GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israel said on Friday it would not bow to international pressure to end air strikes in Gaza. Full Article
WASHINGTON - A German defense official under investigation for alleged spying was in contact with a U.S. State Department officer rather than American intelligence agencies, raising questions about whether any espionage occurred, U.S. officials familiar with the case told Reuters on Friday.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's $3.7 billion request for emergency funds to bolster border security and deal with a massive influx of migrant children from Central America is too high and will be reduced, an influential Republican lawmaker said. Full Article
KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vowed to "find and destroy" pro-Russian rebels who killed 23 servicemen and wounded nearly 100 in a missile attack. Full Article