Palestinian killed on Gaza border

A Palestinian was killed when Israeli troops opened fire on two Palestinians at the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, Palestinian sources say.
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Mining magnate edges closer to winning seat in Australia poll

CANBERRA (Reuters) – Australian mining entrepreneur Clive Palmer on Tuesday edged closer to winning a seat in the national parliament, where his start-up Palmer United Party could pose major problems for new conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott.


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Bynes moves to private facility

Amanda Bynes is “making great strides towards recovery” from mental illness, her parents said Monday.


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Gunmen fire on sleeping students

Under the cover of darkness, gunmen approached a college dormitory in a rural Nigerian town and opened fire on students who were sleeping.


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Japanese fast-food chain to farm in Fukushima

Major Japanese fast-food chain Yoshinoya said Tuesday it would grow rice and vegetables in Fukushima prefecture, home to the nuclear plant that was crippled by a tsunami in 2011.
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Bangladesh MP sentenced to death

An MP for Bangladesh’s main opposition party is sentenced to death for charges including murder and genocide during the 1971 war of independence.
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Insight: As Ukraine looks west to Europe, Russia’s shadow looms

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – When Russia wants to get its point across, it tends not to leave room for misunderstanding.


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Boehner: This is on the Senate

Rep. John Boehner wants to convene a conference committee to work out their differences with the Senate.


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Israel accuses man of spying for Iran

Israel has arrested an Iranian-born man, accusing him of spying for Tehran.


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Syria disarmament team to begin work

A team of international experts is due in Damascus to begin work on dismantling Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal under a US-Russian deal.
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