More than 100,000 young people are expected to show up in Panama City when Pope Francis visits this week for World Youth Day. At a detention center about 25 miles (40 kilometers) away there are 144 more who can't make the trip, locked up for serious crimes including murder — so the pontiff isABC News
Eighteen years ago, at the height of the Taliban's power in Afghanistan, Roshan Mashal secretly taught her daughters to read and write alongside a dozen local girls who smuggled school books to her house in potato sacks.U.S.
Muslims in the southern Philippines voted Monday in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest, in what their leaders are touting as the best alternative to a new wave of Islamic State group-inspired militants. The vote caps a tumultuous peaceABC News
At a youth prison outside the Panamanian capital, inmates are eagerly anticipating a visit by Pope Francis this week bringing a message peace and reconciliationWashington Post
Australia’s prime minister says he would be disappointed if radical cleric Bashir were released from prison early and urged Indonesia to show respect for the victims of the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings he inspiredwww.washingtonpost.com
On Sunday’s Kasie DC, the MSNBC panelists did their best to have it both ways when it came to the liberal media-fueled controversy involving the Covington High School students. Over the course of their discussion, they insisted that the story symbolized the need to be careful when jumping to conclusions while plowing ahead by placing the students alongside neo-Nazis, the KKK, and segregationist cops.NewsBusters
Twitter has refused to delete many calls for violence by verified Twitter celebrities against conservative Catholic students or let the offenders stay on the platform. A fake news story falsely accused Covington Catholic High School students of harassing a Native American activist outraged the internet this past weekend. The story has since been corrected by some outlets, but the damage has been done. Twitter has still not taken down many of these threats or calls for violence.NewsBusters
Kanye West could soon be dropping some new music with a totally different vibeTMZ
In the wake of the petty insults leveled at Vice President Mike Pence and his wife on the part of the LGBTQ-obsessed media, Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins appeared on Fox & Friends January 21 to remind conservatives that this is not just routine slander against politicians, but reflects the left’s desire to eradicate Christian education in America.NewsBusters
Between Saturday morning and Sunday night, CNN and MSNBC spent 53 minutes and 20 seconds on the fallout from Friday's confrontation between Covington High School students in Washington for the March for Life, a Native American veteran named Nathan Phillips, and the Black Israelites. 29 of those minutes came before anyone realized that perhaps things weren’t as they wanted it to appear. Of course, the liberal media have refused to take responsibility and issue retractions.NewsBusters
Muslims in the southern Philippines voted on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrestwww.washingtonpost.com
Britain's Northern Ireland minister Karen Bradley said on Monday there was no link between a car bomb and several subsequent security alerts in Northern Ireland and the ongoing Brexit discussions in parliament.U.S.
Britain's Northern Ireland minister Karen Bradley said it was essential to keep up vigilance in Northern Ireland after a car bomb exploded in Londonderry, but she added that the overall threat level in the province had not changed.U.S.
Northern Ireland police cordoned off two areas in Londonderry on Monday to examiU.K.
Uganda's government is proposing regulations including vetting new songs in a move critics say is aimed at discouraging negative comments about the authorities who are rattled by the popularity of pop star Bobi Wine.IN
Uganda's government is proposing regulations including vetting new songs in a move critics say is aimed at discouraging negative comments about the authorities who are rattled by the popularity of pop star Bobi Wine.U.S.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school's president said, following criticism that the images depict Native Americans in stereotypical submissive poses before white European explorers. The 12 murals created in the 1880sThe Washington Times
There was a large bang and black smoke emerged from an abandoned van in a cordoned off area of Londonderry on Monday after an army bomb disposal robot entered the vehicle, a Reuters witness said on Monday.U.S.
Northern Ireland police are investigating a second security alert at a separate hijacked vehicle in Londonderry, a Belfast Telegraph journalist said on Twitter on Monday, posting a photograph of a Royal Mail van in the middle of an empty road.U.S.
Northern Ireland police cordoned off a residential street in Londonderry on Monday to examine a van for potential security threats.IN
Northern Ireland police are at the scene of a security alert in Londonderry following a report that a van was hijacked by three masked men who threw an object in the back before abandoning it, police said on Monday.U.S.
Northern Ireland police told locals on Monday that they had closed a road in a residential area of Londonderry due to the presence of a suspect device, according to a Reuters witness at the scene.U.S.
An Egyptian court has convicted a TV presenter of encouraging immorality after hosting a male sex worker on his show, sentencing him to one year in prisonwww.washingtonpost.com
Mohamed al-Gheiti, who has spoken out against homosexuality on several occasions, was sentenced for 'offence' which took place last yearwww.independent.co.uk