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  • Bill would help Christians in Iraq threatened by Islamic State

    Two San Diego area congressmen are among the sponsors of a bill to rescue members of religious minorities threatened with violence by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria - possibly helping them join the large Middle Eastern immigrant community in eastern San Diego County.
  • San Diego-area Chaldean priest ordered back to Iraq: 'He'll be killed'

    San Diego-area Chaldean priest ordered back to Iraq: 'He'll be killed'
    Speaking in Aramaic, Father Noel Gorgis is preaching to parishioners of St. Peter Chaldean Catholic Church at a Saturday night Mass. Older parishioners are pleased that Gorgis celebrates Mass — and hears confessions — in Arabic and Aramaic,...

    Dress-wearing male Republican candidate hospitalized on election day

    Dress-wearing male Republican candidate hospitalized on election day
    Stephen Meade, the dress-wearing Republican candidate for Congress in southern San Diego County, was rushed to the hospital on election day and may undergo open-heart surgery. Meade, 88, was defeated by incumbent Democrat Rep. Juan Vargas in the heavily...

    New flood of immigrants unsettles some U.S. towns

    New flood of immigrants unsettles some U.S. towns
    A day earlier, angry protesters had blocked buses carrying immigrant detainees from reaching a Border Patrol processing facility here. On Wednesday, while the rancor in Murrieta had eased, some remained adamant that they would fight any attempts to...

    Members of Congress call on Mexico to free jailed Marine veteran

    Members of Congress call on Mexico to free jailed Marine veteran
    SAN DIEGO -- A bipartisan group of 21 members of Congress has appealed to the Mexican government to free a Marine veteran of Afghanistan who is being held on weapons charges in a prison in Tijuana. Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, now in the Marine reserves, has...