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Central American Presidents Say U.S. Shares Responsibility For Migration Crisis

Central American Presidents Say U.S. Shares Responsibility For Migration CrisisThe presidents of Honduras and Guatemala said the U.S. shares responsibility for the crisis and they also called for more aggressive cooperation with the U.S.

Kerry Presents Proposal For Seven-Day Truce In Gaza

Kerry Presents Proposal For Seven-Day Truce In GazaSecretary of State John Kerry has handed over a seven-day truce proposal to Israel and Hamas, NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson reports.

France Dispatches Military Unit To Site Of Air Algerie Wreck

France Dispatches Military Unit To Site Of Air Algerie WreckA day after an Air Algerie jet crashed in Mali killing all 116 people aboard, France is dispatching a military unit to the site.

Gaza Conflict: What To Know For Friday

Gaza Conflict: What To Know For FridayAs the conflict between Israel and Gaza approaches the three-week mark, the fighting seems to have only intensified. At least 119 Palestinians were killed Thursday, making it the bloodiest day of the war.

European Court Rules Against Poland In CIA ‘Black Sites’ Case

European Court Rules Against Poland In CIA ‘Black Sites’ CaseThe European Court of Human Rights ruled today that Poland broke the European human rights convention by allowing the CIA to imprison and torture two terrorism suspects in secret prisons on its soil.

Ukraine Says 2 Military Jets Shot Down Over Rebel-Held Area

Ukraine Says 2 Military Jets Shot Down Over Rebel-Held AreaLess than a week after a commercial jetliner was shot down, Ukraine says two of its military planes were downed over a rebel-held area in the eastern part of the country.

Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela’s Vertical Slum

Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela’s Vertical SlumVenezuela's government began to evacuate a famous "vertical slum" in Caracas Tuesday, bringing an end to a self-made community that became famous for its apocalyptic image, symbolic overtones and appearance in the Showtime series Homeland.

U.S. Database Glitch Delays Passport, Visa Processing

U.S. Database Glitch Delays Passport, Visa ProcessingThe U.S. State Department's global database for processing visas and passports is experiencing problems that could cause delays for millions of people around the world who are awaiting travel documents.

Campaign Finance Transparency Bill Gets Chilly Reception In Senate

Campaign Finance Transparency Bill Gets Chilly Reception In SenateA bill that would require transparency by nonprofit groups related to federal elections met with united opposition from Republicans Wednesday, at the first Senate hearing on what its supporters call the Disclose Act.

Arizona Execution Of Inmate Takes Nearly 2 Hours

Arizona Execution Of Inmate Takes Nearly 2 HoursAnother U.S. execution has gone awry, as Arizona officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood to death today instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour after the mix of lethal injection drugs was administered, Wood's attorney says.