Susan Arnaud

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China confirms attendance at U.S.-hosted naval exercises in June

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Monday confirmed that it will participate for the first time in a major U.S.-hosted naval drill this month, sending four ships including a destroyer and frigate, even as deep military distrust persists between the two countries.<p>A Chinese navy sailor (R) guides a …

Israel: New president has 'big shoes to fill'

<b>Tel Aviv, Israel -</b> For weeks, this country’s political class has been absorbed with the race to fill a largely ceremonial job which many Israelis, including the prime minister, would not mind seeing abolished altogether.<p>Shimon Peres will step down next month after seven years as Israel's president, …

Heavy heart? Paris bridge panel falls under weight of 'love locks'

A bridge was evacuated and closed off in Paris after a section collapsed under the weight of lovers’ padlocks.<p>Couples have been attaching them to the Pont des Arts and throwing the key into the Seine as a romantic gesture.<p>Around 2.40m of fence collapsed inwards – rather than into the river – late …

Take it from a former military deserter: Bowe Bergdahl has suffered enough

Three years ago, I asked an Afghan with ties to the Taliban what he had heard about captured Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. He replied that Bergdahl had briefly escaped, then been found hiding in a tree by Kuchi nomads and returned to his captors.<p>After that, his captors locked him in a dark room, in a …

Supreme court sides with Obama over migrant visas

The supreme court says migrant children who waited for years with their parents to obtain visas still have to go to the back of the line when they turn 21.<p>The justices on Monday sided with the Obama administration in ruling that immigration laws do not let children who age out of the system qualify …

World's oldest man dies in New York at 111

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The world’s oldest man has died in New York at age 111, according to the senior citizen residence where he lived.<p>111 year-old Dr. Alexander Imich, the world's oldest living man, poses for a photograph during an interview with Reuters at his home on New York City's upper west …

Taliban swapped for Bergdahl could be drone targets, Kerry indicates

Secretary of state John Kerry has indicated that five Guantánamo Bay detainees released in exchange for an American soldier could be killed by drone strike if they return to the battlefield in Afghanistan.<p>Kerry’s implied threat to the five Taliban fighters came as Republicans ramped-up their …