GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, while continued fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700. Full Article
SYDNEY - Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday as U.S. tech earnings impressed and a surprisingly strong reading on Chinese manufacturing bolstered hopes for recovery in the world's second-biggest economy.
DONETSK, Ukraine - A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and it could have originated in Russia. Full Article
KADUNA, Nigeria - At least 82 people were killed in two bombings in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna. They were targeting opposition leader and former president Muhammadu Buhari at a busy market and a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer. Full Article
U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and Israeli President Peres meet parents of American killed while fighting for Israel in Gaza. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.