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U.S. Launches Airstrike On Afghan City Seized By Taliban

U.S. Launches Airstrike On Afghan City Seized By Taliban

Original Story | USA TODAY September 29, 2015 By Jane Onyanga-Omara (Photo: NASIR WAQIF, AFP/Getty Images) 1452CONNECT 191TWEET 4LINKEDIN 57COMMENTEMAILMORE The U.S. military says it launched an airstrike on the city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan early Tuesday, after it was captured by the Taliban the previous day. U.S. Army Col. Brian […]

Paris Goes Car-free This Sunday

Paris Goes Car-free This Sunday

Original Story | USA Today September 24, 2015 By Elena Berton     PARIS — For once, Parisians won’t have to escape to the countryside during the weekend to get a breath of fresh air. On Sunday, Paris institutes its first car-free day, banning most vehicles from the central part of the city […]

Pope Francis gives his thumb up as he leaves at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Pope Francis Brings Tough Love to America

Original Story | CNN September 22, 2015 By Stephen Collison The Pope’s political challenge That’s why Francis faces a delicate political assignment as he meets President Barack Obama and addresses Congress, in addition to holding masses and other public events in Washington, Philadelphia and New York this week. Francis is […]

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Migrant Crisis: Scuffles on Croatian Border

Original Story: BBC News By: BBC News 9/17/2015 Crowds of migrants have scuffled with Croatian police in at least two places along the border with Serbia as they seek to enter the European Union. They briefly broke through police lines at Tovarnik and Bezdan after hours waiting in full sun. […]

Mexican Minister Arrives in Egypt After 8 Tourists Killed

Mexican Minister Arrives in Egypt After 8 Tourists Killed

Original Story: USA Today By: Jane Onyanga-Omara 9/16/2015 Mexico’s foreign minister arrived in Egypt Wednesday, after eight Mexican tourists were killed by security forces who apparently mistook them for terrorists.Claudia Ruiz Massieu, who entered the country with the family members of some of the victims, met injured survivors and Egyptian officials in an effort […]