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December 17th, 2014

Operation to Free Yazidi Town Begins; 131 Killed Across Iraq Geneva Conventions Invoke Rights of Palestinians
US Blames Sony Hacking on North Korea, But Is There Evidence? Colombia FARC Rebels Declare Indefinite Unilateral Truce
South Korea Won't Conduct F-35 Fighter Maintenance in Japan: Official Dalai Lama: China Hardliners Hold Xi Back on Tibetan Autonomy
Tibetan Man Dies in Self-Immolation Protest German Cabinet Agrees to Send Troops to Train Iraqi Kurds
Congress Sets Limits on Overseas Data Collection Congressional Hawks Vow to Block Normalization of Cuba Ties
Inquiry Rejects Torture, Murder Allegations Against British Troops Inside Iraq's 'Killing Zones'
Monitor: Majority of Slain in Syrian Civil War Were Pro-Assad Fighters US Drone Strike Kills 11, Including Pakistani Taliban Fighters in Afghanistan
Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria Plummet as Targets Dry Up Palestine, Jordan Submit Resolution for UN Vote
Rouble Rise Prompts Hopes That Russian Economic Crisis Is Easing 30 Dead and 270 Wounded From Libya Dawn's Forces in Attack on Oil Ports
Pakistan Seeks Afghanistan's Help to Track Down Taliban Leaders Obama: Go to the Movies
Marco Rubio Calls Out Pope on Cuba The Navy's Newest Toy Is a Terrifying Sharkbeast From Hell
Opponent Calls for Putin's Exit as Russia Slides Into Crisis Canada PM Says Parliament Attacker May Not Have Been Lone Wolf
Iraq Kurds Launch Sinjar Offensive After Coalition Air Strikes Haiti President Meets With Opposition Amid Unrest
EU Backs Palestine: Next Stop Is the Un Palestinians Submit Draft Resolution to Security Council
Mass Funerals for Pakistan School Victims as Government Plans Response to Taliban Palestinians Seek Arab Backing for UN Resolution
Pakistan's Imran Khan Ends Sit-In After 126 Days On Arab Uprising Anniversary, US Back to Business as Usual With Egypt's Military
North Korea Almost Certainly Did Not Hack Sony Israel Warns EU Vote on Palestine Is Damaging to Peace
Iraqi Sunnis at Risk in Battle Against ISIS Israeli Arab Media Personality Set to Join Labor Party
In Diplomatic Snub, Liberman Refuses Meeting With Swedish Counterpart US to Announce That North Korea Behind Sony Hack
Bennett Mocks 'Hipsters', Left in New Election Video PA Officials: Draft UN Security Council Resolution to Be Submitted Tonight
If Obama Won't Prosecute CIA Torture, Can the ICC? Sony Cancels Plans to Release 'The Interview' After US Cinema Chains Cancel Showings
54 Nigerian Soldiers Given Death Penalty for Mutiny Haaretz Poll: Joint Lapid-Kahlon Ticket Would Be Largest Knesset List
Cuba Initiative Could Mean Changes for Guantanamo Base Sony Cancels 'Interview' Release After Top Theater Chains Drop Out
Rubio: No Dough for US Embassy in Havana Obama: US Re-Establishing Relations With Cuba
Police Took 'Syria-Bound Girl' Off Plane on London Runway Israel Suffers Sharp Rebuffs From Europe
EU to Tighten Sanctions on Crimea in Time for Leaders Summit: Officials Ukraine Leader Wants to Join Euro-Atlantic Security Alliance
EU's Mogherini Says Detects Some 'Willingness' From Russia to Resolve Ukraine Conflict Divided Kenyans Disagree Over Strategy to End 'Terror' Attacks
The Promise for American Businesses if Cuba Sanctions Are Lifted Meet the 'Cuban Five' at the Center of the Blockbuster US Announcement on Cuba
Some Big Stock Market Winners Emerge From Obama Move on Cuba Miami: US-Cuba Policy Overhaul Sends Shockwaves Across Miami
As Easy Targets Thin, Syria Air Strikes by US Allies Plunge Cuba's Castro Hails Prisoner Exchange With US, Praises Obama
Charting a New Course on Cuba How Obama Will Relax US Cuba Policy
Texas Plumber Has 'No Idea' How ISIS Militants Ended Up With His Old Truck Obama: US Re-Establishing Relations With Cuba
LAPD to Equip Officers With Body Cameras Australia Orders Sweeping Investigation After Deadly Hostage Siege
Europe Must Stick to 'Bitter' Sanctions on Russia: German Finance Minister Over 120,000 Pro-Assad Fighters Killed in Syria Conflict: Monitoring Group
Israel, US Boycott Conference in Geneva for Palestinian Human Rights Republicans Livid Over Cuba Talks, Call It Appeasement
Americans Are Ready to End the Cuban Embargo Viva Cigars! Easing of Cuba Trade Would Be 'Huge'
How Pope Francis Helped Broker Cuba Deal US Travel Industry Carefully Eyeing Cuba Tourism
EU Court Takes Hamas Off Terrorist Organizations List Afghanistan Violence: Taliban Kill 10 in Helmand Bank Attack
Syria Conflict: 230 Bodies 'Found in Mass Grave' in Deir Al-Zour Seth Rogen, James Franco Cancel 'Tonight Show,' 'Late Night,' Other TV Appearances After Threats
Sony Tells Theaters They Can Pass on Showing 'The Interview.' Premiere Canceled. Pakistani Army Chief Asks Afghans to Help Find Taliban Commanders Behind Massacre
Key Dates in US Relations With Cuba Cuba to Release US Spy Imprisoned for 20 Years
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests Iraq Seeks One-Year Deferral on Gulf War Reparations
Insurgents Storm Bank in Afghanistan's Helmand Province US, Cuba Exchange Prisoners, Will Normalize Relations
US Approves Sale of Global Hawk Drones to South Korea Pakistan School Attack Puts Political Wrangling Put on Hold
Alan Gross Released From Cuba Prison US Slaps Sanctions on Swiss, Dutch Companies Over Syria
Dr. Never: Ron Paul on US Interventions CIA Health Professionals' Role in Systematic Torture, Including 'Human Subjects Research'
Brazil Released Its Own Torture Report This Week, and the US Is Implicated UN Vote on Death Penalty Moratorium Puts US in Awkward Spot
Hamas Removed From EU's Terrorism Blacklist EU Court Says Hamas Should Be Removed From Terror List
Geneva Conventions Invoke Rights of Palestinians Inquiry Clears British Soldiers of Murder and Torture of Iraqis
Kim Jong UN Looks to Complete Nuclear Legacy Left by Father Drone Strike in Afghanistan Kills Four Pakistani Taliban: Official
Yemeni Shiite Rebels Take Over State-Run Newspaper

December 16th, 2014

Iraq: 241 Killed, Including 150 Women Who Spurned ISIS Suitors
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