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JERUSALEM (AP) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting at least two American airlines to cancel flights to Israel in a reflection of high anxiety over air travel after last week ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has advanced a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled around the world. but full ratification still appears a major doubt.Tuesday's vote of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee was 12-6.Among Republi ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it called "a pattern of unconstitutional policing" that included excessive use of force and inadequa ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark Police Department to be monitored after federal probe finds 'unconstitutional policing' ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end to the fighting between Hamas and Israel "in the very near future."Ban Ki-moon told the S ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand adopted a temporary constitution on Tuesday, taking its first step toward the slow return of electoral democracy after two months of military rule. But the charter's clauses allow the ruling junta to continue to hold substantial ...more

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, was declared the winner Tuesday of the country's presidential election, calling it a victory for all of the nation's peopl ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing the border without their parents and thousands more families with children.Here's a look a ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Americans were heartbroken by the loss of so many citizens of the Netherlands in the downed Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down in Ukraine.Obama is visiting the Netherlands Embassy in Washing ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.The Oba ...more