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World NowA Southern California congressman who has been intensely critical of Afghan President Hamid Karzai was stopped from boarding a military flight to Afghanistan last week, leaving him to wait in the Persian Gulf region while a congressional delegation went...
Los Angeles TimesIn Chika Unigwe's novel "On Black Sisters Street," the snow-covered streets of Antwerp, Belgium, are a beacon of freedom to the four disadvantaged African women who serve as the book's protagonists. Recruited in Lagos, Nigeria, by a fat slug of a sex...
Tags: Fiction, Nigeria, Belgium, Rape, Prostitution
Daily American Staff WriterFamily and friends of the Rev. Sam Childers were treated to special pre-premiere previews of “Machine Gun Preacher” at Richland Cinemas in Richland Township on Thursday. The film stars Gerard Butler, of “300” fame, as the Reels...
Multimedia JournalistRoanoke got a "Taste of Culture" after the group Local Color brought Sudan traditions to downtown. People watched different Sudanese dances, arts and crafts, as well as taste authentic homemade foods. Pearl Fu, Roanoke’s Ambassador for Good Will,...
Tags: Culture, Arts and Culture
The first inkling that something was wrong Sept. 11 was when my daughter - home for a few minutes from classes at NSU - asked me if I'd heard about the plane that crashed into the State Department. I hadn't heard that rumor. I was too busy preparing a...
The father of one of the victims of the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole said he is disappointed by the decision of a federal judge in Virginia this week to dismiss a lawsuit that sought an additional $282.5 million from Sudan for the terrorist attack that...
Tags: Trials, Patrick Roy, Al-Qaeda, Guerrilla Activity, Judges
WASHINGTON -- Foreign-investor purchases of farmland in poorer nations are displacing local populations and adding little to a country’s wealth, even as agricultural prices increase, according to Oxfam International. As many as 561 million acres...
Orlando Sentinel Movie CriticMarc Forster was fresh from directing a James Bond film when he first heard the story of "Machine Gun Preacher" Sam Childers. Here was a tale of a biker and drug dealer turned rescuer of African orphans, battling Sudanese guerrilla groups. Even a guy used...
CNNPoachers in search of ivory in northern Cameroon have slaughtered nearly 300 elephants for their tusks since mid-January, according to the country's minister of forestry and wildlife. Minister Ngole Philip Ngwese backed up a claim by the International...
Multimedia JournalistR.E. Lee Memorial Church in Lexington is raising money for families in South Sudan with a Polar Bear Plunge. Normally sweaters and hot chocolate don't go with flip flops and beach towels. But that was what News7 saw in one backyard pool on...
Tags: Hot Cocoa, Swimming, Religion and Belief
If you're within a decade of my age, you may forgive my ignorance when I say that I grew up associating autism with the movie "Rain Man." For those who, like me, saw the film during middle school and rarely mingled with special-education peers, Dustin...
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