Yemen
Associated Press/Photo by Hani Mohammed

Globe Trot: Yemeni rebels raid U.S. embassy after ambassador leaves

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 2/11/15, 01:34 pm

YEMEN: The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels seized American embassy vehicles after the U.S. ambassador and diplomats closed the facility yesterday and left.

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Associated Press/Photo by Presidential Press Service, Mykola Lazarenko

Globe Trot: Germany, France make another bid for peace in Ukraine

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 2/06/15, 11:45 am

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Associated Press/Photo by Brennan Linsley (file)

Relocating raccoons and other detainees

Terrorism
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 1/23/15, 12:27 pm

Squirrels, rabbits, opossums, and raccoons are on my father’s enemies list. We have ridden quite a few vermin out of town in a cage, depositing them in wooded areas a short drive from the house. I, sitting quietly in the car and watching the operation, am not so certain. I have read that to be sure the unwelcome guest will not revisit one’s vegetable garden, one should drive at least 10 miles out.

People are not vermin, but even the Bible suggests that we can learn lessons from animal behavior. We are exhorted to imitate the wise ways of the ant:

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