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Netanyahu tells Israelis to be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, army urges Gaza evacuations

GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Signalling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large...

posted: July 28,2014

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NewsAlert: Airstrike hits main Gaza hospital compound: Palestinian officials

GAZA, Palestine - Palestinian officials: airstrike hits main Gaza hospital compound, causing casualties....

Sick man with Ebola who boarded plane shows weaknesses in stopping deadly disease's spread

DAKAR, Senegal - No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say...

US says Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calls breach 'a very serious matter'

WASHINGTON - In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations...

Sexual-assault suspect killed in New York shootout; 2 federal marshals, policeman wounded

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's...

US federal appeals court upholds judge's ruling that gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, one of more than 20 legal decisions around the country favouring gay marriage proponents since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down...

Hamas and Israel blame each other for deaths of 10 people - 9 of them children - in Gaza park

GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians — including nine children playing on a swing — in a horrific scene that underscored the heavy...

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