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  1. Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza warThu, 24 Jul 2014 00:05:23 GMT
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people.... More...
  2. US pushes for truce as Gaza battle ragesWed, 23 Jul 2014 22:08:37 GMT
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and the death toll rose to more than 700 Palestinians and 34 Israelis.... More...
  3. 40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soilWed, 23 Jul 2014 21:03:40 GMT
    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) -- Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind.... More...
  4. Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:25:48 GMT
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.... More...
  5. Stopping deadly oil train fires: New rules plannedWed, 23 Jul 2014 20:12:15 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Responding to a series of fiery train crashes, the government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older tank cars that carry increasing quantities of crude oil and other highly flammable liquids through America's towns and cities.... More...
  6. Senator says he had PTSD when he wrote thesisThu, 24 Jul 2014 00:13:20 GMT
    HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Sen. John Walsh of Montana said Wednesday his failure to attribute conclusions and verbatim passages lifted from other scholars' work in his thesis to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College was an unintentional mistake caused in part by post-traumatic stress disorder.... More...
  7. Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world recordWed, 23 Jul 2014 23:36:14 GMT
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a record and raise money to build schools in his father's native Pakistan.... More...
  8. Honduran families deported back to a bleak futureWed, 23 Jul 2014 23:34:45 GMT
    TOCOA, Honduras (AP) -- Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husband four months ago.... More...
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