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44 min ago | CJAD

Israeli strikes hit UN compound, shopping area in Gaza

Israeli strikes hit a crowded shopping area in Gaza City, hours after tank shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with war refugees Wednesday in the deadliest of a series of air and artillery attacks that push the Palestinian death toll above 1,300 in more than three weeks of fighting.


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4 hrs ago | WTAG-AM Paxton

Why Congress Can't Quit Israel

Much of the American left is critical of Israel, particularly since its incursion into Gaza.

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9 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

How high-level Chinese officials are taken down

The investigation into China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang could pave the way for him to stand trial as the most senior politician ever prosecuted for graft.


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13 hrs ago | ABC News

Nearly 150 Feared Trapped in Landslide in India

An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

4 teens charged with murder in USC student's death

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Related Topix: University of Southern California, China, Asia


Last surviving crewmember of Enola Gay dies

Nearly 69 years ago, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk navigated a U.S. B-29 Superfortress called the Enola Gay over Hiroshima, Japan, on a sunny August day.


Related Topix: Japan, Dekalb County, GA, Stone Mountain, GA

KXAN-TV Austin

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

Spurred to new action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy.


Related Topix: Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Lamar Daily News

Why Bradley Cooper pulled shift at Burger King

The actor practiced his cooking skills Sunday at London's Leicester Square branch of Burger King, according to WENN.


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KLOU-FM Saint Louis

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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Bellingham Herald

Mob rampage leaves dozens dead in northwest China

Many other people were injured in the violence Monday in Shache county near the city of Kashgar, the official Xinhua News Agency said.


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Shirley Oracle

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.


Related Topix: Crazy Heart, Thriller, Crime Movies, Action Movies, The Dark Knight, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Israel, Middle East, Celebrities, Stephen Rea

Londoners launch campaign urging people to talk to lonely strangers

It's a typical urban routine: Sit on the subway, headphones in, fiddling with the smartphone to avoid eye contact with fellow passengers.


Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Headphones

DNA India

Afghan President Hamid Karzai's cousin killed in suicide attack in Kandahar: Officials

A suicide attacker killed a cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai near the volatile southern city of Kandahar on Tuesday, officials said, raising tensions during a struggle over the contested election result.


Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan

Mon Jul 28, 2014

News Observer

UN sanctions NKorea operator of ship with weapons

The Security Council committee monitoring sanctions on North Korea announced late Monday that it had added Ocean Maritime Management Company, Ltd., which is headquartered in Pyongyang and operates the vessel Chong Chon Gang, to its sanctions blacklist.


Related Topix: Asia, North Korea,

Click Orlando

U.S.: Russia violated missile treaty

The United States accused Russia on Monday of violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, citing cruise missile tests that date to 2008, senior State Department and White House officials said.


Related Topix: Russia, Asia,

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.


Related Topix: Iraq, Middle East, France, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Mosul fights back against Islamic State

Residents of Mosul have watched helplessly as extremists ruling the northern Iraqi city blew up some of their most beloved landmarks and shrines to impose a stark vision of Islam.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Strike hits Gaza park, killing at least 10

The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

The Washington Post

Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

Lawyers for Blackwater security guards accused the government on Monday of suppressing evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, US Politics, US News

Bellingham Herald

Gaza's fragile calm shatters; UN urges 'immediate' cease-fire

The strikes followed an almost 12-hour pause in fighting and came as international efforts intensified to end the three-week conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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