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Israel pounds Gaza to curb Palestinian militants but rockets still flyMiddle East · 1:10 PM UTC
Israel pummelled Gaza with artillery fire and air strikes on Friday, killing 13 people including three children, local health officials said, as it targeted Palestinian militant tunnels to try to stop persistent rocket attacks on Israeli towns.
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EnergyColonial Pipeline ramps up as U.S. seeks to emerge from fuel crunch
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United States · 12:48 PM UTCU.S. House Republicans aim to move past Trump-Cheney battle with Friday leadership vote
U.S. House Republicans met behind closed doors early on Friday to elect a successor to Liz Cheney, whom they ousted from their leadership team for criticizing Donald Trump's false claims of election fraud, as they seek to move beyond internal power struggles.
Asia Pacific · 10:22 AM UTCLines, tokens and money brokers: Myanmar’s crumbling economy runs low on cash
If you need cash in Myanmar, you have to get up early. Queues start forming outside banks at 4 a.m., where the first 15 or 30 customers are given a plastic token that will allow them to enter the bank when it opens at 9:30 a.m. and withdraw cash, according to more than a dozen people who spoke to Reuters.
EuropePutin says Russia will respond to Ukraine's 'cleansing' of political space
President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia would respond to what he called Ukraine's 'cleansing' of the political space, a day after a Ukrainian court placed a prominent pro-Russian politician under house arrest.