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  • International court welcomes Palestinians as 123rd member

    The Palestinian Authority became a member of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, saying it wanted "justice not vengeance" for alleged Israeli war crimes.
  • US climate treaty pledge relies on uncertain Obama actions

    The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency. Environmental groups and like-minded...

    AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Iran nuclear negotiators resume talks after crashing through March deadline for deal Iran nuclear negotiators resumed talks here Wednesday, just hours after abandoning a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreeing to press on. However,...

    Palestinians want leverage on Israel in international court

    The Palestinians formally joined the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, as part of a broader effort to put international pressure on Israel and exact a higher price for its occupation of lands sought for a Palestinian state. Beyond seeking war...

    US, Cuba face off on human rights in Washington meeting

    The latest round in the U.S.-Cuba rapprochement got underway Tuesday when the two countries met in Washington to discuss the potentially divisive issue of human rights. The State Department described the meeting as "professional" and said there was...