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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…
Soldiers Killed
An Afghan official says that a suicide bomber has killed three foreign troops in an attack on a joint Afghan-NATO foot patrol.
Bergdahl Charged
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...
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 Rally In Boston
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 Kills 141
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...
Prisoner Exchanges Banned
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…
Bergdahl Update
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...

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