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Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip— Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday. The failure to reach even a brief humanitarian lull in the fighting illus...
By Ibrahim Barzak and Tia Goldenberg The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
U.S: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine
WASHINGTON — Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists has crossed the border. The images, which came from the U.S. Director of Nation...
By Deb Riechmann The Associated Press FULL STORY
Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes
PLYMOUTH — Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight. East of Sacramento, the Sand Fir...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
OKLAHOMA CITY — One man’s quest to explain his brother’s mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. What some consider a far-flung conspiracy theory will be at the forefront during a trial...
By Tim Talley and Brady McCombs The Associated Press FULL STORY
Comic-Con’s dark side: Sexual harassment amid the fantasy
SAN DIEGO — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend’s Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival. Geeks for CONsent, founded by three women from Philadelphia, gathered...
By Sandy Cohen The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Ebola kills high-profile doctor, 2 Americans infected in West Africa
MONROVIA, Liberia — One of Liberia’s most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Africa...
By Jonathan Paye-Layleh The Associated Press FULL STORY
Gov. Jerry Brown kicks off Mexico trade mission
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday aimed at increasing investments in California, promoting university exchanges and forming environmental partnerships. The trip, which is being organized by the California Chamber of Commerce, includes a del...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Lightning in Southern California hits 14; 2 critically injured
LOS ANGELES — Authorities now say 14 people — including a 15-year-old — have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically. Los Angeles fire spokeswoman Katherine Main says 13 people, including the teen, were tre...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Pope goes to stronghold of Naples-area mobsters
CASERTA, Italy — Pope Francis has traveled to a southern Italian stronghold of a clan of mobsters who poisoned local farmlands by dumping illicitly trafficked toxic waste. Francis made a late-afternoon visit Saturday to Caserta, the main town in the turf of the Casalesi crime clan of the Naples-a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Police visit to MH17 disaster site canceled
DONETSK, Ukraine — A team of international police officers that had been due to visit the site of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine canceled the trip Sunday after receiving reports of fighting in the area. Alexander Hug, the deputy head of a monitoring team from the Organization for...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
  


 
 
 
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Virgin America files plans for IPO
The California-based airline filed on Monday for an initial public offering of shares. Virgin Amer..
San Bruno alleges misconduct, seeks removal of CPUC president
San Bruno officials called on Gov. Jerry Brown today to remove California Public Utilities Commissi..
Israel denies striking Gaza hospital, park
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military has denied its forces were responsible for an attack on a hospita..
UN chief reinforces call for Gaza cease-fire
UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for "an imme..
Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine — Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once ..
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