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President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference after meeting with Gov. Rick Perry in Dallas about immigration on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)A key Republican says President Obama's immigration plan is too big to get through the House.


2014-07-11 18:10:05 -0600

Smoke rises after an Israeli strike in Gaza City, Friday, July 11, 2014. Israel launched the Gaza offensive to stop incessant rocket fire that erupted after three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped and killed in the West Bank and a Palestinian teenager was abducted and burned to death in an apparent reprisal attack. The military says it has hit more than 1,100 targets already, mostly what it identified as rocket-launching sites, bombarding the territory on average every five minutes. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes targeting Hamas in Gaza hit a mosque its military says concealed the militant group's weapons, as the Palestinian death toll topped 120 Saturday in an offensive that showed no signs of slowing down.


2014-07-12 01:49:24 -0600

Magnitude 6.8 earthquakeJapan issued a tsunami advisory following a strong 6.8-magnitude quake.


2014-07-11 14:56:04 -0600