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US lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv airport

US lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv airport

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel , which the agency ...

Obama fundraises for Dems; demands GOP cooperation

Obama fundraises for Dems; demands GOP cooperation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As hopes dim for bipartisan action in Congress this summer, President Barack Obama is calling on Republican lawmakers ...

Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is defending plans to deliver a warship to Russia , despite calls for a European ...

Bill Clinton won’t ‘jump the gun’ on wife’s plans

Bill Clinton won't 'jump the gun' on wife's plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton says he doesn't know if his wife, Hillary, is going to run for president and ...


National

Deal still elusive for Gaza cease-fire

Deal still elusive for Gaza cease-fire

CAIRO (AP) — Turbulent negotiations to broker a temporary truce in the Gaza Strip are continuing against the backdrop of fresh Israeli attacks on Palestinian militants.
U.S. Secretary of State…

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Central American leaders convening at White House

Central American leaders convening at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to…

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International

Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

PARIS (AP) — French officials say that the wreckage of an Air Algeria plane which crashed with 116 people aboard has been found in Mali .
A message posted Friday…

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Iraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruption

Iraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruption

BAGHDAD (AP) — Wisam al-Hardan’s cellphone rang late into the night. He let it ring on and on. He couldn’t bear to answer.
Al-Hardan, a leader in the Sunni tribal…

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Science & Technology

Amazon shares fall on 2Q loss

Amazon shares fall on 2Q loss

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) on Thursday reported a bigger loss in its second quarter, and missed analysts’ expectations.
The Seattle -based company posted a loss of $126 million…

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Texas governor’s startup fund is not all it seems

Texas governor’s startup fund is not all it seems

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and…

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Israeli official: Gas attacks continue in Syria

Israeli official: Gas attacks continue in Syria

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s defense chief says Syrian armed forces have continued to use poison gases against civilians.
Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon (MOH’-shuh YAH’-uh-lohn) was asked at a…

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Dempsey: Military has job despite withdrawal talk

Dempsey: Military has job despite withdrawal talk

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – America’s top military officer said Wednesday the U.S. threat to withdraw all troops out of Afghanistan if no security pact is signed may encourage the…

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Scrap-metal Transformers on mission to save planet

Scrap-metal Transformers on mission to save planet

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Watch out, Transformers are in town!
Giant scrap-metal sculptures of popular Autobots, Decepticons and the evil Megatron himself are on show at several locations in the…

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Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

XIXI, Taiwan (AP) — The 10 survivors of Taiwan’s worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage…

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Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

MOSCOW (AP) — Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the crash of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an…

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Black box found at site of Air Algerie crash

Black box found at site of Air Algerie crash

PARIS (AP) — French officials say that the wreckage of an Air Algeria plane which crashed with 116 people aboard has been found in Mali .
A message posted Friday…

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