Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Iran admits it shot down plane

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/11/20, 10:22 am

An Iranian officer mistook a Ukrainian jetliner for an incoming cruise missile and decided to fire on it, Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh of the Revolutionary Guard said Saturday. In a broadcast on state TV, the general accepted full responsibility for the plane crash outside Tehran on Wednesday hours after Iran launched a ballistic missile attack on U.S. positions in Iraq. All 176 people on board were killed.

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Bee in the bonnet

Media | Christian satirical news site continues to dish up laughs and controversy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/10/20, 04:05 pm

Liberal and secular satirical news outlets such as The Daily Show, Last Week Tonight with Jon Oliver, The Onion, and even Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” segment come cheaper by the dozen these days. But there’s only one Babylon Bee.

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Mucho dinero coming to some fast-food managers

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/10/20, 10:45 am

Taco Bell announced Thursday it would pay some of its store managers six figures starting later this year. The fast-food chain has had seven consecutive years of sales growth at its restaurants, and it has big plans for the future.

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