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FBI: Man Arrested At John Wayne Airport Was On His Way To Join Terrorist Group

A man arrested at John Wayne Airport, bound for the Middle East with a fradulently-obtained passport, told authorities he was going to join a known terrorist organization.

07/18/2014

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Pepperdine Prof. Discusses Announcement Of Unity Government In The Middle East

Professor Michael Shires spoke with KCAL9’s Amy Johnson Saturday morning about what the announcement of a unity government in the Middle East means for peace in the region.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2014

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Israeli Prime Minister Makes Hollywood Stop For Premiere

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew Tuesday from Washington, D.C., to California — trading a focus on the geopolitics of the Middle East for a Hollywood screening and visits with Silicon Valley tech entrepreneurs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder and dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Founder Of LA’s Simon Wiesenthal Center Blasts UNESCO For Pulling Jewish Exhibit

The founder of Los Angeles’ Simon Wiesenthal Center lashed out at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization about the cancellation of a Paris exhibit that deals with the historical Jewish ties to the Middle East.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/20/2014

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Ex-CFO Of Tech Company Sentenced For Embezzlement

Jean Joseph Ibrahim was given a 50-month sentence and ordered to pay $15 million in restitution, City News Service reported.

10/16/2013

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San Gabriel Couple Charged In Qatar For Allegedly Starving Daughter To Death

A San Gabriel couple has been imprisoned in the Middle East and charged with the starving death of their 8-year-old daughter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2013

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Calif. Couple Charged In Qatar For Allegedly Starving 8-Year-Old To Death

A married couple from Los Angeles have been jailed in the Middle East on a charge of murder with intent and are being accused of starving their 8-year-old daughter to death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2013

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State Department Issues Global Travel Alert Warning Of Potential For Terrorist Attacks

The State Department Friday issued a global travel alert in light of threats against American embassies.

08/02/2013

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Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

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US Army Trains For The Battlefield Of The Future

As troops leave Afghanistan, thousands of American soldiers are aggressively training for their next war… against a military force that’s as big as their own.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2012

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Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

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Opinion: Selectively Presidential: Obama Chooses To Be Presidential When It’s Convenient

When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.

10/30/2012

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Opinion: No News For Obama

President Obama doesn’t want to have to answer the “difficult” questions on the economy, jobs, the turmoil related to America in the Middle East, and more so he avoids solid news programs to go on popular fluff shows to get softball questions.

10/26/2012

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Opinion: With Economics Intertwined With Foreign Affairs Romney Will Win The Final Presidential Debate

Romney’s ideas – if presented fresh and enthusiastically hopeful for America’s future – can be the final bump he needs to win this election.

10/22/2012

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Opinion: Democrats Pick Another Losing Issue Focusing On Binders

It’s great that Obama made the binders the headlines since last Tuesday night’s debate because the truth about Mitt Romney’s record on hiring women and the truth about Obama’s alleged war on women is finally coming out – and helping Romney in the polls.

10/19/2012

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