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  • Gaza residents find 130 bodies during cease-fire

    Gaza residents find 130 bodies during cease-fire
    It was a day to take stock of the damage, search for the missing and bury the dead. At 8 a.m. Saturday, guns fell silent across much of the Gaza Strip for a 12-hour pause in fighting between Israel and Hamas. Palestinians surged into devastated areas to...
  • White House: U.S., Europe to issue new sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders, in a show of solidarity, agreed on Monday to impose a wider set of sanctions against Russia's financial, defense and energy sectors in the wake of the shootdown of a passenger jet...
  • Russia sanctions threaten to blow euro zone off course

    BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The knock to confidence from harsher European sanctions on Russia could spoil the euro zone's budding economic recovery even if it shrugs off the fallout on trade. Following months of hesitation, the European Union sealed a...
  • Fred Hiatt: Obama's foreign policy reveals the effects of disengagement

    A stunning unfolding of international crises, from Iraq to Ukraine to Syria to Gaza, has prompted some less-than-edifying Washington debate: It's all President Obama's fault. No, it's not his fault at all. It would be a pity if partisan fervor kept us...
  • Hold Iran to account on AMIA bombing

    NEW YORK (JTA) — On July 18, 1994, a hellish scene unfolded in Buenos Aires as a car bomb set by Iranian agents destroyed the AMIA/DAIA Jewish center, killing 85 people and wounding hundreds. Twenty years later, there is still no justice in the...
  • My emotional return to Israel

    As I watch Hamas firing hundreds of rockets against Israel, and the violent protests in Europe about Israel, thoughts come flooding back about the first time I ever visited the country and my most recent visit last month. My first trip to Israel in...
  • Putin may have passed point of no-return over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin risks becoming an international pariah over the Ukraine crisis but the Russian president is battening down the hatches for the gathering economic and political storm. The United States and the European Union saw the...
  • Guantanamo filmed guards searching Qurans for contraband

    MIAMI The U.S. military filmed troops searching captives' Qurans inside Guantanamo's prison building for cooperative captives an episode blamed for sparking the prison's long-running hunger strike, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. The...
  • Ukraine official: Black box shows missile shrapnel downed Malaysian airliner

    KIEV, Ukraine Evidence from the black box of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 indicates that shrapnel from an exploding missile ripped through the passenger jet, causing a "massive explosive decompression" that led to the crash and death of 298 passengers...
  • Jesse Ventura awarded more than $1.8M in defamation suit

    Jesse Ventura awarded more than $1.8M in defamation suit
    A jury on Tuesday ruled that former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura had been defamed in a book by an ex-Navy SEAL who claimed the two were in a bar fight and awarded him more than $1.8 million in damages. In an 8-2 decision, the federal jury in St....
  • BSO Purple Heart recipient retires from air reserve

    BSO Purple Heart recipient retires from air reserve
    The rocket blast was so intense it whiplashed Broward Sheriff's Office Lt. Ed Sileo into a supply shelf, sending heavy equipment crashing down onto the air reservist's head. Also known as master sergeant with the 482nd Security Forces Squadron, Sileo,...