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  • Kerry faces uphill battle to defuse Afghan election standoff

    KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive to a sceptical audience in Afghanistan this week to try to resolve a deepening crisis over a disputed presidential election which has stirred ethnic tensions in the fragile country.
  • Israeli police officer to be charged in beating of Palestinian teen

    An Israeli police officer caught on video brutally beating a Palestinian American teenager in Jerusalem will face both administrative and criminal charges, justice officials said Wednesday. Tariq Abukhdeir of Tampa, Fla., arrived with his family this...

    Peggy Gandy Windsor: Globe-trotting mom lived a life of service

     Peggy Gandy Windsor: Globe-trotting mom lived a life of service
    Peggy Windsor was known for her fascinating tales. And she had plenty of experiences from which to draw. There was her time with the Central Intelligence Agency, her international travels alongside a war-hero husband and her invaluable service to...

    Israel suspends officer in beating of US teen; criminal charges possible

    TEL AVIV The Israeli Justice Ministry said Wednesday that a police officer who allegedly kicked and beat an American teenager in East Jerusalem has been suspended for 15 days and faces possible criminal charges. In a statement, the ministry's Police...

    Factbox: Obama administration struggles with child migrant crisis

    WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Obama administration is grappling with a surge in child migrants at the southwestern U.S. border, some accompanied by parents and some traveling alone. Seeking to escape poverty and drug and gang violence in...