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Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

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  • Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war
    Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel struck symbols of Hamas' control of Gaza and the strip's only power plant on Tuesday, escalating its military campaign against the Islamic militant group with the heaviest bombardment in the fighting so far.

  • EU envoys meeting on tougher Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States and the European Union are preparing a powerful one-two punch against the Russian economy, with EU ambassadors meeting Tuesday to discuss a dramatic escalation in the trade bloc's sanctions on Russia.

  • 22 civilians reported killed in east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Local authorities in eastern Ukraine say at least 22 civilians have been killed in one day by shelling.

  • BP warns of impact of Russia sanctions on profits
    BP warns of impact of Russia sanctions on profits

    LONDON (AP) — Energy company BP warned Tuesday that further international sanctions on Russia could hurt its profits because of its stake in the country's oil giant, Rosneft.

  • China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

    BEIJING (AP) — China's Communist Party says it has launched an investigation into a former domestic security chief who was once among the country's most feared leaders.

  • AP PHOTOS: NKorea opens summer camp for kids
    AP PHOTOS: NKorea opens summer camp for kids

    WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one — and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il surrounded by adoring children.

  • Suicide bomber kills Afghan president's cousin

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide bomber, his explosives hidden inside his turban, has assassinated the cousin of President Hamid Karzai.

  • New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare
    New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say he died days later from Ebola, one of the deadliest diseses known to man.

  • Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges
    Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again Wednesday, as a U.N.-backed tribunal holds an initial hearing against a pair of defendants in their 80s facing genocide and other charges.

  • Lonely Londoners looking to open up to strangers
    Lonely Londoners looking to open up to strangers

    LONDON (AP) — It's a typical urban routine: Sit on the subway, headphones in, fiddling with the smartphone to avoid eye contact with fellow passengers.

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