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Foreign policy begins to dog Dems

With metronomic regularity, there is a choreographed minuet of carnage. Israel is attacked.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Africa, Libya, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Ex-Blackwater guard testifies against colleagues

A former Blackwater security guard testified Wednesday that he and two colleagues shot their weapons into a car in Nisoor Square in Baghdad, part of a barrage of gunfire that claimed the lives of a mother and her son and led to the shootings of 30 other Iraqis.

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KSWO

UN chief calls attack on Gaza school 'shameful'

The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the... The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Israel, Palestinian Territories, UC Los Angeles, Costa Rica,

Cybercast News Service

Dissent quieted with most Israelis behind Gaza war

Despite Israeli casualties and world criticism, a near-consensus in Israel supports the government's conduct of the Gaza war, views Hamas as the aggressor and considers outsiders' moralizing as hypocritical, ignorant or both.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Jerusalem, AR,

ABC News

Iraq Offers Aid to Those Displaced by Militants

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Wednesday his government has allocated more than $850 million to assist those displaced by last month's militant takeover of much of the country, and called on Sunnis remaining in those areas to take up arms against the insurgents.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Life, Ramadan

NewsOK.com

Dubai, European airlines divert flights over Iraq

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Trend

Yemen nearly doubles fuel prices to narrow deficit

Yemen's government has nearly doubled fuel prices in an attempt to reform government subsidies and narrow budget deficit, AP reported.

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Click Orlando

20 killed at U.N. school in Gaza

While dueling political leaders blame each other for the carnage in Gaza, residents there are grappling with a new, nightmarish life: Dozens of deaths reported each day.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Shells hit UN school in Gaza, kill 15

The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the... The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Israel

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KIII

Lawmakers struggle to seal $225M Iron Dome package

Democrats and Republicans in Congress vowed urgent support Tuesday for a $225 million missile defense package for Israel, boosting the likelihood that legislation will clear Congress before lawmakers begin a monthlong vacation at week's end.

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Related Topix: US News, Strategic Defense Initiative, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Palestinian Territories, Harry Reid, Democrat

Tri-cityherald.com

Activists: Syrian rebels detonate tunnels, kill 13

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rebels detonated explosives in two tunnels, dug under the ancient quarter of Aleppo that has been the site of some of the fiercest fighting in the Syrian conflict, now in its fourth year.

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KHOU-TV Houston

US bars Kurdish oil from entering Texas port

A U.S. District Court Judge has ordered the seizure of a vessel carrying about 1 million barrels of Kurdish crude oil about 60 miles off the Galveston coast.

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Related Topix: Texas, Iraq, World News

WBEX-AM Chillicothe

Inside the Kerry-Israel Meltdown

On Monday, Secretary of State Kerry took to the podium at the State Department to say that he was working with Israel and Hamas to negotiate an extension of their temporary ceasefire.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News

Home

Maggie Gyllenhaal glows as 'The Honorable Woman'

"The Honorable Woman" is a meditative thriller that investigates a woman's inner life and a global hot spot.

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Related Topix: Crazy Heart, Thriller, Crime Movies, Action Movies, The Dark Knight, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Israel, World News

WAFF-TV Huntsville

PLO offers truce as at least 100 killed in Gaza

A senior PLO official proposed a 24-hour humanitarian cease-fire Tuesday in the Gaza war, saying he spoke in the name of Hamas, but was contradicted a short while later by a spokesman of the Islamic militant group.

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WHAS11

Turkish PM Erdogan returning Jewish American award

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is returning an award given to him by a Jewish American group in 2004, after the group asked for it back because of comments he made regarding the conflict in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Palestinian-American Teen Held in Israeli Custody for 3 Weeks

United States officials are "gravely concerned" about a Palestinian-American teen who has been in Israeli custody for three weeks, the State Department said Monday.

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Barriere Star Journal

B.C. premier offers support to Israel

Premier Christy Clark has aligned herself and British Columbia with Israel in a letter to a Jewish-Canadian advocacy group in which she says the province can be "counted as a friend."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Canada, North America

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Iraq is already splitting into three states

Ever since U.S. forces invaded Iraq and toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003, the U.S. government has worried that Iraq would splinter into three states - each representing the feuding religious and ethnic factions the dictator held together through his iron rule.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

KHOU-TV Houston

France offers asylum to Christians of north Iraq

SEPTEMBER 21: A statue is adorned with flowers for the visit of a casket containing relics of Saint Therese of Lisieux at The Sacred Heart and Saint Theresa Church on September 21, 2009 in Coleshill, England.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, France, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom,

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