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53 min ago | The Age

Relatives mourn the deaths of family members, killed in Israeli air strikes.

Khan Younis, Gaza Strip: About a dozen local Palestinians gathered at the Fun Time Beach cafe, a beachside eatery of plastic chairs, umbrellas, and palm leaves, to watch the World Cup match between Argentina and the Netherlands.

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4 hrs ago | Times Herald

Playing it safe indoors -- and close to bomb shelters

It may interest you to know that the price of a children's book hasn't wavered much at all in the... Years ago, my father said to me, 'Son, when the day comes that you find that special girl and you... SDEROT, Israel a?? Since the start of summer vacation, Noa Lifshitz, 8, has been attending camp at her elementary school, one of the few buildings ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | WPXI

Woman kicked off plane after argument about Israel conflict

A Jewish woman was kicked off a JetBlue flight at Palm Beach International Airport after a heated discussion with another passenger about the conflict in Israel.

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6 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Obama offers US help negotiating Israel cease-fire

President Barack Obama offered the help of the United States on Thursday in negotiating a cease-fire to end escalating violence between Israel and Hamas, as world leaders warned of an urgent need to avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war that could engulf the fragile region.

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9 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Israel's 'Iron Dome' changes the face of battle

Israel's "Iron Dome" defense system has emerged as a game-changer in the current round of violence with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, shooting down dozens of incoming rockets and being credited with preventing numerous civilian casualties.

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12 hrs ago | Forward

American U.N. Rights Envoy Calls Fight Against Anti-Israel Bias a 'Key Priority'

The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council said battling anti-Israel bias on the body was a "key priority."

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16 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Kerry: Crisis in Israel, Gaza, needs de-escalation

A father who authorities say went on a shooting rampage at a suburban Houston home, killing four of his children and two adults and wounding his 15-year-old daughter critically, has surrendered after a standoff and... A father who authorities say fatally shot two adults and four of his children and critically wounded his 15-year-old daughter, sank ... (more)

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18 hrs 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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22 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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