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Israelis shell UN school, killing 20 - medics

An Israeli shelling on a UN school in Gaza killed 20 people early Wednesday, medics said, as Palestinian factions were to head to Cairo to discuss a...

Massive water main break floods UCLA campus

A major water main break floods the University of California, Los Angeles campus and strands motorists. Vanessa Johnston reports.

Five dead, 150 feared trapped in India monsoon landslide

A major landslide on Wednesday struck a village in western India following heavy monsoon rains, killing at least five people and leaving up to 150 feared...

Tobacco tax law cost US billions in revenue: report

A 2009 law that raised federal taxes to discourage smoking cost the US government billions of dollars in lost revenue as manufacturers relabeled products...

Hamas airs video of cross-border tunnel raid on Israeli army

Video released by Hamas appears to show militants emerging from a tunnel and attacking Israeli soldiers at an outpost near the border with Gaza. Vanessa...

Gruesome Islamic State video threatens Iraqi soldiers

The brutal al Qaeda spin‑off in Iraq known as Islamic State, has released a video warning Iraqi soldiers they risk being rounded up en masse and...

Texas Democrats question extra spending for border surge

Texas lawmen told a statehouse committee on Tuesday extra spending was needed to cut down on crime at the border and were met with skepticism from...