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Suarez Ban Is ‘Excessive,’ Bite Victim Says

Suarez Ban Is ‘Excessive,’ Bite Victim SaysGiorgio Chiellini, the Italian defender whose shoulder bore teeth marks after a clash with Uruguay's Luis Suarez during a World Cup match Tuesday, says FIFA's four-month ban of Suarez is too harsh.

Report Questions U.S. Policy On Overseas Drone Strikes

Report Questions U.S. Policy On Overseas Drone StrikesU.S. strategy that relies on armed drones to kill terrorism suspects overseas "rests on questionable assumptions and risks increasing instability and escalating costs," according to a year-long study by a group of prominent military, intelligence and foreign policy experts.

NTSB: Too Much Technology, Too Little Training Caused Asiana Crash

NTSB: Too Much Technology, Too Little Training Caused Asiana CrashPilot misjudgment and an over-reliance on automated systems were the main causes of last year's crash of Asiana Flight 214 in San Francisco that killed three people, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded Tuesday.

Vladimir Putin Asks Parliament To Revoke Power To Use Force In Ukraine

Vladimir Putin Asks Parliament To Revoke Power To Use Force In UkraineRussian President Vladimir Putin has asked his parliament to revoke his authorization to use force in Ukraine.

Kerry Visits Kurds To Urge A United Iraq

Kerry Visits Kurds To Urge A United IraqSecretary of State John Kerry talked to Kurdish leaders in Irbil today, urging them to keep the autonomous region as part of Iraq. Kerry's visit came as the Sunni extremist group ISIS says it has cemented control of Iraq's largest oil refinery, and as sectarian divisions are threatening to pull Iraq apart.

Under Attack By ISIS, Iraq Agrees To Give U.S. Troops Immunity

Under Attack By ISIS, Iraq Agrees To Give U.S. Troops ImmunityRemember last week when President Obama said he planned to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq? Well, the U.S. couldn't do it until the Iraqi government gave U.S. soldiers immunity from prosecution, through what's called a "diplomatic note."

In Cairo, Kerry Says U.S. Is Not Responsible For Iraq’s Current Crisis

In Cairo, Kerry Says U.S. Is Not Responsible For Iraq’s Current CrisisOfficials said Kerry would address the government's heavy-handed tactics against political opponents, mass trials and death sentences, as well as broader security questions. A lot of the focus of the trip, however, was on Iraq.

Supreme Court Sides With Whistleblower In Retaliation Case

Supreme Court Sides With Whistleblower In Retaliation CaseIn a case over retaliation against a public employee who was fired after testifying about corruption, the Supreme Court says the man gave testimony as a concerned citizen and should not have been punished.

U.S. Captures Suspected Ringleader Of Attack In Benghazi

U.S. Captures Suspected Ringleader Of Attack In BenghaziThe United States has captured a militant suspected of leading the terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, said Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby.

Militant Group Advances In Iraq, Taking Northern Iraqi Town

Militant Group Advances In Iraq, Taking Northern Iraqi TownA militant Sunni group continues its offensive in Iraq, taking the northern town of Tal Afar in the early morning hours.