WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says President Barack Obama will attend a memorial service on Sunday for the victims of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.<br />
White House spokesman Jay Carney says Obama wants to mourn the loss of the victims in Monday's massacre and share in the nation's pain in the aftermath of another mass shooting.<br />
Details about where and when the memorial will take place have not been announced.<br />
A dozen people were killed in the shooting. The shooter, Aaron Alexis, was also killed.
A senior State Department official says Secretary of State John Kerry will try this week to get Israel and the Palestinians to agree on a framework for negotiating a final peace agreement, yet cautions against raising expectations for Kerry's latest round of shuttle diplomacy.
Increasingly vocal in its frustration over U.S. policies in the Mideast, Saudi Arabia is strengthening ties elsewhere, seeking out an alignment that will bolster its position after it was pushed to the sidelines this year.
Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, released Wednesday a list of 11 potential Supreme Court justices he plans to vet to fill the seat of late Justice Antonin Scalia if he's elected to the White House.