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7/12/2014 8:06 AM
Israel strikes Gaza mosque as toll rises
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli airstrikes targeting Hamas in Gaza hit a mosque and a center for the disabled where two women were killed Saturday, raising the Palestinian death toll from the offensive to more than 120, Palestinian officials said.

7/12/2014 8:04 AM
Gas explosion injures 8 in Istanbul
ANKARA, Turkey — A gas explosion in a five-story building in Istanbul injured eight people on Saturday, officials said.

7/12/2014 6:20 AM
3 injured in 6th bull-run at Spain's San Fermin
PAMPLONA, Spain — Three Spanish men were injured Saturday as several thousand people tested their bravery by dashing alongside six fighting bulls through the slippery streets of Pamplona in the sixth running of the bulls at Spain’s San Fermin festival.

7/11/2014 7:07 PM
Mexico rescues kidnapped child migrants
MEXICO CITY — Authorities said Friday they had rescued eight Salvadoran migrant youths who had been kidnapped by an equally youthful gang in northern Mexico.

7/11/2014 6:08 PM
100 killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza
JERUSALEM — With the official Palestinian count of the dead passing 100, and rockets fired by militants striking Israel from the Gaza Strip and from Lebanon, Israel’s prime minister on Friday brushed off a question about cease-fire efforts.

7/11/2014 3:57 PM
6.8 earthquake shakes Japan
TOKYO — A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has hit Japan’s northern coast near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

7/11/2014 2:05 PM
Iraqi Kurds take over 2 northern oil fields
BAGHDAD — Kurdish security forces took over two major oil fields outside the disputed northern city of Kirkuk before dawn Friday and said they would use some of the production for domestic purposes, escalating a dispute the central government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

7/11/2014 11:29 AM
19 Ukraine servicemen killed in rocket attack
KIEV, Ukraine  — Pro-Russia rebels fired missiles today at government troops near the Russian border, killing at least 19 servicemen, Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said, adding that four troops were killed in other clashes.

7/11/2014 8:34 AM
4 suspended for rigging ski results
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended today for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

7/11/2014 8:30 AM
Man loses fingertips on Disney ride
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Officials say a tourist from the United Kingdom lost two fingertips on his right hand while riding on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Florida.