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Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts
GAZA CITY — Clashes continued unabated between the Israeli Defense Forces and Hamas fighters in the Gaza strip Thursday, with the prospect of a truce before Eid al-Fitr – Muslim's most important holiday – increasingly unlikely. Israeli tanks and warplanes ...
As Much of the World Frowns on Israel, Americans Hold Out SupportNew York Times
Israel, Hamas show no signs of bowing to pressure for truceWashington Post
Hamas' dilemma: Trust Egypt's staged truce initiative or demand advance ...Haaretz
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Execution Gone Awry Prompts Concern Over Dubious Lethal-Injection Drugs
There are just over 3,000 prisoners on death row in the U.S., and 32 states where their execution remains a legal course of action. The decision to implement capital punishment in these states is generally accepted as constitutional, so long as its procedure is ...
Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hoursKSAT San Antonio
Was it really a "botched execution"? Or was it justice for a "Stone Cold KIller"?News Radio Wood
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Air Algerie plane 'disappears' with 116 on board: live
... • Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers disappears from radar • Air traffic loses track of plane 50 minutes after takeoff • Plane had 116 on board at time. Latest. 11.25 Contact was lost with the plane some time after 01.55GMT (02.55 UK), according the ...
Air Algerie Loses Contact With Plane Carrying 110 PeopleABC News
Air Algerie plane vanishes from radarCBS News
Air Algerie Flight Reported MissingWall Street Journal
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Dutch mourn as first MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands
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SummaryThe bodies of the first victims from a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived on Wednesday at a military base in the Netherlands - a nation in shock and sorrow. Related Articles. Commonwealth Games: Malaysian athletes to ...
Long odds for justice in Malaysia jet (blog)
More MH17 bodies return to Netherlands, EU mulls Russia sanctionsBangkok Post
PM under pressure as crash victims arrive in NetherlandsHerald Scotland

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US flights returning to Tel Aviv, but Israeli tourism will feel turbulence for long time
People will see the two-day FAA airline ban as a warning, says U.S. travel guru. By Debra Nussbaum Cohen | Jul. 24, 2014 | 12:21 PM. Tweet. United Airlines' departure board, with the canceled flight to Tel Aviv, July 23, 2014. Photo by Reuters. Text size.
Gaza conflict: FAA lifts ban on flights to Tel
FAA Lifts Flight Restrictions to IsraelABC News
Halted flights to and from Israel strand travelers, complicate US bid for cease-fireWashington Post
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Sudan 'apostasy' woman Meriam Yahia Ibrahim flies to Italy
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A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has flown to Italy after more than a month in the US embassy in Khartoum. Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag and her family flew on an Italian government plane, accompanied by Italian ...
Italy welcomes Sudanese woman sentenced to deathWashington Post
Sudanese woman spared death for apostasy arrives in RomeIrish Times
Sudanese Woman Condemned to Hang Flies to ItalyABC News
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Democratic senator cites PTSD in apparent thesis plagiarism
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A Montana senator who is running for re-election suggested Wednesday that medication he took for post-traumatic stress disorder after service in Iraq may have been responsible for apparently plagiarized passages in his thesis. Montana Sen. John Walsh's ...
Senator says he had PTSD when he wrote
Montana Senator Caught Plagiarizing, Democrats Might Lose SeatChinatopix
2 planes with more crash victims to leave UkraineWTOC

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Taiwan launches inquiry into plane crash that killed 48
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan authorities launched an investigation on Thursday into the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane in which 48 people were killed with the weather expected to be a factor in the inquiry. The plane, a 70-seat ATR 72, crashed on ...
Taiwan plane crash: Typhoon Matmo could have caused disaster, airline suspectsThe Independent
Taiwan Officials Question Weather as Factor in Plane CrashVoice of America
Bad weather not the cause of TransAsia plane crashMail & Guardian Online
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Federal judge rules Colorado gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but orders ...
DENVER (AP) — Federal judge rules Colorado gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but orders temporary stay. Printable Version. Email This · Tweet · Need to Register? X. Remember Me. Forgot your password? Click to View RSS Feed ...

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Foreign policy hawks howl in protest over India's pro-Gaza UNHRC vote
In a major shift from its earlier stance, India voted in favour of the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into Israel's offensive on Gaza. But the move has made right leaning pundits unhappy, particularly since it contradicts the ...

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