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Iraq: 60 dead in attack on prisoner convoy

Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back.

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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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KFVS12

Iraq to vote on president after deadly bombing

Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn... Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle ... (more)

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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, Israel,

ABC News

Iraq to Vote on President After Deadly Bombing

Iraq's parliament convened to vote for a new president on Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad the night before that killed 31 people, mainly civilians.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Jalal Talabani

AME Info

STR Global: Middle East/Africa YTD June 2014 results

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KION 46

US, European airlines halt flights to Israel

Passengers boarding an El Al flight at Israel's Ben Gurion airport were settling into their seats, when a civil defense siren howled.

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Brandon Sun

Oil falls to near $102 a barrel amid push for Israel-Gaza cease-fire, EU sanctions on Russia

The price of oil retreated to near $102 per barrel on 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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KION 46

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: Israel, World News, Palestinian Territories, Hamas (Palestine)

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Qatar, Saudi rulers meet on Gaza cease-fire talks

A senior Saudi official says Qatar's emir has flown to Saudi Arabia and met with King Abdullah to discuss cease-fire efforts to end the war in the Gaza Strip.

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Yahoo!

At least 21 killed in Baghdad blast

A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint in the Iraqi capital killing 21 people, including more than a dozen civilians en route to a Shiite shrine in the final days of the Islamic holy month.

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The Washington Post

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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ABC 33/40

Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

A prosecutor says she expects three teens accused in the brutal slayings of two homeless men in New Mexico to be tried together as adults.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Air France, Lufthansa suspend flights to Tel Aviv

Lufthansa said Tuesday evening that it was suspending all Tel Aviv flights for 36 hours, including those operated by subsidiaries Germanwings, Austrian Airlines and Swiss.

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Deseret News

Iraq Christians flee Mosul after militant threats: convert, pay a tax or die

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, displaced Christians who fled the violence in Mosul, walks towards the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq.

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ABC News

Turkey: Police Detained for 'Spying' and Wiretaps

Istanbul's chief prosecutor says dozens of police officers have been detained on suspicion of spying and of illegally wiretapping government officials, including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the head of the Turkish intelligence agency.

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KMIZ

Kerry seeks Gaza truce amid rising deaths

The death toll continues to mount on both sides of the Gaza conflict as the United States pushes for a halt to fighting between Hamas and Israel.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Detroit retirees back pension cuts by a landslide

Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles... Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity ... (more)

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