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Benjamin Netanyahu: Hamas violating its own cease-fire

By Sean Lengell | 07/27/14 12:21 PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Hamas has violated its own cease-fire Sunday, a move he says leaves Israel with "no choice but to defend ourselves."
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Steve Scalise blames Obama for lack of border crisis deal

By Sean Lengell | 07/27/14 10:40 AM

Newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise said President Obama -- not Congress -- was to blame for a lack of a plan to deal with the border crisis, saying House Republican leaders are "willing to lead."
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US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

By MATTHEW LEELARA JAKES | 07/26/14 11:12 AM

The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move.
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