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Kerry names Martin Indyk to shepherd Mideast talks

07/29/2013 12:58pm
Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday appointed a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, to shepherd Israeli-Palestinian peace talk as senior negotiators from the two sides prepared to sit down together for the first time in years.

DHS returns stolen Saddam Hussein sword to Iraq

07/29/2013 3:07pm
A gold-laden sword looted from ousted Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's personal office in the aftermath of the U.S. invasion of Iraq has been returned to Iraqi authorities.

Senate approves James Comey as new FBI director

07/29/2013 5:55pm
The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed James Comey on Monday to become FBI director, elevating the one-time Justice Department official who defied efforts by President George W. Bush's White House to renew a program that allowed warrantless eavesdropping.