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Peter Roskam rips up paper during Hillary Clinton's Benghazi hearing

Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Illinois).The Washington Post/screengrab<p>Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Illinois) dramatically ripped up some paper while grilling former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday.<p>Clinton, the Democratic presidential front-runner, was in the middle of a lengthy testimony before the …

Taliban insurgents active close to Kabul, threat level disputed

KHAWAJA GHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - In Khawaja Ghar, a village in Deh Sabz district on the dusty outskirts of Kabul, there is little noticeable government presence, and Afghan soldiers and police are a rare sight.<p>Afghan policemen stand guard at a checkpoint in the Deh Sabz district of Kabul, …

Afghanistan

Clinton Prepares for Benghazi Showdown With Republicans

Hillary Clinton won’t be the only one in the hot seat on Thursday.<p>The former Secretary of State will appear before the House Select Committee on …

Hillary Clinton

Former Israeli prime minister sued in US for raid on Gaza flotilla

Parents of Furkan Dogan, a US citizen that was killed along with eight others, sue Ehud Barak for Israel’s attack on flotilla during blockade of Gaza in 2010<p>Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak is being sued in the US over his country’s deadly raid of six Turkish boats trying to break Israel’s …