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    Hamas tunnel threat at center of war with Israel

    A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel — dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military — is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel.

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    In Gaza, pediatrics wing crowded with war wounded

    The pediatrics wing of the largest hospital in the Gaza Strip is filled with the youngest victims of more than two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.

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    Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

    The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

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    Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad...

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    Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

    A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators combed the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down, taking notes and photos as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and bring the last of the victims home.

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    What happened? The day Flight 17 was downed

    It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street. Fifteen hundred miles (2,400 kilometers) to the west, passengers were checking in for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

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    Nigeria arrests 1 connected to Kaduna bombings

    Nigerian security forces are holding one man connected to the Wednesday double bombings in the northern city of Kaduna that targeted a former head of state and a prominent moderate Muslim cleric and killed at least 44 bystanders, according to a defense ministry statement on Friday.

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    Kerry says no deal yet for 7-day truce in Gaza

    Israel's defense minister says Israel may soon broaden its ground operation in the Gaza Strip significantly.

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    Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

    It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games. Within minutes, Mathew Martin of Nauru had a large lump on his head from a punch. Northern Ireland's Michael Conlan, who won unanimously on points, had blood streaming down his face.

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    Russia: McDonald's food has 'too many calories'

    Russia's consumer protection agency has filed a suit against McDonald's for allegedly selling food that does not meet legal standards.

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