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Israeli strikes kill more Palestinians; rocket causes huge blaze in Israel

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israeli air strikes on Gaza killed four more Palestinians before dawn on Friday, raising the death toll from the four day offensive to at least 85, while a Palestinian rocket hit a fuel tanker at an Israeli petrol station causing a huge blaze. | Video

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Taliban hideouts revealed as Pakistan army seizes militant redoubt

MIRANSHAH PAKISTAN - The Pakistani Taliban have abandoned their last key stronghold and booby traps and explosives littering their hideouts now present the main danger to the soldiers who control the territory, military officials say.

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Russia likely to prolong asylum for fugitive Snowden: Interfax

MOSCOW - Russia will most probably extend former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden's temporary asylum on the grounds that "his life is endangered", an official close to the country's Federal Migration Service (FMS) was quoted as saying on Friday.

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Obama, corporate giants announce plan to boost suppliers

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is enlisting several major U.S. and multinational companies to draw attention to an initiative aimed at helping small businesses expand and hire workers.

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Taliban debate merits of Islamic State's caliphate announcement

WAZIRISTAN Pakistan - The Afghan Taliban have urged Muslims to avoid extremism and remain united, a message apparently aimed at the Islamic State (ISIL), which recently declared an Islamic caliphate in territory it controls in Iraq and Syria.

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Obama administration warns money low to deal with migrant crisis

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration warned lawmakers on Thursday that U.S. border control agencies would run out of money and migrant children would run out of beds if Congress did not approve $3.7 billion in funds to address an influx of people from Central America.

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Germany says expulsion of U.S. spy chief was inevitable

BERLIN - Germany's decision to ask the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country was an adequate, inevitable response following fresh allegations of U.S. spying on Berlin, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Friday.