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UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

GENEVA (AP) — The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday….

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In war-struck Gaza, civilians struggle to get by

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Caught in the fighting between Israel and Hamas, Gaza’s civilians are increasingly struggling to get by. There is no electricity 21 hours a day because power lines have been hit. Water taps have run dry because there’s no power to their fuel pumps and tens of thousands of displaced sleep on the floors of schools and hospitals….

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Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site

SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there….

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UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called for “an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire” in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight (0400 GMT) Monday morning….

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Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets struck three sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, the military said, disrupting a relative lull in the war-torn territory at the start of a major Muslim holiday….

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Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

LONDON (AP) — An international court on Monday ordered Russia to pay over $50 billion in compensation to the former majority shareholder of now-defunct oil producer Yukos over the expropriation of the company more than 10 years ago….

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4 hours ago

In war-struck Gaza, civilians struggle to get by

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Caught in the fighting between Israel and Hamas, Gaza’s civilians are increasingly struggling to get by. There is no electricity 21 hours a day because power lines have been hit. Water taps have run dry because there’s no power to their fuel pumps and tens of thousands of displaced sleep on the floors of schools and hospitals….

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4 hours ago

UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called for “an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire” in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight (0400 GMT) Monday morning….

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4 hours ago

Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets struck three sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, the military said, disrupting a relative lull in the war-torn territory at the start of a major Muslim holiday….

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Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site

SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — An international police team abandoned its attempt to reach the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane for a second day running Monday as clashes raged in a town on the road to the area….