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Rockets Hit Israel After Ceasefire Announced

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Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched 12 rockets into Israel during the hour after a ceasefire was announced between Israel and Islamist militants on Wednesday, an Israeli police spokesman said.Read More

World Powers Want Quick Action on Iran

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Six world powers agreed on Wednesday to seek renewed talks with Iran as fast as possible, reflecting a heightened sense of urgency to resolve a long rift over Tehran’s disputed nuclear activity and avert the threat of war.Read More

Bibi: We'll Give Truce a Chance

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Obama he was ready to give a ceasefire with Hamas militants a chance to work.Read More

Bus Bomb Complicates Gaza Invasion Plans

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As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu weighs whether to agree a truce with Hamas or send the Israeli army into Gaza, a bomb on a bus in Tel Aviv on Wednesday may sway reluctant national opinion behind a ground invasion.Read More

Dallas Marks Half Century Since JFK Assassination

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One year before the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, events and tributes are already beginning in the Dallas area to commemorate the slain U.S. president and a defining moment in American history.Read More

Hanukkah Comes Early for Sandy Victims

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Hanukkah came early for children in Brooklyn after a toy store in Borough Park handed out more than $10,000 worth of toys to those affected by superstorm Sandy.Read More

Cops Grill Suspect in Jewish Serial Killing

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New York police are questioning a suspect in the shooting deaths of three Brooklyn shopkeepers, including two Jewish immigrants, who were gunned down with the same weapon.Read More

Clinton Meets Morsi for Peace Talks

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday in Cairo to discuss a possible truce in Gaza, Egypt’s official news agency reported.Read More

Pope Warns Mideast Conflict Could Spread

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Pope Benedict on Wednesday urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to make “courageous decisions” to end the Gaza conflict, saying it risked spilling over into the rest of the Middle East.Read More

As Bombs Fly, Pushing for Three-Day Ceasefire

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Hillary Clinton worked to win a proposed three-day Gaza truce. But Israel and Hamas were still split on terms of the potential ceasefire agreement.Read More

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