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  • Palestinians say strikes hit Gaza hospital, park

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Gaza police operations room and a Palestinian health official say separate Israeli airstrikes hit the compound of Gaza City's main hospital and a nearby park, causing casualties. The Israeli military had no immediate comment. Camera crews were prevented from...

  • UN chief reinforces call for Gaza cease-fire

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war on Monday and demanded that Israel and Hamas end the violence "in the name of humanity." The U.N. chief accused Israeli Prime...

  • Female suicide bomber kills several in Nigeria

    KANO, Nigeria (AP) — A woman blew herself up at a petrol station in northern Nigeria on Monday, killing three people in the second female suicide bombing in Kano in two days, police said. The woman was in line with other women, all wearing traditional northern Nigerian dresses and long Muslim...

  • Contracts to buy US homes slip in June

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index slipped 1.1 percent to 102.7 last month. The index...

  • US stocks head lower; European markets sink

    NEW YORK (AP) — The US stock market sank in early trading Monday, ahead of a full week of economic reports and earnings. Major indexes turned lower following a report of sluggish sales in the housing market. In Europe, concerns about the economic cost of sanctions on Russia weighed on major...

  • Meriam Ibrahim expected in New Hampshire this week

    Meriam Ibrahim, the 27-year-old mother of two sentenced to death in Sudan for being Christian, is expected to arrive in New Hampshire this week, CNN reports.

  • Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Blackwater security guards argued Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad. The attorneys say the suppressed evidence consists of photographs of eight...

  • Ur-Energy: 8.8M pounds of uranium at Wyoming site

    RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — A Colorado mining company says it has identified more than 8.8 million pounds of uranium at a site it recently acquired in Wyoming's Shirley Basin. The Rawlins Daily Times reported Monday (http://tinyurl.com/pvvgw8r ) Ur (yu-AR')-Energy of Englewood, Colorado, says the...

  • Report for Detroit creditor boosts value of art

    DETROIT (AP) — One of the companies challenging Detroit's bankruptcy plan has a higher estimate for the value the Detroit Institute of Arts collection as well as an estimate of the worth of city-owned real estate. The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press report an art consultant for Financial...

  • German court receives suit against EU bank union

    BERLIN (AP) — A group of German professors has filed a complaint to the country's highest court against the European Union's plans to create a so-called banking union, a central part of the effort to make the continent's financial system more resilient. The Federal Constitutional Court said...

  • Texas deputy on admin leave after fatal shooting

    BLOOMBURG, Texas (AP) — An East Texas sheriff's deputy has fatally shot a man who was being sought on a felony warrant. The Cass County Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened Sunday in a rural area near Bloomburg. The name of the 33-year-old man who died and further details on the...

  • Flooding shuts down 1 eastbound Thruway lane

    WHEATLAND, N.Y. (AP) — One of the two eastbound lanes of the Thruway outside Rochester has reopened after both were closed for about 90 minutes because of flooding caused by heavy rains. The Thruway Authority says the eastbound side of Interstate 90 was closed around 9 a.m. Monday by flooding...

  • 2 drivers killed in head-on Tamiami Trail crash

    MIAMI (AP) — Two drivers have lost their lives in a head-on crash on the Tamiami Trail, about 11 miles west of the Miccosukee gaming facility and hotel. The Florida Highway Patrol said the Monday morning crash caused so much damage that the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Silverado were hard to...

  • 1 killed, 2 injured by vehicle in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Fire Department says one pedestrian has been killed and two others injured by a vehicle west of downtown. Fire spokeswoman says the two injured in the early Monday incident were transported in critical condition. A pickup truck ended up on a sidewalk at...

  • VIDEO: John Kerry vows U.S. will continue push for Israel-Palestinian ceasefire

    After a weekend of continued fighting in Gaza, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday, "that doesn't mean you turn away. You have to keep doing it."



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