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Israel strikes Gaza after border bombs

Israel strikes Gaza after border bombsIsraeli aircraft targeted Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip early Sunday after Palestinians there threw explosive devices at the border fence during “riots”, the army said. Also Sunday, the health ministry in Gaza announced the death of a Palestinian wounded previously in clashes with Israeli forces. Palestinians in Gaza had thrown a number of explosive devices toward the border fence with Israel, one of which set off air raid sirens in the south of the country late Saturday, the army said.



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Israel launches dozens of Gaza strikes after rockets target Tel Aviv

Israel launches dozens of Gaza strikes after rockets target Tel AvivIsrael said Friday its aircraft had struck dozens of Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip overnight in response to rockets from the Palestinian enclave, including rare fire toward its economic capital Tel Aviv. The escalation followed weeks of growing tensions and came at an especially sensitive time ahead of Israel’s April 9 elections. As the polls approach, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is widely believed to want to avoid a fourth war in the Gaza Strip since 2008 — but the exchange of fire again showed the risks.



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Air strikes destroy buildings in Gaza, after two rockets launched at Tel Aviv

Air strikes destroy buildings in Gaza, after two rockets launched at Tel AvivIsraeli military aircraft bombed Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip early on Friday, hours after two rockets were launched at Tel Aviv in the first such attack since a 2014 war. Rough cut (no reporter narration)



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Hawaii earthquake: 5.5-magnitude earthquake strikes near Kilauea volcano

Hawaii earthquake: 5.5-magnitude earthquake strikes near Kilauea volcanoThe U.S. Geological Survey on Wednesday confirmed that a 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit Hawaii.



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Netanyahu strikes election deal with far-right parties

Netanyahu strikes election deal with far-right partiesJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday reached a preliminary election deal with two fringe religious-nationalist parties in a bid to unify his hard-line bloc ahead of April elections.



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Pakistan Vows Retaliation If India Launches Military Strikes

Pakistan Vows Retaliation If India Launches Military Strikes“Pakistan will not think of retaliation, Pakistan will retaliate,” Khan said in a televised speech on Tuesday. Tensions between the historic arch-rivals have been high since a militant car bombing, claimed by a Pakistani-based group Jaish-e-Mohammed, on Feb. 14 in Kashmir killed 40 members of India’s security forces — the deadliest strike in the region in decades.



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Polar Vortex Strikes Chicago Design Community

Polar Vortex Strikes Chicago Design CommunityThe city's best design and home outfits are temporarily closing—or working from home—until Chicago thaws



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Teachers succeed by framing strikes as for common good

Teachers succeed by framing strikes as for common goodLos Angeles teachers who declared a victory after a six-day strike have added momentum to a successful wave of activism by educators framing their cause as a push to improve public education, not just get pay raises.



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Teachers succeed by framing strikes as for common good

Teachers succeed by framing strikes as for common goodLos Angeles teachers who declared a victory after a six-day strike have added momentum to a successful wave of activism by educators framing their cause as a push to improve public education, not just get pay raises.



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Hezbollah chief warns Israel against continuing strikes in Syria

Hezbollah chief warns Israel against continuing strikes in SyriaThe chief of Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement has warned Israel against continuing strikes in Syria targeting mainly Iranian positions, saying it could fuel war in the region. Israel’s army has since 2013 claimed hundreds of attacks on what it says are Iranian military targets and arms deliveries to Tehran-backed Hezbollah, with the goal of stopping its main enemy Iran from entrenching itself militarily in neighbouring Syria. In the latest strikes nearly a week ago 21 people were killed, the majority of them Iranians, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor.



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