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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

In this 2010 file photo, sailors line the deck of the USS Iwo Jima, an amphibious assault ship, as it passes the skyline of Lower Manhattan on Wednesday in New York Harbor for the start of the 23rd Fleet Week. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Yemen's president held captive; U.S. sends Navy warships to Red Sea

Yemen President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi is being held captive by rebels who have attacked his compound, just as the U.S. military has moved the USS Iwo Jima and the USS Fort McHenry into the Red Sea, in position to take aboard evacuees from the U.S. Embassy in Yemen if tensions and violence continue to escalate. Published January 21, 2015

Iran Guard to Israel: You'll 'certainly pay' for killing our general

A commander with Iran's Revolutionary Guard sent a blunt warning to Israel, telling the Jewish nation that it will "certainly pay" for killing one of Tehran's top generals during an airstrike in Syria — an airstrike that Israeli forces don't even admit they conducted. Published January 21, 2015

Filmmaker Michael Moore (Associated Press) **FILE**

Michael Moore backtracks on sniper diss: 'I never tweeted 1word bout' Chris Kyle

Left-leaning Hollywood moviemaker Michael Moore backed off critical comments he tweeted shortly after "American Sniper" hit the theaters, saying that his snipe about snipers being "cowards" was not aimed at Chris Kyle — and that, in fact, he never mentioned the U.S. shooter by name. Published January 20, 2015