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Obama meets with national security advisers on Islamic State threat: White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama met with his National Security Council on Tuesday to discuss the response to recent attacks by Islamic State militants, and told his team to "continue to intensify ongoing efforts" against the group, the White House said.

Honduras judge rules five Syrians to face charges of falsifying documents
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - A judge in Honduras on Tuesday ordered that five Syrians allegedly caught traveling with fake Greek documents as they tried to head north to the United States must remain behind bars as they await trial to face charges of falsifying documents.

Turkey downs Russian warplane near Syria border, Putin warns of 'serious consequences'
ANKARA/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border on Tuesday, saying the jet had violated its air space, in one of the most serious publicly acknowledged clashes between a NATO member country and Russia for half a century.

Report says combination of errors led to U.S. bombing of MSF hospital: NYT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. air strike that destroyed a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz last month resulted from "human errors, failures in procedure and technical malfunctions," the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing military officials briefed on an internal investigation.

No explosives found in U.S.-bound parcels at Cairo airport: DHL
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some parcels at Cairo airport being shipped to the United States by express mail service DHL that were flagged by the company for further checks were found by Egyptian officials to contain no explosives, a DHL spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

Kerry: Palestinian attacks are 'acts of terrorism' that must be condemned
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday described a wave of Palestinian knife and car-ramming attacks as terrorism that must be condemned as he held talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders on how to end the violence.