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Coast Guard Ends Search for Father in Around-World Flight

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the father who was accompanying his teenage son on an around-the-world flight that was set to make history.<p>Babar Suleman, 58, went missing during a plane crash near Pago Pago, in American Samoa, on Tuesday night. The body of his son, 17-year-old pilot …

Philadelphia Carjacking Victims Identified

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.<p>The children's 34-year-old mother, Keisha Williams, remained in critical …

The Sunni-Shiite Divide Explained With Extremely Useful Maps And Timelines

"If we want to understand the Middle East, if we want to understand why conflicts are happening the way they are, and how these conflicts may be resolved, we cannot take our eyes of the Shiite-Sunni conflict, says Vali R. Nasr, Dean of the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins …

GOP, Dems fight over legality of suing Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — A planned House Republican lawsuit against President Barack Obama is justified because his actions carrying out his health care law …

Israel and Hamas clash on social media

The lethal military confrontation between Israel and Hamas is being mirrored in a bitter clash on the battlefield of social media.<p>Each side has taken to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to denounce the other, and to present accounts that are at best partial and often blatantly distorted.<p>The propaganda …

Netherlands liable for 300 Srebrenica massacre deaths, court rules

A court on Wednesday ordered the Netherlands to compensate the families of more than 300 Bosnian Muslims killed after Dutch troops handed them over to Bosnian Serb forces in 1995, in a ruling that could make countries such as Canada more leery to contribute troops to peacekeeping missions.<p>The civil …

Israel warns Gazans to leave homes as Hamas urged to accept cease-fire

Israel and Hamas agreed Wednesday to a five hour cease-fire in order to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza, following a request from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency.<p>The Israeli military said in a statement Wednesday that it would hold its fire for five hours starting at 10:00 a.m. local …

Israel, Hamas agree to Gaza 'humanitarian' pause

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas agreed to a five-hour U.N. brokered "humanitarian" pause to their 9-day-long battle, offering the most …

Innocent and Gone: Israeli Strike on Gaza Kills Four Children

GAZA CITY - The terrible human toll from the nine-day Gaza conflict was laid bare Wednesday when four Palestinian boys from the same family were killed as they played football on a beach.<p>Three other children were wounded – one of them critically - in the attack, which appeared to be from Israeli …

In bustling Tel Aviv, Israelis feel strain of war

Sitting in the shade in the leafy park that takes up most of Tel Aviv's Sderot Ben Gurion, Nir Kalfen and Gilad Woltsovich, both 32, epitomise most of what the world thinks about the impact of 10 days of war on the bulk of Israeli cities.<p>The cafes dotted at each intersection are packed with young …