Peace? Not Quite – Taliban Kill Four US Soldiers

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_6eae589561.jpgStocktrek Images/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Four U.S. soldiers were killed overnight in what a U.S. official called an “indirect fire” attack at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying in a statement that insurgents fired two mortars into Bagram. It was not immediately clear how many people were injured.

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More Talk than Action at G-8 Summit's Conclusion

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_3220e06c9d.jpgJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The two-day G-8 Summit in Northern Ireland ended Tuesday with a whisper, not a bang. In the final communiqué, the U.S. and its allies issued a general message on reviving the global economy saying, "Promoting growth and jobs is our top priority."

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US, Afghans and Taliban to Begin Peace Negotiations

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_49aef05110.jpgSHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Marking a major milestone in the 12-year war, Taliban officials announced on Tuesday that they are prepared to sit down for direct peace talks with Afghan and U.S.

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Five Reasons Why Brazil Is Protesting

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_2743c3dc04.jpgNELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- On Saturday, thousands of Brazilian fans at the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha booed and heckled FIFA president Sepp Blatter and Brazilian president Dilma Roussef during the opening ceremony of the Confederations Cup.

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Amanda Knox Court Cites Theory of Sex Game Gone Wrong

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_0f5815bd23.jpgIda Astute/ABC News(ROME) -- The Italian Supreme Court handling Amanda Knox's murder case released its reasoning on Tuesday and cited prosecutors' early theory that her roommate Meredith Kercher died in an "erotic game" that got out of hand -- a motive that the prosecution abandoned during the initial trial.

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