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world Gaza Residents Told To Leave 'For Own Safety'

Israel says it will hit the northern Gaza Strip hard in the next 24 hours as it steps up an offensive against Hamas militants.

7 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Dozens of women killed in Baghdad raid

Armed men kill 25 women and wound at least eight people in raid on two buildings in Iraqi capital, police say.

10 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Stay strong,' says 15-year-old survivor of Houston-area shooting

The 15-year-old lone survivor of a shooting at a suburban Houston home that left her parents and four siblings dead spoke tearfully at a memorial service for her family Saturday, saying they were "in a much better place."

14 minutes ago // ABC

world Iraqi Officials: Gunmen Kill at Least 33 People, Including 29 Women, in Attack in Baghdad.

Iraqi officials: Gunmen kill at least 33 people, including 29 women, in attack in Baghdad.

19 minutes ago // ABC

world Israel Responds to Rocket Fire From North

Israeli opens fire into Lebanon following rocket fire from north

21 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Garry Trudeau discusses how 'Doonesbury' helped him with 'Alpha House'

"Doonesbury," the classic comic strip, has had to take a back seat as its cartoonist, Garry Trudeau, focuses on his Amazon original series, "Alpha House," but that doesn't mean the old hasn't helped inform the new.

21 minutes ago // New York Times

world Mandalays Chinese Muslims Chilled by Riots

The historical tolerance shown by bygone Buddhist rulers is unraveling in Mandalay, the countrys second largest city, as antipathy between Buddhists and Muslims continues to spread across Myanmar.

22 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan's two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government.The deal, brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, offers a path out of what threatened to be a debilitating political crisis for Afghanistan, with both candidates claiming victory and talking of setting up competing governments.

26 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Rain or Shine: Tour de France Riders Take on Downpour

The pack of riders competes in heavy rain during the 101st Tour de France cycling race in France on Saturday.

28 minutes ago // New York Times

world Kerry Brokers a Deal to Audit All Afghan Votes

Secretary of State John Kerry spent a second day in Kabul shuttling between two candidates and the presidential palace to forge an agreement on how to audit recent elections.

28 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Biden tells Ukraine's Poroshenko US will press Russia over rebels

Vice-president expresses condolences after 23 servicemen die US will work to 'impose costs' over supply of 'heavy weapons' Continue reading...

28 minutes ago // BBC

world Thousands attend 12 July parades

Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women take part in 12 July celebrations across Northern Ireland.

32 minutes ago // USA Today

world Israel warns northern Gaza residents to evacuate

The move comes as international calls for a cease-fire ramped up Saturday.  

34 minutes ago // Time

world Israel Orders Residents of Northern Gaza to Leave

JERUSALEM The Israeli military says it is ordering Palestinians living in the northern Gaza Strip to evacuate the area “for their own safety.” In a statement Saturday, the military said it would send messages to residents overnight to leave the area. Brig. Gen. Motti Almoz, the chief military spokesman, said Israel planned to hit…

36 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world United Airlines flight diverted to remote Pacific island of Midway

A United Airlines flight carrying 348 people from Honolulu to Guam was diverted to the tiny Pacific island of Midway because of a mechanical issue, the airline said Saturday.

36 minutes ago // New York Times

world In Election Deal, Afghans to Audit Every Vote Cast

Secretary of State John Kerry spent a second day in Kabul shuttling between two candidates and the presidential palace to forge an agreement on how to audit recent elections.

38 minutes ago // BBC

world UN calls for Israel-Gaza ceasefire

The UN Security Council calls for a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, with 15 people said killed in a new Israeli attack.

39 minutes ago // Fox News

world Presidents of the Ukraine and Russia Germany too to watch World Cup final

Brazil's Foreign Ministry says Ukraine's president Petro Poroshenko has confirmed he will watch Sunday's final World Cup match in Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium along with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders.

40 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Dozens of women killed in Baghdad raid

Armed men kill 25 women and wound at least eight people in raid on two buildings in Iraqi capital.

