News Headlines - 23 June 2014

Kerry assures U.S. support if Iraq unites against ISIS - CNN.com

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Iraqi leaders Monday as radical Sunni militants continue their march toward Baghdad during the country's tensest time since the U.S. withdrawal of troops in 2011.

Egypt jails Al Jazeera journalists, U.S. calls sentences 'chilling' | Reuters

Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years each by an Egyptian judge on Monday, in what Washington called "chilling, draconian sentences" that must be reversed.

Separatists in Ukraine agree to honor cease-fire - The Washington Post

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine agreed Monday to a four-day cease-fire and to further negotiations with the government, a move that could help quell a conflict that has paralyzed the nation and defer further E.U. and U.S. sanctions against Russia.

Hillary Clinton 'kept medical history secret due to presidential ambition' | Mail Online

Possible presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's health issues have been kept secret for fears they will ruin her eligibility to become president, it has been claimed.
The remarkable claim comes in a new book written by journalist Ed Klein which details the rocky relationship between the Obama and the Clinton families.
The excerpt on her health includes a claim from a cardiac specialist familiar with Clinton's condition as saying her clotting in the brain could have developed into a stroke.

Tokyo assembly member apologizes for sexist heckling - CNN.com

A male member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly apologized Monday for shouting sexist remarks at a female colleague as she was giving a speech last week.








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