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7/21/2014 5:25 PM
Travel warning for Israel, West Bank and Gaza
WASHINGTON — The State Department warned U.S. citizens today against traveling to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, citing the fighting between Israeli forces and Hamas.

7/21/2014 3:31 PM
Kuwait strips citizenship of 5
KUWAIT CITY — Kuwait has stripped five well-known opposition figures of their citizenship, including the owner of a newspaper and television station.

7/21/2014 3:24 PM
Israel claims destruction of Gaza tunnels
JERUSALEM — Four Israeli soldiers and 10 Palestinian militants were killed inside Israeli territory early today, Israeli military officials said, after armed gunmen from the Gaza Strip managed to infiltrate through two more of the tunnels that Israel says its ground operation is targeting.

7/21/2014 1:45 PM
Rebels to give Flight 17 black boxes to Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes from Flight 17 to Malaysian investigators who are in Ukraine, Malaysia’s prime minister said early Tuesday.

7/21/2014 10:25 AM
Kerry in Mideast to push for cease-fire
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama called Monday for the international community to focus on ending the fighting in the Gaza Strip, as Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East to make a renewed push for a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel.

7/21/2014 11:51 AM
Obama calls for immediate access to crash site
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama sternly called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to compel Kremlin-backed separatists to stop hampering the probe at the Ukraine site of a downed passenger jet and allow international investigators unfettered access.

7/21/2014 7:28 AM
Man slashes 3 children, killing 1 in China
BEIJING — A man with a kitchen knife killed a 1-year-old boy and injured two other children Monday in the southern Chinese city of Zhongshan near Hong Kong, police said.

7/21/2014 1:41 AM
McDonald's, KFC face scandal
BEIJING — McDonald’s and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare today after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.

7/21/2014 6:27 AM
Typhoon kills 11 in Vietnam
HANOI, Vietnam — A typhoon that barreled into northern Vietnam killed at least 11 people and left several missing, state media said Monday, while in China the death toll from the strongest storm to strike the country’s south in four decades rose to 26.