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Exclusive: Another U.N. child sex crime allegation: who knew what and when?

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MINUSCA peacekeepers on patrol in the Central African Republic. (United Nations MINUSCA)

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United Nations officials up to the level of Secretary General Ban Ki-moon himself were scrambling to come up with statements Tuesday after… Continue reading

UN benefit boost to outgoing ethics watchdog questioned in light of sex abuse scandal

On April 14, 2015, Joan Dubinsky, the top ethics officer of the United Nations, got a small but important extension of her final two-year employment contract with the world organization. It could be worth about $1,000 a month for the… Continue reading

Officials: Israel spy Pollard granted parole, to be freed in November

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Jonathan Pollard, who spent the last 30 years in a U.S. prison for spying for Israel, has been granted parole and is due to be released in November, officials said Tuesday.
The decision, confirmed by his attorneys and the Justice… Continue reading

John Kerry: Liar or idiot?

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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, second right, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, second left, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, left, US Secretary of State John Kerry, center, and Austria’s Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, right, talk prior to their final plenary… Continue reading

Memo to Obama: You’re no Reagan

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At his press conference last Wednesday, our president of self-regard again linked himself with Ronald Reagan, seeking to equate his supposed success in gaining a deal with Iran not to build a nuclear weapon for 10 years to Reagan’s arms… Continue reading

Fox News Poll: Most voters don’t trust Iran, but more Dems and independents ease suspicion

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Most American voters don’t trust Iran — and worry the Obama administration was willing to give too much to get a deal on Iran’s nuclear program.
That’s according to a new Fox News poll, conducted Monday through Wednesday evenings.
President… Continue reading

Karl Rove writing book about 1896 presidential election and why it still matters

NEW YORK – Republican consultant Karl Rove, when not advising the super political action committee he helped found or commenting on politics, has been researching a presidential election that has long fascinated him.
The co-founder of American Crossroads and former… Continue reading

Chattanooga shootings: Why should we make it easy for killers to attack our military?

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Thursday saw yet another tragic attack in a gun-free zone. Four Marines were murdered. Others were injured.
Watching the coverage on television Thursday, it was hard to ignore the gun-free zone sign on the front door of the recruiting station.… Continue reading

Actor turned anti-ISIS fighter Michael Enright: ‘I don’t care about being famous’

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Enright holding up an ISIS propaganda on rules for women’s dress taken down from a liberated village.

Enright with two female fighters from the YPG, one who was reportedly killed in action last month.

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Paul: ‘Very good chance’ Clinton lied about knowledge of arms to rebels in Libya, Syria

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Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Wednesday that he believes “there’s a very good chance” Hillary Clinton was lying when she said in 2013 that she didn’t know about the alleged U.S.-backed flow of weapons to rebels in Libya and Syria… Continue reading