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Friday, July 25, 2014   14:56 GMT

U.S., Regional Leaders Convene over Migration Crisis
Julia Hotz

WASHINGTON - As the presidents of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala prepare to meet with President Barack Obama Friday, more than 40 organisations issued a petition urging U.S. lawmakers to meet their “moral and legal obligations” by providing emergency aid to Central American children and families.
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Israel's U.S.-Made Military Might Overwhelms Palestinians
Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS - The overwhelming Israeli firepower unleashed on the Palestinian militant group Hamas in the ongoing battle in Gaza is perhaps reminiscent of the Algerian war of independence (1954-1962) when France, the colonial power, used its vastly superior military strength to strike back at the insurgents with brutal ferocity.
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U.S. Debating “Historic” Support for Off-Grid Electricity in Africa
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON - Pressure is building here for lawmakers to pass a bill that would funnel billions of dollars of U.S. investment into strengthening Africa’s electricity production and distribution capabilities, and could offer broad new support for off-grid opportunities.
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