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1 hr ago | Jerusalem Post

Sending messages through flowers

"One morning around 6 a.m. when I was in my early teens, I left my home in Sde Warburg for Kibbutz Mishmar Ha'emek, and on this journey, I saw hollyhocks," says Amos Stempel, reminiscing about his first encounter with his favorite flower.

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6 hrs ago | McClatchy

Israel suspends officer in beating of Tampa teen; criminal charges possible

In a statement, the ministry's Police Investigations Department said that the officer was suspected of "severe violent crimes, committed after the arrest of the minor, and while the minor was handcuffed."

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Israel steps up offensive as diplomacy kicks off

One private drone crash-landed in midtown Manhattan. Another caused alarm by hovering over Times Square amid tight security during Super Bowl week.

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KABC-AM Los Angeles

Sirens Blare in Israel as Rocket Attacks Continue

Sirens sounded in Tel Aviv Wednesday morning as Israel's anti-missile system, the Iron Dome, intercepted Palestinian rockets in the skies above the city.

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GPB.org

What Happens When Israeli Mourners Visit A Palestinian Family

On Monday, Hussein Abu Khdeir, father of 16-year-old Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir, held a photo of his son as he met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

George Clooney slams newspaper for fabricating story

George Clooney has chastised a British newspaper over an article claiming his fiancee's mother disapproves of the impending marriage for religious reasons.

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DurhamRegion.com

Israel hits key Hamas targets in Gaza offensive

The Israeli army on Wednesday intensified its offensive on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, striking Hamas sites and killing at least 14 people on the second day of a military operation it says is aimed at quelling rocket fire against Israel.

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Al Bawaba

Death toll mounts to 15 as Israel continues airstrikes on Gaza

Israeli airstrikes on the northern Gaza Strip killed four Palestinians on Tuesday evening, bringing the total death toll in Israel's latest assault on the besieged enclave to 15. A child was killed and two others wounded in an airstrike on the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood in Gaza City in the early evening.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

US Embassy in Israel to 'Operate at Minimal Staffing' After Rocket Attacks

Following rocket attacks on Tel Aviv, the U.S. Embassy in the Israeli city, "will operate at minimal staffing until further notice," officials said Tuesday.

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The York Daily Record

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

The Israeli military carries out an aerial assault on Palestinian targets, killing 25 people while Gaza militants fire rockets at Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

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The Jewish Journal

Florida lawyers fired for calling Palestinians 'swine,' 'cockroaches'

Two South Florida public defenders were fired Tuesday after making inflammatory remarks on social media about Palestinians allegedly celebrating the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Israeli military steps up Gaza offensive

Security video showed nothing amiss when Frankea Dabbs - wearing dark glasses, pushing a baby stroller and pulling a rolling suitcase - entered a busy Manhattan subway station Monday night.

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The Leaf-Chronicle

Israelis call on family of murdered Palestinian teen

About 350 Israelis, including many born and raised in the USA, made a condolence call Tuesday to the family of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, the Palestinian teen who was murdered last week in a revenge killing prompted by the murder of three kidnapped Israeli teens.

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KTVN Reno

Israel launches Gaza offensive, at least 10 killed

As Washington state readied to become only the second state to allow people to buy marijuana legally without a doctor's note, lines were already forming in front of the lucky few stores that got last-minute... Washington became the second state Tuesday to allow people to buy marijuana legally in the U.S. without a doctor's note as customers eager ... (more)

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Ynetnews

Life under fire: How ordinary Israelis live with the rockets

The Home Front Command has issued fresh guidelines to Israelis in the wake of the extensive rocket barrage at southern communities Monday night.

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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Israel ramps up strikes on Hamas in Gaza

An Israeli security operation against the militant group Hamas "will probably not end within several days," Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said Tuesday.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Israel launches military offensive against Gaza

The Israeli military launched what could be a long-term offensive against the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday striking at least 50 sites in Gaza by air and sea and mobilizing troops for a possible ground invasion aimed at stopping a recent barrage of rocket attacks against Israel.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 7:53 AMAbbas's Fatah Threatens Israel: 'Prepare the Body Bags'

Not to be outdone by the Hamas terrorists in Gaza who have been showering rockets on southern Israel, Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction has stepped up its threatening rhetoric against Israel.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

SFGate

'Peace is Possible' - Obama Writes Israeli Newspaper Op-Ed After Brutal Teen Slayings

President Barack Obama declared "peace is possible" between Israelis and Palestinians in a new op-ed published in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz on Monday night.

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Yahoo!

Gaza militants unleash heavy rocket fire on Israel

Clean-up workers cleared debris in the Shuafat neighborhood of East Jerusalem on Monday, following a wave of violent Palestinian protests.

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