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  • John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests

    John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests
    UPDATED: Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on five Sunday morning programs. Here's the guest list: ABC's "This Week" welcomes Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other...
  • U.N. Security Council condemns North Korea missile launches

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Thursday condemned recent ballistic missile launches by North Korea, describing the three rounds of Scud short-range missiles fired in June and July as a violation of council demands on Pyongyang....
  • U.N. archives on Nazi war criminals open to public at Holocaust museum

    After the end of World War II, investigations into former Nazis and other war criminals were detailed in hundreds of thousands of records that were unavailable to the public for about 70 years — files that finally became accessible this week at...
  • Israel holds moral high ground in Gaza

    Israel holds moral high ground in Gaza
    — Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to avoid them, actually telephoning civilians in the area and dropping warning charges, so-called...
  • Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort

    Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort
    Eric Thompson said among the first challenges in his Arab immersion class was learning the Arabic word for "yes." To the Arnold resident, it sounded a lot like the English word, "no." "So when teachers are congratulating you, you're saying, 'Oh, I...
  • Venezuela condemns Israeli 'genocide' and 'extermination'

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's socialist government condemned Israeli strikes in Gaza on Saturday as a policy of genocide that could not be justified as like-for-like warfare. President Nicolas Maduro has maintained the foreign policy of his firebrand...
  • U.S. urges 'precise operation' from Israel in Gaza ground campaign

    U.S. urges 'precise operation' from Israel in Gaza ground campaign
    Israel launched a Gaza ground campaign after 10 days of bombardments from the air and sea failed to stop militants' rocket attacks, stepping up an offensive that already has taken a heavy toll in civilian lives. Israel signalled the invasion would be...
  • U.S. urges Ukraine ceasefire to allow unfettered access to crash site

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday urged Russia, pro-Russian separatists and Ukraine to support an immediate cease-fire in order to permit safe and unfettered access to the site of a downed passenger jet. "It is critical that there be a...
  • Top Shi'ite cleric urges help for Iraq's displaced

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's top cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, called on political leaders on Friday to refrain from clinging to their posts, in an apparent reference to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who has defied demands that he step aside....
  • Japan PM's policy shift risks dangerous path: Veteran politician Ozawa

    TOKYO (Reuters) - When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe loosened the limits of Japan's pacifist constitution to drop a ban on its military fighting overseas, many experts said it was a step toward becoming a "normal country" able to do more in its own defense....
  • Rights group reports alarming rise in abductions, torture in Ukraine

    Rights group reports alarming rise in abductions, torture in Ukraine
    A human rights investigation team sent into eastern Ukraine by Amnesty International found "graphic and compelling evidence of savage beatings and other torture," primarily at the hands of pro-Russia separatists, the London-based rights organization ...