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Netanyahu holds Palestinians responsible for missing Israeli teens

The fate of three Israeli teens missing in the West Bank since Thursday remained unknown as Israeli forces Saturday expanded a massive manhunt to locate the youths who authorities assume were abducted by Palestinian militants.<p>Contact was lost with Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gil-Ad Shaer, 16, and Naftali …

Boehner: Americans could die because of Bergdahl swap

<b>Washington (CNN) -</b> House Speaker John Boehner predicted Americans would die because of the swap of five Taliban detainees in exchange for the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.<p>"We are going to pay for this. There is not any doubt in my mind that there are going to be costs, lost lives …

How did 6 die after Bowe Bergdahl's disappearance? - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Much attention has been given to the claim made by the former platoonmates of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl that he is partly to blame for the deaths of six soldiers who were killed in the months after Bergdahl disappeared.<p>Some soldiers have gone so far as to say the six died while searching for …

Kerry defends Bergdahl-for-Taliban exchange - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The five Taliban figures who got out of Guantanamo in exchange for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release would be taking an "enormous risk" if they return to the battlefield, Secretary of State John Kerry told CNN in an interview that aired Sunday.<p>"I'm not telling you that they don't have …

Bowe Bergdahl returns home to a long road ahead - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the last American prisoner of war, returned home early Friday, his hero's welcome supplanted by a controversial prisoner swap and his reputation tarnished by accusations he was a deserter.<p>He arrived in San Antonio from a military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, …

Bowe Bergdahl: Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown

<b>(CNN)</b> – In this in-depth, three-part documentary, CNN's Jake Tapper reports on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's time in captivity, life before the Army, and what happened the night he disappeared in Afghanistan.<p>Watch part two here, or by clicking on the video below.<p>Click to watch video<p>Watch part three here, or …

U.S. moving aircraft carrier closer to Iraq

As insurgents took more territory in Iraq on Saturday, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel ordered an aircraft carrier into the Persian Gulf as the U.S. weighs options for responding to the situation.<p>The aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush will move into the Persian Gulf by Saturday evening, where …

US aircraft carrier repositioned in case needed in Iraq

The Pentagon said Saturday that the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush will be repositioned to provide President Obama "additional flexibility" in Iraq.<p>An Al Qaeda splinter group, known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, has been on the move. The group has been conducting an offensive …

Afghans brave Taliban threats to choose new leader

Millions of Afghans braved the threat of violence Saturday to vote in a presidential runoff that will mark the country's first peaceful transfer of power as it prepares for the departure of foreign combat troops by the end of this year.<p>Abdullah Abdullah, who emerged as the front-runner with 45 …

Tony Blair rejects 'bizarre' claims that invasion of Iraq caused the crisis

Tony Blair has strongly rejected claims that the 2003 US-UK invasion of Iraq was to blame for the current crisis gripping the country, pointing the finger instead firmly at the Maliki government and the war in Syria.<p>In a passionate essay published on his website, the former prime minister said it …

Starbucks' plan to roll out wireless phone chargers is just a big fat ad for Powermat & Duracell

Starbucks plans to roll out wireless smartphone chargers across its U.S. stores, the company shared yesterday.<p>But what looks like an incredible convenience for smartphone touting Iced White Chocolate Mocha drinkers is actually just an ad for Powermat, Duracell, and the firms’ Power Matters Alliance.<p>…

Tracy Morgan showing signs of improvement following accident

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan is showing signs of improvement following a highway crash that badly injured him and killed one of his friends, his spokesman said Thursday.<p>Morgan, a former star of "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock," remained hospitalized in critical but stable condition on …

Queen's birthday honours: Angelina Jolie made dame in thousand-strong list

Hollywood actor and UN special envoy Angelina Jolie is accorded one of the highest accolades granted by the British establishment as she is made an honorary dame in the Queen's birthday honours.<p>The 39-year-old Oscar winner, who has spent much of this week co-chairing a London summit on war rape …