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ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged the president of Myanmar on Monday to halt violence against a Muslim minority but praised economic and political reforms in the formerly pariah nation that is emerging as a U.S. ally in China's backyard....
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) - The United States on Monday appointed a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism as a new State Department report warned about incidents in Venezuela, Egypt and Iran. Secretary of State John Kerry named Ira Forman,...
email@example.comWASHINGTON, DC-- The State Department says safeguarding religious freedom around the world is a matter of national security importance to the United States. The department has issued a new report on international religious freedom. The State Department...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department appointed a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism Monday as a new report documents a global increase in incidents of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial. Ira Forman, former CEO of the National...
Springfield is a long way from Istanbul — 5,660 miles, in fact — but Illinois state senators are considering a resolution that would criticize Turkey's treatment of the Eastern Orthodox religious hierarchy. Even though a majority of senators...
State RepresentativeThe last week of session contained several long days and late nights. Monday the house adjourned at around 11:20pm, and Tuesday the KY General Assembly adjourned for the final time in the 2013 session at midnight. After finishing up at my office and...
French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran has given many lectures, speeches and homilies during his years of Vatican diplomatic service. But most of the world knows him for the two words he declared on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica on March 13: "Habemus...
State senatorPhew, what a week. The last two days of the 2013 General Assembly Session saw us burning the midnight oil as we worked literally till midnight. But the hard work did have its rewards as several high-profile bills passed. Senate Bill 2, the public-...
An Oak Brook health care company and its Roman Catholic owners who don't want to include birth control in their employees' benefits still have no choice, despite exceptions to the contraception mandate proposed by the Obama administration this month....
The Baltimore SunRavens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo appeared on 'Face the Nation' with Bob Schieffer on CBS Sunday morning. Ayanbadejo was part of a panel discussion on same-sex marriage. Read the complete transcript below. Bob Schieffer: Good morning, again, this...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefFor the second time in a year, Lynchburg will be the backdrop for an independent film featuring a Hollywood veteran. Erik Estrada will be shooting a movie this summer called "Uncommon." It tackles the topic of prayer in public schools. You may...
I am writing to inform you of my feelings toward the proposed assault weapon legislation (SB Bill 281 and HB 294.) I must advise you that I have never felt more threatened or terrorized by my state government than I do right now. I am a law-abiding,...
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