Israeli forces kill Palestinian in massive W. Bank clash: security

Israeli soldiers take cover during clashes with Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank village of Betunia, on July 18, 2014Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian man and wounded 150 other people Thursday night during a massive protest in the West Bank against Israel's military offensive in Gaza, Palestinian officials said. Palestinian security and medical officials named the man as Mohammed Al-Aaraj, 25, and said he was among at least 10,000 people clashing with soldiers and border police in Qalandiya, between Jerusalem and Ramallah. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas appealed for blood donors. The army told AFP that live fire was used in a confrontation with thousands of rioters after some threw rocks, firecrackers and petrol bombs at soldiers and border police.



Hospital attack: Doctor fired back

Investigators work the scene of a shooting Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa. A shooting at the suburban Philadelphia hospital campus has killed one worker and injured two other people. Prosecutor Jack Whelan says one of the injured is the gunman. (AP Photo)Police: A doctor grazed by a patient's gunfire returned fire with his own gun.



House GOP clears way for anti-Obama lawsuit

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while he delivers remarks about Ukraine while in the press briefing room at the White House in WashingtonOver Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law as it was written.



U.S.: Russia planning more powerful attacks against separatists

Two pro-Russia separatists, one with a Russian national flag attached on his uniform, stand at a checkpoint near the front line in the northern outskirts of city of Donetsk, on July 22, 2014The Obama administration on Thursday accused Russia of firing artillery from its territory into Ukraine to hit Ukrainian military sites and asserted that Moscow is boosting its supply of weaponry to pro-Russian separatists.



Dutch sending unarmed police to MH17 crash site

A convoy of hearses bearing the remains of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 makes its way along a highway near Boxtel, Netherlands, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The second flight of two military aircraft carrying remains of victims arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday. The bodies are to be taken to a military barracks in Hilversum, where a team of 25 forensic experts and dozens of support staff began working to identify remains Wednesday evening after coffins of the first flight arrived. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)The Dutch prime minister says he is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of a ramped-up effort to find the last victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still at the wreckage site.



Expert: ‘I’ve never seen a week like this'

An Air Algerie Airways plane prepares to land at Houari Boumediene Airport in AlgiersAviation expert William J. McGee puts recent crashes in context.



1 killed, 2 injured in shooting at Pennsylvania hospital

Investigators work the scene of a shooting Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa. A shooting at the suburban Philadelphia hospital campus has killed one worker and injured two other people. Prosecutor Jack Whelan says one of the injured is the gunman. (AP Photo)A shooting at a suburban Philadelphia hospital campus has killed one worker and injured two other people.



Mother, daughter die of burns from food truck explosion

PHOTOS: Food truck explodes in FeltonvilleA mother and daughter have died from burns they suffered when a propane tank exploded in the family's food truck in Philadelphia earlier this month, authorities said on Thursday. Jaylin Landaverry Galdamez, 17, and her mother, Olga Galdamez, 42, each were burned on more than 50 percent of their bodies from the explosion on July 2, authorities said. They died just days apart, the mother on July 20 and the daughter on July 22, said Jeff Moran, spokesman for the Philadelphia Medical Examiners Office. The pair was working in the truck at the time of the blast, which sent a propane tank flying 150 feet and injured nine other people.



AH5017: Missing plane seen 'falling' in Mali

Météo, attentat, missile... quelles hypothèses après le crash de l'avion d'Air AlgérieOfficial: Air Algerie flight that disappeared with 116 people on board seen "falling" in northern Mali.



Police: 3 shot at Pennsylvania hospital, suspect in custody

1 dead, 2 injured on campus of hospital in Delaware County; 1 in custodyThree people were shot at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pennsylvania, on Thursday and one person was in custody, according to NBC10 television station in Philadelphia. Darby Borough Police were at the scene of the hospital, about 7 miles (11 km) west of Philadelphia, according to NBC10. Authorities said a 911 call identified one of the victims as a doctor but police had not confirmed the identity, NBC10 reported.



Israeli shells kill 15 at U.N. school

A Palestinian family, who fled the UN school that was hit by an Israeli tank shell, arrive at the Beit Hanun hospital on July 24, 2014Gaza death toll hits 788.



U.S. court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims

How the Chiquita Merger Will Change America's Fruited PlainsA divided U.S. federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed during years of civil war.



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