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US urges caution as Palestinians bid for UN vote

The United States called for caution on Tuesday as Palestinians seek to push their hopes for statehood to the top of the UN agenda ahead of Israeli elections. Top US diplomat John Kerry said nothing should be allowed to get in the way of preparations for the March polls, as the Palestinians threaten to submit a draft text Wednesday to ...

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Pakistani Taliban storm school, kill 141

Militants stormed an army-run school in Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 141 people, almost all of them children, in the country’s bloodiest ever terror attack. Survivors described how the insurgents went from room to room shooting children as young as 12 during the eight-hour onslaught at the Army Public School in the northwestern city of Peshawar. The attack, claimed by ...

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