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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

Then-Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 13, 2012. (Associated Press)

Ex-Sen. Richard Lugar knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

Former Sen. Richard Lugar, the six-termer from Indiana who lost his primary fight to tea party favorite Richard Murdouck last May, has picked up a new title: He's been awarded the Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, or KBE, his office announced. Published April 16, 2013

The euro symbol sits atop a statue at the European Parliament in Brussels. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) ** FILE **

European lawmakers vote to cap bankers' bonuses

The European Parliament, the elected legislative body of the European Union, voted on Tuesday in favor of a new law that caps bankers' bonuses and implements other financial-sector reforms. Published April 16, 2013

EU ruling lets hate cleric dodge U.S. extradition

A European court has ruled that hate cleric Haroon Aswat, 39, who's accused by the United States of conspiring to build a jihad training camp in Oregon, can stay in the United Kingdom. Published April 16, 2013

** FILE ** In this photo made available by the Israeli Defense Ministry, Defense minister Ehud Barak (center), Chief of Staff Benny Gantz (right) and head of Israel's Southern Command Tal Tousso attend a briefing in Beersheba, Israel, on Nov. 15, 2012.  (Associated Press/Ariel Hermoni, Israeli Defense Ministry)

Israeli military, politicos prep for solo attack on Iran

Israeli military and political heads are holding intense discussions on how best to launch an independent attack on Iran, should the need arise, the nation's defense force chief said Tuesday. Published April 16, 2013