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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. secretary of state flew into Israel to press top-gear efforts for a truce in the conflict that has so far killed at least 650 P ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.When she woke up from a coma, the West Point graduate found out her right ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s top human rights official has told diplomats that Israel's military and Hamas militants appear to have violated international humanitarian law and might have committed war crimes during their two-week war in the Gaza Strip. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts.That's the finding of a congressional report by Democratic staffers of the Senate Small Business &a ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine, a group of lawmakers said Wednesday.A group of ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says negotiations toward a cease-fire agreement in the Gaza Strip are making some progress after days of a deadly impasse between Israel and Hamas militants.Kerry was not specific Wednesday in ...more

AP News - 48 minutes ago

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. THE FINAL DAYS AND HOURS OF FLIGHT 17'S PASSENGERSThe Boeing 777 traveling from Amsterdam to Malaysia held the promise of beginnings ...more

AP News - 48 minutes ago

DETROIT (AP) — After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.Theodore Wafer, an airport employee with no crimin ...more

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FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A lightning strike has killed one person and injured two others on Fort Myers Beach in southwest Florida.The Lee County Sheriff's Office says a man was walking with a woman and another man Tuesday afternoon when the ...more

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The price of oil retreated to near $102 per barrel on Wednesday amid a new push for a cease-fire between Israel and Palestine and after Europe imposed additional sanctions on Russia that fell short of a heavy hit.U.S. benchmark oil for September ...more