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Israel deploys more missile interceptors, Gaza death toll up to 125

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israel rushed an eighth missile interceptor battery into service on Saturday to counter stronger-than-expected rocket fire from Gaza as the military pounded positions in the Palestinian enclave for a fifth day, killing 19 people, medics said. | Video

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Colombia oil pipeline paralyzed by rebel attack

- - Pumping of oil from one of Colombia's ‚Äémost important pipelines, the Bicentenario, was paralyzed after an attack by leftist rebels, its operator said on Saturday.

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Shi'ite group hands back army camp to Yemeni government

SANAA - Shi'ite Muslim tribesmen handed back an army camp to the Yemeni government on Saturday, a spokesman for the group said, to try to defuse tensions caused by the capture of a provincial capital north of Sanaa this week.

Yemen 4:27pm EDT

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

VIENNA - 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.

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Syrian rebel commander assassinated in Jordan: police

AMMAN - A Syrian rebel commander has been shot dead in the Jordanian capital in the first such incident on the kingdom's territory since the start of the conflict in Syria in 2011, a police source said on Saturday.

4:39pm EDT

Belfast parade ends without clashes for first time in years

BELFAST - A flashpoint Protestant parade in Northern Ireland's capital Belfast ended without violence for the first time in decades on Saturday when marchers agreed to turn around before passing a Catholic area.

Ireland 4:48pm EDT

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