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Abduction of Qatar royals in Iraq now involves hackers, $2M
A Qatari has made a $2 million payment to a Greek shoe salesman's firm in America to help it get "proof of life" and ultimately free ruling family members kidnapped in Iraq
Palm Sunday bombings are the latest in a string of attacks against Egypt's Christians
Egyptian Christians , who endured two deadly church bombings on Palm Sunday for which ISIS claimed credit, have long been targeted for attacks in the Arab world's most populous country. Egypt's Christian minority make up about 10 percent of the country's population, according to a recent estimate
Inside Controversial President of the Philippines' Bloody Drug War
President Rodrigo Duterte has called on police and citizens to kill drug dealers and users, and there have been thousands of killings.
Inside the Controversial President of the Philippines' War on Drugs That Has Left Thousands Dead
In the Philippines , President Rodrigo Duterte has been called the Donald Trump of the East. He rose to fame on a wave of populist discontent and a promise to crack down on drugs. The most popular drug in the Philippines is a form of crystal meth known as shabu. But behind Duterte’s populist
Donald Trump National Security Adviser Mike Flynn Has Called Islam 'a Cancer'
The man whom President-elect Donald Trump picked as his national security adviser has said he doesn’t believe that all cultures are “morally equivalent” and once described Islam as "a cancer," comments that have many in the Muslim community worried about what his new job might mean for them.
Michael Flynn: Everything You Need to Know About the New National Security Adviser
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as his National Security Adviser today, a major appointment for a new administration which Trump has promised will be both strong and unpredictable when it comes to keeping the country safe. Flynn was a prominent campaign
Michael Flynn: Everything You Need to Know About the New National Security Advisor
President-elect Donald Trump announced Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as his National Security Advisor today, a major appointment for a new administration which Trump has promised will be both strong and unpredictable when it comes to keeping the country safe. Flynn was a prominent campaign surrogate for
Is Trump Walking Back on His Campaign Promises?
President-elect Trump seems to be softening his stand on issues including immigration and Obamacare.
Keith Ellison, Touted as Possible New Democratic Party Chair, Is Staunch Progressive
Keith Ellison, the Minnesota congressman who is being touted by top Democrats for election as the party committee's new chairman, may not be a household name to many Americans. But he is well known among activists in the Democratic Party 's progressive wing. Senators Charles Schumer, Elizabeth