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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 cchumley@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

** FILE ** Argentinian President Cristina Kirchner with Pope Francis in this Twitter photo posted on Kirchner's social media page.

Uruguay head calls Argentina's Cristina Kirchner 'old hag'

Uruguay President Jose Mujica committed a diplomatic blunder Thursday when he failed to notice his microphone's on button and referred to his counterpart, Argentina's Cristina Kirchner, and her husband, with a disparaging comments. Published April 5, 2013

** FILE ** The tails of Qantas planes are lined up at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia, on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Qantas airline bans pork in deference to Islam

Qantas, which just forged a partnership with the Middle Eastern airline Emirates, has banned all pork on its menu for travelers going to and from Europe in respect for Islam. Published April 5, 2013

** FILE ** In this April 3, 2013, photo, a worker pushes a cart as live pigeons are sold at a cage at a poultry wholesale market in Shanghai China. China announced a sixth death from the new bird flu H7N9 strain Friday, while authorities in Shanghai halted the sale of live fowl and slaughtered all poultry at a market where the virus was detected in pigeons being sold for meat. The first cases were announced Sunday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

China kills 20,000 birds in flu investigation

Chinese officials put to death 20,000-plus birds on Friday after an investigation into an unusual strain of flu that was sweeping the region led back to a Shanghai live-poultry trading facility. Published April 5, 2013

Palestinian members of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades attend the funeral of Maysara Abu Hamdiyeh in the West Bank city of Hebron, Thursday, April 4, 2013. Demonstrations first erupted across the West Bank on Tuesday over the death of a Palestinian prisoner who died from cancer. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

U.N. drops food aid after Palestinians storm depot

United Nations workers halted its food aid program Friday to 25,000 Gazan refugees, after Palestinian protesters stormed the global body's field office and demanded more money for the poor. Published April 5, 2013

"Wanted: Ted or Alive," a reality-based miniseries hosted by Ted Nugent on Monday, is the No. 1 show in its time period among midsize cable networks. (Provided by Ted Nugent)

Ted Nugent on U.N. gun grab: 'It is they who should be fearful'

Rebel rocking conservative Ted Nugent has some words of advice for politicos and patriots who are casting wary eyes at the United Nations' gun treaty: Don't worry about it. "As putrid and anti-American as the entire U.N. concept/agenda is we mean it. ... It is they who should be fearful," Mr. Nugent told WND. Published April 3, 2013

Hyundai, Kia recall 1.9M cars in U.S. markets

Hyundai Motor and its affiliate, Kia Motors, have recalled a combined 1.9 million cars and sport utility vehicles from U.S. markets for a couple of glitches that federal safety officials say could increase the risk for crash. Published April 3, 2013

Boston cabbies forced to pay bribes to drive

An investigation initiated by a Boston newspaper finds that cab drivers are forced to pay bribes and fees to fleet owners just for the right to drive and then, at the end of their shift, are forced to fill their taxis with gas purchased from the company's overpriced tanks. Published April 3, 2013

** FILE ** A tourist photographs an alien outside a T-shirt and souvenir shop in Roswell, N.M., in 2007. (Associated Press)

Conspiracy poll: 3 in 10 believe 'secretive power elite' runs government

Thirty percent of surveyed Americans think a behind-scenes force — a "secretive power elite," as the poll authors put it — is running the world's government. And what's more, one-fifth of Republicans believe President Obama just may be the anti-Christ, the poll says. Published April 3, 2013