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45 min ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Carmel, CA

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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Dallas Morning News

10 things to know for Monday

Secretary of State John Kerry points to what he calls `extraordinary circumstantial evidence'- including video of a rocket launcher with one missile gone - which he says implicates Russia-supported rebels in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. More than three days after the Malaysia Airlines jetliner crashed, international investigators ... (more)

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Merced Sun-Star

Kerry to join Israel, Hamas truce efforts

The State Department said Kerry would leave early Monday for Egypt where he will join diplomatic efforts to resume a truce that had been agreed to in November 2012.

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WWTC-AM Eagan

American teen beaten in Mideast talks about ordeal

A Palestinian-American teen detained by Israeli security forces while on a family visit to the Middle East said Sunday he had been beaten, kicked and blindfolded after a cousin there was abducted and killed.

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WLS-AM Chicago

Benjamin Netanyahu: Hamas Committing 'Double War Crime'; Rails Against 'Mad Islamists'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he is sorry for civilian casualties in Gaza, but he lashed out at Hamas, asserting the Islamic group that controls the Gaza Strip is purposefully putting civilians in harm's way while also attacking innocent Israelis with rockets.

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KSFO AM 560

'Enormous Array of Facts' That Russia Supported Rebels Accused of...

Evidence indicates Russia was involved with the separatists accused of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 over Eastern Ukraine, said Secretary of State John Kerry, who urged Russian president Vladimir Putin to do more to avoid future tragedies like Thursday's crash.

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The Fresno Bee

Amid bloodshed, frenetic Gaza hospital improvises

Shifa, Gaza's largest hospital, only has an 11-bed emergency room and six operating theaters.

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News 4 Jax

Israel into Gaza

The Israeli Defense Force says it is expanding its incursion into Gaza. The IDF says its goal is to "strike a significant blow to Hamas' terror capabilities and restore security and stability to Israel's residents and civilians."

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KSWO

Erdogan says Israel more barbaric than Hitler

Residents strolled through the smoldering rubble of their neighborhoods, some wearing surgical masks to protect their lungs from the smoke and ash lingering in the air of the riverside community they call... On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin was "out of town" when the world united and rejoiced in a way never seen before or since.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

KIMA

For Obama, foreign crises grow more challenging

Surveying a dizzying array of international crises, President Barack Obama stated the obvious: "We live in a complex world and at a challenging time."

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