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Israeli soldier 'feared' captured in Gaza
JEURSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli army says one of its soldiers is "feared" captured by Gaza militants, hours after a Hamas-Israel cease-fire in the coastal strip unraveled....
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Brokering a truce in Gaza no easy deal for Kerry
NEW DELHI (AP) -- 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. He'd been pushing for a deal all day - in fact, for more than a week - and nailing down a final agreement was proving elusive....
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Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- 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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Large expert team reaches Ukraine crash site
HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) -- A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene....
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Uganda court invalidates anti-gay law
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying it was illegally passed and is therefore unconstitutional....
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Taiwan gas pipeline blasts kill 25, injure 267
KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) -- Heavy machinery pulled vehicles from huge trenches gouged by explosions along an underground pipeline in Taiwan's second-largest city that killed at least 25 people and injured 267....
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AP PHOTOS: City streets destroyed in Taiwan blasts
City streets destroyed, transformed into trenches strewn with dirt, ripped pieces of pipe and jagged blocks of concrete. Broken fire trucks turned upside down, twisted soot-covered cars and motorcycles, ripped advertising signs....
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Syrian refugee women face sexual exploitation
TEL EL-HAYAT, Lebanon (AP) -- The Syrian refugee woman huddled in the latest room she calls home, a peeling, run-down place outside a north Lebanese village. The mother of six doesn't know how she'll pay the rent. She's gotten by over the past year by taking a series of lovers who would pay for her housing....
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Europe in push to stop violence against women
PARIS (AP) -- The Council of Europe is taking new steps to combat violence against women under a newly ratified convention that comes into force Friday....
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Poland marks 70th anniversary of Warsaw Uprising
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- On the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, Poland is honoring the fighters and victims of the rebellion against Nazi Germans by laying wreaths, sounding sirens and singing insurgent tunes....
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