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37 min ago | Sunherald.com

Oil falls on worries about US gasoline demand

Benchmark U.S. crude for September delivery dropped $1.05 to $102.07 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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4 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

In Gaza war, Egypt taking hard line over border

The militant group that rules Gaza is demanding Egypt open its border with the tiny, blockaded strip of territory.

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6 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

Peres handed the ceremonial but high-profile presidency over to Reuven Rivlin, a legislator from the hawkish Likud Party.

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9 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip >> Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory's Hamas rulers.

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13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Israeli forces attack demonstrators in West Bank

Palestinian protesters hold islamic and Hamas flags shouting slogans during a demonstration to support the resistance in Gaza and to protest against the Israeli military offensive on Gaza in West Bank city of Ramallah July 20, 2014.

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18 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Iran's supreme leader calls for end to 'murderous' Israeli regime

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called for a referendum canvassing the Arabs and Jews that live in Israel in order to end the "Zionist state", but said until such a vote could be held, armed resistance was necessary.

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KXXV-TV Waco

UN rights chief: Strong possibility of Gaza crimes

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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WHAS11

Bloomberg lands in Israel in show of support

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg landed Wednesday in Israel in spite of a U.S. flight ban amid the ongoing war in the Gaza Strip, offering the country support amid growing international frustration over the violence.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

UN rights chief warns of possible Gaza war crimes

The U.N.'s top human rights official has warned all sides in the two-week war in the Gaza Strip to not indiscriminately attack civilians, and that violations may amount to war crimes.

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The Times of Israel

British MP under fire after saying he would shoot rockets at Israel

A British lawmaker was criticized Wednesday for tweeting that he would fire rockets at Israel if he lived in Palestinian territory.

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Channel3000

No peace in Mideast as diplomats rush in

Washington's top diplomat landed in Tel Aviv Wednesday on an urgent mission from his boss -- to push for "immediate cessation of hostilities."

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Should commercial airplanes have missile defense system?

The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, World News, Middle East,

Oxford Mail

Vigil begins for Oxford Brookes Gaza scholar after his family was killed in bombing

A vigil has now started for an Oxford Brookes Gaza Scholar in intensive care after losing five members of his family in an Israeli bombardment.

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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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KMBC-TV

FAA bans US-Israel flights, citing rocket attack

The FAA has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for a period of up to 24 hours.

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Cape Breton Post

Oil above $103 a barrel on Gaza concerns, Ukraine airline disaster, falling US inventories

The price of oil rose above $103 a barrel Tuesday on persisting jitters over the situation in Gaza, the standoff over the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine and expectations of a fall in U.S. crude inventories.

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The Macon Telegraph

Israeli soldier missing, Gaza death toll climbing as conflict rages on

The defense official told The Associated Press the soldier went missing after a deadly battle in Gaza over the weekend and it was not immediately clear if he was dead or alive.

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KSWO

Moscow subway chief fired after 22 killed in crash

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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WKRN

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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