• Palestinian shot dead after stabbing Israeli police officer

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli police officer in Jerusalem on Sunday before being shot dead by security forces, and another Palestinian stabbed an Israeli woman in the back as she was waiting for a bus, police said, as a two-month wave of violence showed no sign of relenting.

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  • Israeli emergency services lift the body of an alleged Palestinian attacker near Kfar Adumim settlement in the West Bank, Friday, Nov 27, 2015. Israeli officials say a Palestinian was shot and killed after ramming his car into a group of Israelis, injuring soldiers in the attack. (AP Photo/ Nasser Shiyoukhi)

    Palestinian killed after West Bank attack on Israeli troops

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed two Palestinians after they rammed their cars into soldiers in separate attacks in the West Bank on Friday as the country’s defense minister urged Israelis to brace themselves for more violence, saying he cannot see an end to the near-daily Palestinian attacks.

  • Palestinian security officers carry the body of 16-year-old Ibrahim Dawood during his funeral in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. Ibrahim died of his wounds sustained during clashes with Israeli soldiers two weeks ago near Beit El settlement, on the northern entrance of Ramallah, in a statement for the Palestinian ministry of health. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

    Palestinian dies in clashes with Israeli troops in West Bank

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Palestinians were shot and killed in separate clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank on Thursday as Israel announced plans to strengthen a fence near the flashpoint city of Hebron in an effort to contain a two-month spate of violence.

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, says goodbye on departure from Israel after meetings in Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, en route back to the United States. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

    Palestinian assailant stabs, wounds Israeli in West Bank

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military has shot a Palestinian after he stabbed and wounded an Israeli in the West Bank.

  • Chelsea’s Willian,left, scores a free kick against Maccabi Tel Aviv during group G Champions League soccer in Haifa, Israel, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

    Chelsea beats Maccabi Tel Aviv 4-0 in Champions League

    HAIFA, Israel (AP) — Chelsea remained in the hunt to advance from Champions League Group G in easing past 10-man Maccabi Tel Aviv 4-0 on Tuesday.

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry makes impromptu remarks to members of the media after meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

    Palestinian motorist rams vehicle into checkpoint, wounds 3

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A new spat emerged between the Israeli government and Washington over Jewish settlements on Tuesday, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Israel and the West Bank for the first time in more than a year.

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with members of the traveling press during his stop in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

    Kerry in Israel for 1st time since 2014; no bold peace push

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry made his first trip to Israel in more than a year, arriving on Tuesday in the midst of a new rash of deadly attacks that have dampened hopes for peace mediation between the Jewish state and Palestinians during the Obama administration’s final year. The visit includes no such ambitious agenda, the chief U.S. diplomat conceded, and is primarily focused on ending the terror.

  • Kerry in Israel for 1st time since 2014; no bold peace push

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says his first trip to Israel in more than a year doesn’t include a “highfalutin’, grandiose” Israeli-Palestinian peace agenda.

  • Israeli medics move a handcuffed Palestinian woman, who police believe attacked a man, at the scene of a stabbing attack in Jerusalem, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. Two Palestinian teenage girls stabbed a 70-year-old Palestinian man, apparently mistaken for an Israeli, with scissors outside a central Jerusalem market on Monday before they were shot by police -- in a fresh burst of violence ahead of the arrival of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

    Surge in Israeli-Palestinian violence ahead of Kerry visit

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian fatally stabbed an Israeli soldier at a West Bank gas station Monday before he was killed by security forces as two Palestinian teenage girls in Jerusalem attacked a 70-year-old Palestinian, apparently mistaking him for an Israeli, in a new rash of attacks on the eve of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to the region to try and calm two months of deadly violence.

  • Chelsea's Diego Costa, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring  during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Hazard solving slump mystery key to Chelsea recovering form

    LONDON (AP) — If one player epitomizes Chelsea’s slump it’s surely Eden Hazard.