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In parting shot, Kerry tears into Israel over settlements

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry tore into Israel on Wednesday for settlement-building, accusing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of dragging Israel away from democracy and forcefully rejecting the

Army colonel sentenced to 12 years in child pornography case

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A colonel who once headed the U.S. Army’s strategic war gaming division sobbed and apologized Wednesday before being sentenced to 12 years for receipt and distribution

Obama, Japan’s Abe decry ‘horrors of war’ at Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The leaders of Japan and the United States sought to remind the world that even the most bitter enemies can become allies, during a historic

Israel Cabinet minister calls Kerry speech ‘pathetic’

JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Israeli Cabinet minister on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s planned Mideast policy speech a “pathetic step,” further heightening tensions between the two

The Latest: Israeli minister slam’s Kerry’s upcoming speech

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the U.S. allowing an anti-settlement resolution to pass through the U.N. security council (all times local): 1 p.m. An Israeli minister

Report: Turkey, Russia agree on Syria cease-fire plan

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says Turkey and Russia have reached an agreement on a plan for a cease-fire comprising the whole of Syria. The Anadolu Agency,

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:1. ‘I OFFER MY SINCERE AND EVERLASTING CONDOLENCES’Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers these

At Pearl Harbor, US and Japan seek absolution from the war

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — In a historic pilgrimage, the leaders of Japan and the United States took to the hallowed waters of Pearl Harbor on Tuesday to prove that

Stray bag of toys prompts scare at Trump Tower

NEW YORK (AP) — A stray backpack prompted the partial evacuation of Trump Tower on Tuesday, though bomb squad technicians quickly determined the unattended bag contained children’s toys and was

Trump names Bush-era veteran and policy newcomer to posts

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday appointed an experienced hand from the George W. Bush era to his national security circle and a figure from