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1 min ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Clinton blames Putin in MH17 shootdown

Russian President Vladimir Putin bears at least some responsibility for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday.

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59 min ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Hezbollah leader vows to support Gazans

The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group vowed on Friday to support Palestinian militants battling Israeli troops in Gaza, even as his own fighters are bogged down in the war in neighboring Syria.

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5 hrs ago | KFVS12

Israel says soldier missing in Gaza confirmed dead

U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't... U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

Officials: 4 Palestinians killed in West Bank

Palestinian hospital officials say three Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank, which has become increasingly restive because of a war between Israel and Hamas militants next door in the Gaza Strip.

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10 hrs ago | ABC News

10 Things to Know for Today

"There are, alas, no survivors," French President Francois Hollande says. "I share the pain of families living through this terrible ordeal."

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14 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Official: Israel Cabinet to discuss cease-fire

An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

In Gaza war, Egypt taking hard line over border

In the Gaza war now in its third bloody week, Hamas' battle isn't only with Israel, even though that's the country it is firing rockets at.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Mohamed Morsi

KHOU-TV Houston

Cruz demands answers on FAA flight ban to Israel

Sen. Ted Cruz vowed Thursday to continue blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees despite the Federal Aviation Administration lifting a ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel.

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The Baltimore Sun

Israeli shelling kills at least 15 in UN Gaza shelter - health ministry

At least 15 people were killed and many wounded on Thursday when Israeli forces shelled a U.N. -run school sheltering Palestinians in northern Gaza, said a spokesman for the Gaza health ministry, Ashraf al-Qidra.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Austrians investigate disturbance at Israeli game

Federal and local law enforcement agencies in Austria are investigating an incident in which pro-Palestinian protesters stormed the pitch during a football match between an Israeli club and a French team.

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GPB.org

Despite Mideast Turmoil, More French Jews Are Moving To Israel

Rabbi Michel Serfaty , head of the Jewish-Muslim Alliance of France, stands next to a Muslim cleric, or imam, as they both hold signs wishing Muslims a happy Ramadan.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Riot, France,

KTVN Reno

Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper" that he blamed in part on... Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Death Penalty

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Brandon Sun

Man with air gun arrested at pro-Israel rally held at Calgary Jewish centre

A man said to be well known to police is in custody after trying to take an air gun into a rally in support of Israel at the Calgary Jewish Community Centre.

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News Journal

30,000 attend funeral for American killed by Hamas

Nearly 30,000 mourners flocked to the funeral Wednesday for American Max Steinberg, who fell in love with Israel and died fighting for its military against Hamas militants this week.

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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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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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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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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Travel, Netherlands Travel, Europe Travel, World News, China, Middle East

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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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Hamas (Palestine)

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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Related Topix: Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Terrorism, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, World News, Middle East, Train Disaster

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