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Prabowo withdraws from Indonesian election process

Prabowo withdraws from Indonesian election process

About an hour before official results from Indonesia's presidential race were to be announced, one of the candidates, Prabowo Subianto announced he was rejecting the election process and withdrawing.
Kerry seeks Gaza cease-fire amid rising casualties

Kerry seeks Gaza cease-fire amid rising casualties

The death toll continues to mount on both sides of the Gaza conflict as the United States pushes for a halt to fighting between Hamas and Israel.
Train carrying bodies of MH17 victims heads across Ukraine

Train carrying bodies of MH17 victims heads across Ukraine

A train carrying 282 bodies from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 arrived in Kharkiv, Ukraine, getting the bodies one step closer to their grieving families around the world.
MH17 crash: Rebels hand over black boxes

MH17 crash: Rebels hand over black boxes

Rebels gave Malaysian officials the data recorders from downed Flight 17 on Tuesday, days after the passenger jet crashed in eastern Ukraine.

World events derail Obama's agenda

It was supposed to be a week focused on domestic issues to bolster Democrats' chances in the November congressional elections.

Kerry on plane disaster: 'Moment of truth' for Putin

The United States upped pressure on Moscow over the Malaysia Airlines disaster as Secretary of State John Kerry drew a clearer line to Russia over its ties to rebels in Ukraine and the rocket system used to down the jet.

World's 2nd-richest man suggests 3-day work week

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week. The catch: He would require 11-hour work days and workers to stay on the job until age 70 or 75.
Heavy fighting in Gaza as death toll rises above 500

Heavy fighting in Gaza as death toll rises above 500

Fierce fighting between Israeli troops and Hamas militants continued near Gaza City on Monday as the death toll from the conflict rose above 500.
Malaysia Airlines crash: Kerry lashes out at Russia over downed jet

Malaysia Airlines crash: Kerry lashes out at Russia over downed jet

There's no shortage of evidence that shows pro-Russian rebels shot down a Malaysian jet in Ukraine last week, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said.
Hamas claims it's captured an Israeli soldier

Hamas claims it's captured an Israeli soldier

Hamas claimed it captured an Israeli soldier Sunday on the deadliest day yet in the battle between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza.
California man arrested, said he wanted to join ISIS

California man arrested, said he wanted to join ISIS

 A 20-year-old California man who told authorities he wanted to travel to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has been arrested, according to federal documents.
Fighting intensifies in Libya, airport control at stake

Fighting intensifies in Libya, airport control at stake

Fierce fighting raged on the outskirts of Tripoli on Sunday as militias continued to battle for control of the airport in what's being called the worst fighting in Libya since the 2011 revolution.
Gaza fighting's latest toll: 60 Palestinians, 13 Israeli soldiers dead

Gaza fighting's latest toll: 60 Palestinians, 13 Israeli soldiers dead

Thirteen Israeli troops were killed overnight in Gaza, the Israel Defense Forces said Sunday. The IDF did not immediately give details.
Ukraine government: More than 200 bodies found at MH17 crash site

Ukraine government: More than 200 bodies found at MH17 crash site

Twenty-seven more bodies have been found at the MH17 crash site in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, Vice Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Sunday.