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U.S. unwilling to give up Mideast peace process yet

Secretary of State John Kerry addresses a gathering of the Export-Import Bank at the Omni-Shoreham Hotel in Washington, Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Despite Israel breaking off talks with Palestinian leaders aiming to create a coalition government, Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. plans to continue pursuing peace negotiations.


Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

Choi Sang-hwan, South Korean Coast Guard police officer, is surround by relatives of passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast as they demand for faster rescue operation, at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Divers made their way deeper Thursday into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll continues to rise and relatives of the missing passengers pressed the government to finish the grim task of recovery soon. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) Angry relatives of those still missing from the ferry sinking surround officials, demanding answers.


Chicago doctor ID'd as Kabul shooting victim

An ambulance leaves Cure Hospital after three foreigners were killed in Kabul Jerry Umanos was one of three U.S. physicians killed at Afghanistan's Cure International Hospital.


Kerry bluntly warns Russia of new sanctions

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks about the situation with Ukraine and Russia from the State Department in Washington, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Kerry is accusing Russia of failing to live up to commitments it made to ease the crisis in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) He says the U.S. will have no choice if Russia fails to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.


New Jersey fire burns 300 acres; some let back into homes

Ocean County forest fire fully contained A large brush fire had burned more than 300 acres in central New Jersey, yet some residents are being allowed back into their homes after earlier evacuations.


Ex-Marine convicted of three murders, sentenced to death

FILE - These undated family photos provided by the Zion, Ill., Police department show Krystal Tobias, 9, and Laura Hobbs, 8. Prosecutors have urged a federal jury to impose the death penalty on an ex-Marine who murdered a Navy sailor, saying it's the only adequate punishment for a man who has committed a series of sexually motivated attacks. The jury heard closing arguments Thursday in federal court in Alexandria in the trial of 25-year-old Jorge Torrez. Prosecutor James Trump told jurors that execution is the only adequate punishment for a man who not only murdered Snell but killed two girls in his Illinois hometown. Torrez is charged but has not been convicted in those slayings. (AP Photo/Family photo via the Zion Police Department) Jorge Torrez was sentenced to death Thursday for murdering a fellow service member in 2009, after a federal jury concluded he had been responsible for a series of violent, sexually motivated attacks on women and young girls over the last nine years.


Ukraine military operation kills 5

A woman bandages the head of a pro-Russian activist injured outside the Mariupol town hall, East Ukraine Russia launched army drills near the border in response, raising fears its troops would invade.


Senate's newest class speaks out on foreign policy

FILE - This April 2, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-NH. speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. Fresh voices in the U.S. Senate are speaking loudly on foreign policy, a new generation of Republicans and Democrats who reflect a war-weary nation cautious about America’s next moves. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) New generation of Republicans and Democrats reflect a war-weary nation cautious about America's next moves.


Two in custody at San Diego naval base after alert

Military police stand guard outside Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego as San Diego police officers and federal agents search for former Los Angeles officer Christopher Dorner who police believe is responsible for three murders Thursday Feb. 7, 2013. Thousands of police officers throughout Southern California and Nevada searched for Dorner, who was angry over his firing and began a deadly shooting rampage that he warned in an online posting would target those on the force who wronged him. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) Two people were taken into custody at a San Diego-area naval base on Thursday after a report of a person with a gun prompted a shelter-in-place warning at the facility, but there were no reports of shots fired or injuries, officials said. Naval Base Point Loma, one of three main U.S. Navy bases in San Diego, went on lockdown and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service and naval security forces responded to the incident, said Navy spokesman Lieutenant Benjamin Addison. A post on the Facebook page for Naval Base San Diego, a separate facility, had warned "all hands" to stay away from Naval Base Point Loma due to a "law enforcement incident." A number of U.S. submarines dock at Naval Base Point Loma, which also has training schools. A representative for the San Diego Police Department could not immediately be reached for comment.


Nevada rancher stands by racially charged comments

Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy speaks with a supporter (Reuters) Cliven Bundy's musings about slavery have made him a liability for conservative lawmakers.



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3 Americans Are Killed by Guard at Afghan Hospital - New York Times


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3 Americans Are Killed by Guard at Afghan Hospital
New York Times
Witnesses describe the scene after three Americans were shot dead at a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, by an Afghan police officer. Credit By Ben C. Solomon on Publish Date April 24, 2014. Credit Diego Ibarra Sanchez for The New York Times. Continue ...
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Rebellious Nevada rancher's racist remarks dim Republican support - Reuters


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Rebellious Nevada rancher's racist remarks dim Republican support
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(Reuters) - Two Republican senators who voiced support for a Nevada cattleman in his showdown with federal agents over grazing rights on public land condemned recent remarks by the rebellious rancher musing about whether African-Americans would be ...
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Poll: Vast majority of Ukrainians oppose Russian intervention - Los Angeles Times


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Poll: Vast majority of Ukrainians oppose Russian intervention
Los Angeles Times
The vast majority of Ukrainian voters oppose Russian military intervention in their country, even in the east and south where large Russian minorities live, a U.S.-funded poll by a Gallup affiliate showed Thursday. The April 3-12 survey of 1,200 randomly ...
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