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Senate border plan spurns Obama, but helps firefighters and Israel

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/23/14 03:14 PM

If Congress can agree on a plan to give President Obama supplemental money to deal with the border crisis, it's going to be much less than he asked for.
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US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

By IBRAHIM BARZAKPETER ENAV | 07/23/14 06:08 PM

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to end fighting that has so far killed more than 680 Palestinians and 34 Israelis. But neither side appeared to be backing...
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House GOP: Send National Guard, speed removals

07/24/14 12:15 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans want to slash President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, speed young migrants back home to Central America, and send in the National Guard. The proposals Wednesday morning amounted to a rebuke of Obama's proposed solution to the...
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