Gaza Talks Race for Deal To Extend Truce

    Mediators worked against the clock on Thursday to extend a Gaza truce between Israel and the Palestinians as the three-day ceasefire went into its final 24 hours.

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    University of Illinois Rescinds Offer to Professor After Anti-Israel Tweets

    The University of Illinois rescinded a job offer to an incoming professor who harshly criticized Israel on Twitter.

    Coins Dating Back To Revolt Against Romans Found Outside Jerusalem

    A ceramic money box holding a rare hoard of coins from the Great Revolt against the Romans was discovered outside Jerusalem.

    Hamas Says No Deal To Extend Gaza Truce

    Israel has conditionally agreed to extend a ceasefire that ended a month of fighting in Gaza beyond a Friday deadline, an Israeli official said on Wednesday, speaking on condition of anonymity.

    U.N. Chief Calls Gaza Carnage 'Too Much To Bear'

    The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza has come at almost too high a price as the death and destruction from nearly a month of fighting has “shocked and shamed” the world, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday.