Created: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:15:43 EST
Updated: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:15:43 EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee is expected to vote today to approve declassifying part of a secret report on Bush-era interrogations of terrorism suspects. Members of the intelligence community question how the review could be fair or complete when it lacks interviews with top spy agency officials who had authorized or supervised the brutal interrogations.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A top Ukrainian security official says there is evidence Russia's security service assisted their Ukrainian counterparts' attempts to suppress anti-government protests which culminated in bloodshed in February that left more than 100 dead. In a report today, ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's (yah-noo-KOH'-vich-ez) government is being accused of using a network of hired killers, kidnappers and gangs of thugs to terrorize and undermine the opposition.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is calling on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to "lead" now to prevent peace negotiations from collapsing. Speaking in Algeria, Kerry, frustrated by Israeli and Palestinian actions that have complicated his furious efforts vowed to continue them, "no matter what."
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's government appears to be ignoring a high court ruling against the ban on Twitter, which remains in place today. The court ruled late yesterday that the two-week-old ban violates the right to free expression and demanded that access be restored. A government official says the decision is being examined.
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Investigators plan to explore whether a fight or argument on the base triggered an attack at Fort Hood that killed four people, including the shooter, an Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness. Authorities say 16 other people were injured or wounded on the same Texas military base where 13 people were slain in 2009.