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Snipers Kill Two; Serbs Shell Airport

Snipers killed two people Sunday in Sarajevo, including a man shot as he tried to rescue a wounded man, and Serb gunners renewed their attacks on the airport despite the threat of U.N. retaliation.

Violations of a 2 1/2-month-old truce have been increasing, and fighting between Muslim-led government troops and their Serb enemies is expected to flare with new intensity when the cease-fire expires May 1.

There were 744 truce violations in the Sarajevo area Saturday.



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Trump administration pulls U.S. out of UN human rights council

UPDATED: 7:23 p.m.

updated  The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.