41 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Afghan presidential rivals reach deal, brokered by Kerry, on a unity government

KABUL Rival contenders in the Afghan presidential runoff have reached a grand agreement to solve a weeks-long political crisis, including the audit of all of the votes cast the election last month, Secretary of State John F. Kerry said in Kabul on Saturday. Read full article

44 minutes ago // ABC

world Gaza Health Officials Say 15 Killed in Israeli Airstrike Near Mosque

Gaza health officials say 15 killed in Israeli airstrike near mosque

45 minutes ago // Sky News

world Gaza Residents Told To Leave 'For Own Safety'

The Israeli military has ordered Palestinians living in the northern Gaza Strip to evacuate "for their own safety".

46 minutes ago // New York Times

world Opinion: A Refugee Crisis, Not an Immigration Crisis

They come to our border to escape murder, rape and conscription in the cartels.

48 minutes ago // CBS

world Columnist on LeBron: "Will they burn jerseys again?"

Bill Rhoden of The New York Times reflects on the career move that he thought "was a dream"

50 minutes ago // BBC

world Rockets ravage Ukraine city suburb

At least four people die when a suburb of the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk is badly damaged by rockets, a day after heavy army losses.

51 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Ukrainian authorities struggle to win favor after rebel withdrawal from Slovyansk

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine Ukraines government trumpeted the rebels recent retreat from this key crossroads town as a major victory in their months-long battle against insurgents in the east. But as Slovyansks residents clean up the rubble from destroyed homes and businesses, triumph is far from peoples minds. The fighting appears far from over; central authority is largely absent; and many of this nations long-felt divisions are deeper than ever.

52 minutes ago // Reuters

world Iran sticks to 'unworkable, inadequate' stances in nuclear talks: U.S.

VIENNA Reuters - Iran has stuck to "unworkable and inadequate" positions in nuclear talks with six world powers despite a looming deadline for a deal to end sanctions against Tehran in exchange for curbs on its atomic program, a U.S. official said on Saturday.

52 minutes ago // New York Times

world Behind German Spy Cases, Twists Worthy of Films

The close American ally turns a cold shoulder after revelations of espionage, even as both sides acknowledge the urgency of cooperation on global issues.

55 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Tracy Morgan Released From Rehab a Month After Crash

Tracy Morgan has been released from his rehabilitation center one month after a deadly limo bus crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.

55 minutes ago // MSNBC

world U.N. Envoys Warns of Chaos in Iraq

The U.N. special envoy to Iraq also criticized Iraqi lawmakers for not showing up to parliament's first session.

58 minutes ago // MSNBC

world John Kerry Brokers Audit of Afghan Elections

The Secretary of State has met with Afghan leaders, including outgoing President Hamid Karzai, to help the presidential elections to move forward.

58 minutes ago // MSNBC

world John Kerry Brokers Recount in Afghan Elections

The Secretary of State has met with Afghan leaders, including outgoing President Hamid Karzai, to help the presidential elections to move forward.

58 minutes ago // Reuters

world Disputed Afghan election to be recounted in full

KABUL Reuters - The two rival candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election agreed to abide by the results of a U.N.-supervised recount of the entire poll to settle their dispute over the outcome, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said after talks with both men.

59 minutes ago // ABC

world Israel Orders Residents of Northern Gaza to Leave

Israel orders residents of northern Gaza Strip to leave ahead of bombardment

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Afghan rivals agree to UN-supervised recount

John Kerry says Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani will abide by audit of entire presidential poll to settle dispute.

1 hour ago // Newsvine

world US / IRAQ: U.S. and Iraqis Try to Fragment Extremist Group

Exploiting any rifts among the Sunni militants is a top priority for American and Iraqi officials and their regional allies. In Salahuddin, Sunni groups have sworn allegiance to ISIS, and they have created a mujahedeen council. In Diyala, where the terrain is thick with palm g …