Israeli tanks outside the northern Gaza Strip on July 18, 2014.
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The brief cease-fire was broken when mortars were fired from Gaza.


The settlement includes $4 billion in civil penalties, $2.5 billion in aid to consumers, and $500 million in restitution to the FDIC and five states that bought faulty mortgage-bond securities from the banking giant.  


He’ll take over the role in the “All-New Captain America,” the team behind the series told Marvel.com.


The move to beef up the city’s crime fighting power comes just weeks after at least 82 people were shot and 16 killed over the long Fourth of July weekend.


Two-thirds of all three parts of the General Synod voted “yes.”


During an interview, the Pope reportedly said the abuse of children is like a “leprosy.”


The flight carrying 283 passengers and 15 crew members, was downed by a surface-to-air missile launched from a region of eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian separatists on Thursday.


The president credited the move to the country’s “continued provocation” in Ukraine.


The show will play for one week as part of The New York Theatre Festival.


Yep, that actually happened.

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