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Israeli forces kill 2 Hamas men suspected in abduction and slaying of Israeli teens

JERUSALEM - Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that ...

posted: September 23,2014

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Poland hopes to complete $500 million military deal with US by November

WARSAW, Poland - Poland hopes to finalize a multimillion deal with U.S. company Lockheed Martin Corp. by November that includes cruise missiles for its F-16 fighter jets, the Polish defence minister said Tuesday....

Israeli military says it shot down a Syrian aircraft that entered its airspace

JERUSALEM - The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning the first such downing in decades, heightening tensions in the volatile plateau....

Livestrong CEO Doug Ulman leaving after 14 years to work for Ohio charity

AUSTIN, Texas - The CEO of the cancer charity Livestrong is leaving after 14 years, a period in which the small local charity grew into a $500 million global brand before it was rocked by founder Lance Armstrong's confession that he used...

Prime minister warns Australian extremists they face prison on return from Middle East

CANBERRA, Australia - Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday warned Australian extremists who fight with the Islamic State group in the Middle East that they will be "jailed for a very long time" if they return to Australia....

AP Exclusive: Brazil won't sign onto to global plan to save forests, says it wasn't consulted

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Despite its critical role in protecting the Amazon rainforest, Brazil will not endorse a global anti-deforestation initiative being announced at the U.N. climate summit, complaining it was left out of the consultation...

Convicted al-Qaida spokesman due in US court to face possible life term in terrorism case

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was due in court to face a possible life sentence for his role as the spokesman for al-Qaida following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks....

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