Analysis: Summit could be domestic win for S. Korean leader

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Korean leaders' surprisingly substantive summit announcement is a huge step toward a durable peace ...
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Tucker Carlson Blames Sexual Assault Victims For Not Going To The Police

Fox News host Tucker Carlson has been accused of victim blaming after he said
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Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to permanently dismantle his main nuclear complex at if the U.S. takes corresponding ...
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3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs drowned in Florence flooding

About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina ...
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Kavanaugh accuser's call for FBI inquiry before testimony is dismissed

Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual assault by Christine Blasey Ford. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman ...
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Senate Democrats Support Christine Blasey Ford's Request for FBI Probe

A number of Senate Democrats came out Tuesday in support of Christine Blasey
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Saudi King backs Israeli-Palestinian push, Kerry says

Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud al-Faisal listens as U.S. Secretary of State Kerry makes a statement to the press at King Khalid International Airport in RiyadhBy Arshad Mohammed RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi King Abdullah offered his "enthusiastic support" to U.S. efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday. The U.S. diplomat made the comment after some two hours and 40 minutes of talks with the Arab monarch, who in 2002 floated a plan to try to bring peace to the Israelis and Palestinians. "I want to thank his majesty for … his enthusiastic support for the efforts that are being made with respect to the peace process," he told reporters after seeing Abdullah at a desert palace outside Riyadh under a winter rainfall. Kerry has previously asked Israel to reconsider the 2002 Arab peace plan, originally proposed by King Abdullah, which offers Israel full recognition in return for giving up land it captured in 1967 and a "just" solution for Palestinian refugees.


Iraq city seizures illustrate Qaeda group’s resurgence

An armed Iraqi squats aiming his rifle at the side of the main highway leading west out of the capital Baghdad to the city of Fallujah, in Anbar province, on January 5, 2014The seizure by Al-Qaeda-linked militants of a major Iraqi city and parts of another illustrates their resurgence, and harkens back to the darkest days of the insurgency that followed the 2003 US-led invasion. The Al-Qaeda franchise in Iraq fell from the height of its influence in the years after the invasion, suffering defeats by American forces, especially after Sunni tribesmen joined them from late 2006 in a process that became known as the "Awakening." But it has made a striking comeback in its latest incarnation, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which spans more than one country and has been bolstered by the cross-border ties it has established in Syria during the country's civil war, analysts say. It is now a major force in the Syrian conflict, and has also carried out operations in Iraq ranging from brutal bombings of civilians to brazen prison assaults.