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Obama, new Saudi king discuss ISIS, Yemen

President Barack Obama and new Saudi Arabia King Salman are expected to discuss shared concerns during their first formal meeting on Tuesday.

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Netanyahu basks in Congress invitation, may shake U.S. ties

Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to address Congress offers him publicity, but may also have shaken the balance of U.S.-Israel ties.

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New Saudi King seeks to reassure on succession policy

King Abdullah, a longtime U.S. ally, died early on Friday after a short illness.

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U.S., Cuba begin historic talks on restoring diplomatic ties

The United States and Cuba aim to reach agreement on the opening of embassies as a step toward ending five decades of bitterness.

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U.S. and Cuba start historic talks

The highest-level U.S. delegation to Cuba in 35 years began talks on aimed at restoring diplomatic relations.

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Islamic State threatens 2 Japanese captives in video

The militant group released a video purporting to show two Japanese captives and threatening to kill them unless it received $200 million.

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U.S. wants end to travel curbs, set up embassy in Cuba talks

The U.S. will urge Cuba to lift travel restrictions and agree to opening embassies in historic talks on restoring relations.

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With flowers and fluent French, Kerry pays respects

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered his condolences to France for the deaths from last week's Islamist attacks.

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U.S .loosens embargo on Cuba, making trade and travel easier

A sweeping set of measures will significantly ease the half-century-old embargo against Cuba.

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Obama pledges to work on use of force order for Islamic State

The White House will work with lawmakers on an authorization of the use of force against Islamic State militants.

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Al Qaeda in Yemen claims responsibility for Paris attack

Al Qaeda in Yemen says it carried out the attack on the French satirical newspaper for insulting the Prophet Mohammad.

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France’s ‘Charlie Hebdo’ to publish Mohammad cartoon

The front page features a caricature of the Prophet Mohammad holding a sign saying "Je suis Charlie" in its first edition since the terrorist attack.

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France mobilizes 10K troops after Paris shootings

A day after the biggest French public demonstration ever registered, officials say the country remains at risk of further attacks.

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Police kill Paris terror suspects, hostages die in second siege

The violence was of an unprecedented scale as France tackled one of the worst threats to its internal security in decades.

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French police officer killed in shoot-out, hunt deepens for terrorists

The manhunt widened for two brothers suspected of killing 12 people in an apparent Islamist militant strike.

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U.S.-led air strikes have hit 3,000 Islamic State targets

Strikes against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria have damaged or destroyed more than 3,000 targets since August.

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At least 12 dead in French terrorist attack

Hooded gunmen stormed the offices of a satirical magazine known for lampooning radical Islam, killing at least 12, including two police officers.

Crew members of Indonesian Air Force NAS 332 Super Puma helicopter look out of the windows during a search operation for the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 over Kumai Bay, Indonesia, Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. More ships arrived Friday with sensitive equipment to hunt for the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 and the more than 145 people still missing since it crashed into the sea five days ago.

Search teams battle weather in hunt for AirAsia wreck

Bad weather again hindered the search for the AirAsia plane and the black box flight recorders that should reveal why it crashed.

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AirAsia victim with life jacket raises questions about plane’s last moments

Rescuers believe they have found the plane on the ocean floor off Borneo.

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Bodies, debris from missing AirAsia jet pulled from sea

The plane has yet to be found and there was no word on the possibility of any survivors.

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