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With Iran deal, hope rather than hardliners wins

Rev. J. Mark Davidson: The Vienna Accord gives reason to hope that international relations can be conducted on the basis of well-reasoned pragmatism instead of clashing ideologies. If the nuclear deal with Iran is ratified and put into effect, it is a setback for extremists everywhere.

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The travesty of Cecil the lion

Jo-Ann Armao: The wrath of the Internet has deservedly descended upon Walter Palmer, the Minneapolis-area dentist who has acknowledged killing Cecil, a star lion of Zimbabwe’s national park system.

Op-Ed

The righteous rescue of Syrian Christians

Charles Krauthammer: Three weeks ago, 150 Syrian Christians were airlifted to refuge in Poland – the work of the Weidenfeld Safe Havens Fund. It provided the flight and will support the refugees for as long as 18 months as they try to remake their lives.

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‘Innovation Act’ threatens medical progress in North Carolina

Tashni-Ann Dubroy: Research and the jobs that flow from it require strong intellectual property protections, but pharmaceutical companies won’t invest millions if rivals can pirate their ideas. Yet the “Innovation Act” would weaken patents by making it harder for innovative companies to sue patent violators.

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US must stop ruining lives with criminal ‘justice’

The Texas State Legislature and the governor’s office have passed a bipartisan “second chances” bill

From a business perspective, it would harm our ability to find talented individuals if we rejected those who made a mistake that put them on a collision course with the criminal justice system

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‘Innovation Act’ threatens medical progress in North Carolina

Tashni-Ann Dubroy: Research and the jobs that flow from it require strong intellectual property protections, but pharmaceutical companies won’t invest millions if rivals can pirate their ideas. Yet the “Innovation Act” would weaken patents by making it harder for innovative companies to sue patent violators.

Op-Ed

US must stop ruining lives with criminal ‘justice’

The Texas State Legislature and the governor’s office have passed a bipartisan “second chances” bill

From a business perspective, it would harm our ability to find talented individuals if we rejected those who made a mistake that put them on a collision course with the criminal justice system