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Israel pushes deeper in Gaza after soldier seized

August 1, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Backed by tank fire and airstrikes, Israeli forces pushed deep into southern Gaza on Friday, searching for an Israeli army officer believed to be captured by Hamas... more »»

Uruguayan pot marketplace may go up in smoke

August 1, 2014

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's plan to create the world's first national, government-regulated marketplace for legal pot may be going up in smoke. more »»

Israeli soldier feared captured by Hamas in Gaza

August 1, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli forces, backed by heavy tank fire and airstrikes, moved deeper into southern Gaza late Friday in search of a soldier apparently captured in a clash with Hamas... more »»

Ebola moving faster than control efforts

August 1, 2014

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned... more »»

Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

August 1, 2014

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims' belongings Friday in the fields where... more »»

Ukraine, Russia spar over soccer in Crimea

August 1, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Five months after the annexation of Crimea, Russia and Ukraine are now squabbling over soccer clubs in the regio. more »»

62 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured

August 1, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli forces, backed by heavy tank fire and airstrikes, moved deeper into southern Gaza late Friday in search of a soldier apparently captured in a clash with Hamas... more »»

2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

August 1, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.. more »»

Evacuees return after Taiwan gas explosions

August 1, 2014

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Hundreds of people who fled from gas pipeline explosions in Taiwan's second-largest city returned to their homes Friday after authorities said there was no more risk of... more »»

Saudi king condemns Gaza war but not Israel

August 1, 2014

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah condemned the war in Gaza Friday as a "collective massacre" and a crime against humanity, but stopped short of directly condemning Israel... more »»

44 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured

August 1, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in a southern town in the war-ravaged strip, killing at least 44 Palestinian. more »»

WHO: Ebola moving faster than control efforts

August 1, 2014

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization... more »»

Tunisia closes borders with Libya after violence

August 1, 2014

RAS AJDIR, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia closed its main border crossing with Libya on Friday after thousands of stranded Egyptian and foreign nationals, fleeing militias' fighting and violence in Libya... more »»

35 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured

August 1, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled on Friday as violence erupted in and around a southern town in the war-ravaged strip, with at least 40 Palestinians killed in... more »»

Ukraine: Investigators start jet crash site search

August 1, 2014

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Against the distant backdrop of artillery blasts, dozens of international investigators arrived Friday where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in eastern Ukraine and... more »»

Ugandan court invalidates anti-gay law

August 1, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying the measure is illegal because it was passed during a parliamentary session... more »»

In brief lull, Gaza's displaced survey devastation

August 1, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Bassem Abul Qumbus looked in despair at the wreck of his home. Shells had punched holes in an upper-floor bedroom. A wall had collapsed into the kitche. more »»

AP PHOTOS: City streets destroyed in Taiwan blasts

August 1, 2014

City streets destroyed, transformed into trenches strewn with dirt, ripped pieces of pipe and jagged blocks of concrete. more »»

12,000 evacuees return after Taiwan gas explosions

August 1, 2014

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — The 12,000 people who fled in fear of more gas pipeline explosions in Taiwan's second-largest city returned to their homes Friday after authorities said there was no more... more »»

35 Palestinians killed, Israeli officer missing

August 1, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with at least 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and... more »»

 
 

 

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