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U.N. Security Council demands Gaza cease-fire

With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting in New York early Monday to push for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza."

The halt in violence would all...

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Big Mac shortage in China as scandal-ridden supplier issues recall

There are no Big Macs. There are no Chicken McNuggets. The menu at McDonald's restaurants in China was much slimmer on Monday after a troubled supplier issued a major recall.

At one Beijing location, no burgers or chicken items of any kind were availa...

Gaza residents during Hamas, Israel cease-fire

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Israel rejects blame for shelter deaths

The Israeli military denied Sunday that it was responsible for anyone killed last week when a mortar hit the courtyard of a U.N. school that was shelter to many Gaza residents.

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Aruba releases Venezuelan ex-general

A retired Venezuelan military general was released from custody in Aruba Sunday, days after authorities arrested him there.

Hugo Carvajal appeared beside Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro at a political event in Caracas after he was flown back to hi...

Ukraine Malaysia plane down separatist

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2 children among 13 dead in Ukraine fighting

More death and violence were reported in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, as some investigators stood ready but were unable to go to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, downed more than a week ago.

At least 13 people, including two children, wer...

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Carjackers run over, kill 3 siblings

Philadelphia police conducted an around-the-clock manhunt over the weekend for two suspects in a carjacking that left three children dead and their mother in critical condition.

Cops say two men -- one black, one Hispanic -- carjacked a real estate a...

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Judge rules against D.C. handgun ban

A federal judge ruled that Washington, D.C.'s ban on the carrying of handguns in public is unconstitutional.

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Man dead after Venice Beach lightning

A sunny day at California's famed Venice Beach took a dark turn Sunday when one person died and a dozen others were injured after a rare lightning strike.

John Kades with the Los Angeles Coroner's office told CNN a man in his mid-20's died at Marina ...

Costa Concordia scrapped

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Costa Concordia reaches end of final voyage

The crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship reached the end of its final voyage.

Refloated by salvage crews earlier this month, the rusting hulk docked at Voltri port in the Italian city of Genoa early Sunday.

The cruise ship, which ran aground in January...

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Man walking beach struck and killed by plane

A father was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday when an airplane struck them as they walked along a Florida beach.

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