Monthly Archives: January 2016

Horrible: More than 10,000 migrant children reported as “missing” in Europe

The BBC has the details. More than 10,000 migrant children may have disappeared after arriving in Europe over the past two years, the EU’s police intelligence unit says. Europol said thousands of vulnerable minors had vanished after registering with state … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Chelsea plans to dump John Terry at season’s end

The Guardian has the report. John Terry’s Chelsea contract will not be renewed at the end of the season which could potentially bring about the end of the defender’s playing career, Terry confirmed the news after Chelsea’s 5-1 FA Cup … Continue reading

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European anti-Islamic group now forming in Ireland

The Irish Times has the details. Peter O’Loughlin of Identity Ireland confirmed that Pegida Ireland would be unveiled at a rally on February 6th in Dublin. He said Ireland would become the 15th country to establish a branch of the … Continue reading

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Baseball great Rod Carew shares story of recovery from heart attack

The New York Times has the details. “I lost my life twice that day,” Carew said. “This was an experience I had with Michelle when she was in the hospital. I was laying in bed with her, and she said … Continue reading

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Appreciating Sir Terry Wogan

My friend Richard Duncan Rudin offers some insight on the important figure Sir Terry Wogan was to the UK and Ireland. As well as being a radio announcer, he was a pioneer in Irish television and, in his autobiographies, he … Continue reading

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New York Times’ editorial board: John Kasich is the only GOP choice for president

The New York Times’ editorial board makes the case for John Kasich as the GOP presidential nominee. Gov. John Kasich of Ohio, though a distinct underdog, is the only plausible choice for Republicans tired of the extremism and inexperience on … Continue reading

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Sanity prevails? Or insanity lives? The New York Times endorses Hillary Clinton for president

The New York Times’ editorial board makes its case here. Mrs. Clinton has honed a steeliness that will serve her well in negotiating with a difficult Congress on critically important issues like climate change. It will also help her weather … Continue reading

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