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FAA Lifts U.S. Flight Restrictions For Tel Aviv

FAA Lifts U.S. Flight Restrictions For Tel Aviv

By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday night lifted its ban on U.S. flights to and from Tel Aviv. The decision was made after the U.S. ...

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Scientists: World Marks Hottest June Since 1880

Scientists: World Marks Hottest June Since 1880

Washington (AFP) - Last month was the hottest June since record-keeping began in 1880, according to a monthly report by U.S. government climate scientists. The combined average te ...

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Officials: U.S. Knew Three Days Before Mosul Fell That Islamic State Was Moving Forces

Officials: U.S. Knew Three Days Before Mosul Fell That Islamic State Was Moving Forces

By Hannah Allam, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration knew an attack was in the works three days in advance of the Islamic State's offensive in north ...

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UBS Charged With Tax Fraud In France

UBS Charged With Tax Fraud In France

Paris (AFP) - Swiss bank UBS was on Wednesday charged with tax fraud in Paris for allegedly helping rich French clients to hide money in Switzerland, a judicial source said. The b ...

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Officials: At Least 42 Killed In Taiwan Plane Crash

Officials: At Least 42 Killed In Taiwan Plane Crash

Taipei (AFP) - At least 42 people were killed in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said, with witnesses and local media reporting the flight came down in a storm aft ...

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First MH17 Bodies Arrive In Bereft Netherlands

First MH17 Bodies Arrive In Bereft Netherlands

Eindhoven (Netherlands) (AFP) - The first bodies from flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands on Wednesday almost a week after it was shot down over Ukraine, as the conflict flared ...

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For Civilians Fleeing In Gaza, Escape Options Are Few

For Civilians Fleeing In Gaza, Escape Options Are Few

By Alexandra Zavis, Los Angeles Times GAZA CITY -- A lonely figure in a striped button-down shirt stood silently Tuesday among a crush of emergency workers and journalists, watchi ...

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Ukraine Rebels ‘Shoot Down Two Fighter Jets’

Ukraine Rebels ‘Shoot Down Two Fighter Jets’

Kiev (AFP) - Pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets in eastern Ukraine just days after the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, a Ukrainian mili ...

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U.S.-Bound Migrants ‘Face Abuses In Mexico’

U.S.-Bound Migrants ‘Face Abuses In Mexico’

Mexico City (AFP) - Human rights groups on Tuesday said that U.S.-bound migrants passing through Mexico routinely face abuses, discrimination and even torture. With the United Sta ...

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