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Family unites to ward off threat to store

Family unites to ward off threat to store

Relatives spend nights guarding beauty supply store — guns in tow.

August 18, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense

Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense

Graphic explaining Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system, which is being used to defend the country against rocket attacks by Gaza. MCT 2014

July 25, 2014 10:01 pm

Leading by example rather than force can restore our global luster

The new year brings hope for fresh thinking in the Obama administration on foreign affairs. Prompt decisions on a few key issues could enhance our posture, improve our security and contribute to the pursuit of peace. Here are moves that should be on the agenda:

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Key phrases to watch for as Mideast talks (maybe) begin

Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters in Amman, Jordan, on Friday that his shuttle diplomacy in the Middle East is paying off. "We have reached an agreement that establishes the basis for resuming direct final status negotiations between the Palestinians and the Israelis," he proclaimed.

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Obama's view on Israeli settlements unmasks Palestinians

"I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those (Palestinian) kids, they'd say I want these kids to succeed."

March 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

UN vote recognizes state of Palestine; US objects

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations voted overwhelmingly Thursday to recognize a Palestinian state, a long-sought victory for the Palestinians but an embarrassing diplomatic defeat for the United States.

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Abbas decrees elections —with Hamas or without it

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that his government would hold presidential and parliamentary elections Jan. 24, regardless of whether it reaches a power-sharing deal with the rival militant Hamas group that rules the Gaza Strip.

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Blueprint for Mideast peace is released

Blueprint for Mideast peace is released

TEL AVIV, Israel — Jerusalem divided by a series of fences, trenches and walls. The West Bank and Gaza linked by a sunken highway. Palestinians and Israelis trading land that would require 100,000 Jewish settlers to move.

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Arabs' move into Jewish sectors of Jerusalem brings some tension

JERUSALEM — Yousef Majlaton moved into the Jerusalem neighborhood of Pisgat Zeev for such comforts as proper running water and regular garbage pickup. But he represents a potentially volatile twist in the Israeli-Palestinian dispute over the holy city.

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Palestinian state gets backing of Israeli PM

JERUSALEM — In a speech seen as a test of Obama administration influence, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday offered conditional support for the establishment of a Palestinian state but refused to bring a halt to divisive expansion of Jewish settlements in the West Bank

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'Freedom a valuable thing'

'Freedom a valuable thing'

Mudhafar al-Husseini, 23, worked at The New York Times in Baghdad for the last two years, reporting news stories and writing blog entries as well as acting as a liaison and translator for non-Iraqi Times reporters. From 2004 to 2006, he was a translator for the U.S. Army in Iraq. He graduate…

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'Freedom a valuable thing'

'Freedom a valuable thing'

 

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Hamas two-state deal is war dressed up as peace

"Apart from the time restriction (a truce that lapses after 10 years) and the refusal to accept Israel's existence, Mr. Meshal's terms approximate the Arab League peace plan ... "

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Car bombs kill 17, wound 60-plus in Baghdad

Car bombs kill 17, wound 60-plus in Baghdad

BAGHDAD — Car bombs killed 17 people Wednesday in Baghdad — most of them at a wholesale produce market — fueling concern about Iraqi capabilities less than two months before Iraq's army and police assume full responsibility for security in the country's cities.

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Book: State Dept. foiled efforts by FDR to aid European Jews

Book: State Dept. foiled efforts by FDR to aid European Jews

NEW YORK — A new book disputes widely held assumptions that President Franklin D. Roosevelt was insensitive to the plight of European Jews under the Nazis, and instead concludes that he tried to arrange resettlement for thousands of refugees in the late 1930s, only to be thwarted by his own …

May 02, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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