by archaeologists from the University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) The mosaic ...

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Trash talk of 1000 B.C.

Trash talk of 1000 B.C.

“Trash talk” is “insulting or boastful speech intended to demoralize, intimidate, or humiliate someone, especially an opponent in a ...

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Newt Gingrich: Assessing Trump's first year

Newt Gingrich: Assessing Trump's first year

January 20 is the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration. I have known nine presidents, beginning with President Richard Nixon. ...

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Numbing reality of Holocaust Poland recounted in 'No Resting Place'

Numbing reality of Holocaust Poland recounted in 'No Resting Place'

No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland by Rick Halperin and Denise Gee; photographs by Sherry Aikman SMU Embrey Human Rights Program/Terrace Partners (Oc ...

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France to loan famed relic of Norman invasion

France to loan famed relic of Norman invasion

A famed relic of the Norman invasion of England is about to be displayed in the United Kingdom after the French government agreed to allow the origin ...

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Heroic soldier saves lives in New York City

Heroic soldier saves lives in New York City

Army Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah sacrificed his life to save others in a burning building in New York City. The 27-year-old New York National Guardsman, ...

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Martin Luther King and Israel

Martin Luther King and Israel

Today, our nation honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for his courageous advocacy of nonviolent activism on behalf of the civil rights of African Ameri ...

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Newt Gingrich: MLK's challenge to America

Newt Gingrich: MLK's challenge to America

On Monday, as we celebrate the birthday and life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., it would be powerful if every American would remember the heart of h ...

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Trump establishes first national historical park in Georgia

Trump establishes first national historical park in Georgia

President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 267, the “Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act,” which re-designates the Mart ...

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Pat Buchanan: What is America's mission?

Pat Buchanan: What is America's mission?

Informing Iran, "The U.S. is watching what you do," Amb. Nikki Haley called an emergency meeting Friday of the Security Council regarding t ...

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What diversity means in the Catholic Church

What diversity means in the Catholic Church

When the pastor of a rural Minnesota Catholic church learned that three male musicians each claimed to be married to a man, he dismissed them. When o ...

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Jackson's victory at New Orleans

Jackson's victory at New Orleans

January 8th was the 203rd anniversary of General Andrew Jackson’s historic victory over the British in the Battle of New Orleans.   ...

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Online pirates and publishers rob writers

Online pirates and publishers rob writers

The bestselling American fantasy novelist Maggie Stiefvater is leading a chorus of writers warning readers that if they download pirated ebooks, then ...

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Trump addresses Iran's control over political balance in the Middle East

Trump addresses Iran's control over political balance in the Middle East

The Trump Administration's just released National Security Strategy properly identifies Iran as among the important challengers to U.S. security ...

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Pope Francis' shocking postcard for New Year's Day

Pope Francis' shocking postcard for New Year's Day

Late on December 30, Pope Francis called on Vatican media to distribute a copy of a famous photograph taken by a U.S. Marine in the days that followe ...

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How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country: Part 2

How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country: Part 2

After his visit to Mexico, James Bradshaw discusses the country’s most iconic works of art and points out the great ideological and philosophic ...

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The first year of Trump and Obama, compared

The first year of Trump and Obama, compared

There may be no issue which shows how far apart President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump are than religious liberty. The following is a chro ...

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How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country

How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country

No trip to the capital of Mexico would be complete without a significant amount of time being devoted to the city’s various art works. Two i ...

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Pat Buchanan: will a war erase Trump's triumphs?

Pat Buchanan: will a war erase Trump's triumphs?

Asked what he did during the French Revolution, Abbe Sieyes replied, "I survived." Donald Trump can make the same boast.

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The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East

The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East

A new strain of thought has developed in Sunni Muslim thinking: ethnic cleansing. It's not genocide, but it involves expelling non-Sunni populati ...

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'Chappaquiddick': a biopic in which Ted Kennedy reveals his true self

'Chappaquiddick': a biopic in which Ted Kennedy reveals his true self

A Hollywood vision of the most transformative incident in the life of Ted Kennedy -- youngest son of the Kennedy Clan, liberal Democrat and president ...

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A week of success for President Trump

A week of success for President Trump

Analysts, historians, and scholars will look back on this week as the moment the Trump Administration became truly historic. The publication of th ...

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Coco Chanel: fashion icon, perfumer, Nazi

Coco Chanel: fashion icon, perfumer, Nazi

A new film that appeared on French TV earlier this year alleges that the woman who created one of the world's most perfume brands was an active c ...

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Patrick Buchanan: What should we fight for?

Patrick Buchanan: What should we fight for?

“We will never accept Russia’s occupation and attempted annexation of Crimea,” declaimed Rex Tillerson last week in Vienna. &l ...

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Neglected until today: Martin T. Gilligan, an American hero

Neglected until today: Martin T. Gilligan, an American hero

Saving lives during the communist takeover of China...

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The darkening world: did Christianity really destroy classical civilization?

The darkening world: did Christianity really destroy classical civilization?

Did Christians destroy the Classical world? A new scholarly attack on early Christianity. The Darkening Age: the Christian Destruction of the ...

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Pope Francis urges caution in Trump's embassy move to Jerusalem

Pope Francis urges caution in Trump's embassy move to Jerusalem

Pope Francis called for the "status quo" to be respected with regard to locating foreign embassies to Israel in Jerusalem. The pontiff&rsqu ...

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NYC Mayor De Blasio: Don't stop with abolishing statues, go big!

NYC Mayor De Blasio: Don't stop with abolishing statues, go big!

Surely his renaming commission hasn't gone far enough in cracking down on 'symbols of hate.'

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