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Rockets, airstrikes after Gaza war truce collapses

JERUSALEM (AP) — Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for Gaza were thrown into doubt Saturday after senior officials said an Israeli team would not rejoin negotiations in Cairo unless rocket fire from Gaza stops.<p>A day after the end of a temporary truce, …

Hawaii largely dodges one-two storm punch

Tourists in much of Hawaii got on with their vacations while voters went to the polls in a rare Saturday primary in the wake of downgraded Tropical Storm Iselle.<p>But residents in some rural areas of the Big Island of Hawaii faced their second day without electricity while officials worked to clear …

Obama: We won't be dragged into another war

President Obama said Saturday that airstrikes in Iraq will continue for as long as necessary to protect both U.S. personnel and religious minorities who are trapped on a mountain by militants in northern Iraq.<p>"I'm not going to give a particular timetable," Obama said at the White House shortly …

U.S.'s Kerry presses Myanmar leaders on human rights, reforms

NAYPYIDAW Myanmar (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday pressed Myanmar’s political leaders on Washington’s human rights concerns and urged its President Thein Sein to step up constitutional reforms to ensure elections next year are fully credible.<p>U.S. Secretary of State John …

Ebola outbreak: Nigeria declares national emergency

<b>Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared the outbreak of Ebola "a national emergency" and approved more than $11m (£6.5m) to help contain it.</b><p>The move comes after the World Health Organization (WHO) said the spread of the virus in West Africa was an international health emergency.<p>WHO says …