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Israel presses on with Gaza offensive, Palestinians fire rockets

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israel pressed on for a fourth day on Friday with its Gaza offensive, striking the Hamas-dominated enclave from air and sea, as Palestinian militants kept up rocket attacks deep into the Jewish state. | Video

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Japan economics minister says premature for BOJ to consider QE exit

TOKYO - Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Friday it was premature for the Bank of Japan to consider an exit strategy from its massive stimulus program as the economy has only just begun emerging from 15 years of grinding deflation.

10 Jul 2014

Kenya's coastal killings pose insurgency risk for Kenyatta

NAIROBI - Kenya may face a full-blown insurgency on its coast unless President Uhuru Kenyatta can douse a combustible mix of ethnic rivalries, land rows and Islamist militancy.

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Amazon seeks FAA permission to test drones outdoors near Seattle

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon.com Inc is seeking permission from U.S. regulators to test its delivery drones near Seattle, as part of a rapid expansion of a program that has sparked widespread debate over the safety and privacy implications of drone technology.

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Kerry, other foreign ministers to join Iran nuclear talks in Vienna

PRAGUE - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Vienna this weekend for a meeting of the six powers and Iran as they try to reach a deal that would end sanctions in return for curbs on Tehran's nuclear program, the State Department said on Thursday.

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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.

China sentences 32 in Xinjiang for 'terror' videos

BEIJING - China sentenced 32 people in its western Xinjiang region to prison terms for downloading or sending "violent terror" videos, state media said, as authorities crackdown on people they say are Islamists and separatists behind recent attacks.