THREE AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ARE DEAD AND A NURSE IS WOUNDED AFTER AN AFGHAN SECURITY GUARD OPENED FIRE ON A GROUP OF FOREIGN DOCTORS AT A KABUL HOSPITAL *

THE SHOOTING AT CURE INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL IS THE LATEST IN A STRING OF DEADLY ATTACKS ON FOREIGN CIVILIANS IN THE AFGHAN CAPITAL THIS YEAR *

TWO OF THE DEAD WERE A FATHER AND SON *

UKRAINIAN GOVT AND PRO-RUSSIA INSURGENTS REPORT AT LEAST TWO DEATHS ON THE PRO-RUSSIA SIDE DURING CLASHES IN EAST UKRAINE *

THE FIGHTING WAS THE FIRST SINCE ACTING PRES OLEKSANDR TURCHYNOV ON TUES ORDERED THE RESUMPTION OF MILITARY OPERATIONS IN EAST UKRAINE *

PRO-RUSSIA PROTESTERS AND MASKED GUNMEN HAVE SEIZED GOVT BUILDINGS AND SET UP CHECKPOINTS ALONG THE ROADS *

TALKS BETWEEN THE U.S. AND JAPAN ON A PACIFIC RIM TRADE PACT SUSPENDED WITHOUT AGREEMENT *

JAPAN'S TOP NEGOTIATOR SAYS TOO MANY ISSUES REMAIN UNRESOLVED AND FURTHER WORKING-LEVEL TALKS WILL BE NEEDED TO REACH A MARKET-OPENING PACT AS PART OF THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP *

THE TWO SIDES HAD HOPED TO PROCLAIM A BROAD AGREEMENT OR AT LEAST SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS DURING PRES OBAMA'S VISIT, WHICH ENDS FRI *

PRES OBAMA SAYS HE WANTS TO SEE A DISPUTE BETWEEN CHINA AND JAPAN OVER ISLANDS IN THE EAST CHINA SEA RESOLVED PEACEFULLY *

BUT THE PRES IS AFFIRMING THAT THE ISLANDS FALL UNDER A SECURITY TREATY THAT COMMITS THE U.S. TO ACT IF JAPAN IS ATTACKED *

THE PRES ARRIVED IN JAPAN ON WEDS AHEAD OF STOPS IN S KOREA, MALAYSIA AND THE PHILIPPINES *

MARSHALL ISLANDS SUING THE U.S. AND THE WORLD'S EIGHT OTHER NUCLEAR-ARMED NATIONS DEMANDING THEY MEET THEIR OBLIGATIONS TOWARD DISARMAMENT *

THE PACIFIC ISLAND GROUP WAS USED FOR DOZENS OF U.S. NUCLEAR TESTS AFTER WWII *

THE MARSHALL ISLANDS CLAIMS THE NINE COUNTRIES ARE MODERNIZING THEIR NUCLEAR ARSENALS INSTEAD OF NEGOTIATING DISARMAMENT *

RUSSIA'S DEFENSE MIN ANNOUNCES NEW MILITARY EXERCISES IN RUSSIA'S SOUTH AND WEST IN REACTION TO MOUNTING UNREST IN EASTERN UKRAINE *

IN ADDITION TO EXERCISES INVOLVING GROUND TROOPS, RUSSIA SAYS AIR FORCES WILL BE PATROLLING THE BORDER *

TENSIONS IN UKRAINE AND NATO EXERCISES IN POLAND ARE CITED AS REASONS FOR THE EXERCISES *

FDA PLANS TO IMPOSE FIRST FED REGULATIONS ON ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES *

PROPOSED RULES WILL BAN SALES OF THE POPULAR DEVICES TO ANYONE UNDER 18 AND REQUIRE MAKERS TO GAIN FDA APPROVAL FOR THEIR PRODUCTS *

SALES OF E-CIGARETTES ARE EXPECTED TO APPROACH $2 BIL THIS YEAR *

TUNE IN TO FOX NEWS CHANNEL ON MONDAY FOR "OUTNUMBERED," A NEW SHOW AIRING WEEKDAYS AT NOON *

AND BE SURE TO CATCH "HAPPENING NOW" WEEKDAYS AT 11 AM AND 1 PM *

FCC PROPOSING NEW RULES ON INTERNET TRAFFIC THAT WOULD ALLOW BROADBAND PROVIDERS TO CHARGE CONTENT COMPANIES FOR ACCESS TO FASTER LANES *

THE PROPOSAL IS THE FCC'S THIRD ATTEMPT AT ENFORCING "NET NEUTRALITY," THE PRINCIPLE THAT CONSUMERS SHOULD HAVE EQUAL ACCESS TO CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET *

FCC CHMN TOM WHEELER SAYS THE PROPOSAL WOULD "RESTORE THE CONCEPTS OF NET NEUTRALITY" WHILE REMAINING CONSISTENT WITH A FED COURT RULING THAT STRUCK DOWN AGENCY RULES INTENDED TO GUARANTEE FREE AND OPEN INTERNET *

ISRAELI GOVT HALTS PEACE TALKS WITH THE PALESTINIANS IN RESPONSE TO A NEW UNITY AGREEMENT BETWEEN RIVAL PALESTINIAN FACTIONS *

MOVE FOLLOWS PALESTINIAN PRES MAHMOUD ABBAS' DECISION TO FORM A UNITY GOVT WITH THE RIVAL HAMAS MOVEMENT AFTER A SEVEN-YEAR SPLIT *

SCRAPPING THE NEGOTIATIONS WILL END SECY OF STATE JOHN KERRY'S NINE-MONTH PEACE INITIATIVE *

HAMAS IS CONSIDERED A TERROR GROUP BY ISRAEL AND THE WEST *

SAUDI ARABIA REPORTS FOUR NEW DEATHS FROM A MIDDLE EAST VIRUS RELATED TO SARS AND 36 NEW CASES OF INFECTION *

THE MIDDLE EAST RESPIRATORY SYNDROME (MERS), WHICH APPEARED IN 2012, BELONGS TO A FAMILY OF VIRUSES KNOWN AS CORONAVIRUSES THAT INCLUDE BOTH THE COMMON COLD AND SARS, WHICH KILLED SOME 800 PEOPLE WORLDWIDE IN 2003 *

THERE'S NO VACCINE OR TREATMENT FOR THE VIRUS, WHICH HAS NOW KILLED 85 PEOPLE IN SAUDI ARABIA, AND IT'S STILL UNCLEAR HOW IT'S TRANSMITTED *