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In brief lull, Gaza’s displaced survey devastation

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Bassem Abul Qumbus looked in despair at the wreck of his home. Shells had punched holes in an upper-floor bedroom. A wall had collapsed into the kitchen. The dozens of baby chicks he’d been raising on the roof were dead, except for three tiny survivors and a slightly injured white duck….

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Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims’ belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down….

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Ebola moving faster than control efforts

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea’s capital….

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Israel pushes deeper in Gaza after soldier seized

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Backed by tank fire and airstrikes, Israeli forces pushed deep into southern Gaza on Friday, searching for an Israeli army officer believed to be captured by Hamas fighters during deadly clashes that shattered an internationally brokered cease-fire….

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2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms….

KDWN

2 hours ago

In brief lull, Gaza’s displaced survey devastation

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Bassem Abul Qumbus looked in despair at the wreck of his home. Shells had punched holes in an upper-floor bedroom. A wall had collapsed into the kitchen. The dozens of baby chicks he’d been raising on the roof were dead, except for three tiny survivors and a slightly injured white duck….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims’ belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Ebola moving faster than control efforts

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea’s capital….

KDWN

2 hours ago

Israel pushes deeper in Gaza after soldier seized

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Backed by tank fire and airstrikes, Israeli forces pushed deep into southern Gaza on Friday, searching for an Israeli army officer believed to be captured by Hamas fighters during deadly clashes that shattered an internationally brokered cease-fire….

KDWN

2 hours ago

2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms….