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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She's also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

This undated file photo posted on Monday, Nov. 4, 2014, by the Raqqa Media Office of the Islamic State group, a militant extremist group, shows Islamic state group fighters in Kobani, Syria. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Office, File)

Islamic State abducts 70-plus Assyrian Christians

Islamic State terrorists stormed a number of small villages in northeast Syria and took captive at least 70 Assyrian Christians, two activist groups reported Tuesday. Published February 24, 2015

In this photo provided by the Saudi Press Agency, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of Qatar, left, arrives to meet with Saudi King Salman, right, at the Riyadh airport in Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/SPA)

Saudi police arrest men for dancing at birthday party

Saudi Arabia's morality police arrested a group of men at a birthday party for being in "a compromising situation in their dance and shameful movements," an official in the Qassim province reported. Published February 23, 2015

Attendees sit in the self-driving Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept car at the Mercedes-Benz booth at the International CES Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Mercedes-Benz recalls 147K cars in U.S. over risks of engine fires

Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz recalled more than 147,000 midsize sedans and station wagons after authorities alerted that a rubber seal on models made between 2013 and 2015 could fall into the exhaust system and cause an engine fire. Published February 23, 2015

Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Bill O'Reilly to liberal Christian: Islamic State 'would behead you'

Bill O'Reilly of Fox News took to task a liberal Christian leader who used his television time to suggest that promoting peace via diplomatic discussion could go far in curbing the types of terrorism furthered by the likes of the Islamic State, telling him outright: You're wrong. Published February 20, 2015

A New York City Police Department Smart car is parked in the parking lot of Central Park's precinct, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, in New York. The NYPD plans to replace its three-wheeled scooters with Smart cars. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

New York police told to pop breath mints to keep from cursing

Michael Julian, the former deputy commissioner of training for the New York Police Department — who only lasted two months on the job — offered up so many "wacky ideas," like sucking mints to quell cursing, that underlings said they started giving him the nod-and-smile treatment. Published February 20, 2015