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2 hrs ago | Daily Journal

US, UN announce deal on Gaza cease-fire

Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with a cease-fire plan to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip.

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6 hrs ago | WHAS11

Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges

Nearly a month into Israel's fierce assault on Hamas in Gaza, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is facing mounting domestic pressure to seek war crimes charges against Israel at the International Criminal Court.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Palestinian Territories, Hamas (Palestine), Social Software, Terrorism

8 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Maggie Gyllenhaal Is 'The Honorable Woman': A Series Both Ruthless And Rewarding

Maggie Gyllenhaal stars in a new eight-part miniseries that couldn't be more timely: It's about a woman who finds herself embroiled in the Israeli Palestinian conflict.

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12 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jewish World, 1:21 PMHolland: Two Arrested for Chanting 'Death to the Jews'

Dutch police have arrested two people for allegedly chanting "Death to the Jews" at a pro-Palestinian demonstration, the public prosecutor's office said on Thursday.

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16 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

10 things to know on Thursday

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the network of underground passages in the Gaza Strip will be dismantled "with or without a cease-fire."

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16 hrs ago | Denver Post

Expat Turks begin voting in presidential elections

Turks living abroad began casting votes on Thursday to choose Turkey's first directly elected president.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

20 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

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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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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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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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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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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