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Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

 
A Palestinian inspects the damage of the Al-Shalam (Peace) tower, destroyed by an overnight Israeli strike, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off to a rough start Monday: Gaza's Hamas rulers signaled they won't agree to an unconditional cease-fire, Israel's prime minister said he'll do whatever is necessary to keep Israelis safe from Hamas attacks. Gaza health officials say hundreds Palestinians have died since the beginning of Israel’s campaign in the Gaza Strip since the ground operation began Thursday.

Egypt's foreign minister raised the possibility Tuesday of restarting stalled peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians as part of negotiating a cease-fire in the war that has broken out on the Gaza Strip.

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Customers have a meal at a McDonald's restaurant in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. McDonald’s Corp. said Tuesday its restaurants in Japan stopped using chicken from the Shanghai company Husi Food Co. McDonald’s said Husi provided about 20 percent of the meat of expired chicken used in its chicken nuggets in Japan.

    China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King

    A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 percent of the meat for its chicken nuggets.

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Housing prices in Broward County continued to rise in June, and inventory remains tight.

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    Broward home sales, prices rose in June

    The median prices for existing homes and condos in Broward County rose in June along with the volume of sales.

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Garrett Jones #46 of the Miami Marlins knocks in two runs with a 10th-inning single against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 21, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Marlins 3, Braves 1 (10)

    Garrett Jones comes up big for Miami Marlins in 10th inning win over Braves

    The desperate Marlins started a big series against the first-place Braves in glorious fashion, pushing across two runs in the 10th inning to steal a victory.

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A pro-Russian fighter places a black box from the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on a table while handing it over from Donetsk People's Republic officials to Malaysian representatives in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

    Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

    Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

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An Israeli tank sits in a field as heavy smoke rises from the Gaza Strip Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of locations in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday as the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state began an intensive effort to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed hundreds of Palestinians and tens of Israelis.

    Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

    Israeli police say a rocket from Gaza landed in an area near Israel's international airport.

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Previous Medal of Honor recipients applaud soldiers who fought in Wanat, Afghanistan, as they are acknowledged by President Barack Obama, left, during a Medal of Honor ceremony for Army Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts in the East Room of the White House Monday, July 21, 2014, in Washington.

    Afghan vet who fought wounded gets Medal of Honor

    Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn't heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around his neck, in a somber White House ceremony that also paid tribute to his nine platoon comrades who died that summer day in Afghanistan.

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Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a news conference in the Governor's press room, Monday, July 21, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Gov. Perry announced he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally.

    Perry sending National Guard troops to border

    Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally.

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Daniel Antonino, 49, juror in the trial of Azamat Tazhayakov, departs federal court in Boston, Monday, July 21, 2014, after Tazhayakov was convicted of impeding the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings. Tazhayakov's trial was the first stemming from the 2013 bombings, which killed three and injured more than 260 near the marathon's finish line.

    Friend convicted of impeding Boston Marathon probe

    A college friend was convicted Monday of trying to protect Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by agreeing with another friend to get rid of a backpack and disabled fireworks they took from his dorm room three days after the attack.

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