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  1. U.S. Urges Peace as Gaza Bombardment Heats Up

    Israeli air strikes against Hamas-controlled Gaza have been wreaking havoc all week, and scores of Palestinians are believed to have died as a result. Hamas rockets aimed at Israeli cities and Israel’s aerial response have put both the nation and the world on alert. President Obama offered to negotiate a truce between the Palestinians and Israelis, but Israel refuses to halt its campaign until Hamas stops firing rockets, and it’s feared many more will suffer before peace is restored.

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