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Assault on Sailors Highlights Turkish Anger at US

Prosecutors in Turkey released a dozen nationalist protesters Thursday who attacked three American sailors in Istanbul the day before. The release came just ahead of a visit by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and at a time of tense U.S.-Turkish relations. The protesters had been detained for manhandling the Americans and tossing paint-filled balloons at them while shouting anti-American slogans, but all charges against the protesters were dropped. The sailors, all from the destroyer USS...

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