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Vanderbilt University Student Slain in Israel Was US Army Veteran

Army veteran and Vanderbilt graduate student Taylor Force was killed March 8, 2016, in Israel. Facebook photo

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A West Point graduate who served tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan was the Vanderbilt University student stabbed to death during a series of attacks in Israel, officials said. Taylor Force, a 28-year-old MBA student, died during a school-sponsored trip to learn about startup companies overseas. Vanderbilt Chancellor Nich... more

Palestinian with 'Press' Logo on Shirt Shot Dead in Stabbing

An Israeli soldier grabs a Palestinian's hand holding a knife after he stabbed another Israeli soldier, seen on the ground during clashes in Hebron, West Bank Friday, Oct. 16, 2015. (Photo: Nasser Shiyoukhi, AP)

HEBRON, West Bank — A Palestinian wearing a T-shirt with the word "press" in large letters stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier Friday before being shot dead by troops, the latest in a monthlong spate of attacks. Three more Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire in clashes between stone-throwers and Israeli troops in several West Bank towns... more

Bergdahl Deal Crushed Hopes for Kayla Mueller, Family Says

In this May 30, 2013, photo, Kayla Mueller is shown after speaking to a group in Prescott, Ariz. (AP Photo/The Daily Courier, Matt Hinshaw)

The Obama administration's swap of five Taliban leaders held at Guantanamo Bay for accused Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl may have doomed any hope Kayla Mueller's family had for working out a deal with ISIS, the murdered aid worker's family said in an interview. Carl Mueller told NBC in an interview that aired Monday that he and his wife thought t... more

Vets, Families, Sue Six Banks Claiming They Helped Iran Fund Terror

In this Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 file photo, a member of Iraq's Hezbollah Brigade holds their flag during an operation outside Amirli, some 105 miles (170 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo, File)

More than 200 veterans and their families have filed a lawsuit against six international banks, accusing them of helping Iran transfer millions of dollars to militant groups that targeted and killed U.S. soldiers during the Iraq war. The suit, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, alleges that the banks helped Iran move billions of dollars... more

Hamas Suspects in Slaying of Israeli Teens Killed

Israeli teens

JERUSALEM — Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to the war in Gaza this summer. The deaths of the two suspects, identified by the Israeli military as ... more

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