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An Israeli police officer scans the site of an explosion, in Jerusalem, Wednesday, March 23, 2011. A bomb exploded near a crowded bus, wounding at least eight people in what appeared to be the first militant attack in the city in several years. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
An Israeli police officer scans the site of an explosion, in Jerusalem, Wednesday, March 23, 2011. A bomb exploded near a crowded bus, wounding at least eight people in what appeared to be the first militant attack in the city in several years. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

JERUSALEM -- Palestinian militants in Gaza fired a new wave of rockets that landed deep inside Israel Thursday, defying Israeli retaliatory attacks and threats.


BENGHAZI, Libya -- Fighter jets hit aircraft and a crossroads military base deep inside Libya on Thursday and NATO sailors prepared to board suspect ships, blocking new weapons and foreign fighters from resupplying Moammar Gadhafi's depleted forces by land, sea and air. France set a timeframe on the...


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Portugal, Ireland woes dominate EU summit (AP, March 24, 2011; 3:43 PM)

Dan Rather aide: Crew harassed by Israeli security (AP, March 24, 2011; 3:41 PM)

Under pressure, Syria says more freedom possible (AP, March 24, 2011; 3:39 PM)

Portugal edges toward bailout after govt quits (AP, March 24, 2011; 3:33 PM)

UN chief: Libya officials, opposition meeting (AP, March 24, 2011; 3:30 PM)

US European Command: No uniforms off base (AP, March 24, 2011; 3:26 PM)

Nationalists angry over NATO conference (AP, March 24, 2011; 3:25 PM)

UN peace messenger Douglas remembers Japan (AP, March 24, 2011; 3:22 PM)

UN rights body ditches religious 'defamation' idea (AP, March 24, 2011; 3:22 PM)

Germany scraps military conscription (AP, March 24, 2011; 3:21 PM)

Bloc calls on UN to oust Gbagbo (AP, March 24, 2011; 3:13 PM)

Turkish TV: NATO to command Libya operation (AP, March 24, 2011; 3:09 PM)

Thieves steel diamond ring at Tiffany's in Paris (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:53 PM)

Amanda Knox: US movie is 'invasion' of my life (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:50 PM)

Merkel calls for nuclear power changes (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:45 PM)

Latest developments in Arab world's unrest (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:31 PM)

Skyscraper climber to tackle world's tallest tower (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:27 PM)

Israel violence complicates Gates' call for peace (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:10 PM)

Turkey seizes draft copies of journalist's book (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:04 PM)

Moody's downgrades ratings of Spanish banks (AP, March 24, 2011; 1:59 PM)

6.8-magnitude quake strikes NE Myanmar; 1 dead (AP, March 24, 2011; 1:46 PM)

UN creates human rights investigator on Iran (AP, March 24, 2011; 1:17 PM)

Markets brush off Portuguese bailout concerns (AP, March 24, 2011; 1:04 PM)

2 Polish children killed by bomb, likely from WWII (AP, March 24, 2011; 12:45 PM)

Potters hand-paint china for UK royal wedding (AP, March 24, 2011; 12:20 PM)

Hundreds of Jordanians set up protest in capital (AP, March 24, 2011; 12:16 PM)

Dubai police stop Yemen-bound shipment of weapons (AP, March 24, 2011; 12:07 PM)

Japan faces its next chore: cleaning up (AP, March 24, 2011; 12:05 PM)

French family detained for smuggling 2 infants (AP, March 24, 2011; 11:49 AM)

Election to spoil Canadian PM's wedding invite (AP, March 24, 2011; 11:39 AM)

Deserters from Somali insurgency find little help (AP, March 24, 2011; 11:32 AM)

SAfrican school cuts ties with Israeli university (AP, March 24, 2011; 11:26 AM)

Yemen's youth leaders set out their demands (AP, March 24, 2011; 11:18 AM)

Lawyer fears ex-Israeli president is suicidal (AP, March 24, 2011; 10:59 AM)

Police disperse demonstrators at EU protests (AP, March 24, 2011; 10:52 AM)

Jury mulls US woman's fate in HK milkshake murder (AP, March 24, 2011; 10:43 AM)

International court expects Libyan prosecution (AP, March 24, 2011; 10:26 AM)

Nobel jury concerned about Chinese winner (AP, March 24, 2011; 10:23 AM)

Flood of royal wedding smartphone apps hits market (AP, March 24, 2011; 10:22 AM)

Russian court convicts 6 in freighter hijacking (AP, March 24, 2011; 10:17 AM)

Merkel fights to stop German state slipping away (AP, March 24, 2011; 9:55 AM)

Opposition calls for Netanyahu ethics probe (AP, March 24, 2011; 9:50 AM)

North Koreans to talk with ex-US envoys in Germany (AP, March 24, 2011; 9:06 AM)

Developments in Japan's disasters, nuclear crisis (AP, March 24, 2011; 9:03 AM)

Egypt stock market resumes decline after reopening (AP, March 24, 2011; 9:01 AM)

Latest in Japan's quake, tsunami, nuclear crisis (AP, March 24, 2011; 8:59 AM)

Japan's police say disaster death toll tops 9,800 (AP, March 24, 2011; 8:52 AM)

Bombing kills 5 at police station in Pakistan (AP, March 24, 2011; 8:35 AM)

Anxiety in Japan over radiation in tap water (AP, March 24, 2011; 8:27 AM)

UK convicts serial rapist who targeted elderly (AP, March 24, 2011; 8:25 AM)

