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Kerry defends Israel before U.N. panel
GENEVA — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry today delivered a vigorous defense of Israel before the U.N. Human Rights Council, urging its members to end what the United States says is its unfair and biased focus on the Jewish State that could undermine its credibility. His remarks came as the Obama administration attempts to blunt complaints that

3/2/2015 7:04 AM
Afghan army takes on Taliban
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan army is waging its largest-ever solo offensive against the Taliban, hoping to strike a decisive blow ahead of the spring fighting season and prove it can rout the insurgents without the aid of U.S. and NATO combat troops.

3/2/2015 7:01 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

3/1/2015 8:09 PM
Syrian rebels aided by U.S. collapse
BEIRUT — The first Syrian rebel group to be given U.S. weapons collapsed today after losing control of its headquarters to Syria’s main al-Qaeda affiliate, further complicating American-led efforts to counter the rise of extremism in Syria.

3/1/2015 6:06 PM
Retired Israeli vets speak out on Netanyahu
TEL AVIV — Hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set off today for Washington, a group of 180 retired Israeli generals and former top security officials warned that his upcoming address to a joint meeting of Congress on Iran’s nuclear program will cause more harm than good.

3/1/2015 7:12 AM
Thousands march in Moscow, mourn Nemtsov
MOSCOW — Carrying flowers, portraits and signs that said “I am not afraid,” tens of thousands of people somberly marched today in Moscow to mourn opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, whose slaying on the streets of the capital has shaken Russia’s beleaguered opposition.

3/1/2015 1:39 PM
Astronauts finish extensive, trick cable job
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing several-hundred feet of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA.

3/1/2015 6:41 AM
Israeli PM departs for Washington
BEN-GURION AIRPORT, Israel — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Washington on Sunday to press his case against an emerging deal on Iran’s nuclear program in a contentious address to the U.S. Congress, which he said he is delivering out of concern for Israel’s security.

3/1/2015 6:39 AM
Hong Kong rally against Chinese shoppers turns chaotic
HONG KONG — Hong Kong police used pepper spray Sunday to break up scuffles between protesters demonstrating against mainland Chinese shoppers and villagers from a border town.

2/28/2015 2:55 PM
Obama, Nentanyahu on collision course
WASHINGTON — For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran’s nuclear ambitions, a high-stakes endeavor both men see as a centerpiece of their legacies.




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