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Malala to Speak in Providence This Summer
According to the Providence Journal, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, is scheduled to speak at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, RI on July 28. Malala is widely known as an advocate for all children's right to education, and for her remarkable recov…
Army Charges Bowe Bergdahl With Desertion
Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is being formally charged with desertion.
Bergdahl was released in a prisoner exchange last year after more than four years in captivity in Afghanistan..
Army Colonel Daniel King said Bergdahl is also being charged with "misbehavior before the enemy...
President Obama Is Not Quibbling With Labels
President Obama insists that he does not “quibble with labels,” which is why he won’t even say the words Islam, Islamic or Muslim when speaking about the nearly hourly atrocities being committed by ISIS/ISIL, Boko Haram, al Qaeda, the Taliban, solo Jihadis…
Muslims And Others Rally In Boston Against Violence
Nearly 80 people gathered in Boston's Copley Square for a candlelight vigil against violence, marking one month since 150 children and teachers were killed at a school in Pakistan by Taliban gunmen.
Muslims and people of other faiths held candles Friday evening and waved signs saying ``not in my…
Taliban Attack School In Pakistan
A spokesman for the Pakistani military says that 141 people, most of them children, were killed in a Taliban assault on a school.
Asim Bajwa told a news conference Tuesday that 132 of the dead were children and another nine were staff members...
U.S. House Passes Defense Bill That Limits Government Spying
The Republican-led House on Friday overwhelmingly approved a $570 billion defense bill that halts any Guantanamo transfers for a year in the furor over the American-for-Taliban swap and pulls back government spying.
The vote was 340-73 for the legislation that provides money for military operations i…
Army Pleased With Sgt. Bergdahl’s Physical Condition
U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is in stable condition at a military medical center in Texas. Speaking during an afternoon press conference, Colonel Ronald Wool said doctors are pleased with Bergdahl's physical state. Members of his family are not with him...
Bergdahl Returning to U.S.
U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is about to return to the United States.
A defense official says Bergdahl, who has been recuperating in Germany after being released from five years in Taliban captivity, is scheduled to arrive early tomorrow at Brooke Army medical Center in Texas...
Defense Secretary Speaks With Bergdahl’s Family
A senior defense official says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has called the family of released captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
The official says the call on Wednesday lasted for about 10 minutes. Hagel wished the family well and told them the Defense Department will continue to support the soldier's…

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