Palestinians keep up attacks in Israel as Kerry seeks to calm violence

October 22, 2015 7:29 AM

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Palestinians keep up attacks in Israel as Kerry seeks to calm violence

JERUSALEM Israeli police said they shot dead a Palestinian and wounded another on Thursday after the two stabbed a Jewish seminary student near Jerusalem on Thursday, as diplomatic efforts to calm three weeks of violence intensified.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met for talks in Berlin, where the Israeli leader is on an official visit. A State Department spokesman said Kerry was seeking practical ways to stem the bloodshed.

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