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Truce elusive as Hamas, Israel stick to positions

Palestinian rescuers search for bodies and survivors in the rubble of homes which were destroyed by an Israeli missile strike, in Gaza City, Monday, July 21, 2014. On Sunday, the first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price, killing scores...
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Dutch tell rebels: Train full of bodies must leave

Ukrainian Emergency workers carry a victim’s body in a bag at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Monday, July 21, 2014. Another 21 bodies have been found in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where...
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UN to vote on crash resolution; Russia has doubts

Russian U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin speaks to the media during an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the worsening situation in Gaza at United Nations headquarters, Sunday, July 20, 2014. A Jordan-drafted resolution obtained by The Associated Press expresses...
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UN to vote on crash resolution; Russia has doubts

Russian U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin speaks to the media during an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the worsening situation in Gaza at United Nations headquarters, Sunday, July 20, 2014. A Jordan-drafted resolution obtained by The Associated Press expresses...
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AP PHOTOS: As Ramadan fast ends, the feasts begin

AAA Jul. 21, 2014 4:28 AM ETAP PHOTOS: As Ramadan fast ends, the feasts begin By The Associated Press This Sunday, July 6, 2014 photo, shows an Iraqi family waiting to break their fast during the hold month of Ramadan in Basra, Iraq. For the millions of Muslims abstaining from...
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Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine

People walk next to a refrigerated train loaded with the bodies of victims, in Torez, eastern Ukraine, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Sunday, July 20, 2014. Armed rebels forced emergency workers to hand over all 196 bodies recovered...
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UN Security Council holds urgent meeting on Gaza

Palestinian U.N. Ambassador Riyad Mansour speaks during an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the worsening situation in Gaza at United Nations headquarters, Sunday, July 20, 2014. A Jordan-drafted resolution obtained by The Associated Press expresses “grave...
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Scores dead in first major ground battle in Gaza

Israeli soldiers of the Paratroopers Brigade mourn over the grave of Sgt. Bnaya Rubel during his funeral at the military cemetery in Holon, Israel, Sunday, July 20, 2014. Rubel was killed while fighting Palestinian militants in Gaza on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit) Israeli...
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US outlines case against Russia on downed plane

A pro-Russian fighter guards the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, July 20, 2014. Rebels in eastern Ukraine took control Sunday of the bodies recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and the U.S. and European...