Israeli teenager stabbed in West Bank a U.S. citizen: State Dept.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 13-year-old Israeli girl fatally stabbed in her bedroom in the occupied West Bank on Thursday was a U.S. citizen, the State Department said. The girl, Hallel Yaffa Ariel, was attacked after an assailant climbed a security fence and entered a home in the settlement of Kiryat Arba. "We have now confirmed that she is a U.S. citizen," State Department spokesman John Kirby said at a news briefing. (Reporting by Lesley Wroughton; Writing by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Alan Crosby)
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Iconic Nashville soda shop hosts new USPS stamps launch
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For Clinton, tiny fundraisers equal big campaign money
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