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  • Internet Kill Switch Here? Lieberman Bill Causes Worry

    Should the president be given emergency powers to control the Internet in a crisis? The recent Internet shut-off in Egypt has some wondering whether legislation recently introduced by Joe Lieberman and other senators hands the government a "kill switch."
  • Gaza cease-fire will take 'some time,' Obama says

    Gaza cease-fire will take 'some time,' Obama says
    The attack by Palestinian militants on Israeli soldiers that ended a planned cease-fire will make it difficult for Israel to have confidence that Hamas will live up to any future cease-fire deal, President Obama said Friday. As a result, arranging a...

    U.S. struggles in Middle East, with fewer allies and less influence

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S failure to secure a firm ceasefire in the Gaza Strip despite two weeks of intense diplomacy reflects new regional dynamics in which the world's most powerful actor has diminished influence and fewer allies.     When...

    72-hour cease-fire called in Israel-Palestinian fighting

    Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire, Secretary of State John F. Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday. In a statement in India, where Kerry is traveling, the two said that Israeli troops would be allowed to remain...

    Saudi king labels Israeli offensive in Gaza a war crime

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah broke his silence on Friday over the three-week-old conflict in Gaza, condemning what he saw as international silence over Israel's offensive and describing this as a war crime and...