Following Israeli deployment, U.S., European allies map out larger role for F-35 fighter

Norway, Britain and Italy will have 40 F-35s by the end of 2018, with the first U.S. jets in 2021; ...
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Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Bring A Joint Progressive Push To Kansas

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1 demonstrator killed as thousands protest against corruption in Iraq

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The Latest: Ticket mix-up blamed for Indiana family deaths

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Man arrested after knife attack on German bus

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Players, officials hail lacrosse world championship as big victory for Israel

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Egyptian youth leader backs army in battle with Brotherhood

Mahmoud Badr, a leader of the Tamarud youth movement, speaks during a news conference in CairoBy Yasmine Saleh CAIRO (Reuters) – Mahmoud Badr, whose petition campaign helped to bring down Egypt's Islamist president, insists the bloodshed that has followed is a necessary price for saving the nation from the Muslim Brotherhood. And he has a message for U.S. President Barack Obama, who has expressed alarm at the violent crackdown on the Brotherhood that has led to more than 700 deaths: "Don't lecture us on how to deal with the Brotherhood's terrorism." As for aid money, he says, Obama can keep it – and "go to hell". …


Bomb injures guard at Egypt’s mission in Benghazi, Libya

People help clear debris at the scene of a blast at the Egyptian consulate building in BenghaziBENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – A bomb blast ripped through the garden wall of the Egyptian consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday, injuring a security guard who needed hospital treatment, witnesses said. They said at least five children were also cut by flying glass from the explosion, which blew out windows and significantly damaged a building opposite the consulate and vehicles. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Witnesses said the bomb had apparently been hidden inside a briefcase. …


Egypt challenges Obama’s Arab Spring philosophy

FILE- In this Aug. 15, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama makes a statement to reporters regarding events in Egypt from his rental vacation home in Chilmark, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard. As Arab Spring democracy uprisings spread across the Middle East, Obama's response to the political unrest has been to voice support for people seeking representative governments but limit the role the United States will play to shape those efforts. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)WASHINGTON (AP) As Arab Spring democracy uprisings spread across the Middle East, President Barack Obama's response to the political unrest has been to voice support for people seeking representative governments but limit the role the United States will play to shape those efforts.