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1 hr ago | 680News

UN says three-fourths of Gaza dead are civilians; Israel says Hamas fires from homes, schools

Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people.

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5 hrs ago | The Times

Oil stays above $102 amid Gaza peace efforts

The price of oil inched further above $102 a barrel Wednesday amid a new push for a cease-fire between Israel and Palestine and after Europe imposed additional sanctions on Russia that fell short of a heavy hit.

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9 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

10 things: Final hours of Flight 17's passengers

The Boeing 777 traveling from Amsterdam to Malaysia held the promise of beginnings and endings for many on board: the thrill of a new adventure or dream vacation for some, and the comfort of going back home for others.

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14 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

No peace in Mideast as diplomats rush in

Washington's top diplomat landed in Israel on Wednesday on an urgent mission from his boss -- to push for "immediate cessation of hostilities."

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KSFO-AM San Francisco

FAA Orders US Air Carriers to Suspend All Flights to Israel

American air carriers have suspended flights from the United Stated to Israel "for a period of up to 24 hours" after the Federal Aviation Administration issued a warning in response to a rocket strike Tuesday morning near Tel Aviv's main airport, officials said.

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Daily Journal

In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport.

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ABC 33/40

Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

A prosecutor says she expects three teens accused in the brutal slayings of two homeless men in New Mexico to be tried together as adults.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Air France, Lufthansa suspend flights to Tel Aviv

Germany and France's largest airlines Lufthansa and Air France say they're suspending all flights to Tel Aviv over safety concerns amid the increasing violence.

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Daily Mail

Israeli hits hundreds of targets in Gaza with airstrikes after one...

Witchcraft, white supremacists, meth labs or a family grudge? Inside America's most bizarre unsolved murder mystery five years after husband, wife and daughter, six, vanished in the mountains 'My son saved his rapist's life': Father who brutally beat teen he caught sexually abusing his child, 11, reveals it was only the boy's pleas that saved the ... (more)

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The Day

Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary step to avoid sustained violence.

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Sunherald.com

Obama heads off to raise money on the West Coast

Obama on Tuesday was starting a three-day West Coast trip, scheduled to attend at least five fundraising events in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles less than four months ahead of midterm elections that could change Washington's balance of power.

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Daily Journal

American Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel

The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Israel blocks subpoena in terrorism case over Florida teen's death

Israel persuaded a U.S. judge not to require a key witness to testify in a case where Bank of China Ltd is accused of supporting terrorism by Palestinian militants, including the 2006 death of an American teenager in a suicide bombing.

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Israeli tech talent tapped to fight in Gaza

Lior Vaknin, 27, is no exception. He served as a special forces paratrooper in the Israeli army from 2006 to 2009, and then ran a startup in Israel.

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San Bernardino County Sun

Israel Defense Forces soldier Max Steinberg mourned by family, friends at West Hills vigil

Dozens of votive candles are placed at a vigil for Max Steinberg, an Israel Defense Force soldier and Woodland Hills native killed in the Gaza Strip over the weekend, at Lazy J. Ranch Park in West Hills on Sunday night.

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KRNV-TV Reno

German Jewish leader condemns anti-Semitism

The leader of Germany's Jewish community says he is shocked by an "explosion of evil and violent hatred of Jews" shown by protesters at pro-Gaza demonstrations across the country.

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WGY-AM Albany

Did the United Nations Give Rockets to Hamas?

When 20 rockets were discovered last week in a U.N.-funded school in Gaza, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees was quick to condemn the storage of weapons of war in a building meant to educate children.

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Boston.com

Palestinian death toll in Gaza reaches 508

The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state headed to Cairo on Monday to try to end two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting that has killed at least 508 Palestinians and 20 Israelis and displaced tens of thousands of Gaza residents.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Palestinian death toll in Gaza fighting at 508

Roused from sleep by the sound of pounding in the wee hours, a suburban Detroit man grabbed his shotgun, opened the front door and blasted a young woman in the face.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Newsday

2 Americans in Israeli military killed in Gaza fighting

Israeli soldiers of the 155mm artillery canons unit fire towards the Gaza Strip from their position near Israel's border with the coastal Palestinian enclave, on July 20, 2014.

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