Philanthropist gives $13 million to British arts (AP, March 24, 2011; 8:18 AM)

NATO airstrike accidentally kills 2 civilians (AP, March 24, 2011; 8:04 AM)

Lukashenko rival granted Czech asylum (AP, March 24, 2011; 8:01 AM)

Watchmakers compete for the young, old and rich (AP, March 24, 2011; 7:47 AM)

Bulgaria: robber releases hostages after 19 hours (AP, March 24, 2011; 7:03 AM)

Mubarak supporters and opponents clash in Cairo (AP, March 24, 2011; 6:32 AM)

Vietnam deports 3 US activists who joined protest (AP, March 24, 2011; 6:18 AM)

US diplomat in Mexico is 1st casualty of WikiLeaks (AP, March 24, 2011; 6:06 AM)

China renews push to ban smoking starting May 1 (AP, March 24, 2011; 5:56 AM)

Pro-Gadhafi Libyans strut in Tripoli, critics cool (AP, March 24, 2011; 5:54 AM)

Gates: Egypt's new groups need time to organize (AP, March 24, 2011; 5:38 AM)

Flooded with stray dogs, Serbia struggles to cope (AP, March 24, 2011; 5:35 AM)

Porpoise left by tsunami in rice paddy back to sea (AP, March 24, 2011; 5:12 AM)

3 killed, 80 hurt in China when train hits bus (AP, March 24, 2011; 5:09 AM)

Mandela foundation to release book of quotes (AP, March 24, 2011; 5:00 AM)

SKorea holds live-fire military drills near border (AP, March 24, 2011; 4:37 AM)

NATO's top military commander in Turkey (AP, March 24, 2011; 4:35 AM)

Two Koreas agree on rare volcano talks next week (AP, March 24, 2011; 4:00 AM)

Thailand: No army role in Japanese reporter death (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:59 AM)

3 workers injured at Japanese nuke plant (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:56 AM)

British royal wedding to aid elephants in Thailand (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:55 AM)

Lady Gaga flays Malaysia gay lyric censorship (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:40 AM)

Gaza police report Israeli airstrike, no injuries (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:38 AM)

Porpoise left by tsunami in rice paddy back to sea (AP, March 24, 2011; 2:03 AM)

Gunman kills radio broadcaster in Philippines (AP, March 24, 2011; 1:56 AM)

Oil hovers above $105 amid Middle East conflict (AP, March 24, 2011; 1:38 AM)

Asia stocks inch higher despite world woes (AP, March 24, 2011; 1:31 AM)

NATO: Bomb kills 2 service members in Afghanistan (AP, March 24, 2011; 1:24 AM)

NKorea sends aid to Korean quake victims in Japan (AP, March 24, 2011; 1:17 AM)

Bombing kills 5 at police station in Pakistan (AP, March 24, 2011; 12:58 AM)

China renews push to ban smoking starting May 1 (AP, March 24, 2011; 12:28 AM)

Japan's police say disaster death toll at 9,700 (AP, March 24, 2011; 12:24 AM)

Mexico, Ecuador bust transnational drug operation (AP, March 24, 2011; 12:05 AM)

Opposition says they'll topple Canadian PM Friday (AP, March 23, 2011; 11:21 PM)

National Guard ends probe into PR helicopter crash (AP, March 23, 2011; 9:27 PM)

Rebel Libyan finance minister admits mistakes (AP, March 23, 2011; 8:59 PM)

Tsunami drill shows gaps in Caribbean preparedness (AP, March 23, 2011; 8:25 PM)

Official: Stronger fight needed against corruption (AP, March 23, 2011; 7:48 PM)

US judge tosses motion by Trinidad hostage-takers (AP, March 23, 2011; 7:35 PM)

Surfer injured in shark attack north of Sydney (AP, March 23, 2011; 7:27 PM)

UK withdraws embassy officials from Yemen (AP, March 23, 2011; 7:23 PM)

London to host political meeting on Libya (AP, March 23, 2011; 6:47 PM)

Fukushima fallout reaches Europe, but traces tiny (AP, March 23, 2011; 6:32 PM)

Venezuela makes world record with largest arepa (AP, March 23, 2011; 6:26 PM)

Portugal's PM quits after debt-cutting plan nixed (AP, March 23, 2011; 6:25 PM)

Gadhafi forces roll back as rebels try to organize (AP, March 23, 2011; 5:45 PM)

Europe debt market tensions worsen ahead of summit (AP, March 23, 2011; 5:41 PM)

Canada enhances control on Japanese food imports (AP, March 23, 2011; 5:37 PM)

Mexico says $4 million Maya statue is a fake (AP, March 23, 2011; 5:29 PM)

Egypt security men accused of killing protesters (AP, March 23, 2011; 4:52 PM)

Yemen's embattled leader takes emergency powers (AP, March 23, 2011; 4:35 PM)

Gates: US might cede no-fly control by Saturday (AP, March 23, 2011; 4:24 PM)

Latest developments in Arab world's unrest (AP, March 23, 2011; 4:19 PM)

15 dead in new clashes in southern Syria city (AP, March 23, 2011; 4:02 PM)

Report: 27.5 million uprooted by violence (AP, March 23, 2011; 3:58 PM)

Analysis: Obama met a more assertive neighborhood (AP, March 23, 2011; 3:37 PM)

Gates says US had no plans for a post-Saleh Yemen (AP, March 23, 2011; 3:18 PM)

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