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Israeli-Palestinian violence: What you need to know

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> Over the past few weeks, violence in the decades long Israeli-Palestinian conflict has flared up.<p>Bloodshed is not unusual in this part of the Middle East but this particular wave of aggression -- stabbings as well as a shooting and driving into crowds -- is very different from …

Hezbollah welcomes Russian buildup in Syria, says U.S. has failed | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah on Friday welcomed Russia’s military buildup in Syria in support of common ally President Bashar al-Assad, saying it was the failure of a U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State that had forced Moscow’s hand.<p>A Digital Globe satellite image …

Deputy saves drowning kids in dark pond; dad is arrested

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's deputy says he heard wailing in the darkness and plunged into an apartment complex's pond at night to …

Slain deputy was trying to earn money for family trip

SHALIMAR, Fla. (AP) — A veteran sheriff's deputy who was shot and killed while serving a domestic violence restraining order had come out of …

Northern Ireland panel to investigate current IRA activity

Peer, civil servant and barrister head inquiry into whether republican group has re-established armed operations after murder of ex-member in Belfast<p>The British government has named the three members of an independent panel appointed to assess the status of the IRA and other paramilitary groups in …

US-trained Division 30 rebels 'betray US and hand weapons over to al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria'

Pentagon-trained rebels are reported to have betrayed US and handed weapons over to Jabhat al-Nusra immediately after entering Syria<p>Pentagon-trained rebels in Syria are reported to have betrayed their American backers and handed their weapons over to al-Qaeda in Syria immediately after re-entering …

The Latest: US to give $419 million in aid to Syria refugees

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The latest developments as European governments rush to cope with the huge number of people moving across Europe. All times …

At least 80 people killed in bomb blasts in Nigeria's Borno state | Reuters

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - At least 80 people were killed and about 150 injured in multiple bomb attacks in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state on Sunday evening, police and witnesses said on Monday.<p>The state is the birthplace of the insurgency waged by Boko Haram and has been the focus of …

Five killed in car bomb attack near Somalia's presidential palace | Reuters

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least five people were killed when a car bomb exploded close to the presidential palace in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Monday, police said.<p>There was no immediate claim of responsibility from the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, which is trying to overthrow President …

2 men dead, 2 officers hurt in shootout near Monterey

A shootout in a Target parking lot in Sand City, near Monterey, on Monday afternoon ended with two men dead and two police officers injured, according to local media reports.<p>Sand City police officials confirmed the incident, said what happened was still being sorted out, but said all details would …

Holocaust museum unveils tool to predict mass killings

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum has unveiled an online tool to forecast which countries have the highest risk of state-led mass killings.<p>The aim of the project is to help prevent civilian mass atrocities by providing earlier and more accurate warning to governments, advocacy groups, and at-risk …

Man accused of pushing wife off Colorado cliff convicted of murder

<b>(CNN) —</b> Harold Henthorn said his second wife slipped while taking a picture, plunging to her death on their 12th wedding anniversary.<p>But a jury in Colorado didn't buy that claim, finding him guilty of first-degree murder.<p>Federal prosecutors accused Henthorn of pushing his second wife, Toni …

Rocky Mountain National Park

Police: Man who called 911 to say girlfriend couldn't breathe later admitted killing her

Authorities say a Florida man who called 911 to say his girlfriend was having trouble breathing later admitted killing her.<p>Sunrise police told local news media that 24-year-old Fidel Lopez called 911 early Sunday.<p>Officers responding to the apartment said they found Lopez crying in the bathroom next …

Republican Ben Carson claims benefits from Muslim criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — As his critics grew louder, Republican White House contender Ben Carson retreated slightly late Monday from his weekend charge that …

Egypt condemned over human rights record in northern Sinai

Destroying homes and livelihoods is ‘textbook example of how to lose a counterinsurgency campaign’<p>Egypt’s military campaign against insurgents in northern Sinai is harming thousands of civilians and risks turning more people against the government, according to Human Rights Watch.<p>The government has …

Middle East

Latest Jerusalem violence is not more of the same

JERUSALEM — Over the past week, violence has yet again surged throughout this city, leaving one Israeli dead and nearly 30 Palestinians and a dozen police officers wounded, some seriously.<p>While most of the violence has been focused on the religious site known to Muslims as the Haram al-Sharif (the …